Alonso set for McLaren test in Barcelona

Fernando Alonso could try McLaren’s 2019 car as early as the forthcoming winter tests in Barcelona. The Spaniard has retired from F1, but team boss Zak Brown has said the two-time champion is welcome to attend grands prix in McLaren […]

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Sainz ‘excited’ to test 2019 McLaren car

Carlos Sainz is “very excited” to get up and running in McLaren’s 2019 car. The Spanish driver has moved from the Renault works team to the once-great McLaren team, which struggled throughout Fernando Alonso’s final years in F1 since 2015. […]

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New Monza F1 deal still ‘far away’

Italian GP boss Angelo Sticchi Damiani says a new F1 race deal for the historic Monza circuit is still “far away”. Monza is among the 16 circuits that is threatening to quit the sport over a dispute with Liberty Media. […]

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F1 tracks eye end to Liberty dispute

The boss of a big group of current F1 race promoters says he is confident their dispute with Liberty Media will be resolved. Led by Silverstone’s Stuart Pringle, the group of 16 circuits this week warned that they could pull […]

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Pirelli worried about weather for testing

Pirelli has admitted it is worried bad weather will once again affect pre-season testing. A year ago, several days of the already limited winter testing programme were seriously affected by freezing temperatures and even snow in Barcelona. The much warmer-in-winter […]

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Haas to let Magnussen race at Daytona

Kevin Magnussen has received the green light to contest the famous Daytona 24 hour race in future. For the past few years, it has been regularly speculated that the Danish driver could join his father Jan Magnussen at Daytona. “I […]

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Sirotkin eyes Le Mans win

Sergey Sirotkin will keep his motor racing career alive at Le Mans. Having been dropped by Williams, the Russian’s backer SMP Racing announced that Sirotkin, 23, will contest Le Mans as well as two other forthcoming WEC events in the […]

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Mazepin to test 2017 Mercedes this year

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin will conduct a series of F1 tests in a two-year old Mercedes car this year. The 19-year-old, who steps up to Formula 2 this year, is the son of Russian billionaire Dmitry Mazepin. Last year, Mazepin […]

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