From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
The Bahrain Grand Prix was another fascinating chapter in the unfolding 2017 championship fight between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was fastest in Bahrain Grand Prix practice on Friday with the joint Formula One championship leader comfortably quicker than his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton.
Britain’s Jenson Button will stand in for Fernando Alonso at next month’s Monaco Formula One Grand Prix while the Spaniard competes in the Indianapolis 500 on the same day.
“Today Kimi seemed to have other commitments,” Sergio Marchionne, Ferrari CEO and Formula One’s closest thing to a Bond villain, told Italy’s La Repubblica at the Chinese Grand Prix.
In a fascinating development for Formula One, Fernando Alonso, one of its biggest stars, will contest the world-famous Indianapolis 500 — at the expense of the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix.
Shanghai’s infamous smog may be bad for your health, but a superb race through the haze was a perfect tonic for Formula One.
Malaysia will stage its final Formula One Grand Prix in October after the government and the sport’s commercial rights holders announced on Friday that their hosting agreement would end a year early.
There’s been no retirement announcement nor any rumours of an impending departure, but make no mistake: Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari seat is up for grabs.
Rumours of McLaren-Honda’s rocky relationship simmered throughout testing, but at the Australian Grand Prix, the sport’s first competitive meeting of the year, the situation began to boil.
Spanish World Superbikes rider Javier Fores was lucky to come away with no serious injuries after his bike suddenly caught fire midway through qualifying for a race in his home country.
This weekend’s Australian Grand Prix was a rude awakening for reigning constructors’ champions Mercedes.
Almost no-one expected Ferrari to take the fight to Mercedes in Round 1, with the supposedly informed money being on Red Bull Racing putting together the class act of the field. The Australian Grand Prix result turned expectations on their heads.
This year’s Australian Grand Prix answered some questions but raised even more for Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull.
Daniel Ricciardo says there is one positive from his miserable Australian Grand Prix – the fact that it is now over.
Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix from hell was so bad, the Red Bull Racing ace’s trademark smile even disappeared for a while.
Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari have kicked off the 2017 Formula One season in style, taking victory at the curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix.
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One of Australia’s most legendary circuits will be graced by the presence of the thunderous touring cars this weekend when the Supercards heads down to Phillip Island for the third round of the 2017 championship.
Sebastian Vettel counts four titles on his watch, though it’s only in his tenth complete season on the Formula One grid that the German has been presented with the opportunity to define his own legacy.
The news that Fernando Alonso will skip the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix next month and instead contest the equally prestigious Indy 500 sent shockwaves around the Formula One world.
On the same weekend that he claimed his maiden pole position, Valtteri Bottas failed to seize the initiative on which his Mercedes tenure rides at Bahrain.
Two scintillating races into Formula One’s new era of racing, the championship heads under the stars of the desert for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Join The Roar for a live blog of the race, starting from 1am AEST.
The arrival of young superstar Scott McLaughlin to DJR Team Penske in 2017, was said to marginalise incumbent driver Fabian Coulthard – with onus on the junior Kiwi to raze the senior.
It’s been announced Fernando Alonso will miss the Monaco Grand Prix in May to compete in the Indycar Indy 500 event.
Lewis Hamilton is revelling in a looming championship duel with Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel, though his concentrated sentiments undermine the worth he places on his erstwhile intra-team battle with Nico Rosberg.
“It’s always sad to say goodbye to a member of the Formula One family.”
Standard Formula One convention dictates that a title contending outfit assigns a lead driver, complemented by a ‘number two driver’, though in certain instances the latter find themselves an insignificant consideration.
Race result: A wet and wild Chinese Grand Prix weekend was rounded out by a victory from Lewis Hamilton, who converted pole position to his fifth win at the Shanghai circuit.
Despite the annual sojourn to Albert Park in support of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix, the Supercars championship at last resumes south of the mainland in Tasmania.
News that Pascal Wehrlein will miss this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix has provided further ammunition to those who believe the German isn’t cut out for the rigours of Formula One.
Four years remain on the present Concorde Agreement, though Formula One’s polarising hybrid experiment already appears numbered, with a consensus for cheaper and more audible power from 2021 reached.
Formula One over the past three seasons, has gifted the world of sport a compelling rivalry between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
McLaren has sensationally terminated its relationship with Honda following a nightmare start to the 2017 season, confirming that it will return to Mercedes power from next month’s Spanish Grand Prix.