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Binotto replaces Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 carousel spins on

LONDON, England - Ferrari has appointed Mattia Binotto as its fourth Formula 1 team principal in less than five years after previous incumbent Maurizio Arrivabene was punished for the team's lack of trophies. The change comes only two months before the 2019 racing season opens in Melbourne on March 17. Ferrari said in a media… Continue reading Binotto replaces Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 carousel spins on

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Mercedes F1 team boss promises plenty to cheer about

LONDON, England -  Formula 1 fans, according to champion team Mercedes, will have plenty to cheer about through 2019 even if the three-pointed star again dominates for another year. Many, however, will be rooting for the underdogs. Mercedes has won both driver (Hamilton, five times!) and team titles ever since the V6 turbo hybrid era… Continue reading Mercedes F1 team boss promises plenty to cheer about

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‘Michael in the very best of hands’ – family

LONDON (Reuters) - The family of seven-times Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher has assured fans that he is being well cared-for as they prepare to celebrate his 50th birthday on Jan 3 2019. Schumacher quit racing in 2012 then incurred severe head injuries in a skiing fall five years ago. He's been under specialist care… Continue reading ‘Michael in the very best of hands’ – family

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Sainz says Alonso quitting F1 will hurt the sport

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Two-times World Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso's leaving the annual series will reflects badly on the sport, fellow. That's Spaniard driver Carlos Sainz' opinion, anyway, as Reuters reports. Four years have not seen Alonso, now 37, has had four years with McLaren, which team hasn't won a race since 2012. His most recent… Continue reading Sainz says Alonso quitting F1 will hurt the sport

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Flying Kimi puts Lewis’ title back another race

AUSTIN, Texas - Is Lewis Hamilton dragging out the season for the last three races because he wants Formula 1 punters to get a fair deal for their paid-for-already tickets? It looked that way as the American F1 GP played out on the Texan flatlands' Circuit of the Americas on Sunday (Oct 21 2018) as… Continue reading Flying Kimi puts Lewis’ title back another race

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Vettel’s cowboy driving gives Hamilton pole in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has moved within reach of his fifth Formula 1 title with yet another pole start, this time for the US F1 GP. Arch-rival Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will be way back in fifth but his team mate Kimi Raikkonen will start alongside him. Should Hamilton take the title he… Continue reading Vettel’s cowboy driving gives Hamilton pole in Texas

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Hamilton hits the big four-oh under Singapore lights

SINGAPORE - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gave another masterclass here on Sunday (Sept 16) with an easy win from the Singapore F1 GP after starting from pole. He is now 40 points clear of his nearest title rival, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel - and there are still six GP's to go. Comparative newcomer Max Verstappen (Red Bull)… Continue reading Hamilton hits the big four-oh under Singapore lights

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Vettel on Singapore qualifying: ‘Hamilton isn’t untouchable’

SINGAPORE - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel had a frustrating Saturday qualifying against Mercedes' championship leader Lewis Hamilton with only third on the grid for the 2018 Singapore F1 GP. Vettel, according to a Reuters correspondent, seemed dominant in practice as he warmed up for Sunday's race but still 30 points behind Hamilton with only seven races… Continue reading Vettel on Singapore qualifying: ‘Hamilton isn’t untouchable’

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You don’t have to like the driver to pick a winner

MONZA, Italy - Ferrari, according to Reuters F1 pundit Alan Baldwin, had every hope of winning its home Italian Grand Prix for the first time since 2010 last Sunday. ''But then they blew it,'' the veteran motorsport writer said. However, The Corner replies, the wave of enthusiasm for the red cars included the usual put-down… Continue reading You don’t have to like the driver to pick a winner

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Media negativity spurs Hamilton to the win at Monza

MONZA, Italy - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of five Italian Grand Prix wins on Sunday (Aug 2) and left much-fancied Ferrari in their rubber dust. Despite a collision (judged a racing incident) between Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel and Hamilton soon after the start which sent the Ferrari pilot to 18th, clever tyre management… Continue reading Media negativity spurs Hamilton to the win at Monza