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May 19, 2015

Racing team success could be winning formula for Ferrari IPO

LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – Ferrari’s timely return to the front row of the Formula One grid bodes well for the luxury sportscar maker as it prepares to list shares and split from parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. (FCHA.MI: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) (FCAU.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz)

After years of under achievement, the world’s most successful motor racing team has been on the podium in each of the first five grand prix this season, with driver Sebastian Vettel securing a long overdue victory in Malaysia in March.

May 18, 2015

Formula One – Marussia return to Monaco with Bianchi in mind

LONDON (Reuters) – Every race this season has been tough for struggling Manor Marussia but Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix will be the hardest yet as memories of the team’s greatest moment mingle with the saddest.

French driver Jules Bianchi has been in the thoughts of all Formula One since his horrific accident at Suzuka last October but his absence will be felt all the more at a home race where he stood out a year ago.

May 18, 2015

Marussia return to Monaco with Bianchi in mind

LONDON (Reuters) – Every race this season has been tough for struggling Manor Marussia but Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix will be the hardest yet as memories of the team’s greatest moment mingle with the saddest.

French driver Jules Bianchi has been in the thoughts of all Formula One since his horrific accident at Suzuka last October but his absence will be felt all the more at a home race where he stood out a year ago.

May 18, 2015

Motor racing-Marussia return to Monaco with Bianchi in mind

LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) – Every race this season has been tough for struggling Manor Marussia but Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix will be the hardest yet as memories of the team’s greatest moment mingle with the saddest.

French driver Jules Bianchi has been in the thoughts of all Formula One since his horrific accident at Suzuka last October but his absence will be felt all the more at a home race where he stood out a year ago.

May 17, 2015

Gerrard feels the Liverpool love as he bows out

LONDON (Reuters) – Steven Gerrard spoke of dread, devastation and defeat on Saturday as the Liverpool captain said farewell to an adoring and emotional Anfield crowd after 17 years and more than 700 appearances.

Even if Crystal Palace denied him a fairytale ending, with Gerrard unable to perform any heroics in a 3-1 defeat, the famous Kop end rose to salute one of their own in a match where the result was secondary.

May 16, 2015

Soccer-Gerrard feels the Liverpool love as he bows out

LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) – Steven Gerrard spoke of dread, devastation and defeat on Saturday as the Liverpool captain said farewell to an adoring and emotional Anfield crowd after 17 years and more than 700 appearances.

Even if Crystal Palace denied him a fairytale ending, with Gerrard unable to perform any heroics in a 3-1 defeat, the famous Kop end rose to salute one of their own in a match where the result was secondary.

May 16, 2015

F1 refueling return depends on cost, says Wolff

LONDON (Reuters) – The proposed return of refueling to Formula One in 2017 will only happen if it is affordable, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff.

The move, announced by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday, has received a mixed reaction.

May 16, 2015

Formula One refuelling return depends on cost, says Wolff

LONDON (Reuters) – The proposed return of refuelling to Formula One in 2017 will only happen if it is affordable, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff.

The move, announced by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday, has received a mixed reaction.

May 16, 2015

Motor racing-F1 refuelling return depends on cost, says Wolff

LONDON, May 16 (Reuters) – The proposed return of refuelling to Formula One in 2017 will only happen if it is affordable, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff.

The move, announced by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday, has received a mixed reaction.

May 15, 2015

Reform needs more than change at the top – Cookson

LONDON (Reuters) – Sports bodies like FIFA will struggle to clean up their reputation without a change of leadership but even that may not be enough, International Cycling Union (UCI) president Brian Cookson said on Thursday.

The Briton, who has set about improving his own scandal-mired sport’s image since he was elected in 2013, told a sports business conference that it was about more than one man.

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