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Motor racing-Relaxed Hartley avoids full throttle on F1 debut

AUSTIN, Texas Going full throttle almost took on a new meaning for Brendon Hartley after his helmet lifted at speed during his first Formula One practice session on Friday.

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Motor racing - Ferrari replace Vettel's chassis 12:53am BST

AUSTIN, Texas Ferrari changed the chassis of Sebastian Vettel's car on Friday after failing to get to the bottom of problems he experienced in practice for what could be a title-deciding U.S. Formula One Grand Prix.

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Motor racing - Hamilton smashes track record in Austin 20 Oct 2017

AUSTIN, Texas Formula One title favourite Lewis Hamilton shattered the Circuit of the Americas track record on Friday as he dominated practice for a U.S. Grand Prix that could bring him a fourth world championship.

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Hamilton fastest in U.S. Grand Prix practice 20 Oct 2017

AUSTIN, Texas Formula One title favourite Lewis Hamilton led the way in first free practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday with a lap half a second faster than his closest rival Sebastian Vettel's best effort.

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Red Bull keep Verstappen under contract to 2020 20 Oct 2017

AUSTIN, Texas Dutch driver Max Verstappen has signed a contract extension keeping him at Red Bull through the 2020 season, the Formula One team said on Friday.

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Motor racing - Alonso could race Daytona 24 Hours before Le Mans 20 Oct 2017

AUSTIN, Texas McLaren's Fernando Alonso, who made a big impression in the Indianapolis 500 this year, could enter the Daytona 24 Hours sportscar race in January ahead of a later attempt to win Le Mans.

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Motor racing - Hopkirk replaces Warwick as BRDC president 20 Oct 2017

LONDON Former Monte Carlo rally winner Paddy Hopkirk has been elected president of the British Racing Drivers' Club that owns Silverstone circuit, the BRDC said.

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Motor racing- Hopkirk replaces Warwick as BRDC president 20 Oct 2017

LONDON Former Monte Carlo rally winner Paddy Hopkirk has been elected president of the British Racing Drivers' Club that owns Silverstone circuit, the BRDC said.