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Oct 29, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton just wants to have fun now

MEXICO CITY, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton will be in it to win it this weekend as Mexico makes its return to the Formula One calendar after a 23-year absence.

With his third world championship secured in Texas last weekend, along with his 10th victory of the season, the Mercedes driver says he intends to continue flat out for as long as he can.

Oct 29, 2015

Champion Hamilton wrestles with Mexican culture

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton still has to pinch himself to believe he is a three times Formula One world champion and a surreal afternoon in Mexico will give him further cause to question reality.

The Briton, who wrapped up his third title in Austin on Sunday, was serenaded by a Mariachi band, played table football in a wrestling ring with a masked fighter and was handed a beaded skull as a gift on Wednesday.

Oct 29, 2015

Motor racing-Champion Hamilton wrestles with Mexican culture

MEXICO CITY, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton still has to pinch himself to believe he is a three times Formula One world champion and a surreal afternoon in Mexico will give him further cause to question reality.

The Briton, who wrapped up his third title in Austin on Sunday, was serenaded by a Mariachi band, played table football in a wrestling ring with a masked fighter and was handed a beaded skull as a gift on Wednesday.

Oct 28, 2015

Force India F1 team seeks advance on 2016 payments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Force India Formula One team have requested an advance on their 2016 championship money to help tide them through the winter and pay suppliers.

Deputy team principal Bob Fernley told Reuters the request was for a payment similar to the one Force India received from commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone before the start of this season.

Oct 28, 2015

Motor racing-Force India F1 team seeks advance on 2016 payments

MEXICO CITY, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The Force India Formula One team have requested an advance on their 2016 championship money to help tide them through the winter and pay suppliers.

Deputy team principal Bob Fernley told Reuters the request was for a payment similar to the one Force India received from commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone before the start of this season.

Oct 28, 2015

Perez ready for career highlight in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Some Formula One drivers never experience the pride and passion of racing in a home grand prix, their countries unlikely ever to appear on the calendar, but Mexican Sergio Perez will not be one of them after this weekend.

His country is making its return after a 23-year absence and Perez, the only Mexican on the current starting grid, cannot wait to tap into the energy of an expected 100,000-strong capacity crowd.

Oct 28, 2015

Preview: Perez ready for career highlight in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Some Formula One drivers never experience the pride and passion of racing in a home grand prix, their countries unlikely ever to appear on the calendar, but Mexican Sergio Perez will not be one of them after this weekend.

His country is making its return after a 23-year absence and Perez, the only Mexican on the current starting grid, cannot wait to tap into the energy of an expected 100,000-strong capacity crowd.

Oct 28, 2015

Motor racing-Perez ready for career highlight in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Some Formula One drivers never experience the pride and passion of racing in a home grand prix, their countries unlikely ever to appear on the calendar, but Mexican Sergio Perez will not be one of them after this weekend.

His country is making its return after a 23-year absence and Perez, the only Mexican on the current starting grid, cannot wait to tap into the energy of an expected 100,000-strong capacity crowd.

Oct 26, 2015

It’s party time to the end of the year, says Hamilton

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton celebrated in true Texan fashion after winning his third Formula One world title and the party could go on to the end of the year.

“I plan the next couple of months to be party time,” the Briton had declared before joining his Mercedes team mates at the original Pete’s Dueling piano bar in Austin’s historic East Sixth Street.

Oct 26, 2015

Motor racing-It’s party time to the end of the year, says Hamilton

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton celebrated in true Texan fashion after winning his third Formula One world title and the party could go on to the end of the year.

“I plan the next couple of months to be party time,” the Briton had declared before joining his Mercedes team mates at the original Pete’s Dueling piano bar in Austin’s historic East Sixth Street.

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