Austin: Outgoing driver Nico Hulkenburg continued his consistent run with Sahara Force Indian Formula One team, picking up four points for the outfit with an eighth-place finish at the United States Grand Prix. The result means the team has scored points in the last eight races. Force India's other driver, Paul Di Resta, came home in the 15th spot.
"Another tough race but very satisfying to have so many good battles and score another four points. I think we squeezed the maximum from the car and should be pleased with what we achieved," Hulkenburg, who will join Sauber next season, said after the race.
"For the first few laps, we looked very strong, but after lap ten the tyres started to fade away. When we switched to the hard tyres, we were not so competitive, so it was just a case of pushing hard to stay in the points.
"The last few laps were not easy because I was getting massive pressure from the Williams pair, who were very quick through sector one. They had the advantage of DRS and it was not easy to keep them behind me. There was quite a bit of fighting but I managed to stay ahead," added the German....more
01:29 PM, Nov 19, 2012
Austin, Texas: The Formula One season comes down to this: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel leads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso by 10 points with two races left, the first at a track neither has driven on before. The first US Grand Prix since 2007 will be run on Sunday on the new $400 million Circuit of the Americas, built a few miles outside of Austin. With so few points separating Vettel and...
10:23 AM, Nov 16, 2012