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Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

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Mclarern boss concerned at 20-race F1 calendar


October 31st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) McLaren-Mercedes boss Martin Whitmarsh is concerned with the heavy schedule as the next year's Formula One calendar could see record-breaking 20 races.Whitmarsh feels 20 races in ... Read more...

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Team bosses ask Hamilton and Massa to end feud


October 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Bosses of McLaren and Ferrari have asked Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa to sort out their differences after they clashed for the sixth time in the ... Read more...

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Hamilton wants to stay with McLaren, says McLaren chief


April 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24(ANI): McLaren Fomula One team chief executive Martin Whitmarsh is confident that British ace Lewis Hamilton will continue to be the team's trump card for the next 10 years."Lewis has ... Read more...

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Hamilton, Button can carry on for another 5 years: McLaren boss


April 14th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Mclaren boss Martin Whitmarsh believes that Formula One racers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button have at least another five years at the top.Button's three-season, 24 million pound deal ... Read more...

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McLaren scraps car’s radical exhaust system days before Oz Grand Prix


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 23 (ANI): McLaren bosses have scrapped the car's radical exhaust system just days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne on Sunday.The duo's Woking outfit has been forced ... Read more...

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McLaren hopes ‘dramatic car alterations’ will boost their F1 season


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22(NI): McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh hopes that his team's cars will be one second faster in Sunday's Formula One season-opening Australian Grand Prix than in the final pre-season test ... Read more...

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McLaren boss says don’t write team off


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh insists it is too early to write off the team's title challenge, despite doubts raised by his two superstar drivers this week.Lewis Hamilton ... Read more...

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Hamilton should not be ruled out of F1 title fight: McLaren chief


November 12th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 12 (ANI): McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has said that it would be foolhardy to rule out 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton from the Formula One title race this year, and added ... Read more...

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McLaren to support reigning F1 champ Button’s never-say-die campaign


October 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): McLaren Formula One team has said that it would support Jenson Button's campaign to retain his title despite the reigning champion trailing leader Fernando Alonso by over 40 points. ... Read more...

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Button set to play second fiddle to title hopeful Hamilton at McLaren


October 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): Formula One champion Jenson Button is set to take on the number two driver's role he despises after McLaren hinted they are ready to throw their weight behind ... Read more...

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Hamilton hits back at Abu Dhabi GP ‘helmet signing’ controversy


August 29th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has rubbished claims that he demanded money to sign a helmet being used as part of a prize by Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ... Read more...

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Search for new manager will not distract my racing: Hamilton


July 28th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 28 (ANI): Lewis Hamilton has asked McLaren to pick up the pace to keep their Formula One title dreams alive, and assured that he will not be distracted from his ... Read more...

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McLaren boss says he’d rather lose than fix a race


July 27th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): McLaren's boss Martin Whitmarsh has said that he would rather Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button lost the World Championship than fix a race.The Sun quoted Whitmarsh, 53, as ... Read more...

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McLaren boss warns Hamilton not to wreck F-1 career


July 25th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Formula One racing team McLaren has warned its racer Lewis Hamilton not to fall victim to the cult of celebrity and wreck his F-1 career.According to News of ... Read more...

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Hamilton, Button can see off Red Bull challenge at Brit Grand Prix


July 1st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh reckons Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button can win their home race a week on Sunday and see off a Red Bull challenge.According to The ... Read more...

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Formula One embarks on carbon-cutting drive


June 30th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30(ANI): The Formula One racing teams are on track for a comprehensive and externally audited carbon reduction programme.The Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) is unveiling an analysis that projects emissions ... Read more...

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Vettel tops Webber as Red Bull rules European GP qualifying


June 26th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 26 (DPA) Red Bull overcame their Canadian hiccup Saturday when Sebastian Vettel won the pole position from team-mate Mark Webber for the European Formula One Grand Prix. Vettel got his fourth ... Read more...

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McLaren team pledges to cut down mistakes to boost Button, Hamilton’s title chances


April 10th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): McLaren team has promised to cut down its mistakes to help Formula One champ Jenson Button and his teammate Lewis Hamilton's title chances.The British duo head into next ... Read more...

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Hamilton warns McLaren team to get their act right to win F1 championship


April 5th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has asked his McLaren team to get their act together if they want me to win the title.The British driver gave a ... Read more...

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Button wins classy Australian GP as Vettel is stopped again


March 28th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 28 (DPA) World champion Jenson Button won a thrilling Australian Formula One Grand Prix for the second straight year Sunday as long-time leader Sebastian Vettel was stopped by a problem ... Read more...

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Button joins Hamilton in McLaren ‘dream team’


November 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (DPA) Jenson Button will partner fellow Briton Lewis Hamilton at McLaren-Mercedes from next year in a "dream team" of the Formula One world champions of the past two years ... Read more...

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Otmar Szafnauer is Force India’s new COO


October 15th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), Oct 15 (IANS) The Force India Formula One team has appointed Otmar Szafnauer as its Chief Operating Officer, replacing Simon Roberts who was on deputation from McLaren-Mercedes on completion of ... Read more...

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McLaren still upset over Alonso’s exit


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, Aug 22 (DPA) The infighting within McLaren-Mercedes in 2007, involving then team boss Ron Dennis and drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso, belongs to the past, but it has not yet ... Read more...

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Hamilton set to escape punishment in Liargate scandal


April 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is set to get off scot free this week over his role in Liargate scandal.Britain's world champion is likely to escape a ... Read more...

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Whitmarsh apologises for F1 rule violations


April 24th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (DPA) McLaren-Mercedes team boss Martin Whitmarsh has admitted to rule violations and issued an apology for incidents at the Australian Grand Prix ahead of a hearing next week, British ... Read more...

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Hamilton finds it difficult to live down the worst weekend of his racing career


April 6th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.6 (ANI): Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is finding it difficult to live down what he calls the worst weekend of his racing career.Having been called a cheat during the recently ... Read more...

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Hamilton apologises, Ryan sacked at McLaren


April 3rd, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang, Malaysia, April 3 (DPA) McLaren sports director Dave Ryan was sacked and Lewis Hamilton issued a public apology Friday over their role in incidents leading to the world champion's disqualification from ... Read more...

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McLaren suspends its Sports Director over Hamilton lie row


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.3 (ANI): McLaren have suspended Sports Director Dave Ryan following yesterday's disqualification of Lewis Hamilton by race stewards from the Australian Formula One Grand Prix.Team principal Martin Whitmarsh has suspended ... Read more...

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Hamilton hints at turning his back on McLaren


March 26th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): Worries about how competitive McLaren might be in this racing season appears to have prompted a change of heart in 24-year-old Lewis Hamilton.Rumours are in circulation that he could ... Read more...

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Economic crisis sees F1 teams rally together


March 10th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, March 10 (DPA) The global economic crisis and the resultant cost-cutting measures imposed on Formula One appears to have drawn the competing teams closer together as they began testing this week ... Read more...

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Lewis appeals against being stripped of Belgian title


September 10th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has appealed against being stripped of victory in the Belgium Grand Prix. Hamilton was demoted to the third spot after stewards ruled that ... Read more...

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Scandal-hit Dennis to stay on as McLaren-Mercedes boss


March 12th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, March 12 (DPA) Ron Dennis will stay on as the McLaren-Mercedes Formula One team boss, British news reports said. Dennis, 60, told team members before his departure to the Australian GP ... Read more...

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