... GP of Long Beach to be IndyCar season finale in 2021 Who makes the most stops? googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1570701821262-0');}); … F1 2018 live streaming, schedule, and results for the entire season. [61] Each of the 2017 compounds was made softer, with a new "hypersoft" tyre becoming the softest of the nine and a new "superhard" tyre to be the hardest. The Formula One or F1 2018 season is here, and it†s starting fast and furious for the racers with their full results and standings and the fans who now have a more convenient way to watch the entire season both on TV and online. Penalties index © 2020 Collantine Media Ltd | About RaceFans, Race pace, not qualifying, was my most improved area – Bottas, “I still don’t think those penalties were necessary”: Hamilton vows he won’t be caught out next year, Change off-camber corners to improve racing at Yas Marina – Ocon, Losing Red Bull drive “hurts” says Albon as he targets 2022 return. After the race, Hamilton and Vettel flanked the retiring Fernando Alonso on the post-race lap,[103] and all three drivers performed synchronized "donuts" on the finish straight. Qualifying. Vettel eventually won the race with Hamilton second and Verstappen completing the podium with third. After the safety car restart, Hamilton led Bottas home in a 1–2 for Mercedes on home soil with Räikkönen completing the podium for Ferrari. Vettel passed Bottas for the lead with 5 laps to go to take his fourth win of the season and extend his championship lead. Official list of F1 standings for the 2018 season - filter by driver or team (constructor) to see current World Championship standings. [90] The race also saw both Kevin Magnussen and Haas get their first fastest lap. Charles Leclerc and Sergey Sirotkin both made their competitive débuts for Sauber and Williams respectively. Browse through 2018 Formula 1 results, statistics, rankings and championship standings. [22] Wehrlein was ultimately unable to secure a race seat and was instead enlisted as one of Mercedes's test and reserve drivers while racing full-time in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters series. Verstappen finished second, taking advantage of the Vettel–Bottas crash. [citation needed] The starting gantries at circuits were also lowered to improve the visibility of the starting lights. [35], In the event that a race is suspended due to a red flag, it would be restarted with a standing start. With 10 laps to go, Bottas was leading (but still needing to make a pitstop) followed by Vettel and Hamilton. Who makes the most stops? [102] In the end, Hamilton won with Vettel finishing second, and the two Red Bulls third and fourth. Vettel, who was second behind him at the restart, locked up on cold tyres at turn 1 and went wide, dropping behind the remaining top three. Vettel actually qualified second but had to start fifth after being penalised for not slowing enough during a red flag period in first practice. FIA Formula One World Championship | The free to access FIA results website covers 17 FIA championships, including a comprehensive history of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship from 1950 onwards and a full record of all other FIA World Championships. [82], In Hungary, Hamilton started from pole after a soaking Q3 and won the race, with Vettel and Räikkönen completing the podium.[83]. All races were scheduled to start at ten minutes past the hour so as to allow broadcasters the opportunity for pre-race coverage, especially in cases when their broadcast of the race starts on the hour. The time limit on the extraction test – the test of a driver extracting himself from the survival cell of a crashed car – was extended to allow drivers more time to escape. The standings are sorted by best result, rows are not related to the drivers. On F1-Fansite.com you can find all F1 results of each and every held Formula 1 grand prix. Hamilton only outscored Vettel by three points meaning he had failed to wrap up the title on his first attempt. Vote distribution. Reigning Champion Lewis Hamilton is Leading The Championship Table As We Head Towards The Sixth Race of The Season. In the Constructors' Championship, Mercedes finished 84 points ahead of Ferrari, with Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer in third, 152 points behind Ferrari.[1]. Bottas finished second while Verstappen finished third, his first podium of the season. [62] The hypersoft compound was marked by a pink sidewall, while the superhard was orange. The "formula" in the name refers to a set of rules to which all participants and cars must conform. [19][15], Toro Rosso signed 2016 GP2 Series champion Pierre Gasly and two-time World Endurance champion Brendon Hartley as their full-time drivers for 2018. ... Australian Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel wins F1 2018 season opener. George Russell (pictured in 2019) won the championship. The practice, which was first used in 2017 saw teams burning as much as 1.2 litres per one hundred kilometres. Retirements and penalties. This, combined with Hamilton's win and Bottas's fifth-place finish, allowed Mercedes to clinch their fifth successive Constructors' Championship.[100]. [60], Tyre supplier Pirelli provided teams with two new tyre compounds in 2018. Get all the race results from 2020, right here at ESPN.com. msn back to msn home sports racing. [22] Leclerc, who had previously driven in Friday practice sessions in 2016 and 2017, was hired by the team to replace Pascal Wehrlein. [63] The hypersoft compound made its début at the Monaco Grand Prix. Aggregate results. Which cars have broken down the most? He was promoted to Formula One alongside Lando Norris and Alex Albon. 2018 F1 season results and records at-a-glance. 2018 F1 qualifying data. Who’s quickest in the pits? Hamilton finished third despite a 5 place grid penalty for a gearbox change and contact with Verstappen on the second lap. Verstappen's spin allowed Hamilton to retake the lead and subsequently win the race. This page was last edited on 18 December 2020, at 21:05. The incident triggered a safety car, which saw the leading cars of Bottas and Räikkönen pit for new tyres. Which F1 driver is making the best starts in 2018. Who was the best Formula 1 driver of 2020? Calling all Formula One F1, racing fans! The race concluded with a victory for Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel, who used a timely virtual safety carperiod – triggered by the stricken Haas of Romain Grosjean – to pass Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton, after which Vettel successfully defended his position until the finish. Up-to-date Formula 1 news, race results, schedules, standings, photos & videos on MSN Sports. Formula One measures fuel, oil and engine fluids in mass rather than volume as these fluids expand and contract when subject to heat and as a result the volume may change; however, the mass remains the same regardless of heat. Qualifying results table Starting positions table Team mate comparisons Q1, Q2 and Q3 Qualifying results table Where each driver qualified for every race, before penalties were applied. Formula One 2018 Vettel wins Australian Grand Prix – as it happened. In 2018, the championship saw the introduction of a new cockpit protection device, known as the "halo". In the event that a driver changes a power unit component, they are still subject to a five- or ten-place grid penalty depending on the component being changed; however, should they then replace a second component, they will be moved to the back of the starting grid. The season resumed in Belgium, after the mid-season break. Joining Vettel at Ferrari felt “intimidating” – Leclerc, “It’s a day I will never forget”: Sainz begins life at Ferrari, Todt vows to “go even further to improve safety” in wake of Grosjean crash, Hamilton: Perez’s Red Bull move will make life “much harder” for Mercedes, Ferrari name their 2021 Formula 1 car ‘SF21’ and reveal launch plans. R . [11][12], Force India were placed into administration on 27 July 2018, during the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. [21], Charles Leclerc, the reigning Formula 2 champion, made his competitive début with Sauber. [34], The rules governing starting procedures were changed for 2018, granting race stewards the power to issue penalties for improper race starts even if a driver's start does not trigger the automated detection system. [d] In the event of a tie at the conclusion of the championship, a count-back system is used as a tie-breaker, with a driver's/constructor's best result used to decide the standings. However, he dropped down to 18th on the first lap after contact with Räikkönen sent him into a spin. However, the first lap saw the safety car deployed when Haas's Romain Grosjean spun off at turn 3. [42] Therefore, in 2018, each driver is permitted to use up to three each of internal combustion engines (ICE), heat motor generator units (MGU-H), and turbochargers (TC); and two each of the kinetic motor generator units (MGU-K), energy stores (ES), and control electronics (CE). Lando Norris, Artem Markelov, Antonio Giovinazzi, Sean Gelael and Robert Kubica drove in free practice sessions for McLaren, Renault, Sauber, Scuderia Toro Rosso and Williams respectively. 2018 Abu Dhabi GP. The French Grand Prix used the short 3.812 km (2.369 mi) configuration of the Circuit Paul Ricard between. [2][17] The team was required to keep "Force India" as part of their constructor name as their chassis had been homologated under the Force India name and Formula One sporting regulations required the constructor name to include the chassis name. [56] The mandatory crash tests that each chassis must pass were adjusted to include a new static load test. This was to combat blistering due to new asphalt at these circuits for the 2018 season, which resulted in higher grip and reduced tyre wear. Where the test models of the halo had been attached to an existing monocoque structure, teams were required to incorporate the final build of the halo into the chassis design from its inception rather than attached once the design was completed. The hard compound, which previously used orange markings, was changed to ice blue. [66] This was in response to the high level of blistering experienced by Mercedes at the re-surfaced Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in pre-season testing. [98], In Brazil, the penultimate race of the season, Ferrari needed to outscore Mercedes by at least 13 points to remain in contention for the Constructors' Championship. A finale to remember under the lights at the Yas Marina Circuit! The changes were introduced to address concerns about drivers who would not be able to meet the standards required to compete in Formula One having access to Formula One cars. [44] Active control valves, which electronically regulate the flow of fluids between power unit components, were also banned. Across the season six drivers served as third or free practice drivers for teams. Vettel finished second and Hamilton finished 3rd. Hamilton took pole position and victory (his third of the season) in the returning French Grand Prix, taking the world championship lead back with 14 points, with Vettel finishing only 5th after a first corner crash with Bottas. [23][24][25], Williams driver Felipe Massa retired from Formula One at the end of the 2017 championship. [80], At his home race in Great Britain, Hamilton took pole on his final flying lap, with the two Ferraris of Vettel and Räikkönen both within a tenth of his time. With pre-season testing set to begin later this month, F1 teams will roll out their 2018 cars over the next week or so. This was Hamilton's 80th pole position and Bottas's 30th podium finish. [64] The rules dictating which tyres are available were relaxed to allow Pirelli to supply a wider range of compounds. Because technically it was a new entry into the championship of a new team, Force India had to start from scratch in the Constructors' Championship, but drivers Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon were allowed to keep the points they had earned in the Drivers' Championship. 2018 Formula 1 Season Next Formula 1 race. McLaren ended the first race of their partnership with Renault with a fifth and ninth pla… In Canada, Vettel won from pole taking the world championship lead by one point from Hamilton. Drivers, constructors and team results for the top racing series from around the world at the click of your finger In the event that two or more drivers or constructors achieve the same best result an equal number of times, their next-best result will be used. If two or more drivers or constructors achieve equal results an equal number of times, the FIA will nominate the winner according to such criteria as it sees fit. [20] Daniil Kvyat left the team and the Red Bull driver programme, securing a development role with Ferrari. [67], The championship started in Melbourne with the Australian Grand Prix. [45][46] The use of "T-wings", a horizontal secondary wing mounted forward of and above the rear wing, was also banned.[45]. Teams are also required to inform the stewards of the mass of oil in each oil tank before the race. [29][a] The race was scheduled to be run in June, with the Azerbaijan Grand Prix brought forward to April to accommodate the change and to avoid clashing with celebrations for the centenary of the Azerbaijan republic. Previously, Pirelli had to provide sequential compounds; for example, ultrasoft, supersoft and soft. Team Softshell Jacket 2020 Carlos Sainz Team T-Shirt 2020 McLaren Team Cap 2020 Lando Norris Team T-Shirt 2020 Bottas finished 2nd for the fourth time this season as Verstappen finished third, his qualifying position. [41], The quantity of power unit components a driver may use during the season was reduced from four complete power units during the entire season in 2017 to a new system where each of the power unit components is considered separately. Season records. View the latest results for Formula 1 2018. [36], The FIA introduced tighter restrictions on racing licences issued to drivers taking part in free practice sessions. Räikkönen finished third for Ferrari while his teammate Vettel finished sixth after a sensor problem and a failed gamble on tyre strategy compromised his race. Räikkönen finished 2nd while Sergio Pérez claimed 3rd. The changes were introduced in response to criticism that the halo obstructed the driver's view of the mirrors; however, halo-mounted designs were also criticised for allowing teams to exploit a loophole and introduce aerodynamic device, in the form of winglets above the mirrors, into an area where aerodynamic development was prohibited under the pretense of improving driver visibility,[58] and the regulations were rewritten once more to ban the practice of mounting anything besides mirrors on the halo. [76], Ricciardo took pole in Monaco and won the event despite developing an engine problem mid-race that left him severely down on power. The race has returned to the Circuit Paul Ricard, which last hosted the French Grand Prix in 1990 before the event moved to the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours. Ricciardo pitted for a new set of softs with 20 laps to go under safety car while the leaders stayed out on their used set of mediums, he then fought his way past both Ferraris and Mercedes to the lead. [32] The Russian Grand Prix was moved from April to September, filling the vacancy left by the Malaysian Grand Prix. Ricciardo also retired from the race. Share: 0. For sponsorship purposes, these engines were rebadged as "TAG Heuer". [18][15] The new team began with zero points in the Constructors' Championship, though their drivers retained the points they had scored in the Drivers' Championship. This Formula 1 race. In the event that two laps cannot be completed, no points are awarded and the race is abandoned. In case of tie on points, the best positions achieved determined the outcome. [8] As part of the deal, Red Bull Racing loaned Toro Rosso driver Carlos Sainz Jr. to Renault's works team. Hamilton started from pole but lost the lead to title rival Vettel on the first lap after a straight-line high-speed pass. Luke Smith. The following twenty-one Grands Prix were run as part of the 2018 World Championship: The French Grand Prix returned to the calendar for the first time since 2008. [79], In Austria, Bottas started the race on pole, followed by Hamilton and Räikkönen. Portuguese GP. [13] After speculation of a purchase,[14] any sale of the team in a short time-span was complicated by legal proceedings against certain shareholders and the need for debt settlement. [48] The FIA ultimately settled on the "halo", a wishbone-shaped frame mounted above and around the driver's head and anchored to the monocoque forward of the cockpit. Points are awarded to the top ten classified drivers in every race, using the following system: In order for full points to be awarded, the race winner must complete at least 75% of the scheduled race distance. Calendar & Results for the FIA Formula 2 2018 Championship: The Road to F1.Round: 1 Sakhir Bahrain 06-08 Apr 2018,Round: 2 Baku Azerbaijan 27-29 Apr 2018,Round: 3 Barcelona Spain 11-13 May 2018,Round: 4 Monte Carlo Monaco 24-26 May 2018,Round: 5 Le Castellet France 22-24 Jun 2018,Round: 6 Spielberg Austria 29-01 Jul 2018,Round: 7 Silverstone Great Britain 06-08 Jul 2018… [50] Once introduced, the halo concept is scheduled to be applied to other FIA-sanctioned open-wheel racing categories including Formula 2, Formula 3 and Formula E,[51][52][53][54] with 2020 earmarked as the deadline for all FIA-sanctioned open-wheel racing series to adopt the halo. Vettel re-took the lead of the championship by 1 point, following Hamilton's retirement. However, in the race, both Mercedes suffered from technical problems and neither one was able to finish the race. 2018 F1 season results and records at-a-glance. [81], In Germany, Vettel took his fifth pole of the season on home turf. [59], The FIA made several changes to its trackside procedures to further accommodate the halo. Full drivers’ and teams’ points standings for 2018. 2018 Formula 1 Season - Driver votes. [38], Finally, the mid-season test, which was held in Bahrain in 2017, was moved to Barcelona. [84] Also notable was a first-corner crash that saw a lock-up by Hülkenberg send Alonso over the top of Leclerc, while Räikkönen and Ricciardo had their own incident that eventually ended both drivers' races. Nicholas Latifi served as a free practice driver for Sahara Force India and Racing Point Force India. ", "Halo impact becoming clearer to F1 teams", "Vettel: Halo-mounted mirrors improve visibility", "FIA tells Ferrari it can't run halo mirror winglets after Spanish GP", "FIA alters Melbourne start lights to address F1 halo concerns", "Pirelli to introduce new softest-compound pink-walled F1 tyre in '18", "Pirelli reveals details and colours for expanded range of 2018 F1 tyres", "Pirelli unveils expanded range of F1 tyres", "Pirelli expects Monaco lap record to tumble", "Pirelli confident of two-stop Grands Prix in 2018", "Pirelli reduces tread depth for Barcelona, Silverstone & Paul Ricard", "Testing analysis: Has F1 finally got a three-way title battle? In the other two instances – most notably Jules Bianchi's fatal accident – the FIA concluded that although the halo would not have prevented driver injuries, it would not have contributed to or complicated the outcome of the accidents. [97], In Mexico, Vettel needed to win the Grand Prix and Hamilton 8th or lower for the Championship to remain in contention. This allowed Hamilton to win the race followed by Bottas and Vettel. The year 2019 begins tomorrow, meaning the year 2018 … [69] Max Verstappen finished sixth after an early spin ahead of Nico Hülkenberg. Worst Bad ... See more results. If circuit conditions are suitable for racing but the race director deems a standing start inappropriate, the race would resume with a rolling start where the safety car returns to pit lane and drivers proceed around the circuit in single file until they are shown the green flag. [92], In Japan, Hamilton took the pole which he then converted into victory after leading every lap, he was followed by Bottas in second and Max Vertappen in third. These oils are subject to stricter definitions of what is considered "oil" in order to prevent teams from using exotic blends designed to boost performance. Summary Results. Formula 1 2018 season started with Australian GP which was held between March 22-25. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo had set two fastest laps on laps 69 and 70, but because the chequered flag mistakenly waved early and the results were taken from lap 68, the fastest lap went to Max Verstappen, who had set it back on lap 65. Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton ended his superb season with victory at the final race of 2018 in Abu Dhabi. The following teams and drivers participated in the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. Hamilton finished in 4th place, which was enough to secure his fifth Drivers' Championship. [72][71], Vettel then won from pole at the next round in Bahrain, holding off a late charge from Bottas to win by seven-tenths of a second. Räikkönen finished third, passing Ricciardo in the closing laps of the race. In Abu Dhabi, the final race of the season, the safety car was brought out on the first lap when Renault's Nico Hülkenberg barrel-rolled into the barricade at turn 9 after accidentally colliding with Grosjean. Previous Formula 1 race. [74], Hamilton took his first win of the year in Azerbaijan and with it, the lead in the Drivers' Championship. The race was almost down to 18 cars due to the original Sahara Force India team having gone into administration earlier on, but a new Racing Point Force India team (whose owners includes Williams driver Lance Stroll's father Lawrence) was accepted to the grid in time for the race. Which F1 driver is making the best starts in 2018. RaceFans > 2018 F1 season > 2018 F1 statistics > 2018 F1 qualifying data. Hamilton clinched his fifth title at the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix, with the team securing its fifth consecutive title at the following race. The change was introduced to ensure parity after Mercedes's works team was observed to have access to additional engine performance settings that were not available to their customer teams. Exhaustive, interactive data on every 2018 F1 race. [75], In Spain, Hamilton had taken pole position. [87] Sergey Sirotkin scored his first and only point in the season by finishing 10th after the disqualification of Romain Grosjean – thus ensuring that every driver who entered the championship managed to score points, which happened for the first time in the series' history. Find out who’s on first-name terms with the stewards. Carlos Sainz Jr. completed the points-scoring positions in tenth. Event finished. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo secured his latest pole position, but would eventually retire from the Grand Prix with an engine failure, his eighth failure to finish during the season. Bottas pitted under safety car and came out still leading but a puncture on the penultimate lap caused him to retire. [68] Kimi Räikkönen finished third in the other Ferrari ahead of Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo. Haas took full advantage of the Mercedes and Ricciardo retirements and finished 4th (Grosjean) and 5th (Magnussen). Half points are awarded if the race winner completes less than 75% of the race distance provided that at least two laps are completed. The 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship was the motor racing championship for Formula One cars and the 69th running of the Formula One World Championship. The best and worst F1 qualifiers of 2018. [96] Verstappen finished second and Hamilton third, as Vettel finished fourth. Here's a run through of the key alterations ahead of the season opener in Australia. [57] In order to prevent teams from exploiting the halo for aerodynamic gain and potentially compromising its purpose, the FIA banned teams from developing their own devices and instead required them to purchase pre-fabricated models from approved suppliers. [43] The rules were further amended to restrict teams to using a single specification of oil, which must be declared before the race. For the 2018 championship, this figure was revised down to a maximum of 0.6 litres per one hundred kilometres. With just one day remaining in the year 2018, let’s take a look back at everything that the 21-race 2018 Formula 1 season had to offer. [39][40], Power unit suppliers are required to provide all teams using their engines with an identical specification of power units. [88], In Singapore, a track where Mercedes traditionally struggled, Hamilton took pole position with the fastest lap which he described as "magical" and as one of the best laps he's ever done. Who’s quickest in the pits? 07 Oct 2018: Lewis Hamilton HAM: Mercedes: 53: 1:27:17.062: United States 21 Oct 2018: Kimi Räikkönen RAI: Ferrari: 56: 1:34:18.643: Mexico 28 Oct 2018: Max Verstappen VER: Red Bull Racing TAG Heuer: 71: 1:38:28.851: Brazil 11 Nov 2018: Lewis Hamilton HAM: Mercedes: 71: 1:27:09.066: Abu Dhabi 25 Nov 2018 25 Oct. Lewis Hamilton strips off as F1 season comes to a close [6], McLaren terminated their engine partnership with Honda and instead signed a three-year deal for power units supplied by Renault. [85] Racing Point Force India qualified 3rd and 4th on the grid during qualifying, and finished 5th and 6th in the race. In order to simulate a serious accident, a tyre was mounted to a hydraulic ram and fired at the crash structure; to pass the test, the chassis and the mounting points for the halo had to remain intact. Standings are updated with the completion of each race. Formula 1 Season 2018 Highlights & Results So Far. [78] The fastest lap of the race however, was affected. Follow your favorite team and driver's progress with daily updates [47] Each design was created to deflect debris away from a driver's head without compromising their visibility or the ability of safety marshals to access the cockpit and extract a driver and their seat in the event of a serious accident or medical emergency,[48] with a series of serious accidents – such as the fatal accidents of Jules Bianchi and Dan Wheldon – recreated to simulate the ability of devices to withstand a serious impact. [91], In Russia, Bottas started from pole and was the virtual race leader for the first half of the race but obeyed team orders and allowed Hamilton to overtake him on lap 26. Meanwhile, Hamilton took the lead of the race after starting 14th having made one less pit stop. 10 Mar 2018. [20] Both Gasly and Hartley made their Formula One débuts with the team in the latter stages of the 2017 championship. Hamilton started from pole but lost the lead to Max Verstappen on lap 40 as Mercedes had to turn his engine down to prevent failure. RaceFans > 2018 F1 season > 2018 F1 statistics. Verstappen won, followed by Räikkönen in 2nd and Vettel in 3rd. Candidate drivers are required to complete a minimum number of Formula 2 races or earn twenty-five superlicense points over a three-year period. Valtteri Bottas was eighth, having started fifteenth when he took a penalty for a gearbox change after a heavy crash in qualifying. [37], The schedule of a Grand Prix weekend was changed, with the start time of most European races pushed back by one hour in an attempt to accommodate a larger television audience. All the Formula 1 Grand Prix results on BBC Sport, including the race times, grid positions, championship points and more. [95] The race was won by Räikkönen, his first win in 114 grand prix which was a new record. Following a series of serious incidents in open-wheel racing – including the fatal accidents of Henry Surtees and Justin Wilson – in which drivers were struck in the head by tyres or debris, the FIA announced plans to introduce additional mandatory cockpit protection with 2018 given as the first year for its introduction. [26] Massa was replaced by former Renault test driver and SMP Racing driver Sergey Sirotkin, who made his competitive début with the team.[27]. [35] The changes were introduced following two incidents during 2017: at the Chinese Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel positioned his car too far across his grid slot to be registered by the detection system; while at the Austrian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas's start was called into question for his reaction time despite the detection system recognising it as legal.