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Greenery will keep dust away from Indian GP at BIC


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) After the thundering success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the teething troubles notwithstanding, the organisers at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) are making ... Read more...

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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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Indian GP ticket prices slashed for limited period


September 11th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The ticket prices for the Oct 26-28 Formula One Indian Grand Prix have been slashed with a grandstand seat costing Rs.21,000 instead of Rs.30,000 and ... 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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UP takes stock of F1 Indian Grand Prix preparations


September 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday took stock of the preparations for the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 26-28 in Greater Noida.At a high ... Read more...

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Podium not in sight of Force India, says di Resta


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Sahara Force India have been faring better this time round than the last Formula One season, though they have not got any closer to the ... Read more...

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Hamilton to drive in Mumbai Sep 16


September 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will be here to enthrall motorsport fans on Sep 16 as he will drive his racecar around Marine Drive.The Vodafone McLaren ... Read more...

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Ma Qing Hua to replace Narain for Italian GP practice


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 5 (IANS) Ma Qing Hua will become the first Chinese to drive in the Formula One Championship Friday when he replaces Narain Karthikeyan in the HRT ... 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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Petrov’s F1 career in danger


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Vitaly Petrov's career as Russia's only Formula One driver hangs in balance after the Russian government cut off financial support, his manager Oksana Kosachenko said.Petrov ... Read more...

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Motorsports: MRF launches Formula 2000 car


August 24th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) In a path-breaking move, tyre giants MRF launched the Formula 2000, said to be the most powerful racing machine in Asia, at the Express Avenue ... Read more...

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Moscow raceway targets MotoGP standard


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's first international-standard racetrack will be extended and modified in a project to make the circuit suitable for hosting a MotoGP round, circuit manager Ekaterina ... Read more...

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Jaypee gets exclusive TV rights for Superbike World Championship


August 7th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 7 (IANS) Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) has acquired exclusive television rights for the inaugural Indian round of Superbike World Championship (WSBK) scheduled for March 2013.JPSI, owners of ... Read more...

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Formula One: Force India fail to score a point


July 29th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 29 (IANS) Sahara Force India failed to score a point at the Hungarian Grand Prix held here Sunday, with its drivers finishing 11th and 12th.Former GP2 champion Nico ... Read more...

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Petrov looking at three teams for 2013


July 28th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov's manager Oksana Kosachenko said Friday the Russian is in talks with three teams apart from his current Caterham team, ... Read more...

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Force India optimistic about chances in Hungarian GP


July 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 24 (IANS) Sahara Force India is optimistic about the rest of the Formula One season at the halfway mark and wants to strengthen their position in the championship ... 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: 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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Hamilton to McLaren: I’m not Young, and I want to win


July 17th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has shot off a warning to his McLaren team saying "I am not young anymore and I want to win ... Read more...

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Dull Moscow track is a shame: Prost


July 16th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Formula One world champion Alain Prost added his voice to those criticizing Russia's new international-standard circuit for its lack of overtaking potential, calling ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton hints at marriage plans


July 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lewis Hamilton hinted Sunday that he has plans to marry long-term girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, but that wedding bells are unlikely to sound soon.Scherzinger denied that ... Read more...

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Hamilton wants Moscow F1 night race


July 15th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton wants a Singapore-style night race on the streets of Moscow, the 2008 world champion said in the Russian capital Sunday.Russia ... Read more...

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Moscow Raceway lacks zing: Petrov


July 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Volokolamsk (Russia), July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The new Moscow Raceway is fit to host Formula One but it lacks the excitement of a top-level circuit, Caterham driver Vitaly Petrov says.The ... Read more...

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F1 circuit mooted in Moscow


July 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The streets of Moscow would make for a thrilling Formula One circuit that would be faster than Monaco, the organisers of a publicity event said ... Read more...

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De Villota crash shook team up, says Pic


July 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Charles Pic says the crash in testing that left Marussia test driver Maria de Villota critically injured had a powerful effect on ... 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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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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Caterham pair disappoint in Silverstone qualifying


July 7th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Caterham Formula One team experienced huge disappointment at the British Grand Prix Saturday as both drivers failed to make it past the first ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes to better qualifying show at Silverstone


July 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 6 (IANS) HRT driver Narain Karthikeyan is eying an improved qualifying performance at the Formula One British Grand Prix to be held here over the weekend.Despite a troubled ... Read more...

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‘Moscow Raceway is suitable for Formula 1′


July 4th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Moscow Raceway is an "excellent" track suitable for holding Formula One races, F1 race director Charlie Whiting said on a visit to the circuit ... Read more...

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F1 test driver Maria battling for life after crash


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, the Marussia team and local ambulance services ... Read more...

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Clos to replace Narain for opening British GP practice


June 29th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, June 29 (IANS) HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will take the wheels from India's Narain Karthikeyan for the opening practise session of the Formula One British Grand Prix here ... Read more...

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Force India target fifth place after Valencia show


June 27th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, June 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India team principal Vijay Mallya feels his team can attain fifth place in the Formula One constructors' championship and sustain the pace it showed ... Read more...

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