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Russell: Fan abuse of F1 drivers should be "stamped out"

F1’s surge in popularity in recent years has been accompanied by a polarisation of fan views in support of or in opposition to particular drivers, especially on social media.Russell cited a real world example of being booed by a fan for no apparent reason on the parade lap of the Canadian GP."I think as your profile raises there's a lot of positives that come with it, no doubt,” he ...Keep reading

Marrakech E-Prix: Vergne leads DS Techeetah 1-2 in practice

Vergne had opened the session with an immediate lap in the 1m20s, FP2 going without the phase of rapid track evolution that FP1 had with much of the circuit having not been used for nearly two years. Times then quickly moved into the 1m20s and beyond.Da Costa quickly brought the session into the 1m19s, before Jaguar's Mitch Evans claimed a lap nearly half a second clear of the Portuguese ...Keep reading

Mid-Ohio IndyCar: Newgarden leads Palou and Rosenqvist in first practice

David Malukas was the first driver to turn a 70-second lap, turning a 70.3589s for Dale Coyne Racing with HMD, before improving to a 68.4831s, an average of 118.698mph around the 2.238-mile course in Lexington, OH.His fellow rookies were out on track with him at this early stage, taking advantage of the extra set of primary tyres supplied by Firestone. They were joined by Simona De Silvestro ...Keep reading

Hamilton is right: it's about action for the future, not giving the past a platform

The past few days have been turbulent for Formula 1. The surfacing of Nelson Piquet’s comments directed at Lewis Hamilton given in an interview late last year, in which he used a racial slur, reignited the discussion surrounding racism and the push for diversity in F1, enacting proper change.The statements made by F1 and the FIA condemned Piquet’s comments, but Hamilton said in his initial ...Keep reading

W Series Britain: Chadwick beats Kimilainen for pole at Silverstone

Two-time and defending champion Chadwick held provisional pole after the first runs with a 1m57.725s, ahead of an impressive lap by rookie Tereza Babickova.But as all drivers adjusted to track conditions, having completed practice over nine hours earlier in the day, the lap times would be brought down with fresh tyres on the final runs.That ignited a battle for pole between Chadwick and ...Keep reading