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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.

Jun 2, 2014

Rangers and Kings meet in dream Stanley Cup final

By Steve Keating

(Reuters) – The National Hockey League (NHL) will have the Stanley Cup Finals it dreamed of when the New York Rangers face the Los Angeles Kings in a bone-jarring drama played out in the United States’ two biggest media markets.

Not since the New York Yankees took on the Los Angeles Dodgers for the 1981 World Series, have Tinsel Town and the Big Apple squared off for a major sporting championship and for the NHL the showdown between the Kings and Rangers is sure to mean unprecedented exposure.

Jun 2, 2014

Penske double revs up Motor City

DETROIT (Reuters) – Helio Castroneves and Will Power gave Roger Penske a sweep of the Dual in Detroit IndyCar races at the weekend, giving Motor City pride a shot in the arm.

Penske, the billionaire auto dealer who has poured his heart, sweat and millions of dollars into bringing IndyCar racing back to Motown and rebuilding Detroit’s reputation as Motor City, was rewarded with a double victory on the Belle Isle race course he helped build.

Jun 2, 2014

Motor racing-Penske double revs up Motor City

DETROIT, June 1 (Reuters) – Helio Castroneves and Will Power gave Roger Penske a sweep of the Dual in Detroit IndyCar races at the weekend, giving Motor City pride a shot in the arm.

Penske, the billionaire auto dealer who has poured his heart, sweat and millions of dollars into bringing IndyCar racing back to Motown and rebuilding Detroit’s reputation as Motor City, was rewarded with a double victory on the Belle Isle race course he helped build.

May 26, 2014

‘Made in USA’ Indy 500 win ‘great’ for the sport

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – There have been more men in charge of IndyCar racing than American winners of the Indianapolis 500 over the last decade and countless opinions as to why the U.S. flag was not flown triumphantly over the famed Brickyard.

But up and down pit lane everyone seems to agree that if IndyCar is ever going to return to its former glory, American fans will need homegrown drivers to cheer for.