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Ferrari Formula One driver Alonso of Spain drives on the grass during the first practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix in Melbourne...Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives on the grass during the first practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne March 14, 2014.

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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain on the grass during the first practice session of the Australian F1 Grand Prix at the Albert Park circuit in Melbourne

Spectators watch the second free practice at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Spectators watch the second free practice at Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany waits in his car during the second practice session for the Korean Formula One Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany waits in his car during the second practice session for the Korean Formula One Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, South Korea

This aerial photo shows the Singapore F1 Grand Prix's Marina Bay City circuit at dusk. The Singapore F1 night race takes place September 21-23, 2013.

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This aerial photo shows the Singapore F1 Grand Prix’s Marina Bay City circuit at dusk. The Singapore F1 night race takes place September 21-23, 2013.

3A McLaren Mercedes technician check tires in the paddock, at the Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, Thursday, May 9, 2013. The Formula one race will be held on Sunday.

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A McLaren Mercedes technician checks tyres in the paddock at the Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain, on Thursday. The Formula One race will be held on Sunday. Read more