Saturday, November 30, 2019

Kubica believes change which finally made his car “comfortable” was used by team before | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Kubica believes change which finally made his car "comfortable" was used by team before • Russell finds "small victories" in qualifying performance

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Paddock Diary: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix day two | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 teams are discussing plans to standardise pit stop equipment, Dieter Rencken learns on day two at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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

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Live: 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix third practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

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

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Live! FP3 for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Formula 1 makes its final stop for the 2019 season at the Yas Marina circuit for the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP. Can Lewis Hamilton end his sixth championship-winning campaign with a win and continue Mercedes’ Abu Dhabi domination? Or will Red Bull and Ferrari have the final word? You can follow all the action with […]

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Rules loophole means no ban for Raghunathan despite reaching 12 penalty points again | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Mahaveer Raghunathan will not be banned from participating in any F2 races despite reaching the threshold of 12 penalty points for the second time this year.

Read more: Rules loophole means no ban for Raghunathan despite reaching 12 penalty points again | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Ferrari will be "adult in the room" by retaining F1 veto - Motorsport.com

The Italian outfit’s right to block rules that it believes are not in its interests has long been a controversial aspect of its relationship with F1’s bosses.
But while many, including FIA president Jean Todt, have previously suggested that Ferrari should lose the veto, the rules trigger has been retained as part of its demands to remain in F1.
Ferrari chairman Louis C. Camilleri has ...Keep reading

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Mercedes' Bottas takes second new F1 engine of Abu Dhabi GP weekend - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas will take a second new Mercedes Formula 1 engine of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend after a problem with his original unit was discovered following Friday practice

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Mercedes' Bottas takes second new F1 engine of Abu Dhabi GP weekend - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas will take a second new Mercedes Formula 1 engine of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend after a problem with his original unit was discovered following Friday practice

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Ferrari uses Abu Dhabi as an experiment – Technical and sporting news - F1technical.net

As the current season nears its conclusion this weekend and with most of the battles in the Standings are already settled, several teams seize the opportunity in Abu Dhabi to carry out experimental work aimed for their 2020 cars.

Read more: Ferrari uses Abu Dhabi as an experiment – Technical and sporting news - F1technical.net

Mercedes forced into another Bottas engine change - Motorsport.com

The Finn was already going into the Yas Marina event facing a back-of-the-grid start after Mercedes had to fit his fourth engine of the campaign in the wake of the failure he suffered at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
But that fourth power unit hit trouble in Friday practice when Mercedes discovered a pneumatic leak that could not be fixed.
A decision was taken by Mercedes on Friday night to ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes forced into another Bottas engine change - Motorsport.com

Marko deserves credit for Honda power switch - PlanetF1

McLaren CEO, Zak Brown, has given credit to Helmut Marko for his role in replacing Renault engines with Honda power at Red Bull.

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Nissany to make test debut for Williams in Abu Dhabi - PlanetF1

Israeli driver Roy Nissany has been named as part of Williams' post-season test line-up at the Yas Marina circuit.

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Hulkenberg’s ex-team boss hopes he can come back to F1 | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Nico Hulkenberg's former team principal Otmar Szafnauer hopes the 32-year-old can return to Formula 1 after losing his seat this year.

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Wolff: McLaren will be ‘there or thereabouts’ in 2020 - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is wary of McLaren potentially taking another big step in right direction and perhaps turn the big three into a big four in 2020.

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Roy Nissany to make F1 test debut with Williams | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Former Formula 2 driver Roy Nissany will make his F1 test debut for Williams at Yas Marina next week, the team has confirmed.

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Vettel: Rivalry with Leclerc is hyped up - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has said that he and Charles Leclerc "don't have a problem with each other" and the rivalry is hyped up "a little bit".

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Hulkenberg to ‘disconnect from racing’ for a while - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg is looking to "disconnect" from racing for a few months when the F1 season ends as he assesses his 2020 options.

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Hamilton available for 2021, ‘happy’ days for Ferrari - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto says the fact that Lewis Hamilton isn't under any contract for 2021 "can only make us happy".

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Nissany to test for Williams in Abu Dhabi - Motorsport.com

The Israeli – who turns 25 today – will drive the FW42 on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, with George Russell starting the session and newly-signed 2020 Williams race driver Nicholas Latifi completing it.
Nissany finished fourth in the Renault 3.5 series in 2016, and fifth in 2017, winning four races. He drove for Campos in F2 in 2018, scoring just a single point when he finished ...Keep reading

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Warning! Contains Vettel, and other things which made F1 2019... eventful - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel's racing, Lando Norris' sense of humour and... Sebastian Vettel's racing entertained us no end this season.

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Ex-F2 driver Nissany to join Williams for F1 Abu Dhabi test - Autosport

Former Formula 2 driver Roy Nissany is to make a surprise appearance for the Williams Formula 1 team in next week's Pirelli tyre test at Abu Dhabi

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Ex-F2 driver Nissany to join Williams for F1 Abu Dhabi test - Autosport

Former Formula 2 driver Roy Nissany is to make a surprise appearance for the Williams Formula 1 team in next week's Pirelli tyre test at Abu Dhabi

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Kubica: Car “never felt so good” – until second practice | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Car "never felt so good" until second practice - Kubica • F1 launched perfume range • Magnussen hopes Grosjean wasn't fast because of floor

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Abu Dhabi GP: Bottas outpaces Verstappen by 0.5s in FP1 - Motorsport.com

Bottas headed the order at the halfway mark of the session after switching to medium tyres, which elevated him 0.6s clear of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.
It appeared the order would change with the usual late-session improvements, but with half an hour to go the session was interrupted for more than 10 minutes following Ricciardo's failure, and when it resumed, drivers were forced to go ...Keep reading

Read more: Abu Dhabi GP: Bottas outpaces Verstappen by 0.5s in FP1 - Motorsport.com

Bottas easily fastest as Vettel ends session with crash | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix first practice - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas comfortably led the way in the first practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix while Sebastian Vettel crashed his Ferrari.

Read more: Bottas easily fastest as Vettel ends session with crash | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix first practice - RaceFans

FP1: Bottas quickest while Ricciardo went bang - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas put his brand new Mercedes engine to good use to set the pace in FP1 for the Abu Dhabi GP while Daniel Ricciardo's RS19 needs a new engine of its own.

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Hamilton’s No.1, Ricciardo’s engine blows, Vettel crashes - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton sported a slightly different look to his title-winning car, while Daniel Ricciardo's engine decided enough was enough for one year.

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Paddock Diary: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix day one | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Dieter Rencken arrives at Yas Marina from Kyalami, which is seeking a return to the F1 calendar, in time to get fresh gossip from the final race of the year.

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

McLaren promises "quite special" 2020 livery after new BAT deal - Motorsport.com

The Woking-based outfit began a partnership with BAT earlier this year to promote the company's electronic alternatives to cigarettes.
With the tie-up having proved to be a success on the back of McLaren's push to fourth place in the constructors' championship, BAT announced ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that it will be increasing its financial commitment in 2020 as well as sponsoring the ...Keep reading

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Hamilton using number one on his car for practice run | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton is running the number one on his car as a one-off at the start of practice in Abu Dhabi, as he did last year.

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Sirotkin on standby in Abu Dhabi for ill Russell - Motorsport.com

Russell has a medical issue and underwent a check this morning. He was given the go ahead to drive in FP1, and a decision will be made later on whether he will be fit enough to continue.
The team does not want to put reserve driver Nicholas Latifi in the car as he is focussing on his F2 programme this weekend, and there is also the issue with his superlicence.
It has thus had to look outside ...Keep reading

Read more: Sirotkin on standby in Abu Dhabi for ill Russell - Motorsport.com

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

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Live: 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix first practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

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

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Live! FP1 for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Formula 1 makes its final stop for the 2019 season at the Yas Marina circuit for the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP. Can Lewis Hamilton end his sixth championship-winning campaign with a win and continue Mercedes’ Abu Dhabi domination? Or will Red Bull and Ferrari have the final word? You can follow all the action with […]

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McLaren expand British American Tobacco deal - PlanetF1

McLaren have announced an "enhanced partnership" with British American Tobacco for the 2020 Formula 1 season.

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Abu Dhabi GP Practice One LIVE! - SkySports F1



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McLaren to expand British American Tobacco deal in 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren will expand its British American Tobacco deal next year, increasing the company's presence on its F1 car and featuring their logos on its IndyCar team.

Read more: McLaren to expand British American Tobacco deal in 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Verstappen is again up for FIA Action of the Year award - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen is once again up for the FIA Action of the Year award, this time around for his pass on Charles Leclerc at the British Grand Prix.

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Hamilton wouldn’t have risked extra pit stop in Brazil if he was in title fight | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton admitted his extra pit stop in Brazil was a risk he wouldn't have taken if the championship had still been on the line.

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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Grosjean to use “very different” set-up after simulator work | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean will use a "very different" set-up on his Haas this weekend following experiments conducted by the team in its new simulator.

Read more: Grosjean to use “very different” set-up after simulator work | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Raikkonen wants condensed schedule from 2020 - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen reckons Formula 1 shouldn't wait until 2021 to introduce a condensed schedule as he feels Thursdays are a waste of time.

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Preview - F1technical.net

After a 21-race long season, the 2019 FIA Formula One World Championship nears its conclusion this weekend when teams and drivers head to the Gulf for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Verstappen: ‘We always want more’ from Honda - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen says Red Bull "always want more" from their Honda engine as together they look to end Mercedes' dominance.

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Sainz applauds Norris’ attitude to Brazil podium - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris relationship is the stuff of memes but also respect with the Spaniard hailing his team-mate's response to his Brazilian GP podium.

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Hamilton: There’s always room to improve - PlanetF1

After a difficult weekend in Brazil, which saw mistakes from Mercedes pit wall and Lewis Hamilton, the Brit says he is determined to "put things right" in Abu Dhabi.

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Leclerc found scale of Ferrari operation “very intimidating” at first | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Leclerc found scale of Ferrari operation "very intimidating" at first • Schumacher, Shwartzman, Armstrong and Ilott confirm 2020 F2 drives

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Verstappen: Wins stopped Honda questioning point of F1 - Autosport

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen reckons Honda's breakthrough victories this season stopped the manufacturer questioning the point of being in Formula 1 after its difficulties since rejoining the championship

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Shwartzman joins Schumacher at Prema as Ferrari unveils F2 roster - Motorsport.com - FIA F2 - Stories

After a pole and podiums in the Sauber Junior Team this year, F2 rookie Callum Ilott will move to Virtuosi Racing, which is second in the teams' standings heading into the season finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend.
FIA F3 champion Shwartzman – also SMP Racing backed – and runner-up Armstrong will land in competitive seats immediately as they graduate to Prema and ART ...Keep reading

Read more: Shwartzman joins Schumacher at Prema as Ferrari unveils F2 roster - Motorsport.com - FIA F2 - Stories

Valtteri Bottas to start at back of Abu Dhabi grid - BBC F1

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid because of an engine-related penalty.

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Barrichello: Hamilton’s career was going the ‘wrong way’ - PlanetF1

Ex-Formula 1 driver Rubens Barrichello admits he feared Lewis Hamilton was getting sidetracked by fame and fortune before his dominant run with Mercedes.

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Bottas set for grid penalty at Abu Dhabi GP - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas will start the final race of the 2019 season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid due to engine penalties.

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The F1 constructors battles left to play out in Abu Dhabi - Motorsport.com - FIA F2 - Stories

Scores of 22 points for Alfa Romeo and 19 apiece for McLaren and Toro Rosso in the Brazilian GP indicated just how one race can impact the final positions, with the last named leapfrogging Racing Point for seventh place.
The significance of the final constructors’ championship rankings is that each position makes a difference of around $5m in 2020 payments from the Formula 1 organisation ...Keep reading

Read more: The F1 constructors battles left to play out in Abu Dhabi - Motorsport.com - FIA F2 - Stories

Vettel to miss media duties in Abu Dhabi - PlanetF1

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has been excused from media duties in Abu Dhabi on Thursday after becoming a father for the third time.

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Bottas to start at the back of the grid in Abu Dhabi | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas is set to start this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the back of the grid following a power unit change.

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Bottas set for Abu Dhabi grid drop after power unit change - Motorsport.com

The Finn retired from the last race in Brazil with an engine problem that was triggered as the result of high oil consumption.
The broken power unit was flown back to Mercedes’ engine headquarters in Brixworth for checks to see if it could be used again, but it was discovered that it could not be saved.
With Bottas’ other power units at the end of their mileage so unable to get him ...Keep reading

Read more: Bottas set for Abu Dhabi grid drop after power unit change - Motorsport.com

Bottas will take grid drop for new Mercedes powerunit in Abu Dhabi - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas will take a grid drop for the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi with Mercedes having elected to fit a brand new powerunit for this weekend

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Bottas will take grid drop for new Mercedes powerunit in Abu Dhabi - Autosport

Valtteri Bottas will take a grid drop for the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi with Mercedes having elected to fit a brand new powerunit for this weekend

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Vettel suspects Pirelli hasn’t hit 2020 tyre targets | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel believes Pirelli hasn't achieved the improvements it wanted with its tyres for the 2020 F1 season, but is willing to give them another try.

Read more: Vettel suspects Pirelli hasn’t hit 2020 tyre targets | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Latifi completes final piece of 2020 driver jigsaw - PlanetF1

The 2020 driver line-up is officially set in stone with Nicholas Latifi confirmed as Robert Kubica's replacement at Williams.

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Gasly thought of Hubert when he took first F1 podium in Brazil | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Pierre Gasly said he thought of his friend Anthoine Hubert, who died in a crash at Spa earlier this year, when he scored his first podium finish in Brazil.

Read more: Gasly thought of Hubert when he took first F1 podium in Brazil | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Latifi replaces Kubica at Williams, Formula 1 2020 grid full - Autosport

Robert Kubica's Williams replacement has been revealed, with Formula 2 frontrunner and the team's junior driver Nicholas Latifi taking the seat for 2020

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Latifi replaces Kubica at Williams, Formula 1 2020 grid full - Autosport

Robert Kubica's Williams replacement has been revealed, with Formula 2 frontrunner and the team's junior driver Nicholas Latifi taking the seat for 2020

Read more: Latifi replaces Kubica at Williams, Formula 1 2020 grid full - Autosport

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Latifi to replace Kubica at Williams in 2020 - BBC F1

Canadian Nicholas Latifi will replace Robert Kubica in the Williams driver line-up for 2020.

Read more: Latifi to replace Kubica at Williams in 2020 - BBC F1

Williams confirm rookie Latifi as Russell’s team mate for 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Williams will have the only rookie driver in Formula 1 next year after confirming Nicholas Latifi's promotion to the race team.

Read more: Williams confirm rookie Latifi as Russell’s team mate for 2020 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Albon thanks Hamilton for messages - SkySports F1

Alex Albon says he received messages from Lewis Hamilton in the wake of the clash which cost him a maiden F1 podium in the Brazilian GP - a weekend he believes still contained more positives than negatives for him.

Read more: Albon thanks Hamilton for messages - SkySports F1

Williams confirms Latifi alongside Russell for 2020 - Motorsport.com

Latifi, who has completed six FP1 sessions and three days of testing this year, has long been favourite for the drive.
He had to finish in the top five of this year’s FIA F2 championship in order to guarantee himself a superlicence, and he currently lies second with just the Abu Dhabi round to go and the required licence points secure.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the team ...Keep reading

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Electric racing won’t replace F1 as the pinnacle of motorsport – Liberty | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Electric racing is unlikely to replace Formula 1 as the pinnacle of motorsport, according to the sport's commercial rights holder Liberty Media.

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Latifi completes F1 2020 grid at Williams - SkySports F1

Williams have confirmed Nicholas Latifi as Robert Kubica's replacement, completing the Formula 1 grid for the 2020 season.

Read more: Latifi completes F1 2020 grid at Williams - SkySports F1

Leclerc expects boost from new engine in Abu Dhabi | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Leclerc expects boost from new engine in Abu Dhabi • Former F1 presenter Clive James dies • Indy 500 is Newgarden's number one goal

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Sainz wants to stay at McLaren from 2021 - PlanetF1

Silly season in the driver market for 2021 is set to be the wildest yet, but Carlos Sainz has confirmed already that he plans to stay at McLaren.

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Honda agrees Red Bull extension until 2021 - BBC F1

Honda will stay in Formula 1 at least until the end of 2021 after agreeing a one-year extension to its engine supply contract with Red Bull.

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Red Bull and Toro Rosso confirm new Honda deal for 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull has confirmed it will continue to use Honda power in the 2021 F1 season.

Read more: Red Bull and Toro Rosso confirm new Honda deal for 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Ferrari have cleared the air ‘fully’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari are not expecting any lingering issues from their drivers' Brazilian clash having "fully cleared" the air.

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Honda sticking with Red Bull, Toro Rosso for 2021 - PlanetF1

Honda will remain in Formula 1 until at least 2021 after signing an extension to their deal to supply engines to Red Bull and Toro Rosso.

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Honda to continue in F1 into 2021 - SkySports F1

Honda will continue to supply engines into Formula 1's new era of 2021 after extending their deals with Red Bull and Toro Rosso.

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Honda extends Red Bull, Toro Rosso deals for 2021 - Motorsport.com

As reported by Motorsport.com earlier this week, Honda must cut its spending in order to secure the long-term future of its F1 programme.
It was waiting for the publication of F1's range of new regulations for 2021 before pushing forward with a decision, so it could begin evaluating the cost of being part of the next rules cycle.
Honda's longer-term commitment to F1 has still not been ...Keep reading

Read more: Honda extends Red Bull, Toro Rosso deals for 2021 - Motorsport.com

Honda commits to Formula 1 for at least 2021 with an inital one-year deal - Autosport

Honda has committed to staying in Formula 1 until at least the 2021 season after extending its deal with Red Bull by one more year

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Honda commits to Formula 1 for at least 2021 with an inital one-year deal - Autosport

Honda has committed to staying in Formula 1 until at least the 2021 season after extending its deal with Red Bull by one more year

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Seidl urges McLaren staff not to get carried away - PlanetF1

"Stay humble, keep our heads down, and not get carried away," is McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl's advice to his staff after their excellent 2019 campaign.

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Hamilton concerned Mercedes “could go the wrong way” without Wolff | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says his decision whether to continue with Mercedes beyond the end of 2020 will be influenced by whether team principal Toto Wolff stays.

Read more: Hamilton concerned Mercedes “could go the wrong way” without Wolff | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sainz: Nowhere to look beyond McLaren for 2021 in Formula 1 - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr says there is "nowhere else to look around" for his next Formula 1 contract beyond McLaren, which he says has "very attractive" momentum on its side

Read more: Sainz: Nowhere to look beyond McLaren for 2021 in Formula 1 - Autosport

Sainz: Nowhere to look beyond McLaren for 2021 in Formula 1 - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr says there is "nowhere else to look around" for his next Formula 1 contract beyond McLaren, which he says has "very attractive" momentum on its side

Read more: Sainz: Nowhere to look beyond McLaren for 2021 in Formula 1 - Autosport

Ecclestone: I don’t believe Ferrari cheated - PlanetF1

Bernie Ecclestone has jumped to Ferrari's defence, saying it is "always the same in F1", one team does well, the others throw out accusations.

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Ricciardo: F1 trophies should by ‘iconic not generic’ | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says the GPDA should encourage Formula 1 to produce better trophies than "generic" reproductions of sponsor logos.

Read more: Ricciardo: F1 trophies should by ‘iconic not generic’ | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Horner hails overall RB package after straight line boost - PlanetF1

Red Bull's downforce levels contributed just as much as the power unit to their straight line speed advantage at high altitude races, according to team boss Christian Horner.

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Jenson Button on failing his first driving test & owning two yachts - BBC F1

Jenson Button - the 2009 Formula One world champion - talks about failing his first driving test and his childhood love for Mario Kart as he busts internet rumours in BBC Sport's Setting it Straight.

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Binotto: Second is never good enough - PlanetF1

Second in this year's championship behind Mercedes and with a driver that can finish at best P3, Mattia Binotto admits 2019 was not "good enough" from Ferrari.

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Verstappen, Red Bull building title momentum? - SkySports F1

Shortly after the summer break Max Verstappen's father Jos was quite vocal in reflecting how Red Bull-Honda were not performing to the level he and his son expected and that it was placing Max's future with the team under some doubt.

Read more: Verstappen, Red Bull building title momentum? - SkySports F1

Hamilton wants ‘four-way battle’ with Honda - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton hopes that Mercedes' loss to Red Bull at the Brazilian Grand Prix is a sign that next season the Honda-powered team will be in the mix, regularly fighting for wins.

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Kubica silenced detractors with his F1 comeback - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica feels he can walk away from Williams with his head held high as he proved his detractors wrong in his comeback season.

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Abu Dhabi: A focus on the final race of 2019 - PlanetF1

This week, and for the final time of 2019, we look back over a Grand Prix; this edition – the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Teams seeking performance advantage through 2020 tyre choice – Magnussen | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Teams seeking performance advantage through 2020 tyre choice - Magnussen • Binotto proud Ferrari "fought back" • Hulkenberg and Kubica ready to bow out

Read more: Teams seeking performance advantage through 2020 tyre choice – Magnussen | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

What’s at stake in the season finale: The six remaining championship contests | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Can Max Verstappen beat the Ferraris? Will Toro Rosso take their first ever top five finish? Here's the championship contests which will be decided at this weekend's season finale.

Read more: What’s at stake in the season finale: The six remaining championship contests | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Verstappen: I’d pick blue, and then silver - PlanetF1

Max Verstappen would choose blue over silver when painting his lounge but, metaphors aside, he says he won't let rumours about his future affect his on-track performances.

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Seidl: McLaren can't assume it will improve again in F1 2020 - Autosport

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says his staff must not assume that its impressive 2019 Formula 1 campaign guarantees it will do even better next year

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Seidl: McLaren can't assume it will improve again in F1 2020 - Autosport

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl says his staff must not assume that its impressive 2019 Formula 1 campaign guarantees it will do even better next year

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Pirelli can only raise tyre pressures for Zandvoort banking - Motorsport.com

As part of a revamp needed to bring the venue up to Formula 1 standards, the final turn at the track is being reconstructed and will feature a 32% incline – with more than four metres of height difference between the top of the track and the bottom.
The steepness of the banking will be twice that of the corners at Indianapolis, which famously caused problems in 2005 when all the Michelin ...Keep reading

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How has Ferrari handled the fall-out? Five Abu Dhabi Grand Prix talking points | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will we get another three-way battle this weekend? Or just another two-way fight at Ferrari? Here are the talking points for this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Read more: How has Ferrari handled the fall-out? Five Abu Dhabi Grand Prix talking points | 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - RaceFans

Jordan: Rosberg did the ‘clever’ thing in retiring - PlanetF1

Ex-F1 team owner turned pundit, Eddie Jordan, thinks Nico Rosberg did the "clever" thing in retiring with Lewis Hamilton in unstoppable form.

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Gasly determined to keep Sainz at bay - PlanetF1

Scoring 18 points with his runner-up result in Brazil, Pierre Gasly is sixth in the Drivers' standings and he's determined to hold onto it through to the final lap in Abu Dhabi.

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McLaren team boss hails ‘engineer’ Sainz - PlanetF1

Fresh from his maiden F1 podium, Andreas Seidl is still singing the praises of Carlos Sainz, saying his driver's feedback is "like he's an engineer".

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Latifi rules out fourth season in Formula 2 - PlanetF1

Nicholas Latifi says he won't spend a fourth season in Formula 2 even if he misses out on a 2020 Williams race seat.

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Pirelli can only raise pressures to cope with Zandvoort F1 banking - Autosport

Pirelli says it will have no choice but to increase its tyre pressures for Formula 1's Dutch Grand Prix in 2020 to cope with Zandvoort's 18-degree banked final corner

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Pirelli can only raise pressures to cope with Zandvoort F1 banking - Autosport

Pirelli says it will have no choice but to increase its tyre pressures for Formula 1's Dutch Grand Prix in 2020 to cope with Zandvoort's 18-degree banked final corner

Read more: Pirelli can only raise pressures to cope with Zandvoort F1 banking - Autosport

Stroll: Poor car last year masked my progress | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lance Stroll says the progress he has made since his Formula 1 debut has not always been obvious because of the poor car he had last year.

Read more: Stroll: Poor car last year masked my progress | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Seidl will make sure McLaren stays "humble" despite strong year - Motorsport.com

The Woking-based outfit sealed fourth place in the constructors' championship with a podium finish for Carlos Sainz in the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Its target now is to make further progress and close down the gap to the top three teams ahead of the major rules shake-up that is coming for 2021.
But with Renault having had similar ambitions this season before falling back thanks to a ...Keep reading

Read more: Seidl will make sure McLaren stays "humble" despite strong year - Motorsport.com

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Time to say goodbye to F1 2019 - BBC F1

The curtain falls on the 2019 F1 season in Abu Dhabi where a sixth title will be handed over to Lewis Hamilton and a goodbye - for now - given to Nico Hulkenberg.

Read more: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Time to say goodbye to F1 2019 - BBC F1

Ferrari have cleared the air ‘fully’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari are not expecting any lingering issues from their drivers' Brazilian clash having "fully cleared" the air.

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Steiner should have ‘listened more to drivers’ - PlanetF1

Guenther Steiner acknowledges that in hindsight he should have listened more to his drivers when they voiced their unhappiness over the direction of Haas' 2019 updates.

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Albon aims to cut gap to Verstappen in post- and pre-season testing | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Alexander Albon believes the opportunity to drive Red Bull's car outside of a race weekend once the season ends will help him improve his performance.

Read more: Albon aims to cut gap to Verstappen in post- and pre-season testing | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Pirelli have ‘no issues’ continuing with 2019 tyres - PlanetF1

Pirelli have made it clear that if the teams aren't happy with the 2020 rubber after Abu Dhabi, they are happy to continue with this year's tyres.

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Bird and Sims claim the first two victories in the 2019/2020 season - F1technical.net

Sam Bird and Alexander Sims emerged victorious in the spectacular and sensational season-opening races in Saudi Arabia. F1Technical.net's Balázs Szabó looks back at the first two rounds of the 2019/2020 Formula E Championship.

Read more: Bird and Sims claim the first two victories in the 2019/2020 season - F1technical.net

Monday, November 25, 2019

F1 2019 heading for big crescendo in Abu Dhabi - PlanetF1

In what was supposed to be a dead rubber, Brazil ended up being one of the best races of the season, so could Abu Dhabi close out 2019 in style?

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Hamilton wants ‘four-way battle’ with Honda - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton hopes that Mercedes' loss to Red Bull at the Brazilian Grand Prix is a sign that next season the Honda-powered team will be in the mix, regularly fighting for wins.

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Hamilton among the top five F1 drivers of all time – Grosjean | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Hamilton among the top five F1 drivers of all time - Grosjean • Button 'stranded in desert for 17 hours' • Cost reduction "important" for Honda

Read more: Hamilton among the top five F1 drivers of all time – Grosjean | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Norris: Esports a breeding ground for future F1 drivers - PlanetF1

McLaren's Lando Norris believes eSports could produce Formula 1 drivers in future, but don't for a minute think they can go straight from eSports to F1.

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The £7,000 Niki Lauda tribute Mercedes model – and a few cheaper gift ideas for 2019 | 2019 RaceFans Gift Guide - RaceFans

Need a gift idea for the motorsport fan in your life? Here are 10 great picks for 2019 at prices ranging from £12 to £7,000.

Read more: The £7,000 Niki Lauda tribute Mercedes model – and a few cheaper gift ideas for 2019 | 2019 RaceFans Gift Guide - RaceFans

Sainz says there is "nowhere" to look beyond McLaren for 2021 - Motorsport.com

Like most drivers on the F1 grid, Sainz's current deal takes him to the end of the 2020 season.
Seats at F1's leading three teams Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull could become available for 2021, and Sainz could be a beneficiary of next year's driver market after starring in his first year with McLaren.
The Spaniard has been the most impressive performance in the F1 midfield this season ...Keep reading

Read more: Sainz says there is "nowhere" to look beyond McLaren for 2021 - Motorsport.com

F1 ready for final 2019 showdown - SkySports F1

Formula 1 will stage its final race of the 2019 season - and last event of the decade - in Abu Dhabi this weekend.

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Honda’s F1 future decision depends on costs - PlanetF1

Honda has said that they need to keep a balance between costs and performance in order to remain in Formula 1 beyond the end of the 2020 season.

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Sainz: Honing McLaren for 2020 beats weird Renault run-in - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr says helping develop McLaren's 2020 Formula 1 car is better than the "quite weird" feeling of racing for Renault last year when he knew was leaving

Read more: Sainz: Honing McLaren for 2020 beats weird Renault run-in - Autosport

Sainz: Honing McLaren for 2020 beats weird Renault run-in - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr says helping develop McLaren's 2020 Formula 1 car is better than the "quite weird" feeling of racing for Renault last year when he knew was leaving

Read more: Sainz: Honing McLaren for 2020 beats weird Renault run-in - Autosport

‘Public pressure a factor in Pierre Gasly demotion’ - PlanetF1

"Public pressure" and "media scrutiny" played a major role in Red Bull's decision to drop Pierre Gasly in favour of Alexander Albon, according to Christian Horner.

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Hamilton on when retirement becomes an option - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has said a decline in his reaction times would make retirement from Formula 1 become a more realistic proposition for him. Winning a sixth World Championship at the age of 34, the big questions surrounding Hamilton is how long can he continue to be at the top of his game and with which […]

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Bottas: Red Bull now faster than Merc on straights - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas believes Red Bull has surpassed Mercedes in terms of straight line speed, adding Merc were caught off guard in Brazil.

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Honda: Costs the biggest factor in deciding F1 future - Motorsport.com

The Japanese company has had comfortably its best season since it returned to F1 in 2015, winning three races with Red Bull and claiming two pole positions.
Honda is committed to the 2020 season with Red Bull but must decide by the end of this year if it wishes to sign up for 2021 and the next rules cycle, which features the same engine technology but greater research and development ...Keep reading

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Horner on Ferrari debacle: I’m glad it’s not my drivers - PlanetF1

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner admits that is it "difficult to judge Ferrari's situation" after their drivers clashed at Interlagos, adding that he is happy that it's not his drivers.

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Steiner: Haas reacted too slowly to failed Spanish GP upgrade | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner admits they reacted too slowly after the upgrade they introduced at the Spanish Grand Prix did not produce the gains they hoped for. The new aerodynamic package remained on the car for several races until the team reintroduced its original specification on Romain Grosjean’s car at the Austrian Grand Prix. … Continue reading Steiner: Haas reacted too slowly to failed Spanish GP upgrade

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The main factor behind Honda's Formula 1 future decision - Autosport

Honda must reduce its spending to stay in Formula 1 because cost is the biggest issue as the manufacturer weighs up continuing its engine programme beyond next season

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The main factor behind Honda's Formula 1 future decision - Autosport

Honda must reduce its spending to stay in Formula 1 because cost is the biggest issue as the manufacturer weighs up continuing its engine programme beyond next season

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Jordan: Rosberg did the ‘clever’ thing in retiring - PlanetF1

Ex-F1 team owner turned pundit, Eddie Jordan, thinks Nico Rosberg did the "clever" thing in retiring with Lewis Hamilton in unstoppable form.

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Pirelli: No big issue if 2020 F1 tyres are rejected - Motorsport.com

Following complaints about the feel of the new 2020 tyres during a first test at the United States Grand Prix, F1 teams have been weighing up whether or not to go ahead with the switch for next year.

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2020 F1 tyres fate could be decided by team vote
Formula 1 could abandon Pirelli's 2020 tyres


A further test of the tyres will take place after the ...Keep reading

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The main factor behind Honda’s Formula 1 future decision - Autosport

Honda must reduce its spending to stay in Formula 1 because cost is the biggest issue as the manufacturer weighs up continuing its engine programme beyond next season

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The main factor behind Honda’s Formula 1 future decision - Autosport

Honda must reduce its spending to stay in Formula 1 because cost is the biggest issue as the manufacturer weighs up continuing its engine programme beyond next season

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Red Bull ‘still proud’ of Sainz despite 2019 split - PlanetF1

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has said the team are "still proud" of Carlos Sainz and his achievements in the 2019 season.

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Spectators still find tyre graphic difficult to understand – Pirellli | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Pirelli believes Formula 1 fans are still confused about the new tyre graphic which was added to broadcasts this year.

Read more: Spectators still find tyre graphic difficult to understand – Pirellli | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Norris: Esports will produce new F1 drivers in future | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lando Norris says future Formula 1 drivers could begin their careers in ESports as the quality of simracing continues to improve.

Read more: Norris: Esports will produce new F1 drivers in future | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton eager for first taste of “hardcore” Moto GP bike | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Hamilton eager for first taste of "hardcore" Moto GP bike in Valentino Rossi seat swap • FIA explains Formula E Safety Car error

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Hamilton: Honda setting up "serious" three-way 2020 fight - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton reckons Honda's progress sets up a potentially "serious" battle between three manufacturers for the 2020 Formula 1 title

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Hamilton: Honda setting up "serious" three-way 2020 fight - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton reckons Honda's progress sets up a potentially "serious" battle between three manufacturers for the 2020 Formula 1 title

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"Team always the loser" in Vettel/Leclerc-type clash - Horner - Motorsport.com

As Ferrari ponders its next step following the controversial coming together between Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel at the Brazilian Grand Prix, Horner says the biggest impact is never felt by the men in the cockpit.
Having had first hand experience of such a situation, following a clash between Vettel and Mark Webber at the 2010 Turkish Grand Prix, Horner says that such internal ...Keep reading

Read more: "Team always the loser" in Vettel/Leclerc-type clash - Horner - Motorsport.com

Video: When Hakkinen said Senna needed bigger balls in Formula 1 - Autosport

After a season on the sidelines, Mika Hakkinen got his big break to contest the last three races of the season in 1993, and started by telling Ayrton Senna he needed bigger balls

Read more: Video: When Hakkinen said Senna needed bigger balls in Formula 1 - Autosport

Video: When Hakkinen said Senna needed bigger balls in Formula 1 - Autosport

After a season on the sidelines, Mika Hakkinen got his big break to contest the last three races of the season in 1993, and started by telling Ayrton Senna he needed bigger balls

Read more: Video: When Hakkinen said Senna needed bigger balls in Formula 1 - Autosport

Albon building ‘good foundation’ for 2020 - PlanetF1

Alex Albon says his main aim since arriving at Red Bull has been to build a "good foundation" for 2020.

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Hamilton ‘super excited’ for MotoGP opportunity - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton will get the chance to try out a Yamaha MotoGP bike at an upcoming event, and he's "super excited" for it.

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McLaren want Ferrari’s ‘luxury’ driver management problem - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc may have caused a headache down at Ferrari after their crash in Brazil, but McLaren can't wait to have that "luxury" problem.

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‘Painful’ 2021 talks over, on to the ‘fun’ stuff - PlanetF1

Mercedes technical director James Allison says teams are now tackling the "fun" parts of the 2021 regulations after months of "painful" talks.

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Hamilton: ‘Working class’ losing out to F1’s ‘wealthy kids’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton wants an end to young drivers getting into racing and ultimately Formula 1 just because they're more wealthy than others.

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Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Pierre Gasly's strong form in Formula 1 has been triggered by the "relief" of escaping the intense pressure during his time at Red Bull, reckons his former boss Christian Horner.

Read more: Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Pierre Gasly's strong form in Formula 1 has been triggered by the "relief" of escaping the intense pressure during his time at Red Bull, reckons his former boss Christian Horner.

Read more: Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Latifi won’t return to F2 if he misses Willliams F1 chance | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Nicholas Latifi says he definitely won't race in Formula 2 again next year even if he fails to land a place on the Formula 1 grid.

Read more: Latifi won’t return to F2 if he misses Willliams F1 chance | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Pierre Gasly's strong form in Formula 1 has been triggered by the "relief" of escaping the intense pressure during his time at Red Bull, reckons his former boss Christian Horner.

Read more: Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Pierre Gasly's strong form in Formula 1 has been triggered by the "relief" of escaping the intense pressure during his time at Red Bull, reckons his former boss Christian Horner.

Read more: Horner: Relief after Red Bull exit key to Gasly Formula 1 form - Autosport

Hamilton can learn from "gloves off" Brazilian GP - Motorsport.com

Hamilton endured a tough time in Interlagos as he battled Max Verstappen for victory, and eventually lost a podium finish when he was penalised for a collision with Red Bull’s Alex Albon on the penultimate lap.
Having made no secret of the fact that the collision was his fault, Hamilton says that his approach to Brazil was an eye opener for him in what it is like to race in a different way ...Keep reading

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Hamilton: Potential F1 talents get ‘leapfrogged by wealthy kids’ | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says it has become much harder for drivers from working class backgrounds such as his to break into Formula 1.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Grosjean: You can’t make a racehorse from a donkey, but we tried | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: You can't make a racehorse from a donkey, but we tried - Grosjean • No 'summit' between Ferrari drivers • Ticktum not interested in racing outside F1

Read more: Grosjean: You can’t make a racehorse from a donkey, but we tried | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Sainz: I’ll get better with time at McLaren - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz believes that a driver gets better the longer they spend with one team, and his situation at McLaren is no different.

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Sims wins as Bird crashes in race two | Formula E - RaceFans

Alexander Sims won from pole in the second race at Diriyah after yesterday's winner Sam Bird crashed out and several drivers were handed penalties.

Read more: Sims wins as Bird crashes in race two | Formula E - RaceFans

Horner: Team always loses in clashes like Ferrari's at Brazilian GP - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says the team is always the biggest loser whenever two of its drivers clash

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Horner: Team always loses in clashes like Ferrari's at Brazilian GP - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says the team is always the biggest loser whenever two of its drivers clash

Read more: Horner: Team always loses in clashes like Ferrari's at Brazilian GP - Autosport

Allison glad "painful" part of F1 2021 work now over - Motorsport.com

At the end of last month F1 finally released its technical, sporting and financial regulations that will underpin a major overhaul for the series in 2021.
Significant car changes form part of F1’s planned new era, with increased standardisation in some areas of the rules but a change of emphasis to ground-effect aerodynamics the main new point of focus.
Though the rules have not ...Keep reading

Read more: Allison glad "painful" part of F1 2021 work now over - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo warns Toro Rosso it’s ‘game on’ - PlanetF1

Toro Rosso could potentially deny Renault P5 in the Constructors' at the season finale in Abu Dhabi, and Daniel Ricciardo welcomes the fight.

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Ticktum could ‘forget’ motorsport if doesn’t make it to F1 - PlanetF1

Former Red Bull youngster Dan Ticktum says he will "probably forget motorsport" if he can't make his way into F1.

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Live: Formula E 2019-20 round 2: Diriyah EPrix race two | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Join us to follow round 2 of the 2019-20 Formula E season from Diriyah on RaceFans Live.

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Russell: I’ll miss ‘incredibly funny’ Kubica - PlanetF1

George Russell says he will miss his "incredibly funny" and "knowledgeable" team-mate Robert Kubica.

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Red Bull form ‘very important’ for Honda’s F1 future - PlanetF1

Red Bull principal Christian Horner believes their recent upturn in form will prove to be "very important" in keeping Honda in F1.

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Sims on pole again as day two proves tougher for Mercedes and Porsche | Formula E - RaceFans

Alexander Sims took pole position again in Diriyah as Mercedes and Porsche struggled to replicate their Friday form in qualifying for race two.

Read more: Sims on pole again as day two proves tougher for Mercedes and Porsche | Formula E - RaceFans

Ticktum may "forget motorsport" if he can't get to F1 - Motorsport.com

In May of this year, Red Bull dropped Ticktum from its driver programme and his Super Formula seat while he was 15th in the standings, and he has spent most of the remainder of the year working on a deal for next season.
The Brit has been heavily linked to a Formula 2 seat, with DAMS rumoured to be the most likely destination for the 20-year-old. 
Sean Gelael has also been linked to a seat ...Keep reading

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Ferrari rule out Mercedes-style driver management - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto doesn't plan to use the "rules of engagement" style which Mercedes adopted in the past with his own drivers.

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Ex-Red Bull junior Ticktum has interest from multiple F1 teams - Autosport

Dan Ticktum says he has had interest from multiple Formula 1 teams about a junior-programme role, and that he would consider quitting motorsport if reaching F1 is not possible

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Ex-Red Bull junior Ticktum has interest from multiple F1 teams - Autosport

Dan Ticktum says he has had interest from multiple Formula 1 teams about a junior-programme role, and that he would consider quitting motorsport if reaching F1 is not possible

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Vandoorne: McLaren gave Alonso everything he wanted - PlanetF1

Stoffel Vandoorne says he had no issue with Fernando Alonso, but admits that he "always got what he wanted" at McLaren.

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Red Bull: "Important" recent form can help keep Honda in F1 - Motorsport.com

Max Verstappen triumphed ahead of Toro Rosso’s Pierre Gasly at Interlagos last weekend to deliver Honda its first 1-2 finish in F1 since the 1991 Japanese GP.
The recent run of strong form, which included Verstappen delivering a pole position-setting time in Mexico, comes against the backdrop of Honda weighing up whether or not to commit to F1 after 2020.
Its Japanese bosses are having to ...Keep reading

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Bottas: Red Bull quicker than Mercedes on the straights now | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas fears Red Bull now have a straight-line speed advantage over Mercedes following their performance in Brazil.

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Caption Competition 162: Binotto on the phones | Caption Competition - RaceFans

Who's trying to get in touch with Mattia Binotto? Join in this weekend's Caption Competition featuring the Ferrari team principal.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

Volkswagen to end non-electric motorsport programmes | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Volkswagen to end non-electric motorsport programmes • F1 to show alternatives to "dirty batteries" • Ferrari president "very angry" over Brazil crash

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Seventh year in F2 for Markelov as he joins HWA | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Artem Markelov will drive in Formula 2 for the seventh year in a row after signing a deal to drive for HWA Racelab in 2020.

Read more: Seventh year in F2 for Markelov as he joins HWA | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Marko: No chance of Gasly recovery at Red Bull - PlanetF1

Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko believes Pierre Gasly would've "never recovered" his form if he had have stayed with the team.

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Is F1’s 2021 rules package the best available compromise? | Dieter's Inbox - RaceFans

After years of wrangling, Formula 1 has agreed a drastic overhaul of the sport's rules for 2021. Are the changes a good compromise - or not radical enough?

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Sims sees off Mercedes challenge for Diriyah pole | Formula E - RaceFans

Alexander Sims will start the first race of Formula E's 2019-20 season on pole position after seeing off a stern challenge from championship newcomers Mercedes.

Read more: Sims sees off Mercedes challenge for Diriyah pole | Formula E - RaceFans

Live: Formula E 2019-20 round 1: Diriyah EPrix race one | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Join us to follow round 1 of the 2019-20 Formula E season from Diriyah on RaceFans Live.

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Steiner: Budget cap to force top staff into midfield - PlanetF1

Haas principal Guenther Steiner expects the incoming budget cap to force staff out of big teams and trickle down into the midfield.

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Hulkenberg opens up on 'sad' F1 exit - SkySports F1

Nico Hulkenberg insists he's not retiring from Formula 1 but is resigned to losing his place on the grid next year, with the German opening up to Sky F1's Martin Brundle about his "sad" departure and future ambitions.

Read more: Hulkenberg opens up on 'sad' F1 exit - SkySports F1

Brazil Q3 Formula 1 form shows Haas could've been 'best of rest' in 2019 - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says the speed of its Melbourne-specification car shows the outfit could have been a contender for 'best of the rest' this season

Read more: Brazil Q3 Formula 1 form shows Haas could've been 'best of rest' in 2019 - Autosport

Brazil Q3 Formula 1 form shows Haas could've been 'best of rest' in 2019 - Autosport

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says the speed of its Melbourne-specification car shows the outfit could have been a contender for 'best of the rest' this season

Read more: Brazil Q3 Formula 1 form shows Haas could've been 'best of rest' in 2019 - Autosport

FIA admits 2020 tyre choice process "not perfect" - Motorsport.com

The definitive choice of 2020 construction was supposed to be formally communicated to the teams by September 1st, so that they have plenty of time to adjust their aero programmes for a new shape.
However, the process was delayed until October to allow for further testing.
When the definitive new 2020 tyres were subsequently trialled in practice in Austin, the feedback was so negative that ...Keep reading

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Marko: Gasly "would've never recovered" staying at Red Bull - Motorsport.com

Gasly spent the first half of the 2019 season with RBR, logging a best finish of fourth at Silverstone, before being replaced by Alex Albon after the summer break.
Marko says that the Frenchman, who took a sensational second place in Brazil, has got his career back on track after his demotion.
“He’s recovered, and now we see the real Pierre,” Marko told Motorsport.com. “We always ...Keep reading

Read more: Marko: Gasly "would've never recovered" staying at Red Bull - Motorsport.com

President warns drivers: Ferrari comes first - PlanetF1

Ferrari president John Elkann has warned Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc to never forget that Ferrari comes first, saying he was "upset" by their Brazilian clash.

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Zandvoort F1 banking will be twice as steep as Indianapolis in 2020 - Autosport

Zandvoort has revealed the Formula 1 banking at its final corner will be akin to an American oval, and is set to be twice as steep as turns at Indianapolis

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Zandvoort F1 banking will be twice as steep as Indianapolis in 2020 - Autosport

Zandvoort has revealed the Formula 1 banking at its final corner will be akin to an American oval, and is set to be twice as steep as turns at Indianapolis

Read more: Zandvoort F1 banking will be twice as steep as Indianapolis in 2020 - Autosport

Massa: Formula E will entice F1 drivers - PlanetF1

Felipe Massa reckons Formula E will attract any driver not making it into Formula 1 as the electric car series is "getting bigger and bigger".

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Russell will miss “funny, knowledgeable” Kubica | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

George Russell says he has learned a lot from Robert Kubica and will miss his team mate when he leaves Williams after next week's race.

Read more: Russell will miss “funny, knowledgeable” Kubica | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

FIA clamps down on fuel-flow tricks for 2020 - PlanetF1

The Formula 1 teams will all have to run a second fuel-flow sensor next season as the FIA clamps down on tricks to circumvent the regulations.

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Pirelli expects Yas Marina test will convince F1 teams to back 2020 tyres | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1's official tyre supplier Pirelli expects the post-season test at Yas Marina will address teams' concerns over its new rubber for 2020.

Read more: Pirelli expects Yas Marina test will convince F1 teams to back 2020 tyres | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Hamilton: I’m not here for the money - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says the millions he earns being a Formula 1 driver is a "bonus" but the real reason he's in the sport is for the "challenge".

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‘Hulkenberg exits shows something is broken’ - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel hopes Nico Hulkenberg returns to Formula 1 in 2021, saying his countryman's fate shows something is "not working properly" in F1.

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Albon ‘not angry with Hamilton, just upset’ - PlanetF1

Alexander Albon says his late-lap crash with Lewis Hamilton was "one of those things", insisting he's not angry with the Mercedes driver.

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

Max Verstappen finally completed his unfinished business at Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix. Ater the Dutchman was deprived of the victory last year when Esteban Ocon tangled with him while being lapped, Verstappen came out on top of a race-long battle with Lewis Hamilton.

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

Ferrari still seeking explanation for poor Austin performance | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Ferrari still seeking explanation for poor Austin performance • Junior formulae less safe than F1 - Hamilton • FIA to add new F1 engine sensor

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Russell concedes first point ‘wasn’t meant to be’ - PlanetF1

The only driver yet to score a point this season, George Russell missed out on 10th place at the Brazilian Grand Prix by a mere 1.7s.

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Red Bull pull off zero gravity F1 pitstop - PlanetF1

Red Bull have rewritten the record books by becoming the first f1 team to complete a pit stop in zero gravity conditions.

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

Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz Jnr and Pierre Gasly were RaceFans' Star Performers of the Brazilian Grand Prix. Here's why.

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Hamilton tips Honda to set up three-way title fight in 2020 - Motorsport.com

Hamilton and Mercedes swept to the drivers' and constructors' title again in 2019, giving the team its sixth consecutive championship double and Hamilton is fifth crown in six seasons.
Conversely, Ferrari's challenge fell away early in the year and Red Bull's transitional season with Honda meant it has been limited to three victories rather than a sustained championship bid.
However, after ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton tips Honda to set up three-way title fight in 2020 - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo says Hulkenberg ‘still has time’ in F1 - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo doesn't believe Nico Hulkenberg's F1 career is over despite the German failing to secure a 2020 race seat.

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Brawn asked to pick, Hamilton or Schumacher - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton will eclipse Michael Schumacher's seven World titles if he stays at Mercedes but, Ross Brawn says, that doesn't mean he's the better of the two.

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Hulkenberg doesn't feel like he'll be leaving F1 after losing seat - Autosport

Renault's Nico Hulkenberg says he does not feel like he is leaving Formula 1, and that he will be ready for any race opportunities in 2020

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Hulkenberg doesn't feel like he'll be leaving F1 after losing seat - Autosport

Renault's Nico Hulkenberg says he does not feel like he is leaving Formula 1, and that he will be ready for any race opportunities in 2020

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The F1 Gossip Column - SkySports F1

Brawn: Ferrari drivers should have accepted blame like Hamilton; Drivers react to epic Brazilian GP; Vettel on Ferrari engine accusations.

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Gasly didn’t ‘forget’ how to drive with Red Bull - PlanetF1

Revitalised since returning to Toro Rosso midseason, Pierre Gasly insists he didn't forget how to drive while at Red Bull and suddenly relearn it back at Toro Rosso.

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Red Bull completes first F1 pitstop in zero gravity - Motorsport.com

The Milton Keynes-based outfit sent a crew from its live demo team to the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center at Star City in Russia to undergo a week of cosmonaut training to prepare for the pitstop.
Using an Ilyushin II-76K training plane, which experiences zero gravity for around 20 seconds when it is put into a parabolic flight at 33,000 feet, the crew successfully changed tyres on an ...Keep reading

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Ferrari needs to clarify what's "silly" in Vettel/Leclerc rivalry - Motorsport.com

After a season that featured tense moments with team orders, Vettel and Leclerc came to blows late in the Brazilian Grand Prix in a collision that took both out of the race.
Team principal Mattia Binotto declared the accident "silly" post-race and is now focused on avoiding a repeat, but dismissed replicating the "rules of engagement" Mercedes employed with its warring pair of Lewis Hamilton ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari needs to clarify what's "silly" in Vettel/Leclerc rivalry - Motorsport.com

Podcast: How F1's most experienced driver is still going strong - Autosport

Rubens Barrichello, Formula 1's most experienced driver, looks back on his ongoing racing career in the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast

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Podcast: How F1's most experienced driver is still going strong - Autosport

Rubens Barrichello, Formula 1's most experienced driver, looks back on his ongoing racing career in the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast

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Grosjean: Haas’ luck is only bad luck - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean reckons if it weren't for Carlos Sainz pushing him wide and a drop in tyre temperature he may have recorded Haas' first-ever F1 podium in Brazil.

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Gasly thriving away from “pressure” of Red Bull – Horner | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Pierre Gasly's podium finish in the Brazilian Grand Prix shows how he has thrived since being dropped by Red Bull, according to team principal Christian Horner.

Read more: Gasly thriving away from “pressure” of Red Bull – Horner | 2019 F1 season - RaceFans

Merc wouldn’t pit Hamilton if handed a redo - PlanetF1

In hindsight Mercedes concedes that if they could redo the Brazilian GP they would not stop Hamilton behind the second and last Safety Car of the afternoon.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

We didn’t deserve points in Brazil – Perez | 2019 Brazilian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Sergio Perez said Racing Point didn't deserve to score their two points for second place after an uncompetitive showing in the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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‘I never got into F1 for money’ – Hamilton on his complex life - BBC F1

After six world championships and more money than he dreamed of, how does Lewis Hamilton find that extra gear?

Read more: ‘I never got into F1 for money’ – Hamilton on his complex life - BBC F1

Ferrari swapped straightline speed for cornering - PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto has again insisted there was nothing strange about Ferrari's drop in straightline speed in Brazil as they once again gave up speed for cornering.

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An alternative list to Rosberg’s top F1 drivers - PlanetF1

Earlier this week, popular Youtuber (he did a bit of driving too) Nico Rosberg listed his drivers of the season. He had Lewis Hamilton down as the best, ahead of Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc.

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‘Duo wanted to prove they’re the better driver’ - PlanetF1

Jacques Villeneuve reckons Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc risked it all in Brazil as they "wanted to show" they're the better driver.

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No concern over Hamilton wing damage after Albon clash – Masi | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: No concern over Hamilton wing damage after Albon clash - Masi • New FIA investigation into Ferrari power unit • Miami F1 vote passes narrowly

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‘Albon still off the pace in the ‘A’ race’ - PlanetF1

Alexander Albon has impressed in race conditions since being promoted, but he is probably "not quite progressing as well as Red Bull would have hoped for", according to Jolyon Palmer.

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‘Mercedes should be worried about Red Bull’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull's recent performances will leave Mercedes as well as Ferrari "worried" ahead of the 2020 season, according to Sky F1 pundits Paul Di Resta and Damon Hill.

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Gasly boosted by "relief" of no Red Bull pressure - Horner - Motorsport.com

The Frenchman drove brilliantly at the Brazilian Grand Prix to take the first podium finish of his F1 career with second place behind Max Verstappen.
And after a season where he was dropped by Red Bull over the summer break and moved to Toro Rosso because of poor results, it marks an amazing turnaround for the youngster.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says that key to what has happened ...Keep reading

Read more: Gasly boosted by "relief" of no Red Bull pressure - Horner - Motorsport.com

‘Ferrari criticised for team orders, criticised for racing’ - PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto feels Ferrari just can't win with the pundits, criticised when they use team orders and criticised when they allow their drivers the freedom to race.

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Allison: First GP in charge was miserable mess - PlanetF1

Stepping into Toto Wolff's shoes for the Brazilian GP weekend, James Allison admits his first race in charge at Mercedes was a "mess".

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