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2009-09-13 13:45:11

Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Monza, Italy, beating Brawn GP teammate Jenson Button by 2.866 seconds. Barrichello, 37, is the circuit's oldest active driver and Sunday's victory helped him gained ground in the overall F1 standings with four races left in the 2009 season. (The victory) felt great and I have no big words for that, the Brazilian said after winning at Monza for the third time in his career. The team has done a fantastic job. The strategy was...

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2009-09-09 12:50:00

British race car designer McLaren unveiled a new street car Wednesday, albeit one that pushes 200 mph and costs about $250,000. Not designed for soccer moms, McLaren intends to produce about 1,000 MP4-12C cars a year as a rival to Lamborghini and Ferrari, The Times of London reported. The car is not schedule for sale until 2011. It features gull wing doors, self-adjusting suspension, and a 3.8 liter V8 twin turbo engine. Dubbed the F1 car for the road, after Formula One race cars, the...

2009-08-30 10:53:03

Kimi Raikkonen drove his Ferrari to victory Sunday at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, the fourth win in his last five races at the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit. Pole winner Giancarlo Fisichella (Ferrari) finished second and Sebastian Vettel (Renault) third. He established control early, charging from sixth to second heading into the first corner of the first lap. It hasn't been an easy year for us, Raikkonen said after Ferrari's first win in 2009 and his 18th career F1 victory. Raikkonen remained...

2009-08-23 14:30:52

Rubens Barrichello won Sunday's Formula One European Grand Prix at Valencia, Spain, his first victory in five years. The Brawn GP driver took advantage of a costly mistake by the crew of pole sitter Lewis Hamilton. The native of Sao Paulo, Brazil is 37 years old, making him the oldest F1 driver currently. He took the lead when Hamilton was delayed during his final pit stop. Hamilton's McLaren pit crew was not properly prepared for a tire change and the defending F1 champion trailed...

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2009-08-11 14:36:55

German Formula One driver Michael Schumacher said Tuesday he won't be ending his retirement this month after all. The seven-time world champion said on his Web site that neck pain plaguing him since a February motorcycle accident will keep him from sliding behind the wheel of a Ferrari team car for the Aug. 23 European Grand Prix at Valencia. Schumacher, 40, was to have replaced Brazilian Felipe Massa, who was hurt in a July 25 crash while qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The German...

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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...

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2009-07-29 15:51:19

Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher will replace injured Felipe Massa on the Ferrari team in upcoming races. Massa is recovering from skull surgery following a high speed crash during last Saturday's qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. He also suffered some eye damage and remains in AEK Hospital in Budapest. The most important thing first: thank God, all news concerning Felipe is positive, Schumacher said Wednesday on the F1 Web site. I wish him all the best. For reasons...

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2009-07-27 11:48:32

Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa is able to move his hands and legs and can communicate after a crash in Hungary, officials said Monday. Massa fractured his skull in an accident Saturday in Budapest during qualifiers for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix and was taken to a military hospital where a Hungarian Defense Ministry spokesman told local television Massa is starting his recovery, the British newspaper The Guardian reported. The spokesman, Istvan Bocskai, told viewers...

2009-07-26 16:51:58

Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) won Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring race course at Budapest, Hungary, over runner-up Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari). The reigning Formula One champion beat Raikkonen to the checkered flag by nearly 12 seconds after dominating the 70-lap race. It's an incredible feeling to be back here after what felt such a long time away and what was such a struggle with me and my team, Hamilton said after his second victory this season and 10th in his F1 career. This...

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2009-07-25 20:30:00

Felipe Massa was in critical condition after suffering a fractured skull Saturday during qualifying for the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix. In the second round of qualifying, Massa, driving his Ferrari, ran off the course in turn four and slammed head-on into the tire barrier after being struck on the head by a spring that came off the Brawn GP car driven by Rubens Barrichello. Massa, a native of Sao Paulo, underwent surgery at the AEK Hospital in Budapest, the team said in a statement late...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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