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F1 News: FIA sets up whistleblower hotline to expose competition cheats

Autosport - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:43
Formula 1 governing body the FIA has set up a whistleblower hotline in a bid to help expose competitors or companies that are breaking the rules
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Aston Martin appoints AMG's Moers as new CEO

Motorsport.com - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:20
Moers, who will take up his role on August 1, comes as part of a revamp of the company by executive chairman and shareholder Lawrence Stroll.
Former president and CEO Andy Palmer has stood down with immediate effect, with current vice-president Keith Stanton being appointed as temporary COO until Moers' arrival.
Stroll believes that Moers, who has built a strong reputation for his management ...Keep reading
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F1 News: Mercedes-AMG chairman becomes new Aston Martin CEO

Autosport - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 04:19
Aston Martin has announced the appointment of Mercedes-AMG chairman Tobias Moers as its new CEO, confirming the brand's first major change under Lawrence Stroll
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Watch: The Indy 500 at its unforgettable best, today in 1985 | It's Not Race Week

F1Fanatic - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 03:20
It's not race week - but we've got another classic motorsport moment for you to enjoy. This week: Mario Andretti and Danny Sullivan's thrilling Indianapolis 500 scrap, 35 years ago today.
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F1 News: New hope for British GP as UK PM asks for F1 to be exempt from quarantine rules

Autosport - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 03:17
The UK's prime minister has reportedly responded to lobbying from Formula 1 to create a quarantine exemption for the sport's travelling personnel by asking his ministers to make it happen
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Brown hints at Ricciardo/Norris Bathurst 1000 bid

Motorsport.com - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 02:47
Brown, a part-owner of the Walkinshaw Andretti United Supercars squad, has thrown his support behind the idea of the two F1 aces teaming up for a wildcard tilt at Bathurst in a WAU Holden once Ricciardo joins McLaren.
The determining factor, according to Brown, will be the Formula 1 and Supercars calendars, with the Bathurst 1000 and Japanese Grand Prix traditionally falling on the same ...Keep reading
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Stroll appoints Mercedes chief as Aston Martin president | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Tue, 05/26/2020 - 02:26
Racing Point F1 team owner Lawrence Stroll has appointed a long-time Mercedes executive as the new president of carmaker Aston Martin.
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FIA sets up ‘Ethics and Compliance Hotline’ | RaceFans Round-up

F1Fanatic - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 19:01
In the round-up: FIA sets up 'Ethics and Compliance Hotline' • Renault will begin season before deciding Ricciardo replacement • NASCAR holds longest-ever race
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UK PM Boris Johnson tells ministers to help make British GP happen

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 18:21
A story in The Times on Monday evening said Johnson is keen to help the two planned Silverstone races take place, and has kickstarted the process. A source has confirmed that the subject was discussed in a cabinet meeting last week.
In essence the justification is to support the British motorsport industry, with F1 having made clear to its government contacts the importance of holding the ...Keep reading
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UK government ‘will allow Silverstone F1 races to go ahead despite quarantine’ | 2020 F1 season

F1Fanatic - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 15:16
The British government will allow Formula 1's planned races at Silverstone to go ahead in spite of the new quarantine arrangements which will come into force next month.
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Podcast: The greatest F1 team – technical director

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 15:04
A panel made up of 18 of the Motorsport Network's F1 experts from across the globe all voted for the individuals they believed were the absolute best in their respective fields, and this series looks at which names came out on top in each category.
Now that the team has a race engineer, a chief designer and a sporting director, the search is now on to find F1's greatest technical ...Keep reading
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The day Rosberg and Hamilton’s relationship blew up

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 11:22
The explosive nature of their rivalry caused great tensions within Mercedes as they fought for wins and titles in what was effectively an intra-team contest on the majority of weekends for three seasons.
It occasionally spilled over on-track, notably with three on-track collisions - Belgium 2014, Spain 2016 and Austria 2016 - but there were constant battles bubbling under the surface, making it ...Keep reading
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F1 News: Silverstone open to August date to save British GP

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:47
The Formula 1 British Grand Prix could switch to a date in August in order to save the race following the UK government's latest quarantine measures, according to Silverstone's chief
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British GP open to August date to save F1 race

Motorsport.com - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:43
Silverstone had been hoping to hold back-to-back F1 races on 26 July and 2 August behind closed doors as part of the push to get the 2020 season started amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
But these plans were dealt a blow when the British government announced last week that F1 personnel would not be exempt from a new regulation that requires all international arrivals to spend two weeks in ...Keep reading
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F1 News: Renault won't choose Ricciardo replacement until 2020 season has started

Autosport - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:30
Renault will wait until after the 2020 Formula 1 season has started before it decides on who it wants to replace Daniel Ricciardo for next year
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The TP GP: Who would win if the F1 team principals raced each other on track?

Formula 1 - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10
What if F1's team bosses were to settle their differences not in the boardroom or the F1 paddock but on the track instead? With a number of ex-drivers heading teams currently, we look at who we think would win in a race-off.
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Ricciardo reveals the two races that earned him ‘respect’ from Schumacher and Alonso

Formula 1 - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10
But will Ricciardo be battling Alonso on track again in 2021?
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WATCH: Highlights and best bits as Russell seals crushing Virtual Monaco GP win

Formula 1 - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10
The Williams driver was in superb form and dominated the race, winning by almost 40 seconds from second-place man Esteban Gutierrez.
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Russell makes it two wins in a row with dominant victory in the Virtual Monaco Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10
The Williams driver makes it back-to-back victories and wins by almost 40 seconds in the F1 Esports Virtual race around the streets of Monte Carlo.
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AS IT HAPPENED: Watch all the action from the Virtual Monaco Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 10:10
Watch the full race as the Leclerc brothers battled for a home win around the streets of Monte Carlo...
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