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Williams Handed Fine for Free Practice Tyre Rule Breach

3 months ago

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After using a set of tyres they were meant to hand back after forty minutes of the opening free practice session at Spa-Francorchamps, Williams were handed a 10,000 Euro fine. read more »

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Daniel Ricciardo: "We'll definitely be stronger tomorrow"

3 months ago

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The Australian finished fifth in first practice and sixth in the second, but expects to have much stronger pace on Saturday. read more »

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Max Verstappen: "I think we will be the solid third team"

3 months ago

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The Dutchman ended up fourth fastest in both Friday practice sessions but expects Red Bull to be the third best team this weekend in dry conditions. read more »

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Sebastian Vettel: "I need to do my job and I know I can go faster"

3 months ago

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The German ended up third in first practice and fifth in the second session, but feels that the rest of the weekend in Belgium should be strong. read more »

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Valtteri Bottas: “We had some trouble setting up the car”

3 months ago

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Valtteri Bottas found the first day of running for the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix difficult, with set-up issues and rain leaving him trailing his team-mate, Lewis Hamilton. read more »

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Kimi Raikkonen: "It was not too bad as a start"

3 months ago

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The Finn was fastest in first practice before being Lewis Hamilton's closest rival in the second session at Spa-Francorchamps. read more »

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Lewis Hamilton: “One of our strongest Fridays so far this season”

3 months ago

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Lewis Hamilton says it's "great to be back" as the four-time world champion topped Friday's practice times for the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix. read more »

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F1 Belgium: Hamilton Hits the Front in FP2 at Spa-Francorchamps

3 months ago

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Lewis Hamilton was the only driver to get below the 1:45 second barrier during second practice for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday. read more »

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F1 Belgium: Raikkonen Kicks Off Spa Weekend Fastest in FP1

3 months ago

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Scuderia Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest time in Free Practice 1 ahead of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. read more »

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Chassis change for Massa after FP1 crash, could see him miss FP2

3 months ago

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Felipe Massa may have to miss FP2 in Belgium, having caused sufficient damage to his FW40 during an FP1 incident, which has made a chassis change necessary. read more »

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Hamilton/Bottas relationship is in a different league - Toto Wolff

3 months ago

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Toto Wolff feels that the harmonious relationship enjoyed by his drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, is a rare occurrence these days in F1. read more »

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Ericsson Set for Spa-Francorchamps Gearbox Penalty

3 months ago

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A precautionary gearbox change means Marcus Ericsson is set to take a grid penalty at Spa-Francorchamps this weekend. read more »

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F1's Engine Suppliers have 'same gaps in performance' - Hasegawa

3 months ago

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Formula 1's four engine suppliers all have similar gaps in performance, according to the Head of Honda's F1 Project, Yusuke Hasegawa. read more »

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'Flaky' Verstappen Approach Puts Early Pressure on Mechanics - Webber

3 months ago

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Mark Webber says both Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen have driven well in 2017 so far, but the latter puts pressure on his mechanics by his early approach to race weekends. read more »

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James Key Signs Scuderia Toro Rosso Contract Extension

3 months ago

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The Technical Director has already started work on next season's STR13 after agreeing an extension to his Toro Rosso contract. read more »

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Sebastian Vettel: "I am really looking forward to racing here"

3 months ago

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The German is hoping the upgrades Ferrari will bring to Spa-Francorchamps will ensure a strong weekend in Belgium. read more »

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Kimi Raikkonen: "Some people think this may not be such a good place for us"

3 months ago

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The Spa-specialist believes that Ferrari can have a strong weekend in Belgium despite expectations that Mercedes will dominate. read more »

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I let out my frustration on team radio because I want to win - Romain Grosjean

3 months ago

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Romain Grosjean says he will try and tone down his radio rants from now on, to ensure he does not get a reputation for being a moaner. read more »

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Charlie Whiting Inspects Buenos Aires Race Track

3 months ago

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Formula 1's Race Director Charlie Whiting has recently visited and inspected the Buenos Aires Circuit in Argentina. read more »

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F1 plans to introduce own 'over the top' digital service to watch F1

3 months ago

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Chase Carey confirms F1 are looking at a number of ways to allow viewership of the sport. read more »

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Grid penalties set to hamper Vandoorne's Belgian GP chances

3 months ago

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Stoffel Vandoorne will receive an upgraded power unit in Belgium this weekend, which is likely to result in a thirty-five place grid penalty. read more »

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Gascoyne announces “more modern look” for F1 two-seater

3 months ago

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Mike Gascoyne outlines his plans for the modernisation of the F1 Experiences two-seater. read more »

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Abiteboul says Palmer and Hulkenberg Will Benefit from Kubica's Testing

3 months ago

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Renault Sport Formula 1 Team's Cyril Abiteboul says that Robert Kubica's testing will help this weekend read more »

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Jolyon Palmer Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Preparation for Formula 1's Return

3 months ago

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Jolyon Palmer climbed Mount Kilimanjaro over the summer break, though is focused on the season ahead read more »

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Hulkenberg on Spa: "Eau Rouge is Going to be Flat"

3 months ago

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Nico Hulkenberg is excited for the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix, claiming it's his favourite track read more »