The former Red Bull driver Mark Webber has warned that the new Formula One start procedure, introduced for the first time at this weekend’s meeting at Spa, could mix up the opening laps of a race and may present safety issues.
In one of his many polemics against life’s irritants, Half Man Half Biscuit’s Nigel Blackwell rails against “opinionated weather forecasters telling me it’s going to be a miserable day”.
This year Formula One has had not one silly season but two.
Lewis Hamilton has raised concerns that changes to the start procedures set to be introduced in Spa on 23 August could have a major influence on the outcome of Formula One races.
It may have been what their head of motorsport, Toto Wolff, called a “crappy day at the office” for Mercedes but, for the fans, his team’s travails in getting their cars off the line quickly have turned the last two races into absolute crackers.
After the superlative show at Silverstone, Formula One pulled off a double-header with another heart-stopper of a race in Hungary.
Formula One reaches the midway point of the season at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday: but the real action will not be on the track but off it as the race for ownership of the sport revs up.
The Williams deputy team principal, Claire Williams, has admitted that talks regarding the future of the team’s highly-rated young driver Valtteri Bottas are taking place, amid strong rumours that the Finnish driver is set to replace his countryman Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari.
When Formula One mourned the death of Jules Bianchi on Tuesday, during his funeral in Nice, it was with a truly moving, collective, heartfelt spirit from across the drivers and teams as one.
Months before his death, Jules Bianchi had already ensured that Formula One had become a safer sport.
The tricolour flutters in very English Enstone this morning.
Lewis Hamilton has thanked his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg’s former mechanics following his win in the Monaco Grand Prix, one which has put his ambition for a fourth Formula One world title back on track.
Nico Rosberg has dismissed arguments for changes to the restrictions on team radio, after his Mercedes team‑mate Lewis Hamilton was unable to take advice from his crew on how to change an engine mode at the last round in Baku.
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Riccardo Russo thought the race was over (it was for him) as he stood up and punched the air, 1 lap too early, in the 2012 Italian CIV championship race.
There are plenty of perks to being a Formula One driver - money, fame, and the chance to compete in one of the world's most glamorous sporting events.
Lewis Hamilton supporters concerned that his only serious rival, Nico Rosberg, has topped the podium on the past four occasions will not have their worries assuaged by the news that their concerns are shared by the three-times world champion himself.
From the Hollywood plot of Lauda and Hunt to the bitter ending of Prost-Senna, F1 has had some incredible title deciders over the years. Here are five of the best.
By its very nature, grand prix racing is artificial.
Sauber have just six races to score points and haul themselves up the constructors' standings. If they don’t, disaster could await.
Might peace be declared at Mercedes? Let’s sincerely hope not.
Despite an effort before the Hungarian Grand Prix to clarify the rules governing radio communication between Formula One teams and their drivers, their implementation has been derided as “bullshit”by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.
Before a race he has only won once – the Hungarian Grand Prix – it seems Fernando Alonso is not happy with the state of Formula One, but a relative lack of success at the Hungaroring is the least of his concerns.