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Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix preview

The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 14 taking place in the hot and steamy conditions of Singapore. Yes, the Singapore Grand Prix, one of F1's highlight events, is on this weekend at the Marina Bay Circuit. Being F1's only night event, the race has a completely different ambiance to those held during the...

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McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. As a result, McLaren on Friday finally confirmed what had been rumored for some time—that it would cease its partnership with Honda at the end of the current...

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Hamilton: Mercedes can build a better supercar than Ferrari

Mercedes-Benz is already whipping Ferrari's tail in Formula 1, but the German automaker's star racing driver Lewis Hamilton thinks Mercedes can beat Ferrari in road cars as well. Hamilton revealed his thoughts to Top Gear during Monday's reveal of the Mercedes-AMG Project One. "I've been saying to Mercedes for so long, why...

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5 things you need to know about the Mercedes-AMG Project One

The closest thing to a homologation special we're likely to see out of Formula 1, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is one very special car. On the sidelines of the Frankfurt motor show, we sat down with AMG's Rene Wollman. His business card calls him the Project One's "Project Leader," but he's much more than that. He was the one that AMG boss Tobias Moers...

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Report: McLaren F1 team to ditch Honda for Renault power in 2018

Honda's return to Formula 1 in 2015 as a power unit supplier to McLaren has been disastrous, with the Japanese firm's power units so far proving unreliable and lacking in performance. McLaren is under contract with Honda until 2024 but Motorsport.com has learned from its sources that the two have reached an agreement to end the partnership at...

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Formula 1 Italian Grand Prix preview

The 2017 Formula 1 World Championship battle continues this weekend with round 13 at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, home of the Italian Grand Prix. The Monza racetrack was on the calendar for F1's inaugural season and is often described colloquially as "La Pista Magica", and with good reason: the atmosphere is second to none. It's...

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Remember when Formula One cars had screaming V-12s?

Back in the late 1980s, the FIA banned the use of turbocharged engines. Thus, the world was granted the amazing era of F1 cars powered by wailing V-10 and V-12 engines. They revved incredibly high, sang a mechanical tune like nothing else, and are sorely missed today. If you've never heard a car...

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1-2 finish for Ferrari at the 2017 Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

Ferrari recorded its fourth win and second one-two finish of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship on Sunday at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Ferrari had been fast all weekend, with its drivers managing to lock out the front row after qualifying. Star driver Sebastian Vettel started on pole with Kimi...

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