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Scintillating Vettel seals stunning Suzuka pole as Ferrari lock-out front row

Formula 1 - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:03
Sebastian Vettel set the pace in delayed qualifying at Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix, with Ferrari in dominant form
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Magnussen blames wind for early crash in qualifying

Formula 1 - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:03
Like the rest of the drivers, Kevin Magnussen had all of Saturday to think about Sunday's rescheduled qualifying session. Sadly for the Dane, like Robert Kubica, his session lasted only a matter of minutes...
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WATCH: Big Kubica crash brings out red flags in qualifying

Formula 1 - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:03
Sunday morning qualifying was over before it had even really started for Robert Kubica, who stuffed his Williams into the Suzuka barriers coming out of the final corner at the beginning of Q1...
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McLaren: Ferrari “put everyone at risk” leaving Leclerc out | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 19:01
In the round-up: Ferrari "put everyone at risk" leaving Leclerc out - McLaren • Perez blames Gasly for collision • Abiteboul thanks Hulkenberg for following orders
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Hamilton feels he'd have won Japanese GP with "better guidance"

Autosport - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 15:54
Lewis Hamilton believes he could have won the Japanese Grand Prix with "better guidance", but Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff said the strategy always leaned towards Valtteri Bottas triumphing
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Video: How Giorgio Piola discovered an F1 car's "illegal secret"

Autosport - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 15:37
The Ligier JS11 was one of the most competitive cars of Formula 1's early ground effect aero era, winning three races and showing championship-winning potential
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Autosport Podcast: Gary Anderson's Japanese Grand Prix verdict

Autosport - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 13:11
Former Jordan, Stewart and Jaguar Formula 1 technical director Gary Anderson reviews the Japanese Grand Prix in the latest Autosport Podcast
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Kubica: Williams ‘crossed boundaries” by removing new wing from car | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 12:14
Robert Kubica says "boundaries were crossed" when Williams decided to remove its new specification front wing from his car before qualifying.
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Wolff dedicates Mercedes’ sixth constructors’ title to Lauda | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 11:57
Mercedes' team principal Toto Wolff dedicated the team's sixth constructors' championship victory to Niki Lauda, who died earlier this year.
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Vote for your 2019 Japanese Grand Prix Driver of the Weekend | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 11:32
Who was the best driver during the 2019 Japanese Grand Prix weekend? Compare how they did and vote for the best.
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2019 Japanese Grand Prix interactive data: lap charts, times and tyres | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 11:15
Could Lewis Hamilton have mimicked Pierre Gasly's strategy and run to the end without a second pit stop? Take a look at all the data from the Japanese Grand Prix.
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“System error” caused early chequered flag signal which cut Japanese GP short | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 09:21
A "system error" caused the chequered flag signal to be displayed too soon, causing the Japanese Grand Prix to be cut short by one lap.
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Hamilton believes one stop would have worked after strategy “f***-up” | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 08:53
Lewis Hamilton said he could have made a single-stop strategy work after criticising his team's decision to make two pit stops during the Japanese Grand Prix.
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Verstappen lost 25% downforce in Leclerc clash

Motorsport.com - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 08:50
Verstappen had passed Leclerc and Lewis Hamilton on the run to the first corner and kept to the outside as the track tightened into Turn 2, but Leclerc ran wide and his Ferrari clattered into the Red Bull.
Verstappen was shoved onto the grass and had a half-spin before rejoining in 18th, but retired on lap 15 after making little progress.
"It was a huge amount of damage to the floor," Red ...Keep reading
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Leclerc Suzuka collision cost Verstappen's Red Bull 25% downforce

Autosport - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 08:46
Max Verstappen retired from the Japanese Grand Prix because his first-lap clash with Charles Leclerc cost him almost 25% downforce on his Red Bull Formula 1 car
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Suspension problem left Gasly “really afraid the last few laps” | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 08:11
Pierre Gasly said his car's suspension problem felt as if he was going through 130R with his DRS open.
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Renault’s finishing positions remain provisional after Racing Point protest | 2019 Japanese Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 07:27
Renault's Japanese Grand Prix result remains provisional as the FIA begins an investigation into a protest from Racing Point over the legality of their braking system.
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Renault ECU/steering wheels sealed as Racing Point protest goes ahead

Autosport - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 07:12
The FIA has been directed to seal and impound both Renault Formula 1 cars' electronic control units and steering wheels, to allow Racing Point's protest against the team to proceed
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FIA to impound protested Renault's ECUs and steering wheels

Motorsport.com - Sun, 10/13/2019 - 07:09
Racing Point protested Renault after the Japanese Grand Prix over an alleged pre-set lap distance-dependent brake bias adjustment system on both cars.
Representatives of both teams and one from the FIA technical department convened with the Japanese GP stewards on Sunday evening, and the stewards determined that the protest satisfied all relevant parts of the International Sporting Code and is ...Keep reading
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