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Mar 25, 2015

The gloves are off between Renault and Red Bull

LONDON (Reuters) – Renault F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul posted a picture of a pair of boxing gloves on Twitter as he packed for Sunday’s ’round two’ of the Formula One season in Malaysia and he may need them.

The French manufacturer and former world champions Red Bull have been increasingly uneasy partners since the introduction last year of the V6 turbo hybrid power units.

Mar 25, 2015

Motor racing-The gloves are off between Renault and Red Bull

LONDON, March 25 (Reuters) – Renault F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul posted a picture of a pair of boxing gloves on Twitter as he packed for Sunday’s ’round two’ of the Formula One season in Malaysia and he may need them.

The French manufacturer and former world champions Red Bull have been increasingly uneasy partners since the introduction last year of the V6 turbo hybrid power units.

Mar 23, 2015

Marquez the man to keep Honda happy

LONDON (Reuters) – Honda were way off the pace on their return to Formula One with McLaren but they are sure to be on it in MotoGP when Marc Marquez starts his bid for a third successive crown with Sunday’s season-opener in Qatar.

The 22-year-old Spaniard will be favorite again in a gang of four main contenders that includes compatriots Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa as well as 36-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi.

Mar 23, 2015

Motorcycling-Marquez the man to keep Honda happy

LONDON, March 23 (Reuters) – Honda were way off the pace on their return to Formula One with McLaren but they are sure to be on it in MotoGP when Marc Marquez starts his bid for a third successive crown with Sunday’s season-opener in Qatar.

The 22-year-old Spaniard will be favourite again in a gang of four main contenders that includes compatriots Jorge Lorenzo and Dani Pedrosa as well as 36-year-old Italian great Valentino Rossi.

Mar 20, 2015

Analysis: Motor racing-Germany follows France into F1 pits

LONDON (Reuters) – The absence of Germany from this year’s Formula One calendar, confirmed on Friday, would have been utterly unthinkable a decade ago.

When Michael Schumacher was king of the ring, adored by an army of red-shirted Ferrari fans as seven-times world champion, Europe’s biggest economy happily hosted two races a year at Hockenheim and the Nuerburgring.

Mar 20, 2015

Analysis – Germany follows France into F1 pits

LONDON (Reuters) – The absence of Germany from this year’s Formula One calendar, confirmed on Friday, would have been utterly unthinkable a decade ago.

When Michael Schumacher was king of the ring, adored by an army of red-shirted Ferrari fans as seven-times world champion, Europe’s biggest economy happily hosted two races a year at Hockenheim and the Nuerburgring.

Mar 20, 2015

Germany follows France into F1 pits

LONDON (Reuters) – The absence of Germany from this year’s Formula One calendar, confirmed on Friday, would have been utterly unthinkable a decade ago.

When Michael Schumacher was king of the ring, adored by an army of red-shirted Ferrari fans as seven-times world champion, Europe’s biggest economy happily hosted two races a year at Hockenheim and the Nuerburgring.

Mar 20, 2015

Motor racing-Germany follows France into F1 pits

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – The absence of Germany from this year’s Formula One calendar, confirmed on Friday, would have been utterly unthinkable a decade ago.

When Michael Schumacher was king of the ring, adored by an army of red-shirted Ferrari fans as seven-times world champion, Europe’s biggest economy happily hosted two races a year at Hockenheim and the Nuerburgring.

Mar 20, 2015

German GP dropped from 2015 F1 calendar

LONDON (Reuters) – Germany will have no Formula One grand prix this year for the first time since 1960 after the sport’s governing body issued a revised calendar on Friday without the July 19 round.

With Hockenheim and the Nuerburgring unwilling to host the race, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) confirmed Germany had been dropped and there would now be 19 rounds with a three week gap in July.

Mar 20, 2015

Motor racing-German GP dropped from 2015 F1 calendar

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – Germany will have no Formula One grand prix this year for the first time since 1960 after the sport’s governing body issued a revised calendar on Friday without the July 19 round.

With Hockenheim and the Nuerburgring unwilling to host the race, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) confirmed Germany had been dropped and there would now be 19 rounds with a three week gap in July.

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