European Grand Prix

  • Force India elated with Valencia result 29-06-2011 08:02 PM

    Valencia: After struggling to be competitive in the first few races, Force India managed to get a decent result in Monaco when Adrian Sutil finished 7th. In Valencia this Sunday, Sutil again brought some cheer in the team by finishing 9th. In an exclusive interview with ibnlive.com, Force India deputy...
  • Narain happy despite qualifying struggle 26-06-2011 02:32 PM

    Valencia: Narain Karthikeyan didn't have his best outing in qualifying. The Hispania Racing driver, who qualified 24th and last on the grid, told ibnlive.com that a combination of mechanical problems and weather had played a part in the car not being upto the pace on Saturday. "We had gearbox problems...
  • Sutil ecstatic after clocking best time 25-06-2011 08:03 PM

    Valencia: Buoyed after securing the best qualifying performance of the season by capturing the 10th spot on the grid for Sunday's European Grand Prix, Force India driver Adrian Sutil said he knew that he would finish inside the top 10. "The car has been working pretty well all weekend and...
  • Sutil to start European GP from 10th place 25-06-2011 07:32 PM

    Valencia: Force India's Adrian Sutil recorded his best qualifying performance of the season by capturing the 10th place on the grid while his teammate Paul di Resta will start Sunday's European Grand Prix at the 12th spot. Sutil, whose best position on grid till date was 11th at the Chinese...
  • Vettel takes pole for European Grand Prix 25-06-2011 07:20 PM

    Valencia: Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel chalked up his seventh pole position in eight races this season as Red Bull swept the front row in qualifying for the European Grand Prix on Saturday. Australian team mate Mark Webber was second fastest with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton third and sharing the...
  • Vettel quickest in final Valencia practice 25-06-2011 04:37 PM

    Valencia: Red Bull's world champion Sebastian Vettel laid down a marker with a fastest lap well inside his 2010 pole position time in final practice for the European Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday. The 23-year-old German, runaway leader after five wins in seven races this season, clocked a best...
  • Will Valencia throw up a high-octane race? 24-06-2011 09:20 AM

    Valencia: Valencia is not exactly known for producing memorable races since it started hosting the European GP from 2008, but there is no denying the fact that a visit to this beautiful city located on the Mediterranean coast is something that everyone looks forward to. The laid back, informal attitude...
  • Ferrari can still win the title, says Alonso 24-06-2011 09:05 AM

    Valencia: Ferrari can still win the Formula One title if they can improve their car quickly, double world champion Fernando Alonso said on Thursday. The Spaniard, who won his titles with Renault, told a news conference at his home European Grand Prix in Valencia that he was not giving up...
  • Red Bull play down impact of F1 rule changes 24-06-2011 08:57 AM

    Valencia: Champions Red Bull played down McLaren hopes on Thursday that a Formula One crackdown on engine electronics would help to close the performance gap from Sunday's European Grand Prix. Red Bull's world champion Sebastian Vettel has won five of the seven races so far this season with the team...
  • Sutil expects to race despite assault case 24-06-2011 12:57 AM

    Valencia: Force India's Adrian Sutil reacted coolly on Thursday to suggestions that his Formula One drive could be at risk after a complaint of grievous bodily harm was filed against him by a Renault team official. The German and his manager Manfred Zimmerman said they had yet to receive any...
  • Chandhok to drive in first Valencia practice 22-06-2011 07:23 PM

    Chennai: Team Lotus on Wednesday confirmed that its reserve driver Karun Chandhok will be driving the T128 for the first practice session of the Formula One (F1) European Grand Prix in Valencia this weekend. Chandhok had previously driven the T128 in Free Practice-1 in Australia and Turkey this year and...