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Posted on Saturday, August 24, 2013

Hamilton snatches pole in thrilling Belgian qualifying

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole in dramatic circumstances in qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. Hamilton was last over the line in wet conditions and took top spot, ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. Nico Rosberg was fourth, with Paul di Resta in fifth. Jenson Button, Romain Grosjean, Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa rounded out the top 10. Nico Hulkenberg, Adrian Sutil and Sergio Perez failed to progress to Q3. Caterham driver Giedo van der Garde and Marussia duo Jules Bianchi and Max […]

Posted on Saturday, August 24, 2013

Trackside at Spa-Francorchamps: FP3 analysis

Trackside observations from the final practice session in Belgium

Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013

Hydraulics issue plagues Force India

Neither Force India driver was able to finish the Hungarian Grand Prix as both cars were affected by hydraulics issues. Adrian Sutil, in his 100th race, retired early on, while Paul di Resta pulled into the garage during the closing stages. "It'’s disappointing not to finish, especially as the race was coming back to me after a poor start on the medium tyres," said Sutil. "Just before my pit stop I had a problem with the gear shifts and I could not shift up any […]

Posted on Sunday, July 28, 2013

Hamilton clinches first win for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton controlled proceedings to win his first race for Mercedes at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Hamilton led away from pole position and completed a couple of decisive moves throughout the pit stop phase to open up a healthy lead over Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel. Vettel eventually lost out in the hunt for second place to Kimi Raikkonen. The Lotus driver executed a two stop strategy to perfection and was able to defend from the Red Bull driver through the closing stages. Mark Webber started […]

Posted on Sunday, June 30, 2013

A race to forget for Vergne

The British Grand Prix ended on Lap 35 for Jean-Eric Vergne who had to retire after his car was badly damaged as a result of a tyre explosion. He was the third driver to suffer a left rear tyre failure after Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa. “I don’t know what happened, I did not feel any warning signs and it just let go under braking. I did manage to come back to the pits, fit new tyres and go out again, but the team immediately […]

Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013

Rosberg fastest in second practice at Silverstone

Nico Rosberg set the fastest time during second practice for the British Grand Prix. Rosberg's time of 1:32.248 was 0.299s quicker than Red Bull's Mark Webber, while his team-mate Sebastian Vettel rounded out the top three. Britain's Paul di Resta was fourth, with Lewis Hamilton was fifth. Toro Rosso enjoyed a productive session as Daniel Ricciardo was sixth with Jean Eric Vergne narrowly behind in seventh. Force India ensured both cars finished inside of the top eight courtesy of Adrian Sutil while Romain Grosjean and […]

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013

Horner thanks Webber for Red Bull service

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has paid tribute to outgoing driver Mark Webber after the Australian announced that he is leaving the sport at the end of the season. Webber will line up for Porsche in the World Endurance Championship. Horner says Red Bull supports Webber's decision. "I am sure Mark thought long and hard before making what has no doubt been a very difficult decision," said Horner. "His achievements in Formula One are extensive and I am sure he will continue to push […]

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013

British Grand Prix: Silverstone's memorable moments

Looking back at some of the most memorable F1 moments at Silverstone

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013

Behind the scenes at Red Bull Racing

We had a little look around Red Bull Racing HQ in Milton Keynes...

Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2013

Angry Raikkonen hits out at 'stupid' Perez

An angry Kimi Raikkonen says Sergio Perez has 'no idea what he's talking about' following their collision during the Monaco Grand Prix. Raikkonen and Perez were battling over fifth place but made contact during the final stages of the race. The contact dropped Raikkonen out of the points, but he recovered to finish in tenth place. Perez retired from brake issues sustained in the collision. "It was a really disappointing day. Because of one stupid move from Sergio we’ve lost a lot of points to […]

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Monaco Grand PrixView

Narrow streets, a tunnel and boats bigger than houses. It's Monaco.

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

McLaren: Perez radio call 'not a team order'

McLaren has denied a radio call to Sergio Perez during Sunday's Spanish grand prix was a 'team order'. After Mexican Perez and teammate Jenson Button's wheel-banging recently in Bahrain, boss Martin Whitmarsh said the incident proved that McLaren lets its drivers race. But in the closing stages in Barcelona on Sunday, Perez again closed on his experienced teammate Button's sister car but was told to look after his tyres. The 22-year-old, who had apologised in the wake of the Bahrain incident, duly followed Button to […]