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Formula 1 teams are currently preparing to launch their 'new' cars for the 2019 season, but different squads will have different definitions of how new their latest designs really are. Deciding how much or how little to carry over is a massive challenge, and the wrong call could doom a team's season
Will the 2019 rule tweaks vault some new names to the front of the Formula 1 field? That's what the midfield is dreaming of. Our technical expert offers insight into that mindset, and precisely what an F1 team is doing right now with testing a month away
Hopes have gradually increased in recent weeks that F1's 2019 rule changes will make a significant difference to the quality of racing, but it would be naive to expect the first wave of tweaks ahead of 2021's bigger overhaul to have much of an effect.
Esteban Ocon's clash with Max Verstappen in the Brazilian Grand Prix can't be taken in isolation. It's part of a pattern of incidents in his Formula 1 career that hints at a worrying trait.
Mercedes hasn't run its innovative but controversial wheel rim spacers for the past two races. Is that why it has struggled, and what benefit did it get from the design before that? Our expert ex-F1 designer answers this question and more.
Could the Ferrari scenario end up like Vettel's final year at Red Bull? Could one single personnel change make a team like Sauber a podium contender? What's the deal with Ferrari's camera device? Our technical expert answers these questions and more.
The team once known as Jordan has another new set of owners, and ambitions are high. But our ex-F1 designer, who still knows a lot of the people at his old team, believes the new bosses should be careful in their pursuit of any short-term gains.
Fernando Alonso has finally confirmed what some observers felt was coming and will not race in F1 in 2019. Our technical expert explains why this is not surprising and how it again highlights McLaren's recent failings.