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22 min ago | Wired

The Longest, Fastest F1 Race of the Season Happens This Weekend

Summer vacation is over for Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel and the boys, and the Formula 1 season resumes this weekend at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Age

The kid is OK: Max Verstappen has been signed for the Toro Rosso F1 team.

On the face of it, Red Bull's decision to promote 16-year-old Max Verstappen to a Formula One seat in 2015 seems like a rash move.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso, Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

The New Zealand Herald

'Let's get sports stars to help save Kiwi lives'

Visiting world motoring chief Jean Todt has praised New Zealand's road safety effort, but says there must be no let-up, and is challenging sports stars to join the cause.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Ferrari, Michael Schumacher

BleacherReport

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Paddock News from 2014 Belgian Grand Prix

Caterham announced earlier in the week that three-time Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer would be making a one-off appearance in Spa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Force India, Adrian Sutil, Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa

AutoSpies

Infiniti Seeking U.S. Trademark For 'Eau Rouge'

's Infiniti is seeking a U.S. trademark for "Eau Rouge," the name of a storied Formula One racetrack bend in Belgium, for a potential luxury car that may cost more than $100,000.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Autos

Sky Sports

2014 Belgian GP Practice Two: Lewis Hamilton turns up the wick to set Spa pace

Lewis Hamilton laid down the gauntlet for his latest likely battle for victory with Nico Rosberg at this weekend's Belgian GP by setting a dominant pace in Practice Two at Spa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nico Rosberg, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team

The Wichita Eagle

Hamilton beats Rosberg in 2nd Belgian GP practice

Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the second practice of the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, finishing ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg as their positions from the morning session were reversed.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

Planet-F1.com

FP2: Hamilton takes control

Lewis Hamilton seized control of the timesheets in FP2 at Spa after a scruffy lap from his team-mate Nico Rosberg.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nico Rosberg, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso, Felipe Massa, Jenson Button

BBC News

'Nico and I will be racing flat out'

We're back racing this weekend after the summer break and I feel amazing going into the second half of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Racing, Nico Rosberg

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

World Sports at 1330 GMT

MANCHESTER, England One round of Premier League games has already backed up many pundits' pre-season predictions, notably that Chelsea and Manchester City are title favorites and Manchester United needed more than just a change of manager to arrest its slump.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mario Balotelli, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Luis Suarez

Paddock Talk

Belgian GP - PREVIEW

Set aside the three-week of summer break, this weekend Formula 1 is ready to get back on track, on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit, after some controversies, cut and thrust among the various teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Ferrari, Fernando Alonso

Daily Mail

Nico Rosberg Column: I am in full-on attack mode to win the F1 title

NICO ROSBERG COLUMN: I've had four weeks off to refresh my batteries ... but now I am in full-on attack mode to win the title It's difficult to take your mind of F1, but I'm raring to go for rest of the year Lewis Hamilton is 11 points adrift, but with nine grands prix left I will still be aiming to win races... it's too early to think about ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren

The Washington Post

Verstappen's age a talking point at Belgian GP

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg resume their title bids at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, with 11 points separating the Mercedes teammates and Hamilton leading 5-4 in race wins.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nico Rosberg, Romain Grosjean, ING Renault F1 Racing, Ferrari, Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen

Computer And Video Games

F1 2014 video shows Austria Red Bull Ring hot lap

The circuit is new to the series as this year saw Nico Rosberg claim victory in the first Austrian GP since 2003.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg

BBC News

Who will win the F1 championship?

Formula 1 is about to enter into one of the most eagerly awaited title-deciding run-ins in the history of the sport.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, McLaren

Iol.co.za

What's on - your motoring weekend

Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg of Germany cuts inside teammate Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain on the start during the Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal June 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Formula 1 Blog

Remember When: Belgian Grand Prix

The Belgian Grand Prix has produced some truly iconic moments in F1 history, one of which took place on lap 41 of the 2000 race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Jarno Trulli, Lotus, Jenson Button, McLaren, Michael Schumacher, Red Bull Racing Team, David Coulthard

Reuters

Hamilton hopes to play his cards right

Lewis Hamilton says his Formula One title duel with Mercedes team mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg is like a game of poker but the dominant duo may not hold all the aces in Belgium this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nico Rosberg, Ferrari, Felipe Massa, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Kimi Raikkonen

Yahoo!

Formula 1 - Hamilton: Beating Nico turning into a poker game

Lewis Hamilton says his Formula One title duel with Mercedes team mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg is like a game of poker but the dominant duo may not hold all the aces in Belgium this weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Nico Rosberg, Ferrari, Felipe Massa, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Kimi Raikkonen

BleacherReport

Belgian Grand Prix 2014 Preview: Start Time, TV Times, Weather, Schedule, Odds

Formula One returns from its four-week break on Sunday with the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix .

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Related Topix: Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing, Michael Schumacher, Kimi Raikkonen, Ferrari, Lewis Hamilton, McLaren, Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull Racing Team, Jenson Button

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