Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Ferrari to unveil revamped car…but not until Hungary - PlanetF1

Ferrari has undertaken a "significant change of direction" with their SF1000, but will not be introducing their revamped car until the third round in Hungary.

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Ocon: I’ve changed everything I do to minimise virus risk | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Esteban Ocon says he's doing everything he can to avoid catching the Covid-19 coronavirus, while Daniel Ricciardo admits he's "got through a lot of cleaning products".

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Red Bull did not give Vettel “hope” of possible 2021 deal – Marko | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Red Bull did not give Vettel "hope" of possible 2021 deal - Marko • Ferrari to pay tribute to Zanardi in Austria • COTA would accept no race in 2020

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‘The Vettel I know hasn’t checked out’ - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel has not "checked out", rather he has been released from the immense Ferrari pressure, that's according to Johnny Herbert.

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Renault appoints Sirotkin as second reserve driver | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sergey Sirotkin will return for a third season as Renault's reserve driver, the team has announced.

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Sirotkin continues in Renault F1 reserve role for 2020 season - Autosport

Renault has announced that Sergey Sirotkin will continue as its Formula 1 reserve driver through the 2020 season

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Sirotkin continues in Renault F1 reserve role for 2020 season - Autosport

Renault has announced that Sergey Sirotkin will continue as its Formula 1 reserve driver through the 2020 season

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How Mercedes can address the lack of minority representation in F1 - Autosport

As Mercedes revealed that only 3% of its Formula 1 workforce identified as having a minority ethnic background, the team has sought change. But it must also help fix the societal imbalance that hinders BAME involvement in F1 and other STEM careers

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How Mercedes can address the lack of minority representation in F1 - Autosport

As Mercedes revealed that only 3% of its Formula 1 workforce identified as having a minority ethnic background, the team has sought change. But it must also help fix the societal imbalance that hinders BAME involvement in F1 and other STEM careers

Read more: How Mercedes can address the lack of minority representation in F1 - Autosport

McLaren ‘balancing’ new parts with upgrades - PlanetF1

Starting the campaign with a triple header, McLaren team boss Andreas Seidl says the Woking team is balancing building parts with updating the car.

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Phone call from Hamilton led to Mercedes’ black livery switch | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton instigated Mercedes' decision to run a black livery for the 2020 F1 season as a stand against racism, team principal Toto Wolff revealed.

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Mercedes "reinventing" to replace outgoing Cowell - Motorsport.com

A new management structure will officially begin to operate on Wednesday, following the announcement earlier this month that Cowell is moving on.
Cowell will work alongside new managing director Hywel Thomas, who will have responsibility of F1 powertrains, during a period of transition.
“There are two angles to it,” Wolff told an F1 vodcast. “Obviously Andy needed a new challenge, and ...Keep reading

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‘Less to lose as far as risk and reward’ - PlanetF1

Facing a shortened 2020 championship, Daniel Ricciardo reckons the midfield runners will be going for it as they have "less to lose as far as risk and reward" goes.

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Formula 1: Can you name the famous circuits from just one clue? - BBC F1

The 2020 Formula 1 season is almost ready to start, so can you name these famous circuits from just one clue? Take the quiz to find out.

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Top 10 F1 Austrian GPs ranked: Hamilton, Schumacher and more - Autosport

The 2020 Formula 1 season finally gets underway in Austria this weekend. From team-mates colliding to victory by just 0.050s, Autosport has picked out the 10 best races from the event's rich history

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Top 10 F1 Austrian GPs ranked: Hamilton, Schumacher and more - Autosport

The 2020 Formula 1 season finally gets underway in Austria this weekend. From team-mates colliding to victory by just 0.050s, Autosport has picked out the 10 best races from the event's rich history

Read more: Top 10 F1 Austrian GPs ranked: Hamilton, Schumacher and more - Autosport

Brundle: Ferrari split could help Vettel fly in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari departure at the end of 2020 could be the spark to help him 'fly' in his final season with the team, reckons Formula 1 commentator Martin Brundle

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Brundle: Ferrari split could help Vettel fly in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari departure at the end of 2020 could be the spark to help him 'fly' in his final season with the team, reckons Formula 1 commentator Martin Brundle

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Mugello in current F1 cars would be "insane" - Ricciardo - Motorsport.com

With F1 chiefs looking likely to expand the European season in September, there are mounting indications that the Ferrari-owned Mugello circuit will be allowed to hold a race on September 13, one week after Monza.
That would nicely coincide with Ferrari's 1000th world championship grand prix .
The elevation changes and high-speed nature of Mugello have made it a favourite for fans and ...Keep reading

Read more: Mugello in current F1 cars would be "insane" - Ricciardo - Motorsport.com

Kimi doubts ‘restrictions’ will bother drivers - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen feels once the drivers climb into their cars on Friday all the new "restrictions" will fall by the wayside.

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Fans warned to stay away from Silverstone races - PlanetF1

Northamptonshire police have warned fans to stay away from the Silverstone circuit when it hosts a double header next month.

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Can F1 get its show back on the road? Six Austrian GP talking points | 2020 Austrian Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 intends to begin its season with a run of eight races in 10 weeks - so a lot is riding on a successful start this Sunday. Here are the talking points for the Austrian Grand Prix.

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Monday, June 29, 2020

‘I told Alonso he should sign with Renault’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has been "told" he should return to Formula 1 with Renault with Pedro de la Rosa saying F1 should have the "best" drivers.

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Zanardi ‘stable’ after further neurosurgery - PlanetF1

Alex Zanardi is said to be in a "stable" condition after undergoing a second round of neurological surgery.

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Are Red Bull, Verstappen the real deal in 2020? - SkySports F1

Red Bull seems gung-ho confident as the season is about to start with two races on its home track, followed by another in Hungary - both venues in recent years very happy hunting grounds for the team.

Read more: Are Red Bull, Verstappen the real deal in 2020? - SkySports F1

Steiner: Always positives in everything - PlanetF1

With the on-track action heating up this weekend, Guenther Steiner has urged F1 bosses to continue working together to make the sport better.

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McLaren agrees £150m loan with Bahrain bank - Motorsport.com

The McLaren Group, which includes both the Formula 1 team and its road car business, has been hit hard by the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
But an attempt to refinance its operations to help it overcome short-term difficulties hit a road block when a group of creditors resisted attempts for it to raise finance through the release of securities such as its heritage car collection ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren agrees £150m loan with Bahrain bank - Motorsport.com

F1 News: McLaren Group secures £150m loan from Bank of Bahrain - Autosport

McLaren has agreed a £150 million loan arrangement with the National Bank of Bahrain to ease short-term cash flow problems which would have impacted its Formula 1 operation

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F1 News: McLaren Group secures £150m loan from Bank of Bahrain - Autosport

McLaren has agreed a £150 million loan arrangement with the National Bank of Bahrain to ease short-term cash flow problems which would have impacted its Formula 1 operation

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Mercedes to race all-black F1 livery to support diversity - Motorsport.com

The reigning constructors' champion team announced the new look for the Mercedes W11 car on Monday ahead of this weekend's season opener in Austria.
Mercedes has traditionally raced in silver throughout its time in F1, dating as far back as 1954, but will now run in black for the entirety of the new season.
The new black livery base retains the green trim of title sponsor Petronas, the red ...Keep reading

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Mercedes reveals new black “end racism” livery for F1 car | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes has revealed a new black livery for its Formula 1 car emblazoned with the motto "end racism" on its Halo.

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Mercedes switches to black F1 livery in anti-racism message - Autosport

Mercedes has unveiled a new, black livery for the 2020 Formula 1 season as part of a new campaign to fight racism

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Mercedes switches to black F1 livery in anti-racism message - Autosport

Mercedes has unveiled a new, black livery for the 2020 Formula 1 season as part of a new campaign to fight racism

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De la Rosa warns against writing off Ferrari - PlanetF1

Although Ferrari was off the pace in pre-season testing, Pedro de la Rosa says it would be wrong to rule the Scuderia out of this year's fight.

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Mercedes to run black cars in anti-racism pledge - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will race black-liveried Mercedes cars in the 2020 season as F1's world champions make a powerful and visual stand against racism and for diversity.

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Ferrari will separate Vettel and Leclerc’s teams - PlanetF1

Ferrari will isolate Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc's teams to ensure they don't have a situation where both record a positive test.

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Brundle: Ferrari split could help Vettel "fly" in 2020 - Motorsport.com

With Vettel and Ferrrai having announced during the lockdown period that they were parting company at the end of 2020 after failing to agree a new deal, there had been some suggestions that it could leave the German on the backfoot and demotivated for the battle ahead.
However, Sky F1’s Brundle thinks the opposite will be true: and that Vettel will go all out for himself in a way that could ...Keep reading

Read more: Brundle: Ferrari split could help Vettel "fly" in 2020 - Motorsport.com

How F1 teams will attack the Austrian GP season opener - Motorsport.com

The first race, first scheduled as the 11th round of the championship, occupies its same original date on the calendar so will throw up its usual challenges.
So allied to the normal hot weather and potential for storms, the dominating characteristic that will be on the team's minds is that the Red Bull Ring sits 660m above sea-level and puts them on the back foot as they do their best to reach ...Keep reading

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Hamilton ‘still sick’ over losing 2007 title - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says losing the 2007 World title through a driver error at the Chinese GP still haunts him to this day.

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‘F1 began discussing qualy races last year’ - PlanetF1

Although talk of qualifying races hit the headlines this year, Ross Brawn says F1 already broached the subject last season.

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Ricciardo: Renault can take more risks in "less to lose" F1 midfield fight - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo hopes Renault will try and take more risks through the shorter 2020 Formula 1 season, saying there is "less to lose" for the midfield teams

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Ricciardo: Renault can take more risks in "less to lose" F1 midfield fight - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo hopes Renault will try and take more risks through the shorter 2020 Formula 1 season, saying there is "less to lose" for the midfield teams

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Austrian Grand Prix 2020: Time, TV channel, live stream & grid - PlanetF1

It's been a long wait, but Formula 1 is finally back. First up in 2020, we're heading to the Red Bull Ring for the Austrian Grand Prix.

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2020 Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix session timings and preview - Motorsport.com

F1’s 70th anniversary season was originally due to begin at the Australian Grand Prix in March, but the race had to be cancelled prior to first practice after a member of the McLaren team tested positive for coronavirus.
Since then the entire calendar has been reshuffled, while a number of high-profile events such as the Monaco Grand Prix and the returning Dutch GP at Zandvoort have been ...Keep reading

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Renault on a ‘mission’ after 2019 ‘frustrations’ - PlanetF1

Renault has a "mission" to fulfil this season after "some frustrations" with its 2019 performances.

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Green light expected for Mugello and Algarve F1 races | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 is expected to announce further race plans for the remainder of 2020 before this weekend's season-opener, including at least two new additions to the calendar.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

Brundle: Hamilton to Ferrari is by no means over - PlanetF1

Ferrari's decision to sign Carlos Sainz doesn't mean Lewis Hamilton won't head to Maranello in 2023, that's according to Martin Brundle.

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The A to Z of Formula 1's return - SkySports F1

The 2020 Formula 1 is finally set to get underway in Austria from Friday, four months after the intended start of what had been a hugely-anticipated season was delayed.

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Giovinazzi a ‘supporter’ of Italian triple - PlanetF1

Antonio Giovinazzi would love to see Formula 1 race at three Italian circuits this September, even if none of the races have a single fan in the stands.

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F1 cost cap won't harm Mercedes relationship, says Racing Point - Autosport

Racing Point Formula 1 boss Otmar Szafnauer doesn't believe a closer field in the future will jeopardise the team's technical partnership with Mercedes

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F1 cost cap won't harm Mercedes relationship, says Racing Point - Autosport

Racing Point Formula 1 boss Otmar Szafnauer doesn't believe a closer field in the future will jeopardise the team's technical partnership with Mercedes

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Abiteboul: One positive test could eliminate a team - PlanetF1

Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul is fearful that one positive COVID-19 test could force an entire team to miss a race.

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Brawn: Austria will be exciting even without reverse grid - Motorsport.com

F1 will hold back-to-back races at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on July 5 and July 12 to start the revised 2020 calendar after the opening 10 rounds were called off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It will mark the first time in F1 history that a circuit has held multiple rounds of the world championship in the same season, with Silverstone set to do the same in August.
F1 officials had ...Keep reading

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Mercedes: ‘There will be staff redundancies’ - PlanetF1

Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has confirmed that although the team are looking at solutions, it's inevitable that staff will be made redundant.

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Ricciardo: No awkwardness at Renault despite decision to leave | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says he expects to get "back to business" as normal at Renault despite his decision to leave the team at the end of the year.

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Ferrari don’t expect slower pitstops under new rules - PlanetF1

Although there is now a limit on the number of staff that teams can have at a race weekend, Ferrari don't expect it to slow down pitstops.

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Montoya seals Legends Triple Crown as Alonso falters - PlanetF1

A costly crash for Fernando Alonso allowed Juan Pablo Montoya to snatch the Legends Triple Crown title in dramatic fashion.

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Racing Point: Cost cap won’t harm Mercedes relationship - Motorsport.com

Along with its power unit the world championship-winning outfit provides a gearbox and other systems to Racing Point, as well as usage of the Brackley wind tunnel.
Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul suggested recently that such relationships could be under threat if the cost cap closes the field up and the bigger teams become less keen to supply technology to partners who could potentially challenge ...Keep reading

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Abiteboul: One positive COVID-19 test could bring down whole F1 team - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 chief Cyril Abiteboul fears one positive test for COVID-19 striking at the wrong time could bring down a team and force it to miss a race

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Abiteboul: One positive COVID-19 test could bring down whole F1 team - Autosport

Renault Formula 1 chief Cyril Abiteboul fears one positive test for COVID-19 striking at the wrong time could bring down a team and force it to miss a race

Read more: Abiteboul: One positive COVID-19 test could bring down whole F1 team - Autosport

Russell predicts ‘mistakes’ with race management - PlanetF1

George Russell expects race management and qualifying strategies to be the areas where drivers will need the most work this season.

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Wolff says F1 will put on a show to counter ‘weird’ situation - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff is confident that Formula 1 can overcome the "weirdness" of the new-look series and entertain in Austria.

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Autosport 70: How Peterson resurrected his F1 career – in his own words - Autosport

Ronnie Peterson, who took his first Formula 1 win 47 years ago at the French Grand Prix, is a motorsport legend. When he spoke to CHRIS HOCKLEY for the 7 September 1978 issue of Autosport magazine, he was at the height of his powers, but the great Swede was tragically killed just days later at the Italian Grand Prix

Read more: Autosport 70: How Peterson resurrected his F1 career – in his own words - Autosport

Autosport 70: How Peterson resurrected his F1 career – in his own words - Autosport

Ronnie Peterson, who took his first Formula 1 win 47 years ago at the French Grand Prix, is a motorsport legend. When he spoke to CHRIS HOCKLEY for the 7 September 1978 issue of Autosport magazine, he was at the height of his powers, but the great Swede was tragically killed just days later at the Italian Grand Prix

Read more: Autosport 70: How Peterson resurrected his F1 career – in his own words - Autosport

Vettel: Grid will close up for second Austria race - PlanetF1

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has predicted that the gaps between teams will shrink from the first to the second race in Austria.

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Ferrari certain F1 pitstops won't be any slower with restrictions - Autosport

Formula 1's pitstops should not be any slower as a result of the staffing restrictions that have been put on teams, reckons Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies

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Ferrari certain F1 pitstops won't be any slower with restrictions - Autosport

Formula 1's pitstops should not be any slower as a result of the staffing restrictions that have been put on teams, reckons Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies

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Ferrari: New restrictions won't slow down F1 pitstops - Motorsport.com

As part of the protocols introduced amid the coronavirus pandemic, teams have had to cut back on the number of staff members they are allowed at races.
An overall limit on personnel allowed to work on the car has been replaced with a limit on total team members at the event – with the ceiling set at 80.
Furthermore, amid efforts to limit the spread of coronavirus if a team member is ...Keep reading

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Hamilton : F1 needs to race in ‘Africa’ again - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is desperate for Formula 1 to return to Africa, saying the normal calendar visits locations that "leave nothing behind".

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“TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 2” reviewed | Review - RaceFans

Want to take on against a track that's three times as long as the Nurburgring Nordschleife? TT Isle of Man 2 offers pits you against "the most dangerous road race ever".

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Hakkinen: Ferrari aren’t on Mercedes/Red Bull level - PlanetF1

Two-time World Champion Mika Hakkinen doesn't think Ferrari are on the same level as Mercedes or Red Bull in 2020.

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Alfa Romeo teams up with Acer - F1technical.net

The Alfa Romeo Racing Orlen team has announced that it will be joining forces with Acer, a global leader in high-performance computing. The partnership will begin at the start of the delayed 2020 F1 season.

Read more: Alfa Romeo teams up with Acer - F1technical.net

Brown: Season could be shorter again than planned - PlanetF1

McLaren CEO Zak Brown has warned that the 2020 season may not be able to be extended to the length Formula 1 wants.

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Let’s have more diversity in motorsport calendars too | Comment - RaceFans

While motorsport presses for greater diversity among its competitors, it should also reflect on its absence from parts of the world.

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Austria F1 2019 retrospective: The defeat that sharpened Leclerc's teeth - Autosport

Charles Leclerc was dealt a bitter defeat in the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - streamed by Formula 1 today. But the bareknuckle aggression which cost him a debut win would ultimately sharpen his teeth for combat

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Austria F1 2019 retrospective: The defeat that sharpened Leclerc's teeth - Autosport

Charles Leclerc was dealt a bitter defeat in the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix - streamed by Formula 1 today. But the bareknuckle aggression which cost him a debut win would ultimately sharpen his teeth for combat

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Nissany to be ‘World Champion with Williams’ - PlanetF1

Canadian billionaire Sylvan Adams is backing Israeli reserve driver Roy Nissany with the goal of making him World Champion with Williams.

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Hamilton: Lack of F1 diversity under Ecclestone makes "sense" - Motorsport.com

Ecclestone was at the helm of F1 for 40 years before exiting when F1 was taken over by Liberty Media in January 2017.
F1 has recently begun a new campaign to make the sport more inclusive, while six-time world champion Hamilton - the only black driver in F1 history - has launched his own commission to improve diversity throughout motorsport.
Ecclestone said in an interview with CNN ...Keep reading

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Red Bull will be ‘chomping at the heels’ of Mercedes - PlanetF1

McLaren CEO Zak Brown believes Red Bull will be "chomping at the heels" of Mercedes in 2020, but the Silver Arrows are still the dominant outfit.

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Leading Supercars drivers call for aero cuts to promote better racing - Autosport

Supercars needs further aero cuts to promote better racing, according to a number of the category's leading drivers

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Leading Supercars drivers call for aero cuts to promote better racing - Autosport

Supercars needs further aero cuts to promote better racing, according to a number of the category's leading drivers

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Lewis Hamilton says Bernie Ecclestone comments on race 'ignorant' - BBC F1

Lewis Hamilton says Bernie Ecclestone is "ignorant and uneducated" after the ex-Formula 1 boss made comments about racism.

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Excitement from virtual Le Mans ‘shocked’ Gasly - PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly admits that the amount of enjoyment he got from competing in the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans "shocked him".

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Tents, awnings to replace F1 motorhomes in Austrian GP paddock - Autosport

Formula 1's paddock will look completely different at its first races back with tents and awnings replacing motorhomes, and team trucks further away from garages

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Tents, awnings to replace F1 motorhomes in Austrian GP paddock - Autosport

Formula 1's paddock will look completely different at its first races back with tents and awnings replacing motorhomes, and team trucks further away from garages

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Sky Italia extends F1 deal until 2022 - PlanetF1

Sky Italia have extended their deal to broadcast Formula 1 live in Italy until 2022.

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W Series: Getting driver in F1 the ‘ultimate’ aim - PlanetF1

Helping a female driver secure a seat in Formula 1 is the "ultimate ambition" of W Series, according to the communications director.

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Brown cautions F1 season might not be as full as hoped - Motorsport.com

At the moment only eight races are formally scheduled, starting in Austria next week, although more are expected to be confirmed in the coming days.
F1 CEO Chase Carey has consistently said that there will be a calendar of at least 15 races, but he has struggled to confirm any events outside Europe thus far.
Asked how tough it would be for the teams had the season not resumed ...Keep reading

Read more: Brown cautions F1 season might not be as full as hoped - Motorsport.com

Renault and Haas with different development programme - F1technical.net

While Renault intends to introduce a raft of upgrades in the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, its rival midfield team Haas has decided to hold fire on unveiling new parts to its 2020 car.

Read more: Renault and Haas with different development programme - F1technical.net

Red Bull will be ‘chomping at the heels’ of Mercedes, predicts Brown | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Red Bull have overtaken Ferrari as the closest threat to Mercedes, McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown believes.

Read more: Red Bull will be ‘chomping at the heels’ of Mercedes, predicts Brown | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton: Lack of F1 diversity under Ecclestone "makes complete sense" - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says the lack of action to improve diversity in Formula 1 under Bernie Ecclestone "makes complete sense" following the sport's former supremo's comments about racism

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Hamilton: Lack of F1 diversity under Ecclestone "makes complete sense" - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says the lack of action to improve diversity in Formula 1 under Bernie Ecclestone "makes complete sense" following the sport's former supremo's comments about racism

Read more: Hamilton: Lack of F1 diversity under Ecclestone "makes complete sense" - Autosport

Ocon: R.S.20 now ‘very different’ to Australia spec - PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon says Renault's R.S.20 is now a "very different" car to the one they brought to Australia, saying some of the parts haven't been driven before.

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Mugello in a 2020 Formula 1 car would be ‘insane’ - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo is practically salivating at the prospect of a Formula 1 race at Mugello, saying it would be "insane" in the 2020 cars.

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Friday, June 26, 2020

F1 confirms a deal with Sky Deutschland while RTL leaves the sport - F1technical.net

Formula One has announced that it has agreed to a new, long term, exclusive rights deal with Sky Deutschland that will start in the 2021 F1 World Championship.

Read more: F1 confirms a deal with Sky Deutschland while RTL leaves the sport - F1technical.net

Ferrari only bringing minor upgrades to Austria - PlanetF1

Testing suggested that Ferrari didn't have the pace of Red Bull and Mercedes. Despite this, they won't be bringing major upgrades to Austria.

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Brown: McLaren won’t hide things from Sainz - PlanetF1

Despite the fact that he's leaving for Ferrari at the end of it, McLaren won't hide anything from Carlos Sainz this season, Zak Brown says.

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Renault F1 team to bring triple-upgrade package for Austrian GP - Autosport

Renault is set to bring planned upgrades from three cancelled races to next week's Formula 1 season-opener in Austria in a bid to boost the performance of its car

Read more: Renault F1 team to bring triple-upgrade package for Austrian GP - Autosport

Renault plans triple upgrade package for Austrian GP - Motorsport.com

Renault had planned an aggressive approach to updates for its R.S.20 car through 2020, only for the COVID-19 pandemic to result in a delay to the start of the season.
But the team continued to work on the developments it had planned to bring to races in Vietnam, the Netherlands and Spain, all of which will be combined and put on the car for next week's Austrian Grand Prix.
"The upgrades are ...Keep reading

Read more: Renault plans triple upgrade package for Austrian GP - Motorsport.com

Brown: McLaren won’t keep information from Sainz - PlanetF1

Despite the fact that he's leaving for Ferrari at the end of it, McLaren won't hide anything from Carlos Sainz this season, Zak Brown says.

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Renault’s car will be “very different” at first race compared to Australia | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Esteban Ocon says Renault will bring a significantly revised car to the first race of the 2020 F1 season next week.

Read more: Renault’s car will be “very different” at first race compared to Australia | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Ferrari: Wearing masks in F1 action biggest challenge of COVID-19 protocols - Autosport

Wearing a face mask amid the heat and intensity of a Formula 1 garage will be the biggest challenge for team personnel from new coronavirus protocols, reckons Ferrari's Laurent Mekies

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Ferrari: Wearing masks in F1 action biggest challenge of COVID-19 protocols - Autosport

Wearing a face mask amid the heat and intensity of a Formula 1 garage will be the biggest challenge for team personnel from new coronavirus protocols, reckons Ferrari's Laurent Mekies

Read more: Ferrari: Wearing masks in F1 action biggest challenge of COVID-19 protocols - Autosport

China the only ‘fixed’ flyaway race for 2020 - PlanetF1

Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko says China is currently the only "fixed" non-European race on the 2020 calendar.

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Still no ‘clear picture’ for COTA over United States GP - PlanetF1

Circuit of the Americas Bobby Epstein has revealed there is still no "clear picture" for how a United States GP could be held in 2020.

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Albon: Adapting to new protocols "pretty seamless" - Motorsport.com

Albon completed the allowed 100kms on Pirelli’s demo tyres after an absence of 118 days since he took part in winter testing at Barcelona.
Teammate Max Verstappen was absent due to potential travel and quarantine issues and the fact that the low amount of mileage meant there was little point in splitting it between two drivers.
Albon noted that despite the long break he felt ...Keep reading

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Say hello, again, to the Williams FW43 - PlanetF1

Williams have revealed their updated livery which will grace the FW43 for the 2020 Formula 1 season.

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Masks the biggest challenge for F1 staff - Ferrari - Motorsport.com

As teams gear up for the first race of the F1 season at the Austrian Grand Prix next weekend, a number of outfits have already run private tests to try to get used to a new way of working.
Although all competitors are braced for logistical difficulties and work to take longer because of social distancing requirements, Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies says it is adjusting to life with a ...Keep reading

Read more: Masks the biggest challenge for F1 staff - Ferrari - Motorsport.com

Brawn’s response to Mercedes’ aero handicap opposition - PlanetF1

F1 managing director Ross Brawn was amused by Mercedes' opposition to the new aero rules from 2021, they presumed they were always going to win.

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Williams F1 team unveils new 2020 livery - Autosport

Williams has unveiled its new livery ahead of the first race of the 2020 Formula 1 season in Austria next week

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Williams F1 team unveils new 2020 livery - Autosport

Williams has unveiled its new livery ahead of the first race of the 2020 Formula 1 season in Austria next week

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Williams unveils new livery for 2020 F1 season - Motorsport.com

The Grove-based outfit has revamped its colour scheme in the wake of the split with title sponsor ROKiT last month.
ROKiT had joined the outfit for the start of 2019 and had a long term deal in place, but Williams elected to terminate the agreement early for unspecified reasons.
The revamped white-and-blue livery features an increased branding presence from Canadian food company Sofina, and ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams unveils new livery for 2020 F1 season - Motorsport.com

Williams reveals new livery after split from Rokit | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Williams has revealed its revised livery for the 2020 F1 season following its split from former title sponsor Rokit.

Read more: Williams reveals new livery after split from Rokit | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 quiz: Most fastest laps in F1 history - PlanetF1

We've had plenty of quizzes about winners and podium finishers, but what about those who have set countless fastest laps in their F1 careers?

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Driver previews: Red Bull, Ferrari, Mercedes - PlanetF1

The 2020 Formula One season is now very much in sight, and hopes are high that the drivers can cook up a classic.

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Ferrari: Reduction to COVID-19 tests not a risk - PlanetF1

The amount of COVID-19 testing F1 personnel must complete has been reduced, but Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies says the series isn't taking a risk.

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Less frequent Covid-19 tests for F1 staff at Closed Events | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 will test staff for Covid-19 every five days instead of the two previously announced according to Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies, who supports the change.

Read more: Less frequent Covid-19 tests for F1 staff at Closed Events | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 is back: New season live on Sky Sports - SkySports F1

Formula 1 is back - and Sky Sports F1 is ready to cover every race of the sport's return live.

Read more: F1 is back: New season live on Sky Sports - SkySports F1

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Abiteboul: ‘No F1 crowds until 2021’ - PlanetF1

Packed grandstands at Formula 1 races are unlikely until 2021, according to Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul.

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Williams set to unveil new F1 livery on Friday - Autosport

Williams will unveil its new Formula 1 livery on Friday morning, with just one week to go until the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix

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Williams set to unveil new F1 livery on Friday - Autosport

Williams will unveil its new Formula 1 livery on Friday morning, with just one week to go until the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix

Read more: Williams set to unveil new F1 livery on Friday - Autosport

McLaren ‘seeking £150m Bahrain bank loan’ - PlanetF1

McLaren are set to address their financial worries by arranging a loan from the National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) to provide a £150m cash injection next month.

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Williams to unveil new 2020 F1 livery on Friday - Motorsport.com

The Grove-based outfit split with title sponsor ROKiT last month for unspecified reasons, which has prompted a rethink of its colour scheme.
In a tweet on Thursday, Williams said that the new livery would be launched at 9am on Friday morning – as it teased the reaction from its drivers.
Looking at images of the car, Nicholas Latifi said that it looked 'sharp', while George Russell said it ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams to unveil new 2020 F1 livery on Friday - Motorsport.com

US racer Combs awarded female land speed record posthumously | Other motorsport - RaceFans

American racer Jessi Combs, who was killed in a land speed record attempt last year, has been officially named as the new female record-holder.

Read more: US racer Combs awarded female land speed record posthumously | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Grosjean not giving up on F1 title ‘dream’ - PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean believes he could still one day be F1 World Champion if he could get himself into the right car.

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McLaren to keep "open book" approach with Sainz through 2020 - Motorsport.com

Sainz will leave McLaren at the end of the season and join Ferrari after being confirmed as four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel’s replacement in May. 
Sainz still has one complete F1 season to race with McLaren after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the start of the campaign, which is now due to begin on July 5 in Austria.
Drivers moving teams often find themselves being ...Keep reading

Read more: McLaren to keep "open book" approach with Sainz through 2020 - Motorsport.com

F1 quiz: F1’s landmark race winners - PlanetF1

After 70 years of Formula 1 action, there has been plenty of landmarks and milestones reached the last seven decades...

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Ricciardo: 10-race Formula 1 season would be "legit" - Motorsport.com

There are currently eight races locked in for the resumption of the 2020 season, however at the time of the revised calendar announcement F1 officials were still hopeful of expanding that to as many as 18 races before the end of December.
The eight-race run ends with the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on September 6, with two other Italian venues, Mugello and Imola, currently lobbying to stage ...Keep reading

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Official F1 Store: F1 2020 Game - PlanetF1

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Previews: McLaren, Renault, AlphaTauri, Racing Point - PlanetF1

The 2020 Formula One season is now very much in sight, and hopes are high that the drivers can cook up a classic.

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Ricciardo: 10 races would be enough to crown "legit" 2020 F1 champion - Autosport

Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo says anything from 10 races onwards would be enough to fairly crown a legitimate 2020 Formula 1 world champion

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Ricciardo: 10 races would be enough to crown "legit" 2020 F1 champion - Autosport

Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo says anything from 10 races onwards would be enough to fairly crown a legitimate 2020 Formula 1 world champion

Read more: Ricciardo: 10 races would be enough to crown "legit" 2020 F1 champion - Autosport

McLaren warns: No title quest for Ricciardo in 2021 - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo will be competitive next season but McLaren chief Zak Brown has warned he won't be fighting for a World title until 2022.

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New Williams driver overalls indicate heritage colours will return in coming livery change | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Changes to Williams' driver overalls indicate what to expect from the new look the team is due to reveal for its FW43 following the departure of title sponsor Rokit.

Read more: New Williams driver overalls indicate heritage colours will return in coming livery change | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

AlphaTauri ‘ready for Austria’ after Imola run - PlanetF1

AlphaTauri shook down its 2020 Formula 1 cars at Imola on Wednesday, the latest team to cover a filming day ahead of Austria.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Leclerc needed ‘physical impression of speed’ - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc may have spent much of his extended break in a sim but admits he was in need of the "physical impression of speed".

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Imola wants a spot on ‘legendary Italian triple’ - PlanetF1

Imola is pushing hard to get a spot on this year's F1 calendar with circuit boss Selvatico Estense saying it could make up part of a "legendary national triple".

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Why 2020 is crucial for bumper F1 driver market - SkySports F1

We have not seen any cars racing on track in 2020, but Formula 1's driver market has been anything but quiet - shifting into overdrive during the sport's enforced absence, with several surprises and high-profile moves.

Read more: Why 2020 is crucial for bumper F1 driver market - SkySports F1

AlphaTauri completed an unusual test day - F1technical.net

Red Bull Racing’s junior team AlphaTauri has conducted a private test day at the Imola race track on Wednesday, using two different cars to get the maximum out of the limited mileage.

Read more: AlphaTauri completed an unusual test day - F1technical.net

F1 to sell chequered flag squares for charity - F1technical.net

Formula One has unveiled a novel way to raise money for charity purposes as the sport will offer the squares of the race-ending chequered flag that fans will be able to purchase throughout the 2020 season.

Read more: F1 to sell chequered flag squares for charity - F1technical.net

Formula One to introduce new TV graphics - F1technical.net

Formula One is about to introduce a whole set of exciting TV graphics during the 2020 championship that will enable fans to understand more about the performance of the cars.

Read more: Formula One to introduce new TV graphics - F1technical.net

My job in F1: Carlos Sainz's performance coach Rupert Manwaring - Autosport

In the latest instalment of the My Job in F1 series, delving into the work of those behind-the-scenes figures in the Formula 1 paddock, we meet Carlos Sainz Jr's performance coach Rupert Manwaring

Read more: My job in F1: Carlos Sainz's performance coach Rupert Manwaring - Autosport

Torquing Point: 2020 Season Preview – Take Two - PlanetF1

With the first race just over a week away, the latest episode of Torquing Point is a second, and hopefully final, 2020 season preview.

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Ferrari completes pre-Austria test at Mugello - F1technical.net

Scuderia Ferrari have become the latest team to return to the track with an older car to prepare themselves for the start of the delayed 2020 F1 world championship.

Read more: Ferrari completes pre-Austria test at Mugello - F1technical.net

F1 right to trim downforce to help Pirelli - Renault - Motorsport.com

After the Italian company's 2020 development tyres were rejected by the teams last year, preferring to stay with the familiar 2019 specification for a second year, the same specification tyres will be used for an unplanned extra season in 2021 following the delay to the F1 rules overhaul due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to rein in the natural increase in downforce levels in 2021, and ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 right to trim downforce to help Pirelli - Renault - Motorsport.com

Why McLaren and Williams are two great teams with one similar problem | RacingLines - RaceFans

Two of Formula 1's greatest and longest surviving teams are enduring significant financial challenge. Dieter Renckens analyses how it came to this.

Read more: Why McLaren and Williams are two great teams with one similar problem | RacingLines - RaceFans

Hospital to issue no further updates on Zanardi unless condition changes | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

The hospital treating Alex Zanardi says it will not issue further updates on his condition, following discussions with his family, unless it changes significantly.

Read more: Hospital to issue no further updates on Zanardi unless condition changes | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Has Renault blocked McLaren a second time? - PlanetF1

Renault may have blocked McLaren a second time with Sky reporting they would not give its Woking rivals an engine for a 2020 car test.

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Canadian GP organisers deny date has been set - PlanetF1

The organisers of the Canadian Grand Prix have refuted reports that the Montreal race has been handed an October slot on the revised calendar.

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Mercedes F1 team set to secure ROKiT sponsorship deal - Autosport

Mercedes is closing in on a new sponsorship agreement with ROKiT that could be in place for the start of the new Formula 1 season, Autosport understands

Read more: Mercedes F1 team set to secure ROKiT sponsorship deal - Autosport

Mercedes F1 team set to secure ROKiT sponsorship deal - Autosport

Mercedes is closing in on a new sponsorship agreement with ROKiT that could be in place for the start of the new Formula 1 season, Autosport understands

Read more: Mercedes F1 team set to secure ROKiT sponsorship deal - Autosport

My job in F1: Driver’s physio - Motorsport.com

My job is…
My job is performance coach for Carlos Sainz. I make sure that he's as prepared as he can be mentally and physically for every time he needs to step in the car. It's quite a broad role. It obviously includes things like his physical training, nutrition, sports therapy and making sure that he's fit. But it’s also managing as best as possible any niggles he may be having at the ...Keep reading

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Hiatus ‘fuelled’ Ricciardo desire to stay in F1 - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo admits there have been times that he has thought of quitting F1 but this year's extended break "fuelled" his desire to stay.

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Could Twitch replace TV as the way to watch F1? - Motorsport.com

While it would have been all too easy for F1’s big guns to disappear from the world and simply re-emerge when the racing got going again, the likes of Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris and Max Verstappen have perhaps been even more engaged with their followers than they would have been during normal times.
The direct contact through live-streaming platforms like Twitch has given us some memorable ...Keep reading

Read more: Could Twitch replace TV as the way to watch F1? - Motorsport.com

F1 quiz: F1 A-Z – most race wins - PlanetF1

Something a little different for you now...can you name the F1 drivers with the most wins based on their first surname letter?

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Mercedes is likely destination for former Williams title sponsor Rokit | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Former Williams title sponsor Rokit, who split from the team earlier this year, is expected to switch loyalties to their engine supplier Mercedes.

Read more: Mercedes is likely destination for former Williams title sponsor Rokit | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Driver previews: Alfa Romeo, Haas, Williams - PlanetF1

The 2020 Formula One season is now so close we can practically taste it, and hopes are high that the drivers can cook up a classic.

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Vettel: Mugello deserves to host F1 grand prix - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel believes Mugello deserves to host a Formula 1 race after enjoying his first test at the circuit in over eight years with Ferrari

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Vettel: Mugello deserves to host F1 grand prix - Autosport

Sebastian Vettel believes Mugello deserves to host a Formula 1 race after enjoying his first test at the circuit in over eight years with Ferrari

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‘Schumi told Sauber Kimi would be a big one’ - PlanetF1

Watching Kimi Raikkonen in action at the Mugello circuit in 2000, Michael Schumacher told Peter Sauber to sign the driver as he would be a "big one".

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

McLaren facing insolvency by ’17 July 2020′ - PlanetF1

McLaren's financial troubles could be worse than initially thought with the company facing insolvency by '17 July 2020', according to Forbes.

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Pandemic showed F1 teams lacked a “safety net” – Steiner | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

The Covid-19 pandemic showed Formula 1's budget cap should have been agreed years earlier, says Haas team principal Guenther Steiner.

Read more: Pandemic showed F1 teams lacked a “safety net” – Steiner | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Racing Point wary of ‘draconian’ penalties - PlanetF1

Racing Point technical director Andrew Green is wary of breaking Formula 1's new homologated components system and incurring "draconian" penalties.

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Fans can buy a spot on this year’s chequered flags - PlanetF1

Formula 1 is taking a rather unusual step to race money for its #WeRaceAsOne initiative by selling squares on this year's chequered flags.

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Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle biter" teammates - Motorsport.com

The Australian, who turns 31 on July 1, is alongside 23-year-old Esteban Ocon this year. Next season he partners Lando Norris – who is over 10 years his junior – at McLaren.
Ricciardo says he enjoyed the motivation provided by the close fight he had with Max Verstappen at Red Bull Racing, and wants more of the same.
"I obviously felt that with Max at Red Bull," Ricciardo told the F1 ...Keep reading

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‘Cap won’t create absolute equal opportunities’ - PlanetF1

Guenther Steiner says F1's budget cap won't led to "equal opportunities" but it will at least narrow the gap between the have and have nots.

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Zanardi spends fourth night in intensive care | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Alex Zanardi's condition remains unchanged following his fourth night in intensive care at the Santa Maria alle Scotte hospital in Siena.

Read more: Zanardi spends fourth night in intensive care | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Vettel testing 2018 Ferrari at Mugello | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel is driving Ferrari's 2018 car in a test at Mugello, the Ferrari-owned track which has been tipped to hold an F1 race this year.

Read more: Vettel testing 2018 Ferrari at Mugello | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Renault: Right to tweak cars to help Pirelli - PlanetF1

Renault F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul says he supports the sport's decision to change the floors for 2021 in order to help Pirelli.

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McLaren takes legal action in battle to refinance team - Motorsport.com

The action concerns existing security held over the Woking facilities and the collection of heritage McLaren racing cars in relation to a previously issued bond.
In essence, the McLaren Group wants that security released so some of its key assets can be used to raise around £280m that it needs in the next few weeks to secure its long term future.
McLaren's arguments in favour of a speedy ...Keep reading

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Ranking the 10 best motorsport books about drivers - Autosport

In the opening instalment of this new three-part series delving into the best motorsport books to have ever been published, IAN TITCHMARSH starts with the stars of the show - the drivers

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Ranking the 10 best motorsport books about drivers - Autosport

In the opening instalment of this new three-part series delving into the best motorsport books to have ever been published, IAN TITCHMARSH starts with the stars of the show - the drivers

Read more: Ranking the 10 best motorsport books about drivers - Autosport

McLaren takes legal action in battle for urgent refinancing of F1 team - Autosport

The McLaren Group has successfully applied for legal action to be fast tracked in the UK courts in a battle for urgent refinancing it needs to prevent a cash shortfall

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McLaren takes legal action in battle for urgent refinancing of F1 team - Autosport

The McLaren Group has successfully applied for legal action to be fast tracked in the UK courts in a battle for urgent refinancing it needs to prevent a cash shortfall

Read more: McLaren takes legal action in battle for urgent refinancing of F1 team - Autosport

Ricciardo: Midfield all within a tenth - PlanetF1

Even if the top three are unreachable this season, Daniel Ricciardo is predicting an intense fight amongst F1's midfield teams.

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F1 quiz: First and last F1 podiums - PlanetF1

Podiums, podiums, podiums. Can you name the driver just from where they achieved their first and last podiums of their Formula 1 career?

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George Russell's top 10 drives ranked - Autosport

After just one season with Williams in Formula 1, George Russell looks set to hit the heights having starred throughout his junior career. MARCUS SIMMONS picks out Russell's top 10 races so far

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George Russell's top 10 drives ranked - Autosport

After just one season with Williams in Formula 1, George Russell looks set to hit the heights having starred throughout his junior career. MARCUS SIMMONS picks out Russell's top 10 races so far

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The records there to be broken in 2020 - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton heads into the 2020 season with multiple records in his sights, and he's not the only driver in with a shot of making history.

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‘Foolish not to use this time to refine 2022 rules’ - PlanetF1

With Formula 1 pushing back its 2021 rule changes to 2022, Ross Brawn says the sport would be "foolish" not to use the team to refine the rules.

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F1 to roll out new real-time TV graphics in 2020 - Motorsport.com

As part of its collaboration with Amazon Web Services, it has been revealed that F1 will roll out six new real-time graphics during the 2020 campaign.
The first of these, which will be in place for the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, will offer fans a ‘Car Performance Score’.
This will be based on a number of statistics relating to the car’s strengths – including power, grip ...Keep reading

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F1 to introduce new TV graphics for 2020 - Autosport

Formula 1 is to run a host of new television graphics this season in a bid to bring more information to fans

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F1 to introduce new TV graphics for 2020 - Autosport

Formula 1 is to run a host of new television graphics this season in a bid to bring more information to fans

Read more: F1 to introduce new TV graphics for 2020 - Autosport

Green on 2021’s ‘very small, huge’ floor change - PlanetF1

Formula 1's decision to simplify the floors in 2021 to reduce downforce is a "very small" but also "huge" change says Racing Point's Andrew Green.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Pandemic forced F1 to “hit the pause button” on changes to the sport – Brawn | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

The pandemic has forced Formula 1 into "a slight reverse gear" on some of the major changes it had planned, motorsport director Ross Brawn has admitted.

Read more: Pandemic forced F1 to “hit the pause button” on changes to the sport – Brawn | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren taking legal action to secure ‘urgent’ funds - PlanetF1

McLaren is seeking a High Court declaration that will allow the company to use its factory and historic car collection as security for a new loan.

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Webber doesn’t expect Vettel to be on the 2021 grid - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel won't be looking for a 2021 F1 team but instead opt to take a sabbatical says his former team-mate Mark Webber.

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Haas: Missing pre-Austria F1 shakedown won't hurt us - Autosport

Haas will not face a big disadvantage by missing a shakedown prior to the delayed Formula 1 season opener in Austria next month, reckons Gunther Steiner

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Haas: Missing pre-Austria F1 shakedown won't hurt us - Autosport

Haas will not face a big disadvantage by missing a shakedown prior to the delayed Formula 1 season opener in Austria next month, reckons Gunther Steiner

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Banned: F1's oddball steering solutions - Motorsport.com

At every moment, they are trying to find ways to improve on what's gone before whilst technically staying within the confines of the regulations.
Whilst DAS might be the most recent example of designers trying to steer the car in an unconventional way, it is not the first.
Steering is an area of the car where engineers have tried to probe the limits, with various solutions having been tried ...Keep reading

Read more: Banned: F1's oddball steering solutions - Motorsport.com

F1 launches equality and diversity task force - BBC F1

Formula 1 launches an equality and diversity task force to increase opportunity for minorities in the sport.

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Montoya: Being Schumi’s No2 held no appeal - PlanetF1

Despite being linked to Ferrari, Juan Pablo Montoya says he never considered signing with the Scuderia as Michael Schumacher was the clear number one.

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F1 launches initiative to promote diversity - Motorsport.com

Known as #WeRaceAsOne, the campaign is a thank you from F1 to key workers and everyone else who has had to endure COVID-19.
An F1 "rainbow" logo has been designed, incorporating the colours of all 10 teams.
It will appear on the cars, as well as around the circuit and above the pit garages. A range of rainbow-branded products, intended to raise funds for charity, will be launched by F1 and ...Keep reading

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F1 launches #WeRaceAsOne campaign to promote diversity - Autosport

Formula 1 has launched a new initiative to coincide with the return to racing next month that both acknowledges the worldwide fight against COVID-19 and encompasses the push for diversity

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F1 launches #WeRaceAsOne campaign to promote diversity - Autosport

Formula 1 has launched a new initiative to coincide with the return to racing next month that both acknowledges the worldwide fight against COVID-19 and encompasses the push for diversity

Read more: F1 launches #WeRaceAsOne campaign to promote diversity - Autosport

F1’s announces new ‘#WeRaceAsOne’ initiative including anti-racism drive | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 is launching a new initiative called '#WeRaceAsOne' including a new rainbow logo which will feature on all cars when the season begins next week.

Read more: F1’s announces new ‘#WeRaceAsOne’ initiative including anti-racism drive | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 launches We Race As One initiative - SkySports F1

Formula 1 has launched a new wide-ranging initiative called We Race As One to help impact change in society and the sport itself, including a long-term pledge to improve diversity and opportunity.

Read more: F1 launches We Race As One initiative - SkySports F1

F1 quiz: Drivers to make their debuts in the 90s - PlanetF1

58 drivers made their F1 debuts during the 1990s, but how many of them can you name in 20 minutes?

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Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle-biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo says he's looking forward to facing strong competition from his younger team-mates both this season at Renault and in 2021 in his move to McLaren

Read more: Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle-biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle-biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo says he's looking forward to facing strong competition from his younger team-mates both this season at Renault and in 2021 in his move to McLaren

Read more: Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle-biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

F1's team alliances will fall apart after 2022 - Renault - Motorsport.com

Abiteboul says that the lower cost cap and other changes coming for 2021 will lead to closer competition when the new regulations arrive in 2022.
He anticipates that the level playing field will for example make Mercedes less open to helping customer partner Racing Point.
Other than supplying a power unit to McLaren, Renault currently stands on its own with no technical allies, unlike some ...Keep reading

Read more: F1's team alliances will fall apart after 2022 - Renault - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo says he's looking forward to facing strong competition from his younger team-mates both this season at Renault and in 2021 in his move to McLaren

Read more: Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

Daniel Ricciardo says he's looking forward to facing strong competition from his younger team-mates both this season at Renault and in 2021 in his move to McLaren

Read more: Ricciardo wants to be pushed by "little ankle biter" F1 team-mates - Autosport

The five craziest stories from lockdown - PlanetF1

There may have been no racing, but it's fair to say the lockdown wasn't exactly boring in the world of motorsport.

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Abiteboul names ‘fantastic options’ to replace Ricciardo - PlanetF1

Renault won't necessarily turn to a big name to replace Daniel Ricciardo with Cyril Abiteboul saying Guanyu Zhou or Christian Lundgaard could be "fantastic" options.

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‘It’s Verstappen v Hamilton in this year’s title fight’ - PlanetF1

Mark Webber has ruled Ferrari out of this year's title fight, saying the battle will be between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen.

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Noose found in garage of black NASCAR driver Wallace | NASCAR - RaceFans

NASCAR has begun an investigation after a noose was found in the garage stall of Bubba Wallace, its only full-time black competitor, yesterday afternoon.

Read more: Noose found in garage of black NASCAR driver Wallace | NASCAR - RaceFans

Racing Point only planning one update for 2020 car | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Racing Point will only bring one major update for its 2020 car before switching its focus to the "front-to-back" aerodynamic change for next season.

Read more: Racing Point only planning one update for 2020 car | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Norris: Triple-header will be a challenge - PlanetF1

Lando Norris reckons the F1 drivers will quickly get into a rhythm but starting the season with a triple-header could cause a few headaches.

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Two parts to 2020’s component freeze - PlanetF1

Formula 1 will be freezing parts in two batches this season, those at the start of the championship and a second batch at the end of September.

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RTL to cease Formula 1 broadcasts in Germany - PlanetF1

German free-to-air broadcaster RTL have announced that they will end their agreement with Formula 1 at the end of the season.

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Robert Kubica still has regrets over BMW's missed 2008 F1 title bid - Autosport

Robert Kubica says he still feels some regret over missing out on a challenge for the Formula 1 world title in 2008 after BMW stopped developing its car mid-season

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Robert Kubica still has regrets over BMW's missed 2008 F1 title bid - Autosport

Robert Kubica says he still feels some regret over missing out on a challenge for the Formula 1 world title in 2008 after BMW stopped developing its car mid-season

Read more: Robert Kubica still has regrets over BMW's missed 2008 F1 title bid - Autosport

Raikkonen’s success almost bankrupted Lotus - PlanetF1

Kimi Raikkonen's performances for Lotus were so good that he almost bankrupted them thanks to a performance clause.

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‘Bored’ Schumacher made ‘stupid’ decision to return - PlanetF1

Michael Schumacher's former manager Willi Weber said his F1 comeback was "stupid", but he wouldn't listen.

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Zanardi’s condition remains stable after second night in hospital | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Alex Zanardi remains in a stable condition after undergoing surgery for head and facial injuries on Friday, the hospital treating him has reported.

Read more: Zanardi’s condition remains stable after second night in hospital | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Button gets revenge on Alonso at Indy - PlanetF1

Jenson Button avenged his Indy defeat to Fernando Alonso by claiming victory upon the Legends Trophy's return to Indianapolis.

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The lost F1 team that launched Newey - Motorsport.com

When first-time technical director Adrian Newey strode through the door of the resurrected March Formula 1 team’s Bicester base in the summer of 1987, he met his destiny. What followed in the next three years was a revolution in turquoise that changed grand prix car design forever, triggering a causal chain that brought glory to Williams, McLaren and then Red Bull.
Newey describes what ...Keep reading

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Aston Martin will ‘completely change the way we think’ - PlanetF1

Racing Point technical director Andrew Green has talked up how "massive" the transition from Racing Point to Aston Martin will be.

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“Formula 1 Car-by-Car 1950-59” reviewed | Review - RaceFans

Having already tackled the sixties, seventies and eighties, Peter Higham turns his attention to the first decade of the world championship in the latest addition to the 'Formula 1 Car-by-Car' series.

Read more: “Formula 1 Car-by-Car 1950-59” reviewed | Review - RaceFans

Zanardi’s surgeon stresses prognosis is unclear - PlanetF1

The surgeon who operated on Alex Zanardi says he can't give a prognosis yet on the 53-year-old, but the situation is serious.

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Physical forces will be a challenge on F1 return, says Lando Norris - Autosport



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Physical forces will be a challenge on F1 return, says Lando Norris - Autosport



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Kvyat was ‘on the edge of too young’ for F1 - PlanetF1

Daniil Kvyat says he was "on the edge of too young" for Formula 1 when he made his debut at the age of 19.

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Ricciardo: I had to act after Vettel quit Ferrari - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo said he saw no sense in starting the 2020 season before he made his move to McLaren official for next year.

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Haas don’t have ‘capacity’ for pre-Austria test - PlanetF1

Haas principal Guenther Steiner says the team won't be holding a test before the season-opener in Austria since they don't have the "capacity".

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Ricciardo: I could have lost McLaren seat without early deal - Motorsport.com

Ricciardo signed for McLaren last month in the slipstream of Ferrari announcing that Sebastian Vettel would not be staying on in 2021, and that he would be replaced by Carlos Sainz. That opened a vacancy at McLaren that Ricciardo immediately filled.
Some observers have questioned why the Australian didn’t wait and at least see how the 2020 formbook looked rather than committing to a move so ...Keep reading

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Top F1 teams will see own partners as threat in 2022, says Abiteboul - Autosport

Cyril Abiteboul believes the sport's current "two-tier" system will end in 2022, impacting relationships between big teams and partners with whom they share technology

Read more: Top F1 teams will see own partners as threat in 2022, says Abiteboul - Autosport

Top F1 teams will see own partners as threat in 2022, says Abiteboul - Autosport

Cyril Abiteboul believes the sport's current "two-tier" system will end in 2022, impacting relationships between big teams and partners with whom they share technology

Read more: Top F1 teams will see own partners as threat in 2022, says Abiteboul - Autosport

Who should Renault hire to replace Ricciardo? | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo's impending departure will leave a gap in Renault's driver line-up next year. Who should they hire to replace him?

Read more: Who should Renault hire to replace Ricciardo? | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton launches motorsport diversity commission - PlanetF1

Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton is to set up a commission to increase black representation in motorsport.

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