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  • Andretti savoring golden anniversary of single Indy 500 win 22/05/2019
    Mario Andretti sees the reminders of 1969 everywhere these days – his face, his race car number, that familiar STP logo, they all appear on an endless array of shirts and jackets, clocks and flags, posters and coasters. Mario Andretti Drive has temporarily replaced the Washington Street sign in downtown Indianapolis. Fans driving through the […]
  • Midweek Wrap: Alonso, Montoya, RIP Niki 22/05/2019
    Illustration by Cirebox A week that saw plenty of news both in and around F1 circles, unfortunately, all of it was overshadowed by the passing of a F1 legend. Alonso’s Indy Disaster: Half a year removed from their disastrous partnership in F1, it seems that hasn’t stopped McLaren from once again failing Fernando Alonso. Failing […]
  • F1 drivers share their fond memories of Lauda 22/05/2019
    Sharing their memories of Niki Lauda, Formula 1 drivers spoke fondly of the former champion’s straight-talking manner and the “amazing” legacy he left by overcoming a life-threatening crash. Lauda died on Monday at the age of 70, less than one year after a lung transplant. The Austrian won two of his three F1 titles after […]
  • Vettel: We deserve a good result for everybody’s sake 22/05/2019
    For Ferrari, the Monaco Grand Prix could be the last chance to get back into the Formula 1 title race because after five races and no wins for either Sebastian Vettel or Charles Leclerc, the Scuderia’s hopes of ending the dominance of Mercedes are already hanging by a thread. Vettel, the four-time F1 champion, was […]
  • Monaco Grand Prix Drivers’ Press Conference 22/05/2019
    Full transcript from the drivers’ press conference on Wednesday ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, Round 6 of the 2019 Formula 1 World Championship, on the streets of Monte-Carlo. Featuring Daniel Ricciardo (Renault), Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes), Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), Max Verstappen (Red Bull) and Robert Kubica (Williams). This week motorsport lost […]
  • Ferrari: We are bringing further updates for Monaco 22/05/2019
    The 66th Monaco Grand Prix gets underway in sombre mood following the death on Monday night of the legendary Austrian racer, Niki Lauda at the age of seventy. In total, there have been 77 editions of this event, the earliest dating back 90 years to 14th April 1929, the race won by British driver William […]
  • Ferrari: Ciao Niki 22/05/2019
    Ferrari paid tribute to Niki Lauda the driver that led their revival in the mid-seventies and bagged Formula1 World Championship titles for them in 1975 and 1977, this is what they had to say: A workaholic, a computer-like brain ahead of his time, a stickler for detail who could separate emotion and rational thought and […]
  • Hamilton skips media duties as F1 stunned by Lauda loss 22/05/2019
    Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple F1 World Champion Niki Lauda. A team spokesman said they had asked for Hamilton to be excused on the grounds that he had “lost a […]
  • Lauda tributes planned for Monaco Grand Prix 22/05/2019
    Formula 1 will honour Niki Lauda at this weekend’s showcase Monaco Grand Prix, with teams and drivers on Wednesday still coming to terms with the triple F1 World Champion’s death. The Austrian, who died on Monday aged 70, won in Monaco with Ferrari in 1975 and 1976 but was latterly the Mercedes team’s non-executive chairman […]
  • Monaco Preview: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir emotions 22/05/2019
    Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but dominant Mercedes also have sentiment on their side this weekend. The death on Monday night of Austrian Formula 1 great Niki Lauda – a triple world champion, a two-time […]


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