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“Quite a lot is in our hands” — Ricciardo on the second Red Bull F1 seat and trying to “control the controllables”

Coming into the Hungarian Grand Prix, Sergio Pérez has faced big scrutiny over his poor slump in form that saw the Mexican scoring only 15 points over the last six rounds. The clauses in his contract means that the 34-year-old potentially has only two races to save his Red Bull career and to help the…

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Sanchez: Alpine F1 “developing around the weaknesses” with A524 package

Alpine’s 2024 campaign endured a difficult start that saw the Enstone-based team occupying the back of the grid. The poor start to the seasonled to the departures of Matt Harman and Dirk de Beer following the lack of competitiveness from the overweight A524. With the departure of the duo, Alpine gradually recovered lost ground with…

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Things “work better and more efficiently” — Hülkenberg full of praise for Haas technical department following run to P6 in updated VF-24 at F1 British GP

Haas have been on fine form. In Austria the team scored a double-points finish with Nico Hülkenberg and Kevin Magnussen, finishing P6 and P8 respectively. The American-owned outfit introduced updates to maintain their recent scoring streak. It paid off greatly with Hülkenberg bagging home another sixth-place finish for the second consecutive race weekend. Although he…

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Horner: “It’s unsustainable to not be scoring points” as Pérez’s rut of F1 form leaves Red Bull vulnerable in the championship

The last few races have not been kind for Sergio Pérez’s side of the garage, and Red Bull has been feeling the heat as their rivals inched closer in every race. The Mexican has only scored 15 points since May’s Miami Grand Prix which was six rounds ago, while teammate Max Verstappen has managed to…

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Pujolar: Sauber “trying to bring upgrades as soon as possible” as they languish at the back of F1 2024 pack

Sauber’s scoreless streak continued at the Austrian Grand Prix where neither of their drivers Valtteri Bottas nor Zhou Guanyu could put their Sauber C44 cars within the Top 10. In qualifying, neither car progressed to Q2 with Bottas only managing 18th, while Zhou had to start from the pit lane following a Parc Fermé infringement…

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“Just not quick for some reason” — Ocon left to rue lack of race pace in F1 Austrian GP as he slides to P12

Following two consecutive race weekends where he scored championship points, Esteban Ocon had to settle for 12th in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix. Despite finishing outside the points, Ocon remains pleased with the team’s recent surge in form. Having qualified tenth for the main event, Ocon sets his eyes on Haas’ Nico Hülkenberg ahead of him….

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Haas performance and P11 finish in F1 Spanish GP “encouraging” as it was “probably better than we expected” — Hülkenberg

Haas’ Nico Hülkenberg finished the Spanish Grand Prix in P11, a repeat of the same result from the Canadian Grand Prix. He overtook Sergio Perez on the opening lap out of turn 5 and would go on to pressure Esteban Ocon throughout the day. Speaking after Sunday’s race, the 36-year-old veteran gave his assessment of…

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Haas “slightly surprised in a positive way” over F1 Spanish GP weekend as they expected to be “last” — Magnussen

Haas’ Kevin Magnussen finished the Spanish Grand Prix in a distant 17th, a lap down from winner Max Verstappen. Magnussen’s race was already compromised at the start after the stewards penalised him for a false start which led to a 5-second time penalty imposed during his second pit stop. On top of that, a slow…

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“We see the issues on data” — Zhou Guanyu hopeful of F1 turnaround at Spanish GP as he reverts to pre-Imola chassis and floor

Sauber’s Zhou Guanyu is ready to leave the Canadian Grand Prix woes behind and looks forward to the Spanish Grand Prix. Speaking on Thursday, the 25-year-old gave an honest assessment of the slump that plagued the team, particularly in the last few race weekends. “What’s missing? I think [it’s] more than the speed, it’s just…

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“Definitely one of the worst weekends I ever had” — Zhou Guanyu looks back on a brutal F1 Canadian GP event

Sauber’s Zhou Guanyu endured another weekend without scoring any points. He and teammate Valtteri Bottas were knocked out in the Q1 heading into Sunday’s race, with the Chinese driver slowest of all and almost a second off the pace of the Finn. The team made a tactical decision to change both of their rear wings…

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