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Leclerc ‘not too worried’ despite ‘difficult’ Friday ahead of Spanish Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
Charles Leclerc endured a tricky start to his Spanish Grand Prix weekend, especially when compared to his team mate. Carlos Sainz was able to extract enough pace to finish in the top three in both of Friday’s practice sessions – while Leclerc could only manage P11 and sixth respectively.

‘The car’s feeling really great’ – Hamilton hails Mercedes’ performance after topping the timesheets on Friday in Barcelona

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
Lewis Hamilton was pleased with how his Mercedes performed after going fastest during second practice at the Spanish Grand Prix, with the seven-time world champion crediting changes made after FP1 with the step forwards.

Alpine drivers taken aback by strong practice showing in Spain as Gasly says P4 result ‘put a smile on my face’

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
Alpine were one of the standout teams during Friday practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, with both Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon featuring inside the top 10 positions at the end of FP2.

HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the FP2 action from Barcelona as Hamilton goes fastest and Gasly springs a surprise

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
Lewis Hamilton topped the timings in an ultra-close FP2 session in Barcelona, with five different teams represented in the top-five.

Verstappen pleased with ‘more normal’ Friday in Barcelona as Perez focused on ‘super crucial’ qualifying

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
Max Verstappen was left satisfied with a “more normal” day of practice at the Spanish Grand Prix, with the RB20 seemingly more comfortable at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya than during previous weekends in Canada and Monaco.

FIA Team Principals press conference – Spain

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
TEAM REPRESENTATIVES: Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Bruno FAMIN (Alpine), Frédéric VASSEUR (Ferrari), Alessandro ALUNNI-BRAVI (Kick Sauber)

FP2: Hamilton sets the pace during second practice in Barcelona ahead of Sainz and Norris

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 19:50
Lewis Hamilton ended the first day of running at the Spanish Grand Prix on top after setting the pace in Free Practice 2, leading the way from Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris.

F1 Spanish GP qualifying - Start time, how to watch, channel

Motorsport - Fri, 2024-06-21 17:15
Lewis Hamilton set the pace for Mercedes in Friday practice, narrowly beating the Ferrari of Carlos Sainz by 0.022s.Lando Norris and Pierre Gasly put McLaren and Alpine third and fourth respectively, while pre-round favourite Max Verstappen was fourth in the lead Red Bull.What time does qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix start?The qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix will begin at 4pm local ...Keep reading

F1 Spanish GP: Hamilton fastest in FP2 over Sainz, Norris

Motorsport - Fri, 2024-06-21 17:03
Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in FP2 ahead of Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix as the Mercedes driver beat Carlos Sainz by a scant 0.022 seconds.The seven-time F1 champion vaulted to the top of the order amid the mid-session soft tyre running to displace home favourite Sainz, who had kicked off the running on the C3 tyres - the softest compound for this weekend.George Russell had led the ...Keep reading

F2: Aron earns maiden pole in close Barcelona Qualifying session

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
The margins were fine but, in the end, it was Hitech Pulse-Eight’s Paul Aron that took pole position for the FIA Formula 2 Feature Race in Barcelona by just 0.002s.

F3: Mansell seals pole position for Sunday’s 100th race in Barcelona

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
Christian Mansell took his maiden Formula 3 pole position in dramatic fashion in Barcelona, meaning the ART Grand Prix driver is set to start the Championship’s 100th race on Sunday from P1.

LIVE COVERAGE: Follow all the action from second practice for the Spanish Grand Prix

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
Live coverage of Friday's second practice session for the 2024 Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.

F1 EXPLAINS: How F1 helmets are made – with Bell Racing

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
F1 helmets are essential pieces of safety kit, made from specialised materials, but they do far more than just protect the driver.

HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the action from FP1 in Barcelona as Norris edges out Verstappen

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
McLaren driver Lando Norris set the pace during Friday’s first free practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, leading the way from Red Bull rival Max Verstappen and the Ferrari of home favourite Carlos Sainz.

Headliners announced for Dutch Grand Prix 'Super Friday'

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
'Super Friday' at the Dutch Grand Prix is one of the best-attended opening days on the Formula 1 calendar and 2024 will be even more spectacular, with an upgraded entertainment line-up and activities on and off the track for all fans to enjoy.

FP1: Norris heads Verstappen and Sainz in Barcelona first practice as Alonso brings out red flags

Formula 1 - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:45
Lando Norris set the pace during the opening practice session of the Spanish Grand Prix, with the McLaren driver leading the way from Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz to kick off a triple-header of races over the next three weeks.

Alpine boss Famin "doesn't mind" Briatore's F1 past after controversial hire

Motorsport - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:40
Alpine Formula 1 team boss Bruno Famin says he "doesn't really mind about the past" after the team announced the controversial Flavio Briatore as its executive advisor.On Friday morning Alpine confirmed the news that Briatore had been brought in by Renault group CEO Luca de Meo as an executive advisor.While the news of Briatore being handed an advisory role had been circulating for the past weeks ...Keep reading

Mercedes calls in police over anonymous Hamilton F1 sabotage email

Motorsport - Fri, 2024-06-21 16:10
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has revealed that the police are involved in investigating the source of an anonymous email accusing the team of trying to deliberately sabotage Lewis Hamilton’s car.An anonymous email, sent to the same list of F1 and media representatives who were forwarded alleged WhatsApp messages involving Christian Horner earlier this year, said Mercedes was playing a dangerous ...Keep reading

Wolff rejects claims that Hamilton car 'sabotaged'

Formula 1 at the BBC - Fri, 2024-06-21 15:34
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff rejects claims in an anonymous email that Lewis Hamilton’s car has been “sabotaged” by the team.


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