Alonso thought he was 13 after Montmelo crash

Fernando Alonso’s most striking symptom after crashing in Barcelona eleven days ago was a total loss of memory. The Spanish daily El Pais claims that when the 33-year-old regained consciousness, he thought it was 1995. “I’m Fernando,” he told doctors, “I race karts and I want to be a formula one driver.” The newspaper said

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FIA confirms helmet design change ban

Under the new rule, which has now been added to the 2015 sporting regulations, drivers will only be able to make small tweaks to the helmet livery, with the FIA saying the design must be “substantially” the same throughout the course of the season. The FIA insists the new regulation is aimed at making it

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Bottas on top in the final day of testing

Bottas set a 1:23.068 on the super-soft tyre, two tenths quicker than his team-mate Felipe Massa’s best but still some three tenths off the quickest time set by Rosberg on the soft tyre on Firday. Mercedes focused on set-up work for the entire day and did not even attempt a super-soft run, leaving the paddock

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Alonso leaves hospital, misses final test

The McLaren driver left the Circuit de Catalunya between Turns 3 and 4 on Sunday morning and made contact with the wall. He was airlifted to hospital where he was diagnosed with a concussion, but his team revealed that he was “given the all-clear following CT scans and MRI scans”. However, he spent three nights

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