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F1 gossip: Bottas, Mercedes, McLaren, Sainz, Renault, Gasly

Monday, 16 July Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas believes he is doing enough to earn a new contract with the German outfit for next season as he has “performed at the level the team requires”. (ESPN) McLaren chief Zak Brown believes ...

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Costa and Ellis departures prompt Mercedes reshuffle

Mercedes are re-organising their technical team as they prepare for two key figures to leave their front-line roles. Engineering director Aldo Costa and performance director Mark Ellis will leave full-time positions at the end of the year. Costa, who has ...

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Jolyon Palmer column: Hamilton v Raikkonen and F1's penalty problem

Former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer, who left Renault during the 2017 season, has joined the BBC team to offer insight and analysis from the point of view of the competitors. The clash between Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton at Sunday’s ...

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Lewis Hamilton says comment about Kimi Raikkonen after British GP was 'dumb'

Lewis Hamilton says he was “dumb” to imply Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen might have deliberately collided with him at the start of the British Grand Prix. Hamilton had referred to “interesting tactics” immediately after the race, in which Raikkonen hit the ...

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F1 gossip: Ferrari, Arrivabene, Mercedes, Verstappen, Grosjean, Renault

Monday, 9 July Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has reacted angrily to suggestions of foul play after drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen crashed with their Mercedes rivals Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton in recent races. (F1i.com) Red Bull racer Max ...

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Vettel wins British GP as Hamilton fights back after collision

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel passed the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas to win a British Grand Prix full of action as Lewis Hamilton fought up from the back of the field to take second. Hamilton drove superbly to recover from a first-lap ...

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British GP: Formula 1 steering wheel examined

[unable to retrieve full-text content] BBC F1’s Jolyon Palmer talks us around a Renault F1 car’s steering wheel, worth tens of thousands of pounds. BBC Sport – Formula 1

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Lewis Hamilton takes British Grand Prix pole

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling battle for pole position at the British Grand Prix, snatching top spot from title rival Sebastian Vettel on his last lap. The Mercedes driver trailed Vettel by 0.057 seconds after the first top-10 shootout runs ...

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Vettel fastest in second British GP practice

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was a surprise pace-setter ahead of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes in second practice at the British Grand Prix. The German was 0.187 seconds clear of Hamilton, whose Mercedes team appeared to be unexpectedly struggling for pace on the ...

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Lewis Hamilton expects 'serious fight' with Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton says he expects a “serious fight” with Ferrari at the British Grand Prix this weekend. Mercedes were expected to lead the way at Silverstone but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was quickest in second practice. Hamilton said: “It’s going to ...

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