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Williams furloughs staff, cuts driver salaries by 20%

Following the lead of McLaren, Williams have become the second team to officially furlough most of its staff, while also announcing a 20% reduction in the salaries of...
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Wolff: People are adding one and one and getting three

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has hit-out at the continued speculation over his future with the team, suggesting that reports have been blown way out of proportion. With his...
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In the Pitlane: What if Flavio had taken over?

So, it has recently been announced that Flavio Briatore is starting a political party called Il Movimento del Fare which translates freely into ‘The party for the...
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Brown: I could see four teams disappearing

Formula 1 is in “a very fragile state” due to the new coronavirus crisis and risks losing some of its 10 teams unless some big changes are made, McLaren boss Zak Brown...
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Leclerc wins second virtual Grand Prix

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was a dominant winner on his Formula 1 esports debut on Sunday while World Cup-winning England cricketer Ben Stokes brought up the rear in a...
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Outside Line: The curious case of Sebastian Vettel

Suffice to say, COVID-19 has had a significantly negative impact in Formula 1 circles. Whether you’re talking about stakeholders, race promoters, team employees, fans,...
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Montezemolo: Senna and Schumacher would not have worked

Pairing Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher together at Ferrari would have been a popular decision, but would not have been conducive to winning championships, according...
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Norris: I prefer the more serious sim-races to virtual Formula 1

McLaren's Lando Norris has revealed he does not enjoy Formula 1's official virtual race-replacements as much as he does those put on by other e-sports organisations,...
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Wickens: I’m just excited to drive something

Robert Wickens will be back behind the wheel on Saturday for the first time since a near-fatal crash two years ago and while it will be a virtual IndyCar race the Canadian...
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Giovinazzi, Button join virtual Grand Prix field

Former world champion Jenson Button and current Alfa Romeo driver Antonio Giovinazzi are the latest drivers to sign up for Formula 1's virtual Vietnamese Grand Prix this...
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Källenius: Formula 1 remains very attractive for us

Mercedes is looking forward to their continued involvement in Formula 1, according to Daimler chief Ola Källenius. The six-time defending driver's and constructor's world...
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Bernie and Fabiana set for Guinness Book of Records?

Deposed Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and wife Fabiana could be set to enter into the Guinness Book of Records with their forthcoming child, which they revealed...
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Vasseur: We are working under the assumption there will be races

Formula 1 teams remain optimistic they can still get a 15-18 race calendar in 2020 despite the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, says Alfa Romeo Boss Frederic...
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Silverstone open to hosting multiple races

Silverstone is willing to work with Formula 1 to hold multiple grands prix at the circuit, according to the track's managing director, Stuart Pringle. With the 2020 F1...
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Todt: Together, we must face and resolve this immense challenge

FIA President Jean Todt has penned an open letter to its members, urging unity amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that 'is not only a health crisis, but also a financial,...
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Norris shaves head to deliver on pledge

McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris fulfilled a fundraising pledge by shaving his head live on his Twitch streaming channel on Thursday, even if he stopped short of...
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Simming Memoirs – Part IV : Unser, Mears… here I come

Europe and ovals… never has it been a happy marriage. But when I started simming for real, it was on the absolute king of ovals. It was in late 1990 that our house...
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Just as the urge for the occassional right hand turn became nearly unbearable, the doors to Formula One-heaven opened… slightly. By the spring of 1992, I had turned...
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Bernie Ecclestone: Finally a boy!

Amid the coronavirus pandemic sweeping our lives, good news to report at last: 89-year-old Bernie Ecclestone is set to become a father again with 44-year-old wife Fabiana...
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Moody's changes Formula 1's outlook to negative 

Credit rating agency Moody’s changed Formula One’s outlook to negative from positive on Thursday to reflect the impact of the coronavirus crisis on a global sport that...
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Inside Line: Lafitte in a Williams was my first Autosport cover

Not long ago I was reminded about the first cover photo I had published in Autosport back in 1984 as a 22-year-old photographer based in Johannesburg, living within...
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