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Marquez close to record pace at Silverstone Day 1 practice: A Bridgestone view

Round 12: British Grand Prix – Free Practice 1&2 Silverstone, Friday August 29 2014 Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Extra-soft, Soft & Medium; Rear: Soft, Medium & Hard (Asymmetric) Bridgestone wet tyre compounds available: Soft (Main), Hard (Alternative) Weather:    FP1 – Dry. Ambient 16-16°C; Track 21-21°C (Bridgestone measurement)                  FP2 – Dry. Ambient 19-19°C; Track 26-30°C (Bridgestone measurement)… Read More »

MotoGP World Championship takes to Silverstone for 12th round: A Bridgestone view

Silverstone, 27 August 2014: Bridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Extra-soft, Soft & Medium; Rear: Soft, Medium & Hard (Asymmetric) Bridgestone wet tyre compounds available: Soft (Main), Hard (Alternative) Round twelve of the 2014 MotoGP World Championship takes at the Silverstone circuit in the United Kingdom, where high speeds and low temperatures combine to create a… Read More »

Sahara Force India is up for a big fight: Nico Hulkenberg

Budapest, 18 Aug 2014: Nico Hülkenberg, the Sahara Force India Driver, looks forward to the challenge of Spa-Francorchamps at the Belgian Grand Prix as the F1 bandwagon moves to the second half of the F1 season after the summer break. Here are some excerpts from an interview:   Nico, are you feeling refreshed after your… Read More »

Double retirement for the first time in the season for Sahara Force India

Flash: Hungaroring, 27 July2014: Sahara Force India suffered their first double retirement of the F1 season this year at the Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One World Championship with both the cars crashing out of the race by lap 23 when Sergio Perez crashed into the concrete wall with Team Principal Vijay Mallya watching from the… Read More »

Nico Rosberg grabs sixth pole of the season; Engine fire ends Hamilton’s qualifying hopes

Briton will start at the back of the field after fuel leak ends qualifying hopes. Vettel on front row ahead of Bottas. Nico Rosberg took pole position during qualifying at the Hungaroring this afternoon, while a fuel leak saw Lewis eliminated in the Q1 phase without setting a time. Nico took his sixth pole position… Read More »

I keep nagging Bernie and trying to persuade him that F1 must come back to India: Vijay Mallya

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Monisha KALTENBORN (Sauber), Vijay MALLYA (Force India), Claire WILLIAMS (Williams), Eric BOULLIER (McLaren), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing), Marco MATTIACCI (Ferrari) PRESS CONFERENCE Claire, ladies first, if I can start with you. Phenomenal performances recently, everyone is asking can you take a win somewhere? Will it be on the fast circuits coming up… Read More »

All about Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix

Budapest, 23 July 2014: Round 11 of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix, held at the Hungaroring. The Mercedes AMG Petronas is sitting pretty with a gigantic lead of 178 points in the Constructor’s Championship with a kitty of 366 while teammates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton… Read More »

Rosberg wins German GP to extend championship lead; Bottas holds back Hamilton for a second place

  Hockenheim, 20 July 2014: A cool and composed race by Valtteri Bottas in a Williams denied three extra points and a second place for former World Champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas, who stormed from 20th on the grid to a stunning third place, but was looking for a second to chase and… Read More »

Rosberg tops timesheet in the opening Practice Session: German Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg topped the timesheet in the opening practice session of the German Grand Prix weekend, the German beating Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by just 0.065s. Rosberg’s time of 1:19.131 beat his title rival team-mate’s best lap by six hundredths of a second as Hamilton frequently aborted quick laps as he worked through his morning… Read More »

Midway through, Force India’s aim is to get 4th place: Hulkenberg

DRIVERS – Nico HULKENBERG (Force India), Kevin MAGNUSSEN (McLaren), Adrian SUTIL (Sauber), Kimi RAIKKONEN (Ferrari), Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing), Nico ROSBERG (Mercedes) PRESS CONFERENCE Nico Hulkenberg, if we could start with you. Points in every race so far this season, only you and [Fernando] Alonso have managed that so far and you’re seven to two… Read More »