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Andretti signs up technical officer Pat Symonds to strengthen F1 push

The Andretti Global motor racing team has signed up former Renault and Williams Formula One chief technical officer Pat Symonds as they continue their push to join F1. Englishman Symonds, who has served as chief technical officer with F1
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22 May 2024

'That's Max for you!' Verstappen praised for withstanding 'massive pressure' to win Imola epic

Relieved Red Bull team boss Christian Horner hailed the determination and talent of Max Verstappen on Sunday after he resisted Lando Norris to claim a hard-earned triumph at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. Horner admitted that it was Vers
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20 May 2024

Norris backs McLaren to mount 2025 F1 title bid after Miami win

Lando Norris is '100 percent' confident that McLaren can mount a challenge for the Formula One title next season as he celebrated his maiden Grand Prix win at the team's British headquarters on Thursday. Norris, 24, topped the podium at
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10 May 2024

Marquez eyes French MotoGP victory but plays down title talk

Marc Marquez approaches the French MotoGP emboldened by his impressive display in Spain where he finished second after a thrilling duel with two-time defending champion Francesco Bagnaia. However, the 31-year-old is not talking up his ch
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09 May 2024

Hulkenberg to leave Haas to join Sauber at end of F1 season

German Nico Hulkenberg will leave Haas to join Sauber at the end of the ongoing Formula One season, the two teams announced on Friday. The 36-year-old returned as a regular driver in the sport after a three-year absence with Haas in 2023
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26 Apr 2024

From China to SA ... Valtteri Bottas escapes from F1 woes with quick stop in Cape Town

After a difficult outing at the past weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas has jetted into South Africa for a short stop in Cape Town. Bottas, who drives for the Kick Sauber F1 team, on Monday evening shared tw
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23 Apr 2024

Wolff, Horner clash anew over Verstappen's Red Bull future

Toto Wolff and Red Bull counterpart Christian Horner have reignited their war of words over Max Verstappen after the Mercedes boss again hinted at poaching the three-time world champion. Verstappen's future at Red Bull was thrown into do
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22 Apr 2024

Maverick Vinales makes MotoGP history the hard way in Grand Prix of Americas, SA's Brad Binder 9th

Maverick Vinales overcame a horror start from pole on his Aprilia to claw his way back and win the Grand Prix of the Americas MotoGP in Texas on Sunday. Exciting teenaged rookie Pedro Acosta took second with Enea Bastianini completing th
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15 Apr 2024

Ayrton Senna's first F1 boss Ted Toleman dies

Ted Toleman, the founder and boss of the Toleman Motorsport F1 team, has died. Toleman gave the late Ayrton Senna his debut in F1. After five seasons in F1, which yielded 26 points, Toleman sold up to
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11 Apr 2024

Verstappen fastest in Japanese Grand Prix first practice

Max Verstappen went fastest on Friday in the first practice for the Japanese Grand Prix, edging out Red Bull team-mate Sergio Perez at Suzuka. The triple world champion, who failed to finish the race in Australia a fortnight ago, clocked
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05 Apr 2024

Vettel hints at F1 return after talks with Mercedes boss

Sebastian Vettel has hinted at a return for Formula One. The 36-year-old could be a replacement for Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes. Vettel, who won four consecutive championships with Red Bull from 2010-13
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03 Apr 2024

Carlos Sainz's stunning Australian GP win sparks speculation: Where will he drive next season?

Ferrari driver Carlos Sainz's stunning win at the Australian Grand Prix has sparked renewed interest on his next destination in F1. The Spaniard, currently without a contract for the 2025 season after Ferrari signed Lewis Hamilton to par
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26 Mar 2024