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Jun 8, 2015

Formula One – Canada comes good for Hamilton

MONTREAL (Reuters) – An assured pole-to-flag win, without safety cars or strategy blunders, was just what Lewis Hamilton needed in Canada on Sunday — even if relief was too strong a word.

“Did I need this? I think so. I think so,” the Formula One world champion told the crowd on the podium after his fourth win in seven races this year and the expansion of his overall lead to 17 points.

Jun 8, 2015

Alonso vents frustration with ‘amateur’ jibe

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso warned McLaren they were making him look like an amateur after another dismal afternoon at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

After being told over the car radio by his race engineer to save fuel after just 24 of the 70 scheduled laps, the Spaniard expressed his dismay by exclaiming: “I don’t want. I don’t want”.

Jun 8, 2015

Motor racing-Alonso vents frustration with ‘amateur’ jibe

MONTREAL, June 8 (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso warned McLaren they were making him look like an amateur after another dismal afternoon at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

After being told over the car radio by his race engineer to save fuel after just 24 of the 70 scheduled laps, the Spaniard expressed his dismay by exclaiming: “I don’t want. I don’t want”.

Jun 7, 2015

Bottas puts Williams back on the podium

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Valtteri Bottas ended the Mercedes and Ferrari stranglehold on the Formula One podium and looked forward to more of the same after his third place for Williams in Canada on Sunday.

“I think we really needed this result,” said the Finn after taking the chequered flag at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve some 40 seconds behind the Mercedes of world champion and race winner Lewis Hamilton.

Jun 7, 2015

Motor racing-Bottas puts Williams back on the podium

MONTREAL, June 8 (Reuters) – Valtteri Bottas ended the Mercedes and Ferrari stranglehold on the Formula One podium and looked forward to more of the same after his third place for Williams in Canada on Sunday.

“I think we really needed this result,” said the Finn after taking the chequered flag at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve some 40 seconds behind the Mercedes of world champion and race winner Lewis Hamilton.

Jun 7, 2015

Canada comes good for Hamilton

MONTREAL (Reuters) – An assured pole-to-flag win, without safety cars or strategy blunders, was just what Lewis Hamilton needed in Canada on Sunday — even if relief was too strong a word.

“Did I need this? I think so. I think so,” the Formula One world champion told the crowd on the podium after his fourth win in seven races this year and the expansion of his overall lead to 17 points.

Jun 7, 2015

Motor racing-Canada comes good for Hamilton

MONTREAL, June 7 (Reuters) – An assured pole-to-flag win, without safety cars or strategy blunders, was just what Lewis Hamilton needed in Canada on Sunday — even if relief was too strong a word.

“Did I need this? I think so. I think so,” the Formula One world champion told the crowd on the podium after his fourth win in seven races this year and the expansion of his overall lead to 17 points.

Jun 7, 2015

Hamilton savors Canada win after Monaco blow

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton put Monaco misery behind him on Sunday with a controlled Canadian Grand Prix victory that sent the Formula One world champion 17 points clear of Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.

The Briton’s fourth victory in seven races this season, and fourth career win in Canada, denied Rosberg a third triumph in a row and provided the perfect response to losing out in the showcase race two weeks ago.

Jun 7, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton savours Canada win after Monaco blow

MONTREAL, June 7 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton put Monaco misery behind him on Sunday with a controlled Canadian Grand Prix victory that sent the Formula One world champion 17 points clear of Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg.

The Briton’s fourth victory in seven races this season, and fourth career win in Canada, denied Rosberg a third triumph in a row and provided the perfect response to losing out in the showcase race two weeks ago.

Jun 7, 2015

Walsh was not offered F1 role, says Ecclestone

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Former Diageo boss Paul Walsh has not joined the Formula One Group as a non-executive director despite the appointment being announced last year, Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“He wasn’t offered a position. It was in discussion but…that’s it,” Ecclestone, the 84-year-old Briton who runs the commercial side of the sport for controlling shareholder CVC, told Reuters at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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