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Jul 26, 2014

Motor racing-Raikkonen blames Ferrari for qualifying gaffe

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen told Ferrari to get their act together after a qualifying gaffe by his Italian team left the Finn languishing down the starting grid at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday.

Raikkonen has a great record at the Hungaroring, finishing second in the last two years with Lotus and winning with McLaren back in 2005.

Jul 26, 2014

Rosberg on pole, Hamilton on fire and last

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday while Mercedes team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton saw his hopes go up in flames.

Hamilton, 14 points behind Rosberg after 10 races, has won in Hungary for the past two years and four times in total and was the favourite for pole and the race after setting the pace in practice.

Jul 26, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg on pole, Hamilton on fire and last

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Formula One world championship leader Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday while Mercedes team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton saw his hopes go up in flames.

Hamilton, 14 points behind Rosberg after 10 races, has won in Hungary for the past two years and four times in total and was the favourite for pole and the race after setting the pace in practice.

Jul 26, 2014

Hamilton’s hopes go up in flames

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s Hungarian Grand Prix hopes went up in flames on Saturday when his Mercedes caught fire in the first phase of qualifying.

The Briton, who is 14 points behind Formula One championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg after 10 races, had been fastest in all three practice sessions and was favourite for pole position.

Jul 26, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton’s hopes go up in flames

BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s Hungarian Grand Prix hopes went up in flames on Saturday when his Mercedes caught fire in the first phase of qualifying.

The Briton, who is 14 points behind Formula One championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg after 10 races, had been fastest in all three practice sessions and was favourite for pole position.

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Jul 25, 2014

Lauda apologises to Ferrari for derogatory comment

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Niki Lauda has apologised to Ferrari for making critical comments about his former team’s Formula One car.

The retired triple champion, who is now non-executive chairman of championship leaders Mercedes and also a television pundit, was quoted in Spanish newspaper El Pais last weekend as saying Fernando Alonso was driving a rubbish car.

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