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Nov 10, 2014

Motor racing-Mallya says Force India will race on

SAO PAULO, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya has rejected speculation about his Formula One team’s finances, saying they will be racing for years to come.

Speaking at the Brazilian Grand Prix, where only nine teams competed on Sunday, Mallya said Force India would not be following Marussia and Caterham onto the sporting scrapheap.

Nov 10, 2014

Rosberg wins Brazil F1 GP to cut Hamilton’s lead

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to end team mate Lewis Hamilton’s run of five successive victories and cut the Briton’s championship lead to 17 points with one race remaining.

Hamilton took the chequered flag 1.4 seconds behind after setting the fastest lap, with Mercedes breaking Formula One records with 11 one-two finishes and 30 podium placings in a season.

Nov 9, 2014
Nov 9, 2014

Formula One’s smaller teams wary of hidden agenda

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Formula One’s financially struggling smaller teams fear there could be an “agenda” to end their constructor status and turn them into mere operators of cars provided by bigger rivals.

“Looking at the proposals which have been made, we have to believe there is some agenda here,” Sauber principal Monisha Kaltenborn told reporters after Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nov 9, 2014

Motor racing-Formula One’s smaller teams wary of hidden agenda

SAO PAULO, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Formula One’s financially struggling smaller teams fear there could be an “agenda” to end their constructor status and turn them into mere operators of cars provided by bigger rivals.

“Looking at the proposals which have been made, we have to believe there is some agenda here,” Sauber principal Monisha Kaltenborn told reporters after Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nov 9, 2014

Massa so happy after day of mistakes

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Felipe Massa was penalized for going too fast in the pitlane, stopped off at the McLaren garage by mistake but still sent his home crowd crazy with a third-place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Mobbed by a crowd of Brazilian reporters in the cramped Interlagos paddock, his young son alongside in a T-shirt declaring ‘My Daddy’s a Williams driver’, the 33-year-old savored the moment.

Nov 9, 2014

Motor racing-Massa so happy after day of mistakes

SAO PAULO, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Felipe Massa was penalised for going too fast in the pitlane, stopped off at the McLaren garage by mistake but still sent his home crowd crazy with a third-place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Mobbed by a crowd of Brazilian reporters in the cramped Interlagos paddock, his young son alongside in a T-shirt declaring ‘My Daddy’s a Williams driver’, the 33-year-old savoured the moment.

Nov 9, 2014

Rosberg learns from mistakes but maybe too late

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg’s controlled pole to flag victory in Brazil on Sunday showed the German had learnt from his U.S. Grand Prix mistakes of a week ago but the hurt could not be wiped away entirely.

The Mercedes driver’s fifth win of the Formula One season left him 17 points adrift of team mate Lewis Hamilton with one race remaining and the odds still against him.

Nov 9, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg learns from mistakes but maybe too late

SAO PAULO, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg’s controlled pole to flag victory in Brazil on Sunday showed the German had learnt from his U.S. Grand Prix mistakes of a week ago but the hurt could not be wiped away entirely.

The Mercedes driver’s fifth win of the Formula One season left him 17 points adrift of team mate Lewis Hamilton with one race remaining and the odds still against him.

Nov 9, 2014

Rosberg wins in Brazil to cut Hamilton’s lead

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to end team mate Lewis Hamilton’s run of five successive victories and cut the Briton’s championship lead to 17 points with one race remaining.

Hamilton was second, 1.4 seconds behind, with Mercedes setting a Formula One record of 11 one-two finishes in a season with their 30 podium finishes in 2014 also a record.

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