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Tsunoda replaces Kvyat in AlphaTauri line-up for 2021 | 2021 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Wed, 12/16/2020 - 03:01
AlphaTauri has confirmed Yuki Tsunoda will replace Daniil Kvyat in their line-up for the 2021 F1 season.
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Hamilton says 2020 'one of the hardest years' of his Formula 1 career

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Lewis Hamilton says 2020 has been one of the most difficult years of his Formula 1 career as he – and the wider world – has had to cope with the coronavirus pandemic and its far-reaching effects.
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Jolyon Palmer’s Analysis: How Mercedes missed their chance to pincer Verstappen on strategy in Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Former Renault F1 driver Jolyon Palmer picks apart the season-finale Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – and what cost Mercedes a chance of victory...
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F2 runner-up Callum Ilott named Ferrari test driver for 2021

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Formula 2 runner-up and Ferrari Driver Academy racer Callum Ilott will be Ferrari's test driver in 2021, the team announced on Tuesday.
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‘It ignited the competitive spirit’ says Alonso after posting fastest time in Abu Dhabi test

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
The two-time world champion completed 105 laps of the Yas Marina Circuit on Tuesday, posting a best time of 1m36.333s – the fastest of all 15 runners on the day.
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Sir Frank Williams in stable condition after being admitted to hospital

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Legendary former Formula 1 Team Principal Sir Frank Williams is currently in a stable condition in hospital, his family have said.
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Charles Leclerc's brother Arthur to step up to F3 with champions Prema in 2021

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Charles Leclerc's younger brother Arthur will make the step up to Formula 3 next year with the Prema team, the reigning champions have announced.
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TECH TUESDAY: From DAS to the slotted cape – the top five technical innovations of 2020

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Before we start looking ahead to next year, it's time to take a look at the top five technical innovations of 2020, as nominated by Mark Hughes, with technical drawings from Giorgio Piola.
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F1 Nation: Ross Brawn on a unique 2020, his excitement for next season – and his driver of the year

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
The final F1 Nation episode of the season is here and the podcast ends 2020 how it started: with Ross Brawn, Formula 1’s managing director of motorsport joining host Tom Clarkson. Brawn discusses Covid-19’s impact on F1, next year’s rules changes, Lewis Hamilton, Mick Schumacher, Max Verstappen, and much more!
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Red Bull to decide Albon's future 'in the coming days' says Horner

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
The 2020 Formula 1 season may have come to a close, but there are still some loose ends to tie up - such as whether or not Alex Albon will partner Max Verstappen at Red Bull next year. His boss Christian Horner says a decision will be made “in the coming days”…
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Jerome Stoll to step down as President of Renault Sport Racing ahead of team's transition to Alpine

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Stoll has spent five years overseeing the Formula 1 operation after Renault returned as a full constructor for the 2016 season.
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Full line-up: Every driver taking part in the Abu Dhabi post-season test

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull, Renault, AlphaTauri, Haas, Alfa Romeo and Williams will all be in action on track, on what is the last official day of F1 running in 2020. McLaren and Racing Point are not taking part.
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Leclerc ‘very happy’ with personal performance in 2020, despite Ferrari’s struggles

Formula 1 - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 22:27
Leclerc said P13 in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was a disappointing way to end a season that’s been “very difficult” from a performance point of view – but which he’d been pleased with in terms of his own progress as a driver.
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Porsche announces return to Le Mans, WEC and IMSA | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 19:01
In the round-up: Porsche announces return to Le Mans, WEC and IMSA • Russell proud of Williams' 2020 progress • Ilott becomes Ferrari test driver • Arthur Leclerc joins Prema in F3
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Mazepin plans appeal after losing case over sale of Force India to Stroll | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 17:30
The High Court has dismissed claims brought by Nikita Mazepin's father that the sale of Force India in 2018 to a consortium headed by Lawrence Stroll was mishandled.
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Mazepin loses court battle over failed attempt to buy Force India

Motorsport.com - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 13:41
However the Russian chemical company has not given up its claims, and says it will seek to appeal the judgement.
Mazepin, father of future Haas F1 team race Nikita, was one of several parties in the running to buy Force India when the team went into administration in July 2018, and he put in what he believed to be the highest bid.
With the clock ticking and complications due to the claims of ...Keep reading
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Mazepin loses court battle over failed attempt to buy Force India

Autosport - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 13:36
The case brought by Dmitry Mazepin's company Uralkali against the administrators of the Force India Formula 1 team in the High Court in London has been dismissed
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Sir Frank Williams admitted to hospital | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 13:02
The Williams family have confirmed that Sir Frank Williams has been admitted to hospital. The 78-year-old is in a 'stable' condition.
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Ilott confirmed as Ferrari’s 2021 F1 test driver

Motorsport.com - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:42
Ilott, 22, finished second in this year’s F2 points to Schumacher, who graduates to F1 as a race driver with Haas F1 in 2021.
Ilott scored five pole positions and three wins with the UNI-Virtuosi team this season. He has been part of the Ferrari Driver Academy since 2017, and was previously a Red Bull Junior driver, but was dropped from its programme after the 2015 season.
“I am very ...Keep reading
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Ilott named as Ferrari F1 test driver for 2021

Autosport - Tue, 12/15/2020 - 12:42
Callum Ilott has been confirmed as Ferrari's Formula 1 test driver for next season, after finishing as Formula 2 runner-up to Mick Schumacher this year
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