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Honda switching to batteries, bye-bye to F1

TOKYO, Japan – Japan’s Honda Motor will end its participation as an engine supplier in the FIA Formula 1 World championship at the end of the 2021 season to focus on zero-emissions technology. Chief executive Takahiro Hachigo said in an online news conference that the decision was made at the end of September and the… Continue reading Honda switching to batteries, bye-bye to F1

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Hyundai RM20e: Forget F1 – this is the future of top-end motorsport

High potential for Hyundai N brand Based on platform for future N brand products Mid-mounted power – 596kW and 960Nm BEIJING, China – Hyundai has introduced the next electric RM20e Racing Midship Sport Car at a 2020 Beijing automotive exhibition… its name referring to the N prototype model’s “Racing Midship” rear-drive, midship power train/ It’s said… Continue reading Hyundai RM20e: Forget F1 – this is the future of top-end motorsport

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Read all the skinner from Sunday’s Italian F1 GP here

MUGELLO, Italy – Six-times Formula 1 World champion Lewis Hamilton took his tally of wins to 90 and very close to Michael Schumacher’s awesome F1 record on Sunday – but he said it felt like he had just done three in a day. Poor old Lewis, he of the bended knee and motto-ed T-shirts. It… Continue reading Read all the skinner from Sunday’s Italian F1 GP here

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F1: Turkey punting for permanent race slot

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey wants to return permanently to the annual Formula 1 race calendar after its its first such race in nearly a decade scheduled for November 2020. November’s race will replace the cancelled Chinese GP. Turkey, according to the Reuters news service, last hosted a GP in 2011 when the Istanbul circuit was… Continue reading F1: Turkey punting for permanent race slot

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F1’s Leclerc dead straight on not bending knee

SILVERSTONE, England – Ferrari F1 driver Charles Leclerc is fine at not ”taking a knee” over the controversial BLM cult and the still-uncertain way that a black man died during an American riot. Other drivers, led by another driver, Lewis Hamilton who has a ”black” father and ”white” mother – accused Leclerc of being racist… Continue reading F1’s Leclerc dead straight on not bending knee

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Silent stands as Silverstone F1 goes ahead

SILVERSTONE, England – A half-built hotel and empty stands were the backdrop to Sunday’s no-fans British F1 GP but Silverstone circuit boss Stuart Pringle is hoping for a full house in 2021. Reuters reported that Pringle told the news agency ”the piggy bank is nearly dry”. For the first time since Silverstone hosted the first… Continue reading Silent stands as Silverstone F1 goes ahead

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German driver to replace Perez for UK F1 GP

SILVERSTONE, England – Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg will replace Racing Point driver Sergio Perez at the August 2020 British Formula 1 GP now that the Mexican has ruled out after a positive CoVid-19 test. Hulkenberg, a veteran of 177 grands prix, raced for the team when they were known as Force India. He drove for Renault… Continue reading German driver to replace Perez for UK F1 GP

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US vetoes all four 2020 F1 races – adds others

LONDON, England – Formula 1 has scrapped all four of its American 2020 event due to the Covid-19 pandemic but added three European legs to the calendar. Canada, Texas, Mexico and Brazil have been ditched, Portugal’s Portimao will host its first F1 event. An F1 communication said posted by the Reuters news agency said: “Due… Continue reading US vetoes all four 2020 F1 races – adds others

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Lewis takes on former F1 champions with his BLM beliefs

LONDON, England – Reuters news agency has reported that F1 champion Lewis Hamilton has hit back at former F1 champions Mario Andretti and Jackie Stewart for their comments on his anti-racism stance. Andretti, who won his title in 1978 and is now 80, was quoted by the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio as saying he had… Continue reading Lewis takes on former F1 champions with his BLM beliefs