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‘When rivals are 0.001secs apart, small mistakes are having a huge cost’

Lewis Hamilton may have cruised to victory in France, but it’s closer than ever – which is why Sebastian Vettel’s mistakes cost so much.

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Hamilton wins French GP after Vettel penalty

Lewis Hamilton wins the French Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel is penalised for a first-lap collision.

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McLaren in crisis & a new F1 star: All you need to know about the French GP

McLaren struggle for answers for their ever-decreasing pace, and Charles Leclerc does what all the greats did before him.

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Hamilton on French GP pole in Mercedes one-two

Lewis Hamilton wins a battle with Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas for pole position at the first French Grand Prix for 10 years.

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Daniel Ricciardo: Christian Horner would be ‘surprised’ if Red Bull driver left

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says he would be “surprised” if Daniel Ricciardo left Red Bull this season.

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Lewis Hamilton tops French GP practice as Sergio Perez loses wheel

Lewis Hamilton fastest in second practice for the French Grand Prix, as Sergio Perez loses a wheel at high speed.

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French GP: How it feels to drive a Formula 1 car

If you were given the chance to drive a Formula 1 car, would you floor it? or stall it?

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How does it feel to drive an F1 car?

BBC News reporter Chris Partridge experiences what it takes to drive a Renault F1 car around the Paul Ricard circuit in France.

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Lewis Hamilton fastest in French GP practice as Marcus Ericsson crashes

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in French GP practice as Marcus Ericsson suffers a big crash & engine fire.

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Daniel Ricciardo: McLaren in talks with Red Bull driver

McLaren are in talks with Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo about driving for them in Formula 1 next year.

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French Grand Prix: Who will win at Circuit Paul Ricard?

The French Grand Prix returns to the F1 calendar after a decade away, so who will be crown king of Le Castellet?

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Belgian GP: F1 extends contract of Spa-Francorchamps track

Formula 1 has extended its contract with the Belgian Grand Prix until 2021 as the future of several races remains up in the air.

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French Grand Prix: Raise a glass of pastis to the man who built a race track

Raise a glass of pastis to the man who built himself a race track. The French Grand Prix says “bonjour” once again to Paul Ricard.

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F1 gossip: Verstappen, Vettel, Ocon, Gasly, Bottas, Alonso, Hamilton, Leclerc

Max Verstappen defends Sebastian Vettel, Niki Lauda unhappy at Vettel penalty, Fernando Alonso says McLaren got “overexcited”, plus more.

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Alonso wins Le Mans 24 Hours for second leg of ‘triple crown’

Fernando Alonso wins Le Mans 24 Hours at the first attempt as he and team-mates Sebastian Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima end Toyota’s long drought.

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Le Mans: Fernando Alonso to start from pole after Kazuki Nakajima sets fastest time

Fernando Alonso will start his first Le Mans 24 Hours from pole position after team-mate Kazuki Nakajima set the fastest qualifying time.

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