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Remember when... Number 88 was last used in F1

As part of a daily series in the run-up to the start of pre-season, Motorsport Week brings you brief left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserve/test drivers that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Robert Kubica has chosen the number 88 for his Formula 1 comeback this year, on account of eight being his favourite number, and the theory that two is better than one (and that Romain Grosjean already has eight under lock and key). Under Formula 1’s new-for-2014 system the higher numbers have typically been avoided. Above 50, only 55, 63, 77, 94, 98 and 99 have been raced. And yet 88 has already been used. The amiable Rio Haryanto used support from his...
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