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F1 gossip: Bottas, Alonso, Vettel, Ricciardo, Honda

Friday, 18 May Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas wants “at least” a two-year Mercedes deal to firm up his Formula 1 future. (Motorsport.com) Fernando Alonso believes McLaren are now a match for Haas and Renault, despite finishing behind both in the ...

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Ferrari wing mirrors banned by FIA

The controversial wing mirrors used by Ferrari at last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix have been banned by Formula 1. The sport’s governing body, the FIA, did not approve of the way the mirrors were mounted to the halo head-protection device ...

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Leclerc could be in frame for Ferrari – Palmer

Sauber driver Charles Leclerc could be promoted to Ferrari in 2019 following his impressive start to the season, BBC F1 analyst Jolyon Palmer says. Leclerc, from Monaco, scored points in Spain and Azerbaijan and former Renault driver Palmer believes he ...

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Felipe Massa: Ex-Formula 1 driver signs three-year deal with Formula E team

Former Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa has signed a three-year deal to race in Formula E from next season. He will join Monaco-based Venturi, which is co-owned by actor Leonardo DiCaprio, from the 2018-19 season of the electric motor racing ...

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Wolff fears Monaco repeat for Mercedes – gossip

Tuesday, 15 May Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he is worried for Lewis Hamilton as the Monaco Grand Prix approaches following the team’s poor performance in Monte Carlo last year. (Mail) Wolff has also confirmed that Daniel Ricciardo is among ...

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Romain Grosjean needs a reset – Jolyon Palmer column

F1 driver Jolyon Palmer, who left Renault at the end of 2017, joins the BBC team this season to offer insight and analysis from the point of view of the competitors. Romain Grosjean is going through tough times in Formula ...

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Spanish Grand Prix: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton 'rejuvenated' by victory

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton said his dominant Spanish Grand Prix victory had revitalised him after a difficult start to the season. Briton Hamilton led from pole and now has a 17-point advantage in the championship over Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who ...

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Lewis Hamilton dominates Spanish Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel finishes fourth

Lewis Hamilton won for the second race in succession by dominating an eventful Spanish Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver was supreme at the front in a race that featured a heavy first-lap crash, two caution periods and a number of ...

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Spanish GP all you need to know: A new face at McLaren & Hartley's future

Does Lewis Hamilton’s pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix mark a decisive shift in the competitive order at the front in Formula 1? The world champion had not been on pole since the Australian GP a month and a ...

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Hamilton on pole as Mercedes lock out front row

Lewis Hamilton took his first pole position since the opening race of the season as he beat team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the Spanish Grand Prix. The Mercedes drivers locked out the front row, Hamilton just 0.04 seconds ahead, with Ferrari’s ...

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