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Alonso is toughest rival, says Massa


September 14th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has described Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso as the toughest opponent in his 10-year Formula One career."I've always had strong teammates ... Read more...

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Di Resta earns four points for Force India


September 9th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Monza, Sep 9 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta finished eighth in the Italian Grand Prix here to bring home four points for the team Sunday.Teammate Nico Hulkenberg ... Read more...

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Hamilton glides to Monza victory


September 9th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Monza, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix Sunday to take second place in the Formula One driver's world championship behind leader Fernando Alonso.It was the ... Read more...

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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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D’Ambrosio to replace Grosjean for Italian GP


September 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 5 (IANS) Lotus reserve driver Jerome d'Ambrosio will replace the suspended Romain Grosjean in Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix here.The 26-year-old Belgian gets his chance after ... 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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Force India’s Hulkenberg finishes fourth in Belgium


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Sep 2 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg matched the team's second best ever performance here at the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix Sunday.The German driver bagged 12 ... 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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Domineering Hamilton wins Hungarian GP


July 29th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A disciplined drive from Lewis Hamilton earned him victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday despite a fierce challenge from the Lotus pair of Kimi ... 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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Hamilton leads McLaren resurgence


July 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 27 (IANS/ RIA Novosti) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton finished fastest in both practice sessions for the Formula One's Hungarian Grand Prix Friday as the British team's performance suggested upgrades to ... Read more...

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Red Bull chief optimistic about team’s chances


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 23 (IANS) Red Bull boss Christian Horner remains optimistic about their team's chances despite Ferrari's Fernando Alonso gaining a 34-point lead in the Formula One World Championship."The second ... Read more...

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Hamilton blames ‘cruel luck’ for Hockenheim fiasco


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany) July 23 (IANS/CMC) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has cursed his "cruel luck" after a puncture and then gearbox problems forced him to retire in the Formula One German ... Read more...

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Force India’s Hulkenberg finishes 9th at German GP


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 22 (IANS) Sahara Force India could not carry a strong qualifying performance into the race Sunday when their drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta managed ninth and ... Read more...

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German GP: Alonso cruises to season’s third win


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fernando Alonso stretched his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship with an imperious win at the German Grand Prix Sunday.The Ferrari driver held off ... Read more...

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German GP: Hulkenberg 5th fastest, di Resta 9th


July 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS) Sahara Force India's Nico Hulkenberg produced his season's best qualifying performance by setting the fifth fastest time at the Formula One German Grand Prix here Saturday ... Read more...

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German GP: Alonso zooms to second straight pole


July 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One world championship leader Fernando Alonso stormed to pole position in a showery qualifying session at the German Grand Prix here Saturday.The Ferrari driver ... 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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Bruno Senna awarded Lorenzo Bandini Trophy


July 17th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Grove (England), July 17 (IANS) Williams' Formula One driver Bruno Senna collected the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in the picturesque town of Brisighella, Italy, awarded to him for showing great promise ... Read more...

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McLaren must bounce back in Germany: Prost


July 16th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren must recover from a string of poor results at the German Grand Prix next weekend or will be left behind by Red Bull ... Read more...

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Force India finish out of points at British GP


July 8th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), July 8 (IANS) Sahara Force India had a disappointing Formula One British Grand Prix with drivers Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg failing to finish among points in ... Read more...

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Webber natches British Grand Prix win from Alonso


July 8th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Red Bull's Mark Webber won the British Grand Prix Sunday, hunting down and passing Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with four laps remaining after the Spaniard ... Read more...

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Alonso takes pole in British GP qualifying, Nico 9th fastest


July 8th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 7 (IANS) Ferrari Fernando Alonso took pole position in a rain- affected qualifying session of the Formula One British Grand Prix here Saturday. Force India's Nico Hulkenberg was ... Read more...

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Force India record season’s best finish at Valencia


June 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India scored its best result of the 2012 Formula One season with Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta finishing fifth and seventh in ... Read more...

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Hamilton feeling ‘phenomenal’ after Montreal win


June 12th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 12 (IANS/CMC) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton said he felt "phenomenal" after snatching his first win of the 2012 Formula One season and third Canadian Grand Prix here to leap to ... Read more...

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Canadian GP: Hamilton 7th different winner in 2012


June 11th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A late charge from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton was enough to win him the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday, extending an extraordinary run of seven different drivers ... Read more...

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Force India’s di Resta 8th fastest in Canadian GP qualifying


June 10th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 10 (IANS) Sahara Force India' s Paul di Resta set the eighth fastest time in the FormulaOne Canadian Grand Prix here Saturday while his teammate Nico Hulkenberg finished ... Read more...

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Upgrades give Alonso a title shot: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New upgrades to Ferrari's aerodynamics have made Fernando Alonso a strong contender for the Formula One title, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said Wednesday.Ferrari struggled ... Read more...

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Ferrari to auction F1 items to help Italian quake victims


June 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 1 (IANS/AKI) Automobile giant Ferrari will auction a luxury sports car and Formula 1 memorabilia to help in relief efforts in Italy where two earthquakes killed at least ... Read more...

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Webber wins in Monaco, Force India earn double points


May 28th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Monaco, May 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India secured a double points finish in the Monaco Grand Prix here Sunday as Paul Di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished seventh and eighth ... Read more...

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Generator explodes in F1 Spanish GP


May 14th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) A generator exploded resulting in a fire when the Williams team were celebrating the win of Pastor Maldonado in the Spanish Grand Prix.Many mechanics were hurt ... Read more...

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Maldonado wins maiden F1 race, Hulkenberg comes 10th


May 13th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 13 (IANS) Pastor Maldonado stormed to his maiden Formula One win in the Spanish Grand Prix here Sunday, also ending the eight-year victory drought for his Williams team. ... Read more...

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Hamilton takes pole, Force India out of top ten


May 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 12 (IANS) In a chaotic third session of qualifying at the Spanish Grand Prix here Saturday, McLaren's Lewis Hamilton grabbed the pole position ahead of William's Pastor Maldonado. ... Read more...

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