Red Bull has finally decided to end its relationship with Renault and will start the 2019 season with Honda power. But could this set off a chain of events that will dramatically alter the shape of Formula 1?
While much of the MotoGP grid will go into 2019 with a fresh look, Formula 1's 'silly season' is set to be relatively stagnant. That's not good, and the causes are the same as many of F1's other problems
Former motorcycle racer Christian Estrosi is one of the driving forces behind the revival of the French Grand Prix. Previously a government minister, Estrosi has occupied a number of roles in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, and is currently the Mayor of Nice. He's the man who engaged backing from the region to meet the race fee, enticed French F1 figures to support it, and who finally did the deal with Bernie Ecclestone, reports ANTHONY ROWLINSON
Fernando Alonso brought Le Mans a lot more attention, but how much of a role did he play in Toyota's triumph, and how will history remember his win given the lack of opposition? The answers might be surprising
F1 is working flat out to improve the spectacle of the racing for the future. But does one of its upcoming changes carry the risk of spreading teams out further, and is there a different way to approach the constant problem of cars racing in 'dirty air'?
Formula 1 and the FIA are pressing the teams to accept changes to the 2019 cars to improve overtaking - but even if these rules are accepted, there are 900 people working on plans that may yet negate their impact
How Fernando Alonso is really getting on at Toyota, the surprise contenders impressing in LMP1 and LMP2, a major GTE team in trouble and ongoing angst for Manor - here are the major pre-race storylines from Le Mans