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McLaren questions Racing Point’s handling of Stroll’s COVID case

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McLaren CEO Zak Brown says his team would have acted differently to Racing Point had one of its drivers showed the same symptoms Lance Stroll experienced at the Eifel Grand Prix. Stroll missed the race due to an upset stomach but was not tested for COVID-19 until he had travelled......
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Power Rankings: Introducing the F1 Comfy and Uncomfy Clubs

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With six races left in F1’s 2020 season, it just so happens that it is possible to split the grid into six distinct groups when sorting the Power Rankings ahead of the Portuguese Grand Prix. This is not a ranking of who is F1’s best driver, nor how the championship......
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‘Angry shark’ Alonso won’t distract Renault from 2022

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Renault’s Cyril Abiteboul says the returning Fernando Alonso is like “a big shark,” but that his arrival in 2021 will not distract Renault from its long-term goals. Alonso is replacing McLaren-bound Daniel Ricciardo next season, which will be the final year under the current aerodynamic regulations. Formula One hopes the......
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Vietnam officially cancels debut F1 race for 2020

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Vietnam’s first Formula One grand prix has been officially cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organisers said on Friday. The Vietnamese Grand Prix was originally scheduled to take place in April on the streets of Hanoi as the third race of the season, but sources told Reuters in March that......
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Nicolas Hamilton: Lewis’ 91 wins show dreams can come true

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Nicolas Hamilton says the achievements of his older brother Lewis are proof that any dream can be achieved and any record broken. Sharing stories from before F1, Nicolas Hamilton joins Alexis Nunes to look back on his life growing up with Lewis, how he started in motorsport and the challenges......
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Hamilton ‘incredibly humbled’ by Schumacher family tributes

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Lewis Hamilton said he was “incredibly humbled” to receive a gift from Michael Schumacher’s family after matching the German driver’s 91 Formula One victories. Hamilton’s win at the Nurburgring meant he moved level with a record Schumacher held since surpassing Alain Prost’s 51 wins at the 2001 Belgian Grand Prix.......
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Like Schumacher, Hamilton earned his special place in F1 history

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From this point onward, Lewis Hamilton is in virgin territory. Nobody in the history of Formula One has won more than 91 grands prix in a career, but right now there is no telling how far he might go. For the past six years he has averaged more than 10......
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Hamilton ties Schumacher’s record of 91 F1 wins

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Lewis Hamilton moved level with Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 Formula One wins with victory at the Eifel Grand Prix. Hamilton won comfortably after Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas suffered a race-ending engine issue. The win increases Hamilton’s lead to 69 points in the championship. Report: Hamilton claims 91st win, Ricciardo......
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Bottas on pole, Red Bull closing in, Hulk back in action

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1:31 PM ET Laurence Edmondson Close F1 Editor • Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011 Nate Saunders Close F1 Associate Editor • Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University• Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014 It was 24 hours later than planned, but Formula......
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Mercedes rules out supplying engines to Red Bull

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Mercedes has ruled out the possibility of supplying Red Bull with Formula One engines. 1 Related Honda’s decision to leave the sport at the end of the 2021 season means Red Bull and its sister team Alpha Tauri will need to find a new engine supplier to power their cars......
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The story behind Toto Wolff’s lap record and huge crash at the Nurburgring

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In an exclusive interview with ESPN, Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff rewinds the clock to April 15, 2009, and the day he nearly killed himself attempting a new lap record at the Nurburgring’s legendary Nordschleife… The Porsche 911 RSR was doing 189mph when the right rear tyre exploded and spat......
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Renault urges F1 to act in wake of Honda departure

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Renault says Formula One must consider bringing forward its next change of engine regulations in the wake of Honda’s decision to withdraw from the championship. Honda will leave F1 at the end of the 2021 season, citing its desire to focus resources on zero-emission technology. Their departure will leave Red......
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Massa to lead investigation into viral karting incident, brawl

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Former Ferrari driver Felipe Massa will lead the investigation into the astonishing Kart World Championship incident that saw a driver attack a rival on and off the circuit in separate incidents. On Sunday, video emerged of Italian driver Luca Corberi walking to the side of the racetrack to throw a......
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Hamilton vows to keep ‘learning and growing’ after FIA comments

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Lewis Hamilton said he “may not always get it right in the face of adversity” two days after accusing the racing governing body, the FIA, of trying to stop him from winning. Hamilton was denied a chance at victory at the Russian Grand Prix after being handed two time penalties......
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Hamilton still faces big challenge to secure 91st win

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By claiming the pole position, Lewis Hamilton put himself in a great position to match Michael Schumacher’s all-time record of 91 wins on Sunday. But due to the dramatic events which took place over qualifying, the route to that record-equaling result is not as straightforward as you might assume. What......
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Vettel has mixed emotions about Hamilton’s records

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Sebastian Vettel says he will have mixed emotions when Lewis Hamilton secures his 91st win and equals Michael Schumacher’s record of career victories in Formula One. Hamilton heads into this weekend on 90 wins and as the favourite to win Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix at the Sochi Autodrom. Schumacher has......
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Former Ferrari team boss Domenicali to be next F1 CEO

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Former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali is set to replace Chase Carey as the sport’s chief executive before next season, senior sources confirmed on Tuesday. 1 Related Domenicali, 55, is currently chairman and chief executive of Italian sportscar maker Lamborghini and also serves as head of the governing FIA’s single-seater......
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The Schumacher trait that makes Verstappen such a tough teammate

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In an exclusive interview with ESPN, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner explains why Max Verstappen holds such a big advantage over his teammates, compares him with Michael Schumacher and gives his reasons for why the team is still backing current Alex Albon over Monza race winner Pierre Gasly Two......

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