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View From The Sofa: Chinese GP/FA Cup BBC 1/ITV

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Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone is not always an unfailing guide to what is right and wrong in his often over-heated and morally suspect business. When driver safety was the ultimate issue he did, after all, say that a certain amount of culling among the racers was inevitable. The implication was that it was an implicit part of something that might be quite loosely described as sport.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates his controversial victory in Malaysia

After ignoring team orders, igniting a feud with Mark Webber and being widely criticised... Sebastian Vettel wins a promotion

Red Bull's title sponsor make reigning world champion director of performance

Paul Di Resta

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Cars will change radically next year

Max Chilton

F1: Max Chilton enthused by Marussia progress

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Page 3 Profile: Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One Supremo

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Sebastian Vettel celebrates winning his third world title

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Trunki launches a limited-edition F1 Lotus bag for budding Lewis Hamiltons on Friday. As you'll see from page 81, Formula 1 racing is back for the 2013 season, so they'll be ahead of the curve (£50; trunki.co.uk).
Mark Webber in action for Red Bull in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber quickest in pre-season F1 testing

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Adrian Sutil returns to Force India 15 months after being axed

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Derek Rose (left), the former fiance of Tamara Ecclestone (right), has been found guilty of blackmailing her

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Bernie Ecclestone keen for Australian Grand Prix to remain on Formula One calender

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Derek Rose (left), the former fiance of Tamara Ecclestone (right), has been found guilty of blackmailing her

Former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone found guilty of £200,000 blackmail

A former boyfriend of socialite and model Tamara Ecclestone was found guilty today of blackmailing her for £200,000.

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