Sunday, January 20, 2019

George Russell: Lando Norris' F1 deal accelerated my Williams move - Autosport

George Russell believes Lando Norris securing a Formula 1 race seat before him helped to put pressure on Williams to sign him to its driver line-up for 2019.

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Russell: Norris F1 deal helped me seal Williams drive - Motorsport.com

Norris was signed by McLaren shortly after September's Italian Grand Prix, but at that point ART Grand Prix driver Russell had surpassed his Carlin rival at the top of the F2 standings.
“Lando’s announcement so early helped me to push Williams for my drive,” explained Russell. 
“Because if I was ahead of him in the [F2] championship and McLaren believed he [Norris] was worthy of a ...Keep reading

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Ericsson hopes Leclerc can boost his reputation - PlanetF1

Marcus Ericsson is hoping Charles Leclerc performs well at Ferrari because it would "reflect good on him".

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Plans for Finalnd GP gather pace - PlanetF1

Finland's motorsport governing body will conduct a feasibility study as they consider pushing for a Formula 1 Finland Grand Prix.

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Alonso could have joined Red Bull in 2007 - PlanetF1

Dr Helmut Marko has lifted the lid on a secret meeting in Madrid in the autumn of 2007 between Red Bull and Luis Garcia Abad, Fernando Alonso's manager.

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Should Formula 1 drop the ‘Q3 tyre rule’? | Debates and polls - RaceFans

Does forcing drivers who qualify in the top 10 to start on old tyres create better races? Is the 'Q3 tyre rule' a success or failure? Have your say.

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Vettel: Michael Schumacher ‘proud’ of Mick - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel claims Michael Schumacher would be "extremely proud" of his son Mick after the pair raced together at the 2019 Race of Champions.

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