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Aug 22, 2014

Rossi feels closer than ever to racing in F1

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – American driver Alexander Rossi detected a silver lining in his disappointment on Friday after a Formula One race debut was snatched away at the last moment.

The 22-year-old Californian had been announced on Thursday as a replacement for Max Chilton at Marussia due to contractual issues with the Briton.

Aug 22, 2014

Motor racing-Rossi feels closer than ever to racing in F1

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 22 (Reuters) – American driver Alexander Rossi detected a silver lining in his disappointment on Friday after a Formula One race debut was snatched away at the last moment.

The 22-year-old Californian had been announced on Thursday as a replacement for Max Chilton at Marussia due to contractual issues with the Briton.

Aug 22, 2014
Aug 22, 2014

F1 boy racer Verstappen will have to do his homework

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Max Verstappen is sure to be making schoolboy errors when he becomes Formula One’s youngest ever driver next year.

The Dutch 16-year-old, who turns 17 in September but has already been announced as a Toro Rosso driver, still has a year to go at school and faces the prospect of mixing racing with homework and exams.

Aug 22, 2014

Motor racing-F1 boy racer Verstappen will have to do his homework

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Max Verstappen is sure to be making schoolboy errors when he becomes Formula One’s youngest ever driver next year.

The Dutch 16-year-old, who turns 17 in September but has already been announced as a Toro Rosso driver, still has a year to go at school and faces the prospect of mixing racing with homework and exams.

Aug 22, 2014

Hamilton gives Rosberg the Spa treatment

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton lapped six tenths of a second faster than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in a twice halted Belgian Grand Prix practice session on Friday.

After championship leader Rosberg had set the pace in the morning with a lap just 0.097 seconds faster than the Briton’s best, Hamilton turned the tables after lunch with a substantially quicker effort.

Aug 22, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton gives Rosberg the Spa treatment

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton lapped six tenths of a second faster than Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg in a twice halted Belgian Grand Prix practice session on Friday.

After championship leader Rosberg had set the pace in the morning with a lap just 0.097 seconds faster than the Briton’s best, Hamilton turned the tables after lunch with a substantially quicker effort.

Aug 22, 2014

Chilton return dashes Rossi’s debut hopes

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS Belgium (Reuters) – Marussia reinstated British driver Max Chilton for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, a day after the team dropped him, in a U-turn that dashed American Alexander Rossi’s hopes of a race debut.

The Russian-licensed team said in a terse statement that Chilton, 23, was again their nominated driver “following a change in circumstances”.

Aug 22, 2014

Motor racing-Chilton return dashes Rossi’s debut hopes

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Marussia reinstated British driver Max Chilton for the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, a day after the team dropped him, in a U-turn that dashed American Alexander Rossi’s hopes of a race debut.

The Russian-licensed team said in a terse statement that Chilton, 23, was again their nominated driver “following a change in circumstances”.

Aug 22, 2014
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