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From DAS to the double diffuser: 5 F1 innovations that caught rival teams napping
After Mercedes debuted their innovative DAS system at pre-season testing, we look at other times teams have been blindsided by technological innovation....

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F1 2020 team guide: Can Haas bounce back after nightmare 2019?
The American squad finished ninth last year after struggling with their car all season long. But have they solved their issues in time for the new season?...

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F1 2020 team guide: Will Mercedes make it seven from seven in 2020?
The Silver Arrows have been the dominant force in F1 since 2014, but will that incredible run continue into 2020?...

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Bottas wants ‘smoother, earlier’ 2021 contract talks with Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas has issued a plea to his Mercedes team to sew up his contract talks as early as possible in 2020, with the Finn calling negotiations “a distraction” that prevent him performing at his best....

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Jolyon Palmer insight: What does a driver actually do at testing?
Former Renault F1 driver Jolyon Palmer gives us an insider's look at what pre-season testing is like from the drivers' perspective...

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Paddock Pass: Watch Will Buxton and the drivers reflect on the first week of F1 pre-season testing
Who was quick? Who was on the back foot? Who was happy with their programme and who is already looking at how they can catch up at next week's second session?...

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‘He changed the game’ – Ricciardo explains his Kobe Bryant tribute helmet
Daniel Ricciardo opens up about his special Kobe Bryant tribute helmet, which he wore during 2020 pre-season testing in Barcelona....

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10 things we learned from the opening F1 pre-season test
The lap counts have been impressive, an innovative system raised eye brows and a number of teams have taken calculated risks with their 2020 designs. Let’s take a look at what we’ve learned over the last three days…...

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TECH INSIGHT: Why Mercedes, Red Bull and Racing Point stole the show at week 1 of testing
F1 tech expert Mark Hughes analyses the three most interesting new cars after the first week of 2020 testing at Barcelona...

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Ocon predicts record-breaking season in ‘impressive’ 2020 F1 cars
Renault’s Esteban Ocon has declared himself shocked by the speed of the current generation of Formula 1 cars, after his first week of 2020 pre-season testing for Renault at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya....

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F1 pre-season testing: What the data tells us from Day 3 in Barcelona
There was a silver lining for Mercedes on the third and final day of pre-season testing as they ended a hugely productive test top of the pile... But what can we make of it? Here's the data from Day 3, Week 1 of 2020 pre...

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We’ve hit the ground running in 2020 testing, say Red Bull
With the second highest lap count of any team, week 1 of 2020 pre-season testing at Barcelona was a good one for Red Bull, according to their pair of happy drivers Max Verstappen and Alex Albon....