Thursday, October 31, 2019

F1 teams must give rookies two FP1 outings from 2021 - Motorsport.com

Presently, teams may choose to replace one of their race drivers to field a test or reserve, which usually happens in the opening 90-minute session on Friday.
With testing limited this has been a significant opportunity for several drivers to get valuable on-track experience in recent years, such as 2019 rookies Lando Norris, Antonio Giovinazzi and George Russell.
However, in 2019 only two ...Keep reading

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Hamilton: 25 races is pretty hardcore - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton, who previously threatened to quit F1 if the calendar became too long, says Liberty Media's plans to extend it to 25 races is "pretty hardcore".

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‘2021 cars will be 3-3.5 seconds slower per lap’ - PlanetF1

Conceding F1 made a mistake prioritising speed over passing, 2021's new-look cars will be "approximately 3 - 3.5 seconds slower per lap" but will have "raceability".

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Hamilton ‘doesn’t see the sense’ of 25-race F1 calendar | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Hamilton 'doesn't see the sense' of 25-race calendar • New F1 game deal for Codemasters • Ecclestone 'could pay Britain's biggest tax recoup'

Read more: Hamilton ‘doesn’t see the sense’ of 25-race F1 calendar | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Hamilton’s coronation? Five US Grand Prix talking points | 2019 United States Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton is very likely to clinch the title on Sunday, and F1 is preparing to reveal more its plans for 2021.Here are this weekend's talking points.

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Ricciardo and Bottas defend Verstappen - PlanetF1

Both Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas say they see nothing wrong with the way Max Verstappen conducts himself on-track.

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Wolff: Mercedes F1 wins sweeter after qualifying slaps from Ferrari - Autosport

Toto Wolff says his Mercedes Formula 1 team's recent victories feel like a "great reward" given the "occasional slaps" it is receiving from Ferrari in qualifying

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Wolff: Mercedes F1 wins sweeter after qualifying slaps from Ferrari - Autosport

Toto Wolff says his Mercedes Formula 1 team's recent victories feel like a "great reward" given the "occasional slaps" it is receiving from Ferrari in qualifying

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No deadline for teams to sign new Concorde, says Carey - Motorsport.com

Carey's comments come as FIA's World Motor Sport Council votes on Thursday to accept or reject the proposed technical, sporting and financial regulations for 2021.
The teams received a draft of the new document, which covers the 2021-’25 seasons, last week, and are now studying its implications.
Among the key changes compared to the current version are a new streamlined one-layer ...Keep reading

Read more: No deadline for teams to sign new Concorde, says Carey - Motorsport.com

Marko: Red Bull 2020 line-up deadline a ‘mistake’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko said he made a "mistake" when claiming Red Bull would decide their drivers for 2020 after the Mexican GP.

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Masi wants correct, not fast stewards’ decisions - PlanetF1

FIA race director Michael Masi has defended the lack of consistency in how long it takes stewards to reach decisions, saying it's important to get it right.

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Sunny but cool conditions expected at COTA | 2019 United States Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Sunny weather is expected for this weekend's United States Grand Prix but the mercury may not hit as high as 20C across all three days.

Read more: Sunny but cool conditions expected at COTA | 2019 United States Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Vettel: Formula 1 needs to be simplified - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel says protecting the "DNA" of F1 is important, but the new regulations are needed to simplify the series and promote better racing.

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Wolff: Wins sweeter after qualifying "slaps" from Ferrari - Motorsport.com

A Ferrari has started from pole position in every race since the summer break, while Mercedes last topped a qualifying session in Germany in July.
However, Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have still managed to win the last three grands prix between them.
Wolff said: “On raw pace they [Ferrari] have the quickest package at the moment. But Sundays don’t seem to come ...Keep reading

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Ferrari/Williams are against delaying 2021 F1 rules - Autosport

Ferrari does not share the desire of Mercedes and Red Bull to delay Formula 1's rules overhaul and hopes it will be voted through even if it is incomplete

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Ferrari/Williams are against delaying 2021 F1 rules - Autosport

Ferrari does not share the desire of Mercedes and Red Bull to delay Formula 1's rules overhaul and hopes it will be voted through even if it is incomplete

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Ferrari want no delay on 2021 rules - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto says the team are against Mercedes and Red Bull's wishes for the 2021 regulations to be delayed by a year.

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Ferrari, Williams against delaying 2021 F1 rules - Motorsport.com

The FIA World Motor Sport Council will vote on Thursday to accept or reject the proposed technical, sporting and financial regulations for 2021, which are intended to mark a significant new era for grand prix racing.
Last week in Mexico, Mercedes and Red Bull outlined their desire to delay the new rules to 2022, while still keeping a $175m budget cap in place for 2021, in order to develop ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari, Williams against delaying 2021 F1 rules - Motorsport.com

United States Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton aims to become world champion for sixth time - BBC F1

A popular circuit, great races, lots of overtaking and a world champion waiting to be crowned - BBC Sport previews the United States Grand Prix.

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Why Leclerc’s penalty decision took four hours longer than Kvyat’s | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

FIA race director Michael Masi explained why the stewards take much longer to rule on some incidents than others.

Read more: Why Leclerc’s penalty decision took four hours longer than Kvyat’s | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lights, camera, action: F1 wows Tinseltown - SkySports F1

Formula 1 made its debut in Los Angeles with a street demonstration down the Hollywood Boulevard ahead of this weekend's US GP.

Read more: Lights, camera, action: F1 wows Tinseltown - SkySports F1

Red Bull in no rush to finalise 2020 F1 line-up - Autosport

Red Bull says it is in no rush to finalise Max Verstappen's 2020 Formula 1 team-mate, after calendar confusion prompted it to originally say it would decide after Mexico

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Red Bull in no rush to finalise 2020 F1 line-up - Autosport

Red Bull says it is in no rush to finalise Max Verstappen's 2020 Formula 1 team-mate, after calendar confusion prompted it to originally say it would decide after Mexico

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Is Verstappen’s arrogance a help or hindrance? - PlanetF1

There are many things that Max Verstappen has in abundance; talent, fans, podiums, pace, passion. Oh, and arrogance. Lots of arrogance. 

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Reverse-grid qualifying race trial not “off the table” for 2020 but likelier for 2021 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

A proposal to trial 'qualifying races' at three rounds in 2020 has not been completely dropped, but is more likely to go ahead in 2021.

Read more: Reverse-grid qualifying race trial not “off the table” for 2020 but likelier for 2021 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Rivals defend ‘hard but fair’ Verstappen - SkySports F1

Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas believe there is nothing wrong with Max Verstappen's strong style of driving.

Read more: Rivals defend ‘hard but fair’ Verstappen - SkySports F1

Albon has impressed the team and is getting stronger each weekend – Horner | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Albon has impressed the team and is getting stronger each weekend - Horner • Miami mayor's son 'linked to F1' • Latest motorsport video highlights

Read more: Albon has impressed the team and is getting stronger each weekend – Horner | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Too much information? Why F1 is adding yet more TV graphics | RacingLines - RaceFans

Are F1's TV graphics crowding out the cars? Dieter Rencken looks into why the sport is packing ever more sophisticated visuals into its race broadcasts.

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How Hamilton and F1 race engineer avoided Bonnington “disadvantage” - Autosport

Toto Wolff says Marcus Dudley did a "phenomenal" job replacing Peter Bonington as Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 race engineer in Mexico and Hamilton said the team reduced any 'disadvantages'

Read more: How Hamilton and F1 race engineer avoided Bonnington “disadvantage” - Autosport

How Hamilton and F1 race engineer avoided Bonnington “disadvantage” - Autosport

Toto Wolff says Marcus Dudley did a "phenomenal" job replacing Peter Bonington as Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 race engineer in Mexico and Hamilton said the team reduced any 'disadvantages'

Read more: How Hamilton and F1 race engineer avoided Bonnington “disadvantage” - Autosport

Karun: Mexico shows need for F1 2021 change - SkySports F1

Our commentator at Sky Sports F1, David Croft, used a very good phrase to describe the Mexican Grand Prix - "the soufflé that didn't rise".

Read more: Karun: Mexico shows need for F1 2021 change - SkySports F1

Lewis: With or without Bono, Merc good - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says winning the Mexican Grand Prix without his usual race engineer Pete 'Bono' Bonnington shows that "there is not one weak link" at Mercedes.

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Binotto says illegal engine rumours are ‘a shame’ - PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto says it is a "shame" that rivals are questioning Ferrari's power unit as a lot of effort went into making it the best in the field.

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Ferrari's Vettel: Critics changing opinions in F1 a "nightmare" - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel says the changing opinions of critics in Formula 1 is a "nightmare" and that his future will be decided by both 2020 and the championship's impending rules overhaul

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Ferrari's Vettel: Critics changing opinions in F1 a "nightmare" - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel says the changing opinions of critics in Formula 1 is a "nightmare" and that his future will be decided by both 2020 and the championship's impending rules overhaul

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Abiteboul: Sometimes we are our best enemy - PlanetF1

Undone by their own mistakes, both in the technical department and out on track, Cyril Abiteboul concedes Renault "are not making our lives easy".

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Hamilton hopes Red Bull doesn't "spit out" Albon - Motorsport.com

Albon graduated from Formula 2 into a Toro Rosso seat for this year – having initially signed a Formula E deal with Nissan – and then replaced a struggling Pierre Gasly in the Red Bull team alongside Max Verstappen from Spa following the F1 summer break.
Hamilton was behind Albon in the early stages of the recent Mexican Grand Prix, until Albon pitted early on a two-stop strategy whereas ...Keep reading

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Projected Miami 2021 F1 race faces major local opposition - Autosport

The proposed 2021 Miami Formula 1 race now requires a further public hearing in December, after the proposal faced major local opposition during a county commissioners' board meeting on Tuesday

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Projected Miami 2021 F1 race faces major local opposition - Autosport

The proposed 2021 Miami Formula 1 race now requires a further public hearing in December, after the proposal faced major local opposition during a county commissioners' board meeting on Tuesday

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Vettel: Changing opinions of critics "a nightmare" - Motorsport.com

Vettel's performances and his future have been under increasing scrutiny this season because of a combination of his own errors and the rise of Charles Leclerc at Ferrari.
The four-time world champion finally ended a win drought of more than a year in the Singapore Grand Prix, on a weekend that began with scrutiny over his recent high-profile mistake in Italy, and disrupted a run of Leclerc ...Keep reading

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No more Mr Nice Guy from Norris? - PlanetF1

Lando Norris says he's won't be Mr Nice Guy any longer, instead taking on a more assertive role at McLaren.

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

Sergio Perez, Daniel Ricciardo and Lewis Hamilton were RaceFans' Star Performers of the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Here's why.

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Hulkenberg to Red Bull rumours persist - PlanetF1

Red Bull may have denied that Nico Hulkenberg has a shot at the 2020 race seat but the rumours are refusing to die down.

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Formula 1 rule changes: The Secret Aerodynamicist - BBC F1

Wakey, wakey - it's time to find out the shape of Formula 1's future, and just how exciting it all is.

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Hamilton poised to claim sixth title at United States GP - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton takes his second shot at wrapping up a sixth World Championship in Austin, and this time the odds very much favour him.

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

After a strategy-dominated race-long battle, Lewis Hamilton emerged victorious in yesterday’s Mexican Grand Prix. Following a clash with Max Verstappen at the first corner, a miracle looked to be required to secure victory, but the unexpected durability of Pirelli’s hard compound saved the Briton’s race.

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

‘Verstappen showed age with Mexican mistakes’ - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen still has a lot to learn before he can become a World Champion; that's according to F1 sporting boss Ross Brawn.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Steiner can’t wait for season to be over - PlanetF1

Expecting a difficult time in Austin, Guenther Steiner says the best thing about the race is that it is the third last in what has been a trying season for Haas.

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Sainz hopes ‘Q2 tyre rule’ is dropped | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Sainz hopes 'Q2 tyre rule' is dropped • Racing Point can score in all remaining races - Perez • Record 38-car field for US F1 support race

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Miami Grand Prix plan hits trouble in City Hall meeting - Motorsport.com

The new F1 track is proposed to be built using both public roads and the parking area for the stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins NFL team, which is located in the city of Miami Gardens about 15 miles north of Miami’s center.
During a motion entitled “Establishing county policy regarding motor vehicle racing” the opposition to the event at the stadium argued that a large-scale public ...Keep reading

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Raikkonen: Unfortunate but that’s how racing goes - PlanetF1

They had high hopes of leaving Mexico with a decent haul of points, but the racing weekend ended in frustration for Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi.

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Brawn: Verstappen needs to learn from his mistakes - Motorsport.com

Verstappen had a rollercoaster weekend in Mexico, setting two laps that were good enough for pole position only to be demoted to fourth on the grid for not slowing when Valtteri Bottas crashed at the end of Q3.
In the race he lost ground after an early tangle with Lewis Hamilton and then suffered a puncture in contact with Bottas. He eventually recovered to sixth.
“Max made a few mistakes ...Keep reading

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Hamilton and Vettel race Verstappen differently to other F1 rivals - Autosport

Formula 1 world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel race differently against Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, with Hamilton saying crashes are likely if you do not "leave extra space"

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Hamilton and Vettel race Verstappen differently to other F1 rivals - Autosport

Formula 1 world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel race differently against Red Bull driver Max Verstappen, with Hamilton saying crashes are likely if you do not "leave extra space"

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Mexican Grand Prix: Rating the drivers - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton returned to winning ways at the Mexican GP while Ferrari once again botched their strategy calls.

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Vettel: Current F1 mirrors leave drivers "guessing" - Motorsport.com

Hamilton got a strong start from the second row of the grid and looked to draw alongside Vettel, but had to back off to avoid hitting the Ferrari driver, saying afterwards there could have been a "big collision".
Vettel – who went on to finish the race in second place behind Hamilton after the latter stopped earlier and gained track position – said Hamilton had been in his blind spot during ...Keep reading

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Ferrari: Queries over legailty of F1 engine unfair and a shame - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto says it is a shame the legality of its engine design is being questioned because his team should be "proud" of its advantage

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Ferrari: Queries over legailty of F1 engine unfair and a shame - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto says it is a shame the legality of its engine design is being questioned because his team should be "proud" of its advantage

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Hamilton: Drivers forced to "leave extra space" for Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Hamilton and Verstappen came together on the opening lap of the Mexican Grand Prix, with Hamilton oversteering at Turn 2 in response to being forced wide by Verstappen and edging both drivers off the track and onto the grass. 
Five laps in, Verstappen then made a lunge into the stadium section on Hamilton’s teammate Valtteri Bottas, but was hit in the right rear by Bottas after the latter ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: Drivers forced to "leave extra space" for Verstappen - Motorsport.com

F1 heading into 'very expensive' 2020 - F1technical.net

Mercedes's and Red Bull's team principals have warned that the upcoming 2020 season is about to be the most expensive in the history of Formula One, ahead of the planned introduction of a budget cap in 2021.

Read more: F1 heading into 'very expensive' 2020 - F1technical.net

Brawn: Mexican GP showed 2021 F1 aero rules can't come soon enough - Autosport

Formula 1's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says last weekend's Mexican Grand Prix is evidence the championship's 2021 aero regulations cannot be introduced soon enough

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Brawn: Mexican GP showed 2021 F1 aero rules can't come soon enough - Autosport

Formula 1's motorsport managing director Ross Brawn says last weekend's Mexican Grand Prix is evidence the championship's 2021 aero regulations cannot be introduced soon enough

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Russell: I spent all of my race stuck behind Robert - PlanetF1

George Russell has lamented a "pretty frustrating" race day in Mexico as he found himself "stuck behind" team-mate Robert Kubica for a long time.

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FIA won’t single out Max for yellow flag talk - PlanetF1

Michael Masi plans to speak with all the drivers ahead of the United States GP about the yellow flag rule, adamant he won’t single out Max Verstappen. Verstappen was guilty of ignoring the yellow flags during qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver, who was on provisional pole based on his first […]

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How Hamilton can win his sixth world title in the United States Grand Prix | 2019 United States Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton will almost certainly win his sixth world championship on Sunday, barring a major upset in the United States Grand Prix.

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How F1 almost lost its most popular race on the calendar | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

The Mexican Grand Prix has sold out every year since it returned in 2015, but nearly lost its place on the F1 calendar. Here's how it was saved for 2020.

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Ferrari: Engine protest would stop stupid rumours - PlanetF1

Ferrari would welcome an official protest of their engine as Mattia Binotto says it would show "how stupid" the rumours are.

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Norris’s pit stop problem forced McLaren to leave Sainz out - RaceFans

McLaren were unable to bring Carlos Sainz Jnr in for his scheduled pit stop because of the problem which occured when they brought Lando Norris in.

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

The F1 roadshow makes the short journey from Mexico to Texas for the US Grand Prix this weekend as Lewis Hamilton bids to clinch a sixth Drivers’ Championship title. The Briton closed in on another title with a masterful display to win the Mexican Grand Prix at Autodromo Hermano Rodriguez, capitalising as Ferrari failed once […]

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Wolff holds up hand: I blocked reverse grids - PlanetF1

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has revealed he said no to reverse grid races to "preserve the DNA" of Formula 1.

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Hamilton hopes Red Bull are ‘good’ to Albon - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton hopes Red Bull treat Alexander Albon right as he feels the Thai racer is doing a really good job going up against Max Verstappen.

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Pit Chat: Sebastian Vettel, man of the people - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel saved the best until very last in Mexico, while Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo take turns to interview themselves.

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Ricciardo: Removal of Renault brake bias adjuster “not a loss at all” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Removal of Renault brake bias adjuster "not a loss at all" - Ricciardo • Red Bull didn't warn Verstappen over yellow flag - father • Haas expected "weak" race

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Vettel no fan of "shitty" F1 trophies or Mexico's "selfie guy" - Motorsport.com

The Mexican GP podium ceremony takes place in the Foro Sol stadium section and this year a lift was constructed to include the victorious car, with Lewis Hamilton rising up to the podium alongside his Mercedes while Vettel and Valtteri Bottas stood on the rostrum as normal.
Throughout the week the Mexican GP has featured vibrant representations of the culture in the paddock and the top three ...Keep reading

Read more: Vettel no fan of "shitty" F1 trophies or Mexico's "selfie guy" - Motorsport.com

Kvyat slams stewards "killing the sport" after Hulkenberg F1 clash - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Daniil Kvyat was "very upset" about his penalty in the Mexican Grand Prix, as he hit out at FIA stewards for "killing the sport"

Read more: Kvyat slams stewards "killing the sport" after Hulkenberg F1 clash - Autosport

Kvyat slams stewards "killing the sport" after Hulkenberg F1 clash - Autosport

Toro Rosso Formula 1 driver Daniil Kvyat was "very upset" about his penalty in the Mexican Grand Prix, as he hit out at FIA stewards for "killing the sport"

Read more: Kvyat slams stewards "killing the sport" after Hulkenberg F1 clash - Autosport

Press review: It’s always Hamilton! Ferrari regrets - PlanetF1

A flavour of the back pages from the leading newspapers in Europe after more success for Mercedes and more regrets for Ferrari.

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Verstappen: Hamilton not getting Q3 penalty ‘annoys me’ - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has voiced his annoyance at the steward's decision not to award Lewis Hamilton the same penalty as him on Saturday.

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Ferrari backed Vettel’s “let him go” call on Hamilton | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari agreed with Sebastian Vettel's call to "let him go" when the team saw how early Lewis Hamilton's first pit stop was, says team principal Mattia Binotto.

Read more: Ferrari backed Vettel’s “let him go” call on Hamilton | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Autosport Podcast: Verstappen's controversial Formula 1 Mexican GP - Autosport

Max Verstappen did not win Formula 1's Mexican Grand Prix for a third straight year, but he found himself at the centre of controversy and intrigue all weekend

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Autosport Podcast: Verstappen's controversial Formula 1 Mexican GP - Autosport

Max Verstappen did not win Formula 1's Mexican Grand Prix for a third straight year, but he found himself at the centre of controversy and intrigue all weekend

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Hamilton: ‘Very likely’ Verstappen will hit you - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton believes it's "very likely" that a driver will make contact with Max Verstappen if he isn't given extra space.

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JV hits out ‘bad role model’ Verstappen - PlanetF1

Jacques Villeneuve says Max Verstappen is a "bad role model" as not only did he not adhere to the yellows in Mexico but he "did not think".

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Hulkenberg on Kvyat clash: Just one of those things - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg was magnanimous towards Daniil Kvyat after their last-lap clash in Mexico, saying the accident was "just one of those things in racing".

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Cross-threaded wheelnut blamed for Norris’ botched stop - PlanetF1

McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl has revealed a "cross-threaded" wheelnut led to Lando Norris' botched pit stop in Mexico.

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Vettel a fan of innovative Mexican GP podium but not "selfie guy" - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel has praised the innovative Mexican Grand Prix Formula 1 podium but was not a fan of the "shitty" trophies or "the selfie guy" he snubbed a photo with

Read more: Vettel a fan of innovative Mexican GP podium but not "selfie guy" - Autosport

Vettel a fan of innovative Mexican GP podium but not "selfie guy" - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel has praised the innovative Mexican Grand Prix Formula 1 podium but was not a fan of the "shitty" trophies or "the selfie guy" he snubbed a photo with

Read more: Vettel a fan of innovative Mexican GP podium but not "selfie guy" - Autosport

Ferrari F1 team regrets not matching Mercedes' Mexican GP "risks" - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto has conceded Mercedes made the "right gamble" on strategy to win the Mexican Grand Prix and his team could have taken "more risks"

Read more: Ferrari F1 team regrets not matching Mercedes' Mexican GP "risks" - Autosport

Ferrari F1 team regrets not matching Mercedes' Mexican GP "risks" - Autosport

Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto has conceded Mercedes made the "right gamble" on strategy to win the Mexican Grand Prix and his team could have taken "more risks"

Read more: Ferrari F1 team regrets not matching Mercedes' Mexican GP "risks" - Autosport

Verstappen’s comments did not cause yellow flag penalty investigation – Masi | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

FIA race director Michael Masi explained the reason for the delay in investigating Max Verstappen after qualifying, and why Lewis Hamilton was not investigated.

Read more: Verstappen’s comments did not cause yellow flag penalty investigation – Masi | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Verstappen could've won Mexican GP without Bottas clash - Horner - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen had the pace to win in Mexico before a clash with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas "screwed his race"

Read more: Verstappen could've won Mexican GP without Bottas clash - Horner - Autosport

Hamilton avoided ‘big’ crash with Seb, ‘torpedoed’ by Max - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has been speaking about his eventful opening lap in Mexico, saying while he avoided a "big collision" with Sebastian Vettel, he was "torpedoed" by Max Verstappen.

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Perez: This feels like a victory for us - PlanetF1

Matching his best-ever result in Mexico, Sergio Perez says Sunday's P7 felt "like a victory" for Racing Point.

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Conclusions from the Mexican Grand Prix - PlanetF1

It was another masterclass from Lewis Hamilton but his rivals did make it easier than it should've been.

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Vettel denies ‘major mistakes’ in Mexico - PlanetF1

Despite starting 1-2 in Mexico, Ferrari had to settle for a second and fourth place with Sebastian Vettel joining the Mercedes drivers on the podium.

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Post-race press conference: Mexico - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton was joined by Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas in the post-race press conference in Mexico City.

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More aggressive starts are paying off, says Norris | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lando Norris says he has been more aggressive with his starts in recent races and believes the approach has paid off.

Read more: More aggressive starts are paying off, says Norris | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Verstappen stripped of pole for yellow flag incident - F1technical.net

Max Verstappen has been stripped of his Mexican GP pole position after the stewards have found him to not have slowed down enough at the scene where Valtteri Bottas had crashed.

Read more: Verstappen stripped of pole for yellow flag incident - F1technical.net

Hamilton not conflicted by first title chance - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton insists plotting a route to what would be an unexpected race victory, rather than his first shot at securing a historic sixth F1 championship, is his big focus heading into Sunday evening's Mexican GP.

Read more: Hamilton not conflicted by first title chance - SkySports F1

The provisional Mexican Grand Prix grid - PlanetF1

The big news ahead of Sunday's Mexican GP is Max Verstappen demotion from pole position to P4 for ignoring yellow flags in qualifying.

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Hamilton texted absent Bonnington for set-up advice - Motorsport.com

Bonnington has engineered Hamilton to all four of his drivers’ titles with Mercedes and the pair are on the brink of a fifth together this year, but 'Bono' is missing the Mexican and United States Grands Prix because of a personal medical procedure back in the United Kingdom.
Hamilton’s performance engineer Marcus Dudley is replacing Bonnington for the double-header and Mercedes’ usual ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton texted absent Bonnington for set-up advice - Motorsport.com

Albon’s chance of 2020 Red Bull drive improving | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Alexander Albon's prospects of remaining in a Red Bull seat for the 2020 F1 season are improving, Helmut Marko's latest comments indicate.

Read more: Albon’s chance of 2020 Red Bull drive improving | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

I saw it coming - Gunther Steiner - F1technical.net

Qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix wasn't a spectacular affair for Haas F1 Team, as both Grosjean and Magnussen got eliminated early on. They'll face up uphill battle in the race.

Read more: I saw it coming - Gunther Steiner - F1technical.net

Verstappen breaks Mexico track record by one thousandth of a second | Lap time watch: 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen may not have pole position but he has broken the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez track record, by a mere 0.001 seconds.

Read more: Verstappen breaks Mexico track record by one thousandth of a second | Lap time watch: 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hamilton messaged absent F1 engineer Bonnington for advice - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says he was messaging Peter Bonnington for set-up advice before Mexican Grand Prix qualifying but has hailed the performance of his regular Formula 1 race engineer's replacements

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Hamilton messaged absent F1 engineer Bonnington for advice - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says he was messaging Peter Bonnington for set-up advice before Mexican Grand Prix qualifying but has hailed the performance of his regular Formula 1 race engineer's replacements

Read more: Hamilton messaged absent F1 engineer Bonnington for advice - Autosport

Albon: Crashes not down to pressure to match Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Albon has crashed in practice or qualifying in Singapore, Russia and Mexico in recent weeks. An incident in FP2 on Friday forced his team to change his chassis for Saturday, and also cost him a lot of track time.
The Thai driver insists that he’s been able to bounce back from any mistakes.
“To be honest, it sounds bad, but I crashed in the Toro Rosso as well!,” he said when asked by ...Keep reading

Read more: Albon: Crashes not down to pressure to match Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Albon's recent run of "pushing crashes" in F1 denting his confidence - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon says his recent run of accidents is denting his confidence, following his latest crash in practice for the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix

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Albon's recent run of "pushing crashes" in F1 denting his confidence - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon says his recent run of accidents is denting his confidence, following his latest crash in practice for the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: Albon's recent run of "pushing crashes" in F1 denting his confidence - Autosport

JV hits out ‘bad role model’ Verstappen - PlanetF1

Jacques Villeneuve says Max Verstappen is a "bad role model" as not only did he not adhere to the yellows in Mexico but he "did not think".

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Bottas calls for changes to TecPro barrier - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas has urged the FIA to change the placement of the TecPro that left him with sore knees when he crashed in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix.

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Reverse grid plans blocked by ‘two teams’ - PlanetF1

Ross Brawn has revealed that "two teams" said no to reverse grid races but the F1 sporting boss didn't say which two.

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Horner: Great shame that Verstappen lost pole - PlanetF1

Although Christian Horner says it was a "great shame" that Max Verstappen lost his Mexican GP pole position, the Red Bull boss didn't exactly launch a staunch defence of his driver's actions.

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Hulkenberg won’t sit out a year to return in 2021 - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg has ruled out spending next season on the F1 sidelines and returning a year later, saying if his F1 career is over, he'll "handle" i

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

Lewis Hamilton will bid to clinch a sixth F1 Drivers' Championship in Sunday's Mexican Grand Prix in Mexico City.

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Leclerc explains qualifying pace deficit to Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Leclerc will start from his seventh pole position of the season, but rued a setup change ahead of his second run in Q3 that cost him time in the final sector. Regardless of the move, Leclerc didn’t think he could’ve beaten Verstappen – before the Red Bull driver was stripped of pole position anyway.
“We went a bit too far with the setup and it created quite a bit of oversteer in the ...Keep reading

Read more: Leclerc explains qualifying pace deficit to Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Bottas calls for barrier change after crash | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Bottas calls for barrier change after crash • Marko unimpressed with 'IndyCar' look of 2021 F1 cars • Qualifying struggle "no surprise" for Grosjean

Read more: Bottas calls for barrier change after crash | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Verstappen's comments raise eyebrows: Mexican GP - all you need to know - BBC F1

Max Verstappen's honesty about not slowing down during qualifying appeared to be what triggered the stewards into punishing him.

Read more: Verstappen's comments raise eyebrows: Mexican GP - all you need to know - BBC F1

2019 Mexican Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2019 Mexican Grand Prix.

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F1's driver aid rules "not fit for purpose" says Abiteboul - Autosport

Renault's Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul believes the championship's rule regarding driver aids is "not fit for the purpose of the modern F1 car", following his team's recent disqualification

Read more: F1's driver aid rules "not fit for purpose" says Abiteboul - Autosport

Renault used braking system ‘before’ Suzuka - PlanetF1

Renault not only used their braking system before the Japanese Grand Prix but even before this season, revealed managing director Cyril Abiteboul.

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Grosjean: Illegal Renault system in use since 2015 - Motorsport.com

Both Renaults were disqualified from the results of the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix for using the system – a pre-set brake balance adjustment – and the team admitted that it was a driver aid, although its primary purpose was to reduce the workload of the driver instead of directly benefiting performance.
The FIA confirmed no breach of the technical regulations occurred, but that the system ...Keep reading

Read more: Grosjean: Illegal Renault system in use since 2015 - Motorsport.com

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

Will Charles Leclerc's Japanese GP penalty lead to the return of the black-and-orange flag? And has Renault's disputed brake system been on the car since 2015?

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

Ferrari put qualifying run on the line - SkySports F1

Ferrari will bid to extend their stranglehold on F1's pole position to six races in Saturday evening's Mexican GP qualifying hour - with Mercedes admitting their rivals currently seem "almost unbeatable" over a single lap.

Read more: Ferrari put qualifying run on the line - SkySports F1

Winning car to join driver on Mexico podium - Motorsport.com

Since its return to the calendar the Mexican race has been notable for its spectacular podium ceremonies, held in the stadium section rather than on the pit straight as is the case at other venues.
In co-operation with the F1 organisation for this race a hidden elevating platform has been built in front of the podium. The plan is that while the top three drivers are being interviewed on the ...Keep reading

Read more: Winning car to join driver on Mexico podium - Motorsport.com

Leclerc: Useless to take huge risk at Turn 1 - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc admits in hindsight it is "probably useless" to take risks at Turn 1 on the opening lap, risks that cost him dearly in the Japanese Grand Prix.

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Renault voices 'wild west' F1 fears without code of conduct - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul says increasingly complex regulations could lead to a "wild west" where teams protest each other based on speculation

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Renault voices 'wild west' F1 fears without code of conduct - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul says increasingly complex regulations could lead to a "wild west" where teams protest each other based on speculation

Read more: Renault voices 'wild west' F1 fears without code of conduct - Autosport

Hamilton to Ferrari rumours “blown out of proportion” | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has downplayed suggestions Ferrari could try to lure its star driver Lewis Hamilton away when his current contract expires.

Read more: Hamilton to Ferrari rumours “blown out of proportion” | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Albon: Just a frustrating mistake - PlanetF1

Alexander Albon was frustrated for having blotted his copybook in Friday's second practice, crashing his RB15 into the Turn 7 wall early in the session.

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Vettel expects ‘tight’ qualifying in Mexico - PlanetF1

Although Ferrari set the pace in FP2 in Mexico City, Sebastian Vettel is expecting a close battle for pole position come qualifying.

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Grosjean: I raced with illegal Renault F1 brake bias system in 2015 - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 braking system deemed illegal by the FIA was in use as early as the 2015 Belgian Grand Prix when the team was Lotus, claims Romain Grosjean

Read more: Grosjean: I raced with illegal Renault F1 brake bias system in 2015 - Autosport

Grosjean: I raced with illegal Renault F1 brake bias system in 2015 - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 braking system deemed illegal by the FIA was in use as early as the 2015 Belgian Grand Prix when the team was Lotus, claims Romain Grosjean

Read more: Grosjean: I raced with illegal Renault F1 brake bias system in 2015 - Autosport

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

Lewis Hamilton can clinch his sixth world championship at the Mexican GP - and you can watch it all exclusively live on Sky Sports F1.

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

‘Nothing unusual’ to ask about legality of Ferrari engine - PlanetF1

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said it is standard practice in Formula 1 to question the FIA on the legality of others, such as Ferrari and their power unit.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

Renault to conduct ‘deep review’, F1 future included - PlanetF1

Interim Renault CEO Clotilde Delbos has confirmed that Renault's future in F1 will be discussed as part of an upcoming "deep review".

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Horner: New regulations should be delayed until 2022 - PlanetF1

Red Bull principal Christian Horner believes the new 2021 technical regulations are "underdeveloped" and should be pushed back until 2022.

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F1 right to drop “extremely dangerous” ban on tyre warmers – Sainz | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: F1 right to drop "extremely dangerous" ban on tyre warmers - Sainz • Mercedes have "ideas" to remedy poor pace • Gasly hails "really good Friday"

Read more: F1 right to drop “extremely dangerous” ban on tyre warmers – Sainz | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

F1’s new tyre wear television graphic is “misleading”, says Pirelli | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1's official tyre supplier has cast doubt on the accuracy of the sport's new television graphics which claim to show how worn drivers' tyres are.

Read more: F1’s new tyre wear television graphic is “misleading”, says Pirelli | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Albon says FP2 crash a "frustrating mistake" - Motorsport.com

Albon clipped the outside kerb entering the Turn 7 left-hander on a push lap early in the second free practice session, and lost control of his car, which went rear-right first into the tyre wall.
The impact crunched up the right-side suspension and ruled Albon out of the remainder of the session, leaving teammate Max Verstappen to carry out qualifying and race pace simulations ...Keep reading

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Red Bull's Alex Albon explains "frustrating" Mexico practice crash - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon has lamented the "frustrating mistake" that led to his crash in Friday practice at the Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: Red Bull's Alex Albon explains "frustrating" Mexico practice crash - Autosport

Red Bull's Alex Albon explains "frustrating" Mexico practice crash - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon has lamented the "frustrating mistake" that led to his crash in Friday practice at the Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: Red Bull's Alex Albon explains "frustrating" Mexico practice crash - Autosport

Williams bring two new front wings but Kubica isn’t sure if they’ll race them | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Williams has brought a second example of its new front wing this weekend but Robert Kubica is still unsure whether it will be raced.

Read more: Williams bring two new front wings but Kubica isn’t sure if they’ll race them | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Kubica denies there's tension with Williams - Motorsport.com

After the Russian Grand Prix, Kubica made clear his frustration after he was told to retire a healthy car from the race in order to conserve parts.
In Japan, the Pole wanted to stick with a new front wing design that he had felt comfortable with on Friday.

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Kubica says Williams 'crossed boundaries' by removing wing
Williams explains why it parked Kubica in ...Keep reading

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

The Mexican Grand Prix paddock has a new splash of colour this year, but green issues were top of the agenda on day one at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Mexican Grand Prix day one | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Yamamoto: F1 run took focus off Super GT, Super Formula title bids - Autosport

Naoki Yamamoto says his Formula 1 practice run with Toro Rosso at the Japanese Grand Prix caused him to switch focus from defending his Super GT and Super Formula titles

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Yamamoto: F1 run took focus off Super GT, Super Formula title bids - Autosport

Naoki Yamamoto says his Formula 1 practice run with Toro Rosso at the Japanese Grand Prix caused him to switch focus from defending his Super GT and Super Formula titles

Read more: Yamamoto: F1 run took focus off Super GT, Super Formula title bids - Autosport

Verstappen says F1 should not be a "drama queen" on the environment - Autosport

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen says Formula 1 should not "overreact" or "be a drama queen" after Lewis Hamilton discussed the championship's carbon footprint ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: Verstappen says F1 should not be a "drama queen" on the environment - Autosport

Verstappen says F1 should not be a "drama queen" on the environment - Autosport

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen says Formula 1 should not "overreact" or "be a drama queen" after Lewis Hamilton discussed the championship's carbon footprint ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: Verstappen says F1 should not be a "drama queen" on the environment - Autosport

Yamamoto admits F1 run detracted from SF/SGT efforts - Motorsport.com - Super Formula - Stories

Long-time Honda man Yamamoto was handed the chance to take part in FP1 the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka earlier this month, and the 31-year-old earned plaudits for his performance during his first outing in grand prix machinery.
The chance came up following Yamamoto's historic double SUPER GT/Super Formula title success last year, although he and Jenson Button have already the lost the chance ...Keep reading

Read more: Yamamoto admits F1 run detracted from SF/SGT efforts - Motorsport.com - Super Formula - Stories

Robert Kubica denies tension with Williams Formula 1 team - Autosport

Robert Kubica has denied that there is tension between himself and the Williams Formula 1 team after he criticised the outfit following the Japanese Grand Prix

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Robert Kubica denies tension with Williams Formula 1 team - Autosport

Robert Kubica has denied that there is tension between himself and the Williams Formula 1 team after he criticised the outfit following the Japanese Grand Prix

Read more: Robert Kubica denies tension with Williams Formula 1 team - Autosport

Kubica denies there’s ‘tension’ with Williams - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica insists his relationship with Williams has not suffered in light of his recent comments as he wasn't questioning the team.

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Hamilton outlines steps he's taken to aid environment - Motorsport.com

The five-time world champion recently wrote an impassioned series of posts on his Instagram page in which he said the state of the planet left him feeling like "giving up on everything" and that the "extinction of our race becoming more and more likely as we overuse our resources".
Hamilton, who has more than 13 million followers on Instagram, was criticised by some for his comments given the ...Keep reading

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‘I like fuel… If you don’t like F1, don’t watch it’ – Verstappen | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Max Verstappen says people should not be "drama queens" about Formula 1's impact on the environment.

Read more: ‘I like fuel… If you don’t like F1, don’t watch it’ – Verstappen | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

‘F1 isn’t the best place to preach climate change’ - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen reckons Formula 1 drivers should "all stay home and forget the racing" if the sport ever adopts a complete green attitude.

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Norris U-Turn: Albon deserved a penalty - PlanetF1

Lando Norris has backtracked on Alexander Albon's lack of punishment in Japan as, having looked at more footage, he feels the Red Bull driver did deserve a penalty.

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Masi warns drivers of Turn 11 track limits - PlanetF1

FIA race director Michael Masi has warned the drivers against exceeding the track limits at Turn 11, saying they'll be shown the black-and-white flag after the third time.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

F1 is “sometimes not the nicest sport” says Ricciardo after latest disqualification | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo has reacted to his second disqualification in three race weekends by saying F1 is "sometimes not the nicest sport".

Read more: F1 is “sometimes not the nicest sport” says Ricciardo after latest disqualification | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

‘Engine allegations intended to destabilise Ferrari’ - PlanetF1

With Ferrari's engine under scrutiny, Charles Leclerc says the allegations are nothing more than an attempt from rivals to "destabilise" the Scuderia.

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How F1 champion Hamilton is trying to save the world - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton has outlined in detail how he has tried to become more environmentally friendly and how he hopes to encourage Formula 1 and others to do the same

Read more: How F1 champion Hamilton is trying to save the world - Autosport

How F1 champion Hamilton is trying to save the world - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton has outlined in detail how he has tried to become more environmentally friendly and how he hopes to encourage Formula 1 and others to do the same

Read more: How F1 champion Hamilton is trying to save the world - Autosport

Hamilton rubbishes FE rumours despite climate stance - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has "no interest whatsoever" in moving over to Formula E despite taking a stance on climate change and saying he wants to make his lifestyle "carbon neutral".

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

...Keep reading

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Leclerc: One-handed 130R video doesn’t show F1 has become too easy | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Leclerc: One-handed 130R video doesn't show F1 has become too easy • Opposition to Miami race grows • Wurz criticises 18-inch wheel move

Read more: Leclerc: One-handed 130R video doesn’t show F1 has become too easy | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Video: Renault's Japanese F1 GP disqualification explained - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 team was expelled from the Japanese Grand Prix results after the FIA investigated a protest against its brake bias system launched by rivals Racing Point

Read more: Video: Renault's Japanese F1 GP disqualification explained - Autosport

Video: Renault's Japanese F1 GP disqualification explained - Autosport

The Renault Formula 1 team was expelled from the Japanese Grand Prix results after the FIA investigated a protest against its brake bias system launched by rivals Racing Point

Read more: Video: Renault's Japanese F1 GP disqualification explained - Autosport

How Hamilton can win the title in Mexico - PlanetF1

This weekend Formula 1 rolls into Mexico City, and for Lewis Hamilton, it presents his first chance to secure World Championship number six.

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Yamamoto not "under consideration" for Red Bull F1 seat - Motorsport.com

Reigning Super Formula and Super GT champion Yamamoto, 31, made his F1 debut in opening practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, driving a Toro Rosso at Suzuka.
He impressed the team's regular drivers Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat after lapping a tenth slower than the Russian, and Motorsport.com understands there is potential for Yamamoto to land further F1 opportunities next year.
However ...Keep reading

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Leclerc’s mental coaching revealed angry side - PlanetF1

Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport have run a double-page spread about how Charles Leclerc worked with mental coaches to help him reach Formula 1.

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Wolff expects Hamilton to sign new Mercedes deal - PlanetF1

Mercedes principal Toto Wolff is convinced that Lewis Hamilton has no reason to join another team when his deal expires in 2020.

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Red Bull's form from "oddball" Singapore F1 GP explained - Autosport

Red Bull has faith that it is building 'momentum' for a better Formula 1 season in 2020, despite post-summer break progress being clouded by an 'oddball' Singapore Grand Prix performance

Read more: Red Bull's form from "oddball" Singapore F1 GP explained - Autosport

Red Bull's form from "oddball" Singapore F1 GP explained - Autosport

Red Bull has faith that it is building 'momentum' for a better Formula 1 season in 2020, despite post-summer break progress being clouded by an 'oddball' Singapore Grand Prix performance

Read more: Red Bull's form from "oddball" Singapore F1 GP explained - Autosport

F1 may dodge Mexico City’s thunderstorms | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Thunderstorms are expected during this Mexican Grand Prix weekend but Formula 1 may be spared the worst of the weather.

Read more: F1 may dodge Mexico City’s thunderstorms | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Albon not worried for Russell despite Williams woes - PlanetF1

Alexander Albon has admitted that he "teases" fellow rookie George Russell over the latter's lack of points, but is not worried for him about his F1 future.

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What Hamilton must do to win his sixth F1 title at 2019 Mexican GP - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton will secure his sixth Formula 1 world championship if he outscores Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 12 points in this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: What Hamilton must do to win his sixth F1 title at 2019 Mexican GP - Autosport

What Hamilton must do to win his sixth F1 title at 2019 Mexican GP - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton will secure his sixth Formula 1 world championship if he outscores Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 12 points in this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix

Read more: What Hamilton must do to win his sixth F1 title at 2019 Mexican GP - Autosport

Perez: Racing Point ‘haven’t improved enough’ - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez says that both he and Racing Point themselves know that they "haven't improved enough" throughout 2019.

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Mexican/US GPs ‘crucial’ for Alfa Romeo - PlanetF1

The Mexican GP will kick off "crucial" back-to-back races for Alfa Romeo says Antonio Giovinazzi.

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Racing Point's lack of progress hard to deal with, says Perez - Motorsport.com

While the Mexican knew that the campaign would be a difficult one, as the team got back on its feet after the financial troubles of last year, he said he had hoped for a bigger uplift in improvement.
Speaking to Motorsport.com about his campaign, Perez said: "Not ideal, you know. I wish by now we had more points, we were fighting for better positions, and we've improved more.
"I think the ...Keep reading

Read more: Racing Point's lack of progress hard to deal with, says Perez - Motorsport.com

Renault to consider ‘next course of action’ - PlanetF1

Renault will now consider whether or not to appeal their disqualification from the Japanese Grand Prix for the use of driver aids.

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Will Hamilton win the title in Mexico again? Six talking points for this weekend | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will Lewis Hamilton clinch his sixth title? Will Renault protest their Suzuka disqualification? Here are this weekend's talking points.

Read more: Will Hamilton win the title in Mexico again? Six talking points for this weekend | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Why the stewards gave Renault a “more severe” disqualification | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix - RaceFans

The FIA stewards said Renault's disqualification was "more severe" than other teams have had for breaking the same rule previously.

Read more: Why the stewards gave Renault a “more severe” disqualification | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Renault considering disqualification appeal - Motorsport.com

After the Suzuka race, Racing Point protested Renault and claimed its rival used a pre-set lap distance-dependent brake-bias adjustment system that was in violation of the FIA's F1 sporting and technical regulations.
Following an FIA investigation, the Japanese GP stewards stated on Wednesday that while Renault “used innovative solutions to exploit certain ambiguities in the technical ...Keep reading

Read more: Renault considering disqualification appeal - Motorsport.com

Correa stands for first time since Spa F2 horror crash | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Correa stands for first time since Spa F2 horror crash • Mexican GP sells out again • COTA concerned over Bratches exit

Read more: Correa stands for first time since Spa F2 horror crash | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Renault reacts to F1 Suzuka disqualification for illegal driver aid - Autosport

Renault says the "subjectivity" of determining a driver aid and "variability" of penalties in related cases will inform whether it appeals its disqualification from Formula 1's Japanese Grand Prix

Read more: Renault reacts to F1 Suzuka disqualification for illegal driver aid - Autosport

Renault reacts to F1 Suzuka disqualification for illegal driver aid - Autosport

Renault says the "subjectivity" of determining a driver aid and "variability" of penalties in related cases will inform whether it appeals its disqualification from Formula 1's Japanese Grand Prix

Read more: Renault reacts to F1 Suzuka disqualification for illegal driver aid - Autosport

Renault may appeal against Japanese GP disqualification | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Renault is considering its position following the disqualification of both its cars from the Japanese Grand Prix and has not ruled out appealing the decision.

Read more: Renault may appeal against Japanese GP disqualification | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 to stream Mexican GP weekend live to six countries via Twitch | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 will stream every session of this weekend's potentially championship-deciding Mexican Grand Prix live to six countries via Twitch.

Read more: F1 to stream Mexican GP weekend live to six countries via Twitch | 2019 Mexican Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mexico the ‘most difficult’ race left for Merc - PlanetF1

It will be a case of damage limitation for Mercedes at the Mexican Grand Prix with team principal Toto Wolff admitting that the track and conditions don't "particularly suit our car".

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Hamilton: Mercedes has no hope on Mexico GP F1 straights vs Ferrari - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes has "no hope" of challenging Ferrari on Mexico's straights this weekend, ahead of his first opportunity to wrap up his sixth Formula 1 world championship

Read more: Hamilton: Mercedes has no hope on Mexico GP F1 straights vs Ferrari - Autosport

Hamilton: Mercedes has no hope on Mexico GP F1 straights vs Ferrari - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes has "no hope" of challenging Ferrari on Mexico's straights this weekend, ahead of his first opportunity to wrap up his sixth Formula 1 world championship

Read more: Hamilton: Mercedes has no hope on Mexico GP F1 straights vs Ferrari - Autosport

Verstappen doesn’t see the point of sprint race - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen believes a sprint race replacing the current qualifying format in F1 would be "unnecessary".

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“Compared to two years ago it’s a huge step forward”: Alfa Romeo’s Vasseur speaks to RaceFans | RacingLines - RaceFans

Two years ago Sauber was last in the championship. Team principal Frederic Vasseur tells RaceFans how the Alfa Romeo-branded squad has turned its form around.

Read more: “Compared to two years ago it’s a huge step forward”: Alfa Romeo’s Vasseur speaks to RaceFans | RacingLines - RaceFans

F1 Racing Podcast: Does Valtteri Bottas have the hardest job in F1? - Autosport

As the latest F1 Racing magazine hits the shelves, the Flat Chat with Codders podcast asks if Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has the hardest job in Formula 1

Read more: F1 Racing Podcast: Does Valtteri Bottas have the hardest job in F1? - Autosport

F1 Racing Podcast: Does Valtteri Bottas have the hardest job in F1? - Autosport

As the latest F1 Racing magazine hits the shelves, the Flat Chat with Codders podcast asks if Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has the hardest job in Formula 1

Read more: F1 Racing Podcast: Does Valtteri Bottas have the hardest job in F1? - Autosport

Alonso hits out at hypocritical Hamilton - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has criticised Lewis Hamilton for his Instagram post last week urging people to go vegan for the sake of the environment. 

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Petrobras out, Lukoil in at McLaren? - PlanetF1

McLaren have reportedly already made progress in landing a new major sponsorship deal following their recent split with Petrobras.

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Red Bull feels it's building up "momentum" for stronger 2020 - Motorsport.com

The Milton Keynes-based outfit delivered two wins over the first half of the season as it proved a thorn in the side of its rivals, but since the summer break things have not been as strong.
While the team had never been expected to fight for victory in Belgium and Italy, its failure to be the pace-setter in Singapore was more of a surprise as Max Verstappen was beaten by the two ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull feels it's building up "momentum" for stronger 2020 - Motorsport.com

Hulkenberg's plight shows "sad" state of F1's driver market - Perez - Autosport

Nico Hulkenberg's failure to land a seat for 2020 would be proof of how "sad" Formula 1's driver market has become, says his former team-mate Sergio Perez

Read more: Hulkenberg's plight shows "sad" state of F1's driver market - Perez - Autosport

Hulkenberg's plight shows "sad" state of F1's driver market - Perez - Autosport

Nico Hulkenberg's failure to land a seat for 2020 would be proof of how "sad" Formula 1's driver market has become, says his former team-mate Sergio Perez

Read more: Hulkenberg's plight shows "sad" state of F1's driver market - Perez - Autosport

McLaren still planning to bring more upgrades for 2019 - Motorsport.com

The Woking-based team is hoping to end the year as best-of-the-rest behind the big three outfits, and is currently 34 points ahead of nearest challenger Renault in fourth place in the constructors' championship.
While the team knows that it needs to invest as much of its resources as possible into its 2020 challenger, boss Andreas Seidl is clear that it will not ease off in its bid to keep ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren still planning to bring more upgrades for 2019 - Motorsport.com

The most controversial Mexico GP incidents - PlanetF1

In its short time back in Formula 1, the Mexican Grand Prix has delivered no shortage of controversy and excitement.

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McLaren still plans to introduce F1 updates at remaining 2019 races - Autosport

McLaren will continue to add updates to its 2019 Formula 1 car at upcoming races, even though it has "everything in our hands" to secure fourth in the constructors' championship

Read more: McLaren still plans to introduce F1 updates at remaining 2019 races - Autosport

McLaren still plans to introduce F1 updates at remaining 2019 races - Autosport

McLaren will continue to add updates to its 2019 Formula 1 car at upcoming races, even though it has "everything in our hands" to secure fourth in the constructors' championship

Read more: McLaren still plans to introduce F1 updates at remaining 2019 races - Autosport

Blue flags trigger Haas’s tyre problems – Steiner | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Haas's tyre problems are worsened when their drivers have to slow down to be lapped, Guenther Steiner has revealed.

Read more: Blue flags trigger Haas’s tyre problems – Steiner | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Horner: Verstappen wants to realise dreams with Red Bull - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen's future remains "open" and contract negotiations are likely to only get underway next year, but Christian Horner is "confident and hopeful" that the Dutchman will stay at Red Bull.

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

Lewis Hamilton can clinch his sixth world championship at the Mexican GP - and you can watch it all exclusively live on Sky Sports F1.

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

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Leclerc impressed by Binotto’s handling of Baku crash | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc said Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto "wanted to be harsher" over his Azerbaijan Grand Prix qualifying crash.

Read more: Leclerc impressed by Binotto’s handling of Baku crash | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz: F1's under-the-radar star - SkySports F1

If there was a world championship for the 'Class B' part of the field, behind the big three teams, it would be led convincingly by McLaren's Carlos Sainz.

Read more: Carlos Sainz: F1's under-the-radar star - SkySports F1

Leclerc: No qualy changes since post-Baku adjustment - PlanetF1

The first Ferrari driver since Michael Schumacher to take four consecutive pole positions, Charles Leclerc says he hasn't changed his approach to qualifying, at least not since after Baku.

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Horner: Yamamoto not an option for Red Bull, Toro Rosso F1 seat - Autosport

Honda-backed Japanese star Naoki Yamamoto does not fit the profile for a race seat at one of Red Bull's Formula 1 teams, says Christian Horner

Read more: Horner: Yamamoto not an option for Red Bull, Toro Rosso F1 seat - Autosport

Horner: Yamamoto not an option for Red Bull, Toro Rosso F1 seat - Autosport

Honda-backed Japanese star Naoki Yamamoto does not fit the profile for a race seat at one of Red Bull's Formula 1 teams, says Christian Horner

Read more: Horner: Yamamoto not an option for Red Bull, Toro Rosso F1 seat - Autosport

Giovinazzi says fighting for F1 seat like surviving junior career - Motorsport.com

The Alfa Romeo rookie has only scored four points this season compared to teammate Kimi Raikkonen's 31, but two of Giovinazzi's three top-10 finishes have come in the five races since the summer break while Raikkonen has failed to score points in that same period.
Giovinazzi sees a parallel between his bid to keep his F1 drive and his junior single-seater career, which peaked with second place ...Keep reading

Read more: Giovinazzi says fighting for F1 seat like surviving junior career - Motorsport.com

Kimi: They’d still find time for media commitments - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen would welcome a change to a two-day race weekend but fears F1 bosses would still make his life miserable by finding ways to fit in media commitments.

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McLaren’s new car concept for 2020 not a “radical” change – Seidl | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren has changed the concept behind its new F1 car for 2020 but team principal Andreas Seidl says it is not a "radical" departure.

Read more: McLaren’s new car concept for 2020 not a “radical” change – Seidl | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

‘Binotto tough in the face of team-mate troubles’ - PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto can be a "tough" boss when he needs to be, such as when Ferrari's team-mate troubles spill over on the track, revealed Charles Leclerc.

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Flashback: The Prost/Senna collision that shook the world - Motorsport.com

You’ll likely have your own favourite out of Prost and Senna, and that will probably sway your view of what transpired that day at Suzuka.
The simple fact of what happened is that Prost was literally not going to let Senna past, and what he did at the chicane was as ruthless a move as Senna himself – or Michael Schumacher in later years – would have made in the same situation.
The ...Keep reading

Read more: Flashback: The Prost/Senna collision that shook the world - Motorsport.com

Hamilton expects 'tough' Mexico - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton is envisaging another "tough" Mexican GP for Mercedes in the wake of "pretty shocking" results in each of the past two seasons.

Read more: Hamilton expects 'tough' Mexico - SkySports F1

Magnussen: Formula 1 cars handle too well to troubleshoot in 2019 - Autosport

Kevin Magnussen says pinpointing and troubleshooting problems is harder to do with the current generation of Formula 1 cars, because they handle so well.

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Magnussen: Formula 1 cars handle too well to troubleshoot in 2019 - Autosport

Kevin Magnussen says pinpointing and troubleshooting problems is harder to do with the current generation of Formula 1 cars, because they handle so well.

Read more: Magnussen: Formula 1 cars handle too well to troubleshoot in 2019 - Autosport

Renault: McLaren F1 engine split removes a "distraction" - Autosport

Renault says the loss of McLaren as a Formula 1 customer team in 2021 will not hurt it financially, and will actually remove a "distraction" on the technical front

Read more: Renault: McLaren F1 engine split removes a "distraction" - Autosport

Renault: McLaren F1 engine split removes a "distraction" - Autosport

Renault says the loss of McLaren as a Formula 1 customer team in 2021 will not hurt it financially, and will actually remove a "distraction" on the technical front

Read more: Renault: McLaren F1 engine split removes a "distraction" - Autosport

Hamilton: No hope of beating Ferrari on Mexico straights - Motorsport.com

The Mercedes driver is 64 points ahead of teammate Valtteri Bottas in the standings, and a podium finish this weekend could be enough to secure the title.
But while he is aware of the opportunity he has to add another drivers' crown, he knows that Ferrari's straightline speed advantage means his team will be on the back foot this weekend.
Speaking about his focus on wrapping up the title in ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: No hope of beating Ferrari on Mexico straights - Motorsport.com

Petrobras terminate ‘unjustifiable’ McLaren deal - PlanetF1

Petrobras, the Brazilian state energy company, has declared to an end to their sponsorship of McLaren, labelling it an "unjustifiable" deal.

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Monday, October 21, 2019

‘Heads dropped’ at Renault after poor races - PlanetF1

Racing from 16th to sixth in Japan, Daniel Ricciardo says he hopes Renault can draw inspiration from a weekend that went from "crap" to a result they "deserve".

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Norris “really annoyed” with qualifying mistakes | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lando Norris admitted he is frustrated by the mistakes he has made in qualifying sessions this year, despite beating his team mate more often than not.

Read more: Norris “really annoyed” with qualifying mistakes | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Mexican GP preview: Can Hamilton seal sixth title at Mercedes' 'Achilles heel' circuit? - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton could seal the title for a third consecutive year in Mexico - but can he also celebrate a race win at Mercedes' 'Achilles heel' circuit?

Read more: Mexican GP preview: Can Hamilton seal sixth title at Mercedes' 'Achilles heel' circuit? - BBC F1