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On the move
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No need to change the rules, teams just need to catch up
(© Ben Johnston 2015) FIA president Jean Todt has stated that changing the Formula
One regulations is not necessary to encourage greater competition in the sport. Formula One events around the world have seen a drop off in
spectator attendance in recent sea...

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Updates on the way for McLaren Honda
(Mclaren Honda) The McLaren Honda Formula One team are set to embark on an
ambitious development programme with the MP4-30 as they look to build on their
first point’s finish of the season. The Monaco Grand Prix saw Jenson Button secure an eighth
place fini...

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Hinchcliffe leaves hospital
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe has been released from the  IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis following his accident at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway last week. The Canadian was left with pelvic and other in...

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Verstappen handed five place grid penalty for Canada following Grosjean crash
(Jean Michel Le Meur/DPPI for Renault Sport F1) Scuderia Toro Rosso’s Max Verstappen has been handed a five
place grid penalty and two penalty points on his Super licence after it was
found the Dutch teenager had caused the Turn 1 accident with the Lotus F1...

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Daly replaces injured Hinchcliffe for the Duel In Detroit
( Conor Daly will replace the injured James Hinchcliffe at this weekend’s Verizon IndyCar Series double header in Belle Isle for
the Detroit Grand Prix. Daly will drive the No.5 Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry
on May 30/31. The Indiana nat...

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Something needs to be done to avoid a repeat of the accidents that we have seen at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this month
(Steve Swope for Team Penske) The Indianapolis 500 is over for another year and ahead next
year’s 100 th edition of the most historic race in motorsport the
organisers of the event and the Indy Racing League need to come together to
find a solution to the i...

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HSE release findings of Maria De Villota accident and find the parties involved have no case to answer
(© Ben Johnston 2015) The Health and Safety Executive in the UK have concluded
their investigation into Maria De Villota’s accident at Duxford Aerodrome in
2012 and have found that none of the parties involved have any case to answer. The Spaniard who was a...

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We will discover where the gremlin was
(Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team) The Mercedes AMG PETRONAS F1 Team’s post Monaco Grand Prix
debrief will take place behind closed doors at the reigning world champions
Brackley HQ on Tuesday morning where Mercedes Executive Director Toto Wolff has
confirmed ...

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Saavedra super lucky following Indianapolis 500 crash
(@SebastianSaavedra via Twitter) Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sebastian Saavedra has dislocated his
foot following his crash at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday. The Colombian was stuck in his Chip Ganassi Racing No.8 car after
crashing at Turn 4 of the Indianapolis...
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