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Aug 22, 2014

F1 has no argument with Russia, says Ecclestone

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Formula One has no argument with Russia and the country’s debut grand prix will go ahead as planned in October despite the crisis in Ukraine, Bernie Ecclestone said on Friday.

“We have a contract. Our friends there, they are happy with the contract so we’ll be there,” the sport’s 83-year-old commercial supremo told Reuters in the Belgian Grand Prix paddock.

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Aug 21, 2014

Verstappen has to grab his chance, F1 drivers agree

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Jenson Button will always remember the moment team owner Frank Williams rang him on his mobile to enquire whether he felt ready for Formula One.

The future world champion, then only 19 years old and enjoying a pint of beer and a plate of sausages in the pub with his mates, was caught off guard and gave a disarmingly honest reply.

Aug 21, 2014

Motor racing-Verstappen has to grab his chance, F1 drivers agree

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 21 (Reuters) – Jenson Button will always remember the moment team owner Frank Williams rang him on his mobile to enquire whether he felt ready for Formula One.

The future world champion, then only 19 years old and enjoying a pint of beer and a plate of sausages in the pub with his mates, was caught off guard and gave a disarmingly honest reply.

Aug 21, 2014

Rosberg and Hamilton agree to disagree

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Championship leader Nico Rosberg and Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton appeared at odds again, if not poles apart, on Thursday before renewing their Formula One title battle in Belgium.

Returning to work after the long August break, both drivers were asked about a “team orders” controversy that erupted at the previous race in Hungary.

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