Media playback is not supported on this device Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne beats Oliver Rowland in China E-PrixFrenchman Jean-Eric Vergne won the Sanya E-Prix in China as Antonio Felix da Costa climbed to the top of the Formula E drivers’ championship.Pre-race leader Sam Bird went out early on to drop to fourth in the standings…

Whiting’s involvement in Formula 1 spanned five decadesCharlie Whiting, the head of Formula 1 for governing body the FIA and one of the most influential people in the sport for decades, has died aged 66.Whiting suffered a pulmonary embolism on Thursday morning in Melbourne, where he was due to officiate this weekend’s season-opening Australian GP.Whiting…

The British Grand Prix is the only race UK viewers will be able to watch on free-to-air televisionFormula 1’s relationship with the British public undergoes a huge shift this year.For the first time in more than 40 years, audiences in the UK will not be able to watch regular live coverage of the F1 season…

Charles Leclerc finished 13th in the 2018 drivers’ championship in his first F1 season for SauberJust before Charles Leclerc’s father died in June 2017, his son told him a little white lie.Leclerc was in the middle of his Formula 2 season, a member of the Ferrari driver academy, and being widely tipped for a graduation…

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryBird wins after taking final lap lead but is under investigation by stewards – watch BBC Two coverageGet involved #bbcformulaeEight cars out of raceEvery race live on the BBC this seasonLive…

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has won the past two Bahrain Grand PrixFormula 1 has been accused by human rights groups of sending “an appalling message” over abuses allegedly related to the Bahrain Grand Prix.Coming just over three weeks before this year’s race in Manama, the criticism concerns the jailing of activist Najah Yusuf.Last month, 17 campaign…

British driver Sam Bird has backed the new addition to the Formula E calendarA Formula E race on the streets of London will be held in 2020, series organisers have announced.The race will take place around the London Docklands and the ExCel centre.The London ePrix was previously held in 2015 and 2016, when Battersea Park…