Charlie Whiting, the head of Formula 1 for governing body the FIA and one of the most influential people in the sport for decades, dies aged 66.
With the new F1 season finally upon us, Andrew Benson takes a look at five big talking points ahead of the first Grand Prix of the season in Australia.
Daniel Ricciardo pays tribute to Robert Kubica for returning to Formula 1 eight years after a life-changing rally crash.
Sebastian Vettel says he and team-mate Charles Leclerc are free to race this season - despite Ferrari saying they could favour the German.
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Lando Norris will become Britain's youngest F1 driver with McLaren in 2019.
The message coming out of the first Formula 1 pre-season test is as clear as it gets at this time of year - Ferrari are a step ahead and Mercedes have some catching up to do.
Will Charles Leclerc be better than Sebastian Vettel? Will Honda give Red Bull a title-winning engine? What will happen in 2019?
BBC Sport's chief F1 writer Andrew Benson reflects on the career of Michael Schumacher, one of the greatest drivers of all time, as he turns 50
Jolyon Palmer picks out his top three drivers of the year, looks forward to a mouth-watering 2019 and pays tribute to a departing "legend".
Analysis and opinion from the BBC's chief Formula 1 writer.
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