Category: Formula 1

Formula 1 News

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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Jan 28

Fernando Alonso finishes 38th on Daytona 24 Hours debut

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso finishes 38th on his sportscar debut at the Daytona 24 Hours.

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Jan 25

Force India & Sauber withdraw complaint about ‘unfair’ F1

Force India and Sauber have withdrawn their complaint to the European Union regarding anti-competitive practices in Formula 1.

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Jan 22

Formula 1 gossip: Verstappen, Alonso, Mansell, Sainz, Hamilton

“Don’t compare me with Senna,” says Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, plus more.

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Jan 19

Formula 1’s greatest drivers: Sir Stirling Moss

Sir Stirling Moss is the ultimate proof that statistics count only for so much when assessing the worth of a grand prix driver.

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Jan 19

Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness

Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss decides to retire from public life following a long illness.

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Jan 17

Ex-McLaren boss Whitmarsh returning to F1

Former McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh is returning to Formula 1 to help find ways to reduce costs.

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Jan 16

Formula 1: Robert Kubica named Williams reserve driver

Robert Kubica is named Williams reserve driver, seven years after suffering life-changing injuries in a crash, as Sergey Sirotkin takes race driver spot.

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Jan 15

Dan Gurney: Pioneering F1 driver dies aged 86

Dan Gurney, one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of the 1960s and the first to spray champagne on the podium, dies aged 86.

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Jan 15

Formula 1 gossip: Mercedes, McLaren, Renault, Sauber

McLaren are under big pressure to perform and Mercedes change view on team dynamics

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Jan 10

Formula 1 boss keen on staging race in Danish capital Copenhagen by 2020

Formula 1 boss Chase Carey has backed plans for a new race in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

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Jan 10

Daniil Kvyat: Red Bull reject joins Ferrari as development driver

Red Bull reject Daniil Kvyat has been signed by Ferrari as their development driver.

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Jan 10

Monger training as stunt driver

Having his legs amputated below the knee hasn’t stopped Billy Monger getting back in the driving seat.

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