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Jan Magnussen: 2021 Le Mans "last chance" to partner Kevin
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Jan Magnussen: 2021 Le Mans "last chance" to partner Kevin

Sportscar stalwart Jan Magnussen believes this year's Le Mans 24 Hours was the last chance for him to fulfil his ambition of driving with son Kevin in the French enduro.

Father and son Jan and Kevin Magnussen team up for Le Mans

Former Formula 1 racers Kevin Magnussen and Jan Magnussen will form a father and son line-up at August's Le Mans 24 Hours, joining up with Anders Fjordbach in a High Class Racing LMP2 entry.

Magnussen, di Resta land 2022 Peugeot WEC drives

Ex-Formula 1 drivers Kevin Magnussen, Paul di Resta and Jean-Eric Vergne will race Peugeot's new Le Mans Hypercar in the World Endurance Championship in 2022. 

Haas: Grosjean, Magnussen could return as F1 substitute
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Haas: Grosjean, Magnussen could return as F1 substitute

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner hasn’t ruled out calling on Romain Grosjean or Kevin Magnussen should the team need a replacement driver during the 2021 season.

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Why Magnussen is relishing a fresh start in sportscars

Having gone over seven years without a race win through spells with McLaren, Renault and Haas, Kevin Magnussen's departure from Formula 1 for IMSA with big-hitters Chip Ganassi Racing could give him what he craves most - a chance of success

Magnussen enjoying Cadillac after “easy to drive” F1 cars

Kevin Magnussen says he gets more satisfaction from driving an IMSA Prototype than a Formula 1 car – especially now he’s able to contend for victories.

Magnussen expected to challenge for F1 title after debut podium

Kevin Magnussen expected to fight for the Formula 1 world championship after his debut podium with McLaren, but feels no regret over how his career played out.

Magnussen: Fighting for points at best in F1 "becomes old"

Kevin Magnussen is relishing the chance to contend for race victories again after moving into sportscars for 2021, saying that fighting points at best "becomes old" in Formula 1.

Magnussen: Tricky to make father/son Le Mans deal happen now

Kevin Magnussen believes it will be difficult to race with his father, Jan, at the Le Mans 24 Hours now he is no longer a factory driver.

Magnussen "at peace" if Abu Dhabi is final F1 weekend

Kevin Magnussen says he would be "at peace" with his Formula 1 career if it is to conclude following this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Chance to win races is IMSA's appeal, says Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen says that the opportunity to win races was one of the main appeals of his move from Formula 1 to IMSA with Chip Ganassi Racing in 2021.

Kevin Magnussen moves into IMSA for 2021 with Ganassi

Kevin Magnussen will race in the IMSA SportsCar Championship next year after being announced in Chip Ganassi Racing's DPi line-up.

Kevin Magnussen set to race Ganassi Cadillac in IMSA

Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen is set for a switch to sportscar racing in 2021, driving for Chip Ganassi Racing’s revived IMSA team.

Magnussen worried he'd trigger crash with leaders in Turkey

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner explained that Kevin Magnussen wanted to retire from the Turkish GP because he feared poor rearward visibility could trigger an incident with faster cars.

Magnussen slams "dangerous" Q1 improvements under yellow flags

Kevin Magnussen slammed his fellow Formula 1 drivers for improving their lap times under yellow flags in Turkish Grand Prix qualifying, calling the situation “dangerous”.

Magnussen explains gearbox issue that caused headache

Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen has explained how a gearbox issue triggered the headache that caused his early retirement from the Emilia Romagna GP.

Magnussen should not give up on F1 dream, says father Jan
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Magnussen should not give up on F1 dream, says father Jan

Sportscar ace and former Formula 1 racer Jan Magnussen is advising his son Kevin Magnussen to investigate opportunities in IndyCar and WEC, but also seek F1 rides in 2022.

Magnussen interested in possible IndyCar switch

Kevin Magnussen is interested in a potential switch to IndyCar for 2021, following the news that Haas will not retain him or his Formula 1 teammate Romain Grosjean next year.

Haas decided to drop both F1 drivers "two or three weeks ago"
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Haas decided to drop both F1 drivers "two or three weeks ago"

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says that no decision has been made on next year’s drivers, despite today's confirmation that Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean are leaving.

Magnussen also announces Haas F1 team exit
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Magnussen also announces Haas F1 team exit

Kevin Magnussen has revealed that he too will be leaving the Haas Formula 1 team at the end of the season.

Closing speeds to be discussed after Magnussen/Ocon incident

Formula 1 drivers are set discuss concerns about the closing speeds between cars on hot laps and slow laps following the incident involving Kevin Magnussen and Esteban Ocon in Spain.

Haas: Lack of pace in Spanish GP qualifying “a mystery"

Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says his lack of pace in Spanish Grand Prix qualifying is “a bit of a mystery” after showing “genuine” pace in Friday practice.

No further action in bizarre Ocon/Magnussen incident

The Formula 1 race stewards have opted to take no action against Esteban Ocon or Kevin Magnussen following their "unfortunate" accident in final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix.

Magnussen mystery: Haas says nothing “specific” wrong with car

The Haas Formula 1 team has rebuilt Kevin Magnussen’s car following the Dane’s retirement at Silverstone – but no specific problem was traced as a root cause.

Haas retired Magnussen for "safety" reasons

The Haas Formula 1 outfit retired the car of Kevin Magnussen from the 70th Anniversary for safety reasons because it was using up its tyres, Guenther Steiner has revealed.

Magnussen critical of Albon's "poorly judged" passing attempt

Kevin Magnussen has criticised Red Bull's Alexander Albon for a "poorly judged" overtake attempt that ended the Haas Formula 1 driver's British Grand Prix.

Magnussen: F1 drivers won’t be rusty in racing return

Kevin Magnussen doubts drivers will struggle returning to racing after an extended break due to the COVID-19 pandemic as plans ramp up to start the new season in Austria.

Magnussen: British GP bust-up made Haas stronger

Kevin Magnussen says last year's British Grand Prix bust-up, which is one of the highlights of the second season of Netflix's Drive to Survive series, actually ended up helping bring the team closer together.

Steiner reveals cause of Magnussen’s test-ending shunt

A broken wheel spacer triggered a crash for Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen in Barcelona today – but despite losing valuable track time team boss Gunther Steiner insists that it was a good first week for the US-owned team.

Gallery: All Haas F1 cars since 2016

American entrepreneur Gene Haas joined Formula 1 in 2016 with his own team, with a technical arrangement with Ferrari. Here are all of its cars...

Steiner feared Haas duo "not manageable anymore"

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner admits he feared the situation between drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean would not be "manageable" during the 2019 season.

Magnussen's brake disc "exploded" during US GP

Kevin Magnussen's late-race retirement in the United States Grand Prix was caused by an "exploded" brake disc on his Haas Formula 1 car.

Haas F1 drivers to sample NASCAR Ford in Austin

Haas Formula 1 drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will be given their first taste of NASCAR over the US GP weekend.

Haas duo against giving up FP1s for Kubica in 2020

Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen say they do not want to give up FP1 time in 2020 if Haas signs Williams driver Robert Kubica to a Formula 1 development role.

Magnussen: Suzuka weekend derailed by "embarrassing" crash

Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen said he "showed everyone what not to do" with his "quite embarrassing" qualifying crash, which preceded a Japanese Grand Prix that "went south".

Magnussen slams "bullshit" Russian GP penalty

Kevin Magnussen has hit out at the "bullshit" penalty he was given for not driving through the bollards at Turn 2 after he ran wide during the Russian Grand Prix.

Haas plans to run only "hybrid" Melbourne spec in Russia

Haas hopes to put both Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen on to its hybrid Melbourne-spec car for the Russian Grand Prix as part of its ongoing bid to get to the bottom of what’s gone wrong this year.

Plastic sandwich bag caused Magnussen's pace drop-off

A plastic sandwich bag lodged in Kevin Magnussen's front wing was the cause of the pace drop-off that effectively dashed his chances of a point-scoring finish in the Singapore Grand Prix.

Magnussen: Perez knows clash was his fault

Kevin Magnussen thinks Formula 1 rival Sergio Perez knows he was at fault for their clash in Singapore Grand Prix, and has rejected the suggestion he broke a gentleman’s agreement.

Perez: Magnussen ignored "gentleman's agreement" in practice

Sergio Perez believes Kevin Magnussen caused their incident in Singapore Grand Prix practice because he did not stick to a “gentleman’s agreement” between Formula 1 drivers over on-track etiquette.

Grosjean keeps Haas F1 seat for 2020

The Haas Formula 1 team will field an unchanged driver line-up in 2020, having opted to retain Romain Grosjean alongside Kevin Magnussen.

Sainz doesn't regret "hard" Albon move despite apology

Carlos Sainz says he sent an apology over the radio for banging wheels with Red Bull Formula 1 driver Alex Albon during their early Italian Grand Prix battle.

Haas sees no issues with Hulkenberg/Magnussen line-up

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner would have no issues with potentially partnering Nico Hulkenberg with Kevin Magnussen next season, despite a history of animosity between the pair.

Grosjean: Haas' Melbourne spec could yet return after Monza

Romain Grosjean says that the Haas Formula 1 team could revert to its original spec car later in the season despite focussing on the latest version for the Belgian and Italian GPs.

Haas names three candidates to partner Magnussen in 2020

Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner has named the three main candidates to partner Kevin Magnussen in the outfit's driver line-up for 2020.

Insight: What it’s like being the father of an F1 driver

Motorsport.com columnist Jan Magnussen has two jobs in motor racing – one is driving a Chevrolet Corvette in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the other is being father to Haas F1’s Kevin Magnussen. In this column, he tells us what life’s like to be an ‘F1 dad’…

Steiner: Nothing wrong with Magnussen's defensive driving

Haas boss Gunther Steiner says he does not understand the fuss made over Kevin Magnussen's defensive driving in the Hungarian Grand Prix after it earned the Dane a warning from race control.

Ricciardo: FIA warning "not enough" for Magnussen in Hungary

Daniel Ricciardo says that Haas Formula 1 driver Kevin Magnussen deserved more than a warning from the FIA after the Dane made a series of defensive moves in Hungary.

Grosjean was more "worried" about losing Haas drive in 2018

Romain Grosjean says he was more worried about getting dropped by Haas for under-performing last year than he is this time around for his collisions with teammate Kevin Magnussen.

Mid-season Haas driver replacement would be "desperate move"

Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says dropping either Kevin Magnussen or Romain Grosjean in-season to stop them hitting each other would almost be a “desperate move”.

Steiner: Team orders may be only solution to Haas clashes

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner fears that team orders may now be the only way to stop his drivers crashing into each other – as he said he cannot allow things to continue as they are.

Magnussen blames Grosjean for late German GP clash

Kevin Magnussen says that his Haas Formula 1 teammate Romain Grosjean was at fault for their latest collision during Formula 1's wild German Grand Prix.

Magnussen seeing no progress from latest Haas F1 update

Kevin Magnussen said Haas' latest Formula 1 upgrades had made little difference after being outpaced by the Melbourne-spec car of his teammate Romain Grosjean during German Grand Prix practice.

Frustrated Steiner "still not over" Haas duo's British GP clash

Haas boss Gunther Steiner has admitted that he is "still not over" his drivers colliding at the British Grand Prix, as he said it was "disappointing" his duo had let the team down.

Haas sticks with split-spec approach for German GP

The Haas Formula 1 team will introduce an aerodynamic upgrade for Kevin Magnussen at the German Grand Prix and continue its experiment with Romain Grosjean using the specification from Australia.

Steiner seeking firm "solution" to Haas driver clashes

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner says he must come up with a “solution” to his clashing drivers because team instructions are not getting through to them.

Steiner: Grosjean/Magnussen clash "not acceptable"

Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner has criticised his drivers for their "not acceptable" first-lap clash in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Ricciardo: MotoGP will "kick up a fuss" over Silverstone bumps

Silverstone's new surface has come in for praise from the majority of Formula 1 drivers, but Daniel Ricciardo says MotoGP riders will “kick up a fuss” about bumps at Brooklands.

Rich announces end of Haas F1 deal via Twitter

Rich Energy announced via Twitter that it has terminated its sponsorship contract with the Haas Formula 1 team, citing “poor performance,” also claiming that the “politics and PC attitude” of F1 is inhibiting its business.

Grosjean "gutted" not to have Haas update for home race

Haas Formula 1 driver Romain Grosjean says he is “a bit gutted” that the new rear suspension is available to Kevin Magnussen rather than him for his home race in France.