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Red Bull star guarded on race win hopes

19th March 2019, 17:09

Max Verstappen says it remains unclear if Red Bull can challenge for race wins in 2019 despite his podium finish in Australia.

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Ricciardo determined to lead from week one

19th March 2019, 15:55

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo claims he must approach the 2020 Australian Grand Prix differently after being 'drained' last week.

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Hamilton expects Ferrari to bounce back

19th March 2019, 10:23

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton feels Ferrari will quickly bounce back from their disappointing start to the 2019 season.

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Wolff feels Bottas put in best drive on Sunday

18th March 2019, 19:22

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff feels Valtteri Bottas winning the Australian Grand Prix was the best performance of his career.

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Ricciardo points to positives after disappointing debut

18th March 2019, 16:00

Daniel Ricciardo was disappointed with his Renault debut in Australia but remains optimistic after his team-mate's display.

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Vettel expects tough fight

18th March 2019, 09:56

Sebastian Vettel says new Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc will push him all the way this season in the race to be the top driver.

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Horner happy with Gasly performance

17th March 2019, 19:12

Red Bull team principal says Pierre Gasly needs time to adjust to life at Red Bull after a lacklustre debut outing.

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Russell not expecting quick fix

17th March 2019, 11:47

George Russell is not expecting a quick fix to the problems at Williams after struggling to compete at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Mercedes dominate season opener

17th March 2019, 11:22

Mercedes put on a dominant performance at the Australian Grand Prix as Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton led the way.

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Verstappen pleased with fourth place on grid

16th March 2019, 15:42

Max Verstappen felt he exceeded expectations after qualifying fourth in his Red Bull for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix.

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Vettel surprised by lack of Ferrari pace

16th March 2019, 14:11

Sebastian Vettel admits Ferrari are not as quick as they expected after qualifying third for the Australian Grand Prix.

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Record-breaking Hamilton takes Australia pole

16th March 2019, 10:49

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton set a new lap record as he claimed pole position for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

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Vettel admits Ferrari have been struggling

15th March 2019, 14:36

Sebastian Vettel admitted to struggles with his Ferrari after ending up fourth fastest in second practice at the Australian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton quickest in practice

15th March 2019, 14:07

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in both practice sessions in the Australian Grand Prix on Friday.

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Pirelli expect new tyres to deliver the goods

14th March 2019, 19:24

Pirelli motorsport boss Mario Isola feels fans will see better racing this year as drivers can push harder.

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Mercedes have work to do - Hamilton

14th March 2019, 18:14

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he fully believes he is starting the season in a slower car when compared to Ferrari.

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Marko's season prediction rebuffed by Wolff

14th March 2019, 11:51

Helmut Marko's claims that both Ferrari and Red Bull are quicker than Mercedes have been rebuffed by Silver Arrows chief Toto Wolff.

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Red Bull have ground to make up - Horner

13th March 2019, 14:22

Red Bull have a "big gap" to make up to catch Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Ferrari this year, according to team boss Christian Horner.

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Mercedes will have to chase Ferrari – Bottas

13th March 2019, 13:37

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas admits Ferrari are the team to beat heading into this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix.

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Vettel ready for Australian start

12th March 2019, 14:23

The Australian Grand Prix is the best place to start the Formula One championship, according to Sebastian Vettel.

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Wolff expects Mercedes to face 'proper fight'

12th March 2019, 14:05

Team principal Toto Wolff expects Mercedes to face a 'proper fight' in this year's world championship race.

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Bottas seeks F1 domination

11th March 2019, 18:49

Valtteri Bottas wants to "beat everyone" in Formula 1 this season as he looks to get his career back on track.

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Horner settled with Max

11th March 2019, 15:27

Red Bull chief Christian Horner says he has no desire to swap Max Verstappen for Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

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Mercedes ace reveals MotoGP lure

11th March 2019, 14:08

Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton has revealed he's a big admirer of MotoGP and has thought about taking up motorbike racing.

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Raikkonen has no idea about Alfa performance

10th March 2019, 19:40

Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen admits he has no idea how his team will perform heading into the 2019 season.

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F1 urgently want British GP renewal

10th March 2019, 11:57

F1 sporting chief Ross Brawn says he is determined to keep the British Grand Prix on the calendar despite no certainty on its future.

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Grosjean upbeat ahead of season opener

9th March 2019, 18:42

Romain Grosjean is happy with Haas' preparations for the new season and plans to attack at this month's Australian Grand Prix.

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Magnussen will not give up on F1 title dream

9th March 2019, 14:05

Haas driver Kevin Magnussen realises he will not be Formula 1 champion this year but wants to take the title in the future.

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Verstappen ready for Melbourne 'surprise'

9th March 2019, 13:32

Max Verstappen hopes Red Bull can make a splash at the Australian Grand Prix after declaring himself happy with pre-season testing.

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Ricciardo cautious on Renault chances

8th March 2019, 16:35

Daniel Ricciardo doesn't think Renault will be able to compete with former team Red Bull in 2019 but he is optimistic in the long term.

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F1 set to ratify points change

8th March 2019, 16:30

Formula 1 is set to confirm that a championship point will be awarded to the driver who sets the fastest lap in a grand prix from 2019.

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Brawn irked by Silverstone talks

8th March 2019, 09:34

F1 managing director Ross Brawn claims it's frustrating an agreement has not yet been made to save the British Grand Prix.

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Binotto says testing pace counts for little

7th March 2019, 13:50

New Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says it would be “completely wrong” to assume Ferrari are quicker than Mercedes based on testing.

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Lowe takes leave amid unrest at Williams

7th March 2019, 08:32

Chief technical officer Paddy Lowe has taken a leave of absence from Williams and it seems unlikely that he will make a return.

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Alonso hopeful over new McLaren car

6th March 2019, 18:03

McLaren's new car for 2019 is "surprisingly good" but is "not perfect yet", according to the team's former driver Fernando Alonso.

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Bottas - 'hard work' can help me beat Lewis

6th March 2019, 14:18

Valtteri Bottas admits he must become more consistent and learn his lessons from a poor 2018 if he's to beat Lewis Hamilton this year.

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Renault star keen to stay ahead of rivals

5th March 2019, 19:02

Nico Hulkenberg says Renault will face a tough fight to stay ahead of their rivals in the 2019 season.

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Horner admits Honda engines have Red Bull buzzing

5th March 2019, 13:24

Christian Horner feels the new Honda engines have inspired Red Bull, with chief technical officer Adrian Newey upbeat.

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Gasly cautious despite bright Honda start

5th March 2019, 12:44

Red Bull have been urged by Pierre Gasly not to get 'too excited' at the early progress made with their new engine supplier Honda.

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Williams car 'encouraging' - Lowe

4th March 2019, 18:38

Williams technical director Paddy Lowe feels the team will provide their drivers with a much better car in 2019 than last season.

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Haas need 'luck' for podium place - Steiner

4th March 2019, 15:49

Team boss Guenther Steiner is hoping Haas "get lucky" in 2019 and secure a first podium finish ahead of one of the big three teams.

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Vettel happy to assist Schumacher

4th March 2019, 14:14

Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel says he is willing to advise Mick Schumacher but the teenager must find his own way in the sport.

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Alonso return not on McLaren agenda

3rd March 2019, 18:40

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says no talks have been held with Fernando Alonso regarding a potential return.

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Renault encouraged over engine performance

3rd March 2019, 15:13

Renault claim their new engine hit the "high targets" they set ahead of pre-season testing in Barcelona.

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Red Bull's Verstappen 'really happy' with package

3rd March 2019, 14:36

Max Verstappen has played down the pace of rivals Ferrari and Mercedes, while he is happy with Red Bull's car for the Formula 1 season.

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Bottas talks up rule changes

2nd March 2019, 18:53

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas claims the new front-wing rule changes for 2019 will make for better racing in the new campaign.

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Kubica downbeat after frustrating tests

2nd March 2019, 14:25

Robert Kubica admitted his frustration as Williams failed to get much out of pre-season testing after being underprepared in Barcelona.

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Pre-season leaves Ricciardo positive

2nd March 2019, 13:04

Daniel Ricciardo says Renault have work to do to close the gap on the top teams but remains optimistic after a positive pre-season.

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Ferrari the team to beat for Hamilton

1st March 2019, 17:09

Mercedes star and defending champion Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari are the front-runners ahead of the new Formula 1 season.

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No favouritism at Ferrari

1st March 2019, 16:51

Ferrari say they Sebastian Vettel their "champion" but new recruit Charles Leclerc will be "free to fight" his team-mate.