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Hamilton wins Russian GP

Lewis Hamilton took full advantage of his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's mechanical misfortunes to seize a commanding victory in Sunday's incident-filled Russian Grand Prix and take a massive lead in the title race.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/12 8:26:51

Pedrosa victor in Japan, Rossi extends lead over Lorenzo

Spain's Dani Pedrosa claimed the 50th Grand Prix win of his career on Sunday, taking victory in the Japanese MotoGP as runner-up Valentino Rossi extended his lead in the championship standings.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/10/11 23:38:02

Pirelli to stay as F1 tire supplier

Pirelli will stay as Formula One's tire supplier until at least 2019, the Italian company said at the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/10/11 23:28:01

Rosberg remains defiant in title bid

Nico Rosberg is heading into this weekend's Russian Grand Prix determined to keep alive his bid for the drivers' world title by beating defending two-time champion and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on a track that may throw up tire problems for most teams.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/10 14:12:29

Alonso to start from back

Two-time Formula One world champion ­Fernando Alonso of Spain will start his 250th Grand Prix from the back of the grid in ­Russia on Sunday after taking a 25-place ­penalty ­following the McLaren-­Honda team's decision to introduce an updated engine.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/10 0:33:01

Alonso confirms he will stay at McLaren at least to end of contract in 2017

Fernando Alonso on Thursday made light of his frustrations with the struggling McLaren Honda team and confirmed he plans to stay with the team next year and through 2017.
Soure:AFP: 2015/10/8 23:58:02

2nd-tier teams file complaint

Second-tier Formula One teams ­Sauber and Force India lodged official complaints with the EU's competition regulator, a ­spokes­person said on Tuesday, alleging the sport's governing body mismanages prize money.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/30 0:13:01

Carmaker Renault reveal aim to acquire cash-strapped Lotus

French auto manufacturer Renault have signed a letter of intent to take a controlling stake in the cash-strapped Lotus Formula One team, the company said Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/29 0:03:02

Lorenzo closes gap on Rossi

Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo stormed to victory in the Aragon MotoGP to close the gap in the world championship race to 14 points on leader Valentino Rossi.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/9/27 23:43:01

Jenson Button staying at McLaren, says team boss

Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button will continue to race for McLaren next season, team boss Ron Dennis said at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday after both drivers had raised doubts about their Formula One futures.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/27 23:38:02

Hamilton equals Senna's win tally

Lewis Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday to equal the late Ayrton Senna's tally of 41 Formula One victories and move 48 points clear of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg with five races remaining.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/27 22:56:02

Rosberg on pole in Japan

Nico Rosberg put Formula One world champions Mercedes on pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix on Saturday after Red Bull's Daniil Kvyat crashed heavily and brought qualifying to an early close.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/27 10:22:30

Singapore plans tighter security after intrusion

Singapore Grand Prix organizers are considering tighter security for next year's race, with higher fences and more marshals, after a man intruded onto the track during last weekend's Formula One event.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/26 21:46:38

Wet practice leaves questions unanswered

Red Bull's Russian Daniil Kvyat led a rain-swept Japanese Grand Prix practice on Friday as bad weather kept Formula One guessing about who would come out on top at the weekend.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/26 1:03:01

Lotus locked out of hospitality

The troubled Lotus Formula One team were locked out of their paddock hospitality at the Japanese Grand Prix on Thursday while freight, including ­engines, was also held up by payment problems.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/24 23:33:02

Red Bull warn that F1 quit threat is serious

Red Bull are serious about pulling both their teams out of Formula One if they cannot obtain a competitive engine for 2016, their motorsport consultant Helmut Marko said Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/24 7:14:07

Man charged with track intrusion

A British man who walked across the track during the Singapore Grand Prix was charged in court Tuesday for committing a “rash act” that endangered the lives of drivers.
Soure:AFP: 2015/9/23 7:10:46

Speculation mounts that Button will retire

Jenson Button has increased speculation that he is set to retire from Formula One after telling British reporters that the "joy" of competing was missing and he had made a ­decision about his future.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/9/22 22:43:01