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Sebastian Vettel’s F1 Championship Hopes Have Broken With His Engine In Japan

Ferrari Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel had to retire on lap 5 of today’s Japanese Grand Prix due to an engine issue. Vettel, who sits in second place just behind Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in the F1 drivers’ championship, quickly lost position after slowing on track and was ultimately called in by his team. Read more… […]

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Haas F1 Wants Compensation For Freak Accident That Caused Nearly $700,000 In Damage To Its Car

A drain cover came loose during Formula One’s second practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday, slashing Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean’s tire and sending him straight into a wall. The cost of repairing the car is creeping toward $1 million, and it sounds like the team isn’t happy about the bill.Read more… […]

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No Cars Finished Formula 4 Support Race Before The F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

Formula One’s last Malaysian Grand Prix—for now—was an oddly intense one. A drain cover came up in a Friday practice session, slashing Romain Grosjean’s tire and sending him into a wall. As soon things got back underway the next day, one of F1’s support races had a grand total of zero cars finish.Read more… Continue […]

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No Cars Finished Formula 4 Support Race Before The F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

Formula One’s last Malaysian Grand Prix—for now—was an oddly intense one. A drain cover came up in a Friday practice session, slashing Romain Grosjean’s tire and sending him into a wall. As soon things got back underway the next day, one of F1’s support races had a grand total of zero cars finish.Read more… Continue […]

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Loose Drain Cover Sends F1’s Romain Grosjean Spiraling Into A Wall Like A Bad Carnival Ride

The Malaysian Grand Prix won’t be on the Formula One calendar next year, and so far, it’s going out with the wrong kind of bang. Kimi Raikkonen and Valtteri Bottas’ cars helped knock a drain cover loose near turn 13, leaving it sticking straight up when Romain Grosjean came around. Things went as you’d expect.Read […]

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