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By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Carlos Sainz will be as disappointed as any Formula One fan that Fernando Alonso will be absent from next week's Australian season-opener.
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Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:20:16 +1300
Boy racer Verstappen is driven to succeed (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26526466

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Max Verstappen is a boy racer with a difference.
Formula One's hottest new sensation does not own a car, appears to be in no hurry to g...

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:13:53 +1300
What's new in Formula One for 2015 (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26526439

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One starts a new season in Australia on March 15 with a number of changes to the rules and regulations, as well as new faces in the paddock. ...

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:11:51 +1300
Bottas on the brink of a breakthrough (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26526393

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Valtteri Bottas could be on the brink of a breakthrough with Williams this season but do not write off Felipe Massa.
So says the Britis...

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:08:32 +1300
Hamilton hot favourite for triple triumph (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26526351

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton starts the Formula One season as red-hot favourite to become a triple world champion but Niki Lauda, who knows how that feels, fears th...

Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:03:39 +1300
Manor Marussia set for Australia under new owner (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26522240

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King has been appointed interim chairman of the revived Manor Marussia Formula One team as they prepare for ...

Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19:48:19 +1300
Williams confirm Wolff test schedule (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26512148

Paris (AFP) - Williams test driver Susie Wolff will compete in practice at three Grand Prix, as well as other testing, during the 2015 season, the Formula One team confirmed on Tuesday.

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:32:47 +1300
Less is more for Silverstone organisers (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26511025

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - While Germany's Formula One Grand Prix hangs in the balance, hit by dwindling crowds and rising losses, Britain's Silverstone circuit believes it ca...

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:33:52 +1300
Alonso to miss season-opening Australian Grand Prix (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26507358

Madrid (AFP) - Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will miss 2015's opening Grand Prix in Australia after suffering concussion in a crash, his McLaren team said Tuesday

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:29:39 +1300
Alonso ruled out of Australian Grand Prix (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/motorsport/news/article/-/26511024

By Alan Baldwin
LONDON (Reuters) - Fernando Alonso will miss next week's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix on doctors' advice after a heavy crash in testing, the Spaniard...

Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:29:02 +1300