Verstappen storms through Imola chaos.

Verstappen wins chaotic Imola race.
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Verstappen wins chaotic Imola race.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has stayed ice-cool under pressure in Italy, with the Dutchman winning the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix through changeable conditions, multiple safety cars and a red flag after a massive crash between Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas and Williams’ George Russell.

Pérez rues final corner mistake.

Pérez rues final corner mistake.
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I should have been on pole - Perez

Sergio Perez says only a mistake prevented him from being on pole position for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, after securing the first front-row start of his career.

Hamilton takes 99th pole position at Imola.

Hamilton takes 99th pole position at Imola.
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Emilia Romagna GP: Hamilton beats Perez, Verstappen to pole

Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for Formula 1's 2021 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, as he topped qualifying ahead of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen – the top three covered by just 0.087s.

Bottas swept hectic Friday at Imola.

Bottas swept hectic Friday at Imola.
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FP2: Bottas quickest as Verstappen stops on track and late Leclerc shunt halts second practice early

Mercedes enjoyed a one-two in second practice at Imola while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen suffered a stoppage that ended his session just 10 minutes in, leaving Valtteri Bottas fastest by 0.010s ahead of Lewis Hamilton.

FIA to again police Imola track limits.

FIA to again police Imola track limits.
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Emilia-Romagna GP: F1 drivers to again face strict Imola rules to penalise driving off track

Strict policing of drivers running wide off track to again be in force at Imola in line with last November's event; Track limit rules wording at 2021's Bahrain season-opener had caused controversy.

Ricciardo keen to branch-out with McLaren.

Ricciardo keen to branch-out with McLaren.
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Ricciardo hopeful of IndyCar, Bathurst runs with McLaren

Daniel Ricciardo reckons there is a good chance of a Bathurst and IndyCar run in the near future, thanks to his switch to the McLaren Formula 1 team.

Can Ferrari surprise on home soil at Imola?

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Alpine upping game after barren Bahrain.

Alpine upping game after barren Bahrain.
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Alpine ready car upgrades for F1's second round after Bahrain disappointment

New aerodynamic package to be added to the A521 for this weekend's Emilia-Romagna GP after point-less start to the season for Alpine.

Schumacher optimistic on Haas' prospects.

Schumacher optimistic on Haas' prospects.
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Schumacher: No reason Haas can’t fight for Q2 this year

Mick Schumacher feels “optimistic” about Haas’s Formula 1 qualifying prospects in 2021, believing there is no reason why the team cannot fight for spots in Q2 during the season.

Leclerc gets ultimate racer's gift.

Leclerc gets ultimate racer's gift.
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Leclerc takes delivery of 2019 Italian GP-winning Ferrari ahead of Imola race

Charles Leclerc had a red-letter day on Thursday as the Ferrari driver took delivery of a very special present, ahead of the team's first home Grand Prix of the year at Imola…

McLaren edging towards F1's top teams.

McLaren edging towards F1's top teams.
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Norris: McLaren "not miles away" from Mercedes and Red Bull

Lando Norris says his McLaren Formula 1 team is "not miles away" from frontrunners Mercedes and Red Bull and expects a season-long battle with Ferrari and AlphaTauri for third.

Russell ups game with mind management.

Russell ups game with mind management.
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Russell says psychologist helped him come into 2021 season 'stronger than ever'

George Russell has spoken about his mental health and the important role that psychology played in his preparations for the 2021 Formula 1 season, and says seeking professional help was a “great” step in his development as a driver.

Teams set for sprint qualifying vote.

Teams set for sprint qualifying vote.
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F1 sprint race plan set for green light as teams agree finances

Formula 1 has cleared its last major hurdle over sprint qualifying trials, with sources revealing that teams have now agreed to a financial package.

Red Bull says Mercedes are beatable.

Red Bull says Mercedes are beatable.
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Red Bull motivated championship is 'within grasp'

Red Bull is motivated by the fact that it has a realistic chance of winning the championship this year, even though Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton won the first race of the season.

Hamilton expecting titanic Red Bull battle.

Hamilton expecting titanic Red Bull battle.
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Hamilton says it will take ‘everything and more’ to repeat Bahrain success against Red Bull this season

Lewis Hamilton won his first season opener since 2015 at the Bahrain Grand Prix, taking an unlikely victory against the more fancied Red Bull of polesitter Max Verstappen. But Hamilton said that it would take a lot of work from his Mercedes team to clock up similar results in the coming races.

Vettel seeks comfort at Aston Martin.

Vettel seeks comfort at Aston Martin.
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Vettel admits he is “not at home” in Aston Martin F1 car

Aston Martin Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel has admitted he's "not at home" in his new car, following a troubled Bahrain Grand Prix with his new team.

Sainz ready to up the ante at Ferrari.

Sainz ready to up the ante at Ferrari.
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Sainz set for more aggressive race starts after ‘conscious approach’ to go easy on Ferrari debut

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz had a steady start to the 2021 season and life with new team Ferrari with P8 in Bahrain, and the Spaniard has already picked out one key area to focus on improving for the Scuderia’s home race at Imola in April.

Is Mercedes now on the back foot?

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Mercedes high rake redesign a no-go.

Mercedes high rake redesign a no-go.
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Mercedes: Going high rake would write off F1 2021 campaign

Mercedes says switching its car to a high rake concept this year to overcome downforce losses would make the 2021 Formula 1 season a 'write-off'.

Albert Park updates are set to thrill.

Albert Park updates are set to thrill.
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Australian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo backs changes to Albert Park track

McLaren driver Daniel Ricciardo has backed changes being made to Australia's Formula 1 circuit in an attempt to improve racing.

Ricciardo given NASCAR podium promise.

Ricciardo given NASCAR podium promise.
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NASCAR fan Ricciardo offered drive in Dale Earnhardt Sr stock car – if he lands podium for McLaren

Daniel Ricciardo has been offered a very special drive in 2021 – if he manages to land a podium for his new employers – by McLaren CEO Zak Brown…

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Silver Arrows are on the back foot.

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Mercedes has ‘no strengths’ compared to Red Bull

Mercedes believes it has no strengths relative to Red Bull based on the evidence from pre-season testing and the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.