Thursday, August 31, 2017

Alonso rejects Spa withdrawal accusations - GPUpdate.net

McLaren-Honda's Fernando Alonso has dismissed speculation that he retired from the Belgian Grand Prix once it was clear that he was not on course to finish in…

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Hamilton says he intends to stay at Mercedes | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Hamilton says he intends to stay at Mercedes • Alonso denies McLaren ultimatum • F1 to drop DRS in 2021

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Thursday Press Conference - Grandprix.com

Italian GP - Thursday Press Conference

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Alonso should have had same penalty as Magnussen – Palmer | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Jolyon Palmer remains convinced Fernando Alonso should have been penalised for pushing him off the track during the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Ferrari to hold back its engine upgrades - F1technical.net

Ferrari confirmed it will not introduce new engine in this weekend’s Italian GP, instead it intends to extend the development time of its fourth engine which should be its final unit for the 2017 Championship.

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Hamilton expects to stay at Mercedes beyond 2018 - BBC F1

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he expects to sign a new contract to keep him at the team beyond 2018.

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Thursday’s FIA press conference – part two - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean, Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz sit down with the press ahead of the Italian Grand Prix weekend.

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Thursday’s FIA press conference – part one - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez discuss the introduction of team orders at Force India, with Sebastian Vettel playing peace-keeper at Monza.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Force India may offer drivers bonuses to avoid crashes | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Force India may offers drivers bonuses to avoid crashes • No Mercedes-Hamilton talks before Abu Dhabi • Halo for F2 in 2018

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Wolff says Alonso’s “history” with Mercedes is why he won’t get 2018 drive | 2018 F1 season - F1 Fanatic

Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff says Fernando Alonso's "history" with the manufacturer is why he is "not a consideration" for a 2018 seat.

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Video: Lewis Hamilton vs Super Fans - GPUpdate.net

Some of Lewis Hamilton's greatest fans try and answer questions about the three-time Formula 1 champion and get a nasty surprise if they don't succeed, courtesy…

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Monza barriers strengthened for 2017 - GPUpdate.net

Minor revisions have been made on safety grounds at Monza for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix, with barriers strengthened in several locations. New TecPro…

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Video: Monza 360° flying lap with Sainz Jr. - GPUpdate.net

Join Toro Rosso's Carlos Sainz Jr. for a 360° lap of the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, home of the Italian Grand Prix.

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Merc ready for 'epic battle' - SkySports F1

Toto Wolff says Mercedes are "ready for an epic battle" over the remaining eight grands prix as they look to beat Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel to the world championships.

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Vettel: 'No brainer' to extend Ferrari deal - GPUpdate.net

Sebastian Vettel has explained that it was a "no-brainer" for him to extend his contract with Ferrari, after ending months of speculation over his…

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Your new Sky Sports Push Notifications - SkySports F1

The Sky Sports mobile app will keep you up to date with all the Deadline Day headlines - here's how to receive the news alerts you want.

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Hamilton resigned to not making ‘dream’ Ferrari move - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has resigned himself to never making a "dream" move to Ferrari, at least not in the next three years.

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Who is F1's greatest-ever driver? - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton reignited the debate over who is Formula 1's greatest-ever driver when he matched Michael Schumacher's historic pole record at the Belgian GP. But who do you think is the best of all time?

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McLaren braced for 'tough' Monza weekend - GPUpdate.net

Fernando Alonso says McLaren is expecting a "tough challenge" at the Italian Grand Prix this weekend, with its struggles set to be accentuated due to Monza's…

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Lowe remains coy over Alonso rumours - PlanetF1

Although Paddy Lowe is refusing to rule out signing Fernando Alonso to Williams, he remained coy by also saying he isn't ruling him in either.

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Bottas should be number 2 driver now says Lauda - Grandprix.com

Valtteri Bottas looks set to be shuffled into de-facto 'number 2' status for the remaining eight grands prix of 2017.

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Verstappen hype not eclipsing me says Ricciardo - Grandprix.com

Daniel Ricciardo insists he is not bothered by the level of media and team attention attracted by his teammate.

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Hamilton out to spoil Ferrari’s party: Five Monza talking points | 2017 Italian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

It's the last race in Europe and a chance for Lewis Hamilton to take the points lead if he can become the first person this year to win back-to-back races.

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Force India warn Perez, Ocon - SkySports F1

Force India drivers Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon have been told of a "new team policy" following their collisions in the Belgian GP, team principal Vijay Mallya has confirmed.

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A Ferrari title contender & its usual charm - Monza at its best? - BBC F1

The Italian Grand Prix is here and for the first time in years, the Ferrari faithful have a title contender to scream for.

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

Monza is all about sheer engine grunt. But it also has a few quick corners through which the 2017 cars should be very impressive this year.

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Force India issue ‘new team policy’ - PlanetF1

Force India have issued a new team policy to their drivers aimed at preventing incidents such as their Belgian GP collision from again happening.

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Preview: Formula 1 heads to magical Monza - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 travels straight from Spa-Francorchamps to the Autodromo Nazionale Monza for the Italian Grand Prix this weekend. GPUpdate.net previews the event and…

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Quiz! Test your Italian GP knowledge - PlanetF1

Formula 1 next heads to Monza – the cathedral of speed, home to Ferrari and their devoted tifosi. Try your luck at our Italian GP quiz…

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The Italian GP timetable - PlanetF1

The Italian Grand Prix, which takes place at the high-speed Monza circuit, is the 13th race on the 2017 calendar.

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Lowe: Williams changing philosophy with 2018 car - PlanetF1

Williams will embrace a new philosophy when it comes to their 2018 car; that's according to chief technical director Paddy Lowe.

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Renault cautious over Italian GP prospects - GPUpdate.net

Renault says it is adopting a cautious approach to this weekend's Italian Grand Prix due to the high-speed nature of the Monza circuit. Renault has emerged…

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Villeneuve slams ‘dirty’ Perez - PlanetF1

Never one to hold back, Jacques Villeneuve has slated Sergio Perez for his "aggressive" and "dirty" driving in the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Massa points finger at team over penalty | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Massa points finger at team over penalty • Sauber to discuss drivers with Ferrari • Too soon for team orders - Bottas

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Williams coy on Alonso link - SkySports F1

Paddy Lowe has remained coy on the prospect of Fernando Alonso joining Williams in 2018, but stated the team are trying to secure the best driver line-up possible.

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Alonso, Honda, McLaren and an 'awkward catch-22 situation' - BBC F1

Fernando Alonso's plight was illustrated perfectly over the course of the Belgian Grand Prix, writes Andrew Benson.

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Honda to demo race-winning RA300 at Monza - GPUpdate.net

Honda is planning a special demonstration run with the RA300 in the build up to the Italian Grand Prix, to mark the 50th anniversary of its debut victory at…

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Vasseur reveals why Sauber-Honda broke down - PlanetF1

Sauber team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed McLaren's precarious situation with Honda led to the Swiss team pulling the plug on a deal with the Japanese manufacturer.

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Alonso, Vandoorne braced for Monza woe - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne are both bracing themselves for difficult weekends at Monza, another track which does not suit their struggling car.

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Stroll took part in private test before Spa - PlanetF1

Lance Stroll was able to get some more mileage under his belt at Hockenheim ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Sauber 'was not confident' over McLaren-Honda - GPUpdate.net

Frédéric Vasseur says fears that McLaren could end its partnership with Honda played a major role in Sauber pulling out of a deal with the Japanese…

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Bottas would understand Hamilton backing - GPUpdate.net

Valtteri Bottas has not ruled himself out of this year's title fight, after a tough Belgian Grand Prix, but would understand if Mercedes ultimately backs Lewis…

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Hamilton gives up on Ferrari dream - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has given up on the 'dream' of driving for Ferrari - at least for the duration of Sebastian Vettel's new contract with the Scuderia.

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Abiteboul: No ‘frustrated’ Alonso at Renault - PlanetF1

Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has reiterated Fernando Alonso will not be joining the team as 2018 is too soon for them to be competing for World Championships.

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

The record for the fastest ever lap by an F1 car at any track could be broken this weekend - and Michael Schumacher's pole record may fall too.

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

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

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Renault issue personal apology to Verstappen - PlanetF1

Cyril Abiteboul has apologised on behalf of Renault to Max Verstappen following his latest retirement at the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Force India expect no more driver clashes | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya says he expects no further problems between his drivers following their latest collisions during the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Force India not ruling out driver change - Grandprix.com

Force India is not ruling out making a change to its driver lineup for 2018.

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FIA: Mercedes can run higher oil burning engine - PlanetF1

The FIA have cleared Mercedes to run their latest spec engine with a higher level of oil burn moving forward as they introduced it before Monza.

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Ocon ‘moving forward’ from Belgium clash - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon is adamant he's ready to put the Belgian GP behind him despite accusing his team-mate Sergio Perez of trying to "kill me" twice.

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Alonso issues McLaren-Honda ultimatum? - Grandprix.com

Fernando Alonso has issued a 'Honda or me' ultimatum to McLaren, according to Germany's authoritative Auto Motor und Sport.

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Angry Verstappen has nowhere to go says Mateschitz - Grandprix.com

Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz is adamant Red Bull is not going to imminently lose Max Verstappen.

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Verstappen facing ‘bunch of penalties’ at Monza - PlanetF1

As if his Belgian GP retirement wasn't bad enough, Max Verstappen is now facing a "bunch of penalties" at the Italian Grand Prix - all engine related.

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

The Italian GP is exclusively live on Sky Sports F1 and there are a number of ways you can watch it as the 2017 title battle intensifies.

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Gossip: No contract talks with Hamilton - Wolff - BBC F1

Tot Wolff says there will be no contract talks with Lewis Hamilton, Jos Verstappen concerned with Red Bull, plus more.

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Vettel: Ferrari don’t fear any circuits - PlanetF1

On the pace at Spa, Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari no longer have any cause to fear any of the circuits on the F1 calendar.

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Pit Chat: Honda slump to embarrassing new low - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen and Fernando Alonso retired, Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon collided and Sebastian Vettel got close to Lewis Hamilton but not quite close enough. It's like F1 has never been away.

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Mercedes downplay talk of new Hamilton contract - PlanetF1

Mercedes have not entered contract talks with Lewis Hamilton despite reports claiming that the Brit has asked for a new three-year deal.

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Overview: How Spa summed up season so far - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 returned from its annual summer break to a scene of similarity, with the Belgian Grand Prix epitomising the current season, as GPUpdate.net…

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Bottas insists he’s still in the title fight - PlanetF1

Dropping 41 points behind Sebastian Vettel in Belgium, Valtteri Bottas insists his title quest is not yet over - but he does need some bad luck to befall his rivals.

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Ricciardo: The Ferrari question from fans, media - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo concedes that questions about whether he may be off to Ferrari in 2019 are coming from "fans and the media", not necessarily from Ferrari.

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Renault set for 'course of action' with RBR - GPUpdate.net

Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul has apologised to Max Verstappen and Red Bull, following the Dutchman's latest engine failure, and will respond with a "course of…

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Force India duo could face race ban - PlanetF1

Force India have warned Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon that they face the prospect of a one-race ban should they repeat their Belgian coming together.

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Hamilton & Vettel reach new level - SkySports F1

The battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages of the Belgian Grand Prix was mighty, even though it was only momentarily exciting.

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Video: Ricciardo on run to podium at Spa - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo reflects on his run to third at the Belgian Grand Prix, marking his sixth podium of the season so far.

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Mercedes don’t have the best car this year – Hamilton | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Mercedes don't have the best car - Hamilton • Alonso to take grid penalty at Monza • Verstappen's motivation lagging

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

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

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Pirelli escapes trouble with standing waves in tyres - F1technical.net

Hamilton aided by wrong PU mode at restart - GPUpdate.net

Lewis Hamilton has explained how selecting the wrong power unit mode actually helped him beat Sebastian Vettel to victory in Belgium, following a late Safety…

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

Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo and Romain Grosjean are F1 Fanatic's stars of the Belgian Grand Prix weekend. Here's why.

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Force India eyes race bans for Perez, Ocon - Grandprix.com

Force India is not ruling out imposing race bans on its drivers.

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Verstappen questions commitment to Red Bull - Grandprix.com

Max Verstappen and his father Jos have questioned their commitment to Red Bull.

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Wolff plays down safety car conspiracy - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff has played down a conspiracy theory triggered by comments made by Lewis Hamilton after the Belgian grand prix.

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“That’s a BS call”: 2017 Belgian GP race team radio highlights | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton was unhappy the Safety Car was brought out during the Belgian Grand Prix. Here's what he and the other drivers had to say during the race.

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No Hamilton contract talks this season - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff has scotched rumours the extension of Lewis Hamilton's contract will be a topic over the course of the next months.

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Few weeks until future resolved says Alonso - Grandprix.com

Fernando Alonso has tipped the future of the McLaren-Honda collaboration and his next move in F1 to be decided in "the next few weeks".

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Wolff plays down Ferrari engine argument - Grandprix.com

Toto Wolff has vowed to keep "behind closed doors" any spat with Ferrari over engine rules.

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Performance analysis between Ferrari’s and Mercedes’ challengers - F1technical.net

Mercedes and Ferrari seem to be bound together more than ever. There is hardly any performance difference between the W08 and the SF70-H in 2017 which has delivered the best championship campaign so far this season for many years.

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Horner: Renault providing ‘below par service’ - PlanetF1

Christian Horner has hit out at Renault's "below par service" after Max Verstappen suffered a fifth engine related retirement in the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Red Bull drops young talent - Grandprix.com

Another Red Bull junior driver looks set to bite the dust.

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Pirelli insists 2017 tyres safe - Grandprix.com

Pirelli left the Belgian grand prix insisting its 2017 tyres are safe.

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Esteban Ocon: Force India driver to 'move forward' with team-mate Sergio Perez - BBC F1

Force India's Esteban Ocon says he and team-mate Sergio Perez can reach "greater levels of success together".

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Steward defends decision to penalise Raikkonen - Grandprix.com

F1 steward Mika Salo has defended the decision to penalise Kimi Raikkonen at Spa.

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Wehrlein admits Sauber exit likely - Grandprix.com

Pascal Wehrlein has given the strongest sign yet that he will leave Sauber at the end of the year.

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Hamilton chasing new three-year Mercedes deal - PlanetF1

With Sebastian Vettel committing his future to Ferrari, Lewis Hamilton is reportedly keen to sign a new three-year contract with Mercedes.

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Hamilton equals Schumacher’s pole record with 41 races to spare | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix stats and facts - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton finally equalled Michael Schumacher's all-time record for most pole positions in the Belgian Grand Prix, and he took 41 fewer races to do it.

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Ocon accepts Pérez apology, moves on - GPUpdate.net

Esteban Ocon has accepted Force India team-mate Sergio Pérez's apology after they clashed in the Belgian Grand Prix and blamed the "heat of the moment" on his…

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Belgian GP driver ratings - SkySports F1



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Gelael to run four FP1s with Toro Rosso - PlanetF1

Formula 2 driver Sean Gelael will contest four Friday practice sessions with Toro Rosso in the latter part of this season.

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Gelael to drive four practice sessions for Toro Rosso | 2017 Singapore Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Formula Two racer Sean Gelael will drive for Toro Rosso in the first practice sessions at four of this year's remaining races.

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IndyCar crash highlights cockpit safety concerns | Weekend Racing Wrap - F1 Fanatic

The debate over cockpit safety in open wheel racing was given fresh impetus by another alarming near-miss in IndyCar.

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Gelael to make four FP1 outings with STR - GPUpdate.net

Sean Gelael will make free practice outings with Toro Rosso at the Singapore, Malaysian, United States and Mexican Grands Prix, the team has announced. More…

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Fernando Alonso: McLaren driver poised to start at back of grid for Italian GP - BBC F1

Fernando Alonso is poised to start Sunday's Italian Grand Prix from the back of the grid as a result of the latest in a series of engine penalties.

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Honda contradict Alonso over engine issue at Spa - PlanetF1

Honda have refuted Fernando Alonso's claim that there was an issue with his engine at Spa, revealing that nothing showed in the data.

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Horner: Renault engine service 'below par' - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says engine supplier Renault is providing a "below par" service after another failure on Max Verstappen's car at the Belgian…

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Verstappen ‘competing against Alonso’ for DNFs - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen acknowledges that he was "very disappointment" after a sixth retirement of this season put him out of the Belgian GP, his "home" race.

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In photos: Mick Schumacher drives father's car - GPUpdate.net

One of the standout moments of the Belgian Grand Prix was Mick Schumacher's demo run in the Benetton B194, which his father, Michael, drove to the 1994 title.…

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Video: Pérez's response to Ocon remarks - GPUpdate.net

Watch as Sergio Pérez responds to team-mate Esteban Ocon's comments that "he tried to kill me" during the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Pérez responds to Ocon's 'kill' comments - GPUpdate.net

Sergio Pérez has posted a lengthy video on social media to address team-mate Esteban Ocon's claim that he "tried to kill me two times" in the Belgian Grand…

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F1 gossip: Jolyon Palmer, Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen - BBC F1

Jolyon Palmer says Fernando Alonso should have been penalised for forcing him off the track at the Belgian Grand Prix, plus more.

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Räikkönen labels stop/go penalty 'pointless' - GPUpdate.net

Kimi Räikkönen says his 10-second stop/go penalty for a yellow flag breach during the Belgian Grand Prix was "pointless" and doubts that many of his rivals…

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Perez responds to Ocon's 'kill' claim - SkySports F1

Sergio Perez has responded to the accusation of Force India team-mate Esteban Ocon that he "tried to kill" the Frenchman during the Belgian GP.

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Perez disappointed with Ocon ‘tried to kill me’ comment - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez has hit back at Esteban Ocon's "risked my life" comments, adamant he's not that type of driver.

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Record number of fans at Belgian Grand Prix - GPUpdate.net

Formula 1 has confirmed that this year's Belgian Grand Prix drew a record number of fans to Spa-Francorchamps, many in support of Max Verstappen. A crowd of…

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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Hamilton hits out at NASCAR-style Safety Car - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton reckons Sunday's Safety Car at the Belgian Grand Prix was put out for "no reason" and was rather a move designed to up the ante in the grand prix.

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Bottas frustrated after 'most difficult' weekend - GPUpdate.net

Valtteri Bottas has admitted he needs to understand why he struggled at the Belgian Grand Prix, after coming home a low-key fifth, losing further ground in the…

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Palmer: Alonso deserved a penalty - PlanetF1

Jolyon Palmer believes Fernando Alonso should have been penalised for forcing him off the track during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

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Conclusions from the Belgian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Force India's troubles - at least on the track - continue while Lewis Hamilton's weekend exposed Ferrari's weaknesses.

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Mercedes ‘surprised’ by Ferrari’s pace - PlanetF1

Ferrari gave Mercedes a real run for their money at the Belgian Grand Prix and Merc team boss admits their rivals have "done a good job" with their package upgrades.

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Lewis: Ferrari have best car - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton maintains Ferrari have the quickest race car this season and says his Mercedes need improvements if he is to win his fourth world title.

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Video: Nico Rosberg heads back 'home' - GPUpdate.net

Join a mega crowd in Stuttgart for the homecoming of 2016 Formula 1 World Champion, Nico Rosberg, and his W07 Silver Arrow at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

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Championship standings after Belgium - GPUpdate.net



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Hamilton keeps cool under Vettel pressure as Force India fracture | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix review - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton faced a race-long pursuit from Sebastian Vettel at the Belgian Grand Prix, but another incident between team mates sparked a war within Force India.

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Race Analysis - Steeple Chase: How Hamilton won - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Race AnalysisBy Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

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Unnecessary Safety Car was “like NASCAR” – Hamilton | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Unnecessary Safety Car was "like NASCAR" - Hamilton • Mercedes likely to keep Bottas • Raikkonen criticises penalty

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Sunday Photos - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Sunday Photos

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

Felipe Massa enjoyed the most production Belgian Grand Prix, rising eight places to finish in eighth position after failing to make it out of Q1.

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Ricciardo happy to keep racking up podiums | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Daniel Ricciardo says he's enjoying collecting trophies this season after he secured his sixth podium of 2017 at the Belgian Grand Prix.

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

Sebastian Vettel set a new lap record during the Belgian Grand Prix, taking over six-tenths of a second off the benchmark he set eight years ago.

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Belgian Grand Prix: Esteban Ocon says team-mate 'risked our lives' - BBC F1

Force India's Esteban Ocon says team-mate Sergio Perez "risked our lives" in collision, as team impose orders.

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Vettel’s admits restart was ‘too good’ after failing to pass Hamilton | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel believes his attempt to take the lead late in the Belgian Grand Prix was compromised by getting 'too good' of a run at the restart.

Read more: Vettel’s admits restart was ‘too good’ after failing to pass Hamilton | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Red Bull reliability 'unacceptable' - Verstappen - BBC F1

Red Bull's Max Verstappen says his team's poor reliability is "unacceptable" in the wake of his latest retirement.

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Sunday Press Conference - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Sunday Press Conference

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No evidence of engine problem in Alonso data, say Honda | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Yusuke Hasegawa says that Honda could see 'nothing in the data' to indicate there was a problem with Fernando Alonso's McLaren before his retirement.

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Penalty points for Raikkonen and Perez - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen and Sergio Perez have both picked up penalty points following the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa.

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Hamilton explains Vettel 'trick' - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has revealed how smart race tactics enabled him to keep Sebastian Vettel behind him when the Belgian GP restarted and the pair went head-to-head for victory.

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Verstappen ‘not a happy person’ after early Belgian GP retirement | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Max Verstappen admits he is 'not a happy person' after he was forced to retire from the Belgian Grand Prix after just seven laps.

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Sunday’s FIA press conference - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo reflect on an eventful afternoon at the Belgian Grand Prix.

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

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

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Ocon accuses Perez of ‘risking their lives’ after latest collision | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Esteban Ocon has accused team mate Sergio Perez of risking both their lives following yet another race-ruining clash between the two Force India drivers.

Read more: Ocon accuses Perez of ‘risking their lives’ after latest collision | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Ocon: Perez risked my life - SkySports F1

Esteban Ocon accused team-mate Sergio Perez of risking both their lives as the feuding Force India drivers twice collided in the Belgian GP.

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Force India will ‘change rules of engagement’ after clash | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Force India boss Otmar Szafnauer says the team will 'change the rules of engagement' between Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon after yet another clash between the two.

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Ocon: ‘Does Perez want to die or something?’ - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon has seriously question Sergio Perez's decision-making after the duo made contact not once, but on a further two occasions this season.

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Raikkonen given penalty points for yellow flag error | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Kimi Raikkonen has been given three penalty points on his licence for failing to slow for yellow flags during the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton: ‘Mercedes best car? Think again’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton believes the Belgian Grand Prix showed that Ferrari have the better, quicker car this season after his tense victory at Spa.

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Raikkonen unhappy with ‘unnecessary’ penalty - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen reckons his penalty at the Belgian GP was "unnecessary" as Max Verstappen's car did not pose a safety risk given that it was "half behind" the barriers.

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Alonso's Honda quit hint - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso has given his clearest indication yet he will leave McLaren at the end of the season unless they drop Honda.

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Verstappen: ‘Shouldn’t happen at a top team’ - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen was understandably frustrated after he suffered a sixth retirement of the season in front of a reported 80,000 Dutch fans.

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Alonso insists he didn’t retire a healthy car | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Fernando Alonso insisted he was forced out of the Belgian Grand Prix with a power unit problem despite repeatedly complaining about his McLaren during the race.

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Race Results - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Race Results

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Alonso ‘happy’ to work with McLaren, not Honda - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso refused to say point blank that McLaren need to rid themselves of the Honda engine in order to retain his services for next season, but the implication was there.

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Ricciardo delighted to capitalise - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo left the Belgian Grand Prix with an unexpected podium finish after "capitalising" on the re-start following a Safety Car.

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Force India duo ‘won’t be racing anymore’ - PlanetF1

Force India's chief operating officer Otmar Szafnauer has said the team have been left with no option but to impose team orders between Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon.

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Hamilton: Dreams do come true - PlanetF1

It was a case of "I came, I saw, I conquered" for Lewis Hamilton as he held off Sebastian Vettel to win the Belgian Grand Prix and once again proved that "dreams do come true".

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Race Notes - Hamilton wins at Spa - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Race NotesBy Mark Karp

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Vettel: It was really close - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel says he had a "really close" fight with Lewis Hamilton at Spa, one that shows that Ferrari have made strides forward.

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Schumacher memories at Spa; more Max misery - PlanetF1

The spectators went through a range of emotions at the iconic Spa, from the B194's appearance and Max Verstappen's latest retirement to Lewis Hamilton's nail-biting win.

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Hamilton fends off Vettel to win Belgian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Lewis Hamilton has won the Belgian Grand Prix by leading the race from start to finish. It wasn't as easy as that sounds however, as Vettel's Ferrari was a continuing threat every single lap. Daniel Ricciardo made the most of his opportunities to complete the podium for Red Bull Racing.

Read more: Hamilton fends off Vettel to win Belgian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Lewis Hamilton holds off Sebastian Vettel to win in Belgium - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton cut his championship deficit to Sebastian Vettel with victory in the Belgian Grand Prix - his 200th race.

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

Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo.

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Hamilton holds off Vettel to win Belgian Grand Prix | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix summary - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix after holding off race-long pressure from championship rival Sebastian Vettel.

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

Sebastian Vettel's championship lead is down to seven points after Lewis Hamilton won the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps.

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

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

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

The 2017 Belgian Grand Prix in pictures.

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Michael Schumacher: high emotion as son Mick drives Belgian GP track - BBC F1

The son of Michael Schumacher's drive stirs high emotion at Spa - a place where Schumacher Sr made such an impression on sport.

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Lauda plays down Vettel talks confusion - Grandprix.com

Niki Lauda has played down the confusion about whether Mercedes came close to signing Sebastian Vettel for 2018 and beyond.

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Kubica set for Friday practice in Malaysia - Grandprix.com

Robert Kubica could be set for another outing in Renault's 2017 car.

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Bottas to get 2018 contract before Monza - Grandprix.com

Valtteri Bottas is set to be the next piece of the 2018 driver puzzle to slot into place.

Read more: Bottas to get 2018 contract before Monza - Grandprix.com

Pictures: Mick Schumacher drives his father’s title-winning Benetton at Spa | F1 pictures - F1 Fanatic

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, drove the car his father won his first championship with before the start of today's race.

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Mercedes to decide team orders race by race - Grandprix.com

Mercedes will take a race-by-race approach to the issue of team orders for the remaining nine grands prix of 2017.

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Renault deal for McLaren impossible says Prost - Grandprix.com

Renault has played down the chances it might supply engines to McLaren next year.

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Another 2018 option for Wehrlein says Wolff - Grandprix.com

Pascal Wehrlein is not yet out of the running for a F1 seat in 2018.

Read more: Another 2018 option for Wehrlein says Wolff - Grandprix.com

Ricciardo rules out Ferrari move - Grandprix.com

Daniel Ricciardo has counted himself out of the running for a Ferrari seat in the foreseeable future.

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Alonso, Williams not denying 2018 rumours - Grandprix.com

Fernando Alonso and Williams are not denying rumours that they might team up for 2018.

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Palmer drops to 15th after gearbox change | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Jolyon Palmer's Belgian Grand Prix weekend has been dealt a blow after Renault were forced to change his gearbox, resulting in him taking a five place grid penalty.

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Schumi junior in Michael's car! - SkySports F1

In a special event ahead of the Belgian GP, Mick Schumacher drove his father's Benetton car 25 years after Michael's first F1 win at Spa...

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Technical update from Spa - F1technical.net

Spa plays host to the 12th station of the 2017 Formula One Championship. The physically and mentally challenging track has seen a series of technical experiments and changes og power unit elements so far over the weekend.

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

Follow the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix on F1 Fanatic Live.

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Wolff: Pretty big chance Bottas will stay on - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff says all that stands between Valtteri Bottas and a new Mercedes contract is the "nitty gritty detail" in the paperwork.

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Live: GP3 2017 round 10: Belgium race two | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 10 of the 2017 GP3 championship from Spa-Francorchamps.

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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Alonso has ‘some offers’ from rival teams - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has revealed that he has "some offers" from other Formula 1 teams amidst rumours that he could be off to Williams next season.

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Video: Pierre Gasly on 2017 and F1 hopes - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull reserve driver, Super Formula racer and GPUpdate.net columnist Pierre Gasly talks about competing in Japan and his hopes of making the Formula 1 grid…

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Gasly still hopeful over 2018 race seat - GPUpdate.net

Red Bull junior driver Pierre Gasly says he is still hopeful of making the step up to Formula 1 with Toro Rosso next year, as he waits for news over his…

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Revised Belgian GP grid - PlanetF1

There are no fewer than five drivers facing grid penalties in Belgium, dropping all of them to the rear of the grid.

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Vettel: New Ferrari deal a no-brainer - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel says there was never any question about him extending his stay at Ferrari despite "chatting" with other teams.

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Video: What makes Eau Rouge so special? - GPUpdate.net

McLaren takes a closer look at Eau Rouge, the standout corner at Spa-Francorchamps, ahead of Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

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Live: IndyCar 2017 round 15: Gateway 500 | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 15 of the 2017 IndyCar championship from Gateway Motorsports Park.

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Pirelli looking into Spa tyre vibration phenomenon | F1 Fanatic Round-up - F1 Fanatic

In the round-up: Pirelli investigating vibration issues • Alonso had multiple offers from other teams • Williams going backwards, admits Massa

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Is Williams really a viable option for Alonso? - F1technical.net

Fernando Alonso has recently opened up again about his prospects for 2018, saying he is holding off on a decision as long as possible. He did also confirm that apart from his current McLaren Honda outfit, he has other options on the table.

Read more: Is Williams really a viable option for Alonso? - F1technical.net

“Grazie Kimi”: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix qualifying team radio highlights | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel thanked team mate Kimi Raikkonen for giving him a tow on his qualifying lap, and they weren't the only team mates slipstreaming each other.

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2017 Belgian Grand Prix grid | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton will start the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position ahead of championship rival Sebastian Vettel.

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Vibration issues frustrate Raikkonen | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Kimi Raikkonen believes he 'got absolutely nothing' out of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix after he was plagued with vibration problems.

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Saturday Photos - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Saturday Photos

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Boullier praises McLaren teamwork after slipstream strategy | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Eric Boullier has praised Stoffel Vandoorne for his cooperation after the team used a deliberate tactic in qualifying to give Fernando Alonso a slipstream boost.

Read more: Boullier praises McLaren teamwork after slipstream strategy | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Mercedes trim their wings to keep Ferrari behind | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton is on pole but Mercedes are sufficiently concerned about Ferrari's potential that they've trimmed out their wing levels for the race.

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Alonso not ruling out Williams - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso hasn't ruled out moving to Williams next season as the Spaniard prepares to decide whether or not to stay at McLaren for 2018.

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Saturday Press Conference - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Saturday Press Conference

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Vettel explains Ferrari decision - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel insists it was a "no-brainer" to extend his contract with Ferrari and declared: "This legend is still alive."

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Ferrari race pace threatens Merc - SkySports F1

Toto Wolff says Mercedes are being "kept on their toes" by Ferrari and believes four drivers - Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen - can win Sunday's Belgian GP.

Read more: Ferrari race pace threatens Merc - SkySports F1

Saturday’s FIA press conference - PlanetF1

Record-equalling Lewis Hamilton, plus Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas discuss the fall-out from qualifying at Spa.

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Alonso: 11th 'like pole position' for McLaren - GPUpdate.net

Fernando Alonso labelled 11th place on the grid at the Belgian Grand Prix as "like pole position" for McLaren-Honda, as he narrowly missed out on a spot in…

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Palmer satisfied despite Q3 gearbox trouble | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Jolyon Palmer says he is still very happy with his performance in qualifying despite the fact he was unable to set a lap time in Q3 due to a gearbox issue.

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Lap time watch: Mercedes make most progress as Williams struggle at Spa | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Ominously for the competition, Mercedes are even further ahead than they were 12 months ago at Spa-Francorchamps.

Read more: Lap time watch: Mercedes make most progress as Williams struggle at Spa | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix - F1 Fanatic

Live: GP3 2017 round 9: Belgium race one | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 9 of the 2017 GP3 championship from Spa-Francorchamps.

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Saturday Team Quotes - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Saturday Team Quotes

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Raikkonen: No ‘f**king stupid story’ about tow - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has reacted angrily to the suggestion that Ferrari told him to give Sebastian Vettel a tow in qualifying for the the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Bottas concedes he is ‘struggling’ at Spa - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas has admitted he is "struggling" ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix and is "confused" as to why he cannot match the pace of Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel.

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Vettel confident of Ferrari’s race pace in Spa | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Sebastian Vettel says he believes his Ferrari has the speed to challenge Lewis Hamilton for victory in the Belgian Grand Prix.

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2017 Belgian Grand Prix qualifying and final practice in pictures | F1 Pictures - F1 Fanatic

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix.

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Belgian Grand Prix: Predict who will make podium at Spa - BBC F1

The F1 summer holiday is over, but can The Iceman cause an upset in the Belgium Grand Prix?

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Vettel grateful to ‘generous’ Raikkonen - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has conceded "a little help from a friend" helped him recover in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix and join Lewis Hamilton on the front row of the grid.

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Live: F2 2017 round 15: Belgium feature race | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Join F1 Fanatic Live as we follow round 15 of the 2017 Formula Two championship from Spa-Francorchamps.

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Hamilton ‘honoured’ to match Schumacher’s pole record | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix Qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton says he feels 'honoured' to have matched Michael Schumacher's all time record of 68 pole positions in his Formula One career.

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Alonso: ‘Honda stopping us being first’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has once again bemoaned the lack of power from the Honda engine, saying McLaren would "easily" be first with a better power unit.

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Qualifying Report - A fitting record - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Qualifying ReportBy Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

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Qualifying Results - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Qualifying Results

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Lewis claims record-equalling pole - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has stormed to a record-equalling F1 career pole position at the Belgian GP to reignite his world championship ambitions.

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Unleashed Hamilton flies to Spa-Francorchamps pole position - F1technical.net

Lewis Hamilton mightily impressed during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, with a completely turned up Mercedes engine powering him to an impressive lap record. Sebastian Vettel stranded with the second fastest time, ahead of Bottas and Raikkonen.

Read more: Unleashed Hamilton flies to Spa-Francorchamps pole position - F1technical.net

Hamilton equals Schumacher's all-time pole record - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher's all-time pole position record at the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton ‘honoured’ to match Schumacher’s feat - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has said he is "honoured" to have matched Michael Schumacher's record of 68 pole positions ahead of his 200th race in Formula 1.

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Hamilton equals Schumacher pole record at Spa | 2017 Belgian Grand Prix qualifying - F1 Fanatic

Lewis Hamilton took pole ahead of Sebastian Vettel for the Belgian Grand Prix, equalling Michael Schumacher's all time record of 68 poles.

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Qualy: Hamilton matches Schumi’s 68 at Spa - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton matched Michael Schumacher's all-time record of 68 pole positions with a record-breaking lap time of 1:42.553 at the Spa circuit on Saturday.

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Vetttel extends Ferrari contract through 2020 - Grandprix.com

Ferrari announced today that they have renewed their driver contract with Sebastian Vettel for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 season.

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McLaren: Honda must convince Alonso - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso needs to see "drastic" improvements from Honda to become convinced by the company's F1's programme, McLaren chief Zak Brown has admitted.

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Massa hit with five-place yellow flag grid penalty - F1 Fanatic

Felipe Massa's difficult Belgian Grand Prix weekend has been made even harder after he was handed a five place grid penalty for a yellow flag infringement.

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Wolff and Lauda disagree on Vettel talks - PlanetF1

Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda has claimed the Silver Arrows did hold talks with Sebastian Vettel, but team principal Toto Wolff has a different version of events.

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Massa slapped with five-place grid penalty - PlanetF1

Felipe Massa is having a weekend to forget so far after being handed a five-place grid penalty for failing to slow down under double yellow flags in FP3.

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Live: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix qualifying | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Follow the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix qualifying session on F1 Fanatic Live.

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Williams eyes Alonso for 2018 - Grandprix.com

British team Williams is making a bid to sign Fernando Alonso for 2018, according to multiple media reports.

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Raikkonen tops final free practice at Spa-Francorchamps - F1technical.net

Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel were atop the timesheet of the final free practice session ahead of qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, later today. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton was however extremely close in third position.

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Ferrari extends contract with Sebastian Vettel - F1technical.net

Scuderia Ferrari announced on Saturday morning in Belgium that it reached an agreement with its current German driver Sebastian Vettel over an extension of his contract. The German will stay at the Italian team until at least 2020.

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Vettel signs new three-year deal with Ferrari - PlanetF1

Ferrari have confirmed that Sebastian Vettel has signed a new three-year deal with the team, ending speculation about the four-time World Champion's long-term future.

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Hamilton eyes new three-year contract - Grandprix.com

Lewis Hamilton could be set to extend his stay at Mercedes beyond 2018.

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Alonso went to McLaren for money says Lauda - Grandprix.com

Niki Lauda says he has little sympathy amid the situation facing Fernando Alonso.

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Practice 3 Report - Spa Specialist - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Practice 3 ReportBy Dan Knutson in Spa-Francorchamps

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Practice 3 Results - Grandprix.com

Belgian GP - Practice 3 Results

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Vettel signs new three-year Ferrari deal - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel signs a new contract to stay with Ferrari until the end of 2020.

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Formula 1 ups the pace at Spa - PlanetF1

From fast to even faster, Formula 1 upped the pace at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit on Saturday morning as Kimi Raikkonen posted a new lap record. Arriving at the circuit on Saturday morning, Red Bull summed up the walk to the paddock rather aptly with “Smile selfie sign repeat”. Smile selfie sign repeat 😁🤳✍️ #BelgianGP 🇧🇪 […]

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Marko admits Red Bull unhappy with Toro Rosso - Grandprix.com

Red Bull is not happy with its second formula one team, Toro Rosso.

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Now Perez slams dirty Magnussen - Grandprix.com

Sergio Perez on Friday joined Nico Hulkenberg in condemning the driving style of Haas racer Kevin Magnussen.

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Mercedes breaks gentleman's agreement? - Grandprix.com

A spat has reportedly broken out behind the scenes between title protagonists Mercedes and Ferrari.

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Questions remain on Kubica return - SkySports F1

Questions remain about the viability of Robert Kubica making a full-time return to Formula 1 in 2018, Renault have admitted.

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Alonso to Williams? The latest rumour - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has reportedly been offered a 2018 Williams seat as questions over his future continue.

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'Vettel signs new Ferrari deal' - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel has signed a contract extension with Ferrari, according to Sky sources.

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F1 photos: Saturday at Spa-Francorchamps - GPUpdate.net



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Live: 2017 Belgian Grand Prix third practice | F1 Fanatic Live - F1 Fanatic

Follow the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix third practice session on F1 Fanatic Live.

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