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FIA release their report on the Pierre Gasly-Recovery Vehicle Incident

The FIA have concluded their investigation into the recovery vehicle incident during the Japanese GP. Formula 1 safety hit a low point at the Japanese GP. On the 8th anniversary of F1 Jules Bianchi’s death from colliding with a recovery vehicle during a wet, Japanese GP, an eerily similar incident nearly occurred with AlphaTauri driver […]

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Seven-time champion Hamilton takes place among F1 legends

It feels far longer ago than 2007 when the newly crowned seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton began his career. But for a heartbreaking trip into the gravel on pit-entry at the Chinese Grand Prix, he would have walked away the first driver in history to claim the world title in his rookie season. […]

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Hamilton claims greatness with sixth F1 World Championship

In his first year at Formula 1, Lewis Hamilton came second in the World Championship, setting the record for running the most races in a driver’s first season.  Since then he’s been breaking almost every record that F1 has to offer, and last Sunday in Austin,Texas he took one step closer to breaking another. He […]

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Team orders cause controversy for Ferrari in Sochi

Team orders have always been a sticky issue in Formula One, evidenced by their ban between 2002 and 2012. It must be said that this did not totally prevent team orders from being implemented, seen through coded comments such as the radio message received by Felipe Massa urging that ‘Alonso is faster than you’, or […]

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Charles Leclerc falls victim to the cruel luck of Formula One

It was all going so perfectly for Charles Leclerc at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Monégasque racing driver was ten seconds clear of Lewis Hamilton and had him comfortably in his pocket. He had dominated the race after recovering from a race-start wobble, and was fully deserving of his first career victory in Formula One. […]

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Women-only series launched as F1 aims to find new female stars

A new women-only motorsport series has been launched with the intention of identifying potential future Formula One stars. The series, which is set to be launched in 2019, has been backed by a number of current big names in F1, such as the Red Bull design chief, Adrian Newey. It has been suggested that F1 […]

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Hamilton looks to Schumacher’s record after third Championship

Once. Twice. Three times a World Champion. This is now what Lewis Hamilton can tell both himself and the world at large. Following victory at the United States Grand Prix in Austin last weekend, Hamilton secured his second World Championship in a row and third overall. This in itself is not news. Hamilton’s dominance this […]

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Why Bernie’s Formula One has fallen asleep at the wheel

In the early days of the Bernie Ecclestone reign in Formula One someone decided that it would be good for public relations to define the sport as ‘the pinnacle of motorsport’. Presumably, Formula One (F1) would then become the only vehicle-based sport pushing to the extremes the technology, speed, aerodynamics, and track design which had […]