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McLaren lock front row in Italy


September 8th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Monza, Sep 8 (IANS) McLaren locked out the front row with Lewis Hamilton taking pole here at the Italian Grand Prix Saturday.Hamilton clocked 1:24.010 minutes in the dying minutes of ... Read more...

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Leaders to have it tough in National bike racing


September 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) High humidity and a threat of rain greeted the country's top riders ahead of this weekend's third round of the MMSC-Sidvin FMSCI Indian National Motorcycle Racing ... Read more...

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Button wins in chaotic Belgian GP


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren's Jenson Button took his first win since March with a disciplined drive from pole position in a chaotic and entertaining Belgian Grand Prix Sunday.Championship ... Read more...

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Button races to 1st pole for McLaren in Belgium


September 1st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Sep 1 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Jenson Button took his first pole position since 2009 and maiden top spot for McLaren in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix here Saturday while ... Read more...

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Hamilton charges to pole in Hungarian GP


July 28th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix Saturday, leaving his rivals in the dust with a blistering final flying lap.Hamilton's pole ... Read more...

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Classy Balu leaves field cold in national racing


July 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 28 (IANS) Arjun Balu (Tiger Sport), marked his return to touring car racing with a brilliant win in the super saloon class on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Red Bull’s Webber earn gearbox penalty


July 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS) Australian driver Mark Webber is set to take a five-place grid penalty at the German Grand Prix for a gearbox change just ahead of Saturday's practise ... Read more...

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Maldonado tops second practice at wet Hockenheim


July 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Williams' Pastor Maldonado was Friday fastest in a wet second practice for the Formula One German Grand Prix which ended early when seven-time world ... Read more...

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Button fastest in rain-hit German Grand Prix first practice


July 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Jenson Button set the pace in the rain-hit first practice session of the German Grand Prix by clocking the fastest time here ... Read more...

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Nabil dominates JK races


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Le Castellet (France), July 2 (IANS) While India's Aditya Patel, the guest driver, finished eighth and sixth, it was his Euro International team-mate Jeffri Nabil of Malaysia who dominated the ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho dazzles despite abuse from opposing fans


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Ronaldinho's Atletico Mineiro moved to the top of Brazil's Serie A championship after an emotion-charged 1-0 away victory over Gremio.The two-time FIFA World ... Read more...

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JK Racing Asia series set for Euro debut


June 29th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Le Castellet (France), June 29 (IANS) The JK Racing Asia Series will make its debut in Europe when the second round of the championship will be run at the historic ... Read more...

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Gaurav Gill in command in Rally de Bengal


December 17th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Durgapur, Dec 17 (IANS) With the championship sealed, Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) of Team MRF pulled no punches as he opened a seemingly winning lead of one minute, 40 ... Read more...

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Gaurav Gill takes commanding lead at Odisha Rally


December 10th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) of Team MRF took a 38-second lead over team-mate Amittrajit Ghosh (Ashwin Naik) at the end of the first day in ... Read more...

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Urs leaves MRF for Odisha Rally


December 8th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Dec 8 (IANS) All is not well in Team MRF camp. Close on the heels of Arjun Balu retiring, veteran Lohitt Urs has decided to opt out of the ... Read more...

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Rajvirdhan, Diljith claim titles in National Racing


November 26th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) Vijaykumar Rajvirdhan (Prime Racing) displayed commendable maturity to bide his time as he carved his way to victory in difficult conditions due to heavy rains and ... Read more...

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Gill takes commanding lead in Coffee Day Rally


November 19th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chikmagalur (Karnataka), Nov 19 (IANS) In another near-flawless exhibition of aggressive but controlled driving, Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) of Team MRF took a commanding 50-second lead at the end ... Read more...

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National Rally Championship: Master class from Gaurav Gill


November 18th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chikmagalur (Karnataka), Nov 18 (IANS) Gaurav Gill (co-driver Musa Sherif) lived up to his nickname "sideways" as he put in a spectacular display of controlled aggression to post the quickest ... Read more...

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Gill looking to consolidate in National Rally


November 17th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chikmagalur (Karnataka), Nov 17 (IANS) In what could be viewed as a strong indicator of its popularity, the Coffee Day Rally, the fifth round of the Indian National Rally Championship, ... Read more...

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New venues invariably slotted at end


October 25th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 25 (IANS) Historically, new venues that made it to the Formula One series, barring Abu Dhabi, have featured at the fag end of the calendar in their ... Read more...

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F1 equipment starts arriving in Greater Noida


October 18th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 18 (IANS) Equipment has started arriving for the inaugural F1 Indian Grand Prix that kickstarts here Oct 30.The first batch of 60 tonnes, includes equipment of championship ... Read more...

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First win for Leelakrishnan in JK Tyre National Racing


October 15th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Narayanaswamy Leelakrishnan (RAD Racing) rolled back the years and won his first race in 18 seasons as he pipped two youngsters en route to claiming the ... Read more...

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Double for Rajvirudhan, Feroz Khan in JK Tyre National Racing


September 18th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Despite winning their respective races, Ameya Walavalkar of Mars Racing (Formula LGB Swift) and Vishnu Prasad (Polo R Cup) went under stewards' scanner and typically, ... Read more...

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Maiden win for Feroz Khan in JK Tyre National Racing


September 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Young Feroz Khan (HCZ Racing) showcased his racing genes as he recorded his maiden win in the Indian Junior Touring Cars class by also clocking ... Read more...

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Double for Rajini in motorcycle championship


September 4th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Krishnan Rajini (Moto-Rev India) survived a strong challenge from Preethi Racing?s Deepak Ravikumar to achieve a double in the Group A (600cc) class in the FMSCI ... Read more...

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Abhirath, Jehan dazzle in final round of Rotax Karting


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Bangalore schoolboy Abhirath Shetty (Meco Racing) authored one of the better scripts of the day with a stunning win over favourite and championship leader Kush Maini ... Read more...

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Vishnu, Jehan win in National Rotax Max Karting


August 7th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Vishnu Prasad (Senior Max) and Jehan Daruvala (Junior Max) recorded their first win of the season while little Kush Maini (Micro Max) extended his dominance as ... Read more...

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Podium finish for Aditya Patel in Volkswagen Scirocco Cup


August 7th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nurburgring (Germany), Aug 7 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel delivered a podium finish by claiming the third position in the Volkswagen Scirocco Cup here to make up for a disappointing start ... Read more...

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Kraisart takes pole in Asia Road Racing


August 6th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Defending champion Decha Kraisart from Thailand marked his comeback to the Petronas Asia Road Racing Championship following injury by qualifying for the pole position in the ... Read more...

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Daruvala bags pole in fourth round of national karting


August 6th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Mumbai's Jehan Daruvala of Rayo Racing put in a fine performance to take the pole position for the Pre-Final in the junior class in the fourth ... Read more...

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Close battles likely in third round of Asia Road Racing


August 5th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The third round of the 2011 PETRONAS Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) for two-wheelers to be held here over the next two days will be the ... Read more...

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Force India’s Sutil and Di Resta 8th and 12th at the German GP qualifying (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Nurburgring, July 24 (IANS) Force India's Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta were the 8th and 12th fastest in the Formula One German Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday ... Read more...

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Double for Ameya, Diljith in JK Tyre National Racing


July 17th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) In a dramatic turn of events, B. Bala Vijay, a biker turned car racer who gave a fine demonstration of defensive driving to hold off Diljith ... Read more...

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Webber claims pole, Di Resta 6th fastest at British GP


July 9th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 9 (IANS) Force India's Paul di Resta produced his and his team's season's best qualifying performance by finishing sixth fastest in the rain-affected Formula One British Grand Prix ... Read more...

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Bowlers executed plans exceptionally: Warne


April 29th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 29 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne lauded his bowlers for setting-up the team's seven-wicket win over championship leader Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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