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FP1: Bottas leads Hamilton in rain-affected first practice at Silverstone as Stroll ends session in gravel

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
Valtteri Bottas set the pace in opening practice for the British Grand Prix as persistent rain meant only 10 drivers opted to set a lap time around Silverstone.
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How to stream the 2022 British Grand Prix on F1 TV

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
The drivers are getting set to go racing at this weekend’s 2022 British Grand Prix, and you can stream all the action live on F1 TV Pro.
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AS IT HAPPENED: All the action from second practice for the British Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
Live coverage of Friday's second Formula 1 practice session for the 2022 British Grand Prix in Silverstone.
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MUST-SEE: Watch Norris’s fancy footwork as Pedal Cam returns to F1 for the first time in 22 years

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
For the first time in 22 years, a Pedal Cam has featured in an F1 weekend broadcast, showing off the footwork of McLaren’s Lando Norris as he steered his McLaren MCL36 around the fast and flowing Silverstone circuit during Free Practice 1 for the British Grand Prix.
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AS IT HAPPENED: All the action from first practice for the British Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
Live coverage of Friday's first Formula 1 practice session for the 2022 British Grand Prix in Silverstone.
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F1 TV RADIO REWIND: All the team radio from the dramatic and controversial 2021 British Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
Relive the drama of the 2021 British Grand Prix at Silverstone through the full-length episode of F1 TV's Radio Rewind...
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Ocon praises 'awesome job' by Alpine ahead of Silverstone as team maintain upgrade push

Formula 1 - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 23:00
Esteban Ocon has expressed his astonishment that Alpine have brought significant upgrades to both of their cars for the 2022 British Grand Prix as Otmar Szafnauer explained that it could only have happened at the Enstone team’s home race.
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Tsunoda “hopeful” of AlphaTauri extension for 2023 | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 19:01
In the round-up: Tsunoda "hopeful" to race for AlphaTauri in '23 • Chadwick takes W Series pole • Wickens win brings joy to IndyCar
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Mercedes and McLaren gains raise prospect of closest qualifying yet – rain or shine | 2022 British Grand Prix Friday practice analysis

F1Fanatic - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 17:01
With Mercedes on Ferrari's heels and Red Bull with work to do, will this be the most closely contested Saturday of the season so far?
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Why Red Bull has added a shelf to its F1 engine cover

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 16:54
The team has made a significant change to the shape of the bodywork where the sidepods and engine cover meet.
This has created distinctive channels for which the airflow will follow, both over the sidepod and from over the shoulder of the halo.
Interestingly, if we compare it to Red Bull's sister squad AlphaTauri, it's somewhat of a kindred spirit with the AT03 which has sported this 'shelf' ...Keep reading
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Mercedes reveals extent of F1 upgrades for British GP

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 16:34
The changes, which have to be notified to the FIA before the cars are allowed to run on track, include revised front suspension, sidepod vanes, floor, rear wings and bib wing tweaks.
On the front suspension, Mercedes has added volume to the pushrod and rear leg components where they meet the chassis.
The team explained the reason for this tweak was to downwash the flow local to the chassis ...Keep reading
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Silverstone exposes AlphaTauri’s F1 weaknesses, says Gasly

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 15:42
The Italian squad endured a difficult first day of practice, with Gasly ending up 18th in the dry FP2 and teammate Yuki Tsunoda only two places further ahead.
Although Gasly says his afternoon running was not helped by car damage, he says that the AT03’s deficit to its rivals on the kind of quick corners that make up the Silverstone circuit explain its form.
“It clearly exposes us,” he ...Keep reading
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Hamilton is right: it's about action for the future, not giving the past a platform

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 15:04
The past few days have been turbulent for Formula 1. The surfacing of Nelson Piquet’s comments directed at Lewis Hamilton given in an interview late last year, in which he used a racial slur, reignited the discussion surrounding racism and the push for diversity in F1, enacting proper change.
The statements made by F1 and the FIA condemned Piquet’s comments, but Hamilton said in his initial ...Keep reading
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Hamilton: Mercedes “not miles off” Red Bull and Ferrari after W13 upgrades | 2022 British Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 14:57
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes are "not miles off" their rivals at the end of the opening day of practice for the British Grand Prix.
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F1 Grand Prix practice results: Sainz fastest in British GP on Friday

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 14:05
Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas was fastest in a wet FP1, while Sainz topped FP2 in much dryer weather conditions. Hamilton, McLaren’s Lando Norris and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen were next up.
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Hamilton: Mercedes made “small step forwards” despite “harsh” bouncing

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 13:26
Mercedes brought a raft of updates for its W13 car to the British Grand Prix, including a revised front suspension, sidepod vanes, floor, rear wings and bib wing tweaks.
The team was pushing to take a step forward in performance and ease some of the bouncing that has blighted both Hamilton and team-mate George Russell’s efforts so far this season.
Following a damp FP1 that saw teams ...Keep reading
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Sargeant takes maiden Formula 2 pole at Silverstone | Formula 2

F1Fanatic - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 13:12
Williams junior driver Logan Sargeant dominated the Formula 2 field during Formula 2 qualifying at Silverstone, taking his first pole in the series.
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Perez "miles off" in British GP F1 practice due to aero issue

Motorsport.com - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 13:09
With Friday's first free practice session rained out, neither Perez nor teammate Max Verstappen set a laptime, the pair restricted to just three exploration laps each in FP1.
The weather conditions put a bigger emphasis on the single hour of a dry second practice session for teams to get their set-ups together, with Ferrari's Carlos Sainz leading Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and Lando Norris ...Keep reading
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Mercedes have “made a step forward” as Hamilton ends practice second | 2022 British Grand Prix

F1Fanatic - Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:41
Mercedes are confident they've made progress with their W13 at Silverstone this weekend after an encouraging start to practice for the team.
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