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F1 2017 team-by-team guide: Will Mercedes be the team to beat again?

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Lewis Hamilton: Ferrari are F1 title favourites, says Mercedes driver

<b>Ferrari are favourites to win the Formula 1 world title as the new season starts in Australia this weekend, says three-time champion Lewis Hamilton.</b><p>Hamilton's Mercedes team have dominated for the last three seasons but pre-season testing suggested Ferrari have bounced back from a winless 2016.<p>"I …

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Formula 1 2017: Big and small changes for the upcoming season

The new Formula One season is nearly upon us, and here’s everything you need to know to get ready for it.<p>The 2017 Formula One season will get underway with the first of 20 Grands Prix on March 26. That race, the Australian Grand Prix from Melbourne, will launch a season that will extent all the way …

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Last year's crash the least of Alonso's worries

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso felt lucky to be alive after emerging unscathed from a spectacular crash during last season's Australian Grand Prix but the twice Formula One world champion will give it no thought on his return to Albert Park this year.<p>Alonso clipped one of the Haas cars at …

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Vettel names 2017 car Gina

6:37 AM GMT<p>• Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes<br>• History graduate from Reading University<br>• Joined ESPNF1 in February …

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Formula 1: Ahead of the Australian GP, here's what to look forward to in the 2017 season

Bring yourself up to pace with all the changes in the regulations, teams, and drivers in the upcoming F1 season.<p>Formula 1 is finally back. After a …

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NASCAR tracks continue to shrink: Charlotte removing seats, Vegas next?

One good way to make sure there aren’t as many empty seats is to keep reducing the total number of seats.<p>Arenas and stadiums for most sports don’t …

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Formula 1: Daniel Ricciardo welcomes less investigations for on-track incidents

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has welcomed the clarification from the FIA that on-track incidents will only be punished if they're considered …

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Fernando Alonso wants McLaren-Honda F1 recovery to 'change gear'

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Fernando Alonso says McLaren and Honda need to 'change gear' in response to their …

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No sweeping Vettel up in Ferrari hype

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Ferrari's fast lap times and good reliability during winter testing has raised hopes of a challenge to Mercedes' three-year dominance of Formula One but the excitement is yet to infect four-times champion Sebastian Vettel.<p>"It's March," the German told reporters bluntly on …

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NASCAR penalizes Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick for Phoenix infractions

NASCAR on Wednesday penalized Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and their respective teams for infractions at Phoenix Raceway.<p>Keselowski and crew chief Paul Wolfe were hit hardest after the Team Penske No. 2 Ford failed a post-race “weights and measures” inspection on Sunday, an L1 penalty.<p>Wolfe was …

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Opinion: NASCAR fails another self-imposed test

NASCAR had a self-imposed test this week and in almost record time it failed once again.<p>On Friday morning at Phoenix International Raceway, in …

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How one driver is apologizing to Dale Earnhardt Jr. for cursing at him over the radio

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Ryan Blaney have made up without coming to blows like some of their fellow drivers.<p>Were they seriously fighting? It’s hard to say, but after Blaney called Junior an explicit, four-letter word on the radio scanner while struggling to pass him during the Camping World 500 on …

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F1 season 2017: Teams to watch out for

The 2017 F1 season is all set to get underway at Albert Park, Melbourne. Before the lights turn green at the Australian Grand Prix, thestatesman.com …

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Australia preview - too close to call?

Right now, the only sure thing is that everyone is raring to get going in Albert Park....<p><b>The formbook at the front</b><p>Oddly, the situation is similar to …

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12 Questions with Ryan Newman

<i>The 12 Questions interview series continues with Phoenix race winner Ryan Newman, who spoke with me earlier this month at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.</i><p><b>1.</b> …

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Teams of Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick hit with penalties by NASCAR

The race teams of Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick received bad news from NASCAR as penalties were handed down Wednesday in the wake of last …

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F1 on NBC crew previews the upcoming 2017 season

It’s a new season of Formula 1 that kicks off this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix. All times and streaming details for the new year can be …

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Pete Hamilton, winner of four NASCAR Cup races, dies at 74

Pete Hamilton, who won four NASCAR Cup races including the 1970 Daytona 500, died Wednesday. He was 74.<p>A popular racer in the Northeast, Hamilton …

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F1 Driver Who Never Won A Championship Thinks Women Can't Compete Due To 'Mothering DNA'

Ex-Formula One driver David Coulthard, who is neither a scientist nor an F1 champion, claimed to the UK’s <i>Daily Record</i> that women will always struggle …

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Sports digest: NASCAR suspends two crew chiefs

Crew chiefs for Keselowski, Harvick suspended<p>NASCAR suspended the crew chiefs for Brad Keselowski and Kevin Harvick on Wednesday for violations at …

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Why Formula One Doesn’t Miss The World Champion

<b>Formula One has found itself in a rather odd predicament ahead of the upcoming Australian Grand Prix.</b> For the first time since 1994, the reigning …

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Mercedes and Red Bull had to alter F1 suspension designs for 2017

The FIA believes Formula 1's suspension row will not escalate to a protest at the Australian Grand Prix, after Red Bull and Mercedes were asked to …

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Formula 1 - the new technical regulations in pictures

The technical changes to this year's Formula 1 regulations are drastic - so much so that cars are expected to be around 5sec a lap quicker than last …

F1 2017 - Melbourne Grand Prix Preview.

It seems hard to believe that, after everything that has happened over the winter, we have finally made it to the opening weekend of the 2017 season. …

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Overweight Force India car forces Sergio Perez into 'extreme diet'

Sergio Perez has revealed Force India's overweight 2017 car has forced him into an "extreme diet" to shed pounds ahead of the new season.<p>Force …

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NASCAR drivers join Adam Sandler in a wacky parody for his new movie

NASCAR drivers met more than Adam Sandler a couple weeks ago.<p>They met the goofy movie star fully in character as Sandy Wexler – complete with a Billy Madison-esque voice, an Average-Joe costume and dated pop culture knowledge.<p>Sandler stars in the movie by the same name, and he stopped by the Las …

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New skeletonised chornograph watches: Bell & Ross unveils the BRX1 RS17 at Baselworld 2017

And we’re off to the races as BaselWorld 2017 flags off. Hot on the heels of the Bell & Ross and Renault Sport Formula One team announcement of a …

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Motor racing - Hard-working Ricciardo hopes for reward for effort

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo will again carry his nation's hopes of a first home winner at the season-opening Grand Prix at Albert Park on Sunday and it would be a well-earned victory for the Red Bull driver after a punishing week off the track.<p>The pin-up boy of Australian motor racing, …

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McLaren concedes defeat at Australian Grand Prix before engine is started

McLAREN has already given up on the Australian Grand Prix.<p>Before the cars even turn a wheel at Albert Park the second-most-successful team in Formula …

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