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Carey starts Le Mans 24 Hours race in new era of co-operation

Chase Carey waved the French flag to start to start the 85th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours race, heralding the warming the relations between the organisers of the great race and Formula 1 in the wake of the cold war between the parties during the Bernie Ecclestone era. The Formula 1 chairman set off the 60 car field and triggered yet another dramatic episode of the legendary sportscar race, which saw Toyota’s challenge crumble, allowing former Red Bull and Mercedes F1 test driver Brendon...

Read 2 months ago, Grand Prix 247

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F1 teams fill up with supersofts for Italian GP

F1 teams fill up with supersofts for Italian GP

Only three outfits – Mercedes, Force India and Haas – have elected not to take the maximum number of 10 sets of the softest tyre for the Monza weekend.Those teams will have three sets of softs to play...

Read 1 day ago, Motorsport.com

James Key extends Toro Rosso contract

James Key extends Toro Rosso contract

The 45-year-old Briton joined Red Bull's junior outfit from Sauber in 2012 and has since led the Faenza-based operation's technical department.Key has also played an important role in boosting Toro Rosso's...

Read 1 day ago, Motorsport.com, Toro Rosso

McLaren faces engine dilemma as Honda gets Ilmor boost

McLaren faces engine dilemma as Honda gets Ilmor boost

After months of speculation about its future power unit partner, McLaren must soon decide whether to continue with current partner Honda or convince Renault to supply it.While it had appeared even a few...

Read 8 hours ago, Motorsport.com, McLaren

Don Nichols, founder of Shadow, dies aged 92

Don Nichols, founder of Shadow, dies aged 92

The “tiny-tires” AVS Shadow Mk.1 was a Can-Am car of the whacky, wonderful WTF? variety, but Shadow's Can-Am dominator of 1974 and most of the squad’s Formula 1 machinery were OMG-beautiful. Few other...

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Kimi Raikkonen retained by Ferrari for 2018 F1 season

Kimi Raikkonen retained by Ferrari for 2018 F1 season

Ferrari has announced that Kimi Raikkonen will be retained for the 2018 season, in a short statement released on its website. Raikkonen has been handed a one-year contract extension. The 37-year-old Finnish...

Read 1 day ago, James Allen on F1, Ferrari