Ferrari New power unit and aero package for Spain

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The 49th Spanish GP takes place this Sunday at the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit, well known to all the drivers who rack up big mileage here during pre-season testing. The track is a mix of fast and slow corners and Turn 3 is especially demanding, requiring a well-balanced car. The final part used to be very quick, but for several years now […]

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Hamilton: I had to change my natural driving style

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For most Formula 1 fans, Lewis Hamilton’s 75th Formula 1 victory at the sport’s 1000th race looked like a breeze, but not so according to the five-time World Champion who even had to change his driving style to tame his all-conquering Mercedes. And while the Silver Arrows have scored a one-two in the first three races, Hamilton does not believe […]

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The Day After: (Un)Happy 1000th!

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Lewis Hamilton may have taken the 1000th championship race in Formula 1 history, but all eyes were once again on Ferrari after a dismal showing in Shanghai. Say what you will about Ferrari so far this season, credit where it’s due: they really know how to hog the headlines. Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes were utterly dominant on Sunday, and yet […]

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Chinese Grand Prix: Mercedes dominate boring 1000th race

Mercedes were on another planet yet again as they dominated, unchallenged, Formula 1’s much-hyped 1000th race – the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix – which may also go down as one of the most boring. Lewis Hamilton made no mistake as he powered from second on the grid into the lead by Turn 1 and was never headed again as his […]

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Mercedes: Great front row for the 1000th Grand Prix

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Mercedes report from qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix, Round 3 of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, at Shanghai International Circuit. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport lock out the front row for the 1000th Grand Prix Valtteri claimed his seventh Formula One pole position – his first of the 2019 season and first in China Lewis will start the 1000th Formula […]

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Verstappen: I’m going to f*** them up in qualifying too

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Max Verstappen was furious after he was thwarted during his last flying lap effort during the final stages of qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix. As cars streamed around for their final Q3 hot lap, the Dutchman toed-the-line as the cars circulated behind one another on the back end of the circuit at which point the Red Bull driver was […]

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Mercedes new front wing for China not legal

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Mercedes have a new front wing for the W10 made for the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, but reports suggest that the FIA took a look at it and deemed it illegal as they had done with the creations presented to scrutineers by Red Bull and Williams. Auto Motor und Sport’ Michael Schmid reports that Mercedes will have to change their […]

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China FP2: Bottas from Vettel and it’s close

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Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas topped the timing screens at the end of the first day of free practice of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, Round 3 of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, at Shanghai International Circuit. Bottas set a best lap of 1:33.330 which was enough to keep him top of the timing screens at the end of FP2, […]

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Susie Wolff: The myth and magic of F1 is its unapologetic elitism

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Amid ongoing debate about the Formula 1 versus Formula E, Venturi team owner Susie Wolff believes the two single-seater series can exist side-by-side as the ethos of each series is vastly different as are the budgets. It would be fair to assume that the wife of Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff will know a thing or two about where the […]

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Monza: We need €100-million to refurbish Monza

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Although the panic button has not been pressed yet, the future of Formula 1 at Monza depends largely on the approval of local government funding and whether the ACI can raise the €100-million required to refurbish the legendary venue. Like Monaco, Silverstone and Spa-Francorchamps, Monza is one of the most iconic races on the calendar, one of the Majors if […]

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