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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (SportsNetwork. wholesale jerseys .com) - Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his second Formula One world championship by winning Sundays Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, while his teammate and title rival, Nico Rosberg, finished 14th in the season-finale. Rosberg, who entered this race 17 points behind Hamilton, started on the pole, but Hamilton quickly pulled ahead of Rosberg for the lead heading into the first turn of the opening lap. It was a great start, probably the best Ive ever had, Hamilton said. While Hamilton had pulled away from the field, Rosberg experienced a problem with his ERS (Energy Recovery System) on lap 25, causing a loss of engine power. Rosberg gradually fell behind in the field and was lapped by Hamilton on the second-to-lap lap. Hamilton only relinquished the lead during his two pit stops. Felipe Massa from Williams chased down Hamilton in the closing laps, but Massa finished 2.5 seconds behind him. Woooooaaahh! World champion. I cant believe it. Thank you so much everyone, Hamilton radioed to his Mercedes team after he crossed the finish line in first. An emotional Hamilton then grabbed a British flag and waved it during his cool-down lap. At the same time, Britains Prince Harry, who was in attendance for this race, congratulated Hamilton over the team radio, saying, Well done, Lewis, youre an absolute legend. It was the 11th win for Hamilton this season. He also earned his 33rd career victory, allowing him to surpass Fernando Alonso for fifth on the all-time F1 race winners list. Hamilton concluded the season 67 points ahead of Rosberg (384-317). This race awarded double the amount of points for the first time in F1 history. Hamilton scored 50 for the win. His first F1 world championship occurred in 2008 when he drove for McLaren. He claimed the title by only one point over Massa, who drove for Ferrari at the time. Massa won the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix, but Hamiltons fifth- place finish in that race allowed him to clinch the title. I cant really explain how much this means to me, Hamilton said of his second world championship. This one means more than the first (title). It feels like its the first time. I feel so blessed. Hamilton became the fourth British driver to win multiple F1 world championships, joining Jackie Stewart (1969, 71 and 73), Jim Clark (1963 and 65) and Graham Hill (1962 and 68). Hamilton is also the 16th different driver with two or more titles in the sport. Throughout the season, there has been an intense rivalry between Hamilton and Rosberg, which at times reached the boiling point, particularly in Monaco and Belgium. After the conclusion of this 55-lap race at Yas Marina Circuit, Rosberg approached Hamilton to congratulate him for winning the race and the championship. It was the second time Hamilton won in Abu Dhabi. His first victory here came in 2011. Nico put on an incredible fight throughout the year, and he was a phenomenal competitor, Hamilton said. We met each other back in 1997, and we always said that it would be pretty amazing to race on the same team and fight for the world championship. He did an amazing job today. His car wasnt quick enough in the end, so he couldnt fight, but he was still graceful enough to come up to me, being very professional, and said, Fantastic. You drove very well. Rosberg concluded the season with five grand prix wins and 11 pole victories. Two weeks ago, he won the Brazilian GP to keep his title hopes alive. Im very disappointed with the ending, of course, but congratulations to Lewis, Rosberg said. Lewis deserves to be champion this year, but for me, it wasnt a nice ending. All in all, its been a great season for the team, and Im proud to be a part of that. Lewis was a little bit better of a driver this year, a tiny bit, so he deserves the win. Massas second-place run marked his best finish in a grand prix since October 2012 in Japan. This was his first season with Williams. It was an incredible race for us, Massa said. I did not expect to have that pace...I wanted so much for victory, but we were close. I hope this is the beginning for next year. Massas teammate, Valtteri Bottas, finished third, followed by Daniel Ricciardo from Red Bull and McLarens Jenson Button. Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez placed sixth and seventh, respectively, while Sebastian Vettel, the four-time and outgoing champion, was eighth in his final race with Red Bull. Vettel is moving over to Ferrari for the 2015 season, replacing Alonso, who finished ninth. I think the last six years (with Red Bull) have been an incredible journey, Vettel said. Id like to thank Red Bull and the team for everything they did, and I will miss them. I feel ready for the next step. Alonsos teammate, Kimi Raikkonen, completed the top-10. This might have been Buttons last race in F1, as it is widely rumored that Alonso will replace him at McLaren for next season. Button, the 2009 world champion, has been competing in F1 since 2000. jerseys cheap nfl . Pearce put Baltimore ahead to stay with a two-run drive in the first inning and connected with a man on in the fourth. It was his first two-homer game during a career that began in 2007. Adam Jones and J. cheap nfl jerseys . On Wednesday the team announced a nine-year agreement to rename their rink Gila (pronounce hee-lah) River Arena. It was the latest in a line of long-term corporate contracts the Coyotes have entered into to entrench themselves in Arizona.DENVER -- Javier Baez made his major league debut a memorable one for himself and his family. Baez led off the 12th inning with a towering home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Tuesday night. Wellington Castillo also homered for the Cubs, who have won four of five. Baez, a prized prospect called up before the game, played his first game in the big leagues with his family sitting behind home plate. He struck out in three of his first five at-bats before hitting Boone Logans first pitch of the 12th an estimated 414 feet into the Rockies bullpen. "I faced him before and he threw me all curveballs," Baez said. "Hes got a good curveball so I wasnt sitting on the curveball, I was trying to hit a fastball." When he crossed home plate he pointed to his personal fan club and went back to the dugout where he was greeted with cheers. "Everybody was going crazy," he said. Baez nearly had his first hit in the seventh when he a drove a ball hard to right field but it was caught to end the inning. He didnt miss when he got a fastball in the 12th. "He had a few strikeouts but it wasnt for anxiousness," Chicago manager Rick Renteria said. "He didnt seem anxious at all. He got the first pitch he can hit and drove it." Hector Rondon (3-3) blew his fourth save but got the win and Carlos Villanueva picked up his second save. Both teams scored a run in the 11th to extend the game. Nolan Arenado homered and Logan (2-2) took the loss for the Rockies, who have dropped five straight. Rockies starter Brett Anderson allowed just one hit through three innings but left after one pitch in the fourth due to back spasms. "His back locked up and it doesnt look too good now," Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. Franklin Morales came on and threw two scoreless innings before Castillo led off the sixth with his eighth home run of the season to cut Colorados lead to 3-1. The shakky Colorado bullpen faltered in the seventh. cheap jerseys. Three relievers combined to walk six batters in the inning, three of which scored to give the Cubs a 4-3 lead. The Cubs drew nine walks and only had six hits. Arenado tied it in the bottom of the seventh with his 10th home run of the season. The Rockies took a 2-0 lead in the second on Brandon Barnes two-run double over the bag at third base. Colorado added another run on a walk and three hits in the fifth inning. STARTING STRONG Chicago right-hander Travis Wood left the game after six innings with a 4-3 lead but came away without a win. He has 10 quality starts this season but hasnt had a victory since June 15. The Cubs rotation has 56 quality starts but only 26 wins this year. TRAINERS ROOM Cubs: Right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa is with the team and close to returning after missing more than a year following Tommy John surgery. In 12 rehab outings this year Fujikawa has a 0.77 ERA and 13 strikeouts in 11 2-3 innings. He last pitched in a major league game on May 26, 2013. Rockies: Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is eligible to come off the disabled list Wednesday but hasnt started baseball related activities. The leading hitter in the major leagues has been out since suffering a left hip flexor strain in Washington on July 19 and manager Walt Weiss said Tulowitzki could return in the next week. ON DECK Cubs: Jake Arrieta (6-2, 2.11) will try to duplicate his strong start last week when didnt allow a Rockies baserunner until late into the fifth inning in the Cubs win at Wrigley Field. The righty allowed just three hits in seven innings of work but faces a stiffer challenge at Coors Field. Rockies: Right-hander Jordan Lyles (5-1, 3.52) will return to the rotation after missing two months with a fractured left hand. Lyles, acquired in an off-season trade with Houston, was pitching effectively before suffering the injury on a comebacker against Arizona on June 4. Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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