1. Jackie Stewart Tells B/R How He Brought Formula 1 and Heineken Together

    MONTREAL — Formula One officially announced its long-rumoured Heineken sponsorship deal at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Thursday with a large press conference/party befitting one of the world's largest breweries...

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  2. How Will Alexander Rossi's Indianapolis 500 Victory Affect His Formula 1 Future?

    By now, you've read all about Alexander Rossi's victory at the 100th Indianapolis 500. After a lifetime of trying—and briefly succeeding—to break into Formula One, the ...

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  3. New 2017 Formula 1 Regulations Risk Spoiling the Decreasing Gap Between Teams

    In the third season of Formula One's V6 hybrid engine era, fans are finally being treated to a taste of the long-promised performance convergence between the teams...

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  4. Lewis Hamilton Rekindles Formula 1 Title Fight with Monaco Grand Prix Victory

    In 2015, a pit stop error cost Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton the Monaco Grand Prix . On Sunday , a mistake in the pits by the Red Bull team handed him a victory in the principality...

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  5. Monaco Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    After a spectacularly unpredictable Spanish Grand Prix , where Lewis Hamilton took Nico Rosberg out on Lap 1 and Max Verstappen claimed his maiden victory, Formula One heads down the Mediterranean coast to Monaco...

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  6. Rumoured Heineken Deal Good for Formula 1, but Not Necessarily Individual Teams

    The Netherlands is the centre of the Formula One universe this week. First, there was Dutch driver  Max Verstappen's astonishing win in Spain, and now there are rumours that brewing ...

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  7. Mercedes Made the Right Call in Handling of Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosberg Crash

    The only surprising thing about Lewis Hamilton 's collision with Nico Rosberg at the Spanish Grand Prix is that it did not happen sooner...

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  8. Max Verstappen Living Up to Ayrton Senna Comparisons with Spanish Grand Prix Win

    In the 1990s, there were 10 first-time Formula One grand prix winners. In the 2000s, there were 14. This decade, at least until Sunday, there had only been three: Nico Rosberg, Pastor Maldonado and Daniel Ricciardo...

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  9. Spanish Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    For anyone who enjoys the background politics in Formula One, the two weeks between the Russian and Spanish Grands Prix were pure heaven...

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  10. Has the 2016 Formula 1 Season Been Too Predictable?

    The Russian Grand Prix was the fourth race of the 2016 Formula One season, and Nico Rosberg has won them all...

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  11. Why Would Mercedes Have a Conspiracy to Sabotage Lewis Hamilton?

    Lewis Hamilton suffered engine problems in last Sunday's Russian Grand Prix , the second race in a row where a defective energy recovery system (followed by a water-pressure issue in Russia) cost him a chance at victory...

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  12. Daniil Kvyat's Reaction to Sebastian Vettel Incidents Shows Admirable Character

    Daniil Kvyat got an earful from Sebastian Vettel at the end of last month's Chinese Grand Prix. The young Russian dove up the inside of Vettel's Ferrari at the first corner, spooking ...

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  13. Russian Grand Prix 2016 Preview: Start Time, TV Info, Weather, Schedule, Odds

    After opening the season in Australia, Bahrain and China, Formula One returns to Europe for the third running of the Russian Grand Prix...

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  14. Are Williams in Danger of Dropping Back into the Formula 1 Midfield?

    Claire Williams , deputy team principal of the Williams Formula One team, told the official F1 website in November 2014, "From where we are now, 2015 should almost be a dress rehearsal for a championship challenge in 2016...

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  15. Unequal Formula 1 Prize Money Distribution Continues to Hurt Smaller Teams

    Formula One brought in nearly $2 billion in 2015, yet unequal revenue distribution is still threatening the future of some teams...

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  16. Does Nico Rosberg's 6-Race Win Streak Prove He Can Beat Lewis Hamilton in 2016?

    It almost seems to be turning into a routine for Nico Rosberg —another race, another win. The Mercedes driver won his sixth straight Formula One race on Sunday at the Chinese ...

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  17. Ferrari Quick in Practice, but Mercedes Are Still the Chinese GP Favourites

    Ferrari 's Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel set the two fastest laps during the second free practice session for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix . Raikkonen 's lap of one minute, 36...

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  18. Are Ferrari Actually Closing the Gap to Mercedes? What Do the Numbers Tell Us?

    All the talk coming into the 2016 Formula One season was how Ferrari were finally catching up to Mercedes after two years of Silver Arrows domination...

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  19. Formula 1 Solves Qualifying Dilemma, but Governance Problems Remain

    Common sense finally— finally —prevailed in the Formula One qualifying saga this week. Unfortunately, it took a near-unprecedented showing of team unity to force the FIA's ...

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  20. Red Bull and Haas Continue Surprising Form at Bahrain Grand Prix

    Formula One is too predictable these days, right? That has been a common complaint over the last two-plus seasons of Mercedes domination...

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  21. Stoffel Vandoorne Can Cement His Status as McLaren's 'Next 1' at Bahrain GP

    Stoffel Vandoorne made his much-anticipated Formula One debut on Friday, during free practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix ...

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  22. Could Mercedes' Poor Starts Cost Them a Shot at 3rd Straight Formula 1 Title?

    Mercedes have won 33 of 39 races since the start of Formula One's hybrid V6 engine era in 2014, so it is difficult to find many faults with the team...

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  23. Fantastic Start to New Formula 1 Season Overshadowed by Many off-Track Issues

    This should be a happy time in the world of Formula One. The new season just began with an exciting, unpredictable race, and Ferrari appear ready to challenge Mercedes' two-year hegemony...

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  24. Ferrari Show Title-Challenging Pace at the Australian Grand Prix

    The result of Sunday's Australian Grand Prix —a Mercedes one-two, followed by Ferrari 's Sebastian Vettel—will look familiar and predictable to anyone with a cursory interest in Formula One over the last couple years...

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  25. Wet Australian GP Practice Sessions Limit Conclusions About Relative Performance

    The 2016 Formula One season started off with a splash—literally—on Friday in Melbourne, Australia...

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