Jenson Button says McLaren have to aim to reach the final phase of qualifying tomorrow after posting the third-quickest time in practice today.
Fernando Alonso will not take part in this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix after medical checks ruled him out of competition.
McLaren’s improved straight-line speed in Australia shows they have begun to close the gap. As well as changes to Honda’s engine, new fuel is helping them catch up.
Force India test driver Alfonso Celis will have his first run in an official F1 practice session in next week’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
Haas team owner Gene Haas lauded driver Romain Grosjean’s efforts after the team claimed a points finish in its first race.
Force India have been denied an appeal against breaking the curfew rules at the Australian Grand Prix by the race stewards.
Red Bull has revealed images of its alternative to the Halo head protection device which Formula One intends to introduce next year.
Renault team principal Cyril Abiteboul says his team has been able to make significant gains over the winter without cutting far into its allocation of engine development tokens.
Lewis Hamilton suspects Ferrari will spring a surprise on the field at the first race of the new season this weekend.
Daniel Ricciardo expects Red Bull to be more competitive in Sunday’s race than it will be in qualifying but believes Mercedes and Ferrari will still be the pace setters.
Renault has revealed the yellow livery its RS16 will race in this year.
Sauber’s technical director Mark Smith has stood down from the team less than a week before the first race of the year.
Renault intends to give Nicholas Latifi his F1 race weekend debut during a practice session this year after signing the GP2 racer as a test driver.
Williams has confirmed Paul di Resta will return to F1 as their reserve driver, three years after he was dropped from Force India’s race team.
Renault intends to hire 180 staff over the next one-and-a-half years at its Enstone base as the manufacturer plots its route back to the top in F1.
Esteban Gutierrez has praised the Haas VF-16 – the first chassis produced by the new F1 team – as a “great car” ahead of their race debut.
Champions Mercedes have given every indication they intend to dominate year three of the V6 hybrid turbo rules as they did the previous two.
If Mercedes are going to face any serious opposition in their quest for more championship silverware, Ferrari are their rivals who are best-placed to offer it.
Santino Ferrucci has been appointed as a development driver by Haas.
Williams was F1’s top customer team last year but will face renewed competition from richer rivals with greater resources in 2016.