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Oct 31, 2015

Hamilton sees one more contract beyond current deal

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says his next Formula One contract is likely to be his last and does not want to ‘hog’ a seat and deny others a shot at glory.

The 30-year-old, who clinched his third title in Texas last weekend, indicated he intended to see out his career with Mercedes.

Oct 31, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton sees one more contract beyond current deal

MEXICO CITY, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says his next Formula One contract is likely to be his last and does not want to ‘hog’ a seat and deny others a shot at glory.

The 30-year-old, who clinched his third title in Texas last weekend, indicated he intended to see out his career with Mercedes.

Oct 31, 2015

Manor Marussia bosses set to leave F1 team

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Uncertainty surrounded the Manor Marussia Formula One team on Friday amid reports that principal John Booth and sporting director Graeme Lowdon had resigned and would leave at the end of the season.

Lowdon told Reuters at the Mexican Grand Prix he could not comment on the reports about the departures, which the BBC said had been confirmed by ‘sources close to the team.’

Oct 31, 2015

Rosberg fastest as F1 returns to Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg set the fastest time for Mercedes in Mexican Grand Prix practice on Friday as large crowds welcomed Formula One back to the country after a 23-year absence.

The German, who is fighting for second place in a championship already won by team mate Lewis Hamilton, lapped the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit with a best of one minute 21.531 seconds.

Oct 31, 2015

Motor racing-Manor Marussia bosses set to leave F1 team

MEXICO CITY, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Uncertainty surrounded the Manor Marussia Formula One team on Friday amid reports that principal John Booth and sporting director Graeme Lowdon had resigned and would leave at the end of the season.

Lowdon told Reuters at the Mexican Grand Prix he could not comment on the reports about the departures, which the BBC said had been confirmed by ‘sources close to the team.’

Oct 31, 2015

Motor racing-Force India in talks with Aston Martin, Johnnie Walker

MEXICO CITY, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Force India are in talks with Aston Martin and Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker about a deal that would see the Formula One team change its name and look, co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday.

“Yes, there are discussions on with Aston Martin. Yes, there is excitement on both sides,” he told Reuters at the Mexican Grand Prix.

Oct 31, 2015

Force India in talks with Aston Martin, Johnnie Walker

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Force India are in talks with Aston Martin and Scotch whisky brand Johnnie Walker about a deal that would see the Formula One team change its name and look, co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Friday.

“Yes, there are discussions on with Aston Martin. Yes, there is excitement on both sides,” he told Reuters at the Mexican Grand Prix.

Oct 30, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg fastest as F1 returns to Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg set the fastest time for Mercedes in Mexican Grand Prix practice on Friday as large crowds welcomed Formula One back to the country after a 23-year absence.

The German, who is fighting for second place in a championship already won by team mate Lewis Hamilton, lapped the Hermanos Rodriguez circuit with a best of one minute 21.531 seconds.

Oct 30, 2015

Mansell relives moment of magic in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A corner of Mexico’s Hermanos Rodriguez circuit will always have Nigel Mansell’s name on it, even if it is now a shadow of the one that witnessed one of the bravest overtaking moves in Formula One history.

In 1990, at Ferrari, the future world champion pulled off a breathtaking 300 kilometer per hour pass on Austrian Gerhard Berger’s McLaren around the outside of the fearsome Peraltada corner to take second place.

Oct 30, 2015

Motor racing-Mansell relives moment of magic in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Oct 30 (Reuters) – A corner of Mexico’s Hermanos Rodriguez circuit will always have Nigel Mansell’s name on it, even if it is now a shadow of the one that witnessed one of the bravest overtaking moves in Formula One history.

In 1990, at Ferrari, the future world champion pulled off a breathtaking 300 kilometre per hour pass on Austrian Gerhard Berger’s McLaren around the outside of the fearsome Peraltada corner to take second place.

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