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Teams unhappy with costly Paul Ricard kerb damage

Fierce Formula 1 rivals Red Bull and Mercedes found common cause on Friday complaining about costly damage caused by the kerbs at Turn 2 of the Paul Ricard Circuit, venue...
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Verstappen: Never know what people find overnight

Max Verstappen was happy with 'a good day' of free practice for Sunday's 2021 French Grand Prix, the Red Bull driver ending the day fastest of all but knows it's only...
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Hamilton: Red Bull are going to be quick here

Lewis Hamilton 'struggled' on day one of free practice of the 2021 French Grand Prix weekend, the reigning World Champion ending third fastest, a quarter second off the...
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Bottas: I'm confident and I can trust the car

Valtteri Bottas knew something was wrong with his car as he hit a bad patch of form stretching back to Imola, his team listened and provided him with an alternative W12...
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Alpine: No Mercedes exit clause in Ocon's new deal

Esteban Ocon has no exit clause in his new three-year contract with Alpine that would allow him to switch to Mercedes, the Formula 1 team's boss Laurent Rossi said today....
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Paul Ricard FP2: Verstappen edges both Mercedes

Max Verstappen is clearly intent on making up for his Azerbaijan Grand Prix misfortune by ending day one of the 2021 French Grand Prix fastest of all in the Red Bull. The...
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McLaren seek transparency regarding Pirelli blowouts

McLaren are disappointed with the lack of transparency regarding the exact cause of the Pirelli tyre failures at high speed during the recent Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Red...
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Paul Ricard FP1: Bottas on top as Mercedes look strong

Valtteri Bottas topped FP1 ahead of the French Grand Prix, with the Finn more than three tenths clear of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. The under-fire Bottas recovered...
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Leclerc: We will struggle to fight for pole

Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc is playing down his chances of claiming pole for the 2021 French Grand Prix, which would make it a hat-trick to add to his Monaco and Baku...
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Correa: Very special to be back with Sauber Academy

Juan Manuel Correa has been handed a boost on comeback after his near-fatal crash during the 2019 Formula 2 race at Spa-Francorchamps, the Sauber Academy have opened the...
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Mercedes magic button won't mistake itself again

Mercedes have modified a ‘magic button' on Lewis Hamilton's steering wheel to prevent a repeat of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix error that cost the seven times world...
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Bottas: People make up stories just for the clicks

Valtteri Bottas recognised ahead of the French Grand Prix weekend that speculation was mounting about his Formula 1 future with Mercedes but denied anything had been...
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Hamilton: I don't think Pirelli are at fault

Seven-times Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton defended Pirelli after Red Bull rival Max Verstappen said he was unhappy with the tyre supplier's explanation for a...
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Verstappen not happy with Pirelli blowout explanation

Max Verstappen said on Thursday he was unhappy with Pirelli's explanation for the high-speed tyre blowout that cost him victory at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Verstappen's...
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Hamilton: I don't count Baku off as a mistake

Lewis Hamilton said that he does not consider his restart off in Baku a mistake, as he looks to bounce back at the French Grand Prix this weekend. Hamilton failed to score...
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Technical Draft: Are Pirelli failing or succeeding in F1?

In a recent discussion in the GP247 comments forum about the Pirelli tyre failures in Baku, one of our esteemed and regular contributors referenced an extract from the...
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Luca Furbatto appointed Aston Martin engineering director

Alfa Romeo chief designer Luca Furbatto will join Aston Martin from the start of the 2022 Formula 1 season as the team's new engineering director. The signing of the...
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Sainz: Leclerc one of the greatest if not the greatest talent in F1

Carlos Sainz has hailed Ferrari teammate Charles Leclerc as one of the greatest driving talents in Formula 1 at this moment. The Spaniard has been in the same car as...
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KartCMP1: French Grand Prix pre-race notes

The 2021 Formula 1 season heads to Le Castellet for the French Grand Prix with championship rivals Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton looking to put their zero point scores...
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Vettel: Fully focused on maintaining our momentum

Seldom has there been a more popular podium finisher than Sebastian Vettel's second place at the incident-packed 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, now time will tell if he can...
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Grosjean's run in Mercedes at Le Castellet postponed

Mercedes have postponed a test with French driver Romain Grosjean due to travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, the Formula 1 world champions announced today....
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Alpine: Ocon will continue with us until end of 2024

Alpine F1 Team are showing faith in Esteban Ocon by extending his deal until the end of 2024, providing him with a welcome boost ahead of his home race. Heading to the...
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Simple solution. Stay off them and drive within the limits of the track. Thats their reason for being there.

CJ
Re: Mercedes fuming after "aggressive" kerbs damage W12 in practice one

Mercedes is complaining too much. If you don't like it, don't play it.

dinoart
Re: Mercedes fuming after "aggressive" kerbs damage W12 in practice one

I am sure that bottas is not laughing ! wolff has been handicapping bottas regularly over the last few years, and has made it very obvious. he...

nakagoli
Re: F1 ‘laughing' at Wolff's anti-Bottas bias – Popov

Pirelli made what FIA demand. They can made tire that can last whole weekend, but who need that?
Tires for specific track should last specific...

dinoart
Re: Jos Verstappen doesn't leave Pirelli behind with this reaction!

Ditto getting pasted by JB in '11 & '16 - losing 2 R-berg. Driving the GOAT car for the longest time doesn't make LH the GOAT.

TL B
Re: Italian media criticise Hamilton: Wouldn't have happened to Senna or Schumacher

perez was slower and didn't load the tire the same. and look... why can't these guys make tires good enough that halfway thru the weekend they...

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