Sushmita Balakrishnan

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“We need to try and get them off the line” — Bottas believes it’s critical to get Haas at the start in F1 Chinese GP

Valtteri Bottas has continued his good start to the season in Shanghai. He will start from the 10th grid slot later today as he made Q3, with teammate Zhou Guanyu failing to advance from Q1. The former Mercedes is now 5-0 up in Grand Prix qualifying against his stablemate. It was clear from the first…

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Ricciardo feeling good following strong F1 Chinese GP qualifying: “My best weekend of the year” to date

Despite all the rumours circulating about his future in Formula One, Daniel Ricciardo put in a stellar qualifying performance in China and outqualified his teammate Yuki Tsunoda. The RB duo will start the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix from the 12th and 19th respectively. After qualifying in 14th for the Sprint, Ricciardo had a very solid…

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Krack says it’s “very encouraging” Aston Martin F1 finished ahead of Mercedes in Japan

Aston Martin team principal Mike Krack is optimistic about the team’s performance saying they are no longer “in no-man’s land”. The AMR24 demonstrated an impressive performance following a disappointing Bahrain Grand Prix. The Silverstone team had the fifth fastest race car on the grid and both the Aston Martin’s finished in the points, Alonso in…

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Haas F1 team at the Japanese Grand Prix (image credit Haas F1 team)
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Nico Hülkenberg will “happily” take P12 starting spot for F1 Japanese GP

Haas F1’s Nico Hülkenberg and Kevin Magnussen qualified 12th and 18th respectively for Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix. Red Bull Max Verstappen took pole position at the Suzuka circuit followed by his teammate Sergio Perez making it a Red Bull front row lock out. Lando Norris will start his McLaren from P3. For the American owned…

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Stella: McLaren needs another “12 months” to solve all of its F1 car weaknesses

Even though McLaren placed third and fourth in Australia, they still have a long way to go before they catch up to Red Bull Racing and Max Verstappen. Team Principal Andrea Stella has predicted that the team will need “another 12 months” to develop and address its weak spots. He addressed some of the main…

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Ferrari and Vasseur “deserves that” — Toto Wolff on the Scuderia’s 1-2 at the F1 Australian GP

Fred Vasseur joined Ferrari as their team principal last year and it wasn’t a smooth ride for him and the team. They had a very difficult start to the campaign where the 2023 package was extremely tough to handle for both their drivers. Nonetheless, the only non-Red Bull victory in 2023 was Carlos Sainz’s in…

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Bottas explains why Sauber is suffering so many pit stop problems in 2024 F1 season

Along with receiving a €5000 fine, the Sauber Formula One team experienced more terrible pit stops at the Australian Grand Prix. The team experienced back-to-back slow pit stops this season already. Bottas was had a 50-second pit stop in Bahrain, while Zhou suffered his share of it in Saudi Arabia. After experiencing two slow pit…

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Lewis Hamilton says FIA President has “never” had his backing, calls for more transparency and accountability in F1

Yesterday, F1 Academy Managing Director Susie Wolff disclosed that she had personally filed a criminal case against the FIA in the French courts. Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and George Russell believe that the FIA needs to have transparency and take accountability with regards to Wolff’s case in a such male dominated sport. Last December, the…

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Wolff keen to avoid Horner “trap” and make complaints about F1 dominance, praises Red Bull for being “in a different league”

Red Bull has dominated Formula One since 2022 after the regulation changes and Max Verstappen is the driver the beat. The Dutchman has won a staggering 36 out of the 46 races since the return of ground effect cars, with Red Bull taking out 40 overall. Meanwhile, 8 in a row Constructors’ Championship winners Mercedes…

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