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Ricciardo deserves better than being McLaren's fall guy

McLaren appears to be trying to force Daniel Ricciardo out for Oscar Piastri, but it is far from certain the Formula 2 champion would be an upgrade on his Australian counterpart.

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McLaren cuts ties with Daniel Ricciardo

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TROUBLE AT ALPINE

How did Alpine end up in such a mess with its drivers?

In the space of 48 hours, Alpine might have lost both Fernando Alonso and Oscar Piastri to rival Formula One teams. Here's how F1's remarkable driver market drama unfolded.

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FORMULA ONE

ALONSO TO ASTON MARTIN

Why Alonso to Aston Martin makes sense

It's little wonder Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll acted so quickly to secure Fernando Alonso's services for 2023 -- he was far and away the best candidate to replace Sebastian Vettel.

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Why Alonso's move to Aston Martin is 'exciting' for F1 fans

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HUNGARIAN GRAND PRIX

Verstappen wins after Ferrari strategy shocker

Max Verstappen ripped through the field from 10th on the grid to take a memorable victory at an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix.

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