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[F1 2019 NEWS FEATURE] MAURICE HAMILTON: RACING POINT

We’ve seen the 2019 cars stationary. Now they’re up and running during an initial test that will tell each team a great deal about the effectiveness of their own...

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] WILLIAMS RACING: NEW BEGINNINGS

2019 is a crucial season for Williams, the squad needing to move on from its disastrous FW41 that forced its worst campaign since 1977.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] HAAS F1 TEAM: BIG GOALS

American team Haas became Formula 1’s first mover last week, with the squad launching its 2019 livery at London’s lavish Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall… 

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] RED BULL RACING: A NEW LINE-UP

It’ll be all eyes on Red Bull Racing next week at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, as the squad finally hits the track powered by Honda.

[F1 2019 VIDEO FEATURE] ALFA ROMEO RACING: AN EMERGENT FORCE

It’s a new year and new identity for F1’s Swiss privateer outfit. Sauber rebranding as Alfa Romeo Racing, despite there being no change in its ownership, management or in...

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Mexican president to cut grand prix funding to pay for railway

The president of Mexico has suggested the country’s Formula 1 race will not receive state support, as the event fights for its future on the calendar.

Leclerc ‘put emotion to one side’ in first 2019 Ferrari F1 test

Charles Leclerc said he put the emotion of his official 2019 debut as a Ferrari Formula 1 driver aside as he topped pre-season testing at Barcelona on Tuesday.

Gasly 'caught by surprise' in F1 test crash

Red Bull Formula 1 newcomer Pierre Gasly says he was “caught by surprise” in his crash on the second day of pre-season testing in Barcelona.

Leclerc tops second F1 test day as Gasly crashes

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc topped the second day of Formula 1 pre-season testing at Barcelona, while new Red Bull signing Pierre Gasly crashed in the afternoon...

New Racing Point site expands current base tenfold

Racing Point had expanded its Silverstone site ten fold after acquiring land on which to build its new factory.

Williams' car to arrive in Barcelona on Wednesday morning

Williams is hoping to finally be able to run its new Formula 1 car for the first time on Wednesday afternoon, with the FW42 due to arrive at the Barcelona track in the...

Renault 'in the ballpark' on long runs

Daniel Ricciardo says he’s encouraged by his first proper taste of Renault's 2019 Formula 1 car, despite a rear wing failure pitching him into the gravel on the second...

Compact engine design has not hurt performance

Honda says the performance of its 2019 Formula 1 power unit has not been compromised by the push to deliver a more compact design for its Red Bull teams.

Bigger Ferrari changes would've been 'madness'

Ferrari Formula 1 team would've been 'mad' to make sweeping changes ahead of the 2019 season, driver Sebastian Vettel believes.

Leclerc keeps Ferrari on top in second morning of F1 test

Ferrari made a commanding start to the second day of 2019 Formula 1 testing at Barcelona, with Charles Leclerc nearly a full second clear of the field.

New track surface behind 2019 F1 speed gains

Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli reckons a better track surface, rather than a failure of the new rules, is the real reason behind the impressive laptimes being delivered...

Ferrari making 'statement' with Vettel/Leclerc claim

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes that Ferrari suggesting it could favour Sebastian Vettel from early in the season is a 'statement'.

Red Bull not alarmed by Ferrari/Alfa's radical front wings

Red Bull is confident that it has not missed a trick with its front wing design this year, despite the radical solutions adopted by Ferrari and Alfa Romeo.

F1 set for standard gearboxes as FIA issues tender

The FIA has issued an invitation to tender for a common Formula 1 gearbox cassette to be used between 2021 and 2024.

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