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Nov 21, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg needs Williams to pick up speed

ABU DHABI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg looked to Williams for a helping hand in the Formula One title battle on Friday after his Mercedes team dominated Abu Dhabi Grand Prix practice.

With team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton fastest in both sessions, and 17 points clear in the standings, Rosberg needs to win Sunday’s season-ender with someone else getting between him and the Briton.

Nov 21, 2014
Nov 21, 2014
Nov 21, 2014
Nov 21, 2014
Nov 21, 2014

Motor racing-Advantage Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice

ABU DHABI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton claimed an early advantage over Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg on Friday with the fastest lap in practice for Formula One’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The Briton, chasing his second title, was quickest in the afternoon and after-dark floodlit sessions at the glittering Yas Marina circuit that hosts Sunday’s decisive ‘duel in the desert’.

Nov 21, 2014
Nov 21, 2014
Nov 21, 2014

Hamilton fastest in first Abu Dhabi practice

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Championship leader Lewis Hamilton struck a psychological blow with the fastest time in Friday’s first practice for Formula One’s Abu Dhabi title decider.

The Briton, chasing his second title, was 0.133 seconds quicker than Mercedes team mate and rival Nico Rosberg with a lap of 1:43.476 on an afternoon that again saw the sport’s dominant team in a class of their own.

Nov 21, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton fastest in first Abu Dhabi practice

ABU DHABI, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Championship leader Lewis Hamilton struck a psychological blow with the fastest time in Friday’s first practice for Formula One’s Abu Dhabi title decider.

The Briton, chasing his second title, was 0.133 seconds quicker than Mercedes team mate and rival Nico Rosberg with a lap of 1:43.476 on an afternoon that again saw the sport’s dominant team in a class of their own.

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