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The change that Vowles is making his priority at Williams F1

After years of playing his part in helping Mercedes dominate Formula 1, incoming Williams boss James Vowles faces a completely different challenge at his new team.

FIA's F1 cost cap policing should deter future 'cover-ups', says Ben Sulayem

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem is hopeful that the way his governing body handled last year’s Formula 1 cost cap breaches will stop any ‘cover-ups’ in the future.

Why F1 and teams are still not impressed by Andretti’s entry plans

When Michael Andretti announced his tie-up with General Motors to launch a new Formula 1 team, he was adamant that it would convince the sport to welcome him.

Russell: Nothing ‘telling’ Mercedes it cannot fight for F1 title in 2023

George Russell sees nothing that points to Mercedes not being able to make the step it needs to fight for the Formula 1 world championship in 2023.

The supermarket wine advice that even F1 cannot escape Prime

The supermarket wine advice that even F1 cannot escape

OPINION: Some of the 2022 F1 races attracted plenty of criticism for being uneventful contests. Yet the unpredictability of live sport and not knowing whether you're about to watch a thriller or a dud is all part of the intrigue - and has an important role to play

Aston Martin first to reveal 2023 F1 car launch date

Aston Martin has become the first team to reveal the launch date of its 2023 Formula 1 car.

Ferrari cannot ignore triggers of mid-season F1 slump

Charles Leclerc says Ferrari cannot ignore the consequences of its mid-season slump if it wants to improve in Formula 1 next year.

FIA downplays delays in 2026 F1 engine manufacturer sign-ups

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem has downplayed the significance of delays in current manufacturers committing to Formula 1’s 2026 engine rules.

Can Mercedes break Formula 1's cycle of doom? Prime

Can Mercedes break Formula 1's cycle of doom?

OPINION: Teams that have dominated for long periods throughout Formula 1's history often take years to get back to the top of the tree once they've slipped down. But it remains to be seen whether the same will happen to Mercedes after a challenging 2022 season

Alonso: First Aston Martin F1 test an "important" opportunity

Fernando Alonso thinks his first run with Aston Martin in the post-season Abu Dhabi Formula 1 test will be "important" for helping him get settled in.

Mercedes would prefer F1 race win over second constructors' spot São Paulo GP
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Mercedes would prefer F1 race win over second constructors' spot

Mercedes would rather win a Formula 1 race this year than beat Ferrari to second place in the constructors’ championship, says team boss Toto Wolff.

Hamilton: Finding limit of Mercedes like creeping up behind a kicking horse

Lewis Hamilton has likened trying to find the limit of his Mercedes Formula 1 car to the uncertainty of creeping up behind a horse that could kick you.

Latifi accepts Williams release decision, struggled to adapt to 2022 car

Nicholas Latifi has reached acceptance with Williams' decision to release him at the end of the year, admitting to struggles to get on top of Formula 1's 2022 formula.

Bottas: Alfa Romeo recruitment drive can sort key weakness out for 2023

Valtteri Bottas believes a recruitment drive by Alfa Romeo can help address the problems that have held the Formula 1 team back this year.

Tsunoda: F1 fans pushing conspiracy theories need 'an MRI scan'

Yuki Tsunoda rejects conspiracy theories that resulted from his Dutch Grand Prix retirement and wants to ask Formula 1 fans suggesting them "how does your brain look like?"

Piastri F1 Contracts Recognition Board hearing set for next week

Formula 1’s Contracts Recognition Board will meet next week to decide whether Alpine or McLaren will have Oscar Piastri’s services for 2023, has learned.

Russell: Hungary pole justifies faith in Mercedes F1 car concept

George Russell believes Mercedes’ pole position and double podium finish in Hungary last weekend justifies its decision to stick with its current Formula 1 car concept.

Mercedes F1 must remain cautious after Hungarian GP ‘perfect storm’

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff thinks his team needs to stay cautious about its pace deficit to Ferrari and Red Bull after believing it may have “landed in the perfect window” in Hungary.

Sad Schumacher says Vettel leaves a "huge hole" in F1

A sad Mick Schumacher says the retirement of Sebastian Vettel from Formula 1 will leave a "huge hole" in the sport.

How AlphaTauri’s F1 update addressed its biggest weakness

Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda have been forced to ride a roller coaster 2022 Formula 1 campaign so far, with their AlphaTauri lacking consistency of performance at different tracks.

Hamilton: Win is "going to be a while" if France F1 form continues

Lewis Hamilton believes it is “going to be a while” until Mercedes can fight for Formula 1 wins if its France form continues after qualifying over eight tenths off pole.

Mercedes: No guarantee proposed F1 floor changes would suit car design

Mercedes has denied suggestions it is pushing to change Formula 1’s floor regulations for its own competitive gain, saying there is no guarantee any tweaks would suit its car.

Red Bull: Lobbying for 2023 F1 floor changes about helping "certain team"

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner thinks that Formula 1’s tweaked floor rules for 2023 are being pushed for just so a "certain team" can benefit.

Hamilton: "Not spectacular" Mercedes slower than expected in France

Lewis Hamilton says "not spectacular" Mercedes is slower than it expected to be at Formula 1’s French Grand Prix after Friday's practice.

Red Bull baffled by Verstappen's "strange" Austria F1 tyre deg

Red Bull says it is baffled by the “strange” shift in its tyre degradation over Formula 1’s Austrian Grand Prix that cost Max Verstappen a race victory.

F1 teams set to challenge FIA's porpoising intervention

The FIA’s plan to enforce a porpoising metric and clamp down on flexi floor tricks looks set to face a challenge in this week’s Formula 1 commission meeting.

Ferrari "too quick" for Hamilton to beat in F1 British GP

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari was just "too quick" for him to realistically think about winning Formula 1’s British Grand Prix, despite appearing to be in the hunt for victory.

Russell: F1 needs rethink over tyre barrier layout

George Russell says Formula 1 needs to rethink tyre barrier safety to stop cars getting stuck in gaps, following Zhou Guanyu’s escape from a horror crash at the British Grand Prix.