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Mercedes says rivals also struggling with F1 tyre window

The Silver Arrows are winless in the first three races of the season, and suffered a worryingly heavy defeat against Ferrari in qualifying in China last time out.Vowles says that there have been times when the Mercedes W09 has been performing very well, b

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Why Formula 1's pitstops are so controversial

McLaren's unsafe release of Stoffel Vandoorne during practice for the Chinese Grand Prix was the sixth pitstop incident across testing and the three GP weekends this year.It followed another McLaren problem in testing, both Haas drivers retiring from the

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Why the Verstappen bubble has finally burst

Max Verstappen has pretty much walked on water since he sailed into Formula 1 as a 17-year-old and began tearing up convention and rewriting the rulebook (sometimes literally) that governs what it means to be a top-class modern grand prix driver. Much of

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Verstappen's mistakes remind Red Bull of Vettel

Verstappen tipped now-Ferrari driver Vettel into a spin in the closing stages of last weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, one week after clashing with the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain.Vettel stepped up to the Red Bull senior team in 2009 and went on to

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Legendary Australian commentator Darrell Eastlake dies

Eastlake passed away on Thursday morning after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease and emphysema. He spent the final few years of his life living in aged care on New South Wales' Central Coast.While he was best known for calling Rugby League and his wo

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Explained: Why Hamilton didn’t stop under Chinese GP safety car

When the safety car came out, the Brackley team opted to leave Lewis Hamilton out on track, despite the neutralisation creating an opportunity to bring him in. Leaders Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas were unable to take the chance when the yellow was

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Video: Why Vettel's safety car gripe is off the mark

Vettel was critical of the FIA's call in the aftermath of last Sunday's Shanghai F1 race, suggesting the fact he and race leader Valtteri Bottas were already past the pit entry when the safety car deployed meant the timing of race director Charlie Whitin

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F1 pecking order might change from race to race - Raikkonen

Ferrari won the first two races of the year before a smart Red Bull strategy allowed Daniel Ricciardo to take victory in China last weekend, meaning the all-conquering Mercedes team of the last four seasons is yet to triumph in 2018.Lewis Hamilton and Mer

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How Force India is pushing to recover from sub-par start

The team has struggled to match its performance levels of the past two Formula 1 seasons, scoring just one point in the first three races of 2018.One of the problems it has admitted to is lack of correlation between the windtunnel/CFD and racetrack, with

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Nico Rosberg tells Lewis Hamilton's rivals to make hay while the sun shines as he will bounce back 'so damn strong'

The former world champion believes Hamilton 'loses his edge' when things go against him, but has experience of how difficult it can be when he gets things right

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Alonso "doesn't care" about F1 form of Honda, Ferrari

Alonso's comments were prompted by questions over the current form of engine supplier Honda following the end of its troubled three-year partnership with McLaren and its subsequent switch to Toro Rosso.While McLaren, its cars now fitted with Renault engin

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How Formula 1's 'lion' is being caged by Mercedes

A month ago very few people would have bet that Mercedes would fail to win any of the opening three races of the Formula 1 season.It's incredibly close in F1 at the moment. The days of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg droning around at the front of the fie

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Daniel Ricciardo casts doubt on Red Bull future and plans to keep options open as F1 direction remains uncertain

The Chinese Grand Prix winner is out of contract at the end of the season and has no plans to commit his long-term future just yet

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Formula 1's new Raikkonen has finally arrived

A star of the early 2018 Formula 1 races after some up-and-down seasons. Old school, direct and to the point, non-political and revelling in a car that offers him the right characteristics to carry the speed he wants into the corner. Sound familiar?Many w

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Renault: 2018 engine upgrades bigger than current deficit

The French manufacturer has been the third-best engine supplier since F1 switched to V6 turbo-hybrids for 2014.Renault allowed its works team and two customers – Red Bull and McLaren – to access more engine performance in China, after validating relia

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Ferrari goes aggressive on ultrasofts for Azerbaijan GP

Mercedes, Force India, Haas and Fernando Alonso have gone for nine sets, while Red Bull, Williams and Toro Rosso have opted for eight, and Renault is on its own by choosing only seven.The selections for Baku indicate an unusual amount of variety – also

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F1 increases fuel limit for 2019 to help drivers push harder

The FIA has also confirmed that a May deadline has been set for finalising the 2021 power unit regulations, as suggested by Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene last week.The fuel allowance change, agreed in today’s Paris meeting and set to be ratified by t

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Toro Rosso has "a lot to analyse" after sudden China slump

Gasly and teammate Brendon Hartley were dumped out of Q1 in China and collided during the race while attempting to trade places near the foot of the order.Toro Rosso had expected to fare worse than in Bahrain, partly because China’s long back straight e

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Teams helping F1 organisers with overtaking research

It’s the first time in a decade that teams have been involved in such research, which was previously conducted under the auspices of the FIA’s Overtaking Working Group.F1’s R&D team, working under chief technical officer Pat Symonds and in conju

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Is F1's Mercedes era really over?

On face value, it certainly looks as if things are getting a bit strained within Mercedes, and having two other teams biting at its heels is definitely exposing the team's weaknesses.Over the first three years of its dominance, in reality all that was rea

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F1 set for pitstop tweak to combat unsafe releases

An unsafe release from McLaren in practice for the Chinese Grand Prix was the fifth such problem in three grand prix weekends and came a week after a Ferrari pit crew member suffered a broken leg in Bahrain.The unsafe releases have occurred despite all 1

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Real 2018 McLaren to debut at Spanish GP - Boullier

Thus far, the team has run with what Boullier describes as evolution of last year’s Honda-powered car, and while it has proved strong in races, it has been lacking in speed over one lap and especially in straightline performance.“The 2018 car is comin

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Issue #26 of GP Gazette is now online

From a first-stint procession to as wild a finish as you're likely to see, it was a genuine race of two halves in China. Just when it looked like Valtteri Bottas had done enough to take Mercedes' first win of the season, Daniel Ricciardo decided to be Dan

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“Disappointed” Jos Verstappen says Max needs to think more

Speaking on the Dutch TV channel Ziggo’s Peptalk show, Verstappen Snr admitted that Max’s move that led to Vettel’s spin, and a 10s time penalty, was the kind of mistake he needs to avoid in future. He also revealed that he will meet with his son t

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Force India "hit hard" by first-lap dramas

Sergio Perez fell from eighth to 14th on lap one of last weekend's Chinese GP amid a brush with Fernando Alonso that also held up the second Force India of Esteban Ocon.That came a week after Perez was delayed by a first-lap collision with Toro Rosso's Br

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Daniel Ricciardo sets F1 pulses racing with masterclass in China Grand Prix| Giles Richards

The Australian showed touches of real quality to win in Shanghai but Max Verstappen is still making mistakesDaniel Ricciardo’s skill at overtaking was never in doubt but his remarkable performance in China was confirmation of just how far he is willing

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F1 facing last chance to make 2019 overtaking changes

The subject, which will be discussed in Tuesday's F1 Strategy Group meeting in Paris, came to the fore after there was a lack of overtaking in the Australian Grand Prix, and it was discussed by the FIA, F1's chief technical officer Pat Symonds and team te

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Mercedes says Red Bull strategy "wasn't on our radar"

A bold gamble on strategy paid off big time for Red Bull in Shanghai, a quick decision to pit both of its drivers for fresh soft rubber during a safety car intervention mid-way through the Chinese GP netting an unlikely win for Daniel Ricciardo.It could h

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Lewis Hamilton isn't winning but F1 is revelling in a three-way combat between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull

While Hamilton's detractors will enjoy their moments of schadenfreude, his tribulations are making this a great battle for the championship

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Stroll unlucky with Safety Car intervention in China

Lance Stroll qualified his Williams FW41 down in 18th place and started the race on a set of soft Pirelli tires.He made a good start and ran in 12th place before he made his only pit stop of the race on Lap 23 for the medium tire.“It was a great start a

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