Mercedes were almost a second quicker than their closest rivals in Baku last year and 12 months later that gap has increased.
There’s been a change of name for Azerbaijan’s round of the world championship this weekend – and we’re guaranteed a first-time winner in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton took his fourth grand slam and equalled Ayrton Senna’s pole positions tally in Canada. Meanwhile Lance Stroll took his first points.
Lewis Hamilton’s pole position lap at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was the quickest ever seen at the track, which has been used in the same configuration for the last 15 years.
It’s been five years since a driver scored their first point in their home grand prix. Will it be Lance Stroll’s turn this Sunday in Canada?
Ferrari ended another 16-year win-less run in Monaco but it was a weekend for streaks coming to an end. Here’s all the stats and facts.
Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest pole position time ever seen at Monaco and his record pace makes a good case for extending the race.
Remarkably, Ferrari’s 16-year run without a Monaco Grand Prix victory is the third time they have gone this long without winning F1’s most famous race.
Are F1’s stewards letting drivers go unpunished more often in 2017? A close look at the data reveals it’s not quite as simple as that.
First the first time in almost a decade only three cars finished on the lead lap of a dry grand prix, showing how far behind the midfield has fallen.
Formula One achieved its target to reduce lap times at the Spanish Grand Prix by at least five seconds compared to 2015.
Ten different drivers have won the last ten Spanish Grands Prix, and a driver who’s never been out-qualified by a team mate here could become the eleventh.
Valtteri Bottas had been waiting over 2,000 days for a victory when he took his breakthrough F1 win in the Russian Grand Prix.
Ferrari have broken Mercedes’ 18-race run of pole positions in Russia after making a substantial leap forward with their car’s performance at the Sochi Autodrom.
Could 2017 be the year a team other than Mercedes leads a lap of the Russian Grand Prix? The silver team has never been headed in Sochi.
With two wins and a second place from the first three races Sebastian Vettel has made the best start to a championship for a Ferrari driver in 13 years.
In China every team lapped over two-and-a-half seconds quicker than they did last year. But in Bahrain two teams are slower than they were in 2016.
Lewis Hamilton is closing on two pole position records. But Kimi Raikkonen already holds an unusual record in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
There was something extra-special about Lewis Hamilton’s third grand slam, which also extended his record seasonal winning streak.
The 13-year old Shanghai track record, set by Michael Schumacher during the track’s inaugural race, was finally broken in qualifying for the 2017 grand prix.