Fernando Alonso says it isn’t immediately obvious why Alpine enjoyed their most competitive weekend of the season so far in Portugal.
Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez have been cleared of blame in their crash that caused a stoppage in the first practice session for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Alpine are bringing an aerodynamic upgrade package and new testing elements to the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix to address their deficit to the midfield.
Mercedes will recover quickly from their sub-par start to the 2021 F1 season, Alpine’s executive director Marcin Budkowski has predicted.
Fernando Alonso retired from his first Formula 1 race since 2018 after a sandwich bag entered a rear brake duct, causing terminal overheating.
Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi has insisted Renault president Luca de Meo did not join talks with Fernando Alonso before taking over as president of the group, contrary to comments made by the team’s new driver.
Fernando Alonso suspects there have been changes in the balance of power in Formula 1 during the off-season.
Alpine’s racing director Davide Brivio has admitted it will be hard to promote its junior drivers into F1 as long as it doesn’t have any customer teams.
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.
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.
Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on the morning of the first day of testing for the new season, while gearbox trouble delayed Mercedes.
Following the surprise departure of Cyril Abiteboul, Renault has chosen an unusual structure for the F1 team now named after its performance sub-brand Alpine.
Formula 1 teams are being especially secretive about their new designs for 2021 because the opportunities for innovation are so limited this year.