Pierre Gasly has admitted he was "shocked" when told by Red Bull he was being promoted to a full race seat in 2019.
British youngster Lando Norris will make his F1 race weekend debut for McLaren in Practice One for the Belgian GP on Friday.
Pierre Gasly will replace Daniel Ricciardo as Max Verstappen's Red Bull team-mate in 2019.
Toto Wolff insists neither Mercedes nor Ferrari should be considered favourites for this weekend's Belgian GP as F1 makes its return.
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McLaren claim they have a plan to break their deadlock with Toro Rosso over the signing of technical director James Key.
Sergey Sirotkin does not regret making the step up to F1 despite Williams' wretched first half of the season.
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McLaren have confirmed the signing of Carlos Sainz for the 2019 season, with the Spaniard replacing Fernando Alonso.
Sky Sports F1 has added another live show to its grand prix offering, with Welcome to the Weekend set to debut on Thursday ahead of the Belgian GP.
Formula 1 roars back into life this weekend with the Belgian GP, and you can watch every session live on Sky Sports F1.
Fernando Alonso has suggested he could return to McLaren and F1 in the future, but McLaren's immediate task will be finding his 2019 replacement.
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Fernando Alonso is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season - and says he took the decision "some months ago".
Red Bull believe the 'Max Verstappen factor' was pivotal in Daniel Ricciardo's decision to quit and have described his move to Renault as an "enormous risk".
Red Bull have ruled out Fernando Alonso replacing the Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo next season.
The Force India F1 team are to be rescued from administration by a group of investors led by Lawrence Stroll.
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