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PIC FROM ARCHIVE: F1's last Macau GP winner

Remember when.... #ThrowbackThursday
Despite the rise of the GP3 Series in recent years, is it credible that no-one on the current F1 grid can count a win in the once-prestigious Macau Grand Prix on their CV?

Remarkably, that is the case, with the last man to stand atop the Macau podium and then make it to the top flight being Lucas di Grassi, the 'one and done' Virgin driver, who completed a single season in the top flight before going on to test for Pirelli and Formula E and then make a successful transition to sportscars with Audi.

Among those di Grassi beat around the Guia circuit in 2005? Fellow F1 graduates Robert Kubica, Romain Grosjean, Kazuki Nakajima, Bruno Senna.... and one Sebastian Vettel!

Read the full story HERE

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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05.
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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05.
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The Manor Racing MRT05 of race retiree Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing by the side of the circuit.
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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05.
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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05.
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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05.
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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05.
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Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05 and Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05 at the start of the race.
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Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05 leads team mate Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05 at the start of the race.
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(L to R): Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sahara Force India F1; Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team; Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren; Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team; and Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing, as the grid observes the national anthem.
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(L to R): Nico Hulkenberg (GER) Sahara Force India F1; Romain Grosjean (FRA) Haas F1 Team; Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team; and Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing, as the grid observes the national anthem.
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Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing and team mate Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing on the drivers parade.
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Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing.
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27.08.2016 - Qualifying, Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05
27.08.2016 - Qualifying, Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05
Pascal Wehrlein (GER) Manor Racing MRT05.
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27.08.2016 - Free Practice 3, Esteban Ocon (FRA) Manor Racing MRT05

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