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Jul 1, 2015

Hamilton determined to dominate home race

LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton may not be feeling the years just yet but the double Formula One world champion still senses time is ticking by as he gears up for the ninth British Grand Prix of his career.

The Mercedes driver is determined to dominate at Silverstone on Sunday, where a record crowd of 140,000 will be roaring him on, because every chance to celebrate with the home fans is increasingly precious.

Jul 1, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton determined to dominate home race

LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton may not be feeling the years just yet but the double Formula One world champion still senses time is ticking by as he gears up for the ninth British Grand Prix of his career.

The Mercedes driver is determined to dominate at Silverstone on Sunday, where a record crowd of 140,000 will be roaring him on, because every chance to celebrate with the home fans is increasingly precious.

Jun 30, 2015

Hamilton hoping for a pot of gold at Silverstone

LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton likes gold and the double Formula One world champion intends to get his hands on a pot of it at Silverstone on Sunday.

The Mercedes driver, who often wears a substantial golden necklace in the paddock, heads to his home British Grand Prix this weekend with every chance of repeating last year’s success.

Jun 30, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton hoping for a pot of gold at Silverstone

LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton likes gold and the double Formula One world champion intends to get his hands on a pot of it at Silverstone on Sunday.

The Mercedes driver, who often wears a substantial golden necklace in the paddock, heads to his home British Grand Prix this weekend with every chance of repeating last year’s success.

Jun 30, 2015

Ferrari fan Ricciardo says a move is unlikely

STONY STRATFORD, England (Reuters) – Daniel Ricciardo was a Ferrari fan long before his Red Bull team entered Formula One but, despite media speculation, the Australian does not expect to be moving to Maranello anytime soon.

The 25-year-old said on Tuesday, at a Red Bull event ahead of Sunday’s British Grand Prix, that his current contract was long-term and “pretty tight”.

Jun 30, 2015

Motor racing-Ferrari fan Ricciardo says a move is unlikely

STONY STRATFORD, England, June 30 (Reuters) – Daniel Ricciardo was a Ferrari fan long before his Red Bull team entered Formula One but, despite media speculation, the Australian does not expect to be moving to Maranello anytime soon.

The 25-year-old said on Tuesday, at a Red Bull event ahead of Sunday’s British Grand Prix, that his current contract was long-term and “pretty tight”.

Jun 30, 2015

F1 strategy meeting must be decisive, says Horner

STONY STRATFORD, England (Reuters) – Formula One needs to make real strategic decisions at a meeting on Wednesday after talking a lot about change and delivering little, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said on Tuesday.

“I think it’s a crucial meeting tomorrow. Really some actions need to come out of it,” the Briton told reporters at a pre-British Grand Prix event near the team’s headquarters in central England.

Jun 30, 2015

Motor racing-F1 strategy meeting must be decisive, says Horner

STONY STRATFORD, England, June 30 (Reuters) – Formula One needs to make real strategic decisions at a meeting on Wednesday after talking a lot about change and delivering little, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said on Tuesday.

“I think it’s a crucial meeting tomorrow. Really some actions need to come out of it,” the Briton told reporters at a pre-British Grand Prix event near the team’s headquarters in central England.

Jun 29, 2015

F1 tire size a deal-breaker for Michelin

LONDON (Reuters) – Michelin has no interest in supplying tires to Formula One unless the sport agrees to make them bigger, a change motorsport head Pascal Couasnon feels sure will happen eventually.

The French company and current suppliers Pirelli are the only bidders for the three-year contract from 2017, when rule changes could be introduced to make the cars quicker and harder to handle.

Jun 29, 2015

Motor racing-F1 tyre size a deal-breaker for Michelin

LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – Michelin has no interest in supplying tyres to Formula One unless the sport agrees to make them bigger, a change motorsport head Pascal Couasnon feels sure will happen eventually.

The French company and current suppliers Pirelli are the only bidders for the three-year contract from 2017, when rule changes could be introduced to make the cars quicker and harder to handle.

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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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