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Yuki Tsunoda driving at Silverstone
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Tsunoda “shocked” by deficit to Williams in the high speed during F1 British GP

After battling with Alex Albon in the closing stages at the British Grand Prix, Yuki Tsunoda was very surprised at Williams’ performance in high speed turns at Silverstone. The Japanese driver finished 10th behind the Thai in a chaotic race. He grabbed his first point after three races outside the top 10. Tsunoda had been…

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Lando Norris driving his McLaren into the pit lane at Silverstone
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F1 | British GP | FP1 | Norris tops disrupted first practice at Silverstone ahead of Stroll and Piastri

Lando Norris topped first practice for the British Grand Prix, and Lance Stroll and his McLaren teammate Oscar Piastri. Yuki Tsunoda and Piastri suffered disrupted sessions. Tsunoda spun into the gravel at Luffield, and Piastri had hydraulics issues. The first practice session got underway at a cloudy Silverstone after rain earlier in the day.  Four…

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Logan Sargeant putting his helmet on ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix
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Sargeant: “We’re just missing a bit of pace in the car” after difficult F1 Austrian GP

Logan Sargeant suffered a frustrating Austrian Grand Prix after colliding with Lance Stroll on the opening lap. The American damaged the front wing of his Williams before finishing 19th, two laps behind race winner George Russell. Sargeant said he lacks raw speed in his Williams as he gets to the midpoint of a second consecutive…

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Valtteri Bottas in his Sauber F1 car with his helmet on
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“There’s other things as well than just pure performance” — Bottas waiting for Sainz decision as F1 future hangs in the balance

The Formula 1 grid for 2025 is taking shape as Lance Stroll and Pierre Gasly have re-signed with Aston Martin and Alpine. Valtteri Bottas had hoped to also have his future finalised this week ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix. The Finnish driver said he is clear on who he wants to drive for despite…

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Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu driving at Circuit De Barcelona-Catalunya
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Sauber “seem in a better place” after improved showing over F1 Spanish GP weekend — Bottas

Valtteri Bottas has lamented Sauber’s struggles in the high speed after a difficult Spanish Grand Prix weekend. The Finnish driver languished in 16th place at the chequered flag after going the wrong way with strategy. He was very impressive in qualfying, missing out on Q3 by 0.118s as he ended up P12. Sauber generally looked…

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Daniel Ricciardo driving his RB in Spain
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Ricciardo “definitely felt a few more limitations” with his updated car during F1 Spanish GP, “happy” with personal performance

Daniel Ricciardo is sure that he maximised the performance of his RB in the Spanish Grand Prix as the team had a terrible weekend pace-wise in Barcelona. The Italian team introduced a raft of upgrades, including a new engine cover and rear wing in Spain. RB’s improvements failed to deliver and they went backwards, ending…

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Scott McLaughlin attacking the Corkscrew at Laguna Seca
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IndyCar | GP of Monterey | FP1 | McLaughlin tops disrupted first practice at Laguna Seca ahead of Herta

Scott McLaughlin set the fastest time in the opening practice session, ahead of Colton Herta and Alex Palou at Laguna Seca. The session was disrupted by multiple red flags and multiple drivers making mistakes early in the weekend. After a quiet opening few minutes at Laguna Seca, Linus Lundqvist set the first lap time of…

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A McLaren waiting at the end of the pit lane in Spain
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F1 | Spanish GP | FP1 | Norris tops first practice ahead of Verstappen and Sainz; Leclerc down in 11th

Lando Norris topped first practice for the Spanish Grand Prix ahead of Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz. George Russell set the fourth quickest time ahead of Mexican driver Sergio Perez in the opening session of the weekend. A flurry of cars joined the circuit at the start of the one-hour FP1 session in Spain. Ollie…

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Lando Norris driving his McLaren in the rain in Montreal
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Norris: “It’s just split seconds of decision-making and understanding” to reach Red Bull F1 standards

Lando Norris is optimistic that McLaren is very close to challenging Red Bull consistently after an upturn in form. The British driver won in Miami, pulling away from Max Verstappen in the closing stages and was very competitive last time out in Canada. Victory in Montreal slipped away from Norris after staying out when the…

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