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Rallying - Sainz on the brink of Dakar triumph for Peugeot

Spaniard Carlos Sainz was one stage away from winning the Dakar Rally on Friday but Peugeot's hopes of a one-two finish in Argentina disappeared after reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel hit trouble.

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Motor racing - Stirling Moss retires from public life at 88 19 Jan 2018

LONDON British Formula One great Stirling Moss is retiring from public life at the age of 88 to rest and spend more time with his family, his son Elliot announced on Friday.

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Mercedes to launch 2018 F1 car on same day as Ferrari 18 Jan 2018

LONDON Formula One champions Mercedes will launch their new car on the same day as rivals Ferrari ahead of pre-season testing next month.

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Rallying - Sainz stretches Dakar lead after penalty rescinded 17 Jan 2018

Spaniard Carlos Sainz stretched his Dakar Rally lead to more than an hour on Wednesday after organizers rescinded a 10-minute penalty imposed earlier in the week for an incident with a quadbike.

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Former McLaren boss Whitmarsh takes on new F1 role 16 Jan 2018

LONDON Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh is returning to Formula One in a temporary role advising the sport's governing body on cost control measures.

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Motor racing - Williams pin their hopes on youngest line-up 16 Jan 2018

LONDON Former world champions Williams have put their faith in the youngest and least experienced driver lineup on the Formula One starting grid, and it could come back and bite them.

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Sirotkin joins Williams with Kubica as reserve 16 Jan 2018

LONDON Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin will race for Williams this season after being chosen ahead of Polish rival Robert Kubica on Tuesday in what the Formula One team said was a multi-year deal.

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Poland's Kubica to be Williams F1 reserve driver 16 Jan 2018

LONDON Poland's former grand prix winner Robert Kubica will be the reserve and development driver for Williams this season, the Formula One team said on Tuesday.