AlphaTauri could emerge as a regular contender for victories under new rules being introduced in Formula 1, Pierre Gasly believes.
In the round-up: Tsunoda says his Imola mistakes were “really not acceptable” • Formula E reveals altered Valencia layout • Nurburgring and Istanbul tipped as F1 track substitutes
Lance Stroll has lost his seventh-place finish in the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix after being penalised for overtaking a rival off the track.
Yuki Tsunoda says he was “pushing too much” when he crashed out of the first segment of Emilia-Romagna GP qualifying, consigning himself to 20th on the grid.
In the round-up: Alonso impressed by Alpine’s Imola upgrade package • Di Resta named as McLaren reserve • “F1 needs a proper fight” – Verstappen
AlphaTauri’s confidence of a strong result in the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix continues to grow after being the second fastest team in Friday practice.
In the round-up: Tsunoda surprised to make bigger impact in Europe than Japan after debut • Sainz shouldn’t advertise weakness – Smedley • Super Formula moves season finale
AlphaTauri is hoping to continue with its strategy from the Bahrain GP where it made it through to the final qualifying segment on the same tyre as the fastest teams.
F1’s three new drivers for 2021 have little in common, and as expected their first race weekend produce sharply differing outcomes.
Pierre Gasly says writing an account of his painful 2019 season, during which his friend Anthoine Hubert was killed, has helped him to move on from the experience.
Which teams left testing feeling positive about their performance, and who has a tough year ahead of them? And does one team still have a trick left up its sleeve?
After their dire campaign last year, did testing for the new season show Ferrari finally have something to smile about? Mattia Binotto thinks so.
Yuki Tsunoda says he has never experienced anything like the levels of grip offered by F1’s softest tyre compound after recording the second-fastest time in testing.
Max Verstappen pipped rookie Yuki Tsunoda to the fastest time of pre-season testing by less than a tenth of a second.
Sergio Perez completed his pre-season testing for Red Bull by setting the best time on the morning of the final day.
Mercedes may have set the quickest lap time in testing today, but they are still further away from their 2020 performance than any other team.
Mercedes bounced back from a poor start to testing by setting the quickest lap time so far on the second day in Bahrain.
Daniel Ricciardo topped the morning session for the second day running in Bahrain, while Lewis Hamilton caused a stoppage when he spun his Mercedes.
Mercedes did the fewest laps of any team on the first day of testing, and were further from their 2020 pace than anyone else. How bad was their start to the season?
Max Verstappen was quickest in the opening day of pre-season testing in Bahrain, while the quickest Mercedes was only 10th.