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about Racing Point

Racing Point F1 Team competing as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team is a Formula One racing team established from the Racing Point Force India team at the beginning of the 2019 season. The team uses the constructor name "Racing Point" and competes under a British licence and is based at Silverstone, United Kingdom.

The team was formed in February 2019 from the former team Racing Point Force India. In August 2018 a consortium of investors which included André Desmarais, Jonathan Dudman, John D. Idol, John McCaw Jr., Michael de Picciotto and Silas Chou named Racing Point UK Ltd. and led by Lawrence Stroll, the father of former Williams driver Lance Stroll, purchased the assets of the then-existing Sahara Force India F1 team.

The 2019 season saw the team branded as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team, as the new car, the Racing Point RP19 was announced in Toronto, Canada. The car will be driven in the 2019 Formula One World Championship by Sergio Pérez and Lance Stroll and will debut at the 2019 Australian Grand Prix.


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1 2020 Turkish Grand Prix round 14 Lance Stroll

drivers who drove for Racing Point

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1 Sergio Pérez PER
2 Lance Stroll STR
3 Nico Hülkenberg HUL

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And while much of its progress this year has been under the cloud of its copycat tactics in being inspired by last year’s Mercedes design, recent developments have shown it is actually doing more and more its own thing.<br>The RP20 might still have the advantage of sharing commonality with the W10 when it comes to some of the car’s core aspects but, its decision to use parts that it has ...

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Racing Point looked on course for a shock result at Istanbul Park on Sunday after Stroll and Perez surged into a healthy lead over the rest of the field in the opening stages of the race.<br>In low grip, rainy conditions, pole-sitter Stroll led Perez by more than 10 seconds at one stage, but came under pressure from his teammate as his first set of intermediate tyres neared the end of their ...

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The Canadian bounced back from a recent run of misfortune to take the top spot in the dying moments of a dramatic wet qualifying session, beating Red Bull's Max Verstappen and his own teammate Sergio Perez.<br>Szafnauer stressed that Stroll had led the way in choosing intermediate tyres for the closing minutes of Q3, a decision that paid off handsomely.<br>Perez briefly held pole but spun his ...

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This year, the Silverstone outfit has tended to make set-up choices that have compromised pace over one lap with the upside of protecting its tyres in races.<br>Racing Point is currently embroiled in a close battle for third in the constructors' championship, sitting one point behind third-placed Renault and on the same total as McLaren.<br>However, despite the high stakes involved, the team has ...

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Stroll has not scored a single point since he finished on the podium at the Italian Grand Prix in September.<br>He crashed out in Tuscany and Russia and has enjoyed little luck since illness, subsequently confirmed as COVID-19, forced him to miss the Eifel GP.<br>In Portugal he was involved in incidents with Red Bull's Max Verstappen in practice, and with McLaren driver Lando Norris in the ...

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The late stop cost Perez a potential third place and left him rueing a “painful” outcome that saw him eventually cross the line in sixth.<br>From 11th on the grid Perez had used good tyre management and a long opening stint on mediums to get up to fourth, before switching to the hard tyres for the run to the flag.<br>When Max Verstappen’s retirement triggered a late safety car, the team ...

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Perez faces a 10-place grid penalty if he gets a third in the course of this season, and Szafnauer says that the Mexican will now have to "drive like a saint" in the remaining five races.<br>Perez received the first for impeding Pierre Gasly in Q2 at Portimao, and was then given a second for a blocking incident with the same driver in the closing laps of the race.<br>Meanwhile, Max Verstappen ...

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Stroll was forced to miss the last Formula 1 race at the Nurburgring after becoming ill ahead of final practice, but the team said he had not tested positive for COVID-19.<br>Stroll's most recent COVID-19 test prior to his withdrawal was on the Tuesday before the race, with a test on Sunday coming back positive.<br>Racing Point has vehemently defended its COVID-19 testing arrangements and decision ...

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The team is deemed to have failed to comply with the COVID-19 code of conduct protocols established prior to the season by not reporting the result of Stroll's test immediately.<br>The warning follows those issued earlier in the year to Charles Leclerc, after he returned to Monaco between the two Austrian races, and to Sebastian Vettel for mixing outside his team bubble when he talked to Red Bull ...

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After it emerged that Stroll tested positive for COVID-19 in the days after the Eifel Grand Prix, Racing Point says it is taking no risks about not having a reserve lined-up.<br>Hulkenberg had to be drafted in at the last-minute at the Nurburgring after Stroll was taken unwell, with the team initially believing that the Canadian had been struck down by a flu bug rather than ...

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Stroll missed the Nurburgring race, having felt unwell since the previous event in Sochi and then been struck by a stomach upset in Germany.<br>He had tested negative for COVID-19 on the Tuesday before the race weekend but then had a positive test on the Sunday after returning home to Switzerland.<br>The Canadian confirmed on social media on Wednesday that he’d had the positive result but had ...

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Before the start of this season and when it was agreed to race the current cars in 2021, a token system was introduced to allow teams to make selected upgrades on weak areas of their packages.<br>However, the rules specified that teams currently using 2019 components sourced from their respective partners will be allowed to switch to the 2020 equivalents without using their two ...

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Hulkenberg gave his views on the RP20 when he drove Sergio Perez’s car at the British and 70th Anniversary GP weekends in August.<br>That in turn fed into the team’s development programme, the fruits of which have been seen in recent races as a new package came on stream.<br>Ironically those changes then made life difficult for Hulkenberg when he returned to the team for ...

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Once it became clear that Stroll was unavailable due to health reasons, Hulkenberg was drafted in by the team for qualifying, having missed the FP3 session.<br>He qualified 20th and last, but was only two-tenths off Nicholas Latifi and Kimi Raikkonen. In the race, the German worked his way up to eighth position, his second score in two starts in 2020.<br>Hulkenberg finished seventh when standing ...

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Racing Point is currently fourth in the standings, two points behind third-placed McLaren and five ahead of the Renault team, with Ferrari 30 points behind in sixth.<br>However, the squad's preparation for the already-disrupted Eifel GP weekend was further hampered after Lance Stroll was forced to sit out Saturday morning practice, with Nico Hulkenberg taking his place for qualifying.<br>While ...

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Racing Point issued an update ahead of final practice at the Nurburgring on Saturday that Stroll would be sitting out the session through illness, with a final decision set to be taken on his participation ahead of qualifying.<br>Hulkenberg - who deputised for Sergio Perez after a positive COVID-19 test for the two Silverstone races - was due to be on-site for TV duties at the Nurburgring, and was ...

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Green says that Vettel will bring knowledge of how to win races and world championships, but in return the team can help the currently struggling Ferrari driver to return to his best form.<br>Vettel will join the rebranded Aston Martin team next year after being targeted by owner Lawrence Stroll as a key ingredient for future success.<br>"I think he's going to bring a completely new dynamic to the ...

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On Thursday in Sochi the Mexican said that “some people inside the team tend to hide things”, adding that “we just have to be as transparent as possible to make sure we achieve our goals.”<br>After his quotes appeared online Perez had a talk with the Racing Point team management, which led to him issuing a clarification on social media, noting that the “air is totally ...

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Perez will leave Racing Point at the end of the 2020 season to make way for four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, with his exit being confirmed two weeks ago.<br>Perez said on Thursday that some members of the Racing Point team had started to withhold information from him since his exit was announced, and called for greater transparency to aid the team’s bid for third place in the ...

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Perez announced ahead of the Tuscan Grand Prix earlier this month that he would be leaving Racing Point at the end of the year after the team opted to trigger an exit clause in his contract.<br>It paved the way for four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel to be signed for 2021, while Perez is now evaluating his options to remain in F1 for next year.<br>Perez has been with the Silverstone-based ...

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The Silverstone-based outfit had hoped to run both its car with the latest updates for this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, but that plan suffered a setback when Stroll badly damaged his car in a crash at Mugello a fortnight ago.<br>The incident, which was caused by a puncture after a tyre was cut, meant the team lost all the new parts that it had run there – so had to start from scratch ...

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Racing Point was docked 15 constructors’ championship points and fined 400,000 Euros after being found guilty by the FIA of having used Mercedes-designed brake ducts.<br>That decision, allied to rivals Renault, McLaren, Williams and Ferrari initially appealing the verdict, prompted an outspoken statement from team owner Stroll in declaring that he did not accept the FIA’s ...

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Slack is the latest big-name appointment at the Formula 1 team ahead of its rebrand as Aston Martin for 2021, when it will be joined by four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel.<br>Slack has more than 30 years experience across sports marketing and business, having previously served as the chief of Michael Jordan's marketing activities during the 1990s.<br>The American then moved into football ...

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Although Perez had a long-term deal at Racing Point, the team activated an exit clause in the contract to allow it to cut the contract short and replace him with Vettel.<br>The move has caused some controversy, especially because Perez was instrumental in helping the team survive when it went in to administration as Force India in 2018, plus he has shown strong performances throughout his time ...

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Stroll was the only driver to run with the extensive updates to the RP20 in Mugello last weekend, with Sergio Perez originally scheduled to also get the parts for the next race in Sochi.<br>The changes included new shrink-wrapped sidepods, new floor, new front wing, new engine cover and new brake ducts.<br>It is the first major upgrade that the team has made since the start of the season, when it ...

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