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German F1 star buys stake in Aston Martin
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9th Oct 2020
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German F1 star buys stake in Aston Martin

German F1 ace and four-time world champion, Sebastian Vettel, has acquired a stake in the company that will employ him from 2021, after confirming he had invested in Aston Martin. While remaining tight-lipped about the scale of his investment, Vettel told respected motorsport publication Autosport, “I think everybody’s free to do what they want with their money. And, as I know, Aston Martin is a public company, and everyone is free to invest in the company.
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Rob Margeit
McLaren-Mercedes Formula One engine goes to auction
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20th Jul 2020
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McLaren-Mercedes Formula One engine goes to auction

Need an engine for the project car sitting idle in your garage? Now is your chance to buy a genuine Formula One engine. Offered by RM Sotheby's – the famous automobile auction house – a McLaren-Mercedes V10 engine from the 2004 season is currently live with a starting bid of €20,000 (AU$32,800).
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Ben Zachariah
BREAKING: Daniel Ricciardo signs with McLaren for 2021
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14th May 2020
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BREAKING: Daniel Ricciardo signs with McLaren for 2021

Australian F1 star Daniel Ricciardo has signed with McLaren from 2021, quelling previous speculation that he might replace Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari. McLaren has confirmed the news via its Twitter page. McLaren announces that @DanielRicciardo will race for the team alongside @LandoNorris in the Formula One World Championship from 2021. ?Read more ⬇️
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Liam Murphy
Formula 1 aiming to be carbon neutral by 2030
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15th Nov 2019
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Formula 1 aiming to be carbon neutral by 2030

Darcy Foster • Formula 1 has this week revealed it plans to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2030. The proposal encompasses not only the cars themselves, but all aspects of the sport, from planning and logistics to on-track activity and hospitality. Speaking at the reveal of the plan, Formula 1 chairman and CEO Chase Carey said: "In launching F1’s first-ever sustainability strategy, we recognise the critical role that all organisations must play in tackling this global issue".
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Mercedes-AMG One delayed nine months
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17th Oct 2018
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Mercedes-AMG One delayed nine months

The Mercedes-AMG One is an audacious project, aimed at caging Formula 1 power in a road-legal (but track-focused) body. Unsurprisingly, developing such a car hasn't been simple. Speaking with Top Gear in the UK, Mercedes-AMG boss, Tobias Moers, admitted to delays caused by adjustments on the car's powertrain. "My expectation was that we were going to have a time when we have some major issues and we have to solve them," Moers said.
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Scott Collie