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Halo Head Protection Confirmed for 2018

The FIA have confirmed that the Halo head protection device that was trailed in 2016 will be implemented for the 2018 season. For the first time, all the F1 teams were represented at the Strategy Group Meeting. Observers from Renault, Toro Rosso, Sauber and Haas were present at the meeting. A few enhancements will be […]

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F1 2017: Austria Gp Preview – Advantage Mercedes

From the confines of Baku City Formula 1 returns to the sprawling vista of Austria for the ninth round of the 2017 championship. Situated in Spielberg the Red Bull Ring is a short circuit consisting of nine corners in total. These corners are linked with several long straits and though it may be a power-dominant […]

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Vettel’s Apology to Racing Fans After Azerbaijan Incident

In accordance with the FIA’s instructions Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has issued an apology to the racing community. Dear motor-racing fans Concerning the incidents of Baku I’d like to explain myself: During the re-start lap, I got surprised by Lewis and ran into the back of his car. With hindsight, I don’t believe he had any […]

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FIA Decides Not to Further Sanction Sebastian Vettel for Azerbaijan Incident

After his incident at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix which he was given a 10-second stop-and-go penalty, the FIA has decided not to further punish Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel for his transgression. Vettel was issued with a 10-second stop and go penalty for steering into Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after driving into the back of the Mercedes believing […]

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Vettel Not off the Hook Yet

Formula One governing body, the FIA has decided to further investigate the clash between F1 title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. The clash between the drivers happened behind the safety car at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix when Vettel ran into the back of Lewis Hamilton who was in the lead and was backing up […]

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FIA Releases 2018 F1 Calendar

The FIA, at the World Motorsport Council meeting at it’s Geneva Headquarters, announced a 21-race calendar for the 2018 Formula One season. The season will run from 25 March 2018 at the Australian Grand Prix till 25 November 2018 at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Azerbaijan Grand Prix gets pushed up to 29 April […]

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Force India Handed Suspended €25 000 Fine For Breach of Livery Regulations

The Sahara Force India Formula One team has been handed a €25 000 suspended fine for not complying with the new interpretation of Article 9.2 of the FIA Sporting Regulations. The stewards handed down the fine which was suspended for 12months after Force India agreed to work with the FIA stewards to bring the team […]

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New Restart Rules and Tighter Regulations on T-Wings in the Pipeline

The F1 Commission and the F1 Strategy Group met today (25 April 2017) in Paris to discuss technical and sporting changes to F1. The meeting, was for the first time, attended by the CEO of the Formula One Group, Chase Carey. The sporting and technical changes have all been agreed to and will now go […]

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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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2017 Belgian GP Broadcast Times

CDTBSTGMT+2Local
Free Practice 1Friday 03:00Friday 09:00Friday 10:00Friday 10:00
Free Practice 2Friday 08:00Friday 13:00Friday 14:00Friday 14:00
Free Practice 3Saturday 04:00Saturday 10:00Saturday 11:00Saturday 11:00
QualifyingSaturday 08:00Saturday 13:00Saturday 14:00Saturday 14:00
RaceSunday 08:00Sunday 13:00Sunday 14:00Sunday 14:00

2017 Drivers Championship

Pos.DriverPoints
1 Sebastian Vettel202
2 Lewis Hamilton188
3 Valtteri Bottas169
4 Daniel Ricciardo117
5 Kimi Raikkonen116
> Full Championship Table

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