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Lewis Hamilton: Ferrari chief admits talks with world champion

Ferrari admit they have held talks with world champion Lewis Hamilton about joining them in the future. Ferrari chief executive officer Louis Carey Camilleri said at a media lunch that Hamilton has had “conversations” with chairman John Elkann. Camilleri said Ferrari were “very flattered Lewis in particular, and other drivers, want to join us”. “It’s […]

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Ferrari confirm ‘early’ launch of 2020 Formula 1 car

Ferrari will launch their 2020 car on February 11 – eight days before the start of winter testing – and say they consider themselves the “challengers” rather than favourites for next year’s title. The Scuderia became the first team to confirm their launch plans for next season, with team boss Mattia Binotto expecting their new […]

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Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi: The ultimate F1, MotoGP job swap

They combine for 15 world titles in motorsport, and are arguably the greatest of all-time at their craft. And this week, Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi – superstars of F1 and MotoGP – traded machinery for the ultimate racer job swap. On an momentous day in Valencia, Hamilton, F1’s six-time champion, rode Rossi’s Yamaha bike, […]

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Red Bull confident Max Verstappen will stay beyond F1 2021

Red Bull are confident a “very happy” Max Verstappen will sign a new deal despite links to Mercedes and a potential F1 2021 driver merry-go-round. Verstappen, with eight wins and 31 podiums at the age of 22, has firmly established himself as one F1’s most sought-after stars, and is one of many high-profile drivers – […]

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Aston Martin could join F1 if Racing Point owner Stroll buys stake

Aston Martin could join Formula One if Racing Point’s billionaire owner Lawrence Stroll buys significant stake in the luxury carmaker Stroll is leading a consortium that is considering a stake in the British firm He is ready to capitalise on drop in value since London stock market float  Aston Martin shares have slumped from £19 to […]

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Formula 1 relax 2020 engine restrictions

Formula 1 has relaxed restrictions on engine usage for 2020 meaning drivers could suffer fewer grid penalties. Drivers will next year be able to use three MGU-Ks – a part of the hybrid system – one more than in 2019. The move brings the MGU-K into line with the other parts of the power-unit in […]

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New era underway for Ricciardo and Co.

Daniel Ricciardo’s new teammate Esteban Ocon started work as a Renault F1 driver in post-season testing on Tuesday and said it was good to be back behind the wheel. The 23-year-old Frenchman lost his drive with Racing Point at the end of 2018 but has returned to replace departed German Nico Hulkenberg for 2020 alongside […]