From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Ferrari may have set the fastest lap of the preseason, but it was the team’s slower laps that caught the eye.
After almost five years slugging it out in the world’s biggest motorsport category, Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo seems just as excited as the day he made his Formula One debut at the 2011 British Grand Prix.
The McLaren-Honda project is on the cusp of learning the difference between ‘if’ and ‘when’.
McLaren have aimed another swipe at their beleaguered engine supplier Honda by declaring they would be winning in Formula One if they were powered by Mercedes.
If there’s one thing more simultaneously engrossing and frustrating than trying to understand Formula One’s driver market silly season, it’s attempting to decipher Formula One preseason testing.
The new-look Formula One finally roared into life last week at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for 2017’s first preseason test.
Formula One is no stranger to Lewis Hamilton’s outspokenness on the state of the sport.
Motorsport’s Iron Maiden isn’t promising it will happen overnight. But it will happen.
The 2017 season is dawning on Formula One, and as the sport transitions from its barren off-season to an optimistic pre-season, the first pieces of the year’s puzzle begin presenting themselves.
It goes without saying that Formula One, the pinnacle of motor racing, is an almost infinitely complicated sport.
This time last week, people stood around their water coolers de-briefing about the Bathurst 12 Hour.
Singer Delta Goodrem and stereotype-shattering driver Simona de Silvestro will spearhead a push to expand the appeal of Supercars.
The Manor Formula One team has folded after going into administration and failing to find a buyer, leaving the sport with 10 teams two months before the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.
“I was deposed today,” Bernie Ecclestone told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. “I am simply gone.”
Bernie Ecclestone’s 40-year reign as Formula One’s supremo has ended with the sport’s new owners Liberty Media replacing the 86-year-old Briton with American Chase Carey.
Valtteri Bottas has secured the most highly-sought after driver’s seat in Formula One as he heads into the 2017 season with Mercedes and a fired up Lewis Hamilton.
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Around 36 months ago, at the Australian Grand Prix, there was elation and ecstasy. Standing on the podium in his Formula One debut was a baby-faced Kevin Magnussen, becoming the youngest driver to achieve a podium in their first grand prix.
The growing optimism that Mercedes’ recent dominance can be curtailed will be put to the test in the coming forty-eight hours, therefore it’s appropriate to evaluate potential outcomes from each end of the spectrum.
It is astounding to think that in the last decade, Shane van Gisbergen has been the only Australian touring car champion under the age of 30 – especially considering the breadth of young talent present in the category.
While many followers of Formula One since the advent hybrid era have been cynical about the sport’s competitive nature; the midfield contingent has delivered some of the most intense racing in recent times.
Seven podiums in six seasons on the grid is a respectable tally, though the crossroads has arrived for Sergio Perez.
Formula 1 might be the main attraction this weekend at Albert Park, but the Supercars have four races which are going to tell us plenty about the sprint rounds ahead as the season begins to gather momentum.
Ultimate Formula 1 Melbourne Grand Prix Guide: Albert Park start times, how to watch, qualifying infoBy Connor Bennett, 23 Mar 2017
Pre-season testing is over, driver movements have been completed, a litany of new cars, engines and regulations have been brought in, and we’re guaranteed a new world champion. The Formula One season is back.
A new era dawns upon Formula One, as the sport makes its annual foray unto our shores for the curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix.
As the reality dawns at Woking that its 2017 campaign looms as stillborn, the inevitable hypothesising on contingencies have arisen amid preparations for this weekend’s curtain raiser in Melbourne.
The Formula One Grand Prix might be the headlining act next weekend at Albert Park, but the Supercars non-championship event has plenty of questions to be answered – particularly for a couple of veterans who didn’t find top form at a brutal season-opening Clipsal 500.
The Clipsal 500, raced on the streets of Adelaide is one of the most popular on the calendar, but is there a need to change it for the good of Supercars?
Clipsal 500 winner and defending Supercars champion Shane van Gisbergen continues his hectic start to 2017 this weekend with a trip to the United States of America ahead of a participation in Sebring 12 hour event.
It may not be everyone’s favourite Supercars event on the calendar, but the Australian Grand Prix support round is a crucial one in setting up the championship narrative ahead.
What once represented the hallmark of a successful campaign now looms as inconsequential, with the impending developmental “arms race” set to grip Formula One as it enters its latest iteration.
One of world motorsport’s rare and unique talents, John Surtees, passed away last week, succumbing to respiratory failure at the age of 83.
For all of the rhetoric that pre-season pacesetters Ferrari were ‘sandbagging’ at Barcelona, the outfit whose standing proved most difficult to gauge was Red Bull, with competitors none the wiser concerning their true colours until qualifying at Melbourne.