Formula 1 news Hamilton is beatable - Bottas 2018-02-24T16:19:00.000000000+01:00 Lewis Hamilton can indeed be beaten despite his dominance last season, but hailed the Englishman as the toughest partner he has ever had in his career behind the wheel in F1. Lowe predicts 'phenomenal' second year for Stroll 2018-02-24T16:06:00.000000000+01:00 Williams technical director Paddy Lowe has praised Sergey Sirotkin in what is the youngest driving duo on the grid for the upcoming 2018 schedule. Hamilton: I don't play mind games, I just drive faster 2018-02-24T15:29:00.000000000+01:00 Current Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel again similar to their clashes last season, as it will mean that Mercedes are performing at a high level alongside Ferrari at the top of the rankings. Mercedes taking 'everyone seriously' as title contenders 2018-02-24T15:08:00.000000000+01:00 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has insisted that his team are taking 'everyone seriously' as potential contenders for the 2018 constructor's championship as the Silver Arrows attempt to win the title for the fifth time in a row to consolidate their position at the pinnacle of motorsport. Alonso: The good times are coming 2018-02-24T14:47:00.000000000+01:00 After finally getting behind the wheel of McLaren's new MCL33 2018 Formula One vehicle, Gallery: Formula One's 2018 vehicles 2018-02-23T14:27:00.000000000+01:00 The 2018 season of Formula One is around a month away and anticipation is building as we approach testing next week, and with a new campaign comes an array of new livery designs and aerodynamic changes...including the introduction of the new halo safety device. McLaren boss: Comparison to Red Bull is 'natural' 2018-02-23T13:35:00.000000000+01:00 McLaren chief Zak Brown thinks that Red Bull will be the benchmark which his team want to meet this season, and admits that any comparison to the team of the energy drinks manufacturer will be 'natural' as they are both currently using the same Renault power unit. Sainz Sr. expects his son to take 'step forward' this season 2018-02-23T12:45:00.000000000+01:00 Former World Rally Championship champion Carlos Sainz Jr., are expecting the young Renault driver to take a 'step forward' in his development this season with the French manufacturer before returning to his parent team, Red Bull. Bottas feeling 'less pressure' than last year 2018-02-23T12:18:00.000000000+01:00 McLaren director: We are listening to our fans 2018-02-23T11:56:00.000000000+01:00 McLaren executive director Zak Brown has claimed that the team have reverted back to their papaya orange livery for the new 2018 campaign because they 'are listening to the fans' who have been calling for a return to the colour of the team's earlier years.