George Russell apologises to Valtteri Bottas after Emilia Romagna GP crash: ‘It wasn’t my proudest day’

George Russell: “Having had time to reflect on what happened afterwards, I know I should have handled the whole situation better… I apologise to Valtteri, to my team and to anyone who felt let down by my actions. That’s not who I am and I expect more from myself” By James Galloway Last Updated: 19/04/21 …

Martin Brundle: The promise of an F1 battle for the ages and Imola’s George Russell-Valtteri Bottas crash

Old school track, old school race. Changeable weather, great duel, big crashes, mistakes which were going to be firmly punished, brakes on fire, changing phases of the grand prix, and jeopardy throughout. Joy and frustration in equal measures. This Hamilton/Verstappen battle is going to be season long and, as we know from history, when two …

Max Verstappen: Emilia Romagna GP win not ‘dominant’ – but ‘great’ to fight Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes

Max Verstappen now one point behind Lewis Hamilton in F1 2021 standings after claiming assured Imola victory; Dutchman speaks to Sky F1 about race victory, Red Bull’s pace and possible title battle By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 19/04/21 11:47am 1:52 Hear the thoughts of your winner, Max Verstappen, who clinched the win ahead of Lewis …

George Russell told he has ‘lots to learn’ after Valtteri Bottas Imola crash by Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff refuses to single out either driver for total blame in the dramatic high-speed accident but says Mercedes junior George Russell should have been more conscious of the “global perspective” By James Galloway Last Updated: 19/04/21 10:52am Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says George Russell has “lots to learn” over the events of his race-ending …

Lance Stroll demoted to eighth at Imola, Kimi Raikkonen penalty gives Fernando Alonso F1 point

Lance Stroll deemed to have overtaken Pierre Gasly with a “manoeuvre he was not able to complete on the track” after shortcutting chicane to pass AlphaTauri driver; Kimi Raikkonen penalised after race restart infringement By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 18/04/21 7:55pm Lance Stroll has been demoted from seventh place to eighth in the Emilia-Romagna GP …

George Russell and Valtteri Bottas crash: Stewards deliver verdict and rule neither driver was at fault

Imola stewards explain what happened in the acrimonious crash and why neither Valtteri Bottas nor George Russell was at fault for causing the accident which dramatically put both cars out of the race By James Galloway Last Updated: 18/04/21 8:34pm 3:42 Sky F1’s Anthony Davidson was at the SkyPad to analyse the huge crash between …

Lando Norris has ‘made next step’ as F1 driver after Emilia Romagna GP podium, says McLaren boss

Plenty of praise for Lando Norris after another standout F1 performance; 21-year-old secures his second F1 podium, and ensures that two British drivers are on the same podium for the first time since 2012 By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 18/04/21 9:03pm 1:55 Lando Norris reflected on a fantastic day after finishing on the podium during …

Miami GP to join the Formula 1 calendar from 2022 season at Hard Rock Stadium in landmark race deal

Hard Rock Stadium to play host to the Miami GP from 2022 in a 10-year-deal in hugely significant announcement for F1 and US owners Liberty Media; “We are greatly encouraged by our growing reach in the US which will be further supported by this exciting second race,” says Stefano Domenicali Last Updated: 18/04/21 11:00am F1 …

Lewis Hamilton faces F1 role reversal against Red Bull in Imola race in head-to-head pursuit of win

Watch Sunday’s Emilia-Romagna GP from Imola live only on Sky Sports F1 at 2pm, with build-up from 12.30pm; Lewis Hamilton ahead of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen on the grid but Red Bull have wider strategic options in search of victory at 2021’s second round By James Galloway Last Updated: 18/04/21 9:02am Lewis Hamilton and …

Lando Norris falls foul of track limits in Emilia-Romagna GP qualifying and loses third on Imola grid

Lando Norris: “The team did an awesome job. The car really came alive in qualy, we made a lot of improvements in Friday, and that one lap that I don’t need to make a mistake on I messed it all up” By James Galloway Last Updated: 17/04/21 2:52pm 0:34 Lando Norris was close to taking …