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Renault appoint Thierry Koskas as head of Formula 1 programme

Renault appoint Thierry Koskas as the head of their Formula 1 programme to replace Jerome Stoll from 1 January.

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Fernley to run Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 bid for McLaren

McLaren appoint former Force India deputy team principal Bob Fernley to run their 2019 Indianapolis 500 campaign with Fernando Alonso.

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Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 world champion explains ‘poor place’ India comments

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton clarifies comments he made about India being a “poor place”.

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Lewis Hamilton: Michael Schumacher’s record has never been a target

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton says reaching Michael Schumacher’s record of seven Formula 1 world titles “has never been on his mind”.

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Lewis Hamilton would prefer more F1 races at venues with ‘real racing history’

Lewis Hamilton questions taking the sport to new countries and would like to see more races in places with “real racing history”.

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Ocon ‘tainted by brainless move’ in Brazil – Palmer column

Former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer on why Esteban Ocon was “plain wrong” in Brazil, and why Max Verstappen should not have been punished.

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Formula E: BBC to broadcast electric road races for first time

The BBC will show coverage of every ABB FIA Formula E Championship race from December.

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F1 gossip: Hamilton, Bottas, Haas, Ocon, Verstappen, Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton “keeps getting better”, Ferrari plan management changes, no further action over Ocon-Verstappen incident, plus more.

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‘We don’t want robots in F1’ – Red Bull chief defends Verstappen

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner defends Max Verstappen after he pushed rival driver Esteban Ocon after the Brazilian GP.

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Writing lines? Litter-picking? What ‘public service’ could Verstappen do?

Max Verstappen must do two days of “public service” after shoving Esteban Ocon at the Brazilian GP – but what could that entail?

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F1 gossip: Ocon, Verstappen, Hamilton, McLaren, Szafnauer

Force India boss calls Esteban Ocon claims a “conspiracy theory”, Lewis Hamilton had “imminent” engine failure, plus more.

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Lewis Hamilton wins after Max Verstappen collides with Esteban Ocon in Brazil

Lewis Hamilton wins the Brazilian Grand Prix after leader Max Verstappen is shunted off the circuit by backmarker Esteban Ocon.

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Huge tattoos, hair & hope – the Hamilton effect

Huge tattoos, Mercedes coloured hair, and kids and pets called Lewis… there are many ways Hamilton fans show their allegiance to F1 world champion.

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All you need to know about Brazil: Vettel’s temper weighs heavily on Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel will need to look closely at how he controls his temper if he is to fight for titles in the future.

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Lewis Hamilton takes pole position in Brazil

World champion Lewis Hamilton beats Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to pole position at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Brazilian GP: Lewis Hamilton beaten by Valtteri Bottas in practice

Valtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton to a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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