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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton set to collect fourth world title

At 160m (520 ft) and 35 storeys high Capital Gate is one of the tallest buildings in the city. In 2010, it was Guinness World Record-certified as “the world’s furthest leaning man-made tower” The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has become a destination event, and it’s easy to see why. European – and especially British – […]

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F1 gossip: Alonso, Hamilton, Rosberg, Kubica, Sainz, Honda, Renault

Fernando Alonso returned to McLaren for the 2015 season McLaren-Honda’s racing director Eric Boullier has suggested that for Fernando Alonso to compete in F1 and World Endurance Championship in the same season would be a “huge distraction”. The Spaniard drove over 100 laps testing Toyota’s LMP1 car in Bahrain at the weekend. (The Checkered Flag) […]

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Felipe Massa set for F1 farewell at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Think he enjoyed that one? Michael Schumacher gives Massa a champagne soaking after the Brazilian won his first grand prix in Turkey in 2006 Sometimes retirement isn’t always final. At last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix, Felipe Massa walked through the Interlagos pits after crashing his Williams and ended up in floods of tears as the […]

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Fernando Alonso: Toyota confirm LMP1 sportscar test in Bahrain

Alonso missed the Monaco Grand Prix to compete at Indianapolis this year Toyota have confirmed Fernando Alonso will test their LMP1 sportscar at a rookie session in Bahrain on Sunday. BBC Sport revealed earlier this month that Alonso, 36, is set to race for Toyota in the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours. The one-day test […]

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How Michael Schumacher’s £5.5m Ferrari won in Monaco 2001

Michael Schumacher won his final Monaco Grand Prix in the Chassis #211 Ferrari and his fourth world title A slice of motorsport history has become the most expensive modern-era Formula 1 car ever sold at auction. Michael Schumacher’s final Monaco Grand Prix-winning Ferrari went under the hammer at Sotherby’s in New York and collected more […]

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Chris Froome strays on to Nico Rosberg’s patch in Monaco

Watch 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg and four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome take a ride around the Monaco Grand Prix circuit. The pair, who both live in the principality, met up during a documentary on what Rosberg has been turning his skills to since unexpectedly retiring from F1 just five days after […]

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Toro Rosso retain Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for 2018 F1 season

Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley have competed in four and three grands prix respectively Toro Rosso have confirmed they will retain drivers Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley for the 2018 Formula 1 season. Frenchman Gasly made his debut in Malaysia last month after Daniil Kvyat had been dropped by the team, while New Zealander Hartley’s […]

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F1 bosses to discuss grands prix security

Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint after the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo Formula 1 bosses are to discuss way to improve security at grands prix following a series of problems outside Brazil’s circuit at the weekend. Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint on Friday night and a number of other vehicles had near […]

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F1 Gossip: Bottas, Gasly, Hartley, Verstappen, Magnussen, Ricciardo, Vandoorne

Sebastian Vettel overtook Valtteri Bottas early in the Brazilian Grand Prix Wednesday, 15 November Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff says Valtteri Bottas needs more of a “killer” approach, but defended his Brazilian Grand Prix drive as the Finn finished second, despite starting on pole position. (Autosport) Toro Rosso are set to confirm Pierre […]