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3 hours ago
Wolff injured in cycling crash
Toto Wolff is expected to attend this weekend's Hungarian grand prix, despite undergoing surgery on Tuesday following a cycling crash. On a bike tour along the Danube river with other members of t...
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4 hours ago
Red Bull rivals 'target' Vettel - Marko
McLaren and Mercedes have targeted Sebastian Vettel, the German magazine Sport Bild reported on Wednesday. The sport said Mercedes sees the reigning world champion as a potential new teammate for ...
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5 hours ago
Alonso could be free to leave Ferrari - sources
Fernando Alonso could be contractually free to walk away from Ferrari. Technically, the Spaniard remains under contract to the struggling Maranello team until the end of 2016. "I'm sure he is v...
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6 hours ago
Ferrari F1 dream 'just a cliche' - Ricciardo
Daniel Ricciardo insists he does not feel the famous lure of Maranello. Although born and raised in Australia, the impressive 25-year-old's father is from Sicily. But when asked by the Italian ...
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7 hours ago
Lauda apologises for calling Ferrari car 'sh*t'
Niki Lauda has swiftly hit reverse, after using an expletive to describe the cars fielded in 2014 by Mercedes' grandee rivals McLaren and Ferrari. "McLaren has the same engine as us and the car is...
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8 hours ago
Germany could host two races per year again
Future F1 calendars could once again host two grands prix in Germany within a single season. Recently, as it emerged the Nurburgring was close to a new deal with Bernie Ecclestone, it was said Hoc...
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9 hours ago
F1 will respect Russia GP contract - Ecclestone
Bernie Ecclestone has moved to dismiss doubts about this year's inaugural Russian grand prix. In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 atrocity, pressure is falling on formula one to cancel its s...
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10 hours ago
Lotus reveals 'intention' to keep Grosjean
Romain Grosjean could still be looking at a Lotus future beyond 2014. At Hockenheim, the Enstone based team confirmed that Pastor Maldonado, backed by the powerful Venezuelan sponsor PDVSA, is sta...
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11 hours ago
Ecclestone confirms Mexico set for F1 return
Mexico has secured its return to the formula one calendar in 2015. The Mexico City-based events company CIE said in a filing with the country's stock exchange that it has signed a five-year contra...
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29 hours ago
Alonso hails Vettel's 'amazing' teammate
Fernando Alonso has hailed the "amazing" job being done this year by Daniel Ricciardo. At Silverstone, Spaniard Alonso's wheel-to-wheel duel with world champion Sebastian Vettel was littered with ...
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30 hours ago
Red Bull-Renault partnership now in better health
The relationship between Red Bull and Renault appears to be in better health. Mere weeks ago, as the French supplier struggled with its new turbo V6 'power unit', talk of a split in the four-time ...
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31 hours ago
Hamilton heads for therapy after Hockenheim
Lewis Hamilton is planning a week of physiotherapy following his drive through the field after a hefty qualifying crash at Hockenheim. Even before the race, the Mercedes driver reportedly had acup...
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32 hours ago
Ferrari 'needs' Raikkonen for 2015 - boss
Marco Mattiacci has hit back at suggestions Ferrari could or should plan its revival for the 2015 season without Kimi Raikkonen. Lamenting the Maranello team's slip behind Williams for third in th...
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33 hours ago
Verstappen says son Max 'hot' topic in F1 paddock
Jos Verstappen thinks his son is a "hot" topic in the F1 paddock. The Dutchman is perhaps best known for struggling in F1 with a bevy of midfield teams. But his 16-year-old son Max has made an ...
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34 hours ago
Vettel blamed for turning off Hockenheim crowd
World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend. After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty ...
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35 hours ago
'Fric' storm exits F1 with a whimper
As quickly as the 'Fric' storm swept into the paddock, it left with barely a whimper. "It changed nothing," said Niki Lauda, chairman of the Mercedes team that supposedly would suffer most from th...
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Jul 21, 14
Alonso urges Raikkonen to 'improve'
Fernando Alonso has urged teammate Kimi Raikkonen to "improve". Spaniard Alonso has utterly dominated his fellow former champion at Ferrari since the Finn returned to the Maranello team for 2014. ...
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Jul 21, 14
F1 left to muse reasons for small Hockenheim crowd
Elsewhere in Germany on Sunday, the Nurburgring hosted an event called the 'Truck Grand Prix'. Watching the unwieldy trucks from the grandstands were about 100,000 excited spectators -- about twic...
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Jul 21, 14
Vettel admits new fuel gave no boost in Germany
New fuel did not give Red Bull the boost it was hoping for in Germany, world champion Sebastian Vettel has admitted. Pre-Hockenheim, it was reported the new blend supplied by Renault's works partn...
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Jul 21, 14
Rivals considered protesting Hamilton brake switch
Two top teams have admitted they considered lodging a protest against Mercedes at the German grand prix. With the 'Fric' controversy now in the past, the issue that rankled behind closed doors at ...
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Jul 21, 14
Massa has 'no fear' of rising star Bottas
Felipe Massa insists his F1 career is not being put in the shadow by a new star. The warring Mercedes duo aside, the undoubted star of the last three races has been Valtteri Bottas, a shy Finn who...
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Jul 21, 14
Schu might return home this summer - report
Michael Schumacher might soon continue his rehabilitation at home, according to the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. After six months in a coma, the seven time world champion was recently transferre...
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Jul 21, 14
Lauda uses expletive to describe McLaren, Ferrari cars
Niki Lauda has used an expletive to describe the quality of the cars produced by Mercedes' grandee rivals in 2014. The F1 legend is the chairman of the Mercedes team, whose W05 car is utterly domi...
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Jul 21, 14
Hamilton sensed a safety car conspiracy
Euphoric at Silverstone two weeks ago when he pulled the gap back to just 4 points, Lewis Hamilton's mood dimmed once again on Sunday as he deficit blew back out to 14. But after the Briton limite...
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Jul 20, 14
F1 teams eye Jos Verstappen's son - report
Max Verstappen has the F1 world at his feet. That is the view of Daniel Ricciardo, who after rising through the energy drink company's junior ranks is now consistently beating reigning world champ...
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Jul 20, 14
Lauda slams Williams for fudging Susie Wolff 'PR move'
Niki Lauda has criticised Williams, in the wake of female driver Susie Wolff's Friday morning appearances at Silverstone and Hockenheim. Wolff's Silverstone outing was short-lived due to technical...
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Jul 20, 14
Heidfeld is dating Frentzen
Heidfeld is dating Frentzen. It's a sensational headline, and nonetheless true -- Sven Heidfeld, the brother of former F1 driver Nick, and Heinz-Harald Frentzen's sister Nicole-Nadine Frentzen, ar...
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Jul 20, 14
Mercedes slams 'unacceptable' Brembo failure
Mercedes has slammed as "unacceptable" the failure of Lewis Hamilton's Brembo brand brake disc during qualifying at Hockenheim. The big crash in Q1, leaving the Briton winded and with bruised knee...
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Jul 20, 14
Mercedes 'already negotiating' with Hamilton
With Nico Rosberg all signed up for the future, Mercedes' attention is now turning to the occupant of its other silver seat. "Yes," the Brackley team's boss Toto Wolff told Kronen Zeitung, Austria...
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Jul 20, 14
Ecclestone plays down F1 buy-back reports
Bernie Ecclestone has played down suggestions he is set to buy back formula one. F1 business journalist Christian Sylt claims the sport's biggest shareholder, CVC, is already committed to selling ...