In the round-up: Revised Yas Marina track ‘very different and much faster’ – Tsunoda • Hughes returns to F2 in place of Sargeant • “The King’s Man” branding for Williams
While Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton enter the final race tied on points, Mercedes are well ahead in the constructors championship. Here’s how both titles will be decided.
In the round-up: Ferrari will get ‘serenity’ from beating McLaren – Binotto • F1 title battle “a dream scenario” – Ricciardo • Mercedes’ Formula E stars do IndyCar test
Did the stewards take the correct decision over the unusual and controversial collision between Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton in Jeddah?
In the round-up: “Horrible” long Virtual Safety Car period left Leclerc feeling dizzy • Gasly feared most of race would run under yellow • Prema clinch F2 title
Differences between the kerbs used in Jeddah and Qatar mean the tyre failures seen at the last race are unlikely to occur in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
In the round-up: Norris says error on last lap cost him two places on grid • Jeddah rewards risk – Leclerc • F1 “should not get involved in political matters” – Todt
The 2022 Formula 1 season will open with the first of six sprint events, which are expected to reward more drivers with points.
Lewis Hamilton is at risk of a penalty which could compromise his starting position for this weekend’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
UK Housing Secretary, Michael Gove, warned Mercedes the govenment may consider changing laws to prohibit Kingspan logos from appearing on their cars.
In the round-up: Leclerc sees potential in Ferrari’s pace despite heavy crash • Alfa Romeo must be “opportunistic” – Vasseur • Deledda allowed to start again
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has apologised on behalf of the team to families of the Grenfell Tower fire victims for the “hurt” caused by their recently-announced partnership with Kingspan.
In the round-up: Gasly believes Verstappen has title edge • Cracked chassis felt “weird” to Leclerc in Qatar • Red Bull have all possible rear wings for Jeddah
Mercedes’ new sponsorship deal with Kingspan has been condemned by a group of survivors and victim families of the Grenfell Tower catastrophe.
Questionable rules changes, controversial stewarding decisions and unresolved problems present too many opportunities for an unworthy end to F1’s terrific title fight.
In the round-up: Jeddah another “crazy track” like Baku – Ocon • Another random technical check for Verstappen • F1 urged to raise human rights concerns
Sir Frank Williams, who passed away last weekend at the age of 79, was a loved and respected member of the paddock who adored his racing.
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says he “wouldn’t change anything” about their decision not to develop their VF-21 chassis despite being on course to end a season point-less for the first time in its history.
In the round-up: Jeddah’s fresh track surface will make first event “very complicated” – Gasly • De Vries ‘wins’ mock Formula E test race • Pau Grand Prix to return in 2022
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali recently discussed the possibility of streaming races online and creating a live version of “Drive to Survive”.