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Ferrari eyeing Force India’s di Resta for 2013 season


May 10th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 10 (IANS) Sahara Force India driver Paul di Resta is in line to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari for the 2013 Formula One season.Daily Mirror Wednesday reported that ... Read more...

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Alonso fastest on day one of mid-season test


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello (Italy), May 2 (IANS) Fernando Alonso brought joy to the Ferrari fans gathered at the Mugello Circuit here by setting the fastest time on a rain-affected opening day of ... Read more...

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Bahrain GP a massive result for Force India: Di Resta


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Manama, April 22 (IANS) Force India driver Paul Di Resta feels that his sixth place finish here in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix was a massive result for the Silverstone-based team.Di ... Read more...

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Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Force India’s Di Resta finishes sixth


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Manama, April 22 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel leapt back into the limelight - and the lead of the world championship - with victory in Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain ... Read more...

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Vettel takes pole, di Resta 10th in Bahrain


April 21st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), April 21 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel will take his first pole position of the Formula One season here at the Bahrain Grand Prix Sunday while ... Read more...

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Rosberg sets pace in second practice at Bahrain GP


April 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), April 20 (IANS) Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg, who won the Chinese Grand Prix, set the pace in the second practice at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) amidst security ... Read more...

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Chinese GP: Rosberg takes maiden F1 pole, Force India out of top-10


April 14th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 14 (IANS) Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took his maiden pole position in Formula One racing by topping the times sheets in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday. Force ... Read more...

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Hamilton fastest in Chinese GP first practice


April 13th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 13 (IANS) McLaren's British driver Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap time in the first practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix here Friday.The 27-year-old Hamilton ... Read more...

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Alonso wins dramatic Malaysian GP, Force India in top-10


March 25th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 25 (IANS) Fernando Alonso warded off Sergio Perez's challenge to record an unexpected victory for Ferrari in the rain-affected Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix here Sunday while ... Read more...

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Button wins Australian GP, Force India’s Di Resta gets a point


March 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 18 (IANS) McLaren's Jenson Button stormed to victory in the Formula One's season opening Australian Grand Prix here Sunday while Paul di Resta grabbed 10th place for Sahara ... Read more...

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Hamilton bags pole in Australia


March 17th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) McLaren's Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position in the eventful qualifying session of the season opening Australian Grand Prix here Saturday. Nico Hulkenberg of Sahara Force India ... Read more...

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Snow forces Ferrari to call-off 2012 F1 car launch


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Ferrari have cancelled the launch of their car for the upcoming Formula One season due to heavy snow around the company's headquarters in Maranello, Italy.Ferrari would ... Read more...

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Ferrari unveils diamond-encrusted biography, costliest ever


December 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Italian automobile manufacturer Ferrari Thursday unveiled its official biography "The Ferrari Official Opus" -- the diamond-encrusted volume is priced at $250,000 (approx Rs.1.3 crore) making ... Read more...

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Webber secures elusive win in Brazil, Force India end season on a high


November 28th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Nov 28 (IANS) Red Bull's Mark Webber won his first race of the Formula One season in the Brazilian Grand Prix here Sunday, while Force India ended ... Read more...

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In times of F1, Punjab talked kabaddi


November 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) At a time when Delhi was going ga-ga over Formula 1, Punjab was on a different track that was perhaps little noticed by the rest ... Read more...

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Hamilton eyes victories in Abu Dhabi, Brazil


November 6th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS/CMC) British race car driver Lewis Hamilton said he would like to complete this year's Formula 1 season with victories in the last two races.The former F1 champion ... Read more...

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Indian GP champions dedicate victory to Wheldon, Simoncelli


October 30th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) In their moment of triumph, the inaugural Indian Grand Prix's champion drivers Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso dedicated their wins to British IndyCar ... Read more...

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Vettel wins a near perfect race, Sutil finishes ninth (Roundup)


October 30th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel produced a flawless run from start-to-finish to win the action-packed inaugural Indian Grand Prix here Sunday while Force India's Adrian ... Read more...

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Indian Grand Prix a job well done (Comment)


October 30th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
If anything, the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix at Greater Noida Sunday gave birth to a new culture of motorsport in a country that otherwise is obsessed with cricket, Bollywood ... Read more...

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Untouchable Vettel wins Indian GP


October 30th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastain Vettel led from start to finish to became the first to win the action-packed Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit ... Read more...

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Don’t want any favours from Vettel and Red Bull, says Webber


October 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) Australian Mark Webber said he doesn't want any favour from world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel or his team Red Bull for winning a race or ... Read more...

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Vettel takes pole for Indian GP, Karthikeyan penalised


October 29th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took his 13th pole of the season while Force India's Adrian Sutil produced the eighth fastest time at the swanky Buddh ... Read more...

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Formula One drivers pay tributes to Wheldon and Simoncelli


October 29th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) The glamorous Formula One drivers got emotional just for a fleeting moment to pay a quiet, special tribute to British IndyCar racer Dan Wheldon and ... Read more...

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Massa tops practice two of Indian GP, Sutil 7th


October 28th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) Ferrari's Felipe Massa topped the second practice of the Indian Grand Prix here Sunday as the drivers got used to the brand new track by ... Read more...

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F1 champion on polio drive in Delhi


October 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) As the Formula 1 (F1) fever grips India ahead of the Indian Grand Prix, two-time world champion Fernando Alonso got the polio drive racing in ... Read more...

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The importance of numbers in Formula One


October 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
With Formula One in its 61st season, here's a statistical look at the sport:15 - Sebastian Vettel is only the 15th driver to have won at least two World titles and ... 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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Pre-F1 parade to showcase Gandhi’s car, vintage beauties


October 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's brush with classic automobiles will complete a historic journey when 28 vintage and classic automobiles dating from 1920-70 take the roll of honour at ... Read more...

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F1 caricature book released


October 21st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Indian driver Karun Chandhok Friday launched VROOOM, the first ever Formula One (F1) caricature book which will be shared with F1 drivers at the inaugural Indian ... Read more...

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Vetell becomes World Champion in Japan, Force India miss out on points


October 9th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Suzuka (Japan), Oct 9 (IANS) McLaren's Jenson Button won the Japanese Grand Prix here Sunday while Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel came third to wrap up his second World Championship ... Read more...

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Vettel wins Singapore GP, Force India record season’s best result


September 25th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 25 (IANS) Force India recorded its best result of the season when drivers Paul di Resta and Adrian Sutil finished sixth and eighth in the Formula One Singapore ... Read more...

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Button storms to victory in Hungarian GP, di Resta seventh


July 31st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest (Hungary), July 31 (IANS) Force India's Paul di Resta recorded his best performance of the Formula One season so far by finishing seventh in the Hungarian Grand Prix here ... Read more...

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Alonso wins British Grand Prix, Force India draw blank


July 10th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 10 (IANS) Fernando Alonso recorded his and Ferrari's maiden victory this season by winning the British Grand Prix here Sunday while Force India drivers Adrian Sutil and Paul ... 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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Vettel races to another victory, Sutil finishes 9th at European GP


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 26 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel continued his dominance with a victory in the European Grand Prix here Sunday while Force India's Adrian Sutil secured two points for ... Read more...

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