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BAHRAIN - free digital race programme

Formula 1 - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:04
Check out the digital version of the programme available to race goers at this weekend's Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Etihad Grand Prix 2019...
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Luca Di Montezemolo on working with Enzo Ferrari, signing Ayrton Senna and more

Formula 1 - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:04
Listen to the latest episode of Beyond The Grid as the former Ferrari President shares fascinating stories on Enzo Ferrari, Michael Schumacher, Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna, Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel.
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F1 and FIA set out framework for the future

Formula 1 - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:04
Formula 1 bosses and the FIA set out the framework for regulations to determine the future of the sport from 2021 onwards...
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5 shock moments from Bahrain Grand Prix history

Formula 1 - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:04
Look back at five of the most dramatic highlights the Bahrain GP has provided through the years in Sakhir, including Esteban Gutierrez's flip in 2014.
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TECH TUESDAY: Exploring the differences between Ferrari’s 2018 and 2019 F1 cars

Formula 1 - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 12:04
An in-depth look at the differences between Ferrari's 2018 and 2019 F1 car designs - and how the changes might have affected performance in Australia.
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FIA didn't want to be "dictators" over wheel rim holes

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 10:59
Mercedes was at the centre of controversy last year when it ran a design of wheel spacer that featured holes for better airflow to help manage cooling of the tyres.
While the design was deemed fully legal by the FIA, rival outfits questioned the governing body about whether it breached regulations that outlaw moveable aerodynamic devices.
To avoid the potential for a protest during the F1 ...Keep reading
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Masi to continue as F1 race director in Bahrain | 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 09:45
Michael Masi will continue as Formula 1's race director for the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend. The FIA has also confirmed a third DRS zone at the track.
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Red Bull's Marko: Australia cooling problems likely hindered Ferrari

Autosport - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 09:17
Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko reckons the Ferrari Formula 1 team had to hold back its performance in the Australian Grand Prix because of cooling problems
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Why F1 teams are belatedly waking up to the threat of Brexit | RacingLines

F1Fanatic - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 08:00
Before Brexit seemed possible F1 teams 'didn't talk politics'. Now the threat of Britain leaving the European Union is real, many of them are alarmed at the potential for disruption.
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Third DRS zone added for Bahrain F1 track ahead of 2019 Grand Prix

Autosport - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:55
A third DRS zone has been added to the Bahrain circuit for the second round of the 2019 Formula 1 season, which is taking place this weekend
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Third DRS zone added to Bahrain F1 track

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:54
Drivers will now be able to activate their drag-reduction system on the exit of the opening sequence of corners and use it to attack into the Turn 4 right-hander.
The detection zone has been placed 50 metres before the first corner and the activation point is just on the exit of the right-hand kind after the opening complex.
This means drivers will have DRS use on all three of the Sakhir ...Keep reading
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Montezemolo: Alonso's "character" played part in Ferrari defeats

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:44
Alonso raced for Ferrari from 2010 to 2014 and finished runner-up on two occasions but was repeatedly frustrated as the team was outgunned by Red Bull and then Mercedes.
Montezemolo was in charge at Ferrari until shortly before Alonso's own exit and while he believes
Alonso was unlucky to race for Ferrari when it was less competitive, he says the Spaniard was not the same personality as the ...Keep reading
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Alonso's 'character' part of Ferrari title failure - di Montezemolo

Autosport - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 07:30
Former Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo says Fernando Alonso's "character" is one of three reasons he never won a Formula 1 title with the Italian team
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McLaren's Sainz: Renault has F1 engine it needed two years ago

Autosport - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 06:16
McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes Renault's 2019 engine is "something to fight with" and finally marks the progress it needed to make "two years ago"
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Red Bull results a key part of Honda's F1 future decision

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 06:13
Red Bull and Honda have started a new two-year partnership this season and in their first grand prix together in the Australian season opener they scored Honda's first podium since it returned to the grid in 2015.
That marked the end of an 81-race run in the V6 turbo-hybrid engine era without a podium for Honda, but the bigger target for this season is to score victories.
Honda, like most ...Keep reading
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Goodwood Festival to celebrate Michael Schumacher's career

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 05:23
The overall theme of this year's event is "Speed Kings – Motorsport's Record Breakers," and Schumacher has been chosen to celebrate both his 50th birthday in January and to mark the 25th anniversary of his first world championship, earned with Benetton in 1994.
Goodwood says that "his famous cars, family, friends, teammates and former rivals" will be present for the event.
Schumacher's ...Keep reading
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F1 moves a 'step closer' to 2021 rules overhaul at key meeting

Autosport - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 05:05
Formula 1's planned 2021 rules overhaul "took a step closer" to reality at a key meeting between the rulemakers and its stakeholders ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix
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F1 2021 revamp "a step closer" after meeting

Motorsport.com - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 05:05
Almost one year ago, in Bahrain, F1 presented its first idea for a technical, sporting and financial revolution.
Key personnel from F1’s participating teams and manufacturers were presented with their first look at the full framework, created by championship chiefs and the FIA, at a meeting of the Strategy Group and the F1 Commission in London on Tuesday.
This included new technical and ...Keep reading
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Hill set to drive one of Schumacher's F1 cars at Festival of Speed

Autosport - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 05:00
Damon Hill will drive one of former rival Michael Schumacher's Formula 1 cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed as part of a celebration of the seven-time champion's career
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Can Ferrari fight back? Six Bahrain GP talking points | 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 04:06
Mercedes ran away with victory in Australia, but can Ferrari take the fight to them in the Bahrain Grand Prix? Here's six talking points for the race.
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