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Russell can turn pole into win in Hungary, says Mercedes boss

Russell can turn pole into win in Hungary, says Mercedes boss

George Russell can turn his first Formula One pole position into a first career victory in Hungary, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff. The 24-year-old Briton pulled out a stunning final flying lap in Saturday's qualifying at the Hungaroring to surprise Ferrari favourites Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc to take the top slot. Red Bull's world championship leader Max Verstappen will line up 10th. "I think if we can maintain the position at the start, and be first coming out of the first lap and drive a solid race and have some good stops, why not? We can win…
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Romain Grosjean’s special return to F1

Romain Grosjean’s special return to F1

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER ROMAIN Grosjean’s dream of ending his Formula 1 career the way he wanted is coming true. Grosjean and Mercedes-AMG Petronas announced that Grosjean would return to the F1 cockpit to complete a once-off test for the six-time winning champions in France.    In seven months to the day since his crash, Grosjean will drive Lewis Hamilton’s 2019 championship-winning W10 in a full-day test at French Grand Prix venue Circuit Paul Ricard on June 29. He will also pilot the car for a series of demonstration laps ahead of his home race at the same venue two days earlier.…
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Wolff casts doubt on Hamilton future, both to shun FIA gala

Wolff casts doubt on Hamilton future, both to shun FIA gala

ALAN BALDWIN LEWIS Hamilton may never get over the pain of being 'robbed' of a record eighth Formula One title, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said on Thursday in comments that raised doubts about the driver's future in the sport. The Austrian, speaking to reporters for the first time since Sunday's race in Abu Dhabi and after Mercedes dropped plans to appeal, said he and Hamilton would not be attending the FIA's gala awards in Paris that evening. Red Bull's Max Verstappen will be handed his trophy at the ceremony and the top three drivers are obliged to attend the…
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