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By Christine Blachford | Grand Prix motor sport coverage

Race information - United States 2017 // F1 returns to the popular Circuit of the Americas

There are just four races left of the 2017 season, and whilst the championship is likely to be decided before we get to the end, there's still plenty …

Auto Racing

Ocon stars in land of the rising sun // Ocon fends off teammate's attacks to finish best of the rest

A Formula One fan since he was six, back while Häkkinen and Schumacher were having many an epic battle, Adam has seen a great deal. From German …

Auto Racing

She's a fan, hence the hat - Christine's Rankings, Week 30 // Passing the time in Suzuka with the fans

Hats

Palmer leaves Renault, making way for Sainz to join the team // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1927.mp3<p>The recent reshuffles at Toro Rosso aren't over this season, with news at Renault having an impact on …

Auto Racing

Hamilton scores another pole as Grosjean crashes out // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1926.mp3<p>All of the sessions in Suzuka so far this weekend have featured a crash, and qualifying was no …

Auto Racing

Sainz crash and heavy rain delay practice sessions in Japan

The anticipated rain hit both free practice sessions in Suzuka, but FP1 got underway on time. About halfway through the session, however, Carlos …

Carlos Sainz

Selection box - The metaphorical aura

<b>Trials and tribulations facing a certain Sebastian Vettel</b>Back to back racing always means there isn't a lot of time to digest what has happened in a …

Auto Racing

Race information - Japan 2017

<b>All you need to know about the figure of eight circuit</b>The return from the summer break has taken a little while to get going, but as we head into the …

Japan

I cut his cake - Christine's Rankings, Week 29

<b>Cakes and competitions in Malaysia, street racing in Tokyo</b>It's getting to that point in the Formula One season when things start to get serious. …

Cake

V for victory

<b>Verstappen puts Hamilton’s title dream on ice</b>As Malaysia waves goodbye to F1, it served up another unpredictable race with a fifth winner of the …

Auto Racing

Verstappen takes race victory in Sepang as Vettel minimises the damage

Lewis Hamilton's pole position saw him lead the race in Malaysia initially, but he couldn't stop the charge of Max Verstappen, who overtook the …

Auto Racing

Lewis Hamilton takes Malaysia pole as Vettel fails to qualify

Sebastian Vettel may have been hoping for a slightly calmer weekend in Sepang than he had in Singapore, but that was not to be. The Ferrari driver …

Auto Racing

Drain cover chaos halts practice in Sepang

There was drama in both free practice sessions in Malaysia, but for two different reasons. In FP1, the start of the session was delayed by thirty …

Pierre Gasly

Chinese Grand Prix gets three year extension until 2020

Amongst the raft of renewals and contracts that are being signed and extended in Formula One at the moment, we've had news that the Chinese Grand …

Chinese Grand Prix

Race information - Malaysia 2017

<b>Bid farewell to the Sepang circuit in its final race</b>The Malaysian Grand Prix is dropping off the calendar after this season, so the 2017 round held …

Malaysian Grand Prix

Pierre Gasly to replace Daniil Kvyat in Malaysia // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1920.mp3<p>With the news that Carlos Sainz is moving to Renault for the 2018 season, Toro Rosso have been …

Auto Racing

Aston Martin become Red Bull's title sponsor for 2018 // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1919.mp3<p>There's been speculation about Aston Martin entering Formula One in one way or another for a while now, …

Auto Racing

Selection box - Rediscover its racing spirit // Singapore fallout, championship changes and electric racing

If it's news you're looking for, then motorsport is a good place to be hanging out. We've had the fallout of power unit shuffling - Honda, Renault, …

Auto Racing

Vamos, vamos, vamos! - Christine's Rankings, Week 27 // All that happened in Singapore aside from that first lap

College Football

Sainz shines on a starry night // Driver market merry-go-round leaves some in a spin

A Formula One fan since he was six, back while Häkkinen and Schumacher were having many an epic battle, Adam has seen a great deal. From German …

Hamilton wins in Singapore as first lap chaos takes out three cars // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1918.mp3<p>Mercedes looked to be on the back foot going into the race in Singapore, but after the first lap it …

Sergio Pérez remains at Force India for 2018 season // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1917.mp3<p>Amongst the flurry of announcements that came out of the Singapore weekend was one that may not have …

Race highlights - Singapore 2017 // Wet race causes chaos and significant championship swing

Hi F1 friends, how's it going? Are you settling in for the long haul? Because this is Singapore and it can push the two hour mark, with a long lap …

Sebastian Vettel secures Singapore pole, with Red Bull behind // Bitesize Formula One news

00:01:00<p>Slow<p>Size 1.1 MB<br>• Download minute1916.mp3<p>With Red Bull leading all three of the practice sessions in Singapore, they had looked in a great …

Race information - Singapore 2017 // The next challenge for F1 drivers takes place at night

This week's Singapore Grand Prix is often met with a complex range of emotions - it's a gorgeous location, hosts F1's original night race, and …

Save the best for last - Christine's Rankings, Week 26 // Quiet week to build up to F1's original night race

Imitation game // Codemasters' 2017 F1 release improves on the last

It is that time of year again where a new F1 game graces the world and this year Codemasters have brought a real treat in F1 2017. If last year's …

Selection box - Even now I can't stop smiling // Experiencing F1 first hand, and preparing for the future

The past couple of F1 races haven't been on a par with the excellence of the 2017 season, but don't let that get you down. There's still some …

Ricciardo feeds on the vulnerable // Mixed up grid forces big names to fight through the field

A Formula One fan since he was six, back while Häkkinen and Schumacher were having many an epic battle, Adam has seen a great deal. From German …