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Fernando Alonso
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Lap 5: random thoughts

Into lap 6 – just how important was Alonso to Lewis last year? Hamilton’s a bit off the rails this year and his driving is just slightly shabby.

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Kimi Raikkonen
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gossip,
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Kimi: ‘Am I bovvered?’

They asked Kimi Raikkonen how he felt about scoring Ferrari’s 200th pole position. They may as well have asked for his views on Boris Johnson riding a bike to work. The price of Vodka in Finland? That might have elicited a more lively response.

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Kimi Raikkonen
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French quali

Kimi Raikkonen is perfectly set for tomorrow’s French Formula 1 Grand Prix at Magny-Cours, after he drove a tidy lap to claim pole position earlier this afternoon.

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Lewis Hamilton
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insider,
lewis,
old school,
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French GP preview

As paddocks go, this one has as much atmosphere as a supermarket car park on a bank holiday. You know there’s action going on somewhere, but it ain’t here. Magny-Cours has always been like this. When we first came here in 1991, James Hunt marched in – late as usual

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Robert Kubica
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incidents,
lewis,
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Montreal mayhem

They say that the Canadian Grand Prix usually manages to throw a curve ball as far as results go, and it certainly did today. During safety car conditions early on, Lewis Hamilton failed to see the red light at the end of the pit lane…

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Robert Kubica
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lewis,
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Pole star

Robert Kubica’s dry sense of humour being fully exercised. Reflecting on his first ever win at the end of a highly dramatic race, the Pole gave a wry grin before thanking his old sparring partner, Lewis Hamilton.

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Lewis Hamilton
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lewis,
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Montreal qualifying

That was certainly an edge-of-the-seat qualifying session wasn’t it? It looked to be Lewis Hamilton’s pole position right from the outset, until the last minute, when Robert Kubica banged in a stunning time while no one was really looking.

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Bernie\'s visit
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racing

Montreal gossip

When is a press conference not a press conference? When Bernie Ecclestone walks into the media centre and starts planting the seeds of a story with the feigned innocence of a mugger caught with a cosh in his back pocket. That’s what happened here this morning as free practice got under way.

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