Formula 1

[ad_1] A new behind-the-scenes Amazon documentary on McLaren has revealed there were genuine fears Fernando Alonso would quit during 2017 Formula 1 pre-season testing and that the team would ‘collapse’. The series ‘Grand Prix Driver’, which is narrated by Michael Douglas and produced by Manish Pandey, a BAFTA winner for his involvement in the Senna
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[ad_1] Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe says Sergey Sirotkin was “the best driver available” for the seat alongside Lance Stroll in the team’s 2018 Formula 1 line-up. Former Renault reserve Sirotkin, who is backed by the Russian SMP Racing programme and reportedly brings a financial package worth around £15million, emerged as favourite to replace
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[ad_1] Force India and Sauber have dropped the complaint they made to the European Union Competitions Commission regarding Formula 1’s governance and payment structure. The two teams lodged an official complaint with the Commission in September 2015, citing the division of revenues and drawing up of rules as “unfair and unlawful”. Ferrari, Red Bull, Mercedes,
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[ad_1] The Force India Formula 1 team’s recent success on a limited budget sets an example that Renault should follow, according to the French manufacturer’s F1 team boss Cyril Abiteboul. Force India finished fourth in F1’s constructors’ championship for the second consecutive season in 2017, two places ahead of the Renault works outfit. Abiteboul suggested
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[ad_1] McLaren and Renault will pose a “significant” threat to Force India in the 2018 Formula 1 constructors’ battle, according to the team’s deputy team principal Bob Fernley. Force India secured fourth in the constructors’ championship for the second successive year in 2017, finishing a comfortable 104 points clear of fifth-placed Williams. But Fernley is
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[ad_1] Pairing Valtteri Bottas alongside Lewis Hamilton has changed the way the Mercedes Formula 1 team thinks about internal rivalries between its drivers, according to team boss Toto Wolff. Mercedes had a difficult time managing the dynamic between Hamilton and 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg, as their battles for the championship became increasingly vitriolic.
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