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ELKHART LAKE, WI - JUNE 25:  Scott Dixon, of New Zealand, drives the #9 Honda IndyCar on the track during the Verizon IndyCar Series Kohler Grand Prix at Road America on June 25, 2017 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Brian Cleary/Getty Images)

IndyCar to debut new cockpit protection in Indy 500

It comes after Formula 1 made the "halo" head protection device mandatory last year.

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The young Kiwi driver says he knows there's pressure to perform in the junior Formula One programme, but he's ready.

Liam Lawson not getting ahead of himself after life-changing Red Bull Racing deal

The young Kiwi driver says he knows there's pressure to perform in the junior F1 programme, but he's ready.

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The 17-year-old will be mentored by fellow Kiwi Brendon Hartley.

Kiwi teen Liam Lawson signs on as Red Bull Racing junior driver

The 17-year old was in serious demand from a number of teams, before signing with Red Bull.

Hartley was confirmed to drive for Toro Rosso in next season's championship.

Brendon Hartley joins Russian side SMP for World Endurance Championship

The Kiwi replaces ex-Formula 1 champion Jensen Button for the next two races.

Hartley is relaxed about his possible options for 2019, having lost his F1 seat.

Ferrari give Brendon Hartley Formula One lifeline for 2019 season with new role

The Kiwi driver is one of four selected by Ferrari to be part of their support crew.

A satellite composite image of the Meremere Drag Raceway near Hampton downs in Waikato.

Motorcyclist, 66, who died at Meremere Dragway named; further details around crash revealed

Laurie Webster was the only racer on the track at the time of his crash.

Mick Schumacher.

Mick Schumacher follows in dad's footsteps, reportedly signs deal with Ferrari

Schumacher's father won five of his seven Formula One championships with Ferrari.

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Liam Lawson, Marcus Armstrong and Brendon Leitch will compete in this weekend's racing event in Cromwell.

Three Kiwi drivers stand out as Toyota Racing Series begins in central Otago

Liam Lawson, Marcus Armstrong and Brendon Leitch will compete in this weekend's racing event in Cromwell.

Hartley was confirmed to drive for Toro Rosso in next season's championship.

Brendon Hartley dominates F1's 'worst crashes of 2018' list

The Kiwi takes up four spots on GPblog.com's list of the worst accidents of the year.

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The Kiwi driver was dropped by Italian team Toro Rosso at the end last season.

'I'd done everything I could' – Brendon Hartley on Formula 1 axing

The Kiwi driver was dropped by Italian team Toro Rosso at the end last season.

But Bob McMurray says that door is still open to the Kiwi driver in F1.

Brendon Hartley given lifeline by Porsche after Formula One axing

It is rumoured he could be part of Porsche's entry in Formula E.

OTR SuperSprint event 11 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship, Tailem Bend, South Australia. Australia.
August 26th 2018

Kiwi driver Richie Stanaway parts ways with Supercars team after horrid 2018

"Despite a challenging 2018 Supercars season, we think highly of Richie and wish him well."

Toro Rosso driver Brendon Hartley of New Zealand pulls his helmet on during the first practice session at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Friday, March 23, 2018. The first race of the 2018 seasons is on Sunday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Brendon Hartley opens up on swift F1 axing, what future holds

The Kiwi hasn't given up on racing in motorsport's premier format again.

But Bob McMurray says that door is still open to the Kiwi driver in F1.

Brendon Hartley speaks out after Formula 1 axing - 'I've hit speed bumps before'

The Kiwi driver admitted on social media he was left "feeling I have unfinished business in F1".

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But Bob McMurray says that door is still open to the Kiwi driver in F1.

'He has had some unfortunate things happen to him' - Brendon Hartley's Formula 1 axing explained

Motorsport journalist Bob McMurray says that the Kiwi still has a future in racing.

Brendon Hartley (Red Bull Torro Rosso). 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. FIA F1 World Championship Round 20 held at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi 23-26 November 2017. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Kiwi Brendon Hartley axed by Formula 1 team Toro Rosso

It comes after a difficult 2018 for Hartley in which he earned just four points in the F1 Driver’s Championship.

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The Kiwi driver won his first ever title in Newcastle yesterday.

'She was my best mate' – Scott McLaughlin dedicates Supercars crown to grandma

The Kiwi driver won his first ever title in Newcastle yesterday.

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After losing last year's title in the final race, the Kiwi driver said it made this year's win that much more special.

‘Redemption’ for Scott McLaughlin after sealing maiden Supercars title

After losing last year's title in the final race, the Kiwi driver said it made this year's win that much more special.

Kiwi star Scott McLaughlin wins Supercars title

Ford driver finished second in Newcastle to secure title ahead of compatriot Shane van Gisbergen.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 22:  race winner Scott McLaughlin driver of the #17 Shell V-Power Racing Team Ford Falcon FGX celebrates on the podium during race 1 for the Supercars Australian Grand Prix round at Albert Park on March 22, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

McLaughlin second on grid, van Gisbergen third, for final Supercars race

For van Gisbergen to claim title, he needs to win and McLaughlin needs to finish outside the top six.

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German Sophia Floersch, 17, somehow survived this shocking crash at the Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix at the weekend.

Teen F3 driver Sophia Floersch had 'angel on her shoulder' to survive horror crash in Macau

The 17-year-old is having surgery on a fractured spine after flying off track.

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