F1: Rossi Set to Fill In for Injured Bianchi During Russian Grand Prix

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SOCHI, Russia — official release — Getty Images Europe photo — Marussia reserve driver Alexander Rossi is set to make his Formula One race debut this weekend in Russia as a substitute for the injured Jules Bianchi. Bianchi remains in intensive care after suffering a severe head injury when he collided with a recovery vehicle during last weekend’s race in Japan. While Marussia have …

F1: Mercedes Selects Pascal Wehrlein as New Reserve Driver

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BRACKLEY, U.K. — official release — Mercedes photo — The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team has named Pascal Wehrlein as the team’s new reserve driver. After a successful early career in go-karts, Pascal (19, Sigmaringen, Germany) won the 2011 ADAC Formel Masters before graduating to Formula 3 in 2012. In his maiden season, he secured second place in the F3 …