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Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas Help Launch New W09 for 2018


Lewis Hamilton (credit: Getty Images)

The AMG Mercedes Petronas Formula 1 team launched its new defender, the W09, Thursday morning (Feb. 22) at the Silverstone International Circuit in Northamptonshire, England. Unlike most of the 2018 F1 car launches so far, the team not only made a presentation of its car, but also did so with the assistance of drivers Valtteri …

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F1 News: Renault Launches R.S 18 Challenger Online in England

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In only its third season as a returning manufacturer, along with a sixth place finish last year in the formula one constructors championship, the Renault Sport Formula One Team launched this year’s challenger, the R.S. 18, Tuesday afternoon (Feb 20) online at their race headquarters in Enstone, England. Considering its slow, but realistic climb up …

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F1 News: “Newly Sponsored” Sauber F1 Launches C 37 Challenger Online in Switzerland

The 2018 Sauber

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Following their previous year when they used old Ferrari engines and finished last in the formula one constructor’s championship, the Sauber F1 Team launched their C 37 challenger, along with their new arrival of car sponsor Alfa Romeo Tuesday (Feb.20) online at the teams headquarters in Hinwil, Switzerland. The deal with the Italian car manufacturer, …

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Red Bull Launch RB14 Challenger in England

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Becoming one of the only real challengers for the Formula 1 World Championship along with Ferrari and Mercedes, the Red Bull Racing Team launched their RB14 challenger Monday morning (Feb.19) at their factory in Milton Keynes, England. The car itself did not show its original colors of yellow, dark blue or red, but had a …

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Williams Launches New FW41 Challenger for 2018 Formula 1 Season

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The Martini Williams Formula One Team launched its FW41 challenger to the media in London, England, on Thursday evening (Feb. 15) with a new car that is certain to stand apart from the rest of the field. Chief Technical Officer Paddy Lowe, who also designed cars for Mercedes, built the new entry from the ground …

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Fernando Alonso to Skip Monaco, Compete in Indianapolis 500

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In a very surprising announcement Wednesday morning, McLaren announced that Fernando Alonso will enter the Indianapolis 500 in a entry run by Andretti Autosport.  In order to compete at Indianapolis, Alonso will skip the Grand Prix of Monaco. Alonso is overjoyed at the opportunity. “I’m immensely excited that I’ll be racing in this year’s Indy …

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Haas Announces Formula 1 Team Driver for 2016

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Haas announced on Tuesday that Romain Grosjean will pilot the team’s entry next season in the Formula 1 World Championship. The 2016 season will mark the first year for the Haas Formula 1 team and will become the first American-based team since 1986. Grosjean, a native of Switzerland, has 78 career F1 starts since making …

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Formula 1 Racer Jules Bianchi Passes Away at Age 25

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Jules Bianchi, a former French Formula 1 racing driver who suffered a tragic accident when he collided with a recovery vehicle during the F1 Japanese Grand Prix on Oct. 5, 2014, passed away on Saturday morning, his family confirmed in a statement. Bianchi was 25 years old. Bianchi had remained in a coma since the …

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