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F1 Midweek: Why is Ferrari Failing to Beat Mercedes in F1?

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  Through five races this season, Ferrari has shown itself to be the most baffling Formula 1 team on the grid.  As an organization, they have been downright fast, with Sebastian Vettel earning victories in the first two races while his teammate Kimi Raikkonen has grabbed three podium finishes to obscure his three DNFs. Something, …

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F1 Midweek: Is Liberty Media Trying to “Americanize” Formula One?

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Tifosi Ferrari Fans Monza Formula 1 GP Monza. Foto Imago/Insidefoto

Since Liberty Media took over the reins of Formula 1, the organization seems to be getting a taste of what is in store for them as the Concorde agreement nears in three years’ time. Since the two heads of Liberty, Chase Carey, and Sean Branches are American, many F1 fans have it in their minds …

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F1 Midweek: Will Fernando Alonso Stay in F1 Beyond 2018?

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Fernando Alonso in Indianapolis (Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Fernando Alonso has been a notable name in Formula One for the last 12 seasons. The Spaniard made history for Renault by winning world championships in 2005 and 2006. But why is the Spaniard now driving in a lot of other formula series?  Is it possible that if things do not work out for Alonso …

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F1 Midweek: Would Ferrari Really Leave F1?

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Ferrari has been an F1 mainstay (credit: Ferrari)

They have been the only team to stay in Formula 1 racing since the beginning of the world championship in 1950. The team, based in Maranello, Italy, where the local church bells ring every time one of their driver wins, have produced notable drivers such as Gilles Villeneuve, Niki Lauda, Clay Regazzoni, Jody Scheckter, Michael …

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