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George Russell: ‘Silverstone gives you a special feeling, goosebumps’

Despite having to wrestle with a difficult Williams car the F1 rookie is excited at the prospect of his first British Grand PrixThere will be no miracle for George Russell at Silverstone on Sunday. Once more he will set off with almost the entire field…

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Williams reel from Baku debacle but Norris leads McLaren F1 resurgence

Vettel identifies Ferrari’s major failing, Leclerc’s honesty bodes well for his future and where’s the bang for all Renault’s bucks?Williams endured a weekend for the team that must count as the most trying in their history. It began with George Russel…

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Ferrari’s fightback begins in first practice for Bahrain Grand Prix

• Vettel and Leclerc leave Mercedes drivers in their early wake• Williams bring back Sir Patrick Head as engineering consultantIf there is to be a real fight at the front in Formula One this season Ferrari must square up at the Sakhir circuit and find …

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Mercedes are the team to catch again as Ferrari continue to struggle | Giles Richards

Victory for Valtteri Bottas at the Australian GP left Sebastian Vettel in the shade as F1’s new regulations left the drivers cold in MelbourneAlready conspiracy theories abound that Mercedes had been involved in an elaborate plot to mask their true for…

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Robert Kubica: ‘You gain nothing from giving up. You have to adapt’

On the eve of an incredible return to F1, the Williams driver explains how his difficult character helped him overcome the physical and mental effects of losing part of his armRobert Kubica is all too aware of the staggering odds he has defied in makin…

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Only one conclusion to draw from F1 2019 testing: advantage Ferrari | Giles Richards

Ferrari lead the field, Red Bull-Honda are showing promise and the midfield scrap looks set to be even more hotly contestedThat Ferrari have a good, potentially great, car this year was clear by the end of the first day of testing when Sebastian Vettel…

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Claire Williams denies team in crisis but admits to testing embarrassment

• Williams finally get car on to track, two days late• Lewis Hamilton says Ferrari look very strongThe Williams deputy principal, Claire Williams, has said her team’s failure to run a car in Formula One testing for the opening two and half days was an …

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Mercedes enjoy constructive winter but Williams sleep through alarm | Richard Williams

Formula One has come out of hibernation with some teams looking in better shape than others and questions over marketing activitiesA few days ago a man called James Allison made Formula One feel like something other than a lost cause. In a short promot…

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Toto Wolff says no-deal Brexit would be ‘mother of all messes’ for F1 teams

• ‘It is the mother of all messes,’ says Mercedes team principal• Blow for Williams as car will miss two full days testingToto Wolff has issued a strong warning of the dangers facing Formula One and the sport’s place in the UK because of Brexit, descri…

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McLaren lands commercial deal with British American Tobacco

• BAT will promote its electronic smoking alternatives• Williams launches 2019 car in a different shade of blueBritish American Tobacco, which withdrew from Formula One in 2006, when tobacco advertising was banned from the sport, is to return in a “glo…

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Robert Kubica: Hamilton welcomes ‘one of the most talented drivers’ back to F1 – video

Lewis Hamilton has welcomed the remarkable return of Robert Kubica to Formula One racing. The 33-year-old has not taken part in a grand prix after suffering a serious injury eight years ago. The Polish driver joins as a Williams driver for next se…

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Williams already looking to 2019 after bold signing of rookie George Russell | Giles Richards

Struggling team show determination to climb the F1 ladder with a 20-year-old driver who brings no cash but wads of talentLewis Hamilton’s extraordinary run of success may well reach a glorious finale in Austin on Sunday but at the other end of the grid…

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Williams already looking to 2019 after bold signing of rookie George Russell | Giles Richards

Struggling team show determination to climb the F1 ladder with a 20-year-old driver who brings no cash but wads of talentLewis Hamilton’s extraordinary run of success may well reach a glorious finale in Austin on Sunday but at the other end of the grid…

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F1: British rookie George Russell to race for Williams in 2019

Russell, 20, has impressed as the reserve driver at Mercedes‘It feels surreal that I will now be lining up on the grid’George Russell is to race for Williams next season after agreeing a multi-year deal with the Formula One team.Russell, 20, will follo…

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Williams to remain independent in F1, says deputy team principal

• Claire Williams: ‘We felt collaboration is not right for us’• Team are bottom of constructors’ championship tableWilliams are to retain their independence rather than becoming a partner to a manufacturer in Formula One.The team are enduring one of th…

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British Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen’s wife weighs in on Lewis Hamilton spat

After a dramatic race Kimi Raikkonen’s wife has her say on Lewis Hamilton’s comments while Ferrari’s car handles the conditions and McLaren attempt to reverse their declineWhat had been a thrilling race to the end was still disappointing for Lewis Hami…

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Williams must relocate their charisma to be among F1 history-makers again

For a team once marked by such character, it is depressing to see Williams among the grid’s back markersA slow racing car never looks good, and the current Williams F1 machines resemble a pair of wounded white whales as they lumber round at the tail of…

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Lewis Hamilton’s and Mercedes’ problems not solved in Barcelona

Silverstone organisers quiet over the British Grand Prix’s future and Williams identify the root cause of their difficultiesLewis Hamilton’s dominant win from the front proved he and his car were the class of the field in Barcelona. There is no sense, …

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Daniel Ricciardo sets F1 pulses racing with masterclass in China Grand Prix| Giles Richards

The Australian showed touches of real quality to win in Shanghai but Max Verstappen is still making mistakesDaniel Ricciardo’s skill at overtaking was never in doubt but his remarkable performance in China was confirmation of just how far he is willing…

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Mercedes’ Toto Wolff says female-only series will harm women’s F1 chances

• Comments come as plans emerge for inaugural women-only series in 2019 • Wolff says event is ‘giving up on the mission’ of women competing in F1Toto Wolff, the Mercedes F1 executive director, believes a single-gender motor racing championship would “u…