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Kevin Magnussen: "I really had to learn the circuit from scratch"

3 days 15 hours ago

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The Dane admitted his first real experience of the Baku Street Circuit was during Friday practice in 2016, having not run the track beforehand on a simulator. read more »

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Palmer Says He Can Finish In The Top 8 at Baku

3 days 16 hours ago

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Jolyon Palmer feels that despite a points-less season thus far, he will finally score his first points of 2017 at Baku, citing past success on street circuits in junior formulae. read more »

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Scuderia Ferrari to headline Autosport International 2018

4 days 2 hours ago

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Ferrari will be the main event at the Autosport International Show in 2018. read more »

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Kaltenborn leaves Sauber, amidst rumours of differences with new owners

4 days 3 hours ago

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Sauber F1 Team Boss Monisha Kaltenborn is believed to have cut ties with the Swiss squad today. read more »

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Azerbaijan race will require endurance from driver and team, says Paddy Lowe

4 days 4 hours ago

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Paddy Lowe says high temperatures will make the Azerbaijan Grand Prix a test of endurance this weekend, not just for the drivers but for the whole Williams team. read more »

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Felipe Massa: "I hope we can come away with another strong result"

4 days 5 hours ago

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The Brazilian is aiming for a strong result in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to make amends for his opening lap retirement in Canada. read more »

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Nico Hülkenberg: “Monaco is Spacious In Comparison to Baku”

4 days 13 hours ago

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Nico Hülkenberg has suggested an air of uncertainty still hangs over his approach to the Baku track which hosts this weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The circuit is making only... read more »

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Hasegawa says Honda position safe despite problematic 2017 - for now

4 days 14 hours ago

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Yusuke Hasegawa believes there is no one better to come in and replace him as the Head of Honda's F1 project, but acknowledges that he would have to sadly step down if... read more »

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Honda's Yusuke Hasegawa: "We're going through a difficult time at the moment"

4 days 15 hours ago

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The Honda boss believes the Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be another tough race weekend for McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne. read more »

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McLaren's Eric Boullier: "The team's hunger and determination are stronger than ever"

4 days 15 hours ago

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Despite the season being seven races old and with McLaren having scored no points, Eric Boullier still says the determination and motivation to improve is still clearly seen. read more »

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Vandoorne not expecting jump in Performance for McLaren in Baku

4 days 16 hours ago

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Stoffel Vandoorne has yet to score a point in 2017 and admits he expects another tough weekend to come in Azerbaijan. read more »

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Fernando Alonso: "We'll keep fighting as we always do"

4 days 17 hours ago

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The Spaniard is expecting to take a grid penalty this weekend in Azerbaijan as a result of his engine failure during the closing stages of the Canadian Grand Prix. read more »

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Hamilton 'in best place I have seen' of his Mercedes career – Wolff

4 days 19 hours ago

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Difficult days have made Lewis Hamilton into a better driver and one that is able to maximise results even when conditions conspire against them. read more »

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Romain Grosjean: "It's going to be a really cool track to drive with these cars"

4 days 22 hours ago

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Romain Grosjean is happy to be returning to Azerbaijan this weekend, and what he feels will be an exciting race with the 2017 cars. read more »

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Bottas has exceeded Mercedes expectations, says Toto Wolff

4 days 23 hours ago

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Valtteri Bottas has impressed his Mercedes team after taking one win, one pole position and three further podium finishes in the opening seven races of 2017. read more »

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Kaltenborn aiming for Midfield with next Sauber upgrades

4 days 23 hours ago

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Sauber have only one points finish to their name in 2017 so far, but are aiming to join the intense midfield battle when they introduce their next upgrade package. read more »

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Pascal Wehrlein: “I am really looking forward to getting back into the car"

5 days 12 minutes ago

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With the layout of the Baku Street Circuit, Pascal Wehrlein believes top speed and traction will be key factors for success this weekend. read more »

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Azerbaijan Grand Prix Preview: Baku life, Baku reality

5 days 30 minutes ago

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As the F1 calendar heads to the Baku Street Circuit, for the first official Azerbaijan Grand Prix, TCF take a look at this unique venue ahead of the weekend's action. read more »

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Marcus Ericsson: ‘Team focussed on improving the performance of our car’

5 days 2 hours ago

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Marcus Ericsson is looking forward to the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with Baku being an interesting location. read more »

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Bottas Believes Consistency is Key to New Mercedes Deal

5 days 3 hours ago

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Valtteri Bottas believes he needs to deliver a consistent performance in the remainder of 2017 if he his to keep his seat at Mercedes next season. read more »

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Kvyat focussing on points finish in Baku

5 days 4 hours ago

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Scuderia Toro Rosso hard charger hoping to put 2016 DNF behind him. read more »

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Mercedes' Toto Wolff: "You need to take it one race at a time"

5 days 4 hours ago

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Mercedes showed just what they were made of by turning their disappointment results in Monaco into a strong 1-2 finish in Canada. read more »

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Sainz Jr. – “You can’t compare the Baku track layout to Monaco”

5 days 4 hours ago

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Scuderia Toro Rosso's young Spaniard is looking forward to the unique streets of Baku this weekend. read more »

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Pirelli chose tyres in 'middle of the spectrum' to combat high Baku temperatures

5 days 5 hours ago

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Pirelli's Head of Car Racing, Mario Isola, says the expected high temperatures and high top speeds are the reasons for their tyre choices for this weekend's... read more »

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Steiner would Welcome more F1 races - with better scheduling of Calendar

5 days 14 hours ago

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Providing the FIA can organise the calendar in a way to minimise travel and time away from families, Guenther Steiner feels there is no reason why there cannot be up to 25... read more »