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Apr 17, 2015

Motor racing-Raikkonen leads Ferrari one-two in Bahrain practice

MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen led a Ferrari one-two in first practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Friday while Formula One champions Mercedes lurked well down the timesheets after doing their own thing.

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was only 16th fastest while Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg was 15th, with Raikkonen and team mate Sebastian Vettel putting in their fastest laps late in the session.

Apr 17, 2015

Vettel not expecting any gifts from Mercedes

MANAMA (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is not expecting any gifts from Mercedes even if tensions between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg spill over on to the track in Bahrain this weekend.

“Both of them are professional enough to handle the situation,” the German told reporters ahead of the fourth race of the season.

Apr 17, 2015

Motor racing-Vettel not expecting any gifts from Mercedes

MANAMA, April 17 (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is not expecting any gifts from Mercedes even if tensions between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg spill over on to the track in Bahrain this weekend.

“Both of them are professional enough to handle the situation,” the German told reporters ahead of the fourth race of the season.

Apr 16, 2015

Raikkonen happier than ever at Ferrari

MANAMA (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen is enjoying being at Ferrari more than ever this season.

“I must say, in the past when I was here at Ferrari they were good times and it was a good atmosphere,” the Finn, whose 2007 title makes him the Italian team’s most recent Formula One champion, told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015

Motor racing-Raikkonen happier than ever at Ferrari

MANAMA, April 16 (Reuters) – Kimi Raikkonen is enjoying being at Ferrari more than ever this season.

“I must say, in the past when I was here at Ferrari they were good times and it was a good atmosphere,” the Finn, whose 2007 title makes him the Italian team’s most recent Formula One champion, told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix on Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015

Jenson Button hoping for a good step up in Barcelona

MANAMA (Reuters) – McLaren are hoping for a boost in Barcelona next month even if Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix is another struggle, Jenson Button said on Thursday.

“I think already in Barcelona you’ll see a good step,” declared the Briton, looking forward to team mate and double world champion Fernando Alonso’s home Spanish race.

Apr 16, 2015

Button hoping for a good step up in Barcelona

MANAMA (Reuters) – McLaren are hoping for a boost in Barcelona next month even if Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix is another struggle, Jenson Button said on Thursday.

“I think already in Barcelona you’ll see a good step,” declared the Briton, looking forward to team mate and double world champion Fernando Alonso’s home Spanish race.

Apr 16, 2015

Motor racing-Button hoping for a good step up in Barcelona

MANAMA, April 16 (Reuters) – McLaren are hoping for a boost in Barcelona next month even if Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix is another struggle, Jenson Button said on Thursday.

“I think already in Barcelona you’ll see a good step,” declared the Briton, looking forward to team mate and double world champion Fernando Alonso’s home Spanish race.

Apr 16, 2015

Formula One – Rosberg says he has no regrets over outburst

MANAMA (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg may have handed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton a psychological edge by laying bare his emotions after last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix but he has no regrets.

“Maybe, because I’m standing here and have to answer all these questions,” the German laughed after a long pause when asked whether he had ‘shot himself in the foot’ with his outburst against the Formula One world champion.

Apr 16, 2015

Rosberg says he has no regrets over outburst

MANAMA (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg may have handed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton a psychological edge by laying bare his emotions after last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix but he has no regrets.

“Maybe, because I’m standing here and have to answer all these questions,” the German laughed after a long pause when asked whether he had ‘shot himself in the foot’ with his outburst against the Formula One world champion.

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