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Brown feels top three will be difficult

21st January 2020, 13:57

McLaren CEO Zak Brown says it is very unlikely his team will be battling for a top three spot in the 2020 Formula 1 championship.

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FIA president paying no attention to schedule criticism

21st January 2020, 12:51

FIA president Jean Todt says an extended F1 calendar should be welcomed rather than criticised.

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Giovinazzi eager to keep learning

20th January 2020, 18:51

Alfa Romeo's Antonio Giovinazzi feels he still has much to learn in Formula 1 but is confident he will be a better driver this year.

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Hamilton to extend Mercedes stay

20th January 2020, 17:06

Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton is reportedly set to end speculation over his future by penning a new two-year contract.

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Perez drops huge retirement hint

19th January 2020, 16:20

Sergio Perez says he may walk away from Formula 1 at the end of his current deal with Racing Point.

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Renault switch gave Ricciardo 'discipline'

19th January 2020, 12:12

Daniel Ricciardo says being involved in the Formula 1 midfield battle with Renault has taught him "discipline".

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Verstappen enjoying the Red Bull life

18th January 2020, 20:06

Max Verstappen feels there is a great team spirit at Red Bull which, he hopes, will bring the Formula 1 title back to the team.

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Marko - Gasly promotion handled poorly

18th January 2020, 13:10

Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko believes both the team and Pierre Gasly made mistakes with his promotion.

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Hamilton sets sights even higher for 2020

17th January 2020, 15:37

Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton has fired a warning to his F1 rivals, saying he will be "on another level than ever before" in 2020.

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Saudi Arabia launch Grand Prix plans

17th January 2020, 12:40

Saudi Arabia has unveiled its plans to host a Grand Prix from 2023, with the track based just outside the capital of Riyadh.

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Williams content with 2020 finances

16th January 2020, 14:33

Williams have a "healthy racing budget" for the 2020 season, the team's deputy team principal Claire Williams has revealed.

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Domenicali casts doubt on Hamilton to Ferrari

16th January 2020, 14:24

Former Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali feels Lewis Hamilton will not sign for the Italians due to the presence of Charles Leclerc.

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Renault to launch on February 12

15th January 2020, 16:46

Renault will showcase their new car on February 12, when new driver Esteban Ocon will also appear alongside team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.

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Russell highly thought of by Wolff

15th January 2020, 14:18

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff says George Russell has the potential to be a future Silver Arrows driver.

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Norris confident but realistic on McLaren improvements

14th January 2020, 16:09

Lando Norris is confident McLaren can improve further in the coming season after a positive 2019 campaign.

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Smedley concerned over Williams' future

14th January 2020, 13:10

Former head of vehicle performance Rob Smedley does not agree that things cannot get any worse at Williams.

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Ferrari must cut out errors - Leclerc

13th January 2020, 18:57

Charles Leclerc wants himself and Ferrari to reduce their errors if they are to compete with Mercedes for the 2020 title.

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Bottas expects improvements in 2020

13th January 2020, 14:20

Valtteri Bottas says he has found a "new strength" ahead of the 2020 Formula 1 campaign and warned his rivals he has yet to peak.

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McLaren need cornering update - Norris

12th January 2020, 17:22

McLaren's Lando Norris has revealed the team are trying to improve the cornering ability of the MCL34 ahead of the 2020 F1 season.

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Vettel has lots to teach - Leclerc

12th January 2020, 16:29

Charles Leclerc says there are still things he can learn from Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel ahead of the 2020 Formula 1 season.

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Allison unsure about new F1 rules

11th January 2020, 14:25

Mercedes technical director James Allison doubts that new rules will improve racing but applauds Formula 1 chiefs for trying.

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Racing Point improvements key to Perez's F1 future

11th January 2020, 12:27

Sergio Perez says he could decide to leave Formula 1 when his Racing Point deal expires in 2022 if he isn't challenging for honours.

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McLaren in link up with Unilever

10th January 2020, 18:22

McLaren Formula One team have agreed a partnership with multi-national company Unilever.

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Haas predicted to enjoy bounce-back 2020 campaign

10th January 2020, 14:18

Haas driver Kevin Magnussen says he does not expect his team's 2019 struggles to carry over into the new Formula 1 season.

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Norris excited to get back to work

9th January 2020, 12:57

McLaren's Lando Norris has a list of things he wants to improve as he starts preparing for his second season in Formula 1.

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Ricciardo names biggest rival

9th January 2020, 12:44

Renault ace Daniel Ricciardo has claimed Mercedes star Valtteri Bottas has been his biggest rival in his Formula One career to date.

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Ricciardo keen to wait before Renault contract talks

8th January 2020, 18:55

Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo says he's in no rush to discuss a new contract with his current deal expiring at the end of this year.

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Jos Verstappen hails son's new Red Bull deal

8th January 2020, 14:52

Max Verstappen's father, ex-Formula 1 driver Jos, feels his son is at the right team and praised his new deal.

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Chadwick sticks with Williams in development role

7th January 2020, 16:02

Defending W Series champion Jamie Chadwick will stay with Williams in 2020 in the role of development driver.

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New Red Bull deal for Verstappen

7th January 2020, 15:22

Max Verstappen has extended his deal with Red Bull until the end of the 2023 season and is eyeing the Formula 1 title.

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Top 10 aim for Giovinazzi

6th January 2020, 16:03

Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi says he would like to aim for more top-10 finishes in 2020.

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Marko not expectant of Ferrari

6th January 2020, 14:01

Red Bull adviser Helmut Marko says Ferrari are unlikely to challenge for honours in 2020 due to having an inferior engine.

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Brown hails mentality of Norris

5th January 2020, 17:30

McLaren chief Zak Brown says young Briton Lando Norris has a big future in the sport because of his character.

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Ricciardo - We must get closer

5th January 2020, 16:04

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo claims he wants to build a closer relationship with his team as he prepares for the 2020 F1 campaign.

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Russell confident of midfield finish

5th January 2020, 15:18

Williams ace George Russell claims he can help the team finish in midfield next season after their disastrous set of results in 2019.

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McLaren will spend budget - Seidl

4th January 2020, 15:24

McLaren team principal Andreas Seidl has revealed his team will spend the full budget for the 2021 campaign.

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Scuderia checking on Schumacher progress

4th January 2020, 14:38

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto says he is "expecting much" from Mick Schumacher as they plot his root into Formula 1.

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Wolff predicts tougher 2020

3rd January 2020, 13:27

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes 2020 will prove a much tougher season for the Silver Arrows.

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Leclerc ready for multiple title rivals

3rd January 2020, 12:52

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc expects to battle Max Verstappen for the title in the years ahead but feels he will face other rivals.

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Perez influence rubbing off on Stroll

2nd January 2020, 16:20

Lance Stroll says Racing Point team-mate Sergio Perez is the perfect role model for him as he continues to progress as an F1 driver.

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Bottas opens up over Mercedes future

2nd January 2020, 15:58

Valtteri Bottas admits he would like to stay with Mercedes long-term but knows his future with the team beyond this year is uncertain.

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Red Bull's Albon sets sights on matching Max

1st January 2020, 19:17

Alex Albon hopes he can challenge Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen in the 2020 season.

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Russell still upbeat despite tough year

1st January 2020, 13:30

George Russell feels he will emerge from a difficult debut season with an uncompetitive Williams team as a better driver.

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Kubica back at Alfa Romeo in reserve role

1st January 2020, 12:50

Robert Kubica wants to make a positive contribution to Alfa Romeo after joining the team as a reserve driver for the 2020 season.