Sunday, January 31, 2021

Explained: F1's big off-season storylines - SkySports F1



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EJ warns Mercedes over Hamilton ‘delusion’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Eddie Jordan believes Mercedes would be “deluded” if they thought the same level of success could be achieved by replacing Sir Lewis Hamilton.

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Penalties galore as Fittipaldi wins Austrian Virtual GP | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Penalties galore as Fittipaldi wins Austrian Virtual GP • Rossi, Castroneves, Albuquerque and Taylor win Daytona 24 Hours

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Fittipaldi fights off Leclerc to win Virtual Austrian GP - F1 News by PlanetF1

Enzo Fittipaldi prevailed in a close battle with Arthur Leclerc to win the first Virtual GP of 2021 in the virtual hills of Austria.

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Teams ‘nervous’ about dwindling prize money - F1 News by PlanetF1

Former Caterham team principal Manfredi Ravetto says teams will receive far less prize money due to COVID-19 and are worried about it.

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Seidl staying ‘realistic’ despite Hamilton praise - F1 News by PlanetF1

Andreas Seidl is grateful that Sir Lewis Hamilton has tipped McLaren to become World Championship challengers – but will not let himself get carried away.

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Aerodynamics key in 2021, says AlphaTauri chief - F1 News by PlanetF1

With aerodynamic development not included in the token system in 2021, AlphaTauri technical chief Jody Egginton expects it to be key.

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Norris ‘dared to speak out’ amid 2020 progress - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lando Norris believes his improvement in 2020 was not just limited to his driving – he developed off the track also.

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Gasly’s Monza win gave answer he was seeking - F1 News by PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly has revealed part of the joy of his remarkable first win at Monza was being able to finally answer a question he had been asked ever since his F1 arrival.

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Giovinazzi ‘focused on myself’ after Ferrari snub - F1 News by PlanetF1

Antonio Giovinazzi insists he is unconcerned about being omitted from Ferrari’s seven-driver test with their 2018 car at Fiorano.

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Fernando is faster than you: In defence of Ferrari's race fix - Autosport

In denying Felipe Massa a morale-boosting win one year after his horrific Hungary accident and bringing Formula 1 into disrepute with cloak-and-dagger team orders, Ferrari's call to hand the 2010 German Grand Prix to Fernando Alonso was widely unpopular. But, as LUKE SMITH argues, hindsight proved it was the right decision

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Fernando is faster than you: In defence of Ferrari's race fix - Autosport

In denying Felipe Massa a morale-boosting win one year after his horrific Hungary accident and bringing Formula 1 into disrepute with cloak-and-dagger team orders, Ferrari's call to hand the 2010 German Grand Prix to Fernando Alonso was widely unpopular. But, as LUKE SMITH argues, hindsight proved it was the right decision

Read more: Fernando is faster than you: In defence of Ferrari's race fix - Autosport

Ferrari ‘eyed Rossi move from MotoGP via Sauber’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari’s former president, Luca di Montezemolo, has revealed a plan was once hatched to give Valentino Rossi an F1 race seat with Sauber.

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Next Level GT Lite foldable simracing seat reviewed | Review - RaceFans

Want a simracing rig for your wheel and pedals which won't take over your entire living room? Next Level's GT Lite could be the answer.

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Mercedes' F1 domination 'a problem', says Eddie Jordan - BBC F1

Formula 1 has "a problem" with Mercedes' dominance likely to go unchallenged this year, says former Grand Prix team boss Eddie Jordan.

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Formula 1 ‘ready’ for its next woman racer - F1 News by PlanetF1

W Series runner-up Beitske Visser “absolutely” foresees a time in the next decade when a woman will be racing in Formula 1.

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Tsunoda not afraid to make mistakes - F1 News by PlanetF1

Heading into his first season in Formula 1, Yuki Tsunoda says that he'll push hard from the start and isn't afraid to make mistakes.

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Williams: People forget my early success - F1 News by PlanetF1

Claire Williams believes that people often forget the success that she enjoyed early on in her time as deputy team principal.

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Sainz explains impromptu visit to thank tifosi during Ferrari F1 test - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr made sure to thank fans who had camped out to see his first Ferrari Formula 1 test after spotting their banners trackside at Fiorano

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Sainz explains impromptu visit to thank tifosi during Ferrari F1 test - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr made sure to thank fans who had camped out to see his first Ferrari Formula 1 test after spotting their banners trackside at Fiorano

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Sainz explains impromptu visit to thank tifosi - Motorsport.com

The Spaniard got his first outing behind the wheel of a Ferrari as part of the team’s major five-day test with a 2018 F1 car at Fiorano this week.
Sainz completed a day-and-a-half of running with the team, and at the end of the first day of action he elected to take a fire truck and drive out to the section of the track where the fans had spent the day.
In a social media post that ...Keep reading

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Schumacher meeting launched Sainz’s Ferrari dream - F1 News by PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz has revealed joining Ferrari is the realisation of a childhood dream that was born when he met Michael Schumacher.

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‘Mercedes offer to Hamilton is limited morally’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes could be morally holding Sir Lewis Hamilton to ransom over his contract negotiations, according to Dutch Grand Prix chief Jan Lammers.

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Saturday, January 30, 2021

Formula E announces the first set of races for 2021 - F1technical.net

The FIA Formula E championship has announced the first set of races for its seventh season that is poised to get underway in Saudi Arabia on 26 February.

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Lawrence Stroll rubbishes “totally untrue” Aston Martin sale rumour | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Lawrence Stroll rubbishes "totally untrue" Aston Martin sale rumour • Netflix helped me get Renault seat - Ocon • Coyne teams up with Rick Ware

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The full lineup for the first Virtual GP of 2021 - F1 News by PlanetF1

The full lineup for the Virtual Austrian GP, the first of the 2021 series, has been confirmed, and it features a number of familiar faces. 

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Sauber Motorsport and Singha extend partnership - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sauber have announced that they will continue their relationship with the Singha Corporation after striking a new deal for 2021.

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Nissany to drive for DAMS in 2021 F2 season - F1 News by PlanetF1

Williams development driver Roy Nissany is to join DAMS for the 2021 Formula 2 campaign, partnering Ferrari junior Marcus Armstrong. 

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Track time for Sainz/Leclerc was Ferrari’s main goal - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari sporting director Laurent Mekies said that the priority of Ferrari's five-day test was Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz.

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Minardi ‘speechless’ after Campos’ passing - F1 News by PlanetF1

Minardi founder Giancarlo Minardi has paid tribute to his former driver Adrian Campos who tragically passed away aged 60.

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Merhi possibly heading back to Formula 2 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ex-F1 driver Roberto Merhi said there is a "possibility" that he will return to the Formula 2 series for 2021.

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Nasr on pole as K-Mag begins new era at Daytona - F1 News by PlanetF1

Kevin Magnussen will start the next phase of his racing career, in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, from seventh position on the grid.

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Domenicali hopes F1 can attract manufacturers seeking ‘fresh image’ - Autosport

Stefano Domenicali hopes Formula 1 can attract car manufacturers looking for a "fresh image", believing it to be one of the biggest challenges facing the automotive industry today

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Domenicali hopes F1 can attract manufacturers seeking ‘fresh image’ - Autosport

Stefano Domenicali hopes Formula 1 can attract car manufacturers looking for a "fresh image", believing it to be one of the biggest challenges facing the automotive industry today

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Domenicali: F1 can attract manufacturers seeking "fresh image" - Motorsport.com

F1 currently has four manufacturers on the grid as V6 hybrid power unit suppliers - Mercedes, Ferrari, Renault and Honda - but will drop back to three in 2022 after Honda exits the series.
While F1 remains committed to hybrid technology, it is aiming to introduce a simpler, cheaper power unit upon the next change currently scheduled for 2026, but that could be brought forward for 2025.
F1 ...Keep reading

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Fancy a game of Alonso true or false? - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso invited his fans to play a game of true or false over Instagram, but if you missed it, it is still not too late to play.

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New Schumacher film complete but no release date set | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

A new, officially-sanctioned documentary on the life of Michael Schumacher has been completed but no date has been set for its release.

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‘Formula 1 out to prove electric isn’t the only way’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

New Formula 1 CEO and president Stefano Domenicali believes Formula 1 can prove hybrid technology still has a "great future".

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Mick: ‘Almost unfair to be happy about my 2020’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mick Schumacher thinks it is “almost unfair to be happy” about the way his career developed in 2020 because of how badly the global health pandemic affected the world.

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“I got a lot of abuse”: Williams defends tenure at team and decision to sell | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Claire Williams says she could have avoided selling her family's F1 team last year "if I'd have been given some more time and I had the money".

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Ferrari offer Clear view of driver coach role - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari have revealed how Jock Clear’s role as a driver coach within their F1 team and academy is to be expanded.

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New title revealed for Imola’s 2021 grand prix - F1 News by PlanetF1

Imola’s second consecutive year hosting a stand-in grand prix has resulted in the 2021 edition being given a mouthful of a title.

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When World Champions join the midfield… - F1 News by PlanetF1

Numerous World Champions have taken a risk and joined midfield teams. For some, it proved a masterstroke. For others, not so much...

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Tsunoda not afraid to make mistakes in rookie F1 season - Autosport

AlphaTauri rookie Yuki Tsunoda says he is not afraid to make mistakes as he embarks on his first season in Formula 1 with the Italian squad in 2021

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Tsunoda not afraid to make mistakes in rookie F1 season - Autosport

AlphaTauri rookie Yuki Tsunoda says he is not afraid to make mistakes as he embarks on his first season in Formula 1 with the Italian squad in 2021

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Tsunoda "not afraid to make mistakes" in rookie season - Motorsport.com

The Japanese is stepping up from F2 after an impressive first campaign there that won over Red Bull bosses about his potential.
And although he has not had that much mileage in an F1 car so far, despite an extra run at Imola this week in a 2019 car, he says he is not thinking about taking things cautiously at the start.
Instead, he has vowed to push hard from the off in a bid to make an ...Keep reading

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‘Ferrari line-up has experience despite our ages’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Making up half of Ferrari's youngest ever line-up, Carlos Sainz says that is not an issue as both he and Charles Leclerc have experience.

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Wolff expects Vettel to reverse ‘negative spiral’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Toto Wolff thinks Sebastian Vettel’s “change of scenery” with Aston Martin is exactly what he needs after finding himself in a “negative spiral” at Ferrari.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

F2 title-winning 2020 campaign was my best year yet – Schumacher | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: F2 title-winning 2020 campaign was my best year yet - Schumacher • Nissany joins Armstrong at DAMS • Venturi boss Wolff against more permanent tracks on Formula E calendar

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Wolff doesn’t want headlines linking Mick to Mercedes - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari aren't the only team interested in one day putting Mick Schumacher in the car with Toto Wolff saying "why not" Mercedes.

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2020 F1 driver rankings #6: Pierre Gasly | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

Pierre Gasly's 2020 campaign was impressive in far more ways than just his headline-grabbing Italian Grand Prix victory for AlphaTauri.

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How Mercedes improved upon its turbo-hybrid F1 titan - Autosport

Mercedes hit the ground running when Formula 1's turbo-hybrid era began in 2014, as its W05 made perfect use of the best power unit to charge to world title glory

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How Mercedes improved upon its turbo-hybrid F1 titan - Autosport

Mercedes hit the ground running when Formula 1's turbo-hybrid era began in 2014, as its W05 made perfect use of the best power unit to charge to world title glory

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‘Hamilton won’t make a difference in my career’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

George Russell appreciates the praise he has received from Sir Lewis Hamilton but knows the seven-time World Champion will not “make a difference in my career”.

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Domenicali: F1 must continue highlighting social issues through We Race As One - Autosport

Stefano Domenicali says Formula 1 must continue its "active role" in highlighting social issues through the We Race As One campaign, with drivers serving as ambassadors in its messaging

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Domenicali: F1 must continue highlighting social issues through We Race As One - Autosport

Stefano Domenicali says Formula 1 must continue its "active role" in highlighting social issues through the We Race As One campaign, with drivers serving as ambassadors in its messaging

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Domenicali: F1 needs "active role" in highlighting social issues - Motorsport.com

F1 launched We Race As One ahead of the delayed start to the 2020 season to acknowledge the global fight against COVID-19 and a great push for diversity, condemning racial injustice.
Time was also allocated before each race for drivers to take part in an anti-racism message, with the majority of the grid opting to take a knee.
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F1 confirm new race start times for 2021 season - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 have confirmed race start times for the 2021 season will revert to being on the hour rather than 10 minutes past.

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Williams sees ‘opportunity and risk’ with 2022 rules - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1's new-for-2022 aerodynamic rules offer teams such as Williams a "great opportunity" to move away from the bottom of the grid, but with it comes "risk" says Simon Roberts.

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F1 reverts to traditional start time, practice time cut - SkySports F1

Formula 1 races will revert to starting at the top of the hour in the 2021 season, the sport has formally confirmed, while Friday practice track time has been cut by an hour.

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Left behind by time: Abandoned Formula 1 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 has an illustrious history dating all the way back to 1950, creating many iconic memories along the way.

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F1 announces new race start times for 2021 season - Motorsport.com

One of the first moves made by F1’s new owners Liberty Media in 2018 was to shift the sport away from a 2pm race start in favour of the later slot.
It was felt that shifting races back later than 2pm would be better for boosting American television audiences.
Furthermore it was felt that starting the races 10 minutes after the hour would help broadcasters, as they could ...Keep reading

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F1 announces revised starting times for 22 rounds of 2021 season | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 has confirmed details of the starting times for all bar one of the rounds on its 23-race calendar, having restored on-the-hour starts for 2021.

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F1 reveals revised race start times for 2021 season - Autosport

Formula 1 has confirmed the shift in race start times for this season, after abandoning grands prix regularly beginning at 3.10pm

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F1 reveals revised race start times for 2021 season - Autosport

Formula 1 has confirmed the shift in race start times for this season, after abandoning grands prix regularly beginning at 3.10pm

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Alonso leads tributes to former mentor Campos - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has described news of Adrian Campos’ death as “one of the saddest days for the motorsports family”.

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Mick Schumacher feels “very ready” for F1 debut after Ferrari test | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mick Schumacher says he feels ready for his Formula 1 debut in March following his latest test for Ferrari.

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‘Bottas doesn’t stand a chance against Hamilton’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas “doesn’t stand a chance” up against Sir Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, according to Gerhard Berger.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Hamilton’s Turkish GP “masterpiece” shows his success isn’t just down the car – Brawn | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Formula 1 motorsport director Ross Brawn says Lewis Hamilton's victory in last year's Turkish Grand Prix refuted claims his success is a product of having the "best car".

Read more: Hamilton’s Turkish GP “masterpiece” shows his success isn’t just down the car – Brawn | 2020 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton to sign ‘soon’, but not a three-year deal - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sir Lewis Hamilton is set to sign a new Mercedes contract “soon”, says Toto Wolff – but it is unlikely to be a three-year deal.

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‘I’m sure Ferrari will eventually return to winning ways’ – Sainz | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: 'I'm sure Ferrari will eventually return to winning ways' - Sainz • Dutch GP promoter happy with September date despite pandemic concerns • Merhi could return to F2 again

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Tsunoda completes test programme at Imola - F1technical.net

AlphaTauri’s Japanese race driver Yuki Tsunoda, who will make his debut in Formula One this year, completed a two-day test programme at Imola with the Faenza-based squad.

Read more: Tsunoda completes test programme at Imola - F1technical.net

Coyne would "love" to sign Grosjean for DCR IndyCar team - Autosport

Dale Coyne says he would "love to have" ex-Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean join his IndyCar team for the 2021 season, and is targeting an announcement next week

Read more: Coyne would "love" to sign Grosjean for DCR IndyCar team - Autosport

2021 F1 season: new car launches and testing dates latest - Autosport

The countdown to the 2021 Formula 1 season is under way, but before the first race of the campaign there is still plenty to get done

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2021 F1 season: new car launches and testing dates latest - Autosport

The countdown to the 2021 Formula 1 season is under way, but before the first race of the campaign there is still plenty to get done

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McLaren reveals launch date for 2021 F1 car - Motorsport.com

McLaren is the second team to reveal its launch plans ahead of the new campaign, following confirmation from Alfa Romeo that it would unveil its new car on 22 February.
In a message posted to its social channels, McLaren revealed the launch date for the new car as 15 February, with an event scheduled for 7pm GMT.
The launch event will take place at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking ...Keep reading

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McLaren set launch date as Merc engine fires up - SkySports F1

McLaren will launch their 2021 car on February 15, when Daniel Ricciardo will publicly appear in his new team's colours for the first time.

Read more: McLaren set launch date as Merc engine fires up - SkySports F1

McLaren to reveal Mercedes-powered MCL35M on February 15th | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren will launch its new car car for the 2021 F1 season on February 15th.

Read more: McLaren to reveal Mercedes-powered MCL35M on February 15th | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

McLaren sets launch date for 2021 MCL35M Formula 1 car - Autosport

McLaren has announced it will unveil its new car for the 2021 Formula 1 season, the MCL35M, on 15 February

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McLaren sets launch date for 2021 MCL35M Formula 1 car - Autosport

McLaren has announced it will unveil its new car for the 2021 Formula 1 season, the MCL35M, on 15 February

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Schumacher documentary release date delayed - F1 News by PlanetF1

A documentary about Michael Schumacher, which was first announced nearly two years ago, has had its release date pushed back again.

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Former F1 driver Adrian Campos has died at 60 - F1technical.net

Former Formula 1 racer and team owner Adrian Campos Suner, who started in 17 Grands Prix during his F1 career, has died today aged 60, his team has announced.

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Could hydrogen power be F1's future solution? - Motorsport.com

On the one side there is committing to hybrids (an internal combustion engine with extra battery power) allied to a push for more sustainable fuel. This is the option that F1 has taken.
Then, there has been much talk about going all-electric further down the road. But the fact that battery power technology cannot propel a 200mph racing car that can run flat out for two hours, allied to FE's ...Keep reading

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Norris found backlash after comments on Hamilton's F1 achievements "tricky" - Autosport

Lando Norris found the criticism he faced over comments about Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 achievements last October "tricky", but says people were wrong to think he was "acting out"

Read more: Norris found backlash after comments on Hamilton's F1 achievements "tricky" - Autosport

Norris found backlash after comments on Hamilton's F1 achievements "tricky" - Autosport

Lando Norris found the criticism he faced over comments about Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 achievements last October "tricky", but says people were wrong to think he was "acting out"

Read more: Norris found backlash after comments on Hamilton's F1 achievements "tricky" - Autosport

Mercedes work this winter ‘unusual and intense’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

James Allison has described this winter as being an “unusual, unfamiliar and intense” time for Mercedes – despite the relatively static F1 regulations for 2021.

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Adrian Campos obituary: Ex-F1 driver and F2 team boss dies aged 60 - Autosport

Team owner and former Minardi Formula 1 driver Adrian Campos has passed away at the age of 60

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Adrian Campos obituary: Ex-F1 driver and F2 team boss dies aged 60 - Autosport

Team owner and former Minardi Formula 1 driver Adrian Campos has passed away at the age of 60

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Ex-F1 racer and team owner Adrian Campos dies aged 60 - Motorsport.com

Over the years the ever enthusiastic Campos played a role in furthering the careers of dozens of drivers, including Fernando Alonso.
The news was announced by his team, who said: “Today is the saddest day in the history of Campos Racing. Our President and founder, Adrian Campos Suner, has left us.
"His heart stopped beating, but his memory will be the engine that will keep us all ...Keep reading

Read more: Ex-F1 racer and team owner Adrian Campos dies aged 60 - Motorsport.com

Campos team founder and former F1 racer Adrian Campos dies at 60 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Adrian Campos, the former Formula 1 driver who went on to launch the careers of drivers such as Fernando Alonso, has died.

Read more: Campos team founder and former F1 racer Adrian Campos dies at 60 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Russell a front-runner ‘without meditating in Tibet’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso believes George Russell’s impressive Mercedes debut means it is difficult to compare F1’s young talents – because so much is about the car.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

What’s changed and what hasn’t in F1’s new-look charity Virtual GPs | Gaming - RaceFans

F1's new-look Virtual Grand Prix series features a different qualifying format and a $100,000 charity prize pot. Here's what to expect in Sunday's opening round.

Read more: What’s changed and what hasn’t in F1’s new-look charity Virtual GPs | Gaming - RaceFans

Hamilton: No more titles if I’d stayed at McLaren - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sir Lewis Hamilton feels he would never have tasted World Championship success again if he had stayed with McLaren instead of joining Mercedes.

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Team owner Adrian Campos has died age 60 - F1 News by PlanetF1

Former F1 driver and founder of the Campos Racing team Adrian Campos has died age 60, his team has announced

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Coyne confirms Jones and ‘would love to have Grosjean’ in IndyCar | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Coyne confirms Jones and 'would love to have Grosjean' in IndyCar • Vettel has seat fitting at Aston Martin • Russell's performance at Williams "very special" - Button

Read more: Coyne confirms Jones and ‘would love to have Grosjean’ in IndyCar | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

‘Complete Hamilton feels his tyres as if they were his feet’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton has an edge over Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc because he is a "more complete" driver says Gerhard Berger.

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Mercedes tech chief Allison expects return to 2019 F1 downforce levels - Autosport

Mercedes technical director James Allison believes that Formula 1 aerodynamic rule changes mandated for this season will initially trim performance to 2019 levels

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Mercedes tech chief Allison expects return to 2019 F1 downforce levels - Autosport

Mercedes technical director James Allison believes that Formula 1 aerodynamic rule changes mandated for this season will initially trim performance to 2019 levels

Read more: Mercedes tech chief Allison expects return to 2019 F1 downforce levels - Autosport

Mercedes: 2021 F1 cars 'near 2019 performance levels' - Motorsport.com

Allison says that trying to recover the lost downforce in the wind tunnel and via CFD has been “an entertaining ride.”
The changes were introduced to reduce loadings on Pirelli’s tyres by negating the natural increase in downforce that teams would have made with their 2021 cars, given that aero development is not restricted by the freeze that impacts other aspects of the package.
An ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes: 2021 F1 cars 'near 2019 performance levels' - Motorsport.com

Mercedes paying the price for success with less wind tunnel time in 2021 – Allison | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes is striving to minimise the impact Formula 1's new aero handicap rules will have on its efforts to score an eighth consecutive sweep of both championship titles.

Read more: Mercedes paying the price for success with less wind tunnel time in 2021 – Allison | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

‘Talented Stroll can win with Vettel’s guidance’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lance Stroll can win a World Championship, that's according to Eddie Jordan who believes Sebastian Vettel's arrival at Aston Martin will "spur" him on.

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Mercedes engine switch makes 2021 McLaren "essentially a new car" - Motorsport.com

F1 announced last March that teams would continue to use their 2020 cars in 2021 to save on development costs, helping out financially due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Teams were permitted to use two development tokens for major car upgrades, which McLaren was forced to spend on fitting the new Mercedes power unit, having planned the switch for 2021 before the carryover was ...Keep reading

Read more: Mercedes engine switch makes 2021 McLaren "essentially a new car" - Motorsport.com

Bottas ‘does not care’ if Hamilton re-signs - F1 News by PlanetF1

With F1's rumour mill still speculating about Lewis Hamilton's contract situation, Valtteri Bottas says he does "not care" if the Brit signs a new deal.

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2021 McLaren F1 car "essentially new" because of Mercedes engine switch - Autosport

McLaren's switch to Mercedes power units means it has designed "essentially a new car" for 2021, despite the stability in the Formula 1 regulations

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2021 McLaren F1 car "essentially new" because of Mercedes engine switch - Autosport

McLaren's switch to Mercedes power units means it has designed "essentially a new car" for 2021, despite the stability in the Formula 1 regulations

Read more: 2021 McLaren F1 car "essentially new" because of Mercedes engine switch - Autosport

Sainz drives a Ferrari F1 car for the first time at Fiorano | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr has made his debut behind the wheel of a Ferrari at the team's test track in Fiorano.

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Sainz drives a Ferrari F1 car for the first time at Fiorano | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Carlos Sainz Jnr has made his debut behind the wheel of a Ferrari at the team's test track in Fiorano.

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Ricciardo and Norris won’t be a ‘meme power couple’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Despite offering some of the funniest moments in Formula 1 in recent years, Daniel Ricciardo says his new partnership with Lando Norris won't become a "comedy show".

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Sainz makes maiden Ferrari appearance in Fiorano test - Motorsport.com

Following Sainz’s winter move from McLaren, Ferrari had always planned to give the two-time F1 podium finisher some private running in one of its older cars in a bid to get him up to speed ahead of the new season.
With pre-season testing cut back to just three days in 2021 - down from six last year - a run-out in one of Ferrari’s older cars was intended to help Sainz assimilate with his new ...Keep reading

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Sainz makes maiden Ferrari F1 appearance in Fiorano test - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr hit the track as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver for the first time on Wednesday morning, commencing his private test running at Fiorano

Read more: Sainz makes maiden Ferrari F1 appearance in Fiorano test - Autosport

Sainz makes maiden Ferrari F1 appearance in Fiorano test - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr hit the track as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver for the first time on Wednesday morning, commencing his private test running at Fiorano

Read more: Sainz makes maiden Ferrari F1 appearance in Fiorano test - Autosport

Sainz making Ferrari track debut - SkySports F1

Ferrari's 2021 is up and running on track after Charles Leclerc returned to action in their 2018 car on Tuesday, as part of the team's week-long programme at Fiorano which sees Carlos Sainz make his debut in red on Wednesday.

Read more: Sainz making Ferrari track debut - SkySports F1

Brawn signs new deal, remains managing director - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ross Brawn has signed a new contract to remain in charge of Formula 1's sporting division under the ownership of Liberty Media.

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Red Bull growing frustrated over engine freeze vote - F1 News by PlanetF1

Red Bull are being forced to play a waiting game over whether Formula 1 will sanction an engine freeze from the 2022 season and beyond.

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Brawn to remain in charge of Formula 1’s sporting division | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Ross Brawn told RaceFans he is eager to see the fruits of his car design overhaul in 2022 after agreeing to remain in charge of F1's sporting division.

Read more: Brawn to remain in charge of Formula 1’s sporting division | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Hamilton tipped to sign new deal ‘within a week’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sir Lewis Hamilton will sign a new contract with Mercedes this week, claims former F1 team boss Eddie Jordan.

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Hinchcliffe secures full-time IndyCar return with Andretti | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Hinchcliffe secures full-time IndyCar return with Andretti • Hamilton 'wants 10% of Mercedes' TV income' • Change at Williams will "take a few years" - Button

Read more: Hinchcliffe secures full-time IndyCar return with Andretti | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Mick Schumacher unfazed by F1 spotlight - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mick Schumacher isn't worried about the attention that will be on him this season as he makes his F1 debut with Haas, saying it is nothing new.

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AlphaTauri disappointed not to beat Ferrari in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

AlphaTauri Formula 1 technical chief Jody Egginton felt disappointed that the team failed to beat Ferrari in 2020, believing it had a faster car

Read more: AlphaTauri disappointed not to beat Ferrari in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

AlphaTauri faster than Ferrari, but failed to land P6 - F1 News by PlanetF1

AlphaTauri technical director Jody Egginton has revealed the team's frustration over not getting the better of Ferrari in 2020.

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The alarming speed gains that triggered F1's 2021 changes - Autosport

Formula 1 teams may have to use the same basic chassis this year, but that has not stopped anticipation for some pretty big car changes in 2021

Read more: The alarming speed gains that triggered F1's 2021 changes - Autosport

The alarming speed gains that triggered F1's 2021 changes - Autosport

Formula 1 teams may have to use the same basic chassis this year, but that has not stopped anticipation for some pretty big car changes in 2021

Read more: The alarming speed gains that triggered F1's 2021 changes - Autosport

McLaren sign multi-year extension with CNBC - F1 News by PlanetF1

McLaren have announced that their partnership with CNBC will continue after striking a new multi-year agreement.

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Verstappen: Gasly’s Red Bull tactics didn’t work - F1 News by PlanetF1

Pierre Gasly's desire to "adjust" everything to suit Red Bull rather than sit back and learn is what cost him his race seat, says Max Verstappen.

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2020 F1 driver rankings #9: George Russell | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

George Russell made the most of his one-off outing for Mercedes, but his consistently excellent qualifying performances at Williams never yielded a points finish.

Read more: 2020 F1 driver rankings #9: George Russell | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

McLaren have found cause of their wind problem - F1 News by PlanetF1

McLaren technical director James Key says the team have pinpointed the reason why the MCL35 was so sensitive to the wind.

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Red Bull now "much stronger opponent" with Perez - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Red Bull announced the signing of one-time grand prix winner Perez last month after opting to drop Alexander Albon following a difficult second season in F1.
Albon regularly struggled to match Verstappen's form, picking up just two podium finishes all season. Verstappen scored two wins and nine further podiums, accruing more than double Albon's points total.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ...Keep reading

Read more: Red Bull now "much stronger opponent" with Perez - Wolff - Motorsport.com

Leclerc makes testing return following Covid-19 diagnosis | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Charles Leclerc has made his return to testing for Ferrari after contracting Covid-19 earlier this year.

Read more: Leclerc makes testing return following Covid-19 diagnosis | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

From F1 driver to getaway driver, a new Netflix film - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 will take to the small screen with Netflix in an upcoming movie about a F1 driver who is forced to become a getaway driver to save his family.

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From the archive: When Little Al showed his F1 credentials - Autosport

The high-profile IndyCar to Formula 1 move of the early 1990s came when Michael Andretti joined McLaren for 1993. But two years earlier, his main rival had enjoyed a successful test with Williams at Estoril and harboured ambitions of a switch himself, as he told Autosport in the 28 November 1991 issue

Read more: From the archive: When Little Al showed his F1 credentials - Autosport

From the archive: When Little Al showed his F1 credentials - Autosport

The high-profile IndyCar to Formula 1 move of the early 1990s came when Michael Andretti joined McLaren for 1993. But two years earlier, his main rival had enjoyed a successful test with Williams at Estoril and harboured ambitions of a switch himself, as he told Autosport in the 28 November 1991 issue

Read more: From the archive: When Little Al showed his F1 credentials - Autosport

The best of Sergio Perez: a midfield master - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sergio Perez, turning 31 today, has spent 11 of those years in Formula 1, creating a number of memorable moments along the way.

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The alarming speed gains that prompted F1's 2021 changes - Motorsport.com

That is because beyond the natural evolution of designs, there are some new rules regarding floor area and other car components that are aimed at cutting performance.
The target of the changes – which include the removal of an area of the floor and new limits on brake ducts and diffuser dimensions – was to cut downforce by around 10 percent.
It was prompted by the fact that Pirelli's ...Keep reading

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Red Bull now "much stronger opponent" in F1 with Perez - Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff expects Red Bull to be a "much stronger opponent" in 2021 after signing Sergio Perez to partner Max Verstappen

Read more: Red Bull now "much stronger opponent" in F1 with Perez - Wolff - Autosport

Red Bull now "much stronger opponent" in F1 with Perez - Wolff - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff expects Red Bull to be a "much stronger opponent" in 2021 after signing Sergio Perez to partner Max Verstappen

Read more: Red Bull now "much stronger opponent" in F1 with Perez - Wolff - Autosport

‘Magical’ debut run for Armstrong with Ferrari - F1 News by PlanetF1

Marcus Armstrong says his first-ever run in a Formula 1, and a Ferrari at that, was "unforgettable" as he put in the laps at the Fiorano circuit.

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Why Sauber’s coming deal with Ferrari may not keep Alfa Romeo name in F1 | News Focus - RaceFans

The emergence of a major new player in the automotive world means Sauber's coming deal extension with Ferrari doesn't necessarily guarantee its Alfa Romeo branding will remain.

Read more: Why Sauber’s coming deal with Ferrari may not keep Alfa Romeo name in F1 | News Focus - RaceFans

‘Vettel makes all of his teams winners’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Former Toro Rosso technical director Giorgio Ascanelli says having Sebastian Vettel is a main ingredient for creating a winning team.

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Monday, January 25, 2021

Hamilton: I’d still be a one-time champion if I’d stayed at McLaren | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he was unsure when he would win a race again after leaving McLaren to join Mercedes eight years ago.

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‘Hamilton disadvantaged by having the best car’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lewis Hamilton is "disadvantaged" by having the "best car" in the field, not in terms of results but rather in reputation, so says Jan Lammers.

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Red Bull join project to develop hydrogen-powered car for Le Mans 2024 | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Red Bull join project to develop hydrogen-powered car for Le Mans 2024 • Robert de Niro and Robert Boyega to appear in fictional Netflix F1 series • Half attendance for Monaco GP - Marko

Read more: Red Bull join project to develop hydrogen-powered car for Le Mans 2024 | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

McLaren targets low-speed performance in upgraded 2021 F1 car - Autosport

McLaren is targeting improved low speed performance and a car less sensitive to gusty conditions with its 2021 Formula 1 challenger

Read more: McLaren targets low-speed performance in upgraded 2021 F1 car - Autosport

Pictures: Giuliano Alesi makes F1 test debut for Ferrari | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Giuliano Alesi has had his first run in a Formula 1 car as Ferrari begin a four-day test at their Fiorano circuit.

Read more: Pictures: Giuliano Alesi makes F1 test debut for Ferrari | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Wolff never ‘threatened Hamilton with Russell card’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Toto Wolff has never made a "threatening gesture" to Lewis Hamilton by playing the "George Russell card" during their contract negotiations.

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Toto Wolff: Mercedes team boss contracted coronavirus in January - BBC F1

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff reveals he contracted coronavirus in January - and that contract negotiations continue with Lewis Hamilton.

Read more: Toto Wolff: Mercedes team boss contracted coronavirus in January - BBC F1

‘McLaren mustn’t waste Merc power like Williams’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

McLaren's move to Mercedes engines comes with a "certain amount of disadvantages" but also advantages, the latter of which Williams has "wasted" says Joe Saward.

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Wolff says "curveballs" delaying Hamilton's new contract - Motorsport.com

The German car manufacturer has been at the centre of intrigue over the future of Hamilton, with the world champion's current deal having run out at the end of the year.
But while there has been speculation that the discussions have hit roadblocks, Wolff is more calm about the situation.
He says that the discussions have been complicated by the fact that he and Hamilton have been unable to ...Keep reading

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Wolff expects Hamilton to sign new Mercedes F1 deal despite "curveballs" - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says 'curveballs' thrown at lawyers have delayed his team finalising a contract with Lewis Hamilton, but he has no doubts it will get sorted

Read more: Wolff expects Hamilton to sign new Mercedes F1 deal despite "curveballs" - Autosport

Wolff expects Hamilton to sign new Mercedes F1 deal despite "curveballs" - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says 'curveballs' thrown at lawyers have delayed his team finalising a contract with Lewis Hamilton, but he has no doubts it will get sorted

Read more: Wolff expects Hamilton to sign new Mercedes F1 deal despite "curveballs" - Autosport

Wolff out of quarantine after positive Covid test - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has revealed he has tested positive for Covid-19 but is now back out of quarantine and experienced no symptoms.

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‘Signs good’ for Red Bull to trouble Mercedes - F1 News by PlanetF1

Dr Helmut Marko believes Red Bull will be much closer to Mercedes over the course of 2021 – but is not getting carried away with their Abu Dhabi victory.

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McLaren targeting improvement in two key areas in 2021 - Motorsport.com

The Woking-based outfit made good gains last year with its MCL35, and has high hopes that a switch to Mercedes power for this season will deliver a step forward in pace.
But beyond the power unit change, McLaren says a core focus for its efforts is to improve its car in two key areas.
Technical director James Key said that the team's 2020 machine was at its best on high-speed ...Keep reading

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Pourchaire confirmed at ART for Formula 2 season | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Highly-rated Sauber junior Theo Pourchaire will be a full-time Formula 2 driver this year as he graduates to the series with ART.

Read more: Pourchaire confirmed at ART for Formula 2 season | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Ocon and Renault 'touching something' special late in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

Esteban Ocon feels that he and Renault were "touching something" special by the end of last year, as he made headway on his Formula 1 return

Read more: Ocon and Renault 'touching something' special late in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

Ocon and Renault 'touching something' special late in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

Esteban Ocon feels that he and Renault were "touching something" special by the end of last year, as he made headway on his Formula 1 return

Read more: Ocon and Renault 'touching something' special late in 2020 F1 season - Autosport

Button signs up to race in Extreme E series - F1 News by PlanetF1

Jenson Button is the latest big name to sign up to the inaugural Extreme E series where he will race for his own team.

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Wolff completes quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has become the latest senior figure in Formula 1 to test positive for Covid-19.

Read more: Wolff completes quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19 | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Sainz sets out goal for Leclerc relationship - F1 News by PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz built up a "special relationship" with Lando Norris at McLaren, and hopes to transfer that to Ferrari and Charles Leclerc.

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Button joins fellow F1 champions Hamilton and Rosberg with Extreme E team | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Jenson Button has become the third F1 champion to enter a team in Extreme E - but unlike Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, he will also drive for his new JBXE squad,.

Read more: Button joins fellow F1 champions Hamilton and Rosberg with Extreme E team | Other motorsport - RaceFans

Jenson Button to drive in Extreme E for own team - BBC F1

Former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button will compete in the new Extreme E racing series, driving in his own team.

Read more: Jenson Button to drive in Extreme E for own team - BBC F1

Sunday, January 24, 2021

2020 F1 driver rankings #10: Lando Norris | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

After a strong first half of the season, Lando Norris had a tricky few races, but bounced back with an excellent drive at the finale.

Read more: 2020 F1 driver rankings #10: Lando Norris | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

‘Horner’s Max is the best teasing is part of the game’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Christian Horner's claims that George Russell's Sakhir Grand Prix performance showed that Max Verstappen is the "best" driver on the grid is "part of the game".

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Button to race for own team in Extreme E - SkySports F1

Jenson Button, the 2009 F1 world champion, has signed up to race for his own team in the all-new Extreme E off-road series.

Read more: Button to race for own team in Extreme E - SkySports F1

Kvyat wishes car breakthrough had come earlier after late-season gains | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Kvyat wishes car breakthrough had come earlier • 'Last step to F1 the hardest' - Zhou • W Series selects Hitech replacement

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First female FDA driver ‘key moment’ in Ferrari history - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari F1 boss Mattia Binotto has described their first female appointment to the Ferrari Driver Academy as a "key moment" in their history.

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‘Time for Lando to no longer be a rookie’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says it is time for Lando Norris to lose the rookie feel and challenge new team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.

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Maya Weug becomes first female Ferrari junior driver - F1technical.net

Maya Weug has become the first female member of the Ferrari Driver Academy after she outshone the other girls at the evaluation camp which took place last week at the Scuderia headquarters in Maranello.

Read more: Maya Weug becomes first female Ferrari junior driver - F1technical.net

Ferrari organizes a five-day test at Fiorano - F1technical.net

Scuderia Ferrari has announced that it would organize a five-day, seven-driver test at Fiorano in order to help its current F1 drivers and junior drivers in their preparation for the 2021 season.

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Trulli thrilled ‘iconic’ Imola is back on F1 calendar - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ex-F1 driver Jarno Trulli was delighted to see Imola feature again on the 2021 calendar, saying drivers "love" the circuit.

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Grosjean has ‘little interest’ in Formula 1 return - F1 News by PlanetF1

Romain Grosjean thinks his Formula 1 career is "over" since he has "little interest" in returning just for the sake of it.

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Ocon thinks Alonso looks like a young driver - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso caused controversy by taking part in F1’s ‘young driver test’ – but his Alpine team-mate Esteban Ocon thinks he did not look out of place.

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Zhou key to Formula 1 growing Chinese audience - F1 News by PlanetF1

Renault Sport Academy driver Guanyu Zhou is desperate to take the final big step into Formula 1, and bring China with him.

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FIA approve 2021 cars for 18-inch tyre tests - F1 News by PlanetF1

The FIA will allow the use of modified 2021 cars to test Pirelli's 18-inch tyres, meaning McLaren can take part.

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Sainz goes to sleep thinking of Ferrari drive - F1 News by PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz has revealed that thoughts of driving this year’s Ferrari are in his mind before going to sleep at night.

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‘Monaco Grand Prix planning for half attendance’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Organisers of the Monaco Grand Prix are looking to stage the event in 2021 with half of the normal attendance, says Helmut Marko.

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Schumacher joins Sainz, Leclerc in Ferrari test - F1 News by PlanetF1

Mick Schumacher, who will race for Haas in the 2021 F1 season, is among the seven drivers taking part in the Ferrari 2018 car test this week.

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Sainz hopes to repeat Norris "special relationship" at Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr hopes he will be able to replicate his "special relationship" with ex-McLaren Formula 1 team-mate Lando Norris alongside Charles Leclerc at Ferrari

Read more: Sainz hopes to repeat Norris "special relationship" at Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

Sainz hopes to repeat Norris "special relationship" at Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

Carlos Sainz Jr hopes he will be able to replicate his "special relationship" with ex-McLaren Formula 1 team-mate Lando Norris alongside Charles Leclerc at Ferrari

Read more: Sainz hopes to repeat Norris "special relationship" at Ferrari F1 team - Autosport

Vettel plays down Aston Martin/Red Bull comparison - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sebastian Vettel is not drawing too many parallels between starting life with Aston Martin and the time when he joined Red Bull in 2009 – because he is now much older.

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Mailbox: Bromance or brickbats ahead at McLaren? - F1 News by PlanetF1

Lando Norris wants to take on more of a ‘team leader’ role at McLaren, but how would that work with Daniel Ricciardo next door? Planet F1 readers have their say.

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Ranking every Ferrari driver from the 21st century - F1 News by PlanetF1

Every Formula 1 driver dreams of one day racing for Ferrari, and nine have had the chance to do since the turn of the century. 

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Stroll calls 2020 season a year of "missed opportunity" - Motorsport.com

The Canadian took his maiden pole position for the team - then called Racing Point - at the Turkish Grand Prix last season, and enjoyed two podium finishes as he enjoyed a step forward in form from his team.
But while chuffed with the good days, he still thinks more could have been more possible were it not for bad luck and catching COVID-19.
“We had some good results: a few fourth places ...Keep reading

Read more: Stroll calls 2020 season a year of "missed opportunity" - Motorsport.com

F1 CEO hails extraordinary crop of drivers - F1 News by PlanetF1

Stefano Domenicali, Formula 1’s new CEO, believes the current crop of drivers is the most exciting in the sport’s history.

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Analysis: Mercedes’ 2020 dominance and their chances of being caught this year | F1 statistics - RaceFans

Mercedes ran rampant throughout 2020. What does last year's data tell us about whether Red Bull, Ferrari or another team might catch them in 2021?

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Alonso feeling ‘young’ and ‘sharp’ ahead of return - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso says he is feeling "young" and "sharp" ahead of his return to Formula 1 in 2021 with Alpine.

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Saturday, January 23, 2021

F1 must merge with Formula E, says founder - F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula E founder Alejandro Agag believes that the future of both that series and Formula 1 is a merger between the two.

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Five Ferrari juniors to join Sainz and Leclerc at Fiorano test | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: Five Ferrari juniors to join Sainz and Leclerc at Fiorano test • Armstrong and Alesi get F1 test debuts • F1 and Formula E should merge, says Agag

Read more: Five Ferrari juniors to join Sainz and Leclerc at Fiorano test | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

Sainz to drive a Ferrari for first time next week - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari have confirmed that a five-day test will take place in Fiorano next week, with Carlos Sainz driving on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Saudi Arabia plan ‘motorsport city’ to host 2024 GP - F1 News by PlanetF1

Saudi Arabia’s motorsport chief has confirmed the Middle Eastern country’s new Qiddiya complex should be able to stage Formula 1 in 2024.

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Sainz set for first Ferrari test at Fiorano using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Ferrari has announced plans for a seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using its 2018 Formula 1 car, including Carlos Sainz Jr, Charles Leclerc and Mick Schumacher

Read more: Sainz set for first Ferrari test at Fiorano using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Sainz set for first Ferrari test at Fiorano using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Ferrari has announced plans for a seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using its 2018 Formula 1 car, including Carlos Sainz Jr, Charles Leclerc and Mick Schumacher

Read more: Sainz set for first Ferrari test at Fiorano using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Ferrari’s F1 test at Fiorano to include Sainz, Schumacher - Motorsport.com

Following the arrival of Sainz from McLaren ahead of the 2021 season, Ferrari said late last year that it planned to give the Spaniard track running in some older machinery to help his adjustment into life at the team.
As reported by Motorsport.com on Thursday, Sainz’s first outing in a Ferrari F1 car will come next week when he drives the 2018-spec SF71H at its private test track.
Ferrari ...Keep reading

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Ferrari reveals seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Ferrari has announced plans for a seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using its 2018 Formula 1 car, including Carlos Sainz Jr, Charles Leclerc and Mick Schumacher

Read more: Ferrari reveals seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Ferrari reveals seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Ferrari has announced plans for a seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using its 2018 Formula 1 car, including Carlos Sainz Jr, Charles Leclerc and Mick Schumacher

Read more: Ferrari reveals seven-driver test at Fiorano next week using 2018 F1 car - Autosport

Sports science helps Tost get best out of drivers - F1 News by PlanetF1

AlphaTauri team principal Franz Tost believes his background in sports science helps him to get the most out of his drivers.

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Red Bull's ultimatum on 2022 F1 engine freeze not "blackmail" - Marko - Autosport

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko says the team's stance on the proposed 2022 Formula 1 engine freeze is not a case of "blackmail"

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Red Bull's ultimatum on 2022 F1 engine freeze not "blackmail" - Marko - Autosport

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko says the team's stance on the proposed 2022 Formula 1 engine freeze is not a case of "blackmail"

Read more: Red Bull's ultimatum on 2022 F1 engine freeze not "blackmail" - Marko - Autosport

F1 in discussions with potential new manufacturers - F1 News by PlanetF1

Stefano Domenicali, F1’s new CEO, has revealed discussions have already taken place during his tenure with new manufacturers about coming into the sport.

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Sainz not trying to emulate Alonso’s career - F1 News by PlanetF1

Carlos Sainz has insisted that even though they have already driven for three of the same F1 teams, he is not trying to be another Fernando Alonso.

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Ocon hails WRC drivers for their ‘balls of steel’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Esteban Ocon has saluted WRC drivers for having “balls of steel” following his own Monte Carlo Rally experience this week.

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Perez has ‘grown up as a person’ since McLaren flop - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sergio Perez is confident there will be no repeat of his McLaren misery when he gets a second chance with a top team at Red Bull in 2021.

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Why Mercedes cannot afford to lose Hamilton - F1 News by PlanetF1

They may have a dominant car and George Russell in reserve, but Mercedes simply cannot afford to lose Lewis Hamilton.

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Button: New Williams F1 owners "not afraid of change" - Motorsport.com

Williams announced on Friday that 2009 F1 world champion Button would be taking up an advisory role with the team on a multi-year deal.
It marked a return to Williams for Button almost 21 years to the day since he was named in a race seat for the 2000 season, marking his F1 debut.
The move is the latest change at Williams following its takeover by American investment fund Dorilton Capital ...Keep reading

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Button: New Williams F1 owners "not afraid of change" - Autosport

Jenson Button feels there is a "sense of optimism" at Williams after joining the team as a senior advisor, saying its new owners are "not afraid of change"

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Button: New Williams F1 owners "not afraid of change" - Autosport

Jenson Button feels there is a "sense of optimism" at Williams after joining the team as a senior advisor, saying its new owners are "not afraid of change"

Read more: Button: New Williams F1 owners "not afraid of change" - Autosport

Button: New Williams owners ‘not afraid of change’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Jenson Button, who has returned to Williams as a special advisor, says the team are looking to bring "change" to Formula 1.

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Which F1 team has the best driver line-up for 2021? | Debates and Polls - RaceFans

Which Formula 1 team has the strongest driver line-up for the new season? Compare all 10 and vote for the best.

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Alonso asked who is better, he or Hamilton? - F1 News by PlanetF1

Fernando Alonso has weighed in on the debate about where Sir Lewis Hamilton stands among the greats of Formula 1 - and against himself.

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Perez makes Red Bull vow, hails Verstappen - SkySports F1

New Red Bull signing Sergio Perez has vowed to "overdeliver" in his debut season as he looks to make the most of a long-awaited F1 opportunity, insisting he is ready for the "massive challenge" of taking on team-mate Max Verstappen and world champions Mercedes.

Read more: Perez makes Red Bull vow, hails Verstappen - SkySports F1

IndyCar, WEC and WTCR delay 2021 season starts | RaceFans Round-up - RaceFans

In the round-up: IndyCar, WEC and WTCR delay 2021 season starts • Australian GP organisers prepared to hold event without fans • Ferrari signs first female racer to academy

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Button returns to Williams as senior advisor - F1 News by PlanetF1

Williams have confirmed that 2009 World Champion Jenson Button has returned to the team as special advisor on a multi-year deal.

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Button returns to Williams F1 team as senior advisor - Motorsport.com

Button made his F1 debut with Williams in 2000, and would go on to score 15 race wins and win the world title with Brawn nine years later, before making his final grand prix start in 2017.
Button has remained involved in motorsport since leaving F1, focusing mainly on sportscar racing across Super GT and the World Endurance Championship, as well as backing a team in British GT.
He will now ...Keep reading

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Button returns to Williams in advisor role 21 years after F1 debut | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Williams has appointed 2009 world champion Jenson Button as a senior advisor, 21 years since he made his F1 debut with the team.

Read more: Button returns to Williams in advisor role 21 years after F1 debut | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

2009 F1 champion Button to return to Williams as senior advisor - Autosport

Jenson Button will return to Williams in 2021 as a senior advisor after the 2009 Formula 1 world champion signed a multi-year agreement with the team

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2009 F1 champion Button to return to Williams as senior advisor - Autosport

Jenson Button will return to Williams in 2021 as a senior advisor after the 2009 Formula 1 world champion signed a multi-year agreement with the team

Read more: 2009 F1 champion Button to return to Williams as senior advisor - Autosport

2020 F1 driver rankings #11: Kevin Magnussen | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

Kevin Magnussen deserved a lot more from his final full season in Formula 1 than a single point after another trying year at Haas.

Read more: 2020 F1 driver rankings #11: Kevin Magnussen | 2020 F1 season review - RaceFans

‘Marko doing a great job but could be kinder’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Although Red Bull had to look outside its junior programme for a new driver, Sergio Sette Camara reckons Helmut Marko is doing a "great job" but that he could be nicer at times.

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Button reunites with Williams as advisor - SkySports F1

Jenson Button is reuniting with Williams as senior advisor, 21 years after he made his F1 debut with the team.

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2021 F1 season: New car launches and testing dates latest - Motorsport.com

F1 teams need to get their new cars ready and tested on track, and before that there will be the regular launch season.
Here is what we know so far about the pre-season build up.
When is Formula 1s 2021 pre-season testing?
As part of Formula 1s cost-saving measures, the teams and the FIA agreed to reduce testing from six days down to three days for this season.
With teams limited to ...Keep reading

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Bottas really motivated by ‘couch commentators’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Valtteri Bottas does not get bogged down by criticism, but instead finds motivation from said critics to do better in Formula 1.

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Nannini to race F2 and F3 for HWA while Deledda gains promotion | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Formula 2 rookies Alessio Deledda and Matteo Nannini will make their debuts with HWA this year, the team has announced, while Marcus Armstrong joins DAMS.

Read more: Nannini to race F2 and F3 for HWA while Deledda gains promotion | Formula 2 - RaceFans

Steiner: Grosjean one of the best on his day - F1 News by PlanetF1

Guenther Steiner believes that, on his day, Romain Grosjean was one of the best drivers around, but was guilty of trying too hard.

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Verstappen slur cited in dictionary definition change campaign - Motorsport.com

During the second practice session at the Portimao event, Verstappen made contact with Lance Stroll at Turn 1, leading the Red Bull driver to brand the Canadian a "retard" and a "mongol" over the radio.
Verstappen's comments were heavily criticised, and the charity Mongol Identity sought an apology from the Dutch driver over his radio comments.
Although Verstappen later said he "didn't mean ...Keep reading

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Ferrari studied Sainz over radio before signing - F1 News by PlanetF1

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has revealed they listened to all of Carlos Sainz's radio messages before deciding to hire him.

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Bottas: Armchair critics motivate me to do better in F1 - Motorsport.com

The Finn is heading in to his fifth season as Hamilton's teammate in 2021, and has yet to beat the Briton in the points standings since they have raced alongside each other.
The level of Hamilton's dominance at times has left Bottas facing criticism about the occasions when he should be doing better, but it is something that he says no longer bothers him.
He says that the response ...Keep reading

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Bottas: F1 "Couch commentator" criticism motivates me to perform - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says armchair critics who feel he should be doing better against Lewis Hamilton only serve to motivate him rather than get him down

Read more: Bottas: F1 "Couch commentator" criticism motivates me to perform - Autosport

Bottas: F1 "Couch commentator" criticism motivates me to perform - Autosport

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says armchair critics who feel he should be doing better against Lewis Hamilton only serve to motivate him rather than get him down

Read more: Bottas: F1 "Couch commentator" criticism motivates me to perform - Autosport

‘Max is better than Hamilton, Russell proved it’ - F1 News by PlanetF1

Never mind confusing Lewis Hamilton's contract talks, Christian Horner says George Russell's Sakhir showing confirmed that Max Verstappen is better than Lewis Hamilton.

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Being first F1 driver to catch Covid-19 made Perez feel ‘like the most stupid guy” | 2021 F1 Season - RaceFans

Sergio Perez says becoming the first Formula 1 driver to test positive for Covid-19 last year made him feel "stupid".

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Perez ‘most stupid guy’ for catching COVID - F1 News by PlanetF1

Sergio Perez has admitted he felt like the “most stupid guy on Earth” when he became the first F1 driver to contract COVID-19 last year.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Domenicali wants crowds back at F1 races before end of season | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

New Formula 1 president and CEO Stefano Domenicali is hopeful fans can be admitted to races once again before the end of the year.

Read more: Domenicali wants crowds back at F1 races before end of season | 2021 F1 season - RaceFans

Hamilton offered chance of Ferrari F1 drive - F1 News by PlanetF1

Rumours have linked Sir Lewis Hamilton with a move to Ferrari for several years – and now he has been invited to drive one of their Formula 1 cars.

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