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Red Bull will ‘treat every race like a cup final’ – Horner | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:01
In the round-up: Red Bull will 'treat every race like a cup final' - Horner • Hamilton 'free to take a knee at every race' • Season-opener drew 4m viewers in Britain
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Vote for your 2020 Austrian Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2020 Austrian Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 17:43
Who was the best F1 driver during the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.
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Renault expected to announce Alonso’s return for 2021 season | 2021 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:53
Fernando Alonso is expected to make his comeback to Formula 1 in 2021 at Renault, the team with which he won both his world championships.
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Fernando Alonso set to sign with Renault F1 team from 2021 season

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:51
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso is set to make a sensational return to Renault, with a two-year deal expected to be announced as early as Wednesday
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Kubica to make F1 race weekend return with Alfa

Motorsport.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:30
Kubica, who left Williams at the end of his comeback campaign in 2019, is Alfa’s reserve driver for the 2020 season. He will drive Antonio Giovinazzi’s C39 in the first practice session at the Red Bull Ring on Friday.
Kubica completed two half-day outings for Alfa during pre-season testing, ending up as the fastest driver on the opening morning of the second test.  
“I am ...Keep reading
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Robert Kubica gets Alfa Romeo FP1 outing at F1 Styrian Grand Prix

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:12
Robert Kubica will make his Formula 1 race weekend return with an opening practice outing for Alfa Romeo at this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix
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Red Bull undecided on nose concept for Styrian GP

Motorsport.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:03
Max Verstappen ran with a new concept of nose (inset in the main image) over the Austria weekend while Alex Albon remained with the original version.
The team wants to have both cars running in the same specification for the second race in Austria, but needs to go through the data from the weekend to get a definitive answer on which one it thinks has the best potential.
"The spec difference ...Keep reading
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Red Bull undecided on F1 nose specification for Styrian Grand Prix

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:01
Red Bull is undecided on which specification of nose to run with at Formula 1's Styrian Grand Prix, after going different ways with its two drivers last weekend.
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Kubica to make first practice outing for Alfa Romeo at Styrian GP | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:59
Robert Kubica will make his first appearance in a Formula 1 race weekend since last year in this weekend's Styrian Grand Prix.
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Why stewards ruled Hamilton-Albon collision wasn’t a “racing incident” | 2020 Austrian Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:46
FIA race director Michael Masi has given insight into the stewards' decision to penalise Lewis Hamilton for his late-race collision with Alexander Albon.
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Race of My Life: Jack Brabham on the 1960 French GP

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:39
As Autosport launches the latest episode in its Race of My Life podcast series, we revisit the race three-times Formula 1 world champion Jack Brabham picked as his best - the 1960 French Grand Prix
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Mercedes boss dismisses talk of F1 political battle with Wolff

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:50
Mercedes CEO Ola Kallenius has quashed talk of an internal feud with team boss Toto Wolff and revealed the key factors that will make his company commit to Formula 1
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Ferrari's F1 car "unrecognisable" in Austrian GP - Vettel

Motorsport.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:41
From 11th on the grid Vettel had a difficult race, spinning after making contact with the McLaren of Carlos Sainz, and eventually finishing 10th.
Meanwhile his teammate Charles Leclerc had a sensational run to second, helped by a time penalty for Lewis Hamilton, who was runner-up on the road.
Speaking on Monday evening Vettel revealed he had spent the day getting his head together in the ...Keep reading
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Vettel: COVID not "decisive" in Ferrari's decision to drop me

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:02
Sebastian Vettel has challenged Mattia Binotto's claim that the Covid-19 pandemic was the trigger for the Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision not to renew his contract
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Could Mercedes have used team orders to get Hamilton on the podium? | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 08:12
Could Mercedes have used team orders to ensure Lewis Hamilton finished on the podium, or would doing so have presented too great a risk?
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Mercedes admits W11 design is triggering gearbox issue

Motorsport.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:57
With the team still chasing a solution to the difficulties that affected both Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton at the Red Bull Ring, it has emerged that the matter is not directly related to the mechanical aspects of the gearbox.
Instead, a combination of the layout of the W11 internals, plus the vibrations put through the car by the kerbs in Austria, are causing a perfect storm of trouble ...Keep reading
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Mercedes: W11 F1 car design means gearbox troubles "will appear" again

Autosport - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:56
Mercedes thinks that repeat gearbox problems on its W11 would be inevitable with its current Formula 1 car configuration, after revealing a build-up of electrical noise is triggering its issues
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F1 has room for improvement as stewards’ room becomes battleground for top teams | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:23
Red Bull and Mercedes wielded the rule book as they fought for supremacy in Austria. But could the weekend's two major disputed have been handled better?
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Haas took no "unnecessary risk" with cooling despite issues

Motorsport.com - Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:15
Both drivers suffered overheating issues from early in the race, and both retired with brake failures, with Magnussen completing only 24 laps and his team mate managing 49.
Steiner insists that the US-owned team hadn't anticipated any issues in the race in Austria, even after two days of practice and qualifying.
"The brake issue, I don't know why it came up, we're still investigating," he ...Keep reading
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