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2006-07-03 03:23:55

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Formula One left Indianapolis on Monday, hoping for a return next year but knowing its future in America remains in doubt. The U.S. Grand Prix, a race that disintegrated into a six-car fiasco in 2005, attracted an estimated 130,000 fans on Sunday as Ferrari's Michael Schumacher roared to a record fifth victory at the Brickyard. Sunday's checkered flag also signaled the end of the current contract and the start of tough negotiations between...

2006-07-02 15:25:26

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 Alonso's overall championship lead to 19 points after 10 of the season's 18 races. Alonso's fifth place finish ended a run of four wins and 15 consecutive podium finishes for 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...

2006-06-29 16:46:40

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - A week after celebrating one of the brightest moments in their Formula One history, Michelin are back at the scene of one of their darkest days. Last Sunday, the French tire makers trumpeted their 100th grand prix victory after Renault's world champion Fernando Alonso won the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. The mood at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which hosts Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix, is more somber. Last year, all six Michelin-equipped...

2006-06-29 14:20:15

By Steve Keating INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Renault's Fernando Alonso is bracing himself for his toughest test of the year in Sunday's U.S. Grand Prix. After winning the last four races, and six out of nine so far, Formula One's youngest champion leads Ferrari's Michael Schumacher by a hefty 25 points. But the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has never been kind to the 24-year-old Spaniard, who has yet to finish in four visits to the 'Brickyard' and remains cautious about his chances of...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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