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Debate: How Williams plans to fix its F1 woes

Motorsport.com - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:20
The team has taken steps forward in recent rounds, but is also in the process of moving away from some of its core principles in a bid to move to match its modern Formula 1 rivals.
In this video from F1 Racing, Ben Anderson is joined by Stuart Codling and James Roberts to outline the fundamental changes Williams is making which it hopes will instigate its resurgence.

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TECH TUESDAY: The top 5 tech developments of 2019 so far

Formula 1 - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:16
Mark Hughes and Giorgio Piola single out the developments that have done the business out on track so far this season.
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Head to head: How 2019's F1 team mates compare at the summer break

Formula 1 - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:16
Twelve races down, nine to go, and we have all the numbers to compare F1 team mates at the summer break. Who's leading the qualifying, race and points head to head? Find out here.
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Haas unlikely to chance a rookie after 2019 struggles, says Steiner

Formula 1 - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:16
The futures of Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean at Haas may not have been decided yet, but the team would be reluctant to risk a rookie next year, according to boss Guenther Steiner.
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Ferrari pushing against standard parts element of 2021 F1 rules

Autosport - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:35
Ferrari is "not happy yet" with the proposed 2021 Formula 1 regulations and is pushing back against standardisation, according to team boss Mattia Binotto
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Sainz: People underestimate F1 team differences

Motorsport.com - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 08:20
Sainz’s progress during three seasons at Toro Rosso earned him a mid-season switch to Renault in 2017, but he was unable to nail down his place with the French manufacturer, departing after a single full season when it secured the services of Daniel Ricciardo instead.
Now with his third F1 team in McLaren, the Spaniard says the early period of adaptation for Ricciardo at Renault and Charles ...Keep reading
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Why is Germany losing its world championship round? | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 06:45
Germany has held more world championship rounds than any country bar Italy. So why won't F1 race at the home of Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes in 2020?
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Alfa Romeo gained 1.5% on leading F1 teams after dip from 2018

Autosport - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:45
Alfa Romeo is "improving drastically" and has made a "huge" step with its potential this season, according to the Formula 1 team's chief Frederic Vasseur
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Honda expected worse 2019 Formula 1 season given initial "big gap"

Autosport - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 05:03
Honda's 2019 Formula 1 season has been better than technical director Toyoharu Tanabe expected given the "big gap" he saw at the start of the year
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Alonso to train on three continents for 2020 Dakar | Other motorsport

F1Fanatic - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 04:51
Fernando Alonso will undergo an extensive training programme for the 2020 Dakar Rally with Toyota, but has not yet confirmed he will participate in the event.
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Ricciardo: Renault needs "bigger steps" in 2020

Motorsport.com - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 04:44
Having returned to F1 as a works outfit in 2016, Renault had laid out a five-year plan to return to the forefront of grand prix racing – and by last year had emerged as F1’s fourth-best team behind the dominant top three.
But despite setting loftier goals for 2019 and attracting a big-name signing in Ricciardo, the team was only sixth in the constructors' standings heading into this ...Keep reading
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Analysis: Six teams have cut Mercedes’ lead since last year | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:11
Who has out-developed the world champions since last year? Six teams have closed the gap, and Red Bull have made a huge leap in the last four races.
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Leclerc not feeling the pressure of racing for Ferrari | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 02:13
Charles Leclerc says he hasn't felt any extra pressure in his first half-season as a Ferrari driver.
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The social online league attracting Supercars, F1 stars

Motorsport.com - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 23:31
Started by Australian GT regular Trent Harrison, the 'Just Send It' comp on iRacing was meant to be a bit of Tuesday night fun for a group of mates.
However it's grown into something much bigger, with capacity grids of gamers lining up against the likes of Shane van Gisbergen, Scott McLaughlin, Anton De Pasquale, and – every now and then – Max Verstappen and Lando Norris.
"I thought I'd ...Keep reading
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Norris: Testing cut will “make it tougher” for rookies | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 19:01
In the round-up: Testing cut will "make it tougher" for rookies - Norris • Rossi hits back at Sato again • Mick Schumacher not expecting F1 debut next year
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Verstappen: Leclerc isn't the only young-gun threat in Formula 1

Autosport - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 12:00
Max Verstappen believes Charles Leclerc is not the only young gun he will fight in Formula 1, despite the "amazing" opportunity for the karting rivals to race each other again
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Russell: Hate from Polish Kubica fans "a little bit hurtful"

Motorsport.com - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:25
Russell stepped up to F1 this season after back-to-back titles in GP3 and Formula 2, but Williams has struggled and kept the British driver and returning F1 race winner Kubica in an almost exclusive battle at the back.
Mercedes protege Russell has outpaced Kubica in every qualifying session so far, while Kubica’s struggles have led to constant suggestions – mainly from his home country in ...Keep reading
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F1 ANIMATED! The funny side of 2019 so far

Formula 1 - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 10:08
Animator Nick Murray Willis takes a humorous look at some of the best moments of team radio and commentary from the 2019 Formula 1 season so far.
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FAN POWER RANKINGS: Have your say on the best drivers of 2019

Formula 1 - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 10:08
We want you to use your own expert knowledge to tell us how you think each driver has performed over the course of 2019’s 12 races to date.
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Ferrari: F1 calendar growth plus budget cap poses a "risk"

Autosport - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 08:43
Formula 1 teams will face a "risk" in getting the staff required for an increased calendar within the proposed 2021 budget cap, believes Ferrari's Mattia Binotto
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