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2009-08-03 15:57:01

Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa headed to his home country Monday after being treated for crash injuries at a hospital in Budapest, Hungary. Massa, who drives for Scuderia Ferrari, was hurt in a high-speed crash during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He spent nine days in the hospital recovering from a fractured skull that required emergency surgery. He was struck by a spring that came off Rubens Barrichello's Brawn GP car. He also sustained an injury to his left eye and...

2009-04-05 11:34:19

Jenson Button won the rain-shortened Malaysian Grand Prix Sunday, making him a back-to-back victor at the start of the 2009 Formula One auto racing season. He overcame a poor start and drove through torrential rains before a red flag after just 32 laps signaled the end of the race at Kuala Lumpur. It was the first F1 race stopped by rain since the 2003 Brazilian Grand Prix. Button, who won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix last Sunday, led behind the safety car for one lap before the...

2006-07-02 15:02:01

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Michael Schumacher won the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday in a Ferrari one-two that slammed the brakes on Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso's run of success. Schumacher's 87th career win, from pole position and ahead of Brazilian team mate Felipe Massa, trimmed Spaniard Alonso's overall championship lead to 19 points after 10 of the season's 18 races. Alonso now has 88 points to Schumacher's 69. The Renault driver, ending a run of four...

2006-07-01 15:16:56

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Michael Schumacher seized pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday with Ferrari sweeping the front row to end world champion Fernando Alonso's run of five successive poles. Schumacher, celebrating his third pole of the season and 67th of his career, was joined by Brazilian team mate Felipe Massa as the Italian team locked out their rivals. Renault's championship leader Alonso could qualify only fifth. Four times a winner at...

2006-07-01 13:26:22

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Ferrari's Michael Schumacher seized pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday to end world champion Fernando Alonso's run of five in a row. Schumacher, four times a winner at Indianapolis since Formula One returned to America in 2000, secured his 67th pole position in style with Ferrari sweeping the front row of the starting grid. The German's Brazilian team mate Felipe Massa was second quickest. Renault's Alonso, who leads Schumacher by 25 points at...

2006-07-01 11:01:01

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Ferrari flexed their muscles in final U.S. Grand Prix practice on Saturday with Michael Schumacher lapping fastest ahead of team mate Felipe Massa. On a scorching morning at Indianapolis, the seven times world champion clocked a time of one minute 10.760 seconds with Brazilian Massa just 0.279 seconds back. Schumacher's best lap was just off the qualifying record of 1:10.223 set by his former-Ferrari team mate Rubens Barrichello in 2004....

2006-06-30 14:59:23

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Formula One made an incident-free return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday with Honda test driver Anthony Davidson dominating free practice for the U.S. Grand Prix. Back on the track for the first time since last year's fiasco, when a tire controversy led to just six cars starting the race, drivers received a muted welcome from a small crowd sprinkled across the cavernous main grandstands for both sessions. The uneventful start...

2006-06-30 14:57:58

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Formula One made an incident-free return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday with Honda test driver Anthony Davidson dominating free practice for the U.S. Grand Prix. Back on the track for the first time since last year's fiasco, when a tire controversy led to just six cars starting the race, drivers received a muted welcome from a small crowd sprinkled across the cavernous main grandstands for both sessions. The uneventful start...

2006-06-25 15:20:05

By Steve Keating MONTREAL (Reuters) - Renault's world champion Fernando Alonso produced some Montreal magic to win the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday and deal another blow to Michael Schumacher's fading title hopes. The 24-year-old Spaniard's fourth successive win, and sixth in nine races, stretched his overall lead over Ferrari's Schumacher to a hefty 25 points at the halfway point in the 18-race Formula One season. Starting from pole position for the fifth race in a row, Alonso...

2006-03-06 19:05:00

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - The Formula One season starting in Bahrain on Sunday could be one of the most memorable in motor racing history. Significant rule changes, new faces, the youngest defending champion in Renault's 24-year-old Fernando Alonso and what looks on paper like being one of the closest title battles in years are all part of it. Yet the key figure, the driver who could make 2006 stand out forever even if he fails to win a race, is still Michael Schumacher....


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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