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‘Good Sign’ that Liberty Media is Listening, says Canadian GP Promoter

3 months ago

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Liberty Media's approach has been praised by Canadian Grand Prix promoter Francois Dumontier, particularly as they seem to be listening to all promoters. read more »

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Assen Would Need Minor Changes to Host Possible Dutch GP

3 months ago

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The popularity of Max Verstappen means a return to the Netherlands for a Dutch Grand Prix moves closer to reality, with Assen joining Zandvoort in wanting to host the race. read more »

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Yamamoto Left Miserable by Strength of 2017 Super Formula Team-mate Gasly

3 months ago

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Pierre Gasly has been praised for the way he came into Super Formula and performed in 2017 by the team-mate he made feel miserable by consistently beating him, Naoki Yamamoto. read more »

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Ford Could Return to Formula 1 if Budget Cap Introduced - Rushbrook

3 months ago

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Should the FIA and Liberty Media introduce a budget cap in Formula 1, Ford Motorsport would consider a return to the sport, particularly as the hybrid regulations are relevant... read more »

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Kubica Will Need to 'Earn the Right' to get a F1 Race Seat in 2019 - Lowe

3 months ago

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After missing out on a race seat in 2018, there are no guarantees Robert Kubica will be in contention for a drive in 2019 unless he shows his potential this season, according... read more »

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Williams Correct to Choose Sirotkin For 2018 Seat - Vandoorne

3 months ago

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Stoffel Vandoorne expects Sergey Sirotkin to turn a few heads with his performances in 2018. read more »

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Mercedes 'Aligned 100%' with Ferrari Stance over Future Direction of F1

3 months ago

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Deiter Zetsche insists Mercedes are in agreement with Ferrari that any future regulation changes should be in the best interests of the teams. read more »

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FIA Announce 'Grid Kids' Initiative for 2018 Season

3 months ago

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Youngsters involved in karting and junior formulae of motorsport will be chosen to stand alongside drivers on the Formula 1 grid in 2018, in a new initiative 'Grid Kids'. read more »

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Opinion: Lack Brazilians In F1 Concerning, but Who Is There to Come In?

3 months ago

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For the first time since 1969, there will not be a Brazilian on the Formula 1 grid in 2018, while the number of youngsters coming through junior formulae are also dropping. read more »

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Stroll Rejects Massa's 'Mentor' Role: "He was a team-mate like any other"

3 months ago

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Lance Stroll insists Felipe Massa did not give him any guidance during their time together at Williams in 2018, and says he was like any other team-mate he's had. read more »

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Wolff Admits Annoyance of 2017 on-track Ocon/Perez Clashes

3 months ago

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Toto Wolff was disappointed by the high profile clashes between Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez during 2017. read more »

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2018-Specification Ferrari Engine 'A Big Boost' to Sauber - Leclerc

3 months ago

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Charles Leclerc makes his Formula 1 race debut in next months Australian Grand Prix, but the 2017 F2 champion feels his Sauber team will be better off for having the 2018-spec... read more »

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SMP Racing Worked to Get Sirotkin into Long Term Williams Contract

3 months ago

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Sergey Sirotkin's Williams contract will be for multiple years, which came at the request of his backers at SMP Racing. read more »

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Vasseur Concerned Policing of Cost Cap Could Bring Ridicule to F1

3 months ago

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The Team Principal of the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team admits he has concerns to how a cost cap in Formula 1 will be received in the press, particularly if a team is found to have... read more »

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Sirotkin Signed to a 'Multi-Year' Contract, says Williams CEO O'Driscoll

3 months ago

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Williams CEO Mike O'Driscoll says to expect Sergey Sirotkin remain in Williams colours for a number of years. read more »

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Force India, McLaren and Renault “will be locked in a massive battle” – Bob Fernley

3 months ago

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Sahara Force India F1 Team's Bob Fernley believes they will have to beat serious competition in order to hold onto their fourth place in the Constructor's... read more »

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Mercedes' Cowell Unsupportive of Formula 1's New Three-Engine Rule

3 months ago

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Andy Cowell thinks manufacturers risk spending more money on their power units in 2018 despite the reduction on the allowable number of engines from four to three. read more »

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Alfa Romeo Executives want Works Team in F1, says Sauber Boss Vasseur

3 months ago

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Frederic Vasseur says there are plans afoot to bring Alfa Romeo into Formula 1 as a fully-fledged works team, while he has also questioned the longevity of privateer teams in... read more »

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Abiteboul Wants Mercedes-Style Engine/Young Driver Set-Up for Renault

3 months ago

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Renault is looking into increasing the chances of their young drivers to make it into Formula 1 by giving them driving opportunities with their customer outfits. read more »

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Alonso never gave McLaren ultimatums over Honda breakup – Zak Brown

3 months ago

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Fernando Alonso never pressed McLaren into making a decision over Honda power, according to Zak Brown. read more »

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Perez in favour of “brave” halo introduction

3 months ago

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The Force India driver is in support of the inclusion of the halo for 2018, but does concede that it has its negatives. read more »

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Formula 1 Announces New Weekend Schedule Ahead of 2018 Season

3 months ago

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Formula 1 has announced new starting times for all 21 Grands Prix ahead of the 2018 Season. The new start times will allow broadcasters to capture the tense and emotional... read more »

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Pirelli eager to stay in Formula 1 after 2019

3 months ago

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Head of Pirelli Motorsport Mario Isola says that the Italians are looking to stay in Formula 1 beyond their existing deal. read more »

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Toro Rosso seeing the positives of Honda tie-in

3 months ago

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Toro Rosso will benefit massively from Honda works partnership, according to team principal Franz Tost. read more »

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Danish GP Edges Closer For Formula 1 Entry After Latest Meetings

3 months ago

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Formula 1 could be heading to Copenhagen as early as 2020 after Liberty Media have held talks in Denmark over a potential Grand Prix to be hosted in the capital. Kevin... read more »