Brazilian Gp

  • Kovalainen replaces Raikkonen for last two F1 races November 14, 2013

    Paris: Finnish driver Heikki Kovalainen will replace countryman Kimi Raikkonen and race for Lotus in the final two races of the season. Raikkonen will miss the United States Grand Prix and Brazilian GP to undergo back surgery. He is joining Ferrari next season. The 32-year-old Kovalainen has raced in 109 GPs for...
  • Ferrari accept Vettel pass was legal November 30, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Ferrari dropped its plans to appeal a pass F1 champion Sebastian Vettel made at the Brazilian Grand Prix after receiving clarification from Formula One's governing body on Friday. Ferrari was considering an appeal after video from Sunday's race appeared to show that Vettel passed Jean-Eric Vergne while a...
  • Vettel's F1 title in danger as Ferrari mull appeal November 29, 2012

    Ferrari are considering whether to lodge a protest that could lead to the result of the Formula One world championship being overturned. British and Italian media reports said Ferrari were "evaluating footage" to see if it shows Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel making an illegal overtaking move in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix,...
  • Nico gets 10 points for Force India at Brazilian GP November 26, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Nico Hulkenberg ended his partnership with Sahara Force India on a high as he secured 10 points for the side at the season-closing Brazilian Grand Prix with a fifth place finish, here on Monday. History was beckoning the young German when he was locked in an intesne race-lead...
  • McLaren's Jenson Button wins Brazilian GP 2012 November 26, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Jenson Button took his third race win of the season as Sebastian Vettel secured his third consecutive drivers title at the Brazilian Grand Prix under challenging slippery conditions. Vettel overcame a horrendous start, where he endured a lap 1 accident which pushed him to back of the grid,...
  • Vettel wins his 3rd straight F1 championship title November 26, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Sebastian Vettel created history by becoming the youngest ever triple champion in Formula One after finishing sixth at the chaotic season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix, which was won by McLaren's Jenson Button under challenging slippery conditions. It was a hat-trick of titles for the 25-year-old German, who had come into...
  • Michael Schumacher fans hail their departing hero November 25, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Michael Schumacher's fans made their presence felt at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday as the seven times Formula One champion prepared to say farewell to the sport at the age of 43. "On 25 Nov 2012, last day of the golden age of F1," declared one banner...
  • Infiniti become Red Bull title sponsor November 25, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Nissan's premium car brand Infiniti will become title sponsor of Formula One world champions Red Bull next season under a new four-year deal, both parties announced on Sunday. The team, winners of the constructors' title for the past three years, have had a partnership with Infiniti since March 2011. "As...
  • Alonso wants 'chaotic' race to keep hopes alive November 25, 2012

    Sao Paulo: A poor qualifying run has left Fernando Alonso hoping for chaos Sunday in the Brazilian Grand Prix. He wants the season-ending race to be as out of the ordinary as possible so he can increase his chances of overcoming Sebastian Vettel and winning his third Formula One title. Alonso...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins pole position for Brazilian GP November 24, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton won the pole position for the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday, while Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel will start fourth and title challenger Fernando Alonso only eighth. Hamilton set a lap of 1 minute, 12.458 seconds with his McLaren at Interlagos, just .055 in front of...
  • Button edges Vettel in final practice at Interlagos November 24, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Jenson Button set the fastest time in the final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday, with Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel second and title challenger Fernando Alonso only eighth. Button set a lap of 1 minute, 13.188 seconds at Interlagos, just .057 in front of Vettel....
  • Epic contest between Vettel and Alonso at Interlagos November 24, 2012

    It will be a duel between Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as both men, separated by 13 points, vye for the third title. Both drivers are all set for the final showdown of the year at Interlagos on Sunday. The situation will be like a Champions...
  • Brazilian GP: Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice November 23, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton was fastest in the first day of practice for the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday, while Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel was second and title challenger Fernando Alonso was fifth. Hamilton, in his last race with McLaren, had a lap of 1 minute, 14.026 seconds in...
  • Hamilton fastest in 1st practice for Brazilian GP November 23, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Lewis Hamilton was fastest in the first practice for the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday, while Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel was second. Fernando Alonso, the only driver fighting Vettel for the title, was fifth fastest. Hamilton, in his last race with McLaren, had a lap of 1...
  • Vettel pays tribute to boyhood hero Schumacher November 23, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel hailed Michael Schumacher as his hero and inspiration on Thursday as the German great prepared for a final farewell to the sport at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Sitting alongside the seven times champion at a news conference, Vettel suggested the 43-year-old might...
  • Ferrari have nothing to lose, says Alonso November 23, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Winner of two Formula One championships in Brazil, Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says he feels less pressure and has nothing to lose as he chases another championship triumph in Sunday's title-decider at Interlagos. The Spaniard is 13 points behind Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel and must finish on the podium...
  • Vettel sets sights on youngest triple champion feat November 22, 2012

    Sao Paolo: Sebastian Vettel can become Formula One's youngest triple champion without scoring a point in Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix but Fernando Alonso has a more sensational script in mind. If Ferrari's Alonso retires from what promises to be a nail-biting race at Interlagos, the title will go to his...
  • Lewis Hamilton heads to Brazil on a winning high November 19, 2012

    London: Lewis Hamilton will say an emotional farewell to McLaren in Brazil next weekend as a winner, even if Formula One's season-ending race is all about someone else taking the title. Grand Prix, should that be his last win for McLaren, ticked all the boxes. The Briton had won...
  • Contrasting times for Barrichello, De la Rosa November 23, 2011

    Paris: The contrast between these two veterans couldn't have been sharper. While one is probably going to bid farewell to Formula One this weekend, the other is starting his career afresh, securing an extended run as a driver after almost a decade. The 40-year-old Pedro de la Rosa seems to...
  • Hamilton thanks family, fans and his team for F1 win November 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Two days after the extraordinary climax to the Formula One season, McLaren-Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has described realising his lifetime ambition of becoming a world champion as "just amazing". "It's the coolest thing to be able to say you're world champion but I continuously always think about the people that...
  • Lewis Hamilton becomes youngest F1 champion November 3, 2008

    Sao Paulo: McLaren's Lewis Hamilton roared into the record books as Formula One's youngest champion on Sunday when he snatched the title in last lap drama at the Brazilian Grand Prix. The 23-year-old, needing only a fifth place finish in the season-ending race to become Britain's first champion since Damon Hill...
  • McLaren's last throw of the dice: appeal to FIA October 24, 2007

    London: McLaren have formally lodged an appeal against the decision not to penalise three drivers in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix because of fuel irregularities, the Formula One team said on Tuesday. McLaren have appealed to the sport's governing body, the FIA, after Williams driver Nico Rosberg and the BMW Sauber...
  • Indian F1 fans enjoy the championship deciding race October 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The final race of the 2007 Formula One season in Brazil that decided the drivers' championship action was watched by many fans in India. ...
  • As Kimi celebrates, Hamilton still in with a chance October 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Mclaren will contest against the decision by the race stewards not to impose any penalty on Williams and BMW Sauber teams over alleged fuel irregularities. Brazilian Grand Prix stewards decided not to take action against the two teams despite a report from the FIA technical delegate. The technical delegate...
  • Massa takes pole, title leader Hamilton second October 21, 2007

    Sao Paulo (Brazil): McLaren's Lewis Hamilton drew first blood in his Formula One title battle by qualifying in front of his two rivals for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton, the 22-year-old rookie who can become Formula One's youngest champion on Sunday, will start second with Ferrari's Brazilian Felipe Massa on...
  • Last lap of F1 season has 3 drivers neck and neck October 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Formula One World Championship has come down the final race in Brazil. Three men can win the title depending on how the results go, and the focus is on the rivalry between the McLaren pair of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso. Lewis Hamilton is looking to make history...
  • Alonso stays champ, adieu Schumi October 23, 2006

    Sao Paulo: Renault's Fernando Alonso won his second successive Formula One title on Sunday, finishing second in a Brazilian Grand Prix won by Ferrari's local favourite Felipe Massa. Ferrari's Michael Schumacher, in the final race of his career, showed all his grit and determination to go from last to fourth...
  • In Pics: Schumacher's last ride October 23, 2006

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  • Schumacher's final battle begins October 21, 2006

    Sao Paulo: The last battle between seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher and title holder FernandoAlonso officially begins on Saturday with qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Schumacher, retiring from Formula One after Sunday's race, will be fighting for his last pole position, hoping to keep alive his chances for an...
  • Alonso nears moment of double glory October 21, 2006

    Sao Paulo: Fernando Alonso can take one of Michael Schumacher's many records on Sunday by becoming Formula One's youngest double world champion. Whether the 25-year-old Renault racer can prise other milestones from the most successful driver the sport has ever known remains doubtful. Pat Symonds, the Renault master strategist who...