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Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Red Bull heir Vorayuth Yoovidhya

Vorayuth Yoovidhya, a grandson of late Red Bull founder Chaleo Yoovidhaya, is taken by a plain-clothes police officer for investigation, in Bangkok, Thailand in 2012. Photo: AP

Thai authorities are seeking an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune after he failed to appear for his indictment in the hit-and-run death of a policeman, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Tuesday, 3 September, 2013, 2:15am

Sebastian Vettel's dominance of Formula One to continue for years

Sebastian Vettel

The triple champion's consummate triumph last weekend in Montreal proved both he and his car are back in the groove after problems in Spain, where they led on the high-speed sections at the Circuit de Catalunya but came in fourth.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

Marshal's death clouds Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix victory

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel kisses his F1 trophy. Photo: Reuters

Red Bull's triple world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix, but his victory was overshadowed by the death of a marshal, the first fatality in Formula One in more than a decade.

11 Jun 2013 - 4:27am

Taking Red Bull by horns in Thailand

F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One is back in Europe after its early-season swing from Australasia to the Middle East. If reports are to be believed, there may be one future extra stop-off before the sport gets back to its spiritual home.

9 May 2013 - 4:55am

Rivals have no answer to dominant Sebastian Vettel in Bahrain Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium. Photo: EPA

Defending triple world champion Sebastian Vettel opened up a clear lead at the top of this year's title race yesterday when he cruised to victory for Red Bull in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

22 Apr 2013 - 3:38am

F1 has a fine tradition of internecine treachery

Sebastian Vettel. Photo: EPA

As apologies go, it was a pretty hollow one. 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 to the team, the row over Vettel overtaking Webber to win in Malaysia despite team orders is forgotten. As if.

11 Apr 2013 - 4:02am

Sebastian Vettel's defiance reopens old F1 debate

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel's ill-planned decision, made in the heat of the moment, to ignore his Red Bull team's order to stay second behind Mark Webber in last Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix has stirred up the eternal debate about the sport's true identity - is it racing between teams or individual drivers?

31 Mar 2013 - 4:57am

Vettel scorns team orders to rob Webber of victory

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel celebrates his victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit yesterday, in a race he admitted should have been won by teammate Mark Webber.Photo: AFP

Sebastian Vettel pulled no punches in a grovelling apology for unfairly overtaking Red Bull teammate Mark Webber to win the Malaysian Grand Prix, but it did little to appease the emotional Webber, who led into the closing stages and had been told by his team that he could cruise to victory with Vettel second.

25 Mar 2013 - 11:31pm

Red Bull's Vettel aims to seal treble in Brazil, deny Ferrari's Alonso

Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the Formula One United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas.

After helping his Red Bull team claim a stunning third consecutive constructors' world championship in Texas last weekend, defending drivers' champion Sebastian Vettel will seek, once again, to become the youngest triple champion in Formula One history in this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix.

22 Nov 2012 - 11:43pm

Briefs, November 18, 2012

Syrian opposition plans embassy in France

PARIS - French President Francois Hollande and the new Syrian opposition leader announced plans yesterday to install an ambassador to represent Syria in France. The surprise move came after talks between Hollande and Moaz al-Khatib, head of the newly formed Syrian opposition coalition. France recognised the coalition last Sunday. AP

18 Nov 2012 - 3:11am

Briefs, November 1, 2012

Boat carrying Rohingya sinks, 130 missing

1 Nov 2012 - 3:04am

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

Fernando Alonso

Abu Dhabi has long harboured ambitions to bring cultural brands to its corner of the United Arab Emirates. The Guggenheim museum and the Louvre are both coming to an island off the capital. Despite delays as a result of the global financial crisis, the Louvre is set to open in 2015 and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi in 2017.

1 Nov 2012 - 2:45am

Thailand's Red Bull heir faces more charges in Ferrari crash

Vorayuth Yoovidhya is taken by a plain-clothes police officer for investigation in September. Photo: AP

Thai police have pressed drunken driving and speeding charges against the Red Bull energy drink heir accused of killing a police officer in a Ferrari crash.

31 Oct 2012 - 4:04pm

Briefs, October 21, 2012

Man held for stabbing five at railway station

21 Oct 2012 - 2:43am

Profile: 'Fearless Felix' Baumgartner no stranger to danger

Felix Baumgartner jumps out of his capsule from more than 39 kilometres above the earth. Photo: AP

“Fearless Felix” Baumgartner, the Austrian daredevil who stunned fans around the world on Sunday by breaking the sound barrier in a hair-raising dive from the fringe of space, was “born to fly”.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am