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Plans for championship with ex-F1 drivers

Plans for championship with ex-F1 drivers | F 1 | Scoop.it
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is planning to set up a championship for former Grand Prix drivers.
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Alonso: The season is in its early stages and I think we can stage a recovery

Alonso: The season is in its early stages and I think we can stage a recovery | F 1 | Scoop.it
Fernando Alonso believes Ferrari can still be title contenders despite the Italian glamour team’s disappointing start to the Formula 1 season.
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Montezemolo takes early leave as Bahrain thriller exposes Ferrari weaknesses

Montezemolo takes early leave as Bahrain thriller exposes Ferrari weaknesses | F 1 | Scoop.it
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo left the circuit with 12 laps of the Bahrain Grand Prix still to go, missing the final sprint finish after the safety car, but having taken in enough to know that his team is once again in trouble.
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F1: Maldonado gets grid penalty for crash - Racer

F1: Maldonado gets grid penalty for crash - Racer | F 1 | Scoop.it
F1: Maldonado gets grid penalty for crash
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Pastor Maldonado will lose five places on the grid for the Chinese Grand Prix following his accident with Esteban Gutierrez in the Bahrain Formula 1 race.
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Williams to discuss team orders with Massa

Williams to discuss team orders with Massa | F 1 | Scoop.it
Felipe Massa will be told what Williams “expects” him to do when instructions are issued during subsequent grands prix. As ever in formula one, ‘team orders’ is not something teams even like to admit to doing.
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Villeneuve: In the first three races Fernando is trying to destroy Kimi psychologically

Villeneuve: In the first three races Fernando is trying to destroy Kimi psychologically | F 1 | Scoop.it
Fernando Alonso is going all out to ‘destroy’ his new Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the first three races of the season according to Jacques Villeneuve, Formula 1′s outspoken 1997 world champion.
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Lewis Hamilton will NOT have to replace Mercedes' engine for Malaysia GP - Mirror.co.uk

Lewis Hamilton will NOT have to replace Mercedes' engine for Malaysia GP - Mirror.co.uk | F 1 | Scoop.it
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Lewis Hamilton will NOT have to replace Mercedes' engine for Malaysia GP
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Lewis Hamilton's title hopes have received a priceless boost following his heartbreak Melbourne engine failure, reports Byron Young from Sepang.
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The Best TEN ‘Championship Failures’

The Best TEN ‘Championship Failures’ | F 1 | Scoop.it
Formula One over the years has seen truly brilliant and talented drivers.
The swashbucklers, the power-sliders, the brave and those who found time where no else could have all graced the sport for periods of time.
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Sutil: Sauber simply too slow

Sutil: Sauber simply too slow | F 1 | Scoop.it
Adrian Sutil has admitted Sauber will need to progress quickly after a rather mediocre showing in the Australian Grand Prix.
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Stewards detail reasons for Ricciardo's disqualification - F1 Fanatic

Stewards detail reasons for Ricciardo's disqualification - F1 Fanatic | F 1 | Scoop.it
1) The Technical Delegate reported to the Stewards that Car 3 exceeded the required fuel mass flow of 100kg/h. (Article 5.1.4 of the Formula One Technical Regulations). 2) This parameter is outside of the control of the driver, ...
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Ricciardo disqualified from Australian GP

Ricciardo disqualified from Australian GP | F 1 | Scoop.it
Daniel Ricciardo has been stripped of his second place finish in Sunday afternoon's Australian Grand Prix, with his Red Bull machine guilty of exceeding the maximum allowed fuel flow rate per hour.
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In the past the quickest would won the Grand Prix, some with very little fuel left. 

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Video: Kobayashi hits Massa at first corner

Video: Kobayashi hits Massa at first corner | F 1 | Scoop.it
Caterham's Kamui Kobayashi ended his and Williams rival Felipe Massa's Australian Grand Prix at the first corner with this collision. It was later revealed that the Japanese driver suffered a brake failure.
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Magnussen thrilled by 'surreal' debut podium

Magnussen thrilled by 'surreal' debut podium | F 1 | Scoop.it
Kevin Magnussen says that it is 'hard to believe' that he finished on the podium on his Formula 1 debut in Australia.
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Montezemolo: Mattiacci is going to be at the helm for a long time, and I will be more hands on

Montezemolo: Mattiacci is going to be at the helm for a long time, and I will be more hands on | F 1 | Scoop.it
Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has played down reports Marco Mattiacci is only a short term stop-gap solution at the top of the Maranello based team.
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Todt: I don’t have the power to slow Mercedes down, other teams must catch up

Todt: I don’t have the power to slow Mercedes down, other teams must catch up | F 1 | Scoop.it
FIA president Jean Todt has promised to look into improving the sound of Formula One’s new engines but dismissed a change in the rules demanded by some teams.
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Bahrain F1 Grand Prix: Hulkenberg praises 'a hell of a job' - crash.net

Bahrain F1 Grand Prix: Hulkenberg praises 'a hell of a job' - crash.net | F 1 | Scoop.it
crash.net Bahrain F1 Grand Prix: Hulkenberg praises 'a hell of a job' crash.net Although racing his team-mate Sergio Perez – who eventually finished third – for most of the race, Hulkenberg said he was not too disappointed at being unable to take...
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Lewis Hamilton on Malaysian Grand Prix win: This is the best car I've EVER driven - Mirror.co.uk

Lewis Hamilton on Malaysian Grand Prix win: This is the best car I've EVER driven - Mirror.co.uk | F 1 | Scoop.it
Mirror.co.uk Lewis Hamilton on Malaysian Grand Prix win: This is the best car I've EVER driven Mirror.co.uk As he sat in the fading light in Sepang sipping on a glass of milk, reflecting on a crushing victory over team-mate Nico Rosberg, his words...
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Mercedes starting look back at fast improving Red Bull

Mercedes starting look back at fast improving Red Bull | F 1 | Scoop.it
Mercedes’ one-two on Sunday was the first since Juan Manuel Fangio and Piero Taruffi dominated the 1955 Italian grand prix.
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Red Bull could be excluded from first three races of F1 season over fuel flow row - Mirror.co.uk

Red Bull could be excluded from first three races of F1 season over fuel flow row - Mirror.co.uk | F 1 | Scoop.it
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Red Bull could be excluded from first three races of F1 season over fuel flow row
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Headache: Should Red Bull risk exclusion from the first three races or fall into line?
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Red Bull go for it: International court of appeal to hear fuel flow row

Red Bull go for it: International court of appeal to hear fuel flow row | F 1 | Scoop.it
Red Bull ran close to the deadline for submitting an appeal, but the FIA has confirmed that the team has formally decided to appeal the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo from second place in the Australian Grand Prix last Sunday.
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Renault sure its V6 can catch Mercedes

Renault sure its V6 can catch Mercedes | F 1 | Scoop.it
Renault says it already has everything it needs to close the gap to pacesetter Mercedes in the fight for the 2014 Formula 1 world championship
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Ecclestone: Lack of noise needs to be investigated

Ecclestone: Lack of noise needs to be investigated | F 1 | Scoop.it
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said the sport needs to ‘investigate’ how to make the new generation of V6-turbo powered cars sound more like proper 'racing cars' and that they should ‘maybe look to do something’ after the opening few races.
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Raikkonen struggling with tricky Ferrari

Raikkonen struggling with tricky Ferrari | F 1 | Scoop.it
Kimi Raikkonen left Australia with seventh place to his name after Daniel Ricciardo's exclusion gifted him a place, but it certainly wasn't an easy weekend for the Finn on his comeback to Ferrari.
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Kobayashi escapes penalty after Massa clash

Kobayashi escapes penalty after Massa clash | F 1 | Scoop.it
Kamui Kobayashi will not be penalised for colliding with Felipe Massa on the opening lap of the Australian Grand Prix, with it becoming clear that the Japanese driver suffered a "serious technical failure".
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Ricciardo hails 'unbelievable turnaround'

Ricciardo hails 'unbelievable turnaround' | F 1 | Scoop.it
Daniel Ricciardo has hailed his Red Bull team for producing an "unbelievable turnaround" after its troubled pre-season test period.
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