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Nov 9, 2014

Rosberg on pole in Brazil with record lap

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg chalked up his 10th pole position of the season on Saturday after beating team mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes sweep of the front row in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying.

Rosberg seized the top spot with the fastest ever Interlagos pole time of one minute 10.023 seconds, a lap just 0.033 of a second quicker than championship leader Hamilton who will be chasing his 11th win of the season in Sunday’s race.

Nov 8, 2014

F1 money and engine talks stall

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone will meet commercial rights holders CVC in London next week after talks with teams in Brazil on Saturday produced no agreement on giving smaller outfits more money to help them survive.

A separate meeting with manufacturers on the possibility of relaxing an engine ‘freeze’ for next season ended in stalemate.

Nov 8, 2014

Motor racing-F1 money and engine talks stall

SAO PAULO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone will meet commercial rights holders CVC in London next week after talks with teams in Brazil on Saturday produced no agreement on giving smaller outfits more money to help them survive.

A separate meeting with manufacturers on the possibility of relaxing an engine ‘freeze’ for next season ended in stalemate.

Nov 8, 2014
Nov 8, 2014

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole in Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg chalked up his 10th pole position of the season on Saturday after beating team mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes sweep of the front row in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying.

Rosberg seized the top spot with a lap just 0.033 of a second quicker than world championship leader Hamilton, who will be chasing his 11th win of the season in Sunday’s race at Interlagos.

Nov 8, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg chalked up his 10th pole position of the season on Saturday after beating team mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes sweep of the front row in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying.

Rosberg seized the top spot with a lap just 0.033 of a second quicker than world championship leader Hamilton, who will be chasing his 11th win of the season in Sunday’s race at Interlagos.

Nov 8, 2014

Mallya denies Force India ever considered boycott

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Force India principal and co-owner Vijay Mallya has silenced any further talk of a Formula One boycott, saying his team never intended to do anything other than race.

“Here I am fighting with McLaren. I want to beat McLaren. If I park my car, I might as well just accept that I am where I am in the championship and go home,” he told reporters at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nov 8, 2014

Motor racing-Mallya denies Force India ever considered boycott

SAO PAULO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Force India principal and co-owner Vijay Mallya has silenced any further talk of a Formula One boycott, saying his team never intended to do anything other than race.

“Here I am fighting with McLaren. I want to beat McLaren. If I park my car, I might as well just accept that I am where I am in the championship and go home,” he told reporters at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nov 8, 2014

Rosberg completes practice hat-trick

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg completed a Brazilian Grand Prix practice hat-trick on Saturday by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton in the third and final session.

Rosberg was fastest in both Friday sessions, with Hamilton second, and the order on the timesheets was unchanged at a cloudy but dry Interlagos as drivers put in their last laps before qualifying.

Nov 8, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg completes practice hat-trick

SAO PAULO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg completed a Brazilian Grand Prix practice hat-trick on Saturday by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton in the third and final session.

Rosberg was fastest in both Friday sessions, with Hamilton second, and the order on the timesheets was unchanged at a cloudy but dry Interlagos as drivers put in their last laps before qualifying.

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