Ferrari junior Marcus Armstrong set a lap well clear of his opposition for Prema Racing, as testing of the new FIA Formula 3 car got underway at Paul Ricard. The European Formula 3 podium finisher set a lap 0.335s clear of the rest of the pack in dry conditions at the Le Castellet circuit. Running […]

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Valtteri Bottas dominated the 2019-season opening Australian Grand Prix, passing Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the start to earn his first Formula 1 win since 2017. Hamilton headed Bottas in qualifying but lost his advantage almost immediately with a slower getaway. The champion was able to resist pressure from first Sebastian Vettel and latterly Max […]

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The Formula 1 world has been paying tribute to race director Charlie Whiting, who has died on the eve of the 2019 season opening Australian Grand Prix. Whiting, who had been in the Melbourne paddock on Wednesday, passed away at the age of 66 on Thursday having suffered a pulmonary embolism. His sudden death left […]

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Crack touring car squad Triple Eight Race Engineering will field a Mercedes in Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia in its first major GT programme. Triple Eight will run all six rounds of the championship with a driver line-up consisting of Prince Jefri Ibrahim and LMP2 regular Jazeman Jaafar, while its Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen […]

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Porsche has shakendown its ABB FIA Formula E development car in what it called a first “rollout” run ahead of its entry into the electric championship next season. Neel Jani, who Porsche has already confirmed will drive one of its race cars in the 2019/20 championship, sampled the car at the manufacturer’s Weissach test ground on Tuesday. […]

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McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr set the fastest time of Formula 1 pre-season testing yet, as a Sebastian Vettel crash interrupted the start of day two of the second Barcelona test. Sainz took over the MCL34 from team-mate Lando Norris – who ended Tuesday’s first day on top despite twice stopping out on track – on […]

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McLaren driver Lando Norris headed the first day of Formula 1’s second pre-season test despite stopping twice on track, beating long-time pacesetter Pierre Gasly to top spot by 0.006 seconds. Norris covered 38 laps in the morning but missed the final hour and 40 minutes of that session when he stopped with a reported loss […]

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Suzuki’s Alex Rins narrowly beat Maverick Vinales to the fastest time on the second day of MotoGP’s pre-season test in Qatar. As was the case on day one, factory Ducati duo Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso spent the most time on top during the day – with Petrucci the first rider to beat Vinales’ benchmark […]

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Nico Hulkenberg snatched the fastest time of Formula 1 testing on the final day in Barcelona, shortly before his Renault stopped on track with a disappointing number of laps completed. Daniel Ricciardo set the second fastest time in the morning for Renault but Hulkenberg shone when he took the reins on Thursday afternoon. Using Pirelli’s […]

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Drivers and teams got their first taste of the new FIA Formula 3 car in a shakedown at Magny Cours on Wednesday, combining for over 300 laps. The F3 2019 car is similar to the GP3 Series car it replaces, but has items such as more dramatic aerodynamics and more adjustable suspension, and has only […]

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