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Talking points: Did Pirelli's tyres favour Mercedes in Spain?

Our panel of F1 experts give their opinions on the biggest talking point to arise from the Spanish Grand Prix.

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Why was Ferrari slower than Mercedes?

Jennie How and Craig Scarborough look at how weather and the tyres may have been a factor in why Ferrari was slower than Mercedes at the Spanish Grand Prix.


Formula 1

In-season test

Bottas finishes in-season test on top in Barcelona

Mercedes finished the second day of in-season testing at the top of the timesheets, capping off a successful few days at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.

Vettel: Test proves issues are with Ferrari not tyres

After doing back to back tests in Barcelona on Tuesday, Sebastian Vettel says Pirelli was right to bring thinner tread tyres to the Spanish Grand Prix last weekend.

Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton eases to Spain win, Max beats Vettel to third

Lewis Hamilton led a comfortable Mercedes one-two at the Spanish Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen beat Sebastian Vettel to the final step of the podium.

Hamilton hits his stride as Ferrari falters

ESPN rounds up the main talking points from the Spanish Grand Prix, a race where Lewis Hamilton dominated to claim a second victory in 2018.

Spanish Grand Prix


Hamilton beats Bottas to Spanish GP pole

Lewis Hamilton ended Sebastian Vettel's run of pole positions by claiming top spot for the Spanish Grand Prix, while his Ferrari rival had to settle for third.

As it happened

How qualifying at the Circuit de Catalunya unfolded.

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Qualifying analysis

Mercedes back on top at F1's aero track

Normal service was resumed at the Spanish Grand Prix as Mercedes locked out the front row at Barcelona, but it was still an intriguing session.

Spanish Grand Prix

Friday practice

Hamilton edges Red Bull drivers in second practice

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in second practice for the Spanish Grand Prix in an unusual session that featured mistakes from the top drivers on their fastest laps.

Why so many drivers struggled on the super-softs in Spain

In Friday practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, four of the top six drivers set their quickest lap on the soft compound and not the super-soft. We look at the reasons why.

Ferrari mounts mirrors to Halo

Ferrari has unveiled the most creative use of Formula One's Halo device so far.

Formula 1

2019 F1 calendar

Miami approves plans for 2019 F1 street race

Miami has approved Formula One's plans to hold a grand prix on the streets of the city in 2019, a deal which will run until 2028 and bring a second race in the U.S. along with Austin's Circuit of the Americas.

Hamilton offers to redesign proposed Miami GP circuit

Lewis Hamilton is a big fan of a grand prix in Miami, but he is unimpressed with the proposed street circuit layout.

Miami Grand Prix: All you need to know

The key facts about Miami's proposed street race and the wider implications on the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin and the 2019 F1 calendar in general.

Spanish Grand Prix


Spanish GP: Time for team orders at Red Bull?

ESPN previews the Spanish Grand Prix and takes a look at how Red Bull recover after Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen's collision in Baku resulted in another double DNF.

All eyes on Alonso, Red Bull in Spain



Bottas drives Mercedes F1 car on public roads

At an award ceremony unlike any other, Valtteri Bottas picked up the prestigious Bandini Trophy in Brisighella, Italy.

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Valtteri Bottas drives a Mercedes W07 F1 car through the streets of Brisighella, Italy on his way to collect the prestigious Bandini Trophy.

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Alonso's PUrsuit of Triple Crown

Alonso wins on World Endurance Champs debut

Fernando Alonso has claimed his first race victory in just under five years by winning his World Endurance Championship debut at the Six Hours of Spa.

F1 in America

ESPN expands U.S. F1 coverage for Spanish Grand Prix

Formula One audiences in the United States will be able to watch coverage of Friday's practice sessions for the Spanish Grand Prix on the cable and satellite channel ESPNU.

Formula 1

Will Haas regret its early season struggles?


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