Month: August 2020

While the on-track Formula 1 action at Spa-Francorchamps was a surprisingly tepid affair, there were still plenty of key talking points throughout the Belgian Grand Prix weekend. LUKE SMITH discusses the most salient topics In a Formula 1 season that has been anything but normal, there was a welcome sense of routine brought by the
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Reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden recorded his second victory of season for Team Penske under caution in the second race of the double-header at Gateway. Newgarden gained the lead from team-mate Will Power through the third and final pitstop cycle on lap 152 after the Australian was briefly held up by backmarker Ed Carpenter on
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Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson said he “did all we could” after missing out on the playoffs in his final full-time season. With the final places in the playoffs still to be decided heading into Saturday’s final regular season round at Daytona, Johnson finished fifth in both of the opening two stages, but
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Williams is hopeful it can fight the beleaguered Ferrari squad during Formula 1’s 2020 Belgian Grand Prix after George Russell finished just behind Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel in qualifying. The team’s head of vehicle performance, Dave Robson, said Williams was encouraged after Ferrari appeared to show poor form during the FP2 long runs on
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Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says he’s in “good spirits” after putting the frustration of the Spanish Grand Prix behind him. After finishing third in Barcelona behind team-mate Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen a despondent Bottas said he could already see the 2020 F1 world championship “drifting away”. He is currently third in the
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Formula 1 returns to action after a brief pause following the Spanish Grand Prix for the next triple-header, beginning in Belgium. After a dominant victory last time out at Catalunya, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton leads team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the championship by 37 points ahead of this weekend’s Belgian GP at the iconic Spa. Thursday
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Leading riders have called for greater consistency from MotoGP stewards following numerous incidents across the Austrian and Styrian Grand Prix weekends. Opinion was split on the pitlane start penalty awarded to Johann Zarco for the Styrian GP after his horror collision with Franco Morbidelli in the Austrian GP the week before. In the Styrian GP,
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