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Leclerc surprised by Ferrari damage after running over kerbs in Q2

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 14:16
Charles Leclerc said he was surprised by how much his Ferrari Formula 1 car was damaged when he ran wide in Spanish Grand Prix qualifying
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Verstappen: Mercedes alone in understanding 2019 cars well

Motorsport.com - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:57
Although the Dutchman’s Red Bull team has made progress with an update in Spain this weekend – which helped him split the two Ferraris to take fourth on the grid – Verstappen says his team is still not where it wants to be.
And though the team is slowly getting on top of the issues that hurt it at the beginning of the season, Verstappen thinks the complexity of the 2019 cars has made ...Keep reading
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Spanish GP "big test" for Haas amid F1 tyre struggles - Magnussen

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:51
Kevin Magnussen believes that the Spanish Grand Prix will be a "big test" for the Haas Formula 1 team as it bids to turn around its current form
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Wolff not contemplating leaving Mercedes amid F1 job link

Motorsport.com - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:47
Motorsport.com understands that Liberty Media is considering its long-term plan to bolster its F1 leadership, which has included Carey as CEO since the start of 2017.
That could include Wolff, who joined Mercedes in 2013 and as team principal and CEO has led the team to five consecutive F1 title doubles.
Mercedes, like most F1 entrants, is committed to F1 until the end of the 2020 season but ...Keep reading
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Wolff 100% committed to Mercedes amid links to replace F1 boss Carey

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:39
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he has not contemplated a move away from his team despite emerging as a potential candidate to succeed Formula 1 boss Chase Carey
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Nico Hulkenberg: Spanish GP qualifying crash 'not my finest moment'

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:22
Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg admitted his accident in qualifying for Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix was "not one of his finest moments" after it left him 16th on the grid
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Ferrari has “daring” set-up for race – Vettel | 2019 Spanish Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:22
Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari has taken a gamble with its set-up for the Spanish Grand Prix which should pay off in the race.
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Spanish GP a "big test" for Haas - Magnussen

Motorsport.com - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:15
After an encouraging opening round at Melbourne, in which Haas had a strong lead at the front of the midfield pack, the team has failed to score in the intervening races.

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Renault was the “striker-breaker” on 18-inch Pirelli tyre test – Wolff | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:13
Renault was the first team to break a pact not to begin testing Pirelli's 18-inch tyres this season, according to Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.
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Video: How Ferrari is trying to 'shortcut' its Formula 1 recovery

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 13:12
Ferrari introduced both engine and aerodynamic upgrades for its Formula 1 car at the Spanish Grand Prix weekend, though so far that's made little difference to its form against Mercedes
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2019 Spanish Grand Prix qualifying day in pictures | F1 Pictures

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 12:47
Pictures from qualifying and final practice for the 2019 Spanish Grand Prix.
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Latifi extends championship lead by passing Zhou to win | Formula Two

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 12:22
Formula 2 championship leaders Nicholas Latifi and Jack Aitken finished a lively opening race at the Circuit de Catalunya in that order after passing rookie Guanyu Zhou.
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Vergne scores lights-to-flag Monaco EPrix win | Formula E

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:57
Jean-Eric Vergne took the Formula E championship lead by winning the Monaco Eprix from pole, while Felipe Massa scored his first Formula E podium.
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Verstappen pleased to split Ferraris but says Mercedes are “too quick” | 2019 Spanish Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:52
Max Verstappen says he had no chance to beat the Mercedes in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix but was glad to out-qualify one of the Ferrari drivers.
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Hamilton’s aborted Q2 lap led to his six-tenths deficit to Bottas – Wolff | 2019 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:21
Lewis Hamilton qualified six-tenths of a second slower than team mate Valtteri Bottas partly because he aborted his final run in Q2, Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has revealed.
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Hamilton: F1 battery issue part of 'not good enough' Spanish GP Q3

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:21
An imperfectly charged battery hindered the start of Lewis Hamilton's Spanish Grand Prix final qualifying session, but he believes Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas was faster when it mattered
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Low battery a factor in Hamilton's "not good enough" qualifying

Motorsport.com - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:20
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff said Hamilton's battery could not be charged properly between the second and third parts of qualifying, which meant he was sent out earlier than planned.

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Vettel hopes "daring" set-up will reverse deficit to Mercedes

Autosport - Sat, 05/11/2019 - 11:07
Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari's "daring" race set-up for the Spanish Grand Prix will revive the team's fortunes and admits he was surprised at Mercedes' dominance in qualifying
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