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Jul 25, 2015

Rosberg baffled by qualifying gap to Hamilton

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg was looking for answers in Hungary on Saturday after being outqualified by Formula One world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton for the ninth time in 10 races.

Rosberg was the qualifying king last year — winning the inaugural pole position trophy with 11 poles to Hamilton’s seven.

Jul 25, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg baffled by qualifying gap to Hamilton

BUDAPEST, July 25 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg was looking for answers in Hungary on Saturday after being outqualified by Formula One world champion team mate Lewis Hamilton for the ninth time in 10 races.

Rosberg was the qualifying king last year — winning the inaugural pole position trophy with 11 poles to Hamilton’s seven.

Jul 25, 2015

Hamilton on cloud nine after Hungary pole

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with a blistering lap more than half a second faster than downcast Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg.

The two title rivals will line up together on the front row on Sunday, with Ferrari’s four times champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Australian 2014 race winner Daniel Ricciardo behind them on the second row.

Jul 25, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton on cloud nine after Hungary pole

BUDAPEST, July 25 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with a blistering lap more than half a second faster than downcast Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg.

The two title rivals will line up together on the front row on Sunday, with Ferrari’s four times champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull’s Australian 2014 race winner Daniel Ricciardo behind them on the second row.

Jul 25, 2015

Hamilton completes practice sweep in Hungary

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Double Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton completed a Hungarian Grand Prix treble on Saturday with the fastest lap in final practice after also dominating the previous two sessions.

The Briton’s best lap was 0.098 quicker than second placed Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg, with the German’s car coming to a halt at the end of the pit lane in the final minute.

Jul 25, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton completes practice sweep in Hungary

BUDAPEST, July 25 (Reuters) – Double Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton completed a Hungarian Grand Prix treble on Saturday with the fastest lap in final practice after also dominating the previous two sessions.

The Briton’s best lap was 0.098 quicker than second placed Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg, with the German’s car coming to a halt at the end of the pit lane in the final minute.

Jul 25, 2015

Toro Rosso boss says F1 right to go to Azerbaijan

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost has defended Formula One’s decision to race in Azerbaijan next year while brushing off concerns about media freedom and the country’s human rights record.

Asked at a Hungarian Grand Prix news conference how he would react if some reporters were denied entry for Baku’s race debut next year, as happened during the inaugural European Games recently, Tost was unmoved.

Jul 25, 2015

Motor racing-Toro Rosso boss says F1 right to go to Azerbaijan

BUDAPEST, July 25 (Reuters) – Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost has defended Formula One’s decision to race in Azerbaijan next year while brushing off concerns about media freedom and the country’s human rights record.

Asked at a Hungarian Grand Prix news conference how he would react if some reporters were denied entry for Baku’s race debut next year, as happened during the inaugural European Games recently, Tost was unmoved.

Jul 25, 2015

Hamilton assures Wimbledon he will dress up next year

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has recognised a fashion faux pas and assured Wimbledon he will respect the dress code next year.

The Mercedes driver was refused entry to the Royal Box for the men’s final at this month’s tennis tournament after turning up in a floral shirt and hat but without the mandatory jacket and tie.

Jul 25, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton assures Wimbledon he will dress up next year

BUDAPEST, July 25 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has recognised a fashion faux pas and assured Wimbledon he will respect the dress code next year.

The Mercedes driver was refused entry to the Royal Box for the men’s final at this month’s tennis tournament after turning up in a floral shirt and hat but without the mandatory jacket and tie.

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