Monday, September 30, 2019

What did we learn from the Russian Grand Prix? - F1technical.net

Thanks to a perfectly timed safety car period, the Mercedes AMG Petronas team came out on top of the 2019 Formula One VTB Russian Grand Prix, breaking Ferrari’s recent impressive run of success.

Read more: What did we learn from the Russian Grand Prix? - F1technical.net

Grosjean expects tough end to season after first-lap retirement | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Grosjean expects tough end to season after first-lap retirement • Ferrari hope to avoid engine penalty for Vettel • Jos Verstappen doubts 2020 title chance for Max

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Ferrari were naive thinking Vettel would swap - PlanetF1

The criticism of Ferrari continues following the Russian Grand Prix, with their team order plan creating more unnecessary trouble.

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Button questions Ferrari’s ‘strange’ deal - PlanetF1

Jenson Button doesn't understand why Ferrari expected Sebastian Vettel to hand the lead over to Charles Leclerc in Russia, saying it was a "strange deal".

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‘Next title will be super hard given rivals’ - PlanetF1

Closing in on a sixth World title, Lewis Hamilton says the "next one" is going to be "super hard" given the level of competition he expects to face.

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

How has Ferrari achieved its astonishing power unit performance? And has Red Bull scrapped its plans to rebrand Toro Rosso as AlphaTauri? Rumours abound in the Sochi F1 paddock.

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Steiner may face scrutiny over FIA criticism - Motorsport.com

Kevin Magnussen was given a five-second penalty at Sochi, which dropped him from eighth to ninth in the results, after running wide at Turn 2 defending from Sergio Perez and failing to rejoin the track to the left of two polystyrene markers as instructed earlier in the weekend.
Magnussen said after the race the decision was "bullshit" and argued he was not able to make it across to the markers ...Keep reading

Read more: Steiner may face scrutiny over FIA criticism - Motorsport.com

Ferrari: Costly Vettel stoppage dictated by safety - Motorsport.com

Vettel encountered a hybrid issue shortly after making his pitstop, and he obeyed instructions and parked on the circuit just sort of the pit entry. He then jumped out, as he had to assume that the car was “live.”
The stoppage led to race director Michael Masi ordering a VSC.
That in turn allowed Lewis Hamilton to make a quick pi stop, allowing the Mercedes driver to jump erstwhile ...Keep reading

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Bottas: Vettel's Russian GP soppage was miracle for Mercedes' race - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas says Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel's Russian Grand Prix MGU-K failure was a "miracle" for Mercedes' race

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Bottas: Vettel's Russian GP soppage was miracle for Mercedes' race - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas says Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel's Russian Grand Prix MGU-K failure was a "miracle" for Mercedes' race

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Italian press reaction: High tension building at Ferrari - PlanetF1

Ferrari are back making headlines for the wrong reasons after team orders in Russia played a part in their winning streak coming to an abrupt end.

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Autosport F1 Podcast: Ferrari shoots itself in foot with controversy - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton may have won the Russian Grand Prix, but that was overshadowed by controversy at the Ferrari Formula 1 team as its winning run ultimately came to an end

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Autosport F1 Podcast: Ferrari shoots itself in foot with controversy - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton may have won the Russian Grand Prix, but that was overshadowed by controversy at the Ferrari Formula 1 team as its winning run ultimately came to an end

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Leclerc had “100% trust” Ferrari would give him the lead back | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc says he had complete faith that Ferrari would swap him and his team mate's positions after he let Sebastian Vettel by at the start.

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Ferrari: Vettel-Leclerc still a 'luxury' - SkySports F1

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto insists managing Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc remains a "luxury" despite the latest outbreak of track tension at the Russian GP.

Read more: Ferrari: Vettel-Leclerc still a 'luxury' - SkySports F1

Wolff: Mercedes wouldn’t have won without VSC | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff doubts his team's strategy would have allowed them to beat Ferrari if it hadn't been for the Virtual Safety Car.

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Leclerc confident he can still ‘trust’ Vettel - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc is adamant Ferrari's Russian GP tensions won't affect his relationship with Sebastian Vettel, saying they need to still trust one another.

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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Ferrari ‘100 metres away’ from avoiding VSC for Vettel’s retirement | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto said the Virtual Safety Car period which cost them victory in Russia could have been avoided if Sebastian Vettel's car had failed a hundred metres later.

Read more: Ferrari ‘100 metres away’ from avoiding VSC for Vettel’s retirement | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Rosberg urges Red Bull to consider Hulkenberg - PlanetF1

With Alex Albon in the wall in qualifying for the Russian GP, Nico Rosberg has urged Red Bull to consider Nico Hulkenberg for Max Verstappen's 2020 team-mate.

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Hamilton: 'Special' to beat Ferrari - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes achieved a "special" result in the Russian GP by defeating Ferrari and ending the Scuderia's three-race winning run.

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Debate: Was Vettel justified in rejecting team orders? - Motorsport.com

Ferrari's efforts to try and salvage any form of championship fight were dealt a blow in Sochi after they failed to convert pole position into race victory, with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas instead taking a one-two for Mercedes.
Following Ferrari's success in Singapore, they looked on course to continue their assault on Mercedes' championship leads when they completed the opening lap of ...Keep reading

Read more: Debate: Was Vettel justified in rejecting team orders? - Motorsport.com

Ferrari planned to swap but not through undercut - PlanetF1

As Ferrari's team-mate tensions spilled over in Sochi, Mattia Binotto says the team always planned on swapping drivers but didn't doing it with the undercut.

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Conclusions from the Russian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Another tough weekend for Ferrari's young gun as team orders overshadow the team's pace, Merc play the 1-2 game to perfection, Red Bull fall away...

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Kubica criticises Williams after DNF to ‘conserve parts’ - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica has criticised Williams, saying he just needs "a tool which is working" after retiring from the Russian GP to conserve parts.

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Kubica criticises Williams after DNF to ‘converse parts’ - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica has criticised Williams, saying he just needs "a tool which is working" after retiring from the Russian GP to converse parts.

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Brawn and Carey met Formula 1 drivers to address 2021 rules - Autosport

Formula 1 bosses Ross Brawn and Chase Carey have met drivers in Russia to address concerns about potential rule changes such as Saturday qualifying races

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Brawn and Carey met Formula 1 drivers to address 2021 rules - Autosport

Formula 1 bosses Ross Brawn and Chase Carey have met drivers in Russia to address concerns about potential rule changes such as Saturday qualifying races

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F2 drivers taken to hospital after crash - SkySports F1

F2 drivers Nobuharu Matsushita and Nikita Mazepin were taken to hospital for checks after an accident on the first lap of Sunday's sprint race at the Russian GP.

Read more: F2 drivers taken to hospital after crash - SkySports F1

Live: 2019 Russian Grand Prix | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2019 Russian Grand Prix on RaceFans Live.

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Russian GP build-up LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Gasly giving "120 percent" after Red Bull demotion - Motorsport.com

Gasly had been promoted to the main Red Bull team for his second full season in F1 to replace Daniel Ricciardo, but was forced to make way for Alex Albon after a thoroughly underwhelming 13-race stint.
Yet the Frenchman’s relative form has improved since he found himself in an STR14, as he scored points in two of the three races so far and has matched up well against team regular Daniil ...Keep reading

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F2 sprint race red-flagged after heavy first-lap crash | Formula 2 - RaceFans

The Formula 2 sprint race at the Sochi Autodrom has been red-flagged following a heavy crash on the first lap of the race between Nobuharu Matshita and Nikita Mazepin.

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Challenging Mercedes in 2021 not realistic - McLaren - Motorsport.com

The former works partnership will be reunited as a standard customer relationship after McLaren's Renault deal ends next season.
McLaren's initial move away from Mercedes in 2015, to Honda, was sparked by a belief it could not challenge the German manufacturer's works team as a customer.
However, current McLaren F1 CEO Zak Brown said: "I'm very confident that Mercedes supplies [every team ...Keep reading

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Sainz wants to "take action" over lack of airtime for F1 midfield - Autosport

A frustrated Carlos Sainz Jr has criticised Formula 1's television direction over the lack of airtime midfield teams receive and thinks drivers will "take action" over the issue

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Sainz wants to "take action" over lack of airtime for F1 midfield - Autosport

A frustrated Carlos Sainz Jr has criticised Formula 1's television direction over the lack of airtime midfield teams receive and thinks drivers will "take action" over the issue

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Wolff quick to rubbish McLaren-Merc works rumours - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff is adamant Mercedes' new engine deal with McLaren is not the start of a works relationship, rather it is a "customer" one.

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Live: Formula Two 2019 round 22: Sochi sprint race | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Join us to follow round 22 of the 2019 Formula Two season from Sochi on RaceFans Live.

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‘Unanimous team support’ for reverse grids - PlanetF1

The F1 drivers may not like it but Ross Brawn says Liberty Media has "unanimous team support" to trial reverse grids at some 2020 grands prix.

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Sainz: All midfield drivers frustrated by F1 not airing battles - Motorsport.com

Sainz was part of a four-car battle for 11th on the final lap of last weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, a fight that was not included in the world feed as the TV coverage focused on Max Verstappen holding off Lewis Hamilton for third before switching to race winner Sebastian Vettel.
After a clip of the fight was posted on Twitter with the message “why wasn’t this shown live?” Sainz ...Keep reading

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Leclerc has to learn “some things should not be said on the radio” – Binotto | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto says Charles Leclerc's radio messages during the Singapore Grand Prix were out of line.

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‘Sign Ferrari & Bulls, rest can take it or leave’ - PlanetF1

Bernie Ecclestone has told Liberty Media to secure Ferrari and Red Bull's signatures and then tell the rest to "take it or leave".

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How penalties shuffle Russian GP grid - SkySports F1

Penalties for the Red Bull and Toro Rosso drivers have shuffled the grid for Sunday afternoon's Russian GP.

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Is Hamilton’s next contract in Formula E? - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is "open" to a move to Formula E when he finally decided to leave F1, so says his team boss Toto Wolff.

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Saturday, September 28, 2019

One-stopper is the way to go – Pirelli’s race preview - F1technical.net

Formula One’s tyre manufacturer Pirelli recommends a one-stop strategy for today’s Russian Grand Prix based on the long run simulations completed by the teams during Friday free practice sessions.

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Things to know ahead of the Russian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Formula One is officially back! What an electrifying qualifying session yesterday’s thriller in Sochi was! It was once again Charles Leclerc who came out on top of the fascinating closely-matched contest between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.

Read more: Things to know ahead of the Russian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

‘Hamilton hasn’t had the strongest team-mates’ - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen reckons part of Lewis Hamilton's success has been down to him not having had to face the "strongest" of team-mates.

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The provisional Russian GP grid - PlanetF1

Daniil Kvyat will start his home race, the Russian Grand Prix, from the very back of the grid after incurring multiple power unit penalties.

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Hamilton plots route to beat Ferrari - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton is hopeful Mercedes can put up a "good fight" to Ferrari as they bid to put an end to their rivals' winning run in Sunday's Russian GP.

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Leclerc ahead but Mercedes closer - SkySports F1

Charles Leclerc headed Sebastian Vettel for a one-two for in-form Ferrari in final practice at the Russian GP, but Mercedes reduced have their deficit to the front in Sochi.

Read more: Leclerc ahead but Mercedes closer - SkySports F1

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

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Correa to undergo surgery to save his right foot | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Juan Manuel Correa will undergo a complex surgical procedure on his right foot tomorrow having turned down the option of having it amputated.

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McLaren confirm 2021 Mercedes engine deal - PlanetF1

McLaren will say goodbye to Renault power at the end of next year, returning to Mercedes engines for 2021. Earlier this week rumours did the rounds at the Russian Grand Prix that McLaren were poised to re-sign with Mercedes, who powered the Woking team from 1995 to 2014. That has now been confirmed. “This agreement […]

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Russian GP Practice Three LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Toro Rosso request name change to AlphaTauri - PlanetF1

Toro Rosso intend to change their name to AlphaTauri next season, pending approval from their rival teams in the Formula 1 paddock.

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Renault and McLaren ‘have different ambitions’ - PlanetF1

Cyril Abiteboul has cited "different ambitions for the future" as the reason why Renault and McLaren will not be continuing their partnership after 2020.

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Shwartzman clinches F3 title after losing home win on last lap | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Robert Shwartzman has won the Formula 3 championship despite losing victory in his home race at Sochi Autodrom on the final lap.

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Correa conscious, faces surgery - SkySports F1

Formula 2 driver Juan Manuel Correa will undergo surgery on his right leg on Sunday, four weeks after being injured in the crash that killed French racer Anthoine Hubert.

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McLaren to drop Renault power for Mercedes in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren and Mercedes will reunite in the 2021 season. McLaren is to switch from Renault to Mercedes power at the end of next season.

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FIA adjusts Turn 2 run-off rule - PlanetF1

The FIA has altered the manner in which drivers must return to the track should they go off at Turn 2 at Sochi after the F1 drivers struggled to follow Friday's directive.

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Russian GP: F1's 'slalom' track limits runoff solution scrapped - Autosport

Formula 1 has axed its track limits solution at Turn 2 at Sochi after drivers drivers struggled to negotiate the 'slalom' in Friday's Russian Grand Prix practice sessions

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Russian GP: F1's 'slalom' track limits runoff solution scrapped - Autosport

Formula 1 has axed its track limits solution at Turn 2 at Sochi after drivers drivers struggled to negotiate the 'slalom' in Friday's Russian Grand Prix practice sessions

Read more: Russian GP: F1's 'slalom' track limits runoff solution scrapped - Autosport

Kvyat hits out at helmet rule: It is a joke - PlanetF1

Daniil Kvyat feels surely F1 has bigger things to worry about than a driver changing his helmet twice in one season.

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Friday noticebook – Russian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Formula One moved from Singapore to Russia for this weekend where the sixth edition of the Russian Grand Prix takes place. As the season news nears conclusion, drivers and teams have already set their focus on the preparation for the 2020 season.

Read more: Friday noticebook – Russian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Toro Rosso planning name change to Alpha Tauri | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 teams have been asked to approve a new name for Toro Rosso from the 2020 season.

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Slalom track limits solution scrapped at Russian GP - Motorsport.com

In the lead-up to the race weekend, the FIA had moved to mitigate any potential advantage gained as a result of running wide off-track at the braking for the right-hander.
Cars that went straight at Turn 2 were intended to weave left-right-left around a series of three blocks before rejoining for the start of the sweeping Turn 3 left-hander.
Yet several drivers encountered some difficulty in ...Keep reading

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Correa faces ‘crucial’ surgery, opted not to amputate - PlanetF1

Juan Manuel Correa will undergo a 10-hour operation this Sunday after the racer opted not to have his right foot amputated following his horrific Formula 2 crash.

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Hamilton relates to Leclerc’s Singapore frustration | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton understands Charles Leclerc's frustration after Ferrari cost him a chance to win in Singapore, but says: "you've got to just remember your position".

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Vettel on what it means to drive for Ferrari - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has said he will look back on his years with Ferrari very fondly when he gets "plump and old" and reflects on his Formula 1 career.

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McLaren poised to return to Mercedes power in 2021 - PlanetF1

After the failed experiment that was Honda and a slight recovery with Renault, McLaren are set to return to Mercedes power in 2021.

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Ricciardo: 2020 reverse-grid plans are ‘desperate’ - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo believes it's not the right time for "desperate" reverse-grid races in 2020, believing they would "dilute the product".

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P1: Leclerc on top ahead of Max - SkySports F1

Charles Leclerc ensured Ferrari started the Russian GP weekend on top by setting the pace in Practice One, ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen.

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F1 Team Principals' Press Conference LIVE! - SkySports F1

Hear about all the latest news and views from around Formula 1 in the Russian GP edition of the Team Principals' Press Conference.

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FIA cancels plan to impose standard F1 brakes in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

The FIA has cancelled a tender inviting a company to supply standard brakes and braking systems for the 2021 F1 season.

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Haas struggles remind Grosjean of 2014 Lotus letdown - Motorsport.com

Grosjean says that Lotus was so confident in its wind-tunnel figures that he was told that the car was a potential world championship contender in the first year of the new hybrid rules.
The Renault-powered E22 performed poorly on track and the team had a disastrous season, managing only eighth place.
Grosjean cited it as a case study of how wind-tunnel results are sometimes not replicated ...Keep reading

Read more: Haas struggles remind Grosjean of 2014 Lotus letdown - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo: Timing's wrong for "desperate" reverse-grid plan - Motorsport.com

F1 is understood to be keen on trialling a revised weekend format at select grands prix in 2020 that would include qualifying races with grids set in reverse championship order.
But the proposal has been met with strong opposition from drivers, and championship leader Lewis Hamilton said that F1 entertaining such experiments at this time was not congruent with its impending 2021 rules ...Keep reading

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F1 introduces new slalom track limits solution - Motorsport.com

The issue of track limits at Russia's tricky first proper corner has been a cause for headaches over the years, as the FIA's tries to ensure that drivers don't gain an advantage.
Ahead of the opening day of action in Russia, however, drivers have been told that a new solution has been introduced.
In a note sent from F1 race director Michael Masi, he said: "Any driver who fails to negotiate ...Keep reading

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Live! FP1 for the Russian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Can Mercedes maintain their perfect record at the Sochi Autodrom? That is the question everyone is asking this weekend. Mercedes have won every Russian GP since 2014 when Sochi arrived on the calendar. However, in past years they headed to Russia on the back of wins at Spa, Monza and Singapore. This year they haven’t […]

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

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FIA puts F1's move to standard brake system for 2021 season on hold - Autosport

The FIA has delayed the introduction of a standard supplier of brake system and friction materials in Formula 1 from its original 2021 date

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FIA puts F1's move to standard brake system for 2021 season on hold - Autosport

The FIA has delayed the introduction of a standard supplier of brake system and friction materials in Formula 1 from its original 2021 date

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‘Red Bull paying price for Newey’s split focus’ - PlanetF1

Former F1 driver Robert Doornbos reckons Red Bull are suffering as a result of Adrian Newey's divided attention, saying he understands Max Verstappen's frustrations.

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FIA delays plan for single brake supplier - PlanetF1

The FIA has decided to delay plans to introduce a single supplier for brakes to allow for "further evaluation" of the 2021 F1 cars.

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Planned move to standard F1 brake components put on hold - Motorsport.com

As part of a push to reduce costs, the FIA hoped to secure a standard supplier of brake system components and discs for the new generation of cars.
Italian company Brembo had been the preselected bidder to supply all teams with the necessary products.
However, the change had now been pushed back because the governing body wants to better understand the performance of the new 2021 ...Keep reading

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Hamilton, Vettel both downplay favourite tag - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has denied that Mercedes are the favourites to take the win at the Russian GP despite winning every race at the Sochi Autodrom since the first in 2014.

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Vettel defends Leclerc: I would be equally as upset - PlanetF1

Denied a third successive win by his team-mate, Sebastian Vettel says he "probably" would have been equally as upset as Charles Leclerc in Singapore.

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Russian GP Practice One LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Will Mercedes extend streak of wins or defeats? Six Russian GP talking points | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes could set their longest losing streak of the V6 hybrid era - but Sochi has been one of their strongest tracks. Here are the Russian Grand Prix talking points.

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Russell: What happened on track, stays on track - PlanetF1

George Russell is adamant he has no "hard feelings" towards Romain Grosjean despite the Frenchman playing a pivotal role in his very first DNF in Formula 1.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

‘Another few weeks’ to resolve Hulkenberg’s future - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg has revealed it will still be "another few weeks" for his 2020 plans are set in stone.

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Hamilton: Gimmicks designed to hide 2021 failures - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has hit out at F1's powers-that-be, saying the reason they want to try reverse grids is because they have dropped the ball with the sport's regulations.

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Leclerc just needs to ‘shut up’ and drive - PlanetF1

Following his "inappropriate" outbursts over the radio in Singapore, Charles Leclerc feels he needs to learn to control himself and "just shut up" and drive.

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Red Bull and Toro Rosso drivers to take grid penalties | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen, Alexander Albon, Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat will take grid penalties this weekend as Honda introduces a new engine ahead of its home race.

Read more: Red Bull and Toro Rosso drivers to take grid penalties | 2019 Russian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Russian Grand Prix expected to leave Sochi after 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sochi Autodrom is expected to hold the Russian Grand Prix for the final time next year, RaceFans has learned.

Read more: Russian Grand Prix expected to leave Sochi after 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Russian GP grid penalties for Red Bull and Toro Rosso drivers - BBC F1

Max Verstappen, Alexander Albon, Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat will be hit with grid penalties at the Russian Grand Prix.

Read more: Russian GP grid penalties for Red Bull and Toro Rosso drivers - BBC F1

F1 teams concerned 2021 rules "too prescriptive" - Motorsport.com

Among the raft of changes being planned for F1 in 2021 are new technical and financial regulations designed to reduce spending and close the performance gap between teams.
However, a mix of standard parts and tighter technical rules remains concerning to teams, with Alfa Romeo team boss Frederic Vasseur admitting: "I'm just a bit scared that if the room of freedom is too small at the end, we ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 teams concerned 2021 rules "too prescriptive" - Motorsport.com

Grid penalties for Verstappen and co at Sochi - PlanetF1

The Honda-powered cars of Max Verstappen, Alex Albon, Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly have been handed a handicap for the Russian Grand Prix as they will take engine penalties.

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FIA continuing push to end "shades of grey" in F1 driving offences - Autosport

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says he is continuing to work with teams and drivers to address the "shades of grey" in the FIA's interpretation of driving standards

Read more: FIA continuing push to end "shades of grey" in F1 driving offences - Autosport

FIA continuing push to end "shades of grey" in F1 driving offences - Autosport

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says he is continuing to work with teams and drivers to address the "shades of grey" in the FIA's interpretation of driving standards

Read more: FIA continuing push to end "shades of grey" in F1 driving offences - Autosport

Kvyat shrugs off possible Red Bull snub - PlanetF1

Daniil Kvyat insists he is unperturbed by the prospect of losing out on a promotion to Red Bull, saying "I'll do my job in Toro Rosso as good as possible".

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Verstappen and other Honda drivers get F1 Russian GP grid penalties - Autosport

Max Verstappen and his fellow Honda-powered Formula 1 drivers will take grid penalties at the Russian Grand Prix to strategically introduce another new engine

Read more: Verstappen and other Honda drivers get F1 Russian GP grid penalties - Autosport

Verstappen and other Honda drivers get F1 Russian GP grid penalties - Autosport

Max Verstappen and his fellow Honda-powered Formula 1 drivers will take grid penalties at the Russian Grand Prix to strategically introduce another new engine

Read more: Verstappen and other Honda drivers get F1 Russian GP grid penalties - Autosport

Honda F1 drivers set for grid penalties in Russia - Motorsport.com

Honda's Spec 4 engine made its debut in the Belgian Grand Prix with Daniil Kvyat's Toro Rosso, although Verstappen, his Red Bull teammate Alex Albon and Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly did not race it until the following grand prix in Italy.
Ahead of the Russian GP, with just two race weekends completed with their new Spec 4 engines, Honda has announced that all four of its drivers will get a ...Keep reading

Read more: Honda F1 drivers set for grid penalties in Russia - Motorsport.com

Verstappen & all Honda cars get penalties - SkySports F1

Red Bull and Toro Rosso's drivers will all take grid penalties at this weekend's Russian GP as they run fresh versions of Honda's latest engine.

Read more: Verstappen & all Honda cars get penalties - SkySports F1

Vettel: Title "only way for Ferrari to be back" in F1 - Motorsport.com

Ferrari has won the last three grands prix of the season, following up its expected success in Belgium and Italy with a surprise triumph on the streets of Singapore.
Though this run has come too late to salvage Ferrari's season after a run of near-misses over the first half of 2019 handed Mercedes an unassailable advantage, it has breathed new life into the Mattia Binotto-run team and ...Keep reading

Read more: Vettel: Title "only way for Ferrari to be back" in F1 - Motorsport.com

F1 working to avoid "GP1 with silhouettes" after team concerns - Autosport

Formula 1 team bosses remain concerned that the 2021 regulations will not allow enough design differentiation as the parties involved work towards avoiding "a GP1 formula with silhouette cars"

Read more: F1 working to avoid "GP1 with silhouettes" after team concerns - Autosport

F1 working to avoid "GP1 with silhouettes" after team concerns - Autosport

Formula 1 team bosses remain concerned that the 2021 regulations will not allow enough design differentiation as the parties involved work towards avoiding "a GP1 formula with silhouette cars"

Read more: F1 working to avoid "GP1 with silhouettes" after team concerns - Autosport

Mercedes vow to turn weaknesses into strengths - PlanetF1

Things didn't go according to plan for Mercedes in Singapore, but Toto Wolff says the team are determined to turn things around at the Russian Grand Prix.

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Todt: F1 qualifying races an “interesting initiative” | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

FIA president Jean Todt has given his backing to a proposal to test 'qualifying races' at a limited number of F1 rounds in 2020.

Read more: Todt: F1 qualifying races an “interesting initiative” | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Hakkinen: Ferrari now have the best car in F1 - PlanetF1

Ferrari's hat-trick of race victories on vastly different circuits prove they now have the best car on the grid, according to Mika Hakkinen.

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Risk of rain throughout Russian Grand Prix weekend | 2019 Russian Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Formula 1 could see its first wet Russian Grand Prix in Sochi this weekend. The risk of rain will be highest during Saturday.

Read more: Risk of rain throughout Russian Grand Prix weekend | 2019 Russian Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Mercedes bid to avoid hybrid-era first - SkySports F1

Mercedes are eager to recommence the "fierce battle" with Ferrari and Red Bull at this weekend’s Russian GP as they bid to get back to winning ways and avoid their longest drought of the hybrid era.

Read more: Mercedes bid to avoid hybrid-era first - SkySports F1

Leclerc-Vettel rivalry could ‘escalate’ like Hamilton-Rosberg did, says Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Leclerc-Vettel rivalry could 'escalate' like Hamilton-Rosberg did, says Wolff • Vietnam GP delegations studying Singapore race • Ticktum: Assault story "was made up"

Read more: Leclerc-Vettel rivalry could ‘escalate’ like Hamilton-Rosberg did, says Wolff | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Retro: Giorgio Piola’s take on the six-wheeled Tyrrell - Motorsport.com

Giorgio Piola, who counts the Ford Cosworth-powered P34 as one of his all-time favourite F1 cars, was granted a high level of access to the car during its active life to create detailed drawings of the car.
Piola explains what it was like working with the help of Tyrrell designer Derek Gardner and why he believes Tyrrell's approach influenced Williams's own take on a six-wheeled F1 car in ...Keep reading

Read more: Retro: Giorgio Piola’s take on the six-wheeled Tyrrell - Motorsport.com

F1 tech race: How Ferrari now follows Mercedes’ lead of 2017 - Motorsport.com

The Marina Bay circuit offered a completely different test of the car’s abilities, a high-downforce and bumpy street track that requires a setup firmly at the other end of the spectrum. So, what was new on the SF90 and how did it help the team overcome its issues in such spectacular style?
Let us investigate, beginning with the ‘cape’ nose solution…



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Read more: F1 tech race: How Ferrari now follows Mercedes’ lead of 2017 - Motorsport.com

Haas plans to put both drivers in Melbourne-spec F1 cars for Russia - Autosport

The Haas Formula 1 team wants both Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen to use its Melbourne-spec car for the Russian Grand Prix as it seeks a solution to its struggles

Read more: Haas plans to put both drivers in Melbourne-spec F1 cars for Russia - Autosport

Merc say qualy confusion down to ‘miscommunication’ - PlanetF1

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has revealed that "miscommunication" was to blame for Lewis Hamilton impeding Valtteri Bottas during Q3 at Singapore.

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Haas to roll out ‘hybrid’ spec VF-19 in Russia - PlanetF1

Haas principal Guenther Steiner has confirmed that the team plan to run a "hybrid" of their Australia-spec on both cars at the Russian GP.

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Hamilton: Singapore "almost worse than Monaco" to overtake - Motorsport.com

Early race leader Charles Leclerc's tactic of backing up the field to help better preserve his tyres meant everyone was lapping several seconds off the pace in a long train of cars.
And for Hamilton, the lack of passing spots was a key factor in limiting the potential for excitement.
"This unfortunately, it is a really beautiful place that we come to and it is such a great track, but it is ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: Singapore "almost worse than Monaco" to overtake - Motorsport.com

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

Can Ferrari make it four in a row as the F1 2019 run-in continues thick-and-fast with the Russian GP on Sky Sports F1 this weekend?

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

Russian Grand Prix preview: Can Ferrari break Mercedes' Sochi grip? - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel picked up his first win since 2018 in Singapore but can Ferrari's good form continue in Russia, where Mercedes have dominated?

Read more: Russian Grand Prix preview: Can Ferrari break Mercedes' Sochi grip? - BBC F1

McLaren plan ‘conceptual changes’ for 2020 - PlanetF1

McLaren technical director James Key says there will be some "conceptual changes" for their 2020 car as they look to tweak their philosophy.

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Pierre Gasly can now "drive more naturally" at Toro Rosso F1 team - Autosport

Pierre Gasly says he can now drive in a "more natural way" having completed three weekends with the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team following his demotion from Red Bull

Read more: Pierre Gasly can now "drive more naturally" at Toro Rosso F1 team - Autosport

Pierre Gasly can now "drive more naturally" at Toro Rosso F1 team - Autosport

Pierre Gasly says he can now drive in a "more natural way" having completed three weekends with the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team following his demotion from Red Bull

Read more: Pierre Gasly can now "drive more naturally" at Toro Rosso F1 team - Autosport

Leclerc/Vettel rivalry can "escalate" - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Vettel won the Singapore Grand Prix after pitting a lap earlier than Leclerc, as the circumstances of the race meant Ferrari went against its usual policy of the lead car stopping first.
Leclerc was unhappy with the team over the radio but cooled after the race, and Vettel said that a driver would be "very misled if you ever think that you are bigger than this team".

Read ...Keep reading

Read more: Leclerc/Vettel rivalry can "escalate" - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Palmer: Ferrari needed Vettel to win - PlanetF1

Ex-Formula 1 driver Jolyon Palmer believes Sebastian Vettel was the racer Ferrari needed to win the Singapore GP to boost his confidence.

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Debate: Was Singapore a sign of improved Ferrari competitiveness? - Motorsport.com

Ferrari defied the form book at the Singapore Grand Prix by taking a one-two victory at a venue which wasn't obviously suited to their car.
Typically their favoured circuits have been the likes of Montreal, Spa-Francorchamps and Monza, tracks where Ferrari can take advantage of their capabilities in the power unit department.
However, upgrades and on-form drivers brought Ferrari their first ...Keep reading

Read more: Debate: Was Singapore a sign of improved Ferrari competitiveness? - Motorsport.com

Webber: Ricciardo probably regrets Renault move - PlanetF1

Mark Webber believes Daniel Ricciardo is probably kicking himself over his decision to swap Red Bull for Renault.

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F1 unlikely to approve two mandatory pit stops rule | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 is unlikely to feature two mandatory pit stops in 2020 but teams could face new restrictions on which tyres they can use in practice.

Read more: F1 unlikely to approve two mandatory pit stops rule | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 Racing Podcast: How Verstappen recovered from hitting rock bottom - Autosport

As the latest F1 Racing magazine hits the shelves ahead of the Russian Grand Prix, the Flat Chat with Codders podcast delves into one of Formula 1's hottest properties

Read more: F1 Racing Podcast: How Verstappen recovered from hitting rock bottom - Autosport

F1 Racing Podcast: How Verstappen recovered from hitting rock bottom - Autosport

As the latest F1 Racing magazine hits the shelves ahead of the Russian Grand Prix, the Flat Chat with Codders podcast delves into one of Formula 1's hottest properties

Read more: F1 Racing Podcast: How Verstappen recovered from hitting rock bottom - Autosport

Can Ferrari win again at another Mercedes backyard? - PlanetF1

Mercedes have never been defeated at the Russian Grand Prix, but thanks to Ferrari that streak is now surely under threat.

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Only championship titles can make Ferrari satisfied – Vettel - F1technical.net

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel insists that his team Ferrari can only be satisfied if it manages to fight its way back to a position where it can challenge for the world championship titles.

Read more: Only championship titles can make Ferrari satisfied – Vettel - F1technical.net

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

Charles Leclerc, Pierre Gasly and Kevin Magnussen were RaceFans's Star Performers of the Singapore Grand Prix weekend. Here's why.

Read more: 2019 Singapore Grand Prix Star Performers | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

McLaren evaluating concept changes for 2020 Formula 1 car - Autosport

McLaren says it is considering concept changes for its 2020 Formula 1 car

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McLaren evaluating concept changes for 2020 Formula 1 car - Autosport

McLaren says it is considering concept changes for its 2020 Formula 1 car

Read more: McLaren evaluating concept changes for 2020 Formula 1 car - Autosport

Ferrari tuned car for one-lap pace in Singapore – Wolff | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff admitted they were "angry" over their defeat to Ferrari in Singapore, which he put down to their rival's set-up approach.

Read more: Ferrari tuned car for one-lap pace in Singapore – Wolff | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Why Ferrari aren't the team to beat... yet - SkySports F1

The Singapore Grand Prix has fast become one of the favourite races of the year for the whole F1 paddock.

Read more: Why Ferrari aren't the team to beat... yet - SkySports F1

Racing Point's Singapore retirement call saved Perez's F1 engine - Autosport

The Racing Point Formula 1 team believes Sergio Perez's engine survived the Singapore Grand Prix oil leak and will not face grid penalties in Russia

Read more: Racing Point's Singapore retirement call saved Perez's F1 engine - Autosport

Mercedes did not recognise change in C5 tyre - PlanetF1

Ferrari "ruthlessly took advantage" of a tyre weakness Mercedes had during the Singapore Grand Prix, according to Alberto Antonini.

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Hamilton and Kubica keep their German GP points - PlanetF1

The FIA's International Court of Appeal has dismissed Alfa's German GP protest, meaning Lewis Hamilton and Robert Kubica keep their points.

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F1 teams shown revised '21 designs with 'plane-like' wings - Motorsport.com

Last month a 50% scale model of F1’s 2021 blueprint underwent its first windtunnel tests, with the rulemakers encouraged by the results as they bid to make cars easier to follow and improve racing.
In the design F1 revealed, the nose attached directly to the front wing mainplane and the current five wing elements had been cut to three with simple, wide endplates.
The rear wing transitioned ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 teams shown revised '21 designs with 'plane-like' wings - Motorsport.com

Formula 1 plots "dramatic" plane-like front wings for 2021 overhaul - Autosport

Formula 1 has revised the wing designs that will form a key part of 2021 car concepts and moved towards a more "dramatic" aesthetic with an aeroplane-like style

Read more: Formula 1 plots "dramatic" plane-like front wings for 2021 overhaul - Autosport

Formula 1 plots "dramatic" plane-like front wings for 2021 overhaul - Autosport

Formula 1 has revised the wing designs that will form a key part of 2021 car concepts and moved towards a more "dramatic" aesthetic with an aeroplane-like style

Read more: Formula 1 plots "dramatic" plane-like front wings for 2021 overhaul - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton suggests fix to improve F1 Singapore GP's racing - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton believes the Singapore Grand Prix should turn its final corner into a tight hairpin to improve the racing, after questioning the Formula 1 race's excitement

Read more: Lewis Hamilton suggests fix to improve F1 Singapore GP's racing - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton suggests fix to improve F1 Singapore GP's racing - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton believes the Singapore Grand Prix should turn its final corner into a tight hairpin to improve the racing, after questioning the Formula 1 race's excitement

Read more: Lewis Hamilton suggests fix to improve F1 Singapore GP's racing - Autosport

F1 promises “more futuristic front wing” in final 2021 car design | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 is planning further changes to the shape of front wings when the technical regulations are overhauled in 2021.

Read more: F1 promises “more futuristic front wing” in final 2021 car design | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes explains Bottas/Hamilton Singapore "misunderstanding" - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff has explained that a "miscommunication" caused Lewis Hamilton to hinder team-mate Valtteri Bottas's Q3 attempt in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix

Read more: Mercedes explains Bottas/Hamilton Singapore "misunderstanding" - Autosport

Mercedes explains Bottas/Hamilton Singapore "misunderstanding" - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff has explained that a "miscommunication" caused Lewis Hamilton to hinder team-mate Valtteri Bottas's Q3 attempt in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix

Read more: Mercedes explains Bottas/Hamilton Singapore "misunderstanding" - Autosport

Leclerc starting to ‘understand’ Singapore strategy - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc admits that following the controversial Singapore Grand Prix he is starting to "understand a lot more the whole situation".

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Pit Chat: The love is strong for Hamilton and Vettel - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have a lot of time for each other these days. And we have a lot of time for them both, too.

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Mercedes’ treatment of Bottas in Singapore went too far - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas is no stranger to the 'wingman' role at Mercedes, but their treatment of the Finn in Singapore was very harsh.

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Rosberg: Vettel out-lap ‘best lap he has ever done’ - PlanetF1

Nico Rosberg heaped praise on Sebastian Vettel claiming that his out-lap in the Singapore GP was "one of the best laps he has ever done".

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Wolff dismisses "easy story" of Ferrari upgrade impact - Motorsport.com

A raft of updates appeared on Ferrari’s SF90 in Singapore, including a new floor, diffuser, rear wing, nose and Mercedes-pioneered “cape” section.
That coincided with Charles Leclerc qualifying on pole and Sebastian Vettel winning the grand prix, despite the circuit sharing the same high-downforce characteristics as Hungary, where Vettel admitted Ferrari was “completely ...Keep reading

Read more: Wolff dismisses "easy story" of Ferrari upgrade impact - Motorsport.com

Markelov returns to F2 with Arden for final two rounds | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Artem Markelov will return to F2 this weekend driving Arden's second car, which was previously occupied by Anthoine Hubert.

Read more: Markelov returns to F2 with Arden for final two rounds | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Brawn responds to driver criticism of F1 format proposals - Motorsport.com

F1 owner Liberty Media remains in discussions with teams and the FIA about trialling reversed-grid qualifying races at select events for 2020 to improve the spectacle. But the proposal was blasted by Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel after qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix last weekend, with Vettel describing it as "bullshit" and "completely the wrong approach". 
In F1's post-race ...Keep reading

Read more: Brawn responds to driver criticism of F1 format proposals - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo warns Renault he will ‘cross bridge’ in 2021 - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo wants to resign with Renault for 2021 and beyond, but needs to see that they can challenge for the World Championship.

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Vettel/Leclerc Ferrari situation has "escalation" potential - Wolff - Autosport

The dynamic between Formula 1 team-mates Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel has the potential for "a rivalry and an escalation" within Ferrari, says Mercedes' Toto Wolff

Read more: Vettel/Leclerc Ferrari situation has "escalation" potential - Wolff - Autosport

Vettel/Leclerc Ferrari situation has "escalation" potential - Wolff - Autosport

The dynamic between Formula 1 team-mates Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel has the potential for "a rivalry and an escalation" within Ferrari, says Mercedes' Toto Wolff

Read more: Vettel/Leclerc Ferrari situation has "escalation" potential - Wolff - Autosport

Newgarden “hated thinking about” double points title-decider | IndyCar - RaceFans

Josef Newgarden admitted he was dreading IndyCar's title-deciding race at Laguna Seca, knowing the double points on offer made his championship lead more vulnerable.

Read more: Newgarden “hated thinking about” double points title-decider | IndyCar - RaceFans

Monday, September 23, 2019

Brundle: Vettel's strange but crucial win - SkySports F1

What a strange race.

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Mercedes slowed Bottas to protect Hamilton from Albon | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes instructed Valtteri Bottas to slow down in order to hold up Alexander Albon, team principal Toto Wolff has confirmed.

Read more: Mercedes slowed Bottas to protect Hamilton from Albon | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Haas in talks with Kubica about test driver role - PlanetF1

Although Robert Kubica is leaving Williams at the end of this season that doesn't mean he will be out of F1 with Haas speaking with the Pole about a test driver role.

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Haas in talks with Kubica over test/simulator role - Motorsport.com

Kubica announced ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix that he would be leaving Williams at the end of the season, although he had not made his mind up what he wanted to do.
While he has been linked with other racing series including DTM, the likelihood is that he will want to retain some ties with F1.
Steiner has revealed that he is discussions with the former grand prix winner about a role for ...Keep reading

Read more: Haas in talks with Kubica over test/simulator role - Motorsport.com

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

Will Robert Kubica find a place on the F1 grid in 2020? Dieter Rencken picks up rumours about the soon-to-be ex-Williams driver's future in the Singapore paddock.

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

Hamilton: Everyone at Mercedes should be "feeling the pain" - Motorsport.com

Despite holding a 96-point advantage over his nearest non Mercedes rival, Hamilton says the resurgent form of Ferrari has left him mindful about the challenges that still lay ahead.
And after a bruising Singapore Grand Prix, when a wrong strategy call cost Hamilton the chance of a win, the Briton is clear that his outfit needs to refocus.
Reflecting on the growing threat of Ferrari and Red ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: Everyone at Mercedes should be "feeling the pain" - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo still smarting over qualifying DSQ - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo is still smarting over the stewards' decision to disqualify him from qualifying for a power breach, saying the team should have been fined.

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Hamilton doesn’t understand why Leclerc didn’t speed up sooner | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says he doesn't understand why Charles Leclerc didn't speed up earlier before Sebastian Vettel jumped ahead of them.

Read more: Hamilton doesn’t understand why Leclerc didn’t speed up sooner | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Leclerc will quiz Ferrari about rivals' in-race F1 tactics in future - Autosport

Charles Leclerc will seek more information from his Ferrari Formula 1 team in future races and understood his "very frustrating" Singapore Grand Prix defeat "a lot more" afterwards

Read more: Leclerc will quiz Ferrari about rivals' in-race F1 tactics in future - Autosport

Leclerc will quiz Ferrari about rivals' in-race F1 tactics in future - Autosport

Charles Leclerc will seek more information from his Ferrari Formula 1 team in future races and understood his "very frustrating" Singapore Grand Prix defeat "a lot more" afterwards

Read more: Leclerc will quiz Ferrari about rivals' in-race F1 tactics in future - Autosport

Hamilton: Ferrari now 'very hard to beat' - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton suspects Mercedes are going to find it "hard to beat" rejuvenated Ferrari in F1's upcoming races - but has backed the world champions to rise to the renewed challenge.

Read more: Hamilton: Ferrari now 'very hard to beat' - SkySports F1

Haas opens talks with Kubica over 2020 F1 test/simulator driver role - Autosport

The Haas Formula 1 team has opened talks with Robert Kubica about the one-time grand prix winner becoming a test and simulator driver in 2020

Read more: Haas opens talks with Kubica over 2020 F1 test/simulator driver role - Autosport

Haas opens talks with Kubica over 2020 F1 test/simulator driver role - Autosport

The Haas Formula 1 team has opened talks with Robert Kubica about the one-time grand prix winner becoming a test and simulator driver in 2020

Read more: Haas opens talks with Kubica over 2020 F1 test/simulator driver role - Autosport

Vettel says win proves slump wasn’t as bad as critics claimed | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel says his Singapore Grand Prix victory proved his recent slump in form has been exaggerated by his critics.

Read more: Vettel says win proves slump wasn’t as bad as critics claimed | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen: Singapore GP a "wake-up call" for Red Bull F1 team - Autosport

Max Verstappen called the disappointing Singapore Grand Prix a "wake-up call" for his Red Bull Formula 1 team at a track where it was expected to challenge for victory

Read more: Max Verstappen: Singapore GP a "wake-up call" for Red Bull F1 team - Autosport

Max Verstappen: Singapore GP a "wake-up call" for Red Bull F1 team - Autosport

Max Verstappen called the disappointing Singapore Grand Prix a "wake-up call" for his Red Bull Formula 1 team at a track where it was expected to challenge for victory

Read more: Max Verstappen: Singapore GP a "wake-up call" for Red Bull F1 team - Autosport

Wolff: Not great ordering Bottas to slow down - PlanetF1

Ordering Valtteri Bottas to play second fiddle to Lewis Hamilton in Singapore, Toto Wolff says that was "not a great call" to make but one that had to be done.

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Sunday, September 22, 2019

Radio message gave Leclerc hope Ferrari would give him the lead back | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc said a radio message from Ferrari gave him hope they would give him back the lead of the Singapore Grand Prix after he lost it to his team mate when he pitted.

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Autosport Podcast: How Ferrari shocked F1 in the Singapore GP - Autosport

Even the Ferrari Formula 1 team itself thought the Singapore Grand Prix would be a comedown after its Belgian and Italian triumphs

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Autosport Podcast: How Ferrari shocked F1 in the Singapore GP - Autosport

Even the Ferrari Formula 1 team itself thought the Singapore Grand Prix would be a comedown after its Belgian and Italian triumphs

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Ferrari: Did we consider to swap? Yes, we did - PlanetF1

Elevating Sebastian Vettel to P1 in Singapore by undercutting his team-mate, Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto admits they briefly considered swapping the drivers but opted not to.

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Raikkonen didn’t see Kyvat until it was ‘too late’ - PlanetF1

Crashing out of the Singapore GP, Kimi Raikkonen says he didn't see Daniil Kvyat until it was "too late to react".

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Conclusions from the Singapore Grand Prix - PlanetF1

In this edition we analyse a vintage showing fro Vettel, Leclerc's unhappiness, Red Bull's annoyance and Gio's spell in the lead of the race.

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Giovinazzi says Singapore performance reflects improve race form | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Giovinazzi says Singapore performance reflects improve race form • Binotto: Leclerc's loss of position "part of racing" • Tyre management made race easier - Albon

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Ferrari didn’t just get lucky, says Wolff | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari's surprise pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix showed they must never be discounted, says Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.

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MGU-K issue gave Ricciardo 0.000001s advantage - Motorsport.com

Following the session, FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer reported that Ricciardo's car had exceeded the MGU-K power limit of 120kW during Q1.
Renault made it clear that the power spike created an advantage of just one microsecond, and pointed out that it didn't occur on the lap which actually got Ricciardo from Q1 to Q3.
However, after meeting team representatives Alan Permane and Remi Taffin ...Keep reading

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One-stopper should be the favourite strategy - Pirelli - F1technical.net

According to the calculations of Formula One’s tyre supplier Pirelli, the one-stopper strategy is the fastest way to complete the entire race distance of 308.706km in today’s Singapore Grand Prix.

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Revealed: The changes that transformed Ferrari in Singapore - Motorsport.com

A significant upgrade package helped Charles Leclerc claims his third pole position in a row at a circuit most expected to be the domain of Mercedes and Red Bull.
It is part of Ferrari's pursuit of greater peak downforce, an area it has been weaker in that Mercedes and Red Bull this season.
Greater aerodynamic efficiency and a powerful engine made it a major factor at power-sensitive ...Keep reading

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

In a packed day in Singapore, Dieter Rencken talks to the bosses of F1's newest race, the potential new team on the grid for 2021 - and FIA president Jean Todt.

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Verstappen lacks the "speed to attack" in Singapore - Motorsport.com

At a track where many expected Red Bull to shine, Verstappen earned fifth in Q1, fourth in Q2 and fourth in Q3, 0.6 seconds behind Ferrari's polesitter Charles Leclerc.
“Of course I’m disappointed with the result,” the Dutch driver said. “At the moment I don’t have a clear answer on why.
“Yesterday [Friday] felt alright, but not amazing. Some corners we were lacking and we ...Keep reading

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Verstappen: No “easy fix” for Red Bull’s start problems | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen says the start problems Red Bull have had in recent races still haven't been solved, and doubts Singapore's new DRS zone will help him gain places.

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Wolff: Mercedes needs "enormous" F1 Singapore pace to beat Leclerc - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff expects it to be "really difficult" to overtake Singapore Grand Prix polesitter Charles Leclerc without an "enormous" pace difference

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Wolff: Mercedes needs "enormous" F1 Singapore pace to beat Leclerc - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff expects it to be "really difficult" to overtake Singapore Grand Prix polesitter Charles Leclerc without an "enormous" pace difference

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Bottas says unplanned Hamilton move hurt him in Q3 - Motorsport.com

Mercedes had a particular issue with tyre warm-up, with the drivers requiring a faster out lap than most of their rivals in order to get tyres up to temperature.
In the build-up to his final run in Q3, Bottas was trying to make a gap for himself while keeping up sufficient speed to maintain tyre temperature when he was unexpectedly passed by Hamilton.
That forced him to slow to create a gap ...Keep reading

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How upgrades made Ferrari's shock Singapore GP pole possible - Autosport

Ferrari's surprising performance in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying caught Mercedes out with a "big step", as its latest Formula 1 upgrade made it a "force to be reckoned with"

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How upgrades made Ferrari's shock Singapore GP pole possible - Autosport

Ferrari's surprising performance in Singapore Grand Prix qualifying caught Mercedes out with a "big step", as its latest Formula 1 upgrade made it a "force to be reckoned with"

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Things to know ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Scuderia Ferrari’s talented young star, Charles Leclerc stormed to pole position in yesterday’s qualifying session for the 2019 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix, securing his fifth career first starting position. The Monegasque’s performance left his rivals shocked as his third successive pole position came at a track which hardly suits the characteristics of Ferrari’s SF90.

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Bottas: Maybe Hamilton thought I slowed down “just for fun” | 2019 Singapore Grand Prix - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas says he doesn't understand why Lewis Hamilton overtook him immediately before they started their final flying laps in qualifying.

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Bottas: Unplanned Hamilton move hurt Singapore GP qualifying - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas says an unplanned passing move by Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton hurt his Q3 run in a "messy" Singapore Grand Prix qualifying

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Bottas: Unplanned Hamilton move hurt Singapore GP qualifying - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas says an unplanned passing move by Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton hurt his Q3 run in a "messy" Singapore Grand Prix qualifying

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‘Ferrari is a force to be reckoned with, always’ - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff hasn't ruled out Charles Leclerc turning his Singapore pole into a win despite pre-grand prix predictions that this would be a Mercedes v Red Bull battle.

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Hamilton bids to deny Ferrari hat-trick - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says it will be "tough but not impossible" to deny Ferrari a victory hat-trick in Sunday's Singapore GP in the wake of the Scuderia's unexpected performance in qualifying.

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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Renault blame kerbs for D-Ric’s ‘microsecond’ advantage - PlanetF1

Renault have blamed the Singapore kerbs for Daniel Ricciardo's qualifying DSQ, saying he gained all of "one-microsecond" when his MGU-K over revved.

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Revised Singapore GP grid, Ricciardo to the rear - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo will start Sunday's Singapore GP at the very back of the grid after being thrown out of qualifying for a power breach.

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Vettel describes reverse grid idea as ‘bulls***’ - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton are the latest to express their dismay at Formula 1 rule makers' proposals to trial reverse grids during the 2020 season.

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Ralf: Vettel driving for his Ferrari future - PlanetF1

Ralf Schumacher has warned Sebastian Vettel that if he fails to "dominate" Charles Leclerc for the remainder of this season then Ferrari are likely to get rid of him.

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Szafnauer: We will be at F2 pace in 2021 - PlanetF1

SportPesa Racing Point principal Otmar Szafnauer has warned that F1 cars could all look the same in 2021 and be the same speed as F2.

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

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

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Friday noticebook - Singapore GP - F1technical.net

Following the epic battle between Ferrari and Mercedes at Monza two weeks ago, Formula One left the old continent to continue its exciting show in Singapore. The street circuit with its buzzing atmosphere represents arguably the toughest challenge in the sport due to the heat, humidity and very complicated layout.

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Live! FP3 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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Formula 1 teams could share designs instead of standard parts for 2021 - Autosport

The FIA has proposed an "open-source" alternative to standard Formula 1 parts for 2021 that means teams would share their designs for certain elements of the car

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Formula 1 teams could share designs instead of standard parts for 2021 - Autosport

The FIA has proposed an "open-source" alternative to standard Formula 1 parts for 2021 that means teams would share their designs for certain elements of the car

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Singapore GP Practice Three LIVE! - SkySports F1



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‘Yes’, Albon is on pole for 2020 Red Bull drive - PlanetF1

Alexander Albon looks set to retain the Red Bull seat for next season with Helmut Marko admitting the newly-promoted driver is on pole to partner Max Verstappen.

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"Open-source" parts proposed as F1 standardisation alternative - Motorsport.com

The governing body has been keen to introduce standard parts as cost-saving measure, with several items having gone to tender.
However, teams have generally resisted that idea on the basis that they are not keen to have too many third party elements on their cars, citing concerns about performance, reliability and weight. By definition, any bid winner would also have to make them to a cost and ...Keep reading

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New F1 cars will be “barely quicker than F2” in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 cars will be up to seven seconds slower under new regulations to be introduced in 2021, one team has estimated.

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

"A living legend": Jackie Stewart left an impression on one of his successors in the sport in the Singapore Grand Prix paddock on Friday.

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F1 teams concerned 2021 aerodynamics rules are too restrictive | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 teams have expressed concern the new aerodynamic regulations for the 2021 season offer them too little freedom to innovate.

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Kvyat: Reverse grids are just a band aid - PlanetF1

As F1's powers-that-be continue to debate using reverse grids in 2020, Daniil Kvyat says it won't fix the "real problem".

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Warning flag won't lead to dirty driving - Leclerc - Motorsport.com

Since the Belgian Grand Prix, F1 race director Michael Masi has introduced the equivalent of a ‘yellow card’ system, where drivers are given a warning flag about their conduct prior to a penalty being issued.
But, in the wake of Leclerc’s robust defence against Lewis Hamilton at Monza that earned him a warning, some in F1 have suggested that drivers would now take more risks in racing ...Keep reading

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Hulkenberg F1 exit would be "difficult" to take - Renault - Motorsport.com

Hulkenberg will leave Renault after three seasons after the team opted to sign Esteban Ocon alongside Daniel Ricciardo for next year.
At the time, Abiteboul said one of the factors was the optimism that Hulkenberg would be able to find another seat on the grid, and he was heavily tipped to join Haas in place of Romain Grosjean.
However, Grosjean has been retained by Haas for another year ...Keep reading

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Haas's Grosjean eyed DTM/FE combo for 2020 if he left Formula 1 - Autosport

Romain Grosjean says he would have pushed for a move to the DTM, possibly in conjunction with a Formula E programme, had he not secured another year in Formula 1

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Haas's Grosjean eyed DTM/FE combo for 2020 if he left Formula 1 - Autosport

Romain Grosjean says he would have pushed for a move to the DTM, possibly in conjunction with a Formula E programme, had he not secured another year in Formula 1

Read more: Haas's Grosjean eyed DTM/FE combo for 2020 if he left Formula 1 - Autosport

Grosjean says his six-year-old son talked him into staying in F1 | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean says he was in two minds about whether to continue in Formula 1 until he talked about it with his young son.

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Correa doctors in ‘race against time’ to operate - PlanetF1

Doctors are in a "race against time" to perform major surgery on Juan Manuel Correa's legs in order to minimise risk of irreversible injuries.

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Alfa Romeo powerless in Singapore - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen has revealed a power failure in FP1 for the Singapore Grand Prix cost Alfa Romeo about an hour of track time.

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