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Lewis Hamilton hopes F1 drivers’ understanding of taking a knee grows

Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1’s drivers will become closer through continued discussion about anti-racism topics and taking a knee, even if not all perform the gesture. F1’s drivers have all collectively stated their desire to fight discrimination and worn anti-racism T-shirts on the grid ahead of the season’s first two grands prix. But unlike the […]

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Racing Point hit back at Renault over protest on RP20 car’s legality

Racing Point have hit back at what they have labelled Renault’s “misconceived and poorly-informed” protest about the legality of their cars after the Styrian GP. Renault lodged a protest with the stewards in the hours after Sunday’s race against their rivals’ RP20 car in effective culmination of a long-running saga since winter testing in February. […]

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Styrian GP, Practice One: Sergio Perez fastest for Racing Point

Sergio Perez out-paced Max Verstappen and Mercedes to set a surprise pace for Racing Point in Styrian GP first practice, as Formula 1 returned to Austria’s Spielberg circuit following a dramatic season-opener. For the first time in F1 history, the sport is hosting back-to-back Grands Prix at the same circuit – with the Styria region […]

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Ferrari to fast-track F1 upgrades for Styrian GP – but no straight-line fix

Ferrari say they are aiming to bring forward their “significant” car upgrade to this weekend’s Styrian GP, although are still not expecting to challenge at the front due to an alarming straight-line speed disadvantage. The new aerodynamic package, which Ferrari said marked a big change of direction in their 2020 development, was initially planned for […]

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Mercedes’ DAS ruled legal as Red Bull protest rejected at Austrian GP

Mercedes’ Dual-Axis Steering system has been declared legal by Austrian GP stewards after a protest by Red Bull was rejected. In a verdict delivered early on Saturday morning in Austria by the FIA, stewards at F1’s season-opening race ruled that “DAS is part of the steering system, albeit not a conventional one”. Mercedes fastest in […]