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Manor could start F1 season after progress in survival talks

<b>Staff at Manor have been told administrators have made progress in talks with possible investors that could lead to the team's survival.</b><p>The F1 team went into administration on January 6 and will collapse if a buyer is not found.<p>Administrators FRP Advisory said they had "the start of the season …

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Magnussen: I've never had negative feedback from F1 teams

Kevin Magnussen says his former Formula 1 teams have never given him negative feedback about his work ethic.<p>The Dane parted ways with Renault after a …

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Perez says he was "stunned" by Hulkenberg's exit

Sergio Perez admits he was "stunned" when he found out Nico Hulkenberg was leaving Force India to join rival Formula 1 outfit Renault for 2017.<p>Perez …

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Ecclestone: My F1 future now in Liberty's hands

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that there are now no guarantees about his future in the sport, as Liberty Media's takeover nears …

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Williams felt "bad" about tempting Massa out of retirement

Claire Williams admits she felt "bad" about phoning Felipe Massa to ask if he would return to drive for Williams in 2017, and was relieved to realise …

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Analysis: Will Newey find the loopholes in the 2017 F1 rules?

As Formula 1 heads to new era of aero regulations in 2017, will one team find a silver bullet opening in the rules that helps them gain an edge? Adam …

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Loyalty brought Felipe Massa out of retirement, back to Williams

Felipe Massa is a number of things, including a great driver, a fan favorite, a mentor to young drivers and a great representative for Formula 1.<p>But …

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Pirelli granted extra wet weather tyre test

Formula 1 chiefs have agreed for Pirelli to get an extra pre-season wet weather test this year, to help its preparations for the 2017 campaign.<p>There …

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Wolff: Mercedes has faith in Bottas but wants 2018 options open

Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas has only been handed a one-year guarantee at Mercedes because it is vital his team has its options open when big name …

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McLaren set for big livery revamp for 2017 F1 car

McLaren is set for its biggest livery revamp in years, amid mounting suggestions its 2017 Formula 1 car will run in colours that incorporate its …

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Lauda: Bottas will be just as fast as Rosberg

Mercedes Formula 1 chief Niki Lauda has tipped Valtteri Bottas to be just as quick as Nico Rosberg, as he made clear the Finn was free to challenge …

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Bottas confident he can work with Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas is confident he will be able to work with new Formula 1 teammate Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes this year, after finally signing his 2017 …

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Mercedes confirms Bottas as Hamilton's teammate

Valtteri Bottas will replace F1 world champion Nico Rosberg at the Mercedes team this year, the German squad finally confirmed on Monday.<p>Bottas had …

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Wehrlein confirmed at Sauber for 2017 F1 season

Pascal Wehrlein will race with the Sauber Formula 1 team next year, the Swiss squad confirmed on Monday morning.<p>Wehrlein, who made his grand prix …

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Manor F1 team has buyout offer

An offer to buy the Manor Formula 1 team has been made but the bidder requires an answer before Friday.<p>Just Racing Services Ltd, the company that …

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Brundle: Rosberg retirement could leave lasting scars at Mercedes

Formula 1 driver-turned-top-TV expert Martin Brundle believes Valtteri Bottas will rise to the challenge of replacing Nico Rosberg at Mercedes in …

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Bottas F1 2017 move to Mercedes in final stages, admits Williams

Williams F1 deputy team principal Claire Williams has admitted that the deal for Valtteri Bottas to join Mercedes for its 2017 line-up is in its …

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Motor racing: F1 circuits upgraded to cope with faster cars

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body is writing to every circuit on the calendar to advise them of specific measures that need to be carried out for safety's sake due to faster cars and higher cornering speeds.<p>The 2017 specification cars are expected to be three to four …

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Verstappen: Absolutely I am ready to win the 2017 title

Max Verstappen is fired up ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season, the Red Bull driver adamant that he can challenge Mercedes and make …

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Pirelli: We’ll see a lot more one-stop races

Formula 1 fans can expect to see fewer pitstops this year and faster, more aggressive-looking cars, according to tyre supplier Pirelli’s motorsport …

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Manor: Chances of saving F1 team receive boost as staff retained

<b>Attempts to save the Manor team have been boosted by a decision to keep all staff employed until at least the end of January.</b><p>The team's operating company, Just Racing, went into administration on 6 January and Manor will collapse if a buyer is not found.<p>Administrator FRP has found the money to pay …

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Formula 1: Ferrari working 'round the clock' to finish 2017 car - Sergio Marchionne

<b>Ferrari are working "round the clock" to finish their car before pre-season testing in late-February according to Ferrari president Sergio</b> …

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True F1 car performance won't be seen until China - Pirelli

The true speed of this year's Formula 1 cars will not be seen until the Bahrain or Chinese Grands Prix, according to Pirelli tyre chief Paul …

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Manor facing January 20 deadline to find investor

The Manor F1 team's hopes of competing in the Formula 1 season opener in Australia are fading, with sources indicating that the outfit has a week …

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FIA calls WMSC meeting as Liberty’s F1 takeover edges closer

Liberty Media's plans to take control of Formula 1 could take a big step forward next week with the FIA set to discuss the bid during an …

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Formula 1: Pirelli has prepared 'more traditional' back-up compounds

<b>Pirelli aren't taking chances during the 2017 season and have therefore prepared back-up compounds should the all-new range fail to meet the</b> …

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Team principal Vasseur leaves Renault F1 team

Renault team principal Fred Vasseur has resigned from the Enstone-operation on the eve of the 2017 Formula 1 season.<p>The Frenchman, who enjoyed great …

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Formula 1: Understanding how 2017 tyres will respond a 'huge challenge' - McLaren

<b>Understanding how Pirelli's 2017 tyres will respond has been a "huge challenge" according to McLaren technical chief Tim Goss.</b><p>Although Pirelli have …

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Formula 1: Nico Hulkenberg convinced switching to Renault is the right step

<b>Nico Hulkenberg says he is convinced that his decision to switch from Force India to Renault for the 2017 season is a step in the right direction and</b> …

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