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Feb 4, 2015

Motor racing-Former Sainsbury boss linked to Marussia bid

LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – The stricken Marussia Formula One team are set to come out of administration, with former Sainsbury’s boss Justin King linked on Wednesday to a rescue bid that could put them back on the starting grid next month.

Administrators FRP Advisory said in a statement that Marussia planned to come out of administration on Feb. 19 via a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) agreed by creditors.

Feb 3, 2015

Profile – Redknapp exit leaves QPR a less colourful place

LONDON (Reuters) – That Harry Redknapp should have blamed dodgy knees for his departure from the manager’s job at Queens Park Rangers only adds to the catalogue of colourful stories surrounding one of the characters of the English game.

Call him what you will, although any mention of the words ‘wheeler-dealer’ will be met with a shirty reply, the 67-year-old’s exit leaves the Premier League without one of its msot experienced campaigners.

Feb 3, 2015

Soccer-Redknapp exit leaves QPR a less colourful place

LONDON, Feb 3 (Reuters) – That Harry Redknapp should have blamed dodgy knees for his departure from the manager’s job at Queens Park Rangers only adds to the catalogue of colourful stories surrounding one of the characters of the English game.

Call him what you will, although any mention of the words ‘wheeler-dealer’ will be met with a shirty reply, the 67-year-old’s exit leaves the Premier League without one of its msot experienced campaigners.

Feb 3, 2015
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Feb 2, 2015

German race looks unlikely in 2015, says Ecclestone

LONDON (Reuters) – Germany — home of world champions Mercedes — looks unlikely to host a Formula One Grand Prix this year but there is still time to secure a deal, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone told Reuters on Monday.

The 84-year-old Briton was speaking after Germany’s Rhein Zeitung newspaper quoted him as saying there would be no race because “the visitor numbers were so poor in recent years that it is not economically viable.”

Feb 2, 2015
Feb 2, 2015
Feb 2, 2015

Motor racing-German race looks unlikely in 2015, says Ecclestone

LONDON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Germany — home of world champions Mercedes — looks unlikely to host a Formula One Grand Prix this year but there is still time to secure a deal, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone told Reuters on Monday.

The 84-year-old Briton was speaking after Germany’s Rhein Zeitung newspaper quoted him as saying there would be no race because “the visitor numbers were so poor in recent years that it is not economically viable.”

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      "I am Reuters London-based motor racing correspondent, writing mostly about Formula One from around the world and covering my first race at Silverstone in 1991. I also report on other sports when not at grands prix."
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