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McLaren show true colours as new car unveiled

LONDON (Reuters) - Former champions McLaren showed their true colours on Friday with a new papaya orange and blue Formula One car they hope will take them back up the starting grid after three nightmare years with Honda.

Hamilton sees rivalry with Vettel hotting up

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton expects his Formula One rivalry with Sebastian Vettel to become even more intense this season and says he is prepared for anything the Ferrari driver throws at him.

Motor racing - New Ferrari looks a big step up, says Vettel

(Reuters) - Ferrari's new SF71H Formula One car already looks a big step up from last year's before it has turned a wheel in anger, four times world champion Sebastian Vettel said at Thursday's unveiling.

Motor racing - Russell and Wehrlein named as Mercedes reserves

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Britain's George Russell and Germany's Pascal Wehrlein will both be reserve drivers for Mercedes this season, the Formula One champions said on Thursday.

Motor racing - Halo raises hackles as Mercedes present their new 'diva'

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One champions Mercedes launched their 2018 car on Thursday with team boss Toto Wolff hoping it proved less temperamental than the last one and admitting he would like to attack it with a chainsaw.

Motor racing - Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday.

Hafizh ready to take on the big boys in MotoGP

KUALA LUMPUR: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah will ride full-time for Monster Yamaha Tech 3 for the new MotoGP season following his impressive performance in testing at Buriram, Thailand, last week.

Looking forward: Malaysian rider Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah is all smiles after he was officially named as Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s latest MotoGP recruit yesterday. — Bernama

Hafizh Syahrin's place as first Malaysian MotoGP rider confirmed

KUALA LUMPUR: Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah has been confirmed to ride full-time for Monster Yamaha Tech 3 for the new MotoGP season following his performance in testing in Buriram, Thailand last week.

Motor racing - Renault launch F1 car and name Aitken as reserve driver

LONDON (Reuters) - British-Korean youngster Jack Aitken will be the Renault Formula One team's official reserve driver this season, replacing Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who has switched to a race seat with Williams.

Motor racing - McLaren agree long-term deal with Petrobras

LONDON (Reuters) - Former world champions McLaren have agreed a long-term partnership with Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, the Formula One team announced on Tuesday.

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