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May 6, 2015

Williams tester Wolff is close yet still so far

LONDON (Reuters) – Susie Wolff will be back at the wheel of a Williams Formula One car in Barcelona on Friday with little in the way of fanfare but a clear aim in mind.

Last year, the 32-year-old Scot made plenty of headlines in a similar practice session at Silverstone when she became the first female driver in 22 years to take part in a Grand Prix weekend.

May 6, 2015

Motor racing-Lombardi feat was mere footnote to tragic 1975 race

LONDON, May 5 (Reuters) – The 1975 Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona’s Montjuich circuit has gone down in Formula One history as a safety shambles after a deadly accident that might have been prevented.

It also entered the record books, almost as a footnote, for a unique result that remains unrivalled 40 years on as Formula One returns to Spain for Sunday’s race at the modern Circuit de Catalunya.

May 6, 2015

Motor racing-Williams tester Wolff is close yet still so far

LONDON, May 6 (Reuters) – Susie Wolff will be back at the wheel of a Williams Formula One car in Barcelona on Friday with little in the way of fanfare but a clear aim in mind.

Last year, the 32-year-old Scot made plenty of headlines in a similar practice session at Silverstone when she became the first female driver in 22 years to take part in a Grand Prix weekend.

May 1, 2015

F1 must cut costs to bring back the buzz: Brown

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One has lost some of its buzz, big team budgets are running out of control, sanctioning fees and ticket prices are too high and historic European races must stay on the calendar.

Zak Brown, the American boss of the world’s largest motorsport marketing agency, is running through a check list of where grand prix racing is going wrong and what needs to be done to put it right.

May 1, 2015

Motor racing-F1 must cut costs to bring back the buzz – Brown

LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) – Formula One has lost some of its buzz, big team budgets are running out of control, sanctioning fees and ticket prices are too high and historic European races must stay on the calendar.

Zak Brown, the American boss of the world’s largest motorsport marketing agency, is running through a check list of where grand prix racing is going wrong and what needs to be done to put it right.

May 1, 2015

Moss relives the madness and magic of Mille Miglia

LONDON (Reuters) – A 1,000 mile race through Italian towns and villages, with crowds of excited spectators lining the roads as cars flash past at breakneck speeds, sounds like a recipe for disaster nowadays.

Even now, 60 years on from what many see as the race of his life, Stirling Moss still marvels at the madness and the magic of the Mille Miglia.

Apr 30, 2015

Motor racing-Moss relives the madness and magic of Mille Miglia

LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) – A 1,000 mile race through Italian towns and villages, with crowds of excited spectators lining the roads as cars flash past at breakneck speeds, sounds like a recipe for disaster nowadays.

Even now, 60 years on from what many see as the race of his life, Stirling Moss still marvels at the madness and the magic of the Mille Miglia.

Apr 30, 2015

Interview – Moss sure that Hamilton is on to another winner

LONDON (Reuters) – Stirling Moss is a great admirer of Lewis Hamilton but he has distinct views about how a winner should behave on the Formula One podium.

It is not that he disapproves of the champagne spraying that landed the Mercedes driver in trouble in China this month, with the Briton aiming a stream of bubbly at a hostess, but his was a very different era.

Apr 30, 2015

Moss sure that Hamilton is on to another winner

LONDON (Reuters) – Stirling Moss is a great admirer of Lewis Hamilton but he has distinct views about how a winner should behave on the Formula One podium.

It is not that he disapproves of the champagne spraying that landed the Mercedes driver in trouble in China this month, with the Briton aiming a stream of bubbly at a hostess, but his was a very different era.

Apr 30, 2015

Motor racing-Moss sure that Hamilton is on to another winner

LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) – Stirling Moss is a great admirer of Lewis Hamilton but he has distinct views about how a winner should behave on the Formula One podium.

It is not that he disapproves of the champagne spraying that landed the Mercedes driver in trouble in China this month, with the Briton aiming a stream of bubbly at a hostess, but his was a very different era.

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