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Formula One’s 21-race calendar for 2019 approved

FIA said after a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in St. Petersburg that 11 races would be held in Europe, five in Asia, four in the Americas and one in Australia.

Formula One team Haas opts against appeal over Force India decision

Haas finished fifth in the constructors' championship on 93 points, two places above Force India, who lost all of the points they accumulated before the Belgian Grand Prix in August. 

Thailand’s Alexander Albon to race for Toro Rosso in 2019

Alexander Albon, who joins Daniil Kvyat in the lineup, finished third in this year's Formula Two championship and had been due to compete for Nissan in the all-electric Formula E series.

Max Verstappen suggests punishment could be attending F1 awards

Max Verstappen has jokingly suggested he could serve part of a community service punishment by attending the governing FIA's prizegiving gala in Russia next month.

Beaten Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel knows he must improve next year

Sebastian Vettel led Lewis Hamilton by eight points after 10 of 21 races and 4-3 in wins, only to lose by 88 points overall and 11-5 in races won.

Lewis Hamilton bares his heart with podium strip

Lewis Hamilton, who had already clinched his fifth F1 championship, has a large cross and the words 'Still I rise' tattooed prominently on his back, with plenty of ink elsewhere as well.

Video: Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel escort Fernando Alonso in farewell lap

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel paid a memorable tribute to Fernando Alonso in his farewell lap with a classy guard of honour in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton ends season with a win in Abu Dhabi

Two times world champion Fernando Alonso, in his farewell race with McLaren, had hoped to sign off in the points but finished 11th. 

Pirelli agrees new four-year Formula One deal

Pirelli confirmed its commitment "to work together towards the new technical regulations expected for 2021, including the 18-inch tyre".

Remember me as a fighter, says departing Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso will start his final race on Sunday in 15th place for McLaren at Abu Dhabi GP before switching to Indianapolis 500 and world endurance championship next year.

Recovering Nicki Lauda hopes to be back working with Mercedes soon

The 69-year-old Nicki Lauda, who received a new lung on August 2, is non-executive chairman of Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton fastest in final practice of 2018 season

Five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton was fastest for Mercedes in the final practice session of the Formula One season in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

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