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Craig Woollard

Craig Woollard is a maths graduate-turned-writer for multiple websites. Not afraid to share his opinions on all motorsports, within a year he has learnt a lot about writing. In his spare time, he likes to play games, sim race, drink cranberry juice, listen to music and wear hats.

101st Indianapolis 500 driver-by-driver review

The 101st Indianapolis 500 produced a somewhat unexpected victory for former Formula 1 driver Takuma Sato, becoming the first Japanese driver to win the great race. Sato, who finished third at Indianapolis in the 2004 United States Grand Prix for BAR-Honda, held off Helio Castroneves in the late stages of the race to take his first win for the Andretti …

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The Indianapolis 500 Newbie Guide

It is almost 25 years since Nigel Mansell stunned the racing world by announcing that he would be ditching Formula 1 for Indy cars, despite taking a dominant championship. Mansell-mania spread to the United States as a result, and the global interest in Indycar racing, the championship and especially the crown jewel event – the Indianapolis 500 skyrocketed. In a …

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Fernando Alonso Indy 500 debut can produce a win

Perhaps the first real shocking piece of news in motor racing in 2017 is the Fernando Alonso Indy 500 deal between McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport. He can win it. We’re going back to the #Indy500. Hear from Fernando and @ZBrownCEO on their excitement to go @IndyCar racing. #McLarenIndy pic.twitter.com/tiqonmYqyV — McLaren (@McLarenF1) April 12, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Alonso will be …

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2017 IndyCar Season Preview

Josef Newgarden navigates his Penske around Sebring.

The 2016 IndyCar season was largely contested between two of Penske’s juggernauts – Will Power of Australia and Simon Pagenaud of France. In the end, it was Pagenaud who came out on top in the double points finale at Sonoma. The 2017 IndyCar season may be much of the same, but some high-profile changes could well just spring a few …

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Should the Liberty Media Formula 1 revamp take inspiration from the United States?

We are entering an era of many unknowns, both in and outside of the motor racing bubble. Over time, the Liberty Media Formula 1 revamp should begin to materialise, whatever that may look like. Bernie Ecclestone’s self-declared ‘dictatorship’ over the sport has concluded, and with it will come faces both familiar and unfamiliar in Ross Brawn, Chase Carey and Sean …

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Nico Rosberg to Retire from F1 Immediately

Rosberg celebrates his title win in Abu Dhabi

In a post on his Facebook page today, the news that Nico Rosberg to retire from F1 with immediate effect has stunned the world, on the eve of his coronation in the official end of season prize giving. Rosberg, winner of 23 Grand Prix and 30 pole positions, will be the first driver to not attempt to retain his crown …

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Lewis Hamilton at 50 Grand Prix Wins

Daimler/Mercedes AMG F1

The United States Grand Prix saw three-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton record a landmark 50th Grand Prix win. This remarkable achievement puts him just one race win behind the great Alain Prost in the all-time rankings, but still some way off Michael Schumacher’s extraordinary 91 Grand Prix wins. Hamilton is continuing to set new records, something he has been consistently …

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