McLaren won’t blame Ricciardo for missing out on P4 to Alpine

Daniel Ricciardo finished ninth in his final race with McLaren in Abu Dhabi. The Australian struggled to match the performance of teammate Lando Norris. McLaren boss Seidl refused to pin the blame solely on his driver, stressing P5 was “a fair reflection of where we have been throughout the season”
#DanielRicciardo #McLaren #Australian #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing


Yesterday

Szafnauer thinks Gasly is faster than Piastri on 2023 Alpine line-up

Alpine intended for reserve driver Piastri to step into the seat left by Fernando Alonso. But he was caught out by the Australian rookie signing a deal with McLaren to replace Daniel Ricciardo. F1's Contract Recognition Board ruled in Piasti's and McLaren's favour, and Alpine has had to shop around for a replacement. It settled on Frenchman Gasly, whom Red Bull agreed to release from his contract.
#Piastri #Alpine #Australian #French #News #Sports #F1Racing


Yesterday

Leclerc Reveals What F1 Drivers Discuss In Their WhatsApp Group Chat – WTF1

Charles Leclerc is the latest F1 driver to reveal he has a Whatsapp group chat. The Ferrari driver revealed it was used to discuss safety issues. Earlier this season, Valtteri Bottas claimed it was ‘an official thing for safety things and stuff like that’
#CharlesLeclerc #Ferrari #News #Sports #F1Racing


Yesterday

Mercedes used ‘table of doom’ to predict W13 performance

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reveals name behind team's 'table of doom' tool to predict how well their W13 would fare at each track. Mercedes started the season on the back foot compared to rivals Red Bull and Ferrari. The German manufacturer saw their streak of success come to an end in 2022. Mercedes were only the third-fastest team at most venues, with only victory in Brazil.
#TotoWolff #Mercedes #German #Brazil #News #Sports #F1Racing


Yesterday

Charles Leclerc on a move from Ferrari to Mercedes

The 2022 F1 season for Charles Leclerc was filled with ups and downs. The Ferrari driver was asked about him moving to other teams in the future, like Mercedes. The Monegasque responded that he is still loyal to Ferrari and it is his childhood dream to win championships with the team.
#CharlesLeclerc #Ferrari #Mon #News #Sports #F1Racing


Yesterday

Red Bull reveal what Ricciardo re-signing means for Perez future

Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo's new Red Bull contract is specific for a specific reason. Daniel rejoined Red Bull as a reserve driver after leaving in 2018. The Australian rejoined the team on a two-year deal with Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen. Perez signed a new deal at the Monaco Grand Prix having performed well for the team.
#Ricciardo #RedBull #Australian #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 days ago

World champion Max Verstappen to stick with race number 1 in F1 2023

Red Bull's Max Verstappen has won back-to-back F1 world titles with Red Bull Racing. The Dutchman first claimed #1 after winning last year's world title in Abu Dhabi and used it for the 2022 world championship. The 2023 newcomers Nyck de Vries and Logan Sargeant have not confirmed which race numbers they will use in their rookie campaigns.
#MaxVerstappen #RedBull #F12023 #Dutch #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 days ago

Toto Wolff Has A “Table of Doom” He Uses To Plot Out Mercedes’ Season – WTF1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Abu Dhabi was 'one of our worst tracks' in table of doom. Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and George Russell were off the pace in qualifying. Hamilton retired from the race in Abu Dhabi with Russell only managing a P5 finish. Wolff: 'Abu Dhabi was not catastrophic like the high-speed tracks but still not ideal'
#TotoWolff #Mercedes #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 days ago

What hurt Perez most in his ill-fated fight for second in Abu Dhabi

Matt Kew has been Autosport's F1 Editor since March 2022. He has also covered Formula E, Extreme E and the British Touring Car Championship. Matt won the Motorsport UK Young Journalist of the Year Award in 2019. His interest in motorsport was sparked by regular trips to watch NASCAR crash around Rockingham.
#Perez #Autosport #FormulaE #ExtremeE #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 days ago

F1's newest tire compound set for 2023 launch

After the 2022 F1 Abu Dhabi GP, all the teams tested brand new tires from Pirelli for the 2023 F1 season on Tuesday (November 22) Amongst these new tires, there was a new compound introduced by the tire company as well. This will be the sixth dry weather compound called 'C0', which will feature next season alongside other dry compounds.
#Pirelli #F1AbuDhabiGP #News #Sports #F1Racing


2 days ago

Sebastian Vettel retired from Formula One racing

Sebastian Vettel has retired from Formula One racing. Vettel won four World Championships between 2010 and 2013 while competing for Red Bull. The German finished 10th in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the last one of his Formula One career. He previously spent six seasons with Ferrari before announcing his retirement plans.
#SebastianVettel #RedBull #FormulaOne #WorldChampionships #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

Pierre Gasly: Alpine finished 4th in the championship for a reason

Pierre Gasly took the job at his new team, Alpine, after the 2022 F1 season came to an end. The Frenchman felt a drastic difference in car performance and team philosophy compared to his former team, AlphaTauri. Gasly also shared how the new Pirelli tires felt during the last F1 testing at the Yas Marina circuit.
#PierreGasly #Alpine #French #Pirelli #YasMarina #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

Ferrari Occupies Top Three Positions in Final Test as Formula One Wraps Up 2022

Carlos Sainz quickest for Ferrari ahead of teammate Charles Leclerc in Abu Dhabi. Fernando Alonso and Nico Hulkenberg make their debut with Aston Martin and Haas respectively. Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris test for McLaren alongside 2023 team mate Lando. Pascal Rosberg and Pierre Gasly also start work with new employers.
#CarlosSainz #Ferrari #FormulaOne #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

Shanghai cancels auto event as rising COVID cases add to reopening worries

China's 28,883 new domestically transmitted cases hovered near daily highs from April. The rise in cases is testing China's resolve to stick to recent tweaks recently made to its COVID-19 rules. China's top auto association cancels the second day of the China Automotive Overseas Development Summit.
#Reuters #China #Summit #Shanghai #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

China's top auto association cancels Shanghai event citing COVID

China's top auto association cancels second day of China Automotive Overseas Development Summit. Summit was taking place in Shanghai, citing the deteriorating COVID-19 situation. Summit started on Tuesday and was due to end on Wednesday. China Association of Automobile Manufacturers made the announcement on their website.
#ChinaAssociationofAutomobileManufacturers #Summit #China #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

F1 News: Ferrari hopes to "compensate" bad strategy with a fast car in 2023 - F1 Briefings

Mattia Binotto says a fast and reliable car could compensate for strategic errors next season. The Ferrari team principal has been in charge of an ultimately disappointing season. Binotto has faced increased pressure in recent weeks, with several reports suggesting he could be replaced as team principal. The Italian has denied any speculation that Binotto's position is under threat.
#MattiaBinotto #Ferrari #Italian #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

"In Car 14 always these things happen" - Fernando Alonso rues disappointing end to 2022 F1 campaign with DNF in Abu Dhabi

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso finished ninth in the 2022 F1 season with Alpine. The Spaniard retired from six races during the 2022 season due to multiple reasons. Alonso will be driving for Aston Martin in the 2023 season. The 41-year-old was happy that his time at Alpine was ending and was happy to start working with them soon.
#FernandoAlonso #Alpine #Car14 #Spania #AbuDhabi #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

Mick Schumacher's calmness in face of Haas axing shows his 'size and class', says former F1 driver

Timo Glock claims Mick Schumacher's calmness in the face of being fired by Haas shows his 'size and class' The German driver will not appear on the 2023 F1 grid and will have to find another role to play in the sport. Mick has been replaced by Nico Hulkenberg, who will feature alongside Kevin Magnussen in 2023.
#MickSchumacher #German #News #Sports #F1Racing


3 days ago

Alonso and Piastri make new team debuts as F1 testing begins

Fernando Alonso was the first driver out of the pit lane on Tuesday morning. Oscar Piastri was out early for McLaren. Pierre Gasly was given permission to link up with Alpine. Nyck de Vries has been loaned to the team by Mercedes for the running. Nico Hulkenberg made his debut with Haas following confirmation at the team.
#Alonso #McLaren #News #Sports #F1Racing


4 days ago

How many records did Max Verstappen break in 2022 F1 season?

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. The 20-year-old claimed his record-extending 15th win of the season. The Dutchman has already clinched the F1 World Championship with four races remaining. The 2022 season is officially over and dusted on Sunday after the race. CLICK HERE for all the latest Formula 1 news.
#MaxVerstappen #RedBull #Dutch #F1WorldChampionship #News #Sports #F1Racing


4 days ago

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