Pierre Gasly took the honours as the first driver to go quickest in an official session in 2022 during first practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Pictures from the first day of practice for the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton has paid £42,000 (€50,000) to the FIA having discussed his absence from last year’s end-of-season prizegiving ceremony with president Mohammed Ben Sulayem.
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Formula 1 drivers Sergio Perez, Valtteri Bottas and Carlos Sainz Jnr believe drivers should be given more freedom to participate in races if they test positive for Covid-19.
Lewis Hamilton is going into the first race of the new season hoping Mercedes have found solutions for the problems they encountered in pre-season testing.
Max Verstappen says there is no need for a full report on the controversy which decided last year’s world championship in Abu Dhabi, but Lewis Hamilton has called for “transparency”.
Carlos Sainz Jnr has welcomed F1’s decision to drop its Q3 tyre rule, saying it will make races much fairer.
The usual hot conditions are expected for this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix but gusty winds will add to the challenge posed by F1’s radical new cars.
FIA Formula 1 race director Niels Wittich has informed drivers of simpler rules on track limits for this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
The teams and drivers gear up for the first race of a new era of Formula 1 in Bahrain. Here are the first images from the paddock.
Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jnr say drivers must be cautious to avoid exposure to Covid-19 after Sebastian Vettel became the latest among them to test positive for the virus.
Carlos Sainz Jnr has welcomed the FIA’s revision of F1’s Safety Car regulations in the wake of the controversial conclusion to last year’s world championship.