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F1technical 20 October 2017
Hamilton maintains advantage in FP2 at Austin
While the second practice session saw lots of drivers going wide and spin off it was still Lewis Hamilton who emerged fastest. Hamilton, who changed helmets in between FP1 and FP2 kept 4 tenths in hand over Verstappen a...

F1technical 20 October 2017
Hamilton tops damp first practice at Austin
Lewis Hamilton was the fastest around Circuit of The Americas on Friday morning as running commenced in preparation for the USA Grand Prix. Damp and overcast conditions didn't change much at the front as Vettel came...

F1technical 20 October 2017
Red Bull extends Verstappen until 2020
Red Bull Racing has announced a contract extension for Max Verstappen. The agreement will see the two-time Grand Prix winning Dutchman drive for Red Bull until 2020, meaning a one-year extension to his current contract....

F1technical 19 October 2017
Alonso to continue to race with McLaren in 2018
McLaren and Fernando Alonso have confirmed they have extended their partnership into 2018. The new agreement will see Alonso continue to race in a McLaren, which will be powered by Renault following three troubled years ...

F1technical 19 October 2017
Technical updates of Force India – Malaysian and Japanese GP
Force India has been steadily making progress throughout the 2017 championship season. The Silverstone-based squad with Indian licence is currently occupying the fourth place in the Constructors’ Championship which looks...

F1technical 18 October 2017
American Grand Prix – Preview
Formula One is approaching its closing stages when it is preparing itself for the American GP weekend. The following race will be the first station of the trio of consecutive races on the American continent before the Mo...

F1technical 17 October 2017
Technical analysis from the Japanese GP – Ferrari
Ferrari experienced a horrific series of races with fatal consequences over the course of the last races. The SF70-H proved to be the best race car in most of the recent venues, but misfortunes and technical gremlins hin...

F1technical 16 October 2017
Pirelli to alter its colours for the American GP
Formula One’s sole tyre manufacturer Pirelli changes the colour of its ultrasoft compound for this weekend’s American GP. The swap applies only for this race weekend and is part of a worldwide campaign....

F1technical 11 October 2017
Ferrari found the root of recent technical woes
Ferrari was dogged by different reliability issues over the last two Grand Prix weekends. Both Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel’s car suffered fatal technical gremlins in the Malaysian and the Japanese GP....

F1technical 8 October 2017
Hamilton wins, Vettel retires with engine trouble
Lewis Hamilton has taken another decisive win at the Japanese Grand Prix, fending off Max Verstappen in the final few laps. Daniel Ricciardo completed the podium for Red Bull Racing. The win is a major one for Hamilton, ...

F1technical 7 October 2017
Japan GP – Preview
Formula One touches down in Japan this weekend to celebrate its 16th race of the 2017 world championship season. The East Asian country welcomes the F1 community for the 33th time in its colorful history....

F1technical 7 October 2017
Sainz to replace Palmer at Renault as of US GP
Renault Sport F1 have finally confirmed that Carlos Sainz will drive for the team as of the United States Grand Prix, meaning that this weekend's Japanese Grand Prix is the last one for Jolyon Palmer....