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Sep 18, 2015

American Rossi crashes in Singapore practice

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – American rookie Alexander Rossi made an inauspicious start to his Formula One career when he crashed during Friday’s opening practice for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

The 23-year-old Californian, poised to become the first American to start a Formula One race since 2007, lost control of his Marussia Manor near the end of the 90-minute session and slammed into a wall.

Sep 18, 2015

Motor racing-American Rossi crashes in Singapore practice

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Reuters) – American rookie Alexander Rossi made an inauspicious start to his Formula One career when he crashed during Friday’s opening practice for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

The 23-year-old Californian, poised to become the first American to start a Formula One race since 2007, lost control of his Marussia Manor near the end of the 90-minute session and slammed into a wall.

Sep 17, 2015

Alonso urges Renault to stay in F1

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Spain’s Fernando Alonso has urged Renault to stay in Formula One, saying the French manufacturer is an integral part of the sport’s history.

Renault are currently considering whether to buy a team or quit rather than being an engine provider to others.

Sep 17, 2015

Motor racing-Alonso urges Renault to stay in F1

SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Spain’s Fernando Alonso has urged Renault to stay in Formula One, saying the French manufacturer is an integral part of the sport’s history.

Renault are currently considering whether to buy a team or quit rather than being an engine provider to others.

Sep 17, 2015

Ricciardo unfazed who supplies Red Bull’s engines next year

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo is already looking ahead to next season, relishing the prospect of a new engine that he hopes will propel him back up the Formula One pecking order.

After winning three races in 2014 and finishing third in the driver’s championship, the Australian has endured a frustrating 2015, registering just one podium finish and constant problems with the Renault engine powering Red Bull.

Sep 17, 2015

Motor racing-Ricciardo unfazed who supplies Red Bull’s engines next year

SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo is already looking ahead to next season, relishing the prospect of a new engine that he hopes will propel him back up the Formula One pecking order.

After winning three races in 2014 and finishing third in the driver’s championship, the Australian has endured a frustrating 2015, registering just one podium finish and constant problems with the Renault engine powering Red Bull.

Sep 17, 2015

Rossi surprised by sudden call-up to F1

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – No-one was more surprised than Alexander Rossi when he got the call from the Manor Marussia team saying he would make his Formula One debut at this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

The Californian has always believed he would make it to Formula One, but after his hopes were dashed last year he was not expecting it to happen so soon.

Sep 17, 2015

Motor racing-Rossi surprised by sudden call-up to F1

SINGAPORE, Sept 17 (Reuters) – No-one was more surprised than Alexander Rossi when he got the call from the Manor Marussia team saying he would make his Formula One debut at this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix.

The Californian has always believed he would make it to Formula One, but after his hopes were dashed last year he was not expecting it to happen so soon.

Sep 16, 2015

Button hopes for rain to clear Singapore haze

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – For Jenson Button, languishing near the bottom of the Formula One championship standings, the prospect of a tropical storm during Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix would come as a rare and welcome relief.

Like nearly everyone else, the McLaren driver hopes a heavy downpour will clear the dense haze that has blanketed the tiny Southeast Asian state, a result of farmers in neighbouring Indonesia burning forests.

Sep 16, 2015

Motor racing-Button hopes for rain to clear Singapore haze

SINGAPORE, Sept 16 (Reuters) – For Jenson Button, languishing near the bottom of the Formula One championship standings, the prospect of a tropical storm during Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix would come as a rare and welcome relief.

Like nearly everyone else, the McLaren driver hopes a heavy downpour will clear the dense haze that has blanketed the tiny Southeast Asian state, a result of farmers in neighbouring Indonesia burning forests.

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