Lewis Hamilton has criticised what he considers are unduly harsh decisions by Formula One race stewards.
Mercedes took another one-two in Russia – not something that the team, who claimed their last two constructor titles here in Sochi, will be in anyway disappointed with – but this was not quite the well-oiled machine that delivered those titles.
Consensus has been hard to find in recent years but in one area Formula One has remained united. Since the death of Ayrton Senna in 1994, the FIA’s drive to improve safety has been almost entirely unopposed and highly successful. Yet here in Sochi this weekend the proposed cockpit innovation for protecting drivers in 2017 was dividing the paddock.
There is nothing like coming in to a home grand prix on the back of a podium from an adrenaline-fuelled race, while carrying the edge from a spat with a four-times world champion.
Leading drivers in Formula One, including Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, assembled here for the Russian Grand Prix, have again criticised the regulation changes set for next season and the direction the sport is taking.
John Booth, the former team principal at Manor and one of the most popular and recognisable figures in Formula One in recent years, is to return to the paddock as director of racing for Toro Rosso.
The 26-year-old has been linked with a move to the Premier League.
Bernie Ecclestone has said he believes that Vladimir Putin should be put in charge of Europe, Donald Trump would make an excellent US president and immigration has brought no benefits whatsoever to the UK.
Formula One teams could soon be looking for another rubberman after Pirelli’s motorsport director, Paul Hembery, warned testing rules must be changed to allow time to prepare for the wider tyres in 2017.
Leading Formula One drivers have been left angry and frustrated that their plea for reform has been dismissed by those in charge.
The race is on to follow Red Bull protégés Vettel, Ricciardo, Vergne and Kvyat into F1. But who will win?
Fernando Alonso renewed his pledge to McLaren and Formula One after putting in a marathon stint during testing at the Circuit de Catalunya.
There are few better circuits for Formula One to begin the second half of the season than the glorious Spa-Francorchamps, where this weekend breathtaking speed will be balanced by testing corners and spectacular changes of elevation.
Motorsport enthusiast Chris White gives the rundown on the essentials you need to know about becoming a racing driver.
Former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button should have his future clarified this week.
Formula One’s newest circuit has thrown up some old-style problems with both Nico Rosberg and Jenson Button, two of the sport’s most respected figures, expressing safety concerns in the runup to the street race in Baku on Sunday.
A 21-year-old man is in police custody after driving his road car on to Brands Hatch circuit during a race.
Lewis Hamilton has confirmed he will take a grid penalty for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix after his Mercedes team replaced engine parts.
Formula One, a circus on a world tour is, despite its tinselled, even exotic image, a very conservative place, for its leading figures are generally middle-aged and middle-class traditionalists.
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has met with FIA bosses to discuss his recent tactics and driving style.
Max Verstappen, who appears to have derived his driving technique from watching Ben-Hur, has certainly divided opinion in Formula One. The 18-year-old is either Mad Max or the most exciting new talent the sport has seen since Ayrton Senna burst on the scene in the mid-1980s.