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Nico Hulkenberg Filling in For Sergio Perez at Silverstone

MONTMELO, SPAIN - MAY 10: Nico Hulkenberg of Germany and Force India looks on in the garage during final practice ahead of the Spanish F1 Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2014 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Nico Hulkenburg is returning to Formula 1. Following Sergio Perez‘s positive test for COVID-19, Hulkenberg will pilot the BWT Racing Point entry in the British Grand Prix (Aug. 2) at the Silverstone Circuit, the team announced July 31. It was a last-minute effort to get a replacement in the seat, …

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Sergio Perez Tests Positive for COVID-19

Sergio Perez has tested positive for coronavirus, Formula 1 announced on Thursday, July 30, after an inconclusive test earlier in the day. Perez had reportedly been self-isolating since the original test. After the positive result, he becomes the first F1 driver to contract the virus since the series returned in …

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Stock Car Scoop: Denny Hamlin Wins at Kansas

Denny Hamlin won at Kansas Speedway for the second consecutive time in the NASCAR Cup Series on Thursday night, July 23. What does Hamlin enjoy about Kansas Speedway so much? Find out in the latest edition of Stock Car Scoop. Frontstretch’s newest podcast that focuses on the motorsports news of …

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Nurburgring, Portimao, Imola Added to 2020 F1 Season

Three venues are returning to the Formula 1 calendar after lengthy absences. Thanks in part to the schedule shuffling due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Algrave International Circuit in Portimao, the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola and the Nürburgring in Germany have all become late-season additions, F1 announced …

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Fernando Alonso Returning to Formula 1, Renault in 2021

After a multi-year respite from full-time Formula 1 competition, Fernando Alonso will return with Renault in the series in 2021, the BBC reports. A deal has not been finalized and announced yet by the team but is expected to be “soon,” according to the BBC. Alonso would replace Daniel Ricciardo, …

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Red Bull Racing Launches Complaint Against Mercedes-AMG’s New DAS System

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Over the past 70 years, Formula 1 has been a hot bed for cheeky innovations. We have seen everything from six-wheeled cars to ugly aerodynamic kits to teams flat out cheating for a competitive edge on the grid.  On the eve of the start of the updated 2020 season, defending …

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