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John Wall

John Wall is an Irish freelance journalist who joined the FormulaSpy team in December 2014.

Alonso provisionally cleared to race in China

Alonso

Chinese Grand Prix – Fernando Alonso has been provisionally cleared to take part in the Chinese Grand Prix, following an FIA medical at the Shanghai International Circuit. The Spaniard however, will face further tests following Friday’s first practice session.

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5 place grid penalty for Hamilton in China

Hamilton

Chinese Grand Prix – Mercedes have confirmed that reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton will have his Chinese Grand Prix hampered by a 5 place grid penalty, as a result of changing his gearbox. Hamilton’s gearbox sustained damage at the Bahrain Grand Prix a fortnight ago.

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Button “optimistic” following McLaren improvement

Bahrain Grand Prix – McLaren served up a surprise in Bahrain as Jenson Button finished third behind the dominant Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg & Lewis Hamilton, in what was the Woking-based team’s best Friday showing since their renewed partnership with Honda began at the start of last season.

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Red Bull could be fined for snow demo

Red Bull

Red Bull Racing is facing the possibility of a €30,000 fine after Max Verstappen’s spectacular blast up and down the famous Kitzbuhel ski slopes last week. The RB7 was lifted by helicopter to ski slope on the Hahnenkamm mountain for the demonstration.

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