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Formula 1: Sergey Sirotkin named as Williams driver

Russian Sergey Sirotkin has joined Williams to fill the final place on the 2018 Formula 1 grid. The 22-year-old will make his F1 debut after beating Pole Robert Kubica to the seat following the analysis of a test by both drivers at the end of last season. Sirotkin will partner Canadian Lance Stroll, 19, giving […]

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Dan Gurney: Pioneering F1 driver dies aged 86

Gurney, pictured driving the Brabham BT7 Climax, during the 1964 British Grand Prix Dan Gurney, one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers of the 1960s and a towering figure in motorsport, has died aged 86. The American was the first to spray champagne on the podium, and the first to wear a full-face helmet. He […]

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Double amputee teen racing driver makes comeback

This time last year Billy Monger was being tipped by many as the next Lewis Hamilton. He was 17 and a star of Formula 4 racing but after a horrific accident in April 2017, he had both his lower legs amputated. Billy spoke to BBC Breakfast about making a comeback as a stunt driver.

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Daniil Kvyat: Red Bull reject joins Ferrari as development driver

Kvyat struggled to impress at Toro Rosso last season and was replaced by Pierre Gasly. He was previously dropped by sister team Red Bull in 2016 Red Bull reject Daniil Kvyat has been signed by Ferrari as their development driver. The 23-year-old Russian’s role will primarily involve work in the Italian team’s simulator. There are […]

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Formula 1: Williams to wait until new year to announce driver line up

Sergey Sirotkin has won three GP2 races Williams will wait until the new year to finalise their driver line-up, with Russian Sergey Sirotkin the strong favourite for the drive. The team’s interest in Robert Kubica has cooled following the Pole’s test with the team in Abu Dhabi last month. Sirotkin, a GP2 race-winner, was quicker […]