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Formula One: Who is Pascal Wehrlein?

Embed from Getty Images   Pascal Wehrlein was announced today to be driving for Manor F1 in the forthcoming Formula One season. Here at The Sports Lowdown, Formula One writer Cassie Nunn-Price looks at the young German and see how he got to the racing circus. Formula One fans will know the ...

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Formula 1’s Future World Champions

View image | gettyimages.com Racing cars for a living isn’t exactly a commonplace vocation. It requires tremendous effort, willpower, natural talent and, of course, strong financial backing in order to have a chance at success. Only a select few progress each year from local go-karting championships to the forefront of ...

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Is The F1 Calendar Too Long?

There has been a bit of a debate between the F1, the FIA, the Constructors and many more parties about the length of the Formula 1 calendar. Some say it is too long, whereas some say it could be even longer. Is that the case? Has it always been this ...

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Brazilian Grand Prix post-race thoughts

View image | gettyimages.com Nico Rosberg stormed to his 5th victory of the season and 13th of his career in Brazil, while newly-crowned champion and team-mate Lewis Hamilton had to settle for 2nd after several failed attempts to mount an attack on the German. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel rounded up the ...

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2015 Brazilian Grand Prix Preview

View image | gettyimages.com Track: Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, Brazil. Scheduled number of laps: 71 Circuit length: 4.309 km (2.677 mi) Number of turns: 15 Race distance: 305.909 km (190.067 mi) Race start time: 16:00 BST, 14:00 Local Time Lap record: 1:11.473 (Juan Pablo Montoya, Williams, 2004) 2014 ...

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Susie Wolff to retire from Motorsports

View image | gettyimages.com Williams Test Driver, Susie Wolff, has announced that she will retire from motorsports at the end of the 2015 season.  Wolff is known for being a prominent female driver within the F1 paddock. She has been in a development role with Williams F1 since 2012. In ...

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Red Bull given new deadline to stay in F1

   Red Bull owner, Dietrich Mateschitz, has given team principal Christian Horner until the weekend before Abu Dhabi to find an engine supplier for 2016, otherwise the team will be pulled.  Mateschitz has given the team a three week extension on finding an engine supplier for next season. Originally, the ...

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Esteban Gutierrez to drive for Haas in 2016

View image | gettyimages.com   Haas F1 team have announced that Mexican, Esteban Gutierrez, will drive for the team in 2016.  Haas announced their final driver in Mexico City on Friday evening. This happened after the first practice day of the Mexican GP. This weekend will be the GPs return ...

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