Motorsport http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23364/all en Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>HBO's Liberace film aims to humanize through love story</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Jugglers Liberace Motorsport Nationality Patrick Dempsey Person Career Person Location Quotation Scott Thorson Social Issues Tully's Coffee United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:43 +0000 5731249 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Race calendar keeps F1 fans guessing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-race-calendar-keeps-f1-fans-guessing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Alan Baldwin</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - For a sport timed down to the thousandth of a second and measured in millimetres, Formula One seems to be finding it surprisingly difficult to get to grips with a calendar.</p> <p>With little more than two months to go before the Australian season-opener in Melbourne on March 17, the sport has yet to confirm how many races there will be in 2013 and where two of them will be held.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-race-calendar-keeps-f1-fans-guessing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adrian Sutil Auto racing Bernie Ecclestone Force India Formula One Motorsport Person Career Quotation Scuderia Ferrari Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:55:43 +0000 5731513 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Ecclestone hopes for Nuerburgring deal this week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-ecclestone-hopes-nuerburgring-deal-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Alan Baldwin</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Nuerburgring is set to host this year's German Grand Prix and a deal could be agreed this week after further talks, Formula One's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 82-year-old also told Reuters that the calendar, approved by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) last November, would have 19 races rather than the 20 slots available.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-ecclestone-hopes-nuerburgring-deal-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Formula One Motorsport Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:45:10 +0000 5731640 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Alonso and Red Bull kick off the F1 mind games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-alonso-and-red-bull-kick-the-f1-mind-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alan Baldwin</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Formula One's pre-season mind games kicked off on Tuesday with Fernando Alonso having a dig at Red Bull after one of Sebastian Vettel's main mentors accused the Ferrari driver of playing politics last year.</p> <p>Helmut Marko, a close advisor to Red Bull's billionaire owner Dietrich Mateschitz, contrasted triple world champion Vettel's attitude to Alonso's in an interview with the company's in-house Red Bulletin magazine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-alonso-and-red-bull-kick-the-f1-mind-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Fernando Alonso Formula One Motorsport Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:16:04 +0000 5731855 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Ferrari start work on new F1 factory base http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-ferrari-start-work-new-f1-factory-base <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 8 (Reuters) - Ferrari have begun work on a new factory building at their Maranello headquarters in Italy that will be home to their Formula One team.</p> <p>"The first excavations have indeed begun of the foundations of the building that will house the offices of the management, engineers and administrative staff along with the working areas of the team," Ferrari said on their website (<a href="http://www.ferrari.com" title="www.ferrari.com">www.ferrari.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/motor-racing-ferrari-start-work-new-f1-factory-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Motorsport Technology Transport Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:45:22 +0000 5731862 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Perez flies in for first day at McLaren http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/motor-racing-perez-flies-first-day-at-mclaren <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WOKING, England, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Mexican Sergio Perez turned up for his first day at work at McLaren on Wednesday with his sights set on adding his name to the team's roll call of Formula One champions.</p> <p>"As soon as you walk in through this door you see these great names, these great cars," said the 22-year-old, who arrived at the factory in a 195,000-pound ($312,700) orange McLaren MP4-12C Spider convertible.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/motor-racing-perez-flies-first-day-at-mclaren" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Formula One Motorsport Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:30:04 +0000 5732073 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Drayson first team to sign up for Formula E series http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/motor-racing-drayson-first-team-sign-formula-e-series <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Drayson Racing was revealed on Wednesday as the first team to sign up for a new city-based global 'Formula E' electric car series due to start next year.</p> <p>Drayson, run by British businessman and former Science Minister Paul Drayson, said in a statement they will enter two drivers in cars to be supplied by promoter Formula E holdings and developed by Formula One frontrunners McLaren and Spark Racing Technology.</p> <p>The British-based Drayson team plans to be a constructor in its own right from 2015.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/motor-racing-drayson-first-team-sign-formula-e-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Business Motorsport Paul Drayson, Baron Drayson Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 20:00:16 +0000 5732310 at http://www.globalpost.com Rallying-New era but Loeb still out in front http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/rallying-new-era-loeb-still-out-front <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 16 (Reuters) - The world rally championship ushered in a new era on snowy mountain roads around Monte Carlo on Wednesday with erratic timing systems causing confusion but Citroen's Sebastien Loeb leading the way as usual.</p> <p>Although the Frenchman is not challenging for an astonishing 10th title in a row, he has made clear that he still wants to win the four rounds of the 13-event championship that he is contesting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/rallying-new-era-loeb-still-out-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Motorsport Politics Technology World Rally Championship Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:24:13 +0000 5735152 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTION 1-Rallying-Rally of Monaco leg 1 classification http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/rallying-rally-monaco-leg-1-classification <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Leg 1 Classification from the Rally of Monaco on Wednesday 1. Sebastien Loeb (France) Citroen 1:39:49.000 2. Sebastien Ogier (France) Volkswagen +01:20.300 3. Mikko Hirvonen (Finland) Citroen 01:46.700 4. Daniel Sordo (Spain) Citroen 02:01.200 5. Jari-Matti Latvala (Finland) Volkswagen 02:32.200 6. Evgeny Novikov (Russia) Ford 02:50.600 7. Mads Ostberg (Norway) Ford 02:55.100 8. Bryan Bouffier (France) Citroen 02:57.100 9.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/rallying-rally-monaco-leg-1-classification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Motorsport Rallying Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:28:27 +0000 5735195 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Ferrari put 'dream team' on hold http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/motor-racing-ferrari-put-dream-team-hold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 16 (Reuters) - Ferrari have ruled out a 'dream team' pairing of Formula One world champions Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel at least for the time being, team principal Stefano Domenicali said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Vettel secured his third successive title for Red Bull last season, becoming the youngest triple champion at 25, and has dismissed speculation that he already has a pre-contract to join Alonso at Ferrari in 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/motor-racing-ferrari-put-dream-team-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Formula One Motorsport Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:28:43 +0000 5735197 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Rallying-New era but Loeb still out in front http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-rallying-new-era-loeb-still-out-front <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates timings, adds quotes)</p> <p>Jan 16 (Reuters) - The world rally championship swept in a new era in Monte Carlo on Wednesday with erratic timing and tracking systems causing confusion but Citroen's Sebastien Loeb leading the way as usual over the snowy mountain roads.</p> <p>Although the Frenchman is not challenging for an astonishing 10th title in a row, he has made clear that he still wants to win the four rounds of the 13-event championship that he is contesting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-rallying-new-era-loeb-still-out-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Motorsport Politics Rallying Sebastien Loeb Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:00:28 +0000 5735319 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Alonso says Hamilton still his strongest rival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/motor-racing-alonso-says-hamilton-still-his-strongest-rival <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Ferrari's Fernando Alonso has tipped Lewis Hamilton to win races this season, despite his move from McLaren to Mercedes, and sees the Briton as more the man to watch than triple champion Sebastian Vettel.</p> <p>Speaking to reporters on Thursday at the Italian Formula One team's 'Wrooom' media event at the Dolomites ski resort of Madonna di Campiglio, the Spaniard singled out his former McLaren team mate as the strongest rival.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/motor-racing-alonso-says-hamilton-still-his-strongest-rival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Fernando Alonso Formula One Motorsport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:30:33 +0000 5735575 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Webber and Raikkonen swap race engineers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/motor-racing-webber-and-raikkonen-swap-race-engineers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Red Bull's Mark Webber and Kimi Raikkonen of Lotus will be working with new Formula One race engineers this season after their previous ones swapped teams.</p> <p>Red Bull said Ciaron Pilbeam, who has worked with Webber since 2007, had taken a new role at Lotus while Raikkonen's 2012 race engineer Simon Rennie had moved in the opposite direction to team up with Webber.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/motor-racing-webber-and-raikkonen-swap-race-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Business Formula One Labor Law Motorsport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:30:51 +0000 5735649 at http://www.globalpost.com Rallying-Rally of Monaco leg 2 classification http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/rallying-rally-monaco-leg-2-classification <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Leg 2 Classification from the Rally of Monaco on Thursday 1. Sebastien Loeb (France) Citroen 3:16:29.100 2. Sebastien Ogier (France) Volkswagen +01:35.000 3. Daniel Sordo (Spain) Citroen 02:38.000 4. Evgeny Novikov (Russia) Ford 02:53.200 5. Mikko Hirvonen (Finland) Citroen 03:22.700 6. Jari-Matti Latvala (Finland) Volkswagen 03:43.200 7. Juho Haenninen (Finland) Ford 04:11.300 8. Bryan Bouffier (France) Citroen 05:45.800 9.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/rallying-rally-monaco-leg-2-classification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Motorsport Rallying Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 17:30:04 +0000 5735711 at http://www.globalpost.com Motor racing-Massa feared his F1 career was over last season http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/motor-racing-massa-feared-his-f1-career-was-over-last-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 17 (Reuters) - Felipe Massa feared his Formula One career was finished last season and consulted a sports psychologist to help him overcome his problems at Ferrari.</p> <p>The Brazilian told the BBC, in an interview at his team's winter 'Wrooom' media event in the Italian Dolomites, that he had considered stopping.</p> <p>"Yeah. I thought about so many things. I thought maybe I was finished. I thought about not staying in Ferrari. I did not know what would happen. So many things were inside my brain," he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/motor-racing-massa-feared-his-f1-career-was-over-last-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Auto racing Felipe Massa Formula One Motorsport Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:00:52 +0000 5735731 at http://www.globalpost.com