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Bathurst 12 Hour 2018: Results, Audi Team WRT wins after horror crash causes red flag

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IT’S certainly not the way they would have wanted it to happen, but Audi has broken its run of outs to win the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour.

The No.37 Team WRT Audi of Robin Frijns, Stuart Leonard and Dries Vanthoor was declared the winner after a horrifying crash with 20 mintues remaining forced the race to be red flagged.

Bryce Fullwood’s No.93 MARC Focus and Ash Walsh’s No.69 Audi crashed at Sulman Park, the latter’s car stopped sideways across the track when it was then struck at high speed by John Martin’s No.19 Mercedes.

All three drivers got out of their cars and were taken to the medical centre for checks.

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F1 news 2020, race calendar 2021, schedule, Australian Grand Prix dates, latest

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Formula 1 is set to bolster its schedule for the 2021 season with a whopping 23 races slated, with two triple-headers packing out the calendar.

The heavily revised 2020 calendar was whittled down after the COVID-19 pandemic caused 13 races to be cancelled, but F1 has reportedly made it clear that next season will run closer to normal.

According to Motorsport.com, all 10 teams were handed a first draft of the schedule in a meeting on Monday, where F1 and FIA officials were also present.

The calendar will largely be the one which was originally scheduled for this season with the addition of a grand prix is Saudi Arabia and the Dutch Grand Prix moving to a later date.

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F1 2020: Max Verstappen, Red Bull under fire for saying retard at Portuguese Grand Prix

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Pressure is mounting on Max Verstappen who has refused to apologise for using offensive terms during a fit of rage at the Portuguese Grand Prix.

A collision with Racing Point’s Lance Stroll during practice saw the Dutchman explode over team radio, saying: “Is this f***ing guy blind? What the f**k is wrong with him?

“Jesus Christ. What a retard. I have damage. What a Mongol. I swear.”

Verstappen is yet to acknowledge his blow-up included terms offensive to those with disabilities and to people of Mongolian ethnicity.

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F1 News 2020: Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Lando Norris, Lewis Hamilton, Portuguese Grand Prix

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Lando Norris apologised to Lewis Hamilton on Tuesday after downplaying the six-time Formula One world champion’s record-breaking victory at last weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix.

Hamilton surpassed Michael Schumacher’s feat of 91 race wins after triumphing at Portimao on Sunday.

But rival British F1 driver Norris did not appear overly impressed, suggesting the 35-year-old Hamilton ought to win most of the time given how superior his Mercedes car is compared to the rest of the field.

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