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Sebastian Vettel, F1

Vettel: Lottery standing re-start unfair, focus on building cars to overtake

Sebastian Vettel is against standing re-starts in F1 as they often hurt the races of those who happen to fall on the wrong track side numerically. A peculiar race in many aspects, F1 Tuscan GP...
AlphaTauri, Red Bull

Tost says AlphaTauri has to perform being ‘sister’ Red Bull team to be in...

Franz Tost states AlphaTauri has to perform better being a sister Red Bull team to remain in F1, especially now that they are sharing windtunnel too. "AlphaTauri is now a sister team rather than a...
F1

F1: Monza voted best of 2020, Ricciardo miss list, Vettel/Leclerc blindfold

Fans have voted Italian GP as the best of F1 2020 so far as Daniel Ricciardo lists the missing things, while Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc enjoy blindfold challenge. Fans vote: With 17 races confirmed for...
F1

F1 conducts survey for reverse grid races taking Monza as example, more

F1 is conducting another survey for reverse grid qualifying races post the Monza hangover among other things. The F1 Fan Voice website - designated for polls, surveys, blogs and more - kick-started a survey asking...
MotoGP, F1, Portimao

MotoGP releases entry list for Portimao test, Lorenzo/Pedrosa feature

MotoGP has released a provisional entry list of riders to take part in two-day test at Portimao with Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa featuring. With Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimao confirmed to host the...
F1, Ferrari

Podcast: Brooks, Andretti, Scheckter & Berger on Enzo, racing Ferrari F1

The Part 1 of this week's F1 Beyond The Grid podcast had Tony Brooks, Mario Andretti, Jody Scheckter and Gerhard Berger speak about Enzo and Ferrari. Once again the latest episode of F1: Beyond the...
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas, Alexander Albon, Michael Masi

Hamilton/Bottas, Albon speak on dangerous SC re-start, Masi defends

Lewis Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas along with Alexander Albon speak on the late safety car re-start being dangerous as FIA Race Director Michael Masi defends. One of the prime reasons for the re-start tangle...
Red Bull, Honda, Christian Horner

Red Bull working with Honda to understand power issues during starts

Christian Horner says Red Bull Racing is working with Honda to understand the issues they are facing with race starts after another problem in F1 Tuscan GP. Throughout the 2020 F1 season, Aston Martin Red...
Charles Leclerc, Ferrari

Leclerc confused with Ferrari’s race pace drop since F1 2020 start

Charles Leclerc feels confused with Ferrari pace post F1 Tuscan GP, where it is now behind in races but better in qualifying as opposed to start of the year. In the world of F1, some...
Daniel Ricciardo, Guanyu Zhou

Ricciardo encouraged by Renault’s pace at Mugello, Zhou gets F1 test

Daniel Ricciardo was encouraged by the pace of Renault in F1 Tuscan GP despite losing out on podium as Guanyu Zhou undertakes test run. It was close in the end for Ricciardo to get that...
Romain Grosjean, Kimi Raikkonen, Alexander Albon

Grosjean push from gravel on radio; Albon hit from Stroll, Raikkonen’s push

The radio calls in F1 Tuscan GP showcased some of the struggles drivers like Romain Grosjean, Alexander Albon and Kimi Raikkonen had. The troubles faced by Haas' Grosjean and Alfa Romeo's Raikkonen almost went un-noticed...
F1, F1 Nation, Ferrari

F1 Nation features Valsecchi talking about Ferrari fall, Schumacher chance

The new F1 Nation episode had Davide Valsecchi discussing about Ferrari and its downfall plus views on Mick Schumacher and more. F1 Nation's latest installment saw the participation of former F2 commentator, Valsecchi, but before...
Lando Norris, Carlos Sainz, McLaren

Norris happy to score despite no performance, grateful Sainz stuck around

Lando Norris was relieved to keep out of trouble and secure good points in F1 Tuscan GP despite lack of performance as he was grateful of Carlos Sainz sticking around and helping his team...
Alexander Albon, Red Bull, F1

Albon had Hamilton flashbacks, got fired up after losing to Perez on re-start

Alexander Albon says he had Lewis Hamilton flashbacks during Daniel Ricciardo move as losing out to Sergio Perez fired him up in F1 Tuscan GP. Although Albon has got the podium from his chest after...
Sebastian Vettel

Vettel fine to score but knows only few cars finished, gets cheeky on radio

Sebastian Vettel fine with a point but knows only few cars finished in F1 Tuscan GP in a lottery Mugello race. Ferrari's 1000th race, the 2020 F1 Tuscan GP was appropriately strange in the circumstances,...
Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton on wheelspin, brake temp, closing Schumacher win record unreal

Lewis Hamilton talks about wheelspin in initial start and high brake temperature on first standing re-start in F1 Tuscan GP as he feels unreal closing in on Michael Schumacher's win record. The initial launch for...
Mick Schumacher, Alfa Romeo, Frederic Vasseur, F1, Ferrari

Sauber close to new Ferrari deal, driver in Sep; Schumacher’s F2004 run

Frederic Vasseur says new deal of Sauber with Ferrari and Alfa Romeo soon as 2021 F1 line-up a question mark, while Mick Schumacher drives F2004. Now officially the 'Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN' F1 team, the...
Lance Stroll, Racing Point

Stroll says podium was on until crash, Racing Point looking at root cause

Lance Stroll was fine after a huge crash in F1 Tuscan GP as investigation is underway to understand what happened but he feels it was a lost podium. Racing Point's Stroll, like many others, had...
George Russell, Sebastian Vettel, Williams

Russell rues final red flag, Raikkonen hit as Vettel lauds his efforts

George Russell felt he lost the point due to the final red flag period and a hit by Kimi Raikkonen as Sebastian Vettel lauds his efforts after tussle in F1 Tuscan GP. With only 12...
Carlos Sainz, Antonio Giovinazzi, Kevin Magnussen, Nicholas Latifi

Sainz, Giovinazzi, Latifi & Magnussen relay chain reaction, urge avoidance

The FIA warned drivers for F1 Tuscan GP re-start crash but several those involved, Antonio Giovinazzi, Carlos Sainz, Nicholas Latifi and Kevin Magnussen, were left shocked by driving standards. Coming off the back of a...
Pierre Gasly, F1, Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean

Gasly saw a gap in Lap 1 clash, Sainz spin; Horner adds pre-race issue

Pierre Gasly says he saw a gap in his Lap 1 clash which led to a big incident in F1 Tuscan GP as Carlos Sainz was spun around too, while Christian Horner talks about...
FIA, F1

FIA warns 12 drivers for re-start, clears Bottas; Lap 1 clash racing incident

The FIA has warned 12 drivers for the re-start incident in F1 Tuscan GP while cleared Valtteri Bottas of it as the Lap 1 clash bears no further action. Having reviewed videos and also hearing...
Tuscan GP, F1

Tuscan GP: Hamilton wins first Mugello race after double red flag periods

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton had the win under his belt in F1 Tuscan GP from Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull Racing's Alexander Albon after a chaitic grand prix. Pole-sitter Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton did not have a...
Ineos, Mercedes, F1

Ineos linked to Mercedes F1 shares buy-in as Jordan sees bigger change

The future of Mercedes in F1 is always a hot topic for one and everyone as new talk from Eddie Jordan throws a twist in the whole plot with Ineos. There are speculations every now...
F1

F1: Mercedes vs Red Bull, Ocon spin/Gasly Q1, Leclerc surprise & more

The Saturday in F1 Tuscan GP had a lot of talk at the front with Mercedes vs Red Bull Racing playing out, while Charles Leclerc sprung a surprise. At the sharp end of the grid...
F1, Tuscan GP, Lewis Hamilton

Tuscan GP: Hamilton on pole by 0.059s as yellow flag ruins Bottas’ chance

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took F1 Tuscan GP pole from Valtteri Bottas in an anti-climatic finish with Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen third. Q1: The first part of F1 Tuscan GP qualifying at Mugello had Mercedes' Valtteri...
Tuscan GP, F1, Vatteri Bottas

Tuscan GP: Bottas quickest in FP3 as well but Top 3 within 0.083s

Mercedes stationed itself on the top as Valtteri Bottas headed F1 Tuscan GP FP3 but Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen separated the two with Lewis Hamilton third.  Bottas (1m16.530s) continued his top stay at Mugello...
Christian Horner, Alexander Albon, Pierre Gasly

Horner doesn’t see Gasly/Albon switch, Red Bull juniors have preference

Christian Horner is calm about the situation as he doesn't see a switch between Pierre Gasly and Alexander Albon but is cautious about taking drivers from outside Red Bull programme. The 2020 F1 season has...
F1, Tuscan GP

Tuscan GP Friday F1 Talk: Mugello drive, upbeat Renault, Norris & more

The Friday in F1 Tuscan GP had drivers mostly speak about Mugello Circuit as the performance side saw the usual suspects at the front. Friday of the Tuscan GP weekend was an ordinary one, with...
Otmar Szafnauer, Sebastian Vettel, Sergio Perez

Szafnauer on getting Vettel, Perez kept informed, contract clause & more

Racing Point chief Otmar Szafnauer explained the decision of taking in Sebastian Vettel for 2021 F1 season, while adds on the departure of Sergio Perez. While the news did not come as hugely shocking for...