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Fernando Alonso said no to Brawn GP in 2009
from: The Drive
Imagine, however, if a driver like Fernando Alonso had gotten a seat with Brawn GP, instead of either Button or Barrichello. It might sound like another of Formula One’s long history of what-ifs, but according to F1 Today, a former Brawn GP employee stated that Fernando Alonso was offered a 2009 seat with the team—which he declined
Abiteboul downplays Kubica 2018 Renault drive rumours
Whilst not impossible, Robert Kubica is not currently in contention for a 2018 Renault race seat, according to Cyril Abiteboul.
FIA reveal 21-race calendar for 2018
A 21-race season awaits in 2018, with a triple-header featured for the first time ever on a Formula 1 calendar – but two races are in doubt.A 21-race season awaits in 2018, with a triple-header featured for the first time ever on a Formula 1 calendar – but two races are in doubt.
The return of France and Germany, plus the omission of Malaysia, will see the calendar extended slightly from 2017 and a busy summer is in store as a result.
The French Grand Prix has been pencilled in for June 24, with the Austrian Grand Prix to follow seven days after and then the British Grand Prix is scheduled for June 8 – marking three races in as many weekends.
The other key stand-out is that the Chinese Grand Prix (April 8) and the Singapore Grand Prix (September 16) are listed as provisional and could be in doubt to return for 2018.
Vettel reveals why he is not on social media
Sebastian Vettel has said he does not understand the fascination of social media and the constant need to update everyone.
Rosberg laughs off ‘vicious’ claim
Nico Rosberg has laughed off Toto Wolff’s claim he was “the vicious one” when his relationship with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes imploded.
Steiner would Welcome more F1 races – with better scheduling of Calendar
LEWIS TO BANISH HIS BAKU DEMONS? YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX WEEKEND
by #TJ13 – marek: Follow for story
Introduction: The championship is finely balanced as F1 returns to Baku for what will be called the Azerbaijan Grand Prix this weekend.