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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...

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...

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...

2009-07-15 10:29:08

An automotive writer went twice the speed limit while test driving a Ferrari in Western Australia, endangering other test drives, a fellow reviewer says. Reviewer Steve Lague said police impounded the Ferrari California used by motoring writer Rod Easdown in a recent test drive, which ended with cops citing the Financial Times writer for reckless driving, the Brisbane Times said. Easdown was allegedly going 143 mph in a 68 mph zone during Monday's test drive. He may have just put his foot...

2009-07-12 14:01:29

Pole winner Mark Webber won Sunday's German Grand Prix auto race in Nurburg, his first career Formula One victory. It happened despite a penalty for running into Rubens Barrichello while Barrichello tried to pass him on the race's first lap. Webber then drove his No. 14 Red Bull Renault to the lead after the second round of pit stops and dominated from that point, recording his first win in his 130th race. It is an incredible day for me, the native of Queanbeyan, Australia, said at a...

2009-06-18 20:28:06

Members of the Formula One Teams Association, made up of most of the sport's top manufacturers, announced Thursday they would create their own racing series. The group consists of eight teams, including the powerful Ferrari and McLaren organizations. The race teams have complained that they could not work within the guidelines designed for the 2010 season -- chiefly, a newly imposed spending limit. The teams have no alternative other than to commence the preparation for a new championship,...

2009-05-24 14:24:36

Jenson Button was dominant Sunday in winning the Monaco Grand Prix, his fifth victory in six Formula One races this season. He crossed the finish line 7.666 seconds ahead of teammate, Rubens Barrichello, giving Brawn GP its third one-two finish in 2009. The Frome, England, native grabbed the pole position during Saturday's qualifying and broke away from the field on Sunday's first lap. He relinquished the lead briefly by pitting just twice during the 78-lap race. With his victory, he became...

2009-05-13 14:05:12

Renault has joined Ferrari in pulling out of the Formula One auto racing series because of a potential $60 million budget cap in 2010, the BBC said. Ferrari officials were reported to be reconsidering Wednesday, about 24 hours after their decision, because it said on the F1 Web site first quarter results for 2009 were in line with the record levels reached in 2008. Ferrari added the sport's governing body FIA (Federation Internationale de l'Automobile) is making decisions of a serious nature...

2009-05-04 21:50:00

A Ferrari used in an action sequence for Nicolas Cage's movie The Sorcerer's Apprentice jumped a New York curb, hit a pedestrian and knocked over a lamppost. Access Hollywood said the falling lamppost injured a second person in Manhattan's Times Square early Monday morning during a filmed car chase between a black Ferrari and a silver Mercedes. A stunt driver lost control of his car and hydroplaned onto the sidewalk. Members of the New York Police Department Movie/TV Unit were on site, as...

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