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Steiner: No true midfield in F1 anymore

From ESPN UK - posted 16/07/2018 22:26

Haas boss Guenther Steiner thinks each of the seven teams behind Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull are now equally capable of challenging for points every weekend.

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Bottas confident of Mercedes contract extension

From ESPN UK - posted 16/07/2018 17:22

Valtteri Bottas is confident he is doing enough to retain his drive at Mercedes next year, even though he is 59 points off teammate Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' standings.

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F1 'a very difficult environment' without a cost cap

From ESPN UK - posted 16/07/2018 17:16

McLaren boss Zak Brown says Formula One's plans to implement a cap on spending in future gives him optimism about a return to form for his beleaguered team.

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‘Every single aspect’ of 2018 Renault can be improved – Sainz

From Formula1.com - posted 16/07/2018 17:15

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Weekend Racing Wrap: Formula E New York, IndyCar Toronto and more | Weekend Racing Wrap

From F1 Fanatic - posted 16/07/2018 17:07

Video highlights of last weekend's racing action including Formula E's championship-deciding races in New York, IndyCar in Toronto and more.

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VIDEO: F1 German Grand Prix Records

From Crash.net - posted 16/07/2018 16:53

A round-up of some of the best German Grand Prix records, dominanted largely by a certain red team.

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Honda’s confidence higher working with Toro Rosso - Key 

From Crash.net - posted 16/07/2018 16:22

Toro Rosso technical chief James Key believes F1 engine supplier Honda's confidence has been boosted since it started working with the team.

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Honda hopes for more F1 engine gains this year

From Motorsport.com - posted 16/07/2018 16:01

The Japanese manufacturer introduced an improved V6 in Canada earlier this year which played a key role in convincing Red Bull to switch from Renault to Honda for 2019.Honda has worked on improving the reliability of its MGU-H this season but has otherwise avoided setting performance targets for its energy recovery systems.In the British Grand Prix, Honda's deficit to Mercedes and ...

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Toro Rosso yet to 'understand' Honda's latest F1 engine upgrade

From Autosport - posted 16/07/2018 15:55 - Paywall

Pierre Gasly says Toro Rosso has not yet got the most out of Honda's latest Formula 1 engine upgrade since it was introduced

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CHARLES LECLERC: F1’s most high-profile rookie

From Formula1.com - posted 16/07/2018 15:15

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When is the Formula 1 German Grand Prix and how can I watch it

From Crash.net - posted 16/07/2018 14:46

Full details on how and where to watch the F1 German Grand Prix this weekend, including start times and session times.

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Steiner open to extending points but only top 15

From Planet F1 - posted 16/07/2018 14:01

Guenther Steiner is "OK" with Formula 1 extending the current points-scoring system, but only "down to 15."

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Vettel hangs onto Autosport readers' driver ratings lead from Leclerc

From Autosport - posted 16/07/2018 13:50 - Paywall

Sebastian Vettel clings onto first place in Autosport readers' Formula 1 driver ratings by the smallest of margins over his potential future team-mate Charles Leclerc

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Ricciardo: Mercedes looks vulnerable now

From Motorsport.com - posted 16/07/2018 13:21

Mercedes swept to four straight drivers' and constructors' titles from 2014 to 2017 but has been locked in a to-and-fro fight with Ferrari this season.Lewis Hamilton has fallen behind Sebastian Vettel in the championship, mainly because of Mercedes' double-retirement in Austria, where it had already come under fire during the race for a bad strategy call while Hamilton was ...

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WATCH: Epic F1 Donuts & Burnouts Onboard at Goodwood!

From Mercedes AMG F1 - posted 16/07/2018 13:17

Ride on board with Valtteri Bottas, as he wows the crowds with an action-packed show run at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed!

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Why big changes in F1 are good for fans, brands and digital publishers

From Crash.net - posted 16/07/2018 13:12

Under the new management of Liberty Media big changes are happening inF1, and that's good news for fans, brands, and digital publishers.

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How Bottas's bad luck is saving Hamilton

From Motorsport.com - posted 16/07/2018 13:02

A learned colleague remarked to me after the British Grand Prix that Valtteri Bottas could be leading this season's Formula 1 world championship with better luck.Of all the drivers in F1's big three teams, Bottas is undoubtedly the one who has walked under too many ladders in 2018. He is grand prix racing's equivalent of a crazy black cat lady – muttering to himself indignantly as he ...

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Why Red Bull believe in Honda: Exclusive interview with Christian Horner | 2019 F1 season

From F1 Fanatic - posted 16/07/2018 13:00

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner tells RaceFans why the progress Honda made since splitting from McLaren convinced him to switch F1 engines for 2019.

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Reducing number of GPs will ‘massively increase value’

From Planet F1 - posted 16/07/2018 12:36

Rather than add more races to the calendar, Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says F1 should reduce the number of races as it would "massively increase the value" of the sport.

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Daniel Ricciardo: Mercedes more vulnerable in F1 this year than before

From Autosport - posted 16/07/2018 12:20 - Paywall

Daniel Ricciardo says Mercedes looks vulnerable in Formula 1 this season but he believes it is still the toughest package to beat despite showing signs of weakness

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Brown and McLaren would ‘welcome the cost cap’

From Planet F1 - posted 16/07/2018 12:08

Zak Brown is feeling good about McLaren's chances of being able to compete with the likes of Ferrari and Mercedes in future if a cost cap is introduced.

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'Bottas confident of Merc extension'

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 16/07/2018 12:00

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Why Formula 1's 'commuter' focus is risky

From Motorsport.com - posted 16/07/2018 11:55

As we await the first draft of the 2019 Formula 1 calendar, the biggest question mark surrounds Miami. Will the new event be on the list, marked as provisional pending circuit approval, or will it be missing, with the inaugural race postponed until 2020?The deadline of July 1 imposed by the city on itself for the signing of a contract has already passed, but that doesn't mean that a ...

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Ricciardo looking to “turn things around” at German GP

From Crash.net - posted 16/07/2018 11:51

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo wants to turnaround his fortunes at upcoming races in Germany and Hungary ahead of F1's summer break.

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Williams will ‘keep going’ with 2018 car

From Planet F1 - posted 16/07/2018 11:04

Williams are not willing to write off this year's championship with Paddy Lowe saying they will "just keep going" with their underperforming FW41.

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When's the German GP on Sky?

From Sky Sports F1 - posted 16/07/2018 11:00

The German GP is back this weekend as F1's sensational summer continues at pace, and you can watch every session live and exclusive on Sky Sports F1.

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Haas: There is not really a midfield anymore

From Planet F1 - posted 16/07/2018 10:48

With the likes of Sauber getting involved in regular point-scoring battles, Guenther Steiner says F1 no longer has a genuine midfield: there's the top-three and then the rest.

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'Massive' calendar cut would increase F1's value - Abiteboul

From Autosport - posted 16/07/2018 10:42 - Paywall

Renault Sport Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul believes grand prix racing would benefit from an "aggressive" cull of races that reduces the calendar to as few as 15 races

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"Aggressive" GP reduction would "massively increase" F1 value

From Motorsport.com - posted 16/07/2018 10:37

F1's calendar matched its all-time high of 21 grands prix this season, including an unpopular maiden triple-header.There have been suggestions the season could feature 22 or 23 in the near future, with new races targeted in the United States and Asia.Abiteboul told Motorsport.com: "We need to be able to engage with fans but is has to remain something special. We are already way above ...

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Haas concerned Hockenheim’s final sector will expose its slow corner weakness | 2018 German Grand Prix

From F1 Fanatic - posted 16/07/2018 10:35

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner is concerned the slow final sector at the Hockenheimring will expose a weakness of their VF-18 chassis.

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