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UPDATE 2-Motor racing-Hamilton fastest as Mercedes have a blast at Monza

* Vettel third quickest for Ferrari (Adds quotes, grid penalties)

Motor racing-Pirelli make more testing a condition of new deal

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - Pirelli say their bid to continue as Formula One's sole tyre supplier beyond next season is dependent on being allowed to do more testing.

Motor racing-Lotus say Renault is not their only option

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - Renault is not Lotus's only hope of survival and the financially-troubled Formula One team will be at all the season's remaining races, chief executive Matthew Carter said on Friday.

Motor racing-Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2nd free practice session

Sept 4 (Infostrada Sports) - 2nd Free Practice Session from the Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on Friday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:24.279 2. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 1:24.300 3. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 1:25.038 4. Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India - Mercedes 1:25.278 5. Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Force India - Mercedes 1:25.325 6. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferr

Motor racing-Hamilton against any Mercedes deal with Red Bull

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - Double Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has warned his employers Mercedes that it would be a mistake to supply rivals Red Bull with engines if that team's partnership with Renault comes to an end.

Motor racing-Williams to continue with tyre system despite gaffe

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - The Williams Formula One team will stick with their pitstop procedures despite a Belgian Grand Prix gaffe that saw Valtteri Bottas emerge from the pits with mis-matching tyres.

Motor racing-Wilson to have British funeral next week

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - The funeral of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died last month after a crash at Pennsylvania's Pocono Raceway, will be held near the Silverstone circuit in his native Britain next Thursday.

Motor racing-Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate at Monza

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday with Mercedes team mate and closest rival Nico Rosberg nearly half a second slower.

Motor racing-Formula One Italian Grand Prix 1st free practice session

Sept 4 (Infostrada Sports) - 1st Free Practice Session from the Formula One Italian Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on Friday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:24.670 2. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes 1:25.133 3. Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Ferrari 1:26.258 4. Nico Huelkenberg (Germany) Force India - Mercedes 1:26.612 5. Sergio Perez (Mexico) Force India - Mercedes 1:26.730 6. Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) Ferr

Motor racing-Williams increase revenues and pay down debt

MONZA, Italy, Sept 4 - The improved track performance of the Williams Formula One team was reflected in the interim results of the parent company on Friday with Williams Grand Prix Holdings reporting increased revenues and reduced debt.

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