Racing Point

Aston Martin won't turn Racing Point into "monster" F1 team

Aston Martin won't turn Racing Point into "monster" F1 team

Aston Martin will return to the F1 grid in 2021 as a works team following Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll’s investment in the British manufacturer back in January.The Racing Point team is currently investing in upgrading its facilities, including the construction of a new factory, after years of financial...

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5 days ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

F1 News: Racing Point set to be "extremely competitive" in aborted Australian GP - Perez

Sergio Perez says Racing Point had "big hopes" of its controversial 2020 Formula 1 car being "extremely competitive" at the aborted Australian Grand Prix after seeing its potential in testing

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2 weeks ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Racing Point still has the "lowest budget" in F1

Racing Point still has the "lowest budget" in F1

Stroll bought the assets of the ailing Force India squad during the 2018 summer break, and formed a new entity that was allowed to enter F1 in place of the ‘old’ Force India squad.Since then the team has started a significant expansion – which includes a new factory at its Silverstone base – and in 2021...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

"No egos" led to Mercedes-inspired car - Racing Point

"No egos" led to Mercedes-inspired car - Racing Point

The RP20 caused considerable debate when it appeared for the first time in pre-season testing due to its considerable similarities to the Mercedes W10 from 2019.The car's overall aero concept is now the low-rake concept Mercedes has long used, which means Racing Point had to drop the Red Bull-inspired...

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3 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Racing Point

Racing Point: We are still F1's smallest team even with Stroll cash

Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer says his team is still the smallest Formula 1 squad by budget and staff size even after Lawrence Stroll's investment in the squad

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4 weeks ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Racing Point: F1 cost cap can be a performance "leveller"

Racing Point: F1 cost cap can be a performance "leveller"

F1 teams have already agreed in principal to move the 2021 cost cap limit from $175m to $150m as a result of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but are split over negotiations to lower it further.Ferrari has indicated it is unwilling to bring the level below $145m, while McLaren wants it...

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4 weeks ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

F1 News: A lack of egos led to Mercedes-inspired Racing Point car

Racing Point technical director Andrew Green feels a lack of egos allowed his team to abandon its long-held aerodynamic concept and adopt its 2020 Formula 1 car's Mercedes-inspired approach

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1 month ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Racing Point

F1 News: FIA visited Racing Point factory to check 2020 car against Mercedes data

Racing Point technical director Andrew Green has revealed the FIA visited the team's Formula 1 factory to check its RP20 car against Mercedes' designs and was satisfied with the results

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1 month ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Racing Point

FIA visited Racing Point factory to check 'pink Mercedes'

FIA visited Racing Point factory to check 'pink Mercedes'

The RP20 caused a stir in pre-season testing due to its close likeness with the W10 car Mercedes took to double world title success in 2019, with some paddock insiders dubbing Racing Point's car a 'clone' and a 'Pink Mercedes'.There were also suggestions that the team's results would be protested in...

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1 month ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Racing Point

F1 News: Racing Point says starting 2020 season in Austria is realistic

Racing Point Formula 1 team principal Otmar Szafnauer believes it is realistic to get the new season underway in Austria at the beginning of July

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1 month ago, Autosport, Racing Point

F1 could have raced in Australia safely, says Racing Point chief

Racing Point Formula 1 boss Otmar Szafnauer believes the Australian Grand Prix could have gone ahead safely due to a "very low" risk of COVID-19 spreading in the paddock

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1 month ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Flat Spot: What’s next for Racing Point?

Ever since Eddie Jordan sold his Formula 1 team to the Midland Group in 2005, things haven’t been quite the same for the Silverstone outfit. Although, as Force India, the team managed to find some of its former potential by climbing to the podium no less than six times, it hasn’t been capable of winning...

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1 month ago, Grand Prix 247, Racing Point

Renault not ruling out Racing Point F1 car design legal challenge

Renault F1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says his team is still uneasy about Racing Point's 'pink Mercedes', with a formal challenge on its legality still not out of the question

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1 month ago, Autosport, Renault, Racing Point

Renault still has questions over Racing Point's 'Pink Mercedes'

Renault still has questions over Racing Point's 'Pink Mercedes'

Racing Point caused a stir in pre-season testing when it revealed an RP20 design that was based on last year's title-winning Mercedes W10.While the Silverstone-based outfit was adamant that it had done nothing outside of the regulations, some rivals were not happy about such a 'clone' being allowed.There...

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1 month ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Renault, Racing Point

F1: Williams and Racing Point furlough employees

Williams and Racing Point have announced that they have followed McLaren's example and furloughed much of their workforce.

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1 month ago, Pitpass, Williams, Racing Point

Aston Martin F1 name change for Racing Point adds pressure - Stroll

Racing Point Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll says that the planned change to the Aston Martin identity in 2021 will bring "pressure and expectation"

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2 months ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Racing Point: No "certainty" on when F1 can return from hiatus

Racing Point team principal Otmar Szafnauer says there can be no degree of certainty when Formula 1 will return to normal amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

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2 months ago, Autosport, Racing Point

F1 hiatus “doesn’t mean we can afford to take it easy” – Racing Point | 2020 F1 season

Racing Point team members will work from home once the factory shutdown ends to ensure they are ready when the 2020 championship begins.

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2 months ago, F1 Fanatic, Racing Point

Top teams "quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point - Sergio Perez

Sergio Perez expects the top three Formula 1 teams to remain "quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point, despite pre-season testing speculation suggesting its 2020 car could trouble Ferrari

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2 months ago, Autosport, Racing Point

Top cars "still quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point - Perez

Top cars "still quite a bit ahead" of Racing Point - Perez

Racing Point's RP20 caused a stir in winter testing due to its design similarities with Mercedes' W10 car from 2019, and the team ended up with the fifth-fastest time of the two tests at Barcelona last month.There were signs Racing Point was potentially masking its ultimate performance, and long-run...

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2 months ago, Motorsport.com, Racing Point

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