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Jul 9

Germany not Rosberg’s home race, says Hamilton

Nico Rosberg arrives on the grid at the British GP, which was the home race for his teammate Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

arrives on the grid at the , which was the home race for his teammate . (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Nico Rosberg has hit back at his teammate Lewis Hamilton, after the Briton said next weekend’s German Grand Prix is “not really his home race.”

F1 now heads from Hamilton’s home turf at Silverstone to Hockenheim, where German-born Rosberg might expect similar levels of local support.

Not so, Hamilton told reporters, as Rosberg has a Finnish father and he grew up and still lives in Monaco.

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Jul 6

F1: Hamilton Wins Home Grand Prix As Rosberg Retires

Lewis Hamilton drove to his fifth race win of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

drove to his fifth race win of the season on Sunday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes teammate ’s lead in the drivers’ championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season.

Hamilton, the 2008 champion, started sixth on the grid. The British driver leapt to fourth on the opening lap before it was red-flagged, and suspended for an hour, following a crash involving 2007 champion of Ferrari and Felipe Massa of Williams.

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Jul 5

F1: Rosberg Takes Pole In Wild Qualifying Session At Silverstone

Nico Rosberg mastered tricky conditions on Saturday to take pole for the British GP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

mastered tricky conditions on Saturday to take pole for the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix on Saturday, capitalizing on a critical error of judgment by his Mercedes teammate on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session.

The German secured pole by persevering on his final lap in drying conditions as Hamilton — who had the fastest time up to that point — aborted his lap and pulled into the pits, believing that the his time could not be bettered.

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Jul 4

F1: Hamilton Leads Second Practice At British GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at the Silverstone Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at the Silverstone Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton topped the times ahead of Mercedes teammate and series leader on Friday in second practice at the British Grand Prix.

The 2008 World Champion clocked a best lap of 1:34.508 to outpace Rosberg, who leads him by 29 points in the championship, by 0.228 seconds.

But on a warm and windy day Hamilton then stopped on track with an engine problem that hit his preparations for Sunday’s key race, which he has targeted for victory in a bid to reboot his title challenge.

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Jul 3

F1: Hamilton set to continue fight with Rosberg at home race

during previews ahead of the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on July 3, 2014 in Northampton, United Kingdom.

, wearing a hat sporting the British flag, sits 29 points back of teammate heading into this weekend’s . (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton says he’s not surprised about the strength of the challenge from Nico Rosberg so far this season.

Hamilton had a streak of four wins, but some bad luck and Rosberg’s good form have handed the German the edge.

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