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Lawrence Barretto is Autosport’s Formula 1 reporter, travelling to all the races and focusing on news. He completed a multi-media journalism degree at Bournemouth University before joining weekly magazine Sport as their motorsport writer. He moved to Manchester to work for BBC Sport as its F1 live text commentator and general sports reporter. That role involved covering the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon and several international sporting events before he joined Autosport at the start of the 2015 F1 season.

Features by Lawrence Barretto
Why Kubica's F1 racing return was put on hold Many wanted it to happen, but Robert Kubica will not be a Formula 1 race driver in 2018. But while h... 1516060800 F1
Why is Mercedes' 'exceptional' talent on the F1 scrapheap? Not only is Pascal Wehrlein set for a year on the F1 sidelines, but he faces stiff competition from ... 1515715200 F1
How Mercedes built an unstoppable F1 force Last season Mercedes did what no team has done before by winning back-to-back titles across two diff... 1515024000 F1
Ricciardo's plan to beat Verstappen to an F1 title The power within Red Bull's driver line-up appeared to shift towards Max Verstappen over the course ... 1512518400 F1
What Williams learned from Kubica's test Robert Kubica was the centre of attention at the final test of the 2017 F1 season, and all eyes will... 1512000000 F1
Why there's hope in Ferrari's latest failure Sebastian Vettel's controlled victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix means Ferrari will have a high to ... 1510704000 F1
Why F1's overachiever faces a crossroads Mercedes hit new heights in 2017 but it is not the team that has pulled off the best achievement. Th... 1510099200 F1
Reinvented Hamilton can break all F1 records Lewis Hamilton has edged past the achievements of several legends in the Formula 1 pantheon this yea... 1509494400 F1
The key player in F1's shuffled driver market Fernando Alonso has re-signed at McLaren for the "long term" and Max Verstappen has committed to Red... 1508803200 F1
The internal curse holding Ferrari back Ferrari's upturn in form this year proves that it has the right pieces in place to bring back the gl... 1508198400 F1
The conundrum facing Ferrari's planned 'B team' The expectation is Sauber will become Ferrari's unofficial B team next season, taking on its latest ... 1507593600 F1
Why Red Bull's junior team has gone rogue Hooking up with an engine supplier whose relationship with one of Formula 1's most historically succ... 1507075200 F1
Why Honda thinks it can thrive without McLaren The McLaren divorce nearly pushed Honda out of Formula 1 altogether. Instead it has a new works part... 1506470400 F1
Why Williams is interested in Kubica Carlos Sainz Jr's loan move to Renault appeared to kill off any chances of Robert Kubica making a Fo... 1506038400 F1
The surprise winners from McLaren's engine woe The messy reunion of McLaren and Honda is over and both parties have new short-term futures to look ... 1505779200 F1
What Vettel's surprise means for the F1 driver market Sebastian Vettel's latest contract takes one of the major players out of the driver market equation ... 1504051200 F1
What next for Red Bull's 'torpedo'? Red Bull isn't known for being patient with underperforming drivers. So why is one who has been labe... 1503360000 F1
Why F1 needs more junior works teams Ferrari may tie up with Sauber, Red Bull has Toro Rosso, and Mercedes flirts with junior-driver depl... 1502755200 F1

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