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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

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Miami GP layout to change to appease local opposition

MIAMI, Florida - Formula 1 and Miami Grand Prix organisers of the 2021 event have changed the proposed layout and race schedule thanks to objections from local people worried about noise and air pollution. A media release said the modifications followed months of discussion with residents, elected officials, faith leaders, local businesses, and scientific experts.… Continue reading Miami GP layout to change to appease local opposition

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Dakar hero Alonso now heading for Indy racing?

LONDON, England - Ex-Formula 1 pilot and more recently a driver for the successful South African Toyota Gazoo team in the 2020 'Dakar', Fernando Alonso, is now available to drive for any team in the Indianapolis 500 after ending his relationship with McLaren. The team is reported as confirming that the double World F1 champion's… Continue reading Dakar hero Alonso now heading for Indy racing?