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Oct 9, 2014

Motor racing-Lotus F1 team switch to Mercedes power for 2015

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – The Lotus Formula One team will switch from Renault to Mercedes power units next season as part of a long-term deal, both parties announced at the Russian Grand Prix on Thursday.

The team will effectively take the supply vacated by McLaren, who are starting a new partnership with Japanese manufacturer Honda.

Oct 9, 2014

Marussia enter Rossi provisionally for Russian GP

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Marussia have entered Alexander Rossi to replace critically injured French driver Jules Bianchi in Sunday’s inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix but the American is still not certain to race.

The official list of cars and drivers published by stewards on Thursday named Rossi and Britain’s Max Chilton as Marussia’s entrants.

Oct 9, 2014

Motor racing-Marussia enter Rossi provisionally for Russian GP

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Marussia have entered Alexander Rossi to replace critically injured French driver Jules Bianchi in Sunday’s inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix but the American is still not certain to race.

The official list of cars and drivers published by stewards on Thursday named Rossi and Britain’s Max Chilton as Marussia’s entrants.

Oct 9, 2014

Perez calls for more use of safety car after Bianchi crash

SOCHI Russia (Reuters) – Formula One should deploy the safety car whenever a tractor is used to retrieve a car from the track, Mexican Sergio Perez said on Thursday, as drivers reflected on Jules Bianchi’s horrific crash in Japan last weekend.

Bianchi has been in hospital since the accident at Suzuka, the last medical bulletin issued on Tuesday saying the Frenchman had suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in critical but stable condition.

Oct 9, 2014

Motor racing-Perez calls for more use of safety car after Bianchi crash

SOCHI, Russia, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Formula One should deploy the safety car whenever a tractor is used to retrieve a car from the track, Mexican Sergio Perez said on Thursday, as drivers reflected on Jules Bianchi’s horrific crash in Japan last weekend.

Bianchi has been in hospital since the accident at Suzuka, the last medical bulletin issued on Tuesday saying the Frenchman had suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in critical but stable condition.

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