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Jul 7, 2014

Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci

LONDON (Reuters) – Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won by Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes.

Jul 7, 2014

Motor racing-Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won by Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes.

Jul 6, 2014

No podium but Button does his father proud

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – Jenson Button did his late father proud on Sunday even if the McLaren driver seems destined not to stand on the podium at his home British Grand Prix.

The most experienced driver on the Formula One starting grid has yet to finish in the top three at Silverstone but, on a day dedicated to the memory of the dad who died in January, he came as close as he ever has.

Jul 6, 2014
Jul 6, 2014

Motor racing-No podium but Button does his father proud

SILVERSTONE, England, July 6 (Reuters) – Jenson Button did his late father proud on Sunday even if the McLaren driver seems destined not to stand on the podium at his home British Grand Prix.

The most experienced driver on the Formula One starting grid has yet to finish in the top three at Silverstone but, on a day dedicated to the memory of the dad who died in January, he came as close as he ever has.

Jul 6, 2014

Hamilton gives his fans the win they wanted

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton ran a rollercoaster of emotions to give his home Formula One fans the win they wanted at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.

On Saturday, the Mercedes driver had been ‘devastated’ – his own father’s description – after an error in qualifying seen by some as a pivotal moment in a season had handed pole position to team mate Nico Rosberg.

Jul 6, 2014
Jul 6, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton gives his fans the win they wanted

SILVERSTONE, England, July 6 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton ran a rollercoaster of emotions to give his home Formula One fans the win they wanted at the British Grand Prix on Sunday.

On Saturday, the Mercedes driver had been ‘devastated’ – his own father’s description – after an error in qualifying seen by some as a pivotal moment in a season had handed pole position to team mate Nico Rosberg.

Jul 6, 2014

F1 leader Rosberg rues first retirement

SILVERSTONE England (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg saw his Formula One lead cut to four points on Sunday after a British Grand Prix he felt sure to win until a gearbox problem forced his first retirement of the season.

“I am very confident that I would have won the race,” the German said as Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton celebrated a home victory that had looked unlikely after he qualified sixth on Saturday.

Jul 6, 2014

Motor racing-F1 leader Rosberg rues first retirement

SILVERSTONE, England, July 6 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg saw his Formula One lead cut to four points on Sunday after a British Grand Prix he felt sure to win until a gearbox problem forced his first retirement of the season.

“I am very confident that I would have won the race,” the German said as Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton celebrated a home victory that had looked unlikely after he qualified sixth on Saturday.

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