Formula 1

Cyril Abiteboul has left his role as team principal of Renault Formula 1. The Frenchman, 43, will leave before the team rebrands as Alpine for the 2021 season. The new season is due to start in March with two-time world champion Fernando Alonso joining the outfit to replace Australian driver Daniel Ricciardo. Abiteboul thanked the
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Formula 1 team Williams will use Mercedes gearboxes from 2022 after agreeing to “expand its technical collaboration” with the seven-time contractors’ championship winners. Williams have been powered by Mercedes engines since 2014. The new partnership will also see Williams use “related hydraulic components” made by Mercedes. Team principal Simon Roberts said it was a “long-term”
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The season-opening Australian Grand Prix could be postponed because of Covid-19 restrictions in Australia. It is due to take place in Melbourne from 19-21 March. The Australian Grand Prix Corporation, the Australian government and Formula 1 bosses are in talks over the Albert Park race. “The government will continue to prioritise public health considerations while
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Sir Frank Williams has been discharged from hospital and is “on the mend at home”, the Williams F1 team says. During his time with Williams, the team won nine constructors’ championships and seven drivers’ titles, and dominated much of the 1980s and 1990s. He and daughter Claire stepped down in September after selling Williams. “We’re
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