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Oct 13, 2014

Marussia determined to defend Bianchi’s achievement

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – The Marussia Formula One team are determined to defend Jules Bianchi’s legacy once they have picked up the pieces and regrouped after a week from hell.

The British-based team withdrew the Frenchman’s car from Sunday’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix as a mark of respect for their critically injured driver but, with their ninth place in the championship at stake, have decisions to make.

Oct 13, 2014

Motor racing-Marussia determined to defend Bianchi’s achievement

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 13 (Reuters) – The Marussia Formula One team are determined to defend Jules Bianchi’s legacy once they have picked up the pieces and regrouped after a week from hell.

The British-based team withdrew the Frenchman’s car from Sunday’s inaugural Russian Grand Prix as a mark of respect for their critically injured driver but, with their ninth place in the championship at stake, have decisions to make.

Oct 12, 2014
Oct 12, 2014

Rosberg has only himself to blame

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg had only himself to blame for a first lap error at the Russian Grand Prix that allowed Mercedes team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton to romp to a fourth win in a row on Sunday.

“I just went completely wrong and I don’t understand it,” said the German, now 17 points adrift of the Briton with three races remaining in what amounts to a private duel between the two for the Formula One title.

Oct 12, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg has only himself to blame

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg had only himself to blame for a first lap error at the Russian Grand Prix that allowed Mercedes team mate and championship leader Lewis Hamilton to romp to a fourth win in a row on Sunday.

“I just went completely wrong and I don’t understand it,” said the German, now 17 points adrift of the Briton with three races remaining in what amounts to a private duel between the two for the Formula One title.

Oct 12, 2014

My decision will seem obvious, says Alonso

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso gave a teasing hint about his Formula One future on Sunday by saying the decision would seem obvious once announced and he was unlikely to drive for a Mercedes-powered team.

“I’m not in a hurry…I understand the curiosity, and I understand, for the fans, the news that can be around the future,” the Spaniard told reporters at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Oct 12, 2014

Motor racing-My decision will seem obvious, says Alonso

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso gave a teasing hint about his Formula One future on Sunday by saying the decision would seem obvious once announced and he was unlikely to drive for a Mercedes-powered team.

“I’m not in a hurry…I understand the curiosity, and I understand, for the fans, the news that can be around the future,” the Spaniard told reporters at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Oct 12, 2014

Mercedes secure one F1 trophy, other to follow

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – The Formula One constructors’ world championship trophy found a new home just down the road from Red Bull’s factory in England on Sunday as Mercedes celebrated a historic first for their ‘Silver Arrows’ team.

Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton might cover the distance in a matter of minutes but it has taken more than half a century for Mercedes to add their names to the likes of Ferrari, McLaren and Williams.

Oct 12, 2014

Motor racing-Mercedes secure one F1 trophy, other to follow

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 12 (Reuters) – The Formula One constructors’ world championship trophy found a new home just down the road from Red Bull’s factory in England on Sunday as Mercedes celebrated a historic first for their ‘Silver Arrows’ team.

Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton might cover the distance in a matter of minutes but it has taken more than half a century for Mercedes to add their names to the likes of Ferrari, McLaren and Williams.

Oct 12, 2014

Hamilton says Bianchi was always on his mind

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – The champagne was sprayed on the podium, and celebratory glasses clinked in the Mercedes hospitality, but Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton never lost sight of the bigger picture on Sunday.

With French driver Jules Bianchi critically ill in a Japanese hospital after suffering severe brain injuries in a crash at Suzuka only seven days ago, a cloud has hung over Formula One all week.

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