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Max Verstappen: “It's always a challenge going to a new circuit”

5 days 23 hours ago

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Max Verstappen expects a challenging weekend at the Circuit Paul Ricard as he'll race around the 3.6-mile circuit in the south of France for the first time in his racing... read more »

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Daniel Ricciardo: “It's Cool Having a French Grand Prix Back On The Calendar”

6 days 14 minutes ago

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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is excited for the return of the French Grand Prix at Paul Ricard as the 3.6 mile circuit will host its first Grand Prix since 1990. read more »

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Charles Leclerc Admits Leap From F2 to F1 Bigger than Expected

6 days 38 minutes ago

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Charles Leclerc says the leap from FIA Formula 2 to Formula 1 is bigger than he anticipated. The Monegasque driver won Formula 2 and GP3 Series in his rookie year into F1 read more »

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Belgium Grand Prix’s Future Secured With New Three-Year Deal Agreed

6 days 56 minutes ago

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The Belgian Grand Prix has secured a new deal to stay in Formula 1 after agreeing with Liberty Media to sign a new three-year contract, keeping the race until 2021. read more »

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Hamilton Hasn’t lost Hope in Championship, Says to do so would be “Weak”

7 days 15 hours ago

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Lewis Hamilton says he doesn't have a weak mind, and that if he still believes he can win the championship read more »

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Fernando Alonso Says The State Of Formula 1 Will Help Decide His Future

8 days 11 hours ago

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Fernando Alonso says the state of Formula 1 will be the main factor on deciding his future in the sport, not McLaren's form in the 2018 season. read more »

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Red Bull Risk Losing Engine Offer from Renault if No Answer Comes by France

8 days 11 hours ago

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Renault say they cannot wait until the Austrian Grand Prix whether Red Bull want to stick to Renault or switch to Honda engines next year, saying they want an answer by the... read more »

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Renault Sport Hire Ex-Mercedes Head Of Powerunit, Matthew Harman

8 days 12 hours ago

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Renault Sport have acquired the services of ex-Mercedes engineer Matthew Harman, who'll join the team on September 1st as their new Deputy Chief Designer. read more »

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David Coulthard Fears Lack of Free-to-Air TV Will Heavily Impact Formula 1 in UK

9 days 16 hours ago

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Former F1 driver and Channel 4 pundit David Coulthard believes F1's lack of free-to-air TV starting in 2019 will heavily impact the sport in the UK and fear it's... read more »

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Christian Horner Receives Honorary Degree at Cranfield University

9 days 16 hours ago

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Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has received an honorary degree for his services and contribution to Motorsport from the Cranfield University. read more »

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Hartley Staying in Toro Rosso Seat For Now, Insists Helmut Marko

9 days 22 hours ago

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The under pressure New Zealander will remain with Toro Rosso going forward, according to Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko. read more »

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Qualifying and Safety Car Dictated Canadian GP Strategy Calls - Pirelli

9 days 23 hours ago

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A one-stop strategy was almost guaranteed by the early deployment of the safety car in Canada, according to Pirelli's Mario Isola. read more »

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Montreal Weekend Full of 'Positives and Negatives' for Honda Boss Tanabe

9 days 23 hours ago

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Honda brought an updated power unit to Montreal, and the Japanese engine manufacturer's technical director said it gave Toro Rosso a much needed increase in performance. read more »

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Toro Rosso's Franz Tost: "We can get more out of our package than we were able to show"

10 days 26 minutes ago

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Toro Rosso had a luckless weekend in Canada but team principal Franz Tost is confident better results are just around the corner. read more »

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Williams’ Paddy Lowe: “We know we are not where we need to be”

10 days 56 minutes ago

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The Canadian Grand Prix weekend was another poor one for Williams, who continue to languish at the bottom of the Championship standings after the opening seven races. read more »

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Mercedes’ Andrew Shovlin: ‘Second and Fifth Falls A Long Way Short’

10 days 9 hours ago

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Mercedes' chief race engineer Andrew Shovlin felt Valtteri Bottas' second and Lewis Hamilton's fifth place was short of what the team believed they could of have... read more »

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Sauber Need to 'Stay Focused' Amid Positive Steps Forward - Vasseur

10 days 11 hours ago

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Charles Leclerc brought home Sauber's fourth top ten finish of 2018 on Sunday but team principal Frederic Vasseur insists it is important the team remain focused on their... read more »

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Toro Rosso’s Hartley Believed Points Were Possible Before Opening Lap Crash

10 days 17 hours ago

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Toro Rosso's Brendon Hartley believed he could have achieved a points finish if his opening lap crash with Lance Stroll didn't happen at the Canadian Grand Prix. read more »

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Stroll on First-Lap Crash: “It is not Ideal, but That is Racing”

11 days 11 hours ago

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Lance Stroll is disappointed for his fans after he crashed out on the fifth lap of the Canadian Grand Prix read more »

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Boullier Admits It Was ‘A Day To Forget’ In Canada For McLaren

11 days 14 hours ago

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For the second race in a row McLaren failed to score points as Alonso retired and Vandoorne struggled to sixteenth place read more »

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Fernando Alonso: “We weren't competitive this weekend”

11 days 14 hours ago

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Fernando Alonso was forced to retire from the Canadian Grand Prix to spoil his 300th grand prix weekend celebrations read more »

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Guy Martin To Race Against Jenson Button In Williams Heritage Cars At Silverstone

11 days 14 hours ago

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Guy Martin will race against Jenson Button in Classic Williams F1 cars around Silverstone ahead of the British Grand Prix, in partnership with Williams Heritage as part of an... read more »

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Sergey Sirotkin Admits: “We Were The Slowest Car Of The Day”

11 days 14 hours ago

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Sergey Sirotkin finished seventeenth at the Canadian Grand Prix read more »

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Force India Both Disappointed and Encouraged by Canadian Weekend – Szafnauer

11 days 15 hours ago

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The Force India drivers finished ninth and fourteenth in the Canadian Grand Prix, with Otmar Szafnauer feeling both Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez deserved better results on... read more »

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First Lap Puncture Compromises ‘Unlucky’ Vandoorne in Montreal

11 days 15 hours ago

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Stoffel Vandoorne finished down in sixteenth in the Canadian Grand Prix after picking up a puncture running over the debris from the Lance Stroll and Brendon Hartley crash. read more »