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Red Bull driver Max Verstappen during the second practice session ahead of the Bahrain  Grand Prix. Photograph:    Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images

Max Verstappen raised the possibility of a fascinating championship duel with Lewis Hamilton by completing a practice double in Bahrain. As Formula (...)

Sabine Schmitz: first joined Jeremy Clarkson on the BBC show Top Gear in 2004.  Photograph: David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage

Sabine Schmitz, the only female winner of the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, has died at the age of 51. The Top Gear presenter revealed last year that she (...)

Sergio Pérez has become the sport’s first driver to contract the virus.

Formula One may consider tightening further its Covid-19 code of conduct to impose a season-long restrictive bubble on personnel after Sergio Pérez be(...)

As part of a #WeRaceAsOne initiative, the squares, which will be mounted and framed afterwards, will be sold for €221  each. Photograph:  Hoch Zwei/Getty Images

Formula One fans can buy individual squares on the race-ending chequered flag, starting with next month’s season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, to help (...)

The F1 Grand Prix in Baku in June has been postponed. Photograph: Getty Images

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix on June 7th has become the eighth meeting of the Formula One season to be called off. The race in Baku was due to run back t(...)

British Formula One  driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes during official  pre-season testing at the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit  near Barcelona, Spain.  Photograph:  EPA/Enric Fontcuberta

The opening three races of the Formula One season are coming under increasing threat of cancellation as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread o(...)

Visitors to the Suzuka circuit looking  at an information board showing that  Saturday’s  qualifying session for the Japanese Grand Prix has been cancelled. Photograph: AP Photo/Toru Takahashi

Formula One’s decision to postpone qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix until Sunday morning was entirely expected and, indeed, understandable. Taki(...)

Finnish Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes  in action during the second practice session of the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in practice for the Formula One leader’s home British Grand Prix (...)

In 2017, Najah Yusuf backed the calls for “freedom for Formula detainees”. She says she never thought she would become one of them. Photograph: Getty Images

Najah Yusuf is serving a three-year prison sentence in Bahrain, for defaming the state, hurting its interests and distorting the image of the kingdom (...)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton   in action during the second practice session ahead of the 2019 Formula One Grand Prix of Australia at the Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit in Melbourne. Photograph:  Diego Azubel/EPA

There are no illusions at Mercedes as to how tough a Formula One season lies ahead as the team principal, Toto Wolff, calmly sets out the scale of the(...)

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