Things to know ahead of the 2024 F1 season
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Things to know ahead of the 2024 F1 season

With the short three-day pre-season testing done and dusted, F1Technical’s senior writer Balázs Szabó picks out a few important facts, stats and tr...

Verstappen takes Bahrain pole in close qualifying session
F1: Qualifying

Verstappen takes Bahrain pole in close qualifying session

Max Verstappen will start from the best possible position in tomorrow's Bahrain Grand Prix, the season opener of the 2024 Formula One season. ...

FP3: Ferrari's Carlos Sainz beats Alonso to top final practice
F1: Free practice 3

FP3: Ferrari's Carlos Sainz beats Alonso to top final practice

The final practice of the Bahrain Grand Prix saw Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz set the benchmark with a time of 1m30.824s to beat Aston Martin's...

FP2: Hamilton heads dominant Mercedes one-two in second practice
F1: Free practice 2

FP2: Hamilton heads dominant Mercedes one-two in second practice

Having hidden their true pace in testing, Lewis Hamilton demonstrated the one-lap performance of his brand-new Mercedes W15 by topping the represen...

Ricciardo beats Norris to top opening practice in Bahrain
Free practice 1

Ricciardo beats Norris to top opening practice in Bahrain

Visa Cash App RB driver Daniel Ricciardo set the benchmark time in the opening practice of the Bahrain Grand Prix, edging out the McLarens of Lando...

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Kick Sauber confirms new partnership with Sunoco

Kick Sauber confirms new partnership with Sunoco

F1
The freshly-renamed Kick Sauber F1 Team has announced a new partnership with t...

Tyre preview for the Bahrain Grand Prix

Tyre preview for the Bahrain Grand Prix

F1
Just a week after pre-season testing concluded, Formula 1 returns to Bahrain f...

Technical updates

Engine cover design philosophy: Ferrari vs Mercedes

Engine cover design philosophy: Ferrari vs Mercedes

Aerodynamics

Moving components into the car's centreline to slim sidepods

Moving components into the car's centreline to slim sidepods

Aerodynamics

Mercedes reveal dramatic sidepod redesign at Bahrain test

Mercedes reveal dramatic sidepod redesign at Bahrain test

Aerodynamics

A closer look at Red Bull's high downforce rear end

A closer look at Red Bull's high downforce rear end

Aerodynamics

Examining the design trends from launch season

Examining the design trends from launch season

Technical
2022 has presented teams with a clean sheet of paper approach to the aerodynam...

Ferrari F1 75 sidepods validated through CFD

Ferrari F1 75 sidepods validated through CFD

Aerodynamics

Rake angle on a F1 car

Rake angle on a F1 car

Aerodynamics
Formula One has recently been dominated by two very different car design philo...

Alpine A521 Renault

Alpine A521 Renault

F1DB Cars
The Enstone team had high hopes for 2021, opting to continue with a chassis th...
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Championship standings

PosDriverPoints
1.Max Verstappen575
2.Sergio Perez285
3.Lewis Hamilton234
4.Fernando Alonso206
5.Charles Leclerc206
6.Lando Norris205
7.Carlos Sainz200
8.George Russell175
9.Oscar Piastri97
10.Lance Stroll74
11.Pierre Gasly62
12.Esteban Ocon58
13.Alexander Albon27
14.Yuki Tsunoda17
15.Valtteri Bottas10
16.Nico Hulkenberg9
17.Daniel Ricciardo6
18.Zhou Guanyu6
19.Kevin Magnussen3
20.Liam Lawson2
21.Logan Sargeant1
22.Nyck De Vries0
PosTeamPoints
1.Red Bull Racing860
2.Mercedes AMG409
3.Ferrari406
4.McLaren Racing302
5.Aston Martin280
6.Alpine120
7.Williams F128
8.AlphaTauri25
9.Alfa Romeo Racing16
10.Haas F1 Team12
Points system: 25-18-15-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 (+1 for fastest lap)