Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hamilton backs NFL players over anthem protest | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Hamilton backs NFL players • Verstappen says he's been four-tenths quicker than Ricciardo • Massa hints at Williams rift

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Thursday Press Conference - Grandprix.com

Malaysian GP - Thursday Press Conference

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Video: Mercedes drivers meet their fans - GPUpdate.net

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas meet fans ahead of the final Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit.

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Ex-Sauber driver Nasr gets sportscar deal - GPUpdate.net

Ex-Sauber driver Felipe Nasr will switch to sportscars in 2018, after signing to race for Action Express Racing in the IMSA WeatherTech championship. Nasr…

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Malaysian Grand Prix: What can you do with an old F1 track? - BBC F1

2017's Malaysian Grand Prix is the last at the Sepang circuit. What happened to other old tracks?

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Halo “must be used in all categories” – Kubica | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Robert Kubica has voiced strong support for the Halo head protection system which will be introduced in Formula One and Formula Two next year.

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Villeneuve takes final win after Schumacher brothers collide | 1997 Luxembourg Grand Prix flashback - F1 Fanatic

Jacques Villeneuve's victory in the Luxembourg Grand Prix 20 years ago today was the last of his career and put him within touching distance of the title.

Read more: Villeneuve takes final win after Schumacher brothers collide | 1997 Luxembourg Grand Prix flashback - F1 Fanatic

Ericsson: 'Big push needed' for 2018 seat - GPUpdate.net

Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson says "a big push is needed" over the final stages of the season if he is to convince the team to extend his contract into…

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Alonso punched a wall after Singapore exit - PlanetF1

Booted out of the Singapore GP through no fault of his own, Fernando Alonso punched a hole in the wall in his private drivers' room.

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The best from Kimi Raikkonen - PlanetF1

Attending Thursday's FIA press conference, Kimi Raikkonen weighed in on the heat, what he'll miss about Sepang, his not so great performances and who is the best on the grid.

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Thursday’s FIA press conference – part 1 - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen faced the media in part one of Thursday's FIA press conference in Malaysia.

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Lewis Hamilton: Sebastian Vettel will bounce back after Singapore crash - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton expects title rival Sebastian Vettel to come back fighting after crashing out of the last race in Singapore at the start.

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Thursday’s FIA press conference – part 2 - PlanetF1

New boy Pierre Gasly joined Carlos Sainz and Marcus Ericsson for part two of Thursday's FIA press conference in Malaysia.

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Hamilton out to expose rivals - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says exposing a rival's "weak spots" is a key part of his title-challenging armoury as he aims to make Sebastian Vettel's Singapore crash the final turning point in their title battle.

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Bottas ‘still allowed to win races’ - PlanetF1

Although Valtteri Bottas says he's still allowed to race Lewis Hamilton, he acknowledges that if his team-mate needs his help, he "would accept it."

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Alonso near McLaren decision - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso says he hopes to reach a final decision on his future following the Japanese GP, but has once again hinted he will remain with McLaren.

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Perez ‘concerned’ about McLaren threat in 2018 - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez admits McLaren could threaten Force India's 'best of the rest' tag when they swap to Renault power in 2018.

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Gasly: That’s how it works - PlanetF1

Although Pierre Gasly feels sorry for Daniil Kvyat, the driver he is replacing for the next two races, he says that is how F1 "works."

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Kubica says his chance of returning to F1 is “very slight” | 2017 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Robert Kubica has admitted his chance of making a return to Formula One is "very slight" despite his recent tests for Renault.

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Vettel still believes he can beat Hamilton - Grandprix.com

Sebastian Vettel does not think his championship hopes ended in Singapore.

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McLaren-Renault to benefit both sides in 2018 says Prost - Grandprix.com

Alain Prost thinks the new McLaren-Renault alliance for 2018 will help both parties.

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Verstappen says he's faster than Ricciardo - Grandprix.com

Max Verstappen thinks he is driving better than his teammate Daniel Ricciardo this year.

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Jolyon Palmer: British driver must impress in final races in an attempt to secure place in F1 next season - BBC F1

Britain's Jolyon Palmer thinks "there is a chance" he may drive for Williams next year, but the team is exploring options with Robert Kubica.

Read more: Jolyon Palmer: British driver must impress in final races in an attempt to secure place in F1 next season - BBC F1

2017 Malaysian Grand Prix build-up in pictures | F1 Pictures - F1 Fanatic

Pictures from the build-up to the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Body language shows Alonso staying says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Little doubt remains that Fernando Alonso is staying in F1 with McLaren next year.

Read more: Body language shows Alonso staying says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Honda to slow engine upgrades to McLaren - Grandprix.com

Honda looks set to slow down the improvements to its engine made available to McLaren for the remaining races of 2017.

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2017 championship not decided yet says Brawn - Grandprix.com

Ross Brawn has backed Sebastian Vettel's view that the Ferrari driver is still in the title hunt.

Read more: 2017 championship not decided yet says Brawn - Grandprix.com

Vettel shrugs off Hamilton criticism - SkySports F1

Ferrari have played down their faltering form with Sebastian Vettel shrugging off Lewis Hamilton's apparent criticism of his driving.

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Sainz unhappy to miss first practice again | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Carlos Sainz Jnr is frustrated he will not drive in the first practice session for the second weekend in a row in Malaysia.

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Vettel vows not to change his approach - PlanetF1

Despite crashing out of the Singapore GP after a dubious start - and taking a hit in the title race as a consequence - Sebastian Vettel insists he won't change his approach.

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Gasly hasn’t been told how many races he’ll do | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Pierre Gasly says he doesn't know whether he'll do all six of the remaining races after he makes his F1 debut for Toro Rosso this weekend.

Read more: Gasly hasn’t been told how many races he’ll do | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

No point dwelling on cause of Singapore crash – Vettel | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel said the first corner crash at the Singapore Grand Prix which eliminated him and three other drivers was "part of racing".

Read more: No point dwelling on cause of Singapore crash – Vettel | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Vandoorne: 2017 trials have made me stronger - PlanetF1

Although his first full season in F1 has not yielded the results that Stoffel Vandoorne wanted, he believes the trials have made him a better driver.

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Raikkonen doubts he’ll miss Malaysia after final race | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

The disappearance of the Malaysian Grand Prix from the calendar after this weekend's race is not causing Kimi Raikkonen any concern.

Read more: Raikkonen doubts he’ll miss Malaysia after final race | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Massa makes case for Williams stay - SkySports F1

Felipe Massa believes he remains the best option for a Williams drive in 2018 - but insists he is "relaxed" if the team does replace him.

Read more: Massa makes case for Williams stay - SkySports F1

Red Bull ‘open’ to Aston Martin engine deal - PlanetF1

Set to take on Aston Martin as their title sponsor come 2018, Christian Horner says Red Bull are "absolutely open" to running their engines in the future.

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Kvyat ‘back for US GP’ – sponsor | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Kvyat 'back for US GP' - sponsor • 2018 "good test" for McLaren - Alonso • Red Bull increase spending on team

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Malaysian GP – Preview - F1technical.net

Malaysia plays host to the next round of the 2017 Formula One Championship. The Malaysian Grand Prix has been held for 37 times over its history and it is set to close the latest chapter of its history book with this weekend.

Read more: Malaysian GP – Preview - F1technical.net

Haas 'hasn't given up' on taking seventh - GPUpdate.net

Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner says the outfit "hasn't given up" on taking seventh in the Constructors' Championship this year, despite slipping to the…

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Four F1 races in five weeks! - SkySports F1

Get set for F1 2017 to go into overdrive with four Grands Prix in the space of the next five weekends - all live on Sky Sports F1.

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McLaren to learn truth about car - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso says McLaren will find out "the truth" about their car next season when they are pitched alongside Red Bull as Renault customers.

Read more: McLaren to learn truth about car - SkySports F1

Video: Brembo previews Malaysian Grand Prix - GPUpdate.net

Brembo, which supplies several Formula 1 teams with brakes, takes a look at the requirements for Turn 1 at the Malaysian Grand Prix, the hardest braking point…

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Alonso: McLaren working flat out to improve - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso says McLaren are working "flat out" to not only end this season on a high note but to ensure that they are ready for 2018.

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In photos: Kvyat's highs and lows in F1 - GPUpdate.net

Daniil Kvyat will watch the next two Grands Prix from the sidelines after being replaced at Toro Rosso by Pierre Gasly. GPUpdate.net takes a look at some of…

Read more: In photos: Kvyat's highs and lows in F1 - GPUpdate.net

Can Vettel halt Hamilton’s momentum? Five Malaysian GP talking points | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Are we set for another surprise twist in the championship fight? Here's five talking points for this weekend's race.

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Halo device to cost up to EUR 24,000 - Grandprix.com

F1 teams are surprised about the high cost of the controversial 'Halo' safety devices that are mandatory for 2018.

Read more: Halo device to cost up to EUR 24,000 - Grandprix.com

Nasr admits F1 return unlikely - Grandprix.com

Former Sauber driver Felipe Nasr says he wants to get back to racing next year.

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Sponsor says Kvyat out for two races only - Grandprix.com

A Toro Rosso sponsor says Daniil Kvyat could be back in the car in a month.

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‘Priceless Hamilton gives Merc grey hair’ - PlanetF1

Although Toto Wolff admits Lewis Hamilton is "priceless" to Mercedes, there are times that the driver gives his bosses "grey hair."

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Force India ‘sad’ to see Malaysia go - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon preview Formula 1's final Malaysian GP, admitting that they are both "sad" to say goodbye to the Sepang circuit.

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2017 Malaysian Grand Prix track preview | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

The Sepang International Circuit has had no major changes since it held its first race in 1999, but this year's Malaysian Grand Prix will be its last.

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Win! 3 nights at Praia D’El Rey Golf & Beach Resort - PlanetF1

One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will win a 3 night stay for 2 people at the 5* Praia D’El Rey Golf & Beach Resort.

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McLaren open to ‘compromise’ over special payments - PlanetF1

Zak Brown says McLaren would be open to a "compromise" regarding the "special payments" that the Woking team and others receive.

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Technical: McLaren's switch to Renault PUs - GPUpdate.net

McLaren will abandon Honda in favour of Renault power units in 2018, but how will the team adapt and integrate with a new supplier? GPUpdate.net technical…

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Video: Alonso's message to McLaren fans - GPUpdate.net

Fernando Alonso visits the McLaren Technology Centre and sends a message to the team's fans ahead of this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang.

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Gasly to race number ’10’ - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly has chosen '10' as his permanent race number ahead of his Malaysian Grand Prix debut.

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Hamilton: F1 losing toughest grand prix - PlanetF1

As Formula 1 prepares to say goodbye to the Malaysian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton reckons the sport is losing "the toughest" race on the calendar.

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Gasly ‘not worried’ ahead of F1 debut - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly insists he is not worried about his upcoming Formula 1 debut, rather he is "very happy" to be racing at Sepang.

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Can Lewis beat Schumi's win record? - SkySports F1

60 down, 31 to go?

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Di Resta doing all he can for Williams drive - PlanetF1

Paul di Resta believes that if he is given the chance to race for Williams next season, he will prove that he has learned from his past mistakes.

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Preview: Formula 1 bids farewell to Malaysia - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 will visit Malaysia, and the Sepang circuit, for the final time this weekend, ending the country's near 20-year run in the sport. GPUpdate.net…

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Video: Ferrari previews final Malaysian GP - GPUpdate.net

Ferrari previews the final Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit.

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Hamilton says it’s sad F1 is losing its “toughest race” | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Hamilton: Sad to lose "toughest race" • Surprise FIA resignation • Gasly takes Kobayashi's old number

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Malaysian Grand Prix: A final farewell to the Sepang circuit - BBC F1

The final Malaysian Grand Prix could represent the end of the era of expensive, hard-to-get-to enormo-tracks.

Read more: Malaysian Grand Prix: A final farewell to the Sepang circuit - BBC F1

Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel's Singapore woe - BBC F1

All Sebastian Vettel had to do was breeze into a commanding championship lead - instead he cleared a bunch of cars out of his rival Lewis Hamilton's way for him.

Read more: Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel's Singapore woe - BBC F1

Gasly replaces Kvyat at Toro Rosso - Grandprix.com

Scuderia Toro Rosso has announced that Red Bull junior driver Pierre Gasly will replace Daniil Kvyat for the remainder of the season, alongside Carlos Sainz.

Read more: Gasly replaces Kvyat at Toro Rosso - Grandprix.com

2017 Malaysian Grand Prix stats preview | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

From the Singapore Grand Prix, where a first-lap crash hit Sebastian Vettel’s championship hopes hard, the F1 field heads to Malaysia, where Vettel also failed to make it beyond lap one 12 months ago. On that occasion it was Nico Rosberg who Vettel collided with, ending the Ferrari driver’s race on the first lap. But … Continue reading 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix stats preview

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F1 fans choose 2001 Malaysian GP in vote - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 fans can watch the 2001 Malaysian Grand Prix online, in full, after the event came out on top in a fan vote, the first of its kind under the sport's…

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Teams pick tyre choices for Japanese GP - PlanetF1

McLaren have opted for the most aggressive strategy at the Suzuka circuit next weekend, with Mercedes and Ferrari splitting the same strategies between them.

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McLaren make most aggressive tyre selection for Suzuka | 2017 Japanese Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

McLaren has been especially aggressive in its tyre selection for next week's Japanese Grand Prix.

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Feature: What next for sidelined Kvyat? - GPUpdate.net

In the space of 18 months, Daniil Kvyat has gone from the podium with Red Bull to sitting on the sidelines, with his Toro Rosso car piloted by a fellow racer.…

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Red Bull goes aggressive with Japan tyres - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull has gone more aggressive than main rivals Mercedes and Ferrari with its tyre selections for next weekend's Japanese Grand Prix. Pirelli will bring…

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Gasly to replace Kvyat for 'next Grand Prix' - F1technical.net

Pierre Gasly will take Daniil Kvyat's place at Toro Rosso for the next Grand Prix. While speculation was widespread that Carlos Sainz would be set for an early move to Renault, it is now Kvyat who will have to make room for the upcoming talent.

Read more: Gasly to replace Kvyat for 'next Grand Prix' - F1technical.net

Tost: ‘Kvyat has not shown true potential’ - PlanetF1

Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost has said that Daniil Kvyat's "mistakes of his own making" have contributed to him being dropped from the team.

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Gasly chooses 10 as permanent F1 number - GPUpdate.net

Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly has selected 10 as his permanent race number in Formula 1, ahead of his debut at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Toro Rosso…

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Pierre Gasly to make Formula 1 debut with Toro Rosso in Malaysia - BBC F1

French driver Pierre Gasly will make his Formula 1 debut with Toro Rosso at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Toro Rosso confirm Kvyat dropped for Gasly - PlanetF1

Toro Rosso have confirmed that Pierre Gasly will replace Daniil Kvyat for the next 'grands prix', starting in Malaysia this weekend.

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Gasly replaces Kvyat at Toro Rosso - SkySports F1

Pierre Gasly will replace Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for the "next Grands Prix".

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Kvyat loses seat to Gasly for Malaysian Grand Prix | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Daniil Kvyat has been dropped from Toro Rosso's driver line-up for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix to make way for rookie Pierre Gasly.

Read more: Kvyat loses seat to Gasly for Malaysian Grand Prix | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Alonso’s Singapore engine given all-clear - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso will be able to re-use the engine fitted for the Singapore Grand Prix after no terminal damage was found following the chaotic start.

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FIA technical boss Budkowski resigns - PlanetF1

Head of the FIA's F1 technical department Marcin Budkowski has resigned with immediate effect and has been placed on gardening leave for three months.

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Kvyat out, Gasly in for Malaysian GP - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly is set to replace Daniil Kvyat for Toro Rosso at the Malaysian Grand Prix, according to several reports.

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Force India armed with upgrades in Sepang - PlanetF1

Force India technical boss Andy Green has revealed that the team will be boosted by both aero and engine upgrades for the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend.

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Kubica not denying Williams rumours - Grandprix.com

Robert Kubica has not denied speculation he is now in the running for the Williams race seat for 2018.

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Mercedes will not cage polarising Hamilton - Grandprix.com

Mercedes says it will continue to allow Lewis Hamilton to express his personality and opinions.

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F1 losing toughest race on calendar says Hamilton - Grandprix.com

Lewis Hamilton on Tuesday said F1's "toughest race" will be missing on next year's calendar.

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Vote: Massa, Kubica or Di Resta at Williams? - PlanetF1

Williams have reportedly whittled down their shortlist to three for the 2018 season, but who do you think will line-up alongside Lance Stroll?

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Overview: Assessing the 2019 driver market - GPUpdate.net

It may only be September 2017, but the short-term deals and static nature of the driver market means posturing is already taking place for 2019, as GPUpdate.net…

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F1 to make cars louder with microphone - Grandprix.com

F1 owner Liberty Media is backing an initiative to make the cars louder.

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Bottas confident he can earn another Merc deal - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas has said he is "happy" to extend his stay at Mercedes into a second year, but is already looking to put in the performances to earn another deal.

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McLaren will ‘at least win a race’ next year - PlanetF1

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has said that he believes McLaren will win "at least one race" next season after ditching Honda for Renault power.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Strolls ‘thwarted plan for Kubica test at Suzuka’ | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Strolls 'thwarted plan for Kubica test' • Aston Martin urge engine cost cuts • Boullier eyes 2018 win chance

Read more: Strolls ‘thwarted plan for Kubica test at Suzuka’ | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

Aston Martin to be title sponsor of Red Bull in 2018 - F1technical.net

Today Red Bull Racing announced Aston Martin as title partner from the 2018 season. The team has already been working with the world famous sportscar maker for 18 months, following which Red Bull Racing sees the title sponsorship as a "logical step" in strengthening their relationship.

Read more: Aston Martin to be title sponsor of Red Bull in 2018 - F1technical.net

2017 Malaysian Grand Prix TV Times | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Don't miss any of the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix sessions - here are the times for all of this weekend's action.

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Video: McLaren speakers in race liveries - GPUpdate.net

McLaren paired up with Logitech's Ultimate Ears to create a set of ultra-exclusive speakers, inspired by the team's liveries throughout the ages.

Read more: Video: McLaren speakers in race liveries - GPUpdate.net

Di Resta leading Williams race? - SkySports F1

Paul di Resta remains a leading contender to drive for Williams next season alongside Lance Stroll, as the final pieces in the 2018 driver market prepare to fall into place.

Read more: Di Resta leading Williams race? - SkySports F1

Williams confirms it is evaluating Kubica - GPUpdate.net

Williams has confirmed that Robert Kubica is one of the drivers it is evaluating for a race seat in 2018, as the Pole continues his journey towards a potential…

Read more: Williams confirms it is evaluating Kubica - GPUpdate.net

Hamilton's Singapore win does not change our approach - Mercedes - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton will have to remain on top of his game to maintain his lead in the F1 championship, his Mercedes team say.

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Alonso: McLaren ‘still fighting for everything’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne preview the Malaysian Grand Prix following a mixed result in Singapore.

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Massa: Williams or bust for me next season - PlanetF1

Felipe Massa believes he has two options next season: stay at Williams for another year or be left doing nothing.

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Ricciardo: Seb, Lewis not better than me or Max - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo believes that Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton are no match for himself and Max Verstappen.

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Lewis grateful for Vettel 'weaknesses' - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says he is enjoying his battle with Sebastian Vettel more than ever, but admits it is "great to see some weaknesses" in the four-time world champion as the 2017 title battle intensifies.

Read more: Lewis grateful for Vettel 'weaknesses' - SkySports F1

Marko optimistic about Red Bull-Honda future - Grandprix.com

Red Bull is "optimistic" about Honda's future in formula one.

Read more: Marko optimistic about Red Bull-Honda future - Grandprix.com

McLaren-Renault targets race win in 2018 - Grandprix.com

Eric Boullier thinks McLaren can make a swift return to the top step of the podium.

Read more: McLaren-Renault targets race win in 2018 - Grandprix.com

Wolff: Malaysia suits Mercedes’ strengths - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is cautiously optimistic of further success this weekend as Formula 1 prepares to head to Malaysia for the final time.

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Gossip: Aston Martin hints at F1 engine plans - BBC F1

Aston Martin hint at future engine involvement, Hamilton has "no desire" to chase Schumacher record, di Resta in Williams hopes, plus more.

Read more: Gossip: Aston Martin hints at F1 engine plans - BBC F1

2017 Singapore Grand Prix team radio transcript | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

The slowly drying Singapore track demanded utmost concentration from the drivers, several of which were not happy about the radio chatter they heard.

Read more: 2017 Singapore Grand Prix team radio transcript | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Palmer stays on as he eyes bigger pay-off - PlanetF1

Jolyon Palmer appears to be seeing out the season with Renault and will not be replaced by Carlos Sainz before 2018.

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F1 presses ahead with engine rule change - Grandprix.com

F1 has resisted a push to call off a scheduled engine rule change for 2018.

Read more: F1 presses ahead with engine rule change - Grandprix.com

Palmer set to keep Renault seat in 2017 - Grandprix.com

Jolyon Palmer looks set to keep his race seat at Renault for the rest of the 2018 season.

Read more: Palmer set to keep Renault seat in 2017 - Grandprix.com

Vasseur admits Ericsson could leave Sauber - Grandprix.com

Frederic Vasseur says Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein is still in the running to stay at Sauber next year.

Read more: Vasseur admits Ericsson could leave Sauber - Grandprix.com

How have drivers filled the break? - SkySports F1

Holidaying, fashion shows, travelling, training and resting. The Formula 1 field has found plenty of ways to keep busy since Singapore.

Read more: How have drivers filled the break? - SkySports F1

Grosjean braced for ‘hardest race of the year’ - PlanetF1

Haas duo Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen have contrasting views on the upcoming Malaysian Grand Prix, which will be leaving the F1 calendar after this weekend.

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Last-lap crash means F3 title fight goes to the wire | Weekend Racing Wrap - F1 Fanatic

Last weekend set up final-round title-deciders in European Formula Three, Japanese Super Formula, the DTM and the Formula Renault Eurocup.

Read more: Last-lap crash means F3 title fight goes to the wire | Weekend Racing Wrap - F1 Fanatic

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing from 2018 - PlanetF1

Red Bull have announced that they will become known as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing from 2018 after they confirmed the sports car manufacturer as their new title sponsor.

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Aston Martin to be Red Bull's title partners - SkySports F1

Red Bull have confirmed that Aston Martin will be the team's title sponsors in 2018.

Read more: Aston Martin to be Red Bull's title partners - SkySports F1

Still hope for Wehrlein to retain Sauber seat - PlanetF1

Sauber team boss Fred Vasseur has not completely ruled out Pascal Wehrlein staying with the team next year, saying it would a "mistake" to retain Marcus Ericsson because of his connections.

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Aston Martin becomes Red Bull title sponsor for 2018 | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Aston Martin will become Red Bull's title sponsor in 2018, the team has confirmed.

Read more: Aston Martin becomes Red Bull title sponsor for 2018 | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Quiz! Test your Malaysian GP knowledge - PlanetF1

Ahead of the final Malaysian Grand Prix before it drops off the calendar, see how well you can remember the classic moments it has provided over the years.

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Aston Martin to become Red Bull title partner - GPUpdate.net

British luxury sportscar manufacturer Aston Martin will become the title and innovation partner of Red Bull from the 2018 season, with the team to be known as…

Read more: Aston Martin to become Red Bull title partner - GPUpdate.net

Quiz! Test your Malaysian Grand Prix knowledge - PlanetF1

Ahead of the final Malaysian Grand Prix before it drops off the calendar, see how well you can remember the classic moments it has provided over the years.

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Current cars to be used in demo runs - PlanetF1

FIA's World Motor Sport Council have relaxed the rules regarding which cars can be used in demonstration runs, meaning we will see current Formula 1 cars showcased out on the road.

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McLaren slump to £6million loss in 2016 - PlanetF1

McLaren's rocky relationship with Honda has clearly been reflected in their latest financial figures - falling from a £4million profit in 2015 to a £6million loss last year.

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Video: Carlos Sainz versus Carlos Sainz - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull sets up a race between Carlos Sainz and Carlos Sainz - with Senior and Junior facing off in buggies.

Read more: Video: Carlos Sainz versus Carlos Sainz - GPUpdate.net

F1 is “not a sport you can go back to” – Hamilton | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: F1 is "not a sport you can go back to" - Hamilton • Aitken got "up to speed quickly" in test

Read more: F1 is “not a sport you can go back to” – Hamilton | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

Hamilton: ‘No desire to chase Schumacher’s seven titles’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has said that chasing down Michael Schumacher's record of seven World Championship titles is not something he "desires" to do.

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Sainz encouraged by Renault development - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz has "a smile on my face" after keeping a close eye on Renault and the progress they have made with developing their car.

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Formula 1: The Pursuit of Speed reviewed | F1 review - F1 Fanatic

The Cahier photographic archive has been raided for this latest candidate for your coffee table. But is this more than just a collection of pretty pictures?

Read more: Formula 1: The Pursuit of Speed reviewed | F1 review - F1 Fanatic

Villeneuve baffled by Toro Rosso-Honda decision - PlanetF1

1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve has said he "doesn't understand" Toro Rosso and their decision to partner Honda from next season onward.

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Lotus 18: The autobiography of Moss’s ‘912’ reviewed | F1 review - F1 Fanatic

Books about individual F1 car designs are common but it's unusual to come across an entire work dedicated to a single example of a car.

Read more: Lotus 18: The autobiography of Moss’s ‘912’ reviewed | F1 review - F1 Fanatic

FIA amend jump start regulations for 2018 - PlanetF1

The FIA will introduce penalties for illegal race starts in 2018 after reviewing the Sporting Regulations - for both jumping the lights and not lining up on the grid correctly.

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Ricciardo: Max a tougher team-mate than Vettel - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo has said Max Verstappen has proven to be a tougher team-mate than his former counterpart Sebastian Vettel.

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Flashback: Malaysia's dramatic 2016 race - GPUpdate.net

Last weekend's Singapore Grand Prix was a potentially season-defining race, with Lewis Hamilton winning after Sebastian Vettel's dramatic retirement in the wake…

Read more: Flashback: Malaysia's dramatic 2016 race - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 tweaks jump start regulations - GPUpdate.net

The FIA has tightened next year's Sporting Regulations regarding jump starts in Formula 1, raising the possibility of penalties even if its own system is not…

Read more: Formula 1 tweaks jump start regulations - GPUpdate.net

Saturday, September 23, 2017

McLaren and Honda: The Big F1 Quiz - SkySports F1

McLaren and Honda have confirmed they will split at the end of the 2017 season - but how much can you remember from the plagued three-year relationship?

Read more: McLaren and Honda: The Big F1 Quiz - SkySports F1

Video: Toto Wolff tackles the Nürburgring - GPUpdate.net

Watch as Mercedes boss Toto Wolff tackles the Nürburgring in a Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II during the Touring Cars Classics event.

Read more: Video: Toto Wolff tackles the Nürburgring - GPUpdate.net

Ricciardo wants sign Red Bull can fight for title by 2019 | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Ricciardo wants sign Red Bull can fight for title by 2019 • F1 needs to be a bigger spectacle - Malaysia promoter • Bottas targeting Vettel

Read more: Ricciardo wants sign Red Bull can fight for title by 2019 | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

Caption Competition 138: Singapore marshals | Caption Competition - F1 Fanatic

Here are the Singapore Grand Prix marshals showing their enthusiasm for this year's tenth running of their race. Can you come up with the funniest caption for this picture?

Read more: Caption Competition 138: Singapore marshals | Caption Competition - F1 Fanatic

F1 relaxes rules over current cars for demos - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1's Sporting Regulations have been relaxed in order to allow current-spec cars to be run at any demonstration events organised by Liberty…

Read more: F1 relaxes rules over current cars for demos - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull duo preview Malaysian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen reflect on their 1-2 finish last year and their expectations for this year's race.

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Fernley: FOM need to stop talking, start delivering - PlanetF1

Force India's deputy team principal Bob Fernley has called on Formula 1's owners to start letting their actions speak louder than their words.

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Hulk: ‘Hard to find right balance’ in Malaysia - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg and Jolyon Palmer are both looking forward to the challenge ahead at the hot and humid Malaysian Grand Prix.

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FOM working on exhaust microphones for TV - PlanetF1

Formula One's commercial managing director Sean Bratches has said there are plans in place to make the sport more of a spectacle for television viewers.

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Hamilton ‘grateful’ for Vettel mistakes - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has said he is "grateful" for the mistakes made by Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari this year after he extended his World Championship lead in Singapore.

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Palmer: Points a weight off my shoulders - GPUpdate.net

Renault's Jolyon Palmer says scoring points in Singapore was a "weight off the shoulders" and feels he can tackle the remaining six Grands Prix with renewed…

Read more: Palmer: Points a weight off my shoulders - GPUpdate.net

McLaren offered Honda alternatives before divorce - PlanetF1

McLaren boss Eric Boullier has revealed there were alternatives on the table for Honda before splitting, including a year-long sabbatical.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Hamilton says he’s ‘grateful for Vettel’s mistakes’ | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Hamilton 'grateful for Vettel's mistakes' • F1 to test microphones in exhausts • Honda to go conservative

Read more: Hamilton says he’s ‘grateful for Vettel’s mistakes’ | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

Notifications, Live Guide, MySport and social media with BBC Sport - BBC F1

With latest scores and headlines sent straight to your device, personalisation and much more, ensure you have a great sporting life with BBC Sport.

Read more: Notifications, Live Guide, MySport and social media with BBC Sport - BBC F1

When's the Malaysia GP on Sky? - SkySports F1



Read more: When's the Malaysia GP on Sky? - SkySports F1

McLaren-Honda said and done - SkySports F1



Read more: McLaren-Honda said and done - SkySports F1

Vettel’s engine survived Singapore crashes - PlanetF1

There is some good news for Sebastian Vettel in the wake of his Singapore DNF with reports claiming his engine escaped unscathed in his crashes.

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Earthquake will not stop Mexico GP - Grandprix.com

Next month's grand prix in Mexico City looks set to go ahead, despite a devastating earthquake whose death toll is approaching 300.

Read more: Earthquake will not stop Mexico GP - Grandprix.com

McLaren offered Honda sabbatical option says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Honda rejected a proposal whereby it would take a "sabbatical" and return to McLaren at a later date.

Read more: McLaren offered Honda sabbatical option says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Sainz unsure of early Renault debut - Grandprix.com

Carlos Sainz says he still doesn't know which car he will be racing in Malaysia next week.

Read more: Sainz unsure of early Renault debut - Grandprix.com

Vettel engine not damaged in crash - Grandprix.com

Sebastian Vettel's engine was not damaged in his first-lap Singapore crash last weekend.

Read more: Vettel engine not damaged in crash - Grandprix.com

FIA further limits engine components for 2018 - PlanetF1

Despite a barrage of complaints when Monza saw a total of 150 grid place penalties handed down, the FIA has announced further limits to engine components for 2018.

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Hamilton credits lack of errors - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says he will stay true to the approach which has taken him into a 28-point lead of the World Championship heading into the deciding six races of 2017.

Read more: Hamilton credits lack of errors - SkySports F1

Renault will part with Red Bull - Grandprix.com

Cyril Abiteboul has all but confirmed reports Renault and Red Bull will split after next season.

Read more: Renault will part with Red Bull - Grandprix.com

Mateschitz not tired of F1 says Berger - Grandprix.com

Gerhard Berger has hit back at rumours Red Bull is getting "tired" of formula one.

Read more: Mateschitz not tired of F1 says Berger - Grandprix.com

Sauber tipped to choose drivers soon - Grandprix.com

Sauber will reportedly make the call about its 2018 driver lineup soon.

Read more: Sauber tipped to choose drivers soon - Grandprix.com

Brawn: Vettel is not out of the fight - PlanetF1

Former Ferrari technical director Ross Brawn is adamant that the title fight is not over, insisting that Sebastian Vettel still has a chance.

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F1 tightens up rules on jump starts for 2018 | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Formula One will impose tougher rules intended to prevent drivers from jumping the start of races from the 2018 F1 season.

Read more: F1 tightens up rules on jump starts for 2018 | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Hulkenberg’s seven missed chances to score his first podium | 2017 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Nico Hulkenberg has set a new record for having the longest F1 career without finishing on the podium. Has he squandered opportunities or just been unlucky?

Read more: Hulkenberg’s seven missed chances to score his first podium | 2017 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

F1 to make classic race available online - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1's official website will make a classic Malaysian Grand Prix available online for fans to watch later this month, as the sport prepares to bid farewell…

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Raikkonen downplays title concerns - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has refuted suggestions that Ferrari will struggle in the upcoming races, saying they head to Japan "full of fight."

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F1 2018: Schedule and test dates - SkySports F1



Read more: F1 2018: Schedule and test dates - SkySports F1

China, Bahrain could swap places on roster - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 commercial chief Sean Bratches is "incredibly optimistic" that China will remain on the calendar next season, though says it could swap places with…

Read more: China, Bahrain could swap places on roster - GPUpdate.net

Leclerc handed four FP1 runs with Sauber - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc has moved a step closer towards a possible F1 debut in 2018 with news that the Frenchman will contest four FP1 sessions this season.

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Hamilton: No plans to retire - PlanetF1

Although Lewis Hamilton admits he has thought about retiring from F1 racing, the Brit says he plans to "keep going for as long as I can" as he enjoys the battle.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Verstappen’s a tougher team mate than Vettel – Ricciardo | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Verstappen a tougher team mate than Vettel - Ricciardo • Singapore pair retract "bribe" claim • China expected to sign new deal

Read more: Verstappen’s a tougher team mate than Vettel – Ricciardo | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

Even tougher 2018 engine grid penalty rules confirmed | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

The FIA has confirmed even tougher engine grid penalty rules will come into force for the 2018 F1 season despite complaints over grid drops this year.

Read more: Even tougher 2018 engine grid penalty rules confirmed | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

FIA revises and expands F1 superlicence points system for 2018 | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

The FIA has revised its superlicence points system, reducing the points offered by several championships and expanding the number of series it covers.

Read more: FIA revises and expands F1 superlicence points system for 2018 | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

FIA amends Super Licence points for 2018 - GPUpdate.net

The FIA has restructured the Super Licence points system for 2018, with several championships having their allocation reduced, ostensibly guiding youngsters…

Read more: FIA amends Super Licence points for 2018 - GPUpdate.net

Leclerc lands Sauber Practice role - SkySports F1

Ferrari protege Charles Leclerc, the runaway F2 championship leader, will drive for Sauber in four of F1 2017's six remaining Friday Practice sessions.

Read more: Leclerc lands Sauber Practice role - SkySports F1

Mexican Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite earthquake - BBC F1

Next month's Mexican Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite the earthquake that hit the capital Mexico City on Tuesday.

Read more: Mexican Grand Prix will go ahead as planned despite earthquake - BBC F1

Leclerc’s Sauber practice schedule announced | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Formula Two points leader Charles Leclerc will have four runs for Sauber in F1 practice sessions this year, beginning with the next round in Malaysia.

Read more: Leclerc’s Sauber practice schedule announced | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sauber confirms Leclerc for four FP1 runs - GPUpdate.net

Sauber will field Ferrari-backed Charles Leclerc during four practice sessions over the remainder of the season, ahead of an anticipated full-time deal for…

Read more: Sauber confirms Leclerc for four FP1 runs - GPUpdate.net

Hamilton: Weaknesses won’t be solved with W08 - PlanetF1

Although Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes' weaknesses won't be eradicated with the W08, he is hopeful that they will be come next year's car.

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Sainz can race for Red Bull in 2019? - Grandprix.com

Carlos Sainz could wind up at Red Bull's senior F1 team in 2019.

Read more: Sainz can race for Red Bull in 2019? - Grandprix.com

Schumacher’s yellow flag penalty helps Villeneuve slash his points lead | 1997 Austrian Grand Prix flashback - F1 Fanatic

Michael Schumacher's lead was trimmed to a single point on this day 20 years ago in Austria after the championship leader was handed a ten-second stop-go penalty.

Read more: Schumacher’s yellow flag penalty helps Villeneuve slash his points lead | 1997 Austrian Grand Prix flashback - F1 Fanatic

McLaren-Honda stint 'a proper disaster' - GPUpdate.net

McLaren's latest partnership with Honda was "a proper disaster" for the team's credibility, says Racing Director Eric Boullier, who is now focused on "bouncing…

Read more: McLaren-Honda stint 'a proper disaster' - GPUpdate.net

Vettel can still win 2017 title says Brawn - Grandprix.com

F1 boss Ross Brawn has backed Sebastian Vettel to bounce back and continue to fight for the 2017 title.

Read more: Vettel can still win 2017 title says Brawn - Grandprix.com

Earthquake hits Mexico before October F1 race - Grandprix.com

A dark cloud has moved above Mexico, just over a month before the country is scheduled to host its grand prix.

Read more: Earthquake hits Mexico before October F1 race - Grandprix.com

Boullier: Alonso wants to stay - PlanetF1

Having signed with Renault for 2018, Eric Boullier believes it is only a matter of time before Fernando Alonso commits to McLaren.

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Haas deny favouritism after Singapore orders - PlanetF1

Haas insist there is no favouritism within the team after Kevin Magnussen was unhappy about being told to move over for Romain Grosjean in Singapore.

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F1 Report: Singapore Review - SkySports F1

It's a heavyweight edition of the F1 Report this week as leading journalist Kevin Eason and former Cosworth engine boss Mark Gallagher discuss the meaty matters of the moment in the sport after a dramatic Singapore GP.

Read more: F1 Report: Singapore Review - SkySports F1

Boullier: Honda spell a 'disaster' - SkySports F1

Eric Boullier has described McLaren's three-year marriage with Honda as a "proper disaster" for the team's credibility.

Read more: Boullier: Honda spell a 'disaster' - SkySports F1

Video: Singapore GP strategy analysis - GPUpdate.net

Mercedes reflects on the strategies used at last weekend's dramatic wet/dry Singapore Grand Prix.

Read more: Video: Singapore GP strategy analysis - GPUpdate.net

‘F1 teams should call new Indy champ Newgarden’ - PlanetF1

Formula 1 teams should pay attention to new IndyCar champ Josef Newgarden such was his pace in 2017; that's according to his rival Conor Daly.

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'F1 teams should be calling Newgarden' - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 teams should be showing interest in newly-crowned IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden, given his rate of development, reckons fellow racer Conor…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Two fans ‘bribed their way onto Singapore track’ | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Fans 'bribed their way onto track' • Caveat over Renault equality - McLaren • Aitken has first F1 test

Read more: Two fans ‘bribed their way onto Singapore track’ | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope - GPUpdate.net

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds…

Read more: F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope - GPUpdate.net

In photos: Title comebacks to give Vettel hope - GPUpdate.net

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds…

Read more: In photos: Title comebacks to give Vettel hope - GPUpdate.net

Verstappen: Best chance to win has gone - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen is pessimistic about Red Bull's chances of adding to their solitary win so far in the 2017 season.

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McLaren only two weeks behind says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Eric Boullier insists the long-running 'will they or won't they?' McLaren-Honda divorce saga has only slightly delayed the British team's preparations for 2018.

Read more: McLaren only two weeks behind says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Defining McLaren-Honda moments - SkySports F1

After McLaren confirmed they are to split from engine suppliers Honda at the end of the 2017 season, Sky Sports F1 looks at the defining moments of the failed partnership.

Read more: Defining McLaren-Honda moments - SkySports F1

Title hopes not over for Vettel - Grandprix.com

Lewis Hamilton says his championship rival Sebastian Vettel cannot be written off.

Read more: Title hopes not over for Vettel - Grandprix.com

Haas defends Singapore team orders - Grandprix.com

Haas boss Gunther Steiner has defended a case of 'team orders' imposed in Singapore last weekend.

Read more: Haas defends Singapore team orders - Grandprix.com

Analysis: Raikkonen set to become Vettel’s number two after Malaysia | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

The only piece of good news for Sebastian Vettel after his first-lap retirement in Singapore was this: At least he took his team mate out with him.

Read more: Analysis: Raikkonen set to become Vettel’s number two after Malaysia | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Renault eyeing big name for 2019 season - PlanetF1

Renault are hoping that an even stronger 2018 season will allow them to muscle in their way into the driver market and potentially attract a big name.

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Perez donates to Mexico City relief fund - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez has donated three million pesos (£124,500) to support the victims of the Mexico City earthquake which has killed over 200 people.

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Auer future unchanged after Force India decisions - Grandprix.com

Lucas Auer says Force India deciding to keep the same drivers for 2018 doesn't affect his own motor racing future.

Read more: Auer future unchanged after Force India decisions - Grandprix.com

Michael Schumacher could move to America - Grandprix.com

Michael Schumacher could be set to relocate to the United States.

Read more: Michael Schumacher could move to America - Grandprix.com

Brown: Renault deal isn’t a short-term fix - PlanetF1

Zak Brown is adamant McLaren's switch to Renault engines for 2018 is not a "short-term fix" but the start of a "long-term partnership."

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Renault target key 2019 market - SkySports F1

Renault want to be in the "key market" for drivers for the 2019 season, team advisor Alain Prost has told Sky F1.

Read more: Renault target key 2019 market - SkySports F1

Perez donates to Mexico City earthquake fund - BBC F1

Force India driver Sergio Perez donates three million pesos (£124,500) to victims of the earthquake in his native Mexico.

Read more: Perez donates to Mexico City earthquake fund - BBC F1

JV: Vettel only has himself to blame - PlanetF1

Falling 28 points behind Lewis Hamilton in the title race, Jacques Villeneuve reckons Sebastian Vettel has no one but himself to blame for taking the risk.

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2017 Singapore Grand Prix Predictions Championship results | F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship - F1 Fanatic

The first-lap drama meant that for most players the Singapore Grand Prix was a very low-scoring round. Nobody scored higher than 17 points - with one exception.

Read more: 2017 Singapore Grand Prix Predictions Championship results | F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship - F1 Fanatic

Boullier: Alonso wants to stay at McLaren - GPUpdate.net

McLaren chief Eric Boullier has claimed that Fernando Alonso "wants to stay" at McLaren for the 2018 season, when the team will use Renault power…

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Mercedes ‘mustn’t drop the ball’ - PlanetF1

Having taken a 28-point lead over Sebastian Vettel in Singapore, Toto Wolff says Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton must not let up.

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Vote: Is the title race still on? - PlanetF1

Following his third successive win on Sunday, Lewis Hamilton leads the Drivers’ standings by 28 points ahead of Sebastian Vettel with Valtteri Bottas a further 23 off the pace.

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Don’t write Vettel off just yet - PlanetF1

Three races ago he was leading the championship, now he trails Lewis Hamilton by 28 points but don't write off Sebastian Vettel just yet.

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Video: Is sleep the key to success in F1? - GPUpdate.net

Mercedes highlights the importance of sleep and recovery in Formula 1 and beyond.

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McLaren ‘two weeks’ behind schedule with 2018 car - PlanetF1

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has revealed the team is "two weeks" behind schedule with next year's car as a result of the late engine decision.

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Ocon will remain at Force India for 2018 - PlanetF1

Not that anyone expected it to be any different but Esteban Ocon has announced that he'll stay on at Force India next season.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

McLaren “two weeks behind” 2018 schedule | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: McLaren "two weeks behind" 2018 schedule • Cool track helped Mercedes • Farmers criticise Hamilton

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'Vettel fears Verstappen' - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel's "fear" of Max Verstappen was a major factor in the Singapore GP start-line pile-up, according to this week's F1 Report.

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Top ten pictures from the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix | F1 Pictures - F1 Fanatic

Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2017 Singapore Grand Prix weekend.

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Aston Martin shows interest in engine supply - GPUpdate.net

Aston Martin "might be interested" in becoming a Formula 1 engine supplier, depending on the make-up of the post-2020 regulations, according to CEO Andy…

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In photos: Story of the Singapore Grand Prix - GPUpdate.net

Lewis Hamilton took full advantage of first-lap drama at Marina Bay to claim victory and move 28 points clear of title rival Sebastian Vettel. GPUpdate.net…

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Aston Martin weighing up two key factors - PlanetF1

Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer is in negotiations with what role they can play with Red Bull next season, but two key factors will dictate whether they join as an engine supplier.

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Aston Martin open to F1 return - SkySports F1

Aston Martin have confirmed to Sky F1 their interest in becoming an F1 engine supplier if the new regulations from 2021 prove attractive.

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Toro Rosso a better fit for Honda says Yamamoto - Grandprix.com

Honda thinks Toro Rosso could be a better fit for the Japanese marque than McLaren.

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Italy slams Ferrari after Singapore disaster - Grandprix.com

The Italian press has lashed out at Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel after a disastrous Singapore grand prix.

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Lauda blames Vettel for Singapore crash - Grandprix.com

Niki Lauda has joined scores of fans and insiders who blame Sebastian Vettel for putting his championship hopes in tatters in Singapore.

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2017 Singapore Grand Prix Star Performers | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton, Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz Jnr were F1 Fanatic's Star Performance in the Singapore Grand Prix. Here's why.

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Ferrari aggressive with Malaysia tyre choices - PlanetF1

Pirelli have released the tyre choices for each driver ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix next weekend, with Ferrari among those adopting more aggressive strategies.

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Title not lost for Vettel yet says Trulli - Grandprix.com

Jarno Trulli says it is still possible that Sebastian Vettel will win the 2017 title.

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Bottas not number 2 driver says Wolff - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff says he still will not designate Valtteri Bottas the 'number 2' driver behind Lewis Hamilton.

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Raikkonen manager role not the same as before - Grandprix.com

Kimi Raikkonen effectively manages his own affairs in formula one.

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2018 calendar set for last-minute change - PlanetF1

The race calendar for the 2018 season is set to be tweaked as the FIA World Council prepares to meet in Paris this week.

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Sauber to revise procedures after Singapore - GPUpdate.net

Sauber team boss Frédéric Vasseur says procedures will be revised after a "system error" compounded another challenging Grand Prix for the outfit in…

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Ferrari go more aggressive with Malaysia tyre choice | 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

The Ferrari drivers have chosen two more sets of the softest tyre available than their Ferrari rivals for the upcoming Malaysian Grand Prix.

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Verstappen: Vettel hasn’t apologised to me - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has revealed that Sebastian Vettel has not apologised following the chaotic start to the Singapore Grand Prix.

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Pirelli reveals Malaysian GP tyre selections - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed drivers' selections for the Malaysian Grand Prix, with Red Bull and Ferrari going more aggressive than…

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Video: Verstappen on fitness in Formula 1 - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull's Max Verstappen explains why a rigorous and meticulous training regime plays such a crucial role in the making of a modern day Formula 1 driver in…

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