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Jul 19, 2014

Pole makes Rosberg feel half Finnish

HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) – After declaring himself “100 percent German” heading into his home German Grand Prix, Mercedes’ Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg was happy to be called half-Finnish on Saturday.

The son of Finland’s 1982 world champion Keke Rosberg took pole position at Hockenheim with Finland’s Valtteri Bottas alongside for Williams.

Jul 19, 2014

Motor racing-Pole makes Rosberg feel half Finnish

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 19 (Reuters) – After declaring himself “100 percent German” heading into his home German Grand Prix, Mercedes’ Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg was happy to be called half-Finnish on Saturday.

The son of Finland’s 1982 world champion Keke Rosberg took pole position at Hockenheim with Finland’s Valtteri Bottas alongside for Williams.

Jul 19, 2014

Hamilton crash puts spotlight on Brembo

HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s German Grand Prix qualifying crash put Formula One’s brake suppliers in the spotlight on Saturday after Mercedes raised safety concerns about the discs used by the Briton.

The incident also showed how sensitive individual drivers are to subtle differences in rival products and how much chopping and changing goes on behind the scenes over a race weekend.

Jul 19, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton crash puts spotlight on Brembo

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 19 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s German Grand Prix qualifying crash put Formula One’s brake suppliers in the spotlight on Saturday after Mercedes raised safety concerns about the discs used by the Briton.

The incident also showed how sensitive individual drivers are to subtle differences in rival products and how much chopping and changing goes on behind the scenes over a race weekend.

Jul 19, 2014

Hamilton aims for damage limitation – again

HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) – Scoring even a point in Sunday’s German Grand Prix will be a positive for Lewis Hamilton after a qualifying crash dashed his hopes of overtaking Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in the Formula One standings.

While Rosberg is on pole position for his home race, Hamilton will start in 15th place at best and from the pit lane at worst if a change of front brake discs incurs a penalty.

Jul 19, 2014

Rosberg on pole as Hamilton crashes out

HOCKENHEIM, Germany (Reuters) – Formula One leader Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole position for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday after a brake failure dumped title rival and team mate Lewis Hamilton out of qualifying.

Hamilton, who is four points behind Rosberg in the standings after nine of 19 races, ended up sore and 16th after a heavy crash but should start 15th when a penalty is applied to Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez ahead of him.

Jul 19, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg on pole as Hamilton crashes out

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 19 (Reuters) – Formula One leader Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole position for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday after a brake failure dumped title rival and team mate Lewis Hamilton out of qualifying.

Hamilton, who is four points behind Rosberg in the standings after nine of 19 races, ended up sore and 16th after a heavy crash but should start 15th when a penalty is applied to Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez ahead of him.

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