Sebastian Vettel has fallen ill on the opening day of Formula One testing after posing for group pictures on the starting grid with the other drivers. The four-time champion was due to test Ferra...
The British Formula One driver, who shared the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award with Lionel Messi on Monday, has been linked with a switch from Mercedes to Ferrari.
The Chinese Grand Prix could be rescheduled for November as part of a two-day event sandwiched in between the Brazilian and Abu Dhabi races after the original race was postponed.
INTERVIEW BY JONATHAN SPENCER: Lewis Hamilton heads into the new season as big favourite to claim his seventh world title and draw level with legend Michael Schumacher.
The Grove outfit endured a turbulent 2019 in which they failed to make the start of pre-season testing before finishing last in the constructors' championship with just one point.
Lewis Hamilton has hit back at criticism from Red Bull rival Max Verstappen , calling the Dutchman's comments 'a sign of weakness' after he recently lit the fire ahead of the upcoming season.
Lewis Hamilton has unveiled the new Mercedes he hopes will fire him to a record-equalling seventh Formula One world championship.
Formula One star Lando Norris isn't going to follow Lewis Hamilton to Monaco - because he can't afford it. Norris, 20, would rather stay in Surrey than move to the playground of the grid's high-r...
McLaren have unveiled the car they hope will take them another step forward on their journey back to the front of the Formula One grid.
Hamilton, whose Mercedes contract is set to expire at the end of the year, had held informal talks about joining Ferrari last year but any move now looks dead in the water.
Lewis Hamilton fired a warning shot to his rivals, saying he is feeling 'on another level physically and mentally' ahead of the Formula One season.
Although Liberty Media, the sport's owners, left open the possibility of the Chinese GP being rescheduled, the chances of finding a replacement date look remote to non-existent.
EXCLUSIVE BY JONATHAN McEVOY: F1 bosses are expected to confirm in the next 48 hours that the race in Shanghai will not go ahead due to growing fears over the outbreak.
They will come face to face when Hamilton, whose contract is due for renewal at the end of the season, returns to work at the Silver Arrows' Northamptonshire factory on Tuesday morning.
The British racing star's contact is set to expire at the end of the year, and the six-time world champion has been heavily linked with a move to Ferrari.
Lewis Hamilton has switched up his look ahead of Formula One's pre-season winter testing period, with the six-time world champion Mercedes driver revealing a scruffier style.
Mercedes driver Hamilton claimed his sixth world championship last season and is now eyeing Schumacher's record with the Brit approaching the new campaign as the strong favourite.
The Shanghai Sports Federation wants the Chinese Grand Prix to be cancelled as the coronavirus death toll continues to rise. The virus has so far killed 500 people.
Red Bull's 22-year-old star Max Verstappen is convinced that, with the right car, he can become Formula One's world champion in 2020 as he insists rival Lewis Hamilton 'is not God'.
COMMENT - JONATHAN MCEVOY: There are long years when I would have wagered life and limb on Lewis Hamilton ending his career in a Ferrari. But it no longer looks like it will be the case.
The prospect of a woman competing in F1 for the first time in 44 years has moved a step closer, when the W Series announced that its 2020 champion will receive 15 points towards a 'super licence'...
The six-time world champion's clarification follows Italian media reports claiming negotiations with team boss Toto Wolff have broken down over his annual pay demands.
Lewis Hamilton's future with Mercedes is under increasing threat and the British driver could join Ferrari in 2021. He has one more season with the Silver Arrows on his £40million-a-year deal.
W Series, the all-female racing championship, has broken into the Formula One family 15 years after Bernie Ecclestone said that 'women should wear white like all other domestic appliances'.
Formula One bosses have been accused of getting into bed with the Saudis who 'stole' their own TV rights deal.
Lewis Hamilton revealed he is in training to be a Hollywood movie star after sharing videos on a shooting range preparing for his future career.
COMMENT BY JONATHAN MCEVOY: I wonder whether F1 - and the other sports being lured there - might not play a constructive role in helping the kingdom towards improvement.
Following a number of on-track disputes last season - the pair's first together at Ferrari - their battle reached boiling point when they crashed into each other at the Interlagos circuit.
Max Verstappen rattled the top of the drivers' market on Tuesday by committing his future to Red Bull for £40million a year and the promise of a title-winning car.
The £120m deal for Sky to show every Grand Prix bar one on their subscription channel was signed off by Bernie Ecclestone last year. Channel 4 previously showed 10 races a season.
Charles Leclerc has signed a five-year contract to remain with Ferrari following a successful maiden campaign with Ferrari, rewarding the Frenchman with a new and improved deal.
If you look at the Sports Presonality of the Year shortlist, Lewis Hamilton stands supreme in terms of achievement. He has made extraordinary deeds appear routine.
Hamilton's £40million-a-year deal with Mercedes expires at the end of next year, and Ferrari chief executive Louis Camilleri has confirmed that preliminary discussions have taken place.
The super-ambitious Wolff, currently head of Mercedes, has harboured a desire to replace Liberty Media's moustachioed Chase Carey, who is likely to relinquish his post in the next 18 months.
Racing royalty met up in Valencia and traded places for the day, as Lewis Hamilton hopped on a motorbike and Valentino Rossi took control of a Formula One car.
All 10 Formula One teams have unanimously voted to keep the current specification of Pirelli tyres after testing and analysing results of a new prototype in Abu Dhabi, the sport's governing body ...
The 34-year-old racer became just the second driver in the sport's history to win six titles - and needs just one more to match all-time great Michael Schumacher's record.
Hamilton, who collected his F1 champion's trophy at an FIA gala in Paris on Friday, will head to Valencia's Ricardo Tormo circuit for the closed event organised by mutual sponsor Monster.
Aston Martin, one of the most iconic names in British motoring, could enter Formula One as the new identity of the Racing Point team.
Under new rules introduced this year, a digital chequered flag mounted on the starting lights gantry took precedence over the physical flag.
A new mural has been unveiled at the Farm Bridge section of Silverstone, depicting the Mercedes driver in front of the Union flag following his sixth world title this season.
Talk of Hamilton's future dominated the final round of the Formula One season in Abu Dhabi, as Ferrari admitted they were open to the idea of signing the sport's biggest star.
As Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes bask in the glory of a sixth world championship, Sportsmail looks at the good and the bad and hands out its post-season awards for 2019.
For the third successive season, Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the drivers' prize with two rounds to spare. So to what needs to happen: Hamilton joining Ferrari for the 2021 season.
JONATHAN McEVOY AT YAS MARINA: His trainer was hanging Lewis Hamilton's laundered overalls on the balcony railing while inside his boss speculated over a move to Ferrari.
World champion Lewis Hamilton claimed his 11th win of the season in Formula One's Abu Dhabi finale on Sunday after a monumental campaign of racing.
Hamilton put in an excellent qualifying lap on Saturday to land his first pole position for nine races and will line up on the front row alongside Max Verstappen. Follow the 1.10pm race live here...
Lewis Hamilton on Saturday night fluttered his eyelashes at Ferrari, as the wooing and cooing over his future hotted up in the desert.
JONATHAN McEVOY AT YAS MARINA: Lewis Hamilton signed off from qualifying in style - ending his nine-race pole drought - by setting the pace ahead of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The two-time world champion departed the grid at the end of the 2018 season, opting to continue his career away from the sport, since winning the prestigious Le Mans 24 hour race for Toyota.
Lewis Hamilton signed off from qualifying in style - ending his nine-race pole drought - by setting the pace ahead of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. He will start alongside Max Verstappen.
After taking a stunning victory in Brazil last time out, the Dutchman narrowly pipped Hamilton to the fastest time as he looks for back-to-back wins for the first time in his career.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN ABU DHABI: Ferrari have admitted for the first time that they are considering a move for Lewis Hamilton with his contract due to expire after the end of the 2020 racing season.
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas had the fastest time Friday in the second practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and was also involved in a crash.
Valtteri Bottas finished fastest in opening practice for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel crashed out.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN ABU DHABI: Ferrari's squabbling drivers have been let off scot-free for crashing into each other in Brazil last week and are still free to race each other.
Lewis Hamilton's team-mate, Bottas, will have a new engine for the season-finale on Sunday after an oil leak brought an early end to his race in Brazil last time out.
Latifi's step up from his role as reserve driver had been widely expected following the announcement that Kubica's short-lived comeback to would be coming to an end.
Max Verstappen, who is largely considered the biggest emerging threat to Lewis Hamilton's supremacy on track, is quietly confident his Red Bull team can do big things in 2020.
Toro Rosso were the first of the two Red Bull-owned teams to switch to Honda in 2018 before their senior team joined them a year later, with both originally signing deals up until 2020.
Lewis Hamilton insists he will not allow his chase to become the greatest Formula One driver in history take over his life.
BEN NAGLE - SPECIAL REPORT FROM SAO PAULO: 25 years on from the death of Ayrton Senna, Sportsmail travelled to his home country to discover more about his legacy and why he is still so important.
Just five laps from the end of the Brazilian Grand Prix, Vettel attempted to overtake Leclerc, but swung across him and broke his front wheel, with the German also puncturing his tyre.
After breaking the world record for the fastest EVER pit stop at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Red Bull's Formula One mechanics attempted something out of this world for their next challenge.
Formula E newcomer James Calado has admitted he was initially sceptical at the viability of the motor racing series - but is now aiming for the title.
With a service time of just 1.82 seconds, the team managed to stop the Dutchman's car, change all four tyres and release him. It is the third time they have broken the record this year.
Former Ferrari chief Ross Brawn has called on one of the Italian team's warring drivers to follow Lewis Hamilton's example and accept blame for their collision in Brazil as tension rumbles on.
There may be signs that the new wave are starting to make a challenge for Hamilton's throne heading into 2020 already following a thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen leading the c...
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SAO PAULO: Ferrari's high command are considering whether to forbid their two drivers from racing each other after their embarrassing crash in Brazil on Sunday.
Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc have been summoned by Ferrari to the Italian team's Maranello headquarters following their collision in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN SAO PAULO: Verstappen was all smiles after a smart, occasionally daring, drive from pole position to victory having passed Lewis Hamilton twice on the circuit.
Following a safety car restart, Hamilton on fresher tyres attempted to pass the Red Bull driver heading into turn 10 at the Bico de Pato with a move on the inside, but couldn't avoid a crash.
Lewis Hamilton is hoping to return to winning ways at the Brazilian Grand Prix as he races for the first time since winning his sixth world championship in the United States. Follow the race live...
Former Labour cabinet minister Lord Hain has written to Downing Street calling for Hamilton to be rewarded with an upgrade on the MBE he received after he won his maiden championship in 2008.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN SAO PAULO: The 89-year-old Ecclestone thinks a clean break would suit the six-time world champion better than seeking a final hurrah with Ferrari.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN SAO PAULO: Verstappen drove spectacularly in the wet here three ago but could only finish second on that occasion after a collision with backmarker Esteban Ocon.
He drove spectacularly in the wet here in 2016 but could only finish third on that occasion. Last season he was unlucky to be punted out of contention by backmarker Esteban Ocon while leading.
The world champion was only fifth here at Interlagos on Friday, but he returned to set the pace in the concluding running before the fight for pole at the Sao Paulo circuit.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN SAO PAULO: Hamilton will seek reassurances over Toto Wolff's plans before committing his future to Mercedes as he reveals Ayrton Senna-inspired helmet for Interlagos race.
Lewis Hamilton has patched up his relationship with the man who launched his career, Ron Dennis. He revealed that after winning his sixth world title, he received congratulations from him.
Schumacher clinched his first of seven titles in one of the sport's most controversial incidents when he collided with Hill to pip his British rival to the title by just one point at the race in ...
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY JAMES AYLES: Formula One chief Ross Brawn believes that without the new budget cap the sport will 'crash and burn'.
Champions Mercedes are likely to stay in Formula One after major changes come into play in 2021 but that cannot be taken for granted, team principal Toto Wolff said on Tuesday.
The 22-year-old Monegasque will drop at least five grid places for the penultimate race of this year's calendar after suffering problems in the last race in Austin in which he finished fourth.
Alex Albon has been confirmed as a Red Bull driver for the 2020 Formula One season. He was promoted from sister team Toro Rosso after the summer break, replacing Pierre Gasly.
JONATHAN McEVOY: Formula One's image of oil and engines, noise and smells, is to be cast off as owners Liberty Media promise to make grand prix racing net zero carbon by 2030.
Verstappen has 100 starts and seven wins to his name since becoming the sport's youngest driver and next season he could yet become the youngest champion.
The Austrian said that having secured the both championships this season, he would stay in Europe to attend to other matters, with Mercedes set to make its Formula E debut on November 22.
EXCLUSIVE BY JONATHAN McEVOY: As Lewis Hamilton whisked friends and family away to celebrate his sixth world championship the great and good were working on another important trip.
A triumphant Lewis Hamilton celebrated his sixth Formula One world championship with family and friends in New York - after admitting he clinched his latest title while 'battling demons.'
Ferrari have responded angrily after Red Bull driver Verstappen suggested the Italian team's poor performance on Sunday was linked to the closure of a potential engine loophole.
JONATHAN McEVOY: Lewis Hamilton has won his sixth World Championship at the US Grand Prix. The Briton can now be considered better than Michael Schumacher.
Lewis Hamilton has been backed by his Mercedes boss to rewrite the sport's record books for years to come after winning the Formula One world title for the sixth time.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN AUSTIN: The next chapter of that attempt involves matching - and then beating - Michael Schumacher's record of seven titles and 91 wins. He is nine victories short.
Despite a poor qualifying that leaves Hamilton fifth on the grid at the Circuit of the Americas, the Brit is on course to retain his title as he needs just eighth place to secure a sixth world ch...
Hamilton has not always been a mere dot disappearing beyond the horizon to rivals. He even struggled to win races before learning his trademark driving style from a friend.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN TEXAS: The big flare up of the day came during the second qualifying session when Hamilton and Verstappen became entangled at Turn 19.
McLaren will not enter a bidding race to reunite Lewis Hamilton with the team that launched his career. Hamilton is almost certain to win his sixth Formula One world title at the US Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas hopes of at least delaying Lewis Hamilton's coronation of being crowned a six times world champion were boosted in qualifying after he took pole position for the United States GP.
Lewis Hamilton is on the cusp of winning his sixth world championship on Sunday but first he will be hoping to end his qualifying drought which stands at seven races.
Hamilton can win his sixth world championship with just an eighth place finish in Sunday's race but would have still been hoping for more than being fifth fastest in the final session before qual...
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN AUSTIN: The props of his life were showing up in Texas as Lewis Hamilton edged ineluctably towards one of the greatest achievements in the history of British sport.
Max Verstappen claimed Lewis Hamilton criticised his aggressive driving style only because he had got into the world champion's head. Hamilton said he feared being 'torpedoed' by the Dutchman.
Formula One bosses have unveiled the first images of the sport's cars for the future. It is hoped that the new machines will provide closer action, and make overtaking easier.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN MEXICO CITY: Max Verstappen has been singled out as Formula One's 'silly' dangerman after his gung-ho approach in last weekend's Mexican Grand Prix.
MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER:You can't be a Formula One driver and lecture on saving the planet. You might think you can. But you can't.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN MEXICO CITY: Lewis Hamilton came as close to winning his sixth world championship title as anyone's nerves could stand without actually doing so.
The experiment would have seen the Saturday qualifying replaced with a sprint race, in which drivers lined up in reverse championship order, with the leading driver starting at the back.
Following the third-place finish of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, Hamilton needs just four more points at the United States Grand Prix next week to kick-start his title celebrations.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN MEXICO CITY: Lewis Hamilton was given an unexpected leg-up towards claiming his sixth world title after Max Verstappen was stripped of pole position for the Mexican Grand Prix.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN MEXICO CITY: Mercedes have opened contract talks with Lewis Hamilton in an attempt to help him write the most successful story in Formula One history.
Lewis Hamilton is on course to secure his sixth world championship at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix but first the Brit will be hoping to land pole position ahead of the race. Follow qualifyin...
Lewis Hamilton could win his sixth title on Sunday but was only fourth fastest in final practice for the Mexican Grand Prix which only had dry running for the final 15 minutes of the hour session...
Lewis Hamilton is one of the favourites to win the race that could see him clinch the world championship in Mexico, which means the driver could cap his sixth victory by celebrating with his car.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN MEXICO CITY: Hamilton broke down racial barriers as a junior karter en route to the summit of Formula One, but he remains the sport's only black driver.
Lewis Hamilton his revealed his busy Formula 1 schedule prevented him from making an appearance on the big screen in upcoming film Top Gun: Maverick.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN MEXICO CITY: Lewis Hamilton made the intriguing admission on the eve of driving for his sixth world championship title that there is 'a lot going on in my life'.
Renault have announced they will not appeal against their disqualification from the Japanese Grand Prix following an investigation into their braking system.
Lewis Hamilton comes into the Mexican Grand Prix with the F1 Drivers Championship in his grasp at Mexico City should teammate Bottas not show a repeat from his Japanese GP win.
The British driver, who could win his sixth world title in Mexico, is a vegan and urged others to adopt plant-based diets in an emotional Instagram message he posted and then deleted last week.
Lewis Hamilton has reassured fans that he is 'still fighting' a few days after saying he felt 'like giving up on everything' in despair over the environment.
Formula One has revived attempts to stage a grand prix in Miami with a race around the Hard Rock Stadium after revealing a circuit layout ahead of a potential 2021 debut.
Formula One bosses have agreed a contract to stage the Miami Grand Prix from May 2021. Sportsmail can reveal that the deal in principle is with Hard Rock Stadium.
Hamilton narrowly avoided being struck by a huge piece of debris from Leclerc's Ferrari, which broke off after the front wing of his car was damaged in a collision on first lap of Sunday's race.
Lewis Hamilton's last remaining championship challenger says he will need to be 'very lucky' to stop the Briton from sealing his sixth title. Valtteri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix.
Mercedes clinched the title and with Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas the only men left in the running for the drivers' championship, they will become the first team to win six consecutive crowns.
Lewis Hamilton forced as wide a smile as his brooding mood permitted while he belted out We Are The Champions. Hats off to Mercedes, winners of the constructors' title for a sixth successive yea...
After starting fast in fifth, Verstappen moved to overtake his rival but was shunted off the track and eventually had to retire from the race, with officials launching an investigation afterwards...
JONATHAN McEVOY AT SUZUKA: Lewis Hamilton was denied victory at the Japanese Grand Prix that survived the typhoon by a rare mistake by all-conquering Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton was denied victory at the Japanese Grand Prix that survived the typhoon by a rare mistake by all-conquering Mercedes. Follow how all the action unfolded with our live blog.
Lewis Hamilton says he's excited by the challenge of qualifying and racing on the same day ahead of Sunday's Japan Grand Prix after the chaos of Typhoon Hagibis saw Friday's session cancelled.
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff is linked with the leading role once Chase Carey, the current chief executive, leaves the post either at the end of next season or at some point the following one.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The big wheel at the Suzuka motor racing circuit keeps on turning but in its shadow, things change.
After practice on Friday, the world champion told reporters that he wanted to while away his spare time in the capital 250 miles north east of Suzuka rather than at his trackside base.
The drivers will contest only two practice sessions after Saturday's action was cancelled due to Super Typhoon Hagibis. Final practice has been axed.
Lewis Hamilton believes his title defence will not be blown off course by super typhoon Hagibis even if it causes Saturday's Japanese Grand Prix qualifying session to be postponed.
Formula One is the latest sport to be affected by Super Typhoon Hagibis after it was revealed bosses are considering cancelling qualifying at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Charles Leclerc says Ferrari's team orders are 'clear now' and claims it was a 'misunderstanding' that led to Sebastian Vettel disobeying them in last month's Russian Grand Prix.
Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto has warned Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc they will have to be 'perfect' to triumph at the forthcoming Japanese Grand Prix.
Formula Two driver Juan Manuel Correa has spoken publicly for the first time since he suffered severe leg injuries in an accident in Belgium last August that killed French racer Anthoine Hubert.
A would-be Spanish-based Formula One team have said they are planning an entry under new regulations from 2021, with Pascal Wehrlein as part of their prospective lineup.
JONATHAN MCEVOY: I asked Sebastian Vettel after the Russian Grand Prix whether on a day as humbling for him as this, when Ferrari stripped him of his dignity he thought of chucking it all in.
Formula 1 managing director Ross Brawn has warned Ferrari that 'careful handling' is needed when it comes to the situation brewing between their two drivers, according to Crash.net.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SOCHI: Sebastian Vettel has been told by the man who discovered him that his Ferrari career is over. Helmut Marko handed the German his debut with Toro Rosso in 2007.
Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team have sacked four staff for racist bullying. They dismissed the men last month for breaching their diversity policy after an investigation.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SOCHI: Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix, as fortune favoured him and Ferrari floundered.
Sportsmail provides you with everything you need to know for Japanese Grand Prix 2019 including date, time and channel plus circuit overview, winners and odds.
Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are back to winning ways after breaking Ferrari's streak to take a giant leap towards his sixth world championship.
Formula 2 drivers Nobuharu Matsushita and Nikita Mazepin had a lucky escape after suffering a horrendous crash during the Russian Grand Prix.
OLIVER HOLT - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: THE second fall of Martin Donnelly came without warning on a glorious, cloudless afternoon in the Wicklow Mountains two months ago