F1 second pre-season test: driver schedules, times and TV
Max Verstappen drives the Red Bull RB16 during F1 pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
In Review

F1 second pre-season test: driver schedules, times and TV

Three more days of testing take place at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya
26 Feb 2020
F1: Bottas’s flying lap and Ferrari are not as optimistic
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas recorded the fastest lap in the first pre-season test in Barcelona
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F1: Bottas’s flying lap and Ferrari are not as optimistic

Five things we learned from the first pre-season test in Barcelona
24 Feb 2020
F1: Racing Point gear up for battle of the midfield rivals
Racing Point drivers Lance Stroll and Sergio Perez stand next to the RP20 F1 2020 car
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F1: Racing Point gear up for battle of the midfield rivals

With a new car and title sponsor the Pink Panthers are in an optimistic mood ahead of the 2020 season
19 Feb 2020
F1: could Imola take China’s place in the 2020 GP calendar?
The F1 San Marino Grand Prix was last held at Imola in 2006
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F1: could Imola take China’s place in the 2020 GP calendar?

Laureus award winner Lewis Hamilton calls for more diversity in F1
18 Feb 2020
F1: Williams are ready to fight in the new FW43 - reactions
George Russell and Nicholas Latifi will drive the Williams Racing FW43 in 2020
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F1: Williams are ready to fight in the new FW43 - reactions

George Russell is joined by Nicholas Latifi in the Grove-based team’s 2020 line-up
17 Feb 2020
F1: Hamilton and Bottas shake down the Mercedes W11
Lewis Hamilton drives the Mercedes W11 at Silverstone
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F1: Hamilton and Bottas shake down the Mercedes W11

The Silver Arrows’s new machine hits the track at Silverstone
14 Feb 2020
Gallery: Mercedes W11 F1 car
Lewis Hamilton drives the Mercedes W11 at Silverstone
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Gallery: Mercedes W11 F1 car

14 Feb 2020
F1: Sainz and Norris aim for momentum in the McLaren MCL35
Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris will drive the McLaren MCL35 in the 2020 F1 season
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F1: Sainz and Norris aim for momentum in the McLaren MCL35

After a fourth-placed finish last year the Woking-based team are ready to go again
13 Feb 2020
F1: ‘first option’ Vettel is keen to stay at Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari contract runs out at the end of the 2020 season
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F1: ‘first option’ Vettel is keen to stay at Ferrari

Mattia Binotto is only focussed on the Ferrari drivers - not Lewis Hamilton
13 Feb 2020
F1: Verstappen drives the new Red Bull RB16 at Silverstone
Max Verstappen drove the Red Bull Racing RB16 at Silverstone
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F1: Verstappen drives the new Red Bull RB16 at Silverstone

It’s back to business for the Bulls as they bid to launch a title challenge
12 Feb 2020
F1 confirms the Chinese GP is off because of coronavirus
The F1 Chinese Grand Prix is held at the Shanghai International Circuit
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F1 confirms the Chinese GP is off because of coronavirus

Race was set to take place in Shanghai on 19 April
12 Feb 2020
F1: can the Ferrari SF1000 bring glory back to Maranello?
Ferrari SF1000 F1 2020 car
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F1: can the Ferrari SF1000 bring glory back to Maranello?

Scuderia launch their 2020 car at a spectacular event in Italy
11 Feb 2020
F1: Mercedes and Hamilton to talk over £46.5m-a-year deal
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff and British driver Lewis Hamilton
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F1: Mercedes and Hamilton to talk over £46.5m-a-year deal

Toto Wolff says the team and driver are an ‘obvious pairing’
11 Feb 2020
F1: Mercedes W11 livery is unveiled - pictures and reactions
Mercedes W11 livery F1 2020 car
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F1: Mercedes W11 livery is unveiled - pictures and reactions

Champions’s W11 car will have a shakedown at Silverstone on Friday
10 Feb 2020
F1: Haas VF-20 livery revealed - fan reactions and pictures
The Haas Formula 1 team have revealed digital renderings of the VF-20 car
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F1: Haas VF-20 livery revealed - fan reactions and pictures

American team are the first to unveil the design of their 2020 challenger
7 Feb 2020
F1: Hamilton to hold talks with Mercedes this month
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff
Daily Briefing

F1: Hamilton to hold talks with Mercedes this month

Williams fire up the FW43 and Ross Brawn gives an update on the Chinese GP
6 Feb 2020
Coronavirus impact on sport: ‘serious concerns’ for Olympics
Officials at the Japan Coast Guard base in Yokohama where a cruise ship is in quarantine following an outbreak of coronavirus
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Coronavirus impact on sport: ‘serious concerns’ for Olympics

Formula 1 bosses meet to discuss whether to race the Chinese Grand Prix in April
5 Feb 2020
F1: Vettel and Verstappen at Red Bull? It’s not likely...
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen
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F1: Vettel and Verstappen at Red Bull? It’s not likely...

Lewis Hamilton is ‘not God’ and Antonio Giovinazzi dreams of driving for Ferrari
4 Feb 2020
F1: can Leclerc and Vettel end Ferrari’s title drought?
Ferrari drivers Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel
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F1: can Leclerc and Vettel end Ferrari’s title drought?

Scuderia have not won the drivers’ championship for 13 years
28 Jan 2020
F1: Hamilton talent ‘even greater’ than Senna and Schumacher
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2019 F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
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F1: Hamilton talent ‘even greater’ than Senna and Schumacher

Toto Wolff and Mercedes will not go on ‘fishing mission’ with potential drivers
24 Jan 2020
F1: Red Bull title challenge must start at ‘very first race’
Red Bull Racing drivers Max Verstappen and Alex Albon
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F1: Red Bull title challenge must start at ‘very first race’

Drive to Survive is returning to Netflix and Racing Point reveal car launch date
23 Jan 2020
F1: Mercedes, Wolff and Hamilton to commit for the long term
The Mercedes F1 team have won sixth consecutive championship doubles
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F1: Mercedes, Wolff and Hamilton to commit for the long term

There has been doubts over the Silver Arrows’s future in Formula 1
22 Jan 2020
F1: is Hamilton set to sign a new contract with Mercedes?
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has won six Formula 1 world championships
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F1: is Hamilton set to sign a new contract with Mercedes?

Reports in Italy claim the six-time champion will remain with the Silver Arrows
20 Jan 2020
F1: Saudi Arabia to join the circuit, McLaren launch date
Bahrain Grand Prix
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F1: Saudi Arabia to join the circuit, McLaren launch date

Desert kingdom has been accused of using sport to deflect attention from its human rights record
14 Jan 2020
Australia bushfire appeal: Lewis Hamilton pledges £380,000
Devastating bushfires are raging across Australia
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Australia bushfire appeal: Lewis Hamilton pledges £380,000

Sport stars rally to raise money for Australia’s recovery fund
10 Jan 2020
F1: Ricciardo talks retirement and reveals Bottas rivalry
Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo is going into the final year of his contract with Renault
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F1: Ricciardo talks retirement and reveals Bottas rivalry

The Australian could have a key role to play in the 2021 driver merry-go-round
9 Jan 2020
F1: Mercedes quitting ‘not unthinkable’, says Dutch GP boss
The Mercedes F1 team have won sixth consecutive championship doubles
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F1: Mercedes quitting ‘not unthinkable’, says Dutch GP boss

Red Bull advisor Marko was worried Verstappen would join the Silver Arrows
8 Jan 2020
F1: Max Verstappen eyes title and says ‘best is yet to come’
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finished third in the 2019 F1 drivers’ championship
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F1: Max Verstappen eyes title and says ‘best is yet to come’

New deal will see the driver stay with Red Bull until the end of the 2023 season
7 Jan 2020
F1: Williams retain Jamie Chadwick but lose a major sponsor
Jamie Chadwick is part of the ROKiT Williams Racing driver academy
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F1: Williams retain Jamie Chadwick but lose a major sponsor

Grove-based team suffer a financial blow ahead of the 2020 season
7 Jan 2020
F1: ‘Verstappen may be fastest, but Hamilton is the best’
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen
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F1: ‘Verstappen may be fastest, but Hamilton is the best’

Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko gives his verdict on the two drivers
6 Jan 2020
F1: Schumacher is hailed for his part in Mercedes’s success
Michael Schumacher came out of retirement to race for Mercedes from 2010 to 2012
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F1: Schumacher is hailed for his part in Mercedes’s success

Teams and fans pay tribute to the seven-time champion on his 51st birthday
3 Jan 2020
F1: UK TV viewership down by 8.6m in 2019
Formula 1 TV viewers in the UK dropped in 2019
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F1: UK TV viewership down by 8.6m in 2019

Robert Kubica joins Alfa Romeo as reserve driver and Mark Webber tips Lewis Hamilton to equal title record
2 Jan 2020
14 July 2019: the greatest day in British sporting history?
Hamilton celebrates his British GP win, Morgan lifts the Cricket World Cup and Djokovic holds the Wimbledon trophy
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14 July 2019: the greatest day in British sporting history?

Cricket World Cup final, F1 British Grand Prix and the Wimbledon men’s final made it the most super Sunday
28 Dec 2019
F1: 2020 will be a pivotal year in Lewis Hamilton’s career
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won his sixth F1 world championship in 2019
In Depth

F1: 2020 will be a pivotal year in Lewis Hamilton’s career

World champion is chasing a record-equalling seventh title, but speculation over his future will hog the headlines
20 Dec 2019
F1: Jordan ‘absolutely certain’ Hamilton will join Ferrari
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on the podium in Canada
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F1: Jordan ‘absolutely certain’ Hamilton will join Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel rates his 2019 season as a six or seven out of ten
16 Dec 2019
Sport shorts: Lando wins a landslide in F1 rookie fan vote
McLaren driver Lando Norris finished 11th in the 2019 Formula 1 championship
In Brief

Sport shorts: Lando wins a landslide in F1 rookie fan vote

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13 Dec 2019
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