No tears for Guenther Steiner despite leaking Haas

Guenther Steiner says he won’t cry over the three hours of track time Haas lost on Friday as the rest of the week’s test went “well”. Haas was in action at the Circuit de Catalunya last week for the opening pre-season test. Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen managed 316 laps of the Spanish circuit over the course of the test […]

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Ferrari jump from 'let them race' to 'team orders'

It took less than two weeks for Ferrari’s stance to move from “let them race” to “team orders” with Mattia Binotto admitting the latter could come into play this season. Speaking at the launch of Ferrari’s SF1000, team principal Binotto told the media that Sebastian Vettel would no longer be the team’s priority driver. He explained: “They will be on […]

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DAS debut left Mercedes’ F1 rivals ‘wide-eyed’

Mercedes’ rivals have conceded they were left “wide-eyed” when the reigning champion team debuted its new dual-axis steering system in the opening Formula 1 pre-season test. Mercedes sparked intrigue through the paddock when footage emerged of Lewis Hamilton adjusting the toe angle of his front wheels by pulling his steering wheel towards himself in the cockpit. While the system has […]

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Chase Briscoe wins rain-delayed Las Vegas Xfinity race

Chase Briscoe said he needed to win “eight to 10 races” this season to contend for the NASCAR Xfinity Series championship wasted no time in picking up his first. Briscoe dominated much of Sunday’s race, the final 150 laps of which was postponed from Saturday. He easily held off Austin Cindric for the victory in the Boyd Gaming 300 at […]

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Miller opens up on Ducati ride-height adjuster

Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller has revealed he has been using Ducati’s new ride height adjustment device since last year’s Thailand Grand Prix. Ducati introduced a holeshot device to its bike last year – though Miller had been racing it since the 2018 Japanese GP – which allowed the rider to lower the rear of the bike on the […]

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Rockenfeller fears ‘tough’ Austin race for Corvette

Mike Rockenfeller admits that Corvette Racing’s second race outing with the new C8.R at the Circuit of the Americas is likely to be “tough” after qualifying at the back of the GTE Pro field. The #63 Corvette shared by Rockenfeller and fellow team returnee Jan Magnussen ended up seventh and last of the GTE Pro cars during Saturday evening’s qualifying […]

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Rossi needs ‘two-three tenths’ to fight for win

Valentino Rossi believes he needs to find “two or three tenths” to be able to battle for victory on the 2020 Yamaha following day one of the Qatar MotoGP test. The latest version of the YZR-M1 has proven to be a strong package for Yamaha, with Petronas SRT’s Fabio Quartararo topping the Sepang test outright on it, while factory rider […]

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George Russell: 'No way' Williams are as slow as last year

Only the first week of pre-season testing is complete, but George Russell thinks there is “no way” Williams are as far off their rivals as in 2019. The team wanted to make a point by being the first on-track when pre-season testing ahead of the 2020 season got underway – and they did exactly that with Russell kicking off the […]

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Romain Grosjean: 'Unfair' Formula 1 not a sport

Romain Grosjean believes Formula 1 is a “show” not a sport, because the reliance on having a good car means it isn’t “fair”. The Frenchman has started 164 races in his F1 career, scoring ten podium finishes in the process. Since joining Haas in 2016 he hasn’t been close to winning a race though, and there was even criticism from […]

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Triple Eight details van Gisbergen failure

Triple Eight team manager Mark Dutton has detailed the suspension failure that led to Shane van Gisbergen’s heartbreaking exit from today’s Supercars race in Adelaide. Van Gisbergen looked to be on course for victory in today’s second 250-kilometre leg in Adelaide, only for a series of unfortunate events to take him out of the running. While a pitstop blunder initially […]

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