Formula 1-2020

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Formula 1: Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul to leave team amidst ongoing rebrand
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Formula 1: Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul to leave team amidst ongoing rebrand

Laurent Rossi, director of strategy and business development for Renault, will take over the motor sports unit which will be rebranded Alpine.

Formula 1 2020: Britain should be 'proud' of knighted Lewis Hamilton, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff
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Formula 1 2020: Britain should be 'proud' of knighted Lewis Hamilton, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

Austrian Wolff, 48, has overseen Hamilton's success at Mercedes following the Briton's move from McLaren in 2013. Hamilton has won six of his seven titles with the sport's all-conquering team.

Formula 1: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks new rules will make it impossible for racers to match 2020 lap times
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Formula 1: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff thinks new rules will make it impossible for racers to match 2020 lap times

Commenting upon the Mercedes car for next season, Toto said they were right in the middle of development and doubted a quick recovery.

Formula 1: COVID impact, tweaked calendar, and scramble for third position - key moments from 2020 season
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Formula 1: COVID impact, tweaked calendar, and scramble for third position - key moments from 2020 season

Although we saw predictable World Champions (Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes), 2020 was a largely unpredictable and unprecedented season for Formula 1. As we bring this year to a close, let’s revisit some of the most surprising moments from F1.

Formula 1 2020: Haas confirm Nikita Mazepin for next season after concluding inquiry into driver's conduct
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Formula 1 2020: Haas confirm Nikita Mazepin for next season after concluding inquiry into driver's conduct

He will line up alongside Mick Schumacher, the son of the seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, in an all-rooky partnership.

Formula 1: Are Mercedes the greatest constructor of all time?
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Formula 1: Are Mercedes the greatest constructor of all time?

What makes Mercedes’ period of dominance unique is the sheer gap they’ve opened up to the rest of the field - on an average, their qualifying advantage was about 0.7 seconds over their closest rivals.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton continuing a ‘no-brainer’, but no rush over new contract, says Mercedes’ Toto Wolff
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton continuing a ‘no-brainer’, but no rush over new contract, says Mercedes’ Toto Wolff

Hamilton said after last week's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that he wanted to get his deal "tied up before Christmas".

Formula One pioneer Frank Williams 'stable' after being admitted to hospital
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Formula One pioneer Frank Williams 'stable' after being admitted to hospital

Frank Williams, who built the Williams team into a dominant Formula One force in the 1980s and 1990s, is in a stable condition after being admitted to hospital, the team announced.

Formula 1 2020: McLaren boss Zak Brown hails 'great year' for team in constructor's championship
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Formula 1 2020: McLaren boss Zak Brown hails 'great year' for team in constructor's championship

A jubilant Brown said McLaren had "a great year" after Lando Norris and his Ferrari-bound team-mate Carlos Sainz finished fifth and sixth in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Formula 1 2020: Racing Point's Sergio Perez bids tearful farewell after engine failure wrecks Abu Dhabi GP
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Formula 1 2020: Racing Point's Sergio Perez bids tearful farewell after engine failure wrecks Abu Dhabi GP

"It is sad to be leaving the team this way," said Perez, who said he retained hopes of staying in Formula One with Red Bull, if they chose him as a replacement for Alex Albon.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton expects to sign new Mercedes deal by Christmas
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton expects to sign new Mercedes deal by Christmas

"I plan to be here next year, I want to be here next year," Lewis Hamilton told reporters after the race.

Formula 1 2020: That singing feeling as Sebastian Vettel brings curtain down on Ferrari career
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Formula 1 2020: That singing feeling as Sebastian Vettel brings curtain down on Ferrari career

On his final lap, slowing down round the Yas Marina Circuit, Vettel surprised many by singing an Italian song about Ferrari on the team radio system.

Formula 1 2020: 'Destroyed' by COVID-19 effects, Lewis Hamilton says glad race all over
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Formula 1 2020: 'Destroyed' by COVID-19 effects, Lewis Hamilton says glad race all over

"Physically? Massively," Lewis Hamilton said, when asked directly about how much COVID-19 had hit him.

Formula 1 2020: Max Verstappen wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP in dominant style
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Formula 1 2020: Max Verstappen wins season-ending Abu Dhabi GP in dominant style

Max Verstappen finished 16 seconds ahead of Valtteri Bottas and 18.4 clear of world champion Lewis Hamilton as Red Bull enjoyed a rare and significant success over both Mercedes cars.

Formula 1 2020: Red Bull's Max Verstappen claims maiden pole of season in Abu Dhabi qualifying
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Formula 1 2020: Red Bull's Max Verstappen claims maiden pole of season in Abu Dhabi qualifying

The Dutch driver edged Valterri Bottas in second and the Finn's Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who is racing for the first time since winning the championship after contracting coronavirus, in third for Sunday's Grand Prix.

Formula 1 2020: Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest ahead of teammate Alexander Albon in final practice for Abu Dhabi GP
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Formula 1 2020: Red Bull's Max Verstappen fastest ahead of teammate Alexander Albon in final practice for Abu Dhabi GP

Verstappen led Albon by .5 seconds and Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo by .63. Ricciardo is competing in his last race for Renault before joining McLaren next year and has two third-place finishes this season.

Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas back on top ahead of Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes rule practice sessions
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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas back on top ahead of Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes rule practice sessions

Bottas clocked a best lap in 1min 36.276sec to outpace Hamilton, back after a bout of Covid-19 that forced him to miss an F1 race for the first time, by 0.203 seconds.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton 'super-excited' to be back after missing race due to COVID-19
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton 'super-excited' to be back after missing race due to COVID-19

The seven-time champion, who missed last weekend’s action-packed Sakhir Grand Prix due to a bout of Covid-19, admitted he needed a few laps to settle in again.

Formula 1: Ferrari Chief Executive Officer Louis Camilleri resigns citing personal reasons
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Formula 1: Ferrari Chief Executive Officer Louis Camilleri resigns citing personal reasons

Camilleri has suffered from a severe bout of Covid-19 and only recently left the hospital to continue recovering at home.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton gets green light to race at Abu Dhabi GP after COVID-19 recovery
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton gets green light to race at Abu Dhabi GP after COVID-19 recovery

Hamilton missed last Sunday's Sakhir GP, but the FIA and Mercedes both confirmed that he had passed a number of negative COVID-19 tests after completing a 10-day quarantine period in Bahrain