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Apr 18, 2015

Raikkonen’s Ferrari future depends on performance

MANAMA (Reuters) – Ferrari have told 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen that performance and results will decide whether he stays with the team after this season.

The Finn is out of contract at the end of the year, although Ferrari have a further option on his services, but has indicated he wants to stay on alongside Sebastian Vettel.

Apr 18, 2015

Motor racing-Raikkonen’s Ferrari future depends on performance

MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) – Ferrari have told 2007 world champion Kimi Raikkonen that performance and results will decide whether he stays with the team after this season.

The Finn is out of contract at the end of the year, although Ferrari have a further option on his services, but has indicated he wants to stay on alongside Sebastian Vettel.

Apr 17, 2015

Hamilton loving the life of a champion

MANAMA (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton says he is in the form of his life and loving every minute of being a double Formula One world champion.

The word ‘double’ is key for the 30-year-old Mercedes driver, winner of two out of three races so far this season and eight of the last 10.

Apr 17, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton loving the life of a champion

MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton says he is in the form of his life and loving every minute of being a double Formula One world champion.

The word ‘double’ is key for the 30-year-old Mercedes driver, winner of two out of three races so far this season and eight of the last 10.

Apr 17, 2015

Formula One publishes human rights commitment

MANAMA (Reuters) – Formula One has published a statement committing the sport to respect for human rights as it prepares for one of the more controversial races on the calendar in Bahrain this weekend.

An uprising led by the strategic Gulf kingdom’s Shi’ite Muslim majority to demand reforms in early 2011 led to a crackdown and forced the cancellation of that year’s race.

Apr 17, 2015

Motor racing-Formula One publishes human rights commitment

MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) – Formula One has published a statement committing the sport to respect for human rights as it prepares for one of the more controversial races on the calendar in Bahrain this weekend.

An uprising led by the strategic Gulf kingdom’s Shi’ite Muslim majority to demand reforms in early 2011 led to a crackdown and forced the cancellation of that year’s race.

Apr 17, 2015

Rosberg faster than Hamilton in Bahrain

MANAMA (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg rose to the challenge by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday.

The German, who has been beaten by the double Formula One world champion in all three races so far this season, topped the timesheets with a best time of one minute 34.647 seconds on soft tires in the second, floodlit session.

Apr 17, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg faster than Hamilton in Bahrain

MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg rose to the challenge by lapping faster than Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton in practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday.

The German, who has been beaten by the double Formula One world champion in all three races so far this season, topped the timesheets with a best time of one minute 34.647 seconds on soft tyres in the second, floodlit session.

Apr 17, 2015

Raikkonen leads Ferrari one-two in Bahrain practice

MANAMA (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari one-two in first practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday while Formula One champions Mercedes lurked well down the timesheets after doing their own thing.

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was only 16th fastest while Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg was 15th, with Raikkonen and team mate Sebastian Vettel putting in their fastest laps late in the session.

Apr 17, 2015

Motor racing-Raikkonen leads Ferrari one-two in Bahrain practice

MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari one-two in first practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday while Formula One champions Mercedes lurked well down the timesheets after doing their own thing.

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was only 16th fastest while Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg was 15th, with Raikkonen and team mate Sebastian Vettel putting in their fastest laps late in the session.

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