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Jul 17, 2014

Motor racing-Mercedes unfazed by suspension rule change

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 17 (Reuters) – Mercedes are unlikely to suffer any significant setback from a decision to ban a suspension system from this weekend’s German Grand Prix, according to their title contender Lewis Hamilton.

“I don’t think much at all,” the Briton told reporters at Hockenheim when asked about the possible impact on his dominant team of the removal of the front and rear interconnected suspension (FRIC) system.

Jul 17, 2014

Raikkonen reports fit for duty

HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen declared himself fully fit on Thursday after a big British Grand Prix crash forced him to miss Formula One testing last week.

“I had some pain but it’s all fine,” the Finn told reporters ahead of Sunday’s German Grand Prix.

Jul 17, 2014

Motor racing-Raikkonen reports fit for duty

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 17 (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen declared himself fully fit on Thursday after a big British Grand Prix crash forced him to miss Formula One testing last week.

“I had some pain but it’s all fine,” the Finn told reporters ahead of Sunday’s German Grand Prix.

Jul 17, 2014

Hamilton expects Rosberg to feel World Cup boost

HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton hopes to tap into some of Germany’s World Cup euphoria at Mercedes’ home Formula One race this weekend even if championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg gets a bigger boost.

“For every driver, when you go to your home country I think naturally you will get that extra boost,” the Briton, who won in front of his home crowd at Silverstone two weeks ago, told reporters on Thursday.

Jul 17, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton expects Rosberg to feel World Cup boost

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 17 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton hopes to tap into some of Germany’s World Cup euphoria at Mercedes’ home Formula One race this weekend even if championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg gets a bigger boost.

“For every driver, when you go to your home country I think naturally you will get that extra boost,” the Briton, who won in front of his home crowd at Silverstone two weeks ago, told reporters on Thursday.

Jul 17, 2014
Jul 17, 2014

FIFA red card for Rosberg World Cup helmet

HOCKENHEIM Germany (Reuters) – Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has had to abandon plans to wear a special helmet decorated with the World Cup trophy at his home German Grand Prix due to copyright issues after FIFA intervened.

Rosberg, who drives for German Football Association sponsors Mercedes, had shown his 712,000 followers on Twitter a picture of the planned helmet in the German colours with four stars and the golden trophy on top.

Jul 17, 2014

Motor racing-FIFA red card for Rosberg World Cup helmet

HOCKENHEIM, Germany, July 17 (Reuters) – Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has had to abandon plans to wear a special helmet decorated with the World Cup trophy at his home German Grand Prix due to copyright issues after FIFA intervened.

Rosberg, who drives for German Football Association sponsors Mercedes, had shown his 712,000 followers on Twitter a picture of the planned helmet in the German colours with four stars and the golden trophy on top.

Jul 17, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
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