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Netflix to release new Michael Schumacher documentary

Entitled SCHUMACHER, the film features contributions from his wife Corinna, his children Gina and Mick, and his brother Ralf. Schumacher’s manager Sabine Kehm describes the film as the “family’s gift to their beloved husband and father.” It also features insights from many F1 personalities who either played a role in Schumache ...

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F1 set to approve Barcelona and Bahrain 2022 pre-season test plan

In addition there is a possibility that promotional events or “filming” days – often used by teams to shakedown their new cars before the first official test – could be extended from the traditional 100km length. In 2021 testing was restricted to just three days in Bahrain before the opening race in order to cut costs and bec ...

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Ricciardo: Verstappen has ‘ironed out’ mistakes from early F1 career

Verstappen was promoted to the Red Bull senior team after a season at the junior Toro Rosso squad in early 2016, replacing Daniil Kvyat four races into the season. He duly won on debut in that year’s Spanish Grand Prix, becoming F1’s youngest-ever victor at the age of 18 years and 227 days, but frequently came in for criticism from rival ...

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Russell: No rules can place blame in Verstappen/Hamilton racing incident

Title rivals Hamilton and Verstappen collided while battling for the lead on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix, making contact at the high-speed Copse corner. Verstappen suffered a 51G impact with the barrier, and while Hamilton was hit with a 10-second time penalty for causing a collision, he recovered to win the race and cut the gap at the ...

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Alonso didn’t expect to still be racing in Formula 1 at 40

Alpine driver Alonso is the second-oldest driver on the grid behind 41-year-old Kimi Raikkonen, and said at Silverstone two weeks ago that he still feels like he is 25. Alpine helped celebrated Alonso’s birthday by bedecking its motorhome in decorations, while Sebastian Vettel attempted to set off a party popper in the press conference – ...

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How McLaren is tackling the challenge of F1 2022

All 10 teams are currently working flat out on their designs to meet the demands of the biggest package of rules changes in years. They are doing it against the background of a cost cap that reins in the biggest-spending teams, as well as a sliding scale of aerodynamic testing restrictions that works against the best performers. Those two factors pr ...

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2021 F1 Hungarian GP session timings and how to watch

F1 heads to its familiar final round before the summer break with the Hungaroring set to welcome an intriguing rendezvous between world title protagonists Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen after their opening lap clash at the British GP. Hamilton has slashed Verstappen’s F1 world championship lead down to eight points following his victory at ...

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Alonso feels like 25 ahead of turning 40 during Hungary F1 round

Alonso will celebrate his birthday on Thursday at the Hungaroring, joining 41-year-old Kimi Raikkonen as the only other driver on the grid to be racing over the age of 40. The two-time F1 world champion won his first title at the age of 24 in 2005, and returned to the grid with Alpine this year after two seasons away racing in sportscars, IndyCar an ...