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Sirotkin needs bigger shoes for F1 testing

Russian teenager Sergey Sirotkin needed bigger shoes as he stepped up for a Formula One test with Sauber in Bahrain on Tuesday that gave him enough mileage to qualify for a super licence. The 18-year-old reserve, being prepared by Sauber for a possible Formula One future, did 300km and 76 laps - more than a race distance - of the Sakhir circuit that hosted the country's grand prix on Sunday. He took it in his stride, posting the eighth fastest time of the 11 drivers present - and best of those who do not have a race seat - with a time of one minute 39.023 seconds, but he also felt the pinch. "On my fast lap in the morning I made a few mistakes, so I probably lost a second," said...
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