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Charles Leclerc took a stunning Formula 2 victory in Bahrain

Charles Leclerc overtook 13 cars in 9 laps to win in Bahrain after a pitstop for fresh tyres (which is an unusual strategy in the shorter F2 sprint race). He was 26 seconds behind the leaders at that point. This quick highlights video captures Leclerc’s amazing charge through the field.

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WEC: Mark Webber has won his first championship of any kind

Congratulations to Mark Webber who has just won the World Endurance Championship for Porsche with Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard. Incredibly, at 39 years of age, it’s Webber’s first motorsport championship of any kind. Although most World Champions win junior titles on their way to the top, it’s been a long wait for Mark since the 1993 Karting Canberra Cup.

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GP3: Esteban Ocon has finished 9 consecutive races in 2nd place

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If you believe that second place is just “first of the losers” then spare a thought for Esteban Ocon. The 19 year old has finished 2nd in the last nine consecutive GP3 races! That is a frustrating run of consistency so Ocon will be keen to shake of his bridesmaid tag and score that elusive victory when the GP3 cars race in Bahrain this weekend.

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