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F1technical 25 June 2017
Ricciardo wins incident filled Azerbaijan GP
Daniel Ricciardo has bagged an extremely unexpected win at today's Azerbaijan Grand Prix, recovering from an early stop to navigate through the field while benefiting from crashes and penalties of others as well. Va...

F1technical 24 June 2017
Hamilton to lead Mercedes front row at Baku
Lewis Hamilton has set the fastest lap during qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, topping his team mate Valtteri Bottas to secure a Mercedes front row lockout for tomorrow's race. Ferrari is set to take up the...

F1technical 24 June 2017
Bottas ahead in final practice as Vettel and Verstappen hit trouble
The third practice session at Baku turned out as another close and eventful hour of running. While several drivers hit technical trouble, Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas was unfazed and fastest, just pipping Kimi Raikkone...

F1technical 23 June 2017
Verstappen tops closely fought second practice
The margins were extremely close among the three top teams in today's second practice session at Baku, Azerbaijan. Max Verstappen was fastest overall, but only by a tenth over Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and the...

F1technical 23 June 2017
Red Bull leads opening practice at Baku
Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen topped the first practice session for the Azerbaijani Grand Prix, lapping the street track of Baku nearly half a second faster than his team mate. Sebastian Vettel was third fastest ...

F1technical 22 June 2017
Baku - the world's fastest city race track
2016 saw the inaugural race of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. It took place in Baku, in the capital of Azerbaijan. The city circuit established itself as one of the most exciting tracks on the calendar with its never-ending ...

F1technical 20 June 2017
Technical analysis: Canadian GP
The high-speed nature of the Montreal race track urged the engineers to redesign some of the aerodynamic elements. The long straights meant every team tried to trim its wings and vanes down to decrease drag and hence inc...

F1technical 19 June 2017
FIA releases 2018 F1 calendar
The FIA's annual Sport Conference Week was this morning kicked off with a meeting of the Motor Sport Council at the Federation's Geneva Headquarters. In it, the 18-race Formula One calendar was approved, along...

F1technical 18 June 2017
Porsche wins dramatic Le Mans 24h race
Just like the previous edition, Porsche has won the Le Mans 24 hours race, once again in a race that largely saw its outcome decided by reliability. The winner #2 car was steered to victory by Timo Bernhard, Brandon Hart...

F1technical 12 June 2017
McLaren lost for words to express disappointment at Canada
The post-race comments from McLaren's drivers and Eric Boullier made it ever more clear that the team is increasingly getting exhausted by the current engine situation. While all remained considered, the comments sp...

F1technical 11 June 2017
Hamlton leads Mercedes 1-2 at Canada
Lewis Hamilton has led the Canadian Grand Prix from start to finish to take an utterly dominant victory at Montreal. Valtteri Bottas underlined Mercedes' dominance with an unthreatened second place finish, largely a...

F1technical 11 June 2017
Qualifying analysis from Montreal
The qualifying session for the Canadian Grand Prix provided a thriller between the two championship protagonists, Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton. The latter had the upper hand at the end of the fierce battle....