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F1 2017: ‘Verstappen Rule’ Dropped

The ‘Verstappen rule’ which regulates a driver’s movement under braking, which defending his position, has been dropped for the 2017 season. FIA director Charlie Whiting has confirmed that the regulation, dubbed the ‘Verstappen rule’ is no longer in the regulations. Instead, race stewards will be given more freedom when assessing similar incidents in the future. […]

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Australian Gp Preview: F1 2017 Finally Comes To Life

The wait for the 2017 Formula 1 season is nearly over as it heads into the first round at Australia’s Albert Park circuit. This weekend one of the most dramatic overhauls of F1 regulations will finally come to life as the battle commences for the 2017 championship. From a purely visual perspective the wider tyres […]

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FIA Clarifies Sale of 1% Share in F1 Holding Company

The FIA have moved to clarify comments about their sale of the 1% holding in Delta Topco(The holding company of the commercial rights of Formula 1). A report on Forbes accused the FIA of a conflict of interest when selling the 1% share of Delta Topco, which at the time of sale to Liberty Media […]

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FIA Gives the Green Light for Liberty Media Take Over of F1

The sale of F1 commercial rights to the Liberty Media Group was given the green light today at an extraordinary meeting of the World Motorsport Council (WMSC) in Geneva on Wednesday 18 January, a day after shareholders gave approval for the media giant to forge ahead with its plans to acquire a controlling interest in […]

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2017 Formula 1 Season Provisional Entry List

The FIA released the provisional entry list for the 2017 Formula One season. As expected following the announcement by Nico Rosberg that he will retire from F1, Mercedes have one seat available and the rush to fill the empty Mercedes seat has everyone waiting in anticipation to find out who it will be. There are […]

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Revised 2017 Formula 1 Calendar Released

The 2017 Formula 1 calendar was released after the World Motor Sport Council meeting in Vienna Austria on Wednesday 30 November 2016. The season kicks of in Melbourne, Australia on 26 March 2017 and end in Abu Dhabi on 26 November 2017. There are a total of 5 back-to-back races with the customary 4-week summer […]

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FIA Rejects Ferrari’s Appeal on Vettel’s Penalty at Mexican GP

Formula 1 Governing Body the FIA has dismissed Ferrari’s appeal on Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Mexican Grand Prix which demoted him to 5th place. Vettel incurred the 10s time penalty for breaching Article 27.5 of the FIA Sporting Regulations when he moved under braking to block off Ricciardo who attempted a pass on Vettel […]

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Ron Dennis to be ousted in £1.6bn Chinese takeover bid for McLaren?

According to Sky News, Ron Dennis is said to have presented a £1.65bn for the McLaren Formula One team. Reports state that a consortium of Chinese investors has tabled a £1.65bn takeover bid for McLaren, who own the McLaren Formula One (F1) team. Sky News reported today that Dennis presented the offer from a group of […]

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2016 Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix: Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing), Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull Racing), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes). Charlie WHITING (FIA) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Let’s start with Felipe, your last Brazilian Grand Prix as a Formula One driver, what does this weekend, this occasion, mean to you? Felipe MASSA: […]

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No FIA Sanction For Vettel

The FIA has chosen not to sanction Sebastian Vettel for his radio tirade at the Mexican Grand Prix but have warned that a repeat of such behavior will result in immediate disciplinary actions. Vettel’s radio outburst was broadcast on the live TV feed where he told FIA Race Director Charlie Whiting to “F— off”. Vettel, after […]

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2017 Australian GP Broadcast Times

CDTGMTGMT+2Local
Free Practice 1Thursday 20:00Friday 01:00Friday 03:00Friday 12:00
Free Practice 2Friday 00:00Friday 05:00Friday 07:00Friday 16:00
Free Practice 3Friday 22:00Saturday 03:00Saturday 05:00Saturday 14:00
QualifyingSaturday 01:00Saturday 06:00Saturday 08:00Saturday 17:00
RaceSunday 00:00Sunday 05:00Sunday 07:00Sunday 16:00

2017 Drivers Championship

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Sebastian Vettel25
2 Lewis Hamilton18
3 Valtteri Bottas15
4 Kimi Raikkonen12
5 Max Verstappen10
> Full Championship Table

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