George Russell admits he is "gutted" to miss out on Sakhir poleThe 22-year-old Briton is deputising for Covid-19 victim Lewis Hamilton with Mercedes.
Result: Valtteri Bottas beats George Russell to Sakhir pole by 0.026 secondsGeorge Russell is deputising for Lewis Hamilton following the seven-time world champion's positive Covid-19 test.
Result: Max Verstappen quickest in final Sakhir practice, George Russell seventhGeorge Russell is standing in for Lewis Hamilton.
Russell can 'win immediately' - VerstappenMax Verstappen thinks George Russell can "win immediately" this weekend and put big pressure on Mercedes' regular driver Valtteri Bottas.
Friday's sporting social: Virgil van Dijk steps up comeback and George Russell excelsKP laid down the law to Joe Root and Anthony Joshua had some words of wisdom.
Dec 4, 18:44
George Russell impresses in absence of 'bedridden' Lewis HamiltonSeven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton is recovering at home after testing positive for coronavirus on Monday.
Dec 4, 17:32
Mercedes debutant George Russell posts fastest time in opening practiceThe British driver is racing Lewis Hamilton's world championship winning Mercedes this weekend in Bahrain.
Dec 4, 16:05
Defeat to Russell 'wouldn't look good' - BottasValtteri Bottas has acknowledged the pressure on him in Bahrain, admitting it is "an important weekend" for his status and future in Formula 1.
Dec 4, 06:14
Steiner hits back at angry Haas reserveGunther Steiner has hit back at Haas reserve driver Louis Deletraz, who is upset that he was overlooked to replace Romain Grosjean this weekend in Bahrain.
Dec 4, 06:13
George Russell admits to "sleepless night" following Mercedes breakThe Briton discovered he would be replacing Lewis Hamilton in Sakhir this weekend in a 2am call.
Dec 3, 17:51
The key questions surrounding Lewis Hamilton's replacement George RussellGeorge Russell has been selected to replace the world champion this weekend.
Dec 3, 09:47
George Russell given big chance after Lewis Hamilton withdrawalThe 22-year-old Briton is a member of the Mercedes junior driver programme.
Dec 2, 11:28
Lewis Hamilton to be replaced by George Russell at Sakhir Grand PrixWorld champion Lewis Hamilton is out of the race after testing positive for coronavirus.
Dec 2, 08:27
Two candidates in running to replace HamiltonTwo candidates have emerged at the front of the queue for Lewis Hamilton's plum Mercedes cockpit this weekend in Bahrain.
Dec 2, 06:05
Lewis Hamilton feels "OK with mild symptoms" after contracting coronavirusThe seven-time Formula One world champion will have to isolate at his hotel in Bahrain.
Dec 1, 16:44
Lewis Hamilton "devastated" to miss Sakhir GP after positive coronavirus testThe seven-time world champion has to isolate for 10 days and is a doubt for the season finale in Abu Dhabi.
Dec 1, 12:52
Lewis Hamilton tests positive for coronavirusThe Briton is already confirmed as world champion.
Dec 1, 08:34
Lewis Hamilton eyes 100th pole to cap off "incredible year"Lewis Hamilton moved to within two of the landmark after scoring his 10th pole of the season for Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix .
Nov 28, 17:33
Result: Lewis Hamilton tops Bahrain qualifyingThis marked Mercedes' 11th front-row lockout of the campaign.
Nov 28, 15:33
Isola plays down slippery Istanbul surface 'drama'Pirelli boss Mario Isola has played down the controversy about the condition of Istanbul's track surface for the Turkish GP last weekend.
Nov 17, 05:58
Masi defends Turkey over track surface conditionF1 race director Michael Masi has defended organisers of the Turkish GP for the state of the Istanbul circuit's new asphalt surface.
Nov 16, 05:55
Lewis Hamilton finishes fourth in Turkish GP practiceRed Bull's Max Verstappen completed a practice double on Friday.
Nov 13, 14:13
Lewis Hamilton down in 15th in opening practice for Turkish Grand PrixThe Briton is looking to secure a seventh world title if he wins the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday.
Nov 13, 10:49
Hamilton defends Russell after safety car crashFellow drivers are jumping to George Russell's defence after the Williams driver made an embarrassing mistake during the race at Imola.
Nov 3, 06:18
George Russell insists he will learn from 'stupid mistake'The British driver crashed at low speed towards the end of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix
Nov 1, 17:34
Result: Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to Imola poleRed Bull's Max Verstappen was third.
Oct 31, 14:27
Russell staying at Williams in 2021George Russell is staying at Williams next year, contrary to speculation that interim team boss Simon Roberts was flirting with Sergio Perez and his Mexican backers for 2021.
Oct 31, 07:06
Covid crisis 'becoming more difficult' for F1Formula 1 is still nervous about the ongoing impact of coronavirus, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits.
Oct 31, 07:05
Williams driver decision is 'commercial' - WolffGeorge Russell's future is only in doubt because of "political and commercial" considerations at Williams.
Oct 30, 06:32
Russell thinks Perez camp fuelling Williams rumoursGeorge Russell thinks rumours about his potential axing by Williams are being fuelled by the Sergio Perez camp.
Oct 26, 06:06
Ocon hopes 'brutal' F1 spares George RussellEsteban Ocon is hoping the sometimes "brutal" world of Formula 1 does not expel George Russell.
Oct 25, 06:03
Result: Lewis Hamilton pips Bottas to pole position at Portuguese GPThe Briton is looking to surpass Michael Schumacher's all-time record and claim his 92nd race win in Portimao on Sunday.
Oct 24, 17:51
Lewis Hamilton to start from pole position at Portuguese Grand PrixLewis Hamilton drew level with Michael Schumacher on 91 wins at the Eifel Grand Prix in Germany earlier this month.
Oct 24, 16:15
Perez is the 'most wanted man in F1' - DoornbosSergio Perez has suddenly become "the most wanted man in Formula 1".
Oct 24, 06:58
Russell, Perez, Gasly, Ocon fire up 'silly season'The extraordinary 2021 'silly season' continues apace, with rumours about driver movements running rampant in the Portimao paddock.
Oct 24, 06:55
2021 driver 'silly season' explodes in PortugalWith Haas clearing the decks for 2021, the 'silly season' has exploded at the scene of Sunday's Portuguese GP.
Oct 23, 07:02
French media say Haas exit for Grosjean 'confirmed'French media are now confirming reports that Romain Grosjean will leave Haas at the end of the 2020 season.
Oct 22, 07:05
Haas to announce two new 2021 drivers in PortugalKevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean have now been told they will not be re-signed by Haas for the 2021 season.
Oct 21, 07:01
F1 exit '99.9% likely' for Magnussen - insiderAnother F1 insider has chimed in to consider Kevin Magnussen's next move.
Oct 20, 07:03
Albon, Ocon, Russell heat up 2021 driver marketF1's 2021 driver market is hotting up once again.
Oct 14, 06:56
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