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Bottas top in Spain as Stroll crashes

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas headed the two Ferraris in a closely matched first practice session at the Spanish Grand Prix. Bottas, the world championship leader, was 0.115 seconds quicker than Sebastian Vettel, with Charles Leclerc a further 0.106secs behind. Lewis Hamilton was fourth quickest, complaining that his tyres had not been in suitable shape on his quickest lap. Practice ended ...

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Force India officially confirms Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll testing for Racing Point Force India at the Yas Marina Circuit Racing Point Force India has officially confirmed that Lance Stroll will race for the team next Formula 1 season. Stroll’s signing had been expected for months, given that a consortium led by his father Lawrence bought the financial troubled team’s assets in August. The Canadian also drove ...

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Stroll to join Force India for 2019

Canadian driver Lance Stroll is to race for Force India in 2019. His move from Williams, for whom he made his debut in 2017, has been Formula 1’s worst-kept secret since his father bought Force India in August. Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll rescued the team from administration as head of a consortium and is expected to change their name. His ...

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Hamilton 'out-raced' Vettel – Stroll

<!–<!–[if lte IE 8]><![endif]–> Monday 19 November Williams driver Lance Stroll believes five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton “out-raced and out-drove” Sebastian Vettel across the season. (Racefans.net) Former Williams, McLaren and Red Bull driver David Coulthard believes Daniel Ricciardo is in the same “superstar” league as Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen. (Formule1.nl via PlanetF1.com) F1 drivers have backed a ...

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Unlucky Ricciardo rues costly Stroll spin

Daniel Ricciardo Daniel Ricciardo has been left to rue a spin by Lance Stroll at the start of Qualifying 2 in Hungary which left the Australian just 12th on the grid for Sunday’s race. Changeable conditions dominated the qualifying proceedings, with the weather rapidly deteriorating at the start of Qualifying 2. The early runners were able to get the best ...

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Stroll says he has answered his critics

Lance Stroll Lance Stroll says that he has answered his critics after picking up a podium and 40 championship points in his rookie Formula 1 season. Stroll made the step up to F1 in 2017 with Williams off the back of winning the Formula 3 European Championship. However, he began his season with three straight DNFs. Canadian compatriot Jacques Villeneuve ...

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Stroll aiming for lift in qualifying performance

Lance Stroll Lance Stroll has identified qualifying as his key area to work on in the 2018 Formula 1 championship. Stroll enjoyed some impressive races in 2017, particularly a podium in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, and trailed Williams team-mate Felipe Massa by three points at the end of the season. However, qualifying has been the Canadian’s obvious weakness, having been ...

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Stroll: Criticism ‘just noise’ after maiden podium

Lance Stroll on his way to third in Baku Lance Stroll says he always shrugged off criticism of his performances as ‘just noise’, after taking his maiden podium in his eighth Formula 1 start in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. A fortnight after breaking his F1 points duck with ninth on home ground in Montreal, Williams’ rookie signing kept his composure ...

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I earned my Williams shot – teenager Stroll

Canadian teenager Lance Stroll, son of billionaire businessman Lawrence Stroll, believes he has earned his place in Formula 1 by winning the Formula 3 Championship. Stroll was named as the replacement for the retiring Felipe Massa at Williams in 2017. WATCH MORE: How fit does an F1 driver need to be? BBC Sport – Formula 1

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Williams confirms Stroll, Bottas for 2017

Lance Stroll (left) and Valtteri Bottas will drive for WIlliams in 2017 Newly crowned European Formula 3 champion Lance Stroll will join Valtteri Bottas at Williams next season. The Grove squad has promoted Stroll from his test driver role to a fully fledged race drive as a replacement for Felipe Massa, who announced his retirement from Formula 1 earlier this ...

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