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Formula 1: Saudi Arabia unveil plans for race in 2023

1996 world champion Damon Hill and current driver Romain Grosjean were among the guests at the unveilingSaudi Arabia has unveiled detailed plans for a new race track that is poised to host Formula 1 from 2023.The Qiddiyah circuit is part of a new entertainment and sports complex outside the capital Riyadh, designed by ex-F1 driver…

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Formula 1 world champions Mercedes to partner Team Ineos

Toto Wolff celebrates with Mercedes’ Formula 1 world champion driver Lewis HamiltonSix-time Formula 1 constructors’ championship winners Mercedes have agreed a partnership with Team Ineos’ cycling and sailing divisions. The partnership will help develop “engineering, human science, simulation and data analysis”.Ineos – owned by Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe – began sponsoring Team Sky…

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Formula 1: Wins, spins and controversy – take the F1 2019 quiz

17 Dec From the section Formula 1 There were cheers, tears and a whole lot of talking points in Formula 1 2019.Lewis Hamilton bagged a sixth world title, Ferrari had another campaign to forget and Max Verstappen underlined his future title credentials. While we all wait for the lights to go out on a new…

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Formula 1 teams unanimously reject Pirelli 2020 tyre design

Several drivers have criticised Pirelli’s 2020 tyresFormula 1 teams have unanimously rejected the tyres proposed by supplier Pirelli for the 2020 season.The Italian company had hoped the new design would be a step forward in plans to introduce less sensitive tyres, on which drivers can push and race harder.But at a test in Abu Dhabi…

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Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton says he is considering which team to drive for in 2021

By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer at Yas Marina Abu Dhabi was Hamilton’s 11th race win of the seasonLewis Hamilton says it is “smart and wise” to consider carefully which team to drive for in 2021.The 34-year-old has one year to run on his contract with Mercedes and is at the centre of speculation about…

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Formula 1 2019 review: Warning! Contains Sebastian Vettel

Another season, another trophy in the cabinet for Lewis Hamilton. By winning his sixth world title, the 34-year-old became statistically the second most successful driver in F1, behind only Michael Schumacher. But while Mercedes were busy hoovering up points for both the drivers’ and constructors’ titles, the rest of the season’s entertainment was happening elsewhere…

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Formula 1: Charles Leclerc says Sebastian Vettel should not have made move

By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer at Yas Marina Media playback is not supported on this device Beating Vettel is a great challenge – LeclercCharles Leclerc says Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel knows he should not have made the move that triggered their crash in the Brazilian Grand Prix.But Leclerc added that he shares some of…

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Formula E: Briton Sam Bird wins first Formula E race of season – BBC Sport

Watch highlights as Britain’s Sam Bird wins an eventful opening race of the new Formula E season in Saudi Arabia.READ MORE: Sam Bird wins Saudi E-PrixWatch live coverage of the 2019-20 Formula E Championship on BBC online platforms.

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Watch: Formula E – GB’s Sims on pole

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesFrance’s Jean-Eric Vergne is the man to beat this seasonImage caption: France’s Jean-Eric Vergne is the man to beat this seasonDS Techeetah (Champions 2018-19)Jean-Eric Vergne (Drivers champion). The French former F1 driver is looking to win his third title in a row.Antonio Felix da Costa (6th). Joins the team from Andretti this…

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Formula E: Here’s what to look out for in the new season

2019-20 Formula E ChampionshipDates: 22 November 2019 – 26 July 2020Coverage: All 14 races will be available live and free-to-air on BBC online platforms, with the Marrakesh E-Prix on 29 February and the Rome E-Prix on 4 April live on network channels.Motorsport’s cleanest racing series begins its sixth season this weekend as Formula E returns…