F1
Advert

F1

  • Flying Finn, charging Bull: Five things we learned from the Australian Grand Prix

    Flying Finn, charging Bull: Five things we learned from the Australian Grand Prix

    Valtteri Bottas in a Mercedes won the Australian Grand Prix at the weekend. Here are five things we learned from Formula One's season opener: Mercedes are team to beat Pre-season testing pointed to Ferrari having the upper hand but Mercedes...

  • Bottas upstages Hamilton at Australian Grand Prix

    Bottas upstages Hamilton at Australian Grand Prix

    Valtteri Bottas upstaged his Mercedes world champion team-mate Lewis Hamilton to blitz the field and win the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix in a sizzling performance Sunday. The flying Finn started second on the grid but got a...

  • Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix

    Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix

    Mercedes’ world champion Lewis Hamilton picked up where he left off last year to reassert his authority and snatch a record-extending eighth pole position at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday. The Briton clocked a fastest lap of...

  • Hamilton on top as Ferrari struggle in season's first exchanges

    Hamilton on top as Ferrari struggle in season's first exchanges

    Lewis Hamilton made a mockery of his claim that Ferrari would be half-a-second quicker at the Australian Grand Prix by easily clocking the fastest times in the season's opening practice sessions Friday. The Briton led a Mercedes one-two in the...

  • Watch: F1 race director Whiting dies suddenly on eve of new season

    Watch: F1 race director Whiting dies suddenly on eve of new season

    Formula One's long-serving and widely respected race director Charlie Whiting died suddenly in Melbourne Thursday, leaving a "huge void in the sport" just days before the opening Grand Prix of the season. The 66-year-old Briton, who had been at...

  • Gearing up: Who's who on the Formula One grid for 2019

    Gearing up: Who's who on the Formula One grid for 2019

    There have been many changes among the team line-ups for the new Formula One season which begins in Melbourne at the weekend. Some drivers have switched teams, some are making their debuts while others have been dropped. AFP Sport guides you...

  • Ferrari unveil anniversary logo after tobacco ad probe

    Ferrari unveil anniversary logo after tobacco ad probe

    Ferrari unveiled a 90th anniversary logo for Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Wednesday after ditching branding by a tobacco giant's subsidiary over a potential breach of cigarette advertising laws. The Italian team had...

  • Watch: 2019 Formula One season - Top talking points, part 2

    Watch: 2019 Formula One season - Top talking points, part 2

    Talking points in the new Formula One season that starts next weekend at the Australian Grand Prix: The 1,000th race to be in China The 1,000th race in the running of the Formula One world championship since 1950 will be this year's Chinese...

  • Watch: 2019 Formula One season - Top talking points, part 1

    Watch: 2019 Formula One season - Top talking points, part 1

    Talking points in the new Formula One season that starts next weekend at the Australian Grand Prix: Ferrari in hot form, but Vettel may face fireworks Ferrari are expected to set the season-opening pace at Albert Park, but the Italian team could...

  • Mercedes, Ferrari struggle as Norris fastest in testing

    Mercedes, Ferrari struggle as Norris fastest in testing

    Mercedes and Ferrari suffered from technical difficulties on the fifth day of pre-season Formula One testing on Tuesday, as British rookie Lando Norris was quickest for McLaren. Ferrari youngster Charles Leclerc only managed 29 laps of the...

  • Watch: Pressure? I don't worry about it, says Ferrari's Leclerc

    Watch: Pressure? I don't worry about it, says Ferrari's Leclerc

    Charles Leclerc insisted Thursday that he doesn't worry about the pressure which is about to engulf him as he attempts to help the fabled Ferrari team break an F1 title drought which has now stretched beyond a decade. The highly-regarded...

  • Ferrari launch new SF90 looking to end F1 title drought

    Ferrari launch new SF90 looking to end F1 title drought

    Ferrari on Friday unveiled their new Formula One SF90 car which the Italian stable hopes will end their decade-long title drought to mark the team's 90th anniversary. The new SF90, featuring the team's traditional red with splashes of black, was...

  • Racing Point in the pink for 2019 F1 season

    Racing Point in the pink for 2019 F1 season

    Racing Point unveiled its new look for the 2019 Formula One season on Wednesday, showing off a striking pink livery branded with the logo of African betting company Sportpesa. At a formal media presentation at the Canadian International...

  • Hamilton fires F1 title warning as new Mercedes hits track

    Hamilton fires F1 title warning as new Mercedes hits track

    Lewis Hamilton has delivered an ominous warning to his Formula One rivals by vowing to improve on his almost flawless championship-winning campaign in his Mercedes car. The British driver emerged from his winter hibernation at Silverstone on...

  • Renault intent on reeling in big three

    Renault intent on reeling in big three

    Renault approach the 2019 season intent on maintaining their march towards Formula One's top three teams aided by the arrival of Daniel Ricciardo to drive alongside Nico Hulkenberg. "We are starting our campaign with the aim of continuing this...

  • Ferrari to replace F1 team boss Maurizio Arrivabene with Binotto

    Ferrari to replace F1 team boss Maurizio Arrivabene with Binotto

    Formula One outfit Ferrari are set for a management reshuffle with team principal Maurizio Arrivabene to be replaced by technical director Mattia Binotto, according to reports in Italy on Monday.  Gazzetta Dello Sport reported that Arrivabene's...

  • F1 pays tribute to stricken Schumacher on his 50th birthday

    F1 pays tribute to stricken Schumacher on his 50th birthday

    Ferrari issued an emotional message on Thursday to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Schumacher, who has not been seen in public since he suffered head injuries in a skiing accident five years ago. The German, who won a record seven Formula One...

  • 2018 Formula One season: The top three drivers

    2018 Formula One season: The top three drivers

    With the 2018 Formula 1 season having come to a close in Abu Dhabi, Three drivers came out on top- Lewis Hamilton and (Mercedes), Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) and Kimi Raikkonen(Ferrari). The following is a review of how they fared throughout the...

  • Watch: Leclerc ends the year on top for Ferrari in testing

    Watch: Leclerc ends the year on top for Ferrari in testing

    Formula One teams brought down the shutters on the year's last track action on Wednesday, with new Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc top of the timesheets in a tyre test in Abu Dhabi. Leclerc has tested previously for Ferrari but the final day of...

  • Hamilton ends season with a win in Abu Dhabi

    Hamilton ends season with a win in Abu Dhabi

    Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton signed off in style on the Formula One season on Sunday with victory in Abu Dhabi, his 11th win of the campaign, and a points record. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished second with Red Bull's Max...