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2006-06-11 08:57:54

By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE (Reuters) - Renault's Fernando Alonso led the British Grand Prix from start to finish on Sunday to maintain his vice-like grip on the Formula One championship. The world champion's first win at Silverstone, one of his Anglo-French team's home races, was his fifth in eight grands prix and third in a row. "Winning in Spain, Monaco and Silverstone -- the last three races are a dream come true," said Alonso. "They are circuits with big names and big...

2006-05-28 09:41:13

By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso led the Monaco Grand Prix from start to finish on Sunday to hand Renault their fifth victory in seven races. The win, with Ferrari's Michael Schumacher starting in the pit lane after being stripped of pole for deliberately obstructing rivals in qualifying, stretched the Spaniard's overall lead to 21 points. It was the 12th win of the 24-year-old's career, his first in Monaco and fourth of the season. He...

2006-05-24 11:06:53

By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi turned his back on a career in Formula One on Wednesday and pledged his immediate future to racing on two wheels. "No Formula One, at least for the moment. I'm staying with bikes," the charismatic 27-year-old told the Italian news agency ANSA. "I will carry on racing in MotoGP for a while yet." Rossi, as dominant in MotoGP as Michael Schumacher was in Formula One, had been courted by Ferrari and impressed in tests...

2006-05-24 09:48:41

By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi turned his back on Formula One on Wednesday and pledged his immediate future to racing on two wheels. "No Formula One, at least for the moment. I'm staying with bikes," the charismatic 27-year-old told the Italian news agency ANSA in a statement. "I will carry on racing in MotoGP for a while yet." Rossi had been courted by Ferrari and has impressed in several increasingly serious tests with the Formula One glamour...

2006-04-17 17:35:51

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Swedish former video game executive who destroyed a $1 million Ferrari Enzo in a 160 mph crash was charged on Monday with stealing that Ferrari and another one plus a rare Mercedes worth a total of nearly $4 million. The Los Angeles District Attorney's office charged Bo Stefan M. Eriksson with nine criminal counts including drunk driving, embezzlement, grand theft auto, and possession of a firearm. If convicted he faces 14 years in prison. Eriksson, 44, was...

2006-04-01 00:11:57

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Britain's Jenson Button set the fastest time in Saturday's qualifying session to claim pole position for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix. The Honda driver lapped the picturesque Albert Park circuit in one minute 25.229 seconds to take the front spot on the starting grid for only the third time in his career. Italian Giancarlo Fisichella, who won last year's Australian Grand Prix, joins Button on the front row for Sunday's race after recording the second...

2006-03-27 08:17:55

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One carmakers threatening their own series announced on Monday that their teams had submitted entry forms to continue in the FIA world championship in 2008. "The five teams united through the Grand Prix Manufacturers Association...have submitted their entry forms for the 2008 FIA Formula One world championship," the GPMA said in a statement. The teams are champions Renault, BMW Sauber, McLaren Mercedes, Honda and Toyota. However a spokesman...

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....

2005-11-28 09:17:56

LONDON (Reuters) - Brazilian Rubens Barrichello will race with his lucky number 11 at the Honda Formula One team next year after team mate Jenson Button gave up his claim to it. BAR finished sixth in the 2005 championship, with their drivers allocated race numbers 11 and 12. As the new arrival from former champions Ferrari, Barrichello would have taken number 12 to the Briton's 11. Button discovered, however, that the Brazilian had achieved the first race win of his career, all his...

2005-10-07 21:44:46

By Alan Baldwin SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Ferrari's Michael Schumacher crashed on Saturday in a wet free practice for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. The seven-times world champion lost control on the slippery surface, spun and clattered into the tire barrier at the S-curve during the day's opening session. The impact ripped off the front left wheel and wing but the 36-year-old German, winner at Suzuka four times in the last five years, stepped out unhurt and hitched a lift back to...