Formula 1 news Norris drops McLaren hint? 2018-08-16T17:08:00.000000000+01:00 Lando Norris teased McLaren fans over a potential switch to the Formula 1 team after Carlos Sainz Jr was confirmed as Fernando Alonso's replacement on Thursday. Academy driver Norris is reportedly vying with Stoffel Vandoorne for the remaining McLaren seat in 2019. Ocon: Mercedes switch 'a matter of time' 2018-08-16T16:14:00.000000000+01:00 Esteban Ocon says it is a matter of 'when' and not 'if' he races for Mercedes at some point in his Formula 1 career. The Frenchman has impressed since moving into F1 in 2016, but his options for 2018 have been slimmed by the Silver Arrows sticking with Valtteri Bottas and Renault hiring Daniel Ri... Sainz describes honour of replacing Alonso at McLaren 2018-08-16T15:08:00.000000000+01:00 Carlos Sainz Jr says it is "particularly special" that his much-anticipated move to McLaren arrives as Fernando Alonso's replacement in the team. Sainz had been tipped to partner his childhood idol in the Woking squad, but Alonso's impending Formula 1 departure will see him take on a different ro... McLaren replace Alonso with Sainz 2018-08-16T14:36:00.000000000+01:00 McLaren have confirmed the signing of Carlos Sainz Jr on a "multi-year" deal as they plot a course through a future without Fernando Alonso in the team. Sainz's switch was confirmed on Thursday, with speculation having pointed towards a likely deal for several months. Alonso quits F1: What Hamilton, Verstappen and other drivers have said 2018-08-16T13:23:00.000000000+01:00 Fernando Alonso's decision to quit Formula 1 at the end of 2018 came as a shock, although perhaps it wasn't a complete surprise. With McLaren failing to deliver a competitive car to the two-time champion for a fourth season in a row, talk over his future has swirled around the paddock all season.... Schumacher manager issues statement about Spain move 2018-08-16T12:42:00.000000000+01:00 Michael Schumacher's manager Sabine Kehm has denied reports that the seven-time world champion is set to move to Spain with his family. A report in Swiss magazine L'Illustre this week quoted the mayor of Majorcan town Andratx as claiming that Schumacher would be moving into a mansion on the island. Briatore claps back at Horner's Alonso criticism 2018-08-16T12:22:00.000000000+01:00 Fernando Alonso's former mentor Flavio Briatore says it is "strange" that none of Formula 1's top teams have offered the Spaniard a chance to remain in F1 after it was confirmed he will leave McLaren - and the series altogether - at the end of 2018. VIDEO: How F1 2018 makes drivers appear so realistic 2018-08-16T11:23:00.000000000+01:00 From what we've seen so far, the graphics on the F1 2018 video game look like they've been taken to another level. Not just the cars and the racing conditions, but each driver's physical appearance is as lifelike as we can ever remember in a video game. Alonso 'moves a step closer to IndyCar' 2018-08-16T10:39:00.000000000+01:00 Fernando Alonso will take a step closer to joining IndyCar in 2019 when he takes part in a road test in a 2018-spec car, RACER has reported. The two-time world champion has been widely tipped to head to the American series next year after confirming he will leave McLaren and Formula 1 at the end ... Schumacher F1 racing suit found in British charity shop 2018-08-15T17:47:00.000000000+01:00 Some old DVDs that you've seen a million times, a jacket with the elbows worn out, a pair of wellington boots... a Formula 1 race suit worn by Ralf Schumacher - you just never know what you're going to find in a charity shop!