In the round-up: Bernie Ecclestone has endorsed F1 drivers’ call for tyres they can lean on more heavily during races, which could signal an imminent end for the ‘designed-to-degrade’ rubber used since 2011.
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Happy birthday to Hoshi and Kingshark!
On this day in F1
Ferrari launched its 2011 F1 car five years ago today. The car which eventually came to be known as the Ferrari 150° Italia was originally launched as the Ferrari F150, but the team changed the naem after Ford raised objections due to its similarity to their F150 range of pick-up trucks.