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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing – Jerez Test – Day 4

February 11, 2012

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On the final day of Red Bull Racing’s first test of 2012, Sebastian Vettel managed the day’s third fastest lap, despite losing the morning session due to an engine related electrical issue with his RB8. The defending world champion had completed just two installation laps in the morning when the problem occurred. The relevant part […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull – Jerez Test – Day 3

February 10, 2012

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Driver: Sebastian Vettel Car: RB8 Laps: 96 Best time: 1.19.297 Circuit length: 4.428km Fastest lap: N. Rosberg (1.17.613) After two days with Mark Webber at the wheel of the RB8, today it was team-mate Sebastian Vettel’s turn to get a feel for the team’s new car. After 96 laps, the reigning Formula One World Champion […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing – Jerez Test – Day Two‏

February 9, 2012

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Driver: Mark Webber Car: RB8 Laps:  97 laps Best time: 1:19.184 Circuit length: 4.428km Fastest lap:  M. Schumacher (1:18.561) After the RB8 made its track debut yesterday, Mark Webber put the car through its paces over 97 laps of the Circuito de Jerez today and ended the day as the fastest of 2012 spec cars, […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 2 Photos & Quotes

February 9, 2012

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Day two of 2012 testing saw Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher set the fastest time of the day, a 1m 18.561s lap the best of his 132 laps for the day, coming in a full second faster than Australian Mark Webber. Daniel Ricciardo impressed in his Toro Rosso, a half a second behind his compatriot Mark […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing – Jerez Test Day 1

February 8, 2012

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Mark Webber steered Red Bull Racing’s 2012 challenger, the RB8, out on track for the first time today and despite a slightly delayed start ended the day as the fourth-quickest man. “It was good,” said Webber of the RB8’s debut. “I felt quite comfortable in the car quite quickly. It’s very early days, but so […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 1 Photos & Quotes

February 8, 2012

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After a long winter and months of waiting, the wraps have finally been taken off the 2012 challengers and the cars have hit the track for the first time in Jerez. After a two year absence, Kimi Raikkonen showed he’s lost none of his pace, setting the fastest tiome of the day with a 1m […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing’s RB8 Revealed…

February 7, 2012

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Red Bull Racing’s 2012 challenger, the RB8, which will contest this year’s Formula One campaign and defend the Team’s two successive World Championship titles, has been unveiled. ADRIAN NEWEY – CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER Does recent success add to the pressure to maintain it or lessen it, as you have continuity? The last few years have […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Sign Off On 2011 With 1-2 In Brazil

November 28, 2011

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Red Bull Racing closed the book on a stellar 2011 season with a dominant 1-2 finish in Brazil. After early gear box trouble for two time World Champion Sebastien Vettel, Australia’s Mark Webber eased into the lead to take out his first race win of 2011. Mark Webber: “It feels very good; it’s always nice […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Claims Record 15th Pole Of 2011

November 27, 2011

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Sebastien Vettel has written yet another record in a fairytale 2011, overtaking Nigel Mansell‘s record of 14 pole positions in one season. By claiming pole number 15, the German will share the front row with his teammate Mark Webber, adding insult to injury to McLaren who have Jenson Button starting from third. Hear from all […]

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Formula 1 – Hamilton Edges Vettel In FP2

November 26, 2011

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Hear from every driver after FP 1 & 2 in Brazil, and read more about Lewis Hamilton’s Senna-inspired helmet. Red Bull Racing Mark Webber “The track is hot, not super hot in terms of ambient conditions, but the track is very warm and it’s humid too. It’s also pretty windy, so it wasn’t the easiest […]

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Formula 1 – Lewis Hamilton Back In The Winners Circle

November 14, 2011

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After a drama packed Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was elated to finally take the top step on the podium again. Here’s what all the drivers thought. Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Lewis Hamilton “This result is just fantastic. I’m usually my own biggest critic – I’m always hard on myself when I make mistakes – […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Scores Inaugural Indian Grand Prix Pole

October 30, 2011

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Sebastien Vettel continued his 2011 qualification dominance, storming to another pole position with a time of 1m 24.178s. McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton will rue his 3 place grid penalty, as he set the second fastest time of 1m24.474. Vettel’s teammate Mark Webber was third fastest, with Fernando Alonso proving again to be the best of the […]

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Formula 1 – Sebastien Vettel Wins. Again!

October 17, 2011

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Different circuit. Same result. Lewis Hamilton started from Pole, but within the opening laps of the Korean Grand Prix it seemed like it would be yet another race for second place on the podium. And so it was, as Vettel drove into the distance, he left behind him a scrap between Hamilton and his Red […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Snatches Pole In Japan

October 8, 2011

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There’s a certain sense in inevitability about this season in Formula 1. Vettel will win the title, Massa will appear disinterested, Webber will blow the start and Hamilton will have a ‘moment’. Oh and Vettel will snatch Pole in dramatic circumstances to put an exclamation on what will be yet another dominant weekend for the Red Bull […]

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Formula 1 – Button Leads McLaren Charge In Free Practice In Japan

October 8, 2011

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McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button set the early pace in Japan, posting the fastest time in a somewhat inconclusive Free Practice 2 session. The Ferrari’s of Fernando Alonso & Felippe Massa were around the mark all day, but for a moment it looked as if everyone would be overshadowed by Australian Mark Webber. But then […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Dominates Singapore, Tightens Grip On Championship

September 26, 2011

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After driving into the distance on a warm evening in Singapore, Red Bull Racing‘s flying German Sebastien Vettel already has one hand on the 2011 Formula 1 Drivers Championship. The only thing that could spoil Seb’s night was a strong finish from Jenson Button, which Jenson duly provided, finishing second ahead of Vettel’s team mate […]

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Formula 1 – Red Bull Racing Lock Out Front Row In Singapore

September 25, 2011

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Red Bull Racing‘s Sebastien Vettel is poised to celebrate back to back Formula 1 Championships after yet another dominant qualifying performance sealed pole position for the 2011 Singapore Grand Prix. His teammate Mark Webber will start alongside him in P2, with McLaren Mercedes Jenson Button edging out Lewis Hamilton to start 3rd. Lewis just held […]

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Formula 1 – Friday Driver Quotes – Free Practice

September 24, 2011

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Singapore Grand Prix Friday Driver Quotes Red Bull Racing Sebastian Vettel It’s a demanding circuit, it’s quite warm with the suit etc. and on top of that you have to focus . It’s one of the toughest tracks for the mind here. I quite like it, but I’m sure no one’s jumping out of the […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Cruises At Monza, Closes In On Championship

September 12, 2011

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After sitting behind Fernando Alonso‘s Ferrari & the safety car early in the race, Red Bull Racing‘s Sebastien Vettel drove into the distance, along with the hopes of those trailing him in the 2011 Championship. Teammate Mark Webber‘s title charge was effectively ended, crashing out on lap 5. Jenson Button claimed second place on the […]

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Formula 1 – Aggregated Driver Quotes – Italian GP Qualifying‏

September 11, 2011

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      Sebastian Vettel has once again claimed pole position for tonight’s Italian Grand Prix by half a second. The German was surprised at how competitive the car was on a track that has not suited the Red Bull machine’s in the past. Team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes had a good result, putting both their […]

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