Saturday, October 31, 2020

Wolff preparing the path for successor at Mercedes - F1 News by PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has hinted that he’s ready to step down as team boss at Mercedes, but won’t do so until he is confident that the “very good” will continue under someone else’s leadership. Wolff is out of contract with Mercedes at the end of this season, at least out of contract regarding his team boss […]

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Fast facts ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - F1technical.net

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges for the entire world with Formula One’s 2020 calendar also featuring an unprecedented schedule. This weekend’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix is the third race in Italy this year following two frenetic rounds at Monza and Mugello.

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Pirelli expects a variety of strategies at Imola - F1technical.net

Following the one and only practice session for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the sport’s sole tyre manufacturer Pirelli is unsure about the best strategy with different tactical approaches thought to be possible for the 63-lap race.

Read more: Pirelli expects a variety of strategies at Imola - F1technical.net

Leclerc “not very satisfied” with his lap after qualifying seventh | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: "I'm not very satisfied with my lap" - Leclerc • F1 named in lawsuit over Miami race • Rosenqvist explains decision to join McLaren

Read more: Leclerc “not very satisfied” with his lap after qualifying seventh | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Ferrari expected more, but content with technical progress - F1technical.net

After its recent run of success, Ferrari was adamant to confirm the steps it has taken with its three-stage upgrade package at Imola, but the qualifying session left the Scuderia down-hearted.

Read more: Ferrari expected more, but content with technical progress - F1technical.net

Tough but possible? Drivers expect overtaking will be a challenge at Imola | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Have changes to Imola's layout since F1 last raced here 14 years ago made overtaking easier? Drivers fear this will be one of the hardest tracks to pass on.

Read more: Tough but possible? Drivers expect overtaking will be a challenge at Imola | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Horner: Reasons for AlphaTauri stay “made clear” to Gasly - Motorsport.com

Horner says it has been “made clear” to the Frenchman why he wasn’t in contention for a seat, should Red Bull decide to replace Alex Albon.
Gasly was recently confirmed at AlphaTauri for 2021, having won the Italian GP and comfortably outperformed teammate Daniil Kvyat this season.
Until recently many observers thought that should Red Bull decide to drop Albon for 2021, Gasly had ...Keep reading

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Live! Updates from FP1 at Imola - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 makes a welcome return to Imola this weekend with the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - the third race to be held in Italy this year.

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Live: Follow Emilia Romagna GP practice as it happens - Motorsport.com

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Live! Updates from FP1 at Imola - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 makes a welcome return to Imola this weekend with the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - the third race to be held in Italy this year.

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Live: 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix practice | RaceFans Live - RaceFans

Follow the 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix third practice session on RaceFans Live.

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Gasly remains "key part" of AlphaTauri F1 team - Horner - Autosport

Red Bull principal Christian Horner has challenged Pierre Gasly's suggestion that he was surprised that he was not considered for a promotion to the Formula 1 team in 2021

Read more: Gasly remains "key part" of AlphaTauri F1 team - Horner - Autosport

Gasly remains "key part" of AlphaTauri F1 team - Horner - Autosport

Red Bull principal Christian Horner has challenged Pierre Gasly's suggestion that he was surprised that he was not considered for a promotion to the Formula 1 team in 2021

Read more: Gasly remains "key part" of AlphaTauri F1 team - Horner - Autosport

Renault joins Ferrari in opposing F1 engine freeze for 2022 - Motorsport.com

The idea of a freeze is being pushed by Red Bull, which is trying to find a way to take over the Honda engine project so it can run the power units after the Japanese manufacturer pulls out.
The Milton Keynes-based team is clear that it can only do so if there is a block on development, as it cannot afford the huge costs that would come from having to keep upgrading ...Keep reading

Read more: Renault joins Ferrari in opposing F1 engine freeze for 2022 - Motorsport.com

Alonso will need "a couple of races" to get comfortable again in F1 - Autosport

Fernando Alonso admits that it will take him "a couple of races" to get up to speed when he returns to Formula 1 with Alpine next season

Read more: Alonso will need "a couple of races" to get comfortable again in F1 - Autosport

Alonso will need "a couple of races" to get comfortable again in F1 - Autosport

Fernando Alonso admits that it will take him "a couple of races" to get up to speed when he returns to Formula 1 with Alpine next season

Read more: Alonso will need "a couple of races" to get comfortable again in F1 - Autosport

Team bosses hope F1 can “bring positivity” with race in Saudi Arabia | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 faces criticism for its planned race in Saubi Arabia but Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto believes it can be a "vector of positivity".

Read more: Team bosses hope F1 can “bring positivity” with race in Saudi Arabia | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Win F1 2020 with your Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix predictions | RaceFans Predictions Championship - RaceFans

Enter your 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix predictions to win F1 2020: Michael Schumacher edition this weekend.

Read more: Win F1 2020 with your Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix predictions | RaceFans Predictions Championship - RaceFans

‘Perez and Hulk could take on Verstappen’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Both Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg have "the mental toughness" to take on Max Verstappen should either land a Red Bull seat, says Otmar Szafnauer.

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Ferrari: No big differences in data between Vettel and Leclerc - Motorsport.com

Leclerc has led Ferrari throughout the 2020 season, scoring two podium finishes and more than four times as many points as Vettel, who has not finished a race any higher than sixth.
Vettel himself has conceded that Leclerc is able to maximise the potential of the Ferrari SF1000 more and enjoy greater levels of confidence with the car - something four-time world champion Vettel has acknowledged ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari: No big differences in data between Vettel and Leclerc - Motorsport.com

Hulkenberg ‘still figuring out’ 2021 plans - F1 News by PlanetF1

Linked to Alex Albon's Red Bull seat, Nico Hulkenberg says he still has no answers about his 2021 racing plans.

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Perez and Hulkenberg ‘both tough enough to go up against Verstappen’ | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sergio Perez and Nico Hulkenberg are tough enough to survive as team mate to Max Verstappen at Red Bull, according to Racing Point CEO Otmar Szafnauer.

Read more: Perez and Hulkenberg ‘both tough enough to go up against Verstappen’ | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton ‘surprised’ by driver salary cap - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says he is "surprised" that Formula 1 is pressing ahead with plans to introduce a salary cap for the drivers from 2023.

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My interview with Lewis Hamilton - the great Briton - SkySports F1

Mike Wedderburn is only the second black sports journalist to interview Lewis Hamilton. The Sky Sports News presenter opens up on his incredible meeting with Formula One's record breaker...

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Emilia Romagna Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel & more - Motorsport.com

The Emilia Romagna GP sees F1 experimenting with a two-day format, with a single 90-minute practice scheduled on Saturday morning ahead of qualifying.
What time does qualifying for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix start?
The Emilia Romagna GP qualifying session will get underway at 2pm local time at Imola. The three-part session will last approximately one hour.

Date: Saturday, October ...Keep reading

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Horner: Gasly always knew his future was with AT - F1 News by PlanetF1

Despite saying he's "surprised" not to get a Red Bull promotion, Christian Horner says Pierre Gasly was "very aware" that his future would be with AlphaTauri.

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Hill: No challenge to bring out best of Hamilton - F1 News by PlanetF1

Former World Champion Damon Hill believes we aren't seeing what Lewis Hamilton is really capable of because he isn't challenged.

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Ferrari won’t wait for finale to promote F2 driver - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari will announce which of its young drivers will step up into Formula 1 next year before the Formula 2 season finale.

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Stroll tested GP2 car at Imola to prepare for Emilia-Romagna GP | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Stroll tested GP2 car at Imola to prepare for Emilia-Romagna GP • Ricciardo was "ignorant" of racism before Hamilton's activism • British GP to avoid clashes with major events

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Binotto rehearsed Vettel sacking phone call three times - Motorsport.com

Vettel's current contract runs out at the end of the 2020 season, and it had looked likely at the start of this year that it would be a simple matter of extending it.
However, the reality of Ferrari's competitive struggles after Barcelona testing, allied to it pondering what was best for its long-term future, left team management believing that sticking with Vettel was not the right thing to ...Keep reading

Read more: Binotto rehearsed Vettel sacking phone call three times - Motorsport.com

Time for Hamilton to be paired with ‘a Verstappen’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has huge respect for Lewis Hamilton's achievements, but feels it's time for a change of team-mate.

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Giovinazzi ‘thoroughly deserves’ new Alfa deal - F1 News by PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo team principal, Frederic Vasseur, has said Antonio Giovinazzi "thoroughly deserves" his new one-year deal with the team.

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Ocon: Potential Russell Williams exit would show how "cruel" F1 can be - Autosport

Esteban Ocon says it would be "cruel" and "not justified" if George Russell were to lose his seat with Williams in Formula 1 for next year

Read more: Ocon: Potential Russell Williams exit would show how "cruel" F1 can be - Autosport

Ocon: Potential Russell Williams exit would show how "cruel" F1 can be - Autosport

Esteban Ocon says it would be "cruel" and "not justified" if George Russell were to lose his seat with Williams in Formula 1 for next year

Read more: Ocon: Potential Russell Williams exit would show how "cruel" F1 can be - Autosport

Mild weather expected for unusually late European race | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Mild and dry weather is expected during this weekend's two-day Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, though cloud cover could see temperatures drop on race day at Imola.

Read more: Mild weather expected for unusually late European race | 2020 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

The next Schumacher records in Hamilton’s sights - F1 News by PlanetF1

The records set by Michael Schumacher, once thought insurmountable by many, are now falling by the wayside courtesy of Lewis Hamilton.

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Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi to stay at Alfa Romeo in 2021 - BBC F1

Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain at the Alfa Romeo team for the third consecutive year in 2021.

Read more: Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi to stay at Alfa Romeo in 2021 - BBC F1

Two-day Bahrain test next on Alonso’s list - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso will step up his preparations ahead of his return to Formula 1 with a two-day test in Bahrain, Renault has confirmed.

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Alfa retain Raikkonen, Giovinazzi for 2021 - SkySports F1

Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain together at Alfa Romeo for a third consecutive Formula 1 season in 2021, the team have confirmed.

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Alonso ramps up F1 return preparations with Renault 2018 car test in Bahrain - Autosport

Fernando Alonso will continue his Formula 1 testing programme with Renault next week when he gets a run in a 2018 car at Bahrain

Read more: Alonso ramps up F1 return preparations with Renault 2018 car test in Bahrain - Autosport

Alonso to test 2018 Renault in Bahrain | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso will conduct a two-day test for Renault in Bahrain next week in preparation for his comeback in the 2021 F1 season.

Read more: Alonso to test 2018 Renault in Bahrain | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Ricciardo suspects Algarve exposed Renault’s weakness | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says Renault's performance in the Portuguese Grand Prix may have exposed a remaining weakness in their otherwise improved RS20.

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Raikkonen, Giovinazzi retained by Alfa for 2021 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo has confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will both remain with the team for the 2021 season. Throughout the 2020 campaign, there has been plenty of speculation surrounding the Alfa Romeo duo and their respective futures. Raikkonen had always maintained that he would only remain with the team and Formula 1 if […]

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Official: Raikkonen and Giovinazzi confirmed for third year at Alfa Romeo | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Alfa Romeo has confirmed its current driver line-up of Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain with the team for a third season.

Read more: Official: Raikkonen and Giovinazzi confirmed for third year at Alfa Romeo | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Raikkonen, Giovinazzi to stay at Alfa Romeo in 2021 - Motorsport.com

The news comes as no surprise after it became apparent in recent weeks that the Swiss team would retain the established line-up, despite other names being mentioned.
Sergio Perez was in the frame at one stage after being dropped by Racing Point, and the Mexican had obvious appeal given the commercial package that comes with him. Perez's options now appear to be Williams and Red Bull ...Keep reading

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Alfa Romeo retains Raikkonen and Giovinazzi for 2021 F1 season - Autosport

Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain together at the Alfa Romeo Racing Formula 1 team for a third consecutive season in 2021

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Alfa Romeo retains Raikkonen and Giovinazzi for 2021 F1 season - Autosport

Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi will remain together at the Alfa Romeo Racing Formula 1 team for a third consecutive season in 2021

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Russell set for latest test after trainer self-isolates - F1 News by PlanetF1

George Russell is facing somewhat of an anxious wait for his latest test results after his trainer display mild respiratory symptoms. 

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‘Definitely not over’ between Hamilton and Mercedes - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has confirmed that he has every intention of signing a new deal with Mercedes once the titles are wrapped up.

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Hamilton wants F1 to 'represent the outer world' - SkySports F1

"You want to look back and say I was a part of something much bigger than myself, than my team, than the sport, and I did it with a whole group of people and a lot of force against us, but also a lot of force because there was many of us pushing in the same direction"

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Mercedes on brink of titles record at Imola - SkySports F1

Mercedes are poised to wrap up a seventh consecutive constructors' championship on F1's return to Imola on Sunday and take another prestigious record away from Ferrari.

Read more: Mercedes on brink of titles record at Imola - SkySports F1

Ocon “getting closer” to Ricciardo after settling in at Renault | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the RaceFans Round-up: Ocon "getting closer" to Ricciardo after settling in at Renault • Roborace car crashes from start • Nurburgring endurance finale cancelled by COVID • Palou joins Ganassi

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Alfa Romeo renew Sauber partnership for 2021 - SkySports F1

Alfa Romeo will continue to hold naming rights to the Sauber team for the 2021 season.

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Webber ‘looking at 2023’ for Piastri F1 drive - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mark Webber believes Formula 3 champion Oscar Piastri can climb the next two steps and become an F1 driver by 2023.

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Alfa Romeo name to remain in Formula 1 for 2021 season after Sauber deal extended - BBC F1

The Alfa Romeo name will remain in Formula 1 next season after the Italian car company extended its deal with the Sauber team by one year.

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Kvyat "not at all worried" about AlphaTauri F1 future - Motorsport.com

On Wednesday, Pierre Gasly was confirmed at the Faenza-based team for 2021, while F2 star Yuki Tsunoda is being lined up for the other drive, and is due to test a two-year-old Toro Rosso car at Imola after this weekend’s Emilia Romagna GP.
Alex Albon is also potentially in the mix, should he be dropped by Red Bull Racing.
Kvyat has scored only 14 points in 2020 compared to the 63 logged by ...Keep reading

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McLaren to redesign F1 car parts for high-load nature of Turkish GP - Autosport

McLaren will make a number of changes to the parts in its MCL35 to cope with high loadings that are specific to Formula 1's upcoming Turkish Grand Prix.

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McLaren to redesign F1 car parts for high-load nature of Turkish GP - Autosport

McLaren will make a number of changes to the parts in its MCL35 to cope with high loadings that are specific to Formula 1's upcoming Turkish Grand Prix.

Read more: McLaren to redesign F1 car parts for high-load nature of Turkish GP - Autosport

Maylander names ‘toughest’ driver to have behind SC - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1's Safety Car driver Bernd Maylander says Lewis Hamilton is definitely the "toughest" driver he's ever had to control.

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Binotto: Ferrari must prove progress is not track-specific - Motorsport.com

Ferrari has endured a difficult 2020 season so far that has seen it score only two podium finishes and slump to sixth place in the constructors’ championship.
The team looked to remedy the aerodynamic flaws of the Ferrari SF1000 car with a three-stage update package, the final part of which was added to the car for last weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao.
Charles Leclerc put in ...Keep reading

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Is Mazepin more than just a pay driver? - F1 News by PlanetF1

Nikita Mazepin looks set to join Haas. Many have dubbed the Russian a pay driver due to his billionaire father, but is that harsh on him?

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FIA and circuits realising error of removing gravel traps, says Sainz | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr believes the FIA and circuit operators have started to realise replacing gravel traps with asphalt run-off areas was a mistake because it prevents track limits from being enforced.

Read more: FIA and circuits realising error of removing gravel traps, says Sainz | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Sauber, Alfa Romeo renew partnership for 2021 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sauber and Alfa Romeo have announced they will remain in partnership until at least the end of the 2021 season.

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Alfa Romeo extends its Sauber F1 deal into 2021 season - Autosport

Alfa Romeo has extended its support of the Formula 1 team run by Sauber Engineering for a further season

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Alfa Romeo extends its Sauber F1 deal into 2021 season - Autosport

Alfa Romeo has extended its support of the Formula 1 team run by Sauber Engineering for a further season

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Alfa Romeo and Sauber extend F1 naming deal until 2021 - Motorsport.com

Although there was never any real doubt that the partnership would continue into 2021, it had not officially been confirmed until today.
The two parties joined forces for the first time in 2018 when the Italian manufacturer was just a sponsor, before it took over the name of the team the following season, under the Alfa Romeo Racing banner.
There has been no confirmation of drivers for 2021 ...Keep reading

Read more: Alfa Romeo and Sauber extend F1 naming deal until 2021 - Motorsport.com

Raikkonen and Giovinazzi expected to keep F1 seats as Alfa Romeo extends Sauber deal | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Sauber and Alfa Romeo's partnership will continue, with both current drivers expected to remain at the team, indicating Mick Schumacher will head to Haas for 2021.

Read more: Raikkonen and Giovinazzi expected to keep F1 seats as Alfa Romeo extends Sauber deal | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Ex-Minardi boss ponders return to Formula 1 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ex-F1 team principal, Paul Stoddart, thinks the sport is starting to become more attractive for new teams to join the grid.

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Both cars feature the same upgrades – Ferrari - F1technical.net

Scuderia Ferrari’s Head of Race Strategy Iñaki Rueda confirmed that the team was encouraged by the results of its latest upgrades, but the team needs to prove that the progress is not track-specific.

Read more: Both cars feature the same upgrades – Ferrari - F1technical.net

Billionaire backing is a “stigma” for drivers like Stroll and Mazepin – Wolff | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Drivers from billionaire families such as Lance Stroll and Nikita Mazepin should not be dismissed before they have a chance to prove themselves in F1, says Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.

Read more: Billionaire backing is a “stigma” for drivers like Stroll and Mazepin – Wolff | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes want to avoid one-year Hamilton deal - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff doesn't want to go through all the negotiations again that would come with Lewis Hamilton signing a one-year deal.

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Behind-closed-door Imola race to run a condensed schedule - F1technical.net

The organisers of this weekend’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix have announced that the 13th round of the season at the historic race track will be run behind closed doors.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Hamilton wants contract talks after F1 title - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton expects to agree a new Mercedes contract "once we get the job done" in terms of winning this year's world titles, to stay in Formula 1 into 2021.

Read more: Hamilton wants contract talks after F1 title - SkySports F1

F3: Doohan tops Trident 1-2 in final post-season tests at Jerez - F1technical.net

The FIA Formula 3 field returned to the race tracks with Formula One's feeder series staging its last two-day post-season testing at Jerez on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Read more: F3: Doohan tops Trident 1-2 in final post-season tests at Jerez - F1technical.net

Rosberg: Renewing rivalry with Hamilton in Extreme E a “gift” for climate change awareness | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Rosberg says Hamilton rivalry in Extreme E a "gift" for climate change awareness • CIK-FIA "will be responsive" to Corberi incident - Massa • Ericsson extends Ganassi IndyCar deal

Read more: Rosberg: Renewing rivalry with Hamilton in Extreme E a “gift” for climate change awareness | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Gasly to remain with AlphaTauri for 2021 Formula 1 season - Autosport

Pierre Gasly will remain with AlphaTauri for the 2021 Formula 1 season after being formally named as part of the team's line-up for next year on Wednesday

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Gasly to remain with AlphaTauri for 2021 Formula 1 season - Autosport

Pierre Gasly will remain with AlphaTauri for the 2021 Formula 1 season after being formally named as part of the team's line-up for next year on Wednesday

Read more: Gasly to remain with AlphaTauri for 2021 Formula 1 season - Autosport

AlphaTauri confirm Gasly will drive for them again in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

AlphaTauri has confirmed one of its two drivers for the 2021 F1 season. Pierre Gasly will remain at the team next year.

Read more: AlphaTauri confirm Gasly will drive for them again in 2021 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Gasly staying at AlphaTauri for another year - SkySports F1

Pierre Gasly will remain with AlphaTauri for the 2021 Formula 1 season.

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Rosberg: Huge respect for Hamilton’s achievements - F1 News by PlanetF1

Friends turned rivals, Nico Rosberg says he takes his hat off to Lewis Hamilton after the Brit bagged his record-setting 92nd grand prix win.

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‘Bad governance to change penalty rules midseason’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Michael Masi and the FIA won't be review Formula 1's penalty system before the season is over with the F1 race director saying mid-year changes would be "bad governance."

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F1 teams agree in principle to $30m driver salary cap from 2023 - Motorsport.com

Although the numbers have not been finalised, the provisional plan is to restrict driver salaries to $30m for the two drivers combined – which for example could be split at $20m and $10m.
There are also plans to put a cap on the combined salaries of the top three employees, which for most teams typically includes the team principal and technical director.
The move is part of an effort to ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 teams agree in principle to $30m driver salary cap from 2023 - Motorsport.com

F1 teams agree in principle to 2023 driver salary cap of $30m - Autosport

Formula 1 teams have agreed in principle to a driver salary cap that would come into effect for the 2023 season

Read more: F1 teams agree in principle to 2023 driver salary cap of $30m - Autosport

F1 teams agree in principle to 2023 driver salary cap of $30m - Autosport

Formula 1 teams have agreed in principle to a driver salary cap that would come into effect for the 2023 season

Read more: F1 teams agree in principle to 2023 driver salary cap of $30m - Autosport

Sainz: Circuits evolving in wrong direction with track limits - Autosport

The controversies caused by track limits policing at the Algarve and Spa circuits have highlighted how Formula 1 tracks have evolved in the wrong direction, says McLaren's Carlos Sainz Jr

Read more: Sainz: Circuits evolving in wrong direction with track limits - Autosport

Sainz: Circuits evolving in wrong direction with track limits - Autosport

The controversies caused by track limits policing at the Algarve and Spa circuits have highlighted how Formula 1 tracks have evolved in the wrong direction, says McLaren's Carlos Sainz Jr

Read more: Sainz: Circuits evolving in wrong direction with track limits - Autosport

Wolff: Williams decision not down to Russell's performance - Motorsport.com

Speculation emerged last week that Russell could be replaced at Williams for 2021 by Sergio Perez, who is trying to find a seat after losing his drive with Racing Point for next year.
Russell has repeatedly said that he has “no concerns” about his future with Williams as he has a contract in place for next year, and that the rumours were “fed by the Perez camp” to help ...Keep reading

Read more: Wolff: Williams decision not down to Russell's performance - Motorsport.com

Wolff: Russell's Williams F1 future a "political and commercial decision" - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says Williams' decision on George Russell's future has nothing to do with his driving skills and is a "political and commercial decision"

Read more: Wolff: Russell's Williams F1 future a "political and commercial decision" - Autosport

Wolff: Russell's Williams F1 future a "political and commercial decision" - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says Williams' decision on George Russell's future has nothing to do with his driving skills and is a "political and commercial decision"

Read more: Wolff: Russell's Williams F1 future a "political and commercial decision" - Autosport

Ricciardo hoping Barcelona will emulate Portimao - F1 News by PlanetF1

After an action-packed race at Portimao, Daniel Ricciardo is hoping that the Circuit de Catalunya will take a leaf out the track's book.

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Time running out for Hamilton mega deal as cap looms - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton will have to pen to paper very soon if he wants a mega bucks deal with Mercedes as a '£22million' salary cap is looming.

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Ex-Minardi boss says F1 return “wouldn’t be too difficult” | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Former Formula 1 team principal Paul Stoddart says the sport's budget cap and other rules changes could lure private teams back to the sport.

Read more: Ex-Minardi boss says F1 return “wouldn’t be too difficult” | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton primed for poignant weekend at Imola - F1 News by PlanetF1

F1’s last two races have been a celebration of Lewis Hamilton – but at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, it’s likely to be the whole Mercedes team spraying the champagne.

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‘Red Bull’s problem could be the car, not the 2nd driver’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Red Bull's biggest problem may not be its second driver but rather the first, at or least designing a car that is so specific to Max Verstappen it doesn't suit anyone else.

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Third rejection for F1’s reverse-grid qualifying race plan | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Plans to introduce reverse-grid qualifying races at a limited number of rounds during the 2021 F1 season have fallen foul of a lack of support from teams.

Read more: Third rejection for F1’s reverse-grid qualifying race plan | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Gasly: Perez block was a bit sketchy - F1 News by PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly reckons Sergio Perez deserved a reprimand for blocking him at the Portuguese GP as his defence was a "bit sketchy".

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

A 90-minute practice session for the Imola GP - F1 News by PlanetF1

Running a two-day grand prix at Imola, Formula 1 has agreed rule changes to allow for a 90-minute practice session on the Saturday morning.

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McLaren bringing more updates this weekend in push for third in championship | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: McLaren bringing updates to Imola • Mercedes in new technical partnership with Aston Martin • Di Grassi and Rast confirmed at Audi • Hamilton's lack of knighthood "unacceptable"

Read more: McLaren bringing more updates this weekend in push for third in championship | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Haas open to rookie line up but says no to Herta - F1 News by PlanetF1

Haas has no issue running an all-rookie line up next season but Guenther Steiner has ruled out American Colton Herta being one of those drivers.

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Why do Verstappen's offensive comments get a free pass? - Motorsport.com

Words carry more than their dictionary-defined meanings; they carry the weight of years of history, context and symbolism in their usage. We use words to communicate, describe and - sometimes - to offend, and the words we consider offensive aren't just for the sake of having a term to offend. Instead, they've evolved from a historical and often unsavoury starting point.
During the second free ...Keep reading

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Analysis: Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel in F1 doesn't make any sense - Autosport

After Ferrari dismissed the grumbling around unequal machinery between Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel, JONATHAN NOBLE looks into why this conspiracy makes no sense for the Italian manufacturer

Read more: Analysis: Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel in F1 doesn't make any sense - Autosport

Analysis: Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel in F1 doesn't make any sense - Autosport

After Ferrari dismissed the grumbling around unequal machinery between Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel, JONATHAN NOBLE looks into why this conspiracy makes no sense for the Italian manufacturer

Read more: Analysis: Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel in F1 doesn't make any sense - Autosport

Brawn: Still lots of petrol in Kimi’s tank - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ross Brawn reckons Kimi Raikkonen's epic first lap at the Portuguese GP proves that the Finn still has what it takes to compete in Formula 1.

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Button, Hill on Hamilton and F1's GOAT debate - SkySports F1

Sky F1's Jenson Button believes Lewis Hamilton would relish greater competition in the future, as his former team-mate bids to build on an "exceptional" total of 92 race wins.

Read more: Button, Hill on Hamilton and F1's GOAT debate - SkySports F1

Schumacher worked harder, Hamilton has more talent - Massa - Motorsport.com

At last Sunday's Portuguese Grand Prix Hamilton's victory saw him become the standalone record holder in terms of most grand prix wins, with the six-time F1 world champion banking his 92nd career victory at Portimao.
He's also closing in on equalling Schumacher's record of seven titles, further fuelling comparisons between the two superstars.
Massa, an 11-time grand prix winner, has seen ...Keep reading

Read more: Schumacher worked harder, Hamilton has more talent - Massa - Motorsport.com

Why do Verstappen's offensive comments get a free pass? - Autosport

OPINION: Following his FP2 clash with Lance Stroll at the Portuguese Grand Prix, Max Verstappen's choice of language over the radio was insulting and offensive to numerous groups of people. And yet, says JAKE BOXALL-LEGGE, it has conspicuously gone unpunished...

Read more: Why do Verstappen's offensive comments get a free pass? - Autosport

Why do Verstappen's offensive comments get a free pass? - Autosport

OPINION: Following his FP2 clash with Lance Stroll at the Portuguese Grand Prix, Max Verstappen's choice of language over the radio was insulting and offensive to numerous groups of people. And yet, says JAKE BOXALL-LEGGE, it has conspicuously gone unpunished...

Read more: Why do Verstappen's offensive comments get a free pass? - Autosport

Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel doesn’t make any sense - Motorsport.com

After another difficult time at the Portuguese Grand Prix, where Leclerc qualified and finished fourth while Vettel started 15th and came home 10th, the German expressed some frustration afterwards about his plight.
His comments to German broadcaster RTL were interpreted by some as him suggesting that the two Ferrari cars may not be completely equal.
Ferrari moved quickly, however, to dispel ...Keep reading

Read more: Why Ferrari hobbling Vettel doesn’t make any sense - Motorsport.com

Norris apologises following Stroll and Hamilton comments | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lando Norris has apologised for comments made in recent interviews, following his widely publicised remarks about rival drivers including Lewis Hamilton and Lance Stroll.

Read more: Norris apologises following Stroll and Hamilton comments | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Massa: Schumacher worked harder but Hamilton more talented in F1 - Autosport

Felipe Massa says Michael Schumacher was the harder worker, but Lewis Hamilton has the edge on talent, when the two Formula 1 greats are compared

Read more: Massa: Schumacher worked harder but Hamilton more talented in F1 - Autosport

Massa: Schumacher worked harder but Hamilton more talented in F1 - Autosport

Felipe Massa says Michael Schumacher was the harder worker, but Lewis Hamilton has the edge on talent, when the two Formula 1 greats are compared

Read more: Massa: Schumacher worked harder but Hamilton more talented in F1 - Autosport

Why Gasly is better off at AlphaTauri anyway - F1 News by PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly may be disappointed that Red Bull isn't interested in giving him a second chance, but he's better off where he is anyway.

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‘Vettel must improve to avoid Perez comparisons’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Replacing Sergio Perez at Racing Point, Martin Brundle says Sebastian Vettel needs to up his game to avoid "potentially unfavourable comparisons".

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Russell: Wolff has told me I’ll be on the grid next year | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes junior driver George Russell is confident he will remain on the grid for the 2021 F1 season despite doubts over his future at Williams.

Read more: Russell: Wolff has told me I’ll be on the grid next year | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

‘I think I have to think we have the same car’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Having stated that only an "idiot" doesn't know what's going on at Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel now says he "trusts" the team to treat him fairly.

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Marko shuts the door on a Gasly promotion - F1 News by PlanetF1

Red Bull has shut the door on Pierre Gasly with Helmut Marko saying he "will drive" for AlphaTauri next season.

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McLaren keen to see if Ferrari’s “very impressive” pace was a one-off | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ferrari's strong showing in the Portuguese Grand Prix has left its rivals wondering whether they have made a breakthrough with their previously troublesome SF1000.

Read more: McLaren keen to see if Ferrari’s “very impressive” pace was a one-off | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

‘Williams engine deal not tied to Russell’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Although he wouldn't be happy if Williams dropped George Russell, Toto Wolff has again insisted it is the Grove team's decision and one that Mercedes won't interfere with.

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‘2026 engine talks more important than a freeze’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto believes ironing out the 2026 engine regulations is more important than discussing an immediately development freeze, even if that's what keeps Red Bull in F1.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Pit Chat: Max needs to give Mercedes a call - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes are open to Max Verstappen giving them a call, silly season gets sillier and Zak Brown is a straight-up savage.

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Ocon: I could’ve finished the race on my first set of tyres | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Ocon: I could've finished the race on my first set of tyres • Hamilton "undeniably one of the best" - Stewart • Verstappen Armenian donation story 'untrue'

Read more: Ocon: I could’ve finished the race on my first set of tyres | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Ferrari: Red Bull's engine freeze plan not the priority - Motorsport.com

With Red Bull pushing hard for F1's engines to be frozen from 2022 so it can take over the Honda project, the other manufacturers will need to support the plan for it to happen.
But while Mercedes has already indicated it would welcome the move, Ferrari's current deficit with its power unit would make it less likely to back the idea.
The issue of future engine rules is to be discussed during ...Keep reading

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Ferrari: Red Bull's F1 engine freeze plan not the priority - Autosport

Ferrari says sorting out plans for Formula 1's engine regulations from 2026 is a bigger priority right now than worrying about an engine freeze to help Red Bull

Read more: Ferrari: Red Bull's F1 engine freeze plan not the priority - Autosport

Ferrari: Red Bull's F1 engine freeze plan not the priority - Autosport

Ferrari says sorting out plans for Formula 1's engine regulations from 2026 is a bigger priority right now than worrying about an engine freeze to help Red Bull

Read more: Ferrari: Red Bull's F1 engine freeze plan not the priority - Autosport

Bottas: I haven’t reached my peak yet - F1 News by PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas feels like there is still more to come from him after he lost more ground on Lewis Hamilton in the title race.

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Russell: Williams F1 exit speculation "fed by Perez camp" - Autosport

George Russell believes speculation about his Formula 1 future with Williams has been "fed by the Perez camp", and expects clarity about his position from the team within a week

Read more: Russell: Williams F1 exit speculation "fed by Perez camp" - Autosport

Russell: Williams F1 exit speculation "fed by Perez camp" - Autosport

George Russell believes speculation about his Formula 1 future with Williams has been "fed by the Perez camp", and expects clarity about his position from the team within a week

Read more: Russell: Williams F1 exit speculation "fed by Perez camp" - Autosport

Leading Portuguese GP "a nice taste" for McLaren - Motorsport.com

In the opening laps in Portimao Sainz was able to take advantage of a track made slippery by rain, and also by the fact that he was on soft tyres.
Three cars that qualified ahead of him – the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas and the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc – started on the medium tyre.
From seventh on the grid Sainz was soon up to fifth, and he then gained a spot ...Keep reading

Read more: Leading Portuguese GP "a nice taste" for McLaren - Motorsport.com

Williams axe rumours fuelled by Perez camp, says Russell - Motorsport.com

Current Racing Point driver Sergio Perez is looking for a seat for 2021 after being released by the team to make way for Sebastian Vettel next year.
While Williams announced back in July that Russell and teammate Nicholas Latifi would be retained for 2021, the team has since changed ownership, leading to fresh doubt emerging in the last week about Russell's future.
Acting team ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams axe rumours fuelled by Perez camp, says Russell - Motorsport.com

Driver ratings from the Portuguese Grand Prix - F1 News by PlanetF1

With little experience of Portimao, the Portuguese Grand Prix was a huge challenge for the drivers. Some rose to the occasion, others didn't.

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Leading F1 Portuguese GP "a nice taste" for McLaren - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl says the sight of Carlos Sainz Jr leading the Portuguese Grand Prix created "a nice taste", despite knowing it wouldn't last

Read more: Leading F1 Portuguese GP "a nice taste" for McLaren - Autosport

Leading F1 Portuguese GP "a nice taste" for McLaren - Autosport

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andreas Seidl says the sight of Carlos Sainz Jr leading the Portuguese Grand Prix created "a nice taste", despite knowing it wouldn't last

Read more: Leading F1 Portuguese GP "a nice taste" for McLaren - Autosport

Hamilton’s recording-breaking Algarve win was ‘new-version Lewis at his best’ | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix was a fitting way to break the record for most F1 wins because it demonstrated how he has improved as a driver, says Mercedes' trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin.

Read more: Hamilton’s recording-breaking Algarve win was ‘new-version Lewis at his best’ | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

‘Every race, every win is a different journey’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

With 92 wins on the board one would think it was old hat for Lewis Hamilton but he says every one is a "different journey, each time".

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F1 drivers told no changes to penalty points for track limits this year | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi says it would be "bad governance" to change the criteria for issuing penalty points mid-season.

Read more: F1 drivers told no changes to penalty points for track limits this year | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Ocon: I’m reducing the gap to Ricciardo - F1 News by PlanetF1

Beating Daniel Ricciardo to the chequered flag in Portugal, Esteban Ocon reckons he is begin to "reduce the gap" to his team-mate.

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Late-race leg cramp was “excruciating” – Hamilton | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says the cramp he reported in the closing stages of the Portuguese Grand Prix was painful enough to affect his driving.

Read more: Late-race leg cramp was “excruciating” – Hamilton | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

‘Don’t fans want hard defending, good racing?’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Otmar Szafnauer believes the stewards' decision to reprimand Sergio Perez for his defending in Portugal will ruin drivers "racing hard but safely".

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Wolff jokes Merc will break the bank for Hamilton - F1 News by PlanetF1

Wanting to re-sign F1's most prolific driver ever, Toto Wolff has joked he'll have to "sell inventory" and "sell the lease back" of Mercedes' HQ to afford Lewis Hamilton.

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Conclusions from the Portuguese Grand Prix - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has made history by setting a new record of 92 F1 wins - here are our conclusions from the Portuguese Grand Prix.

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Ferrari deny conspiracy as Vettel ‘bites his tongue’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel hinted at a Ferrari conspiracy costing him lap time, and points, however, that's been shot down by team boss Mattia Binotto.

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Max: Hamilton’s numbers are good motivation - F1 News by PlanetF1

Setting a new F1 record with 92 race wins, Max Verstappen joked he'll have to race until he's 40 to stand any chance of matching Lewis Hamilton.

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Ferrari encouraged by its recent upgrades - F1technical.net

Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal Mattia Binotto left the Portimao circuit encouraged after the team delivered its arguably best performance at today’s Portuguese Grand Prix.

Read more: Ferrari encouraged by its recent upgrades - F1technical.net

Brief spell in lead gave McLaren “nice pictures and motivation” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Brief spell in lead gave McLaren "nice pictures and motivation" • Renault's race "very disappointing" - Abiteboul • Kvyat laments "bad race" • Alonso: Schumacher and Hamilton "deserve to be the two best"

Read more: Brief spell in lead gave McLaren “nice pictures and motivation” | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Ocon "happier" with Renault in qualifying despite Q2 exit - Motorsport.com

The Frenchman finished the Q2 session in Portimao in 11th place, just 0.133s behind his team mate Daniel Ricciardo, who did get through.
At the last race in the Nurburgring the gap between the pair in the final session was just 0.019s, although on that occasion both men started well inside the top 10.
Ocon has been under some pressure recently as he has been outscored and outpaced by ...Keep reading

Read more: Ocon "happier" with Renault in qualifying despite Q2 exit - Motorsport.com

Limited running means “we don’t know if it’s a one or two-stop race” | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 teams are heading into today's Portuguese Grand Prix with much less information than usual about what strategies to use because of their limited running on the unfamiliar and recently resurfaced Algarve circuit.

Read more: Limited running means “we don’t know if it’s a one or two-stop race” | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Renault's Ocon "happier" with recent F1 qualifying pace - Autosport

Renault's Esteban Ocon believes that he is making good progress in Formula 1 qualifying, despite missing out on Q3 for the Portuguese Grand Prix

Read more: Renault's Ocon "happier" with recent F1 qualifying pace - Autosport

Renault's Ocon "happier" with recent F1 qualifying pace - Autosport

Renault's Esteban Ocon believes that he is making good progress in Formula 1 qualifying, despite missing out on Q3 for the Portuguese Grand Prix

Read more: Renault's Ocon "happier" with recent F1 qualifying pace - Autosport

The updates that have helped Red Bull close in on Mercedes - Motorsport.com

The team’s development has been nothing short of relentless this year, with new parts arriving at pretty much every race in an effort to rectify both the problem areas that the car originally had whilst also unlocking extra performance.




At the rear of the car, Red Bull began the season with a very innovative suspension layout. The upper wishbone pickup point had been extended ...Keep reading

Read more: The updates that have helped Red Bull close in on Mercedes - Motorsport.com

Haas overheating suspension problem altering F1 car ride height - Autosport

Haas has revealed that it has a problem with its rear suspension overheating, which is altering the ride height of its Formula 1 car

Read more: Haas overheating suspension problem altering F1 car ride height - Autosport

Haas overheating suspension problem altering F1 car ride height - Autosport

Haas has revealed that it has a problem with its rear suspension overheating, which is altering the ride height of its Formula 1 car

Read more: Haas overheating suspension problem altering F1 car ride height - Autosport

Wolff supports freeze to ‘keep’ Red Bull in F1 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Toto Wolff says Mercedes would back an engine freeze if that is what is needed to keep Red Bull on the grid, and in the fight.

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Mercedes support Red Bull’s call for F1 engine freeze | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes have backed Red Bull's call for a freeze on engine development after the 2021 F1 season.

Read more: Mercedes support Red Bull’s call for F1 engine freeze | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 drivers concerned about “dangerous” Portimao pit exit - Motorsport.com

The pit lane blends out just before Turn One, and on Friday drivers noted that the exit lane left them on too tight a line heading into the first corner, and thus travelling slower than those approaching on a flying lap.
After a discussion in Friday’s drivers’ briefing a change was made for Saturday, with the last part of the exit white line angled to the left. This allows cars coming out ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 drivers concerned about “dangerous” Portimao pit exit - Motorsport.com

Williams: "Nothing has changed" in Russell's approach despite F1 future speculation - Autosport

Williams says nothing has changed in George Russell's approach to Formula 1 despite the speculation about his future in the championship at this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix

Read more: Williams: "Nothing has changed" in Russell's approach despite F1 future speculation - Autosport

Williams: "Nothing has changed" in Russell's approach despite F1 future speculation - Autosport

Williams says nothing has changed in George Russell's approach to Formula 1 despite the speculation about his future in the championship at this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix

Read more: Williams: "Nothing has changed" in Russell's approach despite F1 future speculation - Autosport

Sainz: Red Bull will do right by Gasly - F1 News by PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz is confident Red Bull will make the "right decision" for Pierre Gasly amidst rumours he could be looking outside the Red Bull family for a new job.

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Williams: No change in Russell's approach despite speculation - Motorsport.com

Russell has been the subject of rumours regarding his place at Williams in 2021, with suggestions he could be replaced by Sergio Perez – despite the team announcing in July, before it was taken over by Dorilton Capital, that he and teammate Nicholas Latifi would carry on for next year. 
The Mercedes-backed driver finished 14th in qualifying at Portimao on Saturday, a day after Mercedes ...Keep reading

Read more: Williams: No change in Russell's approach despite speculation - Motorsport.com

‘Taking on Honda IP works only with engine freeze’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Christian Horner says taking on Honda's IP is the "only" real engine option for Red Bull but that it would depend on F1 freezing engine development.

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Drivers concerned Algarve’s “mega-tight” pit exit could cause problems in race | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 drivers have raised concerns about the pit lane exit at Autodromo do Algarve with race director Michael Masi.

Read more: Drivers concerned Algarve’s “mega-tight” pit exit could cause problems in race | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Pundits split on Hulk v Perez for Albon’s seat - F1 News by PlanetF1

F1 pundits can't reach a consensus on whether Sergio Perez or Nico Hulkenberg should join Red Bull, the only thing they do agree on is that Alex Albon's days are numbered.

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Pirelli recommends one-stop for today’s Portimao race - F1technical.net

Formula One’s sole tyre manufacturer Pirelli calculates that the one-stop strategy will be the fastest way to complete this afternoon’s Portuguese Grand Prix.

Read more: Pirelli recommends one-stop for today’s Portimao race - F1technical.net

Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix – How to watch, start time & more - Motorsport.com

When is the Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix? 
The Portuguese Grand Prix will be held on October 25 at the Autodromo Internacional Algarve.

Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020 
Start time: 1:10pm local time / 1:10pm GMT / 2:10pm CET / 9:10am ET / 6:10am PT / 10:10pm JST / 11:10pm AEST / 6:40pm IST

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Hamilton on F1 future and 2021 'plan' - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton has opened up on his Formula 1 future in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports, admitting he is unsure how much longer he will remain in the sport but that he "plans to be" on the 2021 grid.

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The provisional Portuguese Grand Prix grid - F1 News by PlanetF1

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

‘Merc can’t rely on Ocon & Gasly’s sniffing at Renault’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Based on current form, Esteban Ocon won't be moving to Mercedes any time soon and could also lose his Renault job, so says Paul di Resta.

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Drain cover collapse a new one for Masi - F1 News by PlanetF1

F1 race director Michael Masi says the cause of Saturday's drain cover at the Portimao circuit was a new one for him.

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Portuguese GP final practice LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Ricciardo: Reliability will settle F1 third-place battle, not performance - Autosport

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo thinks that reliability rather than out-and-out performance will decide the fight for third place in the Formula 1 constructors' championship this year.

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Ricciardo: Reliability will settle F1 third-place battle, not performance - Autosport

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo thinks that reliability rather than out-and-out performance will decide the fight for third place in the Formula 1 constructors' championship this year.

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FIA ease track limits after 125 offences - F1 News by PlanetF1

The FIA announced that the track limits at the Algarve circuit have been relaxed ahead of Saturday's final practice.

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Albon has two races to show he deserves 2021 Red Bull drive | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull is prepared to look beyond its talent pool to bring in a replacement for Alexander Albon in 2021 if he doesn't raise his game in the next two races, says team principal Christian Horner.

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Horner: Red Bull will look outside of F1 driver pool if Albon dropped - Autosport

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has confirmed that the Formula 1 team will look outside its pool of drivers if Alex Albon is not retained in 2021

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Horner: Red Bull will look outside of F1 driver pool if Albon dropped - Autosport

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has confirmed that the Formula 1 team will look outside its pool of drivers if Alex Albon is not retained in 2021

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Podcast: Friday's F1 Portuguese GP talking points - Autosport

After 24 years, Formula 1 finally got underway for a grand prix weekend in Portugal at the Algarve circuit on Friday

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Podcast: Friday's F1 Portuguese GP talking points - Autosport

After 24 years, Formula 1 finally got underway for a grand prix weekend in Portugal at the Algarve circuit on Friday

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No room for Magnussen at McLaren’s IndyCar team – Brown | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

A reunion between Kevin Magnussen and his former team McLaren in IndyCar racing is not on the cards, according to McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown.

Read more: No room for Magnussen at McLaren’s IndyCar team – Brown | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Verstappen’s ‘colourful’ language an ’emotional’ reaction – Horner | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said his driver Max Verstappen's profane criticism of Lance Stroll during yesterday's practice sessions was an 'emotional' reaction.

Read more: Verstappen’s ‘colourful’ language an ’emotional’ reaction – Horner | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Alfa Romeo: Decision is not that black or white - F1 News by PlanetF1

Alfa Romeo team boss Frédéric Vasseur won't be drawn on the Mick Schumacher question other than to say it is "not that black or white".

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Wolff: Russell’s Williams F1 future is out of Mercedes’ hands - Motorsport.com

Williams announced back in July that Mercedes junior driver Russell would continue into the third year of his contract with the team in 2021, partnering Nicholas Latifi.
But a change in ownership in September has led to a fresh review of the team’s driver line-up, with new owner Dorilton Capital considering alternative options.
Russell said on Thursday that he had “no concerns” about ...Keep reading

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Wolff: Russell's Williams F1 future is out of Mercedes' hands - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says George Russell's future is entirely for Williams to decide amid Sergio Perez's links to his seat for 2021

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Wolff: Russell's Williams F1 future is out of Mercedes' hands - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says George Russell's future is entirely for Williams to decide amid Sergio Perez's links to his seat for 2021

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Leclerc encouraged, at least for qualifying - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fourth fastest and on the medium tyres at Portimão, Charles Leclerc says he's hoping for a good qualifying but cannot say how the race will go.

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Track limits rules changed again after 125 violations on first day | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 has revised how track limits will be policed at the Autodromo do Algarve after over 100 violations were recorded on the first day of running at the Portuguese track.

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‘Russell decision is entirely Williams’ to make’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Toto Wolff concedes it is entirely up to Williams whether they run George Russell next season, Mercedes does not have a say in the matter.

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Portuguese Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel & more - Motorsport.com

What time does qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix start?
The Portuguese GP qualifying session will get underway at 2pm local time at Portimao. The three-part session will last approximately one hour.

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020 
Start time: 2pm local time, 2pm BST / 3pm CEST / 9am ET / 6am PT / 10pm JST / 11pm AEST / 6:30pm IST

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Friday, October 23, 2020

McLaren re-thinking approach to updates - F1 News by PlanetF1

After disappointing results at the Eifel Grand Prix, McLaren are re-thinking their approach to car updates, says technical director James Key.

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Red Bull will take the right decision for Gasly’s future, says Sainz | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr says he is sure Helmut Marko and Christian Horner will make the best choices for Pierre Gasly's career, as the Red Bull team bosses prepare to make their driver choices for next season.

Read more: Red Bull will take the right decision for Gasly’s future, says Sainz | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Tsunoda in line for AlphaTauri practice outing - F1 News by PlanetF1

AlphaTauri are considering running Yuki Tsunoda in a Friday practice session – potentially with a view to a race seat next year.

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Verstappen: Not my problem if people are offended - F1 News by PlanetF1

Max Verstappen let loose on Lance Stroll in FP2 at the Portimao circuit, afterwards saying it's not his "problem" if people were offended.

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Mercedes say ‘quali mode’ ban has brought Red Bull closer to them | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes' trackside operations director Andrew Shovlin says the ban on engine qualifying modes has helped Red Bull close the gap to them.

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F1's debut on Portimao 'rollercoaster' LIVE! - SkySports F1



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Ricciardo has artist working on tattoo designs for Abiteboul - Motorsport.com

Earlier this year, Ricciardo and Abiteboul laid down a wager that if the Australian finished on the Formula 1 podium this season then the pair of them would get matching tattoos.
The agreement was that while Abiteboul could choose the location and size of the tattoo, Ricciardo would get a free call in terms of its design.
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Giovinazzi: Future isn’t dependent on Kimi’s - F1 News by PlanetF1

Antonio Giovinazzi has denied speculation that his place at Alfa Romeo is dependent on whether or not Kimi Raikkonen decided to re-sign.

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Hamilton: New Mercedes F1 contract "probably" a formality - Motorsport.com

Six-time F1 world champion Hamilton is currently in the final year of his contract with Mercedes, but has said for many months that he has no intention to leave the team.
Hamilton is one of the few drivers on the 2020 grid yet to formally confirm his plans for next year, but previously spoke about not wishing to rush contract talks amid the ongoing global pandemic.
Asked on Thursday for an ...Keep reading

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No extra pressure for Red Bull F1's Albon amidst replacement rumours - Autosport

Alex Albon says he doesn't feel under any extra pressure despite ongoing suggestions his Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team might look outside its pool of drivers in 2021

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No extra pressure for Red Bull F1's Albon amidst replacement rumours - Autosport

Alex Albon says he doesn't feel under any extra pressure despite ongoing suggestions his Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team might look outside its pool of drivers in 2021

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Autosport Podcast: F1 Portuguese Grand Prix preview - Autosport

Formula 1 moves on to Portugal for the 12th round of the 2020 season, with another new venue in Portimao

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Autosport Podcast: F1 Portuguese Grand Prix preview - Autosport

Formula 1 moves on to Portugal for the 12th round of the 2020 season, with another new venue in Portimao

Read more: Autosport Podcast: F1 Portuguese Grand Prix preview - Autosport

Ferrari to test 2021-spec floor in Portuguese GP practice - Motorsport.com

This will be the Scuderia's first look at how the new rules, which will force teams to cut a sizeable hole in the floor, will affect the performance of the car in the real world.
Having already studied the impact of the floor change in CFD and the wind tunnel, the data and feedback captured at Portimao will then be used to improve the correlation of its simulation tools and should help it to ...Keep reading

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Perez to "say something pretty soon" amid Williams links - Motorsport.com

Perez has been looking for a seat since Racing Point opted last month to activate a release clause in his contract for 2021, making room for Sebastian Vettel to join the team.
Perez was linked heavily with a move to either Haas or Alfa Romeo, two of the few teams to hold a vacant seat for next year.
But with Haas seemingly set to bring in F2 driver Nikita Mazepin and one of Ferrari’s ...Keep reading

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Perez feels he can give update on future "pretty soon" amid Williams F1 link - Autosport

Sergio Perez believes he will be able to provide an update on his Formula 1 future "pretty soon" amid links with a possible move to Williams for 2021

Read more: Perez feels he can give update on future "pretty soon" amid Williams F1 link - Autosport

Hamilton: Do I want to continue for three years? - F1 News by PlanetF1

Still without a new Mercedes contract in hand, Lewis Hamilton admits one of the issues is whether he wants to stick around for another three years.

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Hamilton: New Mercedes F1 contract "probably" a formality - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says agreeing his new Mercedes Formula 1 contract is "probably" a formality, but that sitting down for talks is "not a priority right now"

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Hamilton: New Mercedes F1 contract "probably" a formality - Autosport

Lewis Hamilton says agreeing his new Mercedes Formula 1 contract is "probably" a formality, but that sitting down for talks is "not a priority right now"

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Gasly does ‘not know’ of options outside Red Bull - F1 News by PlanetF1

Reportedly in talks with Renault, Pierre Gasly says he does "not know" of any options outside the Red Bull problem, that's up to Helmut Marko.

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The design lessons F1 is hoping to learn at Algarve’s ‘three-dimensional’ track | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 hopes to learn different track configurations influence the quality of racing at Algarve, which features massive changes in gradient and an unusually quick first corner.

Read more: The design lessons F1 is hoping to learn at Algarve’s ‘three-dimensional’ track | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hamilton unsure if he wants another three years at Mercedes | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says he hasn't decided how long he intends to commit to Mercedes for, and may not sign a new deal for a few more months.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ricciardo: Nordschleife 'scare' means no interest in 24H outing - Motorsport.com

The Australian used the opportunity of the Eifel Grand Prix to put in some laps around the famous Nordschleife in a Renault Megane RS as part of an event with his team.
However, he admitted that after a wild moment early in the lap, he was left pretty nervous about driving around there – having also nearly had a crash back in 2008 when he went there is his own car.
So he says anyone can ...Keep reading

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Ricciardo on that tattoo: There should be honey badger - F1 News by PlanetF1

Nicknamed the 'Honey Badger', Daniel Ricciardo says Cyril Abiteboul can expect that to appear on his soon-to-be-newly-inked tattoo.

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Verstappen: Hulkenberg call is not for me to make - F1 News by PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg would be a "good team-mate" says Max Verstappen before insisting he has no say in the matter.

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Bottas avoids F1 grid penalty at Portuguese GP - F1 News by PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas has avoided a penalty with Mercedes only needed to change the control electronics on his power unit following his Eifel GP DNF.

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Kvyat “aware the situation isn’t very easy” for 2021 | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Kvyat "aware the situation isn't very easy" for 2021 • Renault give F1 test to junior drivers • Indy Lights confirms plans for 2021 return

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Hulkenberg on standby for Racing Point in Portugal - Motorsport.com

After it emerged that Stroll tested positive for COVID-19 in the days after the Eifel Grand Prix, Racing Point says it is taking no risks about not having a reserve lined-up.
Hulkenberg had to be drafted in at the last-minute at the Nurburgring after Stroll was taken unwell, with the team initially believing that the Canadian had been struck down by a flu bug rather than ...Keep reading

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Hulkenberg on standby at Racing Point for F1 Portuguese GP - Autosport

Nico Hulkenberg is on standby at Racing Point for Formula 1's Portuguese Grand Prix in the event Lance Stroll fails another coronavirus test

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Hulkenberg on standby at Racing Point for F1 Portuguese GP - Autosport

Nico Hulkenberg is on standby at Racing Point for Formula 1's Portuguese Grand Prix in the event Lance Stroll fails another coronavirus test

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Steiner pays tribute to departing Haas duo - F1 News by PlanetF1

Haas team principal, Guenther Steiner, has thanked both Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen after their exits were confirmed.

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Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen to leave Haas after 2020 season - BBC F1

Drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will both leave Haas at the end of the 2020 season.

Read more: Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen to leave Haas after 2020 season - BBC F1

Bottas to avoid grid penalty after Nurburgring power unit failure | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas will avoid a grid penalty at this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix following the power unit failure he suffered during the last race.

Read more: Bottas to avoid grid penalty after Nurburgring power unit failure | 2020 Portuguese Grand Prix - RaceFans

Magnussen also announces Haas F1 team exit - Motorsport.com

Just minutes after his teammate Romain Grosjean said he would not be staying on with the outfit for 2021, Magnussen announced that he would not be remaining either.
"The 2020 Formula 1 season will be my last with Haas F1 Team," the Dane posted on Instagram.
"I have had a great time with the team for four years and I look back at a great journey. Being part of a brand new team has been a ...Keep reading

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Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean to leave Haas F1 team for 2021 season - Autosport

Kevin Magnussen has revealed that he too will be leaving the Haas Formula 1 team at the end of the season

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Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean to leave Haas F1 team for 2021 season - Autosport

Kevin Magnussen has revealed that he too will be leaving the Haas Formula 1 team at the end of the season

Read more: Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean to leave Haas F1 team for 2021 season - Autosport

Magnussen follows Grosjean out of Haas exit door - F1 News by PlanetF1

Kevin Magnussen has quickly followed Romain Grosjean in announcing that he too will be leaving Haas at the end of the 2020 season.

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All change at Haas for 2021 as Magnussen confirms he will also leave | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Kevin Magnussen has joined team mate Romain Grosjean in confirming he will not drive for Haas next year.

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Grosjean confirms this is his last season with Haas | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Romain Grosjean has confirmed he will not stay with Haas beyond the end of the 2020 F1 season.

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Grosjean announces Haas exit for 2021 - SkySports F1

Romain Grosjean will leave Haas at the end of the season after announcing his exit from the team after five years.

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Grosjean to leave Haas at end of 2020 season - F1 News by PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean has confirmed via Facebook that he will be leaving Haas following the conclusion of the 2020 season.

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Grosjean to leave Haas F1 at end of 2020 season - Motorsport.com

The Frenchman’s place at the outfit had been in doubt for weeks, with the American-owned squad looking likely to take an all-new line-up for 2021.
On Thursday morning, Grosjean announced that his contract was not being extended and he would be leaving the squad at the end of the year.
“The last chapter is closed and the book is finished,” he posted on Facebook. “I've been ...Keep reading

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Romain Grosjean to leave Haas F1 team at end of 2020 season - Autosport

Romain Grosjean has confirmed that he is out of the Haas Formula 1 team at the end of the year

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Romain Grosjean to leave Haas F1 team at end of 2020 season - Autosport

Romain Grosjean has confirmed that he is out of the Haas Formula 1 team at the end of the year

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How Renault, Ricciardo transformed in F1 2020 - SkySports F1



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Schumacher seals record-breaking 10th constructors championship for Ferrari | 2000 Malaysian Grand Prix flashback - RaceFans

Michael Schumacher signed off his triumphant 2000 season on this day 20 years ago with a win which confirmed Ferrari as constructors champions for the 10th time.

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