Formula 1

Ferrari have confirmed their intention to appeal against the punishment handed out to Racing Point in Formula 1’s “copying” controversy. Ferrari’s decision to follow through with their appeal means the case will now definitely go before motorsport’s FIA International Court of Appeal. Four other teams said they would appeal but have yet to confirm that
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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took a sensational surprise victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to bring Mercedes’ domination to an end. Verstappen’s win was founded on his car being kinder to its tyres than the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas and the Dutchman capitalised brilliantly. Hamilton fought back from early struggles to
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Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll says he is “extremely angry” at suggestions his team have cheated in Formula 1’s ‘copying’ controversy. Racing Point have been docked 15 points and fined £361,000 for illegally copying Mercedes’ 2019 rear brake ducts for use on their car this season. Stroll said accusations from Racing Point’s competitors were “completely
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Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. The Finn pipped Hamilton by just 0.063 seconds with his final lap to take his first pole since the opening race of the season in Austria last month. It could be an important moment for Bottas, who needs to
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Ferrari, McLaren and Renault intend to appeal the decision to punish Racing Point in Formula 1’s “copying” row. Racing Point were docked 15 constructors’ championship points and fined 400,000 euros (£361,000) after being found guilty of illegally copying Mercedes parts. However, Racing Point can continue running those parts. BBC Sport understands the three teams are
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Lewis Hamilton headed team-mate Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes in second practice at the 70th Anniversary GP. Hamilton was 0.176 seconds ahead of Bottas but on different tyres. Mercedes were assessing which tyres might be most suitable for qualifying as teams struggled with durability in high temperatures at Silverstone. Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo was third, from Red
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