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  • Wolff: It’s not always the fastest car that wins 20/08/2018
    Mercedes team Toto Wolff all but acknowledged that his team does not have the fastest car on the grid, but at the same time points out it that has not always been the driver with the fastest car who has won races this season. Speaking ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix, Round 13 of the […]
  • Haas preview the Hungarian Grand Prix 20/08/2018
    Those toiling within the globe-trotting FIA Formula 1 World Championship earned a three-week reprieve following the July 29 Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest. The mandated summer shutdown allowed crew members to reacquaint themselves with their families and recharge prior to the stretch run of this year’s 21-race calendar, which resumes Aug. 24-26 with the Be […]
  • Renault preview the Belgian Grand Prix 20/08/2018
    Renault Sport Formula 1 Team previews the thirteenth race weekend of the 2018 Formula 1 season, the Johnnie Walker Belgian Grand Prix. Drivers Nico Hülkenberg and Carlos Sainz share their thoughts on Spa-Francorchamps, while our management and technical staff give the latest on the team and on the Renault R.S.18-R.E.18 package. Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Dire […]
  • Inside Line: So that was the holidays! 20/08/2018
    This past summer break was hardly that! Each year my wife and two kids take our annual three weeks holidays at some beachside area, this year we opted for a great place in the village of Budens on the southwesternmost part of Portugal near Sagres. The holidays began in the Algarve, on the same weekend as the […]
  • IndyCar’s Wickens in hospital following violent Pocono crash 20/08/2018
    IndyCar driver Robert Wickens has been treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following a huge accident early in a race at Pocono IndyCar said the Canadian sustained a pulmonary contusion Sunday and will undergo an MRI and probable surgery at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest in Allentown. The official Indycar […]
  • WEC Silverstone: Alonso’s Toyota team disqualified after win 20/08/2018
    The no8 Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid took the chequered flag at the end of a thrilling 6 Hours of Silverstone. The no7 Toyota of Mike Conway, Kamui Kobayashi and Jose-Maria Lopez finished second after leading for a large part of the race. However, in post-race scrutineering, the two TS050s were found to not comply […]
  • Andretti: I was always right there with Ayrton in testing 19/08/2018
    A quarter of a century ago Michael Andretti made had brief Formula 1 foray, his spell in the top flight flopped and ended after only 11 races, but according to the now successful Indycar team owner he was dealt a tough hand at a time when he believes he could have matched his teammate Ayrton […]
  • Inside Line: Why WEC if Alonso wants close racing? 19/08/2018
    Fernando Alonso cited “lack of track action in Formula 1” as one of the main reasons he is quitting the top flight at the end of this season, yet he has no problem being part of what is really a two-car LMP1 WEC campaign with Toyota Gazoo Racing for the next year and a half It’s […]
  • Disgraced Ferrucci finds refuge in Indycars 19/08/2018
    Disgraced Formula 2 driver and Haas reserve Santino Ferrucci has found refuge in Indycar after confirming a two-race deal in third Dale Coyne Racing Honda at Portland and Sonoma, the final two races of the series. American 20-year-old Ferrucci confirmed, “I am extremely grateful to Dale and everyone at Dale Coyne Racing for giving me […]
  • Silverstone WEC: Toyota hog the front row 18/08/2018
    Silverstone presented a dry track under grey skies for qualifying for Round 3 of the 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship, the battle for the top spot was between the two Toyotas but it was too close to call throughout the session for the LMP competitors. The session was interrupted by a red flag when the […]

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