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Alfa Romeo hands F1 development role to Correa

Motorsport.com - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:24
Correa will drive for the Sauber Junior Team in F2 this year – an outfit run by Czech team Charouz Racing System – having graduated from the GP3 Series in which he finished 12th in his rookie year. 
He struggled in GP3 with the Jenzer team, but was ahead of his teammate David Beckmann, before the later switched teams and immediately began winning races with Trident Racing. 
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Alfa Romeo signs Correa as development driver | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:17
Alfa Romeo has signed 19-year-old American racer Juan Manuel Correa as its new Formula 1 development driver.
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Alfa Romeo F1 team signs Juan Manuel Correa for development role

Autosport - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:16
Formula 2 racer Juan Manuel Correa has been signed by the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 team as its development driver for 2019
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Video: Why Mercedes sees Honda as a 2019 Formula 1 threat

Autosport - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:04
Red Bull's partnership with Honda began with a podium in Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix and led to Toto Wolff declaring that the pairing will "become a threat" to Mercedes
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Analysis: The impact of Hamilton’s broken floor and Mercedes’ other Melbourne upgrades | F1 technology

F1Fanatic - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:10
Craig Scarborough analyses badly Lewis Hamilton's broken floor affected his race and what other technical updates Mercedes introduced in Melbourne.
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Mercedes thinks kerb caused Hamilton Australian GP F1 floor damage

Autosport - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:43
Mercedes believes a kerb strike caused Lewis Hamilton's broken floor in Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix, rather than being the result of contact with debris
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Mercedes believes kerb strike damaged Hamilton's floor

Motorsport.com - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:29
Hamilton's pace in the Formula 1 season opener last weekend was hampered by damage to the rear of his floor, which cost him downforce and also affected the balance of his car.
Mercedes has revealed a new close-up image of the broken floor, with its chief strategist James Vowles saying that Hamilton did a "fantastic" job to manage his car to the end considering the impact of the lost ...Keep reading
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McLaren's Lando Norris 'drove like a veteran' in Formula 1 debut

Autosport - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:25
McLaren sporting director Gil de Ferran believes Formula 1 debutant Lando Norris "drove like a veteran" in the Australian Grand Prix
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Mercedes will continue to evaluate rivals' F1 aero concepts

Autosport - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:56
Mercedes will continue to evaluate of Ferrari's different Formula 1 aero concept, despite its success in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix
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F1 gets new MENA deal after piracy issues led to BeIN Sports exit

Autosport - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:49
Formula 1 has confirmed a new deal for television coverage in the Middle East and North Africa, after previous broadcaster BeIN Sports decided against renewing its contract over piracy issues
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F1 confirms replacement Middle East TV deal

Motorsport.com - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:44
The illegal broadcast of F1 footage by BeoutQ has been an ongoing issue in the region, with grand prix racing's chiefs vowing to do it all it can to stop the activity taking place.
But while BeIN Sports lost patience, F1 has now concluded a deal with MBC Group, which is the largest media company in the Middle East and North Africa.
MBC will have exclusive rights to broadcast all 21 grands ...Keep reading
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Pirelli confirms first appearance of softest ‘C5’ compound in Monaco | 2019 Monaco Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:41
Pirelli has confirmed it will supply the softest tyres in its range for the Monaco Grand Prix in May.
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Mercedes will continue to evaluate rivals' aero concepts

Motorsport.com - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 05:19
There was much intrigue following the launch of the 2019 cars about the vastly different front wing concepts that Mercedes and Ferrari introduced.
While Mercedes had pursued a maximum downforce approach with high flaps, Ferrari has opted for a design that swooped down towards the end plate to better manage airflow around the front tyres.
Mercedes admitted that if it had needed to change over ...Keep reading
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F1’s new aero rules work but tyres prevent passing – Grosjean | 2019 Australian Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:10
Romain Grosjean says F1's new wings are helping cars race closely together but the tyres lose grip too quickly to enable overtaking.
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Red Bull expecting more Honda power “pretty soon” | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:01
In the round-up: Red Bull expecting more Honda power "pretty soon" • Hanoi rejected Old Quarter site for F1 track • Rosberg 'proud to have beaten Hamilton'
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Mercedes explains why it didn’t take risk of pitting Bottas | 2019 Australian Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:20
Valtteri Bottas didn't pit for a fresh set of tyres to aid his effort to score the bonus point for fastest lap because Mercedes weren't convinced it was worth the risk.
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Russell: Not interested in only fighting Williams F1 partner Kubica

Autosport - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:54
Formula 1 rookie George Russell says he is "not interested" in battling exclusively against Williams team-mate Robert Kubica at the back of the grid
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Teammate wars! The Australian GP verdict

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:18
F1 teammates went head-to-head for the first time this season in the Australian Grand Prix, but who came out on top at each outfit? Using our own scoring system to evaluate performances, we reveal which drivers took an early lead in the intra-team rivalry. 
Motorsport.com will track the performance of each driver against his teammate after every race in 2019.

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Video: The Formula 1 team-mate war winners in the Australian GP

Autosport - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:09
Formula 1 team-mates went head-to-head for the first time this season in the Australian Grand Prix, but who came out on top at each outfit?
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FIA knows Whiting's "shoes are impossible to fill" - Wolff

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:53
Whiting passed away in his sleep on the Thursday before the F1 season opener, with the FIA putting in place emergency measures to get through the Melbourne weekend without him.
While motor racing's governing body is now trying to finalise a plan for what it does in the longer term, Wolff says that F1's chiefs are waking up to just how difficult it will be to cover off everything that Whiting ...Keep reading
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