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  • Alfa Romeo unveil the C38 ahead of Barcelona F1 testing 18/02/2019
    Alfa Romeo have distributed studio images of the Alfa Romeo C31 with new driver line-up of veteran Kimi Raikkonen and rookie Antonio Giovinazzi, ahead of the first day of Formula 1 preseason testing at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. Wait is over! ⏱ We warmly welcome our beloved #C38! 😍 #AlfaRomeoRacing⁰#GetCloser⁰#TheFutureRevealed pic.twitter.com/b29maFW1QG […]
  • Red Bull reveal 2019 livery  18/02/2019
    On Monday morning – day one of the first preseason Formula 1 test – an hour before the start of the testing days in Barcelona, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing revealed their 2019 livery and released photos of their drivers Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly kitted out in their new race suits. The team reported on […]
  • Barcelona Day 1: Let the games begin! 18/02/2019
    Finally, 82 days since Formula 1 engines were switched off since the final day of Abu Dhabi testing in late November last year, its back to the track for our teams and drivers as they begin the first of eight days of preseason testing at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Nine teams will be out on […]
  • Denny Hamlin wins 61st annual Daytona 500 18/02/2019
    Five weeks after the death of Joe Gibbs Racing president J.D. Gibbs, the driver he discovered won the Daytona 500 for the second time, making it three in the top three for the team. In a two-lap dash in overtime Sunday at Daytona International Speedway, Denny Hamlin held off teammate Kyle Busch to win the […]
  • Stroll has last laugh as Williams stumble before first test 17/02/2019
    Lance Stroll would be forgiven having the last laugh as he prepares to test for Racing Point, as his former Williams team will have the garage door down on the opening day of the first Formula 1 pre-season test which begins on Monday at Circuit de Catalunya. The split between the Strolls and Williams was […]
  • Vettel and Leclerc break-in the Ferrari SF90 17/02/2019
    The Ferrari SF90 hit the track for the first time today, at Circuit de Catalunya, as the Scuderia used their allocated filming day to run the new car in with Sebastian Vettel doing the honours first, before handing over to new teammate Charles Leclerc ahead of tomorrow’s first day of Formula 1 preseason testing at the venue. […]
  • Barcelona F1 Test: Full driver line-ups and live TV schedule 17/02/2019
    It is finally here, 2019 Formula 1 preseason testing begins on Monday at Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona, where all ten teams are expected to be in action. Only Mercedes and Haas have retained their driver line-ups on a grid that will feature 12 driver changes, including new drivers for both Ferrari and Red Bull. […]
  • Williams: We have to delay the start of our pre-season test 17/02/2019
    Williams will not be on track for the first day of Formula 1 preseason testing which begins tomorrow (Monday) with the first day of official track action at Circuit de Catalunya. The announcement comes in the wake of the team being forced to cancel the shakedown for the Fw42 which was scheduled for yesterday (Saturday) […]
  • Mexico City ePrix: Di Grassi claims last-gasp victory 17/02/2019
    Lucas di Grassi and Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler have become the fourth driver-team pairing to win from four races of the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. The Brazilian stunned the packed grandstands, snatching victory just a few feet from the finish line, as long-time leader Pascal Wehrlein slowed on the run to the line […]
  • Petty won the 1979 Daytona 500 but who won the brawl? 16/02/2019
    The 1979 Daytona 500 title may have gone to The King, but it is most memorable for the infield brawl between Cale Yarborough and the Allison brothers, Donnie and Bobby, the tussle came after Yarborough and Donnie Allison wrecked while running 1-2 on the last lap of the race, giving Petty his opening. Below is […]


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