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Vietnam adds extra corner to F1 circuit

Motorsport.com - 3 hours 19 min ago
The tweak – in the final section of the Hanoi city track – will lift the total number of corners to 23 and increases the track length from the original 5.565km length to 5.607km. 

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Le Ngoc Chi, CEO of the Vietnam Grand Prix Corporation, said the change had been made at the request of the FIA and F1.
"We have changed a ...Keep reading
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David Tonizza takes title in 2019 New Balance Esports Pro Series Grand Final

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
Ferrari Driver Academy's David Tonizza takes title in the New Balance Esports Pro Series Grand Final
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F1 FANTASY: What were the best and worst teams from the Abu Dhabi season finale?

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
The 2019 Formula 1 season is all over bar the shouting. But before you slink off into a long winter’s F1 hibernation, check out the best and worst F1 Fantasy teams from the last round of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Pirelli admit feedback on 2020 tyres ‘mixed’ as debate continues over next season’s rubber

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
Two days of tyre testing in Abu Dhabi has left Pirelli with “mixed” results from the teams, with the Italian tyre firm saying they’d be happy to continue with the current compounds in 2020, rather than a new spec, if the majority of the grid wants to.
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Russell top for Mercedes as Leclerc crashes on final day of F1 running in 2019

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
Tyre testing is not supposed to feature many dramatic moments, but after Sebastian Vettel’s spin on Tuesday, Charles Leclerc crashed on the final day in Abu Dhabi - setting the second-fastest time behind Mercedes' George Russell
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Ex-Schumacher Ferrari becomes second-most expensive F1 car sold at auction

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
The exact Ferrari chassis that Michael Schumacher was driving when he claimed his fifth world championship at the 2002 French Grand prix has become the second-most expensive Formula 1 car ever sold at auction, after fetching a cool $6,643,750.
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TOP 10 ONBOARDS: The best action from Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
A driver’s-eye view of the most exciting incidents and passes from the 2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend.​
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POWER RANKINGS: Has your favourite driver made our end-of-year top 10?

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
We’ve spent 21 races assessing the best driver performances of 2019 – but who’s come out as the cream of the crop at the end of the season? Our judges’ scores are in…
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Contact with team mate, Giovinazzi, sours Kubica's Williams farewell

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
Robert Kubica's Williams swansong didn't go smoothly at all, as the Pole said his final Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi was hampered by contact with team mate George Russell and Antonio Giovinazzi...
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ICYMI: Behind the scenes in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
You can't be watching social media all the time, so let us help you catch up on some moments you may have missed over the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend.
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TOP SHOTS: 10 of the best images from Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 - 3 hours 23 min ago
Check out a selection of the finest images from the 21st and final race of the 2019 season: the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Racing Point could become Aston Martin as Lawrence Stroll eyes buy-in | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - 4 hours 24 min ago
The Racing Point Formula 1 team could be rebranded as Aston Martin as its billionaire owner Lawrence Stroll has been linked to a buy-in at the luxury car manufacturer.
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FIA approves extra MGU-K for 2020 season

Motorsport.com - 5 hours 36 min ago
Since F1’s complex V6 turbo-hybrid engines were introduced in 2014 there have been limits over how many individual components within the power units can be used.
These limits have become stricter over time, with the intention of reducing costs by preventing teams from developing and utilising upgraded versions of each component.  
Initially, for a 19-race race season, each driver was ...Keep reading
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Third MGU-K element approved for 22-race 2020 F1 season

Autosport - 5 hours 40 min ago
Formula 1 drivers may use one extra MGU-K next season to help cope with the record 22-race schedule now the allocation has been formally increased by the FIA
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Why one team is warning F1’s 2021 cars will be a “nasty piece of work” to drive | 2021 F1 season

F1Fanatic - 6 hours 26 min ago
Racing Point technical director Andrew Green is concerned F1's new cars for 2021 may not be able to race more closely and will be "nasty" to drive.
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New rule will stop F1 teams hiding cars behind screens at testing

Autosport - 6 hours 41 min ago
Formula 1 teams will not be allowed to use screens to hide their cars from fans and rival outfits during winter testing, following a rule change agreed by the FIA
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Physical chequered flag will end F1 races again in 2020

Motorsport.com - 6 hours 48 min ago
For this season, the FIA changed the wording of F1’s regulations so a chequered light panel became the end‐of‐race signal.
This was a response to the error in the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix, where a mix-up between an official and celebrity guest Winnie Harlow the chequered flag was waved early by mistake.
However, in this year’s Japanese Grand Prix, a systems error meant the electronic ...Keep reading
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F1 teams no longer allowed to hide cars in testing

Motorsport.com - 7 hours 3 min ago
Although F1’s regulations force teams to keep cars on display at grand prix weekends, there have previously been no such restrictions in testing.
That means teams, eager to keep their tech developments secret from rivals, have put covers on car parts or kept them completely hidden behind screens during the pre-season build-up.
But at a meeting of the FIA’s World Motor Sport Council, it ...Keep reading
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Physical chequered flag will end F1 grands prix again from 2020

Autosport - 7 hours 4 min ago
A physical chequered flag will be the definitive signal for the end of Formula 1 races again in the future, not an electronic panel
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Team mate battles 2019: The final score – Hamilton vs Bottas | 2019 F1 season review

F1Fanatic - 7 hours 19 min ago
Valtteri Bottas stated the year strongly but couldn't stop Lewis Hamilton winning another title. Here's how they compared in their third year as team mates.
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