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Protests raise fresh concerns over Bahrain GP

Fresh doubts have emerged about the viability of this year's Bahrain Grand Prix after a human rights group in the Gulf kingdom called on the Formula 1 teams to boycott the race in the wake of continuing civil unrest. It is the firstShow More Summary

Barrichello back in Williams frame

Formula 1 always goes a little quiet over Christmas, but one team that has been making waves - both publicly and behind the scenes - are Williams. The team that dominated F1 for much of the 1980s and 1990s are one of only two outfits...Show More Summary

DRS improved for 2012 season

In Monaco a few weeks ago, Formula 1's governing body held a meeting to discuss one of the key and most controversial aspects of the 2011 season - the Drag Reduction System or DRS. Introduced amid much controversy and no small amount...Show More Summary

Dominant car? Great driver? Or a bit of both?

Sebastian Vettel's second world championship title this year was as remarkable for its control as much as the blinding speed of the German and his Red Bull. Vettel based his season on a strategy of taking pole position, blitzing theShow More Summary

Red Bull reflect on another year of glory

Red Bull won both the drivers' and constructors' championships for the second successive year in 2011. Here, design chief Adrian Newey and team principal Christian Horner talk to me about their plans for 2012 and praise the dedication,...Show More Summary

Red Bull set to dominate?

To some, the decision of Red Bull and Ferrari to pull out of the Formula 1 Teams' Association, the umbrella group that represents the teams' interests, could look innocuous enough. In reality it could have far-reaching consequences. The...Show More Summary

Is Raikkonen worth the risk?

Kimi Raikkonen's return to Formula 1 next season creates a field with as much depth of talent as any in the history of the sport. Six world champions will be on the grid at the start of 2012, with a total of 14 titles between them. There...Show More Summary

Jake Humphrey's season review

I should have known what to expect from this season when we went on air for the first time in Australia back in March. Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel went on to win the race in Melbourne without really breaking a sweat, while expert pundit...Show More Summary

Webber wins but Vettel is still the man to beat

If Mark Webber did not sound as if he was jumping for joy after winning the Brazilian Grand Prix - his first win of 2012 in the final race of what has been a tough season for the Australian - it should be no surprise. There is no artifice about Webber and he knows as well as anyone that, statistically, this has been a disappointing season for him. Show More Summary

Send me your questions about F1 2011

Hello all, I am filming the final 2011 entries for this video blog after next weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix and that means I need your help. I will be answering a selection of your questions as well as reviewing the season. So if you...Show More Summary

Lewis Hamilton centre stage in F1's Indian adventure

The Indian Grand Prix was not the thrilling spectacle Formula 1 wanted it to be but if that amazing country is to succumb to the sport's advances after this inaugural race at least it won't be under false pretences. The packed grandstands...Show More Summary

Vettel and Red Bull redefine perfection

Sebastian Vettel climbed slowly up on to the nose of his Red Bull and, for the first time this year, raised two of those trademark index fingers in the air. That's two to indicate he is now a double world champion - the youngest in Formula...Show More Summary

My Japanese Grand Prix preview

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel looks set to clinch his second successive title and become F1's youngest-ever double world champion. Watch my preview to this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix to see why I think there's still plenty to look forward...Show More Summary

Your F1 questions answered - part IV

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel is closing in on a second world title with the rest of the field fighting over second place in the drivers' standings. What are the reasons behind Lewis Hamilton's form; why have Ferrari struggled to mount...Show More Summary

A day in the life of Jake Humphrey

Remarkably I managed to get through the past week in Singapore while tricking my body that I was still in Europe. It may seem strange that I was eating muesli at two in the afternoon, feeling ready for lunch at eight in the evening and...Show More Summary

Stakes still high in Singapore

In Singapore Sebastian Vettel may be on the verge of clinching his second world title, a feat he could achieve here this weekend, but the narrative thread of this Formula 1 season is a long way from complete. In fact, in many ways, when...Show More Summary

Pastor Maldonado - classic F1

Pastor Maldonado is the latest driver to choose his five favourite all-time grands prix for BBC Sport's classic Formula 1 series. The Venzuelan has made quite an impression one way or another in his first season in F1. On the plus side,...Show More Summary

Saying goodbye to Europe

Welcome to this week's blog, the final blog from a European race for 2010, which feels very strange indeed. I can scarcely believe I'm writing that; where is my life disappearing to? Firstly, let me apologise for the lack of a blog after...Show More Summary

Twenty years of Schumacher

At Spa-Francorchamps For the first time since he started his comeback at the beginning of last season, Michael Schumacher was the centre of attention as the Formula 1 circus rolled into the spectacular Spa-Francorchamps circuit ahead...Show More Summary

My Belgian Grand Prix preview

We're having one of the best Formula 1 seasons ever and the final eight races promise to be really exciting, with Red Bull, McLaren and Ferrari closely matched. Watch my preview to this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix and the rest of the season. In order to see this content you need to have both Javascript enabled and Flash installed. Show More Summary

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