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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 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
Why Sauber's revival depends on Ferrari Sauber has slumped to the foot of Formula 1's pecking order in recent years and struggled to re-esta... 1501545600 F1
What Honda's latest blow means for its F1 future The deal for Honda to supply Sauber with Formula 1 engines has finally been officially called off. W... 1501113600 F1
The real reasons a London GP is a pipedream Silverstone invoking its break clause just before Formula 1 cars took to London's streets inevitably... 1500508800 F1
What really happened at Sauber Monisha Kaltenborn's abrupt departure from the top job at Sauber prompted surprise, silence and some... 1498694400 F1
How to decide racing's champion of champions A few standout examples aside, drivers could do far better when it comes to crossing disciplines. Bu... 1498003200 F1

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