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Introducing Formula 1 Rookie Jolyon Palmer

Jolyon Palmer's lifelong dream will finally come to fruition on March 20 when he makes his Formula One debut at the 2016 Australian Grand Prix. The 24-year-old Brit will partner Pastor Maldonado at the Renault team, having served as the reserve driver for their predecessors Lotus in 2015. Palmer will become the first GP2 champion since the man he is replacing, Romain Grosjean, to make the step up to F1, and he'll be the sixth graduate of the series on the 2016 grid. New team-mate Maldonado, Nico Hulkenberg, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg also won the GP2 crown before making their own debuts. He will also be the 13th son of a former F1 driver to compete at the top level, following in the footsteps of father Jonathan Palmer. As the son of a...

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