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Romain Grosjean's Le Castellet circuit guide

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Haas driver Romain Grosjean guides us around a lap of Paul Ricard, ahead of the 2019 Formula 1 French Grand Prix.
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FIA press conference schedule – France

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo), Romain Grosjean (Haas), Carlos Sainz (McLaren), Pierre Gasly (Red Bull) and Nico Hulkenberg (Renault) are all set to face the media at Paul Ricard this year.
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Honda to bring upgraded power unit to France

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly plus Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat will run Honda's third specification power unit in this weekend's French Grand Prix...
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The Making of Red Bull's Pierre Gasly

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Red Bull's Pierre Gasly on years of hard work from his family, support from the French Motorsport Federation and Red Bull, and a make-or-break season of racing in Japan
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FRANCE - free digital race programme

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Check out the digital version of the programme available to race goers at this weekend's Formula 1 Pirelli Grand Prix de France 2019...
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FORM GUIDE: The favourites for pole, points and victory in France

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Circuit Paul Ricard may have only returned to the F1 calendar in 2018 – but if you’re cunning, there’s still plenty of data to infer how the 2019 French Grand Prix weekend could pan out...
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Jody Scheckter on his 1970s rivals, Enzo Ferrari and life after F1

Formula 1 - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:38
Jody Scheckter on his 1970s rivals, his relationship with Enzo Ferrari and how he applied F1 processes to the business world...
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Hamilton: F1 rule makers have been “very balanced over the last couple of years” | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 19:01
In the round-up: Hamilton thinks drivers have had plenty of say in F1 rules ● How the GDPA landed Jardine's commentary job ● Why the Mercedes CLRs kept taking off during Le Mans 1999
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F1 should have experimental tyres like MotoGP - Grosjean

Motorsport.com - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 12:24
F1 tyre supplier Pirelli homologates five compounds for the season and picks three of those compounds for each grand prix, with teams required to use at least two during the weekend.
Pirelli reduced the thickness of its tyres by 0.4mm for 2019 to eliminate blistering and reduce overheating, but that has triggered criticism as some teams believes it has handed an advantage to Mercedes and made ...Keep reading
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Promoted: French Grand Prix Preview with Esso Synergy Fuel

Motorsport.com - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 12:14
The track was built in 1970 and regularly hosted F1 races for two decades. But after a period of decline, Paul Ricard was rebuilt as a high-speed test track and in 2009 was re-opened to the public.
The new circuit featured modified corners and innovative alternatives to gravel traps, with large runoff areas featuring abrasive blue lines which helped to slow cars down, setting new standards in ...Keep reading
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Promoted: 2019 F1 French Grand Prix Preview with Esso Synergy Fuel

Autosport - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 12:11
After a break of 10 years, the French Grand Prix returned to the calendar in 2018 with the action taking place at the famous Circuit Paul Ricard
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Ferrari, Ducati could drop Mission Winnow branding for rest of 2019

Autosport - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:38
The Ferrari Formula 1 and Ducati MotoGP teams could run without Mission Winnow branding for the remainder of the season, Autosport has learned
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Ferrari, Ducati may drop Mission Winnow logos for rest of 2019

Motorsport.com - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 10:32
Both outfits are sponsored by the initiative of title partner Philip Morris, which is part of a move to a non-tobacco future for the company as it moves to electronic cigarettes.
But the Mission Winnow presence has caused some controversy this year, with Ferrari voluntarily removing the logos for the season opener in Australia because of an investigation in the country over whether it breached ...Keep reading
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Jean Todt: 2021 rules delay eased "nobody agrees" in F1 worries

Autosport - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 09:31
FIA president Jean Todt says the decision to delay finalising Formula 1's 2021 overhaul eliminated his usual worry that "nobody agrees" with each other in grand prix racing
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Todt "not worried at all" about F1 2021 rules delays

Motorsport.com - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 09:15
F1's rulemakers, teams and leading figures agreed to delay the presentation of the 2021 regulations until October after a final meeting in Paris last week.

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Hulkenberg: 2019 Renault F1 car works "pretty much everywhere"

Autosport - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 08:04
Nico Hulkenberg believes Renault's 2019 Formula 1 car works "pretty much everywhere" but that progress has been hidden by the team's "troubled" start to the season
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Ocon hopes his F1 future is sorted "very soon"

Motorsport.com - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 07:03
Ocon lost his Racing Point drive following the takeover of the Force India team by a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll, whose son Lance moved across from Williams to partner long-time Force India driver Sergio Perez for this season.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has made it clear he expects Ocon to get an F1 seat for 2020, although it is not clear where he will fit in.
Ocon said he can "only be ...Keep reading
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New McLaren boss Andreas Seidl: ‘For our resources, we are under-performing’ | RacingLines

F1Fanatic - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 07:00
After its disastrous 2018 campaign, McLaren is holding fourth place in the championship. But in an exclusive interview for RaceFans, new team principal Andreas Seidl says they are still "under-performing".
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Grosjean: F1 should have experimental tyre compound like MotoGP

Autosport - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 06:51
Formula 1 should take inspiration from MotoGP and have an experimental tyre compound that changes throughout the season, reckons Romain Grosjean
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Video: The reasons behind the F1 2021 regulation delay explained

Autosport - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 06:01
The wait for Formula 1's 2021 regulation overhaul goes on after its bosses and the teams agreed to delay publication of the new rules until October
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