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Jun 7, 2014

Hamilton puts Mercedes back on top in Canada

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton signalled his intentions to reclaim the Formula One drivers’ championship lead from Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg after setting the pace in practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday.

The Briton, a three-time winner on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, lapped the island track in one minute 16.118 seconds on an overcast afternoon on the banks of the St. Lawrence River.

Jun 6, 2014

Motor racing-Hamilton puts Mercedes back on top in Canada

MONTREAL, June 6 (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton signalled his intentions to reclaim the Formula One drivers’ championship lead from Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg after setting the pace in practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday.

The Briton, a three-time winner on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, lapped the island track in one minute 16.118 seconds on an overcast afternoon on the banks of the St. Lawrence River.

Jun 6, 2014

Alonso upstages mighty Mercedes in first practice

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Ferrariā€™s former world champion Fernando Alonso upstaged the mighty Mercedes team by setting the pace in first practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday.

Alonso, a winner on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 2006 and runner-up to world champion Sebastian Vettel last year, lapped the island track with a best time of one minute 17.238 seconds on an overcast morning on the banks of the St. Lawrence river.

Jun 6, 2014

Motor racing-Alonso upstages mighty Mercedes in first practice

MONTREAL, June 6 (Reuters) – Ferrari’s former world champion Fernando Alonso upstaged the mighty Mercedes team by setting the pace in first practice for the Canadian Grand Prix on Friday.

Alonso, a winner on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in 2006 and runner-up to world champion Sebastian Vettel last year, lapped the island track with a best time of one minute 17.238 seconds on an overcast morning on the banks of the St. Lawrence river.

Jun 5, 2014

Tough climb but Red Bull can reach summit, says Horner

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Struggling Red Bull have a hard mountain to climb but they can still reach the Formula One summit again this year and claim a fifth straight drivers’ crown, team principal Christian Horner said on Thursday.

While Mercedes have dominated the season with six wins from six races, Horner and his four times world champion Sebastian Vettel were not giving up hope after arriving in Montreal for Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Jun 5, 2014

Motor racing – Tough climb but Red Bull can reach summit, says Horner

MONTREAL, June 5 (Reuters) – Struggling Red Bull have a hard mountain to climb but they can still reach the Formula One summit again this year and claim a fifth straight drivers’ crown, team principal Christian Horner said on Thursday.

While Mercedes have dominated the season with six wins from six races, Horner and his four times world champion Sebastian Vettel were not giving up hope after arriving in Montreal for Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Jun 5, 2014

Rosberg reluctant to fuel the flames

MONTREAL (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg steered clear of fighting talk on Thursday but recognised relations with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton had become trickier since the Formula One championship turned into a duel between the two.

The red hot rivalry between the title contenders has been the talk of Formula One for weeks and both drivers did their best to avoid stirring things up ahead of Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Jun 5, 2014

Motor racing-Rosberg reluctant to fuel the flames

MONTREAL, June 5 (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg steered clear of fighting talk on Thursday but recognised relations with Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton had become trickier since the Formula One championship turned into a duel between the two.

The red hot rivalry between the title contenders has been the talk of Formula One for weeks and both drivers did their best to avoid stirring things up ahead of Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Jun 5, 2014

Friendship strained but no cracks in Mercedes domination

MONTREAL (Reuters) – There are signs of strain between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg but do not expect to see any cracks in their domination of the Formula One season at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix.

With six wins from six races, Mercedes have ruled the podium with Hamilton taking four victories sandwiched between wins by his German team mate at the season opener in Australian and two weeks ago in Monaco.

Jun 5, 2014

Motor racing – Friendship strained but no cracks in Mercedes domination

MONTREAL, June 5 (Reuters) – There are signs of strain between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg but do not expect to see any cracks in their domination of the Formula One season at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix.

With six wins from six races, Mercedes have ruled the podium with Hamilton taking four victories sandwiched between wins by his German team mate at the season opener in Australian and two weeks ago in Monaco.