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Analysis: The changes in store for F1’s prize money | 2021 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 04:09
Tomorrow Liberty Media will present its plans to teams for an overhaul of F1 in 2021 - including a new prize money structure. Who stands to gain or lose the most?
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McLaren are “back in the mix”, says Sainz | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 03:13
Carlos Sainz Jnr says his team mate's top 10 qualifying effort at the Australian Grand Prix shows what the team is capable of when it gets everything right with its new car.
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Red Bull could exceed three-engine limit: “Our goal is performance” | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 20:01
In the round-up: Red Bull could exceed three-engine limit: "Our goal is performance" • Buemi says braking procedure spoiled qualifying • Liberty 'unwilling to upset everyone' - Abiteboul
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Herta takes shock maiden win after Power stalls in pits | IndyCar

F1Fanatic - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 15:52
IndyCar rookie Colton Herta scored a shock win in IndyCar's first race at the Circuit of the Americas after long-time leader Will Power hit trouble in the pits.
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Live: 2019 IndyCar race 2: Circuit of the Americas | RaceFans Live

F1Fanatic - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 13:09
Join us to follow the second race of the 2019 IndyCar season from the streets of Circuit of the Americas on RaceFans Live.
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Eight tech tweaks that boosted Mercedes in Australia

Motorsport.com - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 12:11
Main rival Ferrari struggled in Melbourne, unable to get enough load on at the front of the car. This compromised set-up and didn’t allow the SF90 to exploit the performance of the tyres.
Mercedes faced one of its long-standing demons head on: It was able to switch on the tyres and keep them in their working range. This can be attributed to their car being well-suited to the track and ...Keep reading
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F1 Fantasy: What were the best and worst teams for the Australian Grand Prix?

Formula 1 - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 11:30
The Australian GP also kicked off a new season of F1 Fantasy, with over 380,000 of you using your tactical know-how to select a dream-team.
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Williams find 'fundamental' problem with 2019 car – Russell

Formula 1 - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 11:30
Williams have identified a "fundamental" weakness with the car, according to George Russell, after a chastening start to their 2019 F1 campaign...
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‘Gutsy’ Lance Stroll will get credit he deserves - Racing Point

Autosport - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 10:15
Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer says new signing Lance Stroll is a "gutsy racer" who will eventually get due credit for his Formula 1 performances
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Seven ways F1 teams got around tobacco bans

Motorsport.com - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 09:34
The Ferrari and McLaren Formula 1 teams both changed branding on their cars for the Australian Grand Prix after complaints about their links to tobacco companies.
The saga was reminiscent of the bygone era in which F1 teams carried full-on tobacco sponsorship, with as many as five outfits running such branding as late as 2001.
In our latest video, we take a look back at seven popular methods ...Keep reading
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Renault: Agreeing cost cap more urgent than 2021 tech specs

Motorsport.com - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 07:56
A cost cap is one of the key elements mooted for F1's 2021 rules overhaul, along with revenue distribution, governance and sporting and technical regulations.
It has long been a subject of debate because teams have questioned how fairly it could be implemented, especially with regard to teams backed by manufacturers.
It’s anticipated that next week’s meetings of the Strategy Group and F1 ...Keep reading
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Valtteri Bottas reckons fastest lap points could make 'big difference'

Autosport - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 07:39
Formula 1 world championship leader Valtteri Bottas believes the fastest-lap points available in 2019 could make a "big difference", after claiming the first bonus of the season in Australia.
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Albon doubts points were possible on debut | 2019 Australian Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 07:31
Alexander Albon says the circumstances of his race strategy in his Formula 1 debut made it unlikely he had a chance to score points.
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Video: How Formula 1 teams covered up tobacco deals

Autosport - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 06:32
Two Formula 1 teams changed brandings on their cars at the Australian Grand Prix after complaints; it wasn't the first time in history that such an approach has been taken
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Overtaking Ferrari shows Honda power now "enormous" - Wolff

Motorsport.com - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:17
Verstappen proved the potential of the new Red Bull-Honda partnership with a third-place finish in Melbourne last week, thanks to a move around the outside of Vettel on the run down to Turn 3 on lap 31.
Speaking about the form of Honda, Wolff said: “We saw how they've eaten up Sebastian into Turn 3.
"Power was enormous, and seeing them come back strong makes me happy because it's a good ...Keep reading
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Renault outlines budget cap key to 2021 Formula 1 discussions

Autosport - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 05:08
Renault chief Cyril Abiteboul says a budget cap is the key to reshaping Formula 1 beyond 2021, believing it has to be a "proper deterrent" in order to reduce levels of spending
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“Enzo Ferrari” by Luca dal Monte reviewed | F1 reviews

F1Fanatic - Sun, 03/24/2019 - 04:44
At nearly a thousand pages, is this vast biography of Enzo Ferrari worth investing your money -and time - in?
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Leclerc “confident” Ferrari can regain testing form | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 20:01
In the round-up: Leclerc "confident" Ferrari can regain testing form • Power beats Rossi to COTA IndyCar pole • Di Grassi angry over Frijns crash
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BUXTON: Why Bottas’ grit now has a steely edge

Formula 1 - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 11:14
Will Buxton has followed Valtteri Bottas' career all the way from GP3 up to his stunning 2019 Australian Grand Prix win. He looks at how the Finn channelled all the sisu he could muster to come back better and stronger after a crushing 2018.
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