Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Mercendes Celebratations

Posted: 11th October 2016 by admin in Formula 1
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Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg took time out from their title battle on Tuesday to join Mercedes bosses and factory staff in celebrating the team’s third successive Formula One constructors’ world championship. “The smallest guy here, with the smallest part into our engine, is a winner,” non-executive chairman Niki Lauda told staff crowded into the […]

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Formula 1 is celebrating its ninth back-to-back title winner on Monday, with Sebastian Vettel having finished third in the Japanese Grand Prix. The 24-year-old Red Bull driver has now joined an elite band of men, with the first consecutive championship-winning moment dating back to Sunday 23 August 1953. 32 men have picked up the F1 […]

Rossi says crash cost Ducati possible podium.

Posted: 5th October 2011 by admin in MotoGP
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Valentino Rossi said his first lap crash cost him the chance of fighting for the podium at Motegi, particularly with the race claiming such a high number of casualties. Rossi arrived in Japan having made further changes to his Ducati, and was rewarded with a promising display in qualifying as he sealed seventh, having been […]

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There are now just five races to go in 2011, starting with this weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix and, while remaining determined to try and win one or some of them, Scuderia Ferrari’s main focus is now squarely on next year’s championship. As is always the case at this time of year, whatever the situation in […]

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The FIM and Dorna Sports have now received the official detailed and final report provided by ARPA, recognised body to investigate the current situation in Motegi and its environs. Based on this report the FIM and Dorna Sports confirm today that, subject to there being no further serious incidents, the Grand Prix of Japan will […]