FIA president Jean Todt visited Jeddah for the final grand prix before he steps down and the contest to elect his successor is expected to be close.
Just how fine did the organisers cut it with completion of the new Jeddah Corniche Circuit? Here’s the view from the paddock at the first Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Between interminable waits for stewards’ decisions in Qatar, talk in the paddock often turned to whether the next circuit Formula 1 visits will be completed in time.
Friday’s decision from the stewards landed while the title-contending team bosses faced the cameras. Lucky coincidence for F1 or a bit of stage-management?
Yuki Tsunoda didn’t realise how badly he’d affected the Red Bull drivers’ laps in qualifying until he spoke to media. That and more stories from the Mexico City paddock.
Formula 1 has begun to loosen its Covid-19 restrictions in the paddock, and the festival atmosphere is back at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
A strong crowd turned up for the ninth Turkish Grand Prix, but will Istanbul Park get a tenth race? Dieter Rencken reports from the paddock.
The massive improvement in grip levels at Istanbul Park since last year means teams are getting reacquainted with the unique set-up challenge it poses. Dieter Rencken reports from the paddock.
Paddock chatter around a race in Qatar, F1’s 2022 calendar and VW Group subsided as a drama-filled race yielded Lewis Hamilton’s 100th career win.
Anti-doping sanctions mean there will be no pre-race performance of the Russian national anthem at Sochi this weekend. Dieter Rencken brings more stories from the paddock.
Did Carlos Sainz Jnr’s HANS fail in his crash? Will Imola replace Monaco on F1’s 2022 calendar? Dieter Rencken brings more stories from Monza.
After Valtteri Bottas’ coming move to Alfa Romeo is announced, Dieter Rencken makes a well-timed trip to the Sauber-run team ahead of the Italian Grand Prix.
George Russell encountered a spot of difficulty convincing the Zandvoort security team to let him in. More stories from the paddock at a buzzing Dutch Grand Prix.
The 2022 F1 driver market and the fall-out from last weekend’s farcical event in Belgium are the top talking points in the paddock as F1 returns to Zandvoort.
While Formula 1 fans were badly let down at Spa, talk of postponing the race to Monday was unrealistic, writes Dieter Rencken at the track.
Another enormous crowd of Max Verstappen fans greeted the championship contender at Spa. Dieter Rencken brings the latest from paddock.
Could a change in CEO at Honda lead to a Formula 1 return? Will a Texan Grand Prix appear in the second half of 2021? More stories from Hungary.
Amid the ongoing paddock buzz over that Silverstone crash, the real intrigue at the Hungaroring surrounds the top FIA man heading to Audi to work on its Formula 1 project.
Max Verstappen’s crushing win was cheered by a huge contingent of Dutch fans as Formula 1 welcomed its biggest audience since the pandemic began.
A second consecutive weekend in the Stryian mountains offers up an opportunity to catch up with one of Austria’s motorsport mavericks – while Verstappen fever spreads further.