Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Verstappen: Hamilton Formula 1 fights always more satisfying - Autosport

Max Verstappen says he and Lewis Hamilton gave each other "respect" in their fight for Brazilian Grand Prix victory, and battling the Formula 1 world champion is "always more satisfying"

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Verstappen: Hamilton Formula 1 fights always more satisfying - Autosport

Max Verstappen says he and Lewis Hamilton gave each other "respect" in their fight for Brazilian Grand Prix victory, and battling the Formula 1 world champion is "always more satisfying"

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Seidl “couldn’t be happier” as McLaren clinch fourth in championship | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl said he "couldn't be happier" as the team clinched fourth place in the constructors' championship with one race to go.

Read more: Seidl “couldn’t be happier” as McLaren clinch fourth in championship | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Brazilian Grand Prix driver ratings - PlanetF1

It's raining tens after a brilliant Brazilian Grand Prix but don't let the very different-looking podium detract away from some other stellar driver performances.

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Blink and you miss it…Red Bull’s record pit stop - PlanetF1

What can you do in 1.82 seconds? Well, if you are a member of the Red Bull pit crew then you can change a set of tyres in 1.82s, which is a pit stop record.

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Masi had no choice over safety car for "stuck" Mercedes - Motorsport.com

Bottas pulled off with an engine failure and in response to a message from his engineer coasted to a gap in the barrier where he thought his car could easily be pulled out of harm’s way.
Onboard TV footage showed that after vacating the cockpit he struggled to re-fit the steering wheel, before leaving it in the car and climbing over the barrier.
Two marshals subsequently picked it up and ...Keep reading

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Vettel or Leclerc should "follow Hamilton's example" - Brawn - Motorsport.com

The Ferrari pair caused controversy in the Brazilian Grand Prix when they crashed into each other near the end of the race.
Neither of them owned up to being at fault in the incident, which was in marked contrast to Hamilton who immediately confessed to being in the wrong when he tapped Alex Albon into a spin.
Brawn, the former Ferrari technical director who is now managing director of ...Keep reading

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Why stewards didn’t investigate drivers for using DRS under yellow flags | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

The FIA stewards decided no investigation was necessary after discovering some drivers activated their Drag Reduction Systems while passing yellow flags on Sunday's race.

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Brawn: Vettel or Leclerc must take responsibility - PlanetF1

Ross Brawn says either Sebastian Vettel or Charles Leclerc need to hold up their hand over Sunday's collision in order to calm tensions at Ferrari.

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Hamilton was a “sitting duck” for Verstappen due to hard out-lap | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton was left a "sitting duck" when Max Verstappen passed him the first time in the Brazilian Grand Prix because a hard out-lap left his battery depleted, the team has revealed.

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Ferrari boss says it's "lucky" Vettel/Leclerc collided during 2019 - Autosport

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto says the Formula 1 team is "lucky" Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc have collided this season so they can clarify what is needed for 2020

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Ferrari boss says it's "lucky" Vettel/Leclerc collided during 2019 - Autosport

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto says the Formula 1 team is "lucky" Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc have collided this season so they can clarify what is needed for 2020

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Verstappen: Ocon collision karma for dad’s crash - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen now looks back at his 2018 collision with Esteban Ocon with a smile, saying it is perhaps "karma" for his father Jos' 2001 crash.

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Ferrari dynamic won’t improve until Vettel leaves - PlanetF1

Ferrari are left to clean up another mess after Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc collided in Brazil, and Vettel's eventual departure is the only thing that will stop a repeat.

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Pit Chat: Erm…happy 100th race, Sebastian - PlanetF1

It was rather fitting that Sebastian Vettel's 100th race with Ferrari ended in disaster just as things were looking promising.

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‘F1 to explore restarts to recreate Brazil thriller’ - PlanetF1

With two exciting restarts at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Ross Brawn says F1 will examine the procedures to ensure more of the same in the future.

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Alfa boss urges F1 to keep new rules stable - PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur believes the small teams will only be able to take advantage of the new regulations if they remain in place for a couple of years.

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Magnussen: “No hard feelings” after Ricciardo apology | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: "No hard feelings" after Ricciardo apology - Magnussen • Red Bull break record for fastest pit stop • Vips blames DRS fault for Macau GP defeat

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F1 considers rule change to recreate Brazil GP restart magic - Motorsport.com

A change to the regulations made for this year means that, following safety car restarts, drivers are not allowed to overtake until they have crossed the start-finish line. In the past, they were allowed a free run from Safety Car 'Line One', which was situated before the pit lane entry.
The new rule meant that in Brazil the leading driver at the restart held the pack until right before the ...Keep reading

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One Ferrari driver should accept blame for clash – Brawn | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

One of Ferrari's drivers should take a leaf out of Lewis Hamilton's book and accept blame for their race-ending collision, says F1 motorsport director Ross Brawn.

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F1 could change rules to recreate Brazil safety car restart action - Autosport

Ross Brawn has suggested Formula 1 will look at tweaking its rules to try to recreate the kind of spectacular restarts seen at the Brazilian Grand Prix

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F1 could change rules to recreate Brazil safety car restart action - Autosport

Ross Brawn has suggested Formula 1 will look at tweaking its rules to try to recreate the kind of spectacular restarts seen at the Brazilian Grand Prix

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Promoted: Hamilton pranks fans at Mercedes-Benz World - Motorsport.com

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Taking time out from a hectic schedule of races where he moved into second on the all-time list of world championships won - one behind Michael Schumacher - Hamilton visited Mercedes-Benz World at ex-Grand Prix venue Brooklands to give some of his fans the surprise of their lives.
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Verstappen: Kubica almost took me out - PlanetF1

For the second year in a row Max Verstappen almost lost the Brazilian GP win because of a backmarker, this time Robert Kubica.

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Vettel or Leclerc: who leads Ferrari’s error chart? - PlanetF1

We're all just about catching our breath again after what morphed into a Brazilian Grand Prix for the ages. Here is what our readers had to say...

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Red Bull reward strategist for “brave” call to pit Verstappen | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull rewarded its chief race strategist Hannah Schmitz with a trip to the podium for her "brave" decision to pit Max Verstappen during the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Italian press lambast Vettel and Leclerc’s ‘stupidity’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari are dominating the front and back pages in Italy, just not for the right reasons after Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc collided in Brazil.

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Red Bull: Strategist's podium visit reward for "brave" call - Motorsport.com

Schmitz was instrumental in electing to pit Verstappen from the lead at the first safety car period at Interlagos to switch to new tyres, even though it meant he would lose position to the pursuing Lewis Hamilton.
Horner said that Red Bull faced a dilemma at that moment, as Hamilton was always going to do the opposite, but that it was Schmitz who made the right call to stop.
“At that point ...Keep reading

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McLaren ‘never gave up’, first podium in 2,072 days - PlanetF1

McLaren are celebrating the team's first podium result in 2,072 days after Carlos Sainz raced from 20th on the grid to third at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Verstappen: Kubica “almost took me out” in pit incident | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Brazilian Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen says his car nearly went into anti-stall when he had to swerve to avoid Robert Kubica's Williams in the pits.

Read more: Verstappen: Kubica “almost took me out” in pit incident | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Binotto: Leclerc and Vettel get on better than people think - Motorsport.com

Vettel and Leclerc collided in a straight line while fighting over fourth place late in the Interlagos race, after Vettel tried to re-pass Leclerc on the outside having just been overtaken.
Leclerc crashed out with a broken wheel while Vettel suffered a puncture, with both drivers furious and blaming one another over the radio.
It was the first on-track clash between the two as teammates ...Keep reading

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Autosport Podcast: Brazilian Grand Prix clashes and heroics - Autosport

The Brazilian Grand Prix was one of the wildest races of Formula 1's hybrid era, and provided plenty for the Autosport Podcast to debate

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Autosport Podcast: Brazilian Grand Prix clashes and heroics - Autosport

The Brazilian Grand Prix was one of the wildest races of Formula 1's hybrid era, and provided plenty for the Autosport Podcast to debate

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Ferrari threaten to cancel debrief to send message - PlanetF1

Ferrari could cancel their Brazilian Grand Prix debrief to send a message to both Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel.

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Hamilton defends Mercedes’ “dumb” strategy call | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton defended the strategy calls his Mercedes team made after a disappointing result in the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton chose not to defend himself to FIA over Albon collision - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton was penalised for his Brazilian Grand Prix collision with Alex Albon before the scheduled FIA hearing because he declined the opportunity to defend himself

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Hamilton chose not to defend himself to FIA over Albon collision - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton was penalised for his Brazilian Grand Prix collision with Alex Albon before the scheduled FIA hearing because he declined the opportunity to defend himself

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Ferrari summon drivers to Maranello again following Interlagos crash | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc will explain the collision which put both Ferraris out of the Brazilian Grand Prix to team principal Mattia Binotto in a meeting at the team's headquarters.

Read more: Ferrari summon drivers to Maranello again following Interlagos crash | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Ferrari to clarify ‘internal rules’ after driver clash - PlanetF1

Conceding that his drivers' crash in Brazil won't "help" their relationship, Mattia Binotto says it at least gives Ferrari grounds to clarify "internal rules" ahead of 2020.

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Conclusions from an insane Brazilian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

After 51 laps of chess, chaos descended at the Interlagos circuit for the final 20 laps of the Brazilian GP and still Max Verstappen stood tall.

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Horner: All credit goes to Hannah - PlanetF1

Most race wins end with the team boss applauding the driver but in Brazil Christian Horner congratulated senior strategist Hannah Schmitz for her "bold" race winning strategy.

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Mercedes: Late pit stop was just plain dumb - PlanetF1

Mercedes technical director James Allison agrees with many a fan, the team's decision to pit Lewis Hamilton under the late Safety Car in Brazil was "just plain dumb".

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Raikkonen: It was a positive day but… - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen may have celebrated his best result as a Alfa Romeo driver on Sunday, however, he was left to rue what could have been had he just managed to pass Carlos Sainz.

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Leclerc: Neither of us were “completely stupid” in race-ending crash | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Neither of us were "completely stupid" in race-ending crash - Leclerc • Ricciardo accepts blame for crash • Grosjean unhappy with Sainz

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Vote for your 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Who was the best driver during the 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.

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2019 Brazilian Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Unusually the top three drivers in the Brazilian Grand Prix all made different numbers of pit stops during the race.

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Vasseur: F1 must keep rules stable after 2021 shake-up | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 must keep its rules stable following the coming shake-up in 2021 to make the championship more competitive, says Alfa Romeo team principal Frederic Vasseur.

Read more: Vasseur: F1 must keep rules stable after 2021 shake-up | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Close grid and rising temperatures promise unpredictable race | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Three different cars in the top three and changing weather conditions look like a recipe for an exciting Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Ferrari F1 qualifying slump "interesting" - Mercedes' Allison - Autosport

Ferrari's inability to score pole position at the last two Formula 1 grands prix having held a strong qualifying advantage before that is "interesting", says Mercedes technical director James Allison

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Ferrari F1 qualifying slump "interesting" - Mercedes' Allison - Autosport

Ferrari's inability to score pole position at the last two Formula 1 grands prix having held a strong qualifying advantage before that is "interesting", says Mercedes technical director James Allison

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Daniel Ricciardo impressed with former team Red Bull's improvement - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo insists he feels happy rather than bitter about his previous Formula 1 team Red Bull-Honda's impressive form, after Max Verstappen took another pole at the Brazilian Grand Prix

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Daniel Ricciardo impressed with former team Red Bull's improvement - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo insists he feels happy rather than bitter about his previous Formula 1 team Red Bull-Honda's impressive form, after Max Verstappen took another pole at the Brazilian Grand Prix

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Hamilton wants to know Wolff’s plans before deciding - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has revealed his plans for 2021 and beyond could depend on Toto Wolff, who has been linked to a move away from Mercedes.

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How the Brazilian GP grid will line up - SkySports F1

F1's big names are congregated at the front, while two of 2019's other star performers are out of position, on the grid for Sunday evening's Brazilian GP.

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F1's big names prepare for Brazil fight - SkySports F1

Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton will share the front three places on the grid for the first time in F1 2019 at Sunday's Brazilian GP.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Penske: Mercedes rumours absolutely not true - PlanetF1

Roger Penske is not looking to take over the Mercedes F1 team, adamant his "plate is full".

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‘Hulkenberg in F1 longer than he should have been’ - PlanetF1

Never let it be said that Jacques Villeneuve has sympathy for a driver's career ending, saying Nico Hulkenberg is "lucky" to have been in F1 as long as he has.

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Leclerc ‘disappointed’ with his Q3 performance - PlanetF1

Although Charles Leclerc would never have started the Brazilian GP on pole given his penalty, the Ferrari driver was "disappointed" with his laps in Q3.

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Grosjean hails ‘brilliant’ qualifying for Haas - PlanetF1

Haas finally got both cars inside the top ten in qualifying for the Brazilian GP, doing so for the first time since May's Spanish Grand Prix.

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Hamilton v Verstappen & all you need to know on Brazil - BBC F1

A battle between the best of the older generation and the the strongest of the new one is one to anticipate with relish.

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FIA post-qualifying press conference – Brazilian GP - PlanetF1

It was Max Verstappen who kicked off his road to redemption around Interlagos by securing pole for the Brazilian GP.

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Sainz unable to set Brazil F1 qualifying time after wiring issue - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz will start from the back of the grid in Brazil after an ignition wiring issue caused a loss of power in his engine

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Sainz unable to set Brazil F1 qualifying time after wiring issue - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz will start from the back of the grid in Brazil after an ignition wiring issue caused a loss of power in his engine

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Verstappen not thinking of redemption - SkySports F1

Max Verstappen has told Sky Sports F1 that he is not thinking about 'redemption' at the Brazilian GP as he prepares to line up on pole one year on from his cruel race-losing crash at Interlagos.

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Leclerc blames "stupid" mistake for missing 'pole' shot - Motorsport.com

Pole position would not have been possible for Leclerc at Interlagos because he was carrying a 10-place grid penalty for a change of internal combustion engine necessitated by his Austin practice oil leak.
He ended up fourth fastest in Q3, so will start 14th.
But he was convinced he could have topped the session so he could "only be angry" with himself for the result.
"I'm very ...Keep reading

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Charles Leclerc was angry at himself for "stupid" qualifying error - Autosport

Charles Leclerc has said his Ferrari Formula 1 car was fast enough to top Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying and only a "stupid" mistake on his part prevented it

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Charles Leclerc was angry at himself for "stupid" qualifying error - Autosport

Charles Leclerc has said his Ferrari Formula 1 car was fast enough to top Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying and only a "stupid" mistake on his part prevented it

Read more: Charles Leclerc was angry at himself for "stupid" qualifying error - Autosport

Angry Leclerc promises 'full attack mode' - SkySports F1

Charles Leclerc said he was disappointed with himself after making a costly mistake in Brazilian GP qualifying, but has promised "full attack mode" in the race as he looks to make up ground following a grid penalty.

Read more: Angry Leclerc promises 'full attack mode' - SkySports F1

Hamilton shocked by Red Bull’s straight-line speed - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has joined Sebastian Vettel in expressing his surprise at Red Bull's straight-line speed during qualifying for the Brazilian GP.

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

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

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

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Brazilian GP Practice Three LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Vettel: Beating Leclerc is ‘not important’ - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel is one of three drivers in with a shout of finishing P3 in 2019, but he doesn't think it's important to get that spot ahead of team-mate Charles Leclerc.

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Red Bull boss Horner: Gasly 'exceptional' since Toro Rosso demotion - Autosport

Pierre Gasly has driven "exceptionally well" since his mid-season demotion to Toro Rosso, says his former Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner

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Red Bull boss Horner: Gasly 'exceptional' since Toro Rosso demotion - Autosport

Pierre Gasly has driven "exceptionally well" since his mid-season demotion to Toro Rosso, says his former Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner

Read more: Red Bull boss Horner: Gasly 'exceptional' since Toro Rosso demotion - Autosport

Interlagos '99%' sure it will see off Rio bid for F1's Brazilian GP - Autosport

Brazilian Grand Prix promoter Tamas Rohonyi is '99% confident' the race will stay at Interlagos, despite a mooted switch to a new Rio track for the 2021 Formula 1 season

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Interlagos '99%' sure it will see off Rio bid for F1's Brazilian GP - Autosport

Brazilian Grand Prix promoter Tamas Rohonyi is '99% confident' the race will stay at Interlagos, despite a mooted switch to a new Rio track for the 2021 Formula 1 season

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Racing Point: Tough season not surprising after "turmoil" - Motorsport.com

When Force India went into administration in the summer of 2018, Racing Point was born after a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll bought the Silverstone squad's assets.
However, the time taken to resolve the team's plight coincided with a crucial development phase of the 2019 car, which has meant fresh investment and improved resources have done little to significantly alter Racing Point's form ...Keep reading

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Verstappen: Why not two Brazilian GP races? - PlanetF1

If the Brazilian GP is to leave Interlagos at the end of 2020 and move to Rio, then Max Verstappen would like two Brazilian GPs.

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Ocon hopes Merc release him for Abu Dhabi test - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon is hoping Mercedes will give him the go ahead to drive during the two-day post-season test with his new 2020 team, Renault.

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Lewis Hamilton using "freebie" grands prix for F1 2020 experiments - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says wrapping up the 2019 Formula 1 title early has given him and Mercedes two "freebies" in Brazil and Abu Dhabi to experiment ahead of next season

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Lewis Hamilton using "freebie" grands prix for F1 2020 experiments - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says wrapping up the 2019 Formula 1 title early has given him and Mercedes two "freebies" in Brazil and Abu Dhabi to experiment ahead of next season

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New tyres flatter McLaren in qualifying – Norris | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lando Norris says McLaren are on a par with Renault and Racing Point on race pace, but gain a greater boost from new tyres in qualifying than their rivals.

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Hamilton: Early title gives Mercedes "freebies" - Motorsport.com

Hamilton clinched his sixth world championship at the last race in the United States, while Mercedes wrapped up the constructors' crown in Japan.
The Briton said it made no difference to his personal motivation coming to the Brazilian Grand Prix and "doesn't make it easier" on-track, but does give him and his team the opportunity to trial new things without it impacting this season.
"It's ...Keep reading

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Verstappen: Red Bull haven’t exploited car’s potential since summer break | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull’s car has been more competitive than the team’s results since the summer break indicate, according to Max Verstappen. Prior to the summer break Verstappen scored two wins and a pole position in four races. Ferrari and Mercedes have taken all the wins and poles since. However Verstappen said the team have been competitive … Continue reading Verstappen: Red Bull haven’t exploited car’s potential since summer break

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Qualifying slipstream could prove decisive at Interlagos | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix Friday practice analysis - RaceFans

Brazil should see one of the closest qualifying sessions of the year, and the power of the slipstream could play a decisive role.

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Hamilton ‘surprised and impressed’ by Alonso’s wishes - PlanetF1

Winning his sixth title, Lewis Hamilton was not only congratulated in person by Sebastian Vettel but also received a message from another former rival, Fernando Alonso.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Williams rues ‘brutal’ year for F1 team - PlanetF1

Williams may have scored fewer points this season than in 2018 but Claire Williams believes last year was the "worst" for the F1 team.

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Kvyat: Everything switched off immediately - PlanetF1

Toro Rosso's day went from bad to worse at the Interlagos circuit on Friday as first Pierre Gasly and then Daniil Kvyat suffered car troubles, putting them out of practice.

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Verstappen: FIA on top of engine scrutiny - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen is being a lot more circumspect in his comments relating to the Ferrari engine allegations, telling the media that he's happy that the FIA are "on top of it".

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Friday’s press conference: Brazil - PlanetF1

Team personnel Toyoharu Tanabe, Otmar Szafnauer, Christian Horner, Fred Vasseur and Mario Isola spoke to the media in Brazil on Friday.

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Leclerc’s slow first stint in Austin still a mystery to Ferrari | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Leclerc's slow first stint in Austin still a mystery to Ferrari • Kvyat suffered "complete shutdown" in practice • Warm weather "a bummer" for Haas

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Brazilian Grand Prix - Preview - F1technical.net

Round Twenty of the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship sees teams and drivers head to the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, home to the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton braced for next round of "stressful" F1 contract talks - Motorsport.com

The world champion’s current contract runs out at the end of 2020, but it is thought highly likely that he will extend his stay at the German car manufacturer.
However, while clearly eager to stay on in F1, Hamilton says there is always some trepidation about having to hammer out terms with a team.
“I only just did this contract and already I have to start talking about potentially the ...Keep reading

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McLaren's midfield superiority is deceptive - Norris - Autosport

Lando Norris says McLaren's superiority against its midfield Formula 1 rivals looks greater than it really is because qualifying has hidden some of its problems

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McLaren's midfield superiority is deceptive - Norris - Autosport

Lando Norris says McLaren's superiority against its midfield Formula 1 rivals looks greater than it really is because qualifying has hidden some of its problems

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Hulkenberg: IndyCar an option but not the ovals - PlanetF1

Left without a F1 drive for next season, Nico Hulkenberg admits swapping to IndyCars is an option but only if he can stick to the road courses.

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Verstappen: Keeping Albon was Red Bull's "smartest" option for 2020 - Autosport

Max Verstappen says his Red Bull Formula 1 team's decision to give Alex Albon a full-season drive in 2020 is the "smartest way" to go into next year

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Verstappen: Keeping Albon was Red Bull's "smartest" option for 2020 - Autosport

Max Verstappen says his Red Bull Formula 1 team's decision to give Alex Albon a full-season drive in 2020 is the "smartest way" to go into next year

Read more: Verstappen: Keeping Albon was Red Bull's "smartest" option for 2020 - Autosport

Verstappen: Albon "smartest" choice for Red Bull - Motorsport.com

F1 rookie Albon was promoted to Red Bull during the summer break, replacing the struggling Pierre Gasly alongside Verstappen.
Albon has finished in the top six in all seven grands prix he has started with Red Bull, earning a best result of fourth and already beating Gasly’s points haul from the first 12 races.
Red Bull announced this week that Albon will drive for the senior team in 2020 ...Keep reading

Read more: Verstappen: Albon "smartest" choice for Red Bull - Motorsport.com

“It’s about time”: Vettel praises F1’s “ambitious” net-zero carbon target | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel gave strong backing to Formula 1's recently announced sustainability strategy, saying "it's a great message and it's about time".

Read more: “It’s about time”: Vettel praises F1’s “ambitious” net-zero carbon target | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Grosjean hopes 2021 rules entice teams to stay - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean is hoping F1's new 2021 rules will inspire teams to remain in the sport despite Haas, Renault and Mercedes recently casting doubt over their future participation.

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Hulkenberg’s departure would be “a very big loss for F1” – Sainz | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr says he is mystified why no team have taken up Nico Hulkenberg’s services for the 2020 F1 season.

Read more: Hulkenberg’s departure would be “a very big loss for F1” – Sainz | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Kubica on 2020 plans: They stand pretty well - PlanetF1

Linked to a test driver deal with Haas that would free him up to race in another series, Robert Kubica his 2020 plans are progressing "pretty well".

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Lewis Hamilton expects "stressful moment" over new Mercedes F1 deal - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says he is not looking forward to "another stressful moment" of contract talks with Mercedes next year, as he ponders his next step in Formula 1

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Lewis Hamilton expects "stressful moment" over new Mercedes F1 deal - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says he is not looking forward to "another stressful moment" of contract talks with Mercedes next year, as he ponders his next step in Formula 1

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Kubica: Hamilton’s sixth title special because he didn’t always have the fastest car | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton showed he is 'nearly impossible to beat' in 2019 by winning races even when he didn't have the fastest car, says Robert Kubica.

Read more: Kubica: Hamilton’s sixth title special because he didn’t always have the fastest car | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

‘Max’s cheat comments unprofessional and immature’ - PlanetF1

Accused of "cheating" by Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel says his rival's comments were " not professional, or mature".

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

It's iconic, fast, and often chaotic - and the Brazilian GP is live on Sky Sports F1 this weekend as the 2019 season speeds toward its finish.

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Hamilton hopes to have Merc deal ‘sorted’ soon - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton may still be celebrating his sixth title, however, he acknowledges that a stressful period lies ahead as he negotiates a new deal with Mercedes.

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VOTE: Best F1 race of 2019 - SkySports F1

After 19 rounds, Formula 1 rolls into Interlagos this weekend for one of the most exciting and chaotic races on the calendar: The Brazilian GP.

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Hamilton reveals 'amazing' Alonso message - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he received an "amazing" congratulatory text from former rival Fernando Alonso after clinching his sixth world championship title.

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Hamilton hopes to new Merc deal ‘sorted’ soon - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton may still be celebrating his sixth title, however, he acknowledges that a stressful period lies ahead as he negotiates a new deal with Mercedes.

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Drivers weigh in on F1’s budget cap - PlanetF1

Despite Mercedes set to be one of the hardest hit teams, Valtteri Bottas has backed the plan to introduce a budget cap in 2021.

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Austin bumps caused Vettel’s United State Grand Prix retirement | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Austin bumps caused Vettel's US GP retirement • Leclerc's Brazil engine not a 'spec four' • Sao Paulo "unbeatable" for F1 in Brazil

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Ferrari's range of issues "more worrying" than core flaw - Motorsport.com

Engine reliability problems hindered Ferrari's victory bids in Bahrain, Austria, Germany and Russian, while Charles Leclerc will take a grid penalty at the Brazilian Grand Prix after a problem he suffered in the United States two weeks ago.
Binotto, who was speaking before the US GP weekend where Leclerc encountered a problem with his Spec 3 engine in final practice, told Motorsport.com: "We ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari's range of issues "more worrying" than core flaw - Motorsport.com

Brawn: F1 will crash and burn without a cost cap - PlanetF1

Formula 1 is in desperate need of a budget cap with Ross Brawn saying the sport will "crash and burn" unless someone pulls the teams into line.

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Montezemolo: ‘Hope Hamilton’s sixth title is his last’ - PlanetF1

Former Ferrari president, Luca di Montezemolo, is hoping Lewis Hamilton's sixth World title is his last and Ferrari can finally end their trophy drought.

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Leclerc: Race pace not as bad as it looks - PlanetF1

Although Ferrari are losing out in grands prix compared to their qualifying pace, Charles Leclerc insists it is not as "bad as it looks".

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Pirelli reveals new approach to deliver better F1 tyres - Motorsport.com

Over recent years, F1's tyre supplier has agreed with F1 and the FIA to a series of targets related to the performance of its products. These have included aspects relating to their behaviour, laptime deltas and the number of pit stops.
But with F1 chiefs well aware that one of the key limiting factors hurting the race at the moment is the way the tyres behave when cars are following each other ...Keep reading

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‘Ferrari’s power advantage is as much as 50bhp’ - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff says Ferrari's engine, the subject of much controversy, is up as much as "50bhp" on Mercedes' power unit.

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Verstappen versus the Ferraris: Six talking points for the Brazilian Grand Prix | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Can Max Verstappen beat the Ferrari drivers to third place in the championship? Here are six talking points for this weekend's race.

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FIA believes teams will report loopholes in 2021 Formula 1 rules - Autosport

The FIA is optimistic some Formula 1 teams will report any early loopholes in the 2021 technical regulations rather than exploit them, but not for "charitable" reasons

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FIA believes teams will report loopholes in 2021 Formula 1 rules - Autosport

The FIA is optimistic some Formula 1 teams will report any early loopholes in the 2021 technical regulations rather than exploit them, but not for "charitable" reasons

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Autosport Podcast: Why Hamilton and Verstappen are now Brazil's F1 heroes - Autosport

Brazil has a greater Formula 1 heritage than most other grands prix, but the glory days of Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna are now a long time ago

Read more: Autosport Podcast: Why Hamilton and Verstappen are now Brazil's F1 heroes - Autosport

Autosport Podcast: Why Hamilton and Verstappen are now Brazil's F1 heroes - Autosport

Brazil has a greater Formula 1 heritage than most other grands prix, but the glory days of Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna are now a long time ago

Read more: Autosport Podcast: Why Hamilton and Verstappen are now Brazil's F1 heroes - Autosport

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

McLaren unlocked car’s qualifying pace in Singapore – Sainz | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren made a breakthrough with their car at the Singapore Grand Prix, Carlos Sainz Jnr revealed following the team's best qualifying performance of the year in Austin.

Read more: McLaren unlocked car’s qualifying pace in Singapore – Sainz | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton expects ‘drivers switching’ for 2021 - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton reckons the 2021 grid could look a lot different to next season's with drivers switching teams ahead of the implementation of the new regulations.

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Failed French Grand Prix upgrade triggered Renault F1 reshuffle - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says he realised his team needed a staffing shake-up back in June, when a much-hyped update for the French Grand Prix failed to deliver

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Failed French Grand Prix upgrade triggered Renault F1 reshuffle - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says he realised his team needed a staffing shake-up back in June, when a much-hyped update for the French Grand Prix failed to deliver

Read more: Failed French Grand Prix upgrade triggered Renault F1 reshuffle - Autosport

Mercedes: Ferrari's 2019 F1 power advantage has been up to 50bhp - Autosport

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says Ferrari's power advantage in Formula 1 this season has been up to 50bhp at times

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Mercedes: Ferrari's 2019 F1 power advantage has been up to 50bhp - Autosport

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says Ferrari's power advantage in Formula 1 this season has been up to 50bhp at times

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How Hamilton can make more F1 history - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton's quest for a sixth F1 drivers' championship may be over, but the final two races of the 2019 season still present the Mercedes driver with opportunities for more success.

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Sainz was doing doughnuts before he was three - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz has shared a video of him doing doughnuts in a motorised toy car as a child, saying he wasn't even three at the time.

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Chadwick only wants to enter F1 ‘on merit’ - PlanetF1

Inaugural W Series champ Jamie Chadwick wants to race in F1 but only on merit, and concedes that at this moment she's not yet ready.

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Albon is good, but Red Bull could have had better - PlanetF1

After a solid seven races at Red Bull, Alex Albon has been signed for next season. He's undeniably talented, but had the team not been so stubborn, they could have had better.

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McLaren’s reliability has been a ‘weak spot’ in 2019 - PlanetF1

McLaren CEO Zak Brown believes the team have made great strides forward in 2019, but reliability remains their "weak spot".

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Ricciardo: Some drivers “adamant” car weight must fall | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Some drivers "adamant" about need to cut car weight - Ricciardo • Grosjean OK if lap times get slower • Santiago Formula E race is on

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Daniel Ricciardo: Midfield F1 year at Renault helping start racecraft - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo says he has honed his lap one racecraft through being involved in the fraught midfield battle with Renault in 2019

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FIA hopes F1 teams help police loopholes in 2021 rules - Motorsport.com

F1's sweeping rule changes in just over one year's time will include a significant car overhaul, cutting back the complexity of wings, eliminating bargeboards and reviving an emphasis on ground-effect aerodynamics.
During the rule-making process, some people in charge of establishing the best way to stop teams manipulating wake performance started assessing the regulations from the point of ...Keep reading

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Honda: Formula 1 engine battle has to be "fair" - Autosport

Honda's Formula 1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe says it only wants a "fair" battle with rival engine manufacturers in the wake of suspicions over the legality of Ferrari's design

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Honda: Formula 1 engine battle has to be "fair" - Autosport

Honda's Formula 1 technical director Toyoharu Tanabe says it only wants a "fair" battle with rival engine manufacturers in the wake of suspicions over the legality of Ferrari's design

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Opinion: F1 needs new points system for more title deciders - Motorsport.com

First things first – no, this isn’t about Lewis Hamilton or Mercedes, although they definitely played a major part in the championship lacking intrigue down the stretch in the past few years. Instead, it’s about the championship organisers’ plans to expand the calendar to as many as 25 races, and about mathematics.
You can argue all you want about whether a 25-race calendar is the right ...Keep reading

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Why Formula 1 couldn’t ignore the green agenda any longer | RacingLines - RaceFans

What has prompted F1's bold attempt to put itself at the vanguard of global sustainability, and will its green strategy succeed? Dieter Rencken analyses.

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Honda call for ‘fair’ F1 engine fight - PlanetF1

Following the recent rumblings around the legality of Ferrari's PU, Honda say a "fair" engine battle is all they ask for.

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Vettel: Ferrari orders not like Multi 21 controversy - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has shaken off the suggestion that dealing with Ferrari's team orders is similar to the Red Bull Multi 21 incident.

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Ferrari had dilemma over Leclerc’s engine change - PlanetF1

Alberto Antonini, former head of PR at Ferrari, has said that the Scuderia were torn over whether to replace Charles Leclerc's engine for Brazil.

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Williams bemoan ‘bad luck’ for parts shortage - PlanetF1

Williams have been rocked by a parts shortage in the second half of the season, and deputy principal Claire Williams says it's down to a "huge run of bad luck".

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Raikkonen stunned he’s still in F1 at 40 - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen says he wouldn't have believed someone if they'd have told him when he started in F1 that he'd still be here at 40.

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Montezemolo: ‘Hope Hamilton’s sixth title is his last’ - PlanetF1

Former Ferrari president, Luca di Montezemolo, is hoping Lewis Hamilton's sixth World title is his last and Ferrari can finally end their trophy drought.

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Vettel: Ferrari team orders nothing like Multi 21 - Motorsport.com

Ferrari has openly tried to employ team orders on Vettel and his new teammate Charles Leclerc this season, with team boss Mattia Binotto repeatedly stating he believes Ferrari will benefit if it can control its drivers.
However, this has backfired on occasion, with the Russian Grand Prix providing the biggest flashpoint when Vettel passed Leclerc at the start but failed to give the place back ...Keep reading

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Vettel: F1 ignoring the environment would be ‘stupid’ - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has welcomed Formula 1's plans to reduce its carbon footprint, saying the series would be "stupid" not to use its platform to tackle the issue.

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Honda just wants "clean, fair" F1 engine battle - Motorsport.com

Ferrari is under intense scrutiny from its rivals over systems thought to be responsible for the massive performance gain it has enjoyed in the second half of the season, and clarifications have been sought regarding whether any of these systems may contravene the rules.
Honda's main partner team Red Bull wrote to the FIA during the US Grand Prix weekend for clarification on three potential ...Keep reading

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Haas boss Steiner can't wait for "lame duck" 2019 F1 season to end - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner says he cannot wait for the 2019 season to end because his hates his cars' current "lame duck" status in grands prix

Read more: Haas boss Steiner can't wait for "lame duck" 2019 F1 season to end - Autosport

Haas boss Steiner can't wait for "lame duck" 2019 F1 season to end - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner says he cannot wait for the 2019 season to end because his hates his cars' current "lame duck" status in grands prix

Read more: Haas boss Steiner can't wait for "lame duck" 2019 F1 season to end - Autosport

How Hamilton made it six - SkySports F1

This weekend, Lewis Hamilton returns to Brazil - the scene of his epic first title triumph - as a six-time F1 champion.

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“Huge run of bad luck” caused Williams spare parts shortage | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Claire Williams says a "conspiracy of bad luck" forced the team to retire Robert Kubica shortly after half-distance in the Russian Grand Prix due to a shortage of spare parts.

Read more: “Huge run of bad luck” caused Williams spare parts shortage | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

All eyes on Ferrari: will the pace return in Brazil? - PlanetF1

The fight for titles is now done in 2019, but it seems Ferrari are left with two races to convince us of their innocence.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Paddock Diary special: Behind the scenes at an F1 race for the first time | Paddock Diary - RaceFans

What's it like to walk through the F1 paddock gates as journalist for the first time? RaceFans contributor Josh Holland found out in Austin.

Read more: Paddock Diary special: Behind the scenes at an F1 race for the first time | Paddock Diary - RaceFans

VOTE: Sports moment of the decade - SkySports F1

As the 2010s draws to a close, we want to celebrate the greatest sports moments from the last 10 years.

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Hamilton ‘one of the two best F1 drivers ever’ – Norris | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Hamilton 'one of the two best F1 drivers ever' - Norris • Szafnauer says fifth still possible for Racing Point • New deal "a big confidence boost" for Giovinazzi

Read more: Hamilton ‘one of the two best F1 drivers ever’ – Norris | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

How realistic is FIA's bold 2021 F1 downforce retention % claim? - Autosport

The FIA admits Formula 1 cars are unlikely to retain as much downforce as its 2021 research suggests, but hopes the new rules will still produce a "very big step"

Read more: How realistic is FIA's bold 2021 F1 downforce retention % claim? - Autosport

How realistic is FIA's bold 2021 F1 downforce retention % claim? - Autosport

The FIA admits Formula 1 cars are unlikely to retain as much downforce as its 2021 research suggests, but hopes the new rules will still produce a "very big step"

Read more: How realistic is FIA's bold 2021 F1 downforce retention % claim? - Autosport

Verstappen on Red Bull future, Ferrari ‘cheat’ claims - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen has dismissed reports that he wants to leave Red Bull while he also admits the Ferrari "cheat" saga is a "sensitive topic".

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Williams warns of impact of 25 races on work-life balance - PlanetF1

Claire Williams admits that 25 races a season will make it "incredibly difficult" for those involved in F1 to maintain a great work-life balance.

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Gasly, Kvyat staying at Toro Rosso - SkySports F1

Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat will continue to drive for Toro Rosso in the 2020 F1 season.

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Red Bull confirm Albon; Gasly, Kvyat remain at STR - PlanetF1

Red Bull has officially announced that Alex Albon will be Max Verstappen's team-mate in 2020 with Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly staying at Toro Rosso.

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Albon named Red Bull second driver for 2020 - BBC F1

Red Bull name Alexander Albon as their second Formula 1 driver for next season.

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Ferrari set sights on Mercedes ‘benchmark’ - PlanetF1

Performance, reliability, mentality and strategy are just some of the things Ferrari need to improve next season if they are to beat Mercedes, according to Mattia Binotto.

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Red Bull keeps Albon for F1 '20, Gasly and Kvyat stay at Toro Rosso - Autosport

Red Bull has confirmed Alexander Albon will continue alongside Max Verstappen in its line-up for the 2020 Formula 1 season, while Toro Rosso will keep Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat

Read more: Red Bull keeps Albon for F1 '20, Gasly and Kvyat stay at Toro Rosso - Autosport

Red Bull keeps Albon for F1 '20, Gasly and Kvyat stay at Toro Rosso - Autosport

Red Bull has confirmed Alexander Albon will continue alongside Max Verstappen in its line-up for the 2020 Formula 1 season, while Toro Rosso will keep Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat

Read more: Red Bull keeps Albon for F1 '20, Gasly and Kvyat stay at Toro Rosso - Autosport

Toro Rosso retain Kvyat and Gasly for 2020 | 2020 F1 season articles - RaceFans

Toro Rosso has confirmed an unchanged driver line-up of Daniil Kvyat and Pierre Gasly for 2020.

Read more: Toro Rosso retain Kvyat and Gasly for 2020 | 2020 F1 season articles - RaceFans

Albon to partner Verstappen at Red Bull in 2020 - Motorsport.com

Albon, who has made F1 debut this season after graduating from Formula 2, was promoted from Red Bull's junior team Toro Rosso to its main F1 outfit ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix.
The Anglo-Thai racer replaced Pierre Gasly, who had been struggling as Verstappen's teammate in the early stages of the season, and has now successfully convinced the energy drink to make the switch permanent for ...Keep reading

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Albon keeps Red Bull seat for 2020 - SkySports F1

Alex Albon has been rewarded for his Red Bull form with the confirmation that he will stay with the team for the 2020 season.

Read more: Albon keeps Red Bull seat for 2020 - SkySports F1

Red Bull give Albon full season alongside Verstappen for 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull has named Alexander Albon as its second driver for the 2020 F1 season alongside Max Verstappen.

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Mercedes likely to stay in F1 after 2021, but "not a given" - Motorsport.com

With discussions ongoing between Mercedes and F1 owners Liberty Media over new terms for a commercial rights deal, Wolff says that parent company Daimler is weighing up many aspects about its continued involvement as a team owner.
And amid some challenging times for car makers amid the move to electric cars, Wolff admits the decision-making process is complicated.
Speaking exclusively to ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes likely to stay in F1 after 2021, but "not a given" - Motorsport.com

Vettel tried to 'not see the truth' in early 2019 F1 struggles - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel says the early stages of the 2019 Formula 1 season were about 'trying not to see the truth' as Ferrari fell further behind Mercedes

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Vettel tried to 'not see the truth' in early 2019 F1 struggles - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel says the early stages of the 2019 Formula 1 season were about 'trying not to see the truth' as Ferrari fell further behind Mercedes

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Austin showed progress Red Bull has made – Horner | 2019 United States Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says the team's performance in Austin reflected the progress they have since the summer break.

Read more: Austin showed progress Red Bull has made – Horner | 2019 United States Grand Prix - RaceFans

Monday, November 11, 2019

Mercedes boss Wolff to skip Brazilian GP - PlanetF1

There will be no Toto Wolff in the Mercedes garage at the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend as he will miss the race to "focus on other open topics".

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Perez has had a “very difficult and frustrating year” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Sergio Perez says it’s been a tough first season for Racing Point since the team’s change in ownership. What they say Racing Point had closed to within nine points of fifth-placed Renault, but lost ground to their rivals in Austin: It’s been a very difficult year. A very frustrating year as well. … Continue reading Perez has had a “very difficult and frustrating year”

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Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030 - BBC F1

Formula 1 launches a plan to become carbon neutral by 2030 and will "begin carbon-reduction projects immediately".

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F1 aims to create “world’s first net zero-carbon hybrid internal combustion engine” | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 has pledged to "eliminate the carbon footprint of the F1 car" as it revealed a new strategy to cut its emissions to 'net zero' by 2030.

Read more: F1 aims to create “world’s first net zero-carbon hybrid internal combustion engine” | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Revealed! How to spot what an F1 team is trying to hide - Motorsport.com

One of the car’s key strengths was in its ground effects, and part of its success is down to an “illegal secret” spotted by technical illustrator Giorgio Piola.
In this video, Piola explains the story of how he discovered Ligier’s hidden “clapet” valve system following a big crash for Jacques Laffite at Watkins Glen. Giorgio recounts a run-in with designer Gerard Ducarouge, and how ...Keep reading

Read more: Revealed! How to spot what an F1 team is trying to hide - Motorsport.com

Hamilton: 2021 weight limit rise “puts more pressure on Pirelli” | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton is disappointed new rules for the 2021 F1 season will lead to a further rise in the minimum weight level for cars.

Read more: Hamilton: 2021 weight limit rise “puts more pressure on Pirelli” | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Vettel tried 'not to see the truth' in early 2019 - Motorsport.com

After a flying start to pre-season testing, Vettel and Ferrari were blown away by Mercedes at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and their chief rival went on to rack up five consecutive one-two finishes and win the opening eight races of the year.
Ferrari failed to win a race before the summer break before Charles Leclerc and Vettel won three in a row as the team's qualifying form ...Keep reading

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‘Ironic but 2020 could deliver a close fight’ - PlanetF1

With Red Bull and Ferrari battling Mercedes at different stages of this campaign, Christian Horner says 2020 could yet deliver the "closest" fight seen in years.

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‘Hamilton not best driver, but great ambassador’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton may not be the "best" driver according to Emerson Fittipaldi, but he is a "very important ambassador" for the sport.

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Softer penalties for jump starts and weight bridge violations in 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 drivers could get more lenient penalties for jumping the start of races or failing to stop at the weigh bridge under new rules introduced for the 2020 season.

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Bottas: I haven’t reached my peak yet - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas is determined to win the Formula 1 Drivers' Championship, saying "no one else knows how motivated I am, deep inside, to win at least my first title".

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Williams: Arrogant not to question myself - PlanetF1

While there have been moments Claire Williams has thought of quitting, she says she doesn't want to be accused of being the person who brought Williams to the ground.

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Haas "a team with 11 defenders and no strikers" during F1 races - Motorsport.com

An all-season problem of being able to keep their tyres in the right operating window has led to the Haas drivers often falling down the order in races, with the outfit unable to find a fix the problem in the short term.
Steiner has admitted that the frustration is hard to accept – but hopes that if the team sorts the problems out for 2020, then it can quickly move on from what is happening ...Keep reading

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Wolff calls ‘foul’ on fuel flow breaches - PlanetF1

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says if any team had breached the FIA's fuel flow regulations that would have been "foul play".

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Five things we want to see before 2019 concludes - PlanetF1

Formula 1 will bid farewell to 2019 in less than a month but not every story line has been written...

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The F1 Gossip Column - SkySports F1

Mercedes celebrate six; Charles Leclerc hits back at Verstappen; But Hamilton and Max clear the air; Latest 2020 transfer gossip.

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

It's iconic, fast, and often chaotic - and the Brazilian GP is live on Sky Sports F1 this weekend as the 2019 season draws to a close.

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Formula 1's Miami Grand Prix plan thrown lifeline by mayor - Autosport

Formula 1's planned 2021 Miami Grand Prix has been thrown a lifeline after the mayor of Miami-Dade County vetoed a resolution that would have blocked the use of public roads

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Formula 1's Miami Grand Prix plan thrown lifeline by mayor - Autosport

Formula 1's planned 2021 Miami Grand Prix has been thrown a lifeline after the mayor of Miami-Dade County vetoed a resolution that would have blocked the use of public roads

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Gasly: Toro Rosso in the hunt for points every weekend | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Pierre Gasly says Toro Rosso have become regular contenders for points in the second half of 2019.

Read more: Gasly: Toro Rosso in the hunt for points every weekend | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull boss expects 'ironically' close 2020 Formula 1 battle - Autosport

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Formula 1 will have its closest battle of the hybrid era in 2020, but feels this is "ironic" given the looming 2021 changes

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Red Bull boss expects 'ironically' close 2020 Formula 1 battle - Autosport

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Formula 1 will have its closest battle of the hybrid era in 2020, but feels this is "ironic" given the looming 2021 changes

Read more: Red Bull boss expects 'ironically' close 2020 Formula 1 battle - Autosport

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

Lewis Hamilton may have already secured a sixth F1 drivers' title, but Ferrari head to this weekend's Brazilian GP at Interlagos with a point to prove.

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Albon favourite to keep his ‘bum’ in Red Bull seat - PlanetF1

Yet to name Max Verstappen's 2020 team-mate, Christian Horner has reiterated that it is Alexander Albon's to "lose".

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Vettel praises “very good job” by Leclerc after losing qualifying battle | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel praised his team mate’s performances in qualifying after losing the head-to-head battle between them this year.

Read more: Vettel praises “very good job” by Leclerc after losing qualifying battle | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sunday, November 10, 2019

‘Include drivers’ salaries, then decide priorities’ - PlanetF1

Zak Brown would have liked to see drivers' salaries include in the 2021 budget cap as that would force team to weigh up the car versus the driver.

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Schumi Jr admits F1 isn’t ‘realistic’ option yet - PlanetF1

Although his goal is to race in Formula 1, Mick Schumacher concedes it is not a "realistic" option - at least not yet.

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Norris: McLaren closer to front-runners than ever now | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: McLaren closer to front-runners than ever now - Norris • Alonso takes first rally-raid podium • Buemi criticises "dangerous" success handicap in WEC

Read more: Norris: McLaren closer to front-runners than ever now | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

The "romantic” push for F1 cars to look more different - Motorsport.com

Prior to the unveiling of F1’s 2021 rules, some teams were concerned the governing body was restricting too many areas of development and critics suggested it risked edging towards spec cars and a “GP1” formula.
However, when it presented the new technical rules for the first time, the governing body outlined seven key areas of the car it believes give room for designers to pursue ...Keep reading

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Hamilton open to staying with Mercedes post-F1 - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton likes the idea of remaining a part of the Mercedes brand once his F1 career is over.

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Prost admits Renault “still not in a very stable situation” - Motorsport.com

In recent weeks the focus has shifted from challenging McLaren for fourth place to securing fifth, in the face of a strong challenge from Racing Point and Scuderia Toro Rosso.
The team’s hopes took a big hit after Suzuka, when it lost sixth and 10th places after its brake balance system was deemed illegal as a driver aid.
In Austin Daniel Ricciardo earned “best of the rest” honours ...Keep reading

Read more: Prost admits Renault “still not in a very stable situation” - Motorsport.com

FIA's plan for F1 2021 regulations to encourage different designs - Autosport

The FIA hopes 'liberating' areas of Formula 1's 2021 technical rules that were set to be more prescriptive will support the "romantic" ideal of teams creating different-looking cars

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FIA's plan for F1 2021 regulations to encourage different designs - Autosport

The FIA hopes 'liberating' areas of Formula 1's 2021 technical rules that were set to be more prescriptive will support the "romantic" ideal of teams creating different-looking cars

Read more: FIA's plan for F1 2021 regulations to encourage different designs - Autosport

Mattia Binotto: Ferrari in-season development "exceeded expectation" - Autosport

Ferrari's Formula 1 car development has "exceeded expectations" this season and the amount of downforce it has added has had knock-on effects, says team boss Mattia Binotto

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Mattia Binotto: Ferrari in-season development "exceeded expectation" - Autosport

Ferrari's Formula 1 car development has "exceeded expectations" this season and the amount of downforce it has added has had knock-on effects, says team boss Mattia Binotto

Read more: Mattia Binotto: Ferrari in-season development "exceeded expectation" - Autosport

Drivers’ salaries should be included in budget cap – Brown | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Drivers' salaries should have been included in the budget cap which will be introduced for the 2021 F1 season, says McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown.

Read more: Drivers’ salaries should be included in budget cap – Brown | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Hulkenberg jokes Leclerc is a ‘lucky b*stard’ - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg with a smile called Charles Leclerc a "lucky b*stard" considering how their junior careers were so similar, yet in F1 so different.

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Brawn wants ability to block rules gone from 2021 - PlanetF1

As part of the new governance structure that is expected to come into F1 from 2021, managing director Ross Brawn wants an end to teams being able to block changes.

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“Le Mans ’66” (aka “Ford v Ferrari)” reviewed | Review - RaceFans

The story of Ford's quest to beat Ferrari at Le Mans has obvious film potential, but does it work on the big screen? Here's the RaceFans verdict.

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The Ayrton Senna fan festival in video - PlanetF1

The HEINEKEN F1 FESTIVAL – AYRTON SENNA TRIBUTE rolled into the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday, and it didn't disappoint.

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Binotto: Ferrari 2019 development ‘over expectations’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto says the improvements his team have made throughout 2019 have exceeded expectations.

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Hamilton tipped to race for ‘five to six’ more years - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony says he's pushing his son to compete in Formula 1 for another "five to six" years.

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Ferrari's in-season development has "exceeded expectations" - Motorsport.com

The Italian team started the season with a car that had less peak downforce than its chief rival Mercedes as Ferrari pursued a lower-drag concept to give it a straightline speed boost.
However, Mercedes’ domination of the opening races of the F1 season – winning the first eight grands prix and starting the year with five one-two finishes – forced Ferrari to focus on adding downforce to ...Keep reading

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“How to be Formula One Champion” reviewed | Reviews - RaceFans

Does this new Formula 1-focused title from Sniff Petrol author Richard Porter hit the same comic heights as the website?

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Mercedes consider 2021 F1 rules a “starting point” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Mercedes consider 2021 rules a "starting point" - Wolff • Leclerc could be champion before Verstappen - Massa • Toyota surprised by margin over rivals

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Massa: Leclerc could be champion before Verstappen - PlanetF1

Ex-Ferrari driver Felipe Massa says he won't rule out Charles Leclerc winning the Drivers' Championship before Max Verstappen.

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McLaren run O’Ward in first test for 2020 IndyCar return | IndyCar - RaceFans

McLaren has conducted its first test ahead of its full-time return to IndyCar next year with Patricio O'Ward at Sebring.

Read more: McLaren run O’Ward in first test for 2020 IndyCar return | IndyCar - RaceFans

What Lewis Hamilton does next after retiring from F1 - Motorsport.com

Last weekend Hamilton clinched his sixth world title, all with Mercedes power, and his fifth with the Mercedes works team, which he joined in 2013.
However, he has worked with the manufacturer his entire F1 career, having made his debut in 2007 with then-works Mercedes outfit McLaren.
Hamilton’s current contract with Mercedes runs to the end of 2020 but he has given strong indications he ...Keep reading

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Lewis Hamilton eyes Mercedes role beyond his F1 racing career - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says the idea of staying with Mercedes beyond racing in Formula 1 and being more involved with its parent company Daimler is "quite attractive" to him

Read more: Lewis Hamilton eyes Mercedes role beyond his F1 racing career - Autosport