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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 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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Mclarern boss concerned at 20-race F1 calendar


October 31st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) McLaren-Mercedes boss Martin Whitmarsh is concerned with the heavy schedule as the next year's Formula One calendar could see record-breaking 20 races.Whitmarsh feels 20 races in ... Read more...

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Massa, Hamilton again collide


October 30th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa collided once again on the racetrack during the inaugural Indian Grand Prix here Saturday.McLaren-Mercedes's Hamilton hit Massa's Ferrari when trying ... 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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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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Living out of a suitcase, Formula One style


October 30th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 30 (IANS) A Formula One season can be demanding. Teams virtually live out of a suitcase and the drivers and crew are looked after with a lot ... 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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Sentimental backing for Force India, ‘Dream come true’ for Karthikeyan (Preview)


October 27th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Sahara Force India will carry the sentimental expectations of motor racing fans in the country, while for Narain Karthikeyan driving at the inaugural home Grand ... Read more...

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Hamilton vrooms, zooms & vows Bangalore fans


September 27th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) British Formula One (F1) driver Lewis Hamilton Tuesday stepped on the gas to vroom, zoom and vow about 10,000 frenzied fans on a 500-metre stretch on ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton to zoom in Bangalore Sept 27


September 18th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton will treat Bangaloreans to speed thrills Sep 27 when he zooms in a McLaren Mercedes on a fast ... Read more...

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‘Move to Red Bull’ speculation doesn’t distract us, says Hamilton


April 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 8(ANI): McLaren-Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has said that it is not frustrating to be asked constantly if he would like to move to Red Bull."The positive thing ... Read more...

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Red Bull will be open to approach from Hamilton in 2012: Horner


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22(ANI): Red Bull Racing team boss Christian Horner has said that his team would be open to an approach from British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton when his McLaren-Mercedes contract ... Read more...

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Force India fourth quickest in F1 testing


February 21st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez, Feb 21 (IANS) Force India's Vitantonio Liuzzi clocked the day's fourth fastest time of one minute, 19.650 seconds as the pre-season Formula One test session concluded here. The Italian, driving a VJM03, ... Read more...

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Sutil steps up pace in Formula One testing


February 20th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Feb 20 (IANS) In warm and dry weather for a change, Adrian Sutil of Force India put in 69 laps and posted the seventh quickest time of 1 minute, 21.939 ... Read more...

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Rosberg not afraid of Schumacher; expects exciting F1 season


January 4th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Jan 4 (DPA) Nico Rosberg welcomes Michael Schumacher as his Mercedes GP teammate but will show no respect for the seven-time world champion on the Formula One racing tracks. "Of course, I ... Read more...

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Paul di Resta impresses for Force India


December 4th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez, Dec 4 (IANS) Paul di Resta continued with his impressive showing in a Mercedes-powered Force India car by clocking the second fastest timing on the concluding day of the Formula One ... Read more...

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Force India second quickest at Jerez testing


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS) Paul di Resta of Scotland brought some cheer to Force India Formula One team as he clocked the second fastest timing on the opening day of the ... Read more...

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Otmar Szafnauer is Force India’s new COO


October 15th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), Oct 15 (IANS) The Force India Formula One team has appointed Otmar Szafnauer as its Chief Operating Officer, replacing Simon Roberts who was on deputation from McLaren-Mercedes on completion 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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Schumacher expects Vettel to fight for title


October 12th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 12 (DPA) Michael Schumacher expects fellow-German Sebastian Vettel to give it all he has in the final two season races as he can steal the Formula One world title. "He (Vettel) ... Read more...

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Vettel wins from pole in Suzuka, opens title race


October 4th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Suzuka (Japan), Oct 4 (DPA) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel Sunday managed to secure a start-to-finish victory at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka. The German won his third race of the season and ... Read more...

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Vettel takes pole in crash-marred Japanese Grand Prix qualifying


October 3rd, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Christian Hollmann Suzuka (Japan), Oct 3 (DPA) German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel Saturday took pole position for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix here after a crash-marred qualifying session.The qualifying was stopped ... Read more...

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I feel like the real winner: Formula 1 driver


September 19th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 19 (DPA) Williams driver Nico Rosberg said Friday that he feels like the real winner of last year's Singapore Grand Prix following revelations that Renault driver Nelson Piquet Jr deliberately ... Read more...

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One-two finish for Brawn GP, Force India’s Sutil is fourth


September 13th, 2009 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Monza, Italy, Sep 13 (DPA) Force India missed a second successive podium finish with Adrian Sutil coming fourth at the Italian Grand Prix Sunday, showing that Giancarlo Fisichello's second-place finish in Spa ... Read more...

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Sutil of Force India fastest in final Monza practice


September 12th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 12 (DPA) Adrian Sutil of the Force India team topped the bill again Saturday in the final free practice session for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix. The German ... Read more...

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FIA summons Renault to answer charges


September 5th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 5 (DPA) Motorsport's governing body FIA has asked Formula One team Renault to appear before a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council to answer a series of charges. AN ... Read more...

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Force India’s Fisichella makes history, Raikkonen wins


August 30th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Aug 30 (DPA) Force India's Giancarlo Fisichella created history by giving India their first-ever Formula One race point, finishing a sensational second in the Belgian Grand Prix, even as Ferrari's ... Read more...

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Raikkonen wins Belgium GP, Force India get first points


August 30th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Aug 30 (DPA) Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen Sunday won the Belgian Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps course to give his team their first victory since last year's Brazilian GP. Italian Giancarlo Fisichella, ... Read more...

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Sensational pole for Force India’s Fisichella in Spa


August 29th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Aug 29 (DPA) Italian Giancarlo Fisichella Saturday sensationally achieved a first-ever pole position for the Force India team, beating Toyota's Jarno Trulli into second place. Fisichella clocked 1 minute 46.308 seconds ... Read more...

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McLaren still upset over Alonso’s exit


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, Aug 22 (DPA) The infighting within McLaren-Mercedes in 2007, involving then team boss Ron Dennis and drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso, belongs to the past, but it has not yet ... Read more...

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Hamilton excited, not scared at Schumacher’s return


August 9th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (DPA) Formula One World champion Lewis Hamilton is excited about the prospect of racing against Michael Schumacher but not afraid of the record trophy winner. "Coming in at this part ... Read more...

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Heat in India will be a challenge: Hamilton


August 1st, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) British Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton feels the heat and humdity in India will pose a challenge for the drivers in the proposed 2011 Indian Grand Prix. The ... Read more...

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Hamilton wins Hungarian GP as Webber closes gap on Button (Lead)


July 26th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 26 (DPA) Lewis Hamilton in a McLaren-Mercedes claimed his first win of the 2009 season at the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday while Red Bull's Mark Webber finished on the podium ... Read more...

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Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix


July 26th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, July 26 (DPA) Lewis Hamilton in a McLaren-Mercedes claimed his first win of the 2009 Formula One season at the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday. The defending world champion won from Ferrari's Kimi ... Read more...

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