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Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower
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Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower

British ride-on lawnmower manufacturer, Countax Ltd., have launched a new Williams Formula One Team model at this years' Chelsea Flower Show. The new Williams FW-4WD is equipped with a 16hp twin cylinder engine, and with 4WD capability, this new...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4Headline
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Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4

On a rainy morning in Jerez, Spain, the Red Bull Formula One team brighten up the region with the unveiling of their RB4. The new baby in the Red Bull family is quite stylish with an eye-popping livery accentuating the outline of the F1 ...

Fri 01 Feb 2008
'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new carHeadline
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'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new car

Under a fanfare of flash bulbs, smoke, and rousing music, the Honda F1 team launched their 2008 specification car, a 'new' model developed from the ground up. Sporting a tamer livery from last season, the attractive white blue and green scheme is...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Honda calls Formula One quitsHeadline
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Honda calls Formula One quits

Honda president Takeo Fukui on Friday morning announced his company has pulled out of Formula One. Honda President and CEO Takeo Fukui poses with Jenson Button, Rubens Barrichello, Ross Brawn, Nick Fry and Honda Racing F1 team ...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World
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Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World

October 15, 2008, afternoon, two VIP paid a very important visit to SIC Kart World, they were two F1 drivers, Robert Kubica from BMW Sauber and Fernando Alonso, World Champion of 2005 & 2006 F1 season from Renault. Just as we know, Kubica and...

Mon 24 Nov 2008
Webber surgery success, race return setHeadline
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Webber surgery success, race return set

Formula One racer Mark Webber has undergone surgery to insert a rod into his lower right leg, both bones of which were broken in a collision with a car during the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge on Saturday in Australia. Launceston,...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Barrichello talk surprises AGRHeadline
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Barrichello talk surprises AGR

"News to me," came the response from Andretti Green Racing spokesman Al Larsen as told exclusively to Motorsport.com this morning. Thus reports that Honda Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello, set next month to become the series' longest-serving...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Testing times for Formula OneHeadline

Testing times for Formula One

As Toro Rosso rules pre-season testing, Sato's yens may sail past common sense. Mosley does belt-tightening -- no pun intended -- with the blessing of FOTA. Jerez, Spain: A circuit that saw an epic battle to the finish line in 1986 between Nigel...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes qualifying report

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen will start Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix, the final grand prix of the 2008 Formula 1 World Championship, from fourth and fifth on the grid. Lewis set a time of 1m12.830 and was...

Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: McLaren Mercedes Friday practice report

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen finished Friday's second free practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo in ninth and 15th positions respectively. Lewis completed 33 laps with a best time of 1m12.827.

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemmaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemma

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram F1's dilemma In the current discontent in Formula One over the 2009 schedule, Ferrari's relationship with F1's governing body is drawing even more scrutiny than usual. Kimi Raikkonen, Stefano...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Ferrari qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Ferrari qualifying report

F. Massa: 1st 1.12.368 6 laps chassis 269 K. Raikkonen: 3rd 1.12.825 6 laps chassis 271 Weather: air temperature 24/25 C, track temperature 36 C, sunny. Eighth pole position of the season for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, the sixth courtesy of...

Brazilian GP: Toro Rosso qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Toro Rosso qualifying report

Sebastian Vettel (STR3-03) "Good to get both cars in Q3 for the final time this year. It was a fun session. I had a very strong lap in Q2. Then Q3 started very well and I got a good first run, but I'm not too sure where I lost the time on my ...

Brazilian GP: Renault Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: Renault Friday practice report

Cool and overcast conditions greeted the team this morning with the threat of rain in the air as the opening free practice session got underway. Some light rain did fall, but both sessions were held in largely dry conditions allowing the team to...

Brazilian GP: Ferrari Friday practice report
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Brazilian GP: Ferrari Friday practice report

Free practice - First session F. Massa: 1st 1.12.305 24 laps chassis 269 K. Raikkonen: 3rd 1.12.509 19 laps chassis 271 Weather: air 19/17 C, track 21/20 C. Overcast, some drizzle at times. Free Practice - Second session F. Massa: 2nd...

Sun 22 Jun 2008
Luck stings Kimi, blesses Massa for French victoryHeadline
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Luck stings Kimi, blesses Massa for French victory

Yes, we know Finns are not exactly of the same cultural bent as their fellow Northerners, but looking from the outside, it would seem a certain Nordic knucklehead name of Loki, trickster god, contriver of fraud, mischief-maker extraordinaire, is...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Renault qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Renault qualifying report

It was another strong afternoon for the ING Renault F1 Team as Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet qualified in 6th and 11th places for tomorrow's Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, Sao Paulo. Having been competitive in all three practice...

Sun 08 Jun 2008
Hamilton pips Kubica for Canada poleHeadline
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Hamilton pips Kubica for Canada pole

Lewis Hamilton of McLaren Mercedes repeated pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix with a now-or-never flyer lap of the 2.7-mile, disintegrating Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The Englishman snatched it in the dying seconds from BMW Sauber's...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Ferrari celebrates at the World Finals
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Ferrari celebrates at the World Finals

Scarperia (Florence) - Today at the Mugello International Circuit, every element of the world of Ferrari was represented on track to celebrate the end of the racing season, joined by a crowd of fans who had come to acclaim the Prancing Horse ...

Fri 25 Apr 2008
Super Aguri fate hangs in Spanish GP balanceHeadline
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Super Aguri fate hangs in Spanish GP balance

For Super Aguri, arriving in Barcelona, Spain, for this weekend's Fromula One grand prix appears to be only half the battle. The struggling Formula One team's dependence on Honda, which backed its formation to contest the 2006 season to give...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Hamilton stripped of Belgium victoryHeadline
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Hamilton stripped of Belgium victory

FIA race stewards have stripped McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of his fifth victory of the Formula One season after a review of his passing of leader Kimi Raikkonen in the final two laps of the Belgian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton,...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Vettel wrests testing speed crown from BuemiHeadline
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Vettel wrests testing speed crown from Buemi

For the first time in December, someone besides Sebastien Buemi topped timesheets in Formula One testing in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. After blaming his car for putting him second-quick to the Swiss on Tuesday and receiving a little overnight...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Toyota qualifying report
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Brazilian GP: Toyota qualifying report

Jarno Trulli (Car 11, Chassis TF108-05) Summary: Made the front row with a stunning drive. PROVISIONAL GRID: 2nd Free Practice Session 3 10th Best Lap Time: 1m 12.457s (+0.316s) Laps: 19 Q1 6th Best Lap Time: 1m 12.226s (+0.396s) Laps: 3 Q2...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Not winter, not '09 but F1 testing has begunHeadline
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Not winter, not '09 but F1 testing has begun

Formula One on Monday kicked off what it calls 2009 winter testing -- neither in winter nor in 2009 -- at Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona, Spain, with nine of 10 teams and 17 drivers in attendance. The three-day agenda includes reward drives...

Mon 16 Jun 2008
Renault rookie Piquet fastest at F1 testHeadline
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Renault rookie Piquet fastest at F1 test

On a day that begun in overcast and ended in sunshine, rookie Nelsinho Piquet shook off a few personal clouds to post fast time in the final day of Formula One testing at the Circuit de Catalunya outside Barcelona, Spain. Nelson A....

Wed 16 Apr 2008
Slick Barrichello tops Barcelona testHeadline
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Slick Barrichello tops Barcelona test

A second day of Formula One testing in sunny Spain put slick-tire tester Rubens Barrichello of Honda at the top of unofficial time charts. The veteran Brazilian was nearly a second faster than first follower, Giancarlo Fisichella of Force ...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
McLaren ties Hamilton to team through 2012Headline
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McLaren ties Hamilton to team through 2012

The McLaren Mercedes Formula One team today announced it has extended through 2012 the contract of driver Lewis Hamilton, who turned 23 less than two weeks ago. The deal, negotiated with Hamilton's manager, his father Anthony Hamilton, extends the...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Brazilian GP: Starting grid
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Brazilian GP: Starting grid

Pos Driver Nat Team Notes --- ---------------------- ---- ------------------- --------------- 1. Felipe Massa BR Ferrari 2. Jarno Trulli I Toyota 3. Kimi Raikkonen FIN Ferrari 4.

Mon 03 Nov 2008
Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 titleHeadline
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Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 title

The country continent, as Brazil calls itself, put its full weight behind local hero Felipe Massa and pushed him home a winner Sunday in the season-ending Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil. But 80,000 close, personal friends in attendance at the ...

Mon 10 Nov 2008
Mercedes-Benz Stars & Cars Day
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Mercedes-Benz Stars & Cars Day

72,000 Visitors Celebrate Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes-Benz Drivers during the 2008 Stars & Cars Day Stuttgart -- 72.000 Daimler employees and motor sport fans celebrated Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton (23)...

Sun 15 Jun 2008
Badoer leads Barcelona F1 test times againHeadline
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Badoer leads Barcelona F1 test times again

Continuing to test a new aerodynamic package and various race setups, Ferrari's Luca Badoer topped unofficial time charts for a second consecutive day of Formula One testing at the Circuit de Catalunya outside Barcelona, Spain. He cut nearly a ...

Sat 01 Mar 2008
The Formula One battle in 2008Headline

The Formula One battle in 2008

In 2007 we witnessed a battle between Ferrari and McLaren Mercedes, both on the track and in the courtroom. The Formula One season created as many headlines on the front page as the on-track action did in the sport section. Ice man and...

Fri 04 Jul 2008
Webber to remain with Red Bull for 2009Headline
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Webber to remain with Red Bull for 2009

Mark Webber will become their veteran driver next year, Red Bull Racing announced Thursday in the wake of David Coulthard's Formula One retirement decision. The energy drink company team and the Australian agreed terms on a new ...

Tue 06 May 2008
Super Aguri denied Istanbul paddock accessHeadline
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Super Aguri denied Istanbul paddock access

Super Aguri F1 Team's race against time to prolong its Formula One life took another turn Sunday when officials at Istanbul Park refused entrance to the team's trucks and motorhome. Super Aguri F1 Team. Photo by xpb.cc. Super Aguri's...

Wed 10 Sep 2008
Riccardo Patrese Honda test summary
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Riccardo Patrese Honda test summary

PATRESE REDISCOVERS THE SPEED OF FORMULA ONE WITH HONDA Riccardo Patrese returned to Formula One today for the first time in 15 years as he joined the Honda Racing F1 Team in Jerez to drive the team's RA107 race car. Riccardo Patrese...