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“Of course I want to stay” — Sargeant remains hopeful he can retain Williams F1 drive beyond 2024

As the Monaco Grand Prix approaches this weekend, Logan Sargeant expressed his belief that he is “extremely” close to reaching the performance level required to maintain his position with Williams into next season. Team principal James Vowles has come out and said that Sargeant’s future with the team is in the balance because of his…

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“It’s only 100% when the pen hits the paper” — Bottas talks about “clear priority” regarding 2025 F1 plans

After no driver changes from the end of 2023 into the 2024 campaign, everyone entered 2024 awaiting a big 2025 silly season with 15 contracts ending by the end of this year. Lewis Hamilton kicked things by exercising a clause in his contract to leave Mercedes to move to Ferrari next year. Valtteri Bottas is…

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Sauber’s Pujolar says qualifying is focus after issues of F1 Imola GP: “At the moment our race pace is better relative to the competitors”

Sauber completed the first race of the European calendar with zero points to its name which means the team remain on zero points so far in 2024. Try as they might with different strategies on a track where it is difficult to overtake, they were facing an uphill battle as their rivals had brought a…

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F1 | Imola GP | Qualifying | Verstappen pips Piastri and Norris to pole in exhilarating session

Q1 Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz and George Russell were on mediums to start qualifying. The Brit did pit at the end of his push lap and did not post a time. The Alpine of Esteban Ocon logged a 1:16.645 to kick things off, leading Magnussen, Sargeant, Gasly and Hülkenberg. On the mediums, a 1:16.463 from…

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Drivers call for more effective resolution in cases of gaining an unfair advantage as Magnussen F1 penalty drama “sets a very risky precedent”

Kevin Magnussen has found himself in hot water recently, with a potential race ban being discussed after just six rounds. Magnussen engaged in a heated wheel-to-wheel battle with Lewis Hamilton in Miami’s Sprint, picking up 35 seconds worth of penalties, mainly for leaving the track and gaining an advantage. Afterwards, Magnussen conceded that the penalties…

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Zhou and Bottas surprised by early Hülkenberg announcement for 2025 F1 seat

Times they are a-changin’ at Sauber. The former Alfa Romeo squad is slowly but certainly transforming into the Audi works team, which will be in effect from 2026 onwards. Part of that transformation is the announcement that Nico Hülkenberg will change the British countryside for the Swiss Alps as he moves from Haas to Sauber for next year.

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Esteban Ocon a big contender for the second Audi F1 seat as talks take place

Esteban Ocon has emerged as a serious contender for the second Sauber/Audi seat, sources have confirmed to Pit Debrief. On Friday morning European time, it was confirmed by Haas that Nico Hülkenberg would be leaving team at the end of 2024. Minutes later, Sauber/Audi announced the German driver would be joining them for 2025 on…

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“The car has looked good the whole weekend” — Zhou Guanyu confident of making progress in F1 Chinese GP following disappointing Q1 exit

It is a weekend in Formula 1 that has allowed Guanyu Zhou to participate in his first race on home soil. The Chinese Grand Prix has been Sauber’s best performance so far in the season, where they reached Q3 for the first time in the Sprint Classification with both drivers, while the Chinese driver was…

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