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Apr 6, 2014

Hamilton wins Bahrain thriller for Mercedes

MANAMA (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a duel with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in a floodlit night race full of overtaking and wheel-to-wheel battles.

The win was the Briton’s second in a row, the 24th of his career and also a second successive one-two for a team in a class of their own and with two drivers free to race each other from start to finish.

Apr 6, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton wins Bahrain thriller for Mercedes

MANAMA, April 6 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a duel with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in a floodlit night race full of overtaking and wheel-to-wheel battles.

The win was the Briton’s second in a row, the 24th of his career and also a second successive one-two for a team in a class of their own and with two drivers free to race each other from start to finish.

Apr 6, 2014

Dennis rebukes Vettel for swearing

MANAMA (Reuters) – McLaren head Ron Dennis criticised quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday after the Red Bull driver described the sound of the sport’s new V6 turbo engines as ‘shit’.

The German driver had made his opinion clear at a news conference ahead of last weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix when asked about the much quieter units that have replaced the screaming V8s.

Apr 6, 2014

Motor racing-Dennis rebukes Vettel for swearing

MANAMA, April 6 (Reuters) – McLaren head Ron Dennis criticised quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday after the Red Bull driver described the sound of the sport’s new V6 turbo engines as ‘shit’.

The German driver had made his opinion clear at a news conference ahead of last weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix when asked about the much quieter units that have replaced the screaming V8s.

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Mercedes can lead F1 changes too, says Ecclestone

MANAMA (Reuters) – Formula One needs to make rule changes to placate angry fans but leaders Mercedes must not be punished for doing a better job than their rivals, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“Mercedes, without any doubt, have done a better job and they shouldn’t be punished for doing a good job. We shouldn’t change the regulations to punish them,” he told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Apr 6, 2014

Motor racing-Mercedes can lead F1 changes too, says Ecclestone

MANAMA, April 6 (Reuters) – Formula One needs to make rule changes to placate angry fans but leaders Mercedes must not be punished for doing a better job than their rivals, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday.

“Mercedes, without any doubt, have done a better job and they shouldn’t be punished for doing a good job. We shouldn’t change the regulations to punish them,” he told reporters at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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.

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