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Today in 1985: Rosberg smashes the 160mph barrier · RaceFans

Keke Rosberg became the first man to lap an F1 circuit at an average speed of more than 160mph (258kph) on this day 25 years ago.<p>His record stood for …

Nico Rosberg struggles with advice from father Keke

© Sutton Images<p>Enlarge<p>Nico Rosberg admits he finds it difficult to take advice from his father Keke, despite the fact he has his own …

Motor Racing

Mercedes back Schumacher with #Keep Fighting Michael on car at launch

Mercedes will give their support to their stricken former driver Michael Schumacher when they launch their 2014 car, the WO5, in Jerez on Tuesday.<p>On the side of their car will be the message "#Keep Fighting Michael". They revealed their move through a picture on Twitter and encouraged other users …

Lewis Hamilton: Schumacher in Ski Coma 'for a Reason'

Lewis Hamilton appeared not to grasp the gravity of Michael Schumacher's plight by slipping into motivational jargon while discussing the stricken …

Damon Hill recalls racing rivals Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher

Deep shadows stretch across Formula One as a new season is marked by the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death and continuing concern for Michael Schumacher. The German driver, who won a record seven world championships, remains in a coma three months after he suffered a skiing accident in …

Michael Schumacher out of coma and transferred to rehab

Former F1 driver Michael Schumacher is no longer in a coma and has been transferred from a hospital in Grenoble, France, where he had been admitted after a skiing accident last year, his management said in a statement Monday.<p>"Michael has left ... to continue his long phase of rehabilitation," …

How Should Formula 1 React in Absence of Michael Schumacher Updates?

It was announced at the beginning of the week that seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was no longer in a coma and had left the CHU Grenoble in France.<p>His family's spokeswomen, Sabine Kehm, released a statement on Monday. Per Autosport, it said:<p>Michael has left the CHU Grenoble to …

Michael Schumacher's stolen 'medical records' offered for sale

Medical notes purported to be those of retired Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher have been stolen and are being offered for sale, according to his management.<p>It issued a statement warning against the purchase and publication of the documents a week after it was announced that Schumacher …

Classic Formula 1 on Twitter: "Ayrton Senna & Alain Prost (McLaren-Honda) - Silverstone, British Grand Prix - 1989 http://t.co/Nbk98iTEzO"

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F1 in the 1990s 🏎 on Twitter: "Alain Prost (Ferrari V12, 643). #BritishGP, Silverstone, 1991. #F1 http://t.co/ztjXlnvnC1"

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F1 in the 1990s 🏎 on Twitter: "Alain Prost (Ferrari V12, 643). Nigel Mansell (Williams-Renault V10, FW14). #BritishGP, Silverstone, 1991. #F1 http://t.co/3MfDN51ZeG"

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Parc Fermé on Twitter: "#F1 Alain Prost was once fired for calling his Ferrari 'a horrible truck'. Kimi Raikkonen has his own opinion. http://t.co/SGRrj9N4fy"

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Brucey on Twitter: "Alain Prost's 1980 McLaren Ford Cosworth http://t.co/EwxMcwCMrZ"

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Formula E: Alain Prost greets electric cars as 'new way of motor racing'

Frenchman Alain Prost – a four-time Formula 1 World Champion – says Formula E and electric cars are set for a prosperous future with support from …

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𝔽𝟙 𝕀𝕞𝕒𝕘𝕖𝕤 on Twitter: "Nigel Mansel, #Lotus-Ford, #AustrianGP, 1982. #Formula1 #F1 http://t.co/jG9KJ5JcDH"

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Nigel Mansell joining in Silverstone’s 50th British Grand Prix parade

Nigel Mansell, Britain’s most successful Formula One driver in terms of grand prix victories with 31, has special memories of his win at Silverstone in 1992, his world championship year. Mansell, four times the victor in the British Grand Prix, in 1986, 1987, 1991 and 1992, and the latest former …

G.Pierluigi on Twitter: "Fittipaldi a Monza con la Lotus http://t.co/PbmsWONbzq"

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Mario Andretti on Twitter: "Me and Emerson Fittipaldi. Having a great time in Montreal @emmofittipaldi http://t.co/EMWjZ3RB"

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Emmo on the racing passion of the Brits

Emerson FittipaldiWhenever I am in the UK, I am always struck by the intense racing fervour that grips the country, especially in the summer. Indeed, …

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The day Senna grabbed F1's attention

LONDON (Reuters) - While Formula One remembers Ayrton Senna on the 20th anniversary of his death at Imola, happier memories of another race 10 years earlier highlight just why the great Brazilian is still so sorely missed.<p>Children play next to the memorial statue of Formula One Brazilian driver …

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Ayrton Senna's last interview revealed in new issue of F1 Racing

Ayrton Senna's final interview before his death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix has been revealed by the man who conducted it, former Williams …

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Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher: Similar F1 Styles but Different Perceptions

Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher both raced with a single-minded determination—even ruthlessness—that allowed them to become two of the greatest drivers in Formula One history...yet their legacies are very different.<p>Senna is nearly worshipped in many quarters. Schumacher, meanwhile, does not …

Ayrton Senna's Death 20 Years On: Top 10 Quotes from Brazilian F1 Icon

Ayrton Senna wasn't just a racing driver.<p>He wasn't just a three-time Formula One world champion, and his legacy is not only defined by the widely held belief that he was the fastest driver the sport has ever known.<p>His 41 career victories, 80 podiums and 65 pole positions are mere cherries sitting …

Ron Howard's New Movie Rush Recreates One of F1's Greatest Driver Battles

As F1 racing stages a comeback here in the States—this season it’s on NBC Sports, not to mention the new track down in Austin, Texas—along comes a movie about the sport that could move it closer to the forefront of the public’s mind. From none other than director Ron Howard comes a new flick, <i>Rush</i>, …

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James Hunt vs Niki Lauda – Clash Of The Titans

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Films<br>• Formula 1<br>• Racing<br>• Vintage<p>This vintage BBC documentary, called <i>James Hunt vs Niki Lauda – Clash Of The Titans</i>, is a …

Niki Lauda in shock over Michael Schumacher's skiing accident

The former Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has expressed "disbelief " that Michael Schumacher is lying critically ill and in an induced coma in Grenoble after hitting his head on a rock in a skiing accident at the weekend.<p>Like Schumacher Lauda is a former Ferrari great who won two of his …

Cake, lawyers, and Niki Lauda: Mercedes and Red Bull's F1 rivalry

We dub it "Cakegate."<p>Whether it's Enzo and Henry having it out at Le Mans or a drunken parking-lot fistfight over the merits of Bigfoot versus Grave Digger, everyone loves a quality racing rivalry. If this month is any indication, Red Bull Racing and Mercedes AMG are quickly going the way of …

Formula One: Will great Michael Schumacher ever recover? - CNN.com

Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher was hospitalized December 29 after suffering "severe head trauma" from a ski accident in the French Alps. He is now leaving hospital and will continue his recovery from home. Here we look back at some highlights of his career.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Schumacher …