The 2014 Formula 1 season looks set to be full of fast-paced action, with drivers like Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton competing to stop Sebastian Vettel from taking a fifth consecutive world championship.
So how do you keep up with everything that’s going on, both on and off the track? Using your smartphone, that’s how. And here are some of the best apps to help you do just that.
One of the best apps to turn to for coverage of any major sport, the BBC offers some of the most comprehensive reportage you’ll find anywhere. Along with in-depth coverage of events leading up to each race, there is a huge amount of video and audio content streamed through the app.
BBC Sport also offers a great deal of feature articles surrounding F1 event’s that flesh out the coverage, such as a recent one gathering a huge amount of data form past races to work out who has been the most successful driver ever.
Official F1 App
A beautifully designed offering straight from F1’s organisers, the official app is made up of a swiping interface that delivers an enormous amount of information. From a countdown to the next race to in-depth, behind the scenes news, this app is definitely one for the ardent fan.
When racing commences, timings are shown down to the millisecond, and between events you can browse through the details about cars and teams, even following your favourite driver for specific updates.
F1 2014 News and Info
An aggregator of F1 info from around the web, F1 2014 News and Info is exhaustive in the content that it delivers. With news stories updating several times every hour, you’ll never miss a thing as far as information about the sport goes.
Also included are statistics about driver rankings and lots of behind-the-scenes race photos. While the app’s design may be a little basic, it excels itself in terms of what it can do for the F1 fan.
Thinking of watching the races on your smartphone? There are plenty of options for streaming TV to your mobile, and we’ve taken a look at some of the best.