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Oct 26, 2015

Motor racing-Downcast Rosberg at a loss to explain his error

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 26 (Reuters) – A downcast Nico Rosberg said he was at a loss to explain the error that gifted Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton both victory and a third Formula One world championship in a rollercoaster U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.

The German was leading when he ran wide with seven laps to go, a mistake that allowed Hamilton to blast past and take the victory.

Oct 26, 2015

Hamilton emulates Senna and seeks to inspire others

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – An ‘overwhelmed’ Lewis Hamilton hoped to inspire others with his achievements, just as Ayrton Senna has fired his imagination as a boy, after celebrating the greatest day of his career with a third Formula One world title on Sunday.

“I’m just overwhelmed at the moment,” the Briton told reporters after equaling the number of titles won by the late Brazilian.

Oct 26, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton emulates Senna and seeks to inspire others

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 25 (Reuters) – An ‘overwhelmed’ Lewis Hamilton hoped to inspire others with his achievements, just as Ayrton Senna has fired his imagination as a boy, after celebrating the greatest day of his career with a third Formula One world title on Sunday.

“I’m just overwhelmed at the moment,” the Briton told reporters after equalling the number of titles won by the late Brazilian.

Oct 25, 2015

Hamilton takes third F1 title after U.S. thriller

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton joined the elite group of triple Formula One world champions on Sunday after winning a thrilling U.S. Grand Prix that kept the crowd on tenterhooks right to the very end.

“That’s the greatest moment of my life,” he gasped over the team radio, choking back the tears, after crossing the line 2.8 seconds ahead of German team mate Nico Rosberg who had led before a late mistake.

Oct 25, 2015

Motor racing-Hamilton takes third F1 title after U.S. thriller

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton joined the elite group of triple Formula One world champions on Sunday after winning a thrilling U.S. Grand Prix that kept the crowd on tenterhooks right to the very end.

“That’s the greatest moment of my life,” he gasped over the team radio, choking back the tears, after crossing the line 2.8 seconds ahead of German team mate Nico Rosberg who had led before a late mistake.

Oct 25, 2015

Triple champion Hamilton loving life in fast lane

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s life has changed gear just as fast as the Mercedes he drives on the Formula One racetrack.

This time last year he had only one world championship to his name and now he has three, a career dream come true as he pulls level with his boyhood idol, the late Brazilian great Ayrton Senna.

Oct 25, 2015

Motor racing-Triple champion Hamilton loving life in fast lane

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s life has changed gear just as fast as the Mercedes he drives on the Formula One racetrack.

This time last year he had only one world championship to his name and now he has three, a career dream come true as he pulls level with his boyhood idol, the late Brazilian great Ayrton Senna.

Oct 25, 2015

Rosberg takes U.S. pole after rain-hit qualifying

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton will have to get past Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg if he is to secure his third Formula One world championship at the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.

Rosberg took his third successive pole position, with Hamilton alongside on the front row, in a qualifying session postponed from Saturday and then cut short by further bad weather.

Oct 25, 2015

Motor racing-Rosberg takes U.S. pole after rain-hit qualifying

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton will have to get past Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg if he is to secure his third Formula One world championship at the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday.

Rosberg took his third successive pole position, with Hamilton alongside on the front row, in a qualifying session postponed from Saturday and then cut short by further bad weather.

Oct 25, 2015

Hamilton on hold after rain washes out U.S. GP qualifying

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton compared the treacherous conditions to “playing with a rattlesnake” after heavy rain washed out qualifying at the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday.

The Briton, who was fastest in a slippery final practice session for Mercedes, will have to wait until Sunday morning to try and secure a 50th career pole before aiming to clinch his third title with three races to spare.

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      "I am Reuters London-based motor racing correspondent, writing mostly about Formula One from around the world and covering my first race at Silverstone in 1991. I also report on other sports when not at grands prix."
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