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Fernando Alonso to race Le Mans next year for Toyota

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Fernando Alonso is set to race in the Le Mans 24 Hours for Toyota next season, BBC Sport has learned.

And the McLaren Formula 1 driver's talks with Toyota have extended to the possibility of Alonso doing most of the World Endurance Championship in 2018.

Read more: Fernando Alonso to race Le Mans next year for Toyota

British driver George Russell to debut for Force India in Brazilian Grand Prix practice

George Russell drove for Mercedes in the Hungary in-season test in August



Britain's George Russell will make his Formula 1 practice drive debut at the Brazilian Grand Prix for Force India.

Russell, who won this year's GP3 championship, will drive Friday's first session as he steps in for Sergio Perez.

Read more: British driver George Russell to debut for Force India in Brazilian Grand Prix practice

Felipe Massa: Williams driver to retire at end of the season

Felipe Massa has won 11 grands prix and made 41 podiums in his 15 years in F1



Felipe Massa is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of this season.

The Brazilian intended to quit F1 at the end of 2016 but returned to Williams after Valtteri Bottas moved to Mercedes following the retirement of world champion Nico Rosberg.

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Ferrari could quit Formula 1 over new proposals by Liberty Media

Sergio Marchionne (right) is concerned about F1 developing into a global version of Nascar




Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne has said the team could quit Formula 1 if they do not approve of the direction taken by new owners Liberty Media.

The Ferrari chief pinpointed proposals for a new engine design from 2021 as he made the threat in a conference call with investors.

Read more: Ferrari could quit Formula 1 over new proposals by Liberty Media

Lewis Hamilton wins fourth world title at Mexican Grand Prix



Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth world title at the Mexican Grand Prix despite finishing only ninth after a clash with rival Sebastian Vettel.

Hamilton's achievement makes him unquestionably the most successful British Formula 1 driver in history, moving him one championship clear of Sir Jackie Stewart.

Read more: Lewis Hamilton wins fourth world title at Mexican Grand Prix


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