Friday, June 30, 2017

Williams documentary to open on August 4th | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Williams documentary to open on August 4th • Renault 'found 0.2s' • Stroll dismisses Villeneuve's "excuses"

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Williams appoints Dave Redding as Team Manager - F1technical.net

Williams Martini Racing have today announced the appointment of Dave Redding to the position of Team Manager. Dave will be responsible for the overall management of the operational and sporting aspects of the Williams racing team.

Read more: Williams appoints Dave Redding as Team Manager - F1technical.net

Azerbaijan GP: Team by team analysis - F1technical.net

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix did not fail to impress in its second year. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo scored his first win at a race weekend when he did not have the ultimate pace, but his patience and faultless drive brought success.

Read more: Azerbaijan GP: Team by team analysis - F1technical.net

Williams F1 film set for summer release - GPUpdate.net

A film covering Williams' story in Formula 1 will be released in the summer. Directed by the BAFTA-winning Morgan Matthews, the documentary is based on the…

Read more: Williams F1 film set for summer release - GPUpdate.net

Massa: No hurry for 2018 talks - PlanetF1

Felipe Massa has reiterated his desire to remain in Formula 1 next season but says he is in no hurry to begin talks with Williams.

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Stroll is 2017’s seventh different Driver of the Weekend winner | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend result - F1 Fanatic

Lance Stroll was voted Driver of the Weekend for the first time after taking a surprise podium finish in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Stroll is 2017’s seventh different Driver of the Weekend winner | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend result - F1 Fanatic

Grosjean needs work- around for brake issues - PlanetF1

With braking one of his strengths, Romain Grosjean concedes he needs to learn to drive around the ongoing problems that Haas are experiencing.

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F1 steward admits Vettel race ban was possible - Grandprix.com

An F1 steward says his colleagues considered a harsher penalty for Sebastian Vettel last weekend in Baku.

Read more: F1 steward admits Vettel race ban was possible - Grandprix.com

Jos Verstappen slams Red Bull boss Horner - Grandprix.com

A growing rift has emerged between the Verstappen camp and Red Bull.

Read more: Jos Verstappen slams Red Bull boss Horner - Grandprix.com

Lauda says McLaren-Mercedes deal not done - Grandprix.com

Niki Lauda says no deal is in place between McLaren and Mercedes for 2018.

Read more: Lauda says McLaren-Mercedes deal not done - Grandprix.com

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

"I cannot recall somebody who got a ten seconds penalty," fumed Sebastian Vettel after the chequered flag fell on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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

Hamilton wants new deal beyond 2018 says Lauda - Grandprix.com

Niki Lauda has dismissed suggestions Lewis Hamilton might quit Mercedes and F1.

Read more: Hamilton wants new deal beyond 2018 says Lauda - Grandprix.com

Magnussen welcomes Copenhagen's 2020 GP project - Grandprix.com

Kevin Magnussen has welcomed news in Denmark that an F1 race in Copenhagen is in the works for 2020.

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Critic Villeneuve always negative says Stroll - Grandprix.com

Lance Stroll says he is not affected by the harsh criticism of his Canadian countryman Jacques Villeneuve.

Read more: Critic Villeneuve always negative says Stroll - Grandprix.com

Perez to be latest F1 father - Grandprix.com

Sergio Perez is set to become the latest F1 father.

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Redding named Williams manager - SkySports F1

Dave Redding has been appointed Team Manager at the Williams F1 Team.

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Translating Ronspeak - SkySports F1

During his three-decade tenure as McLaren Team Principal, Ron Dennis' sometimes complex turn of phrase became affectionately known as 'Ronspeak'.

Read more: Translating Ronspeak - SkySports F1

‘Verstappen still putting the jigsaw together’ - PlanetF1

Mark Webber has billed Max Verstappen as a "phenomenal talent" who will only get better as he still has "much more" to learn.

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Dennis sells McLaren stake - SkySports F1

Ron Dennis has sold his shares in McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive, ending his 37-year association with the company.

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Dennis to sell McLaren shares, formally leave - GPUpdate.net

Ron Dennis has reached agreement with his fellow shareholders at the McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive to sell his shareholding in both…

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McLaren confirm Dennis split - PlanetF1

McLaren have confirmed that Ron Dennis has severed all ties with the Woking team, selling his shares in McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive.

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Alonso: I’m definitely at my best - PlanetF1

With his first top-ten showing of this season in the bag, Fernando Alonso acknowledges that he is benefitting from his years of experience during this troubled time with McLaren.

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Ron Dennis ends 37-year association with McLaren by selling shares - BBC F1

Ron Dennis has formally left McLaren, the company he made into one of the most successful Formula 1 teams of all time.

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Dennis sells his final shares in McLaren and ends his 37-year spell with the team | 2017 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Ron Dennis has ended his involvement with McLaren after 37 years by selling his final shareholding in the team.

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Dennis sells McLaren stake - SkySports F1

Ron Dennis has sold his shares in McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive, ending his 37-year association with the company.

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Dennis agrees to sell McLaren shareholdings - GPUpdate.net

Ron Dennis has reached agreement with his fellow shareholders at the McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive to sell his shareholding in both…

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Dennis sells McLaren shares - GPUpdate.net

Ron Dennis has reached agreement with his fellow shareholders at the McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive to sell his shareholding in both…

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Nielsen to leave Williams at end of July - GPUpdate.net

Williams has confirmed that Steve Nielsen will leave his role as Sporting Manager at the end of July, shortly after Dave Redding's arrival as Team…

Read more: Nielsen to leave Williams at end of July - GPUpdate.net

Vandoorne: Baku controversy good for F1 - PlanetF1

Although Stoffel Vandoorne says he won't judge Sebastian Vettel's actions in Baku, he reckons that display of emotion is "good" for Formula 1.

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Overview: What are Alonso's options for '18? - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 in 2017 continues to raise plenty of talking points but one continuing theme has been Fernando Alonso's future, with his signature up for grabs.…

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Lauda backs FIA probe into Vettel’s antics - PlanetF1

Admitting that he is still "really angry" with Sebastian Vettel's antics in Baku, Niki Lauda says he supports the FIA's investigation.

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Ferrari will race updated engine at Silverstone - PlanetF1

Ferrari will reportedly bring their next engine upgrade to the British Grand Prix at the fast-flowing Silverstone circuit.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Vandoorne: Baku controversy 'positive' for F1 - GPUpdate.net

Stoffel Vandoorne reckons the controversy involving Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in Azerbaijan was "positive" for Formula 1, given the emotions on…

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Dennis severing all ties with McLaren - PlanetF1

Six months after he was ousted from his position as McLaren CEO, Ron Dennis is relinquishing his board role and selling his shares in a £275m deal.

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Stroll proved he belongs in F1 - SkySports F1

Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was the performance of Williams' 18-year-old rookie Lance Stroll.

Read more: Stroll proved he belongs in F1 - SkySports F1

Mosley slams Vettel’s ‘intolerable’ behaviour - PlanetF1

Max Mosley has joined the chorus of those weighing in on Sebastian Vettel's actions in Baku, labelling his antics "intolerable."

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Ecclestone: “I shouldn’t go back” | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Ecclestone: "I shouldn't go back" • Vettel showed "passion we want" - Brawn • "Move on" from Vettel row - Button

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Dennis to sell McLaren stake - SkySports F1

Ron Dennis, the former boss of the McLaren Automotive group, is to sever his decades-long ties with the company with the sale of his shareholding in a £275m deal.

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Azerbaijan GP rated among top ten races of last ten seasons | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Rate the Race result - F1 Fanatic

Baku's first grand prix currently sits among the ten worst races of the last ten years. But Sunday's race was rated among the top ten by F1 Fanatic readers.

Read more: Azerbaijan GP rated among top ten races of last ten seasons | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Rate the Race result - F1 Fanatic

Video: How to make an F1 commercial - GPUpdate.net

Go behind-the-scenes with Lewis Hamilton on a filming day for Mercedes team partner Bose.

Read more: Video: How to make an F1 commercial - GPUpdate.net

‘Don’t exclude a Ferrari return for Alonso’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso could yet return to Ferrari next season; that's according to his manager Flavio Briatore.

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Four days at Silverstone - SkySports F1

The British Grand Prix will be extended to a fourth day this year, with track action on Thursday as well as the usual Friday to Sunday.

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No hard tyres again for Italian Grand Prix | 2017 Italian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Formula One's official tyre supplier Pirelli will continue to avoid using its hard compound tyre at the Italian Grand Prix.

Read more: No hard tyres again for Italian Grand Prix | 2017 Italian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Vettel should not be punished further - Button - BBC F1

Jenson Button believes Sebastian Vettel should not be punished further for his clash with Lewis Hamilton in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Vettel should not be punished further - Button - BBC F1

FIA right to launch Vettel crash probe says Lauda - Grandprix.com

As predicted, the FIA has re-opened the issue of Sebastian Vettel's apparently deliberate crash into title rival Lewis Hamilton in Baku.

Read more: FIA right to launch Vettel crash probe says Lauda - Grandprix.com

Mercedes takes blame for headrest incident - Grandprix.com

Mercedes has taken the blame for the issue that cost Lewis Hamilton victory in Baku.

Read more: Mercedes takes blame for headrest incident - Grandprix.com

Button: Time to move on - PlanetF1

Jenson Button believes it is time for F1 to "move on" from Sebastian Vettel's Azerbaijan clash with Lewis Hamilton.

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Inspired Schumacher takes ’11-point win’ at Magny-Cours | 1997 French Grand Prix flashback - F1 Fanatic

In the middle of one of the most frantic final laps of an F1 race a cool-headed Michael Schumacher found the time to help out his little brother.

Read more: Inspired Schumacher takes ’11-point win’ at Magny-Cours | 1997 French Grand Prix flashback - F1 Fanatic

Red Bull ready to win races says Marko - Grandprix.com

Dr Helmut Marko says Red Bull is now ready to start winning races on its own merit.

Read more: Red Bull ready to win races says Marko - Grandprix.com

Honda stronger in 2018 says Hasegawa - Grandprix.com

Honda is confident it is finally making progress in formula one.

Read more: Honda stronger in 2018 says Hasegawa - Grandprix.com

Grosjean admits eye on Ferrari vacancy - Grandprix.com

Romain Grosjean is not ruling out a change of scene for 2018.

Read more: Grosjean admits eye on Ferrari vacancy - Grandprix.com

Mercedes to tweak headrest design - PlanetF1

Mercedes will redesign the headrest of the W08 to avoid a repeat of the issue that cost Lewis Hamilton an "easy" win in Baku.

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Mosley: Vettel actions intolerable - SkySports F1

Max Mosley has labelled Sebastian Vettel's behaviour in the Azerbaijan GP as "intolerable" and said the German should have been disqualified from last Sunday's race.

Read more: Mosley: Vettel actions intolerable - SkySports F1

Paul Ricard to axe Mistral chicane? - PlanetF1

Formula 1 may yet race down Paul Ricard's Mistral straight uninterrupted when the French Grand Prix returns to the sport next season.

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Button urges F1 to 'move on' from Baku - GPUpdate.net

Jenson Button has urged Formula 1 to "move on" from the Sebastian Vettel/Lewis Hamilton controversy at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, despite next week's…

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'Formula 1 considers launch show for fans' - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 is considering a pre-season launch event for fans, involving all drivers and all teams, in the build up to the 2018 campaign, according to…

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

The gloves are off in the title fight between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton and you can watch the next round at the Austrian GP exclusively live on Sky F1 from July 7-9.

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

Force India set to change name for 2018 - GPUpdate.net

Force India looks set to change its name to Force One Grand Prix after the new moniker, and several other iterations, were registered with Companies House in…

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Lowe: Massa could have won in Baku - PlanetF1

Paddy Lowe reckons Williams missed out on a possible win in Baku with Felipe Massa had it not been for a rear damper failure.

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When is Goodwood on Sky Sports? - SkySports F1

There might be no F1 this weekend, but you can still get your motorsport fix on Sky Sports F1 with coverage of the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Read more: When is Goodwood on Sky Sports? - SkySports F1

WATCH: F1 Report - Baku review - SkySports F1

Watch the latest edition of the F1 Report to review all the fall out from a chaotic Azerbaijan GP.

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Honda confirm Austrian upgrade - PlanetF1

Honda will race their 'Spec 3 PU' at the Austrian Grand Prix after a successful test in Friday's practices in Baku.

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Ultrasofts the top tyre choice for Austria - PlanetF1

Pirelli have revealed that details of each driver's tyre compound selections for the Austrian GP with the ultrasoft the tyre of choice.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Vettel facing FIA probe over Hamilton clash - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel faces further punishment over his clash with Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan GP after Formula 1's governing body decided to hold a new investigation into the incident.

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Video of the Day: Azerbaijan GP strategy - GPUpdate.net

Mercedes looks back on strategy at last weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix with its Pure Pit Wall set up.

Read more: Video of the Day: Azerbaijan GP strategy - GPUpdate.net

Force One could be new name for Force India | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Force One could be new name for Force India • FIA confirm Vettel investigation • Ferrari plan engine upgrade

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Vettel could face more action over collision - BBC F1

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel could face further punishment for his collision with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Vettel could face more action over collision - BBC F1

FIA examines Vettel-Lewis clash - SkySports F1

F1's governing body has confirmed it is looking into Sebastian Vettel's swerve into Lewis Hamilton in the Azerbaijan GP to decide whether any further action is warranted.

Read more: FIA examines Vettel-Lewis clash - SkySports F1

FIA to 'further examine' Vettel/Hamilton clash - GPUpdate.net

F1's governing body, the FIA, will "further examine" the cause of the incident between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, to…

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'Force India begin rebrand process' - SkySports F1

Force India have begun the process of a possible rebrand as Force One with the formation of a number of limited companies under the new name.

Read more: 'Force India begin rebrand process' - SkySports F1

Marko: Red Bull have pace to win more races - PlanetF1

Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko believes Red Bull are "heading in the right direction" after making "slow" improvements over the course of the season.

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Ferrari return not ruled out for Alonso says Briatore - Grandprix.com

Flavio Briatore says a return to Ferrari cannot be ruled out for Fernando Alonso.

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Vettel must cut out the temper tantrums | Comment - F1 Fanatic

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix was a worrying escalation of Sebastian Vettel's recent hot-headedness. It's time he got his temper under control.

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Rachel's Diary: Seb v Lewis - SkySports F1

Hot temperatures, hot heads, braking....and breaking....just about sums up the Azerbaijan GP.

Read more: Rachel's Diary: Seb v Lewis - SkySports F1

Second Chinese team registers F1 interest – report - PlanetF1

A second, as yet unnamed, Chinese team have reportedly registered an interest in joining the Formula 1 grid.

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Ecclestone tells Ferrari to sign Alonso - Grandprix.com

Bernie Ecclestone has advised Ferrari to consider a familiar face if it has a vacancy to fill for 2018.

Read more: Ecclestone tells Ferrari to sign Alonso - Grandprix.com

Todt may summon Vettel to FIA court - Grandprix.com

Jean Todt could be set to order a further investigation into Sebastian Vettel's behaviour in Azerbaijan.

Read more: Todt may summon Vettel to FIA court - Grandprix.com

Todt half positive about 2017 season - Grandprix.com

Jean Todt says he is "half positive" about how the first half of F1's 2017 season has gone.

Read more: Todt half positive about 2017 season - Grandprix.com

Alonso: Vettel swerve a new thing - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso is the latest to weigh in on Sebastian Vettel's moment of retaliation in Baku, saying he paid the penalty so "it's done."

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

Lance Stroll, Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen were F1 Fanatic's stars of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend. Here's why.

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Paul Ricard could remove Mistral chicane for F1 - Grandprix.com

Paul Ricard could be set to reinstate the entire length of the famous Mistral straight for next year's French GP return.

Read more: Paul Ricard could remove Mistral chicane for F1 - Grandprix.com

Force India to become Force 1 for 2018? - Grandprix.com

'Force 1' has emerged as the front-running candidate as Force India prepares to change its name for 2018.

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F1 planning group launch event for 2018 - Grandprix.com

F1's owners are planning a group launch event for the 2018 season.

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From Force India to Force One - PlanetF1

Force India have reportedly begun to take the steps needed to possibly change the team's name to 'Force One'.

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

Daniel Ricciardo winning ahead of Valtteri Bottas? Surely no one predicted that? Remarkably, this weekend's Predictions Championship winner did!

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

Vettel vs Hamilton – tug of war (dangerously subjective) - F1technical.net

The 2017 championship battle changed gear over the weekend of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The respect between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel is seemingly over, the protagonists cannot pretend anymore that perfect harmony exists between them.

Read more: Vettel vs Hamilton – tug of war (dangerously subjective) - F1technical.net

Verstappen rubbishes conspiracy claims - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has refuted suggestions that there's a conspiracy against him with Red Bull after suffering his fourth DNF in Baku, a race won by Daniel Ricciardo.

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Ericsson: Painful to yield P10 to Wehrlein - PlanetF1

Marcus Ericsson says it was "painful" to watch Pascal Wehrlein score in Baku, especially when he was running P10 after Ericsson has yielded the position to him.

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Team-Mate Wars: Azerbaijan Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Baku will certainly live in the memory for a very long time to come, but 'child-like' Sebastian Vettel has a lot to answer for...

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Gossip: FIA investigates Vettel - SkySports F1



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'Vettel will regret Baku response' - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel has dealt badly with the fallout from his "road rage" with Lewis Hamilton in Baku and should regret his actions, according to this week's F1 Report guests.

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Ricciardo sure Verstappen will bounce back - GPUpdate.net

Daniel Ricciardo is sure Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen will bounce back from misfortune, after the Dutch youngster was plagued by more problems at the…

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Honda ‘very relieved’ with first points - PlanetF1

Finally in the points after eight races, Honda concede they are "very relieved" with Fernando Alonso's top-ten showing in Baku.

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Renault rue double DNF - PlanetF1

Renault were unable to capitalise on a chaotic Azerbaijan GP with both Jolyon Palmer and Nico Hulkenberg retiring on Sunday.

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FIA ‘thinking’ of citing Vettel over Baku contact - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel could face further sanctions from the FIA over his antics during Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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

Daniel Ricciardo profited from drama to take his and Red Bull's first win of the season, after Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton clashed. GPUpdate.net…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

FIA ‘thinking’ of citing Vettel over Baku contact - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel could face further sanctions from the FIA over his antics during Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Vettel: Formula 1 is for grown-ups - PlanetF1

As the Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton saga rumbles on, the Ferrari driver says everyone needs to act with some maturity as F1 is a sport for grown-ups.

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Video of the Day: Ricciardo's flight home - GPUpdate.net

Daniel Ricciardo and Red Bull chiefs celebrate on the flight home after victory in Azerbaijan.

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Vettel may face FIA hearing over Hamilton collision | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Vettel may face FIA hearing over Hamilton collision • Massa 'would've won without failure' • F1 figures wanted Vettel ban

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Ferrari Racing Days at the Hungaroring - F1technical.net

The asphalt of the Hungaroring, the most famous race track of the East-European country was tested by a myriad of horse power of various Ferrari road and sportscars as the fabled Italian carmaker visited the Hungaroring with its Ferrari Racing Days event. F1Technical.net's Balazs Szabo visited the action packed and dominated by the scarlet red cars.

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Teams prefer softest rubber again in Austria tyre choices | 2017 Austrian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Most teams have opted for large quantities of the softest tyres available for next weekend's Austrian Grand Prix.

Read more: Teams prefer softest rubber again in Austria tyre choices | 2017 Austrian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Why is Alonso so 'positive'? - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso set F1's driver market rumour mill whirling again after qualifying at the Azerbaijan GP last Saturday when he said the weekend had been "positive" for him up until that point - despite McLaren racking up a huge number of grid penalties.

Read more: Why is Alonso so 'positive'? - SkySports F1

Follow us on Instagram for the best photos! - GPUpdate.net



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Pirelli reveals Austrian GP tyre selections - GPUpdate.net

F1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed drivers' selections for the Austrian Grand Prix. Pirelli will bring its Ultra Soft, Super Soft and Soft compounds to…

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Stroll says early criticism was 'just noise' - GPUpdate.net

Williams rookie Lance Stroll says criticism he received during the opening stages of the campaign was "just noise", after he claimed his maiden podium finish in…

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Bernie lays the blame on Hamilton - PlanetF1

Bernie Ecclestone believes Lewis Hamilton tried to get Sebastian Vettel "in trouble" in Baku, which led to their controversial collision.

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Marko backs Vettel after road rage - Grandprix.com

Not everyone is siding against Sebastian Vettel following his apparently deliberate crash into championship rival Lewis Hamilton in Baku.

Read more: Marko backs Vettel after road rage - Grandprix.com

Wolff withholding judgement on Vettel - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has reiterated that he would like to speak with Sebastian Vettel before passing judgement on his Baku actions.

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Why Hamilton had to slow the field more at that controversial restart | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Mercedes advised Lewis Hamilton he needed to give the Safety Car more room moments before to his contentious incident with Sebastian Vettel.

Read more: Why Hamilton had to slow the field more at that controversial restart | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Wolff argues against further penalty for Vettel - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff thinks Sebastian Vettel's act of Baku 'road rage' should now be forgotten.

Read more: Wolff argues against further penalty for Vettel - Grandprix.com

Renault still interested in Sainz - Grandprix.com

Renault has admitted it still has "an eye" on Carlos Sainz.

Read more: Renault still interested in Sainz - Grandprix.com

Rio keen on Brazil GP switch - Grandprix.com

Brazilian grand prix promoter Tamas Rohonyi has admitted Rio de Janeiro is interested in hosting the country's F1 race.

Read more: Rio keen on Brazil GP switch - Grandprix.com

Force India says driver clash unacceptable - Grandprix.com

Force India's race drivers are to be told that what happened in Baku at the weekend was "unacceptable".

Read more: Force India says driver clash unacceptable - Grandprix.com

Bottas not worried about Mercedes future - Grandprix.com

Valtteri Bottas insists he is still not worried about his future at Mercedes.

Read more: Bottas not worried about Mercedes future - Grandprix.com

Haas brake struggles unacceptable says Grosjean - Grandprix.com

Romain Grosjean left Baku furious that Haas is yet to get to the bottom of a recurring brake problem.

Read more: Haas brake struggles unacceptable says Grosjean - Grandprix.com

Verstappen faces fine for skipping media duties - Grandprix.com

Max Verstappen is facing a EUR 25,000 fine for skipping his mandatory press duties after Sunday's race in Baku.

Read more: Verstappen faces fine for skipping media duties - Grandprix.com

Silverstone announces four-day weekend - PlanetF1

Silverstone's organises have confirmed that this year's race weekend will run for four days with F2 and GP3 practice moved to Thursday.

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

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

Read more: Top ten pictures from the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix | F1 Pictures - F1 Fanatic

Arrivabene: Lauda can say whatever he wants - PlanetF1

Maurizio Arrivabene has brushed aside Niki Lauda's criticism of Sebastian Vettel, saying the Mercedes man can talk while Ferrari will work.

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Honda to run new engine in Austria - Grandprix.com

Honda will bring another engine upgrade to the next race in Austria.

Read more: Honda to run new engine in Austria - Grandprix.com

Honda to bring 'Spec 3' PU to Austrian GP - GPUpdate.net

Honda chief Yusuke Hasegawa has confirmed that its 'Spec 3' power unit will be introduced at the Austrian Grand Prix, following a successful test in…

Read more: Honda to bring 'Spec 3' PU to Austrian GP - GPUpdate.net

Pit Chat: Go home Formula 1, you’re drunk - PlanetF1

Our heads still hurt trying to pick apart everything from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix but, as headaches go, this is one we will gladly have every race weekend.

The post Pit Chat: Go home Formula 1, you’re drunk appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Red Bull heats up the air of Budapest after a surprising vistory in Baku - F1technical.net

Red Bull earned a surprising victory in the wild thriller of the Aserbaijan GP last weekend with Daniel Ricciardo behind the wheel, the energy drink company heads for a race to Budpest which takes place in the air instead of asphalt.

Read more: Red Bull heats up the air of Budapest after a surprising vistory in Baku - F1technical.net

Force India driver clash ‘unacceptable’ - PlanetF1

Two weeks after declaring that their drivers are free to race, Force India were in the unfortunate position of having them collide in Baku, damaging both cars.

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Analysis: Should stewards have parked Vettel? - GPUpdate.net

Sebastian Vettel's dark side came out once more during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as he reacted angrily to a suspected brake test under the Safety Car by…

Read more: Analysis: Should stewards have parked Vettel? - GPUpdate.net

Analysis: Should Vettel have been disqualified? - GPUpdate.net

Sebastian Vettel's dark side came out once more during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as he reacted angrily to a suspected brake test under the Safety Car by…

Read more: Analysis: Should Vettel have been disqualified? - GPUpdate.net

Hamilton: Vettel should have sorted it out face to face - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel's actions in Baku were disgraceful and that if he had issue with the Brit's driving he should have sorted it out "face to face."

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Horner: Verstappen’s luck will turn - PlanetF1

Suffering his fourth retirement of this season in Baku on Sunday, Christian Horner is adamant there is a “big result around the corner” for Max Verstappen.

The post Horner: Verstappen’s luck will turn appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Sainz: Baku restarts on the dangerous side - PlanetF1

With chaos following each of the restarts in Sunday's Azerbaijan GP, Carlos Sainz says it was on the "dangerous side" and believes next year the restarts should begin at Turn 16.

The post Sainz: Baku restarts on the dangerous side appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Monday, June 26, 2017

1976: Spielberg’s most shocking podium - PlanetF1

At the Canadian Grand Prix, Mercedes once more did what they do best these days, and claimed a second 1-2 finish in the space of three years.

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Palmer, Renault rue dismal Baku weekend - GPUpdate.net

Renault was left to rue a troubled weekend at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after leaving as the only team not to score a point in an attrition-filled race. Nico…

Read more: Palmer, Renault rue dismal Baku weekend - GPUpdate.net

Stewart defends Vettel’s ‘inappropriate behaviour’ - PlanetF1

Although Sir Jackie Stewart has labelled Sebastian Vettel's antics in Baku as "inappropriate behaviour", he says there were mitigating circumstances.

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Brundle: Vettel penalty was enough - SkySports F1

Where to start when considering that crazy race in Baku? If it were a movie you'd probably think it was a bit far fetched.

Read more: Brundle: Vettel penalty was enough - SkySports F1

Vettel swerve into Hamilton 'like headbutt in football' - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel's swerve into Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was like a sending-off offence in football, says Eddie Jordan.

Read more: Vettel swerve into Hamilton 'like headbutt in football' - BBC F1

Baku Safety Car restarts “dangerous” – Sainz | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Baku Safety Car restarts "dangerous" - Sainz • Force India 'didn't miss a win' • "I didn't brake-test anyone" - Hamilton

Read more: Baku Safety Car restarts “dangerous” – Sainz | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

Azerbaijan GP Driver Ratings - SkySports F1



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Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Winners and Losers - GPUpdate.net

Daniel Ricciardo claimed victory while Lewis Hamilton had headrest issues and Sebastian Vettel simply lost his head. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and…

Read more: Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Winners and Losers - GPUpdate.net

Massa feels double podium within reach - GPUpdate.net

Felipe Massa feels a double podium finish was within reach for Williams at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as he retired while challenging for the top three…

Read more: Massa feels double podium within reach - GPUpdate.net

Verstappen fined for media no-show - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen landed himself in hot water after making a quick escape from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Vandoorne: Impossible to pass Saubers - GPUpdate.net

McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne says it was "impossible" to pass Sauber pair Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein in Azerbaijan as his wait for a first 2017…

Read more: Vandoorne: Impossible to pass Saubers - GPUpdate.net

Was Vettel’s ‘dangerous driving’ penalty correct? | Debates and Polls - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel courted controversy in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix by driving into Lewis Hamilton. Did the stewards make the right call on this extraordinary move?

Read more: Was Vettel’s ‘dangerous driving’ penalty correct? | Debates and Polls - F1 Fanatic

Ricciardo: Vettel ‘does not think before he acts’ - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo has said Sebastian Vettel got a "little bit over-excited" and needs to work on his decision-making after his shunt on Lewis Hamilton in Baku.

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Arrivabene: ‘Decisions not in Ferrari’s favour’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has questioned the decision-making of the stewards following an action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Sainz Jr. calls first-lap spin 'a sacrifice' - GPUpdate.net

Carlos Sainz Jr. labelled his first-lap spin as a "sacrifice" as he rotated his STR12 in order to avoid Toro Rosso team-mate Daniil Kvyat. Kvyat took the…

Read more: Sainz Jr. calls first-lap spin 'a sacrifice' - GPUpdate.net

Vettel now has more penalty points than any driver has ever scored | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix stats and facts - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel reached a record number of penalty points while a faulty headrest cost Lewis Hamilton a clean sweep of victories on every 2017 track.

Read more: Vettel now has more penalty points than any driver has ever scored | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix stats and facts - F1 Fanatic

Vettel to face further punishment? - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel could potentially face further punishment for his Azerbaijan GP collisions with Lewis Hamilton amid reports the title leader was close to being disqualified.

Read more: Vettel to face further punishment? - SkySports F1

Vettel's red mist: The rap sheet - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel will walk a disciplinary tightrope in the Austrian GP after his penalty for driving into Lewis Hamilton in Baku moved him within three penalty points of a race ban.

Read more: Vettel's red mist: The rap sheet - SkySports F1

Horner: Vettel had a ‘tourettes moment’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said Sebastian Vettel suffered from a "tourettes moment" in Baku after barging into Lewis Hamilton.

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Vettel should think before he acts - Ricciardo - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel must calm down after being punished for dangerous driving in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Daniel Ricciardo says.

Read more: Vettel should think before he acts - Ricciardo - BBC F1

Raikkonen blames Bottas but stewards take no action on “speculative” move | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Kimi Raikkonen blamed Valtteri Bottas for the first-lap collision between the pair in Azerbaijan but the stewards took no action over the incident.

Read more: Raikkonen blames Bottas but stewards take no action on “speculative” move | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Ericsson allowed Wehrlein through for point - GPUpdate.net

Marcus Ericsson has revealed that he accepted a team order from Sauber to allow Pascal Wehrlein through during the closing stages of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix…

Read more: Ericsson allowed Wehrlein through for point - GPUpdate.net

Hamilton not interested in Vettel peace talks - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has said he does not want to speak to Sebastian Vettel about their incident under the Safety Car in Baku.

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Vettel under fire after Hamilton clash - Grandprix.com

Sebastian Vettel is under fire amid accusations he deliberately rammed championship rival Lewis Hamilton while behind the safety car in Baku.

Read more: Vettel under fire after Hamilton clash - Grandprix.com

Magnussen: Seventh in Baku 'perfect' - GPUpdate.net

Kevin Magnussen hailed a "perfect" result for Haas as he escaped the drama which befell others at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to take seventh. Magnussen lined up…

Read more: Magnussen: Seventh in Baku 'perfect' - GPUpdate.net

McLaren could take Honda break says Boullier - Grandprix.com

McLaren's team boss has admitted the British team could take a break from being powered by Honda engines in F1.

Read more: McLaren could take Honda break says Boullier - Grandprix.com

Stroll test not podium boost says father - Grandprix.com

Lance Stroll enjoyed a 'secret' test between the recent Canadian and Azerbaijan grands prix.

Read more: Stroll test not podium boost says father - Grandprix.com

Wolff: Jordan rumours no laughing matter - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has hit out at Eddie Jordan after the Brit once again speculated that Mercedes would leave F1, saying those sorts of rumours are no joke.

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Räikkönen perplexed by Bottas' approach - GPUpdate.net

Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen says he "doesn't know" what Mercedes rival Valtteri Bottas was doing as the pair colliding on the opening lap of the Azerbaijan Grand…

Read more: Räikkönen perplexed by Bottas' approach - GPUpdate.net

Raikkonen: Completely Bottas’ fault - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen believes Valtteri Bottas was "completely at fault" for their Azerbaijan collision but that he was the one who "paid the price."

The post Raikkonen: Completely Bottas’ fault appeared first on PlanetF1.



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WTCC introduces ‘joker laps’ but bizarre practice crash prompts safety questions | Weekend Racing Wrap - F1 Fanatic

The World Touring Car Championship introduced rallycross-style 'joker laps' in Portugal but a bizarre practice crash raised safety questions.

Read more: WTCC introduces ‘joker laps’ but bizarre practice crash prompts safety questions | Weekend Racing Wrap - F1 Fanatic

F1 gossip: Sainz, Honda, Ricciardo, Raikkonen - BBC F1

Carlos Sainz is on McLaren's radar, Honda has high hopes for new engine, Daniel Ricciardo tweets on a biscuit theme, plus more.

Read more: F1 gossip: Sainz, Honda, Ricciardo, Raikkonen - BBC F1

Lauda: Hamilton v Vettel ‘will’ turn physical - PlanetF1

Niki Lauda reckons there could come a time when Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's rivalry becomes physical off the track.

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Championship tensions boil over as Ricciardo keeps his cool in the Land of Fire | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix review - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel lost his cool, Lewis Hamilton lost his headrest, while Daniel Ricciardo gained victory and Lance Stroll gained new respect during a scarcely believable Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Read more: Championship tensions boil over as Ricciardo keeps his cool in the Land of Fire | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix review - F1 Fanatic

FIA data shows Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel - PlanetF1

The stewards at the Azerbaijan GP found no evidence in the telemetry data to prove Sebastian Vettel's claim that Lewis Hamilton brake-tested him behind the Safety Car.

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Hamilton: Disgusting driving, disrespectful - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has slammed Sebastian Vettel's "disgusting driving" after the Ferrari driver drove into him under the Safety Car in Baku.

The post Hamilton: Disgusting driving, disrespectful appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Pundits on Vettel-Hamilton crash - SkySports F1

A 'petulant' Sebastian Vettel displayed a "fearsome temper" and took an "extraordinary risk" when bumping into Lewis Hamilton at the Azerbaijan GP, according to the Sky F1 pundits.

Read more: Pundits on Vettel-Hamilton crash - SkySports F1

Conclusions from the Baku GP - PlanetF1

After last year's bore it was a good, albeit amateurish, Azerbaijan GP, a race in which Sebastian Vettel saw red.

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Hamilton won't talk to Vettel - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says he has no intention of speaking to Sebastian Vettel about their collisions in the Azerbaijan GP.

Read more: Hamilton won't talk to Vettel - SkySports F1

McLaren confirm Sainz interest - PlanetF1

Eric Boullier has confirmed that Carlos Sainz is "an option" for McLaren should Fernando Alonso opt to leave the team.

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Video of the Day: Ecclestone, Briatore on F1 - GPUpdate.net

Bernie Ecclestone and Flavio Briatore take part in a fan Q&A session at the Baku City Circuit.

Read more: Video of the Day: Ecclestone, Briatore on F1 - GPUpdate.net

Championship standings after Azerbaijan - GPUpdate.net



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Race Report - The Wild Bunch: How Ricciardo won in Baku - Grandprix.com

Azerbaijan GP - Race ReportBy Dan Knutson

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Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel, FIA rules | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel, FIA rules • Vettel compares incident to China • McLaren should've won - Alonso

Read more: Hamilton did not brake-test Vettel, FIA rules | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix team radio highlights: Race | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton told race director Charlie Whiting his penalty for Sebastian Vettel was too lenient after they collided. Here are the team radio highlights from the race.

Read more: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix team radio highlights: Race | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix tyre strategies and pit stops | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

A lucky break on his strategy played a role in Daniel Ricciardo's surprise Azerbaijan Grand Prix win as Red Bull minimised the time he spent on the slower soft compound tyre.

Read more: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix tyre strategies and pit stops | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Stewards: Hamilton drove 'correctly' at restart - GPUpdate.net

Stewards at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix have determined that Lewis Hamilton did not brake test Sebastian Vettel prior to the second restart behind the Safety…

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When drivers attack - a history of road rage in F1 - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel's sideways swipe at Lewis Hamilton in Baku was textbook road rage - but just how common is red mist in F1?

Read more: When drivers attack - a history of road rage in F1 - BBC F1

Force India collision ‘totally unacceptable’ – Perez | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sergio Perez has described his collision with Force India team mate Esteban Ocon as 'totally unacceptable' and believes it may have cost the team a chance at victory.

Read more: Force India collision ‘totally unacceptable’ – Perez | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix interactive lap charts | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel finished just six seconds off the lead despite significant delays in their races.

Read more: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix interactive lap charts | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Ricciardo praises team after ‘crazy’ victory | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Daniel Ricciardo has praised the efforts of his Red Bull team, following his unlikely comeback through the field to win a frantic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Ricciardo praises team after ‘crazy’ victory | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix interactive lap times and fastest laps | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel set the fastest lap during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix - 1.4 seconds quicker than race winner Daniel Ricciardo.

Read more: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix interactive lap times and fastest laps | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

'Not good when you retire twice' - SkySports F1

Kimi Raikkonen says Valtteri Bottas was "completely at fault" for their first-lap collision in the Azerbaijan GP.

Read more: 'Not good when you retire twice' - SkySports F1

Wolff declares: ‘Gloves off, bromance over’ - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel are now "at war" as the title race hotted up in Baku.

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Vettel: Lewis deserved a penalty - SkySports F1

An indignant Sebastian Vettel has disputed his penalty in the Azerbaijan GP and claimed any sanction should have been applied to Lewis Hamilton too.

Read more: Vettel: Lewis deserved a penalty - SkySports F1

‘Amazing’ podium ‘hasn’t sunk in yet’ – Stroll | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Williams rookie Lance Stroll says his first ever podium appearance in Azerbaijan has not yet truly sunk in after taking third place.

Read more: ‘Amazing’ podium ‘hasn’t sunk in yet’ – Stroll | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sunday’s FIA press conference - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas and Lance Stroll try to dissect a crazy race in Baku.

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Vote for your 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Who was the best driver during the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.

Read more: Vote for your 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Vettel handed three penalty points for Hamilton clash | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel was awarded three penalty points on his superlicense following his clash with Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Vettel handed three penalty points for Hamilton clash | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Hamilton turns heat on Vettel - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has described Sebastian Vettel's driving in Baku as "disgusting" and "disrespectful".

Read more: Hamilton turns heat on Vettel - SkySports F1

Perez and Ocon clash again in Baku - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon were once again at loggerheads as the Force India team-mates collided in Baku.

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Hamilton brands Vettel a 'disgrace' after collision - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton brands title rival Sebastian Vettel "a disgrace" after the Ferrari driver drove into his Mercedes in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Hamilton brands Vettel a 'disgrace' after collision - BBC F1

Vettel’s behaviour “a disgrace” – Hamilton | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton has branded Sebastian Vettel's driving as a 'disgrace' following the controversial contact between them during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Read more: Vettel’s behaviour “a disgrace” – Hamilton | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Alonso: McLaren ‘should have won’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has bemoaned the fact that McLaren-Honda do not have the ability to take full advantage of a chaotic race like Baku.

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Vote: Was Hamilton or Vettel at fault? - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel were involved in a very controversial incident in Baku. But which title rival do you think was ultimately at fault?

The post Vote: Was Hamilton or Vettel at fault? appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Three penalty points for ‘dangerous’ Vettel - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has had three penalty points added on to his super licence after barging into Lewis Hamilton in Baku.

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Live: IndyCar 2017 round 10: Road America Grand Prix | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 10 of the 2017 IndyCar championship from Road America.

Read more: Live: IndyCar 2017 round 10: Road America Grand Prix | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Vettel accuses Hamilton of “brake check” after collision | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel has accused championship rival Lewis Hamilton of brake checking him during the incident under Safety Car where the two made contact.

Read more: Vettel accuses Hamilton of “brake check” after collision | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Hamilton: Vettel was dangerous - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has criticised Sebastian Vettel's "driver conduct" and the penalty the championship leader received, after the Mercedes and Ferrari rivals twice collided at a chaotic Azerbaijan GP.

Read more: Hamilton: Vettel was dangerous - SkySports F1

Vettel: ‘No doubt Hamilton brake-checked me’ - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has accused Lewis Hamilton of brake-checking him after a collision under the Safety Car lead to a 10-second stop-go penalty for the World Championship leader.

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Hamilton ‘doesn’t care’ about Vettel incident - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has said he is "just looking forward to getting home" after a controversial race incident with Sebastian Vettel which left the latter with a stop-go penalty.

The post Hamilton ‘doesn’t care’ about Vettel incident appeared first on PlanetF1.



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2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix championship points | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the drivers' championship to 14 points as McLaren scored their first points of the season.

Read more: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix championship points | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Stroll ‘couldn’t believe’ podium was possible - PlanetF1

Celebrating the first podium of his F1 career, Lance Stroll admits that he didn't believe prior to the weekend that the top-three would be possible.

The post Stroll ‘couldn’t believe’ podium was possible appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Race Results - Grandprix.com

Azerbaijan GP - Race Results

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2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix race result | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Daniel Ricciardo took victory in Baku from Valtteri Bottas and the Williams of Lance Stroll, with Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton behind.

Read more: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix race result | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Azerbaijan GP: Sebastian Vettel hits Lewis Hamilton as Daniel Ricciardo wins - BBC F1

A loose head restraint costs Lewis Hamilton victory in an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel is penalised for driving into his title rival.

Read more: Azerbaijan GP: Sebastian Vettel hits Lewis Hamilton as Daniel Ricciardo wins - BBC F1

Bottas: Unlucky it was me and Kimi again - PlanetF1

Despite clashing with Kimi Raikkonen, and not the first time either, Valtteri Bottas finished runner-up in a "crazy" Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

The post Bottas: Unlucky it was me and Kimi again appeared first on PlanetF1.



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Race Notes - Ricciardo wins in Baku - Grandprix.com

Azerbaijan GP - Race NotesBy Mark Karp

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Ricciardo wins incident filled Azerbaijan GP - F1technical.net

Daniel Ricciardo has bagged an extremely unexpected win at today's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, recovering from an early stop to navigate through the field while benefiting from crashes and penalties of others as well. Valtteri Bottas finished second ahead of Lance Stroll who becomes the youngest podium finisher in the sport at 18 years and 239 days.

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Race: Ricciardo wins as title two court controversy - PlanetF1

Three Safety Cars, a red flag, a controversial decision by the stewards and the demise of the championship protagonists set the scene for Daniel Ricciardo's victory a scrappy Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Ricciardo wins manic Baku race - SkySports F1

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed an unexpected victory in a chaotic and controversial Azerbaijan GP as Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's title rivalry finally ignited in on-track clashes.

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Rate the race: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix | 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

What did you think of today's race? Share your verdict on the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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WATCH: Vettel hits Hamilton - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel's hitherto friendly title rivalry took a sudden and dramatic twist in the Azerbaijan GP as the two drivers collided - twice - in quick succession in Baku.

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2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in pictures | F1 Pictures - F1 Fanatic

The 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in pictures.

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Gallery - PlanetF1

X… The Spanish contingency got together prior to the start of the grand prix with rumours suggesting that Fernando Alonso is out of McLaren at the end of this season while Alonso says Sainz could head there some time in the future. Is the future 2018? Sebastian Vettel A pensive look for Daniil Kvyat, it […]

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WATCH: Bottas, Raikkonen collide - SkySports F1

Watch a dramatic first lap of the Azerbaijan GP in full as the race of Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas took a nosedive within two corners.

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‘Vandoorne’s form not as good as expected’ - PlanetF1

Eric Boullier concedes McLaren expected more from Stoffel Vandoorne this season but are doing all they can to help the rookie find his form.

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Live: 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Follow the 2017 Azerbaijan Grand Prix on F1 Fanatic Live.

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Live: World Series Formula V8 3.5 2017 round 10: Motorland Aragon race two | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 10 of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 championship from Motorland Aragon.

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Wolff plays down Ferrari oil trick rumours - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff has played down suggestions the FIA might have taken away Ferrari's secret weapon in 2017.

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Alonso management in Mercedes, Renault talks - Grandprix.com

Fernando Alonso is clearly on the move.

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Vettel contract speculation increases - Grandprix.com

Speculation is mounting that Sebastian Vettel is on the cusp of extending his contract at Ferrari.

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Vettel not injured says spokeswoman - Grandprix.com

Sebastian Vettel's spokeswoman has played down rumours about an injury for the world championship leader.

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McLaren engine deal deadline looming says Wolff - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff says Mercedes needs to know if McLaren needs a customer engine supply for 2018 sometime "after the summer break".

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Live: F2 2017 round 8: Azerbaijan sprint race | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 8 of the 2017 Formula Two championship from Baku City Circuit.

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Wolff slams Jordan's fake news - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff has hit out at F1 media personality Eddie Jordan for perpetuating a rumour about Mercedes' future in the sport.

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Pirelli could introduce even softer tyre for 2018 - Grandprix.com

Grumblings about Pirelli have returned to the F1 paddock.

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Hamilton: Ferrari will 'be there' in race - GPUpdate.net

Lewis Hamilton expects rivals Ferrari to pose a challenge in race spec, despite Mercedes' sizeable one-lap advantage at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Hamilton…

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‘Stroll benefitted from private Austin test’ - PlanetF1

Having out-qualified Felipe Massa for the first time in Baku, Paddy Lowe has revealed that Lance Stroll took part in a private test in Austin last week, driving a 2014 car.

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Grosjean getting 'no feedback' from tyres - GPUpdate.net

Romain Grosjean says he is braced for a long race at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after struggling for pace throughout the weekend, amid a lack of feeling from…

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Grosjean ‘fed up’ with radio broadcasts - PlanetF1

With his brake complaints becoming the norm on grand prix weekends, Romain Grosjean is "fed up" with his radio communications being singled out.

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Revised Baku GP starting grid - PlanetF1

Penalties for both McLaren drivers and Carlos Sainz means the Baku grid, at least the lower half, looks somewhat different to the qualifying timesheets.

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Alonso vows to win in 2018 - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso has vowed he will win in Formula 1 in 2018 - even though the Spaniard still does not know for which team he will be driving.

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Wolff: No talk of Alonso joining Mercedes - PlanetF1

Although Toto Wolff had dinner with Flavio Briatore in Baku, the Mercedes motorsport boss insists there "was not any talk about Fernando joining the team."

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Boullier: Most painful weekend I’ve ever had - PlanetF1

Eric Boullier has billed this year's Baku grand prix weekend as the "most painful" he's ever had after McLaren lacked pace in qualifying, and their penalty tally climbed to 75.

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Overview: Formula 1 qualifying battles - GPUpdate.net

As often highlighted: a Formula 1 driver's main reference point is their team-mate. Although race results and the final standings mean more, grid positions are…

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Video of the Day: Ferrari's local greetings - GPUpdate.net