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Apr 6, 2014
Apr 6, 2014

Ecclestone says F1 has agreed to two new teams

MANAMA (Reuters) – Formula One has agreed to accept two new teams, including a U.S. entry proposed by NASCAR team owner Gene Haas, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“They will be accepted,” the Briton told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix when asked about Haas’s application.

Apr 6, 2014

Motor racing-Ecclestone says F1 has agreed to two new teams

MANAMA, April 6 (Reuters) – Formula One has agreed to accept two new teams, including a U.S. entry proposed by NASCAR team owner Gene Haas, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“They will be accepted,” the Briton told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix when asked about Haas’s application.

Apr 6, 2014
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Apr 5, 2014

Mercedes boss rejects talk of rule changes

MANAMA (Reuters) – Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff has dismissed as ‘absurd’ suggestions that Formula One could rewrite its rules just because some teams have failed to make the most of new technology.

Ferrari and champions Red Bull have been particularly vocal critics of the new V6 turbo era that has seen the pecking order overturned with Mercedes-powered teams enjoying a performance advantage.

Apr 5, 2014

Motor racing-Mercedes boss rejects talk of rule changes

MANAMA, April 5 (Reuters) – Mercedes motosport head Toto Wolff has dismissed as ‘absurd’ suggestions that Formula One could rewrite its rules just because some teams have failed to make the most of new technology.

Ferrari and champions Red Bull have been particularly vocal critics of the new V6 turbo era that has seen the pecking order overturned with Mercedes-powered teams enjoying a performance advantage.

Apr 5, 2014

Rosberg ends Hamilton’s pole run in Bahrain

MANAMA (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg planted his Mercedes on pole position for the floodlit Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday after a last-lap error cost team mate Lewis Hamilton his chance of a qualifying hat-trick.

Rosberg, the Formula One championship leader, had been in Hamilton’s shadow throughout practice but struck when it mattered to secure his first pole since Monaco last May with a best lap of one minute 33.185 seconds.

Apr 5, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg ends Hamilton’s pole run in Bahrain

MANAMA, April 5 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg planted his Mercedes on pole position for the floodlit Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday after a last-lap error cost team mate Lewis Hamilton his chance of a qualifying hat-trick.

Rosberg, the Formula One championship leader, had been in Hamilton’s shadow throughout practice but struck when it mattered to secure his first pole since Monaco last May with a best lap of one minute 33.185 seconds.

Apr 5, 2014

Hamilton completes Bahrain practice sweep

MANAMA (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton completed a practice hat-trick on Saturday after lapping fastest in his Mercedes in the third and final session for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix.

The Briton, who was top in both of Friday’s sessions, completed 12 laps and was 0.115 seconds quicker than team mate Nico Rosberg as the pair finished one-two for the third practice in a row at the Sakhir desert circuit.

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