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Magnussen urged to stay grounded

Ron Dennis, a man who knows a thing or two about nurturing F1 talent, has urged Kevin Magnussen to stay level-headed after his impressive debut. After qualifying P4 at Albert Park, the 21-year-old rookie produced a mature display that saw him finish third behind Nico Rosberg from Mercedes and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo. He was later bumped up to second after Australian Ricciardo was excluded from the results, but McLaren CEO Dennis was quick to give him some advice. "Keep your feet in the ground," he told his driver. "A very wise old man went into his house and nailed to the ceiling was a pair of shoes. I asked what they were for and he said they were his son's shoes...
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