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Formula 1 Hamilton: 2020 Mercedes needs more power, less drag Lewis Hamilton wants less drag and more power from the 2020 Mercedes Formula 1 car, admitting "it's not been a great year" for engine development by his team

Formula 1 Ricciardo admits Renault had lost confidence Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo admits confidence had dropped at the team in recent weeks, and hopes his strong Japanese Grand Prix run will generate some "positivity"

Autosport Plus McLaren's other 20-year title drought - and why it should be over McLaren last won a Formula 1 constructors' championship in 1998 - which is the same year as the last time it won a British GT title. While the F1 team remains some way off its best, that GT drought should've ended in 2019

W Series W Series announces new drivers for 2020 The W Series has named 18 of the 20 drivers that will contest its second season in 2020, with six new names added and champion Jamie Chadwick defending her title

Autosport Plus Why Ferrari is picking the hardest driver option Every new flashpoint between Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel seems to increase the headache for Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto. This is why he's sticking to his guns over how to handle them

MotoGP Aprilia's ex-F1 boss feels "anger" at problems Aprilia racing department CEO Massimo Rivola has admitted his "anger" at the MotoGP team's recent reliability woes, following a Japanese Grand Prix outing compromised by engine problems

Formula 1 Wehrlein open to chance with new Campos F1 bid Pascal Wehrlein says he is open to the possibility of a Formula 1 return with the Campos Racing-linked entity that recently stated it is targeting a 2021 grid spot

The revolutionary F1 car all teams had to copy Giorgio Piola tells the story of a game-changer that was soon surpassed

The mystery of Alesi's Williams contract How different would F1 history be if Alesi made the dominant Williams team in the early 1990s?

Sainz splits Hamilton and Verstappen in your ratings McLaren's underdog star impressing Autosport Plus subscribers

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  • Circuit: Mexico City
  • Race: 71 laps / 305.354 km
Japan / 13 Oct
Pos Driver Team
1 Bottas Mercedes
2 Vettel Ferrari
3 Hamilton Mercedes
4 Albon Red Bull/Honda
5 Sainz Jr. McLaren/Renault
6 Ricciardo Renault
7 Leclerc Ferrari
8 Gasly Toro Rosso/Honda
9 Perez Racing Point/Mercedes
10 Hulkenberg Renault
Standings / After 17 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 338
2 Valtteri Bottas 274
3 Charles Leclerc 221
4 Max Verstappen 212
5 Sebastian Vettel 212
6 Carlos Sainz Jr. 76
7 Pierre Gasly 73
8 Alexander Albon 64
9 Daniel Ricciardo 42
10 Nico Hulkenberg 35
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James NewboldMcLaren's other 20-year title drought - and why it should be over McLaren last won a Formula 1 constructors' championship in 1998 - which is the same year as the last time it won a British GT title. While the F1 team remains some way off its best, that GT drought should've ended in 2019 1571529600 National

Autosport PerformanceWhen a WRC title contender went racing - and won Thierry Neuville's day job is trying to claim the World Rally Championship for Hyundai, but he also found time to go circuit racing and claim a touring car win earlier this year - with a bit of tutoring from a tin-top legend 1571443200 Performance

Adam CooperThe growing 'GP1' fear over F1's future As Formula 1 heads to its next era, fears of a GP1 'spec series' are surfacing among team bosses and designers. Will F1's push for better racing close down creativity and create cars that all look the same? 1571356800 F1

Matt KewDid the right driver win the BTCC crown? Accusations about BMW's "DTM" machinery and some particular twists in the three-way battle for the BTCC title might raise questions over Colin Turkington's 2019 achievements. But playing 'what if' shows his merit 1571356800 BTCC

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Edd StrawThe Button insight that explains Vettel's inconsistency Sebastian Vettel's form has no doubt improved, but it's clear Ferrari's 2019 Formula 1 car doesn't suit his style. One fellow world champion can relate to that - an example that proves just one characteristic is the difference between the great and the good 1571270400 F1

Scott MitchellDoes the best driver at Suzuka have an F1 future? The latest driver to try a Formula 1 car for the first time was, paradoxically, perhaps the most experienced at Suzuka last weekend. But even after a stellar practice debut, can Japan's most prominent racer realistically expect anything more? 1571184000 F1

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