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May 10, 2015

Jenson Button wonders whether McLaren will score this year

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Jenson Button questioned whether struggling McLaren would score any points this season after a Spanish Grand Prix he ranked among the scariest of his Formula One career.

McLaren have started their new Honda engine partnership without a point in five races, making it the worst start to a season for the sport’s second most successful team after Ferrari.

May 10, 2015

Motor racing-Button wonders whether McLaren will score this year

BARCELONA, May 10 (Reuters) – Jenson Button questioned whether struggling McLaren would score any points this season after a Spanish Grand Prix he ranked among the scariest of his Formula One career.

McLaren have started their new Honda engine partnership without a point in five races, making it the worst start to a season for the sport’s second most successful team after Ferrari.

May 10, 2015

Formula One – Rosberg cruises to Spanish Grand Prix win

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton for the first time this season and cut the Formula One world champion’s lead to 20 points with a commanding victory in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton, who had won three of the first four grands prix, had lost the battle for pole position and a slow getaway from the front row left the Briton playing catch-up all afternoon.

May 10, 2015

Rosberg cruises to Spanish Grand Prix win

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton for the first time this season and cut the Formula One world champion’s lead to 20 points with a commanding victory in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton, who had won three of the first four grands prix, had lost the battle for pole position and a slow getaway from the front row left the Briton playing catch-up all afternoon.

May 10, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg cruises to Spanish Grand Prix win

BARCELONA, May 10 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton for the first time this season and cut the Formula One world champion’s lead to 20 points with a commanding victory in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton, who had won three of the first four grands prix, had lost the battle for pole position and a slow getaway from the front row left the Briton playing catch-up all afternoon.

May 9, 2015

Vettel fears Mercedes have widened the gap

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel, the only driver so far this season to deny Mercedes a victory, feared on Saturday that the gap between Ferrari and the Formula One world champions had widened.

“The gap is probably a little bit bigger than it was the last couple of races,” the four times world champion told reporters after qualifying third at the Spanish Grand Prix, the first race of the season in Europe.

May 9, 2015

Motor racing-Vettel fears Mercedes have widened the gap

BARCELONA, May 9 (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel, the only driver so far this season to deny Mercedes a victory, feared on Saturday that the gap between Ferrari and the Formula One world champions had widened.

“The gap is probably a little bit bigger than it was the last couple of races,” the four times world champion told reporters after qualifying third at the Spanish Grand Prix, the first race of the season in Europe.

May 9, 2015

Burning blanket costs Raikkonen a set of tyres

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen cursed his luck after one of those days at the Spanish Grand Prix where even the tyre warmer turned up the heat on the Ferrari driver.

“So far the weekend has been more difficult than I wanted and today I was still struggling, for some reason my car was sliding around,” said the Finn after qualifying only seventh fastest.

May 9, 2015

Motor racing-Burning blanket costs Raikkonen a set of tyres

BARCELONA, May 9 (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen cursed his luck after one of those days at the Spanish Grand Prix where even the tyre warmer turned up the heat on the Ferrari driver.

“So far the weekend has been more difficult than I wanted and today I was still struggling, for some reason my car was sliding around,” said the Finn after qualifying only seventh fastest.

May 9, 2015

Motor racing-Alonso aims to score in Spain with McLaren

BARCELONA, May 9 (Reuters) – An upbeat Fernando Alonso set his sights on a morale-boosting first points finish of the season for McLaren on Saturday after qualifying 13th for his home Spanish Grand Prix.

Despite being eclipsed by rookie compatriot Carlos Sainz, who will start in fifth place for Toro Rosso, the double world champion believes a breakthrough is possible for his Honda-powered team.

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