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Formula 1: Williams to wait until new year to announce driver line up

Williams will wait until the new year to finalise their driver line-up, with Russian Sergey Sirotkin the strong favourite for the drive. The team’s interest in Robert Kubica has cooled following the Pole’s test with the team in Abu Dhabi ...

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Hamilton not eyeing move to another motorsport – gossip

Friday, 15 December Mercedes’ world champion Lewis Hamilton says he has no desire to leave Formula 1 for a different motorsport. (Daily Express) Formula 1 bosses are considering no longer using ‘grid girls’ – but Red Bull driver Max Verstappen ...

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Formula 1 'grid girls' under review – what did you think?

Formula 1’s new owners are looking into whether the sport should continue to use ‘grid girls’. Ross Brawn, F1 managing director of motorsports, said the use of female promotional models is a “delicate topic” which is “under strong review”. “We’re ...

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'Four teams could fight for 2018 title' – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton believes there could be four teams fighting for the world championship next season. The Mercedes driver, who won his fourth title in 2017, said McLaren could join Ferrari and Red Bull as contenders. “McLaren will have Renault engines, ...

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Formula 1 drivers' union gets '100%' membership due to concerns over future

Formula 1 drivers have unanimously signed up to their union because of concerns over the future of the sport. Alexander Wurz, chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association, said the organisation had 100% membership “for maybe the first time in ...

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Jean Todt re-elected unopposed as president of FIA for third term

Jean Todt has been re-elected unopposed for a third term as president of motorsport’s governing body, the FIA. The 71-year-old ex-Ferrari team boss will retain his position until 2021. Frenchman Todt will lead motorsport as Formula 1 goes through a ...

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'I don't have the desire to match Schumacher'

Lewis Hamilton says he does not believe he will stay in Formula 1 long enough to beat Michael Schumacher’s record of seven world titles. Hamilton won his fourth title this year to move within one of Juan Manuel Fangio, but ...

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Honda reorganises F1 management team after McLaren split

Honda has reorganised its Formula 1 management team as it seeks to improve performance in 2018. The move comes as Honda splits with McLaren following three years of failure and moves to a new engine supply partnership with Toro Rosso. ...

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Formula 1: Max Verstappen's maturity is earning him millions

Max Verstappen’s new Red Bull contract is said by those in the know to make him the third best paid driver in Formula 1 behind Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel from next year. The team will not reveal the exact ...

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F1 proposes better Brazil security as 21-race calendar announced

Formula 1 bosses have proposed new security measures following a series of dangerous incidents at this year’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The most serious case came when Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint on a road leaving the Interlagos track in ...

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