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2011-07-14 02:00:00

NEWCASTLE, England, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - ULookUBook.com, the online travel expert, says that ever popular Spanish holidays are even better for Formula One fans looking to take advantage of track days and excellent racing driving facilities - Travel expert, ULookUBook.com, says that holidays to Spain are the best way to take part in the Formula One fever which has been gripping Britain. The country is already well equipped to deal with an annual tourist influx...

2009-09-04 16:04:49

The World Motor Sports Council has ordered Renault to answer charges of intentionally causing a crash at last year's Singapore Grand Prix. The ruling Friday by Formula One's governing body, FIA, said the move helped Spain's Fernando Alonso win the race. In a statement, the FIA said representatives from the French team have been told to appear before a special meeting Sept. 21 in Paris. (Renault) conspired with driver Nelson Piquet to cause a deliberate crash at the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix,...

2009-08-03 15:04:24

Brazilian Formula One race car driver Nelson Piquet confirmed Monday he has been fired from the Renault team. Piquet said in a statement he attributed his situation to team principal Flavio Briatore. I am a team player and there are dozens of people I have worked with in my career who would vouch for my character and talent, except unfortunately the person that has had the most influence on my career in Formula One, Piquet said. Piquet has failed to earn any world championship standings...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'