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Hulkenberg “optimistic that we can fight” main rivals for points in F1 Chinese GP

Nico Hulkenberg’s Saturday at the Chinese Grand Prix was a rollercoaster of events. Initially plummeting to dead last during the Sprint as he destroyed his tyres, he later managed to secure P9 in qualifying, a significant improvement. He placed P6, P9 and P9 in the 3 qualifying segments. Despite a pit lane incident in Q1…

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Russell denies Hamilton’s claims of big set-up differences between the Mercedes cars at F1 Chinese GP: “We’re pretty similar on the set-ups”

The Chinese Grand Prix has proven to be a turbulent journey for Mercedes so far. Lewis Hamilton’s trajectory went from a strong SQ and finishing second in the Sprint race to a disappointing 18th place start in the main race. Meanwhile, George Russell faced his own challenges, missing out on SQ3 and was forced to…

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Alonso: “I will be the first one to raise my hand” and retire from F1 if I lose my speed and motivation

Amidst a flurry of rumours swirling around the 2025 driver market, Fernando Alonso confirming his multi-year contract renewal with Aston Martin earlier this week has officially taken another seat away from others potentially interested in a drive at Aston, namely Carlos Sainz. Despite speculation linking him to teams higher up the grid like Mercedes or…

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“Something we’ll discuss and review” — Norris on staying out and creating a tyre delta to Leclerc at F1 Japanese GP

Qualifying a brilliant third for the Japanese Grand Prix behind both Red Bull drivers, there were hopes for Lando Norris to secure a podium finish, given the track’s challenging nature for overtaking. However, his prospects quickly faded during the race as both Ferraris demonstrated superior race pace and tyre management, pushing him back to fifth….

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“They might disqualify me for the rest of the championship” — Alonso on holding Piastri in his DRS to fend off Russell in F1 Japanese GP

Fernando Alonso’s consistent performance across the first four races of the season was particularly evident at the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix. Despite qualifying fifth on Saturday, Alonso drew attention from other teams for preserving a set of soft tyres, a strategy that could have helped at the start. On both standing starts, however, he failed…

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Russell: W15 is “inherently missing something in high speed” as he qualifies only P9 for F1 Japanese GP

The start of Mercedes’ 2024 season has been marked by correlation issues and performance varying between sessions throughout the weekend. This trend continued at the Japanese Grand Prix qualifying session, where Mercedes did not deviate from their usual results. With impressive performance throughout final practice, it was expected that both drivers would perform well and…

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Leclerc baffled by Ferrari’s lack of speed in F1 Japanese GP qualifying: “We’ve got to look into it”

Saturday in Suzuka presented a mixed performance for Scuderia Ferrari, as Carlos Sainz clinched a commendable second row start in fourth position, contrasting with Charles Leclerc’s struggle throughout the session, ultimately securing only eighth place. Leclerc found himself using two sets of soft tyres to avoid elimination from Q1, a move that left him with…

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“Not what I feel at the moment that I should do” — Wolff has no plans to step down as Mercedes F1 boss

The Mercedes team is off to a lacklustre start in the 2024 season; their W15 car is plagued by inconsistency from one session to the next and falls short of the expected performance seen in their simulations. This was glaringly evident at the recent Australian Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton retired due to an engine…

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Carlos Sainz at the 2024 Australian Grand Prix
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Sainz: Pole was possible in F1 Australian GP qualifying “if I would have done a 100% good job”

After enduring a bout of appendicitis just two weeks prior, Carlos Sainz defied the odds by securing second place in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. Despite grappling with “weird feelings” stemming from his recent surgery, Sainz showcased remarkable resilience, pushing through without experiencing pain during the qualifying session. Reflecting on his journey to this…

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“Not how I want to go racing” — Williams F1 Team Principal Vowles on the tactics of Haas at Saudi Arabian GP

The 2024 season has underscored the intense competition among the bottom five teams, with a mere one-point difference separating sixth from 10th place in the standings. However, tensions flared as multiple team managers expressed disappointment over Kevin Magnussen deliberately slowing down Tsunoda, Albon, Ocon, Sargeant and Ricciardo after receiving two 10-second penalties during the race….

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