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Vettel adamant he will improve his form

19th September 2019, 17:12

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he is confident he will return to his best form before the season finishes.

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Kubica to leave Williams after 'demanding' season

19th September 2019, 14:20

Robert Kubica said he found this Formula 1 season with Williams as "very demanding" and he will leave his role at the end of the year.

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Haas opt to stick with Magnussen and Grosjean

19th September 2019, 13:38

Haas have announced that Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean will remain as their drivers for the 2020 Formula 1 season.

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Ocon ready for F1 return

18th September 2019, 18:42

Esteban Ocon says he is "hungry" for a return to the Formula One grid after spending 2019 on the sidelines.

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Hulkenberg in talks over 2020 seat

18th September 2019, 13:41

Nico Hulkenberg is confident that he will be back on the grid in 2020 despite being dropped by Renault.

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Leclerc cautious over Singpaore challenge

17th September 2019, 15:07

Charles Leclerc is not expecting a third straight victory when Formula 1 descends on Singapore this weekend.

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Ricciardo adamant Renault were the right choice

17th September 2019, 12:39

Daniel Ricciardo believes it was still the right call to drop Red Bull and join Renault, insisting he is in it for the long-haul.

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Ecclestone no fan of F1 expansion

16th September 2019, 20:08

Bernie Ecclestone feels there should be no more than 16 Formula 1 races in a season or the high-octance sport becomes devalued.

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Durand opens up on F1 hopes

16th September 2019, 17:27

Benjamin Durand has confirmed the goal is for Panthera Team Asia F1 to make its debut in Formula 1 in the 2021 season.

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Ecclestone worried by saturated calendar

16th September 2019, 15:17

Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says the sport is being "devalued" with the addition of more races to the calendar.

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Red Bull man wants strong Singapore showing

15th September 2019, 19:02

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen says qualifying will be key for his team at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix.

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End of season will be tough – Renault chief

15th September 2019, 17:36

Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul says he does expect every race to go as well as the Italian Grand Prix for the rest of 2019.

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Hamilton opens up on Ferrari talk

15th September 2019, 12:10

Lewis Hamilton says moving to Ferrari is still possible although he insists life at Mercedes is great right now.

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Upbeat Bottas keen to catch Hamilton

14th September 2019, 15:33

Valtteri Bottas is refusing to rule out catching team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the title race and feels good with Mercedes.

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Leclerc staying grounded after victories

14th September 2019, 13:20

Charles Leclerc insists Ferrari can't afford to get carried away despite sealing back-to-back wins in Belgium and Italy.

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Ocon read for Renault challenge

13th September 2019, 18:48

Esteban Ocon says his experience at Mercedes and in other motorsport disciplines will benefit him at Renault next season.

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Ferrari chief gives backing to qualifying shake-up

13th September 2019, 16:09

Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto thinks plans to shake up Formula 1 qualifying with an extra sprint race from 2020 will get the green light.

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Ferrari worried about slipping back into the pack

12th September 2019, 15:23

Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says it will be tough for the team to maintain their post-summer performances in the next three races.

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Steiner can't decide between Grosjean or Hulkenberg

12th September 2019, 14:58

Haas boss Guenther Steiner claims it isn't easy deciding between Romain Grosjean and Nico Hulkenberg for a driver spot for 2020.

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Mercedes boss expects Vettel response

11th September 2019, 16:15

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff expects a response from Sebastian Vettel after his latest high-profile error at the Italian GP.

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McLaren will not compromise 2020 focus

11th September 2019, 16:04

McLaren say they will prioritise the development of their car for 2020 over battling with Renault in the Constructor’s Championship.

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Wolff feels Bottas must work on technical fault

10th September 2019, 14:44

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff feels Valtteri Bottas must work out how to use the slipstream better in order to make a passing manoeuvre.

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Vettel 'not worried' over recent form

10th September 2019, 10:05

Sebastian Vettel is "not worried" about his form for Ferrari of late and is expecting things to turn in his favour.

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Wolff unhappy but won't blame stewards

9th September 2019, 20:34

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff understands why Charles Leclerc was not penalised despite his suspect driving at the Italian Grand Prix.

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Renault team key for Ricciardo

9th September 2019, 17:19

Renault's Daniel Ricciardo heaped the praise on his team's engine department after his fourth-place finish in the Italian GP.

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Bottas disappointed with second place in Italy

8th September 2019, 18:02

Valtteri Bottas was disappointed he was unable to claim a third win of the season in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Leclerc secures Monza victory

8th September 2019, 16:40

Charles Leclerc secured back-to-back wins as he picked up a first Italian GP victory for Ferrari since 2010 at Monza.

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Binotto admits Ferrari weakeness

8th September 2019, 12:18

Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto claims his team can't compete with their rivals Mercedes when it comes to the slower circuits.

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Wolff irked by "idiot" drivers

7th September 2019, 16:19

Mercedes principal Toto Wolff felt the drivers look like "idiots" after a farcical end to qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix.

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Leclerc takes Monza pole

7th September 2019, 16:04

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc qualified on pole for Sunday's Italian Grand Prix on pole, with Lewis Hamilton next to him on the front row.

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Leclerc claims practice double in Monza

6th September 2019, 16:45

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc was fastest during both practice sessions on Friday for the Italian Grand Prix.

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Hamilton putting in the hard yards with youngsters circling

6th September 2019, 09:16

Lewis Hamilton acknowledges that he now has to work much harder to ensure he stays at the top of Formula 1.

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Hamilton set to stay 'loyal' to Mercedes

5th September 2019, 19:01

Lewis Hamilton has intimated that he would be happy to remain "loyal" to Mercedes despite a move to Ferrari being a possible "option".

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Di Montezemelo still rates Vettel highly

5th September 2019, 14:22

Former Ferrari team boss Luca di Montezemelo says Sebastian Vettel is still a top driver despite his struggles this season.

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Italian GP commits to F1 until 2024

5th September 2019, 10:24

The Italian Grand Prix will remain part of the Formula One calendar until at least 2024 after a new five-year deal was agreed.

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Hulkenberg exit surprises Ricciardo

4th September 2019, 18:04

Daniel Ricciardo says he was surprised Renault decided to replace Nico Hulkenberg with Esteban Ocon for the 2020 season.

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Williams yet to commit to 2020 line-up

4th September 2019, 18:02

Williams' deputy team principal Claire Williams has confirmed they are yet to decide on their second driver for next season.

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Verstappen to start at the back in Italy

4th September 2019, 12:40

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen will start the Italian Grand Prix from the back of the grid after incurring an engine penalty.

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Wolf happy with podium finishes

3rd September 2019, 18:26

Toto Wolf was delighted to come away from Belgium with two podium spots for Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.

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Monza in sight for Ferrari star Leclerc

3rd September 2019, 12:00

Ferrari star Charles Leclerc is looking to secure back-to-back race wins ahead of the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Ferrari must be 'perfect' to win Italian GP - Binotto

2nd September 2019, 14:48

Ferrari will have "to do everything perfect" in order to win their home Italian Grand Prix, according to team boss Mattia Binotto.

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Hamilton calls for Mercedes improvement

2nd September 2019, 10:31

Lewis Hamilton says improvements to Mercedes' straight speed are needed for this weekend's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Ferrari joy as Leclerc claims Belgian GP spoils

1st September 2019, 16:33

Charles Leclerc held off Lewis Hamilton to secure the first Formula 1 victory of his career for Ferrari at the Belgian Grand Prix.

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F1 safety improvements must continue - Prost

1st September 2019, 14:04

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Alain Prost says more must be done improve safety following the tragic death of Anthoine Hubert.

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Wolff wary of 'ridiculous' Ferrari power

31st August 2019, 19:00

Mercedes principal Toto Wolff feels Ferrari possess "ridiculous" power and will be tough to beat in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

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Impressive Leclerc lands Spa pole

31st August 2019, 17:22

Charles Leclerc says Ferrari will have to do it all again on Sunday after claiming pole in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa.

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Leclerc shines at Spa practice

30th August 2019, 16:27

Ferrari enjoyed a positive day at the Belgian Grand Prix with Charles Leclerc fastest in second practice on Friday.

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Bottas right to be kept on - Wolff

30th August 2019, 16:19

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says it was the right call to keep Valtteri Bottas on for 2020.