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# 245464 5-Feb-2019 12:04
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Here we go - 2019/2020 season will be interesting with so many driver moves. Team/Driver List
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Mercedes
Full team name: Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport
#44 Lewis Hamilton
#77 Valtteri Bottas

 

Ferrari
Full team name: Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow
#5 Sebastian Vettel
#16 Charles Leclerc

 

Red Bull
Full team name: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing
#10 Pierre Gasly
#33 Max Verstappen

 

Renault
Full team name: Renault F1 Team
#3 Daniel Ricciardo
#27 Nico Hulkenberg

 

Haas
Full team name: Rich Energy Haas F1 Team
#8 Romain Grosjean
#20 Kevin Magnussen

 

McLaren
Full team name: McLaren F1 Team
#4 Lando Norris
#55 Carlos Sainz

 

Racing Point
Full team name: Racing Point F1 Team
#11 Sergio Perez
#18 Lance Stroll

 

Sauber (Now Renamed Alfa Romeo Racing)
Full team name: Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team (Now Renamed Alfa Romeo Racing)
#7 Kimi Raikkonen
#99 Antonio Giovinazzi

 

Toro Rosso
Full team name: Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda
#23 Alexander Albon
#26 Daniil Kvyat

 

Williams
Full team name: Williams Racing
#63 George Russell
#88 Robert Kubica
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Rounds
1 Australian Grand Prix - Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne - 17-Mar
2 Bahrain Grand Prix - Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir - 31-Mar
3 Chinese Grand Prix - Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai - 14-Apr
4 Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Baku City Circuit, Baku - 28-Apr
5 Spanish Grand Prix - Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló - 12-May
6 Monaco Grand Prix - Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo - 26-May
7 Canadian Grand Prix - Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal - 9-Jun
8 French Grand Prix - Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet - 23-Jun
9 Austrian Grand Prix - Red Bull Ring, Spielberg - 30-Jun
10 British Grand Prix - Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone - 14-Jul
11 German Grand Prix - Hockenheimring, Hockenheim - 28-Jul
12 Hungarian Grand Prix - Hungaroring, Mogyoród - 4-Aug
13 Belgian Grand Prix - Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Stavelot - 1-Sep
14 Italian Grand Prix - Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza - 8-Sep
15 Singapore Grand Prix - Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore - 22-Sep
16 Russian Grand Prix - Sochi Autodrom, Sochi - 29-Sep
17 Japanese Grand Prix - Suzuka International Racing Course, Suzuka - 13-Oct
18 Mexican Grand Prix - Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City - 27-Oct
19 United States Grand Prix - Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas - 3-Nov
20 Brazilian Grand Prix - Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo - 17-Nov
21 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi - 1-Dec
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Can Mclaren pull one out of the bag or will there still be preformance issues? We know Lando can drive he is also a TRS winner.


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  # 2173379 5-Feb-2019 12:16
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Interesting to see in the news this morning that Ferrari have confirmed Brendon Hartley as a simulator driver for this season. 

 

I wonder if that means we will see him come in at some stage this season as a back up driver, or whether he will end up being left to race either Porsche or Formula E for the season while still doing simulator duties...

 

 

 

 





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  # 2173380 5-Feb-2019 12:17
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"Can Mclaren pull one out of the bag or will there still be preformance issues? We know Lando can drive he is also a TRS winner."

 

Alonso wasn't a bad driver either, but there's only so much you can do with a slow car. 
That's the main IndyCar difference really, where arguably the driver is an equal or greater influence to the car performance.

Just waiting on legitimate coverage options in NZ now...


 
 
 
 


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  # 2173397 5-Feb-2019 12:48
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I feel a really decent battle between Leclerc and Verstappen this year! 

 

Danny Ric will be mostly disappointed, just can't see Renault having the package to keep them really competitive.  





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  # 2173512 5-Feb-2019 15:07
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Shindig:

 

I feel a really decent battle between Leclerc and Verstappen this year! 

 

Danny Ric will be mostly disappointed, just can't see Renault having the package to keep them really competitive.  

 

 

 

 

Fully agree, there might be some interesting internal team battles where drivers are more closely aligned skill wise.

 

 

 

Simply hoping Shoe'y is just treading water until a Ferarri seat arrives.

 



And looking forward to some quality team radio from Kimi.




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  # 2173519 5-Feb-2019 15:21
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We have at least 2 in the field that are known for causing crashes, so bets on how many?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPSonN7PdvM - Daniil Kvyat's crash montage

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qf0uCNrSv4I - Lance Stroll crash montage

 

 

 

also big news of the day is BH signing as a Sim Driver for Ferarri

https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/article.hartley-gets-ferrari-simulator-role-for-2019.4DuI8S7NwPyE5d5Hsg3rPz.html

Best quote: "But it makes a lot of sense. Firstly, he is renowned for giving very good technical feedback, with Honda in particular rating him very highly in this area. In fact, they made a point of saying he was key in helping them accelerate their engine development last year."


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