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Kimi Raikkonen will return to Formula One next season after signing a two-year deal with Lotus Renault GP.

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Sebastian Vettel set a new record for pole positions in Interlagos yesterday, taking a ground-breaking 15th in a season to move ahead of Nigel Mansell whom he equalled in Abu Dhabi. The world championtook his Red Bull round in a scintillating 1min 11.918sec, and just to rub in Red Bull's superiority he was joined on the front row by his team-mate, Mark Webber, still desperate for a win this season.

Robert Kubica was forced to undergo four separate surgical procedures after an accident in Italy

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Formula One driver Robert Kubica has told the Lotus Renault GP team he will not be fit enough to start the 2012 season.

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Orna Kustow is thinking of replacing her 2007 Renault Grand Scenic for a smaller car but does not want to lose the Scenic's high seating position. Could we suggest a super-mini or small family car?

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Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil head into this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix still sweating on their futures as a promised answer from Force India owner Vijay Mallya has yet to materialise.

Peace breaks out in Lotus war

The long-running naming rights row surrounding the Lotus and Team Lotus brands has finally been resolved.

Car Choice: It's time for George to turn his back on the French

George Waddel is planning ahead as he wants a new car in March 2012. He likes the Renault Megane and Renault Laguna; however, he likes the look of coupé models and wants something stylish. His budget is £23,000, plus an extra few thousand from the sale of his 2005 Peugeot 206 HDI GTI.

Automotive boost for GKN

GKN posted forecast-beating results yesterday as growth in its automotive business helped to drive half-yearly pre-tax profits up by 14 per cent to £200m.

Heidfeld feels the heat as his wheelnut goes up in flames

Renault say a delay on a pit-stop caused by a problem with a wheel nut caused Nick Heidfeld's exhaust to overheat and set fire to his car yesterday.

Used cars from Asia 'most reliable'

The most reliable second-hand cars are those made in Japan and Korea, according to a new survey.

Car-chase duo gain second chances

The two players suspended by Hull KR after a car chase have been given a fresh start. Ben Cockayne, who was released earlier this month because of a series of disciplinary scrapes, has joined Featherstone Rovers for the rest of the season.

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In the family and company car market most buyers (and more fleet managers) will opt for a prestigious German badge if their budget will stretch to one and a dependable Ford Mondeo or Vauxhall Insignia if it won’t.

Craig Dolby edged out in Superleague practice

Neel Jani driving the Belgium car, topped the timesheets in first practice for Superleague Formula's Grand Prix of Zolder, edging out Craig Dolby (England) and John Martin (Australia) in a closely-fought opening run.

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