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Lewis Hamilton no longer driving exotic collection, cites environmental concern
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13th Sep 2020
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Lewis Hamilton no longer driving exotic collection, cites environmental concern

Lewis Hamilton owns some of the world's fastest production cars, however he claims he no longer drives them for environmental reasons. The six-time Formula One world champion, who sold his private jet and became a vegan last year, told reporters on Thursday that he was doing his best to reduce his personal carbon footprint: "I don’t drive any of the cars that I own any more. I only drive my [electric Mercedes] EQC".
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William Davis
McLaren-Mercedes Formula One engine goes to auction
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20th Jul 2020
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McLaren-Mercedes Formula One engine goes to auction

Need an engine for the project car sitting idle in your garage? Now is your chance to buy a genuine Formula One engine. Offered by RM Sotheby's – the famous automobile auction house – a McLaren-Mercedes V10 engine from the 2004 season is currently live with a starting bid of €20,000 (AU$32,800).
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Ben Zachariah
Video: Ferrari releases 'Le Grande Rendez-Vous' with F1 driver Charles Leclerc
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14th Jun 2020
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Video: Ferrari releases 'Le Grande Rendez-Vous' with F1 driver Charles Leclerc

A new short-film by Oscar-winning director Claude Lelouch pays homage to his famous 1976 short-film Rendezvous (originally titled C'était un rendez-vous). The new film premiered in France on Saturday night and shows Ferrari Formula One driver Charles Leclerc driving a Ferrari SF90 around the streets of Monaco.
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Ben Zachariah
F1 ace Max Verstappen beaten by Australian V8 Supercar drivers
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15th Apr 2020
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F1 ace Max Verstappen beaten by Australian V8 Supercar drivers

Formula One ace Max Verstappen was beaten by a bunch of Australian V8 Supercar drivers in his debut in the All-Stars Eseries racing simulation competition last night. Although showing impressive pace in a Holden Commodore Supercar wearing Formula One-inspired livery, Verstappen couldn't quite match the leaders in the four races staged across two international circuits – England’s Silverstone and Spain’s Circuit de Catalunya – in the computer simulator iRacing.
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Liam Murphy
McLaren team withdraws from Grand Prix over positive coronavirus test
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12th Mar 2020
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McLaren team withdraws from Grand Prix over positive coronavirus test

UPDATE (9:14am): The Australian Grand Prix has officially been cancelled. Further updates here. The 2020 Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled following news the McLaren Racing team was withdrawing from the Formula 1 event due to one of its members testing positive for the coronavirus. The British team announced that it would withdraw its representatives, including drivers Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris, in a Twitter statement issued late on the evening of March 12, 2020 (AEDT).
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Susannah Guthrie