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Ferrari on top? Mercedes playing catch up?

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Ferrari on top? Mercedes playing catch up?

Our new columnist, Edward Hardy, takes a look ahead to the opening round of 2019, Albert Park, Melbourne. Australian Grand Prix: The new season is upon us! The Formula 1 2019 season is finally here. No more month-long countdowns for the season to start. No more looking for other hobbies to fill the time. The action is back this weekend. Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, 2019 Barcelona Pre-Season Test 2, Day 1 – Steve Etherington With many driver changes but the same old rivalries, the new season looks to be as intriguing as ever and what...

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Redding tops the times at Monteblanco

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Redding tops the times at Monteblanco

The 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship kicked off today (Wednesday) with the opening day of official testing at Monteblanco in Spain and Scott Redding made his debut in style. The Be Wiser Ducati star set the benchmark pace, toppling fellow debutant Xavi Forés by 0.169s with Jason O’Halloran also cutting the advantage on his final run in third. The opening day of testing got underway in perfect conditions at the Spanish circuit with Forés setting the early pace and holding the position on his second visit to the...

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Formula 1 on Charlie Whiting…

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Formula 1 on Charlie Whiting…

The Formula 1 family speak out on the sudden death of Charlie Whiting. Here are some of the thoughts from some of those who worked closely with the man himself… Formula 1: We are filled with immense shock and sadness at the news of Charlie Whiting’s passing. He will be remembered as a giant of the sport, as well as a dear friend to so many. Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with his friends and family. Pierre Gasly: The whole motorsport family will miss you. Thanks for everything you did Charlie! R.I.P Bahrain Circuit: We...

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FIA Director of Formula 1, Charlie Whiting, dies, aged 66

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FIA Director of Formula 1, Charlie Whiting, dies, aged 66

Charlie Whiting, better known as Race Director, and a stalwart of the Formula 1 paddock, has died, aged 66, on the eve of the Melbourne Grand Prix, and the 2019 season. A statement from the FIA [Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile], the governing body of world motorsport, read… Charlie Whiting – FIA FIA Director of Formula One, Charlie Whiting, has sadly passed away this morning (14 March 2019), in Melbourne, aged 66, as the result of a pulmonary embolism, three days before the Australian Grand Prix which will open the...

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Williams Racing announces Tata and APL partnerships on eve of Oz GP

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Williams Racing announces Tata and APL partnerships on eve of Oz GP

Tata – The team will benefit from Tata Communications’ seven-season track record in the reliable delivery of network, hosting, broadcasting and security services to the Formula One ecosystem. The team will use Tata Communications’ digital infrastructure to enable real-time data transfer between the pitlane garage at all Grands Prix and the team’s factory in the UK. This infrastructure includes a superfast subsea fibre network that carries around 30% of the world’s Internet routes. It powers Internet of Things applications across the...

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Alfa racers on Australia

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Alfa racers on Australia

As we look towards the opening round of the Formula 1 World Championship in Austrailia, Alfa Romeo Racing newbies Kimi Raikkonen and Antonio Giovinazzi had this to say… Alfa Romeo Racing Kimi Räikkönen remarked; “There is always some uncertainty when you head to the first race of the season – you could even call it a mystery. Anything is possible. The midfield is tight and we can’t predict where we stand at the moment. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but the team has shown massive development last year and I am confident that we can...

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Frank Bird joins Arden Motorsport for 2019 Formula Renault Eurocup campaign

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Frank Bird joins Arden Motorsport for 2019 Formula Renault Eurocup campaign

Cumbrian-born racing driver Frank Bird will join Arden for his third season in Formula Renault, lining up alongside Patrik Pasma and Sebastian Fernandez for the new-look 2019 championship season. Originally from Penrith, 19-year-old Frank started his racing career in the Ginetta Junior Championship in 2015, before graduating into single-seater racing in 2016. He developed quickly over the course of the season, bagging three top-ten finishes in his rookie campaign, before making a one-off appearance in the Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup...

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Vettel & Leclerc look ‘down-under’ for Ferrari

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Vettel & Leclerc look ‘down-under’ for Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel – Ferrari Sebastian Vettel. “I feel Melbourne is the perfect place to start the championship. There’s an enjoyable atmosphere and the people are nice and welcoming. However, the circuit itself is very unusual and you have to get attuned to the track: you have to remember the lines precisely and it’s not always easy to spot the breaking point and, on top of that, the track surface is usually bumpy. But we drivers like it and if we were asked if we wanted it resurfaced, we would probably say no, because that’s what...

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Toto: “We will have a proper fight on our hands”

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Toto: “We will have a proper fight on our hands”

Toto Wolff: It’s finally time to go racing again. Everyone in Brackley and Brixworth has poured so much effort and commitment into this new car, so we’re excited to finally see it compete on track in Melbourne. 2018 Japanese Grand Prix, Saturday – Steve Etherington Last year, we had to give it absolutely everything to come out on top. From what we have learned so far, this year will be even tougher. It will push us to our limits – and that’s an exciting prospect for every single one of us. Judging from the performance in...

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Perez & Stroll talk Oz!

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Perez & Stroll talk Oz!

Sergio Perez: It’s been such a long winter and I’m excited to be back in the car in Melbourne. I enjoyed some rest time at home with my family and my friends, but just a few weeks after Christmas I started missing being in the car. Australia is one of my favourite places to visit and definitely a cool place to start the season. Melbourne is a city I love: the fans are great and they make you feel really welcome. I am so happy to go there again. Sergio Perez I am ready to start a new chapter in the history of this team. I feel very strong both...

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