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Oct 22, 2015

Renault upgrade not powerful enough for Ricciardo

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Renault look like having no takers for their upgraded engine in Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix after Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo said it did not look enough of a step up and Toro Rosso said they would stick with the old one.

“It’s available if we want to use it. Obviously that would mean a penalty, though, so we’ve got to understand if it’s worth it,” the Australian told reporters at the Circuit of the Americas on Thursday.

Oct 22, 2015

Motor racing-Renault upgrade not powerful enough for Ricciardo

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Renault look like having no takers for their upgraded engine in Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix after Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo said it did not look enough of a step up and Toro Rosso said they would stick with the old one.

“It’s available if we want to use it. Obviously that would mean a penalty, though, so we’ve got to understand if it’s worth it,” the Australian told reporters at the Circuit of the Americas on Thursday.

Oct 22, 2015

Vettel engine penalty boosts Hamilton’s title hopes

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of clinching his third Formula One world title at the U.S. Grand Prix were boosted when Sebastian Vettel, his closest rival, said he would have a 10 place penalty on the starting grid.

“We will have the hit of a 10 places penalty for a new engine at this event but it has always been the plan, it’s not a big secret,” the Ferrari driver from Germany told reporters at the Circuit of the Americas on Thursday.

Oct 22, 2015

Motor racing-Vettel engine penalty boosts Hamilton’s title hopes

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of clinching his third Formula One world title at the U.S. Grand Prix were boosted when Sebastian Vettel, his closest rival, said he would have a 10 place penalty on the starting grid.

“We will have the hit of a 10 places penalty for a new engine at this event but it has always been the plan, it’s not a big secret,” the Ferrari driver from Germany told reporters at the Circuit of the Americas on Thursday.

Oct 22, 2015

Interview: Texas two-step means party time for Perez

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – For the past few seasons, the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas has been the closest thing to a home race for Mexican Sergio Perez and his many fans.

But not any more.

This time ‘Checo’ arrives in Texas knowing that Sunday, for all the support he is sure to enjoy, is more like a warm-up for the following weekend’s big party — the thrill of Mexico’s first grand prix since 1992.

Oct 22, 2015

Texas two-step means party time for Perez

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – For the past few seasons, the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas has been the closest thing to a home race for Mexican Sergio Perez and his many fans.

But not any more.

This time ‘Checo’ arrives in Texas knowing that Sunday, for all the support he is sure to enjoy, is more like a warm-up for the following weekend’s big party — the thrill of Mexico’s first grand prix since 1992.

Oct 22, 2015

Motor racing-Texas two-step means party time for Perez

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 21 (Reuters) – For the past few seasons, the U.S. Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas has been the closest thing to a home race for Mexican Sergio Perez and his many fans.

But not any more.

This time ‘Checo’ arrives in Texas knowing that Sunday, for all the support he is sure to enjoy, is more like a warm-up for the following weekend’s big party — the thrill of Mexico’s first grand prix since 1992.

Oct 21, 2015

Third title is Hamilton’s American dream

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton can live his own American dream by becoming a triple Formula One world champion in Texas on Sunday.

If the Briton scores two points more than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg, and nine more than Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, at the Circuit of the Americas then it is game over with three races to spare.

Oct 21, 2015

Third title is Lewis Hamilton’s American dream

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton can live his own American dream by becoming a triple Formula One world champion in Texas on Sunday.

If the Briton scores two points more than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg, and nine more than Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, at the Circuit of the Americas then it is game over with three races to spare.

Oct 21, 2015

Motor racing-Third title is Hamilton’s American dream

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton can live his own American dream by becoming a triple Formula One world champion in Texas on Sunday.

If the Briton scores two points more than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg, and nine more than Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, at the Circuit of the Americas then it is game over with three races to spare.

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