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Nov 1, 2015

Rosberg wins in Mexico a week after title defeat

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg won the Mexican Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday as Formula One made a lively return to the country after a 23-year absence.

The German’s fourth victory of the year, and 12th of his career, ended team mate Lewis Hamilton’s three-race winning streak with the Briton having to settle for second a week after securing his third title.

Nov 1, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg wins in Mexico a week after title defeat

MEXICO CITY, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg won the Mexican Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday as Formula One made a lively return to the country after a 23-year absence.

The German’s fourth victory of the year, and 12th of his career, ended team mate Lewis Hamilton’s three-race winning streak with the Briton having to settle for second a week after securing his third title.

Nov 1, 2015

Bottas and Raikkonen tangle again

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Finnish Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas turned the tables on compatriot Kimi Raikkonen at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday when the pair collided for the second time in three races.

“That is what you call payback,” former F1 driver David Coulthard commented on the BBC after Ferrari’s Raikkonen retired with shattered suspension while Bottas raced on in his Williams.

Nov 1, 2015

Motor racing-Bottas and Raikkonen tangle again

MEXICO CITY, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Finnish Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas turned the tables on compatriot Kimi Raikkonen at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday when the pair collided for the second time in three races.

“That is what you call payback,” former F1 driver David Coulthard commented on the BBC after Ferrari’s Raikkonen retired with shattered suspension while Bottas raced on in his Williams.

Nov 1, 2015

Boullier says McLaren ‘not here to help’ Red Bull

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – McLaren oppose partners Honda providing engines to Red Bull because they are not a charity foundation for their Formula One rivals, racing director Eric Boullier has said.

Former champions Red Bull and sister team Toro Rosso have yet to find an engine partner for 2016 after their current relationship with Renault broke down.

Nov 1, 2015

Motor racing-Boullier says McLaren “not here to help” Red Bull

MEXICO CITY, Nov 1 (Reuters) – McLaren oppose partners Honda providing engines to Red Bull because they are not a charity foundation for their Formula One rivals, racing director Eric Boullier has said.

Former champions Red Bull and sister team Toro Rosso have yet to find an engine partner for 2016 after their current relationship with Renault broke down.

Nov 1, 2015

Todt says Ferrari need to handle F1 veto with care

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The head of Formula One’s governing body Jean Todt has compared Ferrari’s veto rights to a “gun in the pocket” that must be handled with care.

Ferrari last month used their historic right to block a move to reduce the cost of engines and gearboxes for struggling teams.

Nov 1, 2015

Motor racing-Todt says Ferrari need to handle F1 veto with care

MEXICO CITY, Nov 1 (Reuters) – The head of Formula One’s governing body Jean Todt has compared Ferrari’s veto rights to a “gun in the pocket” that must be handled with care.

Ferrari last month used their historic right to block a move to reduce the cost of engines and gearboxes for struggling teams.

Nov 1, 2015

Schumacher still fighting, says Todt

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s third Formula One world championship also serves as a reminder of how remarkable Michael Schumacher’s achievements were, his former Ferrari boss Jean Todt said on Saturday.

The German is still receiving intensive treatment at home in Switzerland for severe head injuries suffered in a skiing accident in France in December 2013.

Nov 1, 2015

Motor racing-Schumacher still fighting, says Todt

MEXICO CITY, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s third Formula One world championship also serves as a reminder of how remarkable Michael Schumacher’s achievements were, his former Ferrari boss Jean Todt said on Saturday.

The German is still receiving intensive treatment at home in Switzerland for severe head injuries suffered in a skiing accident in France in December 2013.

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