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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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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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Hamilton surprised by Monza pole


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton was surprised to take pole position for the Italian Grand Prix because he felt he had driven a poor lap.Hamilton's ... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sailesh tops practice session at British GT


May 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nurburgring (Germany), May 17 (IANS) Indian driver Sailesh Bolisetti, driving a Lotus Evora, enjoyed a competitive start to his second ever British GT outing here Thursday as he finished third ... 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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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 wins maiden F1 race in China, Force India draw blank


April 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 15 (IANS) Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One race after coming out victorious in the Chinese Grand Prix here Sunday, giving his Mercedes team its first win ... 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 takes pole in Malaysian GP, Force India disappoint


March 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 24 (IANS) McLaren repeated their performance at Melbourne with Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button settling the front row in the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying here ... 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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Iceman Kimi Raikkonen returns to F1 with Lotus Renault GP


November 29th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Kimi Raikkonen, 2007 world champion, has returned to Formula One (F1) by signing a two-year contract with the Lotus Renault GP team, making a comeback after ... Read more...

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Hamilton still not ready to accept defeat


October 14th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has said that he still in the title race, as he hopes for a miracle.The British driver looks set to miss out on ... Read more...

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Alonso believes new Ferrari F10 is best car he has ever driven


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Ace Formula One driver Fernando Alonso believes the new Ferrari F10 is the best car he has ever driven.He said that the team was hiding its true potential ... Read more...

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Brit teen aims to be Formula One’s female Lewis Hamilton


February 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.16 (ANI): Seventeen-year-old Alice Powell is hoping to become Britain's first female Formula One driver in more than 30 years.Powell has secured a contract to race for the company that launched ... Read more...

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Kimi Raikkonen says he quit F1 out of boredom


February 14th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that he quit Formula One because it became predictable and boring after a point.The 2007 world champ, who turned down the chance to ... Read more...

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Ferrari unveil new F1 car, hope for strong 2010 season


January 28th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Maranello (Italy), Jan 28 (DPA) Ferrari were the first Formula One team to unveil their 2010 car on Thursday and hope to race for the top of the championship as well. "This world ... Read more...

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Hamilton re-ignites feud with former teammate Alonso


January 11th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11(ANI): Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton has re-ignited his feud with former teammate Fernando Alonso by reminding him that he was beaten by a rookie when they drove for ... Read more...

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Raikkonen terms Formula One championship boring, riddled with politics


January 6th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Formula One ace Kimi Raikkonen has blasted the drivers' championship as boring and riddled with politics.Finland's former F-1 champ said that winning the World Rally Championship would mean ... Read more...

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Mercedes F1 team makes ‘choose your job’ offer to Michael Schumacher


November 25th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25(ANI): The Mercedes Formula One racing team has made a 'choose your job' offer to seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher in a desperate bid to persuade the nation's most famous ... Read more...

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Alonso dreams of winning Formula One with Ferrari


November 17th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.17 (ANI): Two-time champion Fernando Alonso is already dreaming of winning the Formula One world title with Ferrari.Alonso attended Ferrari's traditional end-of-season demonstration event in Valencia with the permission of ... 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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