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Magnussen takes hope from 2007

New McLaren signing Kevin Magnussen says he can take encouragement from the instant success enjoyed by Lewis Hamilton at the team when the Briton made his Formula 1 debut in 2007.The 21-year-old Dane will next season become the first rookie driver since Hamilton six years ago, and only the fourth in the last 30 years, to race for McLaren after the team made the bold decision to discard the more experienced Sergio Perez after one season in favour of prompting Magnussen. Parallels with Hamilton's own swift ascension have inevitably been drawn since when the then 22-year-old took F1 by storm with a record-breaking 2007 campaign. And asked in a Q&A with McLaren's Twitter followers if he could...
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