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Autosport 27 April 2017
Russian Grand Prix: Changes made at Turn 2 to deter corner cutting
The FIA has made changes to the second corner of the Russian Grand Prix's Formula 1 track in a bid to deter drivers from cutting the track...

Autosport 26 April 2017
Early planning for 2017 Formula 1 season paying off for Haas
Haas's decision to switch its development and planning focus to 2017 early in its maiden Formula 1 season is already paying off, says team principal Gunther Steiner...

Autosport 26 April 2017
Start of 2017 F1 season 'damage limitation' for Force India
Force India says the first four races of the 2017 Formula 1 season represent "damage limitation" before a major aero upgrade arrives for next month's Spanish Grand Prix...

Autosport 26 April 2017
Renault F1 team believes new front wing will help fix race pace
Renault believes a new front wing it tried in the Bahrain Formula 1 test could resolve the race-pace problems that have afflicted it in 2017's opening grands prix...

Autosport 26 April 2017
FIA to clamp down on Formula 1 oil-as-fuel burn in 2018
Formula 1 chiefs have approved a plan for a fresh clampdown on oil being illegally burned as fuel in qualifying, after suspicions of the tactic emerged again pre-season...

Autosport 26 April 2017
How Formula 1's 2018 T-wing and shark fin ban will work
Formula 1's Strategy Group and F1 Commission this week approved a plan to outlaw T-wings and shark fins for 2018, but coming up with a workable regulation took careful thought...

Autosport 25 April 2017
Halo shelved as Formula 1 picks 'shield' for 2018 cockpit device
Formula 1 is set to ditch the halo cockpit protection system and prioritise the newly-introduced 'shield' concept for 2018...

Autosport 25 April 2017
F1 T-wings and shark fins to be clamped down on for 2018
The Formula 1 Strategy Group has agreed rule changes for 2018 that will "strictly limit" T-wing and shark fin designs around engine covers...

Autosport 25 April 2017
Indy 500 chance 'much greater' than F1 Monaco GP for Alonso
Fernando Alonso says the opportunity to compete in a potentially race-winning car at the Indianapolis 500 is "much greater" than racing for McLaren in Formula 1's Monaco Grand Prix...

Autosport 25 April 2017
Mercedes could assist Honda's struggling McLaren F1 engine effort
Honda could receive consultancy assistance from Mercedes to solve its current problems with its Formula 1 programme...

Autosport 25 April 2017
Autosport Podcast: What's going wrong for Red Bull in F1 2017?
Red Bull went into the 2017 Formula 1 season as favourite to take the fight to Mercedes, and the latest Autosport Podcast explains why it has failed to live up to expectations...

Autosport 25 April 2017
Formula 1's Strategy Group is a hassle, Force India's Fernley says
Force India's Bob Fernley says being part of Formula 1's Strategy Group is a "hassle" and a "headache", but feels he has a moral responsibility to fight for the independent teams...