Thursday, May 31, 2018

Raikkonen files extortion complaint in Canada - Motorsport.com

The complaint, filed by a Montreal legal firm working for Raikkonen, claims he has been threatened with public accusations of sexual misconduct unless he provided financial compensation.In 2016 the woman alleged online that she was involved in an incident with an unnamed Formula 1 driver and his friend while she was working at a bar after that year's Canadian GP.She claimed the ... Keep reading

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Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen files extortion complaint in Canada - Autosport

A complaint has been made to police in Canada on behalf of Ferrari Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen alleging he is the victim of extortion by a woman in Montreal

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What F1 is trying to prevent with its 2021 rules - Motorsport.com

It's often said that the Friday of a grand prix weekend brings little of interest to the fans, and that it serves merely as a platform for teams to tune their machines towards nirvana in splendid semi-isolation. You wouldn't place the Friday of the 2018 Bahrain Grand Prix in that category, since before a single car turned a wheel Formula 1, the group formerly known as Formula One ... Keep reading

Read more: What F1 is trying to prevent with its 2021 rules - Motorsport.com

Is there any defence for Verstappen? - Motorsport.com

With Verstappen throwing away a shot at pole position and consigning himself to a race-long fight through the field to secure two points after his crash at the end of free practice last weekend, Ben Anderson and Edd Straw join Glenn Freeman to discuss why the Red Bull driver is getting caught up in so much trouble so far this year - and why there is no excuse for his current dramas. ... Keep reading

Read more: Is there any defence for Verstappen? - Motorsport.com

Why Max Verstappen's 2018 F1 mistakes can't be defended - video - Autosport

Max Verstappen's incident-packed start to the 2018 Formula 1 season is impossible to defend, following his latest blunder that proved so costly at the Monaco Grand Prix

Read more: Why Max Verstappen's 2018 F1 mistakes can't be defended - video - Autosport

The changes that helped Mercedes in Monaco - Motorsport.com

It's long been known that the longest car on the Formula 1 grid would deliver it a handicap around the tight and twisty street circuits, even though the team's calculations suggest the extra downforce from its concept outweighs the 0.1 seconds loss from its wheelbase.The team clearly worked hard to improve its platform though, and there were a host of subtle changes introduced over ... Keep reading

Read more: The changes that helped Mercedes in Monaco - Motorsport.com

The F1 tech solutions Mercedes used to attack its Monaco weakness - Autosport

Mercedes admitted before this year's Monaco Grand Prix that it was "bloody worried" about its prospects after a disastrous race in 2017

Read more: The F1 tech solutions Mercedes used to attack its Monaco weakness - Autosport

Pirelli skips super-softs again in Singapore GP tyre choices | 2018 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Pirelli has skipped the super-soft tyres again in its selection for the Singapore Grand Prix.

Read more: Pirelli skips super-softs again in Singapore GP tyre choices | 2018 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas to bring "significant" aero upgrade to Montreal - Motorsport.com

While the American team struggled in Monaco last weekend, it has enjoyed an otherwise strong start to the season, even finishing sixth in Spain despite other teams introducing upgrades for that race.Haas team principal Gunther Steiner said in Spain that it was a conscious choice to wait to introduce new parts on the VF-18, which will appear in Montreal next weekend.“We’ve got quite ... Keep reading

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Haas’s delayed aero update will arrive at Canadian GP | 2018 Canadian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas's delayed aerodynamic upgrade will arrive at next week's Canadian Grand Prix.

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Haas F1 team bringing 'significant' upgrades for Canadian Grand Prix - Autosport

Haas is bringing a "significant" set of new parts to the Canadian Grand Prix after purposefully delaying the first major upgrade for its 2018 Formula 1 car

Read more: Haas F1 team bringing 'significant' upgrades for Canadian Grand Prix - Autosport

Vandoorne a ‘possible option’ for Renault - PlanetF1

Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul has said he is keeping a firm eye on Stoffel Vandoorne as he assesses the team's driver line-up going forward.

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Sainz Snr: Alonso is ‘not happy’ in Formula 1 - PlanetF1

The feeling that Fernando Alonso will leave Formula 1 at the end of the season continues to grow...

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Mallya resigns as Force India director but stays team boss - Motorsport.com

Mallya says he want to focus on his own legal issues, and doesn't want them to impact the team.Although best known in his home country as an actor and media personality, the 31-year-old Siddharth has also worked in the family business, and served as a director of the Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL cricket team."I continue as team principal," Mallya Sr told Motorsport.com. "There was ... Keep reading

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Mallya steps down as Force India director - PlanetF1

Vijay Mallya has stepped down from his position as director at Force India following authorisation from Companies House.

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Why F1's hot property has nowhere to go - Motorsport.com

Daniel Ricciardo should hold all the aces. Instead, he's staring at a joker. And it's not at all funny.Ricciardo is matching the top dogs at Mercedes and Ferrari for victories this season, lies third in the 2018 drivers' championship and drew comparisons to Michael Schumacher after winning in Monaco last weekend. His value to Red Bull is rammed home by teammate Max Verstappen having ... Keep reading

Read more: Why F1's hot property has nowhere to go - Motorsport.com

Vijay Mallya steps down as Force India director but remains team boss - Autosport

Vijay Mallya has resigned as a director of Force India and is expected to handed the board role to his son Siddarth, while he remains the team principal of the Silverstone outfit

Read more: Vijay Mallya steps down as Force India director but remains team boss - Autosport

Mallya steps down as Force India’s managing director | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has stepped down as the team's managing director, RaceFans has learned from a source at the team.

Read more: Mallya steps down as Force India’s managing director | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull: Engine first, then Ricciardo contract - PlanetF1

Red Bull have mapped out their plans as they look to resolve both their engine partner and driver line-up for the 2019 season and beyond.

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Is Ricciardo a title contender? - SkySports F1

Just how good was Daniel Ricciardo's first Monaco GP win and what does it mean for his season - and the Australian's F1 future?

Read more: Is Ricciardo a title contender? - SkySports F1

Marko: Hartley ‘situation is not pleasing’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko has described Brendon Hartley's current situation in Formula 1 as "not pleasing".

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Williams split with aero chief - SkySports F1

Williams have parted company with their head of aerodynamics after a troubled start to the 2018 Formula 1 season.

Read more: Williams split with aero chief - SkySports F1

Red Bull might not get upgraded engine in Canada - Motorsport.com

Although there are obvious advantages in upgrading for a power track like Montreal, the final choice will be influenced by the fact that some drivers have used different numbers of elements.Even those who have only used one set thus far have run different total mileages, for example due to first-lap incidents.Two Renault-powered drivers are on the cusp of grid penalties, including ... Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull might not get upgraded engine in Canada - Motorsport.com

Renault: Red Bull may not use F1 engine upgrade for Canadian GP - Autosport

Renault's upgraded Formula 1 engine is ready for the Canadian Grand Prix but the French manufacturer is not convinced it is best for every team, "in particular Red Bull", to use it in Montreal

Read more: Renault: Red Bull may not use F1 engine upgrade for Canadian GP - Autosport

Merc: Monaco undercut a protective strategy - PlanetF1

Mercedes' attempt to undercut Daniel Ricciardo in Monaco was more of a "protective strategy" that an aggressive one for Lewis Hamilton.

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Raikkonen on Vettel, 2019…and Instagram - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has shared his thoughts on a wide range of subjects in a fantastic interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Red Bull has “given away 65 points this year” – Horner | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull has wasted too many points-scoring opportunities this year and should be among the leaders in the constructors' championship, says team principal Christian Horner.

Read more: Red Bull has “given away 65 points this year” – Horner | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

FIA to boost Ferrari ERS monitoring in Canada - Motorsport.com

The FIA has been looking at the Ferrari ERS and unique twin-battery arrangement since the Azerbaijan GP, and Whiting confirmed after Thursday's running in Monaco that he was now satisfied with it.Read Also:The story behind the Ferrari ERS scandalContrary to earlier reports, Whiting says no extra sensors were fitted to the Ferraris in Monaco, and instead the FIA had t ... Keep reading

Read more: FIA to boost Ferrari ERS monitoring in Canada - Motorsport.com

FIA to use new software to monitor Ferrari ERS from F1 Canadian GP - Autosport

Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting believes new software will make it easier for governing body the FIA to monitor Ferrari's ERS, which has been questioned by rival teams

Read more: FIA to use new software to monitor Ferrari ERS from F1 Canadian GP - Autosport

The two weeks that will define Red Bull's future - Motorsport.com

Next weekend's Canadian Grand Prix will likely help shape the next few years of grand prix racing, playing a decisive role in whether or not one of Formula 1's great teams can become more than just an occasional factor at the front and if a driver who can potentially establish himself as a 21st century great will have the chance to win a world championship.There was a time when a Red ... Keep reading

Read more: The two weeks that will define Red Bull's future - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo set to avoid Canada penalty - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo is set to head into the Canadian Grand Prix unscathed after Renault reported his faulty MGU-K was salvageable.

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Sauber's Monaco GP-led F1 2018 technical update explained - Autosport

The Monaco Grand Prix marked the latest step in Sauber's Formula 1 recovery, as it introduced arguably it biggest update package so far this season

Read more: Sauber's Monaco GP-led F1 2018 technical update explained - Autosport

Who is dominating their team-mate? - SkySports F1

We're six rounds into the 2018 season, and Fernando Alonso is now the only driver who is still enjoying a perfect record over his team-mate in qualifying.

Read more: Who is dominating their team-mate? - SkySports F1

Sauber introduces its biggest update yet - Motorsport.com

The changes show how much better the Swiss outfit is working in its bid to move up the grid – with a combination of performance and Monaco-specific tweaks making their way onto the car.Cooling pushAs the average speed around Monaco is the lowest of the season, cooling can be an issue. The ambient temperature may not be the highest, but some teams will have had to open up their ... Keep reading

Read more: Sauber introduces its biggest update yet - Motorsport.com

Why Liberty is talking standard parts, qualifying races – and delaying the budget cap | RacingLines - RaceFans

At a meeting with F1 teams in Monaco Liberty Media revealed more of its plans for the future of the sport, some of which are more likely to find favour than others.

Read more: Why Liberty is talking standard parts, qualifying races – and delaying the budget cap | RacingLines - RaceFans

Wolff concedes hosting fees are not sustainable - PlanetF1

Liberty Media needs to look at other avenues for generate income for Formula 1 with Toto Wolff stating that current hosting fees are not sustainable.

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Sirotkin says Williams now past 2018's low point - Motorsport.com

The Russian rookie made it into the second part of qualifying for only the second time this season and started 12th, and would have remained in points contention had he not picked up a stop/go penalty for a Williams rules breach on the grid.Williams was fixing a wheel assembly problem on his car after the three-minute board had been given prior to the start and the ensuing penalty ... Keep reading

Read more: Sirotkin says Williams now past 2018's low point - Motorsport.com

Sirotkin convinced Monaco proves Williams has cleared F1 2018 nadir - Autosport

Monaco was proof that Williams has cleared the worst part of its season, according to the Formula 1 team's driver Sergey Sirotkin

Read more: Sirotkin convinced Monaco proves Williams has cleared F1 2018 nadir - Autosport

Lando Norris' F2 diary: Monaco - SkySports F1

Well, it's looks like I've a love-hate thing going on with Monaco...

Read more: Lando Norris' F2 diary: Monaco - SkySports F1

Magnussen would ‘accept’ top team move - PlanetF1

Although Kevin Magnussen is happy at Haas, he says he would "accept" a drive with a top team if it meant fighting for the World title.

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Red Bull wants to sort engine deal before Ricciardo contract - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo is weighing up whether to stay with Red Bull, which has backed him through his F1 career, at the same time his team is picking between ditching long-time engine supplier Renault for Honda.The Australian claimed his seventh GP victory last weekend in Monaco, while teammate Max Verstappen – who signed a lucrative new Red Bull deal late last year – started last after a practice ... Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull wants to sort engine deal before Ricciardo contract - Motorsport.com

Marko warns Ricciardo against Ferrari, Mercedes swap - PlanetF1

Unless Daniel Ricciardo is willing to be a number two driver, Helmut Marko has urged him to re-sign with Red Bull where he will have "equal opportunities" with Max Verstappen.

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Hamilton says Vettel is still biggest his threat for title | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is still his biggest rival for the world championship despite the rising threat from Daniel Ricciardo.

Read more: Hamilton says Vettel is still biggest his threat for title | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Honda/Renault engine decision is Red Bull's focus over Ricciardo deal - Autosport

Red Bull's decision on which Formula 1 engine it will use in 2019 will take priority over trying to commit Daniel Ricciardo to a new contract

Read more: Honda/Renault engine decision is Red Bull's focus over Ricciardo deal - Autosport

Vandoorne suffering from second season syndrome - PlanetF1

Stoffel Vandoorne has caught a case of second season syndrome at McLaren - but can he recover and lead the team going forward?

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Hartley expects ‘sizeable step’ from Honda in Canada - PlanetF1

Brendon Hartley believes Honda's Canadian Grand Prix engine upgrade will be a "sizeable step" forward.

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Ricciardo plays down title fight, Hamilton says he’s in it - PlanetF1

Despite being level with Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel on race wins for this season, Daniel Ricciardo has downplayed his chances of securing a first World title.

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Active suspension could return as a standard F1 part in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Active suspension, which was banned in F1 25 years ago, could return in 2021 as one of several standard parts all teams must use, RaceFans has learned.

Read more: Active suspension could return as a standard F1 part in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Ricciardo “a very good teacher” for Verstappen – Horner | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says Max Verstappen can learn from his team mate the importance of learning from mistakes.

Read more: Ricciardo “a very good teacher” for Verstappen – Horner | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes unhappy FIA named its staff in Ferrari ERS case - Motorsport.com

The issue is sensitive for Mercedes in part because the personnel in question - technical director James Allison and engine man Lorenzo Sassi - are ex-Ferrari staff, with the latter having worked at Maranello until last July.Wolff says that the governing body should not be so specific in such cases, and should only suggest which team has made enquires about the legality of a rival’s ... Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes unhappy FIA named its staff in Ferrari ERS case - Motorsport.com

Mercedes unhappy FIA named Allison, Sassi in Ferrari F1 ERS case - Autosport

Toto Wolff has expressed his frustration at the FIA for revealing Mercedes Formula 1 technical director James Allison and engine man Lorenzo Sassi helped prompt an investigation into Ferrari's ERS

Read more: Mercedes unhappy FIA named Allison, Sassi in Ferrari F1 ERS case - Autosport

Strategy Report: Why Ricciardo’s pursuers played it ‘ultra’ safe - Motorsport.com

Normally when the leader of a Grand Prix has a problem on the power unit that costs him 160hp, over two seconds a lap of pure performance, the pursuing drivers will find a way past.Had Daniel Ricciardo’s problem occurred anywhere other than Monaco, they would have done. And had it occurred before the only round of pit stops in the race, then he might have been vulnerable to a strategy ... Keep reading

Read more: Strategy Report: Why Ricciardo’s pursuers played it ‘ultra’ safe - Motorsport.com

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The technical tweaks that helped Red Bull dominate F1's Monaco GP - Autosport

Red Bull arrived in Monaco with its best chance so far this season of a strong performance, with the circuit perfectly suited to its Formula 1 chassis/engine package

Read more: The technical tweaks that helped Red Bull dominate F1's Monaco GP - Autosport

Top ten pictures from the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

Ten of the best pictures which tell the story of the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix weekend.

Read more: Top ten pictures from the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

The story behind the Ferrari ERS scandal - Motorsport.com

The saga of the Ferrari ERS system has been both a fascinating case study into how the FIA deals with suspicions stirred up by rival teams, and also an intriguing insight into just how much pressure the Maranello outfit is piling on Mercedes this year.The two teams may now be unlikely pals and fully aligned when it comes to politics, but with matters on track, there's still a bitter ... Keep reading

Read more: The story behind the Ferrari ERS scandal - Motorsport.com

Raikkonen rubbishes rumours of WRC return - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has rubbished claims that he's off to the World Rally Championship next season with Toyota with the manufacturer also saying it is "pure speculation."

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Ferrari and Red Bull go wild with its tyre selection for the Montreal Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Ferrari and Red Bull drivers opted for the very exact tyre allocation for the forthcoming Canadian Grand Prix while their fierce rival Mercedes chose a very conservative selection of compounds.

Read more: Ferrari and Red Bull go wild with its tyre selection for the Montreal Grand Prix - F1technical.net

The tech tweaks that made Red Bull unbeatable in Monaco - Motorsport.com

One important factor boosting its confidence levels is the fact that the RB14 is estimated to be at least 20cm shorter than Mercedes, which would make it more agile and better suited to the tight and twisty street circuit.On the back of a major update that arrived at the Spanish Grand Prix, the Milton Keynes-based went even more aggressive with its downforce push for Monte Carlo.The ... Keep reading

Read more: The tech tweaks that made Red Bull unbeatable in Monaco - Motorsport.com

Monaco GP statistics: Ricciardo wins Red Bull's 250th F1 race - Motorsport.com

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Latifi: ‘No link’ between £200m and F1 seat - PlanetF1

Nicholas Latifi has said that there is "no link" between his father's £200million investment in the McLaren Group and a future race seat for himself.

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FIA considers scrapping Friday evening F1 drivers' briefing - Autosport

The FIA is considering scrapping the traditional Friday night Formula 1 drivers' briefing at grands prix

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FIA could scrap F1 drivers' briefing - Motorsport.com

If the idea is put into practice, then from the start of 2019 the governing body will instead hold a joint get-together with drivers and team managers on a Thursday before track action gets underway.At the moment, the team managers meet with the FIA on Thursday afternoons before the start of the race weekend in order to discuss track changes and any issues from the previous race.The ... Keep reading

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Ferrari won't replace Sauber-bound design chief - Motorsport.com

Resta is due to leave Ferrari at the end of this month to become technical director at Sauber after 17 years at the Italian team. While Resta's official Ferrari title was head of vehicle project coordination, he has acted as chief designer since the end of 2014.Ferrari’s intention is to divide the responsibilities that came with that role between a pool of enginee ... Keep reading

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

Sky Sports F1 is the only place to watch the Canadian GP live on June 8-10 as what is turning into an unpredictable season begins its busy summer months.

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

Ferrari won't replace F1 design chief directly, will split role - Autosport

Ferrari will not replace its outgoing Formula 1 design chief Simone Resta directly and will instead share his responsibilities between technical personnel

Read more: Ferrari won't replace F1 design chief directly, will split role - Autosport

Why Verstappen is not a team leader - Motorsport.com

While watching the Monaco Grand Prix wasn't the most exciting way to spend a Sunday afternoon, I suspect much of the negativity Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton expressed about the race came from their own frustration. I'm sure they would have seen things differently from the top of the podium.But there were several very interesting things from a technical point of view that the ... Keep reading

Read more: Why Verstappen is not a team leader - Motorsport.com

Alonso to Indycar rumours resurface - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has once again been linked with a full-time switch to Indycar as McLaren weigh up whether to join the series themselves next year.

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Technical Analysis: 2018 Barcelona McLaren Nosecone, pt. 1 regulatory framework - F1technical.net

In this series of 3 articles we will discuss what the new McLaren nose cone does and what the team had to do to achieve this radical piece, as there were a lot of regulatory and structural barriers in place.

Read more: Technical Analysis: 2018 Barcelona McLaren Nosecone, pt. 1 regulatory framework - F1technical.net

Mercedes go conservative with Canadian GP tyre choices | 2018 Canadian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes have selected fewer sets of the hyper-soft tyres for next weekend's Canadian Grand Prix than any other team.

Read more: Mercedes go conservative with Canadian GP tyre choices | 2018 Canadian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes takes fewest hypersofts of all F1 teams for Canadian GP - Autosport

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli has revealed the tyre choices for the upcoming Canadian Grand Prix, with Mercedes selecting fewer hypersoft sets than all other teams

Read more: Mercedes takes fewest hypersofts of all F1 teams for Canadian GP - Autosport

Mercedes picks fewest hypersoft sets for Canada - Motorsport.com

The Canada race will mark the second appearance of F1's all-new hypersoft tyre, the softest available compound in Pirelli's 2018 range.All 10 teams loaded up with hypersofts for the pink-walled tyre's first race in Monaco - and while it has remained the preferred tyre for the vast majority of the field for Montreal, Mercedes has opted for a conservative selection.The Canada ... Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes picks fewest hypersoft sets for Canada - Motorsport.com

Vandoorne ‘not worried’ about losing McLaren seat - PlanetF1

Despite whispers that his McLaren seat is in jeopardy, Stoffel Vandoorne insists he is "not worried at all."

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No special favours to help Hamilton and Mercedes, say Force India | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Force India denies giving Mercedes special treatment by allowing Lewis Hamilton past Esteban Ocon during the Monaco Grand Prix.

Read more: No special favours to help Hamilton and Mercedes, say Force India | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Nicholas Latifi: Dad's McLaren investment paints wrong picture of me - Autosport

Formula 2 driver Nicholas Latifi believes his dad's investment in the McLaren Formula 1 team's parent company has painted the wrong picture and says he understands the speculation it triggered

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Latifi: Dad's McLaren investment paints wrong picture - Motorsport.com

Last week the McLaren Group announced an investment of more than £200million from Michael Latifi had made him the company’s first new shareholder since Ron Dennis left.That led to suggestions his F2 race-winning son Nicholas could be pushed into a role with McLaren, but the F1 team’s CEO Zak Brown has said this ... Keep reading

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Monday, May 28, 2018

Hamilton predicts Ricciardo future - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has predicted Daniel Ricciardo will stay at Red Bull for 2019 as the Monaco GP winner prepares to consider his options for next season.

Read more: Hamilton predicts Ricciardo future - SkySports F1

Bottas says Mercedes needs answers for hypersoft weakness - Motorsport.com

The team tried to avoid using the hypersoft in the race by running both cars on the ultrasofts in Q2.The cars did not have the pace to progress to Q3, however, so Bottas and team-mate Lewis Hamilton had to use hypersofts, which meant that they had to join the rest of the top 10 qualifiers in starting on them.Hamilton dumped his hypersofts as early as lap 12 of the race, while Bottas ... Keep reading

Read more: Bottas says Mercedes needs answers for hypersoft weakness - Motorsport.com

WATCH: Best of #FANVAN 2.0 - SkySports F1

One month, four countries, 12 sporting events and 3,965 miles in the #FANVAN!

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Force India reveals brake-by-wire failure struck Esteban Ocon in Monaco - Autosport

Esteban Ocon had to overcome a brake-by-wire failure in the closing laps of the Monaco Grand Prix as he held off Pierre Gasly, Nico Hulkenberg and Max Verstappen to secure sixth place

Read more: Force India reveals brake-by-wire failure struck Esteban Ocon in Monaco - Autosport

Raikkonen laughs off reports he could join Toyota’s WRC team | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Kimi Raikkonen has rejected claims he is in discussions with Toyota to join their World Rally Championship team.

Read more: Raikkonen laughs off reports he could join Toyota’s WRC team | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ocon overcame brake-by-wire failure to finish sixth - Motorsport.com

Ocon crossed the line just 0.6s clear of countryman Gasly, and only 23 seconds behind winner Daniel Ricciardo at the finish.That earned Force India best of the rest honours behind the drivers from the top three teams for the second time this season, following Sergio Perez's third place in Baku."Esteban lost the brake-by-wire for the last two laps," deputy team principal Bob Fernley ... Keep reading

Read more: Ocon overcame brake-by-wire failure to finish sixth - Motorsport.com

Bottas: Toro Rosso better than us on hypersoft in Monaco Grand Prix - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas admits Mercedes was unable to match Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly's marathon opening stint on the hypersoft tyres at Monaco, where it struggled with Pirelli's softest rubber

Read more: Bottas: Toro Rosso better than us on hypersoft in Monaco Grand Prix - Autosport

Fans deserve refunds for “extremely boring” Monaco GP – Alonso | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso joined the criticism of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, saying fans who bought tickets should get some of their money back.

Read more: Fans deserve refunds for “extremely boring” Monaco GP – Alonso | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Renault defends Monaco strategy call that left Carlos Sainz Jr 'bitter' - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 team has defended the strategy that left Carlos Sainz Jr feeling "very bitter" after the Monaco Grand Prix

Read more: Renault defends Monaco strategy call that left Carlos Sainz Jr 'bitter' - Autosport

Renault defends call that made Sainz "bitter" - Motorsport.com

Sainz questioned Renault's decision to fit ultrasoft tyres at his sole pitstop during the Monte Carlo F1 race, after he regressed from eighth on the grid to finish a distant 10th.Sainz finished more than 40 seconds behind teammate Nico Hulkenberg, who started outside the top 10 but was allowed through by Sainz as the Spaniard struggled for speed.Sainz was convinced he should have gon ... Keep reading

Read more: Renault defends call that made Sainz "bitter" - Motorsport.com

F1 cost cap could cost jobs say leading team bosses - BBC F1

Formula 1 must proceed carefully with plans for a cost cap because of the risk to jobs, leading team bosses say.

Read more: F1 cost cap could cost jobs say leading team bosses - BBC F1

Weekend round-up: F1; podiums for Maini, Mahadik, NRT - Motorsport.com

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Monaco GP driver ratings - SkySports F1



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Hamilton says it’s “unlikely” Ricciardo will join Mercedes | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton doubts Daniel Ricciardo is in the frame for a drive at Mercedes despite his strong start to the championship.

Read more: Hamilton says it’s “unlikely” Ricciardo will join Mercedes | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hamilton calls for Monaco to be changed - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has made two suggestions to Prince Albert about how the Monaco Grand Prix can be changed for the better.

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Toro Rosso played "a bit of a game" in Monaco - Leclerc - Motorsport.com

Toro Rosso's Pierre Gasly ran a very long first stint to rise from 10th to sixth but looked as though he would drop out of the points as others stopped earlier and eradicated his pitstop window.Hartley was 12th, heading a group of midfield contenders that moved into points contention by stopping earlier, and just 15 seconds behind Gasly on lap 26 but had dropped to 28s back when Gasly ... Keep reading

Read more: Toro Rosso played "a bit of a game" in Monaco - Leclerc - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo’s brakes almost caught fire due to MGU-K failure – Horner | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo's MGU-K failure almost caused a brake fire during the Monaco Grand Prix, team principal Christian Horner revealed.

Read more: Ricciardo’s brakes almost caught fire due to MGU-K failure – Horner | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Simone Resta becomes new Sauber Technical Director - F1technical.net

The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team has announced that Simone Resta has been appoined as the team's new Technical Director. Resta joins Sauber from Ferrari where he was Head of Vehicle Project Coordination after a spell as Chief Designer.

Read more: Simone Resta becomes new Sauber Technical Director - F1technical.net

Simone Resta: Ferrari designer to join Sauber as technical director - BBC F1

Ferrari designer Simone Resta is to leave the team at the end of May and will join Sauber as the Swiss outfit's technical director in July.

Read more: Simone Resta: Ferrari designer to join Sauber as technical director - BBC F1

Ricciardo move to Mercedes unlikely - Hamilton - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton does not expect Daniel Ricciardo to join Mercedes and says he "would imagine" the Australian's future is at Red Bull.

Read more: Ricciardo move to Mercedes unlikely - Hamilton - BBC F1

Resta leaves Ferrari for new Sauber role - PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo Sauber have appointed Ferrari's chief designer Simone Resta as their new technical director.

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Monaco Grand Prix driver ratings - Motorsport.com

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1 W09, leads Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari SF71H ... Keep reading

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Paddock Diary: Why the shine is coming off F1’s ‘jewel’ | Paddock Diary: Monaco Grand Prix day four - RaceFans

The Monaco Grand Prix is always more of a spectacle than a race but Dieter Rencken suspects there are other reasons why the event's appeal appears to be declining.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Why the shine is coming off F1’s ‘jewel’ | Paddock Diary: Monaco Grand Prix day four - RaceFans

Chief designer Resta leaves Ferrari for Sauber - Motorsport.com

Resta's official job title at Maranello was head of vehicle project coordination, but he has fulfilled the role of chief designer since the end of 2014.He originally joined Ferrari in 2001, working in various design and R&D roles. He began his F1 career with Minardi in 1998.Sauber recently split with its technical director Joerg Zander and team principal Fred Vasseur hinted that ... Keep reading

Read more: Chief designer Resta leaves Ferrari for Sauber - Motorsport.com

Ferrari's chief F1 designer Siomne Resta leaves to join Sauber - Autosport

Ferrari's long-serving chief designer Simone Resta will leave the Formula 1 team at the end of this month to join Sauber as its technical director

Read more: Ferrari's chief F1 designer Siomne Resta leaves to join Sauber - Autosport

Vote: Should Monaco stay on the F1 calendar? - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton was one of the many strong critics of the Monaco Grand Prix - but does it still have a place on the Formula 1 calendar?

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Ferrari designer Resta moving to Sauber | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Ferrari's head of vehicle project co-ordination Simone Resta is leaving to join a rival, the team has announced.

Read more: Ferrari designer Resta moving to Sauber | 2018 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes drop opposition to losing the MGU-H - PlanetF1

Formula 1 has taken a step closer to agreeing the 2021 engine regulations after Mercedes dropped their opposition to losing the MGH-H.

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Hamilton calls for "different format" for Monaco GP - Motorsport.com

Hamilton qualified and finished third, unable to challenge the cars ahead even though eventual winner Daniel Ricciardo was hobbled by an MGU-K failure.Fernando Alonso labelled a race of little incident "the most boring ever" and Hamilton suggested amending the circuit layout or mandating more than one pitstop might improve the landmark GP."It's got the biggest build-up," he said ... Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton calls for "different format" for Monaco GP - Motorsport.com

Lewis Hamilton calls for Monaco Grand Prix shake-up after dull F1 race - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton has called for a change in format at the Monaco Grand Prix after a processional 2018 event that was criticised by several drivers

Read more: Lewis Hamilton calls for Monaco Grand Prix shake-up after dull F1 race - Autosport

Vandoorne was ‘definitely’ sacrificed for Alonso - PlanetF1

Stoffel Vandoorne was disappointed as he feels his Monaco Grand Prix was sacrificed in the hope of improving Fernando Alonso's chances on Sunday.

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Ricciardo was ‘about 25%’ down on power - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo was "about 25 per cent" down on power as he raced to the victory in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.

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'Ricciardo reaches new F1 peak' - SkySports F1

Daniel Ricciardo and Christian Horner, his boss at Red Bull, believe the Australian reached a new career peak during his victory in Monaco.

Read more: 'Ricciardo reaches new F1 peak' - SkySports F1

F1 gossip: Verstappen, Vandoorne, Alonso, Wolff, Sainz - BBC F1

Max Verstappen "didn't want to go too risky" at Monaco Grand Prix, Toto Wolff hopes Stoffel Vandoorne is given time, plus more.

Read more: F1 gossip: Verstappen, Vandoorne, Alonso, Wolff, Sainz - BBC F1

Monaco GP: Post-race press conference - Motorsport.com

TRACK INTERVIEWS(Conducted by David Coulthard)Sebastian, as you’ve got your helmet off first, we’ll let Daniel celebrate with your old team Red Bull Racing. Your sixth podium finish here, but not the result you were looking for. You just didn’t have the pace today?Sebastian VETTEL: I think we had the pace but it was a tricky race. I think Daniel had the answers at all times. First ... Keep reading

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F1 Debrief: All you need to know from the Monaco GP - Motorsport.com

RICCIARDO’S BEST YET? ... Keep reading

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Wolff hits out at ‘disturbing’ naming by FIA - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff says he he found it "disturbing" that the FIA named two Mercedes team members as being the source of the investigation into Ferrari's ERS.

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Conclusions from the Monaco Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo's Monaco triumph was a win for the ages, and a win that again underscores his status as the hottest driver on the driver market.

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Vote for your 2018 Monaco Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Who was the best driver during the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.

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Power clinches Indianapolis 500 after Wilson’s fuel gamble fails | IndyCar - RaceFans

Will Power scored his first Indianapolis 500 victory after taking the lead in the final laps of the race.

Read more: Power clinches Indianapolis 500 after Wilson’s fuel gamble fails | IndyCar - RaceFans

Mercedes ‘would’ve taken third and fifth’ pre-race – Wolff | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Mercedes's Toto Wolff says his team would have taken a third and fifth place finish at the Monaco Grand Prix based on their expectations before the weekend.

Read more: Mercedes ‘would’ve taken third and fifth’ pre-race – Wolff | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Indianapolis 500: Danica Patrick crashes in last race as Will Power wins - BBC F1

American Danica Patrick crashed in her final race at the Indy 500 as Australian Will Power took the victory on Sunday.

Read more: Indianapolis 500: Danica Patrick crashes in last race as Will Power wins - BBC F1

‘It’s insane how little we were pushing’ – Hamilton | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says the on-track action of the Monaco Grand Prix failed to live up to its glamorous billing after he was forced to 'back off massively' throughout the race.

Read more: ‘It’s insane how little we were pushing’ – Hamilton | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

2018 Monaco Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Who set the fastest lap? Who ran the most aggressive strategy? Review the key data from the Monaco Grand Prix with our interactive charts and tables.

Read more: 2018 Monaco Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

'It was a super-unexciting' - Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' race - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso criticised Sunday's Monaco GP, saying it was "not really racing" and "the most boring race ever".

Read more: 'It was a super-unexciting' - Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' race - BBC F1

WATCH: Chaos in Red Bull's pool! - SkySports F1

Mark Webber's done it, Sebastian Vettel's done it, and on Sunday it was Daniel Ricciardo's turn to celebrate a Monaco GP victory by diving into the Red Bull swimming pool.

Read more: WATCH: Chaos in Red Bull's pool! - SkySports F1

Vettel laments inability to challenge Ricciardo | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel says he was unable to get close enough to pressure Daniel Ricciardo for the lead at the Monaco Grand Prix despite the Red Bull's power issues.

Read more: Vettel laments inability to challenge Ricciardo | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Vandoorne feels he was sacrificed by McLaren for Alonso in Monaco - Autosport

Stoffel Vandoorne believes McLaren sacrificed his Monaco Grand Prix chances in favour of Formula 1 team-mate Fernando Alonso

Read more: Vandoorne feels he was sacrificed by McLaren for Alonso in Monaco - Autosport

Vandoorne feels his race was sacrificed for Alonso - Motorsport.com

The Belgian was lapping just outside the top 10 after starting the race on the ultrasoft tyres, running close behind Renault's Nico Hulkenberg – who would go on to finish eighth – and ahead of the charging Max Verstappen as well as the likes of Charles Leclerc, Brendon Hartley, Marcus Ericsson and Kevin Magnussen.The latter four drivers all pitted between laps 13 and 17, but Vandoorne ... Keep reading

Read more: Vandoorne feels his race was sacrificed for Alonso - Motorsport.com

F1 gossip: Ferrari, Bottas, Monaco Grand Prix, Leclerc, Hartley - BBC F1

The FIA clears Ferrari of "cheating", Valtteri Bottas confident of new Mercedes deal, no action taken against Charles Leclerc, plus more

Read more: F1 gossip: Ferrari, Bottas, Monaco Grand Prix, Leclerc, Hartley - BBC F1

Hamilton: Monaco needs to change - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has pleaded with the Monaco GP to be updated so that F1's most prestigious event delivers a race to match.

Read more: Hamilton: Monaco needs to change - SkySports F1

2018 Monaco Grand Prix in pictures | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

The 2018 Monaco Grand Prix in pictures.

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No action on Leclerc after brake failure leads to Hartley crash | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

The stewards will take no further action on the race-ending collision between Charles Leclerc and Brendon Hartley after the Sauber driver suffered a left front brake failure.

Read more: No action on Leclerc after brake failure leads to Hartley crash | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Title battle wide open after Monaco? - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel insist the F1 2018 world championship battle is wide open after Daniel Ricciardo's Monaco GP victory.

Read more: Title battle wide open after Monaco? - SkySports F1

Alonso: ‘That was the most boring race ever’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso joined Lewis Hamilton in heavily criticising the Monaco Grand Prix, calling it "probably the most boring race ever in Formula 1".

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Ricciardo thought race was over after MGU-K problem emerged | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says he thought his race was over when he realised he had lost his MGU-K during the Monaco Grand Prix.

Read more: Ricciardo thought race was over after MGU-K problem emerged | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix reaction - RaceFans

Monaco Grand Prix F1 stewards exonerate Leclerc over Hartley crash - Autosport

Formula 1 stewards have decided to take no further action after investigating the crash between Charles Leclerc and Brendon Hartley towards the end of the Monaco Grand Prix

Read more: Monaco Grand Prix F1 stewards exonerate Leclerc over Hartley crash - Autosport

Leclerc avoids penalty for Hartley crash - Motorsport.com

Leclerc slammed into the back of Hartley’s Toro Rosso after his Sauber suffered a brake failure exiting the tunnel, with the impact forcing both drivers out of the race.Both drivers were summoned to the stewards after the race, but with the incident clearly being caused by a car failure, no punishments were handed out.“The stewards reviewed video evidence and heard from the driver of ... Keep reading

Read more: Leclerc avoids penalty for Hartley crash - Motorsport.com

Alonso says Monaco GP "the most boring F1 race ever" - Motorsport.com

No safety cars for the first time since 2009 meant the Monte Carlo event was mostly a processional race, with Daniel Ricciardo winning from pole despite having a car that was 25% down on power.World champion Lewis Hamilton said after the race that the event "wasn't really racing", and Alonso - who missed last year's Monaco GP while competing in the Indy 500 - said he was underwhelmed ... Keep reading

Read more: Alonso says Monaco GP "the most boring F1 race ever" - Motorsport.com

Fernando Alonso says Monaco was 'probably the most boring race ever' - Autosport

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso says the Monaco Grand Prix was "probably the most boring race ever in Formula 1"

Read more: Fernando Alonso says Monaco was 'probably the most boring race ever' - Autosport

Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo plays down title chances after victory - BBC F1

Daniel Ricciardo plays down his title chances after his Monaco victory moves him up to third place in the world championship.

Read more: Monaco Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo plays down title chances after victory - BBC F1

Horner jokes about Ricciardo’s rising price tag - PlanetF1

While Daniel Ricciardo's price may have gone up with his first Monaco GP win, Christian Horner hopes so too has his love for Red Bull Racing.

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Lewis Hamilton: Monaco Grand Prix 'wasn't really racing' - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton feels the Monaco Grand Prix "wasn't really racing", with the leading cars forced to keep to a slow pace for most of the 78-lap event

Read more: Lewis Hamilton: Monaco Grand Prix 'wasn't really racing' - Autosport

Hamilton: ‘I would have been asleep at home’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton said that he "would have been asleep" if he had been watching the Monaco Grand Prix at home.

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Live! Follow the Monaco Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Robbed of the Monaco GP win two years ago when he started from pole position, Daniel Ricciardo is seeking revenge this season as he looks to turn his P1 on the grid into a P1 at the chequered flag. The Aussie was sublime in qualifying but could face stiff competition from championship hopefuls Sebastian Vettel […]

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WATCH: Sky F1's mission to Monaco - SkySports F1

The Sky Sports F1 team are on a mission this weekend at the Monaco GP - live now on Sky F1 and Sky One.

Read more: WATCH: Sky F1's mission to Monaco - SkySports F1

Live: Follow the Monaco GP as it happens - Motorsport.com

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Perez: Verstappen is not learning from mistakes - PlanetF1

Crashing at Monaco's Swimming Pool for the second time in three years, Sergio Perez says that is a sign that Max Verstappen is not learning from his mistakes.

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Live: 2018 Monaco Grand Prix | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2018 Monaco Grand Prix on RaceFans Live.

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Verstappen set to receive ten-place grid penalty for third MGUK | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen is set to receive a ten-place grid penalty ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix after Red Bull opted to install a third MGUK component of the season onto his RB14.

Read more: Verstappen set to receive ten-place grid penalty for third MGUK | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull's Monaco pace leaves Alonso "disappointed" - Motorsport.com

McLaren switched to Renault engines in the off-season after three miserable seasons with Honda, and Alonso said at the start of the season that the Woking-based team should be targeting the performance level of fellow Renault customer Red Bull.But while the team has become a reliable points-scorer since the switch, Red Bull has remained well out of reach – and this was particularly ... Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull's Monaco pace leaves Alonso "disappointed" - Motorsport.com

Fernando Alonso: Red Bull Monaco GP pace disappointing for McLaren - Autosport

Fernando Alonso admits he and McLaren were "disappointed in a way" to see fellow Renault-powered Formula 1 team Red Bull's blistering pace in the Monaco Grand Prix weekend pace

Read more: Fernando Alonso: Red Bull Monaco GP pace disappointing for McLaren - Autosport

Mercedes’ qualifying strategy could compromise their race | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

A one-stop strategy is the only way to go in Monaco, right? After all there is no harder circuit on the calendar for overtaking. At other venues drivers talk of needing a one or two seconds per lap performance advantage to stand a chance of passing. At Monaco that figure is almost irrelevant because the … Continue reading Mercedes’ qualifying strategy could compromise their race

Read more: Mercedes’ qualifying strategy could compromise their race | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Repeat Monaco mistake shows Verstappen "not learning" - Motorsport.com

Verstappen ended up in the barriers on the exit of the Swimming Pool section at the end of FP3 on Saturday after clipping the inside wall on the entry and breaking the front-right.It was a carbon copy of the error he made in Q1 two years, and had the same effect because the damage was too severe to fix in time for qualifying, which means Verstappen will start Sunday's race last.Asked ... Keep reading

Read more: Repeat Monaco mistake shows Verstappen "not learning" - Motorsport.com

Verstappen's repeated Monaco error shows he's not learning - Perez - Autosport

Max Verstappen's repeat of his 2016 Monaco Grand Prix qualifying crash this weekend proves the Red Bull Formula 1 driver is not learning from his mistakes, according to Sergio Perez

Read more: Verstappen's repeated Monaco error shows he's not learning - Perez - Autosport

Paddock Diary: Verstappen under pressure and a meal with friends | Paddock Diary - RaceFans

The fine food continues to flow in Monaco but the serious business began again on Saturday and F1's hottest young talent Max Verstappen faced probing questions after another costly crash.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Verstappen under pressure and a meal with friends | Paddock Diary - RaceFans

Ocon: Perfect grid slot to dream of Monaco podium - PlanetF1

Starting Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix from sixth on the grid, Esteban Ocon admits he is dreaming of a first Formula 1 podium but says accepts it will be "very hard."

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Ferrari cleared by FIA after battery system investigation - Motorsport.com

Speculation over the past few weeks has suggested that Ferrari was under the spotlight, as rumours swirled that its battery system could be utilised in a way of delivering more power per lap than is allowed.There were even suggestions that the matter could go as far as an official protest.Speaking for the first time about the matter, F1 race director Charlie Whiting has said that ... Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari cleared by FIA after battery system investigation - Motorsport.com

FIA clears Ferrari Formula 1 team of breaking battery rules - Autosport

The FIA has concluded its investigation into Ferrari's Formula 1 battery system, clearing it of any wrongdoing after suspicions it had found a clever way of getting around the rules

Read more: FIA clears Ferrari Formula 1 team of breaking battery rules - Autosport

Ferrari car deemed legal by FIA - SkySports F1

The FIA have cleared Ferrari of breaking any rules with their energy recovery system after questions were raised about the legality of their 2018 car.

Read more: Ferrari car deemed legal by FIA - SkySports F1

FIA ‘satisfied’ Ferrari’s SF71H is legal - PlanetF1

Charlie Whiting and the FIA are "satisfied" that Ferrari's SF71H is within the rules after investigating claims that the Scuderia were running their ERS illegally.

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F1 cars may be too wide for Monaco qualifying – Sainz | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr described qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix as being like a "circus" and suggested the current cars have grown too wide for the track.

Read more: F1 cars may be too wide for Monaco qualifying – Sainz | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

The provisional Monaco GP grid - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo will start Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix from the very front of the grid while his team-mate Max Verstappen is at the rear.

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Haas forced to remove parts of bargeboard - PlanetF1

Haas' Monaco woes were perhaps complicated by the removal of parts of the VF18's bargeboards, which proved to be too fragile over the Monte Carlo kerbs.

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Who will be the master of Monaco? - SkySports F1

The Monaco GP: The race all the drivers want to win above all others.

Read more: Who will be the master of Monaco? - SkySports F1

Monaco GP: Post-qualifying press conference - Motorsport.com

PRESS CONFERENCEQUESTIONS FROM THE FLOORQ: (Scott Mitchell – Autosport) Daniel, the Red Bull has been very strong here this week, but just how good was the car here today and how were you able to harness the strengths of the package here?Daniel RICCIARDO: It’s been good all weekend. Every session we’ve been quicken. It’s a bit like 2016; we came into this race knowing we had a ... Keep reading

Read more: Monaco GP: Post-qualifying press conference - Motorsport.com

Saturday, May 26, 2018

F1 engine manufacturers agree to drop MGU-H in 2021 | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1's engine manufacturers have agreed to a key part of Liberty Media's plan for new power unit regulations in 2021, according to Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff.

Read more: F1 engine manufacturers agree to drop MGU-H in 2021 | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

WATCH: Ted's Qualy Notebook - SkySports F1

Monaco GP qualifying threw up plenty of stories and Ted Kravitz is here to round them up in his Qualifying Notebook.

Read more: WATCH: Ted's Qualy Notebook - SkySports F1

Verstappen crash ' very unnecessary' - Marko - BBC F1

Max Verstappen's Monaco practice crash was "unnecessary" and caused by impatience, Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko says.

Read more: Verstappen crash ' very unnecessary' - Marko - BBC F1

Gearbox problem compromised Vandoorne’s qualifying | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Stoffel Vandoorne reveals his McLaren had a problem related to his gearbox which cost him "quite a bit of lap time" in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Read more: Gearbox problem compromised Vandoorne’s qualifying | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Fuoco wins race of attrition in Monaco | Formula Two - RaceFans

Antonio Fuoco led a half-depleted field to the chequered flag after a chaotic Formula Two sprint race in Monaco.

Read more: Fuoco wins race of attrition in Monaco | Formula Two - RaceFans

Fuoco takes Charouz's first F2 win - SkySports F1

Antonio Fuoco took Charouz Racing's maiden F2 victory in a chaotic Sprint Race at the 2018 Monaco GP.

Read more: Fuoco takes Charouz's first F2 win - SkySports F1

Gasly reveals he nearly had same crash as Verstappen | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Pierre Gasly reveals he almost committed the same mistake as Max Verstappen in the swimming pool complex during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Read more: Gasly reveals he nearly had same crash as Verstappen | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Vettel: Ricciardo ‘owned’ Monaco qualifying - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has said he did not a pose a "threat" to pole-sitter Daniel Ricciardo, who was the "best man on the day".

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Monaco GP: The grid - SkySports F1

Daniel Ricciardo will start the Monaco GP on pole but team-mate Max Verstappen is set to be in the final grid slot after being unable to take part in qualifying.

Read more: Monaco GP: The grid - SkySports F1

Hamilton targets 'impossible' win - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton remains optimistic of converting third on the grid into victory in Sunday's Monaco GP despite Mercedes' pace deficit to Red Bull and Ferrari.

Read more: Hamilton targets 'impossible' win - SkySports F1

Verstappen: Not my sixth incident in a row - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has said that his Monaco crash was not his sixth consecutive incident of the season.

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Horner: ‘No more brutal lesson for Max’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said Max Verstappen will have to learn from a "brutal lesson" after his latest crash.

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Alonso was ‘very worried’ before qualifying Q7 - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso qualified in P7 for the Monaco Grand Prix, saying it "feels fantastic" to do so.

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Vettel, Hamilton "knew" Ricciardo would get pole - Motorsport.com

Daniel Ricciardo was quickest in sessions leading up to qualifying before claiming the second pole of his F1 career, two years after the first at the same circuit.Red Bull was unable to sweep the front row as Max Verstappen sat out qualifying after his practice three crash, meaning Vettel and Hamilton were able to take second and third."We knew we wouldn't be quickest, we did the ... Keep reading

Read more: Vettel, Hamilton "knew" Ricciardo would get pole - Motorsport.com

Monaco crash not my sixth incident in a row – Verstappen | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen denies he's caused six incidents in as many races following the crash which ruled him out of qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Read more: Monaco crash not my sixth incident in a row – Verstappen | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Bottas feels Red Bull are ‘out of reach’ - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas has said that Red Bull are "out of reach" in Monaco after Daniel Ricciardo trounced the field in qualifying.

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Vettel, Hamilton knew Ricciardo would get pole before qualifying - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton say they knew from the outset that the Red Bull Formula 1 team was going to beat Ferrari and Mercedes to Monaco Grand Prix pole

Read more: Vettel, Hamilton knew Ricciardo would get pole before qualifying - Autosport

Red Bull pace was enough not to "overdrive" - Ricciardo - Motorsport.com

Verstappen crashed heavily at the second Swimming Pool chicane in the Saturday morning practice session, and his car could not be fixed in time for qualifying.This resigned him to a back-of-the-grid start on a weekend where Red Bull has been the pace-setter, with Ricciardo having swept the practice sessions before topping Q1, Q2 and Q3 en route to the team's first pole since the same ... Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull pace was enough not to "overdrive" - Ricciardo - Motorsport.com

Friday, May 25, 2018

Ferrari's ban-induced mirror change explained - Motorsport.com

Ferrari has tweaked the design of its halo mirrors, which first appeared in Spain, following the FIA's declaration that the winglets that appeared over them were illegal.This Motorsport.tv animation details Ferrari's evolution over the last three race weekends – from the initial innovative concept, to the introduction of the halo-mounted mirrors, and now the replacement for the banned ... Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari's ban-induced mirror change explained - Motorsport.com

Ferrari's ban-induced F1 mirror change explained - video - Autosport

The Ferrari Formula 1 team's mirrors have garnered an unusual amount of interest in recent weeks, and it revealed its latest design in Monaco earlier this week

Read more: Ferrari's ban-induced F1 mirror change explained - video - Autosport

Avoiding hypersofts 'big advantage' at start of Monaco GP - Autosport

Force India technical director Andy Green says that any Formula 1 teams that avoid using the hypersoft at the start of the Monaco Grand Prix could have a "big advantage"

Read more: Avoiding hypersofts 'big advantage' at start of Monaco GP - Autosport

Avoiding hypersoft would be "big advantage" in Monaco GP - Motorsport.com

While the hypersoft, making its race weekend debut in Monaco, proved a second a lap faster in Thursday practice, doubts about its longevity – with some cars suffering more than others – make starting on a more conservative tyre an attractive option.That would allow drivers to run much longer from the start of the race, wait for a favourable safety car before changing tyres, and ... Keep reading

Read more: Avoiding hypersoft would be "big advantage" in Monaco GP - Motorsport.com

Alonso wants Real to beat Liverpool - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso expects there to be split loyalties in McLaren's Monaco motorhome on Saturday night when Real Madrid face Liverpool in the Champions League final.

Read more: Alonso wants Real to beat Liverpool - SkySports F1

Crazy F1 tech solutions for the Monaco Grand Prix - Autosport

The Monaco Grand Prix is an outlier on the Formula 1 calendar, forcing teams to the extreme end of the scale when it comes to piling on downforce levels

Read more: Crazy F1 tech solutions for the Monaco Grand Prix - Autosport

Monaco's craziest ever Formula 1 tech ideas - Motorsport.com

Maximum mechanical grip and high downforce are the order of the day, and the unique demands of the Monte Carlo street circuit have prompted some fairly outlandish solutions over the years.Here, we trawl through Giorgio Piola’s archive to dig out some of the best and wackiest solutions that have cropped ... Keep reading

Read more: Monaco's craziest ever Formula 1 tech ideas - Motorsport.com

“Big advantage” for anyone who qualifies on ultra-softs | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix Thursday practice analysis - RaceFans

F1's front-running teams could gain a "big advantage" if they successfully gamble on starting the Monaco Grand Prix on ultra-soft tyres.

Read more: “Big advantage” for anyone who qualifies on ultra-softs | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix Thursday practice analysis - RaceFans

Rosberg considered return for ‘five seconds’ - PlanetF1

Nico Rosberg has said he considered a comeback for "five seconds" after taking his title-winning W07 for a spin in Monaco.

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Baku seeking better deal with Liberty Media - PlanetF1

Azerbaijan Grand Prix promoter Arif Rahimov has revealed that they want to negotiate a better deal with Liberty Media in order to continue hosting Formula 1 races.

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Gallery: All Monaco GP winners since 2000 - Motorsport.com

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Read more: Gallery: All Monaco GP winners since 2000 - Motorsport.com

Markelov triumphs again in Monaco as championship leaders struggle | Formula Two - RaceFans

Artem Markelov returned to the scene of his first victory in the F1 support series with a “masterclass” second win in the Monaco Formula Two feature race.

Read more: Markelov triumphs again in Monaco as championship leaders struggle | Formula Two - RaceFans

Markelov wins Monaco epic - SkySports F1

Artem Markelov won an F2 Feature Race in Monaco which few superlatives can describe.

Read more: Markelov wins Monaco epic - SkySports F1

Which Sky F1 team member are you? - SkySports F1

Fancy yourself as a Formula 1 expert? Could you analyse the action at the SkyPad? Or do you think you would be best-placed in the pen interviewing the drivers? Now's your chance to find out, with the Sky F1 personality quiz!

Read more: Which Sky F1 team member are you? - SkySports F1

Azerbaijan GP organisers ask Liberty for reduced F1 deal from 2021 - Autosport

Azerbaijan Grand Prix organisers have asked Formula 1 for a reduction in the race sanctioning fee it pays from 2021 onwards

Read more: Azerbaijan GP organisers ask Liberty for reduced F1 deal from 2021 - Autosport

Monaco Grand Prix: Campaigner wants end to 'sexual objectification' of women in sport - BBC F1

Boxer Stacey Copeland says it is wrong to objectify women after Lewis Hamilton hailed the return of "beautiful" women to the F1 grid.

Read more: Monaco Grand Prix: Campaigner wants end to 'sexual objectification' of women in sport - BBC F1

Azerbaijan asks Liberty for better deal from 2021 - Motorsport.com

The event currently pays one of the biggest fees of any race on the calendar, a move that was necessary to convince Bernie Ecclestone to give it his blessing and convince the F1 teams that Baku would be financially worthwhile.Ecclestone agreed a 10-year deal, with a break clause after five years.Having run three races thus far, Azerbaijan is committed to the current arrangements for ... Keep reading

Read more: Azerbaijan asks Liberty for better deal from 2021 - Motorsport.com

Blasting around Monaco in a Williams 'tin can' - Motorsport.com

The phone rang a few months ago and it was Williams Heritage boss Jonathan Williams asking, "How do you fancy doing a demo at the Monaco Historique in the FW08C?" Drive at one of my top-three favourite circuits, in a car that took one of the most memorable Monaco Grand Prix victories? "Yes please!"The circuit at Monaco is a bit divisive when it comes to drivers' opinions. Nelson ... Keep reading

Read more: Blasting around Monaco in a Williams 'tin can' - Motorsport.com

Live: 2018 Formula Two race 7: Monte Carlo | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Join us to follow race 7 of the 2018 Formula Two from Monte Carlo on RaceFans Live. RaceFans Live combines updates from the teams and drivers in real-time via Twitter with comments from RaceFans readers and more. Live: 2018 Formula Two race 7: Monte Carlo

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Formula 1: Keke Rosberg resisted Monaco demo at first - Autosport

Nico Rosberg has admitted it was not easy to get his father Keke to commit to their Formula 1 demonstration in Monaco this week

Read more: Formula 1: Keke Rosberg resisted Monaco demo at first - Autosport

Hurry up and weight - F1technical.net

The introduction of the halo head protection system for 2018 brought about the seventh increase in the minimum car weight in the last nine years, with another weight increase being promised for 2019; adding 6kg for driver equivalency ballast.

Read more: Hurry up and weight - F1technical.net

Paddock Diary: Monaco mixes business and pleasure | Paddock Diary - RaceFans

Thursday was the first day of track action in Monaco. It was also an opportunity to grill the team bosses on the day's pressing matters before enjoying a bit of Red Bull hospitality.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Monaco mixes business and pleasure | Paddock Diary - RaceFans

No set targets for Grosjean to earn new Haas deal - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean has said there are no performance targets he has to hit in order to earn himself a contract extension with Haas.

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Hurry up and weight - F1technical.net

The introduction of the halo head protection system for 2018 brought about the seventh increase in the minimum car weight in the last nine years, with another weight increase being promised for 2019; adding 6kg for driver equivalency ballast.

Read more: Hurry up and weight - F1technical.net

Leclerc hype is "absolutely justified" - Vettel - Motorsport.com

Ferrari Driver Academy graduate Leclerc, who maintains close links to the Italian team, stepped up to F1 this year after back-to-back titles in GP3 and Formula 1.After a tricky beginning to his rookie season Leclerc has scored points in two successive races, including a sixth-place finish in Azerbaijan.Asked by Motorsport.com about their opinion of Leclerc, Vettel said "the hype is ... Keep reading

Read more: Leclerc hype is "absolutely justified" - Vettel - Motorsport.com

‘Bernie would make Hamilton to Ferrari happen’ - PlanetF1

Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber believes Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel would have been team-mates if Bernie Ecclestone was still in charge.

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F1 teams seek more answers on Liberty’s 2021 plans | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula One teams will seek more details on plans to overhaul the sport in 2021 from Liberty Media in a meeting today in Monaco.

Read more: F1 teams seek more answers on Liberty’s 2021 plans | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1: Vettel and Hamilton say Leclerc hype is justified - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel believes the hype around Ferrari protege rookie Charles Leclerc is "absolutely justified", while Lewis Hamilton says he has the potential to do "great things" in Formula 1

Read more: Formula 1: Vettel and Hamilton say Leclerc hype is justified - Autosport

Raikkonen on 2019: ‘Ferrari know what I want’ - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has been asked about the likelihood of him staying at Ferrari next season, but said the decision was not up to him.

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Vettel speaks of ‘inspirational’ Schumacher - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has spoken about the effect Michael Schumacher has had on him and how he wants to replicate his success at Ferrari.

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Sky F1 on Sky One this weekend - SkySports F1

Sky Sports F1's coverage of the Monaco GP will also be shown live on Sky One this weekend.

Read more: Sky F1 on Sky One this weekend - SkySports F1

Pirelli asked to simplify tyre choices for 2019 - PlanetF1

The FIA and FOM have asked Pirelli to simplify their tyre choices for the 2019 season to improve understanding on what compound is being used.

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Horner: Hamilton delay due to ‘grotesque’ figures - PlanetF1

Red Bull Christian Horner has speculated that the delay behind Lewis Hamilton's new Mercedes contract is because of the "grotesque" amount of money involved.

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Force India won’t race 2018 front wing until French GP | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Force India's delayed 2018-specification front wing is unlikely to appear until next month's French Grand Prix.

Read more: Force India won’t race 2018 front wing until French GP | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Who's the master of Monaco? - SkySports F1

There really is nothing quite like the Monaco GP.

Read more: Who's the master of Monaco? - SkySports F1

Why Red Bull looks unbeatable in Monaco after Day 1 - Motorsport.com

Every indicator during the opening day of practice for the Monaco Grand Prix points to Red Bull being the team to beat. The question is, can it buck the trend of recent times by carrying that form into qualifying?Monaco is an unusual track, so unusual that Friday practice takes place on a Thursday. The caveats that always apply during the opening day of practice – those of run ... Keep reading

Read more: Why Red Bull looks unbeatable in Monaco after Day 1 - Motorsport.com

Which celebs have been snapped at the Monaco GP? Take our quiz - BBC F1

Jose Mourinho or Arsene Wenger? R2D2 or Robocop? Can you remember which celebs have been spotted at the Monaco GP over the years?

Read more: Which celebs have been snapped at the Monaco GP? Take our quiz - BBC F1

Lauded by Hamilton and Vettel - just how good is Leclerc? - BBC F1

Charles Leclerc is turning heads in his maiden F1 season, and even has two four-time champions in his corner. Andrew Benson explores his potential.

Read more: Lauded by Hamilton and Vettel - just how good is Leclerc? - BBC F1

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Pirelli asked to simplify F1 compound names for 2019 - Motorsport.com

The plan is to keep the current range of compounds but scrap names such as ultrasoft and supersoft – and instead have only hard, medium and soft each weekend, with the actual compounds using those names changing depending on the circuit, as before.The idea has been around for some time, but it has now become an official request that Pirelli is currently analysing."We had a request ... Keep reading

Read more: Pirelli asked to simplify F1 compound names for 2019 - Motorsport.com

Pirelli asked to simplify tyre compound names for 2019 F1 season - Autosport

The FIA and Formula 1 have both asked Pirelli to simplify the names it uses for its tyre range in 2019 to make it easier for casual fans to understand

Read more: Pirelli asked to simplify tyre compound names for 2019 F1 season - Autosport

Hamilton: Mercedes have work to do - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes have work to do over the Monaco GP's so-called ‘rest’ day to put themselves in the victory hunt when action resumes on Saturday after Red Bull dominated practice.

Read more: Hamilton: Mercedes have work to do - SkySports F1

Raikkonen: ‘Difficult to have clear picture’ - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen was happy to just "stay out of trouble" during the first two practice sessions and feels there is no "clear picture" yet for Sunday.

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One-stop strategy will be “a lot tougher” than expected in Monaco – Sainz | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Drivers will find it much harder than expected to run a one-stop strategy in the Monaco Grand Prix, according to Carlos Sainz Jnr.

Read more: One-stop strategy will be “a lot tougher” than expected in Monaco – Sainz | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Monaco 2018: What we know so far - SkySports F1



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Hamilton: Merc in better place than last year - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton said his day was nothing more than "ok" in Monaco but thinks the W09 is performing better than its predecessor in Monte Carlo last year.

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Ricciardo expects “very close” fight for Monaco pole | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says he is wary of the threat from Red Bull's rivals despite comfortably leading the first day of practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.

Read more: Ricciardo expects “very close” fight for Monaco pole | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Verstappen: Not even on the limit yet - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has suggested there is a lot more to come from Red Bull even after dominating on the opening day of practice in Monaco.

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Hamilton says Mercedes are performing “much better” in Monaco this year | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says the first day of practice for the Monaco Grand Prix suggested Mercedes won't suffer a repeat of their poor 2017 race.

Read more: Hamilton says Mercedes are performing “much better” in Monaco this year | 2018 Monaco Grand Prix - RaceFans

Monaco GP: Thursday's press conference - Motorsport.com