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Max Attack – Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen On How To Overtake & Win Races In F1

 

Fresh from his second ever career victory in Formula One, Max Verstappen continues to prove himself as not just a talent for the future, but as a driver who can win races today. And with victory coming on the weekend of his 20th birthday, the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix adds to his impressive list of achievements to date, which all started with his win in Spain last year.

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Momentum – Daniel Ricciardo's Season Update Ahead Of The F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

After a slow start to 2017, Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo has since gone on a run of 7 podium finishes in 10 Grand Prix races, the highlight of which was his first victory of the season, in Azerbaijan. Now, with 6 races to go, the Australian is determined to maintain the challenge on title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, the likes of whom he is convinced, both he and teammate Max Verstappen, have the beating of, as Mobil 1 The Grid found out.

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Verstappen 2.0 – Red Bull’s Max Verstappen On The Influence Of His Father In His Path To F1

Max Verstappen’s swift rise through motorsport’s junior categories saw him promoted into Formula One faster than any driver before. And it has proved to be a risk worth taking for Red Bull, as Verstappen has since become the youngest driver ever to win a race or score points in the series. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to the Dutch teenager to find out more about his path into F1, and why he is full of praise for the focus and dedication passed on to him by his father, Jos.

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Challenger – Anthony Davidson On Driving The Toyota TS050 Hybrid (Plus Silverstone On-Board)

After the heartbreak of last year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota Gazoo Racing returned to the World Endurance Championship with a renewed determination which has so far seen them win both of this season's opening races. And with Le Mans 2017 on the horizon, Anthony Davidson explains what it's like to drive the updated TS050, a car he shares alongside teammates Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi.

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The 2016 Sandown 500

Sandown Raceway has hosted more ATCC/(V8) Supercars events than any other track and is the traditional home of the 500km pre-Bathurst endurance race. So it was an appropriate venue for the new for 2016 retro round. Some of the cars  featured retro liveries, the marshals were in white overalls, the commentators were in retro clothes and Red Bull Racing wore retro uniforms.

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When Will We See a Mustang in Supercars?

When will we see a Mustang in Supercars? It’s a subject that keeps coming up in Australia’s motorsport media, but there’s been nothing from Ford teams Prodrive Racing Australia and Dick Johnson Racing Team Penske. Most recently News Corp wrongly reported that Prodrive Racing Australia would debut a Ford Mustang in the Supercars championship series next year.

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The Fox Body We All Forgot About

Most car enthusiasts have probably heard of the 3rd-generation, “Fox body” Mustang. Many of you will know that the name refers to the Fox platform, upon which Ford also built the Thunderbird/Cougar/Mark VII, Fairmont, Granada/Zephyr, and even the SN-95 Mustang. 

But none of the Fox bodies are deep into the slimy, black realms of obscurity as the seventh-generation Lincoln Continental. From Ford’s point of view, this might not necessarily be a bad thing.

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FeatureKyle AshdownComment