Alan Baldwin

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17 Feb 2019 | 6:03 PM

Williams to miss first day of F1 testing

LONDON (Reuters) - Williams will miss the first day of Formula One's pre-season testing in Spain on Monday because they have yet to finish their car, the former champions said on Sunday.

15 Feb 2019 | 4:32 AM

Sainz ready to step up as leader in Alonso's shoes

WOKING, England (Reuters) - Carlos Sainz intends to be McLaren's leader on the track this season and said he felt no pressure to be stepping into fellow Spaniard Fernando Alonso's shoes at the Formula One team.

15 Feb 2019 | 2:32 AM

McLaren could turn to Alonso if they need a reserve

WOKING, England (Reuters) - McLaren indicated on Thursday that retired double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso could stand in as a reserve driver for the team if needed this season.

13 Feb 2019 | 7:39 PM

Hamilton hungry for more as new Mercedes makes track debut

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One champions Mercedes ran their new car for the first time at Silverstone on Wednesday with title holder Lewis Hamilton saying he felt 2019 could turn out even better than last season.

13 Feb 2019 | 1:26 AM

Motor racing - Make or break year for Hulkenberg as Ricciardo's team mate

ENSTONE, England (Reuters) - Nico Hulkenberg will have to measure up against new team mate Daniel Ricciardo in what could be a make-or-break season for the German driver, Renault team boss Cyril Abiteboul said on Tuesday.

13 Feb 2019 | 12:34 AM

Business as usual for Renault F1 after Ghosn exit

ENSTONE, England (Reuters) - The departure of scandal-hit Renault chairman and chief executive Carlos Ghosn changes nothing for the French carmaker's involvement in Formula One, team president Jerome Stoll said on Tuesday.

12 Feb 2019 | 10:56 PM

Hand on heart, Ricciardo says he feels right with Renault

ENSTONE, England (Reuters) - Hand on heart, and kitted out in new black and yellow overalls, Daniel Ricciardo says it feels right to be with Renault -- even if he has yet to develop a Frenchman's taste for frogs' legs and snails.

12 Feb 2019 | 9:23 PM

Renault F1 hoping for big step up on the engine side

ENSTONE, England (Reuters) - Renault aim to close the gap to Formula One's top three teams this season, and keep the smile on new recruit Daniel Ricciardo's face, after seeing a big step up in engine performance.

9 Feb 2019 | 2:31 AM

Motor racing - Qatar's beIN says it is not renewing F1 deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar-based beIN Sports said on Friday it had decided not to renew a contract for the rights to broadcast Formula One in the Middle East and North Africa as a consequence of piracy in the region.

8 Feb 2019 | 3:50 AM

F1 podium still a long way off for new-look Haas

LONDON (Reuters) - Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen welcomed the ambition of their Formula One team's new energy drink sponsor in targeting Red Bull on Thursday but recognised the podium was still likely to be a long way off this season.