Friday, September 17, 2021

Schumacher was ‘worried’ Vettel would quit F1 - PlanetF1

Ralf Schumacher has welcomed Sebastian Vettel's confirmation as a 2022 Aston Martin driver, having been "worried" the German would retire.

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Ex-Bridgestone man questions ‘bias with certain stewards’ - PlanetF1

Adamant Max Verstappen did not deserve a penalty for a "racing incident", Kees van de Grint has questioned the "bias of certain stewards".

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Masi says Silverstone, Monza F1 clash penalties not comparable - Motorsport.com

Hamilton and Verstappen famously made contact while fighting for the lead at the British GP, the Red Bull driver crashing hard against the barriers.
His Mercedes rival got a 10-second penalty for the accident, but still managed to win the race.
The duo clashed again at the Italian GP last weekend, although this time both retired on the spot.
The stewards found Verstappen was predominantly ...Keep reading

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Alonso: Alpine "best team" in the midfield without fastest car - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The French squad overtook both its rivals to move into fifth place in the constructors' championship after a sensational Hungarian GP, won by Alonso's teammate Esteban Ocon. The Spaniard finished in fourth place in the race.
Alpine has been able to hold on to fifth since then despite Alonso believing the A521 is not as competitive as the AlphaTauri and the Aston ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso: Alpine "best team" in the midfield without fastest car - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Alonso: Alpine "best team" in the midfield without fastest car - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The French squad overtook both its rivals to move into fifth place in the constructors' championship after a sensational Hungarian GP, won by Alonso's teammate Esteban Ocon. The Spaniard finished in fourth place in the race.
Alpine has been able to hold on to fifth since then despite Alonso believing the A521 is not as competitive as the AlphaTauri and the Aston ...Keep reading

Read more: Alonso: Alpine "best team" in the midfield without fastest car - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The 2022 Formula 1 rules explained - F1technical.net

Ahead of the British Grand Prix Formula 1 revealed a full size model of its vision of next season's regulations. A couple of days earlier FIA released the latest edition of the rulebook. With the reality of the 2022 season looming, and assuming the rulebook will not change significantly between now and then, we investigate the contents of the regulation book to explain how cars will be designed.

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DC: ‘Tsunoda should pack his little bag and go home’ - PlanetF1

Ex-F1 driver David Coulthard sees no future for Yuki Tsunoda in Formula 1 beyond 2022 following the rookie's surprise over being retained.

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Albon takes no comfort in Perez’s 2021 struggles - PlanetF1

While Sergio Perez has encountered similar issues to Alex Albon at Red Bull, it does not bring the latter any sense of comfort.

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FIA: Verstappen’s Monza penalty can’t be compared to Hamilton’s Silverstone one - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton and Verstappen famously made contact while fighting for the lead at the British GP, the Red Bull driver crashing hard against the barriers.
His Mercedes rival got a 10-second penalty for the accident, but still managed to win the race.
The duo clashed again at the Italian GP last weekend, although this time both retired on the spot.
The stewards found Verstappen was predominantly ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA: Verstappen’s Monza penalty can’t be compared to Hamilton’s Silverstone one - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

FIA: Verstappen’s Monza penalty can’t be compared to Hamilton’s Silverstone one - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton and Verstappen famously made contact while fighting for the lead at the British GP, the Red Bull driver crashing hard against the barriers.
His Mercedes rival got a 10-second penalty for the accident, but still managed to win the race.
The duo clashed again at the Italian GP last weekend, although this time both retired on the spot.
The stewards found Verstappen was predominantly ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA: Verstappen’s Monza penalty can’t be compared to Hamilton’s Silverstone one - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Webber has a ‘headache’ over Piastri’s 2022 plans - PlanetF1

Mark Webber admits there is a great deal of uncertainty around what the future holds for his client Oscar Piastri.

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Zhou emerges as favourite for 2022 Alfa Romeo F1 seat - Motorsport.com

Zhou’s pace in F2 this season, allied to some healthy backing from Chinese sponsors, has left the Alpine Academy driver as the most likely candidate to step up and race alongside Valtteri Bottas at Alfa Romeo in 2022.
Sources have suggested that a deal is all but agreed, and now just needs to be signed off.
However, Vasseur insists that Alfa Romeo remains open minded about what ...Keep reading

Read more: Zhou emerges as favourite for 2022 Alfa Romeo F1 seat - Motorsport.com

2022 could be jump or be pushed time for Vettel - PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel is definitely sticking around for the 2022 season, but it feels like that could easily be his last on the grid.

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Mercedes explain Lewis’ strategy at Monza - PlanetF1

Out of position with a faster car, Mercedes were hoping that the hard tyre would have set Lewis Hamilton up for a strong Italian GP.

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F1 teams want increase for “extremely challenging” 790kg limit in 2022 | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 teams are pushing for a further increase in the minimum weight limit for next year's cars, which are being designed to new technical regulations.

Read more: F1 teams want increase for “extremely challenging” 790kg limit in 2022 | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Drivers higher than Kubica on Alfa Romeo 2022 list - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica believes that he is not one of Alfa Romeo's preferred options as they look to determine Valtteri Bottas' 2022 team-mate.

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Friday qualifying needs earlier start after “nearly dark” Monza session – Ricciardo | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 1 shouldn't hold qualifying as late in the day as it did at Monza last week, says Daniel Ricciardo, who was concerned by fading light during the session.

Read more: Friday qualifying needs earlier start after “nearly dark” Monza session – Ricciardo | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Albon has ‘no idea’ what Mercedes clauses are yet - PlanetF1

Alex Albon says that he has no idea what the "very strict" clauses Mercedes put in his Williams contract are.

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Hamilton: Don’t be on Max’s outside, he runs you out of road - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton knows he "can't go around the outside" of Max Verstappen as there is a good chance his title rival will run him "out of road".

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Russell hopes ex-team mate Kubica gets another F1 chance | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Russell hopes ex-team mate Kubica gets another F1 chance • Ricciardo's breakthrough important for McLaren - Norris • FRE penalise winner four days after race • Pirelli cancel test due to Alpine car fault

Read more: Russell hopes ex-team mate Kubica gets another F1 chance | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Alpine don’t ‘want to lose’ juniors, need to ‘compromise’ - PlanetF1

With Guanyu Zhou linked to an Alfa Romeo seat, Alpine don't "want to lose" their junior but concede they don't have a place for him in F1.

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Italian Grand Prix flopped to 15million Euros loss - PlanetF1

The Italian GP has recorded a loss of 15million Euros, with the number of people attending the race this year far lower than expected.

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Williams making the most from ‘mishaps’ of others - PlanetF1

In the points in three of the last four races, George Russell feels Williams are doing well in capitalising on "other people's mishaps".

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Alonso: Verstappen, Hamilton "did what they should do" in F1 clash - Motorsport.com

The championship contenders made contact at Monza's first chicane as Red Bull driver Verstappen attempted to overtake Mercedes rival Hamilton, who had just emerged from the pits.
The crash, their second after their British GP incident, put them both out of the race on the spot.
Although opinion was divided on who was to blame, FIA stewards deemed Verstappen was predominantly at fault and ...Keep reading

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Aston Martin retain Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll for 2022 - BBC F1

Sebastian Vettel will continue at Aston Martin for a second season in 2022 alongside Canadian Lance Stroll.

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Aston Martin retains Vettel, Stroll for 2022 F1 season - F1technical.net

A further piece of the puzzle has now been slotted into place with the Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team announcing its 2022 driver line-up. The Silverstone-based outfit will retain its current driver line-up of Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll next year when the sport introduces a radically new set of technical regulations.

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Masi won’t ‘get into games’ with Red Bull, Mercedes - PlanetF1

Never mind the drivers, Michael Masi has made it clear to Christian Horner and Toto Wolff that he won't play their "games" with them.

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2022 Formula 1 Driver Market: Which drivers are going where? - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

While multiple Formula 1 driver deals have been confirmed for 2022, a number of race seats still need to be officially filled. Here’s how next year’s grid is shaping up.
Mercedes
Mercedes is, arguably, the team with the most attention on its driver line-up. Rumours of Mercedes young driver George Russell getting the call up have surrounded it for years, though so far Valtteri Bottas has ...Keep reading

Read more: 2022 Formula 1 Driver Market: Which drivers are going where? - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

2022 Formula 1 Driver Market: Which drivers are going where? - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

While multiple Formula 1 driver deals have been confirmed for 2022, a number of race seats still need to be officially filled. Here’s how next year’s grid is shaping up.
Mercedes
Mercedes is, arguably, the team with the most attention on its driver line-up. Rumours of Mercedes young driver George Russell getting the call up have surrounded it for years, though so far Valtteri Bottas has ...Keep reading

Read more: 2022 Formula 1 Driver Market: Which drivers are going where? - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Aston Martin retain Stroll, Vettel for next season - SkySports F1

Aston Martin have announced an unchanged driver line-up for the 2022 Formula 1 season with both Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll retained.

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Vettel keeps Aston Martin seat alongside Stroll for 2022 season | 2022 F1 season - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel will remain at Aston Martin for the 2022 F1 season alongside Lance Stroll, the team has confirmed.

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Aston Martin confirms Vettel and Stroll for F1 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The Silverstone-based outfit had been long expected to stick with its current duo for 2022, but delays in announcing it had prompted speculation that it could be pondering a change.
However, after the team explained several times that the delays were simply down to the need to negotiate certain clauses in the contract, it has finally ended all talk of looking outside its current duo.
Stroll ...Keep reading

Read more: Aston Martin confirms Vettel and Stroll for F1 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Aston Martin confirms Vettel and Stroll for F1 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

The Silverstone-based outfit had been long expected to stick with its current duo for 2022, but delays in announcing it had prompted speculation that it could be pondering a change.
However, after the team explained several times that the delays were simply down to the need to negotiate certain clauses in the contract, it has finally ended all talk of looking outside its current duo.
Stroll ...Keep reading

Read more: Aston Martin confirms Vettel and Stroll for F1 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Aston Martin confirms Vettel and Stroll for F1 2022 - Motorsport.com

The Silverstone-based outfit had been long expected to stick with its current duo for 2022, but delays in announcing it had prompted speculation that it could be pondering a change.
However, after the team explained several times that the delays were simply down to the need to negotiate certain clauses in the contract, it finally has ended all talk of it looking outside its current ...Keep reading

Read more: Aston Martin confirms Vettel and Stroll for F1 2022 - Motorsport.com

Ferrari still pressing for reverse grid races in Formula 1 - PlanetF1

Since the use of sprint races in Formula 1 is under review, Ferrari would like the concept of reverse grids revisited.

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“There’s still five in front of me”: How Raikkonen reacted to finishing sixth on his debut | Interview - RaceFans

Longstanding Sauber team manager Beat Zehnder shares his favourite memories of Kimi Raikkonen throughout his 21-year F1 career.

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‘Verstappen is the fastest, but still in puppy stage’ - PlanetF1

Sir Jackie Stewart sees Max Verstappen as the best driver on the grid now, but warns Lewis Hamilton can not be counted out.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Sainz pleased for McLaren despite “worst possible” result for Ferrari | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr congratulated his former team McLaren on ending their eight-year win-less streak at Monza, but admitted the result is a blow for Ferrari.

Read more: Sainz pleased for McLaren despite “worst possible” result for Ferrari | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Norris could ‘figure Hamilton out quite quickly’ at Monza - PlanetF1

Lando Norris said he was able to work out where Lewis Hamilton was strong and weak during the Monza sprint race.

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Mercedes protected with ‘very strict’ Albon clauses - PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has explained that Alex Albon's Williams contract has been designed to protect their power unit information.

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Formula E yet teams awaiting detail on qualifying format changes | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Formula E yet teams awaiting detail on qualifying format changes • Hamilton 'put on show' with injury - Marko • Lack of funds ends Pulling's F4 season

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Ilott confirms IndyCar talks underway for 2022 - PlanetF1

Ferrari test and Alfa Romeo reserve driver Callum Ilott confirmed that talks are taking place to remain in IndyCar for 2022.

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FIA do not plan to change Monza kerbs after crash - PlanetF1

The FIA will not alter the sausage kerb at Monza's Rettifilo chicane, despite its role in the Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton crash.

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Marko: ‘A show was put on that poor Hamilton is injured’ - PlanetF1

Helmut Marko says negative stories about Max Verstappen have been created by Mercedes, along with a "show" that Lewis Hamilton is injured.

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Ocon disagrees with Monza F1 time penalty - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

On lap 15 of the Italian Grand Prix Ocon was battling Aston Martin driver Vettel for 12th when he moved over to the racing line for the second chicane while Vettel was on his outside, nudging the German partially off the track.
Because the pair collided and Ocon didn't leave a car's width for Vettel he was handed a five-second penalty, which he served during his only pitstop. That penalty ...Keep reading

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Ocon disagrees with Monza F1 time penalty - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

On lap 15 of the Italian Grand Prix Ocon was battling Aston Martin driver Vettel for 12th when he moved over to the racing line for the second chicane while Vettel was on his outside, nudging the German partially off the track.
Because the pair collided and Ocon didn't leave a car's width for Vettel he was handed a five-second penalty, which he served during his only pitstop. That penalty ...Keep reading

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Ocon disagrees with Monza F1 time penalty - Motorsport.com

On lap 15 of the Italian Grand Prix, Ocon was battling Aston Martin driver Vettel for 12th when he moved over to the racing line for the second chicane while Vettel was on his outside, nudging the German partially off the track.
Because the pair collided and Ocon didn't leave a car's width for Vettel, he was handed a five-second time penalty, which he served during his only pitstop. That ...Keep reading

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Todt: Saturday FP2 on sprint weekend ‘makes no sense’ - PlanetF1

Jean Todt says that having FP2 on a race weekend featuring sprint qualifying makes no sense and perplexes him. 

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Ticktum blown chances to enter ‘political’ Formula 1 - PlanetF1

Dan Ticktum believes his chances of joining the Formula 1 grid are gone after being dropped from the Williams programme.

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Nobody will take a risk with "confusing" F1 sprint race format – Wolff - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1 decided to trial sprint races at three grands prix in 2021, with the 100km sprints on Saturday setting the grid for Sunday's full-length race.
The two sprint races F1 has held so far, at Silverstone and Monza, produced mixed results at best. The running order was largely established after the first lap, as a lack of pitstops and overtaking meant drivers were generally resigned to following ...Keep reading

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Nobody will take a risk with "confusing" F1 sprint race format – Wolff - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1 decided to trial sprint races at three grands prix in 2021, with the 100km sprints on Saturday setting the grid for Sunday's full-length race.
The two sprint races F1 has held so far, at Silverstone and Monza, produced mixed results at best. The running order was largely established after the first lap, as a lack of pitstops and overtaking meant drivers were generally resigned to following ...Keep reading

Read more: Nobody will take a risk with "confusing" F1 sprint race format – Wolff - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Mercedes: Not a definite Hamilton must take extra F1 engine - Motorsport.com

Teams are entering the final third of the 2021 season braced for possible penalties as they hit the limit of their season allocation for power unit elements.
Red Bull has already confirmed that Max Verstappen will have to take a grid drop at a race later this year after losing one of his engines in a crash at Silverstone with title rival Hamilton, but will do so strategically at a track it ...Keep reading

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Review: Schumacher Netflix movie lifts lid on the two sides of F1 ace - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Warning: This review contains spoilers
When Sebastian Vettel said recently he was looking forward to the new Michael Schumacher Netflix documentary telling him things he didn't know, it was easy to think he could be disappointed.
After all, in a world where almost everything the seven-time world champion did was under the spotlight of television cameras and media, you would imagine there is ...Keep reading

Read more: Review: Schumacher Netflix movie lifts lid on the two sides of F1 ace - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Why Hamilton’s 2021 season has echoes of 2016 - PlanetF1

Monza was the latest costly example of Leiws Hamilton and Mercedes snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, a distinct air of 2016 lingers.

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Drivers need to be discouraged from taking out rivals – Wolff | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says Formula 1 drivers need to be discouraged from deliberately tangling with rivals to prevent them scoring points.

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Brundle feels for Norris: ‘It could so easily have been his’ - PlanetF1

Martin Brundle feels for Lando Norris after the Brit had to settle for second place behind his team-mate at the Italian Grand Prix.

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Review: Schumacher Netflix movie lifts lid on the two sides of F1 ace - Motorsport.com

Warning: This review contains spoilers
When Sebastian Vettel said recently he was looking forward to the new Michael Schumacher Netflix documentary telling him things he didn't know, it was easy to think he could be disappointed.
For, in a world where almost everything the seven-time world champion did was under the spotlight of television cameras and media, you would imagine there is not ...Keep reading

Read more: Review: Schumacher Netflix movie lifts lid on the two sides of F1 ace - Motorsport.com

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

JV: No Senna v Prost vibes to Hamilton v Verstappen - PlanetF1

Jacques Villeneuve does not agree that Max Verstappen versus Lewis Hamilton is becoming like Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost.

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Sprint trial “progressing in the right direction” – Domenicali | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali remains pleased with the sprint qualifying format despite the poorly-received second running of the event at Monza.

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Stroll ‘delighted’ with Vettel, ‘firm intention’ to keep him - PlanetF1

Lawrence Stroll says he's "delighted" with how Sebastian Vettel is doing and wants the German to stay with Aston Martin for many years.

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Hamilton set to see specialist before Russian GP - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says he'll probably have to see a specialist before the Russian Grand Prix after Max Verstappen's wheel hit his head at Monza.

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Ricciardo: I never lost faith | McLaren: This is why we signed him - SkySports F1

Daniel Ricciardo says he "never lost faith" in his ability despite his three-year victory drought and challenging debut season with McLaren, as the Australian reflects on a remarkable Italian GP victory and explains the "reset" that helped him regain some form of old.

Read more: Ricciardo: I never lost faith | McLaren: This is why we signed him - SkySports F1

Vettel’s Aston Martin future to be confirmed “imminently” – Stroll | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Vettel's Aston Martin future to be confirmed "imminently" - Stroll • Andretti confirms Hunter-Reay departure • Arrested F1 fan 'was mistaken for mafia boss'

Read more: Vettel’s Aston Martin future to be confirmed “imminently” – Stroll | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Construction of new Aston Martin factory underway - PlanetF1

Construction work has officially started on the new Aston Martin factory, the British team have announced.

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Sainz never felt comfortable during Italian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz says he was not comfortable with his Ferrari at all at Monza, saying the rear-end of the SF21 is a weakness for him.

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F1 bosses disappointed with turnout, question Monza’s future - PlanetF1

Failing to attract big crowd, despite it being Ferrari's home event, F1 bosses admit the Italian GP's place on the grid is not guaranteed.

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Ralf says Monza was ‘definitely not’ the last clash - PlanetF1

The title rivals are one apiece when it comes to causing collisions, say the stewards, but Ralf Schumacher says it won't end with Monza.

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FIA sees no need to change Monza kerbs after Verstappen/Hamilton clash - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton and Verstappen collided halfway through Sunday's race, with Verstappen running out of room to pass Hamilton into the first chicane and running over the sausage kerbs.
That impact launched the Red Bull driver into the air as he landed on top of Hamilton, his rear wheel hitting the Mercedes driver's helmet.
While Hamilton praised the halo device for saving him from serious injury ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA sees no need to change Monza kerbs after Verstappen/Hamilton clash - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

FIA sees no need to change Monza kerbs after Verstappen/Hamilton clash - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton and Verstappen collided halfway through Sunday's race, with Verstappen running out of room to pass Hamilton into the first chicane and running over the sausage kerbs.
That impact launched the Red Bull driver into the air as he landed on top of Hamilton, his rear wheel hitting the Mercedes driver's helmet.
While Hamilton praised the halo device for saving him from serious injury ...Keep reading

Read more: FIA sees no need to change Monza kerbs after Verstappen/Hamilton clash - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Horner: Verstappen "shouldn't have been near" Hamilton after pitstop drama - Motorsport.com

Polesitter Verstappen lost his lead at the start of the Italian Grand Prix to eventual winner Daniel Ricciardo and trailed the McLaren during the first stint.
After responding to Ricciardo's pitstop, Verstappen endured a painfully slow 11-second pitstop, which dropped him behind the second McLaren of Lando Norris.
It also put the Dutchman on Hamilton's trail when the Briton made his pitstop ...Keep reading

Read more: Horner: Verstappen "shouldn't have been near" Hamilton after pitstop drama - Motorsport.com

Horner: Verstappen "should never have been anywhere near" Hamilton - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Polesitter Verstappen lost his lead at the start of the Italian Grand Prix to eventual winner Daniel Ricciardo and trailed the McLaren during the first stint.
After responding to Ricciardo's pitstop, Verstappen endured a painfully slow 11-second pitstop, which dropped him behind the second McLaren of Lando Norris.
It also put the Dutchman on Hamilton's trail when the Briton made his pitstop ...Keep reading

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Ricciardo: Win made ‘crappier days’ since ’18 worth it - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo said the "crappier days" he endured without victory, were put right by his mighty win at the Italian Grand Prix.

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Masi counters Red Bull over Perez guidance - PlanetF1

FIA race director Michael Masi insists he “suggested” Sergio Perez give a place up to Charles Leclerc at Monza – despite Christian Horner claiming otherwise.

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Palou feels ‘lucky being unlucky’ with victory after first lap setback | IndyCar - RaceFans

IndyCar points leader Álex Palou reflected on a long, early caution - and a contentious decision by race control - that helped power his winning strategy in Portland.

Read more: Palou feels ‘lucky being unlucky’ with victory after first lap setback | IndyCar - RaceFans

Sebastian Vettel: Aston Martin keen for German driver to race for them in 2022 - BBC F1

Aston Martin say they are committed to Sebastian Vettel and are keen for him to race for them in 2022.

Read more: Sebastian Vettel: Aston Martin keen for German driver to race for them in 2022 - BBC F1

Alonso questions F1 chasing unneeded improvements - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso says no other sport searches for ways to change its image and format when not necessary like Formula 1 does.

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Hamilton-Verstappen crash was ‘a racing incident, no danger’ – Alonso | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso said he saw no malicious intent and no danger in the collision between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen at Monza.

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Monday, September 13, 2021

Why Aston Martin’s new campus is a ‘reverse’ McLaren MTC - Motorsport.com

With owner Lawrence Stroll making clear his lofty ambitions to be world championship winners in the next three to five years, he understands that the team could not keep going as it was.
Still operating out of the Silverstone facilities that originally housed Jordan Grand Prix in 1991, Aston Martin’s increasing reliance on temporary offices has left it in a state where, if it is truly serious ...Keep reading

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Why Aston Martin’s new campus is a ‘reverse’ McLaren MTC - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

With owner Lawrence Stroll making clear his lofty ambitions to be world championship winners in the next three to five years, he understands that the team could not keep going as it was.
Still operating out of the Silverstone facilities that originally housed Jordan Grand Prix in 1991, Aston Martin’s increasing reliance on temporary offices has left it in a state where, if it is truly serious ...Keep reading

Read more: Why Aston Martin’s new campus is a ‘reverse’ McLaren MTC - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Why Aston Martin’s new campus is a ‘reverse’ McLaren MTC - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

With owner Lawrence Stroll making clear his lofty ambitions to be world championship winners in the next three to five years, he understands that the team could not keep going as it was.
Still operating out of the Silverstone facilities that originally housed Jordan Grand Prix in 1991, Aston Martin’s increasing reliance on temporary offices has left it in a state where, if it is truly serious ...Keep reading

Read more: Why Aston Martin’s new campus is a ‘reverse’ McLaren MTC - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Aston Martin break ground on £200m new “state of the art” F1 factory | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Aston Martin has begun building its new Formula 1 factory which is due to open at the beginning of 2023. Covering 37,000 square metres and built at a cost of £150-200 million, the massive expansion of its current premises next to the Silverstone circuit will include a new wind tunnel and simulator. As well as … Continue reading Aston Martin break ground on £200m new “state of the art” F1 factory

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Hamilton ‘proud’ of stewards for penalising Max - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton expressed pride in the stewards' decision to demote Max Verstappen three places on the Sochi grid.

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Saudi Arabia linked with Formula 1 takeover – report - PlanetF1

Formula 1’s commercial rights could soon be under Saudi Arabian ownership, according to a report.

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Alpine did “fantastic job” to score points with seventh-fastest car – Alonso | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Alpine did "fantastic job" to score points with seventh-fastest car - Alonso • Ticktum sees no chance to enter 'political and unjust' F1 • Sprint qualifying "probably not as entertaining" as hoped

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AlphaTauri reveal cause of Tsunoda’s DNS - PlanetF1

AlphaTauri have revealed that a braking issue denied Yuki Tsunoda the chance to start the Italian Grand Prix.

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Brawn hopes title is not won ‘in the barriers’ - PlanetF1

Ross Brawn hopes the second big incident between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen does not preface how this year’s World Championship will be won.

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Mercedes: Red Bull chiefs knew Verstappen in the wrong in crash with Hamilton - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen was handed a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia after the stewards deemed he was predominantly to blame for the accident with Lewis Hamilton at Monza.
Red Bull's senior chiefs Christian Horner and Helmut Marko both insisted in the aftermath of the clash that it was nothing more than a racing incident.
But for Mercedes, well aware of how much Red Bull backs its ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes: Red Bull chiefs knew Verstappen in the wrong in crash with Hamilton - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Mercedes: Red Bull chiefs knew Verstappen in the wrong in crash with Hamilton - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen was handed a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia after the stewards deemed he was predominantly to blame for the accident with Lewis Hamilton at Monza.
Red Bull's senior chiefs Christian Horner and Helmut Marko both insisted in the aftermath of the clash that it was nothing more than a racing incident.
But for Mercedes, well aware of how much Red Bull backs its ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes: Red Bull chiefs knew Verstappen in the wrong in crash with Hamilton - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Seidl warns: Don’t forget we were destroyed one race earlier - PlanetF1

Although proud of Daniel Ricciardo's Italian GP win, Andreas Seidl has warned McLaren and their fans to keep their feet on the ground.

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Red Bull chiefs knew Verstappen in the wrong, says Mercedes - Motorsport.com

Verstappen was handed a three-place grid penalty for the next race in Russia after the stewards deemed he was predominantly to blame for the accident with Lewis Hamilton at Monza.
Red Bull's senior chiefs Christian Horner and Helmut Marko both insisted in the aftermath of the clash that it was nothing more than a racing incident.
But for Mercedes, well aware of how much Red Bull backs its ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull chiefs knew Verstappen in the wrong, says Mercedes - Motorsport.com

Hamilton: Verstappen penalty sets "important precedent" - Motorsport.com

Verstappen was handed a three-place grid drop for the next race in Russia after the FIA deemed that he was predominantly to blame for the clash with Hamilton at Monza.
The two world title protagonists had been battling wheel-to-wheel through the first chicane at the Italian track when Verstappen, trying to hold his line around the outside, was launched in the air over a kerb and went over the ...Keep reading

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Hamilton: Verstappen penalty for Italian GP crash sets “important precedent” - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen was handed a three-place grid drop for the next race in Russia after the FIA deemed that he was predominantly to blame for the clash with Hamilton at Monza.
The two world title protagonists had been battling wheel-to-wheel through the first chicane at the Italian track when Verstappen, trying to hold his line around the outside, was launched in the air over a kerb and went over the ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: Verstappen penalty for Italian GP crash sets “important precedent” - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Hamilton: Verstappen penalty for Italian GP crash sets “important precedent” - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Verstappen was handed a three-place grid drop for the next race in Russia after the FIA deemed that he was predominantly to blame for the clash with Hamilton at Monza.
The two world title protagonists had been battling wheel-to-wheel through the first chicane at the Italian track when Verstappen, trying to hold his line around the outside, was launched in the air over a kerb and went over the ...Keep reading

Read more: Hamilton: Verstappen penalty for Italian GP crash sets “important precedent” - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Driver ratings from the Italian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

The drama of the 2021 season reached a new level at Monza with a race that saw some drivers thrive and others fail to survive.

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Alonso declares Max and Lewis’ crash as no ‘big deal’ - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso feels Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton's Monza crash was not a "big deal", rather it was "unfortunately" a racing incident.

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Red Bull management’s comments show ‘they know Max was in the wrong’ | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mercedes believe Red Bull management know Max Verstappen was responsible for his race-ending crash with Lewis Hamilton, despite their public comments.

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Which F1 records does Lewis Hamilton have? Most wins, poles and more - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

It feels as though every race in the last year has thrust Hamilton on the path to breaking a new F1 record, largely those once-unbelievable records set by Michael Schumacher.
We have also included the records Hamilton shares with another driver, some of which he could hold alone in the next few years.
Most wins in Formula 1
Lewis Hamilton: 99Michael Schumacher: 91Sebastian Vettel: 53Alain ...Keep reading

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Which F1 records does Lewis Hamilton have? Most wins, poles and more - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

It feels as though every race in the last year has thrust Hamilton on the path to breaking a new F1 record, largely those once-unbelievable records set by Michael Schumacher.
We have also included the records Hamilton shares with another driver, some of which he could hold alone in the next few years.
Most wins in Formula 1
Lewis Hamilton: 99Michael Schumacher: 91Sebastian Vettel: 53Alain ...Keep reading

Read more: Which F1 records does Lewis Hamilton have? Most wins, poles and more - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Shovlin: Red Bull’s tone show they know Max was at fault - PlanetF1

Andy Shovlin believes Red Bull were damned by their own words on Sunday, showing even they felt Max Verstappen was in the wrong.

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Sunday, September 12, 2021

Why Ricciardo didn’t need title rivals’ latest clash for stunning Monza win | 2021 Italian Grand Prix review - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo had the pace to win the Italian Grand Prix for McLaren even before Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collided again.

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Hamilton ‘surprised’ Verstappen did not check he was okay - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton says it was a "little bit surprising" that Max Verstappen didn't check on him, instead just walking away after their crash.

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Conclusions from the Italian Grand Prix - PlanetF1

Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren became winners again as Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crashed out. Here are our conclusions from the Italian Grand Prix...

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Latifi deserved to keep his Williams seat – Russell | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Latifi deserved to keep his Williams seat - Russell ∙ Schumacher "wouldn't be happy" with 2021 F2 calendar ∙ Stroll warned for yellow flag infringement

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Palou fights from back to win and retake points lead at Portland | IndyCar - RaceFans

Álex Palou wins at Portland after being sent to the back of the field early in the race, while principal championship rival Patricio O'Ward finished outside the top ten.

Read more: Palou fights from back to win and retake points lead at Portland | IndyCar - RaceFans

Mazepin apologises to Mick after Monza clash - PlanetF1

Nikita Mazepin has held his hands up and apologised to Mick Schumacher after the Haas drivers made contact again at Monza.

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Vote for your 2021 Italian Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Who was the best driver during the 2021 Italian Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.

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2021 Italian Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Valtteri Bottas went from the back of the grid to the podium thanks partly to a mid-race Safety Car period caused by an collision involving his team mate.

Read more: 2021 Italian Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Hill suspects Verstappen ‘calculated’ Monza collision - PlanetF1

Damon Hill questioned whether Max Verstappen had taken Lewis Hamilton out of the Italian Grand Prix on purpose to protect his Championship lead.

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Albon to Williams a sign of closer Red Bull ties to come? - PlanetF1

Christian Horner has refused to rule out Red Bull supplying Williams with engines at some point in the future.

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Ricciardo says summer break reset is behind his return to form | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Daniel Ricciardo says Formula 1's summer break gave him the space he needed to regroup following a difficult start to his first season at McLaren.

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Mercedes willing to drop MGU-H from F1 power unit to help VW entry - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1 is set for its latest crunch meeting on Sunday over the upcoming engine formula that looks set for introduction in 2026.
F1's engine manufacturers have been discussing options to make a simpler, more sustainable and cost-efficient power unit, attracting interest from outside parties.
One of the most interested parties is the VW Group, which had two of its brands - Audi and Porsche - ...Keep reading

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Possible race strategies at the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Based on what the long runs have shown so far over the weekend, today’s Italian Grand Prix looks set to promote the one-stop strategy, albeit it is not clear-cut what compounds should be used for the 53-lap race.

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Aston Martin: F1 reverse grid sprints a "slippery slope" to F2 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

A far from exciting sprint qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix led to criticisms from fans, some drivers and team bosses about the current format not working.
But, as revealed by Autosport on Thursday, one possibility under consideration for 2022 is to move away from using the sprint race to decide the grid for Sunday.
Instead, the Saturday sprint event could become completely standalone ...Keep reading

Read more: Aston Martin: F1 reverse grid sprints a "slippery slope" to F2 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Aston Martin: F1 reverse grid sprints a "slippery slope" to F2 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

A far from exciting sprint qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix led to criticisms from fans, some drivers and team bosses about the current format not working.
But, as revealed by Autosport on Thursday, one possibility under consideration for 2022 is to move away from using the sprint race to decide the grid for Sunday.
Instead, the Saturday sprint event could become completely standalone ...Keep reading

Read more: Aston Martin: F1 reverse grid sprints a "slippery slope" to F2 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1’s competitive 2021 season shows it doesn’t need sprint qualifying – Wolff | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1’s second sprint qualifying race yesterday failed to convince Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff the new format belongs in the sport. The series is considering potential changes to the format for next season. But Wolff, whose team won yesterday’s sprint qualifying race, described the proposals as ‘confused’ and argued for F1 to drop it. … Continue reading F1’s competitive 2021 season shows it doesn’t need sprint qualifying – Wolff

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Ferrari ‘cannot influence’ Alfa Romeo driver decision - PlanetF1

Although Mattia Binotto says driver choice is part of the conversation with Alfa Romeo, their line up is their choice.

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Fast facts ahead of the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Italy welcomes the Formula One field for the third act of the season’s second triple header with drivers eager to flex their musvles at the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza. F1Technical's Balázs Szabó analyses what to know ahead of the 72nd Formula One Italian Grand Prix.

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‘Hopefully Ross’s car delivers’ says Hamilton after sprint qualifying procession | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton says Formula 1's dreary sprint qualifying race yesterday shows the sport needs its new rules package which is planned for 2022.

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Aston Martin, Vettel in ‘time window now’ to talk 2022 - PlanetF1

Aston Martin expect to make an announcement "soon" regarding Sebastian Vettel's future as they have begun talks.

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

McLaren see chance to pass and contain Verstappen in Italian Grand Prix | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

McLaren believe they have a chance to end their nine-year victory drought if they can displace Max Verstappen from the lead during the Italian Grand Prix.

Read more: McLaren see chance to pass and contain Verstappen in Italian Grand Prix | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Russell wants to avoid Hamilton/Rosberg dynamic - PlanetF1

George Russell is determined to avoid a "poor dynamic" with Lewis Hamilton, saying Mercedes do not want another Nico Rosberg situation.

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

Red Bull's Max Verstappen will line up on pole position ahead of McLaren's Daniel Ricciardo and Lando Norris.
Although Valtteri Bottas won the second-ever F1 Sprint on Saturday, but a penalty for a change of power unit will drop him to the back of the grid.
His Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton starts fourth, three places behind his title rival Verstappen.
When is the Formula 1 Italian ...Keep reading

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2021 Italian Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures - RaceFans

Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2021 Italian Grand Prix.

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Leclerc felt “very dizzy, very bad” before cutting practice short | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Leclerc felt "very dizzy, very bad" before cutting practice short • Russell's front wing "collapsed" • Kubica doubts 2022 race seat

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Russell admits he got Monza sprint start ‘wrong’ - PlanetF1

George Russell found sprint qualifying at Monza a frustrating experience, having been hampered by a bad start and front-wing damage.

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‘Rally move’ saved Kubica after Tsunoda clash - PlanetF1

Robert Kubica executed a “rally-style move” to recover from a sprint qualifying incident in which he was harshly branded an “idiot” by Yuki Tsunoda.

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How can Hamilton break through the wall of papaya to hunt down Verstappen? | 2021 Italian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

A tiny mistake by Lewis Hamilton has handed Max Verstappen a chance to extend his points lead at a track where Mercedes were expected to shine.

Read more: How can Hamilton break through the wall of papaya to hunt down Verstappen? | 2021 Italian Grand Prix pre-race analysis - RaceFans

Alonso’s old-school idea to boost sprint qualifying - PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has suggested one-shot qualifying as a way of putting some surprises into the sprint qualifying starting order.

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Palou scores crucial pole position and championship point in Portland | IndyCar - RaceFans

Álex Palou closes to within nine points of championship leader Patricio O'Ward after Saturday's qualifying session for the Grand Prix of Portland.

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Perez blasts ‘very boring’ Formula 1 sprint races - PlanetF1

Red Bull's Sergio Perez believes sprint qualifying does not bring any benefit to either the drivers or fans.

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Ferrari change Leclerc’s PU…but to an old one - PlanetF1

Charles Leclerc has a new old engine in his Ferrari following his engine braking troubles in qualifying at Monza.

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Paddock Diary: Italian Grand Prix part one | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

After Valtteri Bottas' coming move to Alfa Romeo is announced, Dieter Rencken makes a well-timed trip to the Sauber-run team ahead of the Italian Grand Prix.

Read more: Paddock Diary: Italian Grand Prix part one | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

F1 team bosses call for safer solution to Monza qualifying issues - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

As the value of a slipstream is so high at the high-speed track, qualifying sessions at Monza have always been fraught as drivers battle for track position to get a tow from the car ahead of them - while not running so close that they lose aerodynamic efficiency.
During Friday evening’s qualifying session for the sprint, there were several flash points both on-track and in the pitlane.
Max ...Keep reading

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F1 team bosses call for safer solution to Monza qualifying issues - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

As the value of a slipstream is so high at the high-speed track, qualifying sessions at Monza have always been fraught as drivers battle for track position to get a tow from the car ahead of them - while not running so close that they lose aerodynamic efficiency.
During Friday evening’s qualifying session for the sprint, there were several flash points both on-track and in the pitlane.
Max ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 team bosses call for safer solution to Monza qualifying issues - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Pourchaire runs away with F2 win after hectic race | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Théo Pourchaire emerged victorious from Formula 2's first race in two months after a scruffy, Safety Car-strewn encounter at Monza.

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‘Not interested in P1 when someone’s wings are clipped’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has rubbished suggestions he wanted number one status over George Russell, saying that's "not really my style".

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F2 leader Piastri says being overlooked for F1 promotion is “tough” | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Formula 2 championship leader Oscar Piastri is disappointed at being overlooked for a promotion to Formula 1 despite his strong showing in the junior categories.

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Mazepin hits back in war of words with Schumacher - PlanetF1

Guenther Steiner's chat with his rookies hasn't paid dividends with Nikita Mazepin having a go at Mick Schumacher's need for "protection".

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Italian GP sprint qualifying race: Start time, how to watch, channel - Motorsport.com

Valtteri Bottas will start the Sprint from pole position after beating Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by just under a tenth of a second in Friday qualifying.
Although Bottas is set to get a massive grid penalty for taking an all new-powertrain, this would apply only to the grand prix on Sunday, meaning he is free to start the sprint qualifying from the front of the pack.
Championship ...Keep reading

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Bottas refutes suggestions he’s been in Hamilton’s ‘shadow’ - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas has denied that he has been in Lewis Hamilton's "shadow", saying they were in the fight "together".

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Ilott “in discussions” over IndyCar switch in 2022 - Motorsport.com - IndyCar - Stories

The 22-year-old, who finished runner-up in Formula 2 last year, is currently not only Ferrari test driver but also a reserve for the Alfa Romeo F1 team. Yet on Friday it was confirmed he’d be competing for Juncos Hollinger-Chevrolet not only in Portland but also the final two IndyCar rounds at Laguna Seca and Long Beach.
Asked by Motorsport.com if Ferrari had been OK with this late-season ...Keep reading

Read more: Ilott “in discussions” over IndyCar switch in 2022 - Motorsport.com - IndyCar - Stories

Grosjean’s Mercedes test ‘could spill into 2022’ - PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has insisted Romain Grosjean’s test in a Mercedes, designed to round off his Formula 1 career, will still happen.

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Latifi: Hosting sprint at Monza is a ‘no-brainer’ - PlanetF1

Nicholas Latifi feels that having a sprint qualifying trial at Monza is a "no-brainer", given the track's characteristics.

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“Very big gap” to Mercedes-powered cars on straights – Gasly | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: "Very big gap" to Mercedes-powered cars on straights - Gasly • Ilott's IndyCar deal extended • Piastri extends points lead with Monza pole

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Russell ‘just not feeling’ Williams FW43B at Italian GP - PlanetF1

George Russell admitted that he is not yet "feeling" the Williams FW43B following qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix.

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Giovinazzi: Making Q3 in front of Tifosi ‘unbelievable’ - PlanetF1

Antonio Giovinazzi says that making Q3 at the Italian Grand Prix in front of the Tifosi was an "unbelievable" experience.

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Mercedes braced for “difficult” call as Bottas leads Hamilton into sprint qualifying | 2021 Italian GP Pre-Sprint Qualifying analysis - RaceFans

Mercedes face an obvious problem and a difficult decision as they need to get Lewis Hamilton past Valtteri Bottas in Saturday's sprint qualifying race.

Read more: Mercedes braced for “difficult” call as Bottas leads Hamilton into sprint qualifying | 2021 Italian GP Pre-Sprint Qualifying analysis - RaceFans

Norris sets sights on Max in Monza sprint qualifying - PlanetF1

Lando Norris is aiming to beat Max Verstappen in sprint qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix, and fancies his chances of doing so.

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Towing Verstappen put Perez’s Q3 place at risk and cost him half a second – Horner | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner praised Sergio Perez for the sacrifices he made to help team mate Max Verstappen in qualifying.

Read more: Towing Verstappen put Perez’s Q3 place at risk and cost him half a second – Horner | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Mazepin unpunished for 22-second too slow out-lap - PlanetF1

Nikita Mazepin has escaped punishment after being judged not to have intentionally held up Robert Kubica at Monza.

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Hamilton looks to make advantage count - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes need to maximise the full Italian GP weekend after locking out the front row for the first leg of the weekend's racing action, Saturday's sprint.

Read more: Hamilton looks to make advantage count - SkySports F1

Perez ‘sacrificed half a second’ to help Verstappen - PlanetF1

Red Bull boss Christian Horner said Sergio Perez gave up half a second in providing a vital tow to team-mate Max Verstappen.

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Bottas signing opens door for ‘rookie or experience’ - PlanetF1

Signing Valtteri Bottas has opened the door for Alfa Romeo to put a "rookie", or another "experienced" driver, in the second car.

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Verstappen backs Albon to succeed in "less pressured environment" - Motorsport.com

Albon was dropped by Red Bull at the end of 2020 after one-and-a-half seasons as Verstappen's teammate, with the team opting to bring in Sergio Perez as his replacement.
Albon has worked as Red Bull's reserve driver through this year, but will make a racing comeback in 2022 after being signed by Williams to replace George Russell.
Verstappen said that he was "very happy" to see Albon make an ...Keep reading

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Warm and dry weather expected for both races at Monza | 2021 Italian Grand Prix weather - RaceFans

Warm conditions are expected for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix and the sprint qualifying race on Saturday though fading light may affect Friday qualifying.

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Binotto on F1’s double standard ‘attitudes’ - PlanetF1

Mattia Binotto believes F1's double standards are front and center with Red Bull's flexible wings and Mercedes' engine trick.

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Exclusive offer! 10% off all F1 TV Pro subscriptions - PlanetF1

F1 TV are offering PlanetF1 readers an exclusive discount with 10% off all of Pro subscription products. You can make this fantastic saving by clicking this link and using the promo code PLANETF10 at the checkout!* *The offer ends at midnight on September 12 and excludes Netherlands F1 TV Pro features Watch every Grand Prix track session, […]

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F1 considering standalone sprint race plan for 2022 - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Ahead of the second sprint qualifying experiment at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, F1’s chiefs have been hugely encouraged by how the first trial went at Silverstone in July.
While minor complaints have been aired by fans, drivers and teams – including the designation of pole position – one proposal now being looked at, if they continue next year, is to move the events ...Keep reading

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F1 considering standalone sprint race plan for 2022 - Motorsport.com

Ahead of the second sprint qualifying experiment at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, F1’s chiefs have been hugely encouraged by how the first trial went at Silverstone in July.
While minor complaints have been aired by fans, drivers and teams – including the designation of pole position – one proposal now being looked at if they continue next year is to move the events away ...Keep reading

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Silverstone announces July date for 2022 British Grand Prix - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1 is yet to reveal the provisional calendar for next season, but the British Grand Prix has become the first race to get a publicly known date following an announcement by Silverstone on Friday.
The 2022 F1 British Grand Prix is provisionally scheduled for 1-3 July next year.
It marks a notable date change for the race, which took place on 18 July this year, and could potentially open up ...Keep reading

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Silverstone announces July date for 2022 British Grand Prix - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

F1 is yet to reveal the provisional calendar for next season, but the British Grand Prix has become the first race to get a publicly known date following an announcement by Silverstone on Friday.
The 2022 F1 British Grand Prix is provisionally scheduled for 1-3 July next year.
It marks a notable date change for the race, which took place on 18 July this year, and could potentially open up ...Keep reading

Read more: Silverstone announces July date for 2022 British Grand Prix - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Williams won’t comment on Red Bull’s Albon option - PlanetF1

Alex Albon is a Williams driver for the 2022 season, and that is all Jost Capito is willing to say about his new driver's contract.

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Capito was ‘not keen on changing two drivers at once’ at Williams in 2022 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Williams CEO Jost Capito says he wanted to keep some continuity in Williams' driver line-up next year after losing George Russell to Mercedes.

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Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix qualifying – Start time, how to watch, channel - Motorsport.com

The three-part qualifying shootout will set the grid for the sprint race on Saturday, as part of a new format F1 is trialing at select grands prix this year.
What time does qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix start?
Qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix will begin at 18:00 local time (+2 GMT) at Monza. The three-part session will last approximately one hour, barring any red ...Keep reading

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Mercedes aren’t ‘reckless and ruthless’ like Red Bull - PlanetF1

George Russell is happy that he is part of the Mercedes driver programme, and not the "reckless and ruthless" one that Red Bull operates.

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Hamilton welcomes prospect of Russell challenge - SkySports F1

Lewis Hamilton says George Russell has "everything to gain" when he arrives at Mercedes next season.

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Alonso studied junior series, not IndyCar, for Zandvoort banking clues | 2021 Dutch Grand Prix - RaceFans

Fernando Alonso says the success of Zandvoort's banked corner shows Formula 1 track designers were wrong to add so many off-camber turns.

Read more: Alonso studied junior series, not IndyCar, for Zandvoort banking clues | 2021 Dutch Grand Prix - RaceFans

DC: Russell can match Hamilton’s speed - PlanetF1

David Coulthard believes that, while it will be a challenge, George Russell can be a match for Lewis Hamilton in terms of speed.

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Button’s key advice for Russell’s move to Mercedes - PlanetF1

Jenson Button has offered George Russell advice on how to get the Mercedes team working for him: “Don’t try to be something you’re not.”

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DRS trains will make passing hard at Monza – Verstappen | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: DRS trains will make passing hard at Monza - Verstappen • Sprint qualifying "doesn't help" - Kubica • F2 points leader says F1 chances are "pretty slim"

Read more: DRS trains will make passing hard at Monza – Verstappen | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

F1 could make young driver tests ‘mandatory’ on Fridays - PlanetF1

F1 is in talks with the teams about making it "mandatory" for them to run a young driver in one of the two Friday practice sessions.

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Andretti would ‘jump at a proper F1 opportunity’ - PlanetF1

Andretti Autosport have given an update on their desire to enter Formula 1, saying an opportunity has not yet “fallen in our laps”.

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Last door closes on Hulk’s hopes of F1 return - PlanetF1

Nico Hulkenberg’s career as a Formula 1 driver looks to be over after he admitted his last chance for a 2022 seat had gone.

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F1 eyes mandatory Friday running for young drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

With F1 continuing to cut back on the amount of testing that is allowed, plus having reduced Friday running this year, there are concerns that the next generation of drivers lack opportunity to get mileage in current cars under their belt.
F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has said he is aware of the problem, and thinks it is not good for the long-term health of the sport if young drivers cannot get a ...Keep reading

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F1 eyes mandatory Friday running for young drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

With F1 continuing to cut back on the amount of testing that is allowed, plus having reduced Friday running this year, there are concerns that the next generation of drivers lack opportunity to get mileage in current cars under their belt.
F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has said he is aware of the problem, and thinks it is not good for the long-term health of the sport if young drivers cannot get a ...Keep reading

Read more: F1 eyes mandatory Friday running for young drivers - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Kubica set to replace Räikkönen at the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

After making his return at last weekend's Dutch Grand Prix, Robert Kubica will continue to deputise for Kimi Räikkönen at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix.

Read more: Kubica set to replace Räikkönen at the Italian Grand Prix - F1technical.net

Gasly: Mojo is good, and there is more to come - PlanetF1

Returning to the scene on his maiden F1 victory, and on the back of a new AlphaTauri deal, Pierre Gasly feels his "mojo is good".

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Schumacher 'different, but he's here', says wife - SkySports F1

Michael Schumacher's wife, Corinna, said the Formula 1 great is "different, but he's here" as the 52-year-old continues his rehabilitation from a brain injury suffered in a skiing accident in December 2013.

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Ferrari sees double standard over Mercedes F1 engine saga - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Red Bull has lodged questions with the FIA about design elements of the Mercedes F1 power unit, amid suspicions the team has found a way to super cool air in the plenum for a power boost.
F1’s regulations are clear that there is a minimum temperature for air in the plenum, while Mercedes is adamant that it is not doing anything out of the ordinary.
Red Bull is now waiting ...Keep reading

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Ferrari sees double standard over Mercedes F1 engine saga - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Red Bull has lodged questions with the FIA about design elements of the Mercedes F1 power unit, amid suspicions the team has found a way to super cool air in the plenum for a power boost.
F1’s regulations are clear that there is a minimum temperature for air in the plenum, while Mercedes is adamant that it is not doing anything out of the ordinary.
Red Bull is now waiting ...Keep reading

Read more: Ferrari sees double standard over Mercedes F1 engine saga - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Bottas thinks Alfa can ‘make a good leap forward’ - PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas is optimistic Alfa Romeo can “make a good leap forward” when he joins them next year, thanks to F1’s new regulations.

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'Deserved': Leclerc, Hamilton welcome Albon's return - SkySports F1

Charles Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton have led the "welcome back" messages for Alex Albon after his F1 2022 return was confirmed.

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Ferrari sees double standard over Mercedes F1 engine saga - Motorsport.com

Red Bull has lodged questions with the FIA about design elements of the Mercedes F1 power unit, amid suspicions the team has found a way to super cool air in the plenum for a power boost.
F1’s regulations are clear that there is a minimum temperature for air in the plenum, while Mercedes is adamant that it is not doing anything out of the ordinary.
Red Bull is now waiting ...Keep reading

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2021 Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix session timings and preview - Motorsport.com

Monza is the fastest circuit on the calendar, with drivers spending a substantial part of the lap on full throttle. Three chicanes, including two at the start of the lap, provide plenty of opportunities for overtaking.
Teams bring low-downforce configuration wings to Italy to make the most of the circuit's long straights.
Monza also sees the result of F1's sprint qualifying race, which made ...Keep reading

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Schumacher is ‘different, but here’ says his wife - PlanetF1

Corinna Schumacher has broken her nearly eight years of silence on Michael Schumacher's health, saying he is "different, but he's here".

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Ocon congratulated by past French F1 aces after breakthrough win | 2021 Belgian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Esteban Ocon received congratulations from past French F1 winners Jean Alesi and Olivier Panis after his Hungarian Grand Prix victory.

Read more: Ocon congratulated by past French F1 aces after breakthrough win | 2021 Belgian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Italian Grand Prix – Preview - F1technical.net

After two intense races at Spa and Zandvoort, the last station of the 2021 F1 season’s second triple-header is nearing its conclusion with Monza awaiting the field for another great battle.

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Rosberg: Hamilton in no-win situation against Russell - PlanetF1

Nico Rosberg thinks George Russell’s arrival at Mercedes next year will put Lewis Hamilton in a no-win situation.

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Will Hamilton retake points lead at ‘Mercedes track’? Italian GP talking points | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

Will Lewis Hamilton retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen at a track which is expected to suit Mercedes? Here's this weekend's talking points.

Read more: Will Hamilton retake points lead at ‘Mercedes track’? Italian GP talking points | 2021 Italian Grand Prix - RaceFans

DC: Raikkonen ‘was either very fast or asleep’ - PlanetF1

David Coulthard has offered his recollections of being team-mates with Kimi Raikkonen as the countdown continues to the veteran’s retirement.

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Hamilton won’t stay in F1 ‘too much longer’ - PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has indicated his Formula 1 future does not have many more years to run, for he is not planning to stay “too much longer”.

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Grosjean’s Mercedes test may be delayed until 2022 | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Grosjean's Mercedes test may be delayed until 2022 • Alfa Romeo reveal special livery • Bottas indicates Alfa Romeo deal is for three years • Beckmann salvages F2 season with Campos move

Read more: Grosjean’s Mercedes test may be delayed until 2022 | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Alonso and Ocon ‘looking forward’ to Monza sprint - PlanetF1

Alpine drivers Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon are looking to repeat their sprint success at Monza, and look forward to giving it another go.

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Sainz following father’s blueprint for lengthy career - PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz says his father is the perfect example to follow in order to ensure his Formula 1 career is a lengthy one.

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Mazepin: ’No problems’ with Schumacher ‘but I want to be in front’ - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Mazepin and Schumacher had run-ins on both Saturday and Sunday at the Dutch Grand Prix, prompting Haas F1 boss Gunther Steiner to plan talks ahead of Monza this weekend.
Mazepin was left annoyed after claiming Schumacher broke the team’s agreement by passing him on-track ahead of their final qualifying laps on Saturday, spoiling his session. Schumacher said he had received permission from the ...Keep reading

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Mazepin: ’No problems’ with Schumacher ‘but I want to be in front’ - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Mazepin and Schumacher had run-ins on both Saturday and Sunday at the Dutch Grand Prix, prompting Haas F1 boss Gunther Steiner to plan talks ahead of Monza this weekend.
Mazepin was left annoyed after claiming Schumacher broke the team’s agreement by passing him on-track ahead of their final qualifying laps on Saturday, spoiling his session. Schumacher said he had received permission from the ...Keep reading

Read more: Mazepin: ’No problems’ with Schumacher ‘but I want to be in front’ - Autosport.com - Formula 1 - Stories

Mazepin: ’No problems’ with Schumacher ‘but I want to be in front’ - Motorsport.com

Mazepin and Schumacher had run-ins on both Saturday and Sunday at the Dutch Grand Prix, prompting Haas F1 boss Gunther Steiner to plan talks ahead of Monza this weekend.
Mazepin was left annoyed after claiming Schumacher broke the team’s agreement by passing him on-track ahead of their final qualifying laps on Saturday, spoiling his session. Schumacher said he had received permission from the ...Keep reading

Read more: Mazepin: ’No problems’ with Schumacher ‘but I want to be in front’ - Motorsport.com

‘Tension’ in Alpine garage as Alonso/Ocon duelled - PlanetF1

Alpine admit there was "some tension" in the garage as Fernando Alonso and Esteban Ocon went to battle at Zandvoort.

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“Schumacher” – Michael Schumacher Netflix biopic reviewed | F1 review - RaceFans

Schumacher, the new biopic on the life of Michael Schumacher, invites comparisons with landmark F1 documentary Senna, but doesn't quite measure up to it.

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