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Aug 23, 2014
Aug 23, 2014
Aug 23, 2014

Spa remains a track for all the ages

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Eau Rouge, Pouhon, Blanchimont – for Formula One fans the names stand out as the jewels in the glittering crown that is the Spa circuit.

For those of an older generation, however, it is the memories of Burnenville, Malmedy and Masta – with its famous ‘kink’ – that still make the hairs stand up on the back of the neck.

Aug 23, 2014

Motor racing-Spa remains a track for all the ages

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Eau Rouge, Pouhon, Blanchimont – for Formula One fans the names stand out as the jewels in the glittering crown that is the Spa circuit.

For those of an older generation, however, it is the memories of Burnenville, Malmedy and Masta – with its famous ‘kink’ – that still make the hairs stand up on the back of the neck.

Aug 23, 2014
Aug 22, 2014

Newey fears for wasted youth of boy racers

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Red Bull technical head Adrian Newey raised concern for motorsport’s budding young racers on Friday, accusing some parents of risking a bleak future for their children by neglecting their studies.

With a youth debate raging in Formula One after Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso announced the signing of 16-year-old Dutch driver Max Verstappen for 2015, Newey was more concerned about educational issues.

Aug 22, 2014

Motor racing-Newey fears for wasted youth of boy racers

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Red Bull technical head Adrian Newey raised concern for motorsport’s budding young racers on Friday, accusing some parents of risking a bleak future for their children by neglecting their studies.

With a youth debate raging in Formula One after Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso announced the signing of 16-year-old Dutch driver Max Verstappen for 2015, Newey was more concerned about educational issues.

Aug 22, 2014

Rossi feels closer than ever to racing in F1

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – American driver Alexander Rossi detected a silver lining in his disappointment on Friday after a Formula One race debut was snatched away at the last moment.

The 22-year-old Californian had been announced on Thursday as a replacement for Max Chilton at Marussia due to contractual issues with the Briton.

Aug 22, 2014

Motor racing-Rossi feels closer than ever to racing in F1

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 22 (Reuters) – American driver Alexander Rossi detected a silver lining in his disappointment on Friday after a Formula One race debut was snatched away at the last moment.

The 22-year-old Californian had been announced on Thursday as a replacement for Max Chilton at Marussia due to contractual issues with the Briton.

Aug 22, 2014
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