In the thick of it, with thin air and big commitment: spotlight on the fast ess at the Mexican Grand Prix
Red Bull's inherent aero advantage made it the car to beat in Mexico Photo: LAT
Trackside view turn 8-9, Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez
The late morning Mexican sun is back-lighting the track and picking out the rubber groove through the fast ess of Turns 8-9.
As you breathe you can feel the...
After hitting his century of races for Red Bull, Daniel Ricciardo opens up about his reasons for leaving Red Bull for Renault
Ricciardo brought the curtain down on his Red Bull career after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Photo: Red Bull
The final races of 2019 were always going to have an end-of-term feeling. Since missing out in Austin, Lewis Hamilton wrapped up his fifth world championship in Mexico...
The backstory behind the three-pointed star’s dominance in Formula 1 is a fascinating one – and will make uncomfortable reading for its rivals at Red Bull, Ferrari and McLaren
For Mercedes there was a nice historical thread to its early dominance of F1 this year. It conformed to a pattern of years ending in ‘4’ (1914, 1934, 1954), seeing its technical superiority in Grands Prix wipe the floor...
>> The Red Bull dynamic
>> F1's nice guys lose out
>> Changing times
As the 1982 Swiss Grand Prix (at Dijon…) entered its final minutes, Williams team manager Peter Collins started getting edgy. Keke Rosberg’s Cosworth-powered FW08 was catching Alain Prost’s slowing Renault, but the laps were running out and it was going to be close. As well as that, there appeared the...
There are four British drivers on this year's F1 grid and another four in 6P2, in tantalising reach of the summit. We spoke to them about hope and ambitionwriter Simon Arron
Before we begin, it's important to appreciate the fragmented mess that passes for an international single-seater ladder.
The sport used to have a pleasingly simple structure, although starter categories varied according to...
Energy drink giant Red Bull is spreading its motor sport wings by stepping in as the World Rally Championship's saviour. The sport's premier tier has
been without a promoter since the fall of North One Sport at the start of 2012. Now, in what is expected to be a lucrative, multiyear agreement, Red Bull will promote the WRC through its Red Bull Media House arm. The brand will also assume title...
There's gold in them thar hills! Takeover fever saw prospectors mine a rich F1 seam in '05
One of the most extraordinary aspects of 2005 was an unprecedented wave of team takeovers that shook up the sport. Following Red Bull's purchase of Jaguar in November 2004 we saw the sales of Jordan to Midland (January), Sauber to BMW (June), Minardi to Red Bull (September) and finally BAR to Honda (October...
Berger buys share in F1 team
Austrian re-enters grand prix arena after taking new role in Scuderia Toro Rosso. But controversy awaits over its use of V10 engines against the V8 opposition
Multiple grand prix winner Gerhard Berger has returned to a Formula One role two years earlier than planned — as the new co-owner of Scuderia Toro Rosso.
The Austrian, who retired from F1 driving at the end of...
– The strengths and weaknesses of F1's top three
– A trip back in time, the heights of luxury in 1968
Early in the New Year there appeared an interview with Red Bull's Helmut Marko. It attracted an unusual amount of comment, not least because it contained less than complimentary remarks about one of the team's own drivers, Mark Webber.
You don't need to be in a Formula 1 paddock...
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A great season of F1 such as we've just enjoyed provokes some heated discussion. Time then for the Motor Sport team to descend on our local, the Chelsea Ram, for a pint and a pub debate
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Destined for greatnessHe had a few wobbles this year, but Vettel was always a champion-in-waiting
Sebastian Vettel - youngest Formula 1 point scorer, polesitter, winner and now......