Indian Gp 2012

  • Vettel needs three perfect weekends: Horner 29-10-2012 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Formula One season that began with seven different winners in the first seven races is in danger of ending with one man, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel, chalking up seven wins in succession. The 25-year-old German has already won four in a row, the first time the double...
  • Indian GP 2012: India bids Michael Schumacher goodbye 28-10-2012 11:38 PM

    Greater Noida: India bid a fond farewell to seven-times world champion Michael Schumacher on Sunday as the great who got young sports fans in the country hooked on Formula One competed in the country for the last time. Formula One has never been popular in the cricket crazy nation but...
  • Webber walks out of press conference 28-10-2012 10:18 PM

    Greater Noida: Red Bull driver Mark Webber abruptly walked out of the drivers' press conference at the Formula One Indian Grand Prix here on Sunday. The Australian, who finished third, left the room while a question was asked to winner Sebastian Vettel and second-placed Fernando Alonso. When a scribe asked,...
  • Force India to reveal drivers' line up next month 28-10-2012 09:03 PM

    Greater Noida: Amidst strong speculations that Nico Hulkenberg will leave Sahara Force India to join Sauber for the next season, Team Prinicpal Vijay Mallya on Sunday said he will reveal the drivers' line-up next month. Hulkenberg, who test drove for the Indian side in 2011, was elevated to the driving...
  • Finishing the race the best result for us: Narain 28-10-2012 08:41 PM

    Greater Noida: Narain Karthikeyan, India's only Formula One driver, on Sunday said that finishing the race was the maximum result he could have got in his home Grand Prix as he had to slow down his car due to overheating of the brakes. Right from the start, Karthikeyan was warned...
  • Lukewarm response for Indian GP this year 28-10-2012 07:58 PM

    Greater Noida: It may not be the same as inaugural year in terms of response, but the second Indian Grand Prix still recorded a turn out of 65,000 spectators, which included the who's who of tinsel town, politics and sporting fraternity. Unlike last year that witnessed a whopping 95,000 turn...
  • Sahara Force India a happy unit with four points 28-10-2012 07:33 PM

    Greater Noida: It would have been an ideal result for Sahara Force India had both its cars earned points in their home Grand Prix here on Sunday, but the team is still a happy unit with Nico Hulkenberg's eighth-place finish, considering the poor qualifying. Paul di Resta ended outside the...
  • Vettel dispels rumors of change to Ferrari 28-10-2012 07:15 PM

    Greater Noida: Two-time defending Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull has sought to quash rumors of an impending move to Ferrari, seeking to reassure team members who see fresh reports he has reached a deal with the Italian team. After winning Sunday's Indian Grand Prix, Vettel said there...
  • Focus and discipline reasons for my success: Vettel 28-10-2012 06:52 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull on Sunday termed "discipline and focus" as the two main ingredients of success after winning his second successive Indian Grand Prix on Sunday. A flying Vettel faced no challenge whatsoever as he led from the start to finish at the Buddh...
  • Karthikeyan couldn't show power in HRT: Coulthard 28-10-2012 05:21 PM

    Greater Noida: India doesn't have a legacy in Formula One drivers but Narain Karthikeyan is a "talented driver who could have done wonders had he be racing for any other team" than minnows Hispania Racing (HRT), feels former multiple Grand Prix winner David Coulthard. Handicapped by his not so advanced...
  • Vettel zips home to win Indian GP 2012 28-10-2012 04:33 PM

    Greater Noida: Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel extended his 2012 Formula One championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso by winning the Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday. The win, which is Vettel's fourth consecutive triumph of the season, increased his lead in the drivers' championship table...
  • Indian GP 2012: how Vettel's Red Bull won it 28-10-2012 02:28 PM

    The victory helped Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel extend his 2012 F1 championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to 13 points. ...
  • Ecclestone laughs off Formula E comparisons 28-10-2012 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone Sunday ridiculed the proposed Formula E series, which claims to be environment-friendly, calling the concept "lawn-mower" and insisting that it is "stupid" to consider it a competition to F1. Asked how he sees the new series, which will begin from 2014 with 10...
  • Indian GP: Harbhajan hoping for a Ferrari win 28-10-2012 01:57 PM

    Greater Noida: Cricketer Harbhajan Singh said that he was proud of the fact that a Formula One race was being held in the country and hoped a win for Ferrari would see him being gifted a road car from the Italian team. The off-spinner is a Ferrari guest and spent...
  • Gagan Narang, not Hrithik to flag off Indian GP 28-10-2012 12:02 PM

    Greater Noida: London Olympics bronze medal winning shooter Gagan Narang will flag off the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix here on Sunday. Narang, who clinched a bronze in the 10m air rifle event, confirmed his attendance on Saturday night. "Sports Minister Ajay Maken was our first choice to flag...
  • Alonso remains upbeat despite fifth place in qualifying 28-10-2012 08:46 AM

    Greater Noida: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso remains upbeat about his Formula One championship hopes despite seeing his title rival Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull take pole position on Saturday for the Indian Grand Prix. Vettel is in superb form, having won three consecutive races, but Alonso felt the gap at...
  • Vijay Mallya hopes for a turn-around by Force India 27-10-2012 08:53 PM

    Greater Noida: Vijay Mallya, Force India's team prinicpal, was unhappy that even one of his cars couldn't finish among the top-10 in the qualifying session Saturday for the home-race at the Buddh International Circuit. Nico Hulkenburg will start from the 12th place ans Paul Di Resta from the 16th place...
  • Happy to have finished ahead of one Marussia: Karthikeyan 27-10-2012 08:51 PM

    Greater Noida: India's Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan said Saturday he was happy to start from the penultimate spot ahead of at least one of the Marussias in his home Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit. Karthikeyan will be starting at the 23rd place behind HRT team mate Pedro...
  • We need to improve to catch Red Bull: Fernando Alonso 27-10-2012 07:12 PM

    Greater Noida: Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso said on Saturday that they needed to improve their cars in the remaining races to catch the two speeding Red Bulls. Alonso will start Sunday's Indian Grand Prix in fifth position after a disappointing qualifying session, which saw the championship leader Sebastian Vettel and...
  • F1 Indian Grand Prix starting line-up 27-10-2012 07:12 PM

    Greater Noida: Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel grabbed the pole to lead the pack of 24 cars at the starting grid of the 2012 Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday, with team-mate Mark Webber in the second position and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton in the third completing...
  • Sunday's race will be close: Sebastian Vettel 27-10-2012 05:29 PM

    Greater Noida: Defending champion Sebastian Vettel is a satisfied man, at least for now, as he claimed the pole position on Saturday in the Indian Grand Prix, four places ahead of his nearest title contender Fernando Alonso, but he has said it will be a close race on Sunday irrespective...
  • Ferrari say navy flag on cars not a political statement 27-10-2012 05:11 PM

    Greater Noida: Ferrari moved to placate angry Indian authorities on Saturday with an assurance that a navy flag on their Formula One cars was not a political statement of support for Italian sailors detained for killing local fishermen. The Italian navy flag will, however, remain on the cars for the...
  • Poor show by Force India in Indian GP qualifying 27-10-2012 04:37 PM

    Greater Noida: None of the Sahara Force India drivers could make the top 10 on the grid for their home race during the qualifying session of the Indian Grand Prix 2012 at the Buddh International Circuit here on Saturday. Meanwhile, Red Bull driver and defending champion Sebastian Vettel claimed his...
  • FMSCI backs Ferrari's decision 27-10-2012 04:30 PM

    Greater Noida: The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) on Saturday stood by Ferrari's decision of carrying the Italian Navy's flag on its F1 cars during the second Indian Grand Prix and said that it won't have any effect on the case involving two Italian marines, who are...
  • Indian GP moves on from the dog days of 2011 27-10-2012 03:25 PM

    Greater Noida: The dog days are over and the dust has also settled for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix on its second appearance on the Formula One calendar. Last year's inaugural race at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) was dogged by feral hounds on the dusty track during practice...
  • Formula One Opus makes a grand entry into India 27-10-2012 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: With 852 pages, weighing 37kg and priced at a minimum cost of 2,000 pounds, the Formula One Opus made a grand entry into the Indian market with its global launch at a glittering function here. The Official Formula One Opus is the biggest and heaviest publication ever on...
  • Narain Karthikeyan is underrated: de la Rosa 27-10-2012 02:57 PM

    Greater Noida: Highly-rated veteran Formula 1 driver Pedro de la Rosa says he has been hugely impressed with his Indian HRT teammate Narain Karthikeyan. De la Rosa, at 41, is the oldest driver on the grid after Michael Schumacher and commands the respect of the entire F1 fraternity. The regard...
  • Indian GP 2012 Qualifying: how Vettel claimed pole 27-10-2012 01:35 PM

    After sweeping the three practice sessions, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel stormed the qualifying sessions to grab his fifth pole of the season. ...
  • Sebastian Vettel tops final practice as well at Indian GP 27-10-2012 12:25 PM

    Greater Noida: Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel made it a clean sweep of all three practice sessions at the Formula One India Grand Prix by setting the fastest time in Saturday's pre-qualifying run. The F1 championship leader, who has won the past three races, was two tenths of a second...
  • Amazing to see the rise of F1 in India: Hamilton 27-10-2012 10:29 AM

    New Delhi: Amazed to see the rapid rise of Formula One in India, McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton said the F1 race here could become one of the best of the year given the country's potential. "It is amazing to see the rise of India in Formula One. From a driver...