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Fernando Alonso “didn’t care too much” that Lance Stroll refused to swap back in F1 Hungarian GP

While there was quite some controversy after the McLaren team orders up front, there was also a little intra-team controversy at the other end of the points-scoring positions. Aston Martin drivers Fernando Alonso and Lance Stroll swapped places near the end of the race, in an attempt to overtake Yuki Tsunoda in ninth. After Satuday’s…

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“But what we have to acknowledge is that McLaren are clearly now leading the field” — Toto Wolff praises McLaren after hard fought F1 Hungarian GP podium

After two victories in a row Mercedes had to settle for third in the Hungarian GP with Lewis Hamilton, as George Russell only managed eighth. There was a hairy moment however late in the race when Max Verstappen overzealously tried to overtake Hamilton for far out, leading to contact between the two rivals. The Dutchman…

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F2 | Hungarian GP | Feature Race | Kimi Antonelli wins his first feature race after both Hitech Pulse-Eight drivers cause chaos

Yesterday’s sprint race saw Richard Verschoor crossing the line first in a race that was dominated by tyre degradation. He was however disqualified for having too much wear on the plank under his car, meaning he lost victory for the third time in his Formula 2 career. This meant Kush Maini inherited the win. Today’s…

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Verstappen puzzled as to what causes the lack of pace in F1’s Hungarian GP qualifying: “A bit difficult to pinpoint why that is”

Max Verstappen was a little bit frustrated coming over the line after his final qualifying attempt this afternoon in Budapest. He qualified third, just under half a tenth behind pole-sitter Lando Norris, but he feels he is lacking some grip and pace to attack McLaren at the moment. “I tried, the whole weekend I think…

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Norris confident for F1 Hungarian GP: “We’re in the best position for whatever the conditions throw at us”

It was a bit of a chaotic qualifying session, as both Sergio Pérez and Yuki Tsunoda caused red flags with their respective crashes, added to the continuous threat of rain throughout the session. It didn’t stop Lando Norris from grabbing his third career pole position, and McLaren’s first front-row lock-out since the 2012 Brazilian Grand…

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Yet another Dale Coyne driver in 2024 as Hunter McElrea will drive the #18 car in Toronto

Dale Coyne Racing has announced its ninth driver so far this season, in what can best be described as a game of musical chairs at 200 miles per hour. Indy NXT alumnus Hunter McElrea will take the wheel of Dale Coyne’s #18 entry for this weekend’s Ontario Honda Dealers Indy Toronto. McElrea finished runner-up in…

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Haas F1 boss Komatsu “very open and very honest” in the search for a second driver, Magnussen says

Haas is on the rise. The team has already scored more than twice the points from 2023, and with signing Oliver Bearman for next year the team also looks to invest in the future. Teamboss Ayao Komatsu looks to break with the philosophy of predecessor Günther Steiner who focused more on experience. The question remains…

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IndyCar | Iowa | Qualifying: Poles for Herta and McLaughlin as hybrid issues hamper the session

Qualifying for the second AND third oval race is a bit different compared to regular IndyCar qualifying and, for that matter, compared to the Indianapolis 500. Every driver gets one attempt of two laps, where the first lap determines the starting position for the first race of this double header, and logically the second lap…

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Esteban Ocon paraphrases Murphy’s Law after terrible F1 British GP: “Everything that could have gone wrong went wrong”

To state that Alpine had an abysmal British Grand Prix is an understatement. Having one car with enough penalties to line up in London, which subsequently had to withdraw after the formation lap due to gearbox issues was bad enough, but the other car then ending two laps down after fumbling the strategy took the…

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