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Lewis Hamilton seizes pole in Spain

BARCELONA Lewis Hamilton

BARCELONA (AFP)- A supremely-relaxed Lewis Hamilton delivered when it mattered on Saturday by producing a lap of searing speed to claim his fourth pole position of the season as Mercedes swept the front row for Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. In the final seconds of a closely-fought qualifying session, the 2008 ...

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Formula One: The 2014 season so far ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday:

2014 Formula One season

The 2014 Formula One season so far ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday: BARCELONA (AFP) – Australian Grand Prix – March 16 Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg led from start to finish as rivals dropped out with mechanical problems in a race that saw Red Bull s Daniel Ricciardo ...

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Formula One: Senna, a man who really cared

Ayrton Senna celebrating his victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix, Sao Paulo, in March 1993

Memory can play tricks on us, but not when so many remember the same things at the same place. LONDON (AFP) – Ayrton Senna da Silva: Is his legacy to be recalled in statistics or memories? Numbers on a page or emotions stirred? Sporting supremacy – or rare humanity? The ...

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Hamilton leads Rosberg in final practice as Vettel gaffe leaves champion in the gravel

Off he goes: Sebastian Vettel was left stranded on the track after spinning during the third practice session

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were separated by only a tenth in final practice as the Mercedes duo look certain to seal a front-row lockout in qualifying later on Saturday. Hamilton has now been quickest in all three practice sessions ahead of tomorrow’s Bahrain Grand Prix as the British racer ...

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Force India expand driver development programme into GP3 with Hilmer Motorsport


Deal sees expansion of existing GP2 partnership Force India will expand their driver development programme into GP3 this season as the team furthers their partnership with Hilmer Motorsport. The German team run by Franz Hilmer made their GP2 debut last season and will enter GP3 this year having taken over ...

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Dietrich Mateschitz says ‘clear lines of acceptance’ from Red Bull on aspects of F1

Dietrich Mateschitz (R) checked in on his F1 team at the Jerez test

Billionaire also says Red Bull will prove case over disqualification Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz has said that a “clear line” would have to be breached in ‘fairness and political influences’ were the World Champions ever to quit F1. The Milton Keynes outfit, who are currently contesting Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification ...

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Mastering Monaco Grand Prix Preview

Kamui Kobayashi has finished in the points at four of the five races he's been classified in this season © Sutton Images

The entertaining Spanish Grand Prix has shown that the 2011 rules are a recipe for exciting racing on any circuit on the calendar. The one unknown that remains appears to be the crown jewel event that is the Monaco Grand Prix. Overtaking is not going to be easy by any ...

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I’m growing up now, says Hamilton Formula One

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Lewis Hamilton believes he has now reached a level of maturity that will start to show through in his performances this year. Hamilton is entering his eighth year in Formula One this year and starts the season as favourite after Mercedes’ impressive pre-season testing campaign. In recent years he has ...

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