Month: December 2017

[ad_1] Lewis Hamilton says a winter meeting with Toto Wolff ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 season was “really important” to reset their relationship following Nico Rosberg’s departure from Mercedes. Internal relations became highly strained as Hamilton’s F1 title battles with Rosberg from 2014-16 became affected by various controversies relating to on-track collisions, off-track behaviour
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[ad_1] Volkswagen Motorsport director Sven Smeets says M-Sport’s 2017 title success is payback for keeping the World Rally Championship afloat when most manufacturers deserted it. Malcolm Wilson’s independent M-Sport team took ex-VW driver Sebastien Ogier to the title this year and also won the manufacturers’ crown – for the first time since its successes as
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[ad_1] Stoffel Vandoorne admits the early part of his 2017 Formula 1 season “wasn’t good enough” as he struggled to get up to speed amid McLaren-Honda’s reliability problems. After a decorated junior single-seater career, including the 2015 GP2 title and a successful stint in Japanese Super Formula, Vandoorne was expected to star upon receiving full-time
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[ad_1] IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden says he feared for his ultimately-title-winning season after Honda dominated the opener in St Petersburg. Newgarden replaced Juan Pablo Montoya at Penske in last year’s off-season following his spell with Ed Carpenter Racing and was keen to avoid the first year struggles that 2016 champion Simon Pagenaud endured when he
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