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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: 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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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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Italy’s cruise ship captain ‘was like a Ferrari driver’


January 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Francesco Schettino, the captain of an Italian cruise ship who allegedly crashed his luxury liner into rocks off the island of Giglio has been accused of ... 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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Look-alike Massa brothers puzzle fans


October 28th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) Eduardo Massa is the spitting image of his brother Felipe and Friday many mistook him to be the Ferrari driver and flocked to him to ... Read more...

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Technical innovations will liven up F1 season, says Alonso


March 24th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24(ANI): Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso expects technical changes this season to make for an unpredictable Formula 1 season.Alonso, who finished runner-up last season, was speaking ahead of Sunday's season-opening Australian ... Read more...

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Alonso predicts Ferrari to be most reliable F1 team in lead up to Oz Grand Prix


March 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21(ANI): Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso has declared his team as the most reliable Formula One team heading into Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix."We've had a very good pre-season. We're the ... Read more...

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Hamilton’s mission is to stop Alonso


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.2 (ANI): Lewis Hamilton has said that he will relish a renewal of motor racing hostilities this weekend against Fernando Alonso, the man with whom he fought a bitter in-team battle ... Read more...

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‘Another engine failure would end Alonso’s F1 crown hopes’


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23(ANI): Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has said that another engine failure for Fernando Alonso would end his Formula One championship title hopes.Alonso has used the maximum of eight engines ... Read more...

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Ferrari accuse F1 legend Niki Lauda of hypocrisy over German GP row


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21(ANI): Ferrari team has hit back at Austrian racing legend Niki Lauda's criticism of their 'race-fixing tactics' at last month's German Grand Prix.Ferrari is due to appear before the World ... Read more...

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Webber wins Hungarian GP


August 1st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, Aug 1 (DPA) Mark Webber of Red Bull claimed victory in an action-packed Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix Sunday to move to the top of the drivers' championship standings. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso ... Read more...

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Hamilton rubbishes Alonso’s ‘manipulated’ European Grand Prix claims


June 29th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29(ANI): McLaren Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has rubbished Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso's claims that the European Grand Prix was manipulated for the Brit to finish second.Alonso had accused Hamilton ... Read more...

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Felipe Massa slams Dunga over World Cup squad


May 13th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 13 (DPA) No exception to Brazilians' love for football, Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa slammed national team coach Carlos Dunga over his choice of a World Cup squad. "The ... Read more...

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Red Bull’s Vettel wins Malaysian Grand Prix


April 4th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sepang (Malaysia), Apr 4(ANI): Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won his first Formula One race of the season, as he overcame his car's reliability issues in the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on ... Read more...

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F1 ace Massa not scared to race again after life threatening accident


March 8th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Formula One driver Felipe Massa, who was badly injured in a freak accident during qualifying for Hungarian Grand Prix in July 2009, will race for the first time ... Read more...

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Participation on Ferrari Day depends on child’s birth: Massa


October 21st, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Oct 21 (DPA) Brazilian Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa said he plans to drive again during Ferrari Day, Nov 12-15, in Valencia. However, he admitted his commitment depends on the birth ... Read more...

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Vettel ready to deliver again in F1 title fight


October 14th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Oct 14 (DPA) Sebastian Vettel is ready to deliver again Sunday in Brazil in his effort to steal the Formula One world title from Jenson Button. The Red Bull driver Vettel ... Read more...

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Massa feels ‘robbed’ of F1 world title by Piquet’s deliberate Singapore crash


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.2 (ANI): Ferrari driver Felipe Massa is of the view that the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix result on the grounds that Renault driver Nelson Piquet Junior's deliberately crashed and allowed teammate ... Read more...

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Massa to return with karting in November


September 25th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo. Sep 25 (DPA) Felipe Massa will return to motor racing in a charity karting event in his native Brazil in November as the Ferrari driver continues his recovery from head ... Read more...

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All Formula One teams are cheats, claims Irvine


September 18th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Ex-Ferrari driver Eddie Irvine has claimed that all Formula One teams are cheats.Irvine says there has been an overreaction to the race-fixing charges being levelled at the ... Read more...

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Massa to have titanium plate surgery on his skull


September 8th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.8 (ANI): Ferrari driver Felipe Massa will have a titanium plate surgically inserted in his head to ensure he is fit to return to Formula One next year.Massa said the ... Read more...

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Schumacher comeback stopped by neck problems


August 11th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Aug 11 (DPA) Michael Schumacher will not return to Formula One racing due neck problems from a motorbike accident in February, he said on his website Tuesday. The seven-time world champion Schumacher, ... Read more...

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Brawn keen to see former protege Schumacher return to F-1


August 10th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.10 (ANI): Ross Brawn is relishing the prospect of seeing former protege Michael Schumacher return to Formula One.The Brawn Grand Prix boss masterminded Schuey to seven world titles, two with ... Read more...

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Ecclestone backs Schumacher to provide Ferrari their first win of season


August 5th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 5 (ANI): President and CEO of Formula One Administration, Bernie Ecclestone, has expressed confidence in seven-time Formula One (F1) world drivers' champion Michael Schumacher to provide Ferrari their first win ... Read more...

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Doctors in race to get Schumacher fit in time for European GP


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bad Nauheim/Hamburg, Aug 2 (DPA) Michael Schumacher's planned comeback to Formula One for this month's European Grand Prix in Valencia is putting pressure on his doctors to ensure the Ferrari driver is ... Read more...

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Massa continues to improve, could move to Paris hospital Thursday


July 29th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 29 (DPA) The condition of Felipe Massa continues to improve in a Budapest hospital and the Formula One driver could be transferred to a Paris clinic as early Thursday. The Ferrari ... Read more...

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Schumacher can return to fill in for injured Massa


July 28th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Former World champion Michael Schumacher can consider standing in for injured Ferrari driver Felipe Massa. Brazilian Massa fractured his skull in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying and may be out ... Read more...

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Massa possibly out of hospital in 10 days (Lead)


July 28th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 28 (DPA) Felipe Massa could be out of hospital in less than a fortnight, according to the medical director of the hospital in Budapest where the Ferrari driver is receiving ... Read more...

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Massa likely to discharged soon


July 28th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo/Budapest, July 28 (DPA) The condition of Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa is improving following his crash on the weekend and he could probably leave hospital soon, his doctor said. There ... Read more...

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Massa remains stable in Budapest hospital (Lead)


July 26th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 26 (DPA) Felipe Massa remains in a stable condition following emergency surgery for skull damage and a concussion suffered as a result of a crash Saturday in the qualifying session ... Read more...

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Massa undergoes operation after Hungary crash


July 26th, 2009 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 26 (DPA) Felipe Massa has undergone emergency surgery after suffering skull damage and concussion as a result of a crash Saturday in the qualifying session for the Hungarian Formula One ... Read more...

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Webber claims first win as Red Bull continues fightback


July 12th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nuerburg, Germany, July 12 (IANS) Mark Webber overcame a drive-through penalty to claim his first career win in Formula One racing at the German Grand Prix Sunday. The Australian was punished for an ... Read more...

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Massa rejects call for Formula One teams to slash wages of drivers


December 26th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Ferraris ace driver Felipe Massa has rejected calls for Formula One teams to slash the wages of their drivers to try to reduce costs.The Ferrari driver ... Read more...

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Kubica creates history by winning Canadian F1


June 9th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Montreal, June 9 (DPA) Robert Kubica won the Canadian Grand Prix from BMW team-mate Nick Heidfeld as Formula One history was made after Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen had to retire over ... Read more...

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