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Jun 28

Hamilton keen to win F1 championship ‘the right way’

“I’d like to think I remained respectful and I will continue to do so.”

2017-06-11_4579Lewis Hamilton says he wants to win the 2017 Formula 1 world drivers’ championship “the right way” and remain respectful on-track after his controversial clash with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in Baku on Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Vettel: We need to race as grown-ups

“We are here to race and we are all grown-ups. People expect us to race and use our elbows, that is what people want.” 

2017-06-08_0146Sebastian Vettel has called on Lewis Hamilton to ‘race as grown-ups’ after their clash in Baku having felt aggrieved by his Formula 1 world title rival’s tactics behind the safety car.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

Vettel had ‘a tourettes moment’ hitting Hamilton – Horner

“He’s obviously had, momentarily, a tourettes moment. “

20170324-063Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner says that Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel had a “tourettes moment” during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix when he swiped Lewis Hamilton while running behind the safety car.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 25

Baku ‘the most painful weekend I’ve ever had’ – Boullier

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne both dropped out in Q1 in Azerbaijan

2017-06-08_0440McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier did not mince his words after the team’s worst qualifying display of the season so far in Baku on Saturday, calling it “the most painful weekend I have ever had”.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Bottas leads Baku FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit trouble

Lance Stroll was ninth

Bottas leads Baku FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit troubleValtteri Bottas led Mercedes to the top of the timesheets in the final Formula 1 practice session for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Saturday afternoon, edging out compatriot Kimi Raikkonen for P1.
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Jun 23

Verstappen leads Baku FP1 as Perez crashes out

Sergio Perez ended FP1 fourth overall

2017-06-10_1061Max Verstappen set the early pace in Formula 1 practice for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Friday afternoon, heading up a one-two finish for Red Bull in the opening running at the Baku City Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 22

Magnussen: I prefer to battle proven team-mate like Grosjean

“You only have your team-mate to compare and to show yourself and improve yourself.”

2017-06-08_0707Kevin Magnussen says he prefers having a proven and experienced team-mate like Romain Grosjean to compete against after settling in at Haas this year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Kaltenborn to split from Sauber as team principal

Monisha Kaltenborn has reportedly left her post as Sauber F1 team principal and CEO on the eve of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. 

2017-06-09-08-58-31_0032The first female team principal in Formula 1 became Sauber’s CEO in 2010 helping Peter Sauber rebuild the core foundations of the team after its time with BMW before going on to buy shares in the team in 2011.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Mercedes unwilling to ‘interfere’ in McLaren-Honda relationship

“This is not our priority at the moment. First we would like to see Honda and McLaren sorting out their relationship.”

2017-06-09-09-06-51_0036Toto Wolff says that Mercedes is unwilling to “interfere” in McLaren-Honda’s current relationship amid speculation that it could be set to power the British team from 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Revived French Grand Prix to follow weekend after Le Mans

2018 FIA Formula 1 Calendar

Revived French Grand Prix to follow weekend after Le MansThe FIA has released a provisional 2018 Formula 1 World Championship calendar with the French Grand Prix confirmed to be returning to the schedule at Paul Ricard the weekend after next year’s Le Mans 24 Hours takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 19

Sauber has ‘trust’ in Honda despite ongoing issues

“We won’t be able to contribute that much. That’s also not the intention in the partnership”

2017-06-09-14-17-28_1596Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn says she ‘can only trust’ the work Honda is doing to bring its power unit up to speed ahead of its engine partnership deal in F1 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Ricciardo: Red Bull over early season struggles

“It seems the correlation is a lot better in the last few races and we are now a lot more certain on the direction we need to go”

2017-06-09-11-24-29_0144Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull has overcome its tricky start to the 2017 Formula 1 world championship as his feedback and data are now correlating to benefit the development of the RB13. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Ferrari keeps ‘head down’ despite return of regular F1 wins

“We did not have any great celebration after Bahrain; we did not have any great celebration after Australia” – Arrivabene

2017-06-11_1248Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene says the Italian manufacturer didn’t chose revel in its first Monaco victory since 2001 in order to focus on its unrelenting pursuit for world titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

McLaren admits Honda money no longer offsetting losses

“I think it just becomes a business decision”

2017-06-11_0901McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has admitted the team could be forced to make a ‘business decision’ and split from Honda because it can no longer justify the manufacturer’s investment when compared to its loss of prize money and sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 13

Mallya: Imagine what Force India could do with fair prize money

“If competition has to be fair, imagine what we could do with a bit more of fair income.”

2017-06-10_0404Force India team principal Vijay Mallya has repeated his call for a fairer distribution of Formula 1 money in relation to performance and shoots down claims the team is for sale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 12

Learning not updates key to Canada turnaround – Hamilton

“It’s crazy to think after 10 years that I enjoy driving every single lap as much as I did 10 years ago when I was 22 years old”

2017-06-11_1746Lewis Hamilton has credited Mercedes for its efforts in giving him such a formidable package en route to victory in the Canadian Grand Prix two weeks after the team was left at a loss to explain its lack of performance in Monaco.

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Jun 11

Hamilton crushes field, matches Senna’s pole tally in Canada qualifying

And was awarded a race-worn helmet by the Senna family in the minutes following qualifying

2017-06-10_1413Lewis Hamilton will start the Canadian Grand Prix from pole position after dominating Formula 1 qualifying in Montreal on Saturday afternoon.

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Jun 10

Massa advises Stroll ahead of home race bow

Stroll says he is feeling optimistic about a strong showing in qualifying for the Grove team

2017-06-09-10-04-11_0057Felipe Massa says Lance Stroll must remain ‘calm’ if he is to make the most of his much anticipated first home Canadian Grand Prix following a low key first day on track in Montreal.

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Jun 09

D-Day looms for Alonso and McLaren

Alonso joined McLaren in 2015 excited by the Honda partnership

2017-06-08_0308Fernando Alonso has given McLaren-Honda a timeframe of less than three months to return to its winning ways before he considers recommitting to the Woking outfit.

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Jun 08

McLaren has ‘serious concerns’ over ‘lost’ Honda

“Honda’s working very hard but they seem a bit lost” – Brown

McLaren has ‘serious concerns’ over ‘lost’ HondaMcLaren chief Zak Brown says Honda’s decision not to introduce an engine upgrade for this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix came as a late surprise which could lead to its partnership deteriorating even further. Read the rest of this entry »

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