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F1 Drivers in IndyCar: Sagas or Slumps?

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When the news broke in October 2020 that Romain Grosjean would be leaving the Haas F1 team at the end of the season, rumors that the Frenchman could be headed stateside to compete in the NTT IndyCar Series for 2021 were already in circulation. Grosjean’s time at Haas had been bittersweet, to say the least. …

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Romain Grosjean Joins Dale Coyne with Rick Ware in IndyCar

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(Photo credit: Dale Coyne Racing)

Romain Grosjean will race in the 2021 NTT IndyCar Series season for Dale Coyne Racing with Rick Ware Racing, the team confirmed Feb. 3. Grosjean will pilot the No. 51 car on the road and street courses. He joins INDYCAR after competing in Formula 1 for the past nine seasons, earning 10 podiums throughout his …

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Pietro Fittipaldi Replacing Romain Grosjean at Sakhir

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Pietro Fittipaldi will make his Formula 1 debut at the Sakhir Grand Prix, Haas F1 Team announced Nov. 30. Fittipaldi will replace the injured Romain Grosjean, who escaped from a fiery crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix last weekend. In 2020, Fittipaldi has been a reserve driver for Haas. “Most importantly I’m happy Romain is …

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Examining Romain Grosjean’s Horrendous Crash

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On the first lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix, the Formula 1 world witnessed one of the most shocking crashes in recent years. Contact from Daniil Kyvat sent Haas driver Romain Grosjean screaming into the Armco barrier at nearly full speed. The impact of the crash sent the driver pod of Grosjean’s car through the …

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Lewis Hamilton Wins a Chaotic Bahrain Grand Prix

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The Bahrain Grand Prix ended the same way it started, under the safety car. In the first night race of season, all eyes were on pole sitter Lewis Hamilton who looked for his 95th career win. Dominating all the practice sessions by a good margin over Valtteri Bottas and the Red Bulls, Hamilton was in …

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Romain Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen Leaving Haas F1 Team After 2020

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(Photo: ©Rolex/James Moy)

Haas F1 Team will have a different driver lineup next year, as Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will leave the team after 2020, the organization announced Oct. 22. Grosjean has been with the organization since 2016, and Magnussen joined the following year. “The last chapter is closed and the book is finished,” Grosjean said in …

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Lewis Hamilton Cruises to Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix Victory

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Lewis Hamilton earned his 88th career victory at the Spanish Grand Prix (credit: Mercedes AMG F1)

Lewis Hamilton managed a clean getaway at the start and played it to his advantage to earn the win at the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday (Aug. 16). For Hamilton, the victory is his fourth of the season and the 88th of his career. Max Verstappen followed Hamilton’s slipstream at the start to …

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Slipstream Saturday: Lewis Hamilton on Pole, More Notes from the British GP

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Qualifying Lewis Hamilton set a British Grand Prix record by claiming his seventh pole for the event.  He bested his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by three-tenths.  Hamilton recovered from a Q2 spin to blister the field and Mercedes set a staggering pace with Hamilton a full second clear of third-place qualifier Max Verstappen. Charles Leclerc …

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Romain Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen Returning to Haas F1 for 2020

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The American Formula 1 team will look relatively unchanged for the 2020 season. Despite a rocky 2019 season, the Haas F1 team will once again field entries for Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen, the team announced Thursday, Sept. 19. Haas team principal Guenther Steiner cited experience and continuity as the driving force for the return …

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F1 Midweek: Haas F1’s Disastrous Season

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Little has gone right for Romain Grosjean and Haas F1 this year (credit: FIA media)

This past Sunday brought a fair amount of drama from Silverstone as Lewis Hamilton earned his sixth British Grand Prix victory and Sebastian Vettel continued his tour de force implosion when he rear-ended Max Verstappen and took himself out of the points. The battles from the third position through 14th gave glimpses of wonderful competition …

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