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Ma Qing Hua becomes first Chinese to drive F1 car


July 13th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Ma Qing Hua has become the first Chinese to drive a Formula One car after he got the taste of HRT's F112 at the Silverstone Circuit."Thursday ... Read more...

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Marussia test driver loses eye after crash


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Marussia test driver Maria deVillota has lost her right eye after a crash while testing its Formula One car, the team said Wednesday.De Villota was ... Read more...

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Nicole back in McLaren paddock


March 17th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) Pop singer Nicole Scherzinger took her place in the Australian Grand Prix paddock Saturday after she rekindled her love affair with McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton earlier ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hits track as HRT unveils 2012 car


March 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, March 6 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan finally got behind the wheels of a Formula One car 13 days before the season's first race as HRT unveiled their new car ... Read more...

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i1 Series car gets the nod from drivers


December 20th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi), Dec 20 (IANS) The i1 Supercar Series car hit the track at the Yas Marina circuit here Tuesday and was given the thumbs up by all ... Read more...

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Force India target better qualifying spot at Monaco GP


May 25th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, May 25 (IANS) Force India, desperately seeking points after drawing a blank in the last three races, will look to make the most of the qualifying session going into ... Read more...

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McLaren boss says don’t write team off


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh insists it is too early to write off the team's title challenge, despite doubts raised by his two superstar drivers this week.Lewis Hamilton ... Read more...

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Mercedes to unveil new Formula One car next month


January 14th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Mercedes Formula One team will launch its new car for the forthcoming season Feb 1. The car MGP W02 will be unveiled in front of the team's ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan happy with US NASCAR series


December 5th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Narain Karthikeyan has not exactly given up on a return to Formula One next year, coinciding with the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, but preferred not to comment on ... Read more...

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Hamilton impressed by 2011 McLaren Formula One car


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): Former Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said that he is impressed by next year's McLaren Formula One car.The 2008 world champ gave his verdict after jumping into the ... Read more...

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‘Macho man’ Putin zooms in Formula One racecar


November 8th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Valdimir Putin had a taste of Formula One racing on Sunday when he tried his driving skills on a yellow Renault, reaching a speed of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi’s Ferrari theme park has fastest rollercoaster in the world


October 28th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Abu Dhabi's new indoor Ferrari World theme park has the fastest rollercoaster in the world.The heart-stopping ride, which reaches speeds of 149mph in 4.9 seconds, makes the occupant ... Read more...

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Karun, first to drive on Korean F1 track


September 4th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Driving the 2010 championship-leading Red Bull Formula One car, Karun Chandhok of India completed 14 laps of the all-new Korean Grand Prix circuit Saturday at Yeongam in South ... Read more...

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Formula One designer comes up with small city car idea


June 29th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 29 (IANS) Britain's famous luxury and Formula One car designer, Gordon Murray, has now come up with the design for an economical electric city car that would cost ... Read more...

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Button hopes to repeat Monaco Grand Prix glory


May 12th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Jenson Button recalls the time when he had to jog 300 metres, up to the Prince of Monaco to receive his Monaco F1 trophy.After describing the winning ... Read more...

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Hamilton ‘humbled’ after visiting idol Ayrton Senna’s grave in Sao Paulo


October 17th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton recently visited the grave of his F1 idol Ayrton Senna, who was killed at the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola in 1994. ... Read more...

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Possible Ferrari test for Massa on Monday


October 8th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Maranello, Italy, Oct 8 (DPA) Felipe Massa could return to driving a Ferrari Formula One car as early as Monday if he gets the all-clear from motorsport's ruling body, the FIA. Massa has ... Read more...

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Bugatti plans to build world’s fastest sedan


October 1st, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Reports indicate that French car maker Bugatti is planning to build the world's fastest sedan.According to a report by Fairfax Digital, having built the fastest car in the ... Read more...

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In Singapore, novelty of F1 race begins to wear off


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Sep 23 (DPA) With just days to go before the roaring of Formula One car engines will fill the streets of Singapore again, race organisers and the city-state's tourism industry are ... Read more...

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Schumacher gets down to business


July 31st, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mugello/Hamburg, July 31 (DPA) Michael Schumacher intends absolving his first practice laps in a Ferrari Friday since announcing his comeback as temporary replacement for the injured Felipe Massa. As in-season testing is banned ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza Launches Bridgestone safety campaign in Mumbai


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, 20th June, 2009 — Bridgestone, the world's no.1 Tyre & Rubber manufacturers, launches the India chapter of safety campaign titled "Think Before You Drive', as part of its continued efforts ... Read more...

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Bangalore students develop a racing car


February 17th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Shweta DC Bangalore, Feb 17 (ANI): The mechanical engineering students in Bangalore have taken their passion a step ahead by developing a racing car. Team HAYA, a group of automobile enthusiasts from ... Read more...

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Deepika Padukone to be face of Mallya’s Formula One Team


February 11th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Industrialist Vijay Mallya, chairman of Force India Formula Team, has roped in actress Deepika Padukone to be the face of his team. Deepika said, if she could manage ... Read more...

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Narain Karthikeyan aims at consistent performance this season


August 4th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): India''s formula one driver Narain Karthikeyan unveiled the EVO AE 1 kart at the launch function of ''Amaron Karting Challenge 2008'' in Chennai today, and he ... Read more...

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Vodafone unveils a formula one car in Chennai


July 17th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, July 17 (ANI): Vodafone unveiled a formula one car in Chennai in a bid to promote the sports car among the youth on Thursday.A large number of people were present ... Read more...

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IIT Delhi to display innovations for image makeover


April 17th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi now wants to get an image makeover by displaying its innovations and become popular like the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Force India’s new Formula One car to make its debut


February 25th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Force India's new 2008 Formula One car, the VJM01, will make its track debut in Barcelona later Monday. The car, named after the team's co-owners Vijay Mallya, and ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty says Force India Team ‘Vijay Ho’


February 8th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 8 (ANI): Force India Formula One owner Vijay Mallya unveiled its Formula One car for 2008 season at a glittering ceremony here last evening with confidence that it would mark ... Read more...

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