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Formula 1 – Ferrari already looks ‘ultra strong’ in F1 testing, says Wolff

Formula 1 – Ferrari already looks ‘ultra strong’ in F1 testing, says Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists his team must remain disciplined and not focus on the eye-catching pace set by Formula 1 rivals Ferrari on the opening day of pre-season testing.  Ferrari made an encouraging start to the first test in Barcelona as Sebastian Vettel finished nearly half a second clear of the field and topped…

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Formula 1 – Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel end opening day of F1 testing fastest

Formula 1 – Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel end opening day of F1 testing fastest

Sebastian Vettel ended the opening day of Formula 1 pre-season testing in Barcelona fastest for Ferrari after his morning time went unbeaten. Vettel sat atop the standings during the lunch break after setting a fastest lap time of 1m18.161s in the opening session of the day, completing his lap on the C3 (2018 Soft equivalent)…

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Formula 1 – Barcelona F1 Test 1 Times – Monday FINAL (6PM) | Crash

Formula 1 – Barcelona F1 Test 1 Times – Monday FINAL (6PM) | Crash

Final lap time results [6pm] for day one of the first Formula 1 pre-season test at Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Follow live text commentary of F1 pre-season testing Williams missing the first day of pre-season testing. 1. Sebastian Vettel GER Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow SF90 1m18.161s 169 laps 2. Carlos Sainz Jr. ESP McLaren F1 Team MCL34 1m18.558s 119 laps 3. Romain Grosjean FRA Rich Energy Haas F1 Team VF-19 1m19.159s 65 laps 4. Max…

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Formula 1 – Ferrari’s red looks orange to social media users, Sebastian Vettel, Charles Leclerc

Formula 1 – Ferrari’s red looks orange to social media users, Sebastian Vettel, Charles Leclerc

Ferrari unveiled its stunning new 2019 car but F1 fans were stunned by the colour with the traditional red looking somewhat orange. The SF90 was launched with the hope to take Sebastian Vettel and new teammate Charles Leclerc to the next level. After Vettel finished second behind champion Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari finished second behind…

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Formula 1 – Hamilton expecting Vettel and Ferrari to be ‘stronger’ in F1 2019

Formula 1 – Hamilton expecting Vettel and Ferrari to be ‘stronger’ in F1 2019

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton says he expects Sebastian Vettel to be “stronger” during the 2019 season as he bids to successfully defend his Formula 1 world title.  Hamilton has triumphed to the drivers’ world championship in the last two seasons, beating Vettel on both occasions, with the Mercedes driver being crowned a five-time world champion…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1 Barcelona Pre-Season Test 1 – Driver Line-Ups

Formula 1 – Formula 1 Barcelona Pre-Season Test 1 – Driver Line-Ups

Pre-season testing ahead of the new Formula 1 season kicks off on Monday at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with all 10 teams set to be in action across the first week of running. The test running will see the official debuts for a number of drivers with new teams, as well as giving the field…

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Formula 1 – Ferrari in red and black as they launch new 2019 Formula 1 car

Formula 1 – Ferrari in red and black as they launch new 2019 Formula 1 car

New-look Ferrari team in the hunt for glory in F1 2019 as Vettel, Leclerc and Binotto help launch “innovative” and “extreme” SF90 By Matt Morlidge and James Galloway Last Updated: 15/02/19 6:18pm 1:43 Ferrari have unveiled the car they hope will end their title drought and Mercedes’ F1 dominance in 2019. Ferrari have unveiled the…

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Formula 1 – F1 2019 Testing: Intriguing times ahead, predicts Karun Chandhok

Formula 1 – F1 2019 Testing: Intriguing times ahead, predicts Karun Chandhok

F1 2019 ready for action; Sky Sports F1 to broadcast 20 hours of live coverage from first winter test; Barcelona meet starts on Monday By Karun Chandhok Last Updated: 16/02/19 6:03pm I’m really looking forward to the trip to Barcelona this week where F1 2019 kicks off in anger. First of all, it’s going to…

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Formula 2 – Fernando Alonso backs Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc to end Mercedes’ F1 dominance

Formula 2 – Fernando Alonso backs Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc to end Mercedes’ F1 dominance

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has backed new Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc to end the Mercedes domination in Formula 1. The Spaniard claims that the young driver has the character to end the five-year domination of Toto Wolff’s team. Lewis Hamilton has won the Drivers’ Championship for four of the last five seasons, with the…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1 2019: Renault target top three with new car

Formula 1 – Formula 1 2019: Renault target top three with new car

Daniel Ricciardo’s new team aiming to close on F1’s Big Three in 2019; “Best winter of last five years,” says Renault engine boss By Pete Gill and James Galloway at Enstone Last Updated: 15/02/19 11:06am 0:27 Renault unveil their new look and livery for the 2019 F1 season. Renault unveil their new look and livery…

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Formula 1 – Formula E is a welcome change from F1’s glorified lap of honour – expect the unexpected

Formula 1 – Formula E is a welcome change from F1’s glorified lap of honour – expect the unexpected

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship heads to Mexico City this weekend, and there’s only one guarantee – to expect the unexpected. In the first three races of the season we’ve seen three different winners, all racing for separate teams. And with seven drivers and five different teams stepping on the podium already this season,…

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Formula 1 – F1: 2019 Mercedes-AMG W10 Formula 1 Car Unveiled

Formula 1 – F1: 2019 Mercedes-AMG W10 Formula 1 Car Unveiled

The Mercedes-AMG F1 team has revealed the 2019 W10 Formula 1 race car, which it hopes will bring the world title home for the sixth time. View Photos The 2019 Mercedes W10 has been redesigned to meet the new aerodynamic regulations With five championships under its belt, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 team is eyeing for…

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Formula 1 – Mercedes F1 boss says Bottas will have full backing from team in 2019

Formula 1 – Mercedes F1 boss says Bottas will have full backing from team in 2019

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas knows he has the “full backing” of his Formula 1 team going into the 2019 season.  Bottas heads into his third campaign with the German manufacturer having endured a winless year in 2018, while teammate Lewis Hamilton took 11 victories on his way to claiming a fifth drivers’…

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Formula E – Formula E is a welcome change from F1’s glorified lap of honour – expect the unexpected

Formula E – Formula E is a welcome change from F1’s glorified lap of honour – expect the unexpected

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship heads to Mexico City this weekend, and there’s only one guarantee – to expect the unexpected. In the first three races of the season we’ve seen three different winners, all racing for separate teams. And with seven drivers and five different teams stepping on the podium already this season,…

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Formula 1 – Push for diversity inspiring Hamilton on eve of 2019 F1 season

Formula 1 – Push for diversity inspiring Hamilton on eve of 2019 F1 season

Five-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says a continued “push for diversity” is inspiring him ahead of the 2019 season.  Hamilton, who won his fifth drivers’ world title in 2018 to move within two world championships of matching all-time record holder Michael Schumacher, was the first black driver to race in F1.  Last year, the…

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NASCAR – NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace returns for another shot at Daytona | Sports

NASCAR – NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace returns for another shot at Daytona | Sports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bubba Wallace made his first trip – ever – to Disney World this week visiting the amusement park – located an hour and a half south of Daytona Beach – with his good buddy and fellow Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Ryan Blaney. They rode the famous rides, saw Cinderella’s…

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Sports Car – F1 news: Alfa Romeo’s Valentine’s date with first glimpse of 2019 car

Sports Car – F1 news: Alfa Romeo’s Valentine’s date with first glimpse of 2019 car

Love is in the air as Alfa Romeo reveal car with red hearts! By James Galloway Last Updated: 14/02/19 6:07pm Alfa Romeo have embraced the spirit of Valentine’s Day by offering the first glimpse of their 2019 car in a heart-themed camouflage livery. Although the former Sauber team’s car is not being officially revealed until…

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Formula 1 – Mercedes hunting aero gains with cooling tweaks to latest F1 engine

Formula 1 – Mercedes hunting aero gains with cooling tweaks to latest F1 engine

Mercedes’ new Formula 1 engine has been designed with tweaked cooling architecture in a bid to make further aerodynamic gains in 2019.  The reigning world champion squad launched its latest F1 car at Silverstone on Wednesday, with Lewis Hamilton hailing a “smooth” first run in the W10 as Mercedes conducted a shakedown test.  Mercedes continued…

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