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Sainz feeling compromised by disrupted practice after difficult Baku Qualifying

1 day 14 hours ago

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Carlos Sainz Jr will start fifteenth on the grid in Azerbaijan after he takes his grid penalty, but he came into qualifying not feeling as confident with his car as he would... read more »

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Felipe Massa Praises Team-Mate Stroll For Qualifying Performance

1 day 15 hours ago

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Having suffered his own tyre issues in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Felipe Massa gave praise to his rookie team-mate's career best qualifying performance, one... read more »

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Kvyat satisfied despite missing out on Top Ten in Baku

1 day 15 hours ago

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Daniil Kvyat will start on row six on Sunday for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix after being the quickest driver to miss out on the top ten shootout. read more »

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Lance Stroll: “Everything Fell into Place” For Career-Best Qualifying

1 day 15 hours ago

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Lance Stroll is on a roll after his career-best finish at his home race at Montreal, having secured his career-best grid position ahead of tomorrow's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. read more »

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Esteban Ocon: "Today was all about pushing to the limit"

1 day 16 hours ago

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The Frenchman will start seventh in Azerbaijan despite a small mistake on his flying lap in qualifying, which he feels cost him at least one spot on the grid. read more »

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Sergio Perez: "It's going to be a very close battle tomorrow"

1 day 16 hours ago

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Starting from sixth on the grid, Sergio Perez is looking for a good haul of points during Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. read more »

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Daniel Ricciardo on Baku Qualifying Crash: “I'm Not Blaming the Wall!”

1 day 17 hours ago

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Daniel Ricciardo was disappointed to qualify only tenth for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, having planted his Red Bull into the wall at Turn 6 during the final qualifying session,... read more »

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Max Verstappen: “We Realistically Had a Shot at P3 Today”

1 day 17 hours ago

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Max Verstappen felt third place in qualifying was potentially on the cards for his Red Bull team, but could only manage fifth due to a gearbox problem during Q3. Despite the... read more »

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Bottas Blames Inability to Challenge Hamilton on Lack of Grip

1 day 18 hours ago

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Valtteri Bottas has pinpointed a lack of tyre grip in comparison to his team-mate Lewis Hamilton for the disparity in Q3 times between the pair, with the Finn qualifying over... read more »

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Hamilton Says Baku Pole Even More Special than Montreal

1 day 18 hours ago

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Lewis Hamilton feels his pole position here was even better than at the Canadian GP two weeks ago, having beaten the Ferraris by over a second and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas... read more »

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Third Fastest in Qualifying “The Best We Could Achieve,” says Raikkonen

1 day 19 hours ago

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Kimi Raikkonen qualified over a second down on polesitter Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes, explaining that third was the best he could manage given problems getting his tyres to... read more »

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Vettel “Doesn’t Have Excuses” for Fourth Place in Baku Qualifying

1 day 19 hours ago

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Sebastian Vettel says he won't make excuses for his middling performance in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, having landed behind both Mercedes and his Ferrari... read more »

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Lewis Hamilton grabs Superb Pole Position in Baku

1 day 21 hours ago

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The British driver managed to edge ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a thrilling and close qualifying session. read more »

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Pirelli would have Brought Ultrasoft to Baku with more information - Isola

1 day 23 hours ago

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The decision not to bring the Ultrasoft compound to Azerbaijan was made well before they realised it would have been the preferred tyre this weekend, but it was too late to... read more »

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Picci hits out at Driver Favouritism rumours at Sauber

2 days 26 minutes ago

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The Sauber F1 Team are not favouring one driver over another in 2017, with Pascal Picci dismissing rumours of the contrary. read more »

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Massa and Sainz disagree on Canadian GP Crash Punishment

2 days 2 hours ago

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Two weeks after the first lap crash that eliminated both Felipe Massa and Carlos Sainz Jr, the two drivers have different opinions on the punishment the latter received from... read more »

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Vettel and Verstappen In Trouble as Bottas Goes Quickest in Baku FP3

2 days 2 hours ago

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While Vatteri Bottas set the fastest time in FP3 for the Azerbaijan GP, both Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen are in a race against time to prepare for qualifying following... read more »

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Felipe Massa: "We're definitely in the fight"

2 days 4 hours ago

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The Brazilian felt confident in the pace of his FW40 on both short and long runs in Azerbaijan on Friday, and hopes to convert that into a strong qualifying on Saturday. read more »

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Daniil Kvyat: "It was very easy to make a mistake out there"

2 days 4 hours ago

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It was a relatively clean day for Daniil Kvyat in Azerbaijan, with the Russian finishing inside the top ten in both Friday practice sessions. read more »

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Esteban Ocon: "The important days for this weekend are yet to come"

2 days 4 hours ago

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The Frenchman finished inside the top ten in both free practice sessions on Friday on his first visit to the Baku Street Circuit. read more »

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Jolyon Palmer: “We had made progress between FP1 and FP2”

2 days 13 hours ago

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Jolyon Palmer believes with the progress made between FP1 and FP2 for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, there's more Renault Sport F1 Team can do on Saturday. read more »

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Lance Stroll: "It was a very positive day in many ways"

2 days 13 hours ago

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The Canadian finished an impressive sixth in second practice on Friday, and he hopes to maintain this strong form into the rest of the weekend in Baku. read more »

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Lewis Hamilton: "It was a difficult day out there"

2 days 14 hours ago

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The Briton struggled with his tyres during Friday practice in Azerbaijan, with the three-time World Champion feeling softer tyres would be preferable this weekend. read more »

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Getting Pirelli tyres to work 'most challenging part of the day' for Raikkonen

2 days 14 hours ago

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Kimi Raikkonen finished ninth in FP1 and fourth in FP2 around the Baku Street Circuit and revealed getting his tyres to work on Friday was a challenge. read more »

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Sergio Perez: “I still think we are in a good position”

2 days 14 hours ago

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Despite an incident with the barrier that saw his session finish early, Sergio Perez still believes Sahara Force India F1 Team are in a good position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. read more »