The best action of the 2017 season in pictures | 2017 F1 season review

Stunning passes, dramatic crashes: Look back on some of the most memorable moments of the 2017 season in over 150 pictures. Source: F1 Fanatic

Analysis: Assessing Formula 1's financial prospects

Keen to fill vacancies in areas like marketing and research – where previously no roles existed – and to amp up the sport’s digital offerings, F1 this year has had to shell out in areas that previously saw little to no spending at all.The immediate impact of said spending spree has been a 13 percent ...

Vettel: Stop moaning about F1's lack of overtaking

At the conclusion of the season, Pirelli has released data that showed the 2017 campaign was the worst for overtaking in the DRS era.F1’s tyre supplier recorded 435 passes, which is a 49% drop from the 866 in 2016, when there was one more race.“Wishes for next year is that everybody calms down,” said Vettel, who ...

Lowe defends move to three engines per driver in 2018 | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: Lowe defends move to three engines per driver in 2018 • Motorsport “quite healthy” – Todt • Leclerc wanted Raikkonen’s number Source: F1 Fanatic

The key innovations behind Mansell’s F1 record-breaker

Mansell won nine out of 16 races, clinching the drivers’ title with five races to spare, while Williams also dominated the constructors’ championship.Patrick Head, Williams technical director in 1992 who designed the car along with Adrian Newey, explains the strengths of one of the team’s most successful cars.Semi-automatic gearbox”We … Keep reading Source:

Leclerc forced to settle for third choice F1 race number

F2 champion Leclerc will make his grand prix debut next season with Sauber, having recently been chosen as one of the Swiss squad’s two drivers alongside Marcus Ericsson. The launch of the Alfa Romeo livery concept last weekend hinted that Leclerc had chosen 16 as his permanent race number, which was subsequently confirmed by the team.Speaking ...

Caption Competition 142: Christmas at Red Bull | Caption Competition

For our final Caption Competition of the year the Red Bull pair are in the Christmas spirit – someone even persuaded Max Verstappen to don an elf outfit. Source: F1 Fanatic

Hamilton expects to continue in F1 until 2020

The Mercedes driver fended off a stern challenging from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to clinch his fourth F1 world title with two races to spare. Hamilton’s current deal with Mercedes expires at the end of next season, with talks regarding an extension planned for the coming weeks. In this clip from … Keep reading Source:

F1 trademarks Las Vegas, New York and Miami grand prix titles | F1 Fanatic Round-up

In the round-up: F1 trademarks Las Vegas, New York and Miami grand prix titles • FIA’s Jorda appointment criticised • Bette Hill dies Source: F1 Fanatic

Williams rejects Rowland’s claim he is being considered for a 2018 seat | 2018 F1 season

Williams has denied Oliver Rowland is in contention for a drive with the team next year after the driver’s PR team issued a statement claiming he was. Source: F1 Fanatic