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8 minutes ago
Lopez 'surprised' by Raikkonen struggle
Kimi Raikkonen's last team boss says he is "surprised" the Finn is struggling so much at the wheel of his new F1 car. The 2007 world champion, who had returned to the sport with the Enstone team a...
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3 hours ago
Prospects 'not good' as Ecclestone trial begins
Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial begins on Thursday. It could be the final lap in a long and lucrative career for the 83-year-old Briton, as two courts have already found that he did indeed bribe...
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1 hour ago
New fuel could bring three tenths - Marko
New fuel could give Red Bull a three-tenths boost next time out in Barcelona. That is the claim of the reigning world champions' Austrian director Dr Helmut Marko, as Red Bull pushes to close the ...
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2 hours ago
Domenicali is latest Ferrari 'scapegoat' - Fiorio
Stefano Domenicali is just Ferrari's latest "scapegoat", according to another former Ferrari team boss. Cesare Fiorio, who led the Maranello team before the ultra-successful Jean Todt era, likened...
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4 hours ago
Red Bull tells rivals to 'shove Mercedes star'
Reigning world champions Red Bull have told Mercedes to "shove that three-pointed star". Last week, Mercedes argued in Paris that rival Red Bull's appeal against the Melbourne disqualification act...
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27 hours ago
McLaren should focus on track, not court - Horner
Red Bull has advised McLaren to focus on upping its game rather than taking the reigning world champions to court. A bitter spat has broken out between the British-based teams over a highly-rated ...
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28 hours ago
Magnussen prefers Button over Alonso as teammate
Kevin Magnussen says he is happy with the current configuration of McLaren's driver lineup. Fernando Alonso - arguably the best driver in F1 - has often been linked with a 2015 move to McLaren to ...
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29 hours ago
Lauda gave Hamilton 'money can't buy' reward
Niki Lauda gave Lewis Hamilton a 'money can't buy' reward for securing his first-ever F1 hat-trick -- a ride on his own private jet. "I told him 'If you win, I'll fly you back' (to Europe)," Merce...
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30 hours ago
'Pressure effect' is Vettel's new challenge - Massa
Sebastian Vettel has "forgotten" how to drive something other than the best car in the field. That is Niki Lauda's view, as the entire world of F1 contemplates the reigning quadruple world champio...
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Apr 21, 14
McLaren feeling Whitmarsh effect - Lauda
McLaren is going through a 'Whitmarsh' effect, according to F1 legend Niki Lauda. Just two weeks ago in Bahrain, Jenson Button said the only quicker car in the field was the dominant Mercedes. ...
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Apr 21, 14
Ricciardo beating Vettel 'surprise of the season'
Upping the power of the RB10's Renault 'power unit' is no longer the only problem at Red Bull. The reigning world champion team is now contemplating how to get its quadruple consecutive title winn...
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Apr 21, 14
Raikkonen denies struggle due to lagging motivation
Kimi Raikkonen on Sunday lashed out at suggestions his struggle at Ferrari so far in 2014 might be due to flagging motivation. While teammate Fernando Alonso raced to the Italian team's first podi...
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Apr 21, 14
'Focused' Hamilton on charge for title - Lauda
Niki Lauda couldn't resist a jibe at rivals Ferrari on Sunday after the botched chequered flag incident near the end of the Chinese grand prix. Because an official waved the chequered flag a lap e...
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Apr 21, 14
Alonso says China podium belongs to Domenicali
Fernando Alonso has suggested Ferrari's new boss cannot take the credit for his breakthrough podium in China. After a difficult start to F1's new era for the Italian team, Spaniard Alonso on Sunda...
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Apr 20, 14
Team, driver deny Vettel ignored team order
F1 has its next 'team orders' saga. World champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday answered "tough luck" when told to let through his Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo. If that sort of defiance sou...
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Apr 20, 14
Lotus bullied over budget cap axe - Lopez
Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez on Sunday indicated he was unhappy to have joined the opposition against the introduction of budget caps. The powerful 'Strategy Group' teams - comprising the 'big fo...
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Apr 20, 14
Vettel refuses to obey Red Bull team order
World champion Sebastian Vettel refused to obey Red Bull's team orders during the Chinese grand prix. As his on-form teammate Daniel Ricciardo closed in, German Vettel was told on the radio to let...
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Apr 20, 14
Whitmarsh set for $10m McLaren payout - report
Ousted boss Martin Whitmarsh could walk away from McLaren with a $10 million payout. Last month, when Eric Boullier became the British team's new chief in the wake of supremo Ron Dennis' return to...
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Apr 20, 14
Father Jan at races distracting - Magnussen
It seems Jan Magnussen will not be a regular fixture at grands prix this year. The former F1 driver had to miss his son Kevin's grand prix debut in Melbourne last month because he was racing a spo...
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Apr 20, 14
Total fuel damaging fuel sensor - FIA's Lom
The fuel supplied by French oil giant Total could be causing Red Bull's repeated problems with the mandatory fuel flow sensor in 2014. It emerges that in qualifying in Shanghai, the reigning world...
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Apr 20, 14
Newey with Webber at Silverstone, not in China
Adrian Newey chose overcast Silverstone over smoggy Shanghai for the weekend of the Chinese grand prix. Speed Week reports that Red Bull's technical boss will not be on the Shanghai pitwall on Sun...
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Apr 20, 14
Rivals expect another Mercedes win in China
Dominant Mercedes' main rivals are not confident the silver-clad team can be beaten in China. Although buoyed by obvious progress since Bahrain, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso almost wrote off a bid fo...
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Apr 20, 14
F1 set for cost-cutting summit on 1 May
F1 will move to put cost-cutting efforts back on the agenda during a May 1 meeting. Earlier, it was reported FIA president Jean Todt was considering new measures including reviving 'active suspens...
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Apr 20, 14
Dennis hits back at Horner's stance on Fallows
Ron Dennis is keeping the pressure on Red Bull, after an employee reneged on a deal to switch teams. On Saturday, the McLaren supremo vowed to take F1's reigning world champions all the way to the...
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Apr 20, 14
Female lawyer to help Ecclestone run F1
Bernie Ecclestone will lean heavily on the help of a 44-year-old woman when his corruption trial begins next week in Germany. The F1 chief executive has already admitted he will need extra help wh...
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Apr 19, 14
McLaren taking Red Bull dispute to high court - Dennis
Ron Dennis on Saturday confirmed McLaren will likely take its dispute with world champions Red Bull all the way to the High Court. Earlier this month, new team boss Eric Boullier said the matter i...
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Apr 19, 14
Vettel admits 'struggling' to beat Ricciardo
World champion Sebastian Vettel on Saturday admitted he needs to up his game. The German has won the last four drivers' titles on the trot, but all of them were alongside Mark Webber, who retired ...
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Apr 19, 14
Lauda denies 80hp advantage for Mercedes
Niki Lauda has rejected suggestions Renault is trailing the pace by a figure of 80 horse power. Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko has mentioned the figure - dominant Mercedes' supposed advantage with its...
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Apr 19, 14
Mercedes wanted three-race ban for Red Bull
Mercedes wanted reigning world champions Red Bull to serve a three-race ban for appealing against its Melbourne disqualification. Earlier rumours in the Shanghai paddock had hinted at Mercedes' pu...
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Apr 19, 14
'Tactical' rivals playing down chase - Rosberg
Nico Rosberg is sure Red Bull is playing down its title chances for "tactical" reasons. Although Mercedes' chasers Red Bull and Ferrari appear closer to the pace in Shanghai, world champion Sebast...