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World Must Pick Up Pace in Tackling HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Experts

New HIV infections are not declining quickly enough, and the epidemic could dramatically worsen within the next five years if the world doesn’t pick up the pace on prevention and treatment efforts, researchers with the UNAIDS-Lancet Commission warned in a report released Thursday. “We must face hard truths—if the current rate of new HIV infections Read more about World Must Pick Up Pace in Tackling HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Experts[…]

Norris dominates season-opening F2 round in Bahrain

Rookie Lando Norris delivered a crushing performance in the opening round of the FIA Formula 2 championship, racing clear of his opponents to lead a Carlin 1-2. The McLaren junior enjoyed an untroubled afternoon, while Carlin team mate Sergio Sette Camara fended off various challenges from behind to finish 7.6 seconds behind Norris. While the Read more about Norris dominates season-opening F2 round in Bahrain[…]

Lost in the numbers but a brilliant drive by Vandoorne

Stoffel Vandoorne’s points scoring finish went relatively unnoticed in Bahrain, but a closer look reveals an absolutely solid performance by the McLaren driver. A depressing result in qualifying left the Belgian alongside team mate Fernando Alonso on the seventh row of the grid, but Vandoorne’s evening was further complicated by a lousy start which put Read more about Lost in the numbers but a brilliant drive by Vandoorne[…]

Mercedes having second thoughts about one-stop strategy

A failed attempt yesterday by Mercedes to qualify on Pirelli’s ultrasoft tyre has put in doubt the viability of a one-stop strategy for the Monaco Grand Prix. Alerted by higher levels of degradation than expected of the hypersoft rubber which teams had stocked up on for this weekend, both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were Read more about Mercedes having second thoughts about one-stop strategy[…]

Toro Rosso opens the door to Honda’s Fukuzumi

Franz Tost says Toro Rosso will likely include a Japanese driver “sooner or later” in its line-up, with Honda’s F2 racer Nirei Fukuzumi well positioned to join the Faenza-based outfit. The junior bull squad has entrusted its cars to Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley this season, but past performance is no indication of the future Read more about Toro Rosso opens the door to Honda’s Fukuzumi[…]

Singapore GP: Sunday’s action in pictures

After his stunning performance in qualifying, Lewis Hamilton delivered the goods on Sunday. While it may have all looked like a straightforward affair from the outside, the Mercedes driver admitted it had been an exhausting two hours in the cockpit. Check out our gallery of pictures from the 2018 Singapore Grand Prix in Marina Bay. Read more about Singapore GP: Sunday’s action in pictures[…]

Charlie Whiting’s low-down on transforming the streets of Monte Carlo

It’s a long and arduous task, but transforming the streets of Monte Carlo’s glitzy Principality into a fully-fledged race track is a well known process for Charlie Whiting. Formula 1’s race director and FIA safety Delegate talked to Mobil 1 The Grid about the transformation that takes place each year in Monaco, insisting the venue Read more about Charlie Whiting’s low-down on transforming the streets of Monte Carlo[…]

Williams eager to get Kubica’s feedback in free practice

Robert Kubica will get his first free practice outing of the year with Williams in Barcelona and the team is eager to get the Pole’s feedback on its upgraded FW41. Like its rivals, the Grove-based outfit will field an updated car at the Circuit de Catalunya for Lance Stroll and Sergey Sirotkin. The Spanish Grand Read more about Williams eager to get Kubica’s feedback in free practice[…]

Was Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren’s sacrificial lamb in Monaco?

A downbeat Stoffel Vandoorne feels McLaren sacrificed his Monaco Grand Prix to help team mate Fernando Alonso’s race on Sunday. Vandoorne was running just outside the top ten and behind Nico Hulkenberg when he was called in by his crew on lap 18, one lap later than Alonso. The timing of the stop coupled with Read more about Was Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren’s sacrificial lamb in Monaco?[…]

Red Bull Ring Speed Trap: who is the fastest of them all?

It’s a little over a 60-second mad dash around the 4.318 km Red Bull Ring, but it’s anything but a straightforward run in the Styrian valley. The Austrian Grand Prix circuit is arguably more of a driver’s track than a power unit venue, but top speeds are still crucial, as is slow-speed traction, which is Read more about Red Bull Ring Speed Trap: who is the fastest of them all?[…]