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Autosport  5 April 2020
Hamilton proved he was a "problem" after two runs of debut F1 test
Lewis Hamilton took just two runs of his debut McLaren Formula 1 test to show his rivals he was going to be a "massive problem", Pedro de la Rosa revealed...

Autosport  4 April 2020
Williams: Poor form not because it doesn’t have 'pink Mercedes'
Williams says its recent poor form in Formula 1 cannot be put down to its decision not to purchase listed parts from a front-running team such as Mercedes...

Autosport  3 April 2020
The Autosport Formula 1 Pub Quiz @ 7pm BST
Has the lockdown got you with time to spare on a Friday evening? Why not join in with The Autosport Formula 1 Pub Quiz?...

Autosport  3 April 2020
Formula 1: Who holds the most fastest laps?
In Formula 1, alongside taking title victories, pole positions and race wins, there is another way drivers can get themselves a place in the record book...

Autosport  3 April 2020
Aston Martin F1 name change for Racing Point adds pressure - Stroll
Racing Point Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll says that the planned change to the Aston Martin identity in 2021 will bring "pressure and expectation"...

Autosport  3 April 2020
Norris: Williams now a factor in F1 2020 midfield battle
Lando Norris says McLaren will need to consider Williams in its strategy planning heading into each race through 2020, believing the team is now within the midfield battle...

Autosport  3 April 2020
F1 engine development freeze could be introduced
Formula 1 could impose an engine development freeze on the current power units as an emergency measure if there needs to be a further dramatic reduction in costs to save teams...

Autosport  2 April 2020
Coronavirus: when will motorsport resume in 2020?
Coronavirus has caused sporting events around the world to be postponed and cancelled, with Formula 1, Formula E and MotoGP among them...

Autosport  2 April 2020
Silverstone open to running multiple F1 races, reverse layout
Silverstone is open to hosting multiple Formula 1 races in 2020 to help the championship and could consider using a reverse layout of its grand prix circuit...

Autosport  2 April 2020
How many races does Formula 1 need to declare a season?
As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt around the world, the majority of major sports leagues find themselves on hold for the time being...

Autosport  2 April 2020
Leclerc among five official drivers confirmed for next F1 Virtual GP
Charles Leclerc and Alex Albon are among a five-strong contingent of current Formula 1 stars that will race in this weekend's second F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix...

Autosport  2 April 2020
Sainz, Norris take pay cuts as McLaren F1 team furloughs staff
Carlos Sainz Jr and Lando Norris have agreed to take voluntary pay cuts in a raft of cost-saving measures put in place by McLaren amid the coronavirus crisis....