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Piola: Did French GP updates match "substantial" promises?

25-Jun-19

Sweeping aerodynamic changes were expected from some teams ahead of the French Grand Prix. Using Giorgio Piola's images, we assess whether those claims stood up, as well as analysing the success of the new parts that did make it to Paul Ricard read more

The wider significance of Hamilton's French GP masterclass

24-Jun-19

Lewis Hamilton ended up dominating the French GP, despite Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas appearing to have the measure of him early on. The race was anything but a classic, but its result offered three important lessons about this year's title fight read more

Just how bad is Ferrari's bad start?

24-Jun-19

Ferrari lost a major off-track battle on Friday and, to compound its frustration, its Paul Ricard practice pace didn't look too handy either. The day offered some successes, but the French GP weekend still looks as though it will be another disappointing one at the start of 2019 read more

The battle to stop F1's revolution being watered down

24-Jun-19

The teams trying to stop a delay to the 2021 Formula 1 rules sign-off feared it would lead to top outfits interfering in the process and making the revolution less revolutionary. The man behind the rules explains why he's going to ensure the opposite happens read more

The ex-team boss's mission to sort French GP's problems

24-Jun-19

Eric Boullier had a miserable French Grand Prix with McLaren this time last year, but now he's back in the Formula 1 fold and heading up the second event at Paul Ricard. First on the agenda? A certain traffic nightmare... read more

How close Porsche really came to F1 move

24-Jun-19

For now, Formula 1's quest for a new manufacturer continues but it did come close to being over with the potential entry of Porsche. This is the inside story of what could have been read more

What Vettel must do to rediscover his former greatness

24-Jun-19

OPINION: Sebastian Vettel remains one of Formula 1's best drivers, but he has looked increasingly patchy since Red Bull fell from power in 2014. Yet the Ferrari driver has all the ability, which he must rediscover if he is to ever win another world title read more

Absolute racing rules force drivers into bad choices

24-Jun-19

OPINION: Track limits has become a regular rule to debate in recent years, from Formula 1 and the pinnacle of motorsport, down to National level racing. But does a strict approach actually make things less safe for some drivers? read more

Should Ferrari give up on error-prone Vettel?

24-Jun-19

OPINION: After Sebastian Vettel made another mistake that led to his penalty in Canada, should Ferrari start making plans to replace him? Should bargeboards be banned? What should be Formula 1's future engine technology? Our technical expert answers your questions read more

From the archive: Lauda answers the paddock's questions

21-May-19

Last year Niki Lauda answered questions from the Formula 1 paddock - put to him by ANDREW VAN DE BURGT - for an F1 Racing magazine feature, tackling topics from his views on modern F1 cars and DRS to his dislike of cats read more

How Lauda won F1's closest title battle

21-May-19

Niki Lauda's third Formula 1 title was one of the most incredible in the championship's history, and won by statistically the smallest margin - just half a point. Back in 2017, Lauda talked Autosport through that season from his perspective read more

The heroism, horror and hurt of Lauda at Ferrari

21-May-19

Last year F1 Racing retold the incredible history of Ferrari with a series of in-depth features. As part of our tribute to the late Niki Lauda, here's another chance to read the chapter covering his extraordinarily dramatic time at Maranello read more

The fight to cling on to an F1 calendar place

20-May-19

There will be casualties in Formula 1's calendar revamp, and five grands prix with huge history are battling to keep their places on the schedule for 2020 as Zandvoort and Hanoi arrive. Only three will make it read more

Why Bottas and F1 should fear 'struggling' Hamilton

18-May-19

Lewis Hamilton says he is still struggling to extract the most from the 2019 Mercedes. That should concern his rivals, as he's already comfortably bettered his tally from the first five races of 2018, and is only likely to get better over the rest of the year read more

The loophole that makes ageing F1 'rookies' so important

18-May-19

A gap in F1 testing rules allows teams to field drivers with years of experience in their 'rookie' line-ups. That may raise questions about whether it's a fair practice, but doing so is of greater benefit to teams than simply having a known quantity in the car read more

The full story behind Zandvoort's return to F1

18-May-19

The Dutch Grand Prix will return to Formula 1 in 2020 with a returning race at Zandvoort. Max Verstappen's popularity was a massive factor in the deal, but there was a series of other agreements that brought a classic race back onto the calendar read more

How the driver who shocked Senna became an F1 legend

20-May-19

Mika Hakkinen seized his moment to become one of F1's all-time greats - but it was a long time coming, says NIGEL ROEBUCK read more

The McLaren that won two drivers' titles

20-May-19

In an era of constant novelty it's difficult to think that in times past, teams could develop a single car over multiple seasons and win several titles - but that's what McLaren did with the M23, writes JAKE BOXALL-LEGGE read more

Why Renault is refusing to drop its lofty 2019 F1 aims

18-May-19

Renault targeted securing a clear fourth place in the 2019 constructors' championship, while closing the gap to the top teams. Right now, it's down in eighth. But it has made changes to try and rescue its campaign and deliver its key aims read more

Can Verstappen save the 2019 F1 season?

18-May-19

After five rounds Ferrari is failing to live up to its tag as a Formula 1 championship contender, and any threat to Mercedes seems to be toothless. Red Bull and Max Verstappen could be the only hope of saving F1 from a foregone conclusion in 2019 read more