Jenson Button explains why U.S. is an important market for F1

While Bernie Ecclestone may beg to differ, Jenson Button made a note last weekend of why the United States should be an important market to Formula One.“I think once you get the audience in America, it will attract fans in other countries to Formula One,” said the McLaren F1 driver.Good point. The United States certainly can have a huge influence over world culture, with many...
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Championship momentum 'bouncing between' Hamilton and Rosberg, says Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that the winning momentum continues to bounce back and forth between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as the title battle approaches its conclusion.Hamilton’s win in Austin has given the Briton a huge boost, but Rosberg still has the upper hand on points, and can take the title in Mexico.“It keeps changing,” said Wolff. “Nico was very strong in...
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Past teammates Massa and Alonso disagree after Austin collision

Former Ferrari teammates Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso had different views over their clash in the late stages of Sunday’s US GP at Circuit of The Americas in Austin – but neither man was penalized by the FIA after a post-race enquiry.Alonso dived down the inside of Massa as the pair battled for sixth place and, when Massa turned in, contact was made. The McLaren driver went...
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Nico Rosberg fastest in Friday practice at US Grand Prix

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg put more pressure on Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by posting the fastest lap in Friday's practice sessions at the U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton led the morning session before Rosberg came back in the afternoon with a lap of 1 minute, 37.358 seconds. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was second in the afternoon session with...
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Lewis Hamilton: Formula One has ‘a lot to learn from the Americans’

Formula One has lots of obstacles to overcome before it can achieve widespread adoption in the U.S. But Lewis Hamilton said some of the answers F1 is looking for can be found in American sports. F1’s fan base in the U.S. has grown recently, and that is due in large part to the three-time world champion. Hamilton, who frequents fashion shows, concerts and sporting events in the...
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Formula One CEO's mother-in-law rescued by police

After a trying week, Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone will now be able to relax and enjoy his summer break with his family. Ecclestone’s mother-in-law, Aparecida Schunck, was rescued by Sao Paulo police, and her kidnappers have been taken into custody, according to BBC News. Kidnappers abducted Schunck from her home in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on July 22 and demanded a ransom of...
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Formula One CEO's mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil

Formula One CEO Bernie Ecclestone will have a lot more to worry about besides racing during the buildup the German Grand Prix. According to a report by British news outlet, the F1 executive’s 67-year-old mother-in-law was kidnapped Friday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, via BBC News. The kidnappers are reportedly demanding a ransom of roughly $36.6 million, paid in pounds sterling...
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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