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Gap to front of grid is smaller – Perez

21st March 2018, 17:29

Force India's Sergio Perez feels the big three are not as far ahead as they have been and is looking forward to the new season.

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Melbourne may be too soon for McLaren resurgence

21st March 2018, 17:27

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier feels his team may not be best prepared for the Australian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton wary of Red Bull and Ferrari threat

21st March 2018, 12:22

Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton says the team will need to improve once again this year if they are to remain the best in Formula 1.

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Ricciardo wants 'tools' to win F1 title

20th March 2018, 15:05

Daniel Ricciardo feels he would be among the contenders for the Formula 1 title given a better car to drive.

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Bottas wants quick contract decision

20th March 2018, 12:47

Valtteri Bottas does not want his 2018 season hindered by talks over a new deal at Mercedes so wants a deadline put in place.

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Mercedes ready to scale the heights

19th March 2018, 18:51

Toto Wolff says Mercedes are ready to start "climbing Mount Everest" as they attempt to win a fifth consecutive Formula 1 title.

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Leclerc plays down Ferrari talk

19th March 2018, 13:31

Charles Leclerc is refusing to consider a potential future with Ferrari and insists he just wants to perform for Sauber.

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Hamilton not rushing into deal

19th March 2018, 12:21

Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton insists he is not going to rush into signing a new contract as he gears up for the new campaign.

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Hamilton confirms he’ll race until 2020

18th March 2018, 17:08

Lewis Hamilton says he believes he can race until 2020 as he prepares to launch a defence of his title.

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Todt wants more F1 races

18th March 2018, 11:31

FIA president Jean Todt says he is open to expanding the Formula One calendar going forward, with Argentina and Vietnam possibilities.

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Grosjean wants Halo scrapped

17th March 2018, 18:58

Haas driver Romain Grosjean hopes the new Halo driver protection system will be jettisoned as he is not a fan.

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Red Bull star hopes for home comforts

17th March 2018, 13:30

Red Bull star Daniel Ricciardo hopes he can impress at the season-opening Australian GP after failing to finish last year.

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Vettel moves to play down rivalry with Hamilton

17th March 2018, 13:11

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says his rivalry with Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton is confined to the racetrack.

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Bottas expects to be in mix

16th March 2018, 15:26

Valtteri Bottas feels he is capable of winning the Formula 1 title this year after solid preparations for the upcoming season.

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Prost won't dismiss Renault renaissance

16th March 2018, 15:19

Renault brand ambassador Alain Prost won't dismiss the chances of the French team returning to the Formula One podium this year.

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Red Bull have other options - Horner

15th March 2018, 18:22

Red Bull boss Christian Horner says there are other options available to the team if Daniel Ricciardo leaves.

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Hamilton feeling relaxed

15th March 2018, 12:41

Lewis Hamilton has played down speculation over his future and insists he is confident of extending his stay with Mercedes.

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Williams' car has limitations - Lowe

15th March 2018, 12:24

Williams' 2018 Formula 1 car has issues regarding "corner entry and stability", technical boss Paddy Lowe has revealed.

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Fresh mindset for Bottas

14th March 2018, 13:19

Valtteri Bottas says he will have a new mindset for this season and not worry about comparisons to Lewis Hamilton.

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Todt surprised by halo reaction

14th March 2018, 12:34

FIA president Jean Todt says is still taken aback by criticism of the new halo system introduced to Formula One this season.

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Vettel upbeat despite rivals' pace

13th March 2018, 18:03

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel feels testing times set by Mercedes and Red Bull may not be an accurate guide of pace due to the tyres used.

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Unfinished business for Alonso

13th March 2018, 15:36

McLaren star Fernando Alonso says he has "unfinished business" ahead of the 2018 Formula 1 campaign.

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Kubica happy with reserve position

13th March 2018, 14:06

Reserve driver Robert Kubica says he is happy and looking forward to the new season with Williams.

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McLaren must take risks - Boullier

12th March 2018, 15:50

Eric Boullier admits that McLaren must take risks in 2018 as they attempt to challenge at the front of the grid.

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No May engine deadline - Horner

12th March 2018, 13:04

Red Bull chief Christian Horner has hit back at Renault's deadline of May to decide if they will continue using their engines in 2019.

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Red Bull progress pleases Ricciardo

11th March 2018, 16:33

Red Bull look better prepared for this Formula 1 season than they did 12 months ago, according to Daniel Ricciardo.

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Ferrari star upbeat ahead of new campaign

11th March 2018, 14:58

Kimi Raikkonen has been impressed by Ferrari's SF71H after the pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.

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Title fight would be great - Hamilton

10th March 2018, 19:46

Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton wants more teams to be involved in the battle for the Formula 1 title this season.

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Mercedes not one second faster – Bottas

10th March 2018, 13:17

Valtteri Bottas does not believe that his Mercedes team are a full one second per lap quicker that the others.

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Mercedes star welcomes competition

9th March 2018, 13:39

Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel's impressive pre-season so far does not intimidate him ahead of the 2018 F1 campaign.

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Alsonso grinds to a halt at Barcelona

9th March 2018, 13:25

Fernando Alonso broke down inside the first hour of Friday's morning session as McLaren endured another disastrous start to testing.

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Red Bull hand Ricciardo deal deadline

8th March 2018, 16:08

Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko says the team have agreed a time frame with Daniel Ricciardo to agree a new deal.

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Ferrari man blitzes testing lap

8th March 2018, 14:34

Sebastian Vettel has set a new unofficial lap record in Catalunya on the penultimate day of pre-season testing with Ferrari.

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McLaren say engine issues not a crisis

8th March 2018, 12:05

McLaren have said that their poor pre-season testing performances do not indicate a crisis, despite switching engine suppliers.

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Renault star reports improvements

7th March 2018, 15:24

Renault's Carlos Sainz Jr believes he took a "big step" forward in the second day of pre-season testing at Barcelona on Wednesday.

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McLaren doing fine - Boullier

7th March 2018, 14:08

Despite setbacks, McLaren’s racing director Eric Boullier is remaining upbeat about testing, although he has pleaded for more time.

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Sauber confirm Calderon deal

6th March 2018, 17:34

Colombian Tatiana Calderon is hoping to use her new role as Sauber's test driver to continue her development.

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Alonso faces 'impossible' task - Perez

6th March 2018, 12:36

Sergio Perez feels Fernando Alonso has an 'impossible' aim of combining Formula 1 with the full world endurance championship.

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Sirotkin sends message to critics

5th March 2018, 13:33

Sergey Sirotkin is confident he will prove his critics wrong by impressing for Williams in the 2018 season.

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Verstappen upbeat despite Red Bull 'hiccups'

5th March 2018, 12:56

Red Bull's Max Verstappen says the issues that impacted his car during the Barcelona tests were nothing more than 'hiccups'.

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Magnussen has no plans to change

4th March 2018, 14:36

Haas driver Kevin Magnussen insists he has no plans to alter his aggressive style in 2018 regardless of what rival drivers may think.

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Bottas relishing Hamilton battle

4th March 2018, 12:16

Valtteri Bottas believes Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton is beatable and has vowed to ramp up the pressure in 2018.

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Barca testing useful for Bottas

3rd March 2018, 15:16

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas felt this week's testing was beneficial to the team despite the poor driving conditions.

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Verstappen future champion - Hamilton

3rd March 2018, 11:57

Lewis Hamilton feels it is inevitable that Red Bull's Max Verstappen will go on to become a Formula 1 world champion one day.

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Sainz concentrating on Renault

2nd March 2018, 14:08

Carlos Sainz is only focused on the new F1 season on loan with Renault and he's not concerned about a possible future with Red Bull.

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Mercedes car has improved - Hamilton

2nd March 2018, 11:25

Mercedes' W09 car feels better than last year's, according to Lewis Hamilton after testing it ahead of the Formula 1 season.

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Mercedes issue Bottas challenge

1st March 2018, 17:05

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has told Valtteri Bottas he must impress in the opening weeks of the season to secure a new contract.

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Hamilton right about rivalry - Vettel

1st March 2018, 15:23

Lewis Hamilton's claims that there could be 'issues' with Sebastian Vettel in the 2018 Formula 1 season have been backed by his rival.

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Toro Rosso finds Honda positives

1st March 2018, 14:18

Toro Rosso say they have been given cause for optimism that their switch from Renault to Honda power units will be a success.

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Ricciardo looking for power

28th February 2018, 18:19

Daniel Ricciardo says he wants to have a "powerful say" when talks over a new Red Bull contract start.