French drivers react to return of home F1 race

A number of French Formula One drivers, past and present, have reacted to say how 

Boullier/Ecclestone talks key to French GP return

Eric Boullier says discussions he had with Bernie Ecclestone were key in helping secure the 

French GP to return in 2018 with five-year deal at Paul Ricard

The French Grand Prix will make a return to the Formula One calendar from the 

McLaren 'very comfortable' over Alonso future

McLaren is "very comfortable" with Fernando Alonso's contractual situation despite Mercedes now looking for a 

Wehrlein 'ready' to take Rosberg seat

Pascal Wehrlein says he is "ready" to take Nico Rosberg's seat at Mercedes despite only 

Vettel rules himself out of Mercedes running

Sebastian Vettel says the fact he has a contract with Ferrari for next season makes 

Verstappen shows rivals 'how racing should be'

Max Verstappen is showing his rivals in F1 "how racing should be", according to Red 

No team-mate clause in Hamilton contract

Lewis Hamilton does not have a clause in his contract requiring him to approve his 

Ecclestone uncertain of Liberty Media closing F1 deal

Bernie Ecclestone says he cannot guarantee that Liberty Media will succeed in closing its deal 

Hamilton let off the hook by Mercedes

According to Niki Lauda, Lewis Hamilton will receive no punishment  from Mercedes for  ignoring team 

Mercedes won't chase after Alonso or Vettel - Wolff

Following  Nico Rosberg's retirement from F1, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists that he will not 

Juan Pablo Montoya sees himself in Max Verstappen

Former Williams and McLaren driver Juan-Pablo Montoya says that he perfectly identifies with Max Verstappen 

Marko expecting Red Bull to fight for both titles in 2017

Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko believes the change in Formula 1's regulations next season 

Ricciardo ready to hammer it out in the gym

Daniel Ricciardo will be pulling out all the stops in the gym over the winter 

'I'll be taking it one race at a time in 2017," says Lance Stroll

New Williams recruit Lance Stroll is determined to prepare as best as he can for 




Britain's next big thing?

While celebrating the achievements of the motorsport season, the Autosport Awards also provide the opportunity 


The last time F1 went to Paul Ricard

With Formula One set to head back to France’s Circuit Paul Ricard in 2018, let’s 


Mercedes: The candidates to replace Rosberg

F1i looks at the candidates to replace Nico Rosberg at Mercedes following the world champion's 

F1i Classic - Bowing out on a high

Nico Rosberg's decision to retire from racing marks only the third time in modern F1 

Silbermann says... Respect to Rosberg

Eric Silbermann is unhappy about Rosberg leaving, wants an F1 referee, and weeps about not 

Nico Rosberg: Going on his own terms

F1i's Chris Medland was present at the FIA Prize Giving in Vienna where Nico Rosberg 

2017 F1 driver line-ups so far

As was the case last season, many of the big seats were filled early for 2017, 

Technical analysis – Abu Dhabi

Mindful of Formula One’s relentless development pace, teams used the 2016 season finale in Abu 

Scene at the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

F1 is a serious business, but it also provides some rather entertaining photography (alongside the good 

2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Quotes of the week

The season finale was all about Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, but a couple of 

2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Driver ratings

Following Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, F1i looks back at how 

Team Talk - Sunday in Abu Dhabi

Catch up with what all the teams had to say following the final race of the 

A worthy champion

F1i editor Chris Medland says Nico Rosberg is a worthy world champion and proved so