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Today in 1985: Rosberg smashes the 160mph barrier

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

• German F1 team launching WO5 car in Jerez • Schumacher still gravely ill after skiing crash<p>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 …

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 …

Motor Racing

Damon Hill recalls racing rivals Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher

The British world champion remembers competing with two of Formula One's most compelling characters in riskier days<p>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 …

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

Schumacher representatives say they will press for charges and damages against any publication of the content of the notes<p>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 …

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

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

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"

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"

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

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 …

Motor Racing

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

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

Mansell, a four-times British Grand Prix victor, recalls 1991 Silverstone win, the day he gave a lift to Ayrton Senna and says the fans and their passion make the race so special<p>Nigel Mansell, Britain’s most successful Formula One driver in terms of grand prix victories with 31, has special …

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

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

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

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, …

Motor Racing

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>The 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, held in pouring rain, was when even the sleepiest …

Motor Racing

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

Share this article on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Email<p>Ayrton Senna's final interview before his death at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix has …

Motor Racing

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—Lauda vs. Hunt

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>, …

Motor Racing

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

• Lauda describes fellow Ferrari legend as a 'perfect, solid man' • Drivers past and present offer support to critically ill German<p>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 …

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 …