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WRC – Østberg maintains lead for Citroën; Neuville’s title hopes take a blow

WRC – Østberg maintains lead for Citroën; Neuville’s title hopes take a blow Rally Australia – Friday afternoon The final and title deciding round of the FIA World Rally Championship continues to deliver drama but Mads Østberg has stayed out of trouble to lead Rally Australia at the end of the opening day. The Norwegian now heads Craig Breen, who… Read more »

Alonso exit shows F1 ‘sick’ – Perez

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Fernando Alonso’s plight shows that F1 is “sick”. That is the claim of Force India driver Sergio Perez, referring to double world champion Alonso’s decision to retire from F1 and race instead at Le Mans and the Indy 500 next year. “What happens now is not the formula one that made me want to be a racing driver,” Alonso is… Read more »

WRC – Østberg tops the battle ‘down under’

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Rally Australia – Friday morning Mads Østberg has powered into the lead of Rally Australia after the opening three stages of the final and title-deciding round of the FIA World Rally Championship. The Norwegian holds a 5.4 second advantage over second placed Esapekka Lappi with Jari-Matti Latvala third, both also having led during the morning loop of stages. After last… Read more »

Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 eSports Team targets podium finish

15 November 2018 The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 eSports Team is gearing up to fight for top positions in the Constructors’ Championship at the final round of the F1 eSports series. After the successful points haul at the last event, the team is in a strong position, just one point behind Red Bull Racing Esports, the team that is currently… Read more »

Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Test Driver Tatiana Calderón to complete two days of testing in the Sauber C32-Ferrari at Fiorano

06/11/2018 Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team live at Auto Zürich from 8th to 11th November 2018 The Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce a strong presence at Auto Zürich from 8th to 11th November 2018 at Zurich Oerlikon. Auto Zürich is an annual car show for new cars, tuning, accessories, services and motorsport. […] Alfa Romeo Sauber… Read more »

Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 world champion explains ‘poor place’ India comments

Lewis Hamilton racing at the Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in 2013 Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments he made about India being a “poor place”. Mercedes defended their driver, saying his intended juxtaposition between rich and poor had been taken “grossly out of context”. Briton Hamilton, 33, told BBC Sport this week that it… Read more »

More eyeballs: Formula E on free-to-air TV for season five

Formula E organisers have announced that the all-electric series will be broadcast on the BBC red button service, giving the championship a free-to-air viewing platform. The series will be broadcast live on the BBC Sport website, BBC iPlayer as well as the red button. Added to the digital coverage, BBC will test the water by showing one of the Formula… Read more »

WRC – Rally Australia – Press Conference

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Present:Sébastien Ogier, M-Sport Ford World Rally TeamThierry Neuville, Hyundai Shell Mobis World Rally TeamOtt Tänak, Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally TeamCraig Breen, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi World Rally Team Q:Seb, we’ve been talking about this event for a long time, but it’s here now – what’s the feeling?SO:We mentioned this a couple of times already, the main word is excitement…. Read more »

Sauber Motorsport launches the Sauber Junior Team

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14 November 2018 Sauber Motorsport is delighted to announce the launch of the Sauber Junior Team program to compete in the FIA Formula 2, FIA Formula 3, ADAC Formel 4 Championship and the Italian F4 Championship, from 2019 onwards. The Swiss Company has partnered with leading team Charouz Racing System, a successful organization with proven track records and state of… Read more »

F1 has ‘other options’ to British GP – Carey

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Chase Carey has admitted a cloud still hangs over the future of the British grand prix. Last year, Silverstone’s owner, the British Racing Drivers’ Club, exercised a break clause in its contract in the hope of negotiating a better deal for 2020. And F1 chief executive Carey confirms that a new deal is yet to be agreed. “We have said… Read more »