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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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Rio to host Laureus World Sports Awards


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio has been named as the host city of the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 and 2014, the Laureus Academy announced.The globally ... 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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Button races to 1st pole for McLaren in Belgium


September 1st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Sep 1 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Jenson Button took his first pole position since 2009 and maiden top spot for McLaren in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix here Saturday while ... 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Monaco GP: Webber on pole, Hulkenberg miss top-10


May 26th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, May 26 (IANS) Mercedes' Michael Schumacher was fastest at the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday but his five-place grid penalty incurred from the last race elevated ... 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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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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Hamilton fastest in Chinese GP first practice


April 13th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 13 (IANS) McLaren's British driver Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap time in the first practice session of the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix here Friday.The 27-year-old Hamilton ... Read more...

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Salman to play travel guide? (Movie Snippets)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Salman Khan is set to don a new role - that of a travel guide.Now whether the role is that in a movie or in ... Read more...

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Alonso wins dramatic Malaysian GP, Force India in top-10


March 25th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sepang (Malaysia), March 25 (IANS) Fernando Alonso warded off Sergio Perez's challenge to record an unexpected victory for Ferrari in the rain-affected Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix here Sunday while ... 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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Schumacher top overtaker in 2011 F1 season


December 25th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Michael Schumacher might have had another tough year in Formula One after his return, but he ended the 2011 season as the top overtaker, according to ... Read more...

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Ferrari unveils diamond-encrusted biography, costliest ever


December 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Italian automobile manufacturer Ferrari Thursday unveiled its official biography "The Ferrari Official Opus" -- the diamond-encrusted volume is priced at $250,000 (approx Rs.1.3 crore) making ... Read more...

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Vettel breaks pole record in season finale, Sutil to start 8th


November 27th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo (Brazil), Nov 26 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel broke Nigel Mansell's record of maximum pole positions in a year by topping the time sheets for the ... Read more...

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Vettel equals pole record in Abu Dhabi, Force India secure top-10 finish


November 12th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took his 14th pole of the season in the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday to equal Nigel ... Read more...

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Rosberg signs multi-year contract with Mercedes


November 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 (IANS) German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract with the Mercedes GP team till the 2013 season and beyond. Rosberg, along with ... 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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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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Buddh circuit gets a thumbs-up but dust remains a concern


October 28th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) Drivers hit the much hyped Buddh International Circuit (BIC) for the first time Friday and despite rising concerns about the dust on the track they ... 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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The importance of numbers in Formula One


October 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
With Formula One in its 61st season, here's a statistical look at the sport:15 - Sebastian Vettel is only the 15th driver to have won at least two World titles and ... Read more...

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