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F1 bosses propose new security measures for Brazilian Grand Prix

Formula 1 bosses have proposed new security measures following a series of dangerous incidents at this year’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

The most serious case came when Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint on a road leaving the Interlagos track in Sao Paulo.

Governing body the FIA has “strongly urged” the implementation of a new security system for next year’s race…………Read More

Robert Kubica: Did he do enough to earn F1 return?

Williams appear to be in a bit of a pickle over their driver choice for the 2018 season.

The clear plan was for Robert Kubica to make a fairytale comeback seven years after the rally accident that left him with life-changing injuries and partner Canadian Lance Stroll, who is under contract…………Read More

Hamilton quickest on day one of F1 testing

Lewis Hamilton made an encouraging start to testing by setting the pace at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in his new W08 on Monday.

The three-time Formula One world champion’s quickest lap was a second faster than he managed in pre-season testing in Spain last year, with Sebastian Vettel second-fastest.

Hamilton clocked one minute 21.765 seconds on soft-compound tyres as Mercedes racked up 152 laps on day one…………Read More

Hamilton shades Rosberg for title-deciding Abu Dhabi pole

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for Sunday’s title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by outpacing his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Saturday’s tense and dramatic qualifying at the Yas Marina circuit.

The defending three-time champion dominated the session and clocked a fastest time in one minute and 38.755 seconds to beat the championship-leading German by three-tenths of a second……….Read More