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Formula 1 – F1: Stoffel Vandoorne focused on new challenge in Formula E, not F1 return

Formula 1 – F1: Stoffel Vandoorne focused on new challenge in Formula E, not F1 return

Stoffel Vandoorne insists he is not thinking about a return to Formula 1 and is solely focused on doing the “best job” he can in his debut Formula E season. The Belgian will link up with the Mercedes-affiliated HWA squad as he embarks on his rookie Formula E campaign in 2018/19, following his departure from…

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Formula 1 – F1 Max Verstappen: I ‘f**ked up’ first six races of F1 2018 season

Formula 1 – F1 Max Verstappen: I ‘f**ked up’ first six races of F1 2018 season

Max Verstappen feels he “f**ked up” the opening six races of the 2018 Formula 1 season before a change in approach inspired by his father helped kick-start his season. Verstappen got caught up in incidents through each of the first six race weekends of the year, culminating in an FP3 crash in Monaco that put…

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Formula 1 – FIA: No need for further Esteban Ocon/Max Verstappen talks – F1

Formula 1 – FIA: No need for further Esteban Ocon/Max Verstappen talks – F1

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Formula 1 – F1: Wolff relieved to win Mercedes’ ‘most difficult’ F1 championship yet

Formula 1 – F1: Wolff relieved to win Mercedes’ ‘most difficult’ F1 championship yet

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff felt relieved to have won the team’s “most difficult” championship yet after wrapping up the constructors’ title last Sunday in Brazil. After seeing Lewis Hamilton clinch the drivers’ championship in Mexico last month, Mercedes managed to follow suit by claiming its fifth consecutive constructors’ crown in Brazil with one race…

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Formula E – Formula E is ‘slower than Formula Ford’ – Lewis Hamilton

Formula E – Formula E is ‘slower than Formula Ford’ – Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says he is not interested in Formula E because of the lack of petrol power, sound and speed. Formula E is gaining in popularity and current McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne will drive for the new works Mercedes team in the forthcoming season. ‘I’m a petrol head’ “It’s great to see all the top…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1 2018: Hi-Fives for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes

Formula 1 – Formula 1 2018: Hi-Fives for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes

But will the Silver Arrows be able to stay ahead next season? By Pete Gill and Craig Slater Last Updated: 13/11/18 10:10pm 4:09 Lewis Hamilton says he’s proud to be a part of the Mercedes team after the Silver Arrows claimed their fifth F1 World Championship. Lewis Hamilton says he’s proud to be a part…

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Formula 2 – Brazilian GP: Max Verstappen-Esteban Ocon crash sparks debate

Formula 2 – Brazilian GP: Max Verstappen-Esteban Ocon crash sparks debate

Stewards blamed Ocon for clash at Interlagos which cost Verstappen win; But Ocon does not believe he was in the wrong Last Updated: 12/11/18 8:48am 1:05 Moments after taking the lead of the Brazilian GP, Max Verstappen spun after clashing with Esteban Ocon who was attempting to unlap himself. Moments after taking the lead of…

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Formula 1 – F1: Mercedes celebrates fifth F1 title double with Niki Lauda tribute

Formula 1 – F1: Mercedes celebrates fifth F1 title double with Niki Lauda tribute

Mercedes has celebrated becoming only the second team to win five consecutive Formula 1 world drivers’ and constructors’ championships after returning to its Brixworth and Brackley factory bases and ran a special Niki Lauda tribute. With Lewis Hamilton taking victory at the Brazilian Grand Prix he was able to help wrap up the 2018 F1…

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Formula 1 – F1 Perez: Alonso’s struggles reflect how bad F1 is | News

Formula 1 – F1 Perez: Alonso’s struggles reflect how bad F1 is | News

Sergio Perez says Fernando Alonso’s situation is a snapshot at the problems Formula 1 faces as he feels a two-time world champion struggles to reach the points places due to the gap in car performance on the grid. The Mexican driver says “it’s a shame we’ll lose him” when Alonso bids goodbye to F1 at…

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Formula 1 – FIA unconcerned by F1 driver behaviour in incident-hit Brazilian GP

Formula 1 – FIA unconcerned by F1 driver behaviour in incident-hit Brazilian GP

FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting has played down concerns over Formula 1 driver behaviour despite a clash-filled Brazilian Grand Prix including the controversial incidents between Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon. The FIA Stewards were kept busy at Interlagos with a number of high-profile incidents, starting with qualifying flashpoints between Sergey Sirotkin and Lewis Hamilton in…

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Formula E – Formula E: BBC to broadcast Formula E live for 2018/19 season

Formula E – Formula E: BBC to broadcast Formula E live for 2018/19 season

For the first time in its short four year history, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will be broadcast live on the BBC for the 2018/19 season. With the next generation of the all-electric single seater series set to commence on December 15 with the inaugural Ad Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia, all Formula E…

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Formula 1 – F1: Brawn puts blame on both sides of Verstappen, Ocon clash

Formula 1 – F1: Brawn puts blame on both sides of Verstappen, Ocon clash

Ross Brawn feels both Max Verstappen and Esteban Ocon have reasons to share the blame in their controversial clash during the Brazilian Grand Prix and urged the pair to learn from the incident. The Formula 1 Managing Director for Motorsport has given his take on the headline-grabbing smash between Verstappen and Ocon in Interlagos which saw the…

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Formula 1 – F1: Honda strengthens ties with IHI in turbocharger deal

Formula 1 – F1: Honda strengthens ties with IHI in turbocharger deal

Honda’s Formula 1 operations have announced a new two-year technical partnership arrangement with IHI Corporation to help it develop its turbocharger in its power unit. The Japanese manufacturer has worked with IHI on its turbocharger since its return to F1 in 2015 with McLaren and the new deal aims to ‘accelerate the development of the power unit’ ahead…

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