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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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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 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 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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Maldonado gives Sir Frank perfect birthday present

After Maldonado gave Sir Frank Williams the perfect birthday 70th present, the celebrations began – but were short-lived. TOM WILKINSON reports on all the drama from the Spanish Grand Prix. PASTOR Maldonado gave Sir Frank Williams the perfect 70th birthday present by putting the Williams F1 Team on the top step of the podium for […]

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