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Fernando Alonso: Former Formula 1 champion wins Daytona 24-hour race

Fernando Alonso won 32 Grands Prix in Formula 1 before retiring last year



Former Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso added another motorsport trophy to his cabinet with victory in the Rolex 24 in Daytona.

Alonso, 37, retired from F1 at the end of the season but won a rain-affected race alongside Renger van der Zande, Kamui Kobayashi and Jordan Taylor in the Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac.

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Renault F1 boss Thierry Koskas leaves before starting new role

Thierry Koskas (centre) talking to Renault managing director and team principal Cyril Abiteboul



The man appointed as the new boss of Renault's Formula 1 programme has left the French car company before even taking up his new position.

Thierry Koskas was named president of Renault Sport in November, and attended the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on a fact-finding mission.

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Max Verstappen to 'observe stewards' at Formula E Marrakesh race as part of shoving punishment




Max Verstappen will serve part of his punishment for shoving Esteban Ocon "as an observer to the stewards" at Saturday's Formula E race in Marrakesh.

The Dutchman, 21, has to do two days of "public service" after an angry row with his fellow driver following the Formula 1 race in Brazil in November.

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Andreas Seidl: McLaren appoint German as new boss of Formula 1 team

Andreas Seidl, McLaren's new technical director, previously worked in F1 for BMW



McLaren have appointed German Andreas Seidl as the new boss of their struggling Formula 1 team.

Seidl's recruitment in the new role of managing director is the latest in a series of management changes aimed at making McLaren competitive again.

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