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Qualcomm expands Mercedes partnerships to F1 Academy and Doriane Pin

Qualcomm has been an official partner of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team since signing a multi-year deal in 2023. It is a global corporation manufacturing software, semiconductors, services related to wireless technology and more. Now, the company expands its partnership with the team by including Mercedes’ F1 Academy entry Doriane Pin, becoming her senior…

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FIA lowers age of F1 super licence holders to 17 for drivers who have “demonstrated outstanding ability” in single-seaters

Andrea Kimi Antonelli could make his F1 debut before he turns 18, whether that is in a free practice session or a complete race weekend itself. Following Max Verstappen making his F1 race bow at the 2015 Australian Grand Prix when he was 17, the FIA tightened the regulations on young drivers getting a certain…

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Piastri admits Mercedes were “clearly a lot quicker than everybody” at the end as he finished P5 in F1 Canadian GP

The McLaren driver ended the Canadian weekend in P5 following a heated race that saw him in contention for what could have been a second podium finish in a row following his great result in Monaco. Canada wasn’t as sweet as the Principality to Piastri, who ended his race behind both Mercedes drivers after being…

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“I could have just driven better”: Hamilton says his F1 Canadian GP performance was “pretty shocking”

Lewis Hamilton was left to rue what could have been as he missed out on his first Grand Prix podium of the 2024 season at the Canadian Grand Prix. The seven-time World Champion took his first win in F1 at the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit in 2007. It looked like he could go for an eighth…

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Russell admits “one too many mistakes at key moments” cost him shot at victory in F1 Canadian GP

George Russell came across the line in Canada to earn his and Mercedes’ first Grand Prix podium of the season, finishing in a respectable third position. Despite this, he could not convert the pole position he had earnt the day before, beating championship leader Max Verstappen to P1 despite both having achieved the exact same…

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F1 | Canadian GP | Race | Max Verstappen masters Montreal to win wild race from Norris and Russell

The Saubers of Valtteri Bottas and Zhou Guanyu started from pit lane. They changed to a different rear wing spec as they looked to take advantage of the wet conditions. RUS, VER, NOR, PIA, RIC, ALO, HAM, TSU, STR, ALB, LEC, SAI, SAR, MAG, GAS, PER, HUL, OCO was the final starting grid. 18 drivers…

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“I just didn’t have grip” — Hamilton baffled by F1 Canadian GP qualifying struggles after having an “easy half a second advantage in FP3”

Mercedes’ struggles during the first third of the season has been a major talking point, but the Canadian Grand Prix marked a potential turning point for the team. Throughout the practice sessions, particularly in FP3, the W15 displayed an impressive pace, with Lewis Hamilton topping the charts by almost 0.4s from Max Verstappen. At one…

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F1 | Canadian GP | Qualifying | Russell on pole as Verstappen sets exactly the same time in thrilling Q3

Following a dry FP3, dark clouds started to appear as qualifying got underway in Montreal. Q1 Stroll, Norris, Verstappen and Russell all took turns at the top in the first half of the session. Russell’s 1:13.242 had him a tenth clear of Verstappen. Hamilton backed up his teammate, 0.201s slower away. Norris, Stroll, Alonso, Sainz,…

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