FORMULA 1 Articles

Mercedes pinpoints Red Bull’s main weakness in F1 2021 battle

The opening four races have pointed to Red Bull having a quicker car in qualifying, but Mercedes holding the edge when it comes to managing tyres over longer runs. The advantage that the Mercedes held in looking after its tyres was obvious at last weekend’s...

McLaren has “clear goal” to improve F1 qualifying

McLaren picked up where it left off in 2020, holding third place in the constructors' championship after four races with a slender five-point lead over Ferrari. At last weekend's Spanish Grand Prix McLaren was outscored by the Italian outfit for the first time...

Spanish GP performance proves race day weakness now banished

Ferrari finished as the leading midfield team in Spain on Sunday as Charles Leclerc took a comfortable fourth-place finish, having spent the first stint keeping Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas behind. Team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr was unable to regain places from Sergio...

Hamilton learned more about Verstappen in Spanish GP than “all the other races”

Hamilton and Verstappen went wheel-to-wheel for the fourth time in four events so far this season, with the Red Bull driver seizing the lead from his Mercedes rival with an aggressive move at the first corner of the Barcelona race. After he recovered to score a...