Formula 1 news from around the web

Autosport

Autosport  17 October 2019
Steiner: Haas F1 team resigned to difficult end to 2019 F1 season
Gunther Steiner says Haas is resigned to a difficult end to the 2019 Formula 1 season and is now focused on preventing a repeat of its struggles next year...

Autosport  17 October 2019
Legality of Ferrari's F1 engine under scrutiny as rivals chase FIA
A number of Ferrari's Formula 1 rivals have written to the FIA for clarity over the legality of design aspects they believe are behind the Italian team's engine advantage...

Autosport  17 October 2019
Ayrton Senna's career to be celebrated at Sao Paulo F1 fan festival
Ayrton Senna will be honoured by an official Formula 1 fan festival in his home town of Sao Paulo in early November, a week before the Brazilian Grand Prix...

Autosport  17 October 2019
Renault Formula 1 team hampered by long windtunnel shutdown
Renault has revealed its aero development progress since Formula 1's summer break was hurt by it needing to put its windtunnel out of action for several weeks for an upgrade...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Vasseur: Alfa Romeo has no need to panic over its F1 race pace
Alfa Romeo Formula 1 boss Fred Vasseur says there is "no need to panic", despite the team's struggles to find race pace compared to its strong qualifying form...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Video: How the Mercedes F1 team fought back against Ferrari
Mercedes finally responded to Ferrari's post-summer break Formula 1 supremacy at the Japanese Grand Prix with some major car updates...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Hamilton: Mercedes' F1 constructors' title less special without Lauda
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes' sixth Formula 1 constructors' championship does not feel as "happy" as its others following non-executive chairman Niki Lauda's death earlier this year...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Toro Rosso's name change approved for 2020 Formula 1 season
The request from Scuderia Toro Rosso to be renamed Scuderia Alpha Tauri from next season has been approved, Autosport has learned...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Vettel: Only real chequered flag should end GPs after Suzuka error
Sebastian Vettel believes only a real chequered flag should end a Formula 1 race after the Japanese Grand Prix result was rolled back one lap because of a system error...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Formula 1 has agreement in principle for Miami Grand Prix
Formula 1 has reached an agreement in principle with the local promoter for the Miami Grand Prix, with plans to run the race around the Hard Rock Stadium confirmed...

Autosport  16 October 2019
Video: Why F1 must learn from its bad decisions in time for 2021
As Formula 1's 2021 rules debate finally reaches its - delayed - crunch point, we look back at the missteps that have made its self-improvement efforts so complicated...

Autosport  15 October 2019
Horner respects Norris over Albon Suzuka Formula 1 clash reaction
Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner respects McLaren driver Lando Norris for being pleased Alex Albon escaped punishment for 'forcing him off' in the Japanese Grand Prix...

BBC Sport

BBC Sport  23 September 2020
Lewis Hamilton: Commission members named for motorsport diversity push
Lewis Hamilton vows to increase the numbers of black people in motorsport as he named a group to analyse the causes of a lack of diversity....

BBC Sport  23 September 2020
Lewis Hamilton named in Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2020 list
Lewis Hamilton has been named in Time magazine's list of the world's 100 most influential people this year....

BBC Sport  22 September 2020
Stefano Domenicali: Ex-Ferrari boss to head Formula 1
Former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali is to become the new boss of Formula 1 next year....

BBC Sport  21 September 2020
Eifel GP: Up to 20,000 fans can attend if coronavirus infections do not rise in Germany
Up to 20,000 spectators will be allowed to attend next month's Eifel Grand Prix at the Nurburgring in Germany....

BBC Sport  15 September 2020
Jolyon Palmer column: Mugello offers lessons to F1 on sanitised circuits
The Tuscan Grand Prix was a reminder of old-school F1 racing bringing a new experience for drivers, writes Jolyon Palmer....

BBC Sport  13 September 2020
Formula 1 on the BBC: Russian Grand Prix radio & online coverage details
Follow the 10th race of the delayed 2020 Formula 1 season across BBC Radio 5 Live, the BBC Sport website and mobile app....

BBC Sport  15 September 2020
Lewis Hamilton 'won't let up' after FIA rule out investigation into T-shirt
Lewis Hamilton says he "won't let up" in his fight against injustice as the FIA decides not to investigate his actions at the Tuscan Grand Prix....

BBC Sport  14 September 2020
Susie Wolff: Lewis Hamilton, Formula 1 & the electronic revolution
Susie Wolff speaks to BBC Scotland's Tom English on going from an Oban girl to the Formula 1 paddock and beyond....

BBC Sport  13 September 2020
Tuscan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 90th win after incredible race
Lewis Hamilton takes his 90th career victory by beating Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a chaotic, incident-strewn Tuscan Grand Prix....

BBC Sport  13 September 2020
Tuscan Grand Prix: Mugello makes 'incredible' F1 debut as Hamilton leads calls to return
Formula 1 drivers call for the sport to return to Mugello after an action-packed Tuscan Grand Prix....

BBC Sport  8 September 2020
Lewis Hamilton's Extreme E X44 team: how F1 champion can influence world beyond sport
Lewis Hamilton's new venture could allow him to make a real difference - and change perceptions of himself....

BBC Sport  9 September 2020
Jolyon Palmer column: Italian GP chaos highlights Formula 1's flaws
Despite a good race and a new winner, the Italian Grand Prix highlighted the sport's flaws in 2020, writes Jolyon Palmer....

Crash

Crash  16 October 2019
Mercedes "should have pitted Hamilton earlier" at Japanese GP
Andrew Shovlin admits after reviewing its race strategy Mercedes should have pitted Lewis Hamilton earlier in his first stint...

Crash  16 October 2019
Hamilton wants people to go vegan to “save our planet”
Lewis Hamilton feels “like giving up on everything” as he raises awareness about climate change and nbsp;urgesnbsp;his followers to become vegan...

Crash  16 October 2019
F1 reaches agreement for Miami Grand Prix venue at new circuit
F1nbsp;has reached an agreement in principle for a new venue for the palnned Miami GP...

Crash  15 October 2019
Steiner: No short-term light at the end of the tunnel for Haas
Haas F1 team boss Guenther Steiner was left to bemoan another frustrating weekend for the American squad at the Japanese Grand Prix....

Crash  15 October 2019
Albon starting to feel more comfortable in Red Bull F1 car
Alexander Albonnbsp;now feels more comfortable driving Red Bull’s 2019 F1 car and believes his progress was reflected in his strong performance at the Japanese Grand Prix....

Crash  15 October 2019
Mercedes will give drivers ‘equal opportunity’ in F1 title fight
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will be given “equal opportunity” to win the 2019 F1 title....

Crash  15 October 2019
Vettel does not see Suzuka pole as qualifying breakthrough
Sebastian Vettel does not feel his pole position effort at the Japanese Grand Prix has acted as a breakthrough after his recent struggles in F1 qualifying sessions....

Crash  15 October 2019
F1 to keep three-day weekend format, tweaks for Friday
F1 sportingnbsp;has confirmed the sport will retain its current three-day race weekend format, though Friday’s running is set to be revised....

Crash  15 October 2019
Is 'Bottas 2.0' back after Suzuka success?
Lewis Larkam reflects on a typhoon-disrupted Japanese Grand Prix as Valtteri Bottas got back to winning ways.nbsp;...

Crash  14 October 2019
Vettel: F1 should return to traditional chequered flag
Sebastian Vettel believes F1nbsp;should use a traditional chequered flag rather than an electronic system to avoid a repeat of the error that occurred during the Japanese Grand Prix....

Crash  14 October 2019
Gasly “very stupid” in late Japanese GP clash - Perez
Sergio Perez has called Pierre Gasly nbsp;“very stupid” afternbsp;the pair clashed on the final lap of F1’s Japanese Grand Prix....

Crash  14 October 2019
Sainz: Beating a Ferrari, fighting Red Bull ‘felt like a victory’
Carlos Sainz Jr says being able to beat Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in F1's Japanese Grand Prix made him “very proud”.nbsp;...

Formula1

Formula1  
Norris clarifies recent apology, while Verstappen accepts team radio language in Portugal was 'not correct'
Lando Norris says he sent Lewis Hamilton a text message to apologise for comments he made regarding the Briton breaking Michael Schumacher’s all-time win record, while Max Verstappen says he didn’t mean to offend anyone ...

Formula1  
Relaxed Raikkonen reveals he only signed new Alfa Romeo deal ‘yesterday’
Kimi Raikkonen might be 41 and Formula 1’s most experienced driver, but the decision to continue racing despite a tough year for Alfa Romeo was a simple one for the Finn....

Formula1  
Perez waiting on Red Bull decision, but admits 'time is not on my side' over 2021 race seat
Sergio Perez said he still has his sights set on a seat next to Max Verstappen at Red Bull for 2021, but the outgoing Racing Point driver needs them to make a decision soon......

Formula1  
Gasly admits he was 'surprised' not to be considered for Red Bull, as Kvyat forced to wait on future
Pierre Gasly has declared himself “very happy” to be continuing on with the AlphaTauri team for 2021. But despite retaining his seat with the Italian squad, the Frenchman couldn’t hide his surprise at not having been con...

Formula1  
‘I prefer to race when I feel 100%’ – Alonso refutes idea of 2020 race return with Renault
As the Spaniard has ramped up his preparations, speculation has mounted that he may be preparing to return to the cockpit sooner than expected. However, Alonso has poured cold water on that idea at Imola....

Formula1  
Magnussen says he had options to stay in F1 after leaving Haas – but says 'I miss winning'
Haas driver Kevin Magnussen appeared to suggest that his time in Formula 1 was drawing to a close in the run up to the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, despite the Dane claiming that he had options that would keep him in the s...

Formula1  
Williams boss shuts down Perez speculation by confirming Russell for 2021
Williams' interim boss Simon Roberts has quashed reports that George Russell could make way for Sergio Perez in 2021 as, at Imola, he confirmed that the Briton will drive alongside Nicholas Latifi next season....

Formula1  
EMILIA ROMAGNA GP – free digital race programme
Check out the digital race programme for this weekend's Formula 1 Emirates Gran Premio dell'Emilia Romagna 2020 at Imola....

Formula1  
ANALYSIS: Why Alfa Romeo kept Raikkonen and Giovinazzi for 2021 – and what now for Schumacher?
Another team have sealed their 2021 line-up, with news Alfa Romeo have opted to stick with Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi for a third successive season – but what were the reasons behind such a move and what are t...

Formula1  
Alonso to continue his F1 return preparations with 2018 car test in Bahrain next week
Fernando Alonso is stepping up his preparations for his return to Formula 1 next year with a two day test in the 2018 Renault car at Bahrain next week....

Formula1  
WATCH: A furious Mansell, a hilarious Montoya and other Imola moments you may have forgotten
It’s been 14 years since F1 last raced at Imola – a good time, then, to jog your memory about some of the stand-out moments the circuit has witnessed in its time....

Formula1  
F1 FANTASY: Tips for your team ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola
Imola makes an unexpected return to the Formula 1 calendar this weekend, and it’s still all to play for in F1 Fantasy. With loads of prizes up for grabs as we head into the final stages of the season, here are some tips ...

Grandprix

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Marko denies trying to blackmail Todt over engines
Dr Helmut Marko has denied Jean Todt's charge that he is trying to "blackmail" the FIA president over his demands regarding Red Bull's engine decision for 2022....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Hamilton, Wolff futures to be decided this year
Lewis Hamilton has reassured his fans that he will remain in Formula 1 next year - even though he is yet sign a contract....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Raikkonen and Giovinazzi to stay with Alfa Romeo for 2021
The Alfa Romeo-Ferrari team has announced that drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will continue with the team for the 2021 season....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Williams driver decision is commercial
George Russell's future is only in doubt because of "political and commercial" considerations at Williams....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Haas hints at Ferrari engine overheating
Gunther Steiner has hinted that a major problem with Ferrari's struggling 2020 engine relates to overheating....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Alonso relationship working well says Prost
Fernando Alonso's new relationship with Renault is already "working well", according to F1 legend and team advisor Alain Prost....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Vettel in dangerous Ferrari situation says Ralf Schumacher
Sebastian Vettel may be playing a "dangerous" game as his relationship with Ferrari enters the final stretch....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Melbourne confirms covid-safe 2021 season opener
Organisers of the Australian GP have confirmed that Melbourne will kick off the 2021 season....

Grandprix  30 October 2020
Imola wants to stay on F1 calendar for next few years
Imola wants to stay on the Formula 1 calendar beyond 2020....

Grandprix  29 October 2020
Authorities ban spectators from Imola
At the eleventh hour, local authorities have banned spectators from this weekend's race at Imola....

Grandprix  29 October 2020
Teams agree to $30m driver salary cap
Formula 1 looks set to impose a salary cap for Formula 1 drivers....

Grandprix  29 October 2020
Ferrari not aiming for 2021 title says Binotto
Ferrari's goal for 2021 is a return to podium positions, according to team boss Mattia Binotto....

RaceFans

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Norris sent Hamilton message to apologise for post-race comments | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix
Lando Norris apologised directly to Lewis Hamilton in a message for his post-race comments following the Portuguese Grand Prix....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Gasly “surprised” Red Bull didn’t consider him for 2021 return | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix
Pierre Gasly is surprised he wasn't considered for a return to Red Bull next year after winning for AlphaTauri in Monza....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Racing Point confirms it had four other Covid-19 cases | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix
Racing Point has confirmed it has had a total of seven positive cases of Covid-19 among its staff since the season began, in addition to the three already declared....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Perez says Red Bull is an “option” for him in 2021 | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix
Sergio Perez has said a move to Red Bull for the 2021 F1 season is an "option" for him, amid speculation he could replace Alexander Albon at the team....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Raikkonen: Decision to extend F1 career wasn’t difficult | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix
Kimi Raikkonen says it wasn't a difficult decision to extend his Formula 1 career, which is already the longest for any driver, by another year....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Williams end speculation over Russell and confirm both drivers will remain for 2021 | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix
Williams have moved to end speculation over the future of the driver line-up by confirming George Russell and Nicholas Latifi will drive for them next year....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix build-up in pictures | F1 Pictures
Fernando Alonso joined Renault to walk the Imola track on Friday. Here's more pictures from the build-up to the 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
“Nothing decided yet” on $30 million spending cap for driver salaries – Steiner | 2020 F1 season
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner rejected claims teams have already agreed a cap on driver salaries will come into force in 2023....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Mild weather expected for unusually late European race | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix weather
Mild and dry weather is expected during this weekend's two-day Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, though cloud cover could see temperatures drop on race day at Imola....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Alonso to test 2018 Renault in Bahrain next week | 2020 F1 season
Fernando Alonso will conduct a two-day test for Renault in Bahrain next week in preparation for his comeback in the 2021 F1 season....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Ricciardo suspects Algarve exposed Renault’s weakness | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix
Daniel Ricciardo says Renault's performance in the Portuguese Grand Prix may have exposed a remaining weakness in their otherwise improved RS20....

RaceFans  30 October 2020
Official: Raikkonen and Giovinazzi confirmed for third year at Alfa Romeo | 2021 F1 season
Alfa Romeo has confirmed its current driver line-up of Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain with the team for a third season....