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French Grand Prix: Raise a glass of pastis to the man who built a race track

Can an oldie still be a goodie after a decade in the wilderness? That’s the question the French Grand Prix will try to answer when it opens its doors to Formula 1 once again. As one of the seven races ...

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Red Bull to switch from Renault to Honda from 2019

Red Bull will split with Renault at the end of this season and use Honda engines for the next two years. The move ends a 12-year relationship during which Red Bull and Renault won four consecutive world title doubles from ...

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Alonso wins Le Mans 24 Hours for second leg of 'triple crown'

Fernando Alonso won Le Mans 24 Hours at the first attempt as he and team-mates Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima finally ended Toyota’s long drought. Toyota had never won the sportscar race despite years of trying but finally delivered in ...

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Le Mans: Fernando Alonso to start from pole after Kazuki Nakajima sets fastest time

Fernando Alonso will start his first Le Mans 24 Hours from pole after team-mate Kazuki Nakajima qualified fastest. The Japanese, an ex-Williams Formula 1 driver, set a lap in final qualifying on Thursday two seconds faster than the best achieved ...

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Le Mans: Toyota deny plan to ensure Alonso wins

Toyota have denied they are heading into the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend with a plan to ensure Fernando Alonso wins if possible. Favourites Toyota have never won Le Mans and because of Alonso’s fame, if his car won, ...

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F1 gossip: Winnie Harlow, Lewis Hamilton, Verstappen, Raikkonen, Gasly

Wednesday, 13 June Formula 1 managing director Ross Brawn has issued an apology to Winnie Harlow after a ‘miscommunication’ which saw the model end the Canadian Grand Prix a lap early. (Racefans) Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes have “fallen behind” in ...

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Quiz: When celebrities and sport collide

There was confusion galore at the Canadian Grand Prix as the chequered flag was waved too early by model Winnie Harlow. As a result of the mistake, the race was declared at 68 laps – rather than at 70, as ...

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Canada GP: Jolyon Palmer column – will McLaren's problems see Alonso leave F1?

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. This was supposed to be the year McLaren would ...

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Max Verstappen: Red Bull driver raced in Montreal without family & manager present

Max Verstappen’s third place for Red Bull in the Canadian Grand Prix came after he attended a race without a support group for the first time. The Dutchman, who had been involved in crashes or incidents in the first six ...

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Lewis Hamilton relieved to finish Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton said he was relieved to just finish the Canadian Grand Prix rather than concerned about losing the championship lead. Victory by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, with Hamilton fifth, put the German back ahead of the Briton by one point. ...

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