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Teenager Wague joins Barcelona after impressive World Cup

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona has signed teenager Moussa Wague after impressing with Senegal at the World Cup. Barcelona says it paid Belgian club Eupen 5 million euros ($ 5.8 million) for the 19-year-old fullback. Wague signed a five-year contract, which includes a 100 million euro ($ 115.8 million) release clause. Wague played in all three of Senegal’s matches at the ...

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Bottas quickest as F1 testing comes to a close in Barcelona

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas went quickest on the second and final day of Formula 1’s first in-season test, edging Ferrari’s Antonio Giovinazzi by six hundredths of a second. The Finn set his quickest time of the day shortly before lunchtime, lapping the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in a time of 1:16.904. The lap, delivered on supersoft Pirelli tyres, capped a period in ...

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Verstappen tops timesheet ahead of Sainz on day one of Barcelona test

Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen topped the timesheet just three hundredths of a second ahead of Renault’s Carlos Sainz, as Formula 1’s first in-season test of 2018 got underway at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain. Verstappen used hypersoft Pirelli tyres to set the best time of the day, a laps of 1:17.528s in the final hour of the session, pipping Sainz, ...

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F2 – Aitken clinches first F2 victory in Barcelona sprint

F2 – 2018 Race of Barcelona – Sprint Race  British driver masters difficult conditions to claim maiden win Jack Aitken managed a flurry of virtual safety car periods to collect his first FIA Formula 2 Championship victory in the Sprint Race in Barcelona, Spain, assuming the lead at the start of the race and holding on to claim ART Grand ...

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F1 – Hamilton leads dominant 1-2 for Mercedes in Barcelona ahead of Verstappen

F1 – 2018 Spanish Grand Prix – Race  Lewis Hamilton powered to a dominant Spanish Grand Prix win as Mercedes scored its first 1-2 finish of the season, with Valtteri Bottas finishing ahead of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel dropped from second place to fourth after a mid-race pit stop. Vettel had stolen second place from ...

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F2 – Russell prevails in action-packed barcelona feature race

F2 – 2018 Race of Barcelona – Feature Race British driver holds off de Vries for second F2 victory George Russell claimed victory in a thrilling FIA Formula 2 Championship Feature Race at Barcelona, Spain, as the ART Grand Prix driver took the lead from a fast-starting Nyck de Vries before holding on throughout four virtual safety car periods for ...

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F1 – Bottas sets the early pace in Barcelona ahead of Hamilton

F1 – 2018 Spanish Grand Prix – FP1 Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas went quickest in the opening practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, finishing more than eight tenths of a second ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton and almost a second clear of third-placed Sebastian Vettel. The Mercedes drivers’ dominance of the session was established early with Bottas using soft tyres to ...

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Emerging Leaders Programme kicks off in Barcelona

The 7th edition of the FIA University Emerging Leaders Programme kicked off this morning at ESADE Business School in Barcelona. Ever year this tailor-made 5-day programme helps FIA Member Club delegates from around the world improve their skills in leadership, strategy and change management, as well as gives them key take-aways to implement upon returning home to their Clubs. In ...

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Räikkönen fastest on final day of F1 testing in Barcelona

Kimi Räikkönen kept Ferrari on top of the timesheets as pre-season testing came to a close in Barcelona today, with the Finn using the hypersoft tyre to eclipse surprise second-place man Fernando Alonso by half a second. Third quickest was Renault driver Carlos Sainz. Ferrari ratcheted up the pace on the final two days of the test, with Sebastian Vettel ...

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