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Mercedes examined 1200 parts after Spain crash

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World Champions, Mercedes have examined 1200 parts on the two ‘championship-winning’ cars, after their drivers came together, and ending their race on the first lap.  Unlike the other 20 races, practice in Monaco takes place on Thursday – which means Mercedes have one less day to repair both cars, and staff will have to work […]

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 […]

Hamilton and Vettel will struggle in Formula E

Kahran Vohra
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Lucas di Grassi has unexpectedly made a claim that F1 world champions, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will “have a hard time” in FIA’s electric racing series, Formula E. Di Grassi has had experience racing current F1 world champion, Lewis Hamilton is Formula 3, where the Brazilian managed third in the overall rankings during Lewis […]

F1 lost one-third of its TV viewers since 2008

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After controversial talk about the sport’s falling audience, new figures have officially been released from the Formula One Management, which indicate the television audience fell by one-third since Lewis Hamilton’s first championship winning year, in 2008. The published one-third loss in Formula 1 viewership equates to a loss of approximately 200 million viewers, in under […]

“No excuses” for struggling works Renault

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Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul admits there are “no excuses” for the French manufacturer’s poor start to the 2016 F1 season, following their return to the sport, after taking over cash strapped Renault. The yellow liveried works team have failed to score, and apart from Renault, only Sauber and Manor are the two other teams who have failed to […]

Ecclestone’s controversial views on Trump, women in F1 and Putin

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Formula One ringleader Bernie Ecclestone has sensationally claimed that female racing drivers would not be taken seriously within the sport, whilst also shockingly dismissing immigrants contributions to Britain. Speaking to WPP chief executive Martin Sorrell at an Advertising Week Europe conference, the 85-year-old Brit also praised Russian president Vladimir Putin as a man “who should […]

Ecclestone: GPDA interested in ‘taking money’ out of F1

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F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone has again riled up controversy, questioning the Grand Prix Driver’s Association’s (GPDA) right to scrutinise decision making. The latest comments by Bernie Ecclestone come in response to a GPDA open letter criticising F1 governance. Speaking with ESPN in Bahrain, Ecclestone replied to questions over the GPDA’s stake in the sport in […]

Schumacher wanted to disappear from public before accident – Manager

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Michael Schumacher’s manager has unexpectedly made a claim that the 7-time F1 champion had ‘a dream’ to disappear from the public and the media, following his high importance after winning 7 Formula 1 World Championships. The German racing driver has now spent over two years recovering, following his critical skiing accident at the French alps, and […]

Mercedes considering Wehrlein as a future driver

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Toto Wolff is not ruling out German racing driver, Pascal Wehrlein to take over Hamilton or Rosberg’s seat at works Mercedes team in the near future, and the boss of Mercedes motorsport has set ‘targets’ for Pascal Wehrlein in order to obtain a Mercedes drive in the near future.  The German racing driver has been with Mercedes […]