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Formula One: Ferrari face a more challenging season than 2019, says Leclerc

SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA (REUTERS) – Ferrari can expect the 2020 Formula One season to be more challenging than last year, Charles Leclerc said ahead of the Austrian opener on Thursday (July 2). The 22-year-old Monegasque driver won two races in 2019, his first year at Maranello, but the championship runners-up have already recognised problems with the […]

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Lewis Hamilton’s outrageous contract demand for Mercedes deal

Lewis Hamilton has reportedly demanded a contract upgrade at Mercedes after the world championship team had already made the English superstar the highest-earning driver ever seen in motorsport. Hamilton has now re-opened negotiations with his team with a stunning demand to earn $72 million per-year. The 35-year-old is off-contract at the end of the 2020 […]

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McLaren unveil new livery featuring a rainbow and 'end racism' logos

McLaren unveil new livery featuring a rainbow and ‘end racism’ logos after Mercedes launched new all-black look for Lewis Hamilton McLaren are the latest team to tweak their car’s livery ahead of the season’s start Addition of rainbow colours  follows launch of F1’s ‘#WeRaceAsOne campaign Mercedes have already ditched traditional silver for a black car this […]

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Martin Brundle season preview: F1 ready for return to racing in 2020

F1’s back: What does the sport’s return look like? Sixteen weeks after the Australian GP was abandoned, F1 finally returns to begin the 2020 season in Austria. The sport reconvenes with reduced personnel on site and extensive COVID-19 protocols in place for the behind-closed-doors event. Martin Brundle: “I feel relieved that we’re able to get […]

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F1 drivers discussing taking a knee at F1’s Austrian GP return

Lando Norris says F1’s drivers will discuss taking a knee as a collective show of solidarity against racism ahead of Sunday’s season-opening Austrian GP. Sky Sports understands drivers will have the opportunity to take a knee in front of their own cars around the time of the Austrian national anthem, which is 15 minutes before […]

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Mercedes to run black-liveried cars in F1 2020 in stand against racism

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will race black-liveried Mercedes cars in the 2020 season as F1’s world champions make a powerful and visual stand against racism and for diversity. Mercedes have always run their cars in their historical ‘Silver Arrows’ trim but are making the change as part of a pledge to improve the diversity […]