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Most of the top drivers in Formula 1 are facing intriguing 2020s. If things go one way, there could be a much-changed grid in '21. But, as Scott Mitchell explains in his final Motorsport.com column, only if one racer doesn't get everything right this season
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen believes he and the team now have a foundation in place to mount a title challenge next year, as long as the development step proves sufficient.
Ferrari believes its junior driver Mick Schumacher would be a "good candidate" for a Formula 1 seat in the future.
Alfa Romeo must maximise "chaotic" Formula 1 races better after missing opportunities that would have given it a "completely different" championship last year, says team boss Frederic Vasseur.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas says he wants to make it a "no-brainer" for the team to retain him past the 2020 Formula 1 season.
Honda's Formula 1 boss says Max Verstappen's relationship with the company is like seeing that of a young Ayrton Senna.
Antonio Giovinazzi’s late crash out of the points in the Belgian Grand Prix last year could have cost him his Alfa Romeo drive, team boss Frederic Vasseur says.
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon says having a teammate as strong as Max Verstappen is “a good way to speed up the learning process”.
Ferrari says it is making financial "sacrifices" in negotiations over Formula 1's post-2021 future, intended to help the sport's smaller teams and ensure it is "economically viable".
Honda believes its ability to hit its engine targets in Formula 1 this season has been key to building mutual trust with its new partner Red Bull.
Max Verstappen says stewarding in Formula 1 is the same as refereeing in football, because personal interpretation will always play a key role in decision-making.
Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto believes it was right to let Sebastian Vettel win this year's Singapore Grand Prix to boost his confidence and his trust in the team.
Alex Albon says the change that came with his mid-year move to Red Bull was “almost like starting back at square one” midway through his rookie Formula 1 season.
Ferrari wants to add female drivers to its Formula 1 junior programme and is working to make sure it happens "very soon".
Valtteri Bottas says he was given a "great opportunity" in 2019 to work with one of Lewis Hamilton's ex-engineers and learn more about the six-time Formula 1 world champion's methods.
Frederic Vasseur called Peter Sauber before anyone else about rebranding his Formula 1 team as Alfa Romeo, which he says will be in place for the "long-term".
Honda and Red Bull joined forces in Formula 1 2019 – a year on from the former’s high-profile split from McLaren. There were wins, but no title challenge. Here we explain why that was never the expectation
Toto Wolff says Mercedes’ record-breaking success in Formula 1 does not buy the team “any credit” for the challenges that will arrive with the new rules from 2021.
Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says the team finally had all its engine promises delivered for the first time, after switching from Renault to Honda in 2019.
Mercedes has a “sensational driver line-up” in Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas that is competitive without compromising the team’s objectives, says its Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff.
The crash between Formula 1 teammates Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc was a necessary "crisis" to establish ground rules within the team, says Ferrari's CEO.
Daniel Ricciardo admits he and his Renault Formula 1 team were left "scratching our heads" at some of the lows they endured during the 2019 season.
Max Verstappen says he loves working with Honda because of the Formula 1 manufacturer's working practices and attention to detail, right down to the accuracy of its "wires and stickers".
Valtteri Bottas suspects he would have lost his Mercedes Formula 1 drive with a repeat of 2018, but instead has rediscovered the love of racing that he lost last year.
Charles Leclerc started his first season at Ferrari knowing the team expected Sebastian Vettel to lead its title challenge. But Leclerc made it his mission to change that view, which he did, vanquishing his world champion teammate in the process
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon feels like he "floated around" through 2019, as he admits he's yet to fully comprehend his recent meteoric rise in single-seaters.
Ferrari says it is prepared to invest more money in its Formula 1 team, including building a new simulator, as it expects a "significantly more expensive" 2020.
When Nico Hulkenberg joined Renault, it was supposed to be the boost his career needed. But despite rising to the team leader role in his first two seasons, he's now out of the door at Enstone and facing the likely end of his Formula 1 career
Ferrari thought it was half a second clear after the first week of Formula 1 pre-season testing and was confident of fighting Mercedes before a “cold shower” in Australia.
Helmut Marko says Red Bull is two weeks ahead of schedule on its 2020 Formula 1 car and has no excuses as it prepares for a title challenge.
Honda initially hoped it would start the 2019 Formula 1 season with what became its Spec 2 engine, but is "so happy" with the progress made with its actual schedule.
Valtteri Bottas believes his season-opening Australian Grand Prix victory was his best performance in Formula 1 this year and still feels like it happened to someone else.
Ex-Renault Formula 1 chassis technical chief Nick Chester has been linked with a senior role at the Williams team next year.
Daniel Ricciardo says the highlight of his Formula 1 season was one "no one would expect" – a "scary" run to 14th in the Belgian Grand Prix.
Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri says Lewis Hamilton's meeting with chairman John Elkann has been blown out of proportion, but indicated the Formula 1 champion has some interest in a move.
Mercedes will be in Formula 1 “for the long-term” if it is able to reduce the contribution from parent company Daimler, according to team principal Toto Wolff.
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says his rivals want to join Mercedes and that a top-line driver is among those calling team boss Toto Wolff about a move.
A physical chequered flag, not an electronic panel, will be the definitive signal for the end of Formula 1 races again in the future.
George Russell made the most of his latest Mercedes opportunity by topping the final day of Formula 1 post-season in Abu Dhabi, as Charles Leclerc crashed his Ferrari.
Jean Todt says the FIA is discussing the introduction of a Formula 1-style superlicence points system for junior single-seater championships.
Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says he cannot imagine a better place than his current team, and that he does not need to "reinvent" himself elsewhere.