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Gasly Needed 'Essential' Year in Japan to Mature as a Driver - Marko

11 days 55 minutes ago

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Helmut Marko believes Pierre Gasly needed the year of racing in Japan to mature as a racing driver, which benefited him when his Formula 1 race opportunity finally arrived. read more »

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Haas Remain in Talks to Retain Ferrucci, Maini as Development Drivers

11 days 1 hour ago

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Both Santino Ferrucci and Arjun Maini could be retained by the Haas F1 Team as Development Drivers in 2018. read more »

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Renault Against 'Frightening' Possibility of Complete Engine Redesign for 2021

11 days 2 hours ago

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Cyril Abiteboul has warned F1 bosses that completely redesigning power units ahead of the 2021 season is not the way to go. read more »

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Grosjean Seeking In-Year Development Progress from Haas in 2018

11 days 3 hours ago

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After two seasons of delayed developments, Romain Grosjean hopes 2018 bucks the trend of a mid-season decline for the Haas F1 Team. read more »

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Hamilton Believes Mercedes Can Repeat 2017 Reliability Record in 2018

11 days 3 hours ago

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After finishing every race in 2017, Lewis Hamilton feels it will be more difficult to achieve that feat in 2018, but he has faith in Mercedes that they can pull it off. read more »

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Halo Introduction Was a Challenge for Force India - Szafnauer

11 days 4 hours ago

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Otmar Szafnauer has revealed that the limited resources at Force India and the relatively late introduction of the Halo gave the team some headaches. read more »

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VIDEO: Pirelli's Rainbow - Karun Chandhok’s Guide To F1 Tyres In 2018 | M1TG

11 days 15 hours ago

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Pirelli introduced two additional compounds to their range in 2018, with the arrival of the Hypersoft and Super-hard. read more »

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Mark Webber on Ricciardo – “I think the best thing he can do is beat Max”

11 days 19 hours ago

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Former Red Bull Racing driver Webber believes that Ricciardo should focus on beating his highly esteemed team-mate next year rather than worry about his next career move. read more »

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Toro Rosso could prove to be surprise package, says James Key

11 days 21 hours ago

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Toro Rosso's technical director warns against writing his team off in 2018, their first year with Honda power. read more »

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Nico Hulkenberg Unhappy With Halo and Ban on Grid Girls

11 days 22 hours ago

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Renault Sport's Nico Hulkenberg has expressed his opinion on the Halo and the removal of grid girls in F1, calling the decision a "further step back for the... read more »

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Masters Historic F1 to support British Grand Prix in 2018

11 days 22 hours ago

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The Masters Historic Formula 1 Championship will hold two races over the course of the British Grand Prix weekend in July. read more »

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McLaren Would Welcome Back Hamilton to Woking, Admits Zak Brown

11 days 23 hours ago

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Zak Brown says any team would welcome Lewis Hamilton into their team, including a return to McLaren. read more »

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Pirelli Hope Updated Tyre Range will Aid Overtaking in 2018

12 days 13 minutes ago

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Having introduced two new compounds in 2018 following criticism in 2017, Pirelli believe that their new range will help overtaking. read more »

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Hülkenberg, Sainz Feedback Make 'Massive Difference' for Renault - Chester

12 days 55 minutes ago

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Nick Chester says both Nico Hülkenberg and Carlos Sainz Jr. have made a massive difference to the Renault team since they arrived at Enstone. read more »

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Force India will need Podium Potential to Retain Fourth in 2018 - Szafnauer

12 days 1 hour ago

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Force India will need to bring themselves closer to the top three teams in 2018 and become podium contenders again if they are to retain fourth in the championship, according... read more »

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Sirotkin Dismisses 'Pay Driver' Tag Jibes ahead of Debut Campaign

12 days 2 hours ago

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The Russian has hit out at those calling him a pay driver ahead of his Formula 1 debut in 2018 with Williams Martini Racing. read more »

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Abiteboul Expecting 'Interesting Season' with 'High Maintenance' Customers

12 days 3 hours ago

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Renault Sport will provide engines to both Red Bull and McLaren in 2018, and Cyril Abiteboul is expecting them both to be 'high maintenance' during the season. read more »

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Mansell Calls for 'Depth of Competition' Issues within F1 to be Addressed

12 days 3 hours ago

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Nigel Mansell has called on F1 bosses to look into bringing more teams into the sport, as the lack of numbers prevents some very talented drivers from making it into the sport. read more »

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Force India Methods 'an example to follow' says Renault's Abiteboul

12 days 4 hours ago

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Cyril Abiteboul had hoped to see Renault beat Force India in 2017, but the French team were no match for the Silverstone-based outfit. read more »

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Liberty defends online streaming plans for Formula 1

12 days 21 hours ago

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Liberty Media plan to increase online coverage as they move away from free-to-air read more »

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Former Formula 1 engineer launches Porsche Carrera Cup Australia team

13 days 12 hours ago

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Former Lotus and Renault F1 team senior engineer Chris Papdopoulos is launching an assault on the 2018 Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia season with his new team. read more »

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Limited Toyota Commercial Outings for on-loan Alonso - Brown

14 days 1 hour ago

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Zak Brown says Fernando Alonso remains primarily a McLaren F1 Team driver in 2018, and will have minimal commitments with Toyota outside of his driving duties. read more »

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Fuji Race Weekend Moved to 'Protect the interests' of WEC - Neveu

14 days 3 hours ago

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A clash with Petit Le Mans now looks unavoidable following the FIA's decision to move the 6 Hours of Fuji forward by one week to allow Fernando Alonso the opportunity... read more »

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Zak Brown a ‘Commercial Genius’ says Fernando Alonso

14 days 23 hours ago

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Fernando Alonso thinks Zak Brown is a "commercial genius" who has a "wider vision of motorsport", allowing him to enter other series. read more »

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Wolff Hits Back at Abiteboul over Mercedes contract criticism

15 days 55 minutes ago

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Toto Wolff has defended Mercedes' approach to contracts after Cyril Abiteboul branded it "unfair". read more »