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Fernando Alonso's victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix exposed potential problems with Formula One rule changes, which some drivers think could make the season more dull than exciting.

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Massa fastest in Formula One testing

Felipe Massa continued to show no ill effects from the life-threatening injuries he sustained last year with the Ferrari driver fastest in Formula One testing for the second straight day.

Schumacher shines as old guard set standard

German and Massa thrive on first day of testing but De La Rosa sets fastest time

Schumacher impresses during F1 testing

Michael Schumacher today admitted feeling like a little kid on his return to Formula One.

Hamilton has faith in new McLaren

Lewis Hamilton is hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's pre-season "disaster" that wrecked his chances of retaining his Formula One title.

Massa returns to F1 car for first time

Felipe Massa today returned to the cockpit of a competitive Formula One car for the first time in six months.

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