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.
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
LeBron James makes shortlist for SPOTY World Sport Star awardLeBron James is joined by Katie Taylor, Dustin Johnson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Wendie Renard and Armand Duplantis.
Dec 3, 22:39
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
How good is Mercedes without Hamilton? - SchumacherBahrain this weekend will show whether Lewis Hamilton is "worth every penny" to Mercedes.
Dec 3, 06:40
Verstappen covid-negative after Hamilton contactMax Verstappen has tested negative for covid-19 following concerns he was a 'close contact' of world champion Lewis Hamilton's last week.
Dec 3, 06:39
Tyson Fury to stay on SPOTY shortlist despite calling to be removedTyson Fury is one of six athletes in the running to win the award.
Dec 2, 18:15
Mick Schumacher "overwhelmed" to be racing in Formula OneMichael Schumacher signed a multi-year agreement with American team Haas.
Dec 2, 14:41
Tyson Fury wants to be removed from Sports Personality of the Year shortlistThe world heavyweight champion called on his fans not to vote.
Dec 2, 13:49
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
A look at the six contenders for BBC Sports Personality of the YearThe candidates in the running for the annual award are now known.
Dec 1, 20:23
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
Jordan Henderson makes shortlist for Sports Personality of the YearLewis Hamilton is joined on the prestigious list by world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Dec 1, 14:53
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
Stuart Broad joins Lewis Hamilton in nominations for SPOTYThe other four hopefuls will be revealed throughout Tuesday on the BBC's various platforms.
Dec 1, 10:23
Lewis Hamilton nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the YearThe other five hopefuls will be revealed throughout Tuesday by the BBC.
Dec 1, 09:27
Lewis Hamilton tests positive for coronavirusThe Briton is already confirmed as world champion.
Dec 1, 08:34
Drivers 'not sissies' after big crashes - VerstappenMax Verstappen has hit back at criticism of his claim that Formula 1 drivers should not have the choice to sit out a race after a horror crash involving one of their rivals.
Dec 1, 06:02
Romain Grosjean says "greatest thing" halo saved his lifeThe French driver's car split in two and burst into flames after he pierced through a steel barrier.
Nov 30, 08:34
Wolff backs TV replays of horror Grosjean crashToto Wolff has backed Formula 1's decision to broadcast multiple replays of the horrifying Romain Grosjean crash on Sunday.
Nov 30, 06:12
Result: Lewis Hamilton triumphs at Bahrain Grand Prix after Romain Grosjean crashThe Haas driver emerged from his burning car after one of the biggest accidents in Formula One's recent history.
Nov 29, 17:52
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
Result: Max Verstappen fastest in final Bahrain practice, Hamilton secondThe Red Bull driver finished 0.263 seconds quicker than world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Nov 28, 13:07
A look at five thrilling sporting finales following Grand Final dramaSt Helens won the Super League title in the most dramatic of fashions.
Nov 28, 11:25
F1 drivers slam Pirelli's proposed 2021 tyreTop Formula 1 drivers have slammed Pirelli's proposed new tyres for 2021.
Nov 28, 06:02
Pirelli boss tips Hamilton to keep dominatingMario Isola is tipping Mercedes to keep on dominating in 2021.
Nov 28, 05:58
Stray dog interrupts Bahrain qualifying as Lewis Hamilton sets paceA canine track invader caused a further delay under the floodlights in Manama.
Nov 27, 18:11
On This Day - Nico Rosberg crowned Formula 1 world championThe German emulated his father Keke, the 1982 world champion.
Nov 27, 08:51
Hamilton will eventually sign contract - WolffMercedes boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton has "assured" him that he will eventually sign a new contract.
Nov 27, 06:00
Lewis Hamilton calls for more action on human rights from Formula OneThe seven-time world champion said ahead of this weekend's race in Bahrain: "We have taken a step in that direction but we can always do more."
Nov 26, 18:17
Ross Brawn says Ferrari 'must prioritise 2022'Ferrari "must" prioritise preparations for the 2022 season, the Maranello team's former highly-successful technical boss Ross Brawn insists.
Nov 26, 06:00
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