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Hulkenberg overcomes balance issues to qualify in top ten

Nico Hulkenberg is fast becoming a reliable pair of hands when it comes to making it through to...

First-ever F1 qualie 'a special moment' for Gasly

For Pierre Gasly, making his maiden Formula 1 race appearance this weekend, Saturday's qualifying session for the Malaysian...

Mika Hakkinen's ultimate and emotional F1 win

McLaren's Mika Hakkinen conquered his 20th and final F1 win on this day at the 2001 US Grand...

Palmer riled by Verstappen's lack of respect in 'silly' crash

Jolyon Palmer clearly put the blame on Max Verstappen for the pair's clumsy collision in the closing stages...

'Best laps of the season' deliver P6 to Ocon

Esteban Ocon will line up on the third row of tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix grid following a clean...

Vettel planning to take new power unit elements

Already facing a start from the back row of the grid for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel...

Mercedes 'left in confusion' by performance inconsistencies - Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff was delighted with Lewis Hamilton's performance in qualifying, but a sense of confusion prevailed...

'We had no idea how it was going to go' - Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton took a surprise pole position for the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix, with even the driver admitting...

Vandoorne puts one over on Alonso with mega qualifying run

Stoffel Vandoorne put in a mighty performance in qualifying for the Malaysia GP on Saturday, finishing P7 and...

Birthday boy Verstappen 'gifted' third on grid by Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo quipped that he had allowed his Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen to take third place...

Bottas laments sticking with new aero package

If he could do it all over again, Valtteri Bottas would revert back to Mercedes' previous aero package...

Malaysia GP: Saturday's action in pictures

The weather was dry on Saturday but drivers still had their hands full, except perhaps for Sebastian Vettel...

Hamilton on pole, Vettel at rear for Malaysia GP

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton dug deep to take pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix by less than half...

Vettel title hopes hit by engine disaster

Just as Sebastian Vettel appeared all set to revive his title hopes, the Ferrari driver suffered a major...

Ham gets a new set of mean wheels

Lewis Hamilton and legendary motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta have joined forces for a second time to produce a...

Malaysia would reject F1 even if it was free, says promoter

While the F1 community laments losing the Malaysia GP, its promoters appear more than happy to see the...

Vettel gets precautionary engine change for qualifying

Ferrari is playing it safe by changing Sebastian Vettel's power unit ahead of qualifying following an issue which...

McLaren finalising Alonso contract - Boullier

According to McLaren racing director Eric Boullier, the Woking-based outfit is in the process of finalising Fernando Alonso's...