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Jul 3, 2015

Rosberg pips Hamilton in first British GP practice

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg knocked team mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in the dying seconds as Mercedes dominated first practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday.

The German, 10 points behind double world champion Hamilton after eight of the season’s 19 races, lapped with a best time of one minute 34.274 seconds on a bright and hot morning at Silverstone.

Jul 3, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg pips Hamilton in first British GP practice

SILVERSTONE, England, July 3 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg knocked team mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in the dying seconds as Mercedes dominated first practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday.

The German, 10 points behind double world champion Hamilton after eight of the season’s 19 races, lapped with a best time of one minute 34.274 seconds on a bright and hot morning at Silverstone.

Jul 2, 2015

Mosley says F1 heading for major crisis

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Former FIA president Max Mosley has warned that Formula One risks serious difficulties unless it changes direction and cuts costs.

“There are no two ways about it, if Formula One continues on its current path, it is headed for a major crisis,” the Briton, who stood down from running the governing body in 2009, wrote on the Daily Telegraph website.

Jul 2, 2015

Motor racing-Mosley says F1 heading for major crisis

SILVERSTONE, England, July 2 (Reuters) – Former FIA president Max Mosley has warned that Formula One risks serious difficulties unless it changes direction and cuts costs.

“There are no two ways about it, if Formula One continues on its current path, it is headed for a major crisis,” the Briton, who stood down from running the governing body in 2009, wrote on the Daily Telegraph website.

Jul 2, 2015

Rosberg side by side with Hamilton at Silverstone

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have parked their motorhomes side by side in the British Grand Prix campsite and may well line up next to each other at both the start and finish on Sunday.

“I have organized to put up a big fence in between, it’s going up tonight,” Rosberg told reporters on Thursday. “I hope he doesn’t party too loud. I’m turning my loudspeakers that way now.”

Jul 2, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg side by side with Hamilton at Silverstone

SILVERSTONE, England, July 2 (Reuters) – Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton have parked their motorhomes side by side in the British Grand Prix campsite and may well line up next to each other at both the start and finish on Sunday.

“I have organised to put up a big fence in between, it’s going up tonight,” Rosberg told reporters on Thursday. “I hope he doesn’t party too loud. I’m turning my loudspeakers that way now.”

Jul 2, 2015

McLaren handed an extra power unit in rules review

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Struggling McLaren will be allowed an extra engine for each of their drivers as Formula One announced a package of measures on Thursday that included an overhaul of its controversial power unit penalty system.

The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement that a meeting of the sport’s Strategy Group had agreed a number of steps, some of which would be put to a vote next week.

Jul 2, 2015

Motor racing-McLaren handed an extra power unit in rules review

SILVERSTONE, England, July 2 (Reuters) – Struggling McLaren will be allowed an extra engine for each of their drivers as Formula One announced a package of measures on Thursday that included an overhaul of its controversial power unit penalty system.

The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement that a meeting of the sport’s Strategy Group had agreed a number of steps, some of which would be put to a vote next week.

Jul 2, 2015

Lewis Hamilton gets his hands on a proper trophy

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Double world champion Lewis Hamilton was handed one of the sport’s most prestigious trophies on Thursday, only days after moaning about the poor quality of some of Formula One’s podium prizes.

The Mercedes driver received the Hawthorn Memorial Trophy, awarded annually since 1959 to the most successful British or Commonwealth driver in the previous year’s championship, at Silverstone.

Jul 2, 2015

Hamilton gets his hands on a proper trophy

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Double world champion Lewis Hamilton was handed one of the sport’s most prestigious trophies on Thursday, only days after moaning about the poor quality of some of Formula One’s podium prizes.

The Mercedes driver received the Hawthorn Memorial Trophy, awarded annually since 1959 to the most successful British or Commonwealth driver in the previous year’s championship, at Silverstone.

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