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  • Sebastian Vettel looking back to his best with Ferrari 11 hours 36 minutes ago

    Sebastian Vettel showed how much he is enjoying life at Ferrari by whooping with delight at securing second on the grid for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday and punching the air at the post-qualifying news conference. The four-time world champion cut a forlorn figure in his last season at Red...
  • Ferrari stay cool in pursuit of Mercedes Yesterday

    Ferrari's continued resurgence in Formula One was evident on Friday with both cars looking competitive in the first two practice sessions for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Kimi Raikkonen chased home the Mercedes of Nico Rosberg in the morning and repeated the feat behind the German's team mate Lewis Hamilton in the...
  • Sebastian Vettel, Finn Kimi Raikkonen delight at Ferrari progress 2 days ago

    Malaysia: Ferrari's drivers have praised the improvements the team have made after a solid winter of testing and encouraging display in Australia with new recruit Sebastian Vettel claiming he is much happier with the car than he was with last year's Red Bull. The four-times Formula One champion joined Finn Kimi...
  • Xiaomi's rumouored 'Ferrari' smartphone specs leaked; could come with a 4.9-inch full HD display 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Xiaomi's 'Ferrari' smartphone is still to be released, but the device's specs were reportedly spotted online that delved out details of the next-gen Android handset. Noticed in the benchmark listings, the specifications hint to the device sporting a qualcomm snapdragon 615 SoC with octa-core 1.65 GHz CPU paired with...
  • Mercedes fight for Formula One title off the track, not on it March 18, 2015

    The only thing that could keep Mercedes from running away with the Formula One title again this year lies off the track, not on it. Last weekend's season-opening race in Australia showed what everyone had suspected, Mercedes' dominance from 2014 has not been eroded and may even have increased. Even before Lewis...
  • Nico Rosberg invites Sebastian Vettel to Mercedes debrief March 17, 2015

    Nico Rosberg has invited Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to attend Mercedes' Friday debrief at the Malaysian Grand Prix after a light-hearted exchange between the Formula One rivals last weekend. "I spoke to (Mercedes motorsport head) Toto (Wolff) and (technical head) Paddy (Lowe) about an invitation for Sebastian and they are easy with...
  • It's really an honour to sit in the red car, says Sebastian Vettel March 15, 2015

    A yawning 34 seconds might have separated third-placed Sebastian Vettel from Australian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton on Sunday but the podium spot felt like a victory for the four-times world champion on his Ferrari debut. German Vettel endured a horror final season with Red Bull last year, outshone by new...
  • Australian Grand Prix reduced to 14 cars March 15, 2015

    Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix got under way on Sunday on a farcical note with only 14 cars left in the race after the opening lap. Just 15 were able to line up on the grid due to a rash of technical failures and Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado then crashed his...
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wins season-opening Australian Grand Prix March 15, 2015

    Melbourne: Lewis Hamilton's world championship defence got off to a flying start on Sunday with a crushing victory for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as Formula One rivals succumbed to a farcical rash of reliability problems. Pole-sitter Hamilton started from a grid reduced to 15 cars from a possible...
  • Lewis Hamilton claims pole position for Australian Grand Prix March 14, 2015

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton claimed a record-breaking pole position for the Formula One season-opening race at the Australia Grand Prix with a dominant performance in Saturday's qualifying. Last season's F1 champion set a time of 1 minute, 26.327 seconds at the Albert Park circuit, six-tenths of a second faster than team-mate...
  • Sebastian Vettel back smiling after strong start with Ferrari March 13, 2015

    Sebastian Vettel could hardly hide his delight after completing his first practice session for his new team Ferrari on Friday. As expected, the German was slower than the two Mercedes' of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg but he was still quicker than everyone else, setting the third fastest time ahead of...
  • Formula One's youngest ever lineup confident of success March 12, 2015

    Kimi Raikkonen is old enough to be Max Verstappen's father, and when the Formula One season gets underway at the Australian Grand Prix, the teen prodigy will be racing against the seen-it-all veteran. At 17, Verstappen will become the youngest driver in F1 history. He was only 3½ years old when Raikkonen...
  • Five things to watch as F1 2015 season begins March 12, 2015

    With everyone looking to challenge Mercedes this year in Formula One, former world champions Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso will do so with new teams. Here are some things to look out for in the upcoming season, which begins in Melbourne, Australia, on March 15: BEST OF ENEMIES Lewis Hamilton and Nico...
  • Sebastian Vettel plays down Ferrari hopes in Melbourne March 12, 2015

    Sebastian Vettel is convinced Ferrari have a better car than the one that stuttered through a winless season last year but has played down his team's chances of upsetting Mercedes at Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The four-times world champion has joined Kimi Raikkonen at Formula One's glamour team and has...
  • Profiles of teams and drivers for the 2015 Formula One season March 11, 2015

    The evidence of pre-season testing strongly suggests the fight for this year's championship will again be a case of Mercedes vs the rest. The switch of four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel from Red Bull to Ferrari, and Fernando Alonso from Ferrari back to McLaren, will provide interesting subplots, but the...
  • Mercedes again the team to beat in Formula One 2015 March 11, 2015

    Two of Formula One's top drivers have made lucrative moves to new teams in 2015, so fans might think there will be a shake-up to last season's established order. They would be wrong. The evidence of pre-season testing strongly suggests the fight for this year's championship will again be a case of...
  • McLaren braced for troubled start to new Honda era March 6, 2015

    London: McLaren start the Formula One season in Australia with star signing Fernando Alonso absent and recovering from concussion, a Honda engine that has yet to run sweetly and a car that has spent more time in the garage than testing on track. Crisis? What crisis? The team's racing director Eric Boullier,...
  • Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari can be Mercedes' closest rivals March 5, 2015

    Four times Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari can become the strongest challengers to Mercedes this season after failing to win a race last year. Vettel, who moved from Red Bull at the end of last year, said on Thursday it could take some time for it to happen...
  • Ferrari boss takes a provocative stance March 1, 2015

    Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene has taken a provocative stance, before the Formula One season has even started, in response to rumours about a clampdown on access passes for teams. Arrivabene, a marketing man who was appointed in November, sat with Ferrari's Mexican reserve driver Esteban Gutierrez and sporting director Massimo Rivola...
  • Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo edges Kimi Raikkonen in Barcelona February 21, 2015

    Montmelo: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo narrowly clocked the fastest time while also putting in the most laps during Formula One preseason testing on Friday. The Australian put Red Bull at the top of the day's timesheet for the first time this preseason by steering his way to a benchmark lap...
  • Ferrari play down promising test performances February 21, 2015

    Barcelona: Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has pledged to run for the hills barefoot if his drivers win four races this season but he does not expect that to happen despite promising signs in testing. "Winning two races will be fine. Three will be perfect. Four and I run...
  • Ferrari reveal radical F1 concept car February 18, 2015

    Ferrari have come up with a design for an aggressive-looking concept car they believe could be the future of Formula One. Ferrari posted an image of the radical design on their website Tuesday and invited fans to comment. Ferrari says, "Would it be possible to come up with an F1 car which...
  • Formula One's rules revolution will have to wait February 18, 2015

    London: Formula One's next rules revolution will have to wait until at least 2017 after a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday voted against significant technical change before then. Although there was no formal statement issued, sources said the FIA's Formula One Commission had rejected a proposal to change the regulations and...
  • Kimi Raikkonen fastest as first test ends in Jerez February 5, 2015

    Spain: Formula One's first pre-season test ended in Jerez on Wednesday with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen fastest, Mercedes doing more laps than anyone else and McLaren once again bottom of the timesheets. While Raikkonen completed 106 laps in the new Ferrari SF15-T car and ensured Ferrari-engined cars set the pace every day,...
  • Ferrari fast improving with new F1 car February 4, 2015

    Ferrari have made improvements in all areas and their new Formula One car is a "completely different story" to the one that drew a dismal blank on the track last year, Kimi Raikkonen said on Tuesday. "The whole package is quite a bit better from where we finished last year. We've...
  • McLaren make troubled start to testing February 2, 2015

    Fernando Alonso made a troubled start to testing McLaren's new Formula One car in Spain on Sunday while champions Mercedes pounded out the laps and Sebastian Vettel went fastest for Ferrari. Spaniard Alonso, who has moved from Ferrari at the start of a new Honda-powered era for McLaren, completed just six...
  • Sebastian Vettel warns against expecting too much of Ferrari January 30, 2015

    London: Sebastian Vettel gave Ferrari's new Formula One car his seal of approval on Friday while warning fans not to expect too much from a team that made major changes after failing to win anything last year. "Obviously there is a change in colour for me so it's a new experience...
  • Formula One needs a 'real revolution', says Ferrari boss January 24, 2015

    Formula One needs to go through a 'real revolution' by 2017 with cars making the sort of noise that heavy metal rock fans would appreciate, according to Ferrari boss Maurizio Arrivabene. The principal, who took over the team in November, told the Ferrari website on Friday that the show needed to...
  • Sebastian Vettel a good fit for Ferrari, says Surtees January 21, 2015

    Sebastian Vettel could be just the man to revive Ferrari's Formula One fortunes because both need to recover their lost lustre after a dismal year, the team's 1964 world champion John Surtees said on Tuesday. Quadruple world champion Vettel failed to win a race in 2014 with Red Bull and was...