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Ross Brawn Mercedes

F1 driver rivalry whips up storm of controversy

ROUND TWO: F1 MALAYSIAN GP Race Report The tropical weather in Malaysia was nothing compared to the fireworks on track. DAVID HOOPER reports on a grand prix that whipped up a storm of controversy. AS the cars lined up on the grid for the start of the Malaysian Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen was even grumpier […]

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Mercedes F1 2013 Hamilton

Malaysian GP preview: Will tropics cause a storm?

ROUND TWO: F1 Malaysian GP Preview After plenty of rain in Australia, will Malaysia give us more of the same? DAVID HOOPER previews the Malaysian GP in Sepang. HOT on the heels of Australia, the Formula 1 circus has pitched up in Malaysia for Round 2 of the 2013 championship, ready for another fast, flowing […]

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McLaren F1 Australian GP

Kimi wins in Australia, but three champs on podium

Australian GP race report: Following a rain-affected qualifying session, DAVID HOOPER reports on all the action from the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne’s Albert Park. AFTER rain stopped play in the first qualifying session of the 2013 Formula 1 season in Melbourne’s Albert Park, qualifying on the street circuit had to be completed on race […]

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F1 Team Lotus GP

We name our F1 Team of the Year award winners

Our Formula 1 reporter TOM WILKINSON reviews one of the most exciting F1 seasons in years and nominates his Team of the Year. With 12 teams on the grid in 2012, it would have been so easy to award this to Red Bull. After all, they are champions for the third year running. But I […]

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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’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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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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