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As Mercedes revealed that only 3% of its Formula 1 workforce identified as having a minority ethnic background, the team has sought change. But it must also help fix the societal imbalance that hinders BAME involvement in F1 and other STEM careers
McLaren's first year powered by Mercedes in 1995 was an odd one of numerous driver changes and flashes of true potential of a car it "barked up the wrong tree" with. But it served as an important launch pad to much bigger things...
David Beckmann will make his return to the FIA Formula 3 championship in Austria, rejoining Trident in place of the outgoing Devlin DeFrancesco.
Minardi began the new millennium with a retina-scorching livery and a tidy new car, bankrolled by a Spanish telecoms giant. Held back by its obsolete engine, its plans to become a Spanish superteam almost propelled it into extinction.
Rebellion Williams Racing continued to preserve its 1-2 lead in the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual’s 16th hour, with Raffaele Marciello remaining on top of the order.
Formula 1’s turbo-hybrid powertrain regulations are too complex and expensive for any new manufacturers to consider joining the championship, says Motorsport UK chief David Richards.
Ferrari endured a tough spell in the early 1990s and the encouraging promise shown by a revolutionary double floor design on the Ferrari F92A failed to transform the team's fortunes, instead costing its creator his job.
Throughout Formula 1's history, many circuits have come and gone – and, naturally, there are some that we dearly miss.
The 1986 Australian Grand Prix was the climax of a tense title battle between McLaren's Alain Prost and Williams duo Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet - but what was it like to be involved? Autosport's technical expert TIM WRIGHT recounts his experiences...
BMW motorsport director Jens Marquardt is “honoured” that IndyCar driver Robert Wickens wants to drive one of the marque’s DTM cars, although organising a test is not currently possible.
As Formula 1 faces a tricky balancing act to fit a cluster of postponed races into an increasingly confined space, could it take a leaf out of the FIA World Endurance Championship's book and merge its 2020 and 2021 seasons? While such an approach would solve some problems, it would likely create others too...
McLaren will continue with plans to switch to Mercedes power units for 2021, despite chassis designs being frozen for the next Formula 1 season.
When Ferrari expats Harvey Postlethwaite and Jean-Claude Migeot landed at Tyrrell in 1989, they devised a stepped-nose that would become commonplace in F1 for the next three decades. This is the story of that car, the Tyrrell 019
Sebastian Vettel headed an oft-interrupted second morning of the second Formula 1 2020 pre-season test, setting a 1m16.841s benchmark following a Turn 5 excursion which prompted a red flag.
Valtteri Bottas ended the first week of Formula 1 pre-season testing quickest overall, completing a Mercedes 1-2 on the timesheets as his morning 1m15.732s lap proved unassailable.
Mercedes sent its rival F1 teams, the media and fans into overdrive when its front wheels were caught turning inwards in response to a steering input from Lewis Hamilton. Here we examine the tech behind the device that has caused so much commotion
Racing Point has decided to copy last year's title-winning Mercedes concept on its new RP20. Eschewing a design philosophy that it's familiar with has its risks, but gambling in the last year of the current F1 ruleset also could reap big rewards