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A lap with 2019 McLaren hopeful Lando Norris

McLaren junior Lando Norris is looking like a very serious candidate for the vacant seat alongside Carlos Sainz in 2019. ESPN caught up with the young Englishman to learn his story so far.

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Driving Hockenheim with Lando Norris

ESPN's Laurence Edmondson takes a hot lap with McLaren test and reserve driver Lando Norris around the Hockenheim circuit.


Alonso quits F1

Alonso says 'very poor' F1 spectacle prompted decision to quit

Fernando Alonso says his decision to quit Formula One at the end of the current season has nothing to do with not having a competitive car since 2015.

McLaren confirms Sainz as Alonso's replacement

McLaren has confirmed Carlos Sainz as one of its drivers for 2019, replacing Fernando Alonso at the team.

Alonso: Bigger challenges than F1 for me


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Formula 1

Brawn: New teams after 2021 will be a measure of F1's success

Formula One's motorsport director Ross Brawn hopes changes to the regulations for 2021 will encourage new teams to enter the sport.

F1 could go all-electric in ten years

Formula One's motorsport director Ross Brawn says the sport could go all electric within the next ten years if it provides a better spectacle for the fans.

Red Bull

Red Bull rules out signing Alonso because he causes 'chaos'

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has ruled out signing Fernando Alonso as Daniel Ricciardo's replacement on the grounds that the two-time world champion has brought "chaos" wherever he has driven.

Horner suspects Ricciardo's decision was linked to Max

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Daniel Ricciardo's decision to switch to Renault next year was partly influenced by the growing strength of current teammate Max Verstappen.

Red Bull's 2018: A season of failure and 'what-ifs'

A mixture of mechanical gremlins, unreliable Renault engines and driver errors has seen Red Bull fail to maximize their opportunities in 2018. Had things panned out differently, they could comfortably be leading the world championship.

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