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Nico Rosberg wins 2014 German Grand Prix

July 20th, 2014 by
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Nico Rosberg has won his home Grand Prix at Hockenheim in Germany, ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg’s win means he extends his lead in the world drivers championship ahead of team-mate and rival Hamilton.

The German led from flag to finish but the race was not without excitement.   The safety car was brought out on the first lap as the McLaren of Kevin Magnussen made contact with the Williams of Felipe Massa. (more…)

Lewis Hamilton wins explosive British Grand Prix

July 6th, 2014 by
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Lewis Hamilton has won the 2014 British Grand Prix, much to the delight of the home crowd.

With Hamilton’s team mate Nico Rosberg retiring from the race, the championship is now down to just 4 points as Formula One heads into round 10 in Germany.

Hamilton went from sixth to fourth at the start before the race was red flagged after Kimi Raikkonen went off track and suffered a massive 47G  impact into the barriers.  Raikkonen was taken to the medical centre and is reported to be suffering a bruised ankle.

Felipe Massa was sadly caught up in the Raikkonen incident and was forced to retire from his 200th Grand Prix.  Max Chilton was also caught in the incident and was lucky to escape injury. (more…)

Nico Rosberg on pole for 2014 British Grand Prix

July 5th, 2014 by
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Nico Rosberg has qualified on pole position for tomorrow’s British Grand Prix.  

After one of the craziest qualifying finishes we’ve seen in Formula One, it appeared that nobody could beat Lewis Hamilton in the closing few minutes of Q3, but after the Brit pulled into the puts for the final time, five others found the pace in their final run and Hamilton was knocked to sixth.

It wasn’t total disappointment for the British crowd as Jenson Button qualified in third, much to the delight of the McLaren team who have struggled so far this season. (more…)

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