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Mercedes set for big technical restructure in 2019

Mercedes has announced a restructuring of its technical team ahead of 2019, which will see Aldo Costa step back from his role as Mercedes' engineering director.

Mercedes' F1 designer turned driver

When Mercedes needed a driver for a demonstration run at Imola, one man got the nod over both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

Radio Ga Ga: 'You are a lion!'

A round-up of the best radio soundbites from the British Grand Prix, where Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel ended Lewis Hamilton's run of home victories.

Mercedes looking for blame in the wrong places

Mercedes needs to look at the start rather than Turn 3 to see why it squandered another victory on Sunday.

British Grand Prix


Ferrari says Mercedes 'should be ashamed' after British GP comments

Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene says the team's former technical director James Allison needs lessons in how to be a gentlemen after suggesting Kimi Raikkonen intentionally knocked Lewis Hamilton off the road at the start of the British Grand Prix.

Hamilton accepts Raikkonen's apology

Lewis Hamilton has accepted Kimi Raikkonen's apology for their first-lap collision at the British Grand Prix and retracted his suggestion that Raikkonen drove into him on purpose.

British Grand Prix


Has the Ferrari, Mercedes rivalry turned bitter after Silverstone?


Three things we learnt from the British Grand Prix


Can Red Bull still be considered title contenders?


Formula 1

British Grand Prix


Vettel claims brilliant British GP win, Lewis fights back to second

Sebastian Vettel won a thrilling British Grand Prix that featured overtaking for the lead, two high-speed accidents and a brilliant fightback drive from Lewis Hamilton.

Vettel spoils Hamilton's Silverstone party

ESPN rounds up the main talking points from a thrilling British Grand Prix, where Sebastian Vettel claimed Ferrari's first win at Silverstone since 2011.

British Grand Prix


Lewis beats Ferraris to sixth pole at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton saw off the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen to claim pole position for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Emotional Lewis bags Silverstone record in style

A round-up of the main talking points from qualifying from the British Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton claimed a slice of history at his home circuit, but only after being pushed hard by Ferrari.

England goal interrupts Guenther Steiner interview


British Grand Prix


Hamilton: I gave it everything I could


Hamilton takes last-gasp British GP pole


British Grand Prix

Friday practice

Vettel edges Lewis in FP2 at Silverstone

Sebastian Vettel finished the second practice session for the British Grand Prix at the top of the timesheets, albeit just under a tenth of a second off the benchmark time set by Lewis Hamilton in first practice.

Hamilton: Whoever resurfaced Silverstone did the worst job ever

Lewis Hamilton still rates Silverstone as the greatest circuit in the world, but he has criticised the people responsible for making it the bumpiest track he has experienced in Formula One.

Grosjean crashes out of FP1



Eric Boullier out

Alonso: I'm not the man running McLaren

Fernando Alonso has denied suggestions he is the man pulling the strings at McLaren and insisted he has full faith in CEO Zak Brown to lead the team back to the front of the grid.

What went wrong for Boullier and McLaren?

Maurice Hamilton analyses how McLaren went from world beaters to the back of the grid and why Eric Boullier was the fall guy.

Brown: McLaren success still years away

McLaren CEO Zak Brown has admitted a return to the front of the grid is still several seasons away after the team started a new rebuilding process on Tuesday.

Austrian Grand Prix


Mercedes not alone in missing opportunity in Austria

Mercedes' double retirement was a dark day for the team, but they might not be the ones regretting the result of the Austrian Grand Prix come the end of the season.

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Horner: Red Bull should be leading F1 championship

Christian Horner believes Red Bull would currently be leading the Formula One world championship if it hadn't dropped so many points in the opening nine races of 2018.

'I have thrown away the win today'

A round-up of the best radio soundbites from the Austrian Grand Prix, where Red Bull scored a shock win at its home race and Mercedes imploded.

Austrian Grand Prix


Verstappen wins Austrian GP; Hamilton, Bottas retire

Max Verstappen took a shock home victory for Red Bull at an absorbing Austrian Grand Prix after both Mercedes cars retired from the race with reliability issues.

Mercedes implodes as Austria classic turns season on its head

ESPN rounds up the main talking points from a dramatic Austrian Grand Prix.

Austrian Grand Prix

Verstappen, Red Bull get it right to win in Austria

Jonathan Legard reflects on another impressive Max Verstappen performance, as he creeps back into the title picture.


Haas puts the midfield on notice in Austria

Is Haas finally hitting its full potential after getting both drivers into the top five places at the Austrian Grand Prix?


What do angry radio messages say about Hamilton?

As Lewis Hamilton's Austrian Grand Prix unraveled around him, did the defending champion react in the right way to the adversity?


Can Mercedes rectify mistakes for Silverstone?

Jonathan Legard looks back on a disastrous Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes, and what it might mean for the rest of the season.


Social story of the Austrian Grand Prix

Relive a thrilling Austrian Grand Prix through the eyes of social media.


Austrian Grand Prix


Bottas beats Lewis, Vettel to Austria pole

Valtteri Bottas pipped Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix as the world champions beat Ferrari to the second row of the grid.

Vettel hit with grid penalty for impeding Sainz

Sebastian Vettel has been given a three-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix, dropping him from third to sixth on Sunday's grid.

Austrian Grand Prix

Friday practice

Lewis, Mercedes top both Friday practice sessions

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time for the second practice session in a row at the Austrian Grand Prix as Mercedes once again held an advantage over its rivals at the Red Bull Ring.

The Pit Stop: Is there a top-three pecking order?


Motor Racing

Porsche beats 35-year-old Nurburgring lap record

Porsche has smashed the Nurburgring-Nordschleife lap record after setting a 5:19.55 with its 919 Hybrid Evo.

French Grand Prix


Alonso: McLaren not as bad as media is suggesting

Fernando Alonso does not think McLaren's recent form has been as bad as the media has suggested.

Austrian Grand Prix


Has Merc finally broken free of the chasing pack?

ESPN previews the Austrian Grand Prix and takes a look at how Mercedes' new-found advantage can give Lewis Hamilton some breathing space in the championship fight.

What can we expect from the Austrian Grand Prix?


Talking points

Is McLaren at a lower point now than it was with Honda?

F1's return to France didn't got to plan for all concerned and in this week's talking points we discuss the traffic, Sebastian Vettel's Turn 1 error and McLaren's deepening problems.

Tech Corner: Is there hope for McLaren improvement?

Another season, another disappointing showing from McLaren, but can it fix what's holding it back?


The art of deciphering Alonsospeak

Fernando Alonso's comments to the media are increasingly difficult to take seriously... Nate Saunders delves deeper into the words behind the fascinating Spaniard.

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Have mistakes cost Vettel the championship lead?


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