Officials there outlined their ambitious plans to build a new track, which may eventually see the Spanish Grand Prix move from Barcelona, its home since 1991.
In a new interview, Eddie Jordan shares how he tried to visit the Formula 1 icon in the early days following his accident, but was unable to visit him on the insistence of his wife.
Perez was victorious in the second event of this year's race calendar in Saudi Arabia last week , with Verstappen coming second - a reverse on the result from the season opener in Bahrain.
One of the most respected voices in racing has labelled boom Aussie rookie Oscar Piastri as an 'F1 champion in the making' after a promising start to his career despite a dud car.
Eddie Jordan, who is loosely connected to the Ferrari icon, revealed last year that his plans to visit the seven-time Formula One world champion were veteoed by Michael Schumacher's family.
Two-time defending world champion Max Verstappen against Sergio Perez feels like the match-up to watch this season with the RB19 car so far ahead of everyone else in race pace.
Bubbly Aussie F1 rookie Oscar Piastri is fast becoming a hit with fans - but it's very obviously he got every funny bone in his body from his mother, Nicole.
Toto Wolff has questioned whether Red Bull's dominance of the early season is good for the entertainment of Formula One after labelling his rivals winning start as 'not good for the show'.
Charles Leclerc's Ferrari woes continued in Saudi Arabia after the driver was heard ranting at his race mechanic Xavier Marcos Padros mid-race over team instructions that he felt were too late to...
The pre-weekend track walk has become a tradition and allows drivers and engineers to discuss the few days ahead of them. More scooters and bikes are being seen on track, however.
Russell spoke after Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso was handed a five- second penalty for lining up slightly out of position on the starting grid in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
Sunday's race proved to be another dominant one for Red Bull with Perez leading from the front, while Verstappen came through from 15th after engine problems in qualifying to finish second.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN JEDDAH: Oh dear, this is in danger of turning into the most one-sided fight since Herod took on the Innocents. Two races, two Red Bull wins, the rest annihilated.
Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez shared an extremely awkward moment after Sunday's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix despite Red Bull securing their second successive one-two of the season.
Fernando Alonso criticised the FIA for lacking common sense after he was stripped of third place moments after the podium celebrations - and then reinstated at 1am local time in Jeddah.
Perez cantered to victory from pole position at the circuit on the Jeddah Corniche as Verstappen blasted his way from 15th to second following a mechanical failure in qualifying.
He might not be challenging for points yet thanks to a dud car, but Aussie F1 rookie Oscar Piastri showed exactly why he is rated so highly at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Monday morning.
More than three hours after the 41-year-old was controversially stripped of his 100th career podium, following a retrospective 10-second penalty, the FIA announced it had reversed its decision.
Recap Sportsmail's live blog of lap-by-lap updates at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix as Sergio Perez finishes first ahead of team-mate Max Verstappen.
Charles Leclerc believes there is still a significant gap between Red Bull and the rest of the F1 paddock after Sergio Perez secured pole position for the Saudi Arabia Grand Prix.
Ferrari superstar Charles Leclerc was very impressed by Aussie young gun Oscar Piastri, who wrapped a strong qualifying performance and will start at eighth on the grid in Saudi Arabia.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN JEDDAH: This light-bulb lit Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was blown open in qualifying when Max Verstappen pulled up with driveshaft failure.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN JEDDAH: Lewis Hamilton stood like a little boy who'd had his lollipop whipped off him. His feet close together, his knees sagging, his shoulders hunched.
Max Verstappen was not able to set up a pole position finish in Saturday's qualifying session after unexpectedly crashing out in Q2 following engine failture.
Max Verstappen shrugged off a stomach bug to lead both practice sessions on Friday, but what went wrong during qualifying? Recap Sportsmail's live blog to find out...
The 23-year-old managed to successfully decelerate and avoid and a collision between the pair but his frustration was evident as he continued to slalom around the circuit's blind corners.
Lewis Hamilton has been backed to see out his F1 career with Mercedes by a former teammate. The constructor has struggled to match Red Bull in recent years, but the Brit is not tipped to leave.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN JEDDAH: There is no shortage of paddock wallahs who will tell you what's not good for F1. Their diagnosis right now usually starts with Red Bull's feared dominance.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN JEDDAH: Lewis Hamilton has suddenly parted company with his trainer Angela Cullen. The two had been inseparable for seven years, and even spent lockdown together.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: After an inspired start in Bahrain, America's newest F1 star Logan Sargeant is setting himself up for his second race in Saudi Arabia. And so far, so good for the 22-year-ol...
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN JEDDAH: Lewis Hamilton has told Mercedes they must respond to his 'kick' to sort out their mess - otherwise he might be off at the end of the season.
An unhappy Lewis Hamilton has tipped Red Bull to 'run away' with the Formula One world championships this season unless the drivers at Ferrari 'can stop them' from doing so.
Sportsmail breaks down everything you need to know ahead of the second weekend of the new F1 season including start times and how to watch.
Verstappen is aiming for his third straight world title, and made the perfect start to the season by winning the opening race in Bahrain earlier this month.
Hamilton finished in sixth place in the opening race in Bahrain, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen coming first. Mercedes' W14 design is an improved version of their design from last season.
The seven-time world champion's contract expires at the end of the season, and speculation is rife that he could stall on a new deal if Mercedes fail to reverse their slump.
Despite hopes of improvement following a torrid 2022 campaign, there was no signs of this at the season-opener, as Mercedes appeared to have only the fourth-fastest car.
Button, who won the 2009 F1 title, will drive for Rick Ware Racing in a car supported by Stewart-Haas Racing with an eye on road courses in Austin, Texas, Chicago and Indianapolis.
Excitement is continuing to build ahead of the first ever Las Vegas Grand Prix later this year, and organizers have now released some brand new renderings of what the race will look like.
Mercedes are said to have discussed their issues in depth, while technical director Mike Elliott was given an ultimatum as they plan for the reminder of the 2023 season, according to Formu1a.uno ...
FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem's son, Saif, has reportedly passed away after a traffic accident. The incident took place in Dubai on Tuesday.
The seven-time world champion started the new Formula One season in disappointing fashion, placing only sixth in Bahrain and well down on runaway winner Max Verstappen and Red Bull.
Stroll revealed that he suffered fractures in both wrists, one of his hands, and in one of his big toes just 12 days before the start of the 2023 Formula One season in Bahrain.
Should he stay or should he go? If it is the latter, where does he go? Sportsmail looks at Lewis Hamilton's potential options once his current Mercedes contract expires at the end of the season.
The opening race at the Sakhir circuit proved to be a total disaster for the Woking outfit, with the Brit forced to retire his car two laps from the end of the 57-lap race after making six pit-st...
While Mercedes' current form - as the fourth best team on the grid and committed to the tortuous task of redesigning their car - is only a major irritant today, it may grow into a terminal compla...
JONATHAN McEVOY: The seven-time world champion's contract expires at the end of the year and his team hope they can keep him for longer as he strives for an eighth world title.
The seven-time Formula One world champion's contract expires at the end of the season, and speculation is rife that he could stall on a new deal if Mercedes fail to reverse their slump.
In some ways, Sunday's Bahrain GP, the curtain-raiser to the new 2023 F1 season, offered us exactly what we expected. In other ways, it gave us drama fans wouldn't have ever seen coming.
Max Verstappen opened his championship defence with a crushing victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.. Here, Sportsmail's Dan Ripley looks at the big talking points.
In the wake of Aussie Oscar Piastri's disastrous start to his F1 career, fans of compatriot Daniel Ricciardo have rubbed their hands together with glee as McLaren's issues are laid bare.
Lewis Hamilton claimed his car 'just isn't there at the moment' after finishing fifth in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.
The 41-year-old appeared destined to finish fourth but inherited the final spot on the podium after Charles Leclerc's Ferrari broke down in the final stages.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN BAHRAIN: Chasing his third straight world championship title, Max Verstappen started on pole and finished 12 seconds in front. It was an ominous warning.
The 25-year-old is looking to win back-to-back world championships, and started his 2023 off on the right foot, starting in pole position and finished 12 seconds in front of his teammate Sergio P...
America's long absence from Formula One ended on Sunday as Williams Racing's Logan Sargeant bested his fellow rookie drivers at the opening grand prix of the season in Bahrain.
Recap Sportsmail's live blog for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton challenged Max Verstappen, with coverage from MAX MATHEWS.
Oscar Piastri's Formula One debut showed plenty of promise but ultimately ended in disappointment with the young Australian forced to retire from the Bahrain Grand Prix with an electronic issue.
Team principal Toto Wolff delivered the astonishing news after the Silver Arrows qualified six-tenths of a second adrift of pole-sitter Max Verstappen, 25 hours after Lewis Hamilton questioned fl...
Oscar Piastri has failed to get past the first stage of qualifying in his debut F1 grand prix in Bahrain, but the rookie from Melbourne has impressed fans by dodging disaster during practice.
As Wolff expressed his doubts that 'this package is going to be competitive', it threw into sharp relief the increased visual disparity between the two vehicles.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN BAHRAIN: The Dutchman, who is chasing a third successive world championship, converted pre-season form into reality by pipping team-mate Sergio Perez.
With the top 15 drivers going through to the second part of the session, Sargeant went into his final fast lap at the bottom of the standings, but managed to claw his way up into contention.
Max Verstappen made a strong start to his title defence as he took pole position in Bahrain ahead of teammate Sergio Perez. Cahrles Leclerc qualified in third, with Lewis Hamilton down in seventh...
Formula One has seen a boom in popularity in the USA over the past few seasons, but Sargeant's inclusion could catapult the sport even further in the heights of American racing.
Lewis Hamilton still has his best ability to compete for world titles ahead of the F1 opener in Bahrain on Sunday despite having suffered his worst season, insists David Coulthard.
The F1 Arcade in central London is a social gaming space 'designed to make you feel like a champion'. But can it measure up to a real Formula One drive? Sportsmail put the space's race simulators...
JONATHAN McEVOY: The seven-time world champion ended practice in eighth place , trailing Aston Martin's surprise pace-setter Fernando Alonso by six-tenths of a second.
JONATHAN McEVOY: Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso may have set the fastest time during practice in Bahrain on Friday and can entertain his own hopes for the opening race and the season beyond.
Australian debutant Oscar Piastri has endured a challenging and eventful Formula One debut at the Bahrain Grand Prix, coming off the track but getting through the sessions intact
For Americans, there are plenty of things to look out for, with three races on US soil, a US driver for the first time in eight years, and Haas - the only US team - looking to improve on their 20...
Fernando Alonso raised the prospect of delivering a shock win at Formula One's opening race of the season after he set the fastest time in practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Canadian and his Aston Martin teammate Fernando Alonso were blisteringly quick in the final practice session in Bahrain on Friday, but there were concerns for Stroll and his fitness.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN BAHRAIN: Hamilton was cleared by the FIA ahead of the season-opening grand prix on the grounds that the process of taking the studs in and out might cause him 'disfigurement'.
Sportsmail breaks down everything you need to about the drivers competing this year and what changes have been made.
Logan Sargeant made his practice debut for Williams on Friday morning ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix, and Sunday will see him line up on the grid for his first race at the highest level.
Ahead of Sunday opening Bahrain Grand Prix, the 37-year-old was asked if he was going into the season thinking of it as his last hurrah. 'Not all all,' he insisted.
Red Bull star Max Verstappen is the man to beat after clinching his second straight championship by a huge margin last campaign - but backed Lewis Hamilton to be a genuine title rival.
The Mexican driver stressed the importance of working 'as a team' ahead of the inaugural race of the season in Bahrain this weekend, as he prepares to challenge for the world championship.
The 2023 F1 season gets underway this weekend with the Bahrain Grand Prix. Sportsmail have outlined the calendar, identified the changes you should look out for and analysed the teams.
HENRY CLARK: Sportsmail was invited down to the Porsche Human Performance centre at Silverstone where they promised to replicate the stresses and strains of driving an F1 car.
Aussie debutant Oscar Piastri can forget about any thoughts of a grace period, with a leading commentator saying he has just six months to perform
Like Max Verstappen the new F1 season has come around the corner pretty damn quickly as we prepare to get underway for the 2023 campaign with the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.
Canadian Formula One star Lance Stroll has confirmed he will be on the grid for the season-opening race in Bahrain this weekend - but with pins in his broken right wrist following surgery.
The seven-time world champion struggled throughout last season and had hoped to get back on track in 2023. But Mercedes were nowhere near matching to confidence of Red Bull.
Sportsmail breaks down everything you need to know ahead of the opening weekend of the new F1 season including start times and how to watch.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY JONATHAN MCEVOY: Horner was once the youngest team principal among the big names of leadership - Ecclestone, Briatore, Dennis, Todt. That was 19 seasons ago.
Team principal Toto Wolff said last month it was just a question of 'sticking our heads together, wrestling a bit, and then leaving the room with white smoke after a few hours'.
It has been claimed that just the tickets and hotel prices for a weekend in Sin City for the November race will set a Formula One fan back an eye-watering $7,051.55 on average.
It is advantage Max Verstappen as he seeks a third successive title in a Red Bull car that went like a rocket on the same track as the opener across the three days of pre-season testing.
F2 champion Drugovich stood in for Stroll, son of team owner Lawrence, on the final day of pre-season testing at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit on Saturday.
The F1 season begins next weekend in Bahrain, and signs are not looking good for McLaren driver Lando Norris, who punched a wall after a poor testing session that saw him spin out.
Lewis Hamilton has not ruled out winning an eighth world title during the new season that starts in Bahrain next weekend, but fears Max Verstappen's Red Bull team hold all the aces.
Mercedes star driver Lewis Hamilton has labelled Formula One's proposed tyre regulation changes as a 'pointless exercise' after he tested Pirelli's dry weather no-blanket tyres in Bahrain.
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has revealed the team are 'a bit lost' as to the reasons behind Lewis Hamilton and George Russell's struggles in a second day of pre-season testing.
Oscar Piastri is determined to keep expectations in check ahead of his debut season in Formula One, warning it may take him some time to get up to speed after not racing for over a year.
Preparations were ramped up for next weekend's season opener and Mercedes appeared to have minimum concerns. There here might have been some worries when a piece of the floor came off.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN BAHRAIN: The evidence of the timing screens across two days of pre-season testing suggested Red Bull are firing on all cylinders, with Verstappen the leading man.
Seemingly unwanted Aussie driver Daniel Ricciardo was close to joining Alpine this 2023 F1 season after he was made surplus to requirements at McLaren, it can be revealed.
Ahead of the start of the new F1 season, Netflix's popular docuseries Drive to Survive released a teaser, which showed rare photos of Michael Schumacher with a young future star (pictured).
JONATHAN McEVOY: A year after jaws fell to the garage floor, there was a more positive air about the initial mileage in Bahrain. For one, the car was not bouncing along the track like a kangaroo.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN BAHRAIN: The Red Bull star, fresh from winning the second of his two consecutive titles at a canter, made the best possible impression in the first session in Bahrain.
The seven-time world champion took his time and got extremely nosey while looking at the other drivers cars, especially the Red Bull cars during a walk round before testing.
Oscar Piastri left the Formula 1 world in shock last year when he revealed in the middle of the season that he would leave the Alpine Academy to join McLaren as a full-time driver in 2023.
Haas team principal Guenther Steiner has revealed how much Aussie Daniel Ricciardo wanted contract wise after he was released by McLaren at the end of the 2022 season.
The remains of a lifesaving piece of equipment will be showcased in Madrid for the very first time next month. The protective invention was called into action three years ago. Do you recognise wh...
Max Verstappen overshadowed his Formula One rivals on the track last season, and he's leaving them in the dust off it too. The Red Bull driver stormed to a title defence without much competition...
Canadian Formula One driver Lance Stroll will miss the whole of preseason testing with his team Aston Martin after a 'minor accident' on a bicycle in Spain.
Oscar Piastri believes he can outperform teammate Lando Norris in his debut season in Formula 1, but conceded it will keep expectations in check ahead of his first campaign on the grid.
Drive to Survive executive producer Paul Martin believes the wildly popular documentary series wouldn't exist without Aussie Daniel Ricciardo, and he was sad to see him leave.
Aussie F1 rookie Oscar Piastri will get a supercharged start to his professional career at Mclaren with Melbourne Park organisers promising it will be the fastest track yet.
Sportsmail have taken a look at what went wrong for Mercedes during the 2022 season on a technical level and identified how they have amended the W14 Formula 1 car as a result.
The Mercedes boss, who made the revelation as part of the team's launch over Zoom on Wednesday, insisted that Lewis Hamilton's age - 38 - is not a bar to sealing a new deal.
The federation were responding to criticism of their new ruling that outlawed 'political, religious or personal' stances being staged without prior approval.
Lewis Hamilton has vowed that Mercedes will stick to their own principles rather than trying to copy ideas from other teams as they look to get back into title contention in 2023.
Seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is adamant that the FIA's latest rule change to silence drivers raising certain issues won't stop him from speaking out throughout the season.
The grid's once-dominant team will hope the move back to black - colours which carried Hamilton to a record-equalling seventh title in 2020 - will take them back into championship contention.
The Italian giants started last season brightly, but fell away as Max Verstappen cruised to his second world title. They are determined to get the better of Red Bull this year.
Oscar Piastri is relishing the 'special feeling' of being the only Australian on the Formula 1 grid this season, but conceded it may take him a while to get up to speed with his competitors.
Lewis Hamilton has led the way, along with the now-retired Sebastian Vettel, in campaigning on issues such as minority rights and climate change. Their on-grid protests prompted the ban.
Max Verstappen says he has already achieved everything he wanted to in Formula 1 and hinted he could retire after his contract at Red Bull expires.
Red Bull's team principal Christian Horner has hit out about the cost associated with the latest regulation change for Formula 1's 2023 season.
Andrew Shovlin has worked alongside Lewis Hamilton ever since the British Formula 1 driver left McLaren to join Mercedes in 2013.
Ricciardo, 33, will have to watch on from the sidelines this year after being dumped by McLaren following a poor 2022 campaign. The fan-favourite has since re-joined Red Bull.
The 22-year-old finished fourth in feeder series in F2 last term and is set to compete in the Middle East in March as car No. 2 for Williams - the nine-time championship-winning British motor rac...
Daniel Ricciardo has dismissed claims he is looking to switch places with Sergio Perez at Red Bull in 2023 and admitted he was looking forward to 'the time off from Formula 1.
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, provided all the requisite paperwork is in order and local government gives its approval. That's the case with Formula One and the Las Vegas Grand Prix.
Stefano Domenicali has said Formula 1 'will never put a gag on anyone' when asked about the governing body's decision to clampdown on political statements.
EXCLUSIVE BY JONATHAN McEVOY: The embattled former rally champion - the most powerful figure in world motorsport - made the unexpected concession in a letter sent on Monday.
Max Verstappen says Lewis Hamilton is not the only driver that could challenge him for the Formula 1 title and admits he 'cannot afford to make big mistakes' during the 2023 season.
Williams Racing driver Alex Albon has shared his concern over the FIA's decision to clampdown on political statements ahead of the 2023 season.
Max Verstappen will look to retain his F1 title against the likes of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell when the new season returns in March.
However, the Finnish star has revealed how he put so much pressure on himself during the early part of his career, that he ended up following an extreme diet plan which harmed his health.
Daniel Ricciardo is preparing for a new life as a reserve driver with Red Bull in this season's F1 championship - but the Aussie hasn't lost his trademark sense of humour.
Christian Horner has opened up about the possibility of a female driver reaching the grid, on the week that his Red Bull team signed a new initiative with Rokt to improve diversity in F1.
Red Bull's 2023 F1 season launch lurched from disaster to another in New York, culminating with Aussie F1 star Daniel Ricciardo being called Daniel 'Retardo' on live television.
Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez, Christian Horner, and a gaggle of athletes, press, and other celebrities were on hand as Oracle Red Bull racing revealed the livery of their 2023 car
The US carmakers will partner world champion Red Bull through its in-house engine division, Red Bull Powertrains - the company established to build engines for it and sister team AlphaTauri.
EXCLUSIVE - BEN NAGLE IN NEW YORK: As Christian Horner strolls into the room, flanked by Netflix's Drive to Survive camera crew, he exudes an air of calm. And why would he be stressed?
JONATHAN McEVOY: The Ford brand is returning to Formula One, with confirmation due to be delivered at Red Bull's 2023 season launch in New York on Friday.
The grid's only American team got the jump on its rivals by getting their design out first, ahead of their debut season with Moneygram as a title sponsor. Fans took to social media to review it.
Romain Grosjean was focused on his debut entry into the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, but admitted that he doesn't want to write the final chapter of his Formula One career just yet.
Australian young gun Oscar Piastri must hit the ground running when he makes his debut for McLaren in March, according to former Williams and Ferrari team manager Peter Windsor.
The Emirati former rally champion, who took over the governing FIA 13 months ago, was ambushed by remarks he made on his old website, mohammedbensulayem.com some years ago.
Formula One driver Pierre Gasly was given a warm welcome by Miami Dolphins star Tyreek Hill at the team's training complex Thursday. Hill took time out of his day to accommodate Frenchman.
Vasseur, the latest unlikely candidate to be handed control of Ferrari, insisted that he will not install Leclerc as the team's No1 driver, but stated his belief that 'everything is in place to w...
Sporstmail can reveal Johnny Herbert and Paul di Resta's axing from Sky Sports F1 are due to the broadcaster looking to trim their bloated punditry team.
The former F1 drivers have been regulars to viewers screens over the years, with Herbert having been part of the original presenting team when Sky gained the rights back in the 2012 season.
Liberty Media-owned Formula One has accused FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem of interfering with its commercial rights by publicly questioning a reported $20 billion valuation of the sport.
The FIA president intervened via a three-part thread in reaction to a recent report saying Saudi Arabia made an unsuccessful bid of $20bn (£16bn) to buy Formula One a year ago.