Post Tagged with: "grand prix"

The sweatbox – 2013 F1 Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

March 22, 2013 6:10 pm0 comments
The sweatbox – 2013 F1 Malaysian Grand Prix Preview

For nine years, the Malaysian Grand Prix was the greatest challenge on the calendar for the teams and drivers of Formula One. Then, in 2008, someone decided to hold a Grand Prix in Singapore, and Malaysia lost its ‘Everest-style’ challenge. Nevertheless, the sweltering temperatures and soaring humidity remain a mountain […]

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The Wizard of Oz – Raikkonen wins F1 thriller

March 18, 2013 8:15 pm0 comments
The Wizard of Oz – Raikkonen wins F1 thriller

Kimi Raikkonen blew away the opposition in Melbourne yesterday, and took a commanding victory in the first round of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship. The Finn made just two pit stops, while his rivals struggled with the fast-degrading Pirelli tyres and opted for three stops. The win is […]

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Formula One – 2013 preview

March 7, 2013 4:15 pm0 comments
Formula One – 2013 preview

After a hiatus lasting just over four months, Formula One is back on our screens on 15th March as the teams and drivers gear up for the gruelling slog that is the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship. 2012 came to a close in the most dramatic of scenarios as […]

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2012 Formula One season – the ultimate review

December 6, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
2012 Formula One season – the ultimate review

The 2012 Formula One season gave us eight different Grand Prix winners driving for six different teams, and a season long duel for the title crown between Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel. How will the season be remembered? In this feature, we pick the best, most memorable and worst moments […]

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Vettel’s pain is Hamilton’s gain – US Grand Prix

November 19, 2012 4:26 pm0 comments
Vettel’s pain is Hamilton’s gain – US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won yesterday’s American Grand Prix after Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel complained of being compromised by backmarker Narain Karthikeyan during his battle with Hamilton for victory. The reigning World Champion started from pole position and led for much of the race but lost out when Karthikeyan held him […]

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Star in the Lone Star state – Vettel poised to win F1 crown

November 18, 2012 1:17 pm0 comments
Star in the Lone Star state – Vettel poised to win F1 crown

Sebastian Vettel is on the verge of an incredible third straight World Championship crown after qualifying ahead of the inaugural American Grand Prix to be held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The German claimed his sixth pole position of the season while title rival Fernando Alonso […]

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US Grand Prix Preview – The Matador and the Bull

November 16, 2012 4:43 pm0 comments
US Grand Prix Preview – The Matador and the Bull

It’s been a season long duel – and this weekend it could well reach its breathtaking climax. Eight months ago the Formula One season burst into life on the street of Melbourne, Australia. Since then, the world’s greatest drivers have done battle on five different continents, from desert sands to […]

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Return of the Iceman

November 5, 2012 2:00 pm0 comments
Return of the Iceman

Who says racing drivers need to be highly-strung? Laid-back, hard-partying, hard-driving Kimi ‘The Iceman’ Raikkonen proved the theory wrong with a dumbfounding victory at the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. The Finn, who won the 2007 World Championship, inherited the lead after yet another Mclaren mechanical failure […]

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