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Spanish eyes still focused on F1 drivers’ crown

Still smiling at the Stetson hats on the podium instead of the usual caps, DAVID HOOPER reviews the first Austin GP. AT the inaugural race in Austin, on the Circuit of the Americas, fans the world over expected the 2012 world championship to be decided, with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel clinching his third drivers’ title. […]

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Vettel v Alonso – we’re in for a rodeo ride in Texas!

Could this weekend be the championship decider? We preview the United States Grand Prix with TOM WILKINSON The waiting is almost over, Formula 1 finally returns to America – but will Vettel take the championship this weekend, or will Alonso keep his hopes of claiming his third world title alive? F1 returns to the United […]

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Abu Dhabi magic lights up the twilight of F1 season

An action-packed race in Abu Dhabi presented us with the eighth different winner of the season – and kept the championship alive. DAVID HOOPER reviews all the drama. After one of the most exciting Formula 1 races of the 2012 season, it was Kimi Raikkonen in his Lotus Renault who claimed victory for the first […]

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Vettel extends championship lead in Indian GP

After a thrilling Indian GP,  Sebastian Vettel extended his championship lead. DAVID HOOPER reviews the last of this season’s Asian races. The Indian Grand Prix got off to a thrilling start, with a superb display of talent by the drivers at the top of the grid, going wheel-to-wheel with each other through the first few […]

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Can Alonso spice up F1′s weekend in India?

Will Vettel claim another easy victory at the Indian Grand Prix in New Delhi, or will Ferrari and Fernando Alonso stage a fight back? The Indian Grand Prix this weekend is Round 17 of the 2012 Formula 1 season which is nearing its end, but will this weekend’s race add to the excitement of the […]

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Vettel’s third win sees him gain a six-point lead

As Vettel takes a six-point lead in the championship, DAVID HOOPER reviews the South Korean GP. SEBASTIAN Vettel’s win in the South Korean Grand Prix saw him take a six-point lead in the Formula 1 drivers’ championship with only four races left to go in the 2012 season. After Lewis Hamilton struggled to make an […]

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Hamilton quits McLaren for Schuey’s Mercedes seat

As Lewis Hamilton signs for Mercedes, DAVID HOOPER reports on the move which could push seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher back into retirement. LEWIS Hamilton is to leave McLaren to drive for Mercedes GP it has been confirmed today. The announcement comes after weeks of speculation about the former world champion’s future at the team […]

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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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