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Honda Cuts F1 Racing Team
 Honda Cuts F1 Racing Team 

Honda Cuts F1 Racing Team

Attempting to cut costs, Japan's No. 2 carmaker axes racing program

(Newser) - Honda, facing economic drag as the financial crisis sharply curtails demand for automobiles, is withdrawing from Formula 1 racing, at least until global markets turn the corner, the Guardian reports. Honda's CEO once pledged to spend “a trillion yen” to secure an F1 title, but shareholders have pressured the...

Victorious Max Mosley Bares All
Victorious Max Mosley Bares All

Victorious Max Mosley Bares All

'Sex is funny' but tabloids are ravenous, says S&M-loving motorsport boss

(Newser) - When a British tabloid exposed Max Mosley's predilection for rough sex under the headline "F1 Boss Has Sick Nazi Orgy With 5 Hookers," he surprised everyone by going to court—and winning a record $120,000 in damages. Now the head of world motorsport tells the Guardian that...

Mosley Wins Privacy Suit over 'Nazi' S&M Orgy

Formula 1 boss wins $120,000 in damages against tabloid

(Newser) - Max Mosley has won his lawsuit against a British tabloid for exposing a sadomasochistic orgy he took part in and falsely claiming it had Nazi overtones, reports the Guardian. In a landmark decision, the head of world motorsport was awarded $120,000 in damages—thought to be a record in...

Mosley Bares Lurid Details in Hopes of Privacy
Mosley Bares Lurid Details in Hopes of Privacy
ANALYSIS

Mosley Bares Lurid Details in Hopes of Privacy

S&M trial entertaining, yes, but also a major salvo against tabloids

(Newser) - The spanking and the alleged Nazi overtones might be entertaining, but the Max Mosley trial playing out in London could have huge implications for the rights of the media, writes John F. Burns in the New York Times. The Formula 1 chief's lawsuit against Rupert Murdoch's News of the World...

MI5 Implicated in F1 Chief's Nazi Orgy

Spy canned after wife is revealed as one of Mosley's hookers

(Newser) - A British spy is out of a job following his admission that his wife was one of the five prostitutes who participated in Max Mosley's Nazi-themed orgy, reports the Times of London. Worse yet, the wife was purportedly behind the camera, though MI5 yesterday denied Mosley's accusation that it set...

F1 Chief Loses Bid to Block Nazi Orgy Video

Tabloid gets to re-post hooker spanking session with 'tea break'

(Newser) - Formula One president Max Mosley has lost his court battle to block a newspaper from hosting a video showing him cavorting with five prostitutes in a sadomasochistic scene with Nazi undertones. Mosley is suing the News of the World for breach of privacy, but a London judge ruled that, although...

Formula One Boss Denies Nazi Theme in Hooker Orgy

Mosley sues Brit newspaper over story

(Newser) - Formula One Racing chief Max Mosley has denied that the videotaped sado-masochistic orgy he participated in with five prostitutes was Nazi-themed. Mosley claims he spoke German during the orgy simply because several of the call-girls were German, not as a part of Nazi role playing, as the News of the ...

Formula One Chief Caught in 'Nazi' Orgy

'Concentration camp' sex video sparks calls for Mosely's resignation

(Newser) - Formula One leader Max Mosely is being pressured to quit his post after a newspaper obtained video of the 67-year-old Brit in a Nazi-themed sex orgy with five prostitutes. The Oxford-educated multi-millionaire, whose father was a friend of Adolf Hitler, spoke German as he beat hookers dressed as concentration camp...

Racing Team Docked $100M in Spying Flap

McLaren stole data from rival Ferrari to improve own car

(Newser) - Formula One auto-racing team McLaren Mercedes was fined a record $100 million today for using information from rival Ferrari to improve its own cars, the New York Times reported. Though McLaren's drivers—who are at the top of the F1 standings—will keep their points and remain in competition, the...

Formula One Ditches Indianapolis
Formula One Ditches Indianapolis

Formula One Ditches Indianapolis

Country's only F1 venue loses Grand Prix in contract dispute

(Newser) - Formula One racing will not return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway next year. The final negotiation deadline for sanctioning fees came and went yesterday without an agreement, the Indianapolis Star reports, and both sides announced that they were nowhere near a final contract. The decision leaves the United States without...

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