• September 18, 2021

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Vettel reprimanded for failing to remove t-shirt at Hungarian GP

Vettel reprimanded for failing to remove t-shirt at Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel has been reprimanded for wearing a rainbow-coloured t-shirt with the words “Same Love” on it during the national anthem ceremony ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix. Vettel wore the t-shirt in order to…

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Alfa Romeo to stay in F1 beyond 2021 with Sauber

Alfa Romeo to stay in F1 beyond 2021 with Sauber

Alfa Romeo will stay in Formula One beyond 2021 after extending its agreement with Sauber Motorsport. Alfa Romeo returned to F1 in 2018 after a 30 year absence with a technical and commercial partnership with…

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Max Verstappen is starting to look unstoppable

Max Verstappen is starting to look unstoppable

Had it not been for a Pirelli tire failure at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix earlier this month, Max Verstappen would have won four races in a row and would be leading the championship by at…

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Vettel ‘reborn’ at Aston Martin, says Brawn

Vettel ‘reborn’ at Aston Martin, says Brawn

Sebastian Vettel looks like a man reborn at Aston Martin and the decision to sign him seems to be paying off, Formula One’s managing director for motorsport Ross Brawn stated on Monday. Germany’s four times…

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Verstappen wins in Monaco after Leclerc fails to make the start

Verstappen wins in Monaco after Leclerc fails to make the start

Max Verstappen went to the top of the drivers’ championship with victory at the Monaco Grand Prix after Charles Leclerc, who took pole position in qualifying, failed to make the start of the race. Verstappen’s triumph…

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Hamilton fights back to beat Verstappen in Spain

Hamilton fights back to beat Verstappen in Spain

Lewis Hamilton defeated Max Verstappen in a thrilling duel to gain the Spanish Grand Prix and increase his championship lead over his top rival on Sunday. Verstappen’s Red Bull edged the pole-sitting Hamilton to the…

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Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix in June

Turkish Grand Prix to replace Canadian Grand Prix in June

Formula One has confirmed this year’s Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled and will be replaced by the Turkish Grand Prix on June 11-13. Earlier this month, it was reported that the Canadian Grand Prix…

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Hamilton says F1 rivalry with Vettel remains his favorite

Hamilton says F1 rivalry with Vettel remains his favorite

Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Sebastian Vettel on Thursday as his favorite Formula One rival over the years. Without mentioning former Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg, who defeated the Briton to the 2016 title…

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Montreal public health officials opposed to holding 2021 Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal public health officials opposed to holding 2021 Canadian Grand Prix

Montreal public health authorities say they are categorically opposed to holding the Canadian Grand Prix in the city this summer, Radio-Canada reported Thursday. The annual event is listed for June 13. Local public health officials are concerned…

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Portuguese Grand Prix confirmed as third race of F1 season

Portuguese Grand Prix confirmed as third race of F1 season

The Portuguese Grand Prix at Portimao will feature for a second consecutive year as the third race on the 2021 Formula One calendar, the championship confirmed Friday. Portimao had its first F1 event last year…

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Porsche considering entering F1 in 2025

Porsche considering entering F1 in 2025

Porsche and the Volkswagen Group would consider entering Formula One if the next engine regulations due to be introduced in 2025 promote sustainable fuels, the BBC told on Wednesday. The broadcaster quoted Porsche Motorsport vice-president…

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Alonso ‘completely fit’ and fine for testing, says Alpine CEO

Alonso ‘completely fit’ and fine for testing, says Alpine CEO

Fernando Alonso is fit and ‘fully operational’ after jaw surgery and will be fine for Formula One’s pre-season testing in Bahrain, his Alpine team boss stated on Tuesday. The double world champion fractured his jaw…

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Portuguese Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar in 2021

Portuguese Grand Prix to return to F1 calendar in 2021

Portugal’s Algarve circuit is set to return to the Formula One calendar this season, taking the vacant slot left by Vietnam on May 2. The BBC and Sky Sports television stated teams would be told…

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Mick Schumacher drives for Ferrari at Fiorano

Mick Schumacher drives for Ferrari at Fiorano

Mick Schumacher completed an afternoon of testing with Ferrari at Italian circuit Fiorano ahead of his rookie Formula One campaign. Schumacher, son of seven-time world champion Michael, is part of the Ferrari driver academy and…

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McLaren fires up new Mercedes engine for first time

McLaren fires up new Mercedes engine for first time

McLaren has fired up its new Mercedes Formula One engine for the first time. McLaren and Mercedes have rekindled their former partnership for 2021 and beyond. McLaren ran Renault engines from 2018 until last year.…

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Williams expands technical deal with Mercedes

Williams expands technical deal with Mercedes

Mercedes has expanded its technical relationship with Williams to include the supply of gearboxes and hydraulics from 2022 onward. Mercedes has supplied the British team with engines since 2014, but will extend the deal next…

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Sergio Perez claims first F1 victory

Sergio Perez claims first F1 victory

Sergio Perez stated he felt like he was dreaming after claiming an astonishing first Formula One victory at the Sakhir Grand Prix. Having dropped to last position on the first lap after contact with Ferrari’s Charles…

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Romain Grosjean returns to F1 paddock for first time since accident

Romain Grosjean returns to F1 paddock for first time since accident

Romain Grosjean has returned to the Formula One paddock for the first time since his fiery accident at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Grosjean’s car split in two and was engulfed in flames when it hit a…

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Russell replaces Hamilton at Mercedes for Sakhir GP

Russell replaces Hamilton at Mercedes for Sakhir GP

Williams driver George Russell will substitute Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. Williams, which is an engine customer of Mercedes, agreed to release…

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Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19

Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19

Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix. The Mercedes team said in a statement Tuesday that Hamilton was tested three times last week and returned a negative…

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Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles

Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles

Lewis Hamilton has become adapted to making history and, at a rain-soaked Turkish Grand Prix, the Englishman put his name in the record books once again as he equaled Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles. To win…

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Saudi Arabia confirms F1 night race for 2021

Saudi Arabia confirms F1 night race for 2021

Saudi Arabia will host a Formula One Grand Prix in November next year after confirmation of plans to hold a night race on the streets of Jeddah. The Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation said the…

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Schumacher to make F1 debut at Eifel GP

Schumacher to make F1 debut at Eifel GP

Mick Schumacher is among three Ferrari juniors who will make their official Formula 1 debuts in practice sessions this campaign, as Formula 2’s stars look to make their mark with the aim of getting on…

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Renault to rebrand as Alpine in 2021

Renault to rebrand as Alpine in 2021

Renault’s Formula One team will rebrand as Alpine for the 2021 campaign. The rebrand will involve a color scheme change ahead of the next campaign. Renault has raced in its corporate colors of yellow and…

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Hamilton wins Belgian Grand prix

Hamilton wins Belgian Grand prix

Lewis Hamilton led from start to end at the Belgian Grand Prix to clinch his 89th career victory and move two behind Michael Schumacher’s Formula One record on Sunday. The world champion was untroubled from pole position, beating his Mercedes teammate…

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U.S Firm buys William F1 Team

U.S Firm buys William F1 Team

Former Formula One champion Williams revealed its sale to U.S.-based private investment firm Dorilton Capital on Friday, a deal that marked the end of an era for the struggling family-owned team. It will continue to…

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Perez returns for Spanish GP after covid layoff

Perez returns for Spanish GP after covid layoff

Sergio Perez will return to Formula One duty for the Racing Point team at the Spanish Grand Prix after testing negative for COVID-19. The Mexican driver missed the two weeks of racing at Silverstone after…

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British GP proved Mercedes isn’t unbeatable

British GP proved Mercedes isn’t unbeatable

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff considers the double tyre failure it suffered at the British Grand Prix proves why it is wrong to assume his team will walk away with the 2020 championship. Lewis Hamilton managed…

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F1 abandons plans to race in the Americas this year

F1 abandons plans to race in the Americas this year

The U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, will not go ahead this year after insecurity created by the coronavirus pandemic forced Formula One to abandon plans to race in the USA, Mexico, Brazil and Canada in 2020.…

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Montreal’s 2020 Canadian Grand Prix officially cancelled

Montreal’s 2020 Canadian Grand Prix officially cancelled

The 2020 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix has been formally cancelled, race organizers announced Friday morning. François Dumontier, the president of the Canadian Grand Prix, said there was still hope for Montreal to host until yesterday,…