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Why Daniel Ricciardo rejected Tom Brady

Brady, the legendary NFL quarterback who guided the Pats to six Super Bowl victories across nearly 20 years before defecting and joining Tampa Bay last year, took part in a publicity event with Ricciardo in Monaco in 2018 but the Aussie F1 star wasn’t going to be won over so easily.Watch Live NFL every Monday, Tuesday and Friday with ESPN on Kayo. 6 live games every week + every game of the Post-Season. New to Kayo? Start Your Free Trial >The West Australian is an American football fan but instead of the Patriots, Ricciardo supports the Buffalo Bills, who hail from upstate New York.

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F1 sees “enthusiasm from young generation” for sprint qualifying format | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: Formula 1 claims its new sprint qualifying format is particularly popular with younger viewers.

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“Enthusiasm” from young viewers for sprint events – Domenicali
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali is determined to press ahead with the sport’s controversial new sprint qualifying format, but admits changes are needed.
The series has run the new format twice this year and will hold a further round at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix next month. However plans to expand its use next year are already at an advanced stage.

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Domenicali teases ‘good news’ for F1 and cryptic message

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Phillip van Osten 18/10/2021 at 20:2718/10/2021 at 21:47

Formula 1 boss Stefano Domenicali delivered not one but two cryptic messages on Monday regarding the future of Grand Prix racing, hinting that “good news” is on its way.
The Italian first penned a ‘State of the Nation’ piece that was published on F1’s official website in which he offered a review of the sport’s current state as well as some general comments on the draft calendar that was released last week and F1’s prospects for 2022.

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O’Ward “going to become obsessed” with F1 test debut after McLaren simulator run | 2021 F1 season

Daniel Ricciardo isn’t the only McLaren driver who will be reaping the reward of a bet victory in the near future.
While the Italian Grand Prix winner is getting the chance to drive his hero Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR at Circuit of the Americas this weekend, another member of the McLaren family is getting an even bigger opportunity.
Pato O’Ward delivered the first victory for the McLaren SP IndyCar team in Texas earlier this year. The 22-year-old from Monterrey, Mexico took the championship fight down to the final round, where Ganassi rival Alex Palou prevailed.

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