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2012 German GP Preview

July 26, 2012 10:09 am0 comments
2012 German GP Preview

The beer is piled high, the bratwurst is sizzling on the barbecue and the Schumacher flags are dominating the skyline. It must be German Grand Prix time! Since arriving on the Formula 1 calendar in 1970, the Hockenheimring has hosted 32 race weekends and, although it does not hold the same […]

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Alonso splashes to Silverstone pole

July 7, 2012 5:59 pm0 comments
Alonso splashes to Silverstone pole

Fernando Alonso underlined his credentials as pretender to the 2012 Formula One World Championship this afternoon by securing pole position in a rain-soaked qualifying session for the British Grand Prix. The Spaniard overcame a fifty minute rain shower that saw qualifying halted while stewards and marshals attempted to make the […]

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2012 British Grand Prix Preview – F1 comes home

July 5, 2012 9:00 am0 comments
2012 British Grand Prix Preview – F1 comes home

This is it. This weekend the greatest show on Earth returns to its birthplace at the historic circuit of Silverstone in the rolling English countryside for round nine of the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship. A fortnight ago Fernando Alonso became the first repeat winner of the season, but he […]

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Alonso paints the town red – Ferrari star in Spanish masterclass

June 25, 2012 12:43 pm0 comments
Alonso paints the town red – Ferrari star in Spanish masterclass

Fernando Alonso produced arguably the greatest drive of his Ferrari career to date and capitalised on a rare Sebastian Vettel retirement to take a grip on the 2012 Formula One world championship this afternoon in the European Grand Prix. The Spaniard climbed from 11th on the start grid to claim […]

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2012 European Grand Prix preview

June 21, 2012 2:52 pm0 comments
2012 European Grand Prix preview

Formula One kicks off the summer season this weekend with round eight of the 2012 World Championship taking place at the Valencia street circuit in its guise as the European Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton arrives back in Europe fresh from his commanding victory in the demanding Canadian Grand Prix a […]

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Vettel finds his mojo

June 10, 2012 4:31 pm0 comments
Vettel finds his mojo

Sebastian Vettel sent a serious signal of intent to his 2012 Formula One world championship rivals yesterday with a blisteringly fast lap to secure pole position for this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. The reigning World Champion hustled his Red Bull round the Montreal circuit almost three tenths of a second […]

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2012 Canadian Grand Prix preview – Montreal madness?

June 5, 2012 1:51 pm0 comments
2012 Canadian Grand Prix preview – Montreal madness?

This weekend Formula One rolls into Montreal at the famous Gilles Villeneuve circuit, scene of F1’s longest ever race in 2011. That weekend Jenson Button weathered the storm to claim his first victory of the season despite enduring a record number of safety car periods, 6 visits to the pitlane […]

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Webber wins Monaco dogfight

May 28, 2012 6:08 pm0 comments
Webber wins Monaco dogfight

Mark Webber took his second victory around the streets of Monte Carlo yesterday after a four-way fight for victory resulted in the closest ever finish to a Monaco GP. With the top four cars separated by just two seconds at the chequered flag, Webber became the sixth different winner of a […]

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