Tag Archive: United States Grand Prix

Oct 25

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Günther: “The objective is to win the Macau Grand Prix”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoDTM Young Driver Test at the Lausitzring this week and then on to the street circuit of Macau: Mercedes test and substitute driver Maximilian Günther talks about the last two big dates in this year’s diary. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Hamilton blames COTA track for Verstappen penalty

“Why is that not grass? No one usually goes there. But if that was grass, he wouldn’t have gone there.”

2017-10-21_0273Lewis Hamilton says the modern circuit designs like the Circuit of the Americas is the major issue cauding incidents such as Max Verstappen’s post-race penalty at the United States Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 23

F1 US GP: “Verstappen overtake really pissed me off” – Raikkonen

The Ferrari driver was struggling with fuel saving to reach the end of the United States Grand Prix

2017-10-22_0878Kimi Raikkonen says Max Verstappen’s controversial last-lap overtake “really pissed me off” and the whole incident took him by surprise as the Red Bull driver was hit by a post-race five-second time penalty. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix race report

United States Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas at Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

Hamilton: I need silly mistake from Vettel for title at US GP

The Mercedes driver blasted to a second career pole position at the Circuit of the Americas

2017-10-21_0994Lewis Hamilton says he doubts he’ll be able to tie up the 2017 Formula 1 world championship this weekend despite storming to pole position for the United States Grand Prix with title rival Sebastian Vettel starting on the front row alongside him.

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Oct 21

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix qualifying report

United States Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas at Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

F1 US GP: “Ferrari double and triple checked car…” – Vettel

Ferrari has changed Vettel’s chassis after FP2 due to his handling issues

2017-10-20_0885Sebastian Vettel is confident Ferrari’s recent reliability issues won’t return at the F1 United States Grand Prix after a tricky FP2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Formula One teams United States Grand Prix free practice report

United States Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Austin, Texas at Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Wolff: Hamilton ‘on another level’ since summer break

Hamilton can wrap up the title in this weekend’s United States Grand Prix

2017-06-11_1845Now on the verge of a fourth world title, Lewis Hamilton has turned things up a notch since the F1 summer break according to his Mercedes team boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

Pirelli Motorsport United States Grand Prix selected sets per driver

United States Grand Prix: October 20-22, 2017

2017-10-10 - United States Grand Prix October 20-22, 2017The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming United States Grand Prix (October 20-22). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 United States Grand Prix

 13 sets in total for the weekend

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Pirelli announces the following compounds for the seventeenth round of the 2017 Formula One season (October 20-22).

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Oct 25

Hamilton refutes Wolff claim he wasn’t ‘down on power’

“I was definitely down on power. I didn’t know if I was going to make it.”
2016-10-23_72691 Lewis Hamilton has insisted he won the United States Grand Prix despite having a car that was down on power compared with Nico Rosberg, even though Toto Wolff maintains he wasn’t.
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Oct 24

Hamilton relieved to get victory after ‘super hard slog’

Lewis Hamilton concedes it has been a “super hard slog” to get back on the top of the podium after his victory in the United States Grand Prix

2016-10-23_72762 Hamilton dominated the race at the Circuit of the Americas, leading from start-to-finish to take his 50th F1 win and his fifth in the USA. It was also more significantly his first since the German Grand Prix back in July, a result that allow him to make in-roads into Rosberg’s Championship lead, cutting the margin from 33 points to 26 with three races remaining.

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Oct 23

Hamilton back to winning ways with US GP victory 23 October 2016

A must-win race for the defending champion having lost ground to Rosberg in each of the last five events
2016-10-22_70944 Lewis Hamilton has taken a small chunk out of Nico Rosberg’s points’ lead in the Formula 1 World Championship standings following a dominant United States Grand Prix win.
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Oct 19

Rosberg out to right wrongs from last year

“Last year this race obviously didn’t work out so great for me, so I’m looking forward to getting back out there and doing my best”

Nico Rosberg says his sole goal is to right the wrongs from last year’s United States Grand Prix where he ultimately conceded the F1 world championship to Lewis Hamilton as he aims to make a decisive step towards the 2016 title.
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Oct 11

United States Grand Prix selected sets per driver

United States Grand Prix: October 21 – October 23, 2016

2016-10-11 - Pirelli - United States Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming United States Grand Prix (Austin, October 21 – October 23).

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Nov 18

Rosberg ‘still improving’ as a racer

Mercedes also says Rosberg has changed his braking phase into corners and can now tolerate more rear slipping
2015-10-24_40364 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes Nico Rosberg is still on the path of improving as a driver and the release of pressure of vying for the Formula 1 world title has enable him to develop his racing mettle. Read the rest of this entry »
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Nov 04

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve: home to 2016’s hottest ticket

One of the most interesting races of this year’s calendar took place at Montreal in June

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 001-2010 Following Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the United States Grand Prix on Sunday, the 2015 Driver’s Championship is officially decided, and with just three more races remaining this season it’s already time to start looking ahead to next season’s action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

Mercedes fear ‘Spa’ repeat as Hamilton, Rosberg tensions rise

“If we don’t take any action it has the potential”

 

2015-10-25_43234Toto Wolff says discussions will take place between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg after latter fumes over their first lap clash in Austin.

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Oct 22

COTA boss in support of more US races

The real strength to it is if we can get more races in our time zone and Mexico

GP Austin - photo Getty Images Bobby Epstein says more F1 races in American-friendly time zones can only prove beneficial for the Circuit of the Americas event. Read the rest of this entry »

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