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Force India’s Di Resta feels making Q3 will be tough


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 23 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta feels it will be tough for them to make Q3 in the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying here ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hires Schumacher’s long-time physio Balbir Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 21 (IANS) Indian Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan has hired physio and trainer Balbir Singh, famous for his association with seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher.Singh will help ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan fails to qualify for Australian GP


March 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) HRT drivers Narain Karthikeyan and Pedro de la Rosa will not compete in the Formula One season opening Australia Grand Prix here Sunday after failing to ... Read more...

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Di Resta predicts tougher fight between midfield teams


March 15th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta expects a fierce fight amongst the midfield teams in the 2012 Formula One season and says scoring points in ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes for strongest F1 season (Interview)


March 15th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan will kick off his third Formula One season in Melbourne Sunday with some trepidation. For the second successive year the qualifying race will ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hits track as HRT unveils 2012 car


March 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, March 6 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan finally got behind the wheels of a Formula One car 13 days before the season's first race as HRT unveiled their new car ... Read more...

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Sahara Force India ties up with fashion-brand Hackett


March 5th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Sahara Force India Monday announced that London-based fashion brand Hackett will be the team's official supplier for the 2012 season beginning March 18 at Melbourne. ... Read more...

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HRT fails to get car ready for pre-season testing by Karthikeyan


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan will have to wait till the Formula One season opener in Melbourne to get his hands on the HRT's new car with the ... Read more...

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‘Least viable’ Australian Grand Prix could be dropped: Ecclestone


March 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says Australian Grand Prix is the "least viable" of all the races on the calendar and its organisers must make necessary ... Read more...

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Vettel edges Hamilton for Malaysian Grand Prix pole


April 9th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sepang, Apr 9(ANI): Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed his third consecutive pole in a dramatic qualifying session ahead of tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix. Vettel pipped McLaren's Lewis Hamilton by 0.114secs for Sunday's ... Read more...

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Championship contenders will emerge after Malay Grand Prix: Hamilton


April 5th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 5 (ANI): Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton reckons Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix will sort the men from the boys.According to The Sun, the McLaren ace believes Kuala Lumpur's Sepang ... Read more...

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Red Bull can’t underestimate its F1 rivals: Horner


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 3(ANI): Red Bull Formula One team boss Christian Horner believes that rivals McLaren and Ferrari will bounce back after Sebastian Vettel's dominant win in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.When ... Read more...

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Red Bull’s Vettel wins Australian Grand Prix


March 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel got his title defence off to a perfect start with a pole-to-flag victory in Sunday's Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne's Albert Park.Vettel finished over 20 ... Read more...

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Ecclestone snubs Melbourne Grand Prix


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 22 (ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone will snub the Melbourne Grand Prix and head to New York this weekend to discuss a plan to poach the event from Australia. ... Read more...

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Button confident of equaling Schumacher’s ‘three-peat’ at Albert Park


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22(ANI): Reigning Australian Grand Prix champion Jenson Button has said that he is confident of equaling Michael Schumacher's record of three consecutive victories at Albert Park on Sunday.Button is looking ... Read more...

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F1 boss hints at having permanent Melbourne track


March 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 17 (ANI): The Australian Grand Prix could continue beyond 2015 with a permanent circuit in Melbourne, hinted formula one boss Bernie Ecclestone.Ecclestone said that a state-of-the-art F1 circuit could be ... Read more...

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Australian Grand Prix not needed on F1 calendar: Ecclestone


February 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone has reignited the debate over the Australian Grand Prix, saying that he "does not need" the race on the calendar.Ecclestone has strongly hinted that ... Read more...

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‘Cranky’ F1 chief Ecclestone ‘calls mayor’s cancelling Australian Grand Prix bluff’


January 28th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27(ANI): Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone has hit back at calls for the Australian Grand Prix to be moved away from Melbourne.Melbourne's Lord Mayor Robert Doyle had recently said that ... Read more...

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Australian covers world in 52 marathons


December 28th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 28 (IANS) An Australian man, who ran one marathon a week across all seven continents, has completed 52 marathons in 52 weeks.Tristan Miller received a hero's welcome from supporters ... Read more...

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Meet the Oz man who finished 52nd marathon in one year!


December 27th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): A Melbourne man has become the first person to finish 52 marathons in 52 weeks, which included all seven continents.Tristan Miller received a grand welcome from supporters and ... Read more...

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Hamilton fined, told to atone for dangerous driving


August 24th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 24 (DPA) Australian authorities have demanded an apology from British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton after he was fined for dangerous driving while in Melbourne for this year's Australian Grand ... Read more...

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‘Hoon’ Hamilton fined 500 dollars for burnout outside Australian GP circuit


August 24th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 24(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton was on Tuesday fined 500 dollars for doing a burnout outside the Australian Grand Prix circuit in March.Hamilton did not appear at the ... Read more...

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Hamilton charged over reckless driving in Melbourne


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23(ANI): McLaren's Formula One racing ace Lewis Hamilton has been officially charged for March's reckless driving incident outside the Australian Grand Prix circuit in Melbourne.A court date has been set ... Read more...

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Formula One drivers blasted as lazy by Ron Walker


April 8th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 8(ANI): Australian Grand Prix Corporation Chairman, Ron Walker, has hit back at local Formula One hero Mark Webber called Australia a "bloody nanny state" in the wake of fellow F1 ... Read more...

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Australian Grand Prix starting time to change again


April 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 4 (DPA) Next year's Australian Grand Prix is likely to start an hour earlier after governing body FIA said there was insufficient light at last month's Formula One race at ... Read more...

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Early start likely for next season’s Australian Grand Prix


April 4th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 4(ANI): The Australian Grand Prix's starting time looks set for a shift from 5p.m. to a possible 4p.m. for the 2011 season after light tests by Formula One's international governing ... Read more...

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Button wants to become first Brit to retain Formula One crown


March 30th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Ace racer Jenson Button wants to enter the record books by becoming the first Briton to retain the Formula One crown.Button knows that winning successive titles will ... Read more...

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Button wins Australian Grand Prix


March 28th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button stormed to victory in the Australian Grand Prix on the Albert Park street circuit in Melbourne on Sunday.Button claimed a second straight victory ... Read more...

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Button wins classy Australian GP as Vettel is stopped again


March 28th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 28 (DPA) World champion Jenson Button won a thrilling Australian Formula One Grand Prix for the second straight year Sunday as long-time leader Sebastian Vettel was stopped by a problem ... Read more...

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Vettel gets second successive pole at Australian GP


March 27th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 27 (DPA) Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel secured a second successive pole of the season Saturday when he posted the fastest-time in qualifying for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. The German clocked ... Read more...

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‘Happier’ Button expecting his ‘born again’ car to get his season back on track


March 27th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button has said that his car is better in every area from his Bahrain flop, and he expects to be a strong contender for ... Read more...

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“Repentant” Hamilton will not get ‘VIP treatment for driving offence’: Victoria Govt.


March 27th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27(ANI): The Victorian Government has said that Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton will not be granted preferential treatment after being caught 'hoon driving' outside the Australian Grand Prix circuit ... Read more...

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Alonso not to rely on other drivers slipping up to win Australian Grand Prix


March 26th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): Formula One ace Fernando Alonso, who won the year's first grand prix at Bahrain, has said he does not rely on other drivers slipping up to win this ... Read more...

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Webber could “call it a day” at the end of this season: Hamilton


March 25th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 25(ANI): Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said he would not be surprised if Australian and Red Bull driver Mark Webber retires at the end of the season.Hamilton also ... Read more...

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Webber has best chance to win Australian GP: Button


March 25th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button has hinted that local hero Mark Webber has the best chance of winning the Australian Grand Prix this weekend at Albert Park.Button said ... Read more...

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