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Motor racing: Red Bull and Honda to work together beyond F1

ISTANBUL (REUTERS) – Red Bull and Honda said on Thursday (Oct 7) they will work together in the wider world of motorsport after the Japanese manufacturer pulls out of Formula One as an engine supplier at the end of this season. The collaboration, announced ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix, will include young driver programmes […]

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Motor racing: Qatar to make its Formula One race debut in November

LONDON (REUTERS) – Qatar will hold a Formula One grand prix for the first time in November with a 10-year deal then starting from 2023, the Liberty Media-owned sport and local organisers announced on Thursday (Sept 30). The race, scheduled for Nov 21 at the floodlit Losail International Circuit, will form part of an unprecedented […]

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Formula One: Russia a real chance for Hamilton to secure 100th win

LONDON (REUTERS) – Lewis Hamilton has every chance of celebrating a record-extending 100th Formula One victory on Sunday (Sept 26), but the seven-times world champion can still take nothing for granted at Russia’s Sochi circuit. Hamilton’s Mercedes team have won every race at the Olympic Park circuit since the first in 2014, the Briton triumphant […]

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Formula One: Russell sees no issues with joining Hamilton at Mercedes

MONZA, ITALY (AFP) – George Russell said on Thursday (Sept 9) that he does not “see there being any issues” when he becomes seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s new Mercedes teammate next season. The 23-year-old Russell will leave Williams to join his fellow Briton for the 2022 season, replacing Valtteri Bottas at the […]

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Formula One: Schumacher says Mazepin wants to beat him 'at any cost"

(REUTERS) – Relations between Haas Formula One rookie team mates Mick Schumacher and Nikita Mazepin hit a new low on Sunday (Sept 5) after the angry German said the Russian wanted to beat him at any cost. The pair clashed at the Dutch Grand Prix when Mazepin aggressively defended against Schumacher who was attempting to […]

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Formula One: Bottas pips Hamilton in Hungarian GP practice

BUDAPEST (REUTERS) – Valtteri Bottas knocked Formula One championship leader Max Verstappen off the top of the timesheets to set the pace ahead of Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton on the opening day of practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Finn lapped the 4.3km-long Hungaroring track in one minute, 17.012 seconds, edging Hamilton by […]