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  1. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP

    Little chance of drama in Brazil as Sebastian Vettel seeks 13th win

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:19pm by Richard Drew

    ... Richard Drew German's total dominance has turned the Interlagos race into a procession as he looks to equal the season mark for wins Little chance of drama at Brazil GP In the nine years this column has been in this newspaper I can't remember when I sat in front of the computer and not known what to write, so this is a first. The last race is looming in Brazil, ...

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    Feisty and sneaky all in the F1 game

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... it's good for drivers that this sport entails wearing a helmet. Apart from the obvious, a driver can hide behind his headwear. Having made a schoolboy error and exited the race embarrassingly, ... of the gentleman. Just witness some of the colourful language in a recent post-race podium television interview for proof. It's not necessarily a bad thing. Meanness of spirit never sits well in any ...

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    2013 F1 gets under way, with an eye on 2014

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... a close eye on 2014 So here we go again. There are just a few days before the Formula One season gets under way in Melbourne. With 19 races spanning the globe, the sport that puts on a show like ... the postponement of the New Jersey grand prix. So, it's 19 races, stretching all the way to the end of November. A lot will happen in the intervening months, but make sure whatever transpires you ...

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    Pit Stop: Ferrari bends rules in US Grand Prix

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... switched him to the clean side of the grid. As a new race track, the Circuit of the Americas would have had very little rubber laid down off the racing line. There was a lot of talk of how ... have been made to work for it throughout a fabulous season, which has seen six world champions on the grid, eight different race winners and one stunning new track. Whoever takes the title ...

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    Hamilton's brave move offers long-term benefits

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... teams and fans. Why has he decided to leave McLaren, the team with whom he grew up in motor sport? It's certainly not for the wage packet, which is not that much different to what he ... the team's commercial sponsors. At Mercedes he will have more freedom to make his own deals, no doubt carefully managed by Fuller. Mercedes is much better known outside of motor sport. Of course, ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP

    Ecclestone faces potentially torrid time at Bahrain Formula One

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... for continuing to race there after the 2011 cancellation, despite the unrest. Last weekend, a car exploded in the commercial district. More radical protesters have vowed to target the event for violent protest, vowing a week of "volcanic flames" in Manama, the capital. Some protesters burnt race tickets and a crowd was recently dispersed by police firing tear gas after chanting ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP

    Lotus packs punch in this season's F1 line-up

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... One grid As the teams gather in Malaysia for this weekend's race, we have a much clearer idea of the Formula One pecking order. Once the chequered flag had finished waving in Albert Park ... or whether that will have to wait until the new regulations of 2014. Looking at the results of the first race, fifth placed Lewis Hamilton may be very relieved to have made the move from McLaren ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP

    Power of the mighty rupee comes to the fore: Narain Karthikeyan

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... this column poses the question: what's the point of Narain Karthikeyan? This is purely in racing terms, as I'm sure he's a splendid fellow. This weekend is the only time when ... in their backyard, it's having one of their own involved. The rest of the time it's hard to know why Karthikeyan is still at the top table of motor sport. Super licence or no, his record is poor ...

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    Prancing Horse eager to halt Red Bull's charge to F1 title

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... the location of this weekend's grand prix, and the Ferrari team arrive needing a boost in their home from home. The championship race may have resembled the roller-coaster ride at Ferrari World at times, but with three races to go it would seem increasingly like an unhappy ending for the prancing horse. Sebastian Vettel's win in India means the Red Bull driver has outscored Fernando ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - PIT STOP

    F1 has a fine tradition of internecine treachery

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... Sebastian Vettel arrives in Shanghai this weekend having apparently said sorry to each and every member of the Red Bull Team for his actions in the last race- even Mark Webber. According ... produced some cracking racing at Sepang and a whole load of controversy and gossip. That, in a nutshell, is the sport of Formula One. Vettel has only been acting like a proper racing driver. ...




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