Ferrari have stood by their decision to hand Sebastian Vettel preferential treatment in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel responded to his disappointing showing in Bahrain by setting the fastest lap in opening practice ahead of Formula One’s 1,000th race.
The Formula One circus has touched down in China for the third round of the new season.
Mick Schumacher clocked the second fastest time on his Formula One debut during post-race testing for Ferrari in Bahrain.
Lewis Hamilton is to return to the factory to help investigate performance issues in his Mercedes at the Australian Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas secured his first grand prix win since Abu Dhabi in 2017 as Mercedes locked out the first two steps on the podium in Australia.
Porridge-powered Valtteri Bottas hailed his “best race ever” after leading Mercedes to a one-two in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas pounced past Lewis Hamilton into the first corner as the Finn cantered to the chequered flag to win the Australian Grand Prix.
Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton said it was a “shock” to twice break a track record as he took pole position for the Australian Grand Prix.
Three-time Formula One world champion Sir Jackie Stewart has said British rookie Lando Norris “looks terrific”.
Lewis Hamilton set a new track record – and then beat it again – as he took pole position for the Australian Grand Prix.