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Formula 1 Alpine A521 F1 car unveiled following winter rebrand Alpine has unveiled its new Formula 1 car ahead of the 2021 season following the team's rebranding from Renault over the winter

Autosport Plus The driver problems facing Mercedes in 2021 Ahead of the new Formula 1 season, reigning world champions Mercedes will take on challenges both old and new. This also can be said for its driver conundrum which could become key to sustaining its ongoing success

Formula 1 Hamilton explains one-year Mercedes contract deal Lewis Hamilton has explained his decision to only sign a one-year Formula 1 contract extension with Mercedes for 2021, saying there was no need to plan too far ahead

Formula 1 Alonso "completely fit" and ready for F1 testing Fernando Alonso is "completely fit" and will be ready to drive in Formula 1 pre-season testing next week after recovering from a cycling accident, according to Alpine's CEO

Formula 1 Hamilton: '21 title result won't dictate '22 plans Lewis Hamilton says the result of his attempt to win an eighth Formula 1 world title will not be the decisive factor in how long he continues racing past 2021

Formula 1 Mercedes hiding W12 floor design from rivals Mercedes has confessed to hiding the floor design of its new W12 Formula 1 car as it does not want to give rivals a head start on copying its ideas

Autosport Plus How Alpine's cure to 2021 F1 rules starts at the front A new name, new faces and new colours pulls the rebranded Alpine Formula 1 team into a new era while carrying over core elements of its 2020 car. But under the surface there's more than meets the eye with the A521 which hints at how the team will tackle 2021

Magazine: Can Red Bull stop Mercedes? Can Red Bull stop Mercedes? Will Lewis Hamilton retire? Can Sebastian Vettel resurrect his Formula 1 career at Aston Martin? Autosport magazine is out today (25th February)

Jaguar Racing launches dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv Jaguar Racing has launched a dedicated channel on Motorsport.tv, Motorsport Network's digital OTT platform devoted to racing

Tank Slappers Podcast: What kind of Marquez will return to MotoGP? Autosport's Lewis Duncan and Motorsport.com's Oriol Puigdemont discuss what kind of Marc Marquez we might expect when he does finally return in 2021

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  • Circuit: Algarve
  • Race: 66 laps / 306.826 km
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Pos Driver Team
1 Verstappen Red Bull/Honda
2 Hamilton Mercedes
3 Norris McLaren/Mercedes
4 Leclerc Ferrari
5 Sainz Jr. Ferrari
6 Ricciardo McLaren/Mercedes
7 Gasly AlphaTauri/Honda
8 Stroll Aston Martin/Mercedes
9 Ocon Alpine/Renault
10 Alonso Alpine/Renault
Standings / After 2 races
Pos Driver Points
1 Lewis Hamilton 44
2 Max Verstappen 43
3 Lando Norris 27
4 Charles Leclerc 20
5 Valtteri Bottas 16
6 Carlos Sainz Jr. 14
7 Daniel Ricciardo 14
8 Sergio Perez 10
9 Pierre Gasly 6
10 Lance Stroll 5

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