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What is FORMULA 1?

FORMULA 1 is a motorsport where 20 drivers compete in 23 races across the world to win the FORMULA 1 World Championship.

Teams work to produce some of the most powerful, technologically advanced cars. These cars are then raced in a number of Grand Prix around the world with drivers and their teams looking to earn the most points by the end of the season. Read more...

The black Haas car waits in the pit lane in the rain


Each race weekend, which is also known as a Grand Prix, teams, along with their two drivers, aim to earn as many championship points as possible. At the end of...

A Formula 1 driver, Max Verstappen, raises his hands in celebration


Learn about the 20 drivers competing in the 2023 Formula 1 championship including Max Verstappen, the defending World Drivers' Champion, who is looking to win his 2nd championship this year.

The red Ferrari car travelling through the turns in a race


Find out more about the 10 teams competing for the World Constructors' Championship. Mercedes are the reigning champions, and they face fierce competition from the likes of Ferrari and Red Bull.

Multiple Formula 1 cars are navigating a tight hairpin at the Monaco Grand Prix


The 2023 Formula 1 season is contested over 23 Grand Prix held around the world. These include historic races such as the Monaco Grand Prix and the British Grand Prix but also new races such as...

An old McLaren car driven by Ayrton Senna kicks up spray during a wet race


Following World War II, a series of rules was established that all participating cars must conform to. These rules are called the formula. In 1946, Formula One was the introduced...

Close-up of a McLaren Formula 1 car during a pit stop

Pit Stops

A Formula 1 pit stop is when a team brings a car into the pits to perform routine maintenance or make necessary changes to the car. During a pit stop,...