Friday, January 31, 2020

Doctor responds to Correa’s claim “nobody from the FIA was concerned about me” after Spa crash | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Juan Manuel Correa's claim "nobody from the FIA was concerned about me" after his crash at Spa last year has been disputed by a doctor involved in his recovery.

Read more: Doctor responds to Correa’s claim “nobody from the FIA was concerned about me” after Spa crash | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Stroll investing in Aston Martin ‘to win’ - PlanetF1

Aston Martin chief executive Andy Palmer has said that Lawrence Stroll's consortium has purchased a stake in the company with F1 wins in mind.

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Alonso revisits 'GP2 engine' outburst - SkySports F1

Fernando Alonso has expressed regret about his famous "GP2 engine" outburst against Honda during his disappointing return to McLaren.

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Paul Ricard for sale? ‘Offers’ are on the table - PlanetF1

Paul Ricard CEO Stephane Clair has confirmed that there are "offers" to buy the circuit, but there is no intention to sell.

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Alonso: Certain "lies" have spread about my F1 career - Autosport

Fernando Alonso feels certain "lies" have been spread about his Formula 1 career, including his 2012 title defeat, where images of him post-race in Brazil painted him as "in shock"

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Alonso: Certain "lies" have spread about my F1 career - Autosport

Fernando Alonso feels certain "lies" have been spread about his Formula 1 career, including his 2012 title defeat, where images of him post-race in Brazil painted him as "in shock"

Read more: Alonso: Certain "lies" have spread about my F1 career - Autosport

Analysis: How Racing Point’s Aston Martin F1 deal came together | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll has landed a coveted deal to rebrand the team as Aston Martin. But that may not be the end of the story, writes Dieter Rencken.

Read more: Analysis: How Racing Point’s Aston Martin F1 deal came together | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Top four the maximum for McLaren, wins in 2023 - PlanetF1

McLaren team principal, Andreas Seidl, has a rather long timeframe in mind when it comes to predicting real success for the team.

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‘We were not too bad at first, then we didn’t really have the speed’ | 2019 F1 season review - RaceFans

Kimi Raikkonen had a season of two halves at Alfa Romeo, mustering just one points finish after the summer break - albeit a very good one.

Read more: ‘We were not too bad at first, then we didn’t really have the speed’ | 2019 F1 season review - RaceFans

‘Important milestone’ as MCL35 comes to life - PlanetF1

McLaren has fired up the MCL35's Renault engine for the first time, and of course took to social media to share the moment.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Hamilton rubbishes ‘made up’ contract stories - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is not signing a two-year deal with Mercedes, nor is he holding out for 55m Euros, with the Brit revealing he hasn't even begun talks with Toto Wolff.

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‘Gasly’s bump was an opportunity, not a demotion’ - PlanetF1

Demoting Pierre Gasly back to Toro Rosso last season, Helmut Marko says it must not be viewed as a demotion but rather it was an "opportunity" for the driver.

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‘Mercedes won’t meet Hamilton’s demands, Ferrari will’ - PlanetF1

Mercedes will not be willing to pay Lewis Hamilton 55 million Euros per season but, according to Helmut Marko, Ferrari might.

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McLaren reveals footage of 2020 F1 car fire-up - Motorsport.com

The Renault-powered MCL35 was successfully fired up in front of staff, including CEO Zak Brown and team principal Andreas Seidl, on Wednesday.
Footage, which deliberately did not reveal any details about the new F1 design, was posted on the team's Twitter account.
 
"Together with our colleagues from Renault, we successfully fired up the new car today for the first time. As it is every ...Keep reading

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F1 'monitoring coronavirus' outbreak in China - BBC F1

Formula 1 "monitoring" the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in China in regard to April's Grand Prix.

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Red Bull backs Gasly to be "great" after post-demotion F1 2019 revival - Autosport

Pierre Gasly has what it takes to win a place back at Red Bull and become "great" again in Formula 1, according to the team's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko

Read more: Red Bull backs Gasly to be "great" after post-demotion F1 2019 revival - Autosport

Red Bull backs Gasly to be "great" after post-demotion F1 2019 revival - Autosport

Pierre Gasly has what it takes to win a place back at Red Bull and become "great" again in Formula 1, according to the team's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko

Read more: Red Bull backs Gasly to be "great" after post-demotion F1 2019 revival - Autosport

Stroll needs to work his way into qualy mix - PlanetF1

Failing to make it out of Q1 14 times in 2019, Lance Stroll concedes he needs to do better on Saturday afternoons.

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F1 2020 race weekend schedule complete, Japanese GP start revealed - Autosport

Formula 1 has revealed the full weekend schedule for the 2020 Japanese Grand Prix, which will start an hour earlier than last year's race

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F1 2020 race weekend schedule complete, Japanese GP start revealed - Autosport

Formula 1 has revealed the full weekend schedule for the 2020 Japanese Grand Prix, which will start an hour earlier than last year's race

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Japanese GP to start an hour earlier in 2020 - Motorsport.com

Details of the race timetable were yet to be decided when an otherwise full season schedule was issued on January 10th.
The Suzuka start has been moved from 1410 to 1310, and the event thus becomes the third race to have a new time relative to 2019. As previously announced the British GP has been moved from 1410 to 1510, and the US GP from 1310 to 1410.
The two Friday practice sessions in ...Keep reading

Read more: Japanese GP to start an hour earlier in 2020 - Motorsport.com

Alonso: Rivals aren't exploiting Hamilton's "weakness" - Motorsport.com

In an exclusive interview with F1 Racing magazine, Alonso – Hamilton's teammate at McLaren in 2007 – was asked to assess his former rival's recent achievements.

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How Alonso plans to exploit Hamilton’s untested F1 weakness


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Red Bull backs Gasly to become "great" again - Motorsport.com

Despite Red Bull having moved Gasly to Toro Rosso after a disappointing first half to last season, the way in which the Frenchman recovered and took a sensational podium finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix left the team and Marko deeply impressed.
"It was a blossoming that was incredible," said Marko in an exclusive interview with Motorsport.com. "There, you can see what psychology is all ...Keep reading

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Alonso ready to return, targets wins in 2021 - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso says he is ready to return to Formula 1 in 2021 and, if he is in the right place, he "will win" grands prix.

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Alonso: Hamilton has F1 weaknesses that haven't been stressed yet - Autosport

Fernando Alonso feels Lewis Hamilton has "weak points" in Formula 1 "that have not been stressed yet", as the double world champion eyes a grand prix racing return in 2021

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Alonso: Hamilton has F1 weaknesses that haven't been stressed yet - Autosport

Fernando Alonso feels Lewis Hamilton has "weak points" in Formula 1 "that have not been stressed yet", as the double world champion eyes a grand prix racing return in 2021

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Mercedes completes fire-up of 2020 F1 car - Motorsport.com

The German squad shared an audio clip of the fire-up on Twitter on Tuesday ahead of the car's debut on February 14.
 
Mercedes' W11 will make its track bow at the Silverstone circuit five days before the start of pre-season testing at Barcelona.
Although the on-track debut will not be public, Mercedes plans to share images and video of the car during the day.
The W11 will be again ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes completes fire-up of 2020 F1 car - Motorsport.com

Haas join Alfa Romeo with Barcelona launch - PlanetF1

Haas will be launching their 2020 challenger shortly before the track lights go green for testing in Barcelona on February 19.

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Haas unveils launch date for its 2020 F1 car - Motorsport.com

Haas was the first team to reveal its livery for the season last year, but on this occasion is due to wait until February 19 to show off the VF-20 and its colours.
The car will be unveiled at 8am local time, 15 minutes before Alfa Romeo - the other team leaving its launch until the very start of pre-season testing - takes the covers off its own 2020 car.
The Haas VF-20 will be campaigned by ...Keep reading

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Haas to launch 2020 F1 car at pre-season testing at Barcelona - Autosport

The Haas team's fifth Formula 1 car will be unveiled at 2020 pre-season testing at Barcelona, the American outfit has confirmed

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Haas to launch 2020 F1 car at pre-season testing at Barcelona - Autosport

The Haas team's fifth Formula 1 car will be unveiled at 2020 pre-season testing at Barcelona, the American outfit has confirmed

Read more: Haas to launch 2020 F1 car at pre-season testing at Barcelona - Autosport

Williams adds Red Bull, Renault engineers in key tech roles - Motorsport.com

The Grove-based outfit has announced the appointments of David Worner and Jonathan Carter, as it continues the restructuring of its tech department in the wake of a series of high-profile departures over the past two seasons.
This included the likes of Dirk De Beer and Ed Wood, and culminated in the exit of tech chief Paddy Lowe during the team's disastrous 2019 season.
New signings Worner ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams adds Red Bull, Renault engineers in key tech roles - Motorsport.com

Williams F1 team recruits ex-Red Bull and Renault duo in design roles - Autosport

The Williams Formula 1 team has added ex-Red Bull and Renault Formula 1 staffers in key technical roles for the 2020 season

Read more: Williams F1 team recruits ex-Red Bull and Renault duo in design roles - Autosport

Williams F1 team recruits ex-Red Bull and Renault duo in design roles - Autosport

The Williams Formula 1 team has added ex-Red Bull and Renault Formula 1 staffers in key technical roles for the 2020 season

Read more: Williams F1 team recruits ex-Red Bull and Renault duo in design roles - Autosport

Bang Bang: The artist who’s tattooed LeBron James, Lewis Hamilton and Thierry Henry - BBC F1

Tattoo artist Bang Bang tells his stories of inking the world’s biggest sports stars and celebrities, and reveals the tattoos that the likes of Katy Perry and Kylie Jenner have done on him.

Read more: Bang Bang: The artist who’s tattooed LeBron James, Lewis Hamilton and Thierry Henry - BBC F1

Get the best seats in the house for the 2020 F1 French GP - Motorsport.com

 
Younger fans might think of Paul Ricard as a newcomer to Formula 1 but this circuit simply oozes history from its previous tenure as home of the French Grand Prix between 1970 and 1990. Sitting on a plateau high above the Mediterranean coast, it offers a typically southern French vista of big skies and distant mountains and is synonymous with F1’s gilded era of fat tyres and opposite ...Keep reading

Read more: Get the best seats in the house for the 2020 F1 French GP - Motorsport.com

Williams bolster technical team with two new additions - PlanetF1

Williams has announced that they have appointed a new chief designer and head of design as their bolster their technical department.

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Fry questions Rosberg’s Schumi mind games claims - PlanetF1

Former Mercedes man Nick Fry admits while he has no idea if it is true, he'd be "surprised" if Michael Schumacher took the time to play mind games with Nico Rosberg.

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French GP says Paul Ricard overtaking tweaks would take "four days" - Autosport

Formula 1 French Grand Prix organisers say Paul Ricard changes to improve overtaking could be made "in four days" once approved by the FIA

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French GP says Paul Ricard overtaking tweaks would take "four days" - Autosport

Formula 1 French Grand Prix organisers say Paul Ricard changes to improve overtaking could be made "in four days" once approved by the FIA

Read more: French GP says Paul Ricard overtaking tweaks would take "four days" - Autosport

French Grand Prix traffic problems “totally eradicated” | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

The organisers of the French Grand Prix are certain there will be no repeat of previous traffic problems, even if this year's race attracts more spectators.

Read more: French Grand Prix traffic problems “totally eradicated” | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Pirelli won’t trial protype tyres at race weekends - PlanetF1

Pirelli may trial new compounds of the same tyre during 2020 practices but they won't test protypes for 2021 revealed Mario Isola.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Magnussen: Haas will not spiral down like Williams - PlanetF1

Falling to ninth in 2019, Kevin Magnussen is confident Haas is not at the start of a decline such as the one that has blighted Williams in recent years.

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Red Bull not laying out ‘specific goals’ for Albon - PlanetF1

Christian Horner is refusing to set out "specific goals" for Alexander Albon, saying his main goal is to continue learning and improving.

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Formula 1 meant being “like a robot” for Vergne | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Formula 1 meant being "like a robot" for Vergne • Renault signs 15-year-old junior driver • Paul Ricard to host second Motorsport Games

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Formula 1: Renault's Pat Fry set to start in new role - BBC F1

Pat Fry is to start work at Renault as their new chassis technical director on 5 February.

Read more: Formula 1: Renault's Pat Fry set to start in new role - BBC F1

Renault announces start date for veteran F1 tech boss Fry - Autosport

Veteran Formula 1 tech boss Pat Fry will start working at Renault next week as the Enstone team's technical director (chassis), the French squad said on Monday

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Renault announces start date for veteran F1 tech boss Fry - Autosport

Veteran Formula 1 tech boss Pat Fry will start working at Renault next week as the Enstone team's technical director (chassis), the French squad said on Monday

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Renault firms up role and start date for Fry - Motorsport.com

Fry will replace former chassis technical director Nick Chester, who announced his exit from the team after 19 years at the end of 2019.
Fry has had spells at Benetton, Ferrari, Manor and McLaren, whom he rejoined as engineering director in 2018 in a temporary role while the team waited for James Key's arrival.
He left McLaren during the 2019 season but remained under contract with the ...Keep reading

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Renault confirm imminent arrival of Pat Fry - PlanetF1

Renault confirm imminent arrival of Pat Fry

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Former McLaren designer Fry to join Renault next week | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Former McLaren technical director Pat Fry, who oversaw creation of the team's MCL34, will make his start with Renault on February 5th.

Read more: Former McLaren designer Fry to join Renault next week | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Albon has "same virtues" as F1 team-mate Verstappen under pressure - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon "shares many of the same virtues" as his team-mate Max Verstappen when it comes to coping with pressure, says team principal Christian Horner

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Albon has "same virtues" as F1 team-mate Verstappen under pressure - Autosport

Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alexander Albon "shares many of the same virtues" as his team-mate Max Verstappen when it comes to coping with pressure, says team principal Christian Horner

Read more: Albon has "same virtues" as F1 team-mate Verstappen under pressure - Autosport

Mathias Lauda trying his best to make Niki proud - PlanetF1

Mathias Lauda, son of the late three-time World Champion,  Niki, is hoping he can make still make his father proud of his racing achievements.

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No agreement over plan for group photoshoot at first test | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

A plan to photograph all 10 new Formula 1 cars together ahead of the start of testing next month was scrapped due to logistical concerns.

Read more: No agreement over plan for group photoshoot at first test | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

‘Leclerc clearly the best non-Red Bull driver’ - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc is "clearly" the best driver outside of the Red Bull programme, at least that's according to Helmut Marko.

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Hamilton's tribute to 'great' Kobe Bryant - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton said the world of sport has lost "one of our greats" following the death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant.

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Gasly was eager to ‘stop the bullsh*t’ after axe - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly has revealed what motivated him to succeed following his mid-season axe from the Red Bull senior team. Gasly was selected as Daniel Ricciardo’s replacement at Red Bull ahead of the 2019 season but, just 12 races later, he found himself back at junior team Toro Rosso after ultimately failing to impress the higher […]

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Haas can avoid "big negative spiral" like Williams, McLaren - Motorsport.com

Though Magnussen's sole F1 podium so far came with McLaren in Australia in 2014, this owed much to engine supplier Mercedes' initial dominance in the hybrid era - and the Woking-based team would only return to the rostrum five years later, with the intervening seasons proving very tough.
And while McLaren now seems on the way up, its fellow former top F1 outfit Williams has slumped to the very ...Keep reading

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‘Stroll more hands on and present than Mallya’ - PlanetF1

Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll has taken a "much deeper interest" in the Formula 1 than previous owner Vijay Mallya, revealed the team's CEO.

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Gasly felt he had to disprove 'bullshit' claims about driving - Motorsport.com

The Frenchman endured a difficult start to 2019 with Red Bull, when his struggle to get on the pace of teammate Max Verstappen prompted his bosses to swap him with Toro Rosso's Alex Albon.
While some suggested that could be the end of Gasly's F1 career, he responded in brilliant fashion – and famously beat Lewis Hamilton to grab a podium finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Reflecting on ...Keep reading

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Pirelli won't test new tyres on F1 race weekends again - Autosport

Mario Isola says Pirelli is unlikely to test prototype tyres at Formula 1 race weekends again after its negative 2019 US Grand Prix experience

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Pirelli won't test new tyres on F1 race weekends again - Autosport

Mario Isola says Pirelli is unlikely to test prototype tyres at Formula 1 race weekends again after its negative 2019 US Grand Prix experience

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Hamilton leads tributes to NBA legend Bryant - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton and the wider motorsport community have paid their respects following the death of the legendary NBA star, Kobe Bryant.

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Norris’ confidence is up ahead of second season - PlanetF1

No longer a rookie on the F1 grid, Lando Norris says he is feeling "more confident" ahead of the 2020 campaign.

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‘Hamilton-Mercedes negotiations have hit a snag’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton's contract negotiations with Mercedes have reportedly hit a stumbling block, and it is all thanks to Max Verstappen.

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“At times I was like, OK, this isn’t going to be as easy as I thought” | 2019 F1 season review - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo insisted he didn't regret leaving Red Bull for Renault, but admitted his new team were too far from the pace at times last year.

Read more: “At times I was like, OK, this isn’t going to be as easy as I thought” | 2019 F1 season review - RaceFans

Rossi ‘relieved’ Alonso didn’t win the Dakar - PlanetF1

Alexander Rossi admits he was "relieved" Fernando Alonso didn't win this year's Dakar as it proves it is not the easy to jump between series.

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Marko: Verstappen's maturity "far above average" - Motorsport.com

Verstappen has just signed a long-term deal that will keep him at the Red Bull Formula 1 outfit until the end of 2023, with his sights firmly set on winning the world championship.
Marko is full of praise for the young Dutchman, who he says has qualities that stretch well beyond his ‘extraordinary driving talent.”
In an exclusive interview with Motorsport.com, Marko reflects how on his ...Keep reading

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‘Hamilton is more talented than Schu and Senna’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is more talented than Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna, so says former F1 driver Rubens Barrichello.

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Ferrari’s 2020 car has ‘possible aero flaw’ – reports - PlanetF1

Reports are  now swirling in the German media now that Ferrari's 2020 challenger is performing "worse than expected" in early tests.

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Wolff calls Formula E ‘Super Mario Kart with real drivers’ - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the all-electric Formula E series is like "Super Mario Kart with real drivers", but he's loving the experience so far.

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Red Bull F1 star Verstappen's maturity "far above average" - Autosport

Helmut Marko believes Red Bull Formula 1 ace Max Verstappen's maturity is "far above average", and says he had no doubts about his talent from the moment they first met

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Red Bull F1 star Verstappen's maturity "far above average" - Autosport

Helmut Marko believes Red Bull Formula 1 ace Max Verstappen's maturity is "far above average", and says he had no doubts about his talent from the moment they first met

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Should F1’s record-breaking calendar get even longer – or is 22 too many? | Debates and Polls - RaceFans

The 2020 F1 calendar will challenge teams and drivers like never before as they face a record 22 races in the space of nine months. But future calendars could be even longer. New rules which will come into effect from the 2021 F1 season allow the championship’s owners Liberty Media to extend the season to … Continue reading Should F1’s record-breaking calendar get even longer – or is 22 too many?

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Ferrari changes the concept for its 2020 challenger - F1technical.net

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto admitted that the Italian team plots significant changes to its 2020 Formula 1 car in a bid to close the gap to the field-leading Mercedes.

Read more: Ferrari changes the concept for its 2020 challenger - F1technical.net

Giovinazzi: I ‘grew up like a driver’ in 2019 - PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo's Antonio Giovinazzi says he "grew up like a driver" in 2019 after two years away from driving in F1.

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Brown knew Norris was ready after first FP1 session - PlanetF1

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown said he knew Lando Norris was ready to drive for the team after his first FP1 outing.

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Renault lacked "force" to make most of £15m investment in F1 team - Autosport

Renault says it lacked the "force" to make the most of its £15million investment in its Formula 1 team's Enstone base and improve its technical development

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Renault lacked "force" to make most of £15m investment in F1 team - Autosport

Renault says it lacked the "force" to make the most of its £15million investment in its Formula 1 team's Enstone base and improve its technical development

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£15m of investment and Renault failed to use it - PlanetF1

Renault principal Cyril Abiteboul has admitted the team were "weak" when it came to technical leadership and failed to truly harness their £15million of investment.

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Renault lacked "force" to harness £15 million investment - Motorsport.com

The French car manufacturer faced some difficult times in 2019 in the wake of an upgrade it brought to its home race in Paul Ricard not delivering the step forward it had hoped for.
That prompted a major internal review of the organisation, with the team coming to the conclusion that it needed some restructuring. As well as shuffling staff around, it has hired former McLaren engineer Pat Fry ...Keep reading

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‘It was not easy to come back into the races after two years away’ | Driver performance analysis: Antonio Giovinazzi - RaceFans

Antonio Givinazzi's lack of real-world racing in the two years before his first full season in F1 clearly set him back, but he made obvious progress.

Read more: ‘It was not easy to come back into the races after two years away’ | Driver performance analysis: Antonio Giovinazzi - RaceFans

Ocon on ‘respectful’ Verstappen relationship - PlanetF1

Set to re-ignite their long-time rivalry this season, Esteban Ocon insists there is "respect" between himself and Max Verstappen.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

Alfa Romeo, Williams, Haas launch plans revealed - PlanetF1

Launch season plans are all-but pencilled in with details emerging from the presentations of Alfa Romeo, Williams and Haas.

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Alfa Romeo to launch 2020 F1 car on first day of pre-season testing - Autosport

The Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team has unveiled a date for the launch its 2020 challenger, which Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will pilot this season

Read more: Alfa Romeo to launch 2020 F1 car on first day of pre-season testing - Autosport

Alfa Romeo to launch 2020 F1 car on first day of pre-season testing - Autosport

The Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team has unveiled a date for the launch its 2020 challenger, which Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will pilot this season

Read more: Alfa Romeo to launch 2020 F1 car on first day of pre-season testing - Autosport

Alfa Romeo sets launch date for 2020 F1 car - Motorsport.com

The outfit will wait until February 19, the first day of pre-season testing, to publicly show off its new C39 car for the first time.
The launch will take place at 8.15am local time at the venue of the test, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, in front of the team's pit garage.
Along with its 2020 race drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi, the team's new reserve driver Robert Kubica ...Keep reading

Read more: Alfa Romeo sets launch date for 2020 F1 car - Motorsport.com

Williams, Alfa Romeo and Haas’s F1 car launch plans revealed | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Alfa Romeo has confirmed it will launch its new F1 car on the first day of testing. RaceFans can also reveal Williams and Haas's launch plans for the 2020 season.

Read more: Williams, Alfa Romeo and Haas’s F1 car launch plans revealed | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Perez predicts "big year" for Racing Point F1 team - Autosport

Sergio Perez believes his Racing Point team has more room to grow than any other outfit in Formula 1, having been hindered by its 2018 crisis this past season

Read more: Perez predicts "big year" for Racing Point F1 team - Autosport

Perez predicts "big year" for Racing Point F1 team - Autosport

Sergio Perez believes his Racing Point team has more room to grow than any other outfit in Formula 1, having been hindered by its 2018 crisis this past season

Read more: Perez predicts "big year" for Racing Point F1 team - Autosport

Ferrari’s 2020 car has ‘possible aero flaw’ – reports - PlanetF1

Reports are  now swirling in the German media now that Ferrari's 2020 challenger is performing "worse than expected" in early tests.

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Bottas doesn’t want to be besties with Hamilton - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas may be the perfect team-mate for Lewis Hamilton as tensions at Mercedes are at all-time low but that doesn't mean he's doesn't race the Brit hard.

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Ferrari’s 2020 car has ‘possible aero flaw’ – reports - PlanetF1

Reports are  now swirling in the German media now that Ferrari's 2020 challenger is performing "worse than expected" in early tests.

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All 10 F1 teams to build mule cars for 18-inch tyre testing in 2020 - Autosport

Pirelli motorsport boss Mario Isola has confirmed all 10 Formula 1 teams will build 'mule cars' to test the 18-inch tyres currently being developed for 2021

Read more: All 10 F1 teams to build mule cars for 18-inch tyre testing in 2020 - Autosport

All 10 F1 teams to build mule cars for 18-inch tyre testing in 2020 - Autosport

Pirelli motorsport boss Mario Isola has confirmed all 10 Formula 1 teams will build 'mule cars' to test the 18-inch tyres currently being developed for 2021

Read more: All 10 F1 teams to build mule cars for 18-inch tyre testing in 2020 - Autosport

Renault explain silence amidst Ferrari PU suspicions - PlanetF1

Renault did not publicly raise suspicions about Ferrari's power unit as they were considering doing something similar if the FIA said it was within the rules.

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“I sometimes have to tell myself that I am still a rookie” | Driver performance analysis: Alexander Albon - RaceFans

Alexander Albon landed a dream promotion to Red Bull in in his first season of Formula 1, but he knows there's still "scope for me to improve".

Read more: “I sometimes have to tell myself that I am still a rookie” | Driver performance analysis: Alexander Albon - RaceFans

Renault: 2021 ambitions can't be an excuse for poor 2020 - Motorsport.com

The French car manufacturer has always been clear that it views the rules overhaul coming for 2021 as a big opportunity for it to make a good step and start challenging the top three teams.

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Renault "the main beneficiary" of F1's 2021 overhaul
Ocon signing creates "another dynamic" at Renault


But while work has already got underway with its future challenger ...Keep reading

Read more: Renault: 2021 ambitions can't be an excuse for poor 2020 - Motorsport.com

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Racing Point next to reveal 2020 launch plans - PlanetF1

Racing Point are the sixth Formula 1 team to announce their 2020 launch plans and are swapping Canada for Austria ahead of the new season.

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Racing Point to launch 2020 F1 programme two days before testing - Autosport

The Racing Point Formula 1 team has announced a date for the launch of its 2020 programme

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Racing Point to launch 2020 F1 programme two days before testing - Autosport

The Racing Point Formula 1 team has announced a date for the launch of its 2020 programme

Read more: Racing Point to launch 2020 F1 programme two days before testing - Autosport

Netflix's F1 series 'Drive to Survive' season two gets release date - Autosport

Netflix's Formula 1 documentary series 'Drive to Survive' has had a release date announced for its second season

Read more: Netflix's F1 series 'Drive to Survive' season two gets release date - Autosport

Netflix's F1 series 'Drive to Survive' season two gets release date - Autosport

Netflix's Formula 1 documentary series 'Drive to Survive' has had a release date announced for its second season

Read more: Netflix's F1 series 'Drive to Survive' season two gets release date - Autosport

Date announced for season 2 of 'Drive to Survive' - Motorsport.com

The programme, which is produced by Box to Box, debuted on the subscription streaming service last year with a well-received first run of 10 episodes, covering the 2018 season.
The follow-up series, which will cover the 2019 championship, will become available on Netflix on February 28.
This was communicated by various regional editions of the subscription service, and confirmed by the Box ...Keep reading

Read more: Date announced for season 2 of 'Drive to Survive' - Motorsport.com

Racing Point reveals date for 2020 F1 car launch - Motorsport.com

The new Racing Point car is due to make its first public appearance on February 17, at the headquarters of backer BWT in Mondsee, Austria.
Water tech company BWT joined what was then Force India back in 2017. Its arrival has led to the Silverstone-based team campaigning cars with pink-dominated colour schemes in the subsequent campaigns.
The upcoming 2020 season will mark the team's second ...Keep reading

Read more: Racing Point reveals date for 2020 F1 car launch - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo created perception of ‘negative dynamic’ - PlanetF1

Renault boss, Cyril Abiteboul, can envisage "more positive things" by signing Esteban Ocon, compared to the media perception that followed the signature of Daniel Ricciardo.

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F1 2020: Why it promises so much - SkySports F1

"Unless somebody pulls a rabbit out of a hat, then I think we're set for a really exciting year between, Mercedes, Ferrari, ourselves. And it could be a real classic season."

Read more: F1 2020: Why it promises so much - SkySports F1

Ferrari ditch usual plan for 2020 car launch - PlanetF1

Ferrari will not be holding their 2020 car launch at their headquarters in Maranello, instead choosing a historical theatre in Reggio Emilia.

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Hamilton: ‘I need to start paying Kimi to stay!’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has joked that he needs to start paying Kimi Raikkonen to stay in Formula 1 so he does not become the oldest driver.

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2020 Alfa Romeo is a ‘completely new car’ - PlanetF1

Only eighth in last year's championship with the C38, Alfa Romeo will head into the 2020 season with a "completely new" car for Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi.

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Latest revision to proposed Miami F1 circuit avoids public roads - Autosport

The Miami Grand Prix organiser released an updated map of the proposed Formula 1 circuit around the Hard Rock Stadium, which now avoids the use of public roads

Read more: Latest revision to proposed Miami F1 circuit avoids public roads - Autosport

Latest revision to proposed Miami F1 circuit avoids public roads - Autosport

The Miami Grand Prix organiser released an updated map of the proposed Formula 1 circuit around the Hard Rock Stadium, which now avoids the use of public roads

Read more: Latest revision to proposed Miami F1 circuit avoids public roads - Autosport

F1 launches charity auction for Australia wild fire victims - Autosport

Formula 1 will auction off merchandise and a number of experience packages to raise money for those affected by the devastating wild fires in Australia

Read more: F1 launches charity auction for Australia wild fire victims - Autosport

F1 launches charity auction for Australia wild fire victims - Autosport

Formula 1 will auction off merchandise and a number of experience packages to raise money for those affected by the devastating wild fires in Australia

Read more: F1 launches charity auction for Australia wild fire victims - Autosport

Formula 1 launches charity auction for bushfire victims - Motorsport.com

The auction will feature both meet-and-greet style packages and exclusive merchandise, generously donated by teams and drivers.
The list of merchandise includes gloves and boots worn by Danial Ricciardo in 2019, the helmet that Kevin Magnussen will wear during this March's Australian Grand Prix, and race suits from Alex Albon, Max Verstappen, Romain Grosjean and Daniil Kvyat.
As for the ...Keep reading

Read more: Formula 1 launches charity auction for bushfire victims - Motorsport.com

‘I’ve only been really satisfied with a handful of races or qualifying laps’ | Driver performance analysis: George Russell - RaceFans

In our latest driver performance review we hear from George Russell, who endured a tough debut Formula 1 season but said he "probably wouldn't change any of it".

Read more: ‘I’ve only been really satisfied with a handful of races or qualifying laps’ | Driver performance analysis: George Russell - RaceFans

Wolff, Mercedes set to extend Formula 1 stay - PlanetF1

Both Mercedes and Toto Wolff will remain in Formula 1 for the long-term with the latter set to commit his future to the Brackley squad along with Lewis Hamilton.

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

F1 tweaks Miami layout to appease locals - PlanetF1

Formula 1 has made tweaks to the planned Miami GP circuit, removing a stretch of the Northwest 199th Street and altering the times of Friday’s practice to appease locals. Formula 1 bosses are determined to host a second race in the United States and have put plans into place for a grand prix that will […]

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Grosjean denies 2019 was a ‘total failure’ - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean is adamant the 2019 season was not a "total failure" despite Haas recording its worst showing in the Constructors' Championship.

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Miami tweaks proposed car park-based Hard Rock Stadium F1 circuit | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Miami tweaks proposed car park-based circuit • F1 claims highest TV audience for seven years • Ferrari to reveal car in Reggio Emilia

Read more: Miami tweaks proposed car park-based Hard Rock Stadium F1 circuit | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Miami Grand Prix: Formula 1 makes further changes to plans for Florida race - BBC F1

Formula 1 makes further changes to its plans for a Miami Grand Prix in the hope of overturning objections to the race from locals.

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Miami GP organisers reveal new track layout ahead of latest vote - Motorsport.com

In addition they have promised that there will be “no racing during school hours” in a direct response to complaints about potential noise and air pollution associated with the event impacting local school children.
The news comes ahead of a crucial Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, when plans for the race – and specifically zoning issues related to the ...Keep reading

Read more: Miami GP organisers reveal new track layout ahead of latest vote - Motorsport.com

Marko recalls his first meeting with Verstappen - PlanetF1

Red Bull's motorsport advisor, Dr Helmut Marko, has said Max Verstappen had a spirit beyond his years after first meeting the Dutchman when he was 15 years old.

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Ferrari reveal grand launch setting - SkySports F1

Ferrari will launch the car they hope will finally end their long F1 title drought at one of Italy's grandest theatres, on February 11.

Read more: Ferrari reveal grand launch setting - SkySports F1

F1 2019 figures highest since 2012, but UK drops - PlanetF1

The Formula 1 Organisation has released their official viewing figures for 2019 and they're the highest cumulative figures since 2012 across all broadcasting formats.

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Szafnauer warns Stroll Racing Point gains will take time - Motorsport.com

Following the former Force India team being put in to administration back in 2018, Stroll helped lead a consortium to buy it in the hope of building it into a more competitive force.
The investment has helped the team begin work on some ambitious plans for the future, but Szafnauer says there are no illusions about it being able to make big progress immediately.
Asked by Motorsport.com if ...Keep reading

Read more: Szafnauer warns Stroll Racing Point gains will take time - Motorsport.com

Video: Looking back at Williams's iconic FW14B F1 car - Autosport

One of Formula 1's most successful cars, the Williams FW14B, was by far the most advanced car of its time, which allowed Nigel Mansell to dominate the 1992 season

Read more: Video: Looking back at Williams's iconic FW14B F1 car - Autosport

Video: Looking back at Williams's iconic FW14B F1 car - Autosport

One of Formula 1's most successful cars, the Williams FW14B, was by far the most advanced car of its time, which allowed Nigel Mansell to dominate the 1992 season

Read more: Video: Looking back at Williams's iconic FW14B F1 car - Autosport

Kubica linked to customer BMW DTM drive - Motorsport.com - DTM - Stories

Kubica had publicly stated last year that he wishes to have a dual programme in 2020, with an F1 third driver role paired with a DTM race seat being his ideal scenario.
The Polish driver was part of BMW's line-up for post-season testing at Jerez in December, and Motorsport.com understands that Kubica's contract with Alfa Romeo allows him in principle to race for BMW in the category.
The ...Keep reading

Read more: Kubica linked to customer BMW DTM drive - Motorsport.com - DTM - Stories

Ferrari justified in playing Vettel waiting game - PlanetF1

Cesare Fiorio, former sporting director of Ferrari, thinks Scuderia boss Mattia Binotto is right in waiting to make a decision on Sebastian Vettel's future.

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Zandvoort architects withholding Dutch GP track data from F1 teams - Autosport

Zandvoort chiefs are holding back some track data from Formula 1 teams in order to try to stop them being too prepared for the Dutch Grand Prix

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Zandvoort architects withholding Dutch GP track data from F1 teams - Autosport

Zandvoort chiefs are holding back some track data from Formula 1 teams in order to try to stop them being too prepared for the Dutch Grand Prix

Read more: Zandvoort architects withholding Dutch GP track data from F1 teams - Autosport

Ocon was ‘very close’ to 2020 Mercedes seat - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon has revealed he was "very close" to replacing Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes for the 2020 F1 season.

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Zandvoort holding back data from F1 teams - Motorsport.com

Formula 1 teams put an incredible effort in to pre-event preparations for races in terms of computer and driving simulations in a bid to try to perfect the set-up they need before the track action begins.
But in the hope of making things a bit more unpredictable for the return of the Dutch GP, Motorsport.com has learned that Zandvoort architects Dromo are limiting the amount of information ...Keep reading

Read more: Zandvoort holding back data from F1 teams - Motorsport.com

Haas to revert to 2018 colours for this season? - PlanetF1

Parting ways with Rich Energy in 2019, Haas are reportedly set to return to the grey and red colours of 2018.

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New Electric Racing Academy series launched at Zolder | Other motorsport - RaceFans

A new two-tier electric series for Formula 4-style cars, was launched on Monday at Belgium’s Zolder circuit.

Read more: New Electric Racing Academy series launched at Zolder | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Monday, January 20, 2020

Marko has zero regret as Sainz is ‘no Verstappen’ - PlanetF1

Dr Helmut Marko has said he has no regrets letting Carlos Sainz leave Red Bull as he is “no Max Verstappen“. Having long been a part of Red Bull’s young driver programme, Sainz spent the best part of three years at junior team Toro Rosso before joining Renault on an initial loan deal. But, as […]

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Szafnauer warns Stroll: Success takes time - PlanetF1

Although Racing Point now has more funds than in previous years, team principal Otmar Szafnauer has warned new owner Lawrence Stroll that success will take time.

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Williams ‘confident’ FW43 will be ready for testing - PlanetF1

Williams will avoid a repeat of last year's failure to make the opening days of testing, that's according to deputy team boss Claire Williams.

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Symonds ‘didn’t anticipate’ Mercedes’ continued reign - PlanetF1

Pat Symonds didn't expect it would take six seasons for Mercedes' rivals to catch up to them but feels they finally have.

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F1's net zero carbon emissions plans not a "short-term gimmick" - Autosport

Formula 1's plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 are not a "short term gimmick" according to its Director of Strategy and Business Development, Yath Gangakumaran

Read more: F1's net zero carbon emissions plans not a "short-term gimmick" - Autosport

F1's net zero carbon emissions plans not a "short-term gimmick" - Autosport

Formula 1's plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030 are not a "short term gimmick" according to its Director of Strategy and Business Development, Yath Gangakumaran

Read more: F1's net zero carbon emissions plans not a "short-term gimmick" - Autosport

Formula 1: Sean Bratches to leave commercial role - BBC F1

Formula 1 commercial boss Sean Bratches is to leave his role at the end of the month.

Read more: Formula 1: Sean Bratches to leave commercial role - BBC F1

Tost knew in testing already Albon would ‘surprise’ - PlanetF1

Franz Tost says he knew from last year's pre-season test in Barcelona that Alexander Albon had the ability to "surprise" in his debut campaign.

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Formula 1 confirm imminent Bratches exit - PlanetF1

Formula 1 has confirmed that commercial boss Sean Bratches will be officially stepping down from his role at the end of January.

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F1 announces commercial boss Bratches will leave at end of January - Autosport

Formula 1 has announced that commercial boss Sean Bratches will leave his full-time role at the organisation, as predicted last week, in order to spend more time with his family

Read more: F1 announces commercial boss Bratches will leave at end of January - Autosport

F1 announces commercial boss Bratches will leave at end of January - Autosport

Formula 1 has announced that commercial boss Sean Bratches will leave his full-time role at the organisation, as predicted last week, in order to spend more time with his family

Read more: F1 announces commercial boss Bratches will leave at end of January - Autosport

Bratches steps down from F1 role - SkySports F1

F1's commercial chief Sean Bratches will leave at the end of January after three years in the role.

Read more: Bratches steps down from F1 role - SkySports F1

F1 announces exit of commercial boss Bratches - Motorsport.com

Bratches' exit, which was reported by Motorsport.com last week, will officially take place at the end of the current month, although he will remain affiliated with F1 in an advisory capacity.
Rumours of the 59-year-old’s departure first surfaced late last year, and at the Abu Dhabi GP F1 Chairman and CEO Chase Carey confirmed that his future would be discussed in the weeks after the final ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 announces exit of commercial boss Bratches - Motorsport.com

Bratches to step down as F1’s commercial director next week | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1's managing director of commercial operations Sean Bratches will step down from his role at the end of the month, the championship has confirmed.

Read more: Bratches to step down as F1’s commercial director next week | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sunday, January 19, 2020

W Series chief defends Ferrari’s female driver plans - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto's desire to add a female driver to the Academy received some criticism, but W Series chief Catherine Bond Muir has defended the team's intentions.

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Perez won't stay long if results don't improve by end of F1 contract - Autosport

Sergio Perez says he will not stay in Formula 1 much longer if he is not able to fight near the front of the field after his current contract ends

Read more: Perez won't stay long if results don't improve by end of F1 contract - Autosport

Bottas finishes P9 in Arctic Lapland Rally - PlanetF1

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas recovered well from a shaky start to finish ninth in his second Arctic Lapland Rally.

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Zandvoort will be a circuit for ‘very brave drivers’ - PlanetF1

Jarno Zaffelli, the man behind the design changes at Zandvoort, says the circuit will favour the "very brave drivers" as they prepare for the Dutch GP's return.

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Gasly felt like he was in "Hollywood movie" last year - Motorsport.com

Along with the joy of his maiden podium finish in the Brazilian Grand Prix, Gasly suffered some dark days as well in 2019 after being dropped mid season by Red Bull and then losing close friend Anthoine Hubert.
Reflecting on events, Gasly said there was a sense of things not feeling real at times, such were the extremes that he endured.
“It’s been almost like a Hollywood movie,” Gasly ...Keep reading

Read more: Gasly felt like he was in "Hollywood movie" last year - Motorsport.com

Hockenheimring to become business and concert venue? - PlanetF1

With Formula 1 no longer visiting the Hockenheimring, reports suggest that bosses could switch their focus to business events and concerts, rather than racing.

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Horner excited to see how Hamilton handles ‘young wave’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull principal Christian Horner looks forward to seeing Lewis Hamilton go head-to-head with the "young wave" of F1 talent in the coming years.

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Horner: Hamilton taking on wave of new talent is fantastic for F1 - Autosport

Red Bull team principle Christian Horner says the battle between Lewis Hamilton and the "wave" of emerging talent including Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc will be "fantastic" for Formula 1

Read more: Horner: Hamilton taking on wave of new talent is fantastic for F1 - Autosport

Horner: Hamilton taking on wave of new talent is fantastic for F1 - Autosport

Red Bull team principle Christian Horner says the battle between Lewis Hamilton and the "wave" of emerging talent including Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc will be "fantastic" for Formula 1

Read more: Horner: Hamilton taking on wave of new talent is fantastic for F1 - Autosport

Hamilton to sign two-year Mercedes extension – report - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is reportedly in the 'advanced stages' of signing a two-year contract extension with Mercedes, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Guenther denies Da Costa with last-lap pass in Santiago | Formula E - RaceFans

Max Guenther has taken his first Formala E win - and BMWi Andretti's second of this season - in an overheated Santiago Eprix that saw drivers struggling to manage energy.

Read more: Guenther denies Da Costa with last-lap pass in Santiago | Formula E - RaceFans

Evans takes second career pole in Santiago | Formula E - RaceFans

Mitch Evans has taken his and Jaguar's second pole at the Santiago Eprix, after running fastest in free practice and group qualifying.

Read more: Evans takes second career pole in Santiago | Formula E - RaceFans

Marko: Gasly’s Red Bull approach a ‘complete failure’ - PlanetF1

Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko says Pierre Gasly's approach at Red Bull was a "complete failure", but his recovery was amazing.

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Perez: Racing Point’s growth potential unmatched - PlanetF1

Sergio Perez believes no other F1 team has the potential to improve to the level which Racing Point can in 2020.

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Horner eager to see Hamilton take on F1's latest talent "wave" - Motorsport.com

While the two 22-year-olds were powerless to stop Hamilton from securing his sixth F1 drivers' title last year, they both impressed and earned new long-term deals with their respective teams.
Leclerc has committed to Ferrari through 2024, while Verstappen is due to remain at Red Bull until the end of 2023.
Though Hamilton's Mercedes team has dominated F1's hybrid era, Horner is convinced F1 ...Keep reading

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F1 shouldn't moan about calendar expanding up to 25 races - Todt - Autosport

FIA president Jean Todt says Formula 1 personnel should not complain about the stresses of an expanding calendar and instead acknowledge they are fortunate to be involved in the championship

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F1 shouldn't moan about calendar expanding up to 25 races - Todt - Autosport

FIA president Jean Todt says Formula 1 personnel should not complain about the stresses of an expanding calendar and instead acknowledge they are fortunate to be involved in the championship

Read more: F1 shouldn't moan about calendar expanding up to 25 races - Todt - Autosport

Esports important part of Ferrari Driver Academy - PlanetF1

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto says Esports are not only very important for younger generations, but also their Academy.

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Hockenheimring to become business and concert venue? - PlanetF1

With Formula 1 no longer visiting the Hockenheimring, reports suggest that bosses could switch their focus to business events and concerts, rather than racing.

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Why F1's French GP at Paul Ricard is excellent value for money - Autosport

Formula 1 races into Paul Ricard this June for what is sure to be an action-packed French Grand Prix weekend - and one that needn't break the bank

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Why F1's French GP at Paul Ricard is excellent value for money - Autosport

Formula 1 races into Paul Ricard this June for what is sure to be an action-packed French Grand Prix weekend - and one that needn't break the bank

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If Alonso returns to Dakar, it will be to win - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso is yet to decide if he will give the Dakar Rally another shot, but if he did then he would come back with the intention to win.

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Renault can't use F1 2021 ambitions as excuse for poor 2020 season - Autosport

Renault says its high ambitions for the 2021 Formula 1 season must not be used as an excuse if the team has a poor campaign this year

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Renault can't use F1 2021 ambitions as excuse for poor 2020 season - Autosport

Renault says its high ambitions for the 2021 Formula 1 season must not be used as an excuse if the team has a poor campaign this year

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Williams: Ticktum "one of the best" it's had in its simulator - Motorsport.com

Ticktum endured a poor 2019 season, where a move to the Japanese Super Formula championship did not deliver the results he had hoped for – and Red Bull dropped him from its young driver programme.
That decision appeared to make it difficult for Ticktum to find his way back in to F1, but late last year Williams announced that it had appointed him as a development driver.
But despite ...Keep reading

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Ferrari’s pledge to promote women racers ‘isn’t just marketing’ | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir believes Ferrari's pledge to promote women racers is sincere despite having nine men and no women in its driver academy.

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Binotto: Ferrari being No.1 will take ‘a few years’ - PlanetF1

Ferrari boss, Mattia Binotto, has warned it will take a "few years" for them to replace Mercedes as the number one team in Formula 1.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Saudi Arabia track confirms interest in 2023 F1 race | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Saudi Arabia track confirms interest in 2023 F1 race • Ticktum "one of the best drivers we've seen" - Williams • Stroll closing on Aston Martin stake

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Richards: F1 shot itself in foot with foolish hybrid rows - Autosport

Motorsport UK chairman David Richards has criticised the "foolish" in-fighting that overshadowed the ground-breaking thermal efficiency rating of Formula 1's new turbo engines in 2014

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Richards: F1 shot itself in foot with foolish hybrid rows - Autosport

Motorsport UK chairman David Richards has criticised the "foolish" in-fighting that overshadowed the ground-breaking thermal efficiency rating of Formula 1's new turbo engines in 2014

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Channel 4 granted extended F1 highlights in 2020 - PlanetF1

There is a welcome boost for British free-to-air viewers of Formula 1 as Channel 4 has now secured extended race highlights ahead of the 2020 season.

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From grid girls to W Series: One way F1 is ‘walking the talk’ | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1's announcement that it will share its platform with W Series at two rounds this year chimes in perfectly with its owners' new strategy for the sport.

Read more: From grid girls to W Series: One way F1 is ‘walking the talk’ | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1: Saudi Arabia unveil plans for race in 2023 - BBC F1

Saudi Arabia unveils detailed plans for a new race track that is poised to host Formula 1 from 2023.

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Ferrari sign Leclerc's brother Arthur to young driver programme - BBC F1

Charles Leclerc's 19-year-old brother, Arthur, is signed up to Ferrari's young driver programme.

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Mercedes confirm private launch and first run for W11 | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes will present their new W11 in an event at Silverstone on February 14th but have confirmed the launch won't be open to the media or the public.

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F1 champion Mercedes' 2020 car to make track debut on February 14 - Autosport

Mercedes has set a date for the track debut of its 2020 Formula 1 car, which will take place in a shakedown run at Silverstone

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F1 champion Mercedes' 2020 car to make track debut on February 14 - Autosport

Mercedes has set a date for the track debut of its 2020 Formula 1 car, which will take place in a shakedown run at Silverstone

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Mercedes sets date for 2020 F1 car's launch and track debut - Motorsport.com

The 2020 Mercedes will be driven by reigning F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas during the season, as the team will look to score its seventh successive title of the hybrid era.
The car will make its on-track bow on February 14 at the venue of the British Grand Prix, three days after Mercedes’ main rival Ferrari’s 2020 unveiling is poised to kick off F1’s ‘launch ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes sets date for 2020 F1 car's launch and track debut - Motorsport.com

It’s a date! Mercedes to launch on Valentine’s Day - PlanetF1

Mercedes are the fifth Formula 1 team to announce their 2020 launch with the rather romantic date of February 14.

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Hamilton: I'm going to be a machine - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has warned rivals that he will be a "machine" and on "another level" in 2020 as he chases a record-equalling seventh F1 title.

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Ferrari signs Leclerc's brother Arthur as F1 junior - Motorsport.com

Charles Leclerc scored two wins and seven pole positions on his way to fourth in the F1 championship in his first season with Ferrari in 2019 and that led to a new long-term contract.
Now Ferrari has added Arthur Leclerc to the Ferrari Driver Academy, after he scored one win, seven further podiums and two fastest laps in his first season of German F4 with US Racing.
Arthur Leclerc was a late ...Keep reading

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Ferrari signs Leclerc's brother to its F1 junior programme - Autosport

Ferrari has signed Charles Leclerc's brother Arthur to its Formula 1 junior programme, and the 18-year-old will join Prema Powerteam in the Formula Regional European Championship

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Ferrari signs Leclerc's brother to its F1 junior programme - Autosport

Ferrari has signed Charles Leclerc's brother Arthur to its Formula 1 junior programme, and the 18-year-old will join Prema Powerteam in the Formula Regional European Championship

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New Ferrari simulator not ready until spring - PlanetF1

According to rumours in Italy, Ferrari will be without their new simulator for the start of the 2020 season and it will not be ready until spring.

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Renault "the main beneficiary" of F1's 2021 overhaul - Motorsport.com

Following some turbulence at the top of the company – triggered by the sudden ousting of former boss Carlos Ghosn – Renault's interim management announced last year that it was reviewing all its activities, including F1.
That review has been impacted by the confirmation of the 2021 regulations in October, and the subsequent delivery to teams of a draft Concorde Agreement.
Abiteboul is ...Keep reading

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Hamilton to sign two-year Mercedes extension – report - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is reportedly in the 'advanced stages' of signing a two-year contract extension with Mercedes, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Verstappen: Red Bull wants to go back to dominating F1 - Autosport

Max Verstappen says his Red Bull team wants to go back to "dominating" Formula 1, and believes its staff has retained a "winners' mentality"

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Verstappen: Red Bull wants to go back to dominating F1 - Autosport

Max Verstappen says his Red Bull team wants to go back to "dominating" Formula 1, and believes its staff has retained a "winners' mentality"

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Giovinazzi will be “much more ready” in Melbourne this year | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Antonio Giovinazzi expects he will be much better prepared for the first race of the 2020 F1 season compared to last year.

Read more: Giovinazzi will be “much more ready” in Melbourne this year | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Alonso: Hamilton lifestyle not possible in normal car - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso believes the strength of the Mercedes car allows Lewis Hamilton to have the lifestyle he has outside Formula 1.

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‘Ferrari won’t sign a top driver like Hamilton’ - PlanetF1

Former Ferrari team principal, Stefano Domenicali, is the latest to cast doubt over Lewis Hamilton joining the Scuderia from Mercedes in 2021.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Hamilton warns he will be "a machine" in 2020 - Motorsport.com

Posting on Instagram with a photo of him at his house, the six-time world champion said that the happiness he now had would make him better than ever in 2020.
"To own a home that I love so much, get to create so many wonderful memories brings me more happiness than I ever thought I could deserve," he wrote.
"I am at peace when I'm here, can focus and build my mind and body so that I can come ...Keep reading

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Hamilton: ‘I’m going to be a machine this year’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has vowed to "be a machine" in 2020 as he attempts to win a record-equalling seventh World Championship title.

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First images of F1 Vietnam GP pits revealed after work completed - Autosport

The Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation has released the first official images of the Hanoi circuit's new pit building as preparations continue for the country's first Formula 1 race in April

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First images of F1 Vietnam GP pits revealed after work completed - Autosport

The Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation has released the first official images of the Hanoi circuit's new pit building as preparations continue for the country's first Formula 1 race in April

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New Vietnam circuit reveals first pictures of pit building - Motorsport.com

The 300m long building, designed by architects Tilke Engineering, draws inspiration from two of the city's major landmarks: the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long and the Pavilion of the Constellation of Literature.
The former is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the latter is regarded as the symbol of the city and, according to race organisers, reflects Vietnam's "rich literary heritage and ...Keep reading

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F1 commercial boss Bratches set to depart role - Autosport

Autosport understands Liberty Media has finalised arrangements for the departure of Formula 1 commercial boss Sean Bratches, who is expected to step down as early as next week

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F1 commercial boss Bratches set to depart role - Autosport

Autosport understands Liberty Media has finalised arrangements for the departure of Formula 1 commercial boss Sean Bratches, who is expected to step down as early as next week

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Red Bull wants to get back to dominating F1 - Verstappen - Motorsport.com

Between 2010 and 2013, Red Bull won four constructors' titles and four drivers' championships with Sebastian Vettel, who at the end of '13 equalled Alberto Ascari's record of nine consecutive grand prix wins.
However, no Red Bull driver has come to even within 100 points of the title since the hybrid era began the following year.
Despite this, Verstappen - who has won eight races for Red ...Keep reading

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Horner: Only a 'rabbit out the hat' will stop F1 '20 being a classic - Autosport

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Formula 1 is set for a "classic season" between his outfit, Mercedes and Ferrari "unless somebody pulls a rabbit out of a hat"

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Horner: Only a 'rabbit out the hat' will stop F1 '20 being a classic - Autosport

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Formula 1 is set for a "classic season" between his outfit, Mercedes and Ferrari "unless somebody pulls a rabbit out of a hat"

Read more: Horner: Only a 'rabbit out the hat' will stop F1 '20 being a classic - Autosport

Two W Series races form part of F1 support bill - PlanetF1

The all-female W Series has a closer alignment with Formula 1 as the last two races of the season will feature on Formula 1's support bill.

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Alonso: Hamilton lifestyle not possible in normal car - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso believes the strength of the Mercedes car allows Lewis Hamilton to have the lifestyle he has outside Formula 1.

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W Series adds new F1 support races in USA and Mexico | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

All-female championship W Series has added two rounds supporting the Formula 1 world championship to its 2020 calendar.

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New Ferrari car ‘not impressing’ engineers? - PlanetF1

Reports in Italy suggest that Ferrari's engineers are not too impressed by the early indications from their 2020 challenger.

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Horner: Only ‘rabbit out of a hat’ can stop classic 2020 - PlanetF1

Red Bull principal Christian Horner believes only someone "pulling a rabbit out of a hat" can stop his team, Mercedes and Ferrari from delivering a classic 2020 season.

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Alonso suffers double rollover crash in Dakar Rally - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso's Toyota Hilux has suffered damaged after it rolled over twice in a crash during stage 10 of the Dakar Rally.

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Financial concerns over finding the next Lewis Hamilton - PlanetF1

There are fears that the extortionate cost of racing will prevent the UK from finding the next Lewis Hamilton in the future.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Alonso: ‘I have the idea of returning to Formula 1’ - PlanetF1

Two-time World Champion Fernando Alonso has the "idea of returning to Formula 1" from 2021, but doesn't see room for himself at Ferrari.

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Renault announce 2020 car launch date - PlanetF1

Renault have confirmed that they will launch their 2020 challenger on Wednesday 12 February.

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What will be the big political stories of the 2020 F1 season? | Racing Lines - RaceFans

Will all 10 teams commit to the future of F1? Will new entries arrive? Dieter Rencken analyses the surprises that could be in store for 2020.

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Renault confirm Paris launch for new car - SkySports F1

Renault have become the latest to team to confirm the launch date of their new car for the 2020 season.

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Renault unveils date for its 2020 F1 launch - Motorsport.com

The team will hold its official 2020 season presentation on February 12, one day after Ferrari is set to kick off F1’s ‘launch season’.
The upcoming campaign will mark the fifth season since Renault returned to F1 as a manufacturer team, taking over the Enstone-based Lotus outfit.
It finished ninth, sixth and fourth in its first three years, but had a disappointing 2019 despite the ...Keep reading

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Renault Formula 1 team announces 2020 season launch date - Autosport

Renault has revealed a February launch date for its 2020 Formula 1 campaign, in which it will be represented by Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon

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Renault Formula 1 team announces 2020 season launch date - Autosport

Renault has revealed a February launch date for its 2020 Formula 1 campaign, in which it will be represented by Daniel Ricciardo and Esteban Ocon

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New Ferrari car ‘not impressing’ engineers? - PlanetF1

Reports in Italy suggest that Ferrari's engineers are not too impressed by the early indications from their 2020 challenger.

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Only "rabbit out of a hat" can cost F1 its 2020 "classic" - Motorsport.com

Unbeaten in F1’s hybrid era, Mercedes has wrapped up every drivers’ and constructors’ title since 2014 ahead of each respective season’s finale, as neither Red Bull nor Ferrari have managed to consistently match the Silver Arrows’ performance over a campaign.
Last year, Ferrari looked poised to finally end Mercedes’ dominant streak as it grabbed the headlines in the pre-season, only ...Keep reading

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Nissany lands test driver role with Williams - PlanetF1

Former Formula 2 driver Roy Nissany has been unveiled as Williams' test driver for the 2020 season.

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