Meet the man who, in a couple of months' time (we hope...), will become the first driver born in the 21st century to race in Formula 1. He's extremely fast, he has excellent racecraft, he's had a meteoric Formula 2 career under the patronage of Red Bull and Honda, and he has great intelligence that has impressed everyone he's worked with.
And Yuki Tsunoda is also an absolutely terrific lad. In these strange times, Motorsport.com's chance to interview him comes via the courtesy of his new F1 team AlphaTauri's Zoom link, beamed from a truck at Yas Marina straight into a Middlesex living room. As Tsunoda approaches the screen, he bows politely, exchanges pleasantries, and gets reminded by AlphaTauri's media lady that he's OK to take off his face mask - the risk of infection over computers separated by 3500 miles is, after all, on the slim side.
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Rain before the start of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix promised to spice up the action, and the race certainly delivered on that. Max Verstappen got the best launch to win from Lewis Hamilton, but both got away with mistakes that could have had serious consequences
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Mercedes may find itself leading the drivers' and constructors' standings after Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix, but it is well aware that it came against the odds, with Red Bull clearly ahead. Here's what the Brackley team must do to avoid its crown slipping .
It's been a tough start to Sebastian Vettel's Aston Martin F1 career, with a lack of pre-season testing mileage followed by an incident-packed Bahrain GP. But two key underlying factors mean a turnaround is no guarantee.
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