Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Ricciardo: Renault yet to find "big" chassis gains with 2019 F1 car - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo says his Renault Formula 1 team has yet to find "big" improvements with its chassis in 2019 compared to the progress it has made with engine development

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Haas on the verge of banning drivers racing - PlanetF1

As much as he is loath to do it, Guenther Steiner is on the verge of banning Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen from racing against one another.

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Mercedes: Hamilton didn’t ask for wet weather tyres at “turning point” pit stop | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton didn't ask Mercedes for either type of wet weather tyre at the pit stop which he described as the "turning point" in his race.

Read more: Mercedes: Hamilton didn’t ask for wet weather tyres at “turning point” pit stop | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

The hunger is still there – Sebastian Vettel - F1technical.net

Despite to the less successful start to the 2019 season including an inconstantly performing car, team and driver errors, Sebastian Vettel is still very much hungry for success with Ferrari. The quadruple world champion is sure that the fabled Italian team has everything it needs to lift its performance both on and off the track to become a championship contender in the near future.

Read more: The hunger is still there – Sebastian Vettel - F1technical.net

F1 without classic tracks would be "stupid" - Vettel - Motorsport.com

Speaking at Hockenheim, which as yet does not have a deal to host a grand prix next year, Vettel described the disappearance of historic tracks as "wrong".
Losing Monza, which has struggled in recent years to strike a deal with the commercial rights holder, would be "stupid".
"I know the people here [at Hockenheim] very well," he said.
"They're putting a lot of effort and passion and ...Keep reading

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Tost: Kvyat ready for RBR return, but Gasly deserves more time - Motorsport.com

Kvyat’s shock podium finish in the German Grand Prix was Toro Rosso’s first since 2008, and has strengthened the Russian driver’s case for taking the place alongside Max Verstappen at Red Bull.
He had previously raced for the team for just over a season, but was demoted to Toro Rosso to make way for Verstappen and was axed from the Red Bull programme entirely in 2017 – only to return ...Keep reading

Read more: Tost: Kvyat ready for RBR return, but Gasly deserves more time - Motorsport.com

Horner: No risk of losing Verstappen - PlanetF1

Christian Horner is "totally relaxed" about holding onto Max Verstapen, confident the driver is happy at Red Bull.

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Villeneuve: Red Bull F1 should look past Kvyat if it replaces Gasly - Autosport

Red Bull should look beyond Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat if it wants to replace Pierre Gasly, says 1997 Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve

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Villeneuve: Red Bull F1 should look past Kvyat if it replaces Gasly - Autosport

Red Bull should look beyond Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat if it wants to replace Pierre Gasly, says 1997 Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve

Read more: Villeneuve: Red Bull F1 should look past Kvyat if it replaces Gasly - Autosport

‘Standing start was simple decision, gut instinct’ - PlanetF1

F1 race director Michael Masi says having a standing start at the German GP was a "very simple decision" given the feedback they were receiving from the drivers.

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Wolff: Bottas should’ve taken 18 points out of Hamilton | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas should have taken 18 points out of Lewis Hamilton in Germany, but said his driver will recover from the setback.

Read more: Wolff: Bottas should’ve taken 18 points out of Hamilton | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Masi denies setting pit lane precedent - PlanetF1

Michael Masi has rubbished claims that the FIA have set a dangerous precedent by only penalising Ferrari for the unsafe release of Charles Leclerc in the Hockenheim pits.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Norris: Not exaggerating, I shat myself - PlanetF1

Lando Norris feared he would crash out of the German Grand Prix on his way to the grid, saying he "shat" himself when he touched the Hockenheim drag strip.

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Red Bull F1 team now "totally relaxed" about keeping Max Verstappen - Autosport

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is now "totally relaxed" about Max Verstappen's future at the squad, despite worries earlier in the 2019 Formula 1 season about losing him

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Red Bull F1 team now "totally relaxed" about keeping Max Verstappen - Autosport

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is now "totally relaxed" about Max Verstappen's future at the squad, despite worries earlier in the 2019 Formula 1 season about losing him

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Horner: Gasly went off three times at turn one | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner revealed Pierre Gasly made a string of similar mistakes at turn one during the German Grand Prix.

Read more: Horner: Gasly went off three times at turn one | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will Hamilton return to winning ways at Hungaroring? - BBC F1

Formula 1 heads to Hungary and Lewis Hamilton, the most successful driver there, aims to return to winning ways after the German GP carnage.

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Mercedes name successor to Lauda - PlanetF1

Mercedes have announced that Daimler's Markus Schäfer has been nominated as the new as the non-executive chairman of the board, replacing Niki Lauda.

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Alfa Romeo appoint Cinelli as new aero chief - PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo Racing will have a new Head of Aerodynamic in August with Alessandro Cinelli joining the team.

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What next for F1 after crazy Germany? - SkySports F1

That has got to be the most crazy grand prix since Canada in 2011! As I write this column, I'm genuinely struggling to remember most of the incidents in that race. Every single driver had a story to tell of either euphoria or disappointment - there was nothing in between.

Read more: What next for F1 after crazy Germany? - SkySports F1

Mercedes must re-stamp their authority in Hungary - PlanetF1

Chaotic, amazing, thrilling - some of the words used to describe the German GP, but for Mercedes it was disaster and they must respond at the Hungarian GP.

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Boss ‘hopes’ SportPesa Racing Point hold onto Perez - PlanetF1

Otmar Szafnauer says while in the past SportPesa Racing Point would not stand in Sergio Perez's way if he wanted to leave, the new ownership might fight for him.

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Norris nearly crashed before race start on “dangerous” drag strip | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Norris nearly crashed before race start on "dangerous" drag strip • Alfa Romeo appoints new head of aerodynamics • 'I don't know what Newgarden was thinking' - Hunter-Reay

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German GP “thriller” was like Donington 1993 – Horner | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner described last weekend's German Grand Prix as a "thriller" on a par with F1's celebrated 1993 race at Donington Park.

Read more: German GP “thriller” was like Donington 1993 – Horner | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Williams tell Merc: Russell is ours for three years - PlanetF1

Williams have a three-year contract with George Russell with Claire Williams telling Mercedes not to come knocking before that time is up.

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Mercedes outlines key changes to Formula 1 team's board - Autosport

The Mercedes Formula 1 team has outlined changes to the composition of its board, including the nomination of a new non-executive chairman following the passing of Niki Lauda

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Mercedes outlines key changes to Formula 1 team's board - Autosport

The Mercedes Formula 1 team has outlined changes to the composition of its board, including the nomination of a new non-executive chairman following the passing of Niki Lauda

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Mercedes appoints new F1 team board members - Motorsport.com

Markus Schafer and Frank Markus Weber have joined as board members of Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix Ltd, following two departures.
Ola Kallenius has stepped down after assuming the role of chairman of the board of Daimler AG, Mercedes’ parent company, while Bodo Uebber has left his position as Daimler’s chief financial officer. The duo stepped down from the board on May 22 this year.
A board ...Keep reading

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FIA believes Leclerc fine won't lead to more pitlane risks - Motorsport.com

During a hectic switch of tyres for most drivers in the early stages of the Hockenheim race, Leclerc was released into the path of Haas driver Romain Grosjean, who had to brake and lose time to avoid a crash.
The Leclerc release was investigated by race stewards but, rather than give a time penalty for what happened, the FIA imposed a 5000 Euro fine on Ferrari.
Haas boss Gunther Steiner ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA believes Leclerc fine won't lead to more pitlane risks - Motorsport.com

‘F1 delivered the best response to criticism’ - PlanetF1

After a dull start to the season, Ross Brawn believes Formula 1 has delivered the best possible response to the "unfortunate criticism".

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McLaren played it safe in German Grand Prix after Renaults retired - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl admits his team lost a shot at a German Grand Prix podium by playing it safe, having gone conservative once the Renaults retired

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McLaren played it safe in German Grand Prix after Renaults retired - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl admits his team lost a shot at a German Grand Prix podium by playing it safe, having gone conservative once the Renaults retired

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‘Verstappen would beat Hamilton at Mercedes’ - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen would beat Lewis Hamilton if the two rivals were both racing for Mercedes, that's according to Nico Rosberg.

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"Bitter" Sainz backs McLaren strategy despite lost podium shot - Motorsport.com

Sainz had put himself in position to score big points by being one of the few drivers to forego a fruitless switch to slicks in the early stages of the race, which allowed him to recover from an early off.
However, while he was keen to roll the dice late on and equip dry tyres, McLaren opted to play it safe - and while Sainz ended up a strong fifth, he lost out to midfield rivals Daniil Kvyat ...Keep reading

Read more: "Bitter" Sainz backs McLaren strategy despite lost podium shot - Motorsport.com

Marko rules out Red Bull replacing Gasly mid-season - Motorsport.com

Another difficult weekend for Gasly at the German Grand Prix, which included a crash in practice and a race-ending clash with Alex Albon, has fuelled further speculation about his future with the Milton Keynes-based outfit.
His situation has also not been helped by Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat recording a podium finish, meaning Red Bull has an obvious replacement if it needs one.
However, Red ...Keep reading

Read more: Marko rules out Red Bull replacing Gasly mid-season - Motorsport.com

Vettel: Some races should stay even if they pay nothing | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel believes some races as so important to Formula 1's identity they should stay part of the sport regardless of who much money they pay.

Read more: Vettel: Some races should stay even if they pay nothing | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull set new pit stop record – again - PlanetF1

Red Bull broke their own pit stop record at the German Grand Prix, changing race winner Max Verstappen's tyres in 1.88s.

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Prost steps up to director role at RenaultF1 - PlanetF1

Alain Prost has stepped up to a non-executive director role of the Renault F1 team while Thierry Bolloré has stepped down from the board.

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Teams that boast the most in Hungary - PlanetF1

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Standing start call was “in hindsight a very simple decision” | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

The FIA had no concerns about using Formula 1's wet weather standing start procedure for the first time at last weekend's German Grand Prix, according to race director Michael Masi.

Read more: Standing start call was “in hindsight a very simple decision” | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hungarian Grand Prix 2019: Time, TV channel & live stream - PlanetF1

The 2019 makes a quick turnaround with a renewed buzz and excitement for this weekend’s 2019 Hungarian Grand Prix. Excellent races in Austria and at Silverstone were followed by the weekend mayhem in the rain at Hockenheim, leaving fans thirsting for more. And they don’t have long to wait as the Hungaroring beckons this weekend. […]

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Red Bull adamant Gasly's seat is safe for rest of 2019 F1 season - Autosport

Red Bull has silenced talk that Pierre Gasly's future at the team is again in doubt and insisted he will see out the 2019 Formula 1 season

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Red Bull adamant Gasly's seat is safe for rest of 2019 F1 season - Autosport

Red Bull has silenced talk that Pierre Gasly's future at the team is again in doubt and insisted he will see out the 2019 Formula 1 season

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Pit Chat: Do not get stuck in a lift with Ricciardo - PlanetF1

Curses, curses everywhere after an utter bonkers German Grand Prix. We're looking at you Daniel Ricciardo...

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FIA dismiss German GP ‘drag strip’ criticism - PlanetF1

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi sees nothing wrong with the German GP "drag strip" section despite fierce criticism.

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Brundle: F1's spectacular hat-trick - SkySports F1

Where to start when considering the amazing race in Hockenheim? We've had three increasingly spectacular and enjoyable GPs on the bounce now, for differing reasons. 

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FIA sees no issue with Hockenheim's drag strip run-off - Motorsport.com

Leclerc was one of several drivers who found themselves in trouble after running wide at the final sequence of corners and skidding across a wet area of run-off.

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Leclerc says low-grip Hockenheim run-off "unacceptable"


Lewis Hamilton and Nico Hulkenberg both also crashed there, while Carlos Sainz, Kimi Raikkonen and Lando Norris all had incidents with the ...Keep reading

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Verstappen: German GP win won't open up F1 title fight - Autosport

German Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen says his victory at Hockenheim will not alter the outcome of the Formula 1 drivers' championship battle

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Verstappen: German GP win won't open up F1 title fight - Autosport

German Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen says his victory at Hockenheim will not alter the outcome of the Formula 1 drivers' championship battle

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Hulkenberg: It hurts, I'm gutted - SkySports F1

A "gutted" Nico Hulkenberg said missing out on a first Formula 1 podium after crashing out of the chaotic German GP "hurts".

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Hamilton ‘cancelled everything’ to recover from bug - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton will take some me time after the German GP as he tries to recover from a bug before heading to Hungary for part two of a double-header.

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Is there a disconnect between Hamilton and Mercedes? - PlanetF1

One reader wonders if Lewis Hamilton needs a new race engineer after questioning another strategy call in Germany...

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Kvyat hopes ‘message’ sent, Marko says no change - PlanetF1

Daniil Kvyat may have put a Toro Rosso onto the podium for only the second time in the team's history but that doesn't mean a Red Bull promotion is on the cards during this campaign.

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Hamilton vows to rest up to fight back - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has cleared his diary and plans to rest up to ensure he is 100 per cent fit in time for this week's Hungarian GP after Mercedes' Hockenheim 'Armageddon'.

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Verstappen: Germany win doesn't change championship outlook - Motorsport.com

The Red Bull driver remains third in the standings behind the dominant Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

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German GP: Verstappen wins crazy race, disaster for Mercedes


But his second win of the year means he now lies just 22 points behind Bottas, who failed to score in Germany.
Post-race time penalties for the Alfa Romeo drivers enabled ...Keep reading

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Bottas lost a ‘good chance to recover’ - PlanetF1

Crashing out of the race and off the podium in Germany, Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas lost a good opportunity to put his title bid into recovery mode.

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Hamilton says German GP was "like Snakes and Ladders" - Motorsport.com

The Mercedes driver led the early stages of the wet weather race but dropped down the order when he went off on slicks under the safety car period called for Charles Leclerc's crash at the penultimate corner, and Hamilton brushed the barrier at the same spot.
A long stop to change his front wing and confusion over which tyres to fit to his car followed and he was later given a five-second time ...Keep reading

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German Grand Prix driver ratings - PlanetF1

The wet and wild conditions meant we were seemingly primed for a Lewis Hamilton masterclass. Wrong! Here are Late Braking's German Grand Prix driver ratings.

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Binotto: An important result for Vettel - PlanetF1

What a difference 48 hours make; Sebastian Vettel went from being told Ferrari expect more of him to be hailed by Mattia Binotto for achieving an "important" podium result.

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Steiner prepared to use team orders after drivers collide again | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says the latest collision between his drivers is "not acceptable" and he is prepared to impose team orders on the pair.

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Hulkenberg: Crashing out of fourth at home “hurts” | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Nico Hulkenberg said the crash which put him out of his home grand prix was "a tough one to take" after he'd run strongly earler in the race.

Read more: Hulkenberg: Crashing out of fourth at home “hurts” | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sainz denied by rivals’ ‘risky decision’ - PlanetF1

A mere 1.3s shy of the podium, Carlos Sainz reckons he was denied by rivals' "risky decisions" at the German Grand Prix.

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Charles Leclerc "put everything in the bin" with German GP crash - Autosport

Charles Leclerc says he "put everything in the bin" with his crash in Formula 1's German Grand Prix after Ferrari got him "in the position to fight for a win"

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Charles Leclerc "put everything in the bin" with German GP crash - Autosport

Charles Leclerc says he "put everything in the bin" with his crash in Formula 1's German Grand Prix after Ferrari got him "in the position to fight for a win"

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No need to penalise Hamilton for crashing at Leclerc accident scene – Masi | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

FIA race director Michael Masi said the possibility of penalising Lewis Hamilton for crashing while the field was running behind the Safety Car wasn't considered.

Read more: No need to penalise Hamilton for crashing at Leclerc accident scene – Masi | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Let them race, but not in the pits - PlanetF1

Michael Masi is new to the job so we'll give him a bit of leeway but someone needs to tell him that his job isn't to endure himself to the drivers, it's to ensure their safety.

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Conclusions from the German Grand Prix - PlanetF1

For much of the field the 2019 visit to Hockenheim was either a horror show or something from a black comedy. Or perhaps both if you’re Pierre Gasly.

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Gasly refuses to be drawn on Albon crash - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly would not be drawn to discuss his crash with Alex Albon in the closing stages of Sunday's "insane, crazy" German Grand Prix.

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Verstappen wins spectacular wet race at Hockenheim - F1technical.net

Max Verstappen has won the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim as he and his team mastered the complicated and continuously varying weather conditions. Sebastian Vettel took second as Daniil Kvyat was a similarly surprising third.

Read more: Verstappen wins spectacular wet race at Hockenheim - F1technical.net

Norris and Vettel to get grid penalties | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lando Norris and Sebastian Vettel are set to start from the back row of the grid for the German Grand Prix as both will incur penalties due to power unit changes.

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Norris gets grid penalty after battery problems - Motorsport.com

The young Briton was knocked out in Q1 at Hockenheim on Saturday thanks to a problem with his battery pack that the team estimated cost him one tenth of a second. He had been due to start 16th.
But with the team concluding that the battery pack needed replacing, it has also elected to fit a new MGU-K and Control Electronics as well.

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McLaren blames battery issue for ...Keep reading

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Wet German GP would be a step into the unknown - Pirelli - Motorsport.com

Heavy rain arrived at Hockenheim shortly before noon on Sunday, triggering a red flag in the Porsche Supercup race.
Most drivers on the F1 grid have no experience with the current tyres because there have been no wet test sessions or race weekends.
However, a wet weather test for 2020 tyres at Paul Ricard in late May has potentially given Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel ...Keep reading

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“Angry” Binotto feels responsible for Ferrari’s qualifying breakdowns | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says he feels personally responsible for the problems which sidelined both the team's cars in qualifying yesterday.

Read more: “Angry” Binotto feels responsible for Ferrari’s qualifying breakdowns | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Wolff expected more from Mercedes F1 update in German GP qualifying - Autosport

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he expected the team's Formula 1 car to be more competitive in qualifying for the German Grand Prix as the W10 features a "solid upgrade package"

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Wolff expected more from Mercedes F1 update in German GP qualifying - Autosport

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he expected the team's Formula 1 car to be more competitive in qualifying for the German Grand Prix as the W10 features a "solid upgrade package"

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Haas closer to understanding current car problems - Motorsport.com

At Hockenheim Romain Grosjean qualified sixth – helped by the problems for the two Ferraris – using the original Melbourne aero package.
Meanwhile his teammate Kevin Magnussen qualified 12th with the latest spec, having locked up on his second run in Q2, costing him a shot at progressing to the top 10.

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Magnussen seeing no progress from latest Haas F1 update
Haas ...Keep reading

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Hockenheimring hopes German GP can return after 2020 | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

The German Grand Prix promoter is willing to consider sharing Hockenheim's calendar slot with another race in order to keep F1 at the circuit.

Read more: Hockenheimring hopes German GP can return after 2020 | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari suffers nightmare, Mercedes’ upgrades underdeliver - F1technical.net

The qualifying session for the 64th German Grand Prix saw both Ferrari drivers suffering fatal technical problems, depriving them of converting their incredible speed into a good result. The Italian team was in with a chance for locking out the front row following their promising and constant form throughout the practice sessions.

Read more: Ferrari suffers nightmare, Mercedes’ upgrades underdeliver - F1technical.net

The paint-scraping myth: Why the story behind Mercedes’ special livery isn’t true | F1 history - RaceFans

The 'paint scraping' story celebrated by Mercedes with their special livery for today's German Grand Prix was debunked over a decade ago.

Read more: The paint-scraping myth: Why the story behind Mercedes’ special livery isn’t true | F1 history - RaceFans

Wolff expected Mercedes to be "much more competitive" - Motorsport.com

Wolff concedes that had Ferrari not blown its chance with technical issues for both Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc in qualifying, the Brackley team was unlikely to have been at the front.

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German GP: Hamilton on pole as Ferrari implodes
Mercedes was ready to replace ill Hamilton for qualifying


Mercedes came to its home race with a package of aero ...Keep reading

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Haas F1 team to continue car spec experiments in Hungarian GP - Autosport

Gunther Steiner says his Haas Formula 1 team will experiment with different car specifications at the Hungarian Grand Prix, but believes the outfit has made a step forward in Germany

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Haas F1 team to continue car spec experiments in Hungarian GP - Autosport

Gunther Steiner says his Haas Formula 1 team will experiment with different car specifications at the Hungarian Grand Prix, but believes the outfit has made a step forward in Germany

Read more: Haas F1 team to continue car spec experiments in Hungarian GP - Autosport

Binotto admits Ferrari needs to review "internal processes" - Motorsport.com

The Ferrari drivers were the favourites to secure pole position at Hockenheim after they had dominated all three practice sessions.
But a turbo airflow problem stopped Sebastian Vettel from setting a time in Q1 and a fuel system issue prevented Charles Leclerc from running in Q3.

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Ferrari "doesn't deserve" qualifying disaster - Leclerc
German GP: Hamilton on pole as ...Keep reading

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No changes to the German GP grid - PlanetF1

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

Mercedes sped Esteban Ocon to the Hockenheimring when it emerged Lewis Hamilton might not be able to take part in qualifying on Saturday.

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Binotto: Ferrari F1 must review internal approach to reliability - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 team principal Mattia Binotto says his team must sort its internal approach to reliability after its drivers suffered a nightmare qualifying session for the German Grand Prix

Read more: Binotto: Ferrari F1 must review internal approach to reliability - Autosport

Rosberg: Binotto’s Vettel criticism is ‘harsh’ - PlanetF1

Nico Rosberg has defended Sebastian Vettel after he was criticised by his team boss who says Ferrari expected "more" from the driver.

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Ferrari undone by ‘two different problems’ - PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto says it was "two completely different problems" that robbed his drivers of a potential front row.

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Hamilton vs Verstappen headlines German GP - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen share a Formula 1 front row for just the second time, while Ferrari will bid to stage a sensational race-day recovery, at Sunday's German GP.

Read more: Hamilton vs Verstappen headlines German GP - SkySports F1

McLaren exonerate ‘self-critical’ Norris after Q1 exit - PlanetF1

McLaren have defended Lando Norris, saying while it is good that he is "self-critical", his Q1 exit in Germany was not entirely his fault.

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Waiting to drive F2004 was ‘torture’ for Schumacher - PlanetF1

Mick Schumacher said waiting to drive his father's Ferrari F2004 around the German Grand Prix track in Hockenheim was "torture" for him.

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

Ricciardo on the ‘wrong side in Q2’ - PlanetF1

Missing out on a Q3 berth by 0.023s, Daniel Ricciardo admits it is frustrating to be on the "wrong side" in qualifying.

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Leclerc tops Germany FP3, Mercedes struggles despite lower heat - Autosport

Charles Leclerc was fastest again for Ferrari in third practice for the 2019 German Grand Prix, outpacing the quickest Mercedes by half a second

Read more: Leclerc tops Germany FP3, Mercedes struggles despite lower heat - Autosport

German GP: Leclerc tops FP3, Mercedes off the pace - Motorsport.com

Leclerc’s 1m12.380s lap, set during his second run on soft tyres, stood to the end of the session and was 0.264s faster than teammate Sebastian Vettel’s best.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen split the Ferraris with a 1m12.548s as Mercedes came up short. Valtteri Bottas was 0.510s off Leclerc’s benchmark time, while Lewis Hamilton was sixth overall, 0.585s down and slower than the Haas of ...Keep reading

Read more: German GP: Leclerc tops FP3, Mercedes off the pace - Motorsport.com

Leclerc keeps Ferrari ahead as Mercedes struggle | 2019 German Grand Prix third practice - RaceFans

Ferrari completed a clean sweep of all three practice sessions for the German Grand Prix as Charles Leclerc headed the final hour of running before qualifying.

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Ferrari, Red Bull outpace Mercedes - SkySports F1

Ferrari and Red Bull outpaced Mercedes in final practice for the German GP in a surprise timesheet ahead of qualifying, despite cooler weather arriving at Hockenheim.

Read more: Ferrari, Red Bull outpace Mercedes - SkySports F1

Leclerc remains P1 as track limits come into play - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc set the pace in FP3 for the German GP as several drivers, including Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton, lost lap times for exceeding track limits.

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Well at least Mercedes look the part… - PlanetF1

Mercedes took their 125 years in motorsport celebrations up a notch in Germany, but found themselves behind Ferrari and Red Bull in FP3.

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

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

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

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Ricciardo doesn't share Hulkenberg's view on Renault progress - Motorsport.com

While Hulkenberg said ahead of the German Grand Prix that he had been disappointed that Renault had not made more gains over the three seasons he has been there, Ricciardo says that he still sees positives from the situation the team is in.
For although he left Red Bull for the opportunity with Renault, he says the fact that his former team has won a race this year changes nothing for ...Keep reading

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Ferrari with new PU components in Germany – Technical news - F1technical.net

This weekend’s German Grand Prix marks the halfway point of the 2019 FIA Formula One Championship. Due to the strict Sporting Regulation, teams have to plan carefully already ahead of the season-opener how they approach the season in terms of the power unit components, also taking their development programme into account.

Read more: Ferrari with new PU components in Germany – Technical news - F1technical.net

German GP Practice Three LIVE! - SkySports F1



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

Formula 1's Contract Recognition Board will rule on a prize money dispute involving Haas and Racing Point at which tens of millions of dollars is at stake. The latest from the Hockenheim paddock.

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Williams switch Kubica to spare chassis - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica will run Williams' spare chassis from third practice onward with Williams saying his previous chassis is "not repairable at the track."

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Zak Brown: F1 races "fun" again after McLaren turnaround in 2019 - Autosport

McLaren team boss Zak Brown says that it is "fun" to come to Formula 1 weekends again now that his squad is enjoying stronger performances in 2019

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Zak Brown: F1 races "fun" again after McLaren turnaround in 2019 - Autosport

McLaren team boss Zak Brown says that it is "fun" to come to Formula 1 weekends again now that his squad is enjoying stronger performances in 2019

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Hockenheim tried to add F2 round after Mick Schumacher joined series | Formula 2 - RaceFans

The German Grand Prix promoters tried to add a Formula 2 round at the track to capitalise on the popularity of Mick Schumacher after he joined the championship.

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Tost keen to hold onto Kvyat, Albon for 2020 - PlanetF1

Franz Tost says he personally would like to retain Daniil Kvyat and Alexander Albon for 2020 but says the decisions lies with Red Bull Racing.

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Vettel: Don’t judge Mick by Schumi’s standards - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has, not for the first time, urged motor racing fans to give Mick Schumacher time to find his own way into F1 and not judge him by his father's standards.

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Pirelli aims to conclude Buemi test crash investigation next week - RaceFans

Pirelli is aiming to conclude its investigation into a high-speed testing crash involving Red Bull driver Sebastien Buemi's next week.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Stroll hails SportPesa Racing Point ‘diet’ - PlanetF1

Arriving in Hockenheim with a slimmed down RP19, Lance Stroll reckons the "diet" is clearly working for Racing Point's 2019 challenger.

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Contrasting fortunes for Haas duo - PlanetF1

Kevin Magnussen was left to rue Haas' latest updates saying they didn't work in Germany while Romain Grosjean is relishing his return to the past.

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Rival interest in Bottas; August deadline set - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has said there has been interest in Valtteri Bottas from other teams and a decision on the Finn's Mercedes future will be made in August.

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McLaren want Alonso for full IndyCar campaign - PlanetF1

McLaren Racing CEO, Zak Brown, has said Fernando Alonso is "top of the list" as the team target a full-time entry into the IndyCar series.

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Vettel: Unfair comparing Mick Schumacher career to father Michael's - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel thinks it is "not fair" that Mick Schumacher's career is compared to his seven-time Formula 1 world champion father Michael's, and believes he must be allowed to develop

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Vettel: Unfair comparing Mick Schumacher career to father Michael's - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel thinks it is "not fair" that Mick Schumacher's career is compared to his seven-time Formula 1 world champion father Michael's, and believes he must be allowed to develop

Read more: Vettel: Unfair comparing Mick Schumacher career to father Michael's - Autosport

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

"You're a s***-stirrer!": Daniel Ricciardo can't talk about his legal troubles and Kevin Magnussen won't talk about his team mate troubles in Germany.

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Hamilton joins veganism documentary as producer - Motorsport.com

Hamilton has hooked up with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan and Avatar/Titanic director James Cameron to back The Game Changers, a film about veganism, nutrition and fitness that questions the need for meat in the diet, even for top sportsmen.
On Thursday Hamilton tweeted: “Performance is everything and it all begins with having the right kind of fuel in our bodies. I’m proud to be Exec ...Keep reading

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

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

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Live! FP1 for the German Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Formula 1 races into Hockenheim this weekend for what could be the last German GP for a few years to come. Last season’s race proved to be an intriguing one given that Sebastian Vettel threw away the win when he crashed during a late rain shower handing Lewis Hamilton the win, and – many would […]

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Grosjean: ‘We’re not stupid’ - PlanetF1

Following the dramas of Silverstone, Haas' Romain Grosjean has reminded everyone that he and Kevin Magnussen are "not stupid".

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

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German GP Practice One LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Drivers have "four really clear points" to improve F1 show - Motorsport.com

GPDA directors Romain Grosjean and Sebastian Vettel represented the drivers in the meeting, after Lewis Hamilton, Nico Hulkenberg and the organisations' chairman Alex Wurz attended the previous gathering in Paris last month, along with the FIA, F1 and the teams.
"It was long, but it was very important I think that the drivers were involved," said Grosjean when asked by Motorsport.com about ...Keep reading

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Not fair to judge Mick Schumacher against his father – Vettel | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel says Mick Schumacher should be judged on his own abilities and not constantly compared to his seven-times champion father.

Read more: Not fair to judge Mick Schumacher against his father – Vettel | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Norris: Strength comments taken out of context - PlanetF1

Lando Norris says his comments about F2 being harder than F1 were "taken out of context" as what he meant was the feeder series was harder on the arms but F1, the rest of the body.

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GPDA presented four key changes drivers want for Formula 1 2021 - Autosport

The Grand Prix Drivers Association presented a four-point plan for improving Formula 1 in a meeting about the 2021 regulations this week

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GPDA presented four key changes drivers want for Formula 1 2021 - Autosport

The Grand Prix Drivers Association presented a four-point plan for improving Formula 1 in a meeting about the 2021 regulations this week

Read more: GPDA presented four key changes drivers want for Formula 1 2021 - Autosport

Bottas: Silverstone defeat masked tyre tactic gains over Hamilton - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas believes his unexpected defeat by Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the 2019 Formula 1 British Grand Prix masked improvements he has been making to his driving technique

Read more: Bottas: Silverstone defeat masked tyre tactic gains over Hamilton - Autosport

Verstappen: Red Bull not yet good enough - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has one goal in mind and that's to close the gap to Mercedes, after that it is all about winning.

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Kubica first to run Williams upgrade on Friday | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Robert Kubica will be first to run Williams' new aerodynamic upgrade this weekend, though both drivers should have it in time for the race.

Read more: Kubica first to run Williams upgrade on Friday | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

PETRONAS, Mercedes search for engineer - SkySports F1

PETRONAS have opened a global search for a trackside fluid engineer to become part of the Mercedes team, the current F1 world champions.

Read more: PETRONAS, Mercedes search for engineer - SkySports F1

Thursday, July 25, 2019

“We’re not stupid, we want to avoid contact”: New orders for Haas pair after clash | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will be given fresh instructions on avoiding further contact ahead of this weekend's German Grand Prix.

Read more: “We’re not stupid, we want to avoid contact”: New orders for Haas pair after clash | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hamilton in ‘trouble’ if the rain doesn’t arrive - PlanetF1

Arriving at Hockenheim in the midst of a heat wave, Lewis Hamilton fears Mercedes are going to "be in trouble" if the forecast rain doesn't arrive.

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“Big weakness” leaves Mercedes duo hoping German heatwave breaks - Motorsport.com

Hockenheim has experienced heatwave conditions that continued into Friday. However, current forecasts suggest lower temperatures and a high chance of rain for both Saturday and Sunday.
Mercedes has made some cooling modifications for this weekend, which Bottas says will give the team “quite a few degrees” of margin compared to Austria. But Hamilton still harbours concerns about running in ...Keep reading

Read more: “Big weakness” leaves Mercedes duo hoping German heatwave breaks - Motorsport.com

Lights, camera… repair job at Hockenheim - PlanetF1

The German Grand Prix went lights out a bit earlier than expected when a bus crashed into the start lights at Hockenheim on Thursday.

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Here it is, the Mercedes legacy look - PlanetF1

Celebrating 125 years in motorsport, Mercedes unveiled their special German GP livery in the Hockenheim pit lane with the W10 half white, half silver.

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Mercedes' German GP "125 years of motorsport" F1 livery revealed - Autosport

The Mercedes Formula 1 team's "125 years of motorsport" livery has been revealed ahead of this weekend's German Grand Prix at Hockenheim

Read more: Mercedes' German GP "125 years of motorsport" F1 livery revealed - Autosport

Steiner "still not over" Haas F1 duo's Silverstone clash - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner admits he is 'still not over' his drivers colliding at the British Grand Prix, expressing 'disappointing' his duo had let the team down

Read more: Steiner "still not over" Haas F1 duo's Silverstone clash - Autosport

Steiner "still not over" Haas F1 duo's Silverstone clash - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner admits he is 'still not over' his drivers colliding at the British Grand Prix, expressing 'disappointing' his duo had let the team down

Read more: Steiner "still not over" Haas F1 duo's Silverstone clash - Autosport

Frustrated Steiner "still not over" Haas duo's British GP clash - Motorsport.com

Steiner was left angry after Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen collided on the opening lap at Silverstone, wrecking the team’s chances of points and robbing it of an opportunity to compare car specs in the race.
Although two weeks have now passed since that incident, Steiner said his anger has not subsided – especially because the outfit was in a difficult competitive situation that meant ...Keep reading

Read more: Frustrated Steiner "still not over" Haas duo's British GP clash - Motorsport.com

No agreement yet on return of refuelling in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

A meeting of F1 team representatives, the FIA and FOM did not produce an agreement on whether to allow refuelling or how to give drivers more freedom to race.

Read more: No agreement yet on return of refuelling in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Autosport Podcast: How Sebastian Vettel can turn around his F1 form - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel heads into his home Formula 1 race needing to turn around a difficult past year, which began when he crashed from the lead of the German Grand Prix

Read more: Autosport Podcast: How Sebastian Vettel can turn around his F1 form - Autosport

Autosport Podcast: How Sebastian Vettel can turn around his F1 form - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel heads into his home Formula 1 race needing to turn around a difficult past year, which began when he crashed from the lead of the German Grand Prix

Read more: Autosport Podcast: How Sebastian Vettel can turn around his F1 form - Autosport

Mercedes paint cars white for German Grand Prix | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes have revealed a special white livery for this weekend's German Grand Prix, commemorating 125 years of motor sport.

Read more: Mercedes paint cars white for German Grand Prix | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Heat and thunderstorms forecast for German GP - PlanetF1

F1 could be in for a very wet German GP weekend, at least once the heat breaks which will be happen with the arrival of thunderstorms.

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Renault plans "substantial changes" for 2020 F1 car - Motorsport.com

Renault has often been challenging for "best of the rest" honours, but the team has also had poor weekends such as Austria, where it was off the pace.

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Hulkenberg: Renault "left points on the table" at Silverstone
McLaren trusts Renault to play it fair in 2019 head-to-head


Experiments with set-ups at Silverstone, where Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg took ...Keep reading

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Sainz: Midfield should have a shot at P3 - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz says F1's midfield not having a shot at third place come Sundays shows that the sport has a lot to do to "improve the competition and entertainment".

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The story behind F1's most iconic refuelling picture - Motorsport.com

What should have been a normal pitstop for Benetton driver Jos Verstappen turned into near disaster when petrol sprayed out of the refuelling hose and was ignited on a still hot car.
Captured live on television at the time, the drama of the moment has been further sealed by what is now a world-famous photograph of then Benetton pit crew member Paul Seaby captured in the middle of flames as he ...Keep reading

Read more: The story behind F1's most iconic refuelling picture - Motorsport.com

F1 to test overtaking ideas with Vietnam circuit layout - Motorsport.com

Work is under way to prepare the new street circuit in a suburb of Hanoi, which is set to host its first race in April next year.

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Virtual onboard lap of the new Hanoi Circuit


The track has been created with the aim of delivering excitement and it has taken cues from successful concepts at other venues – like its tight Nurburgring-style opening sequence ...Keep reading

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Sainz: Midfield should having a shot at P3 - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz says F1's midfield not having a shot at third place come Sundays shows that the sport has a lot to do to "improve the competition and entertainment".

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Haas won’t design a car ‘to fit the tyres’ - PlanetF1

Although frustrated by their inability to find the sweet spot with this year's Pirellis, Haas will not design a car to "fit the tyres" says Guenther Steiner.

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DRS zone removed at Hockenheimring | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

One of the Hockenheimring's three DRS activation zones has been removed for this weekend's German Grand Prix.

Read more: DRS zone removed at Hockenheimring | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Leclerc on ‘frustrating’ orders & fighting Verstappen - PlanetF1

Stepping up to a Ferrari race seat, Charles Leclerc has found himself thrust under the spotlight this season and he has without a doubt risen to the challenge.

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F1 to trial overtaking ideas with Vietnam GP's Hanoi circuit design - Autosport

Formula 1 chiefs hope the new Vietnam circuit will act as a testbed for future track layouts, as it will feature design ideas intended to encourage overtaking

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F1 to trial overtaking ideas with Vietnam GP's Hanoi circuit design - Autosport

Formula 1 chiefs hope the new Vietnam circuit will act as a testbed for future track layouts, as it will feature design ideas intended to encourage overtaking

Read more: F1 to trial overtaking ideas with Vietnam GP's Hanoi circuit design - Autosport

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Scorching heat and thunderstorms forecast in Hockenheim | 2019 German Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Formula 1 is set for a dramatic weekend of very hot weather followed by thunderstorms throughout race day at the Hockenheimring.

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Raikkonen: Every little bit of progress helps - PlanetF1

Heading to Germany on the back of three successive top-ten results, Kimi Raikkonen says Alfa Romeo are benefitting from "little bits of progress" but as the saying goes, "every little bit" helps.

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McLaren: Full confidence in Renault transparency - PlanetF1

Andreas Seidl has "full confidence" that Renault won't do McLaren in when it comes to engine updates despite their midfield battle.

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Unravelling the Haas mystery - SkySports F1

One of the most mystifying stories of this season has been that of the Haas team.

Read more: Unravelling the Haas mystery - SkySports F1

F1 confirms new Netflix series with all teams - Motorsport.com

Following the well-received first series, which was filmed throughout the 2018 season, Netflix was given permission to cover Barcelona testing and the early races of this year before a deal had been formally agreed.

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Will F1 lose its Netflix innocence?
Mercedes joins Netflix show that Wolff "didn't like" at first


The cameras of production company Box to Box ...Keep reading

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New Formula 1 Drive to Survive Netflix series set for 2020 - Autosport

A new season of the Formula 1-blessed Drive to Survive Netflix series will air in 2020 and both Mercedes and Ferrari have agreed to be part of the show

Read more: New Formula 1 Drive to Survive Netflix series set for 2020 - Autosport

New Formula 1 Drive to Survive Netflix series set for 2020 - Autosport

A new season of the Formula 1-blessed Drive to Survive Netflix series will air in 2020 and both Mercedes and Ferrari have agreed to be part of the show

Read more: New Formula 1 Drive to Survive Netflix series set for 2020 - Autosport

Netflix’s F1: Drive to Survive series two confirmed - PlanetF1

The Guenther Steiner show, sorry, F1: Drive to Survive is officially returning to Netflix for series two and will be released in 2020.

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Bottas thinks he is ‘hungrier for wins’ than Hamilton - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas believes he still has one clear edge over team-mate Lewis Hamilton in his pursuit for World Championship silverware.

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Williams views Russell as title-winning material - PlanetF1

Claire Williams has said she "will do everything in my power" to keep hold of George Russell, a driver she sees as a World Champion in-the-making.

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Home comforts or heartache for Vettel? German GP preview - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel will be hoping for home comforts when F1 heads to Germany this weekend, but will need to improve his record there if he is to get back on track.

Read more: Home comforts or heartache for Vettel? German GP preview - BBC F1

Hulkenberg hints at more to come from Renault - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg has a suspicion that Renault "left something on the table" at Silverstone and are open to more improvement in Germany this weekend.

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Mercedes continue to tease special German GP livery - PlanetF1

Mercedes are continuing to set tongues wagging and mouths drooling after dropping another teaser of their special anniversary livery to be used in Germany.

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Aston Martin ready to up F1 involvement should Honda quit - Motorsport.com

The British company has had a title sponsorship deal with Red Bull since last year, expanding a pre-existing relationship that included an alliance with Red Bull Advanced Technologies to build the road-going Valkyrie hypercar.
Aston has explored the prospect of building an engine to F1’s planned 2021 rules but Red Bull has switched from Renault to Honda engines since that was last openly ...Keep reading

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Australian Grand Prix revives Formula 1 track change possibility - Autosport

Australian Grand Prix bosses will reconsider altering the Albert Park circuit now that a revised deal has been reached with Formula 1

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Australian Grand Prix revives Formula 1 track change possibility - Autosport

Australian Grand Prix bosses will reconsider altering the Albert Park circuit now that a revised deal has been reached with Formula 1

Read more: Australian Grand Prix revives Formula 1 track change possibility - Autosport

Video: The fear Mercedes is playing with its Formula 1 rivals - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton's late fastest lap runs on old tyres during the British and French Grands Prix raises the prospect that Mercedes has not fully demonstrated its underlying speed in 2019

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Video: The fear Mercedes is playing with its Formula 1 rivals - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton's late fastest lap runs on old tyres during the British and French Grands Prix raises the prospect that Mercedes has not fully demonstrated its underlying speed in 2019

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Formula 1’s five best German drivers - PlanetF1

Last year Sebastian Vettel threw away his title hopes at the German GP, it was the beginning of the end of the four-time World Champion's title quest.

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Ferrari confident Vettel will stay with Scuderia - PlanetF1

Ferrari boss, Mattia Binotto, is confident Sebastian Vettel will stay in Formula 1 with Ferrari as he still sees a "great desire" within him.

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What's going on with Vettel? - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel is going to go down in history as one of the F1 greats.

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The fears Mercedes is playing with its F1 rivals - Motorsport.com

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Vettel’s pursuit of redemption and five more German GP talking points | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will Sebastian Vettel put the memories of his disastrous 2018 home race behind him? And could this be his last chance to drive in front of his home crowd?

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Melbourne reconsiders track changes on back of new F1 deal - Motorsport.com

The Melbourne race has cemented its spot on the F1 schedule until at least 2025 thanks to a two-year extension to its current deal.
That's opened the door for the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to reconsider making changes to Albert Park street circuit, with both resurfacing and freshening up the layout on the table.
It could even spark the revival of a plan to ditch the fast Turn 11/12 ...Keep reading

Read more: Melbourne reconsiders track changes on back of new F1 deal - Motorsport.com

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton being "polarising" is positive - Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says it is positive that Lewis Hamilton is "polarising" rather than "down the middle and boring"

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F1 champion Lewis Hamilton being "polarising" is positive - Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says it is positive that Lewis Hamilton is "polarising" rather than "down the middle and boring"

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French and Austrian GPs show F1’s passing problem is “not just the tyres” | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

The varying quality of recent Formula 1 races show the sport can't single out the tyres as the sole reason for poor racing, says Pirelli's motorsport director Mario Isola.

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Haas won't design 2020 car to fit Pirelli tyres despite struggles - Autosport

Haas will not design its 2020 Formula 1 car to "fit the tyres" despite its struggles this season, because Pirelli 'promised' next year's compounds will have a wider working window

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Haas won't design 2020 car to fit Pirelli tyres despite struggles - Autosport

Haas will not design its 2020 Formula 1 car to "fit the tyres" despite its struggles this season, because Pirelli 'promised' next year's compounds will have a wider working window

Read more: Haas won't design 2020 car to fit Pirelli tyres despite struggles - Autosport

Mercedes tease special look - SkySports F1

Mercedes have teased a commentative white car livery for their home German GP - ahead of a race they are remaining "vigilant" about with sweltering temperatures forecast for this weekend.

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The story behind Leclerc’s journey to the top - BBC F1

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc has faced personal tragedy on his way to F1. Is he a future world champion? He speaks to BBC Sport's Andrew Benson.

Read more: The story behind Leclerc’s journey to the top - BBC F1

“Refuelling strategies are more predictable” and the other reasons it shouldn’t return | Comment - RaceFans

Bring back refuelling? It won't enliven the races or make the cars that much lighter. To do that, F1 must be prepared to think much more radically.

Read more: “Refuelling strategies are more predictable” and the other reasons it shouldn’t return | Comment - RaceFans

Verstappen at Le Mans? Yes, please! - PlanetF1

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer is hoping to hold talks with Max Verstappen with a view to him joining their Le Mans driver line-up in future.

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“Today’s drivers will never know what a proper F1 car feels like” – Mansell | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Today's Formula 1 drivers will never experience what a "proper" grand prix car should feel like, according to 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell.

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Mercedes concern over hot weather forecast - PlanetF1

Mercedes will be remaining "vigilant" throughout the German Grand Prix with high forecasted temperatures threatening their chances.

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Mercedes takes fewest softs for Hungarian GP - Motorsport.com

The teams' tyre choices for the Hungaroring race, which will come the weekend after the upcoming German Grand Prix and will be the final F1 race before a four-week August break, have been unveiled by supplier Pirelli on Tuesday.
Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton will both have just eight sets of the C4 soft compound, with the former taking on a field-high four sets of the medium.
No other ...Keep reading

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Williams went backwards to go forwards with its 2019 F1 car - Autosport

Williams had to effectively make "two steps back before we made three steps forward" after returning to "basic principles" with its 2019 Formula 1 car

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Williams went backwards to go forwards with its 2019 F1 car - Autosport

Williams had to effectively make "two steps back before we made three steps forward" after returning to "basic principles" with its 2019 Formula 1 car

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Vettel: We have got to make up for last year - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel is  hoping to make amends this weekend for his spectacular crash when leading the German Grand Prix in 2018.

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Hamilton better off being "polarising" than "boring" - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Wolff’s comments came in the light of a debate over Hamilton’s popularity in his home country, sparked by a controversial question regarding the perception of his 'Britishness' in a press conference at his local race.
“I think certainly racing in front of his home crowd in Silverstone he wants to do particularly well,” said Wolff. “And that puts an additional tension and intensity ...Keep reading

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FIA expects more kickback on '21 F1 rules from engineers than bosses - Autosport

The FIA's head of single-seater technical matters Nikolas Tombazis says Formula 1's 2021 rules are more likely to be favoured by team principals than engineers

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FIA expects more kickback on '21 F1 rules from engineers than bosses - Autosport

The FIA's head of single-seater technical matters Nikolas Tombazis says Formula 1's 2021 rules are more likely to be favoured by team principals than engineers

Read more: FIA expects more kickback on '21 F1 rules from engineers than bosses - Autosport

Haas duo would welcome return of refuelling - PlanetF1

Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean have both backed the idea of reintroducing refuelling to Formula 1 as part of the 2021 shake-up.

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Ocon open to loan move away from Mercedes - PlanetF1

Amid rumours of a move to Haas, Esteban Ocon has said "all options remain alive", including a loan move away from Mercedes, as he eyes a quick return to the grid.

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Mercedes teases special anniversary livery for German GP - Motorsport.com

The German manufacturer will make its 200th start as a works team at its home race at Hockenheim.
Mercedes also plans to honour the 125th anniversary of the 1894 Paris-Rouen event, widely considered to be the world's first motor race, with a special livery.
It shared the first look of its commemorative design on the official Mercedes F1 Twitter account, with the usual Mercedes/Petronas ...Keep reading

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Fisichella joins British entry for Spa 24 Hours - SkySports F1

Three-time F1 winner Giancarlo Fisichella is joining a British sportscar team in their first attempt at a 24-hour race at legendary Spa-Francorchamps this weekend.

Read more: Fisichella joins British entry for Spa 24 Hours - SkySports F1

Norris: F2 ‘much harder physically’ than F1 - PlanetF1

McLaren driver, Lando Norris, has said that he found Formula 2 "much harder physically" than Formula 1.

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Mercedes primed for fourth-straight home win - PlanetF1

Mercedes look to make it four-straight wins on home soil at the German Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton eyeing up a hat-trick.

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How Silverstone signalled a breakthrough at Red Bull | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull had their best qualifying performance at Silverstone since their title-winning days, which Christian Horner says bodes well for this weekend's race.

Read more: How Silverstone signalled a breakthrough at Red Bull | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Monday, July 22, 2019

Grosjean and Magnussen support call to bring back refuelling - RaceFans

Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen are in favour of plans to allow refuelling in F1 races.

Read more: Grosjean and Magnussen support call to bring back refuelling - RaceFans

Aston "would love" to have Verstappen at Le Mans - Motorsport.com - Le Mans - Stories

Verstappen's Red Bull F1 team has a title partnership with Aston and the energy drinks company's Advanced Technologies firm helped Aston develop the road-going Valkyrie hypercar.

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Valkyrie's British GP debut was "two fingers" to sceptics


A racing version of the Valkyrie will be built to the World Endurance Championship's new top-class regulations in 2020, giving ...Keep reading

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German Grand Prix: Haas continue with specification experiment - BBC F1

Haas will continue with an experiment of running their cars with different specifications at this weekend's German Grand Prix.

Read more: German Grand Prix: Haas continue with specification experiment - BBC F1

‘We should have no holy cows’: Wolff open to refuelling return | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 should be open-minded about the possibility of bringing back refuelling in 2021, says Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.

Read more: ‘We should have no holy cows’: Wolff open to refuelling return | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Haas to continue running old and new-spec cars | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean will continue running a four-month-old version of Haas's F1 car as the team investigates whether its Spanish GP update has worked.

Read more: Haas to continue running old and new-spec cars | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Analysis: The updates helping McLaren edge away from Renault in the ‘Formula 1.5’ fight | F1 technology - RaceFans

McLaren's latest MCL34 update has given the team a slight performance edge over Renault and is helping them win the battle for honours in 'Formula 1.5'.

Read more: Analysis: The updates helping McLaren edge away from Renault in the ‘Formula 1.5’ fight | F1 technology - RaceFans

Hulkenberg ‘not surprised’ by make-or-break reports - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg, who holds the unwanted record of most F1 starts without a podium, says he is "not surprised" by rumours he could lose his Renault seat at the end of this season.

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

Formula 1 heads for Hockenheim as the German Grand Prix looks to keep the good times rolling after two thrilling race weekends in Austria and Britain.

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‘Upward trajectory’ for Williams - PlanetF1

Claire Williams says the Grove team is finally seeing "green shoots of progress" which will be evident to everyone in the coming races.

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Haas sticks with split-spec approach for German GP - Motorsport.com

At the previous race in Britain, Grosjean dropped the aero package Haas had introduced during the first phase of the season and reverted to the spec he started the campaign with.
However, the split-spec experiment to try to zero in on the team's race-pace difficulties was undermined by Grosjean and Magnussen colliding on the opening lap.

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Steiner seeking firm "solution" ...Keep reading

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Ricciardo: Nothing new to the Red Bull game - PlanetF1

Red Bull may be in the winners' column whereas Renault haven't even reached the podium, however, Daniel Ricciardo insists he doesn't regret swapping teams.

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Haaas F1 commits to split-spec trial with new parts for German GP - Autosport

The Haas Formula 1 team will introduce an aerodynamic upgrade for Kevin Magnussen at the German Grand Prix and continue its experiment with Romain Grosjean using the specification from Australia

Read more: Haaas F1 commits to split-spec trial with new parts for German GP - Autosport

Hamilton to Bottas: It’s not personal - PlanetF1

With seven wins in ten races and a 39-point advantage in the standings, Lewis Hamilton says his battle isn't a personal one against Valtteri Bottas, he just wants to win.

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Double Haas rumour laid to rest - PlanetF1

Two rumours about Haas have been laid to rest in the build-up to the German GP with Romain Grosjean still at the team, and Haas still sponsored by 'Rich Energy'.

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Ricciardo hit with £10 million claim from ex-advisor - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo left his long-term backer Red Bull at the end of last season after striking an unexpected two-year deal to join the works Renault team from 2019.
According to United Kingdom High Court of Justice documents obtained by Motorsport.com, Ricciardo’s former advisor Glenn Beavis claims he is owed “various sums” for the contract Ricciardo has entered into with Renault.
Beavis' ...Keep reading

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Renault F1's Ricciardo subject to £10m legal claim from ex-advisor - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo's former advisor is claiming more than £10million over alleged unpaid commissions relating to the Renault Formula 1 driver's contract

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Renault F1's Ricciardo subject to £10m legal claim from ex-advisor - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo's former advisor is claiming more than £10million over alleged unpaid commissions relating to the Renault Formula 1 driver's contract

Read more: Renault F1's Ricciardo subject to £10m legal claim from ex-advisor - Autosport

Boss denies Giovinazzi is under pressure - PlanetF1

Despite lagging behind Kimi Raikkonen in the standings, Frederic Vasseur has denied that Antonio Giovinazzi is under pressure from either Alfa Romeo or Ferrari.

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Hamilton: 2019 front wing change ‘made no difference to turbulence’ | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says the new-shape front wings F1 introduced in 2019 are not the reason the sport enjoyed such a lively race at Silverstone.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Button warns Hamilton against Ferrari swap - PlanetF1

Jenson Button has warned Lewis Hamilton that giving into the allure of red would be the "end" of his Formula 1 career.

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2019 German Grand Prix TV Times | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

It's the German Grand Prix this weekend. Don't want to miss any of the live action? Here are the times for all of this weekend's sessions, plus IndyCar from Mid-Ohio.

Read more: 2019 German Grand Prix TV Times | 2019 German Grand Prix - RaceFans

Jeremy Clarkson: F*** Ferrari and f*** Mercedes - PlanetF1

Former Top Gear presenter and F1 fan Jeremy Clarkson has launched a scathing attack on F1, saying "f***" Ferrari and Mercedes for ruining the racing.

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