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Singapore slings Vettel back into F1 title hunt

With Lewis Hamilton’s title hopes fading, and Sebastian Vettel returning to the top step of the podium, DAVID HOOPER reviews the Singapore Grand Prix. SEBASTIAN Vettel put his championship challenge  back on track under the lights of the Singapore Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton’s gearbox failed, forcing him to retire from a comfortable lead. The […]

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Hamilton wins with McLaren magic in Monza

F1 RACE REPORT: MONZA, ITALY With rare mechanical problems hitting the front runners, DAVID HOOPER reviews the Monza grand prix. THE perfect start heralded the perfect race for an untouchable Lewis Hamilton at the Monza Grand Prix in Italy. One of the old-school circuits, the high-speed track was the setting for some more thrilling action […]

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Jenson beats his Spa-rring partners in Belgium!

After a thrilling Belgian Grand Prix DAVID HOOPER reviews the action from Spa. FORMULA 1 returned to the track at the legendary Spa circuit in Belgium at the weekend after taking its traditional summer break – and what a thrilling race it was. A higgledy-piggledy qualifying session was dominated by British star Jenson Button who […]

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‘Hungary’ Hamilton chalks up a well-earned win

With lots of drama before the lights went out, there was plenty to talk about at the Hungarian Grand Prix. DAVID HOOPER reviews an action-packed race. THE drama of the Hungarian Grand Prix started even before the lights went out, as Michael Schumacher’s Mercedes in 17th position on the grid had an overheating problem which […]

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Alonso will be “Hungary” to win on his birthday

It’s the last outing for the Formula 1 teams and drivers before the sport takes its summer break. DAVID HOOPER catches up with the action from Germany and looks ahead to the Hungarian GP. IT may be less than a week since the exciting finish to the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim, but this weekend […]

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Sun shines at Silverstone as Webber wins British GP

Despite a rain-effected qualifying session, the weather was kind to the Silvertone crowds on race day – there was even a heat haze! DAVID HOOPER reviews the 2012 British Grand Prix. THE British “summer” wreaked havoc with the qualifying session on Saturday with rain stopping play for around 90 minutes, but eventually, it was Spaniard […]

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Alonso reigns in Spain as first driver to win twice

Alonso victorious in Valencia as round eight delivers drama and excitement from the start TOM WILKINSON reports on the European Grand Prix. Formula 1 in 2012 couldn’t possibly get more exciting, with seven different winners in the opening seven races, so close in both championships, the season has been electric. But the European Grand Prix […]

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F1′s magnificent seven as history is made in Canada

It’s seven different winners from the first seven races – a new record for Formula 1. TOM WILKINSON reports on the action from the Canadian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton stormed to a tremendous victory in Canada, and Formula 1 celebrated a record seven different winners, in the opening seven races. A simply brilliant 2012 season […]

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