Formula 1

Getty Images By Andrew Benson BBC F1 correspondent Toto Wolff has again discussed the prospect of signing Max Verstappen for next season, saying “everyone is waiting to see what he is going to do”. But Red Bull team principal Christian Horner criticised Wolff, asking why the Dutch driver would leave his team to drive for
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Getty Images By Andrew Benson BBC F1 correspondent Max Verstappen annihilated the competition to win the Chinese Grand Prix. The Dutchman was in a league of his own again – even over his team-mate Sergio Perez – in a race punctuated by two mid-race safety cars in quick succession. Safety cars broke up Red Bull’s
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Getty Images By Andrew Benson BBC F1 correspondent Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he intends to “have some fun” in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix after qualifying down in 18th place. The seven-time champion’s worst qualifying since crashing at the 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix was caused by a mistake at the Turn 14 hairpin. Hamilton said:
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Fernando Alonso out there on the soft compound of tyre, what can he do, can he attack Perez, can he get past Leclerc, can he challenge Norris, he might have to stop again, we don’t know what Aston Martin are thinking right now, can they make that soft tyre last till the end, or is
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When you watch the Red Bull, watch how it’s able to rotate at the hairpin and carry what looks like five, six, seven kilometres more than any other car out there. Everyone else is struggling with front locking, but they seem to be able to bleed off the break and just fire speed through corners,
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Getty Images By Andrew Benson BBC F1 correspondent Aston Martin’s Lance Stroll topped the times at the end of a practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix that offered few clues as to the weekend ahead. He was 0.327 seconds ahead of McLaren’s Oscar Piastri, with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen third from team-mate Sergio Perez
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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen leads the F1 drivers’ championship – 13 points ahead of team-mate Sergio Perez after another commanding display in Japan. As F1 takes a break before the Chinese Grand Prix from 19-21 April, BBC Sport F1 correspondent Andrew Benson answers your questions. Among the topics to feature this week are Lewis Hamilton’s
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Getty Images By Andrew Benson BBC F1 correspondent Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff painted a bleak but realistic picture of the Formula 1 season after the Japanese Grand Prix. “No-one is going to catch Max this year,” he said, following Max Verstappen’s success at Suzuka. “His driving and the car are just spectacular. You can
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Getty Images By Andrew Benson BBC F1 correspondent Max Verstappen cruised to a comfortable victory in the Japanese Grand Prix, leading team-mate Sergio Perez to a Red Bull one-two. Verstappen took an early race stoppage at Suzuka in his stride as he secured his third victory in four races this season. Red Bull were in
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