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Why F1 can't expect 2010-spec Kubica this year

18-Jan-19

Robert Kubica was considered a Formula 1 world champion in waiting before his devastating rally accident in early 2011. He's back with Williams in '19 and one of the stories of the season is likely to be how close he can get to his previous level read more

The storylines that will dominate F1 in 2019

18-Jan-19

With the launch season for Formula 1 2019 just around the corner, the first controversies of the new year have already broken. But in many cases, the seeds of the stories that will dominate the series' news this year have already been sown read more

How F1's quick-fix 2019 rules were born

16-Jan-19

Formula 1's 2019 aerodynamic rule changes have been divisive - pushed through too quickly and unlikely to do anything to help overtaking, according to the sceptics. The architects of the revamp explain their logic, and the accelerated process read more

Why Raikkonen is more likeable at Sauber

16-Jan-19

Kimi Raikkonen was the wrong man for a seat at title-chasing Ferrari, but that doesn't mean he's wrong for Sauber - in fact his contribution to Formula 1 is about to get a lot more positive read more

Why Binotto is too good to be Ferrari team boss

16-Jan-19

Mattia Binotto has been outstanding in a technical leadership role at Ferrari, but the team is mad to think he will automatically replicate that success in the top job given all the challenges surrounding that role at Maranello read more

The F1 TV challenge that cannot afford to fail again

16-Jan-19

Formula 1's in-house TV streaming service stumbled badly when it launched in 2018. As a crucial part of Liberty's vision, it now faces a crunch second season read more

30 years of McLaren Autosport BRDC Award

14-Jan-19

The McLaren Autosport BRDC Award has searched for the next British Formula 1 star for three decades. As the scheme moves into a new era from 2019, we look back at the winners' achievements and experiences read more

The danger of F1's push for unpredictable races

14-Jan-19

Formula 1 has made much of its desire to 'spice up the show', but there is a risk of serious damage if it mixes up unpredictability with randomness read more

How Binotto will change Ferrari for the better

08-Jan-19

Ferrari's decision to bin Maurizio Arrivabene and promote Mattia Binotto in his place will mean a very different team character, and could be exactly what Maranello needs read more

Why Ferrari became desperate to ditch Arrivabene

08-Jan-19

Maurizio Arrivabene was seen as the ideal man to lead Ferrari, and the perfect puppet for Sergio Marchionne. But a string of errors, a blame culture and a behind-the-scenes overhaul led to his downfall read more

The pitfalls that can end a young driver's F1 career

14-Jan-19

The 2019 Formula 1 season promises to be the year of the new generation, with up-and-coming talents at top teams and an influx of youth. But how does a young driver survive cut-throat F1? read more

What midfield F1 teams are feeling in January

08-Jan-19

Will the 2019 rule tweaks vault some different names to the front of the Formula 1 field? That's what the midfield is dreaming of. Our technical expert offers explains that mindset, and precisely what teams are doing right now with testing a month away read more

The true story of how Schumacher escaped Jordan

08-Jan-19

Michael Schumacher famously quit the Jordan team for Benetton immediately after his startling Formula 1 debut at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, despite potentially having committed himself for two years. This is how he did it, and why Eddie Jordan believes his team could've had Benetton's title success had one word on a contract been different read more

How to create a new F1 legends series

03-Jan-19

It's been tried before, but rarely does it become a success. Perhaps it's time for someone to have another go at a race series for F1 legends, avoiding some of the mistakes made in the past read more

The F1 test driver turned wild jaguar lifesaver

03-Jan-19

After getting very closely but ultimately failing to reach the highest level of single-seater motorsport, Mario Haberfeld returned to his home nation and made his other great passion his life's work - saving endangered wild jaguars read more

Michael Schumacher's top 10 F1 victories

03-Jan-19

When trying to compile a list of Michael Schumacher's greatest F1 drives you are spoiled for choice. If you narrow it down to just the races he won, you've still got almost 100 to choose from - which is no easy task read more

Schumacher's overlooked early brilliance

03-Jan-19

When most people think of Michael Schumacher's great moments, they remember his many successes in the red of Ferrari. But his greatness was already evident when he drove in the yellow, green and blue of Benetton read more

F1 needs Renault's 'biggest gains' to pay off in 2019

03-Jan-19

Renault has not been anywhere near Mercedes or Ferrari so far in F1's turbo hybrid era. But, with positive noises coming out of the team regarding the steps it feels it is making over the winter, this year could be the one when it finally bridges the gap read more

What to expect from F1's changes in 2019

03-Jan-19

Will Formula 1 have close, competitive racing in 2019? Which teams are likely to handle the regulation changes best? Will Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton win again? Our resident ex-F1 designer tackles those subjects and more read more

The one-second F1 tech gain that made a car slower

03-Jan-19

For the 1999 season, the Benetton Formula 1 team made a stunning technical breakthrough that it hoped would return it to its previous glory. But although it was a major tech talking point, the device actually proved to be rather problematic read more