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  1. Fourth Straight Victory for Lexus in 2017 Super GT 500 SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    Lexus stormed its way to a fourth consecutive victory in the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series as the reigning champions, Heikki Kovalainen and Kohei Hirate, in their No. 1 DENSO KOBELCO SARD LC 500, came from seventh position on the starting grid to take their maiden win of the season at the Sportsland SUGO circuit in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

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  2. F1 needs another Minardi to bring up young drivers - SteinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Motorsport.com

    Formula 1 needs more teams like former outfit Minardi because there are now too few opportunities for young drivers to break through, says Haas team boss Gunther Steiner. The Faenza-based squad was renowned for giving young talented drivers a chance, with Fernando Alonso, Giancarlo Fisichella, Jarno Trulli and Mark Webber all making their debuts with the team.

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  3. Analysis: Six key questions about Halo answeredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Confirmation from the FIA that the Halo will be fitted to Formula 1 cars in 2018 has caused quite a stir, with many fans stating their outright opposition, and both current and past drivers voicing doubts. Some have questioned the principle of open-wheel racing cars being equipped with such a device, referring to the DNA of the sport as one that has always involved some risk, and to the detrimental effect on the looks of the cars.

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  4. Fuji Super GT: ARTA Honda takes second straight poleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Tomoki Nojiri delivered back-to-back Super GT pole positions for the #8 ARTA Honda squad after topping the qualifying session for the Fuji 300 km race on Saturday. Nojiri, who shares the #8 NSX GT with Takashi Kobayashi, went on top of the timesheets with a time of 1m23.104s moments after the chequered flag fell.

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  5. Six key myths about F1's halo bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | The Mercury

    ... mainly from F1 but also other categories, to see what difference the halo would have made. Romain Grosjean's Lotus landing on Fernando Alonso's Ferrari in the 2012 Belgian GP startline crash was among the car-to-car incidents examined. It also ...

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  6. Sugo Super GT: Kovalainen, Hirate win after thrilling finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The #1 Team SARD Lexus duo of Heikki Kovalainen and Kohei Hirate claimed their first victory in the 2017 Super GT season at Sugo after a last-lap tussle with the #46 MOLA Nissan. The first half of the race was in tricky wet conditions, with the #100 Team Kunimitsu Honda of Naoki Yamamoto and Takuya Izawa comfortably leading after passing the pole-sitting #8 ARTA Honda.

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  7. 2017 F1: Hamilton can stay in F1 'until 40'Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Lewis Hamilton has continued to back away from earlier claims he might quit F1 at the end of the year. The offending quote caused an international stir, but former F1 driver Jarno Trulli says he doesn't believe the Mercedes driver is gearing up to retire.

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  8. Hamilton can stay in F1 until 40 says TrulliRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | GrandPrix.com

    Lewis Hamilton has continued to back away from earlier claims he might quit F1 at the end of the year. The offending quote caused an international stir, but former F1 driver Jarno Trulli says he doesn't believe the Mercedes driver is gearing up to retire.

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  9. Lexus Takes Third Consecutive Win in Round Three of 2017 Super GT SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    Despite the weight handicap, five of the six Lexus LC 500s made it through to the second stage of qualifying. Having dominated the first two rounds of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT500 series in Okayama and Fuji Speedway, the new Lexus LC 500 displayed its prowess once again at the Autopolis racing circuit in the third round of the championship, making it three wins in a row.

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  10. Montreal parades Britain's most handsome sports carRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    Whomever wins the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal on June 11, the one certainty is that the driver will have crossed the finish line in an Austin-Healey. Le Club Austin-Healey du Quebec has organized the driver's parade every year since 2000.

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  11. 2017 Monaco GP: Renault Formula One F1 Race PreviewRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Paddock Talk

    Foreword from Renault Sport Racing Managing Director, Cyril Abiteboul The Grand Prix de Monaco has a special place in the hearts of Formula 1 fans in general and has particular resonance for Renault. Since 2009, the event has been the nearest we have had to a French Grand Prix, and even before that we have always had a special relationship with the Principality.

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  12. Autopolis Super GT: Nakajima, Rossiter win after race-deciding crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The Lexus crew of James Rossiter and Kazuki Nakajima won the third round of the 2017 Super GT season at the returning Autopolis Circuit after a charging first stint from the Englishman. The #100 Team Kunimitsu Honda of Naoki Yamamoto established a comfortable buffer at the front of the field, with the #46 Mola Nissan and the #1 Denso SARD Lexus following the NSX in second and third places respectively.

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  13. Autopolis Super GT: Yamamoto takes Honda's second pole of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The #100 Team Kunimitsu crew of Naoki Yamamoto and Takuya Izawa secured pole position for the Autopolis round of Super GT in a Honda NSX-GT. 2013 Super Formula champion Yamamoto and Izawa appeared as a formidable team already on Saturday morning, leading a Honda 1-2 in free practice.

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  14. F1: Renault's Monaco GP previewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | PitPass.com

    Cyril Abiteboul, Renault Sport Racing Managing Director: The Grand Prix de Monaco has a special place in the hearts of Formula 1 fans in general and has particular resonance for Renault . Since 2009, the event has been the nearest we have had to a French Grand Prix, and even before that we have always had a special relationship with the Principality.

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  15. F1 ACCESS19 May 2017 Monaco preview quotes - Renault, Haas & Red BullRead the original story

    May 19, 2017 | Formula1.com

    Staged on the tight and twisting streets of Monte Carlo, it has to be the most famous race of the season - those involved look ahead to the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2017... Nico Hulkenberg Renault Sport F1 Team at Formula One World Championship, Rd5, Spanish Grand Prix, Preparations, Barcelona, Spain, Thursday 11 May 2017. A Sutton Motorsport Images Jolyon Palmer Renault Sport F1 Team at Formula One World Championship, Rd3, Bahrain Grand Prix Preparations, Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain, Thursday 13 April 2017.

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  16. Lewis Hamilton's best comeback victories after Spanish GP successRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... of his mastery of the venue as he stormed to victory from pole position, holding off fast-finishing challenges from Lotus duo Romain Grosjean and Raikkonen. Last year's Spanish Grand Prix was the boiling point in Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's ...

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  17. Formula 1: How did tiny Finland become an F1 giant?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Newsday

    Five drivers from Finland have won at least one F1 race. They are Kimi Raikkonen, Heikki Kovalainen, Mika Hakkinen, Keke Rosberg and Valtteri Bottas For starters, the Finnish word for computer translates as "knowledge machine", while a Finn in a bad mood would be moping around like "a bear shot in the backside".

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  18. Fuji Super GT: Tachikawa, Ishiura lead all-Lexus podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    The #38 Zent Cerumo squad of Yuji Tachikawa and Hiroaki Ishiura claimed the top spot in the second round of 2017 Super GT season at Fuji, securing Lexus' first win on its home turf since 2013. Three-time Super GT champion Tachikawa led away cleanly from pole position, but was was closely followed by the #23 Nissan GT-R of Ronnie Quintarelli, which started alongside on the front row.

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  19. Fuji Super GT: Tachikawa takes pole as Lexus dominatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Lexus dominated qualifying for the second Super GT round on its home turf in Fuji, with the #38 Zent Cerumo squad taking pole position for the season's second longest race. Three-time Super GT champion Yuji Tachikawa set the pace in qualifying, topping the timesheets with a time of 1m27.825s.

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  20. Five things we learned from the Russian GPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Motorsport.com

    Valtteri Bottas became the fifth Finn to win a Grand Prix on Sunday, and without wishing to resort to racial stereotypes or pigeonhole drivers, it will be interesting from here to see what kind of potential he can fulfil. Might he be, as a colleague quite cruelly suggested to me, like Heikki Kovalainen? A one-hit wonder, in terms of Grand Prix wins.

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