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Rivals aren’t exploiting Hamilton’s “weakness”

In an exclusive interview with F1 Racing magazine, Alonso – Hamilton's teammate at McLaren in 2007 – was asked to assess his former rival's recent achievements. Read Also: Alonso, now a double Le Mans 24 Hours winner and World Endurance champion, has been out of F1 since the end of the 2018 season, and last won an F1 world title in '06. Hamilton has won six championships in that time
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Japanese GP to start an hour earlier in 2020

Details of the race timetable were yet to be decided when an otherwise full season schedule was issued on January 10th. The Suzuka start has been moved from 1410 to 1310, and the event thus becomes the third race to have a new time relative to 2019. As previously announced the British GP has been moved from 1410 to 1510, and the US GP from 1310 to 1410. The two
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Red Bull backs Gasly to become “great” again

Despite Red Bull having moved Gasly to Toro Rosso after a disappointing first half to last season, the way in which the Frenchman recovered and took a sensational podium finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix left the team and Marko deeply impressed. "It was a blossoming that was incredible," said Marko in an exclusive interview with Motorsport.com. "There, you can see what psychology is all about. "If I would say
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How Giorgio Piola revisited Senna’s great F1 legacy

The new collection – available by clicking here – will breathe new life into these already highly-detailed illustrations, marrying his illustrative work of the past with the modern techniques he employs today. The Piola story Speaking freely about his craft, Piola characterizes his time in the paddock as having three distinct chapters – the first of which comprises a time when he would sit at his drawing board for up
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Norris opens up on McLaren: “The team's confidence is back”

Speaking at Autosport International, Norris opens up about how hard he works and addresses whether people have the wrong impression of him being too relaxed over a race weekend. He also mentions the nervous moments and excitement he had in the run up to his first race.Norris talks at length about his friendship with team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr and how hard they push each other and work together ...Keep reading
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Mercedes completes fire-up of 2020 F1 car

The German squad shared an audio clip of the fire-up on Twitter on Tuesday ahead of the car's debut on February 14.   Mercedes' W11 will make its track bow at the Silverstone circuit five days before the start of pre-season testing at Barcelona. Although the on-track debut will not be public, Mercedes plans to share images and video of the car during the day. The W11 will be again
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Haas unveils launch date for its 2020 F1 car

Haas was the first team to reveal its livery for the season last year, but on this occasion is due to wait until February 19 to show off the VF-20 and its colours. The car will be unveiled at 8am local time, 15 minutes before Alfa Romeo - the other team leaving its launch until the very start of pre-season testing - takes the covers off its own 2020 car.
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Williams adds Red Bull, Renault engineers in key tech roles

The Grove-based outfit has announced the appointments of David Worner and Jonathan Carter, as it continues the restructuring of its tech department in the wake of a series of high-profile departures over the past two seasons. This included the likes of Dirk De Beer and Ed Wood, and culminated in the exit of tech chief Paddy Lowe during the team's disastrous 2019 season. New signings Worner and Carter will take
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Get the best seats in the house for the 2020 F1 French GP

Younger fans might think of Paul Ricard as a newcomer to Formula 1 but this circuit simply oozes history from its previous tenure as home of the French Grand Prix between 1970 and 1990. Sitting on a plateau high above the Mediterranean coast, it offers a typically southern French vista of big skies and distant mountains and is synonymous with F1’s gilded era of fat tyres and opposite lock. Stop
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French GP needs just “four days” for overtaking tweaks

As Motorsport.com reported back in December, Paul Ricard believes that the racing spectacle can be made better if tweaks are made to the first section of its track. The event’s new managing director Eric Boullier told selected media, including Motorsport.com, at an event in Paris on Monday that plans have been submitted to the FIA and the hope is that the revamp can be ready in time for this year’s