Tag Archives: Michael Schumacher

Formula 1 – Nico Rosberg Tops Day 3 Testing

February 10, 2012

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MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS concluded its test programme in Jerez today with Nico Rosberg at the wheel of the MGP W02. – Nico completed a programme aimed at furthering the team´s understanding of the 2012 Pirelli tyres, similar to Michael yesterday – He completed 118 laps which also allowed the team to put more mileage on […]

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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 – 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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Race of Champions – Sebastien Vettel Revved Up For Magic ROC

November 30, 2011

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With his second successive Formula 1 title long in the bag, Sebastian Vettel will now turn his attentions to wowing his home fans at this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Vettel has become a regular at the end-of-season motorsport spectacular – and he now heads to Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena aiming for a record fifth consecutive ROC […]

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Race of Champions – Vitaly Petrov Becomes First Russian ROC Driver

November 2, 2011

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The 2011 Race Of Champions will feature the event’s first ever driver from Eastern Europe as Russian Formula 1 star Vitaly Petrov will compete at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena in December. Also Formula 1’s first Russian driver, Petrov has had a strong season in 2011 for the Lotus Renault GP team. A podium in the year’s […]

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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 – Massa Fastest On Day 1 At Indian Grand Prix

October 29, 2011

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The time for pre-event simulations & talking was over, as the covers were pulled off the Buddh International Circuit and the first wheel was turned in anger. Ferrari’s Felippe Massa, enjoying a return to form, pocketed a small piece of history by recording the fastest time of the day with a 1m 25.706s in P2. […]

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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 – 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 – 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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Andy Priaulx Returns To Race Of Champions

September 5, 2011

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Tin-top racing superstar Andy Priaulx MBE has signed up for the 2011 Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena on December 3-4. Triple World Touring Car Champion Priaulx switched to endurance racing this year before he spearheads BMW’s arrival in the DTM series in 2012. He has also turned into a Race Of Champions regular […]

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Formula 1 – Sebastien Vettel Leads Red Bull Racing 1-2 In Spa

August 29, 2011

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Sebastien Vettel has lead Red Bull Racing to an emphatic 1-2 result in Spa, a result which reaffirms Red Bulls dominance this season over Ferrari & McLaren. Yet another poor start from Mark Webber saw the Australian swamped on the line, giving MercedesGP’s Nico Rosberg the chance to dive down the inside, and end up […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Snares Pole In Dramatic Spa Qualifying

August 28, 2011

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In a final flurry of swinging fortunes, and in wet conditions, Red Bull Racing‘s Sebastien Vettel took pole away from Lewis Hamilton for yet another pole position of a dominant 2011 season for the German. His teammate Mark Webber will start 3rd on the grid, with Massa surprisingly putting his Ferrari in 4th. Bruno Senna […]

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Formula 1 – Webber Tops Alonso In Free Practice 2

August 27, 2011

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Red Bull Racing‘s Mark Webber topped the time sheets in a wet day at Spa. Hear what all the drivers had to say: Red Bull Racing Sebastian Vettel “It was quite tricky because the weather changed all the time and it’s a shame that in wet conditions we only have one free set of intermediates […]

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Jenson Button To Compete At 2011 Race Of Champions

August 22, 2011

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2009 Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button has signed up to compete in this year’s Race Of Champions at Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena. Button made his last ROC appearance at the event in Beijing just days after the end of his fairytale title-winning F1 season two years ago. Since then he has produced a string of […]

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Race of Champions – Triple ROC King Mattias Ekström Returns

August 4, 2011

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Three-time ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will make his return to the Race Of Champions at this year’s event in Düsseldorf’s ESPRIT arena. The Swede has won two DTM championships for Audi in 2004 and 2007. But he has proved himself to be an all-rounder who is equally comfortable in all the cars used […]

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Formula 1 – Mercedes GP Petronas – 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix

August 1, 2011

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On a damp afternoon at the Hungaroring, Nico Rosberg finished in ninth place at the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix, scoring two points, whilst team-mate Michael Schumacher was forced to retire. • Both drivers had good starts with Nico gaining three places and Michael four positions. • Nico completed four stops: on lap 12, […]

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Formula 1 – Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher Qualify in Seventh and Ninth Places – Hungarian Grand Prix

July 31, 2011

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Nico Rosberg: “Qualifying in seventh place was ok today; we had a good set-up after this morning’s practice and I did a good lap in Q3. I’m pleased to have saved one set of new option tyres for the race which will hopefully help me to score some good points.” Michael Schumacher: “The positive thing […]

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