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Jul 5, 2014

Motor racing-Vettel leads wet Silverstone practice

SILVERSTONE, England, July 5 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel topped the timesheets in a wet final practice for the British Grand Prix on Saturday as neither of the Mercedes drivers bothered to set a timed lap.

The Red Bull driver, who has not won a race since last season when he wrapped up his fourth successive title, lapped the Silverstone circuit in a comparatively slow time of one minute 52.522 seconds.

Jul 4, 2014
Jul 4, 2014
Jul 4, 2014
Jul 4, 2014

Mansell expects Mercedes battle to go all the way

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – Nigel Mansell expects Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to be battling for the Formula One title all the way to the last race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

The 1992 world champion told reporters at the British Grand Prix that the controversial novelty of double points on offer for the season-ending round at Yas Marina could prove the decisive factor.

Jul 4, 2014

Motor racing-Mansell expects Mercedes battle to go all the way

SILVERSTONE, England, July 4 (Reuters) – Nigel Mansell expects Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to be battling for the Formula One title all the way to the last race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

The 1992 world champion told reporters at the British Grand Prix that the controversial novelty of double points on offer for the season-ending round at Yas Marina could prove the decisive factor.

Jul 4, 2014
Jul 4, 2014

Wolff keeps her F1 dream alive amid disappointment

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – After a 22 year wait, Formula One witnessed a woman driver taking part in a grand prix weekend on Friday. For all of 20 minutes.

If Susie Wolff, whose husband Toto is head of Mercedes motorsport, was bitterly disappointed to have her British Grand Prix practice session cut short by an engine failure she refused to dwell on her misfortune.

Jul 4, 2014

Motor racing-Wolff keeps her F1 dream alive amid disappointment

SILVERSTONE, England, July 4 (Reuters) – After a 22 year wait, Formula One witnessed a woman driver taking part in a grand prix weekend on Friday. For all of 20 minutes.

If Susie Wolff, whose husband Toto is head of Mercedes motorsport, was bitterly disappointed to have her British Grand Prix practice session cut short by an engine failure she refused to dwell on her misfortune.

Jul 4, 2014
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