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McLaren: Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso from 2019

Carlos Sainz will be entering his fifth season in Formula 1 in 2019



Carlos Sainz has signed a multi-year deal to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren from the 2019 season, the team have confirmed.

Alonso, twice world champion, announced on Tuesday that he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the year.

Read more: McLaren: Carlos Sainz to replace Fernando Alonso from 2019

Raikkonen, Gasly, Sainz, Norris: Who will fill the Red Bull and McLaren seats?

F1 transfer rumours are filling the summer break - but who will fill the seats on offer?



With Fernando Alonso retiring from Formula 1 and Daniel Ricciardo joining Renault, the drivers' grid is set to look a little different in 2019 - but who else might be moving on?

Ricciardo announced in early August that he would be leaving Red Bull at the end of this season to "take on a fresh and new challenge". McLaren driver Alonso said his decision to leave the sport, announced on Tuesday, was to "explore new adventures" and "make a change and move on".

Read more: Raikkonen, Gasly, Sainz, Norris: Who will fill the Red Bull and McLaren seats?

Fernando Alonso: McLaren's Spanish driver to retire from Formula 1 at end of season

Alonso is in his fifth season with McLaren

 

Spanish two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has announced he is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season.

The McLaren driver will end a career that began with a debut for Minardi at the Australian Grand Prix of 2001.

Read more: Fernando Alonso: McLaren's Spanish driver to retire from Formula 1 at end of season

Austrian MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo wins as Marc Marquez extends title lead

Jorge Lorenzo's win in Austria lifts him to third in the overall standings



Jorge Lorenzo overtook fellow Spaniard Marc Marquez on the final lap to win the Austrian MotoGP on Sunday.

The two riders traded the lead in the final laps before Ducati's Lorenzo stormed to victory - climbing from fifth to third in the championship.

Read more: Austrian MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo wins as Marc Marquez extends title lead

Force India: Formula 1 team to come out of administration

Force India are currently sixth in the constructors' standings

 

F1 team Force India have agreed a deal to come out of administration, saving all 405 jobs at their Silverstone base.

The team's management, backed by a consortium of investors led by Lawrence Stroll, have secured the future of the team.

Read more: Force India: Formula 1 team to come out of administration


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