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'Pink Mercedes' tag gone too far

Racing Point's Formula One car has been dubbed the "Pink Mercedes" because it looks like a clone of last year's title-winner, but the Silverstone-based team are hitting back at what they see as a misconception.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/8/6 18:08:40

Hamilton eyes 'super weird' triumph

Fresh from two dominant triumphs, Lewis Hamilton will seek to complete an early-season hat-trick and extend his home wins record to seven without his usual impassioned supporters in "super weird" circumstances at the weekend's British Grand Prix.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/30 18:33:40

Italian Grand Prix at historic Monza circuit to run without spectators

This year's Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Monza, a highlight of the calendar for diehard Ferrari fans, will be held without spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers said.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/7/30 18:28:41

'Gloves are off'

Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff may have seen his world champion team claim victory in the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix, but he still insists the "gloves are off" when the duel for supremacy with rivals Red Bull resumes on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/9 17:58:40

Reliability key in shortened F1 season: Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says reliability will be "fundamental" in deciding who emerges on top in the shortened Formula One season, with less margin for error due to the lighter schedule following the coronavirus lockdown.
Soure:AFP: 2020/7/2 18:13:41

Haas chief hails 'best possible' F1 health rules

Health rules for Formula One's coronavirus-delayed, season-opening Austrian Grand Prix are the best they could possibly be, Haas team principal Guenther Steiner said.
Soure:AFP: 2020/6/27 0:38:40

Spending cuts needed to preserve F1 teams: chief

The managing director of Formula One has said spending cuts will be necessary to prevent the "tragedy" of teams leaving the sport amid the coronavirus.
Soure:AFP: 2020/5/5 18:28:41

Leclerc 'happy' if Vettel stays

Charles Leclerc says he would be happy to have Sebastian Vettel continue as his Ferrari Formula One teammate next season, despite their clashes on track last year.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/4/25 13:53:41

Virus final wake-up call for F1: McLaren chief

The COVID-19 crisis is a final wake-up call for an already "unhealthy" Formula One which risks losing teams unless drastic changes are made, McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl warned.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/4/17 18:43:40

F1 considering closed races once season starts

Formula One is considering holding closed races without spectators, most likely at European circuits, once the season is able to start after being stalled by the new coronavirus pandemic.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/4/9 19:33:40

Novelty of no-spectator Bahrain GP could boost TV audience

Formula One's unprecedented decision to hold the Bahrain Grand Prix without spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak could ultimately boost viewing figures for the March 22 race, according to sports analytics firm Nielsen.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/3/13 14:38:40

Ricciardo to start key season at home

Daniel Ricciardo will be keeping a close eye on his mobile phone this season as the Australian's Formula One future comes into focus.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/3/7 1:33:40

Vietnam F1 race is on

Vietnam's first Formula One Grand Prix will go ahead as planned on April 5, despite continuing concern about the coronavirus epidemic that has caused the cancellation of China's race.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/28 18:18:40

New Williams an improvement on 'scary' 2019 race car: Russell

George Russell was first on track for the start of preseason testing and sounded positive afterward as his Williams Formula One team set about banishing the ghosts of a dire 2019 campaign.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/21 21:18:40

Hamilton, Mercedes 'obvious pairing,' says F1 team boss Wolff

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff said his team's tie-up with Lewis Hamilton is the "obvious pairing," with the future of the six-time world champion still unclear on the eve of the new season.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/14 18:33:40

Ricciardo starts team-bonding season at Renault

Daniel Ricciardo's Renault teammates had better beware: The Australian is planning to take them out of their comfort zone and make them sweat as he chases a return to the Formula One podium.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/14 18:13:40

Vettel still Ferrari's pick despite poor 2019

Sebastian Vettel is Ferrari's first choice to partner Charles Leclerc next year, team boss Mattia Binotto said on Tuesday, despite speculation that they want six times world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/12 18:58:41

Red Bull boss reaffirms Verstappen the right man

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel boast 10 Formula One crowns between them but Red Bull have the "coming man" in Max Verstappen and would say no to both, according to team boss Christian Horner.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/6 21:08:47