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  • Perez: We need both cars as strong as possible 14/12/2018
    Sergio Perez orchestrated the downfall of financially strapped Force India so that it could emerge from the ashes to become the well-backed Racing Point outfit led by billionaire Lawrence Stroll with the intention of providing 20-year-old Lance with a decent race car in the top flight. Clearly the team has been bought and will be built […]
  • Liberty blink, big teams win but Brawn says compromise found 14/12/2018
    While Formula 1 goes into hibernation it is clear that in the corridors of power much is going on as owners Liberty Media and current stakeholders plot the way forward for the sport, it appears there has been some ‘progress’ with middle-ground reached regarding the contentious engine formula for 2021 and beyond. Current engine suppliers, Mercedes […]
  • Lucky lady Flörsch to contest 2019 Formula European Masters 14/12/2018
    In the wake of surviving a death-defying shunt, Sophia Flörsch has announced she will contest the 2019 Formula European Masters season, the new young-gun series that exclusively will be held in the support programme of all the nine DTM race meetings. Recently video images of Flörsch’s high-speed crash shocked the motor racing world during the […]
  • Ferrari to unveil 2019 F1 car in mid-February 14/12/2018
    Ferrari have confirmed that the car Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc will use in the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship will be unveiled on February 15, three days ahead of pre-season testing in Barcelona. Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene revealed the date at the Caschi d’Oro awards ceremony and also mentioned, “The group led by [technical […]
  • Ecclestone: I want to buy Silverstone but they won’t sell 14/12/2018
    Despite an uncertain Formula 1 future, Silverstone will not be sold to former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone who reportedly put in an offer for the home of the British Grand Prix in a bid to keep the iconic venue on the calendar beyond 2019. When Ecclestone was asked by Eurosport to comment about the future of […]
  • Agag becomes Formula E chairman, new CEO being sought 14/12/2018
    As part of the continued growth of Formula E Holdings Ltd. – promoter of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship – Alejandro Agag and the board of the company have agreed that he should step-up from the role of CEO to become Chairman with immediate effect. The move allows the company to bolster the management […]
  • Formula E: Who can challenge champion Vergne? 14/12/2018
    For reigning champion Jean-Eric Vergne (DS Techeetah), it’s been a long five months. After clinching his first championship title at the 2017/18 ABB FIA Formula E Championship finale in New York City back in July, the Frenchman has been waiting patiently for the chance to do it all again. The only issue? He’s got 21 […]
  • Arrivabene: F1 costs are increasing instead of decreasing 13/12/2018
    Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has called for patience and caution before Formula 1 power brokers set in stone the way forward for the sport beyond 2020, arguing that changes to next year’s rules are costing teams millions and it is doubtful that racing will improve as planned. Between now and 2021, Liberty Media are […]
  • Szafnauer: Stroll very quick in testing and in the simulator 13/12/2018
    Lance Stroll will be on holiday smiling after sampling his Formula 1 ride for next year, as it appears his father got himself a good deal when he rescued Force India in the summer and the bonus is that the youngster’s new team chief Otmar Szafnauer believes the young Canadian is as good as Esteban […]
  • Lewis and Seb agree Max can be a contender in 2019 13/12/2018
    Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel both believe that if Red Bull and Honda provide Max Verstappen with a decent car next year, the 21-year-old Dutchman can be a contender for the Formula 1 crown. Verstappen enjoyed a strong second half of last season, only bettered by World Champion Hamilton. The Dutchman has matured into one of […]


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