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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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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.<br>Since then the team has started a significant expansion – which includes a new factory at its Silverstone base – and in 2021 it will be re-branded as Aston Martin following Stroll’s concurrent investment in ...

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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.<br>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 high-rake approach it had previously employed for several seasons – something Green feels ...

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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.<br>Ferrari has indicated it is unwilling to bring the level below $145m, while McLaren wants it reduced to around $100m.<br>The talks are part of a sustained drive to protect the teams ...

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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'.<br>There were also suggestions that the team's results would be protested in Melbourne before the 2020 Australian Grand Prix was aborted, and Renault has since said it has ...

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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.<br>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.<br>There were also concerns raised about the ever closer alliances being made between some ...

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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.<br>There were signs Racing Point was potentially masking its ultimate performance, and long-run comparisons suggested the team is ahead of its midfield rivals, while Ferrari team principal ...

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The pink car's pace in Barcelona testing certainly suggested that it will be in the mix at the sharp end of the midfield – and that if it really does show some pace, there might be a little controversy.<br>In many ways this weekend's Australian GP will be the real start of Racing Point's tenure under Lawrence Stroll. When the Canadian saved the then-Force India team in the summer of 2018 some ...

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Mercedes caused a stir in the first pre-season test when it revealed its Dual Axis Steering design – which alters the toe angle of the front wheels through the drivers pushing and pulling the steering wheel.<br>Rival teams have looked into the benefits of it, but question whether the small advantage DAS brings is worth the extra effort to create it.<br>Racing Point technical director Andrew ...

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<br>With teams having unanimously rejected a 2020 prototype tyre following a test in Abu Dhabi last year, the decision was made to stick with the 2019 construction and compounds.<br>While that means teams are in a unique situation of having the same tyres for a second year, Racing Point’s technical director says changes to the tyre pressures required to cope with the increase in car ...

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The Silverstone-based outfit’s RP20 has taken inspiration from last year’s Mercedes design, and that has been helped by it using the suspension, gearbox and wind tunnel of the German car manufacturer.<br>While some rivals are unhappy about its move, because they believe all F1 teams should design and build their own cars, Racing Point is clear that it only done what is allowed in the ...

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The extra funds that have been on tap since Stroll bought the outfit at the end of 2018 have enabled Racing Point to build a Mercedes ‘clone’ this year – and its pace has been clear in pre-season testing.<br>And while some of its competitors are unhappy with what Racing Point has done, the Silverstone-based team says any politicking over its approach does not worry it at all.<br>Green ...

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Racing Point’s new RP20 is a radical departure from the team’s previous car, and in terms of overall concept and aerodynamic detail has much in common with the 2019 championship-winning Mercedes W10 - a development other teams have described as “concerning”. <br>While differing fuel loads and tyre compounds make it impossible to fully decode the pecking order after the two Barcelona ...

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The Silverstone-based outfit has made a strong start to pre-season testing with its all-new RP20, which has taken inspiration from last year's Mercedes design.<br>Its form has been such that Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto, whose own team has admitted it is behind where it wants to be, believes Racing Point could be a thorn in its side.<br>"They are certainly very close," Binotto told Sky ...

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With his Silverstone-based outfit having hit the ground running with its RP20, which has been inspired by the Mercedes design of last year, all the indications point to it being at the front of the midfield battle this season. But although it is unclear just where the team slots in, Perez has no doubts about how positive things look.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com if this was the best car he has had ...

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Racing Point has taken inspiration from Mercedes' 2019 design to come up with its RP20, and the new car has shown some impressive speed so far in pre-season testing.<br>But while Racing Point is adamant that it has done nothing against the regulations, rival Renault thinks that there could be big implications for F1.<br>Asked by Motorsport.com if his team was comfortable with what Racing Point had ...

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The team's future Aston Martin works status was announced last month after Racing Point owner Lawrence Stroll bought a shareholding in the troubled car marker.<br>Szafnauer says plans are already in hand for the racing team to share its technical expertise with its sister company, as part of the overall deal.<br>“It should be great,” he said when asked by Motorsport.com. “It's a win-win. It ...

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Szafnauer also acknowledged that within the FIA rules on sharing technology Racing Point could buy the system from Mercedes in the unlikely scenario that it would be made available.<br>The team already buys some suspension parts from the world champion team, along with its power unit and gearbox.<br>However, he insisted that Racing Point would in any case prefer to proceed with its own ...

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The new Racing Point RP20 broke cover at the start of pre-season testing in Barcelona on Wednesday, with immediate similarities being noted between its design and that of Mercedes's 2019 championship-winning W11 car.<br>Comparisons were also drawn between the approach of midfield rival Haas, which has taken as many listed parts as permitted from Ferrari since debuting in 2016, resulting in similar ...

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Racing Point, under its previous guise Force India, had been outspoken in the past about the similarity between the Haas and Ferrari cars and said it was ‘magic’ how a new team had been so quick in Formula 1.<br>But with Racing Point having deliberately decided to pursue Mercedes concepts with its 2020 design, Steiner says that the approach Haas had taken in having synergies with Ferrari had ...

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The new RP20, seen in the public for the first time when it took to the track in Barcelona on Wednesday morning, shows a clear resemblance to the F1 World Championship-winning W10. Green says that the team had to do something to find speed for 2020, and it felt that there was little to be gained by sticking with the philosophy it had been pursuing. <br>The upside would be a potential leap in ...

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The Silverstone-based team held a livery launch in Austria earlier this week, but waited until official track action began on Wednesday to show off its 2020 challenger.<br>The RP20 is the result of the extra investment that Racing Point has had since the takeover of the team by a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll in 2018.<br>The car features numerous similarities to last year's Mercedes, including ...

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Racing Point – including its former guise as Force India – endured several tough seasons as a result of financial difficulties.<br>The team was saved when a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll bought Force India's entry and assets ahead of the 2018 Belgian Grand Prix, allowing new parts that had been designed but not released to be manufactured.<br>While the impact of those delays continued into ...

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SportPesa became Racing Point's title sponsor as part of a "multi-year" arrangement ahead of the 2019 season, but one year later the betting brand is no longer listed as one of the team's partners.<br><br>Read Also:<br><br>Racing Point debuts 2020 livery, names BWT as title sponsor<br><br><br>The company has recently ended other sports branding deals – including a shirt sponsorship agreement ...

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Water technology company BWT has been affiliated with Racing Point - known then as Force India - since 2017, and the team has run pink-liveried cars as a consequence.<br>A revised paint job, which will the team will run on its new RP20 this year, was revealed by Racing Point drivers Sergio Perez and Lance Stroll at BWT's Austrian base in Mondsee.<br>The team will now compete as 'BWT Racing Point ...

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Current owner Lawrence Stroll has acquired a stake in Aston Martin, and a rebranding of Racing Point for 2021, with a sponsorship from the sportscar maker, is part of the arrangement.<br>Mallya, who headed the Silverstone team from 2008 until it hit financial problems in the summer of 2018, says he has already congratulated Stroll on the deal.<br>“I am delighted for Lawrence and I’m delighted ...

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