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Japanese Grand Prix: Ferrari expect Sebastian Vettel to avoid grid penalty

Sebastian Vettel hitched a lift with Sauber driver Pascal Wehrlein after the collision with Lance Stroll



Ferrari believe Sebastian Vettel will avoid a grid penalty for a change of gearbox at the Japanese Grand Prix.

Vettel feared it had been damaged in the bizarre crash with Williams driver Lance Stroll in Malaysia on Sunday.

Read more: Japanese Grand Prix: Ferrari expect Sebastian Vettel to avoid grid penalty

Robert Kubica: Williams to give Polish driver two days of testing

Robert Kubica won the Canadian Grand Prix with Sauber



Williams are to give Robert Kubica two days of testing this month to establish whether the Pole can make his comeback to Formula 1 after seven years away.

Kubica, 32, has not raced in F1 since he suffered life-changing injuries in a rally accident in 2011, and he has only partial movement in his right arm.

Read more: Robert Kubica: Williams to give Polish driver two days of testing

Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to Malaysian GP win




Red Bull's Max Verstappen took a dominant victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead with second place.

Hamilton's title rival Sebastian Vettel recovered impressively from the back of the grid in his Ferrari after engine problems in qualifying to finish fourth and minimise the damage to his title hopes.

Read more: Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to Malaysian GP win

Lewis Hamilton off pace in Malaysia practice as Romain Grosjean crashes

The Malaysian GP is live on 5 live and the BBC Sport website



Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the pace in second practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix as title rival Lewis Hamilton struggled in his Mercedes.

Vettel headed team-mate Kimi Raikkonen by 0.604 seconds with the Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen third and fourth, and Hamilton sixth.

Read more: Lewis Hamilton off pace in Malaysia practice as Romain Grosjean crashes

Chinese Grand Prix: Formula 1 deal extended through 2020

China first appeared on the F1 calendar in 2004



China will continue to host a grand prix for at least the next three years after signing a new contract through the 2020 season.

The announcement made on Friday included the information that the original date for next year's race will change.

Read more: Chinese Grand Prix: Formula 1 deal extended through 2020


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