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AS IT HAPPENED: Watch Round 3 of F2 Virtual Racing from Monaco

Formula 1 - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10
Arthur Leclerc was be gunning for victory on a virtual version of the streets where he grew up on Sunday afternoon in the third round of the F2 Virtual Racing series.
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F1 Retrospective: The day Rosberg and Hamilton's relationship blew up

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 09:05
The friendship between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg slowly turned into a bitter feud during their four years together at Mercedes. But it was events six years ago at Monaco that acted as the catalyst
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F1 teams to be limited to 80 staff each at “Closed Events” | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 08:01
Formula 1's races behind closed doors will officially be referred to as "Closed Events" when the championship starts in July.
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Renault won't decide Ricciardo replacement until season starts

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 07:50
With Ricciardo having signed a contract to join McLaren for 2021, Renault needs to fill a vacancy it has in its outfit alongside Esteban Ocon.
But while a host of big name stars have emerged as contenders for the seat – including Fernando Alonso, Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel – the team says it does not want to rush a decision on the matter.
Its F1 team principal Cyril Abiteboul ...Keep reading
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F1 plans to freeze teams’ power unit designs in 2023 | 2023 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 07:44
Formula 1 intends to freeze teams' power unit designs from the 2023 season, ahead of the introduction of a new engine formula.
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The day Irvine showed he was more than Schumacher's subordinate

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 06:48
The 1999 Formula 1 season finished with Ferrari fielding a previously unlikely championship contender. But the first race of that campaign showed that Eddie Irvine could succeed out of Michael Schumacher's shadow
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When Irvine stepped out of Schumacher's shadow

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 06:14
When Ferrari, albeit reluctantly, put its weight behind Eddie Irvine in Formula 1's 1999 title hunt, it did so against all convention. Sure, it was a necessity after Michael Schumacher's leg-breaking shunt at the British Grand Prix, but for the first time in his F1 career Irvine was already in the hunt on merit.
Before the 1999 season had begun, Irvine had not won an F1 race. He was firmly ...Keep reading
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F1 News: Aston Martin set for first major change since Stroll takeover

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 05:31
Aston Martin looks set to make its first major management change since the arrival of investor Lawrence Stroll earlier this year, with CEO Andy Palmer tipped to be replaced
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AMG boss tipped to replace Aston CEO Palmer

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 04:45
According to a report in the Financial Times, Palmer, who has been CEO since 2014, will be replaced by AMG boss Tobias Moers on Tuesday.
The move comes off the back of a difficult financial situation for the British luxury sportscar maker, whose share price has collapsed from £19 when it was floated in October 2018, to around 35 pence now.
Aston Martin has not confirmed the arrival of Moers ...Keep reading
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Abiteboul: Renault plans "very long" stay in racing

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 04:32
Abiteboul believes the changes will move F1 away from being a two-tier sport to one where any team entered could win a race, with features like open source components on which teams collaborate rather than compete, to drive innovation and reduce cost.
Speaking as part of our #thinkingforward series, looking at how the sport emerges from the current pandemic crisis, Abiteboul who represents one ...Keep reading
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F1 News: Abiteboul says F1's new cost-saving rules boost chances of Renault staying

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 04:26
Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul reckons F1's 'new deal', involving a wide-reaching package of cost control measures, will boost the chances of his manufacturer remaining in the championship
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F1 News: Rosberg feared 'God-like' Schumacher would turn Mercedes on him in 2010

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 03:41
Nico Rosberg feared Michael Schumacher would manipulate the Mercedes Formula 1 outfit against him when they became team-mates, saying the seven-time world champion acted "like God"
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Stewards usually persuade drivers their penalty decisions are correct – Salo | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 02:23
FIA driver steward and former Formula 1 racer Mika Salo has given rare insight into how the sport's often controversial penalty decisions are made.
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The Autosport Podcast: Abiteboul looks to Renault's F1 future

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 00:07
Renault Formula 1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul has endured a busy few weeks after losing star driver Daniel Ricciardo to McLaren for 2021
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Ricciardo says enforced break from racing may give his career “more longevity” | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 19:01
In the round-up: Ricciardo says enforced break from racing may give his career "more longevity" • Leclerc laps Monaco in Ferrari road car • Bottas's manager in talks with two teams
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Russell dominates virtual Monaco GP, Leclerc in Gutierrez clash

Motorsport.com - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 15:27
Russell, who beat Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc to take his maiden Virtual GP win last time out at Catalunya, qualified second in the first wet qualifying of the season. 
FIA Formula 3 driver David Schumacher – son of six-time F1 grand prix winner Ralf – took his maiden pole position with a lap time four-tenths quicker than Russell’s fastest attempt.  
2018 Formula 2 champion Russell ...Keep reading
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F1 News: Williams driver Russell dominates Monaco Virtual GP

Autosport - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 14:38
Williams Formula 1 driver George Russell dominated the latest Virtual Grand Prix at Monaco to take his second successive win in the series by 39 seconds
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Russell dominates wild Virtual Monaco Grand Prix | Gaming

F1Fanatic - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 14:23
George Russell dominated the Virtual Monaco Grand Prix, scoring his second win in a row while carnage unfolded behind him.
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Stroll tipped to appoint Mercedes executive in charge of Aston Martin | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 13:04
Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll has been tipped put a former Mercedes executive in charge of the Aston Martin car maker he invested in earlier this year.
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Watch live: 2020 Virtual Monaco Grand Prix | RaceFans Live

F1Fanatic - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 13:00
Join us to watch this weekend's Virtual Monaco Grand Prix on RaceFans Live.
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