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McLaren defend 'ambitious' car after testing problems
BARCELONA (Reuters) - McLaren have defended their "ambitious" car design after Fernando Alonso suffered more reliability problems on Friday's final day of Formula One pre-season testing.
Motor racing: Vettel smashes track record on penultimate day of testing
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel signed off from Formula One's pre-season testing on Thursday with the fastest lap yet around Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya.
Motor racing: Verstappen sees no threat from other Renault teams
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Max Verstappen doubts Renault and McLaren will be a threat to his Red Bull Formula One team this season despite all three former champions now having the same engines.
Motor racing: Former Ferrari chief designer Tombazis joins FIA
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Ferrari chief designer Nikolas Tombazis has joined Formula One's governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), to work with teams on future technical regulations.
Motor racing: Ricciardo breaks Barcelona track record in testing
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo showed Red Bull's pace on Wednesday by lapping Barcelona's Formula One circuit faster than anyone since the track was reconfigured in 2007.
Motor racing: Patrick to drive for Ed Carpenter at Indy 500
(Reuters) - Danica Patrick will drive the No. 13 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing when she concludes her racing career at the Indianapolis 500 in May, her team said on Wednesday.
Motor racing-Patrick to drive for Ed Carpenter at Indy 500
March 7 (Reuters) - Danica Patrick will drive the No. 13 GoDaddy Chevrolet for Ed Carpenter Racing when she concludes her racing career at the Indianapolis 500 in May, her team said on Wednesday.
Indian tycoon Mallya's yacht impounded in Malta over wage dispute
VALLETTA, March 7 (Reuters) - A super-yacht owned by Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya has been impounded in Malta after its crew demanded payment of back wages, authorities said on Wednesday.
McLaren's shareholders no longer considering market flotation: Flewitt
GENEVA (Reuters) - British Formula One and sports car maker McLaren's shareholders are no longer considering a stock market flotation and are focused on growing the group, the head of the brand's automotive division Mike Flewitt told Reuters.
Motor racing: Renault blame batteries for Red Bull, McLaren issues
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Renault has blamed faulty batteries for electrical problems suffered in testing by McLaren and Red Bull, both teams who use their engines.
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