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Jan 19, 2015

Rosberg to get first test of new Mercedes

LONDON (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg will be first and world champion Lewis Hamilton second when it comes to testing the new Mercedes Formula One car in southern Spain next month.

Mercedes said on Monday that Rosberg, the German beaten to the title last year by his British team mate, would be first to drive the F1 W06 hybrid car after it is unveiled on the opening day of pre-season testing in Jerez on Feb. 1.

Jan 19, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg to get first test of new Mercedes

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg will be first and world champion Lewis Hamilton second when it comes to testing the new Mercedes Formula One car in southern Spain next month.

Mercedes said on Monday that Rosberg, the German beaten to the title last year by his British team mate, would be first to drive the F1 W06 hybrid car after it is unveiled on the opening day of pre-season testing in Jerez on Feb. 1.

Jan 19, 2015

Motor racing-Marussia auction halted as possible investor emerges

LONDON, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Hopes of reviving the failed Marussia Formula One team grew on Monday after an auction of their cars and equipment was postponed to allow talks with a potential new investor.

The 2014 cars, spares and race equipment had been due to go on sale on Wednesday but administrators FRP Advisory said it had been “halted to allow for discussions to continue with a third party.

Jan 17, 2015

Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument

LONDON (Reuters) – McLaren have been given a boost after Formula One’s governing body tweaked the rules to allow Honda, the team’s new partner, to develop their engine this season in line with rival manufacturers.

The Japanese company, who have replaced Mercedes at McLaren, are returning to Formula One as the sport’s fourth engine supplier.

Jan 17, 2015
Jan 17, 2015

Motor racing-Boost for McLaren after Honda win engine argument

LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – McLaren have been given a boost after Formula One’s governing body tweaked the rules to allow Honda, the team’s new partner, to develop their engine this season in line with rival manufacturers.

The Japanese company, who have replaced Mercedes at McLaren, are returning to Formula One as the sport’s fourth engine supplier.

Jan 16, 2015
Jan 16, 2015

Don’t rush to F1, says Hamilton’s dad

LONDON (Reuters) – Every young racer wants to be the next Lewis Hamilton but most are in too much of a hurry to give themselves the best chance of success.

That is the considered view of Hamilton’s father Anthony, who by his own admission did not know what he was getting into when the future double Formula One world champion was starting out but now has a pretty clear idea of what it takes.

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