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Lewis Hamilton takes Italian F1 Grand Prix from errant Nico Rosberg


Britain’s Lewis Hamilton took a crucial victory in the Italian Grand Prix after Nico Rosberg made a mistake under pressure from his Mercedes team-mate. Hamilton, 29, fought back after a poor start from pole position, caused by a glitch in his start procedure, dropped him to fourth early on. He ...

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Belgian Grand Prix: Hamilton outpaces Rosberg in lively second practice

Lewis Hamilton Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg

SPA: Lewis Hamilton topped the times ahead of his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in Friday’s twice red-flagged second free practice session ahead of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix. The 29-year-old Briton, who was second behind Rosberg in the morning session, clocked a best lap of one minute 49.189 seconds to ...

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Czech Republic MotoGP: Marquez run ends as Pedrosa triumphs in Brno

Pedrosa, who also won at Brno in 2012, finished 22 laps ahead of Yamaha duo Lorenzo and Rossi to restrict teammate Marquez from recording 11 straight victories. PHOTO: AFP

BRNO: Marc Marquez’s hopes of setting a record 11 straight MotoGP wins ended on Sunday as Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa of Spain won the Czech Republic Moto GP in Brno. Pedrosa, who also won at Brno in 2012, finished the 22 laps on the dry 5.4km circuit in 42 minutes ...

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Melbourne secures Australian Grand Prix until 2020

Melbourne secures Australian Grand Prix until 2020

Melbourne has secured the Australian Formula One Grand Prix until 2020 after striking a new deal that will reduce the taxpayer subsidy of around $50 million a year, said the head of the Victoria state government on Sunday. The race, which has been run in the city’s Albert Park since ...

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Formula One teams rule out Russian race boycott


Formula One teams say they will race in Russia, despite the crisis in Ukraine and downing of a Malaysian airliner, unless the country’s debut grand prix in October is called off or they are ordered not to go. “Obviously what’s going on in Russia and that part of the world ...

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Analysis: What stopped German F1 fans from turning up?

German Formula One

HOCKENHEIM: Where have all the German Formula One fans gone? The glamour sport was asking itself that question after tens of thousands stayed away from a home grand prix that should have been box office gold in the land of Mercedes but instead left plenty of empty seats on Sunday. ...

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German Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg coasts to first home win

Rosberg secured the win a comfortable 20.7 seconds ahead of Bottas at the end of an enthralling 67-laps contest. PHOTO: REUTERS

HOCKENHEIM: Nico Rosberg completed a memorable week for himself and his nation on Sunday when he cruised to his first win in his home German Grand Prix. The pole sitter, cheered on by Germany World Cup winner Lukas Podolski in the Mercedes pits, extended his lead to 14 points over ...

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