Sunday, June 30, 2019

Conclusions from the Austrian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

That incident between the young Ferrari and Red Bull stars dominated post-race discussions but it was a great weekend for Red Bull Honda and McLaren without Honda, while Mercedes and the championship leader endured a troubled weekend. Austria and Max deliver but more heartbreak for Leclerc The stewards have been in the headlines far too […]

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Driver of the Day? Kubica, of course… - PlanetF1

No, we are not being sarcastic. Despite being lapped three times, Robert Kubica has been voted the Austrian Grand Prix Driver of the Day by fans.

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Perez: P11 was the reality of our speed - PlanetF1

Out of luck and out of the points in Austria, Sergio Perez says he gave "everything" but it wasn't enough.

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Giovinazzi says he “gave 105%” to score his first F1 point | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Giovinazzi "gave 105%" to score his first F1 point • Leclerc congratulates Verstappen • Gasly "will close the gap" - Horner

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Mercedes: Verstappen 2020 rumour changes nothing on F1 line-up plan - Autosport

Toto Wolff insists that being Red Bull being worried it could lose Max Verstappen for next year will not change Mercedes' approach to choosing its 2020 Formula 1 driver line-up

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Video: Why Porsche was F1's missed opportunity - Autosport

Back in 2017, Porsche developed a V6 engine in parallel with its ultra-successful World Endurance Championship LMP1 programme as it evaluated a Formula 1 entry for 2021

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Video: Why Porsche was F1's missed opportunity - Autosport

Back in 2017, Porsche developed a V6 engine in parallel with its ultra-successful World Endurance Championship LMP1 programme as it evaluated a Formula 1 entry for 2021

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Live: Formula Two 2019 round 12: Red Bull Ring sprint race | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

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Paddock Diary: Austrian Grand Prix day three | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Are Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel's Formula 1 futures connected? Will Hanoi be ready in time for next year's Vietnam Grand Prix? Dieter Rencken pursues the news at the Red Bull Ring.

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Ricciardo suspects something "fundamental" wrong with his car - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo has been adrift of the top 10 throughout the weekend at the Red Bull Ring, with teammate Nico Hulkenberg more competitive but still lacking the pace of the leading midfield runners.
Ex-Red Bull driver Ricciardo will line up 12th on the grid but was only 14th fastest in qualifying, 0.8s slower than the best of the midfield.
"We made quite a few changes and then we found out that we ...Keep reading

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Wolff weighs on in Verstappen to Mercedes rumours - PlanetF1

Although Toto Wolff hasn't spoken with Max Verstappen about a 2020 drive, he hasn't ruled it out either.

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Ferrari had the upper hand in qualifying – Analysis - F1technical.net

Ferrari secured its third pole position of the year thanks to the faultless and impressing performance of Charles Leclerc. The young Monegasque beat Lewis Hamilton by just over two tenths of a second on his march to the pole position, but Ferrari’s advantage was even bigger than the final results suggested.

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Wolff questions Ferrari's "risky" tyre strategy - Motorsport.com

Leclerc topped final practice and carried that form into qualifying, where he opted to use the soft tyres in Q2 compared to Mercedes and Red Bull choosing the medium compound.

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Renault missing something "fundamental" with its Formula 1 car - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo felt "a little suspicious and curious" after a difficult Austrian Grand Prix qualifying session that made him believe Renault is missing something "fundamental" with its Formula 1 car

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Renault missing something "fundamental" with its Formula 1 car - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo felt "a little suspicious and curious" after a difficult Austrian Grand Prix qualifying session that made him believe Renault is missing something "fundamental" with its Formula 1 car

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Wolff: Leclerc starting on softs in Austria Formula 1 race "risky" - Autosport

Austrian Grand Prix poleman Charles Leclerc and his Ferrari Formula 1 team have picked a "risky" strategy for Sunday's race, reckons Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff

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Wolff: Leclerc starting on softs in Austria Formula 1 race "risky" - Autosport

Austrian Grand Prix poleman Charles Leclerc and his Ferrari Formula 1 team have picked a "risky" strategy for Sunday's race, reckons Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff

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Ricciardo suspects “fundamental” problem as Renault go backwards - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo suspects his Renault has a "fundamental" problem and said the car feels like it has gone back to the "difficult area" it was in at the start of the season.

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“I’d rather finish the race”: Norris explains cautious starts | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lando Norris says he's played it safe on the first lap of races so far this year but may become more aggressive in future.

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Live: Formula 3 2019 round 6: Red Bull Ring race two | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

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Saturday, June 29, 2019

Why Mercedes believe Ferrari’s soft tyre strategy is “risky” | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc is on pole position but have Ferrari put him on the right strategy? Mercedes aren't convinced.

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Leclerc vs Max headlines Austria epic - SkySports F1

The Austrian GP has all the ingredients to be an F1 epic as the youngest front-row in the sport’s history in Charles Leclerc and Max Verstappen go head-to-head, with Mercedes poised just behind while Sebastian Vettel has to fight through the field.

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Hamilton: Ferrari killing us on the straights - PlanetF1

Unable to fight Ferrari for pole position in Austria, Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes are losing ground down the Red Bull Ring's straights.

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Gasly: I didn’t do the job properly - PlanetF1

Starting Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix from eighth on the grid while Max Verstappen is on the front row, Pierre Gasly concedes he didn't "do the job properly".

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Revised Austrian Grand Prix grid - PlanetF1

With several drivers, including Lewis Hamilton, penalised ahead of Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix, the grid is very different to the timesheet after qualifying.

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Things to know before the Austrian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

After a hard-fought qualifying session which provided plenty of excitement and action, everything is ready for the 32th Formula One Austrian Grand Prix. Charles Leclerc secured his second career pole position and he will be definitely desperate to convert it into his first race victory.

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Live: Follow Austrian GP final practice as it happens - Motorsport.com

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Live: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix third practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

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Albon takes second new Honda F1 engine in two days at Austrian GP - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Alex Albon has moved onto his second new Honda engine in two days ahead of final practice and qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix

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Albon takes second new Honda F1 engine in two days at Austrian GP - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Alex Albon has moved onto his second new Honda engine in two days ahead of final practice and qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix

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Albon takes new Honda engine for second time in two days - Motorsport.com

The Thai driver had already been consigned to the back of the grid, in company with Carlos Sainz, as a consequence of penalties incurred yesterday.
For FP1 Albon took the latest Spec 3 PU, which entailed a new V6, turbo, MGU-H and MGU-K. Today he took new Spec 3 examples of each of those, plus a new control electronics.
The way the system works the V6 and MGU-K that he used yesterday cannot ...Keep reading

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McLaren taking "adventurous" approach to testing F1 developments - Autosport

McLaren is using Formula 1 practice sessions to test "adventurous stuff" like the new front suspension it trialled ahead of last week's French Grand Prix

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McLaren taking "adventurous" approach to testing F1 developments - Autosport

McLaren is using Formula 1 practice sessions to test "adventurous stuff" like the new front suspension it trialled ahead of last week's French Grand Prix

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Red Bull: F1 teams could have coped with mid-season tyre change - Autosport

Red Bull believes the risk of changing tyre specification halfway through the Formula 1 season is not as big as some have made out and teams could have coped

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Red Bull: F1 teams could have coped with mid-season tyre change - Autosport

Red Bull believes the risk of changing tyre specification halfway through the Formula 1 season is not as big as some have made out and teams could have coped

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Paddock Diary: Austrian Grand Prix day two | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

What was really behind Red Bull's efforts to bring back last year's Formula 1 tyres, asks Dieter Rencken at the team's home track.

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Hulkenberg set for Austrian GP grid penalty for F1 engine change - Autosport

Nico Hulkenberg is set to receive a five-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after Renault opted to give him a new B-Spec Formula 1 engine for Saturday

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Hulkenberg set for Austrian GP grid penalty for F1 engine change - Autosport

Nico Hulkenberg is set to receive a five-place grid penalty for the Austrian Grand Prix after Renault opted to give him a new B-Spec Formula 1 engine for Saturday

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Sainz "surprised not to be happy" about McLaren pace - Motorsport.com

Sainz will start at the back of the grid after McLaren opted to hand him Renault's B-Spec engine that was introduced in Daniel Ricciardo's factory-run car for the French Grand Prix.
The McLaren driver says the decision meant both of his practice sessions were dedicated to setting up the car for Sunday's race, rather than searching for single-lap pace.

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Live: Formula 3 2019 round 5: Red Bull Ring race one | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

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F1 having a "nightmare" with run-off areas - Grosjean - Motorsport.com

The issue of track limits has been an element of two key moments in the last two grands prix after Sebastian Vettel's controversial penalty in Canada and Daniel Ricciardo's pair of penalties in France.
Haas driver and Grand Prix Drivers' Association director Romain Grosjean said: "We're putting ourselves in a position which has become a nightmare with those circuits with run-off ...Keep reading

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Wolff distances himself from becoming F1 boss - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has continued to distance himself away from taking over from Chase Carey as the boss of Formula 1.

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Horner explains why Red Bull axed Ticktum - PlanetF1

Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner, has said Dan Ticktum ultimately did not seize his opportunity within the junior programme.

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Renault confirm Hulkenberg’s grid drop - PlanetF1

Renault have confirmed ahead of FP3 and qualifying in Austria that Nico Hulkenberg has incurred a grid penalty for Sunday's race.

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Hulkenberg hit with grid penalty as Renault fits new engine - Motorsport.com

The upgrade, which involves only a new V6, was already used by his teammate Daniel Ricciardo at Paul Ricard. The Australian didn’t take a penalty at the team’s home race as he was still within his allocation for the season.
McLaren’s Carlos Sainz took it on Friday at the Red Bull Ring, as part of a complete new set of power unit elements. The Spaniard will start at the back of the grid as ...Keep reading

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Marko confirms Verstappen has Red Bull exit clause - PlanetF1

Red Bull fear Max Verstappen could be tempted to head for the exit door with Dr Helmut Marko confirming he has an exit clause in his contract

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Friday, June 28, 2019

F1 adopting IndyCar-style ground effects in 2021 “makes complete sense” | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Senior technical figures in Formula 1 believe the sport is doing the right thing by following IndyCar's lead on aerodynamics to improve racing in 2021.

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Austrian GP: Latest F1 tech updates, straight from pitlane - Motorsport.com

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Grosjean’s running limited by “big cut” in tyre | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Grosjean's running limited by "big cut" in tyre • Vettel needs "more lieutenants" at Ferrari - Webber • De Vries and Armstrong take F1 support race poles

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Return to 2018 Formula 1 tyres ruled out for now in key meeting - Autosport

The 10 Formula 1 teams were split 50:50 in a vote on potentially returning to 2018 tyres in the crucial meeting in Austria, meaning there will be no immediate changes

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F1 teams reject return to 2018-spec tyres - Motorsport.com

The rules require seven teams to support a change to the tyre specification and, as expected, there was no majority in favour.
It's understood that the FIA will use today's discussion to create a document for further consideration, although it appears unlikely that a full return to 2018 will ultimately be agreed.

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Pirelli meeting ends with no changes to tyres - PlanetF1

Formula 1 will continue with the 2019 tyres for the remainder of this season after the teams voted 5:5 to revert to the 2018 tyres.

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The drivers' manifesto to fix Formula 1 for 2021 - Autosport

Leading Formula 1 drivers including multiple world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have outlined the changes they would like to see to improve grand prix racing's spectacle

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The drivers' manifesto to fix Formula 1 for 2021 - Autosport

Leading Formula 1 drivers including multiple world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have outlined the changes they would like to see to improve grand prix racing's spectacle

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Live: 2019 Austrian Grand Prix first practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix first practice session on RaceFans Live.

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Paddock Diary: Austrian Grand Prix day one | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

A plan to bring back F1's 2018 tyres was widely debated on Thursday but rejected after discussions between the teams, FOM, FIA and Pirelli, reports Dieter Rencken.

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Williams F1 pitstops proving "we're not a bunch of idiots" - Russell - Autosport

George Russell says Williams achieving the fastest pitstops of the 2019 Formula 1 season so far is important to prove its personnel are 'not idiots' despite the team's problems

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Williams F1 pitstops proving "we're not a bunch of idiots" - Russell - Autosport

George Russell says Williams achieving the fastest pitstops of the 2019 Formula 1 season so far is important to prove its personnel are 'not idiots' despite the team's problems

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Live! FP1 for the Austrian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Formula 1 races into the Red Bull Ring this weekend for the Austrian Grand Prix. Mercedes are chasing win number nine while Ferrari want win number one and Red Bull and Max Verstappen are looking for back-to-back victories at the team’s home track. Who will come out on top? Follow the action live with PlanetF1’s […]

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The drivers' manifesto to fix Formula 1 - Motorsport.com

Last weekend Hamilton put pressure on the rulemakers after a French Grand Prix that lacked action, and criticised the progress being made with F1's planned 2021 overhaul.

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F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn has since declared that drivers will be involved in the decision-making process in the future.
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F1 in "nightmare" scenario over circuit run-off areas - Autosport

Formula 1 has been accused of putting itself in a "nightmare" position with run-off areas at circuits, although some drivers understand why MotoGP-influenced changes are being made

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F1 in "nightmare" scenario over circuit run-off areas - Autosport

Formula 1 has been accused of putting itself in a "nightmare" position with run-off areas at circuits, although some drivers understand why MotoGP-influenced changes are being made

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Hamilton U-Turn: Wolff would do a special job - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has backtracked on his comments that Toto Wolff shouldn't lead F1, saying he reckons his current team boss would do a "pretty special job."

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Excessive asphalt run-offs are a “nightmare” – Grosjean | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean wants circuits with asphalt run-off areas to install grass around their borders to prevent drivers from abusing track limits.

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Raikkonen weighs in on Ricciardo’s double penalty - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has no sympathy for Daniel Ricciardo after he was penalised in France, saying if there had been a wall on the edge of the track he wouldn't have passed.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Hamilton: French GP pace defied team’s predictions | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says he got better performance and longevity out of his tyres in the French Grand Prix than his engineers thought was possible.

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Hulkenberg’s Austrian grid penalty confirmed - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg will join Alexander Albon at the back of the Austrian Grand Prix grid due to engine penalties.

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Russell: One step back to go three steps forwards - PlanetF1

Although George Russell concedes Williams are "still in the one step backwards phase" of their rebuilding, he says it is important they show the world they are "not a bunch of idiots."

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Ecclestone would exclude all teams from 2021 talks - PlanetF1

Ex-Formula 1 owner, Bernie Ecclestone, has revealed his own vision for 2021, which would start by excluding all teams from discussions about the sport's future.

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Gasly feeling pressure at Red Bull? ‘No, not really..’ - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly is still not feeling the pressure at Red Bull as he is the "first one not happy" with his performances so far this season.

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Hartley in ‘ideal situation’ after Formula 1 exit - PlanetF1

Brendon Hartley feels like he has landed on his feet since leaving Formula 1 at the end of 2018.

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Hamilton: Wolff shouldn’t be Formula 1 boss - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton believes that Toto Wolff shouldn't take the role of Formula 1 CEO if Chase Carey steps down at the end of his contract.

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Steiner waits until Friday’s to judge Haas’ pace - PlanetF1

Such is their struggles with the 2019 rubber, Haas principal Guenther Steiner says he now just waits until Friday's to see how they perform.

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Albon set for grid penalty in Austrian GP - Motorsport.com

Honda introduced its Spec 3 engine last weekend but split its use across the two Toro Rosso drivers to avoid that team suffering grid drops for both cars at Paul Ricard.

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Albon to get Austrian GP penalty for using upgraded Honda F1 engine - Autosport

Alex Albon will be hit with a grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix for taking Honda's upgraded Formula 1 engine, which he did not use in France

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Albon to get Austrian GP penalty for using upgraded Honda F1 engine - Autosport

Alex Albon will be hit with a grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix for taking Honda's upgraded Formula 1 engine, which he did not use in France

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Silverstone could host Formula 1 testing in 2020 - PlanetF1

Silverstone could feature as a venue for in-season testing next year, but only if it remains part of the Formula 1 calendar.

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Alfa Romeo calls up Ericsson for Pirelli F1 testing - Motorsport.com

The test is one of a series organised by the Italian company, which allow all the teams to play a role in developing next year’s constructions and compounds with sessions at a variety of circuits.
Ericsson drove for the team formerly known as Sauber between 2015 and 2018.
Last September the Swede was announced as brand ambassador and third driver for what was to become Alfa Romeo Racing ...Keep reading

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Marcus Ericsson to return to F1 duty in Pirelli test next week - Autosport

Marcus Ericsson will return to Formula 1 duty with Alfa Romeo in a 2020 tyre test at the Red Bull Ring on behalf of Pirelli next week

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Marcus Ericsson to return to F1 duty in Pirelli test next week - Autosport

Marcus Ericsson will return to Formula 1 duty with Alfa Romeo in a 2020 tyre test at the Red Bull Ring on behalf of Pirelli next week

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F1 cost cap could be lowered after five years - Racing Point - Motorsport.com

The newly created financial regulations have set that figure for 2021-2025, with exclusions for areas such as driver salaries and marketing costs.
Although rubber-stamping of the rules by the World Motor Sport Council has been delayed until October, along with the technical and sporting regulations, it’s been agreed by the teams and the FIA that the headline budget cap number won’t ...Keep reading

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‘Big update’ coming for Alfa Romeo - PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo returned to the points in France, and team principal Fred Vasseur says a "big update" is coming for Silverstone.

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Hamilton believes Wolff shouldn't run Formula 1 - Motorsport.com

Wolff has been tipped as a leading candidate to replace Chase Carey as F1's CEO, should the American leave when his contract runs out.

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Wolff not contemplating leaving Mercedes amid F1 job link


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Red Bull wouldn't "lose face" with Kvyat return - Tost - Motorsport.com

Pierre Gasly's ongoing struggles to get on the pace of teammate Max Verstappen has prompted rumours about the Frenchman's future, following his promotion from Toro Rosso at the end of last season.
While Red Bull's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has repeatedly dismissed talk that the team is considering a mid-season change, it is obvious that Gasly will need to improve if he is to guarantee his ...Keep reading

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Webber: ‘Seb’s still got it’ - PlanetF1

Former Formula 1 racer Mark Webber believes Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has "still got it", but needs more support from his team.

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Hamilton warns Liberty against dropping Silverstone - PlanetF1

Five-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton has warned Formula 1 bosses that they "can’t turn your back" on Silverstone.

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Hamilton catching Schumacher wins record - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton is now just a dozen race wins away from matching Michael Schumacher's all-time Formula 1 record of 91 Grand Prix victories.

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Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff could run F1 but shouldn't - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is Formula 1's best manager, but reckons the championship must be run by a neutral not someone previously associated with a team

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Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff could run F1 but shouldn't - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is Formula 1's best manager, but reckons the championship must be run by a neutral not someone previously associated with a team

Read more: Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff could run F1 but shouldn't - Autosport

Podcast: Can the drivers save Formula 1's 2021 revolution? - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton did not just hit out at the state of Formula 1 after the dull French Grand Prix, he warned that the championship's 2021 revamp was being derailed too

Read more: Podcast: Can the drivers save Formula 1's 2021 revolution? - Autosport

Podcast: Can the drivers save Formula 1's 2021 revolution? - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton did not just hit out at the state of Formula 1 after the dull French Grand Prix, he warned that the championship's 2021 revamp was being derailed too

Read more: Podcast: Can the drivers save Formula 1's 2021 revolution? - Autosport

Will F1 thrill in Spielberg? Five Austrian GP talking points | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Can F1 put on a thriller to banish memories of last weekend's turgid race? Here are the Austrian Grand Prix talking points.

Read more: Will F1 thrill in Spielberg? Five Austrian GP talking points | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Leclerc expects better weekend for Ferrari in Austria | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc is hopeful Ferrari will be more competitive at the Red Bull Ring this weekend than they were at Paul Ricard.

Read more: Leclerc expects better weekend for Ferrari in Austria | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

F1 will be sweltering at the Red Bull Ring | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Formula 1 can expect a very hot Austrian Grand Prix weekend. The heat will eventually give way to thunderstorms - but these aren't expected until after the race.

Read more: F1 will be sweltering at the Red Bull Ring | 2019 Austrian Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Video: Lewis Hamilton is right to point fingers over state of F1 - Autosport

Last weekend's French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard inspired much angst from fans and pundits alike, with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes' dominance highlighting the flaws of Formula 1's current iteration

Read more: Video: Lewis Hamilton is right to point fingers over state of F1 - Autosport

Video: Lewis Hamilton is right to point fingers over state of F1 - Autosport

Last weekend's French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard inspired much angst from fans and pundits alike, with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes' dominance highlighting the flaws of Formula 1's current iteration

Read more: Video: Lewis Hamilton is right to point fingers over state of F1 - Autosport

Why Hamilton's right to point the finger on F1's problems - Motorsport.com

...Keep reading

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Ferrari to forfeit speed for downforce - PlanetF1

With their French GP updates failing to deliver, Ferrari's next step could be to sacrifice speed in favour of downforce.

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Ferrari to run "various test items" in bid to find answers - Motorsport.com

The team had a raft of updated parts at last weekend's French Grand Prix but the new floor was removed after practice.
It persevered with a new front and rear wing, and new brake ducts, as it continues to try to close the gap to dominant championship leader Mercedes, and Ferrari has more development work planned for this weekend at the Red Bull Ring.

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Ferrari ready to ...Keep reading

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Ferrari to bring more F1 performance upgrades to Austrian GP - Autosport

Ferrari will bring more developments to the Austrian Grand Prix in a bid to get more answers about its Formula 1 car's performance, after previous upgrades under-delivered

Read more: Ferrari to bring more F1 performance upgrades to Austrian GP - Autosport

Ferrari to bring more F1 performance upgrades to Austrian GP - Autosport

Ferrari will bring more developments to the Austrian Grand Prix in a bid to get more answers about its Formula 1 car's performance, after previous upgrades under-delivered

Read more: Ferrari to bring more F1 performance upgrades to Austrian GP - Autosport

McLaren: No relief that Renault didn't make big step - Motorsport.com

Renault had hoped that, on the back of engine upgrades, a series of new car developments would help lift it clear of the midfield battle.
But a tricky weekend for the French car manufacturer, which struggled to find a good set-up for its car at Paul Ricard, left the door open for McLaren to deliver an impressive weekend and bring home valuable points for the constructors' ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren: No relief that Renault didn't make big step - Motorsport.com

Ferrari launch fresh bid to close gap - SkySports F1

Ferrari will make a fresh attempt to make their full package of car upgrades work as they bid to close the gap to runaway title leaders Mercedes at the Austrian GP.

Read more: Ferrari launch fresh bid to close gap - SkySports F1

Hamilton may be "best driver that has ever existed" - Wolff - Motorsport.com

The five-time world champion's ultra-successful move to Mercedes has earned him a place among the best drivers in F1 history by various statistical measures.
Hamilton has also been subjected to criticism of various statements made during race weekends and away from the track, his exploits in the fashion industry, and a generally unconventional lifestyle for an F1 driver.
He drew scrutiny ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton may be "best driver that has ever existed" - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Vettel again downplays retirement rumours - PlanetF1

Facing an uphill battle to even fight for this year's World title, Sebastian Vettel says he has "not thought" about retirement.

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McLaren faces Renault Formula 1 engine upgrade timing dilemma - Autosport

McLaren is facing a dilemma over whether to go for Renault's latest upgraded B-spec Formula 1 engine in the next few grands prix

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McLaren faces Renault Formula 1 engine upgrade timing dilemma - Autosport

McLaren is facing a dilemma over whether to go for Renault's latest upgraded B-spec Formula 1 engine in the next few grands prix

Read more: McLaren faces Renault Formula 1 engine upgrade timing dilemma - Autosport

Hamilton wants a “complete neutral”, not Wolff, running F1 | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton is unsure Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff would be the best person to take over running Formula 1.

Read more: Hamilton wants a “complete neutral”, not Wolff, running F1 | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Brawn: Mercedes would win the title by Monza - PlanetF1

Claiming a sixth 1-2 finish of this season at Sunday's French GP, Ross Brawn fears Mercedes could wrap up the Constructors' title as early as Monza.

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Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn't be a "loss of face" - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost thinks it would not be a "loss of face" for Red Bull Racing if it took Daniil Kvyat back for 2020

Read more: Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn't be a "loss of face" - Autosport

Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn't be a "loss of face" - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 team boss Franz Tost thinks it would not be a "loss of face" for Red Bull Racing if it took Daniil Kvyat back for 2020

Read more: Red Bull F1 team return for Kvyat wouldn't be a "loss of face" - Autosport

No knee-jerk rules change following outcry over Vettel penalty – Masi | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 will not hastily change its rules on drivers going off the track following the outcry over the penalty which cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix.

Read more: No knee-jerk rules change following outcry over Vettel penalty – Masi | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Verstappen calls ‘bulls***’ on easy to drive claims - PlanetF1

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen says claims that this year's cars are too easy to drive are "bulls**t".

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Verstappen: Honda needs to “make a bigger step” | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen says the French Grand Prix showed Honda did not make enough progress with the latest revision to their power unit.

Read more: Verstappen: Honda needs to “make a bigger step” | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will the Austrian GP strike Mercedes down again? - PlanetF1

Cue the cheers, the French Grand Prix is over and done, now Formula 1 heads for the Red Bull Ring and the Austrian Grand Prix.

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Masi: Sporting rules could change but only in 2020 - PlanetF1

With penalties dominating Formula 1 headlines in the past month, Michael Masi says the rules can change but feels it should only be done next year.

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Austrian Grand Prix 2019: Start time, TV channel & live stream - PlanetF1

If Sunday’s forgettable action at Paul Ricard put you to sleep, it’s time to wake up quickly with a swift turnaround incoming for this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix. The snorefest at Le Castellet was another grim afternoon for the sport as Mercedes notched up a 10th consecutive Grand Prix victory, courtesy of reigning World Champion […]

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Paddy Lowe confirms definite departure from Williams - F1technical.net

The Williams F1 Team have today confirmed that Paddy Lowe, its former technical chief will leave the team after having been made inactive several months ago.

Read more: Paddy Lowe confirms definite departure from Williams - F1technical.net

Lowe officially leaves Williams - SkySports F1

Paddy Lowe has formally left Williams, three months after being placed on leave on the eve of the 2019 season.

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Lowe’s leave of absence becomes permanent - PlanetF1

Paddy Lowe has officially left Williams, four months after taking an extended leave of absence.

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Paddy Lowe finally leaves Williams F1 team after lengthy absence - Autosport

Williams Formula 1 chief technical officer Paddy Lowe's departure has finally been confirmed after a leave of absence that began before the start of the 2019 season

Read more: Paddy Lowe finally leaves Williams F1 team after lengthy absence - Autosport

Paddy Lowe finally leaves Williams F1 team after lengthy absence - Autosport

Williams Formula 1 chief technical officer Paddy Lowe's departure has finally been confirmed after a leave of absence that began before the start of the 2019 season

Read more: Paddy Lowe finally leaves Williams F1 team after lengthy absence - Autosport

Williams announces Lowe departure after leave of absence - Motorsport.com

Lowe has been on leave for “personal reasons” since March 5, with his last Williams appearance coming in pre-season testing at Barcelona.
Williams has now announced that he will be leaving the team and step down from the board of directors with immediate effect.
In a statement from Williams, Lowe said he had made the decision to leave.
“After a period of careful reflection I have ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams announces Lowe departure after leave of absence - Motorsport.com

Williams confirm Lowe will not return to team | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Former Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe, who took a leave of absence from the struggling outfit three months ago, will not return to the team.

Read more: Williams confirm Lowe will not return to team | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 race director Masi open to racing rules change for 2020 - Motorsport.com

The controversy caused by Sebastian Vettel’s five-second penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix for rejoining the track in an unsafe manner and pushing Lewis Hamilton off circuit has prompted calls for F1 to rethink how it deals with such incidents.
Many feel that F1 is now over-regulated and the spectacle is being ruined because drivers cannot race hard as they risk being punished by the ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 race director Masi open to racing rules change for 2020 - Motorsport.com

Brawn ‘can’t wait to work’ with Hamilton on rules - PlanetF1

Ross Brawn has applauded Lewis Hamilton's commitment to helping shape the sport's future after the Mercedes driver stated that FIA and Liberty Media need the drivers' input.

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Ferrari ready to pursue downforce at top speed's expense - Motorsport.com

As expected, Ferrari struggled during last weekend’s French Grand Prix and was no match for chief rival Mercedes, which maintained its 100% winning start to the season.
Ferrari brought several upgrades to Paul Ricard and persevered with an updated front wing, rear wing and brake ducts through qualifying and the race, but removed its new floor after Friday practice.
The team had not ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari ready to pursue downforce at top speed's expense - Motorsport.com

Norris was ‘trying to survive’ closing laps - PlanetF1

Lando Norris could do nothing but try to "survive" in the closing laps of the French GP due to a hydraulic failure.

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Hulkenberg believes F1 will “correct” aero problem in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Nico Hulkenberg believes Formula 1 has found a solution to the aerodynamic problem which prevents cars from bring able to run closely to each other.

Read more: Hulkenberg believes F1 will “correct” aero problem in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Push for Formula 1 to return to 2018 tyres goes on but is long shot - Autosport

A number of Formula 1 teams are continuing to push for a return to the 2018 Pirelli tyre specification for later in the '19 season, but look set to fail

Read more: Push for Formula 1 to return to 2018 tyres goes on but is long shot - Autosport

Push for Formula 1 to return to 2018 tyres goes on but is long shot - Autosport

A number of Formula 1 teams are continuing to push for a return to the 2018 Pirelli tyre specification for later in the '19 season, but look set to fail

Read more: Push for Formula 1 to return to 2018 tyres goes on but is long shot - Autosport

Brundle: Perfection and penalties - SkySports F1

Having done my best to deliver some words and explanations in commentary for the French Grand Prix I missed the best part whilst walking into the pits to ready myself to interview the top three drivers.

Read more: Brundle: Perfection and penalties - SkySports F1

Chandhok ‘flattered but confused’ by Ferrari - PlanetF1

Although Karun Chandhok was "flattered" that Ferrari believed his Sky F1 analysis was so on point that it could be used as evidencey, he's also confused.

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How Honda is using jet engine tech in Formula 1 engine upgrades - Autosport

Honda's latest Formula 1 upgrade was inspired by technical expertise from the company's jet-engine programme, which has facilitated significant technology steps for Red Bull's engine partner

Read more: How Honda is using jet engine tech in Formula 1 engine upgrades - Autosport

How Honda is using jet engine tech in Formula 1 engine upgrades - Autosport

Honda's latest Formula 1 upgrade was inspired by technical expertise from the company's jet-engine programme, which has facilitated significant technology steps for Red Bull's engine partner

Read more: How Honda is using jet engine tech in Formula 1 engine upgrades - Autosport

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tyre management is “second weakness” Bottas must address – Wolff | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas needs to improve his tyre management in the same way he has improved his qualifying performance, according to Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.

Read more: Tyre management is “second weakness” Bottas must address – Wolff | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

FIA defends ‘quick’ start procedure - PlanetF1

FIA race director Michael Masi says Sunday's quick start with the lights at the French Grand Prix was "certainly within the tolerances" of the regulations.

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French Grand Prix driver ratings - PlanetF1

The French Grand Prix for its lack of excitement, any battle whatsoever at the front and general dullness was a three at best, and that's thanks largely to Norris, Kimi and Dany Ric. 

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F2 Watch: Experience vs youth at Paul Ricard - PlanetF1

It was the wise heads who showed us how it's done in the French GP feature race, but an all-rookie podium followed in the sprint.

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Pit Chat: Does anybody like Romain Grosjean? - PlanetF1

There is no love for Romain Grosjean at his home Grand Prix, plus more embarrassment for Ferrari and a new Kimi Raikkonen has emerged.

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Russell's French GP overtake on F1 team-mate Kubica that nobody saw - Autosport

George Russell's damaged front wing meant he finished a Formula 1 race last for the first time despite pulling off a superb unseen French Grand Prix pass on Robert Kubica

Read more: Russell's French GP overtake on F1 team-mate Kubica that nobody saw - Autosport

Russell's French GP overtake on F1 team-mate Kubica that nobody saw - Autosport

George Russell's damaged front wing meant he finished a Formula 1 race last for the first time despite pulling off a superb unseen French Grand Prix pass on Robert Kubica

Read more: Russell's French GP overtake on F1 team-mate Kubica that nobody saw - Autosport

Haas rue ‘worst race since we started team’ - PlanetF1

Woefully off the pace in France and failing to score for the second race in a row, Guenther Steiner says the Paul Ricard weekend was Haas' "worst since we started the team."

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McLaren hails "impressive" Norris for "surviving" French GP - Motorsport.com

Norris had been on course to follow teammate Carlos Sainz home to take seventh place at Paul Ricard, but began to suffer problems 20 laps from home as his car started to lose hydraulic pressure.
This affected a number of systems, including the DRS, the brakes, differentials and power steering as he fell back into the clutches of the cars behind.
He eventually was classified ninth, following ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren hails "impressive" Norris for "surviving" French GP - Motorsport.com

Bottas adamant Hamilton isn’t ‘unbeatable’ - PlanetF1

After yet another lacklustre race, one in which Toto Wolff is reported to have said Valtteri Bottas "slept" through, the Finn insists he can still beat Lewis Hamilton.

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Paddock Diary: French Grand Prix day four | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

The F1 community celebrated Sir Jackie Stewart's 80th birthday ahead of yesterday's French Grand Prix. Dieter Rencken brings his final instalment of paddock chatter from Paul Ricard.

Read more: Paddock Diary: French Grand Prix day four | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Gunther Steiner: French GP was Haas's worst Formula 1 weekend ever - Autosport

Haas boss Gunther Steiner says the French Grand Prix was the Formula 1 team's worst weekend in its four-year history

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Gunther Steiner: French GP was Haas's worst Formula 1 weekend ever - Autosport

Haas boss Gunther Steiner says the French Grand Prix was the Formula 1 team's worst weekend in its four-year history

Read more: Gunther Steiner: French GP was Haas's worst Formula 1 weekend ever - Autosport

Red Bull are looking vulnerable to Renault, McLaren - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton was in a class of his own in France, while Red Bull could be in a spot of bother if it was not for Max Verstappen.

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FIA defends quick start call that "surprised" drivers - Motorsport.com

Sebastian Vettel was one of a few drivers to admit that he had been taken aback by just how fast the lights had gone out at the start.
"I think everybody was a bit surprised how quickly the lights went off, because they were hardly on and then they were off," explained the Ferrari driver. "I wasn't the only one that probably reacted a little bit late."
But although the lights were only on ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA defends quick start call that "surprised" drivers - Motorsport.com

Hamilton ignored Mercedes slow down message on final lap of French GP - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton ignored a message from his Mercedes Formula 1 team urging him not to go for fastest lap at the end of the French Grand Prix

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Hamilton ignored Mercedes slow down message on final lap of French GP - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton ignored a message from his Mercedes Formula 1 team urging him not to go for fastest lap at the end of the French Grand Prix

Read more: Hamilton ignored Mercedes slow down message on final lap of French GP - Autosport

Williams damned with faint praise: Less painful - PlanetF1

Beating George Russell for the first time this season, Robert Kubica says his French GP was "less painful" than expected.

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Hamilton: 2021 F1 overhaul "nowhere near where it needs to be" - Motorsport.com

Discussions over the major rules change first started in April 2018 but teams retain a number of concerns over the latest proposals and the summit in Paris two weeks ago shuffled the deadline to finalise the rules back to October, to buy stakeholders more time.

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Why F1 has delayed releasing its 2021 rules overhaul
Todt "not worried at all" about F1 2021 rules ...Keep reading

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Remove Mistral chicane to improve races at Paul Ricard – Wolff | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has suggested removing the Mistral chicane from the Paul Ricard circuit to improve the quality of racing at the track.

Read more: Remove Mistral chicane to improve races at Paul Ricard – Wolff | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Perez could have avoided penalty by giving places back | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

FIA race director Michael Masi says Sergio Perez could have avoided his penalty in the French Grand Prix by giving back the places he gained by going off the track on the first lap.

Read more: Perez could have avoided penalty by giving places back | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ricciardo: F*** them all, how does that sound? - PlanetF1

Penalties were all the rage at Daniel Ricciardo's French GP as he earned two but avoided a third while "f***ing" racing Romain Grosjean.

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F1 Podcast: Will Hamilton form leave Bottas standing in title fight? - Autosport

The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast asks if Lewis Hamilton's crushing run of form will leave even Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas standing in the Formula 1 drivers' title battle

Read more: F1 Podcast: Will Hamilton form leave Bottas standing in title fight? - Autosport

F1 Podcast: Will Hamilton form leave Bottas standing in title fight? - Autosport

The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast asks if Lewis Hamilton's crushing run of form will leave even Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas standing in the Formula 1 drivers' title battle

Read more: F1 Podcast: Will Hamilton form leave Bottas standing in title fight? - Autosport

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Leclerc was surprised to catch Bottas on last lap | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc said he was surprised to suddenly catch Valtteri Bottas in the final laps of the French Grand Prix.

Read more: Leclerc was surprised to catch Bottas on last lap | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Pressure on Gasly after ‘frustrating’ French GP - PlanetF1

The pressure is once again on Pierre Gasly with Red Bull team boss Christian Horner saying his French GP result was "frustrating".

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Conclusions from a ‘dull’ French Grand Prix - PlanetF1

The Silver Arrows will soon be swimming in a sea of records, F1's stewards shoot themselves in the foot again, and McLaren move forward.

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‘Blame bad rules, not drivers for boring races’ - PlanetF1

After a boring French GP, arguably the worst race of this season, Lewis Hamilton says fans can't blame the drivers, it is the result of "bad decisions" by F1 bosses.

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Hubert collects second sprint race win | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Anthoine Hubert scored his second Formula 2 sprint race victory in Paul Ricard, leading all the way home from pole position.

Read more: Hubert collects second sprint race win | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Norris lines up Verstappen - SkySports F1

Lando Norris lines up a career-best fifth for Sunday's French GP - and has set his sights on an initial challenge of Red Bull's Max Verstappen when the race starts at 2.10pm.

Read more: Norris lines up Verstappen - SkySports F1

Haas needs to start blaming itself, says Grosjean - Motorsport.com

The American outfit has been one of the hardest hit by this year's specification of tyres, which are harder to get into their optimum working range, and regularly found it difficult to get sufficient performance to fight at the front of the midfield.
However, after both Haas drivers failed to qualifying in the top 10 in France, Grosjean – who was eliminated in the first phase – said the ...Keep reading

Read more: Haas needs to start blaming itself, says Grosjean - Motorsport.com

Canada Ferrari F1 review would've opened "Pandora's box" - Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says the FIA risked opening a "Pandora's box" had Ferrari's request to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty been successful

Read more: Canada Ferrari F1 review would've opened "Pandora's box" - Wolff - Autosport

Canada Ferrari F1 review would've opened "Pandora's box" - Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says the FIA risked opening a "Pandora's box" had Ferrari's request to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty been successful

Read more: Canada Ferrari F1 review would've opened "Pandora's box" - Wolff - Autosport

Renault will consider options beyond Hulkenberg for 2020 - Motorsport.com

Hulkenberg has raced for the works team since 2017 and played a key role in its rise up the grid, beating his teammates over the two full seasons completed so far and finishing seventh in the drivers’ championship last year.
He has now been joined at Renault by ex-Red Bull driver and multiple race winner Daniel Ricciardo, who has a deal for next season whereas Hulkenberg’s current ...Keep reading

Read more: Renault will consider options beyond Hulkenberg for 2020 - Motorsport.com

Alonso no longer part of McLaren F1 testing plans in 2019 - Autosport

McLaren is not intending to put Fernando Alonso back in its Formula 1 car this year, even though he is now free of commitments elsewhere

Read more: Alonso no longer part of McLaren F1 testing plans in 2019 - Autosport

Alonso no longer part of McLaren F1 testing plans in 2019 - Autosport

McLaren is not intending to put Fernando Alonso back in its Formula 1 car this year, even though he is now free of commitments elsewhere

Read more: Alonso no longer part of McLaren F1 testing plans in 2019 - Autosport

Live: Formula Two 2019 round 10: Paul Ricard sprint race | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Join us to follow round 10 of the 2019 Formula Two season from Paul Ricard on RaceFans Live.

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Paddock Diary: French Grand Prix day three | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Three circuits appear to be vying for the final place on the 2020 F1 calendar, Dieter Rencken reports from the French Grand Prix paddock.

Read more: Paddock Diary: French Grand Prix day three | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

McLaren has no plan to put Alonso back in its F1 car - Motorsport.com

The Spaniard has an ongoing relationship with McLaren as an ambassador, and conducted a Pirelli tyre test for the team in Bahrain earlier in the year.
But despite his availability now his Indy 500 project has finished and he has signed off from WEC, McLaren is clear that it is not considering slotting Alonso in for either a Friday run or a future tyre test.
Team principal Andrea Seidl said ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren has no plan to put Alonso back in its F1 car - Motorsport.com

Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was confused by the missed upshift and lack of grip he suffered during "a bit of a funny" French Grand Prix qualifying session

Read more: Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly - Autosport

Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel was confused by the missed upshift and lack of grip he suffered during "a bit of a funny" French Grand Prix qualifying session

Read more: Why Vettel's "funny" French GP qualifying session went so badly - Autosport

Mercedes unreliability being "saved" by mechanics - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Hamilton's car required a precautionary sensor change before qualifying but its location gave Mercedes a significant job to complete before qualifying began.

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Live: Formula 3 2019 round 4: Paul Ricard race two | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Join us to follow round 4 of the 2019 Formula 3 season from Paul Ricard on RaceFans Live.

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Leclerc: Nothing untoward about hurry up messages - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc says there was nothing untoward about asking Sebastian Vettel to hurry up in qualy, he was merely worried that he wouldn't have enough time to start a flying lap.

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Analysis: How Ferrari has evolved its novel front wing | F1 technology - RaceFans

Among Ferrari's upgrades for the French Grand Prix are revisions to its novel front wing design. Craig Scarborough explains what's new on the SF90.

Read more: Analysis: How Ferrari has evolved its novel front wing | F1 technology - RaceFans

Renault looking at ‘options’ for 2020 line-up - PlanetF1

Although Cyril Abiteboul has implied that Renault have an option on Nico Hulkenberg for next season, they are looking at their options.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Provisional French Grand Prix grid - PlanetF1

George Russell and Daniil Kvyat will start the French Grand Prix from the final row of the grid after changing multiple power unit elements.

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Hamilton has a dig at Ferrari over Chandhok video - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says when he learned that Ferrari's new evidence for their Canadian penalty was Karun Chandhok's Sky F1 video, he was "pretty relaxed" about it all.

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Hamilton 'spurred on' by critics - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has opened up on his emotions after a hotly-debated Canadian GP, claiming the boos he received on the podium "spurred" him on to claim another superb pole position in France.

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‘Vettel cracking in Ferrari pressure-cooker’ - PlanetF1

Failing to win a World title with Ferrari, Christian Horner believes Sebastian Vettel is feeling the pressure of being in Ferrari's "pressure-cooker environment."

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Things to know before the French Grand Prix - F1technical.net

The qualifying session for the 2019 Formula One French Grand Prix hardly provided excitement and surprises after Mercedes secured another front row lock-out. Lewis Hamilton secured his 86th pole position in front of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas and Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc.

Read more: Things to know before the French Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Verstappen chose not to pursue Hamilton penalty - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has said that he did the "decent thing" and chose not to whine about his close shave with Lewis Hamilton to the stewards in France.

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Live: Follow French GP final practice as it happens - Motorsport.com

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Live: 2019 French Grand Prix third practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2019 French Grand Prix third practice session on RaceFans Live.

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Drivers not fond of "melted chocolate" soft tyre in France - Motorsport.com

Pirelli has opted for the middle three compounds in its five-tyre range for the race at Paul Ricard, making its C2 (hard), C3 (medium) and C4 (soft) compounds available to teams.
Air temperature in the mid-to-high 20Cs and track temperatures of more than 50C meant many drivers struggled on the softest tyre during practice.
Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo said: “It felt pretty ugly, I ...Keep reading

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Hamilton predicts boring ‘one-stop’ French GP - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has warned F1 could be on track for a boring French Grand Prix due to graining of the soft tyres and "so darn hard" mediums.

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Video: How Ferrari got its "overwhelming" Canada F1 evidence so wrong - Autosport

Ferrari's attempt to have the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel Canadian Grand Prix victory reviewed failed on Friday at Paul Ricard, despite the Formula 1 team presenting new evidence

Read more: Video: How Ferrari got its "overwhelming" Canada F1 evidence so wrong - Autosport

Video: How Ferrari got its "overwhelming" Canada F1 evidence so wrong - Autosport

Ferrari's attempt to have the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel Canadian Grand Prix victory reviewed failed on Friday at Paul Ricard, despite the Formula 1 team presenting new evidence

Read more: Video: How Ferrari got its "overwhelming" Canada F1 evidence so wrong - Autosport

Ferrari: Reports of aero correlation problems are ‘not true, unfortunately’ | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari have denied reports claiming the team discovered an aerodynamic correlation problem which is behind their disappointing start to the 2019 season.

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Ferrari: Claims of correlation problems "not true at all" - Motorsport.com

The Maranello outfit is still seeking answers as to why its SF90 is not a match for Mercedes this year, and has begun to experiment with new concepts from this weekend’s French GP in a bid to help matters.
But while it believes it is making progress, there has been speculation that the outfit has received a boost by curing a correlation problem between what its wind tunnel and CFD figures ...Keep reading

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Red Bull-beating McLaren Formula 1 practice pace surprises rivals - Autosport

McLaren's pace in French Grand Prix practice left many of its midfield Formula 1 rivals surprised, after Lando Norris lapped faster than both Red Bulls

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Red Bull-beating McLaren Formula 1 practice pace surprises rivals - Autosport

McLaren's pace in French Grand Prix practice left many of its midfield Formula 1 rivals surprised, after Lando Norris lapped faster than both Red Bulls

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Paul Ricard surface, temperatures causing "gooey" F1 tyre problems - Autosport

The "gooey" soft tyre Formula 1 drivers have at the French Grand Prix is graining heavily and easily because of high ambient temperatures and a varied track surface

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Paul Ricard surface, temperatures causing "gooey" F1 tyre problems - Autosport

The "gooey" soft tyre Formula 1 drivers have at the French Grand Prix is graining heavily and easily because of high ambient temperatures and a varied track surface

Read more: Paul Ricard surface, temperatures causing "gooey" F1 tyre problems - Autosport

Paddock Diary: French Grand Prix day two | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hard facts spoke louder than Karun Chandhok's analysis when Ferrari tried to have Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty reviewed, writes Dieter Rencken at Paul Ricard.

Read more: Paddock Diary: French Grand Prix day two | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Midfield rivals surprised by "mighty impressive" McLaren - Motorsport.com

Norris ended Friday’s second practice session fifth-fastest, while teammate Carlos Sainz Jr split the two Red Bulls in seventh.
Though Norris benefitted from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen not setting a representative lap time on his second qualifying simulation in FP2, McLaren still enjoyed a 0.7s margin over the best of its usual rivals – the ninth-placed Alfa Romeo of Kimi Raikkonen ...Keep reading

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Verstappen opted not to "screw" Hamilton in investigation - Motorsport.com

Hamilton was investigated for potentially rejoining the track unsafely as he made his way back to the circuit following a big moment at the Turn 3 right-hander that sent him sliding onto the run-off on the right-hand side.
He rejoined on the inside of the circuit for the T5 right hander that follows the T3/4 sequence, and Verstappen swept around the outside before going too deep into the corner ...Keep reading

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Albon explains why he didn’t take Spec 3 engine - PlanetF1

As the only Honda-powered driver not to take the Spec 3 engine, Alexander Albon says the call was made to avoid both cars starting from the back of the French GP grid.

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Improving qualifying is my main target – Leclerc | 2019 Canadian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc says qualifying is the main area he needs to improve at the moment as he trails team mate Sebastian Vettel six to one on Saturdays.

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Marko calls for a Hamilton ‘grid penalty’ - PlanetF1

Helmut Marko says by the letter of the law set out in Canada, Lewis Hamilton should have been penalised for an unsafe return onto the track in France.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

Not just a new motor: Red Bull’s two other French GP upgrades | F1 technology - RaceFans

Red Bull have a new 'spec three' power unit courtesy of Honda this weekend, but have also brought two aerodynamic upgrades for their RB15.

Read more: Not just a new motor: Red Bull’s two other French GP upgrades | F1 technology - RaceFans

Honda deliberately broke seal on Kyvat’s MGU-H, turbo - PlanetF1

Daniil Kvyat is effectively onto his fourth MGU-H and turbocharger after Honda deliberately broke the seal on both for tactical reasons, reports Autosport.

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Ricciardo: Lap times didn’t tell full story - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo says Friday's practice times did not reflect how "good" his updated RS19 felt around the Paul Ricard circuit.

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Power agrees with Grosjean over F1’s relative “ease” - Motorsport.com - IndyCar - Stories

Earlier this week, Grosjean admitted that karting left him more tired than F1 racing these days because the race pace required to make the tires last meant “it feels like you are driving at 40%, 50% of the capacity of the car, and it's not hard.”
Former F1 driver and now IndyCar rookie Marcus Ericsson responded on Twitter, stating: 
 
Despite IndyCar being around 13sec off F1 in ...Keep reading

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Raikkonen: Vettel penalty 'odd' given F1's 'let them race' policy - Autosport

Kimi Raikkonen finds it "odd" that situations such as the Sebastian Vettel penalty controversy can arise when the FIA has been pushing a 'let them race' stance in Formula 1

Read more: Raikkonen: Vettel penalty 'odd' given F1's 'let them race' policy - Autosport

Codemasters F1 2019: First impressions of the finished game | Gaming - RaceFans

Codemasters F1 2019 arrives next week - here are our first impressions of the new F2 and F1 career mode in the finished game.

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Verstappen: Red Bull's 2019 weaknesses a legacy of new aero rules - Autosport

Max Verstappen reckons Red Bull's car weakness is a legacy of Formula 1's front-wing rule changes detracting from the team's design strength, and not a fundamental problem

Read more: Verstappen: Red Bull's 2019 weaknesses a legacy of new aero rules - Autosport

Verstappen: Red Bull's 2019 weaknesses a legacy of new aero rules - Autosport

Max Verstappen reckons Red Bull's car weakness is a legacy of Formula 1's front-wing rule changes detracting from the team's design strength, and not a fundamental problem

Read more: Verstappen: Red Bull's 2019 weaknesses a legacy of new aero rules - Autosport

Live! FP1 for the Canadian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Formula 1 races into Paul Ricard this weekend for the French Grand Prix. Mercedes are chasing win number eight, Ferrari want win number one (unless the stewards help them out on Friday) and Red Bull are also seeking a first win of the season. Who will come out on top? Follow the action live with […]

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BAT committed to McLaren branding plan amid tobacco scrutiny - Motorsport.com

As revealed by Motorsport.com earlier this week, the Mission Winnow logos could be absent from the Ferrari F1 and Ducati MotoGP team for more races than originally intended, and may not even return for the remainder of this season. 

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Ferrari, Ducati may drop Mission Winnow logos for rest of 2019


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FIA issues strict Formula 1 track limits instructions in France - Autosport

The FIA has given strict instructions to Formula 1 drivers regarding track limits to clamp down on corner-cutting at the French Grand Prix

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FIA clamps down on corner-cutting in French GP - Motorsport.com

Paul Ricard's multi-purpose nature means it has a huge amount of run-off and in last year's race first-lap clashes meant some drivers gained an advantage as going wide meant they could cut the corners without losing time.
Fluorescent yellow bollards and red/white boards have been placed at the first two corners, and from Turns 3 to 5, as the governing body has moved to clarify exactly what ...Keep reading

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Autosport podcast: Why French GP is pivotal for Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

The Ferrari Formula 1 team's French Grand Prix weekend will be doubly significant, with its attempt to overturn Sebastian Vettel's Canada penalty and the importance of its on-track performance

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Autosport podcast: Why French GP is pivotal for Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

The Ferrari Formula 1 team's French Grand Prix weekend will be doubly significant, with its attempt to overturn Sebastian Vettel's Canada penalty and the importance of its on-track performance

Read more: Autosport podcast: Why French GP is pivotal for Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

Bottas: Points gap is ‘still manageable’ - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas may have fallen off the pace in the few races, however, the Finn insists he is not out of this year's title fight.

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BAT insists McLaren F1 deal continues amid Ferrari Winnow questions - Autosport

McLaren sponsor British American Tobacco (BAT) says it remains committed to its original Formula 1 branding plans, despite a potential change of tactic for rival Philip Morris's Mission Winnow campaign

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BAT insists McLaren F1 deal continues amid Ferrari Winnow questions - Autosport

McLaren sponsor British American Tobacco (BAT) says it remains committed to its original Formula 1 branding plans, despite a potential change of tactic for rival Philip Morris's Mission Winnow campaign

Read more: BAT insists McLaren F1 deal continues amid Ferrari Winnow questions - Autosport

Leclerc not expecting “significant improvement” from Ferrari’s first upgrade since Spain | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc doubts Ferrari's first major upgrade for three races will make a significant difference to its performance at Paul Ricard.

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‘First podium still quite some distance away’ - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg says it would be great to bag a first podium with Renault at their home race but he concedes that still some way off.

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French Grand Prix – Preview - F1technical.net

Formula One’s teams and drivers return to Europe after a long trip to Canada for the French Grand Prix, Round Eight of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Vettel not frustrated by 15-race win-less streak | 2019 French Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel denies he is becoming frustrated by his win-less streak which dates back to last year's Belgian Grand Prix.

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