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Paddock Eye is a motor racing news site brought to you by Ben Johnston, a sports writer who focuses primarily on IndyCar, as well as covering Formula 1.

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Sir Frank Williams Dies Aged 79

Legendary Formula One Team owner Sir Frank Williams who led the Grove-based outfit to nine Constructors championships and seven drivers championships has died at the age 79 the team announced on Sunday. Sir Frank and his daughter Claire left the team after the family...

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Hamilton Dominates In Qatar

Defending Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton who started Sunday's inaugural Qatari Grand Prix from pole dominated the race to take his second victory in succession to close to within six points of championship leader Max Verstappen. Speaking following the race,...

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Five-Place Grid Penalty For Verstappen

Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen will start Today's Qatar Grand Prix from seventh place after being handed a five-place grid penalty for ignoring double waved yellow flags for Pierre Gasly's puncture. It will make life very difficult for the Dutch driver, meanwhile,...

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We Were Surprised By The Level Of Grip

McLaren Racing Formula One Team Principal Andreas Seidl says that the Woking-based outfit was surprised by the level of grip at the Lusail circuit given that up until Friday, Formula One cars had never driven on this circuit. Speaking to Paddock Eye during a...

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Neuville In Third Heading Into The Weekend

Hyundai Motorsports Thierry Neuville took a stage win on the opening day of the final rally of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship season, the ACI Rally Monza in Italy. The Belgian is currently in third place 21.6s behind event leader Elfyn Evans and speaking...

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Evans Holds The Advantage Heading Into Day 2 In Monza

Toyota Gazoo Racing's Elfyn Evans holds a slim advantage over his teammate and championship rival Sebastien Ogier following the opening day of ACI Rally Monza, the final round of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship in Italy and speaking following the opening day of...

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We Are Relatively Happy With How Today Went

McLaren F1's Executive Director of Racing Andrea Stella says that the team can be relatively happy with how their opening day of the Qatar Grand Prix at the Losail International Circuit went as Lando Norris ended the day in 5th place while Daniel Ricciardo was 14th...

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