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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 in… 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 to the fluid… 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 a… Continue reading Lewis takes on former F1 champions with his BLM beliefs

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Maserati MC20 prototype named for F1 icon Stirling Moss

MODENA, Italy - A prototype of the Maserati MC20, a new Maserati super-sport car, will pay homage to Sir Stirling Moss, the British motor-racing ace who died on April 12 2020 at the age of 90.The design comes from the Maserati Eldorado, an iconic single-seater driven on its debut in Monza in 1958, by Moss… Continue reading Maserati MC20 prototype named for F1 icon Stirling Moss

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No Aussie F1 so top drivers switch to virtual racing

LONDON, England - Formula 1 drivers Max Verstappen and McLaren driver Lando Norris are reported to have plans to race in a CV19-free virtual world on Sunday seeing as how the 2020 season-opening Australian GP.Norris, whose McLaren team pulled out of the Melbourne race weekend before it was cancelled after a team member tested positive… Continue reading No Aussie F1 so top drivers switch to virtual racing

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F1 rulers make deal over Ferrari’s F1 ‘power unit’

LONDON, England - Formula 1’s governing body has been reported as saying it has reached a settlement with Ferrari about the team's technical investigations into the team’s 2019 power unit. Details of the agreement have not been released but Reuters reported that the governing FIA said both parties had agreed to “a number of technical… Continue reading F1 rulers make deal over Ferrari’s F1 ‘power unit’

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F1: Williams signs up 2020 ‘official reserve’

LONDON, England – The Williams Formula 1 team has announced that an Anglo-Korean driver, Jack Aitken (24), has joined the racing team as ‘’official reserve’’ for 2020. He had been a Renault reserve whose latest racing experience has been in Formula 2 through 2019. He won three times and finished the year fifth overall on… Continue reading F1: Williams signs up 2020 ‘official reserve’

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Romantic assignment for Lewis as start of F1 looms

LONDON, England - Formula 1 World champion team Mercedes has promised a Valentine’s Day (February 14, for you non-romantics) debut for Lewis Hamilton's race car. We hope he loves it... The team has also revealed that the first of two official pre-season tests will start in Spain (Barcelona) on February 19 ahead of the traditionally… Continue reading Romantic assignment for Lewis as start of F1 looms