Tag Archive: Spanish Grand Prix

May 22

Mercedes identifies Bottas issue, defect not seen before

“It was painful to lose 15 valuable points with Valtteri retiring from P3”

Mercedes identifies Bottas issue, defect not seen beforeMercedes has discovered a turbo issue was behind Valtteri Bottas’ retirement from the Spanish Grand Prix, a defect that Toto Wolff reveals the team has never encountered before. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Steiner glad F1 stewards let drivers battle without penalties

“I think it was just a racing accident” – Steiner

Steiner glad F1 stewards let drivers battle without penaltiesHaas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner was pleased to see the stewards avoid giving out too many penalties during Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix, putting the clash between Kevin Magnussen and Daniil Kvyat down as a racing incident. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix race report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona.

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May 14

Hamilton defeats Vettel to win Spanish GP thriller

A race of flashpoints up and down the order

20170326-099Lewis Hamilton has clinched his second victory of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship after coming out top of an absorbing battle with Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

When the s**t hit the fan, we stayed calm – Vettel

“We managed to turn it around despite a lot of things that went wrong”

When the s**t hit the fan, we stayed calm - VettelSebastian Vettel has once more praised his Scuderia Ferrari team for the ‘miracle’ of changing his car’s engine in less than two hours ahead of qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix having expected to start at the back. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix qualifying report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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May 13

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track time

The only driver to hit trouble in FP3 was Vettel

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track timeFerrari bounced back from a disappointing Friday in Barcelona by topping the final Formula 1 practice session ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix through Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix free practice report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

Mercedes reveals new W08 driver branding for Spanish GP

The team has made use of the much-maligned shark fin

Mercedes reveals new W08 driver branding for Spanish GPMercedes has revealed renders of its W08 Formula 1 car showing its new driver branding to aid identification ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix preview

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Feb 02

Hembery: Silverstone true test of new F1 cars

F1 pre-season testing gets underway at Circuit de Catalunya on the 27th February
2016-07-10-Sunday-0066Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery has pointed to Silverstone as the optimum test of the changes both F1 and Pirelli faces in 2017 with the technical regulation changes plus new wider and fatter tyres.

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May 31

Rosberg wants to be at Mercedes for ‘many more years’

Mercedes seeking a similar long-term agreement to that of Hamilton
Nico Rosberg insists he is not focusing his attentions on contract negotiations for the 2017 Formula 1 season, but insists he wants to stay with Mercedes for ‘many more years’.
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May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 16

‘Exemplary’ Verstappen immediately justifies Red Bull’s faith

“I think it’s also great for Formula One to have a new young winner as well and a really exciting grand prix today.”
Christian Horner says Max Verstappen’s victory in the Spanish Grand Prix is ‘great for F1’ as he justified the faith placed in him by the Red Bull fold to exceed every expectation en route to his sensational win at the Circuit de Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 15

Verstappen takes shock win as Mercedes’ collide

Max Verstappen scores a huge upset by claiming a maiden F1 race win on his Red Bull Racing debut
Max Verstappen has taken an astonishing victory in the Spanish Grand Prix after making a risky tyre strategy pay off to win on his Red Bull Racing debut, while Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg eliminated one another by colliding on the opening lap.
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May 05

Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red Bull

Kvyat ‘demoted’ to Toro Rosso for season
Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red BullRed Bull Racing has announced it is promoting Max Verstappen to its team from the sister Toro Rosso outfit with immediate effect from the Spanish Grand Prix, replacing Daniil Kvyat. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 05

Red Bull Racing: New team driver line up from Spanish Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing will have a new driver line-up from the Spanish Grand Prix

04 - Red Bull Racing Max Verstappen will be joining the team to drive alongside Daniel Ricciardo. Daniil Kvyat will continue to drive for Red Bull and will re-join sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Spanish Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Spanish Grand Prix: May 13-15, 2016

2016-05-02 - Spanish Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Spanish Grand Prix.

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Feb 27

New qualifying format set to be delayed

Formula 1’s controversial new qualifying system looks set to be delayed

New qualifying format set to be delayedFormula 1’s controversial new live elimination qualifying format looks set to be delayed to the Spanish GP because of software issues. Read the rest of this entry »

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