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Liberty Media shareholders approve F1 takeover 0

Liberty Media shareholders approve F1 takeover

Liberty Media Corp announced that its shareholders voted to approve funding and changes related to the takeover of Formula One (F1) racing car series. Liberty Media had proposed to issue new shares to fund the...

Shirt sleeve confirms Castrol deal for Mclaren 0

Shirt sleeve confirms Castrol deal for Mclaren

The shirt sleeve of Stoffel Vandoorne has inadvertently revealed that Castrol, part of the BP group, is on board with McLaren for 2017. Vandoorne is shown drawing a circuit on a sheet of paper...

Liberty Media stockholders approve F1 acquisition plan 0

Liberty Media stockholders approve F1 acquisition plan

The American media company, which already had a 19.1 percent stake in F1, last month revealed it had raised a further $1.55billion from investors to help increase the cash portion of its shareholding in...

F1 2017 cars could be 40km/h faster in corners, claims FIA 0

F1 2017 cars could be 40km/h faster in corners, claims FIA

A rules revamp for this season has prompted a dramatic overhaul of the regulations – with wider tyres, wider cars and bigger wings expected to deliver a lap time improvement of five seconds compared...

Lauda: Bottas is the best man for the job 0

Lauda: Bottas is the best man for the job

Niki Lauda believes new Mercedes signing Valtteri Bottas can be as fast as the man he replaced, retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg. “Bottas is the best man (for the job). I believe...

Nice to name street after Bianchi 0

Nice to name street after Bianchi

Bianchi, who was born in Nice in 1989, will be honoured in his native city, where the ‘rue du Sapin’ will be renamed after him. Nice mayor Philippe Pradal and president of the Nice...

Renault has made a "good step" with F1 engine, says Newey 0

Renault has made a "good step" with F1 engine, says Newey

Newey believes that engine performance will be a key factor in 2017 as high downforce increases the amount of time drivers spend on full throttle. “It certainly means power is more important because we...

Lauda: Bottas will be just as fast as Rosberg 0

Lauda: Bottas will be just as fast as Rosberg

Following weeks of negotiations to find a replacement for Rosberg, Mercedes and Bottas finally signed their contract on Monday to complete his move from Williams. And Lauda has no doubts that the German car...

Hamilton: Welcome to the Team, Valtteri! 0

Hamilton: Welcome to the Team, Valtteri!

Triple Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has welcomed his new teammate Valtteri Bottas to the team, after Mercedes confirmed that the Finn will replace retired Nico Rosberg. Hamilton, who was visiting London, wrote...

Wolff: Valtteri is a no-nonsense guy 0

Wolff: Valtteri is a no-nonsense guy

The worst kept secret of the new Formula 1 season was finally confirmed when Mercedes announced that Valtteri Bottas would replace Nico Rosberg and team up with Lewis Hamilton, with team chief Toto Wolff...