F1: Hamilton fastes in opening practice

F1: Hamilton fastes in opening practice

Lewis Hamilton led team-mate Jenson Button as McLaren topped the times during Friday morning’s first free practice for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. Briton Hamilton, champion in 2008, looked strong from the get-go and took over the top spot half an hour in before clocking his and the session’s fastest time with a lap of the […]

Hamilton looks to capitalise on Motreal win

Hamilton looks to capitalise on Motreal win

After a record seven different winners in as many races, Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is looking to capitalize on his triumph in Montreal and break the unprecedented run of parity with another victory at this weekend’s European GP. Besides keeping his eye on the most wide-open field of challengers ever seen, Hamilton will have […]

Hamilton makes it a magnificent seven F1 season

Hamilton makes it a magnificent seven F1 season

A delighted Lewis Hamilton made it a magnificent record seven different winners in seven races this year on Sunday when he drove with flawless speed and control to win the Canadian Grand Prix. The 28-year-old Briton produced a magnificently judged performance in a race that passed off smoothly despite a weekend of student protests and […]

Webber wins Monaco, making F1 history

Webber wins Monaco, making F1 history

Australian Mark Webber made Formula One history on Sunday when he steered his Red Bull to victory and claimed his first win this year and his team Red Bull’s third successive Monaco Grand Prix victory. It was Webber’s second win in the race and the eighth of his career – it also meant six different […]

Button posts fastest time in rainy second Monaco practice

Button posts fastest time in rainy second Monaco practice

Jenson Button posted the fastest time in a rainy second practice at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday, with French rookie Romain Grosjean again impressing for Lotus and Felipe Massa finding some much-needed form. With the track slippery after a downpour briefly interrupted the second session, drivers switched to intermediate tires. But Button had already […]

Alonso dominates first Monaco practice race

Alonso dominates first Monaco practice race

Fernando Alonso started his bid to win the Monaco Grand Prix with three different teams today by dominating the first practice session in a Ferrari. Alonso posted 1 minute 16.265 seconds on the 3.340km street course in the principality to finish ahead of Lotus driver Romain Grosjean and Sergio Perez of Sauber, who returned to […]

Hamilton seeks Monaco victory as F1 record looms

Hamilton seeks Monaco victory as F1 record looms

Lewis Hamilton is out for his first season victory on Sunday at the Monaco Grand Prix in what would complete a unique achievement in Formula One racing. If Hamilton prevails at the glamour event the 2012 campaign would see an unprecedented six different winners from as many races. According to McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh, […]

F1: Injured count rises, seven hospitalised in fire

F1: Injured count rises, seven hospitalised in fire

Thirty-one people were injured and seven hospitalized after a fire erupted inside Formula One team Williams’ garage after its driver Pastor Maldonado won the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. Governing body FIA said 31 people were treated by Catalunya Circuit medical staff with seven of those flown out to a variety of hospitals to receive […]

Schumacher’s last F1 season shaping up to be worst

Schumacher’s last F1 season shaping up to be worst

The last season of Michael Schumacher’s return is shaping up to be the seven-time Formula One champion’s worst after the Mercedes driver crashed out of the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday. The German driver ran into the back of the Williams of Bruno Senna to leave both drivers out of the race after 13 of […]

F1: 16 injured in Williams garage blaze

F1: 16 injured in Williams garage blaze

A total of 16 people were injured, one with severe burns, when a fire erupted in the Williams team garage on Sunday in the aftermath of Pastor Maldonado’s victory in the Spanish Grand Prix. Maldonado’s win was his first in Formula One, in just his 24th race, and the first by a Venezuelan. It was […]

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