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Kevin Magnussen: FIA are too easy to influence

MONTREAL - Kevin Magnussen said the FIA's race directors and stewards are too easily influenced after his Canadian Grand Prix was ruined by what he called "a scratch" on his front wing. Magnussen went wheel to wheel with Lewis Hamilton on lap one and made light contact, which left a...
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Kevin Magnussen eyeing Haas’ first podium after fairytale Formula 1 return

MIAMI — Kevin Magnussen was holidaying in Miami earlier this year when he received a call from his old boss, Haas team principal Guenther Steiner, asking him to return for the 2022 season. The Danish driver, who lost his seat at the end of 2020 and “made peace” with his Formula 1 career coming to a close, didn’t hesitate in accepting Steiner’s offer. “He explained how much work and effort had gone into this car … that was enough to make me sign on the dotted line,” Magnussen told The Post on Friday ahead of the inaugural Miami Grand Prix. The...
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Kevin Magnussen: ‘I used to think a world championship would be my key to happiness’

When Kevin Magnussen first entered Formula 1 back in 2014, realising a dream he’d held practically since birth, his overriding emotion wasn’t always elation but often fear. It wasn’t the inherent physical danger of driving at breakneck speeds but the sense of dread that seemed to shadow him at the wheel, that a single mistake might cost him everything he’d worked towards. It is one of life’s great contradictions that sometimes the only way to liberate yourself of those fears is for them to come to fruition. At the end of 2020, after four consecutive seasons with Haas, the team’s...
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How becoming a father changed F1 comeback star Kevin Magnussen

It's been hard to find Kevin Magnussen without a big smile on his face since he made his sensational return to Formula One in March. The story of his comeback has been well told now. He was preparing for a family holiday in Miami with wife Louise and baby daughter Laura, having given up any lingering hope of racing in F1 again, when old boss Guenther Steiner called him about replacing ousted Russian driver Nikita Mazepin at Haas for the new season.
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F1 News: Mick Schumacher To Kevin Magnussen – “Suck My B*lls!”

After the American-owned team Haas removed Nikita Mazepin from their driver lineup, fans were very happy to see Kevin Magnussen return to the grid as he replaced the Russian driver. Now, K Mag has remembered what it was like returning to the team alongside Mick Schumacher, and he was keen to share his hilarious first […] The post F1 News: Mick Schumacher To Kevin Magnussen – “Suck My B*lls!” appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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Mick Schumacher ‘more comfortable’ with Kevin Magnussen as Haas teammate

Haas driver Mick Schumacher says he feels “more comfortable” with Kevin Magnussen as his teammate in Formula 1.Schumacher is in his second season of F1 and last year he was driving with Nikita Mazepin by his side at Haas. Mazepin was let go ahead of the 2022 season and replaced by Magnussen due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and his supposed family connections to Vladimir Putin.The team are doing better than they have done for the past few seasons with Magnussen scoring their first points in two years in the opening races. Schumacher says he can learn a lot from...
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F1 drivers made ‘united effort’ to race after Jeddah missile attack, confirms Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen has said that Formula 1’s drivers came together in a “united effort” to race after a missile attack close to the Jeddah circuit threatened the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.An oil facility roughly ten miles from the track was set ablaze on Friday afternoon after being struck by a missile, with Yemen’s Houthi rebels claiming responsibility.That led to concerned drivers to voice their worries to Stefano Domenicali, the F1 chief executive, during a four-hour meeting that stretched into the early hours of Saturday morning.The decision was eventually made to go ahead with the weekend’s proceedings, with the FIA stating...
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Kevin Magnussen dreams of podium after Haas resurgence

Formula One returnee Kevin Magnussen said he was dreaming of a "lucky" podium after leading resurgent American team Haas to their highest finish in over three years at last week's season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. The Dane, who raced with the team from 2017 until the end of 2020, was rehired...

F1 News: Mick Schumacher Slams Nikita Mazepin As Kevin Magnussen Replaces Him At Haas

Mick Schumacher did incredibly during his first year in F1 and fans were more than pleased to see the Schumacher name back on the grid in the pinnacle of motorsport. It’s fair to say he was the leading driver of the Haas team, but with Nikita Mazepin to compare to, how did the driver know […] The post F1 News: Mick Schumacher Slams Nikita Mazepin As Kevin Magnussen Replaces Him At Haas appeared first on Grand Tour Nation.
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Alex Albon has retained fifth position in the Hungarian GP after Red Bull were cleared in a post-race investigation by stewards. Kevin Magnussen and George Russell believe F1's long layoff could make for unpredictable results and "exciting" racing when the sport does return. F1 2020 car launches 06/02/20 2:24pm. Haas...
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Kevin Magnussen Has His Second Chance

At the end of the 2020 season, Kevin Magnussen wrapped up his F1 career. Haas F1 had moved on to paying driver Nikita Mazepin, ending a four-year relationship that once saw Magnussen finish as high as tenth in the program's better days. Mazepin then went on to score 0 career points, finish 21st in a 20-driver championship, and find his family caught up in the politics of an actual war. Magnussen went on to make a tough IndyCar debut and win IMSA races for Cadillac's factory Chip Ganassi Racing program ahead of a planned 2022 World Endurance Championship effort with Peugeot. Then, he got an unexpected call.
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F1 testing LIVE: Day 2 times and results as Kevin Magnussen tops leaderboard after Christian Horner retraction

An eventful day two of F1 testing saw Kevin Magnussen set the fastest time of the week on his return to Haas, knocking Carlos Sainz off top spot during his extended run after Ferrari continued to impress in Bahrain. The design of the Mercedes’ W13 car, which has been labelled ‘zero pods’ over its latest innovation, dominated discussion once again, despite Lewis Hamilton and George Russell taking to the track on Friday.And the Scuderia are brimming with confidence as Charles Leclerc also demonstrated reliability to combine with Sainz for 114 laps total. Sainz had edged out Lance Stroll and...