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Ferrari set for theatrical 2020 car unveiling

Formula 1 - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 13:29
February 11 will see Ferrari bringing F1 to the theatre, as the team launch their 2020 contender at one of Italy’s most famous venues.
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F1 broadcast to 1.9 billion fans in 2019

Formula 1 - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 13:29
For the third year in a row, Formula 1 has seen its audience figures grow across both TV and digital platforms compared to the previous season.
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Why Haas are confident they'll right the wrongs of 2019 in 2020

Formula 1 - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 13:29
Haas Team Principal Guenther Steiner remains convinced 2019 was a blip. But will the 2020 season prove him right?
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Marko: F1 door closed for ex-Red Bull Formula 1 juniors

Autosport - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:46
Red Bull will not consider bringing former juniors like Jean-Eric Vergne back into its Formula 1 fold in the future, according to its motorsport advisor Helmut Marko
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Szafnauer warns Stroll Racing Point gains will take time

Motorsport.com - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 09:08
Following the former Force India team being put in to administration back in 2018, Stroll helped lead a consortium to buy it in the hope of building it into a more competitive force.
The investment has helped the team begin work on some ambitious plans for the future, but Szafnauer says there are no illusions about it being able to make big progress immediately.
Asked by Motorsport.com if ...Keep reading
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Video: Looking back at Williams's iconic FW14B F1 car

Autosport - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 08:24
One of Formula 1's most successful cars, the Williams FW14B, was by far the most advanced car of its time, which allowed Nigel Mansell to dominate the 1992 season
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Kubica linked to customer BMW DTM drive

Motorsport.com - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 07:56
Kubica had publicly stated last year that he wishes to have a dual programme in 2020, with an F1 third driver role paired with a DTM race seat being his ideal scenario.
The Polish driver was part of BMW's line-up for post-season testing at Jerez in December, and Motorsport.com understands that Kubica's contract with Alfa Romeo allows him in principle to race for BMW in the category.
The ...Keep reading
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Pay TV not just about money, says Formula 1

Motorsport.com - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 07:25
F1 enjoyed an increase in its cumulative TV audience in 2019, while the level of unique users remained stable in its 20 key markets, and actually fell slightly overall.
F1 says that its cumulative audience – which it defined as the aggregate of the average audience of all the F1 programmes broadcast across the year – was up 9% on 2018 to 1.922bn, the highest figure recorded since ...Keep reading
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Racing Point needs more than Stroll money for Formula 1 gains

Autosport - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 06:43
Racing Point team boss Otmar Szafnauer says it will still take time for the outfit to make gains in Formula 1, despite the luxury of having rich team owner Lawrence Stroll
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‘I’ve got a lot of weaknesses, but developing the car is one of my strengths’ | Driver performance analysis: Romain Grosjean

F1Fanatic - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 06:43
In the first of a new series of articles we look at how the F1 drivers judged their last campaigns - and what the data says about their efforts.
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Zandvoort architects withholding Dutch GP track data from F1 teams

Autosport - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:40
Zandvoort chiefs are holding back some track data from Formula 1 teams in order to try to stop them being too prepared for the Dutch Grand Prix
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Zandvoort holding back data from F1 teams

Motorsport.com - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 04:21
Formula 1 teams put an incredible effort in to pre-event preparations for races in terms of computer and driving simulations in a bid to try to perfect the set-up they need before the track action begins.
But in the hope of making things a bit more unpredictable for the return of the Dutch GP, Motorsport.com has learned that Zandvoort architects Dromo are limiting the amount of information ...Keep reading
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New Electric Racing Academy series launched at Zolder | Other motorsport

F1Fanatic - Tue, 01/21/2020 - 02:17
A new two-tier electric series for Formula 4-style cars, was launched on Monday at Belgium’s Zolder circuit.
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Ocon came “very close” to 2020 Mercedes seat | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 19:01
In the round-up: Ocon came "very close" to 2020 Mercedes seat • 2020 could be worse than 2019 for Williams - Smedley • Zendeli gets Trident F3 seat
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Formula 2 grid adds 11th team for 2020

Formula 1 - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:21
The competition in Formula 2 is about to get even tougher, following the announcement that Hitech Grand Prix will become the championship’s 11th team.
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Bratches to step down as Managing Director of Commercial Operations at Formula 1

Formula 1 - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:21
Sean Bratches will step down from his role as Managing Director of Commercial Operations following three years at the organisation, at the end of January, but will continue to support the business in an advisory role from the United States.
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Six appeal - Williams driver Latifi chooses his 2020 race number

Formula 1 - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:21
Williams' new driver Nicholas Latifi has chosen the same number as 2016 champion Nico Rosberg ahead of his debut in the 2020 Formula 1 season
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The insider’s guide to… Technical Directors

Formula 1 - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 13:21
A Formula 1 car might be the work of a 1000-strong team of designers and technicians but at the top of the engineering pyramid are the sport's technical directors, and it's on the strength of their ability to make the big calls that a team succeeds or fails. No pressure, then...
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Double F1 champion Alonso no longer has ambassador role at McLaren

Autosport - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:41
Fernando Alonso and McLaren have ended their formal relationship, and the Spaniard is no longer an ambassador for the Formula 1 team
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Alonso no longer a McLaren ambassador

Motorsport.com - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:37
The two-time world champion maintained ties with the Woking-based outfit last year after his most recent spell racing with it from 2015 to 2018.
In his ambassadorial role, Alonso kept close links with McLaren – helping advise the team's drivers and engineers as well as conducting a Pirelli tyre test in the 2019 car.
He was also a part of McLaren's efforts at last year's Indianapolis 500 ...Keep reading
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