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F1 News F1 news: Mark Webber reveals the real reason he REJECTED Ferrari deal to stay at Red Bull

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Webber made his debut on the F1 grid back in 2001 when he made the step up from being an Arrows test driver to race with Benetton.

And over the course of the subsequent 11 years he became one of the sport’s most recognisable faces by taking in stints at Minardi, Jaguar, Williams and Red Bull.

Mark Webber’s best seasons came in 2010, 2011 and 2013, with third place finishes in the World Drivers’ Championship coming at the end of each of those...

Australian F1 Grand Prix 2019 Results: Valtteri Bottas Wins Opening Race

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Valtteri Bottas dominated the Australian Grand Prix to make a perfect start to the 2019 Formula One season, finishing ahead of Mercedes team-mate and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton.

Bottas took the lead on the opening lap and consistently posted the fastest lap times throughout the race. Despite a late surge from third-placed Max Verstappen, he took home the one-point bonus for the fastest lap.

Ferrari were off the pace, with Sebastian...

F1 News 2019 Formula One odds, predictions: F1 insider picks World Drivers' Championship

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Lewis Hamilton goes for his third straight World Drivers' Championship and sixth overall when the 2019 Formula One season begins March 17 with the Australian Grand Prix. Another win by Hamilton would put him one shy of the all-time record set by Michael Schumacher. Part of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team, Hamilton is a -140 favorite (risk $140 to win $100) in the latest F1 Drivers Championship odds, with drivers from Ferrari and Red Bull expected to...

F1 News Ferrari ends F1 preseason with fastest car— and doubts

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Ferrari can start the Formula One season with the belief it has a car fast enough to give Mercedes a title challenge.

If, that is, the Italian team can keep it on the track.

Sebastian Vettel concluded the F1 preseason on Friday with the fastest time through the eight days of testing. Vettel’s lap of 1 minute, 16.221 seconds around the Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit beat teammate Charles Leclerc’s pace-setting time from the previous day.

But Ferrari...

F1 News F1 testing: Lando Norris of McLaren fastest on day one of final test

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19-year-old Norris is the youngest ever British F1 driver
British rookie Lando Norris set the fastest time in his McLaren on the first day of the final pre-season test.

The 19-year-old used the second softest tyres to pip Red Bull's Pierre Gasly by just 0.006secs before breaking down on track in Barcelona.

Gasly, using the middle of five compounds, was 0.109secs ahead of Lance Stroll's Racing Point.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel was a further...

F1 News F1 2019 testing: The answers we need from week two

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What are the key answers that we should be looking for over the next four days of running?

Edd Straw and Scott Mitchell join Ben Anderson ahead of the start of the test to outline what they are looking to see from the teams up and down the pitlane to give us a clearer picture of how the new season is shaping up.

We have just four days of Formula 1 pre-season testing remaining and, apart from the odd filming day that might be left, this Friday is...

F1 News Mercedes/Ferrari TV documentary absence 'let down' F1

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Hamilton won the world title by 88 points from Vettel last season

The makers of Formula 1's new behind-the-scenes documentary have accused Mercedes and Ferrari of letting down F1 by not taking part in the programme.

Eight of F1's 10 teams agreed to provide Netflix with fly-on-the-wall access last season, and the 10-part series will be released on 8 March.

But Lewis Hamilton against Sebastian Vettel does not feature...

Hamilton Still Full Of Drive As He Chases 6th F1 World Title

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February 23 at 11.30 AM Posted Brad P

At the age of 34 and with five world titles, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is still showing no sign of waning motivation.

His competitive spirit was clear to see at an event for Mercedes’ sponsors in Turin on Friday.

Taking part in a ‘pit-stop challenge’ with teammate Valtteri Bottas, where the pair had to help change a tire on an F1 car several...

Di Grassi takes stunning victory in down to the wire Mexican EPrix

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Lucas Di Grassi, former Formula E champion and winner of the 2016-17 Mexican EPrix from 17th, won this year's Mexican EPrix in a thrilling climax. The Brazilian started 2nd, but fell to third at the start. He reovertook Oliver Rowland and graves the lead just meters from the finish line, as Pascal Wehrlein was denied a win in cruel circumstances.

Wehrlein lead the pack from pole position, but behind Rowland from 4th on the grid divebombed Di Grassi and Felipe Massa (starting 3rd) and moved...

F1 News Schumacher manager denies Mallorca move

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Michael Schumacher's manager has denied reports the F1 legend is moving to Spain.

It was reported this week, and confirmed by the local mayor, that the Schumacher family including the seven time world champion are relocating from Switzerland to a EUR 30 million property in Mallorca -- an island off the Spanish coast.

But Sabine Kehm, Schumacher's manager, denied the news.

"The Schumacher family is not planning to move to Mallorca," she told Bild newspaper.

Two-time Champion Fernando Alonso To Leave F1
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Fernando Alonso is to leave Formula One at the end of the season, McLaren confirmed Tuesday.

The 37-year-old has had a glittering career in F1, winning back-to-back titles in 2005 and 2006 with Renault, the first of which made him the then youngest ever champion.

Alonso, who is in his 17th season in the sport, has won 32 races, amassed 22 pole positions and reached the podium on 97 occasions.

"After 17 wonderful years in this amazing sport, it's time for me to make a change and move on...
Force India exit administration
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F1 team Force India entered administration on the eve of the Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying. This was triggered by its most successful driver Sergio Perez's sponsors, with the Mexican saying he was saving the 400 employees. The team owned a lot of money, including to its working, Perez among them, Mercedes and BWT. BWT began sponsoring the team in 2017, which was the reason their car was painted pink, but it has emerged that the money was taken out in the form of a loan.

Recently, the team...



Championship standings

POS Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Valtteri Bottas
3 Sebastian Vettel
4 Max Verstappen
Red Bull
5 Charles Leclerc
POS Team Points
1 Mercedes 295
2 Ferrari 172
3 Red Bull 124
4 McLaren 30
5 Renault 28