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Mazepin to use criticism to his ‘advantage'

May 7 Nikita Mazepin says he will use intense criticism of his enemies to his 'advantage' as he continues his troubled first season in Formula 1. For a spate of controversial on-track and off-track incidents past and present, the 22-year-old Russian has been subject to near-unprecedented levels of vitriol for a F1 personality on social media. However, he says he is using the criticism as fuel. 'You can use criticism to your advantage,' he told the German broadcaster RTL. 'If I can do that, it will make me a better person and a more successful driver. So it's good that I have critics,' Mazepin added. When asked if he would like to be seen more as a 'bad boy' or a struggling rookie, he...
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