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Formula 1 gossip: Massa, Button, Renault, Haas

Monday, 1 January Felipe Massa said finishing seventh in his final home Grand Prix in Brazil was ‘like a victory’ Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says Felipe Massa chose to leave F1 at the best possible time, and finished his career on a high. (Autosport) Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul admits the team ‘played with fire’ […]

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Lewis Hamilton was ‘weird’ as a team-mate, says Jenson Button

Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton were team-mates at McLaren from 2010-12 Jenson Button says he found fellow Briton Lewis Hamilton “a bit weird” when they were team-mates at McLaren. In his new autobiography, Life at the Limit, the 37-year-old – who was world champion in 2009 – describes Hamilton as “a brilliant, mercurial driver”. But […]

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Sebastian Vettel should not be punished further for Azerbaijan clash, says Jenson Button

Lewis Hamilton (left) trails Sebastian Vettel by 14 points following the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Jenson Button believes Sebastian Vettel should not be punished further for his collision with Lewis Hamilton in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver faces a disciplinary hearing on 3 July after swerving into Hamilton’s Mercedes. Vettel was given a 10-second […]

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F1 gossip: Australian Grand Prix, Button, Perez, Kvyat

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel won this year’s Australian Grand Prix – the race could take place a week earlier next year Tuesday, 30 May The season-opening Australian Grand Prix will be moved back to mid-March by Formula 1 owners Liberty Media to stop the race clashing with the start of the Aussie rules season. (Sydney Morning […]

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Monaco GP: Sebastian Vettel top as Jenson Button given penalty

Coverage of the Monaco Grand Prix is available on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website Sebastian Vettel set a blistering pace as Ferrari dominated final practice at the Monaco Grand Prix. Ferrari were one-two with the four-time world champion 0.345 seconds ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas 0.435secs off […]