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Legendary IMS historian Davidson to retire at year’s end

Davidson has become a legend among IndyCar fans over the past 50 years for his encyclopedic knowledge of the Indianapolis 500 and the Speedway. Davidson, from Salisbury, UK, first visited IMS in May 1964 to witness the ‘Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ for the first time, and became hooked on the racing, pageantry and enormity of the event. A statement from IMS today stated: “Since then ...Keep reading

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Hamilton “on the right track” for F1 return, says Wolff

Ever since his positive coronavirus test on the Monday after the Bahrain Grand Prix, Hamilton has hidden from the public spotlight and little has been revealed about his condition. As part of Bahrain's coronavirus protocols, he has to stay in self isolation for at least 10 days in the Kingdom before he will be allowed to travel to Abu Dhabi. Although Hamilton has said nothing about his ...Keep reading

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Perez: My fate shows that F1 doesn’t have the best drivers

The Mexican claimed his maiden F1 victory for Racing Point with a stunning charge from the back of the field in the Sakhir Grand Prix on Sunday. But despite his success, which has left his team on the verge of securing third place in the constructors' championship, Perez is in danger of being out of F1 next year. He is being replaced at the soon-to-be-renamed Aston Martin team by Sebastian ...Keep reading

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Fenestraz blames Kobayashi for latest Super Formula DNF

Kondo Racing driver Fenestraz came to blows with Kobayashi at the chicane on the second lap of Sunday's second race of the weekend while fighting over ninth place. Fenestraz tried to go around the outside of the Toyota LMP1 driver, only for the pair to make small contact in the braking zone, sending the former off into the barriers and into retirement and also damaging Kobayashi's KCMG ...Keep reading

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Tickford shakes down new Mustang

The first of two new cars being built be the squad – perhaps the final two Car of the Future-spec Tickford Fords – made its first on-track appearance at Winton today, sporting Monster Energy colours and with Cam Waters at the wheel. As per the Supercars testing rules the car, chassis TR1824, will only be able to complete 60 kilometres of running. A second Mustang build for 2021 is also ...Keep reading

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Leclerc gets grid penalty for Abu Dhabi GP

Leclerc was involved in a tussle with Sergio Perez, Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas as they ran up towards Turn 4 on the opening lap of the Bahrain race. But he misjudged his braking point and locked up a front wheel, which resulted in him running into the back of Sergio Perez's Racing Point car. Leclerc was out on the spot with damage to the front of the car, while Perez was able to ...Keep reading

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Russell: Losing victory twice in Bahrain “really bloody hurt”

In his first appearance standing in for Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, Russell dominated the majority of the race after taking the lead from teammate Valtteri Bottas at Turn 1. Russell sat over five seconds clear of Bottas following their sole planned pitstops, only for a safety car period to be called and neutralise the race. Mercedes tried to double-stack its cars in the pits, only to mix up ...Keep reading

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Ocon hopes Sakhir GP podium proves doubters wrong

The Frenchman pulled off a well-executed one-stop strategy to grab second place at the Bahrain event behind race winner Sergio Perez. And off the back of a season where he has faced some disappointment, and been surrounded at one point by speculation that he could lose his drive, Ocon said the result was incredibly important for him. "I've no words. I cried on the line," said Ocon after the ...Keep reading

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Albon feels lack of soft tyre running in FP3 led to Q2 exit

Albon is currently fighting for his Red Bull future as the team weighs up a possible swoop for free agent Sergio Perez for 2021, with a decision due to be made at the end of the season. After scoring his second F1 podium in Bahrain last weekend, Albon’s form took a dip in qualifying on Saturday around the outer loop layout of the track as he was eliminated in Q2, finishing 12th. It marked ...Keep reading

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