Chinese Grand Prix 2013

  • Force India to reprimand their drivers for China collission April 16, 2013

    Shanghai: Adrian Sutil and Paul Di Resta will be reprimanded by Force India for their opening lap collision at the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix here. Both Sutil and Di Resta blamed each other for the incident, without which the Scot could have finished the race higher than eighth. Sutil...
  • Fernando Alonso remains realistic about title chances April 15, 2013

    Shanghai: Fernando Alonso has "no illusions" about his prospects in the Formula One championship despite ending a 12race drought with a commanding victory at the Chinese Grand Prix. The dozen races without a win was the Ferrari driver's longest barren period since his winless 2009 season, and represented a sharp...
  • Show your elbows, McLaren tell Sergio Perez April 15, 2013

    Manama: McLaren new boy Sergio Perez has been told by team boss Martin Whitmarsh to use his elbows and make life harder for Formula One rivals. "I think he's been very polite so far this year, I think he needs to toughen up," Whitmarsh told reporters after the Mexican finished...
  • Ferrari's Fernando Alonso wins Chinese Grand Prix 2013 April 14, 2013

    Shanghai: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso won the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, claiming his and the team's first win since last year's race in Germany. Alonso took the lead for good with 13 laps to go and won by 10 seconds from Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen, with pole sitter Lewis...
  • Lewis Hamilton grabs pole position at Chinese Grand Prix April 13, 2013

    Shanghai: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has taken pole position for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton's best time on Saturday at the Shanghai International Circuit was 1 minute, 34.484 seconds, qualifying a quarter of a second ahead of Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen. Ferrari's Fernando Alonso will start third in Sunday's...
  • Ferrari's Alonso fastest in final practice at Shanghai April 13, 2013

    Shanghai: Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa have set the two fastest times in Saturday's prequalifying practice session at the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. Alonso was the quickest around the Shanghai International Circuit with a time of 1 minute, 35.391 seconds more than six tenths of a second...
  • Force India relaxed about return to Bahrain April 13, 2013

    Shanghai: Protests in Bahrain ahead of next week's Formula One Grand Prix are giving Force India no sleepless nights despite the scare team members had last year when they were caught in a petrol bomb incident. "Lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place ... I am not expecting any issues...
  • Max Chilton hopes to be a good investment April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Max Chilton laughingly suggested that he would have happily cut off his right arm to secure his place on the Formula One starting grid. That would have been counterproductive, of course, but fortunately for the glamour sport's youngest and newest British racer, his father Grahame came up with an...
  • Felipe Massa fastest in Chinese GP second practice April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Ferrari driver Felipe Massa set the fastest time in Friday's practice sessions for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, bringing praise from his team for an "incredible" performance. Massa set a best time of 1 minute, 35.340 seconds around the Shanghai International Circuit in the afternoon session, putting him 0.15...
  • McLaren can make up lost ground, says Button April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: McLaren can make up lost ground after a difficult start to the year because their car has more development potential than Formula One rivals, according to Jenson Button. The 2009 world champion has scored just two points from the first two races of the 19round season and is 38...
  • Alonso laughs off teammate Massa's challenge April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso responded sarcastically to the qualifying edge currently enjoyed by teammate Felipe Massa, saying he can't sleep and is losing his hair. Massa has qualified ahead of Alonso in the past four races the first two this season and the last two last year and...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg fastest in opening practice at Shanghai April 12, 2013

    Shanghai: Mercedes pair Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton set the fastest times in Friday's opening practice session for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix. Rosberg, who won here last year for his sole F1 victory, set a time of 1 minute, 36.717 seconds around the Shanghai International Circuit, putting him almost...
  • Formula One remains a tough sell in China April 11, 2013

    When it was added to the calendar nine years ago, the Chinese Grand Prix was supposed to give Formula One a path to a vibrant new market that offered access to millions of racing fans and big name sponsors. It hasn't worked out that way. The race, which takes place this...
  • We are better force now, says Sahara Force India chief April 8, 2013

    Shanghai: Sahara Force India do not depend now just on wet weather conditions to upset the big teams as the car is competitive enough in all conditions, team principal Vijay Mallya asserted Monday. Going into Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix, Force India are fifth in the constructors standings, behind Mercedes and...