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Nov 24, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton says new contract looks a formality

ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt.

“We haven’t discussed the nuances but…it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought,” the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi.

Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014

Lauda sees another Mercedes duel in 2015

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Niki Lauda expects Nico Rosberg to recover from the blow of losing his Formula One title duel with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by coming back even more determined next year.

“Nico will fight back and Nico has the potential upwards,” the team’s non-executive chairman said after power unit problems at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix dashed Rosberg’s outside hopes.

Nov 24, 2014

Motor racing-Lauda sees another Mercedes duel in 2015

ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Niki Lauda expects Nico Rosberg to recover from the blow of losing his Formula One title duel with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by coming back even more determined next year.

“Nico will fight back and Nico has the potential upwards,” the team’s non-executive chairman said after power unit problems at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix dashed Rosberg’s outside hopes.

Nov 24, 2014

Arrivabene replaces Mattiacci at Ferrari

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Marco Mattiacci’s brief reign as Ferrari Formula One principal ended on Monday with the troubled Fiat-owned outfit replacing him with Maurizio Arrivabene, the team’s third boss in nine months.

The Italian joins from sponsor Philip Morris where he held senior positions in marketing and promotions. He is also an independent board member of Juventus soccer club.

Nov 24, 2014

Motor racing-Arrivabene replaces Mattiacci at Ferrari

ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Marco Mattiacci’s brief reign as Ferrari Formula One principal ended on Monday with the troubled Fiat-owned outfit replacing him with Maurizio Arrivabene, the team’s third boss in nine months.

The Italian joins from sponsor Philip Morris where he held senior positions in marketing and promotions. He is also an independent board member of Juventus soccer club.

Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
Nov 24, 2014

McLaren board will decide drivers, says Dennis

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – The Formula One futures of Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen will be discussed by the McLaren board in early December, group head Ron Dennis has said.

Dennis said after Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that decisions about the team’s 2015 driver line-up would not be his alone.

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