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Insider’s guide: How an F1 race weekend works

Motorsport.com - Thu, 11/04/2021 - 06:43
An F1 weekend begins way before the race or qualifying, so what are the teams doing all that time and why do things happen the way they do? We go inside the paddock to explore how the key moments make a difference.
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The advance team has already been here for several days, setting up the garages and glitzy motorhomes – but this is when the drivers and race teams arrive.
It’s a ...Keep reading
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Why Mexico's reduced air density should favour a Red Bull F1 victory

Motorsport.com - Thu, 11/04/2021 - 06:29
Championship leader Max Verstappen has won the 2017 and 2018 editions of the Mexican Grand Prix, although contact with both Mercedes drivers in 2019 ensured that he would not be able to convert pole into a third successive victory.
A key characteristic of the Mexico circuit has been conducive to Red Bull's relative stranglehold at the circuit, of which its powertrain disadvantage has been ...Keep reading
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WATCH: Mick Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel answer questions as they take on the F1 Tower

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Hit play on the video to see them answer a series of questions – including what tattoos they would choose for each other, and what bands Sebastian would put on a playlist for Mick – and find out who toppled the tower first...
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F1 NATION: Rob Smedley joins the podcast crew to preview the Mexican Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Five races remain in this electric Formula 1 season and the Mexico City Grand Prix is up next, so who’s favourite to take the win? On this week's F1 Nation podcast, hosts Tom Clarkson and Natalie Pinkham enlist the help of ex-Jordan, Ferrari and Williams engineer Rob Smedley to get the lowdown on this weekend's race...
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WATCH: From F1’s good-time team to world champions – The origins of Red Bull Racing

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Red Bull Racing were seen as the party team when they first entered the F1 paddock in 2005. But eight World Championships, 72 pole positions and 73 victories later, they've proved they're dead serious when it comes to racing...
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Checo's homecoming and the dark horses for the race – 5 fascinating storylines ahead of the Mexico City GP

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
With the tension rising up and down the grid as we get closer to the end of the season, here are some of the stories we expect people to be talking about in Mexico City...
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WATCH: Which F1 drivers have the best basketball skills?

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Formula 1 drivers are incredibly skilled, fantastically dedicated, and among the most elite athletes in world sport. But can they shoot hoops?
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With five races to go, will Hamilton or Verstappen win the 2021 title? Our writers make their predictions

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
The 2021 championship battle is now heading into the final furlong, with just five races to go until this thrilling season concludes. Currently Max Verstappen has a 12 point lead over Lewis Hamilton, but can the Dutchman maintain that lead and seal his first ever Formula 1 world championship title – or will Hamilton hit back and take a record eighth crown?
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‘It’s dear to my heart’ – Hamilton reveals where he’d most like F1 to race in the future

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
October saw Formula 1 announce a bumper 23-race calendar for 2022. But speaking at last weekend’s United States Grand Prix, reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton revealed the one place where he’d most like F1 to race in the coming seasons.
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The rise of Japanese racing sensation Yuki Tsunoda – as told by the man himself and the key figures in his career

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Yuki Tsunoda has the potential to be a star. Red Bull believe it. Honda believe it. AlphaTauri believe it. The 5ft 2in Japanese driver made quite the splash when he scored points on his debut, staying true to his aggressive brand of driving. It’s been trickier since then, but in recent races, the 21-year-old seems to have turned a corner. As he closes in on completing his first full campaign in Formula 1, we speak to those who have worked with him through his career up till now – plus the man himself…
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Steiner ‘cautiously optimistic’ that Haas will return to midfield fight in 2022

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Life has been tough for Haas these past few campaigns. But Team Principal Guenther Steiner believes that F1’s new 2022 regulations present a golden opportunity for the team to get themselves back in the midfield fight and rediscover their form from a few seasons ago.
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HIGHLIGHTS: Red Bull and Mercedes level on points after epic Spa showdown in F1 Esports Series Pro Championship

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Three virtual races that we will not soon forget are in the history books, with a flawless triple for Red Bull Racing Esports at Event 2 of the 2021 F1 Esports Series Pro Championship, presented by Aramco.
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Red Bull using Albon to help mentor rookie Tsunoda at AlphaTauri

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Alex Albon is playing a supporting role in helping fellow Red Bull family member Yuki Tsunoda settle into life as a Formula 1 driver with his AlphaTauri team.
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AS IT HAPPENED: Watch the action as the F1 Esports Series Pro Championship racers battle it out at Spa

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Tonight attention turns to another classic track with the competitors set to fight it out for honours on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Can Red Bull make it three wins in a row?
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TREMAYNE: Hamilton and Verstappen's US GP fight only made me more excited for F1's new era

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
With the 2022 cars, might we have seen Lewis close in sooner, then passing and repassing with Max all the way to the chequered flag?
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Russell says Williams points gap to Alfa Romeo allows him to ‘really attack and go for it’ in final 5 races

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
George Russell might not have scored points in Austin but he is willing to take more risks chasing them after such a strong middle part of the season.
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Gasly rues missed opportunity to turn the screw on P5 rivals Alpine after US Grand Prix retirement

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly endured his third no-score in four races at the United States Grand Prix, after a suspension issue ruled him out of the running – with the Frenchman left frustrated at not having been able to close the gap more to fifth-placed rivals Alpine in Austin.
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HIGHLIGHTS: Red Bull fight back in F1 Esports Series Pro Championship Round 2

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Red Bull Racing Esports made a return to form on Wednesday, as they swept both wins in Silverstone and Monza, in the 2021 F1 Esports Series Pro Championship, presented by Aramco.
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AS IT HAPPENED: Watch the action from Rounds 4 & 5 of the F1 Esports Series Pro Championship

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
The action from Silverstone gets under way at 1830 GMT/1930 BST, and you can catch it all right here...
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W Series and Iron Dames drivers set for F3 tests at Magny-Cours in November

Formula 1 - Tue, 11/02/2021 - 09:32
Four female drivers – W Series' Nerea Marti and Irina Sidorkova plus Iron Dames' Maya Weug and Doriane Pin – will take part in Formula 3 tests this November at former French Grand Prix host Magny-Cours.
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