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Formula 1 News

Feb 15

Formula 1: Williams say inexperienced drivers can deliver as they unveil 2018 car

Williams say they have no concerns that their inexperienced driver line-up will affect their performance in 2018 as they unveil their new car.

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Feb 15

Formula 3: Billy Monger shows how he drives a 150mph car with no legs

After suffering a horrific crash in which he lost both of his legs, Billy Monger is attempting to break into Formula 3. But how does he drive a 150mph car?

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Feb 14

Haas unveil new VF-18 car for 2018 Formula 1 season

American outfit Haas are the first team to release images of their 2018 Formula 1 car.

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Feb 12

Gossip: Mercedes, McLaren, Renault, Bottas, Sirotkin, Williams

Mercedes insist McLaren and Renault are title rivals, Bottas ready to beat Hamilton, Williams back Sirotkin, plus more

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Feb 09

Fernando Alonso: World Endurance Championship race moved so F1 star can compete

Fernando Alonso will take part in all rounds of the World Endurance Championship this year after a race was moved to accommodate him.

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Feb 08

McLaren expect biggest gains of any team in 2018

McLaren believe they will make the biggest step forward of all teams in Formula 1 this season.

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Feb 08

‘Halo’ can take weight of London bus – Mercedes’ James Allison

The ‘halo’ added to F1 cars to improve driver safety can take the weight of a double decker bus, says Mercedes technical boss James Allison.

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Feb 05

‘Grid kids’ to replace ‘grid girls’ in F1

Formula 1 will replace ‘grid girls’ with a new programme called ‘grid kids’ from the start of the new season.

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Feb 05

Formula 1 gossip: Alonso, Mone, Wolff, Kyalami circuit

McLaren team insist Fernando Alonso has a “very minimised” role with Toyota, Mone criticises grid girl ban, plus more.

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Feb 02

Formula 1: Team chief Claire Williams supports scrapping of ‘grid girls’

Williams chief Claire Williams backs the decision by Formula 1 bosses to stop using ‘grid girls’ from this season.

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Feb 01

Don’t forget, they’ll have halos – F1’s car launch & testing schedule

Your guide to the key dates for pre-season car launches and testing for the 2018 Formula 1 season.

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Feb 01

‘Grid girls’ did not offend me but F1 ban is step in the right direction – Wolff

Former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff says she was not offended by ‘grid girls’ but getting rid of them is a “step in the right direction”.

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Jan 31

Formula 1: ‘Grid girls’ will not be used at races this season

‘Grid girls’ will no longer be used by Formula 1 from the start of the 2018 World Championship season.

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Jan 30

Fernando Alonso: Two-time F1 champion to race at Le Mans in 2018 & 2019

Fernando Alonso is to take part in the Le Mans 24 Hours and all but one of the World Endurance Championship races with Toyota this year.

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Jan 29

Fernando Alonso ‘a little bit scared’ by Daytona 24 Hours debut

Two-time F1 world champion Fernando Alonso says he was “a little bit scared” when he suffered two brake failures at almost 200mph on his Daytona 24 Hours debut.

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Jan 29

Formula 1 gossip: Hamilton, Stewart, Renault, Massa, Stroll

Hamilton’s “diva” car will not be too different, Stewart says grid girls not to blame for lack of female drivers, Renault plan to beat top teams at 85%, plus more.

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