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Grand Prix 247 27 April 2017
Talking points ahead of the Russian Grand Prix weekend
Sebastian Vettel heads into the Russian Grand Prix weekend leading Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton by seven points following the Ferrari driver’s victory last time out in Bahrain. Vettel, the four-time world champion, has...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
Vettel leads the red revival to Russia
Formula 1 World Champions Mercedes have led every lap of every Russian Grand Prix since the race made its debut around Sochi’s Olympic Park in 2014 but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel will aim to break that streak...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
Vettel: Last year was a very good year for us
Sebastian Vettel believes the success that Ferrari are having this season, with two wins from three races, is all down to the foundation which was laid down last year and the German heralds 2016 a good year for the team ...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
GPI Archives: 2016 Russian Grand Prix revisited
Delving into the GPI archives we look back on the 2016 Russian Grand Prix weekend where Nico Rosberb won hos fourth successive win of that season. There was plenty drama and offers a good insight into what happened last ...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
New York back in the running to stage grand prix
In September 2013 it was announced that the New York Grand Prix was on the 2014 Formula 1 calendar, however financial shortcomings resulted in the race dropping off the radar but now Liberty Media are keen to revive the ...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
Aeroscreen preferred over Halo by Formula 1
Formula 1 is set to abandon plans for a Halo head protection system in favour of a transparent Aeroscreen that could be introduced for 2018. The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) announced the developme...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
Boullier: After 10 laps Button will be fine
Jenson Button will be back on the grid for McLaren at the Monaco Grand Prix, where he will replace Indy 500 bound Fernando Alonso, but the 2009 World Champion will not have tested the new generation Formula 1 cars before...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
T-Wings, Fins and Halo ditched by Strategy Group
Governing body the FIA has confirmed it will carry out track tests of the cockpit shield protection system ahead of implementation for the 2018 Formula One campaign. A meeting of the F1 Strategy Group and F1 Commission t...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
Wehrlein: I will go again to the Race of Champions
Pascal Wehrlein is adamant that he will return to the Race of Champions at some point despite the suffering a crash that forced him to miss the first two races of the 2017 Formula 1 season, while he is full of praise for...

Grand Prix 247 26 April 2017
Sauber preview the Russian Grand Prix
The Olympic city of Sochi will again host the Russian Grand Prix – the fourth round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship, as well as the fourth round for the Russian Grand Prix itself, in the Krasnodar region. ...