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October Blahs Take Beatings From Vegas To India
Wednesday, 30 Oct, 2013 – 9:05 | Comments Off
October Blahs Take Beatings From Vegas To India

Late October. Generally, a rather unexceptional time of the year. Halloween? Pretty good time for little kids and raging alcoholics. The World Series? Again, a rather unexceptional time of the year, except for little kids and raging boors.
Even for race fans late October can be dreary. Sports cars and IndyCar is over, short tracks have/will [...]

Vettel Settles It: Wins India And Fourth F1 Championship
Sunday, 27 Oct, 2013 – 8:01 | Comments Off
Vettel Settles It: Wins India And Fourth F1 Championship

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Clearly the greatest Formula One driver of his generation, Sebastian Vettel added to his credentials as an all-timer when he clinched his fourth consecutive World Driving Championship with a victory in Sunday’s Airtel Indian Grand Prix.
Vettel, of Red Bull Racing/Renault, scored his career-best sixth win in a row and 10th [...]

Vettel On Verge Of No. 4
Saturday, 26 Oct, 2013 – 20:00 | Comments Off
Vettel On Verge Of No. 4

Red Bull Racing/Renault’s Sebastian Vettel moved one step closer to his fourth consecutive Formula One World Driving Championship when he qualified on-pole Saturday for the Airtel Indian Grand Prix.
Vettel claimed his seventh pole in 16 races and 43rd of his career by touring India’s Buddh International Circuit in 1-minute, 24.119-seconds – fastest lap recorded at [...]

Vettel: We’ll Keep Pushing Until The Job Is Done
Monday, 14 Oct, 2013 – 8:13 | Comments Off
Vettel: We’ll Keep Pushing Until The Job Is Done

Sebastian Vettel continued his methodical march to a fourth consecutive Formula One World Driving Championship with a victory in Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
But not even Vettel’s career-best fifth consecutive victory was enough to clinch the 2013 title, as Fernando Alonso’s fourth-place finish mathematically was enough to extend the inevitable to at least the Airtel Indian [...]

Q&A: Mario’s Life And Career Have Been A RUSH
Tuesday, 10 Sep, 2013 – 13:54 | 2 Comments
Q&A: Mario’s Life And Career Have Been A RUSH

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
He never has parallel-parked a train, but for a generation of motorsports fans Mario Andretti truly is The Most Interesting Man in the World.
Consider these accomplishments:
– Only driver to win NASCAR’s Daytona 500 (1967), Indianapolis 500 (1969) and Formula One World Driving Championship (1978).
– Along with Phil Hill, only the [...]

Rosberg Not Thinking Of Dad As He Crossed Line In Monaco
Wednesday, 29 May, 2013 – 7:18 | Comments Off
Rosberg Not Thinking Of Dad As He Crossed Line In Monaco

His first Monaco Grand Prix victory left Nico Rosberg visibly over-the-top but historically underwhelmed, 30 years after his father won Formula One’s crown jewel event.
Nico started on-pole, stayed ahead of multiple collisions around the tight, 2-mile street-course and led all 78 laps en route to his first victory of the season and first for Mercedes [...]

Vettel Wins Red Bull Battle
Sunday, 24 Mar, 2013 – 8:56 | Comments Off

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Three-time defending champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull staved off teammate Mark Webber  to win the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Vettel fought it out with his teammate for most of the race at the Sepang circuit. Their cars almost made contact with each other. But Vettel grabbed the lead on the 46th lap and went [...]

Raikkonen Opens F1 Season With Victory In Melbourne
Sunday, 17 Mar, 2013 – 8:49 | Comments Off

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Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix Formula 1 race on Sunday.
His victory came in a Lotus.
Raikkonen won by taking only two pit stops, compared to three for each of the six cars which followed in Melbourne.
Raikkonen took the lead for good on lap 43 of 58 in a race that had seven [...]

2012 Formula 1 Season Ends With A Vettel Triple
Monday, 26 Nov, 2012 – 9:03 | Comments Off
2012 Formula 1 Season Ends With A Vettel Triple

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The message filling Sebastian Vettel’s helmet as he crossed the finish line behind Formula One’s Safety Car Sunday was loud-and-proud: “You’re a triple World Champion. You are The Man!”
Unfortunately, the radio in Vettel’s dinged-up race car was only half-working and his Red Bull Racing/Renault teammates couldn’t hear his reply. [...]

Hamilton Stays Hot, Wins F1 Pole In Brazil
Sunday, 25 Nov, 2012 – 8:46 | Comments Off
Hamilton Stays Hot, Wins F1 Pole In Brazil

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s 2012 season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on-pole, determined to close-out his mercurial McLaren/Mercedes career on a two-race winning streak while also playing spoiler in the World Driving Championship.
Hamilton toured the 2.677-mile Interlagos Circuit in Sao Paulo Saturday in 1-minute, 12.458-seconds during the 10-minute Q3 session to [...]