Friday, September 20, 2019

No need for qualifying changes besides tyre rules, says Gasly | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: No need for qualifying changes besides tyre rules, says Gasly • IndyCar could race at Yas Marina • Vettel rejects claims he could leave Ferrari

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Bottas meets the barriers, gearbox issue for Leclerc - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas went screeching into the barriers at Marina Bay; Charles Leclerc suffers a gearbox problem in his Ferrari during FP1.

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FP1: Verstappen fastest, Bottas crashes out - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen topped the first practice session at the Singapore GP, but there were problems for Valtteri Bottas and Charles Leclerc.

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Singapore GP: Max Verstappen top in Singapore as Valtteri Bottas crashes - BBC F1

Max Verstappen top in Singapore GP first practice, as Bottas crashes & Leclerc breaks down - second practice 13:30 BST.

Read more: Singapore GP: Max Verstappen top in Singapore as Valtteri Bottas crashes - BBC F1

P1: Bottas crashes, Verstappen fastest - SkySports F1

Max Verstappen set the pace for Red Bull, but Valtteri Bottas crashed for Mercedes, as the Singapore GP got off to an eventful start in Practice One.

Read more: P1: Bottas crashes, Verstappen fastest - SkySports F1

Magnussen: Grosjean’s feedback helped Haas solve car problem | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Kevin Magnussen says Romain Grosjean helped Haas understand the problems it has experienced with its car by persuading them to remove one of their updates.

Read more: Magnussen: Grosjean’s feedback helped Haas solve car problem | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Kubica: F1 comeback "biggest achievement of my life" - Motorsport.com

Kubica’s deal to race for Williams this year ended an absence stretching back to the 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, following the horrific rally crash in early 2011 that partially severed his right arm.
During his recovery Kubica re-trained himself to live as a left-handed person and drive predominantly with that hand, competing in rallying and GT racing before returning to F1 test action in 2017 ...Keep reading

Read more: Kubica: F1 comeback "biggest achievement of my life" - Motorsport.com

Live: Follow practice for the Singapore GP as it happens - Motorsport.com

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Hamilton hopes Kubica remains ‘high up’ on grid - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has paid tribute to departing Williams driver Robert Kubica and hopes there is a space high up the grid for him in 2020.

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

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

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Brake dust as big an issue as Singapore haze - Bottas - Motorsport.com

Poor air conditions in Singapore this week caused by Indonesian forest fires have prompted race organisers to be on alert for the need to take action, which could include the distribution of smog masks to spectactors if pollution levels increase too much.

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Singapore GP organisers react to "unhealthy" air concerns


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Live! FP1 for the Singapore Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Formula 1 races into Singapore this weekend with Mercedes adamant they don't hold all the cards.

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Singapore GP Practice One LIVE! - SkySports F1



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

Word quickly spread that Robert Kubica had something important to announce in the official press conference ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix.

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Leclerc focusing on ‘negatives’ despite double win - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc isn't letting his back-to-back F1 wins go to his head, revealing he always focuses on the "negatives" and what he can do to improve.

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Singapore Grand Prix: How will haze affect the drivers and fans? - BBC F1

F1 returns to Singapore this weekend - just as the city sees its worst air quality in three years.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Briatore ‘can’t stand’ when Horner speaks badly of Alonso - PlanetF1

Flavio Briatore has hit out at Christian Horner after he criticised Fernando Alonso, saying it is not like Red Bull have "the best management of drivers."

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Hulkenberg would take on “killer” Verstappen at Red Bull | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Nico Hulkenberg says he is prepared to go up against Max Verstappen at Red Bull if he gets the chance as his options to stay in F1 next year dwindle.

Read more: Hulkenberg would take on “killer” Verstappen at Red Bull | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Bottas aims to ‘get better’ after Wolff criticism - PlanetF1

Told that his race craft wasn't up to scratch when he was unable to close in and attack Ferrari at Monza, Valtteri Bottas says he is working on that with Mercedes.

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F1’s formidable trio ‘down for hard racing’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says he's "down for hard racing" while Max Verstappen feels a few touches "here and there" should be okay.

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Can Hulkenberg still score a 2020 Formula 1 seat? - Autosport

Renault's Nico Hulkenberg's hopes of remaining on the Formula 1 grid have taken another blow as Haas chose Romain Grosjean for 2020

Read more: Can Hulkenberg still score a 2020 Formula 1 seat? - Autosport

Can Hulkenberg still score a 2020 Formula 1 seat? - Autosport

Renault's Nico Hulkenberg's hopes of remaining on the Formula 1 grid have taken another blow as Haas chose Romain Grosjean for 2020

Read more: Can Hulkenberg still score a 2020 Formula 1 seat? - Autosport

‘Contingency plan’ if haze threatens Singapore GP - PlanetF1

The Singapore GP organisers have a "contingency plan" in place should a pollution haze threaten this weekend's grand prix.

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Hulkenberg ‘couldn’t say no’ to a Red Bull drive - PlanetF1

Without a drive for next season, Nico Hulkenberg says he would be open to partnering Max Verstappen, after all it comes with a Red Bull F1 car.

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Why do people keep getting Alfa Romeo and Racing Point’s new names wrong? | Dieter's Inbox - RaceFans

We've had 14 races to get used to 'Alfa Romeo' and 'Racing Point', but you still hear them called 'Sauber' and 'Force India'. Why haven't the new names stuck?

Read more: Why do people keep getting Alfa Romeo and Racing Point’s new names wrong? | Dieter's Inbox - RaceFans

Vettel seeks way out of 2019 slump - SkySports F1

Sebastian Vettel insists he is not in the worst period of his Formula 1 career - but admits his recent results are "not great" and he is keen to turn around his form.  

Read more: Vettel seeks way out of 2019 slump - SkySports F1

Ferrari backs Giovinazzi despite Hulkenberg availability - Motorsport.com

Ferrari placed Giovinazzi at the Sauber-run Alfa team for 2019, giving him his full-season F1 debut, but the 25-year-old has been comprehensively outperformed by experienced teammate Kimi Raikkonen, who has scored 31 points to Giovinazzi's three.
Giovinazzi scored his second points finish of the season with a career-best ninth at the previous race in Italy, one week after crashing out of ninth ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari backs Giovinazzi despite Hulkenberg availability - Motorsport.com

Pirelli keeping 2020 tyre tests a secret - PlanetF1

Pirelli are working on repeatable "indoor tests" to design their 2020 tyres to F1's requests, but they are keen to keep the details a secret.

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Ferrari backs Giovinazzi as Hulkenberg is linked with Alfa Romeo - Autosport

Mattia Binotto says Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi needs to feel the "confidence" of Ferrari, amid speculation over his Formula 1 future and Nico Hulkenberg's emergence as a free agent

Read more: Ferrari backs Giovinazzi as Hulkenberg is linked with Alfa Romeo - Autosport

Ferrari backs Giovinazzi as Hulkenberg is linked with Alfa Romeo - Autosport

Mattia Binotto says Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi needs to feel the "confidence" of Ferrari, amid speculation over his Formula 1 future and Nico Hulkenberg's emergence as a free agent

Read more: Ferrari backs Giovinazzi as Hulkenberg is linked with Alfa Romeo - Autosport

Stadium-based Miami F1 race plans facing local opposition - Motorsport.com

The stadium became the potential location for a Miami Grand Prix after plans to use the port and Bayfront Park areas hit the buffers. It is the home of the Miami Dolphins NFL team, whose owner Stephen Ross is the promoter of the race.
The area appeals because it requires fewer approvals from government bodies as most of the course is laid out in car parks on land that belongs to the stadium ...Keep reading

Read more: Stadium-based Miami F1 race plans facing local opposition - Motorsport.com

Honda admits freak Verstappen power cut could strike again - Motorsport.com

Verstappen had a sudden loss of power exiting the first chicane at Monza that his team's engine partner said was a reaction to excessive wheelspin after a kerb strike.
The resultant rise in engine revs after Verstappen went over a kerb activated a Honda protection mode and an FIA system that Motorsport.com understands relates to how the governing body ensures driver aids are not being ...Keep reading

Read more: Honda admits freak Verstappen power cut could strike again - Motorsport.com

F2 newcomer Isaakyan to substitute for injured Correa | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Formula 2 newcomer Matevos Isaakyan will return to single-seaters following a two-year absence to substitute for the injured Juan Manuel Correa.

Read more: F2 newcomer Isaakyan to substitute for injured Correa | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Norris: Stewards too soft in junior series - PlanetF1

Lando Norris believes drivers should be disciplined with tougher penalties in junior racing before reaching Formula 1.

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Newey heading for Extreme E championship - PlanetF1

Red Bull's chief technical officer Adrian Newey will act as the 'lead visionary' for the Veloce team in the new Extreme E Championship.

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Pirelli using new secret testing procedure on 2020 F1 tyres - Motorsport.com

On the back of concerns voiced by teams that the 2019 generation of tyres have too narrow an operating window, Pirelli has agreed to try to expand it for next year.
Development of the 2020 rubber is well advanced, but one of the key issues for Pirelli was finding a way to test that the compounds it wants to use will work over a wider variety of temperatures.
Pirelli's head of car racing ...Keep reading

Read more: Pirelli using new secret testing procedure on 2020 F1 tyres - Motorsport.com

F1 2020: How is the driver line-up shaping up? - PlanetF1

We will bring you all the confirmed drivers as the F1 2020 line-up takes shape with official announcements made throughout the 2019 campaign.

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Haas confirm K-Mag/Grosjean for 2020 - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean will remain at Haas next season after the team retained him to partner Kevin Magnussen.

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Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen to stay at Haas for 2020 season - BBC F1

Haas comfirm that Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will remain as their drivers for the 2020 Formula 1 season.

Read more: Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen to stay at Haas for 2020 season - BBC F1

Grosjean secures new Haas deal for 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean will remain at Haas next year, ending speculation he might lose his seat to Nico Hulkenberg.

Read more: Grosjean secures new Haas deal for 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Grosjean retains Haas F1 seat for 2020, Hulkenberg future uncertain - Autosport

The Haas Formula 1 team will field an unchanged driver line-up in 2020, having opted to retain Romain Grosjean alongside Kevin Magnussen rather than taking Nico Hulkenberg

Read more: Grosjean retains Haas F1 seat for 2020, Hulkenberg future uncertain - Autosport

Grosjean retains Haas F1 seat for 2020, Hulkenberg future uncertain - Autosport

The Haas Formula 1 team will field an unchanged driver line-up in 2020, having opted to retain Romain Grosjean alongside Kevin Magnussen rather than taking Nico Hulkenberg

Read more: Grosjean retains Haas F1 seat for 2020, Hulkenberg future uncertain - Autosport

Grosjean keeps Haas F1 seat for 2020 - Motorsport.com

Grosjean, who has been with the American outfit since it joined F1 in 2016, faced doubts over his continued involvement with Haas past the current year, as team boss Gunther Steiner confirmed the likes of Esteban Ocon - now signed for Renault - and Nico Hulkenberg were candidates to take his spot.
However, it's been decided the Frenchman will remain part of Haas' F1 roster for a fifth straight ...Keep reading

Read more: Grosjean keeps Haas F1 seat for 2020 - Motorsport.com

Can Vettel stop the rout? Six Singapore Grand Prix talking points | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will Vettel bounce back from his dire weekend at Monza? Can Mercedes cope with the heat? Here are the talking points for this weekend's race.

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Grosjean, Magnussen staying at Haas for 2020 - SkySports F1

Haas have confirmed that they are retaining both Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean for F1 2020, ending speculation about their driver line-up.

Read more: Grosjean, Magnussen staying at Haas for 2020 - SkySports F1

Will it be Lewis vs Max under the lights? - SkySports F1

The competitive pattern between the three leading teams seen in the last two races will almost certainly change very significantly at Singapore this weekend.

Read more: Will it be Lewis vs Max under the lights? - SkySports F1

Five classic moments from the Singapore Grand Prix - PlanetF1

The 2019 Singapore Grand Prix will be the 12th staging of a race that has become a gem of the Formula 1 calendar.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

F1 should reconsider run-off/gravel trap balance - Wurz - Motorsport.com

The Austrian, who is chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers' Association (GPDA), reckons that a new way of thinking could help steer motor racing away from using sausage kerbs as an off-track deterrent.
Speaking in the wake of Alex Peroni's terrifying F3 crash over the Italian Grand Prix weekend, Wurz said that different types of run-off treatment should be used at corner entry and corner ...Keep reading

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Where have all the single-seater race car builders gone? | RacingLines - RaceFans

The rise of single-specification junior racing series threatens to reduce the opportunities for new talent and teams seeking to reach Formula 1.

Read more: Where have all the single-seater race car builders gone? | RacingLines - RaceFans

Hamilton: I put side before self at Mercedes - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton believes he has "become more of a team player" at Mercedes as he has gotten older with age.

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F1 responds to criticism of television broadcasts | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 has responded to criticism of the quality of recent race broadcasts including occasions where live action was missed because of replays or shots of crowd footage.

Read more: F1 responds to criticism of television broadcasts | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Pirelli using secret new indoor test process for 2020 F1 tyres - Autosport

Pirelli is using new secret testing procedures pioneered at its Milan factory to ensure that next year's Formula 1 tyres can produce the wider working range hoped for

Read more: Pirelli using secret new indoor test process for 2020 F1 tyres - Autosport

Pirelli using secret new indoor test process for 2020 F1 tyres - Autosport

Pirelli is using new secret testing procedures pioneered at its Milan factory to ensure that next year's Formula 1 tyres can produce the wider working range hoped for

Read more: Pirelli using secret new indoor test process for 2020 F1 tyres - Autosport

Juan Manuel Correa: Formula 2 driver remains in induced coma - BBC F1

Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa remains in intensive care in an induced coma from the accident that killed Anthoine Hubert.

Read more: Juan Manuel Correa: Formula 2 driver remains in induced coma - BBC F1

Hamilton says he's "more of a team player" now - Motorsport.com

Speaking to selected media including Motorsport.com, Hamilton acknowledged that his understanding of how to approach grand prix racing and how much risk to take has changed over the years.
"Now, the goal is to help the team get the most points and finish as high as possible," he said when asked how different his position is to drivers like Red Bull's Max Verstappen who have nothing to lose in ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton says he's "more of a team player" now - Motorsport.com

Third DRS zone added for Formula 1's Singapore Grand Prix - Autosport

Formula 1's ruling body, the FIA, has added a third DRS zone to the Marina Bay circuit for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix

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Third DRS zone added for Formula 1's Singapore Grand Prix - Autosport

Formula 1's ruling body, the FIA, has added a third DRS zone to the Marina Bay circuit for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix

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Third DRS zone added to Marina Bay F1 track - Motorsport.com

In an attempt to boost overtaking at the street circuit, a new DRS zone has been added between Turns 13 and 14.
The detection zone will be placed 102 meters before Turn 13.
The other two DRS zones, which were already in place in previous races at Marina Bay, are located on the pit straight and between Turns 5 and 7.
Drivers are allowed to use the DRS freely during practice and qualifying ...Keep reading

Read more: Third DRS zone added to Marina Bay F1 track - Motorsport.com

New DRS zone added for Singapore Grand Prix | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

A new DRS zone has been added to the Marina Bay circuit to increase overtaking opportunities during this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

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Ocon: Year out has made me a better driver - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon believes the knowledge and experience he gained while out has turned him into a "better package" and made him "more hungry".

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Mercedes warn Singapore is ‘no home run’ - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said the team are not viewing Singapore as a "home run" despite being clear favourites for victory at Marina Bay.

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McLaren won't compromise 2020 for Renault F1 constructors fight - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andrea Seidl insists that the team will not compromise its 2020 development programme in order to defend its fourth place in this year's constructors' championship

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McLaren won't compromise 2020 for Renault F1 constructors fight - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andrea Seidl insists that the team will not compromise its 2020 development programme in order to defend its fourth place in this year's constructors' championship

Read more: McLaren won't compromise 2020 for Renault F1 constructors fight - Autosport

Five classic moments from the Singapore Grand Prix - PlanetF1

The 2019 Singapore Grand Prix will be the 12th staging of a race that has become a gem of the Formula 1 calendar.

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F1 should go back to a 16-race calendar – Vettel | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel says next year's record 22-race calendar is too long, and wants the schedule to go back to 16 races.

Read more: F1 should go back to a 16-race calendar – Vettel | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Binotto hails Ferrari’s ‘great team spirit’ - PlanetF1

Life as Ferrari team principal is never easy, but Mattia Binotto says the first few months of his tenure have been "more enjoyable than expected".

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F1's new generation is rising - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton may be nearing a six world championship, but one of the major themes from F1 2019 has been the emergence of youth and a new generation of young drivers, with Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc establishing themselves as stars.

Read more: F1's new generation is rising - SkySports F1

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

W Series should help “integrate” women racing drivers | W Series - RaceFans

Women-only championship W Series should help promote female racers into mixed motorsport competitions, according to the head of the FIA's single-seater commission Stefano Domenicali.

Read more: W Series should help “integrate” women racing drivers | W Series - RaceFans

Singapore GP preview: Will sparks fly under Marina Bay floodlights? - BBC F1

Another thriller at Monza produced highs and lows for Ferrari - but in Singapore, sparks could fly between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.

Read more: Singapore GP preview: Will sparks fly under Marina Bay floodlights? - BBC F1

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

Formula 1 next heads to Singapore for its marquee night race, and you can watch every session live on Sky Sports F1.

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

Lewis Hamilton: Realities of Formula 1 dangers are still "shocking" - Autosport

Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton says dealing with the realities of danger in motorsport after Anthoine Hubert was killed at Spa hit him in the "depths of my soul"

Read more: Lewis Hamilton: Realities of Formula 1 dangers are still "shocking" - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton: Realities of Formula 1 dangers are still "shocking" - Autosport

Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton says dealing with the realities of danger in motorsport after Anthoine Hubert was killed at Spa hit him in the "depths of my soul"

Read more: Lewis Hamilton: Realities of Formula 1 dangers are still "shocking" - Autosport

Montreal ‘damaged Vettel’s faith’ in Formula 1 - PlanetF1

Ex-Formula 1 boss, Bernie Ecclestone, feels Sebastian Vettel has "lost something" and the events of Montreal have had a significant impact on him.

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F2 and F3 add Zandvoort but drop Paul Ricard for 2020 | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Formula 2 and Formula 3 have added round at Zandvoort supporting the Dutch Grand Prix to their 2020 calendars but will not race at Paul Ricard next year.

Read more: F2 and F3 add Zandvoort but drop Paul Ricard for 2020 | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Channel 4 extends Formula 1 TV coverage deal - Motorsport.com

Channel 4 stopped its regular free-to-air live F1 coverage in 2019 as Sky's exclusive rights to the championship began in a deal that runs to 2024.
However, Sky and Channel 4 struck a deal that allowed the British GP to continue being shown live, along with highlights for the other races.
It has now been announced that "a wider, multi-year content deal" has been reached between the two ...Keep reading

Read more: Channel 4 extends Formula 1 TV coverage deal - Motorsport.com

Channel 4 extends live British Grand Prix TV deal - Autosport

The British Grand Prix will continue to be broadcast live on Channel 4 in a "multi-year" deal with Sky that secures Formula 1's free-to-air presence in the UK

Read more: Channel 4 extends live British Grand Prix TV deal - Autosport

Channel 4 extends live British Grand Prix TV deal - Autosport

The British Grand Prix will continue to be broadcast live on Channel 4 in a "multi-year" deal with Sky that secures Formula 1's free-to-air presence in the UK

Read more: Channel 4 extends live British Grand Prix TV deal - Autosport

Zandvoort 'doesn't need to worry' about remaining track work - Motorsport.com

Revisions to both the track itself and the venue's infrastructure have to be completed in time for the circuit's first world championship race since 1985, which has been scheduled for May 3.
The work is subject not just to approval of the work by the FIA but also by the local authorities, while the track's position in the dunes mean that there are environmental issues to be ...Keep reading

Read more: Zandvoort 'doesn't need to worry' about remaining track work - Motorsport.com

Racing Point Formula 1 team plans major Singapore GP upgrade - Autosport

Racing Point plans to bring a major upgrade to its car for the Singapore Grand Prix as it targets ending the 2019 Formula 1 season as the fourth fastest team

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Racing Point Formula 1 team plans major Singapore GP upgrade - Autosport

Racing Point plans to bring a major upgrade to its car for the Singapore Grand Prix as it targets ending the 2019 Formula 1 season as the fourth fastest team

Read more: Racing Point Formula 1 team plans major Singapore GP upgrade - Autosport

Vettel, Ferrari not surprised by Leclerc’s rise - PlanetF1

The outside world might be surprised by Charles Leclerc's performances this season, but Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari knew he had the potential.

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Monza not Ferrari's last chance to win in 2019 - Binotto - Motorsport.com

The low downforce and high-speed nature of Spa and Monza were expected to play to Ferrari's strengths, and the team duly came away with back-to-back victories for Charles Leclerc.
Those are Ferrari's only wins of the year so far, which led to predictions that it would struggle on more conventional track layouts for the rest of the year.
But Binotto pointed to the team's strong pace at other ...Keep reading

Read more: Monza not Ferrari's last chance to win in 2019 - Binotto - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo insists he wants to stay at Renault - PlanetF1

He hasn't made a decision yet and he concedes there have a lot of frustrating moments, but Daniel Ricciardo insists he wants to stay at Renault and get the team to the "next level".

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Steiner on Haas's poor F1 form: "Racing like this kills you" - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says the compromised state his squad is racing in during the 2019 season "kills you" mentally

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Steiner on Haas's poor F1 form: "Racing like this kills you" - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says the compromised state his squad is racing in during the 2019 season "kills you" mentally

Read more: Steiner on Haas's poor F1 form: "Racing like this kills you" - Autosport

Why Red Bull vs Ferrari is now the championship fight to watch | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull are expected to return to strength at this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix as they attempt to overturn Ferrari's 85-point advantage in the championship.

Read more: Why Red Bull vs Ferrari is now the championship fight to watch | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Monday, September 16, 2019

“Difficult to guess” which remaining races Ferrari could win | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto admits it is hard to see which of the remaining races this year the team could win.

Read more: “Difficult to guess” which remaining races Ferrari could win | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Explaining F1's 'yellow card' - SkySports F1

The pulsating duel for victory between Charles Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton at the last race in Monza featured the first high-profile re-use of what has been termed Formula 1's equivalent of football's yellow card.

Read more: Explaining F1's 'yellow card' - SkySports F1

‘Verstappen/Leclerc pairing would create difficulties’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari will not attempt to sign Max Verstappen as Charles Leclerc's 2021 team-mate as Mattia Binotto says it would create "difficulties".

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

F1 heads for Asia and the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend with renewed excitement in the paddock after Ferrari’s recent renaissance. Budding superstar Charles Leclerc lifted the gloom over Maranello with back-to-back victories in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa and then at their home track Monza – ending a nine-year winless stretch for Ferrari […]

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It’s time for Red Bull to deliver at the Singapore GP - PlanetF1

It's over to Red Bull now to deliver on their confidence heading into the Singapore GP, but the momentum is with Ferrari and Mercedes.

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FE move hasn’t shut the F1 door for De Vries - PlanetF1

Nyck de Vries has not closed the door on Formula 1 despite signing up for Mercedes' Formula E team, so says motorsport boss Toto Wolff.

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S5000 to race at 2020 Australian Grand Prix - Motorsport.com - Other open wheel - Stories

Following ongoing talks, promoter Australian Racing Group has now struck a deal with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to open the 2020 S5000 season at Albert Park.
It's the second ARG category to join the AGP undercard, with TCR Australia already locked in for the Melbourne race.
The news comes days out from the first ever S5000 round at Sandown, star signing Rubens Barrichello – a ...Keep reading

Read more: S5000 to race at 2020 Australian Grand Prix - Motorsport.com - Other open wheel - Stories

F1 Singapore GP puts measures in place for "unhealthy" air concerns - Autosport

Specific measures will be in place at Formula 1's Singapore Grand Prix in response to health advisories from the national government over "unhealthy" air concerns

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Singapore GP organisers react to "unhealthy" air concerns - Motorsport.com

Daily advisories have been issued by the National Environment Agency since the start of August, since drier-than-normal weather conditions in Singapore and the surrounding region were forecast.
Nearby Southeast Asian islands have produced "hotspot activities with smoke plumes" that triggered the risk of transboundary haze, a form of air pollution that crosses territories.
Though the ...Keep reading

Read more: Singapore GP organisers react to "unhealthy" air concerns - Motorsport.com

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Renault: Fight for P4 with McLaren F1 an "awkward situation" - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says overhauling McLaren for fourth place is an achievable target, but admits fighting its sole customer team is an "awkward situation"

Read more: Renault: Fight for P4 with McLaren F1 an "awkward situation" - Autosport

Renault: Fight for P4 with McLaren F1 an "awkward situation" - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says overhauling McLaren for fourth place is an achievable target, but admits fighting its sole customer team is an "awkward situation"

Read more: Renault: Fight for P4 with McLaren F1 an "awkward situation" - Autosport

I ate Hamilton’s meat-free burgers: Here’s my verdict | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton reckons plant-based burgers can win over meat-eaters. Should you try one of his Neatburgers? We took a taste test.

Read more: I ate Hamilton’s meat-free burgers: Here’s my verdict | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Ricciardo hails Renault's "special" engine effort - Motorsport.com

The Australian and teammate Nico Hulkenberg delivered a strong performance at Monza to finish fourth and fifth, and give their team hope that it can still overhaul McLaren in the constructors' championship.
For Ricciardo, the performance was proof of how much progress Renault had made with its power in 2019, which is why he is so keen to point out how good a job its Viry-Chatillon engine base ...Keep reading

Read more: Ricciardo hails Renault's "special" engine effort - Motorsport.com

Ecclestone: Adding more races is devaluing F1 - PlanetF1

Former Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone has said that the constant expansion of the Formula 1 calendar is only devaluing the series.

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Peroni feels ‘lucky to be walking’ after F3 crash - PlanetF1

F3 racer Alex Peroni feels "lucky to be walking" after his horrific crash during the Italian Grand Prix weekend.

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Mercedes needs to keep "intensity" on 2019 - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Lewis Hamilton is currently 99 points ahead of nearest non-Mercedes rival Max Verstappen in the drivers' standings, with the German car manufacturer 154 points clear of Ferrari in the constructors' battle with seven races remaining.
But although it would likely take a huge run of bad luck to stop Mercedes taking both championships this year, Wolff says he still does not feel that the outfit is ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes needs to keep "intensity" on 2019 - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Kubica could be set for DTM switch with Audi - PlanetF1

Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass has held talks with Robert Kubica's management about a switch to DTM.

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Vettel: F1 will realise it needs the German GP - PlanetF1

Four-time World Champion Sebastian Vettel believes Formula 1 will quickly realise that it needs the German Grand Prix.

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Haas reveals revised F1 livery after title sponsor Rich Energy exit - Autosport

Haas has revealed its revised Formula 1 livery following its split with its former title sponsor Rich Energy

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Crashgate corner could disappear from Singapore Grand Prix track | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

A four-corner stretch of Singapore's Marina Bay circuit could be altered for future races due to planned construction work in the city.

Read more: Crashgate corner could disappear from Singapore Grand Prix track | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas reveals updated livery after Rich Energy split - Motorsport.com

The team's original black-and-gold colour scheme was adopted at the start of this year because of a new tie-up with energy drinks company Rich Energy.
But following a behind-the-scenes battle for control of the business among shareholders, including CEO William Storey, the future of the partnership had been thrown in to doubt.
Last week, however, the matter reached a head when the team ...Keep reading

Read more: Haas reveals updated livery after Rich Energy split - Motorsport.com

Steiner: ‘Racing like this kills you’ - PlanetF1

Haas principal Guenther Steiner admits that the team's struggles throughout 2019 have been killing him.

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Mercedes expect Red Bull battle in Singapore - PlanetF1

Mercedes principal Toto Wolff expects Red Bull to be their main rival at the Singapore GP, but hasn't ruled out Ferrari.

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Binotto: Ferrari can still win in 2019 - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto believes there will still be opportunities for the team to win in 2019.

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Monza Q3 farce unlikely to be repeated this year – Verstappen | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 is unlikely to see a repeat of the bizarre scenes at the end of qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix according to Max Verstappen.

Read more: Monza Q3 farce unlikely to be repeated this year – Verstappen | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Alonso should do full IndyCar season to improve Indy 500 chances – Pagenaud | IndyCar - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso needs to commit to a full season of IndyCar to maximise his chances of taking a victory in the Indianapolis 500, according to this year's winner.

Read more: Alonso should do full IndyCar season to improve Indy 500 chances – Pagenaud | IndyCar - RaceFans

Ferrari denies its Formula 1 race win chances are now over for 2019 - Autosport

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto is adamant his team will still have more chances to win in the remainder of the 2019 Formula 1 season, despite the last two tracks having clearly favoured his cars

Read more: Ferrari denies its Formula 1 race win chances are now over for 2019 - Autosport

Ferrari denies its Formula 1 race win chances are now over for 2019 - Autosport

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto is adamant his team will still have more chances to win in the remainder of the 2019 Formula 1 season, despite the last two tracks having clearly favoured his cars

Read more: Ferrari denies its Formula 1 race win chances are now over for 2019 - Autosport

Merc wary of Red Bull in Singapore - SkySports F1

Mercedes are ready for a fierce battle with Red Bull at the Singapore GP but are also not counting out Ferrari, even though the Scuderia believe they will "struggle" under the dazzling Marina Bay lights.

Read more: Merc wary of Red Bull in Singapore - SkySports F1

Ferrari will be more competitive in Singapore than Hungary – Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Ferrari will be more competitive in Singapore than Hungary - Wolff • Monza performance "better than expected" - Gasly • Scheckter "frightened" on first run in old car

Read more: Ferrari will be more competitive in Singapore than Hungary – Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Haas reveals first image of car without Rich Energy branding | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas has revealed the first image of one of its cars following the removal of former title sponsor Rich Energy.

Read more: Haas reveals first image of car without Rich Energy branding | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Post-Italian Grand Prix noticebook - F1technical.net

Last weekend’s Italian Grand Prix has produced arguably the best race of the season so far, creating a high level of excitement and thrill which will be almost impossible to surpass in the remaining seven rounds. Just a few days after this emotional event, it is time to assess the consequences and hot talking points following the last European round.

Read more: Post-Italian Grand Prix noticebook - F1technical.net

Which IndyCar drivers deserve an F1 test chance? | Debates and Polls - RaceFans

McLaren has said could give an F1 test to one of its IndyCar drivers when the team returns to the championship next year. Who should get the chance?

Read more: Which IndyCar drivers deserve an F1 test chance? | Debates and Polls - RaceFans

Steiner admits Haas struggles are 'killing' him - Motorsport.com

The American-owned outfit has faced difficulties getting its car into the right tyre operating window for much of the season, and suffered its third consecutive non points-scoring finish in Italy last weekend.
Its run of form, and its inability to overcome the tyre issues so Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean can make progress in the races, is something that Steiner is finding hard to ...Keep reading

Read more: Steiner admits Haas struggles are 'killing' him - Motorsport.com

Four-time champion Vettel thinks F1 will regret losing German GP - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cannot afford to lose traditional races like the German Grand Prix, and thinks the championship will eventually realise it needs an event in his home country

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Four-time champion Vettel thinks F1 will regret losing German GP - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cannot afford to lose traditional races like the German Grand Prix, and thinks the championship will eventually realise it needs an event in his home country

Read more: Four-time champion Vettel thinks F1 will regret losing German GP - Autosport

Wolff: Ocon snub didn’t affect trust in Renault - PlanetF1

Despite Renault pulling out of a deal to sign Esteban Ocon last season, Mercedes principal Toto Wolff insists they didn't lose trust in the team.

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Mercedes' Bottas still "far away" from level of F1 driver he can be - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas says he is still "far away" from the level of Formula 1 driver he believes he can be and wants to be "much better" than he is now

Read more: Mercedes' Bottas still "far away" from level of F1 driver he can be - Autosport

Mercedes' Bottas still "far away" from level of F1 driver he can be - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas says he is still "far away" from the level of Formula 1 driver he believes he can be and wants to be "much better" than he is now

Read more: Mercedes' Bottas still "far away" from level of F1 driver he can be - Autosport

Wolff didn’t lose trust in Renault despite Ocon snub - Motorsport.com




An agreement had been made but not signed when Renault changed its mind at the last minute after Daniel Ricciardo indicated he wanted to join the Enstone team for 2019.
Wolff subsequently made his frustration with Renault clear, especially as there was no other opportunity to place the Frenchman after he lost his Force India/Racing Point seat to Lance Stroll.
However discussions ...Keep reading

Read more: Wolff didn’t lose trust in Renault despite Ocon snub - Motorsport.com

Renault may be looking beyond Ricciardo for 2021 - PlanetF1

Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul says the team want to promote an academy driver in 2021, that could spell the end for Daniel Ricciardo.

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Renault hope to promote a junior driver by 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul says the team wants to promote a driver from its roster of academy talent to F1 by 2021.

Read more: Renault hope to promote a junior driver by 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Ocon to bring ‘new perspective’ to Renault - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon hopes he can bring a "new perspective" and "a different way of thinking" to Renault.

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Albon avoiding Red Bull expectations - PlanetF1

Alex Albon insists he is staying clear of expectations and pressure following his Red Bull promotion.

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Bottas: I’m getting better with age - PlanetF1

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas believes he is becoming a better driver with age and is still "far away" from his best.

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McLaren seeking return to pre-shutdown form | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: McLaren seeking return to pre-shutdown form • Singapore air quality concerns ahead of race • Alesi and Fittipaldi get Ferrari simulator runs

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Alonso not classified on rally debut after rolling his Hilux | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso emerged unscathed after rolling his Toyota Hilux during his rally debut in South Africa.

Read more: Alonso not classified on rally debut after rolling his Hilux | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Wolff: Vettel too good an F1 driver to be written off despite Monza - Autosport

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Sebastian Vettel is too good to be written off yet, despite the four-time champion's difficult weekend at the Italian Grand Prix

Read more: Wolff: Vettel too good an F1 driver to be written off despite Monza - Autosport

Wolff: Vettel too good an F1 driver to be written off despite Monza - Autosport

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Sebastian Vettel is too good to be written off yet, despite the four-time champion's difficult weekend at the Italian Grand Prix

Read more: Wolff: Vettel too good an F1 driver to be written off despite Monza - Autosport

Sainz wants DRS dependence gone for 2021 - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz hopes DRS won't be needed in 2021, but admits that without it now there would be “close to zero overtakes”.

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Tost: Gasly will ‘soon have back his confidence’ - PlanetF1

Toro Rosso principal Franz Tost believes it won't be long before Pierre Gasly is back to full confidence.

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Bottas "far away" from level he wants to be at - Motorsport.com

The five-time grand prix winner has been retained by Mercedes for another season and 2020 will mark his fourth year with the title-winning team.
Bottas has yet to put together a full championship challenge but led the points earlier this year and is on course for his career-best finish as he is a comfortable second in the standings, 62 points behind team-mate Lewis Hamilton.
Asked by ...Keep reading

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Formula E’s rising revenue is a good problem to have | Formula E - RaceFans

Formula E's growing revenue is good news for the championship but its growing roster of entrants will inevitably come looking for a share.

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Leclerc calls on Ferrari to stay ‘realistic’ - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc believes Ferrari must remain realistic about their chances in 2019 with the Singapore GP coming up.

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Racing Point have “tricks up our sleeve” for Singapore | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer expects the team to make a significant step forward with its last major upgrade of the season at next week's Singapore Grand Prix.

Read more: Racing Point have “tricks up our sleeve” for Singapore | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas turned down Wehrlein for 2020 - PlanetF1

Haas principal Guenther Steiner has confirmed that he rejected an approach from Pascal Wehrlein to join the team for 2020.

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Hamilton can be fully satisfied with F1 career without Ferrari - Autosport

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton believes he can be "100%" satisfied with his Formula 1 career even if he does not compete for Ferrari

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Hamilton can be fully satisfied with F1 career without Ferrari - Autosport

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton believes he can be "100%" satisfied with his Formula 1 career even if he does not compete for Ferrari

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Bottas ‘performs better’ with Mercedes drive secured - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas isn't sure if the uncertainty over his Mercedes future affected his performances, but knows the security he now has helps his future.

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Correa’s condition has ‘improved slightly’ - PlanetF1

Formula 2 racer Juan Manuel Correa remains in an induced coma, but his family have reported slight improvements in his condition.

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Montoya: Vettel’s problems not mental - PlanetF1

Ex-Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya believes Sebastian Vettel's recent errors are due to "technical" issue not mental ones.

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Montoya: Vettel's troubles "technical", not mental - Motorsport.com

Vettel is on a barren streak in F1 and is without a win since the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix, while his new Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc has now won back-to-back races in Belgium and Italy.
Leclerc’s victory in Ferrari’s home race triggered raucous celebrations at Monza, where Vettel spun out of fourth early on and edged himself close to a race ban for rejoining the track in a ...Keep reading

Read more: Montoya: Vettel's troubles "technical", not mental - Motorsport.com

Caption Competition 158: Giovinazzi in the kitchen | Caption Competition - RaceFans

Antonio Giovinazzi cooked up his best result of the season so far at his home race last weekend. Can you come up with the best caption for this picture?

Read more: Caption Competition 158: Giovinazzi in the kitchen | Caption Competition - RaceFans

Friday, September 13, 2019

Rossi honoured to have "strong" F1 drivers as fans - Motorsport.com - MotoGP - Stories

Both F1 racers have admitted to supporting Rossi’s exploits in MotoGP as they were growing up, and at the Italian Grand Prix last weekend Norris ran with tribute helmet and boots that were painted in the nine-time champion’s colours.
Rossi said he cannot wait to now swap helmets with Norris, as he said that the youngster's exploits in F1 this season had turned him in to a fan of the McLaren ...Keep reading

Read more: Rossi honoured to have "strong" F1 drivers as fans - Motorsport.com - MotoGP - Stories

Montoya: Vettel F1 2019 issues more likely technical than mentality - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel's troubles this year are more likely to be a "technical" problem than an issue with the four-time Formula 1 world champion's mentality, reckons Juan Pablo Montoya

Read more: Montoya: Vettel F1 2019 issues more likely technical than mentality - Autosport

Montoya: Vettel F1 2019 issues more likely technical than mentality - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel's troubles this year are more likely to be a "technical" problem than an issue with the four-time Formula 1 world champion's mentality, reckons Juan Pablo Montoya

Read more: Montoya: Vettel F1 2019 issues more likely technical than mentality - Autosport

Wolff wary of more clashes because of warning flag - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff fears the FIA's decision to use the black-and-white warning flag rather than go straight to penalties will lead to more on-track clashes.

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Is F1’s feeder series giving its champions the schooling they need? | Dieter's Inbox - RaceFans

While 2017 F2 champion Charles Leclerc is thriving in F1, several of his predecessors haven't. Dieter Rencken looks at why.

Read more: Is F1’s feeder series giving its champions the schooling they need? | Dieter's Inbox - RaceFans

Williams extend Mercedes engine partnership to 2025 at least - BBC F1

Williams sign a new agreement to use Mercedes engines in Formula 1 for at least the next six years.

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Williams extend Mercedes engine deal until 2025 - PlanetF1

Williams have extended their engine deal with Mercedes, re-signing with the championship-leaders through to the end of 2025.

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Hamilton wants ‘this battle to continue’ - PlanetF1

Walking away from two Ferrari circuits, both of which yielded wins for the Scuderia, Lewis Hamilton says he "want this battle to continue" as F1 heads to Singapore.

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Williams extends Mercedes F1 engine deal for five years to 2025 - Autosport

Williams and Mercedes have agreed to a five-year extension of their Formula 1 engine supply deal, which will take their partnership to 2025

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Williams extends Mercedes F1 engine deal for five years to 2025 - Autosport

Williams and Mercedes have agreed to a five-year extension of their Formula 1 engine supply deal, which will take their partnership to 2025

Read more: Williams extends Mercedes F1 engine deal for five years to 2025 - Autosport

Vettel has scored most penalty points of any driver since they were introduced | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel has now racked up more penalty points than any other driver since the system was introduced at the beginning of 2014.

Read more: Vettel has scored most penalty points of any driver since they were introduced | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Williams extends Mercedes power unit deal to 2025 - Motorsport.com

Williams initially joined forces with the Stuttgart manufacturer in 2014, at the start of the hybrid era, with a seven-year deal that took it to the end of the current Concorde Agreement.
The new deal extends five years into the post-2021 era, and as such is a clear show of faith in the future direction of the sport from both parties. Williams will continue to make its own gearbox rather than ...Keep reading

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Williams extend deal to use Mercedes engines | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Williams will continue to use Mercedes power units after agreeing a new deal with the manufacturer which runs until the end of the 2025 season.

Read more: Williams extend deal to use Mercedes engines | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes will ‘fade out’ Renault-bound Ocon - PlanetF1

Off to Renault next season, Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says Esteban Ocon will "fade out" of his role as the Brackley team's third driver.

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Wehrlein approached Haas about 2020 seat - Motorsport.com

Wehrlein, who raced for Manor in 2016 and Sauber the following year, has spent the last two years competing in DTM and Formula E.
He has kept close ties to F1 through his role as a Ferrari simulator driver and, according to Steiner, approached Haas to see if there was a chance he could be considered for an F1 return next year.
But Steiner, speaking to German Formula 1 podcast Starting Grid ...Keep reading

Read more: Wehrlein approached Haas about 2020 seat - Motorsport.com

Verstappen’s future is ‘still open for 2021’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull may have Max Verstappen on the payroll for 2020, however, his father has Jos has warned that could change at the end of next season.

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Hamilton wants challenge from rivals to continue - Motorsport.com

Hamilton has amassed a healthy points lead in the championship because of Mercedes' strong start to the season but his team has come under increasing threat in the last few grands prix.
Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc has claimed back-to-back wins in Belgium and Italy as the high-speed circuits there played to the strengths of his team's inconsistent 2019 car.

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Sirotkin and Renault test Pirelli’s 18-inch tyres - PlanetF1

Renault test driver Sergey Sirotkin put Pirelli's 18-inch 2021 tyres through their paces at Paul Ricard on Thursday, covering 94 laps.

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Formula 1 teams simulating fixes to avoid Monza Q3 farce repeat - Autosport

Formula 1 teams will meet with race director Michael Masi at the Singapore Grand Prix to try to find a solution to the problem of drivers backing each other up in qualifying

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Formula 1 teams simulating fixes to avoid Monza Q3 farce repeat - Autosport

Formula 1 teams will meet with race director Michael Masi at the Singapore Grand Prix to try to find a solution to the problem of drivers backing each other up in qualifying

Read more: Formula 1 teams simulating fixes to avoid Monza Q3 farce repeat - Autosport

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Bottas ‘not giving up’ on title chase - PlanetF1

Beating Lewis Hamilton for only the fourth time this season at Monza, Valtteri Bottas is adamant he's not ready to walk away from the title race.

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‘Shame we were murdered on the straight’ - PlanetF1

George Russell was left to wonder about what could have been had Williams not been "murdered on the straight" at Monza.

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McLaren: Ferrari veto is simply outdated - PlanetF1

McLaren have again urged Liberty Media to axe Ferrari's veto when writing up the 2021 Concorde Agreement.

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Racing Point plans "big update" for Singapore to lead midfield - Motorsport.com

The Silverstone-based outfit has undergone a revamp under new owner Lawrence Stroll since the end of last year, and the extra investment has allowed it to push forward with a strong development programme.
Amid its ambitions to finish the year strongly and emerge as the quickest team behind Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull, it plans to introduce a raft of new aero parts for the next F1 race in ...Keep reading

Read more: Racing Point plans "big update" for Singapore to lead midfield - Motorsport.com

Mercedes knew it had wrong Spa and Monza F1 car package - Autosport

The Mercedes Formula 1 team always knew it was likely to have the wrong car package for Spa and Monza, boss Toto Wolff has admitted

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Mercedes knew it had wrong Spa and Monza F1 car package - Autosport

The Mercedes Formula 1 team always knew it was likely to have the wrong car package for Spa and Monza, boss Toto Wolff has admitted

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McLaren: Top three advantage won’t disappear in 2021 - PlanetF1

McLaren team principal, Andreas Seidl, has warned it will still take a few years after 2021 for a more level playing field to be implemented in Formula 1.

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F1 standardisation risks hurting reliability - Binotto - Motorsport.com

Binotto has been outspoken against F1's plan to impose a budget cap to limit teams' spending, while also restricting the areas they must design parts.

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Ocon drives in final F1 '20 tyre test, Pirelli has deadline concern - Autosport

Pirelli is undertaking the final test of its 2020 Formula 1 prototype tyres with Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon at Paul Ricard, as the debate over extra testing continues

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Ocon drives in final F1 '20 tyre test, Pirelli has deadline concern - Autosport

Pirelli is undertaking the final test of its 2020 Formula 1 prototype tyres with Mercedes reserve driver Esteban Ocon at Paul Ricard, as the debate over extra testing continues

Read more: Ocon drives in final F1 '20 tyre test, Pirelli has deadline concern - Autosport

Berger warns Vettel: You can never rely on Leclerc - PlanetF1

Angered by Charles Leclerc not giving him a tow in qualifying for the Italian GP, Gerhard Berger has warned Sebastian Vettel to "never" rely on his team-mate.

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Pirelli perform first F1 test with 18-inch tyres | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sergey Sirotkin is conducting the first test of the 18-inch tyres which are due to be introduced in the 2021 F1 season by Pirelli.

Read more: Pirelli perform first F1 test with 18-inch tyres | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Leclerc a "very tough" driver for his age - Bottas - Motorsport.com

Leclerc won the Italian Grand Prix after a feisty drive in which he defended aggressively against Lewis Hamilton and then kept the championship leader's teammate Bottas at bay in the closing laps.
During the race, Leclerc picked up a black/white warning flag for moving under braking in his battle with Hamilton, a continuation of a more aggressive approach first seen in the British Grand ...Keep reading

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Steiner admits Grosjean/ Hulk call isn’t clear-cut - PlanetF1

Debating whether to re-sign Romain Grosjean for 2020 or bring in Nico Hulkenberg isn't a "clear decision" for Haas, so says Guenther Steiner.

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Video: First look at F1's 18-inch tyres in action - Motorsport.com

Renault reserve driver Sergey Sirotkin has been drafted in for the two-day test, which is taking place in a modified RS18 that has been developed to simulate the downforce levels that are expected for the 2021 rules.
 
Speaking ahead of the test, Sirotkin said: "It will be something, new, something interesting and we are all very excited about it."
F1 is moving to the 18-inch tyres in ...Keep reading

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Mercedes originally favoured Heidfeld for Hamilton’s seat | 2013 F1 season - RaceFans

Nick Heidfeld was originally favoured by Mercedes to take the seat which ultimately went to Lewis Hamilton, who has won four titles since joining the team.

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Norris rues ‘disappointing’ lost points - PlanetF1

With three retirements in the last two races alone, Lando Norris admits the number of points McLaren have lost out on has been "fairly disappointing".

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Britain's Chadwick to drive in Extreme E climate-change racing series - BBC F1

Williams development driver Jamie Chadwick is named as one of four women to drive in Extreme E, which kicks off in Greenland in 2021.

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Ferrari: Standard parts in Formula 1 risk issues like Formula 2 clutch - Autosport

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes Formula 1 should take heed of the reliability issues suffered by Formula 2 last season, amid plans to introduce more standard parts

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Ferrari: Standard parts in Formula 1 risk issues like Formula 2 clutch - Autosport

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes Formula 1 should take heed of the reliability issues suffered by Formula 2 last season, amid plans to introduce more standard parts

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wolff didn’t believe ‘Formula E could make it’ - PlanetF1

Preparing for Mercedes' first season in Formula E as a constructor, Toto Wolff admits he "didn't believe" the electric series would survive.

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Teams should have helped Vettel and Stroll avoid Ascari incidents – Masi | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll needed more help from their teams to avoid the incidents at Ascari during the Italian Grand Prix, according to FIA race director Michael Masi.

Read more: Teams should have helped Vettel and Stroll avoid Ascari incidents – Masi | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes: Leclerc ‘knew where we were weak’ - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc figured out Mercedes through his battle with Lewis Hamilton says the team's motorsport strategy director James Vowles.

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Alfa applauds Giovinazzi’s Monza reaction - PlanetF1

Antonio Giovinazzi's P9 at Monza could not have come at a better time with Fred Vasseur impressed with his fight-back.

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Hulk or Grosjean: Who do Haas pick for 2020? - PlanetF1

Haas seem to have narrowed down the options for Kevin Magnussen's 2020 partner to Nico Hulkenberg or Romain Grosjean, but who do they pick?

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Vettel spin opened the door for Mercedes - PlanetF1

Mercedes’ motorsport strategy director James Vowles believes Sebastian Vettel could have proved a big problem at Monza if he hadn't have spun.

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How Leclerc won Ferrari's hearts - SkySports F1

There are only certain days in this sport when we watch a driver win a race and it brings joy across the entire paddock. Last Sunday in Monza was one of those days.

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Brundle: Leclerc ‘lucky’ not to get penalty - PlanetF1

Martin Brundle says Charles Leclerc "was lucky" not to get a five-second penalty for his "robust" defending against Lewis Hamilton at the Italian Grand Prix.

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“You win a championship by not making mistakes”: Jody Scheckter talks to RaceFans | RacingLines - RaceFans

He won the championship four decades ago this week and no other Ferrari driver won the title for 20 years after him. Jody Scheckter contrasts F1 then and now.

Read more: “You win a championship by not making mistakes”: Jody Scheckter talks to RaceFans | RacingLines - RaceFans

JV: Leclerc did a Magnussen on Hamilton - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc got away with doing a "Kevin Magnussen" at Monza because of F1 politics, say so former World Champion Jacques Villeneuve.

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2019 Italian Grand Prix Star Performers | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc, Daniel Ricciardo and Sergio Perez were RaceFans' Star Performers of the Italian Grand Prix weekend.

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Bottas: Ferrari's Leclerc "very tough" Formula 1 racer for his age - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says Charles Leclerc is a "very tough" racer given his age and complimented the 21-year-old's approach to his first year with Ferrari

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Bottas: Ferrari's Leclerc "very tough" Formula 1 racer for his age - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says Charles Leclerc is a "very tough" racer given his age and complimented the 21-year-old's approach to his first year with Ferrari

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Wolff on Vettel: No doubt he’ll bounce back - PlanetF1

As Sebastian Vettel woke up to yet another week of negative headlines, Toto Wolff has warned against writing off the four-time World Champion.

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Masi seeking solutions to avoid Q3 farce repeat - Motorsport.com

The Q3 session at the Italian Grand Prix descended into a farce when the nine drivers left running all deliberately went slowly to try to not be at the front of the train – but in doing so most managed to time themselves out and not get another flying lap in.
While Nico Hulkenberg, Carlos Sainz and Lance Stroll were reprimanded for driving unnecessarily slowly, the race stewards also asked ...Keep reading

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‘Don’t want to imagine Peroni crash without Halo’ - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly says he does not even want to imagine the outcome of Alex Peroni's accident were it not for Halo.

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Masi downplays concerns about dangerous driving - PlanetF1

Formula 1's warning system will not result in drivers acting "more dangerous", at least that's the opinion of F1 race director Michael Masi.

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Bottas ‘tried everything’ to catch Leclerc - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas is adamant that he "tried everything" to get past Charles Leclerc at the Italian Grand Prix, adding that pushing too hard early on probably cost him in the end.

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Prost: Missed 2019 chances had piled pressure on Renault F1 team - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 team has taken the pressure off itself with its Italian Grand Prix result, says advisor and board member Alain Prost

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Prost: Missed 2019 chances had piled pressure on Renault F1 team - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 team has taken the pressure off itself with its Italian Grand Prix result, says advisor and board member Alain Prost

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Rebuilding Vettel's confidence "won't be easy" - Brawn - Motorsport.com

Vettel spun at Ascari early on and compounded that error by rejoining unsafely and causing Lance Stroll to spin.
He received a stop/go penalty and three penalty points on his licence, leaving him one major incident from a race ban, and these mistakes were the latest in a long line stretching back to his crash while leading last year's German Grand Prix.
The four-time world champion is also ...Keep reading

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Imola and Mugello ponder bids for F1 race - PlanetF1

Italy to have more than one race on the Formula 1 calendar in years to come? Well, it could happen as Imola and Mugello are considering bids.

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Ocon cannot replace Hamilton or Bottas at Mercedes in 2021 | RacingLines - RaceFans

Esteban Ocon's two-year deal to drive for Renault does not include an escape clause which would allow him to return to Mercedes in 2021.

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‘Red Bull made tactical error not signing Hamilton’ - PlanetF1

Hindsight is a wonderful thing and Helmut Marko admits in hindsight Red Bull made a "tactical" mistake not signing Lewis Hamilton, who instead joined Mercedes.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Renault had to ditch ‘negative’ Hulkenberg - PlanetF1

Renault advisor Alain Prost believes it was important that the team dropped the "negative" Nico Hulkenberg.

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Ferrari champion calls Leclerc “the Federer of Formula 1” | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc has been compared to tennis great Roger Federer by Jody Scheckter, who won the drivers' championship with the team 40 years ago.

Read more: Ferrari champion calls Leclerc “the Federer of Formula 1” | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Hubert laid to rest in French cathedral - PlanetF1

The motorsport community paid its respect to Anthoine Hubert as the French F2 driver was laid to rest on Tuesday.

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Leclerc happy to silence critics with double win - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc believes his back-to-back wins at Spa and Monza proves Ferrari were right to promote him after a single season in Formula 1.

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Formula 1’s safety menu: Sausage, grass or gravel? - PlanetF1

Less than a week after Anthoine Hubert was killed in a F2 race at Spa, F3 driver Alex Peroni sent airborne. How does Formula 1 respond?

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Bottas has weakness when following other cars, says Wolff - Motorsport.com

The Finnish driver had hauled himself on to the tail of Leclerc in the closing stages of the Italian Grand Prix, but was unable to mount a proper attempt at a pass as he could not get quite close enough.
In the end, his hopes of a win were dashed when he misjudged his braking point slightly at the first corner and ran deep in to the chicane, costing himself valuable time.
Wolff says that the ...Keep reading

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Gravel could return at Parabolica to prevent repeat of Vettel Q3 controversy | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Gravel run-offs could be restored at parts of Monza's Parabolica corner to prevent a repeat of last weekend's controversy over whether one of Sebastian Vettel's lap times should be deleted.

Read more: Gravel could return at Parabolica to prevent repeat of Vettel Q3 controversy | 2019 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull differ in Singapore tyre choices | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

The three leading Formula 1 teams have all picked significantly different tyre choices for next week's Singapore Grand Prix.

Read more: Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull differ in Singapore tyre choices | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hamilton: Title influenced my Leclerc decision - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says he would not have backed out of his scrap with Charles Leclerc at the Italian GP and the pair "would have collided" - if he wasn't chasing a sixth Formula 1 title.

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Williams’ poor form begins to impact finances - PlanetF1

Williams have posted a loss in the first half of 2019 as their continued poor form begins to be reflected in their financial records.

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Brundle: Leclerc shows his strength - SkySports F1

And still the great F1 races keep rolling in, ensuring we are the edge of our seats.

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Hamilton says he will change the way he races after Monza - Motorsport.com

Hamilton was unable to pass Charles Leclerc in the Italian Grand Prix, during which he complained about not being left a car's width while battling with the Ferrari driver and suggested his rival was being "dangerous" after another move.
Drivers have received more leniency since the Austrian Grand Prix, a race in which Leclerc lost victory after being bumped wide by Max Verstappen, as officials ...Keep reading

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Williams F1 team posts big financial loss after poor 2018 season - Autosport

The Williams Formula 1 team has posted a significant financial loss for the first six months of 2019 as it pays the price for its poor performance last season

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Williams F1 team posts big financial loss after poor 2018 season - Autosport

The Williams Formula 1 team has posted a significant financial loss for the first six months of 2019 as it pays the price for its poor performance last season

Read more: Williams F1 team posts big financial loss after poor 2018 season - Autosport