Massa puts thoughts of retirement firmly behind him

Felipe Massa believed that his Formula 1 days were over when the chequered flag fell in the final race of 2016. However, the veteran racer was quickly recalled to the cockpit by Williams at the start of this year. Now, the 36-year-old says he has no thoughts of retiring again any time soon. He sees…

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New footage exonerates Stroll of any blame in post-race crash

New on-board footage from Lance Stroll’s Williams clears the Canadian from any blame for the clumsy post-race crash he suffered with Sebastian Vettel last weekend in Malaysia. Click Here: Real bape hoodie Both drivers were on their in lap after the Malaysian GP had been completed when they crashed into each other at low speed…

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UN Experts: Upholding Human Rights Means Taking Urgent Climate Action

Climate change poses a global threat to human rights, underscoring the need for worldwide action to rein in runaway greenhouse gas emissions, a group of United Nations independent experts has stressed. The Special Rapporteurs, independent experts and working group members issued their warning in an open letter (pdf) dated Friday and sent to governments involved…

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Ferrari blames Japanese supplier for Vettel failure

Ferrari’s Maurizio Arrivabene insists no one at the Scuderia was at fault for Sebastian Vettel’s early demise from the Japanese Grand Prix. Panic erupted in the Italian camp yesterday when Vettel’s car was diagnosed with an engine issue on the starting grid, minutes before the start of the race. Ultimately, the German retired after a…

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Thursday’s pictures from Sepang as the action begins

Thursday predictably dawned hot and sweaty in Sepang as the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix race weekend got underway. Here’s our first batch of pictures from the paddock. 30 You may also like Japanese GP: Friday’s action in pictures Japanese GP: Thursday’s build-up in pictures Russian GP: Sunday’s action in pictures Russian GP: Saturday’s action in…

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Ricciardo still looking for answers in Brazil

For Daniel Ricciardo, Saturday’s qualifying session was a case of damage limitation. The Red Bull driver knew he faced a ten-place grid penalty for the Brazilian Grand Prix, after needing a new MGU-H for the weekend. That meant a tactical approach to qualifying. “I think I’m going to start 14th or 15th by the sounds…

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The Future of Wetlands, the Future of Waterbirds – an Intercontinental Connection

The first global treaty dealing with biodiversity was the Ramsar Convention – predating the Rio processes by 20 years. Ramsar aims to conserve wetlands, the usefulness of which has been undervalued – even the eminent French naturalist of the 18th century, the Comte de Buffon, advocated their destruction – and which have suffered large losses…

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New Leak Spurs Radiation Spike at Fukushima

A fresh leak of radioactive water was detected at the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant on Sunday, raising new concerns about ongoing efforts to clean up the site. Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), which operates the Fukushima Daiichi plant, said sensors attached to a drainage channel that diverts rain and groundwater from the plant into the…

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Briatore sad to see Kubica denied F1 comeback

Former Formula 1 team boss Flavio Briatore says that he’s sad Robert Kubica won’t get an opportunity to return to the sport after all. The 32-year-old Polish driver took part in 76 Grand Prix races between 2006 and 2010. He was involved in a big crash during the 2011 Ronde di Andora rally which left…

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New Williams looks ‘cool and agressive’ – Sirotkin

Williams’ new recruit Sergey Sirotkin got a glimpse of his team’s 2018 contender, describing his future charger as looking “cool and aggressive” . The Grove-based outfit is currently scheduled to be the first team to present its 2018 car, with the FW41’s official unveiling taking place in London on February 15. Sirotkin, the team’s 22-year-old…

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