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Formula 1 in the news… F1 should discuss reducing teams’ data – Brawn Eurosport.co.uk: The impact reduced practice data had on the quality of the United States Grand Prix is a worthwhile discussion point for Formula 1’s future template, says Ross Brawn. Friday practice at Austin took place in wet conditions but Saturday and Sunday were completely dry and the race was one of the best of the F1 season. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen defeated the Red Bull of Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes as F1’s...

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US Grand Prix – Result

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US Grand Prix – Result

1. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Scuderia Ferrari 2. Max Verstappen NED Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 3. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 4. Sebastian Vettel GER Scuderia Ferrari 5. Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 6. Nico Hulkenberg GER Renault Sport Formula One Team 7. Carlos Sainz Jr. ESP Renault Sport Formula One Team 8. Sergio Perez MEX Racing Point Force India F1 Team 9. Brendon Hartley NZL Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda 10. Marcus Ericsson SWE Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team 11. Stoffel Vandoorne BEL McLaren F1 Team 12....

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Haslam clinches BSB Championship victory at Brands Hatch

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Haslam clinches BSB Championship victory at Brands Hatch

Leon Haslam celebrated his first Bennetts British Superbike Championship title victory at Brands Hatch this afternoon, crossing the line in a safe sixth place to have the edge over Jake Dixon into tomorrow’s two races. It was Glenn Irwin though who was victorious for the first time this season for Be Wiser Ducati, becoming the sixth different race winner of the year, with Dixon and Tarran Mackenzie completing the podium in the opening race to the triple-header weekend. At the start of the race Glenn Irwin launched off the line to lead the...

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Japanese Grand Prix – Result

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Japanese Grand Prix – Result

1. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 2. Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 3. Max Verstappen NED Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 4. Daniel Ricciardo AUS Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 5. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Scuderia Ferrari 6. Sebastian Vettel GER Scuderia Ferrari 7. Sergio Perez MEX Racing Point Force India F1 Team 8. Romain Grosjean FRA Haas F1 Team 9. Esteban Ocon FRA Racing Point Force India F1 Team 10. Carlos Sainz Jr. ESP Renault Sport Formula One Team 11. Pierre Gasly FRA Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda 12....

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Russian Grand Prix – race result

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Russian Grand Prix – race result

1. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 2. Valtteri Bottas FIN Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 3. Sebastian Vettel GER Scuderia Ferrari 4. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Scuderia Ferrari 5. Max Verstappen NED Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 6. Daniel Ricciardo AUS Aston Martin Red Bull Racing 7. Charles Leclerc MON Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team 8. Kevin Magnussen DEN Haas F1 Team 9. Esteban Ocon FRA Racing Point Force India F1 Team 10. Sergio Perez MEX Racing Point Force India F1 Team 11. Romain Grosjean FRA Haas F1 Team 12. Nico Hulkenberg GER...

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What the papers say

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What the papers say

A quick look around at what the papers are saying about the world of F1 Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver makes F1 admission as part of ‘brand building’ plan The Express: Lewis Hamilton has admitted F1 is just a small part of his attempts to build a brand around himself.  Hamilton is one of the most recognisable faces in the world of motor sport with four F1 titles already in his possession. And this season the Mercedes driver is gunning for a fifth crown which would put him on a par with racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio. Lewis...

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Evans looks ahead to Wales Rally GB

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Evans looks ahead to Wales Rally GB

This time 12 months ago Elfyn Evans was on the verge of making motor sport history. By winning last year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, Evans became not only the first British driver to win Rally GB for nearly 20 years but also the first Welsh driver ever to win a round of the FIA World Rally Championship. It was a huge result for British motor sport and the biggest ever for Welsh rallying. Understandably, the victory celebrations in Llandudno were pretty special. “That’s a Sunday that’s going to be pretty hard to beat,” admits the 29-year-old...

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BTCC reaches Brands Hatch climax in Diamond year

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BTCC reaches Brands Hatch climax in Diamond year

The battle for the biggest prize in British motorsport will go down to the wire at Brands Hatch next weekend (29-30 September) as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s Diamond Jubilee reaches its climax. A mathematical three-way tussle for top honours between Team BMW’s double champion Colin Turkington and the top two Independents’ runners in Tom Ingram and Tom Chilton is in store, with the Northern Irishman the hunted, rather than the hunter this year. Last time out at Silverstone, current Indy champ Ingram...

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Honda looks to end BTCC season on a high, on Brands Hatch return

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Honda looks to end BTCC season on a high, on Brands Hatch return

Almost six months on from the maiden race outing for the all-new Honda Civic Type R (FK8), the Halfords Yuasa Racing team returns to the scene of the car’s debut at Brands Hatch for the final round of the 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Marking a new era for Honda in the BTCC, the latest generation Civic Type R has represented an entirely new challenge for the hugely experienced Team Dynamics-run squad in its design and development. Nevertheless, in the hands of Matt Neal and new signing Dan Cammish, Honda has accumulated an...

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World Rally Championship title race hots up

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World Rally Championship title race hots up

The electrifying battle royal for this year’s FIA World Rally Championship has intensified as the title race now arrives in the UK for what promises to be a thrilling Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7 October). The result of last weekend’s drama-laden Rally Turkey has further tightened the tussle for top honours with the three leading contenders – Thierry Neuville, Ott Tänak and Sébastien Ogier – now locked in even fiercer combat with three pivotal rounds remaining on the calendar. The first of these title deciders comes next month in Wales,...

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