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Carpooling with Valtteri Bottas.

Laurence Edmondson joins Valtteri Bottas on his journey to the Circuit of the Americas and discusses his career, his future and his relationship with team mate Lewis Hamilton.

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Brendon Hartley's grid penalty on debut looks bad enough on the surface -- the news of it had emerged before he'd completed a lap of the COTA circuit. The limit of four power units is applied to each car, not the driver, which is why Hartley gets the penalty. Initially there was confusion about why Hartley would serve a penalty and this has exposed another very bizarre quirk in F1's regulations. Hartley replaced Pierre Gasly for this weekend, and Gasly replaced Daniil Kvyat for Malaysia and Japan. That means Hartley is technically in the car Kvyat started the season with. Kvyat, meanwhile, is back this weekend and technically in the car Carlos Sainz (now at Renault) started the year in. So, in effect, Hartley is serving a penalty for a change made to Kvyat's original car, while Kvyat doesn't have one in Sainz's old car. Make sense? Didn't think so.

Nate Saunders, F1 Associate Editor

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The story of the Formula One season so far.

As Lewis Hamilton closes in on a fourth drivers' title in Austin, take a look back at the F1 season so far.

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Can anything stop Hamilton in Austin?

Nate Saunders and Laurence Edmondson discuss if there is anything that can stop Lewis Hamilton from picking up his fourth world title this weekend.

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What can we expect from the US Grand Prix?

ESPN's Jennie Gow and Maurice Hamilton preview the US Grand Prix and Lewis Hamilton's chances of clinching the drivers' championship.

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