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May 13, 2015

Motor racing-F1 revamp on agenda at ‘crucial’ strategy meeting

LONDON, May 13 (Reuters) – Formula One bosses and top teams will meet on Thursday to discuss a revamp of the sport, as well as technical concerns, but with considerable doubt over how much they can actually agree.

Past Strategy Group meetings, each billed as increasingly ‘crucial’, have rarely lived up to even modest expectations.

May 12, 2015

Force India F1 team aiming to sign reserve driver

LONDON (Reuters) – Force India expect to sign a reserve driver now that Formula One has kicked off its European season, according to deputy principal Bob Fernley.

“We are looking. And sometime in the European bit now we will sign someone,” the Briton told Reuters before a two-day test at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya that started on Tuesday.

May 12, 2015

Motor racing-Force India F1 team aiming to sign reserve driver

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) – Force India expect to sign a reserve driver now that Formula One has kicked off its European season, according to deputy principal Bob Fernley.

“We are looking. And sometime in the European bit now we will sign someone,” the Briton told Reuters before a two-day test at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya that started on Tuesday.

May 12, 2015

F1 drivers to launch fan initiative in Monaco

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One drivers are hoping to give more back to their fans, at a time when unfavorable comparisons are being made with other series, with a new initiative to be presented in Monaco next week.

Alex Wurz, the chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers Association (GPDA), told Reuters that more details would be presented on the Friday rest day before the race in the Mediterranean principality.

May 12, 2015

Motor racing-F1 drivers to launch fan initiative in Monaco

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) – Formula One drivers are hoping to give more back to their fans, at a time when unfavourable comparisons are being made with other series, with a new initiative to be presented in Monaco next week.

Alex Wurz, the chairman of the Grand Prix Drivers Association (GPDA), told Reuters that more details would be presented on the Friday rest day before the race in the Mediterranean principality.

May 11, 2015

Hamilton expects contract announcement in Monaco

LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s long-awaited new deal with Mercedes could be announced at the showcase race of the Formula One season in Monaco next week.

Dismissing media reports that the protracted negotiations had become deadlocked over money, the double world champion indicated everything was on track with an announcement imminent.

May 11, 2015

Lewis Hamilton expects contract announcement in Monaco

LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s long-awaited new deal with Mercedes could be announced at the showcase race of the Formula One season in Monaco next week.

Dismissing media reports that the protracted negotiations had become deadlocked over money, the double world champion indicated everything was on track with an announcement imminent.

May 11, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton expects contract announcement in Monaco

LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s long-awaited new deal with Mercedes could be announced at the showcase race of the Formula One season in Monaco next week.

Dismissing media reports that the protracted negotiations had become deadlocked over money, the double world champion indicated everything was on track with an announcement imminent.

May 11, 2015

Formula One an option for Audi, says CEO

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One remains an option for Audi, the German carmaker’s chief executive Rupert Stadler was quoted as saying on Monday amid speculation about a partnership with former world champions Red Bull.

He told Britain’s Auto Express magazine website that “in life you must keep things open.

May 11, 2015

Motor racing-Formula One an option for Audi, says CEO

LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) – Formula One remains an option for Audi, the German carmaker’s chief executive Rupert Stadler was quoted as saying on Monday amid speculation about a partnership with former world champions Red Bull.

He told Britain’s Auto Express magazine website that “in life you must keep things open.

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