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Button to make return to racing next year but not in F1
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Jenson Button will return to racing next season but not in Formula One after spending one year too many in the sport, the Briton said on Friday.
Mercedes’ Bottas set for gearbox penalty in Japan
SUZUKA, Japan, Oct 6 - Valtteri Bottas is set to drop five places on the grid for Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix as the result of an unscheduled gearbox change on his Mercedes. Rules say a driver has to use one gearbox for six straight races.
Motor racing-Button to make return to racing next year but not in F1
SUZUKA, Japan, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Jenson Button will return to racing next season but not in Formula One after spending one year too many in the sport, the Briton said on Friday.
Vettel quickest as rain lashes Suzuka practice
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel was quickest in free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix on Friday with the Ferrari driver's morning effort never coming under threat in a rain-shortened afternoon session that saw only five men complete timed laps.
Motor racing: Renault F1 team signs former FIA technical head Budkowski
SUZUKA, Japan, Oct 6 - Renault managing director Cyril Abiteboul said the French manufacturer’s Formula One team were prepared to consider an April 2018 joining date for new recruit Marcin Budkowski, after hiring the former technical head of the sport’s governing body in a move that has upset rivals.
Motor racing-Formula One Japanese Grand Prix 2nd free practice session
Oct 6 (Gracenote) - 2nd Free Practice Session from the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit on Friday
Hamilton on the hunt despite F1 title lead
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton says there will be no easing off the throttle even if he does not have to win another race after Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix to secure a fourth Formula One title.
Nothing less than best will do in title battle, says Ferrari’s Vettel
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel said on Thursday that his Ferrari team will have to be at their best if he is to overhaul Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One world championship battle.
Motor racing: Haas waiting for word on Malaysia crash compensation
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Haas team principal Guenther Steiner says he is waiting to hear from Malaysian Grand Prix organizers about possible compensation for damage to Romain Grosjean's car in practice last week.
Motor racing: Massa wants a decision on his future by Brazil
SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) - Felipe Massa wants a decision on his Formula One future before next month's Brazilian Grand Prix and has questioned the value of Williams testing would-be replacements Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta in a 2014 car.
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