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Williams "promised" Bottas release to top F1 team 0

Williams "promised" Bottas release to top F1 team

Bottas has switched to world champion Mercedes for 2017 following the shock retirement of Nico Rosberg, with Williams releasing him from his contract. However, when Ferrari showed interest in the Finn in 2015, Williams...

Pirelli back-up compounds designed to be like 2016 tyres 0

Pirelli back-up compounds designed to be like 2016 tyres

When Pirelli announced its compound choices for the first races of the 2017 campaign, it revealed it had created a range of back-up tyres, made using “more traditional criteria” than its new rubber. This...

Pirelli back-up compounds designed to be like 2016 tyres 0

Pirelli back-up compounds designed to be like 2016 tyres

When Pirelli announced its compound choices for the first races of the 2017 campaign, it revealed it had created a range of back-up tyres, made using “more traditional criteria” than its new rubber. This...

Canadian F1 Grand Prix announces the return of the Trios 0

Canadian F1 Grand Prix announces the return of the Trios

The Formula 1 event, part of the 2017 F1 World Championship, will be held June 9, 10 and 11 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. This year’s edition will celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

Williams first F1 team to reveal their 2017 car 0

Williams first F1 team to reveal their 2017 car

Williams have jumped the gun by giving a good glimpse of their 2017 challenger – the Williams FW40 – ahead of the official launch next week. After previously denying that there would be launch event last week: “We...

Inside Line: 2017 is Back to the Future! 0

Inside Line: 2017 is Back to the Future!

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Scrutineered: Would a tyre war be good for F1? 0

Scrutineered: Would a tyre war be good for F1?

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2017 Formula 1 car launch schedule 1

2017 Formula 1 car launch schedule

Formula 1 launch season starts next week with a flurry of new car reveals ahead of the first test which begins in Barcelona, on 27 February, at Circuit de Catalunya. Williams are the only...

Williams appoints former Ferrari man as aero chief 0

Williams appoints former Ferrari man as aero chief

The South African will start working at the Grove-based outfit on March 1. De Beer had worked with the Sauber and Renault teams before joining Ferrari as chief aerodynamicist in 2013. Last year he...