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Australia's Oscar Piastri sets sights on Formula Two after championship victory in Italy
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15th Sep 2020
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Australia's Oscar Piastri sets sights on Formula Two after championship victory in Italy

Rising Australian racing car driver Oscar Piastri looks likely to move to Formula Two, after winning the FIA international Formula Three championship in dramatic fashion on Sunday afternoon. The 19-year-old Melburnian, who is managed by motorsport icon Mark Webber and signed to the Renault Sport Academy development program, claimed seventh place at a title showdown in Mugello, Italy.
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William Davis
CarAdvice podcast 139: Platform sharing explained
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8th Feb 2019
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CarAdvice podcast 139: Platform sharing explained

On this week's podcast, you're joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello. The team answer Gavin's question about what a platform actually is, and why brands share them. In car news, the Hyundai i30N Fastback will be debuting in Australia in March or April, and the 2020 Mazda CX-6 (or could it be a CX-3?) SUV has been previewed.
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Mandy Turner
Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video
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21st May 2018
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Mark Webber takes the Porsche Mission E for a spin - video

After ending his Formula 1 career with Red Bull Racing, Mark Webber made the switch to World Endurance Championship (WEC) racing with Porsche. He's not competing anymore, but the Porsche partnership isn't over. In a promotional video for the upcoming all-electric Mission E, the Australian racer is let loose on the Weissach test track – with plenty of cameras on hand, naturally – to see what he thinks.
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Scott Collie
Porsche 919 hybrid: LMP1 racer, complete driver line-up named
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16th Dec 2013
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Porsche 919 hybrid: LMP1 racer, complete driver line-up named

Porsche has officially named its LMP1 racer that will compete in the 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC) series, along with its complete driver line-up, including Australia's Mark Webber. Coming just days after Webber helped complete the LMP1 race car’s 2013 testing program in Portugal, Porsche has announced its hybrid racing car will be called the Porsche 919 hybrid.
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David Zalstein
Mark Webber won't miss, punch Sebastian Vettel
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7th Aug 2013
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Mark Webber won't miss, punch Sebastian Vettel

Australian Formula One driver Mark Webber has said there will be no love lost between Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel and himself when Webber leaves Formula One at the end of this season. In an interview with Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson, the 'star in a reasonably priced car' confessed he would not miss Vettel after his departure. “Am I going to miss Seb? Probably not. No,” said Webber.
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