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The Kingdom of Bahrain has announced that it is planning to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to those travelling for Formula 1 testing and the grand prix in March.
Charles Leclerc says he would love to enter the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Ferrari if an opportunity were to arise with its newly-announced Hypercar programme.
Sergio Perez says he can understand why drivers have struggled to adjust to Red Bull's Formula 1 car concept, finding it "quite different" to what he has previously driven.
Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto is planning to skip some races once again this season in order to help focus on the team’s preparations for 2022.
Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez are unsure Formula 1 needs to introduce “risky” sprint races to its weekend format ahead of a potential trial in 2021.
Carlos Sainz remained coy over speculation he crashed while Pirelli's prototype 18-inch Formula 1 tyres for 2022 at Jerez earlier this week with Ferrari.
Max Verstappen claims he is not paying much attention to speculation linking him to Mercedes’ Formula 1 squad for 2022 if Lewis Hamilton quits, saying he remains “focused on myself”.
Haas has become the final Formula 1 team to announce its launch plans ahead of the 2021 season, setting a livery reveal date of 4 March.
Max Verstappen says it is hard to judge how much progress Red Bull has made with its new Formula 1 car after only completing a short test using demonstration tyres.
The boss of Silverstone feels “cautiously optimistic” Formula 1 fans could return to the circuit for the British Grand Prix in July following the latest government announcements.
The reduction in running ahead of the 2021 Formula 1 season will lead to a "very hectic" pre-season test in Bahrain next month, reckons Alfa Romeo's technical chief.
Sergio Perez called it “a dream come true” to drive a Red Bull Formula 1 car for the first time after completing his first outing for the team at Silverstone.
Alfa Romeo is planning to bring updates for its C41 Formula 1 car in the early races of the 2021 season before deciding when to shift focus to 2022.
Alfa Romeo has opted to spend its two Formula 1 development tokens for 2021 on designing a new nose and other parts around the front-end of the C41 car.
Since regaining a foothold in the United States at Austin's Circuit of The Americas in 2012, Formula 1 has been eager to expand its American footprint. As Luke Smith explains, there are several feasible candidates it can consider...
Pierre Gasly feels he is ready to be AlphaTauri’s team leader in Formula 1 this year, taking on greater responsibility with the arrival of new teammate Yuki Tsunoda.
Electronic Arts (EA) has completed its $1.2 billion takeover of Formula 1 video game developer Codemasters, marking "the beginning of an exciting new era for racing games".
Daniel Ricciardo says the death of "hero" Dale Earnhardt Sr impacted him hugely, but that he wanted to use the NASCAR legend's racing approach as inspiration in Formula 1.
Lando Norris feels “a bit sorry” for Alexander Albon after losing his Red Bull seat for 2021, but says it shows how Formula 1 can be “a cruel world sometimes”.
The freshly-rebranded Alpine Academy is bursting with talented youngsters all searching for a route to Formula 1. The only problem is the path is narrow and far from straightforward, as Ferrari found out at the end of last year
Construction of the Monaco Grand Prix circuit will begin next week ahead of the running of its Formula 1, Formula E and historic races in April and May.
Williams has completed a maiden run-out with its new FW43B Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season by holding a shakedown at Silverstone on Wednesday.
Lando Norris has revealed he is already picking up pointers from Daniel Ricciardo on McLaren’s simulator ahead of their first season as Formula 1 teammates.
Daniel Ricciardo felt his maiden Formula 1 outing with McLaren went “really smooth” after sampling the MCL35M car for the first time at Silverstone on Tuesday.
Daniel Ricciardo believes a repeat of his Renault tattoo bet will be off-limits at McLaren, but has set his sights on a wager surrounding Zak Brown's classic car collection.
Red Bull believes Max Verstappen would be “at the top of the list” for Mercedes if Lewis Hamilton quits after 2021, confirming the Dutchman’s Formula 1 contract includes a performance clause.
McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris feels “fully recovered” after contracting COVID-19 while in Dubai last month, which left him “very drained” for a couple of weeks.
Daniel Ricciardo is set to make his first McLaren appearance on Tuesday when the team shakes down the new MCL35M Formula 1 car at Silverstone.
Fernando Alonso has been discharged from hospital after undergoing surgery for a jaw fracture, and will continue his recovery at home ahead of the new Formula 1 season.
Formula 1's power unit manufacturers have agreed to address big gaps in engine performance from 2022 despite the development freeze, according to Christian Horner.
Red Bull has announced it will continue to use Honda’s Formula 1 power units until 2025, forming a new operations called Red Bull Powertrains Limited.
Guanyu Zhou represents China’s only chance of having a Formula 1 driver in the next 15-20 years, according to Alpine academy director Mia Sharizman.
After months of back-and-forth between Formula 1 teams, an agreement was reached last week to freeze engine development from 2022.
Ferrari has set the dates for its two launch events ahead of the new Formula 1 season, presenting both the team and the new SF21 car.
News that Formula 1 teams offered "broad support" for the introduction of sprint races this year marked an important breakthrough for the championship.
Alpine Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso has undergone corrective surgery after sustaining a fracture to his upper jaw in a cycling accident.
Alpine Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso has been taken to hospital after being involved in an accident while riding his bike in Switzerland.
Formula 1 wants to finalise plans to stage sprint races at select grands prix in 2021 after the plan received “broad support” from teams on Thursday.
Formula 1 has announced it will drop the rainbow branding from its We Race As One campaign after updating its objectives for the initiative in 2021.
Alpine is confident it can work with other Formula 1 teams to find seats for its young drivers in the future despite currently having no customer or affiliated squads.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown is eager to see Formula 1 introduce a calendar rotation model in future seasons, believing it could help some races become more sustainable.
Even as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic complicates the running of the 2021 Formula 1 season, officials remain confident of delivering a record-length calendar. But with concerns over a 23-race schedule, talk of rotating events in the future has swirled. Luke Smith looks at how F1 could make this work.
History's second most successful Formula 1 team fell far, and fell hard at the start of the turbo hybrid era. But out of the doldrums of the Honda era, at last a revitalised empire is preparing to strike back with Mercedes power and a reinforced driver lineup.
A Monaco-based start-up team remains interested in a Formula 1 entry in the near future, calling a possible waiver of the $200m dilution fund fee "a step forward".
Lewis Hamilton's long-anticipated new Mercedes deal has one standout feature: it is so far only for one year. Although Hamilton may stay with the team longer, Mercedes having no drivers contracted for 2022 should inject further intrigue into silly season...
Ferrari Formula 1 test driver Callum Ilott is set to embark on a GT racing programme in 2021 that will see him appear in a number of high-profile sportscar races.
Damon Hill says that it “broke my heart” to turn down racing for Jackie Stewart’s new Formula 1 team for the 1997 season, but felt the move was too risky.
Stefano Domenicali says he hopes Lewis Hamilton quickly concludes a deal with Mercedes to stay in Formula 1, calling him an "incredible man" and praising him for bringing a “different dimension” to the series.
Formula 1 is planning to hold a summit with drivers in Bahrain to discuss their roles in its messaging and their responsibilities as ambassadors for the series.
Haas F1 rookie Nikita Mazepin looks set to race under a neutral flag for the next two years following confirmation that an anti-doping ruling against Russia would extend to Formula 1.
McLaren became “a bit Darth Vader” in its declining years and needed to become warmer as a Formula 1 organisation, believes CEO Zak Brown.
Formula 1 video game developer Codemasters is set to go ahead with a planned $1.2 billion takeover by Electronic Arts after shareholders voted in favour of the deal on Wednesday.
AlphaTauri technical chief Jody Egginton believes aerodynamic development will remain "king" in settling the close midfield fight in Formula 1 this year despite the new token system.