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Apr 10, 2014

Mercedes driver duel has hidden depths

LONDON (Reuters) – The rivalry between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain last weekend but what Formula One fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg.

Behind the scenes, on separate sides of the garage and with teams of engineers trawling through banks of data, another duel unfolded witnessed only by those privileged few on the inside.

Apr 10, 2014

Motor racing-Mercedes driver duel has hidden depths

LONDON, April 10 (Reuters) – The rivalry between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain last weekend but what Formula One fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg.

Behind the scenes, on separate sides of the garage and with teams of engineers trawling through banks of data, another duel unfolded witnessed only by those privileged few on the inside.

Apr 9, 2014

Kristensen finds fresh motivation for Le Mans

LONDON (Reuters) – Tom Kristensen is not lacking for motivation as he prepares for a world endurance championship season that sees the great Dane targeting an unprecedented 10th Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar victory.

The friendship of team mates, tragedy, a delayed tribute to a late father and a sense of history all play a part in the equation.

Apr 9, 2014

Motor racing-Kristensen finds fresh motivation for Le Mans

LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) – Tom Kristensen is not lacking for motivation as he prepares for a world endurance championship season that sees the great Dane targetting an unprecedented 10th Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar victory.

The friendship of team mates, tragedy, a delayed tribute to a late father and a sense of history all play a part in the equation.

Apr 9, 2014

McLaren, Red Bull in legal dispute over aero expert

LONDON (Reuters) – McLaren consulted their lawyers on Wednesday after Formula One champions Red Bull announced the appointment of an aerodynamics expert their rivals said was contracted to them.

Red Bull said Dan Fallows has been appointed head of aerodynamics, replacing McLaren-bound Peter Prodromou who is now on ‘gardening leave’.

Apr 9, 2014

Motor racing-McLaren, Red Bull in legal dispute over aero expert

LONDON, April 9 (Reuters) – McLaren consulted their lawyers on Wednesday after Formula One champions Red Bull announced the appointment of an aerodynamics expert their rivals said was contracted to them.

Red Bull said Dan Fallows has been appointed head of aerodynamics, replacing McLaren-bound Peter Prodromou who is now on ‘gardening leave’.

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      "I am Reuters London-based motor racing correspondent, writing mostly about Formula One from around the world and covering my first race at Silverstone in 1991. I also report on other sports when not at grands prix."
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