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Extreme E racing starts this weekend, as Nico Rosberg gets used to being the boss

Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button also have teams in racing's 'biggest experiment'

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Dakar winner Carlos Sainz to compete for his own team in Extreme E electric rally series

He'll partner with motorcycle champion Laia Sanz

Compatriot Laia Sanz, a 13-times women's trial motorcycle world champion, will be his team mate. Sanz has reached the finish 10 times in the Dakar Rally on two wheels with a best result of ninth. Sainz, 58, is the father of Ferrari-bound McLaren Formula One driver Carlos Sainz Jr, who will also be a shareholder in the all-Spanish ACCIONA Sainz XE team.

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F1 can save season with double-headers, says Rosberg

F1 needs 16 races, which could be held over eight weekends

Formula One needs at least 16 races for a proper championship this year but eight double-header weekends would do if the COVID-19 pandemic limits options, Nico Rosberg said on Wednesday. The regulations demand a minimum of eight races but the German, who beat Mercedes team mate and now six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton to the 2016 title, told Reuters more were needed for credibility. "If the favourite like Lewis Hamilton has a stroke of bad luck that could really switch things round whic

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Race Recap: Singapore Grand Prix is about a safety car and submission

The Singapore Formula One Grand Prix is the Monaco GP of the Orient – a weekend known more for its glamour and time-slot than on-track action, with a temporary circuit that punishes every mistake, usually terminally.

Mercedes GP launches inaugural W01 challenger in Valencia

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Schumacher reportedly says his neck is fully recovered, F1 return a go

At least now we know he'll have no excuses: Michael Schumacher says his neck is completely healed after last year's motorcycle incident, and he feels "extremely fresh and fit." The three-year sabbatical he's had since retiring at the end of 2006 has recharged his batteries and his competitive fire.

F1 drivers split on traction control ban

For those who think this is shaping up to be an exciting F1 season, next year should be a stunner. The FIA has confirmed that traction control will not be allowed in 2008. With traction control about to be banned from F1, Formula One Drivers are split on the decision. Most have said they support the move, but most racers will usually say they prefer fewer electronic aids getting in the way of pure mechanical feel and control of the vehicle. At this level of performance, however, the drivers ofte