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Jul 7, 2014

Caterham must change to survive – Kolles

LONDON (Reuters) – Caterham’s new owners aim to keep the struggling team in Formula One for years to come but tough decisions must be made for that to happen, the man overseeing the transition has warned.

Former F1 team principal Colin Kolles, who has been brought in as an “adviser” but is seen as the key figure calling the shots behind the scenes, told Reuters in an interview that he had a clear plan.

Jul 7, 2014
Jul 7, 2014

Motor racing-Caterham must change to survive – Kolles

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Caterham’s new owners aim to keep the struggling team in Formula One for years to come but tough decisions must be made for that to happen, the man overseeing the transition has warned.

Former F1 team principal Colin Kolles, who has been brought in as an “adviser” but is seen as the key figure calling the shots behind the scenes, told Reuters in an interview that he had a clear plan.

Jul 7, 2014

Hamilton showed mental strength, says Wolff

LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s home win at Silverstone was proof of the Briton’s mental strength as well as a big boost to his Formula One title battle with team mate Nico Rosberg, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff.

The win cut the gap between Hamilton and leader Rosberg to four points and came after some were questioning the Briton’s mental strength and judgment after he made a silly error in qualifying.

Jul 7, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton showed mental strength, says Wolff

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s home win at Silverstone was proof of the Briton’s mental strength as well as a big boost to his Formula One title battle with team mate Nico Rosberg, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff.

The win cut the gap between Hamilton and leader Rosberg to four points and came after some were questioning the Briton’s mental strength and judgement after he made a silly error in qualifying.

Jul 7, 2014

Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci

LONDON (Reuters) – Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won by Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes.

Jul 7, 2014

Motor racing-Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won by Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes.

Jul 6, 2014

No podium but Button does his father proud

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – Jenson Button did his late father proud on Sunday even if the McLaren driver seems destined not to stand on the podium at his home British Grand Prix.

The most experienced driver on the Formula One starting grid has yet to finish in the top three at Silverstone but, on a day dedicated to the memory of the dad who died in January, he came as close as he ever has.

Jul 6, 2014
Jul 6, 2014

Motor racing-No podium but Button does his father proud

SILVERSTONE, England, July 6 (Reuters) – Jenson Button did his late father proud on Sunday even if the McLaren driver seems destined not to stand on the podium at his home British Grand Prix.

The most experienced driver on the Formula One starting grid has yet to finish in the top three at Silverstone but, on a day dedicated to the memory of the dad who died in January, he came as close as he ever has.

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