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A raft of changes for the 2018 Formula One World Championship (Part One)

The 2018 F1 championship will see the introduction of a list of minor and medium changes. The arrival of the head protection system ‘halo’ may pose the biggest challenge, but the governing body FIA implemented a series of other changes on the safety, power unit and sporting side as well.

Sponsor-friendly bodywork tweaks for 2019

Teams agreed at last week's meeting of the Strategy Group to implement changes regarding the bodywork for the 2019 Formula One Championship in an attempt to create better space for sponsorship logos.

Williams looking to use Kubica's wealth of experience

On the back of his signing as Williams' test and reserve driver, the team's technical chief, Paddy Lowe, underlined that Robert Kubica was particularly signed to make use of his experience and technical knowledge to help develop the FW41.

Williams signs Sirotkin, Kubica to become reserve

Williams Martini Racing have at last comfirmed their driver line-up for the upcoming Formula One season, with Russian Sergey Sirotkin to partner Lance Stroll. Robert Kubica will make his official return to Formula One by becoming the team's test and reserve driver.

New-season F2 cars to edge closer to F1 performance

The 2018 car of the Formula Two Championship will feature more technological solutions close to Formula 1. This technical revamp cements the place of the series on the motorsport ladder by providing the young drivers with an excellent scene for completing the last steps of their development process.

Red Bull launches an ambitious project

Red Bull Technology’s division, Red Bull Advanced Technologies expands its presence in the world of technology by joining forces with Britain’s biggest boat builder, Sunseeker International to launch a very ambitious project.

Penalty numbers in the 2017 championship

Formula One race stewards are not always the most beloved members of a Grand Prix weekend, nor is the labyrinthian sporting regulation. Drivers and their fans often find it hard to accept penalties which can often have a painful, aching effect on race results.

Mercedes continue to make power unit gains - Cowell

While the technical regulations regarding the power units are going into their 4th stable year, Mercedes' engine Chief, Andy Cowell, has noted there are still gains to be made. Cowell underlined that the key to these continued improvements are Mercedes' proven testing facility.

Teams’ entry fees for the 2018 F1 Championship

Formula One follows a very complex business system and revenue share model. Teams also have to pay a large amount of money before the forthcoming season to secure a place in the field.

Red Bull set to change its philosophy

Red Bull Racing looks set to change its pre-season philosophy on the back of some disappointing season starts in recents years. Dr. Helmut Marko, involved with Red Bull even before the company entered the fray as a team owner, said the team aims for a different approach to winter testing in the hope of enjoying better performance early in the season.