F1 News

Bottas: Pole possible without British GP qualifying error 
07/07/2018 - 18:24

Valtteri Bottas felt he could have been on pole position for the British Grand Prix without a mistake during Q3. 

Alonso: My best qualifying of the year
07/07/2018 - 18:45

Fernando Alonso feels he maximised McLaren’s potential in qualifying for the British Grand Prix and despite being down in 13th he's confident of targeting a points finish

DRS issue hampers Ricciardo’s British GP qualifying
07/07/2018 - 17:49

Red Bull F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo was left frustrated by a DRS issue during qualifying at Silverstone. 

Raikkonen won’t change first-lap tactics
07/07/2018 - 17:51

Kimi Raikkonen feels there is no need to alter his first lap tactics despite a difficult run of races struggling to gain positions on the opening lap

Vettel wants to 'kill Mercedes' magic' at Silverstone
07/06/2018 - 19:06

For the first time since last year's Malaysian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel finished fastest in FP2 - but he's braced for a Mercedes response on Saturday.

Sprint races, new points system discussed by Strategy Group
07/06/2018 - 19:53

Force India bosses Vijay Mallya and Otmar Szafnauer confirm both sprint races and a new points system were discussed at the latest F1 Strategy Group meeting in the UK earlier this week.

Hamilton leads Silverstone FP3 as Hartley crashes out
07/07/2018 - 12:08

Lewis Hamilton closes out British Grand Prix practice as the fastest driver, while a suspension failure brings Brendon Hartley's session to an early end.

F1 British GP - Free Practice 3 Results
07/07/2018 - 12:05

Full results from Free Practice 3 for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, round 10 of the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Hamilton: Silverstone now the fastest but bumpiest it’s ever been
07/06/2018 - 18:35

Lewis Hamilton has compared the new bumps in the Silverstone circuit to the Nordschleife but has credited the recent resurfacing making the track ‘the fastest it has ever been’

Verstappen brushes off Silverstone FP2 crash
07/06/2018 - 16:20

"I think I wanted to be too quick on the hard tyre, so I just lost it," explained Verstappen. "Unfortunately the way you hit the wall it just rips off the entire rear."

 Vettel puts Ferrari on top in FP2, Verstappen crashes 
07/06/2018 - 15:35

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beat Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in FP2, while Max Verstappen hit the Silverstone barriers.

F1 British GP - Free Practice 2 Results
07/06/2018 - 15:33

Full results from Free Practice 2 for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, round 10 of the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Mallya says quick-fire Force India sale ‘unlikely’
07/06/2018 - 14:19

Force India boss Vijay Mallya says a quick-fire sale of his F1 team is "unlikely" following recent speculation of a change in ownership. 

How do you solve a problem like McLaren?
07/06/2018 - 12:33

The departure of Eric Boullier act as just the latest attempt by McLaren to end its long-running decline - but the fix won't come overnight, and nor will it be easy, writes Kate Walker.

F1 2018 British GP: FP3 as it happened
07/07/2018 - 10:29

Relive Crash.net's coverage of final practice for the 2018 British Grand Prix from Silverstone. 

Ricciardo: Red Bull 'a bit off the pace' at Silverstone
07/06/2018 - 16:58

No sugarcoating Red Bull's deficit to Mercedes and Ferrari at Silverstone from Daniel Ricciardo, who says Red Bull is losing out on straight-line speed.

F1 Paddock Notebook - British GP Friday
07/06/2018 - 19:20

With a round-up of all the additional news and notes from Silverstone on Friday, Crash.net F1 Editor Luke Smith brings you his paddock notebook.

Alonso suggests stewards let Magnussen off the hook 
07/06/2018 - 19:07

McLaren's Fernando Alonso feels F1's stewards were purposely lenient towards Kevin Magnussen following the pair's scrap in FP1. 

Bottas: Mercedes ‘need to deal’ with tyre overheating issues
07/06/2018 - 19:02

Valtteri Bottas is wary of Mercedes suffering with overheating its tyres due to the high track temperatures at Silverstone

Chassis change forces Grosjean to miss FP2 
07/06/2018 - 12:19

Haas driver Romain Grosjean will not participate in FP2 after damage picked up in an FP1 crash resulted in a chassis change. 

Bottas takes fresh power unit for British GP
07/06/2018 - 09:13

Mercedes confirms Valtteri Bottas will use a fresh power unit at this weekend's British Grand Prix, with the change coming as a precaution following his retirement in Austria.

Grosjean explains crash which caused FP2 miss
07/06/2018 - 17:47

Romain Grosjean says chassis damage suffered in his FP1 off forced him to miss the afternoon practice session at Silverstone

Raikkonen eager to exploit Ferrari advantage in heat
07/06/2018 - 17:14

Kimi Raikkonen says he’s confident Ferrari can produce an edge over its Formula 1 rivals in the hot conditions forecast for the British Grand Prix this weekend

McLaren management changes not impacting Alonso’s F1 future
07/05/2018 - 17:56

Fernando Alonso's future beyond 2018 remains unclear, even after McLaren changes its management structure mid-way through the F1 season.