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Rosberg comfortably tops FP3

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Signing a new contract heading into the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend, Nico Rosberg looked comfortable heading into qualifying, topping the final practice session. Team mate Lewis Hamilton was under pressure to make up for a lack of mileage in FP2, after spinning and clouting into a barrier on Friday. The Briton would begin Saturday practice […]

FP3 – Hamilton completes free practice hat trick

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A crescendo in action during FP3 saw home favourite Lewis Hamilton again top the time sheet, as a Marcus Ericsson crash also resulted in a red flag period. Going slightly wide onto the turn 15 Astroturf, Ericsson then spun the car and crashed heavily into a barrier near the pit entry. Of further note was […]

Key Talking Points from Austria

Arjun Tapasvi
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Lewis Hamilton bounced back to claim victory for the first time in Austria after a last-lap controversial coming together with his team-mate as the lead changed hands. Despite the Mercedes driver’s crash dominating the headlines, there were many surprises – with the likes of Manor Racing’s first points and a ‘surprise’ race for McLaren’s Jenson […]

Current F1 drivers worth “20%” of overall package

Kahran Vohra
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James Allison believes current Formula One drivers are worth just 20 percent of the overall car package during the current turbo era.  Ever since the ‘boring’ turbo-era was introduced back in 2014, the sport has received longing criticism of the sport being too technology driven, with the output from a driver not too important, and several […]

Hamilton storms to emotional Monaco win

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An action-packed Monaco Grand Prix lived up to the circuit’s prestigious history as Lewis Hamilton earned his first win in Monte-Carlo since 2008. A titanic battle between the Briton and pole-sitter Daniel Ricciardo ended in the Mercedes driver’s favour, holding off the Red Bull for a majority of the race. Whilst the race ended under […]

Honda set for engine upgrade in Monaco or Canada

Kahran Vohra
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Honda is set to introduce its first engine upgrade of the 2016 Formula 1 season either at the Monaco Grand Prix, or at the power sensitive Canadian GP, with the Japanese manufacturer attempting to aid McLaren leap into the ‘front-running’ territory. McLaren are well wary of the regulation of using a maximum of five power […]

Renault preview the Spanish Grand Prix

Kahran Vohra
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  Jolyon Palmer “A strong, solid weekend would be nice. We’ve made progress with the car and I’m happy with the balance and how it drives again. Kevin scored points for the team in Russia so we know what’s possible. It’s the first race in Europe and at a track we all know really well. […]

Cash-strapped Sauber to miss first mid-season test

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A cash-strapped Sauber team will not run in any capacity during the upcoming post-Spanish GP test, the team announced on Twitter yesterday. The Swiss team reported on Twitter that it lacked both a car update and young test driver to complete any mileage in the test. The 17-18th May test is one of two allocated […]