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Motor racing - Renault launch F1 car and name Aitken as reserve driver

LONDON British-Korean youngster Jack Aitken will be the Renault Formula One team's official reserve driver this season, replacing Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who has switched to a race seat with Williams.

Motor racing - Sauber launch catch-up car after dismal 2017 3:18pm GMT

LONDON Sauber presented the first Formula One car of their new Alfa Romeo partnership on Tuesday, with a flurry of preceding sponsor announcements pointing also to a sounder future after a dismal 2017 season.


Motor racing - McLaren agree long-term deal with Petrobras 3:16pm GMT

LONDON Former world champions McLaren have agreed a long-term partnership with Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, the Formula One team announced on Tuesday.

Williams hire former McLaren head of aerodynamics 19 Feb 2018

LONDON Former McLaren head of aerodynamics Doug McKiernan has joined the Williams Formula One team as chief engineer in a move that will see him working with technical head Paddy Lowe again.

Motor racing - Red Bull launch new F1 car with temporary livery 19 Feb 2018

LONDON Red Bull became the first of Formula One's top three teams to lift the covers off their new-look car on Monday, a week before pre-season testing starts in Spain, but kept some secrets under wraps.


Lowe expects 'ugly' halo effect to wear off quickly 16 Feb 2018

LONDON Criticism of Formula One's "ugly" new head protection device should subside once the new season has started, Williams technical boss Paddy Lowe said.


Motor racing - Russian rookie Sirotkin will surprise, says Williams 16 Feb 2018

LONDON Williams say Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin has earned his place at the Formula One team on merit and is likely to surprise people this season.


Williams look to Lowe with launch of new F1 car 16 Feb 2018

LONDON Williams showed off their 2018 Formula One car on Thursday, with technical head Paddy Lowe signalling a change of direction as the former world champions seek to get back among the frontrunners.