The return of the French Grand Prix and the Paul Ricard circuit in 2018 was a welcome one, but the track didn’t come without its quirks.
French Grand Prix
Circuit Paul Ricard
First grand prix 1906
Number of laps 53
Race distance 306.690KM
Circuit length 5.842KM
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French Grand Prix organisers hope to fix traffic issues with long term deal
Fans faced traffic jam troubles on entry to the Paul Ricard circuit for the Grand Prix back in June. The organisers say they hope to get a long-term...
Are Ferrari intentionally hitting Mercedes?
French Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel hits Valtteri Bottas on lap one. British Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen hits Lewis Hamilton on lap one. Spot...
FIA looking to revise penalties after Vettel's incident last weekend
Charlie Whiting has confirmed he and the stewards are discussing whether to change the way penalties are dished out after Vettel's five-second penalty last weekend.
Whiting responds to Grosjean criticism towards stewards
After Romain Grosjean's fierce criticism towards the stewards for handing him a penalty during the French Grand Prix, F1 racing director Charlie...
Grosjean still bitter about penalty in France
Haas F1's Romain Grosjean has indicated that the five-second penalty that he got handed in France last weekend still bothers him, as the Frenchman...
Watch Mercedes break down their France performance
Mercedes were back to their very best last weekend, with Lewis Hamilton cruising to a victory after having dominated all weekend long. Valtteri...
Renault will switch focus to 2019 car if good form continues
Cyril Abiteboul suggests that Renault will switch focus to the 2019 season if they continue their good form this season. An early change of attention...
Mercedes confirm crash caused Bottas to lose 5% downforce
Mercedes have released data which confirms Valtteri Bottas lost 5% downforce after his crash with Sebastian Vettel at the start of the Grand...
WATCH: Best of team radio from France!
It's that time again, the best team radio moments from the weekend! Hear Vettel and Bottas' reactions to their first lap crash, and Alonso hoping...
The end of the controversial Paul Ricard chicane?
One of the more unexpected stories from the French GP weekend was that the drivers agreed they would rather the Mistral chicane was removed.
Renault concentrating on keeping P4
Renault secured a double points finish in their home Grand Prix this weekend with eighth and ninth place at the French GP and team boss Cyril...
Sainz keen to move on quickly after French disappointment
An eighth placed finish and keeping up your six-race points scoring streak does not sound like a poor afternoon, especially after your team mate...
Gasly frustrated by first lap crash
Pierre Gasly spurned the opportunity to race in front of his home fans in Paul Ricard with a first lap collision that put both himself and fellow...
WATCH: DC doughnuts in France!
David Coulthard entertains the crowd in the South of France by doing plenty of doughnuts in the Red Bull RB7! The crowd in Marseille enjoyed...
Bottas: Vettel crash "sums up my season"
Valtteri Bottas has had a solid if unspectacular season for Mercedes, finishing second four times in eight races, but again saw a possible victory...
Vandoorne says French GP was "a bit boring"
Stoffel Vandoorne was stuck in no-mans land for much of the French Grand Prix, starting 17th and finishing 12th, gaining three spots from others...
WATCH: History as Saudi woman drives F1 car at Paul Ricard!
A new law was passed in Saudi Ariabia last week, finally allowing women to obtain drivers licences! So what better way to celebrate than to allow...
WATCH: Bottas and Vettel reaction to turn 1 collision!
You are bound to have seen the crash that ruined both Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas' races, and now hear what both drivers had to say...
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