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Nov 22, 2014

Uncertain Button determined to enjoy the moment

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Jenson Button is determined to enjoy every minute of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, hoping it will not be his Formula One farewell but knowing it could be.

The 2009 world champion is out of contract after the season-ender, with his McLaren team keeping him guessing about their intentions.

Nov 22, 2014

Motor racing-Uncertain Button determined to enjoy the moment

ABU DHABI, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Jenson Button is determined to enjoy every minute of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, hoping it will not be his Formula One farewell but knowing it could be.

The 2009 world champion is out of contract after the season-ender, with his McLaren team keeping him guessing about their intentions.

Nov 22, 2014

Rosberg pole keeps pressure on Hamilton

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg kept the pressure on title favourite and Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton after seizing pole position on Saturday for the decisive Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix.

The mind games started as soon as the two had locked out the front row at the floodlit Yas Marina circuit, with the German highlighting the championship leader’s errors and suggesting he was feeling the heat.

Nov 22, 2014

Hamilton to lose no sleep over title battle

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – If Lewis Hamilton was a rattled man, facing a sleepless night before Formula One’s title showdown on Sunday, he was not showing it.

A chunky gold chain draped around his neck was an obvious burden but the championship leader shrugged off talk of any others after being beaten to pole position by Mercedes team mate and rival Nico Rosberg.

Nov 22, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton to lose no sleep over title battle

ABU DHABI, Nov 22 (Reuters) – If Lewis Hamilton was a rattled man, facing a sleepless night before Formula One’s title showdown on Sunday, he was not showing it.

A chunky gold chain draped around his neck was an obvious burden but the championship leader shrugged off talk of any others after being beaten to pole position by Mercedes team mate and rival Nico Rosberg.

Nov 22, 2014

Red Bull drivers sent to back of grid

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Outgoing Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel and Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo were sent to the back of the grid at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday after stewards ruled Red Bull had used an illegal front wing.

FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer had referred the matter to the race stewards after post-qualifying checks indicated the cars were not in compliance with technical regulations.

Nov 22, 2014

Motor racing-Red Bull drivers sent to back of grid

ABU DHABI, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Outgoing Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel and Australian team mate Daniel Ricciardo were sent to the back of the grid at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday after stewards ruled Red Bull had used an illegal front wing.

FIA technical delegate Jo Bauer had referred the matter to the race stewards after post-qualifying checks indicated the cars were not in compliance with technical regulations.

Nov 22, 2014

Rosberg beats Hamilton to Abu Dhabi pole

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg beat title favorite Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the decisive Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday as the dominant Mercedes team mates locked out the front row in qualifying.

Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa failed to split the leading two but could still play a big part in Sunday’s season-ending ‘duel in the desert’ with their cars right behind on the second row.

Nov 22, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg beats Hamilton to Abu Dhabi pole

ABU DHABI, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg beat title favourite Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the decisive Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday as the dominant Mercedes team mates locked out the front row in qualifying.

Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa failed to split the leading two but could still play a big part in Sunday’s season-ending ‘duel in the desert’ with their cars right behind on the second row.

Nov 22, 2014
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