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Ferrari academy spot for young Schumacher

19th January 2019, 18:28

Mick Schumacher has followed his father to Ferrari after it was confirmed he is now part of the driver academy at the Italian team.

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Norris ready to take on McLaren team-mate

19th January 2019, 15:37

Lando Norris says his top target ahead of the 2019 Formula 1 season is outperforming McLaren team-mate Carlos Sainz.

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Gasly rules out 'second driver' Red Bull role

19th January 2019, 13:36

Pierre Gasly has rejected any suggestion he will be the "second driver" to Max Verstappen at Red Bull in the coming campaign.

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Formula 1 has changed for 'rookie' Kubica

18th January 2019, 18:40

Williams driver Robert Kubica says he feels like a rookie going into the 2019 Formula 1 season after his injury nightmare.

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Ricciardo details Red Bull exit thinking

18th January 2019, 15:03

Daniel Ricciardo says he rejected a new two-year deal at Red Bull to sign instead for Renault due to doubts over the Honda engine.

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Honda link-up all positive for Horner

17th January 2019, 15:13

Team principal Christian Horner is happy with the "very healthy working environment" between Red Bull and new engine provider Honda.

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Gasly gets set for Red Bull challenge

17th January 2019, 12:22

Pierre Gasly says he's excited to drive and learn alongside Max Verstappen at Red Bull this season.

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Haas boss wants Magnussen respect

16th January 2019, 18:47

Haas boss Guenther Steiner wants Kevin Magnussen to be given a fair chance by other drivers in 2019.

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Alonso admits F1 dedication can prove too much

16th January 2019, 18:16

Fernando Alonso says there are elements of F1 that he will happily leave behind him after leaving the sport.

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Ferrari tipped to hand deal to Schumacher Jr

15th January 2019, 18:43

Mick Schumacher, son of racing legend Michael, is reportedly set to join Ferrariā€™s driver academy.

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Buemi to stay on with Red Bull

15th January 2019, 18:37

Sebastien Buemi has agreed to continue his association with Red Bull and will remain on as their reserve driver for 2019.

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Lewis loving new confidence

14th January 2019, 18:29

World champion Lewis Hamilton says he has grown in confidence the longer he has been in Formula 1.

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Sirotkin hopeful of F1 return one day

14th January 2019, 16:05

Sergey Sirotkin has targeted a return to Formula 1 at some point in the future following his exit from Williams.

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F1 pundit makes Hamilton claim

13th January 2019, 17:11

Formula One pundit Tony Jardine believes talks are ongoing surrounding a move to Ferrari for Lewis Hamilton.

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Perez sees 'bright future' for Racing Point

13th January 2019, 16:18

Sergio Perez firmly believes Racing Point as a "bright future" which is why he stayed put instead of opting for a return to McLaren.

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Verstappen forced to take Marrakech trip as 'punishment'

12th January 2019, 14:00

Max Verstappen has been forced to attend the Marrakech E-Prix as part of his 'public service' punishment for pushing Esteban Ocon.

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Brown happy with McLaren duo

12th January 2019, 12:53

McLaren CEO Zak Brown is confident Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris will be able to fill Fernando Alonso's sizeable boots.

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Two-stop plans rebuffed by Pirelli boss

11th January 2019, 15:50

Pirelli motor racing chief Mario Isola has admitted he's unsure forcing F1 drivers into making two pitstops "is the right solution".

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Wehrlein reveals Ferrari discussions

11th January 2019, 13:35

Pascal Wehrlein has confirmed talks are still taking place about a potential development driver role at Ferrari.

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Ocon tips Racing Point to shine

10th January 2019, 16:58

Ex-Force India driver Esteban Ocon thinks his old team, rebranded as Racing Point for 2019, will continue to progress this year.

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Seidl named McLaren's new managing director

10th January 2019, 11:47

German Andreas Seidl has been confirmed as the new managing director of McLaren.

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Verstappen targets title with Red Bull

9th January 2019, 18:06

Max Verstappen says he has no interest in joining either Ferrari or Mercedes and hopes to win the title with Red Bull.

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Norris reveals McLaren car hopes

9th January 2019, 15:35

Lando Norris has acknowledged that no team can be sure of getting their car right under the new changes, but he is hopeful McLaren do.

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Sauber started early on 2019 car - Vasseur

8th January 2019, 17:13

Sauber looked to prepare for aerodynamic changes in 2019 by starting work on their car "quite early", according to Frederic Vasseur.

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Hartley not interest in Ferrari talk

8th January 2019, 11:39

Brendon Hartley's father says there is nothing in the rumours of his son becoming a test driver for Ferrari.

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Mayor backs plan to get Dutch GP back on calendar

7th January 2019, 17:34

Zandvoort mayor Niek Meijer wants the Dutch town to host Formula 1 again as the circuit looks to attract significant investment.

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Ferrari to appoint Binotto after Arrivabene axe

7th January 2019, 15:51

The axed Maurizio Arrivabene is set to be replaced as Ferrari's team principal by Mattia Binotto ahead of the new Formula 1 season.

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Grosjean sets sights on fourth spot

6th January 2019, 17:16

Romain Grosjean feels his Haas team can target fourth in the constructors' standings in 2019 after finishing fifth last year.

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Bottas wants to see Williams step up

6th January 2019, 12:31

Williams' appointment of new drivers in Robert Kubica and George Russell has to be seen as a positive, according to Valtteri Bottas.

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Bottas can challenge Hamilton - Wolff

6th January 2019, 10:57

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff is adamant Valtteri Bottas has the quality to take on team-mate Lewis Hamilton this year.

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Marko plays down Honda issues

5th January 2019, 14:55

Red Bull boss Helmut Marko is adamant their new Honda engine will be fine despite developmental problems.

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Sainz tipping McLaren fightback

5th January 2019, 13:55

Carlos Sainz Jr is confident McLaren will be able to compete for Formula 1 glory in the coming years.

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F1 comeback not fazing Kubica

4th January 2019, 17:40

Robert Kubica says he's eager to race in Formula One again after eight years out and is sure he "knows what it takes" to deliver.

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Wolff sets Bottas benchmark to retain Mercedes drive

4th January 2019, 17:05

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas will need to improve his game and challenge for honours in 2019 to keep his job.

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Hamilton happy to see back of team orders

4th January 2019, 11:05

Lewis Hamilton is adamant he does not want team orders to interfere in the 2019 Formula One season for Mercedes.

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Ocon tips Leclerc for glory in 2019

3rd January 2019, 15:53

Former F1 driver Esteban Ocon has predicted Ferrari new boy Charles Leclerc will be in the fight for the Drivers' title next year.

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Verstappen reckons Ricciardo will regret leaving

3rd January 2019, 13:56

Max Verstappen says "fun and pleasant" Daniel Ricciardo will regret leaving Red Bull but he won't miss him as a teammate in 2019.

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McLaren prepared to wait for Norris

2nd January 2019, 17:39

McLaren CEO Zak Brown insists Lando Norris will be given time to adapt to Formula 1 in his debut season.

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Wolff won't make signing Schumacher a priority

2nd January 2019, 15:55

Mercedes have not offered Mick Schumacher a place in its driver development program with Toto Wolff claiming there is "little space".

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Burti - Vettel let down by Ferrari

1st January 2019, 18:25

Former F1 and Ferrari test driver Luciano Burti says the team did not sufficiently support Sebastian Vettel in 2018.

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Wolff reveals Hamilton's happiness

1st January 2019, 16:57

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff says the fact Lewis Hamilton is happy and settled off the track helps him be successful in F1.

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Ricciardo explains Silver Arrows talks

31st December 2018, 13:52

Daniel Ricciardo has revealed he grew tired of waiting on a potential switch to Mercedes before making his move to Renault.

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Ferrari boss wants winning mentality

31st December 2018, 10:01

Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene says his Ferrari team need to develop a winning mentality to end Mercedes' Formula 1 dominance.

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Brown outlines plan for McLaren revival

30th December 2018, 19:08

McLaren boss Zak Brown says the Formula 1 team have a 'five-year plan' to return to the front of the grid.

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Horner tried "everything" to keep Ricciardo

30th December 2018, 14:57

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner admits he desperately tried to convince Daniel Ricciardo to stay at the team for 2019.

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Brawn heaps praise on incredible Hamilton

30th December 2018, 12:17

Ross Brawn says Lewis Hamilton's performances in 2018 reminded him of displays he has seen from other Formula One greats.

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Kubica admits doubts over F1 comeback only natural

29th December 2018, 14:58

Robert Kubica says he understands why there are questions about his Formula 1 return after such a long time out.

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Max expects Ricciardo regret

29th December 2018, 11:10

Max Verstappen believes former Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo will regret leaving the team for Renault.