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May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg is third time lucky in Monaco

MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg thanked his lucky stars on Sunday after a third successive Monaco Grand Prix victory fell into his lap just when it seemed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton had hit the jackpot.

“I’m aware I got lucky, very lucky, probably the luckiest I’ve ever been in my career, but I’ll take it and enjoy it,” said the German.

May 24, 2015

Hamilton revives memories of Senna even in defeat

MONACO (Reuters) – Even in defeat, on the most famous Formula One circuit of them all, Lewis Hamilton revived memories of his great hero and serial Monaco winner Ayrton Senna.

On his slowing-down lap, after a certain victory had been cruelly snatched from his grasp by a pitstop blunder, the Briton stopped his Mercedes at the Portier corner before the tunnel entry.

May 24, 2015

Hamilton revives memories of Senna even in defeat

MONACO (Reuters) – Even in defeat, on the most famous Formula One circuit of them all, Lewis Hamilton revived memories of his great hero and serial Monaco winner Ayrton Senna.

On his slowing-down lap, after a certain victory had been cruelly snatched from his grasp by a pitstop blunder, the Briton stopped his Mercedes at the Portier corner before the tunnel entry.

May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton revives memories of Senna even in defeat

MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) – Even in defeat, on the most famous Formula One circuit of them all, Lewis Hamilton revived memories of his great hero and serial Monaco winner Ayrton Senna.

On his slowing-down lap, after a certain victory had been cruelly snatched from his grasp by a pitstop blunder, the Briton stopped his Mercedes at the Portier corner before the tunnel entry.

May 24, 2015

Rosberg takes Monaco hat-trick after Mercedes gaffe

MONACO (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team mate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needless pitstop.

The result, with double Formula One world champion Hamilton finishing third just when victory seemed assured, slashed Hamilton’s overall lead to 10 points after six of the season’s 19 races.

May 24, 2015

Mercedes apologise to stunned Hamilton

MONACO (Reuters) – Mercedes bosses queued up to apologise to stunned Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday after an error that robbed him of victory at the showcase Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton had led from pole position until he was called in for fresh tyres when the safety car was deployed with 14 laps remaining.

May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Mercedes apologise to stunned Hamilton

MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) – Mercedes bosses queued up to apologise to stunned Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday after an error that robbed him of victory at the showcase Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton had led from pole position until he was called in for fresh tyres when the safety car was deployed with 14 laps remaining.

May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg takes Monaco hat-trick after Mercedes gaffe

MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) – Germany’s Nico Rosberg celebrated a surprise hat-trick of Monaco Grand Prix victories on Sunday after Mercedes blew championship-leading team mate Lewis Hamilton’s chances with a needless pitstop.

The result, with double Formula One world champion Hamilton finishing third just when victory seemed assured, slashed Hamilton’s overall lead to 10 points after six of the season’s 19 races.

May 24, 2015

Ecclestone tells Rosberg: Hamilton is better for business

MONACO (Reuters) – World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport,” Ecclestone said in a conversation with Hamilton’s Mercedes team mate Rosberg published on the official formula1.com website.

May 24, 2015

Motor racing-Ecclestone tells Rosberg: Hamilton is better for business

MONACO, May 24 (Reuters) – World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“I am a huge Lewis fan because he is a super promoter of the sport,” Ecclestone said in a conversation with Hamilton’s Mercedes team mate Rosberg published on the official formula1.com website.

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