F1 Features

F1 Driver Ratings - 2018 Season Averages
12/10/2018 - 09:19

It's been a long Formula 1 season, but who turned in the best performances on average? We look back on our driver ratings through 2018 and crunch the numbers.

The driver under most pressure heading into F1 2019
12/05/2018 - 15:22

One driver heads into F1 2019 already facing question marks over his future. Crash.net's Lewis Larkam assesses why Valtteri Bottas is the man most under pressure ahead of next season. 

Who was F1’s best ‘number two driver’ in 2018?
12/03/2018 - 15:32
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Which driver stacked up best against their teammate in Formula 1 this year? We look at the numbers and find out who's really "not bad for a number two driver"...

F1 2019 – driver line-up so far…
11/30/2018 - 16:00
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With Lance Stroll's switch Williams and Force india confirmed, all 20 race seats on the 2019 F1 grid have been filled

How F2’s underrated star of 2018 got his F1 break
11/27/2018 - 14:38

Crash.net's Lewis Larkam delves into the story of how F2 frontrunner Alexander Albon got his unexpected F1 break for 2019 with Toro Rosso, following a rollercoaster 2018 season. 

F1 Driver Ratings - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
11/26/2018 - 11:49

With a final run-down following the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, here are Crash.net F1 Digital Editor Luke Smith’s complete driver ratings.

F1 Race Analysis: How ‘New Lewis’ signed off in style
11/25/2018 - 19:08

The idea of a 'new Lewis' should put fear into Hamilton's Formula 1 rivals, with a glimpse coming again in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

How will Formula 1 remember Fernando Alonso?
11/25/2018 - 09:17
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Ahead of Fernando Alonso's final Formula 1 race on Sunday in Abu Dhabi, Luke Smith considers how the sport will remember the two-time world champion in years to come.

F1 Paddock Notebook - Abu Dhabi GP Sunday
11/25/2018 - 19:23

With a final recap from the Yas Marina Circuit following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Crash.net F1 Digital Editor Luke Smith brings you his paddock notebook.

F1 Qualifying Analysis: Another warning shot to Hamilton's rivals
11/24/2018 - 18:49

Even in a dead-rubber race weekend, Lewis Hamilton is performing at the peak of his powers, sweeping to his 83rd career pole on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

F1 Paddock Notebook – Abu Dhabi GP Saturday
11/24/2018 - 18:00
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Check out all of the additional news and notes from the Yas Marina Circuit following Saturday's qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 Paddock Notebook – Abu Dhabi GP Friday
11/23/2018 - 17:59

Check out all of the additional news and notes from the Yas Marina Circuit following Friday's practice running ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ocon-Verstappen spat shines a light on future F1 rivalries
11/23/2018 - 11:16

The drama surrounding 'Pushgate' rumbles on two weeks since Ocon and Verstappen's spat in Brazil.

Fernando Alonso’s greatest drives of his F1 career
11/22/2018 - 16:57

This weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will act as Fernando Alonso’s F1 send-off as he calls time on his tenure in the sport.

The end of an automotive era as we know it?
11/24/2018 - 11:55

With changes at the top of three of F1's four manufacturers, could we be facing the end of the automotive era as we know it?

F1 Paddock Notebook – Abu Dhabi GP Thursday
11/22/2018 - 16:28

Check out all of the additional news and notes from the Yas Marina Circuit following Thursday’s media activities ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 Driver Ratings – Brazilian Grand Prix
11/12/2018 - 12:06

Following Sunday’s riveting Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, Crash.net F1 Digital Editor Luke Smith runs through the field with his driver ratings.

Race Analysis: Why history will forget Verstappen’s Interlagos heroics
11/12/2018 - 10:19

The hero on-track, the villain off it - Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix brought out the best and worst of Max Verstappen.

F1 Paddock Notebook - Brazilian GP Sunday
11/11/2018 - 23:50

With a final recap from Interlagos following a dramatic day of action in the Brazilian Grand Prix, here's our F1 notebook.

F1 Qualifying Analysis: Was Vettel lucky to avoid exclusion?
11/10/2018 - 21:47
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Vettel's weighbridge antics were unprecedented in F1 - but should he have faced exclusion from F1 qualifying at Interlagos?

How F1’s Vietnamese dream reveals Brazil’s emerging nightmare
11/10/2018 - 12:15
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The timing may have been coincidental but the contrasting fortunes of the new Vietnamese and tiring Brazilian races demonstrate F1’s shift in focus, Kate Walker explains.

F1 Paddock Notebook - Brazilian GP Saturday
11/10/2018 - 23:16

Recapping all of the snippets of news from qualifying day at Interlagos, here is our paddock notebook.

F1 Paddock Notebook - Brazilian GP Friday
11/09/2018 - 21:41

Rounding up all of Friday's news and notes from the Interlagos paddock, here is our daily notebook.

Why we should stop feeling sorry for Fernando Alonso
11/07/2018 - 12:15
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Is Fernando Alonso's decision to quit F1 proof the sport is in a bad place? No - it's just a racing driver deciding to do something different, writes Luke Smith.

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