Indian Grand Prix 2012

  • Sahara Force India a happy unit with four points October 28, 2012

    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 points...
  • Vettel dispels rumors of change to Ferrari October 28, 2012

    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 could...
  • Focus and discipline reasons for my success: Vettel October 28, 2012

    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 October 28, 2012

    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 car,...
  • Vettel zips home to win Indian GP 2012 October 28, 2012

    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 October 28, 2012

    The victory helped Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel extend his 2012 F1 championship lead over Ferrari's Fernando Alonso to 13 points....
  • Indian GP: Harbhajan hoping for a Ferrari win October 28, 2012

    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...
  • Overdrive: Catch all action from Indian Grand Prix 2012 November 1, 2012

    Get all the update from the Indian Grand Prix 2012. Also, on this episode, find out how different is KTM 200 Duke from Bajaj Pulsar 200NS. ...
  • F1 Indian Grand Prix starting line-up October 27, 2012

    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...
  • Red Bull Vettel rages on at Indian GP November 1, 2012

    After sweeping all three practice sessions, the defending champion is the favourite to claim the pole position. ...
  • Vettel takes pole in Indian Grand Prix 2012 October 27, 2012

    Greater Noida: Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the Indian Grand Prix on Saturday, edging out team-mate Mark Webber by four-hundredths of a second for Red Bull's third straight front-row sweep. McLaren pair Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button qualified third and fourth at the Buddh International...
  • Indian GP 2012 Qualifying: how Vettel claimed pole October 27, 2012

    After sweeping the three practice sessions, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel stormed the qualifying sessions to grab his fifth pole of the season....
  • India slams Ferrari's flag-flying solidarity October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Friday objected to Formula One team Ferrari's decision to put the Italian Navy flag on their cars at Indian Grand Prix race in an apparent solidarity with two marines facing murder charges in the country, saying this did not reflect "the spirit of sports". "Using sporting events...
  • The hub of all activity: garage of the teams November 1, 2012

    CNN-IBN's Sandeep Srikkanth experiences of what is going on in the garage of the teams at the BIC? ...
  • May stay with Mercedes, says Schumacher November 1, 2012

    The seven-time world champion said his main focus will be on notching some points for Mercedes at Indian GP. ...
  • Kobayashi seeking sponsorship to stay in F1 October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Kamui Kobayashi's future with the Sauber Formula One team will not depend on whatever new sponsorship money he might raise, team principal Monisha Kaltenborn said on Friday. Without saying whether the Japanese would be staying or leaving next season, Kaltenborn reminded reporters at the Indian Grand Prix that the...
  • Hulkenberg satisfied with free practice result October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: In his maiden sojourn at the Buddh International Circuit here, Sahara Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg is satisfied with the free practice on Friday and said he was shaping up well for the qualifying session at the Indian Grand Prix on Friday. Hulkenberg, who ended eighth at the second...
  • Domenicali declines to comment on flag controversy October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali on Friday refused to be drawn into the raging controversy surrounding its decision to race with the Italian navy flag on their cars at Sunday's Indian Grand Prix as a gesture of solidarity towards its marines facing trial in India over murder charges. Domenicali...
  • The qualifying result may be different: Vettel October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Red Bull dominated the practice sessions by putting both the cars at the top in FP 2 but Sebastian Vettel, who had the fastest time, reckons that the qualifying result may be different. After the final practice session on Saturday morning, the drivers will fight for the positions...
  • Formula One Indian Grand Prix trophy unveiled October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: The Formula One Airtel Indian Grand Prix trophy was unveiled on Friday at Buddh International Circuit. The trophy is an aesthetic interpretation of a contemporary and forward looking India on a global pedestal. The idea behind selecting this design was to ensure that it symbolises the spirit of...
  • Even reserve driver has a role to play in F1 October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: It is not easy being a reserve driver in Formula One. While the regulars hog the limelight during the race weekends, the third driver quietly goes about doing his chores in the garage. On the track, he is expected to deliver in the handful of opportunities he gets. Sahara...
  • Safety car, the unheralded hero of F1 October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: When everyone is in the fast lane, his may seem a low-key job, driving a car at a slow speed. Never mind the speed, he has a crucial role - to ensure nothing untoward happens on the track and beyond. He drives what is known in Formula One...
  • Vettel rules Indian GP practice sessions October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel picked up where he left off on Friday by lapping fastest in free practice of the Indian Grand Prix that could bring the Formula One championship leader a fourth win in a row. Red Bull's 25-year-old German, who leads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso by six points with...
  • Indian GP 2012: Ecclestone open to two races in India October 26, 2012

    Greater Noida: India can hope to host two Formula One races within the next decade but the country faces plenty of competition on a crowded calendar, according to the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone. In a conversation ranging from sacred cows on India's roads to Lewis Hamilton's move to Mercedes next...
  • Drivers give thumbs up to greener BIC October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Dust has become a thing of the past at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC), say the Formula 1 drivers here for the second Indian Grand Prix. Drivers had complained of dust and dirt at BIC during the inaugural edition last year. "The track looks a lot more prepared this...
  • Webber not ready to let Vettel win October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Mark Webber ruled out gifting an Indian Grand Prix victory to championship-leading Red Bull team mate Sebastian Vettel on Thursday. Vettel, chasing his third Formula One title in a row, is only six points ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso with four races remaining while Australian Webber is...
  • McLaren can challenge Red Bull, says Button October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: McLaren can deny Red Bull's Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel a fourth straight win, Jenson Button said at the Indian Grand Prix on Thursday. "I think they (Red Bull) have upgraded their car so they're doing a very good job and when the car works well, Sebastian gets the...
  • Alonso sure he can beat Vettel to title October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Just six points separate the two-way title race between defending champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. The second-placed Ferrari driver feels that the remaining four races, which will decide the eventual winner, would be a "battle of package" between the two outfits. With 206 points...
  • Indian GP 2012: Formula One action returns to India October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Race cars speeding through long straightaways and careening to negotiate tight curves, causing a deafening noise, were a novelty for the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) here exactly a year ago when the Formula One caravan ignited the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. They are all back from October 26-28...
  • Felipe Massa hoping to end season on a high October 25, 2012

    Greater Noida: Felipe Massa did not have the best of current Formula One season but the Ferrari driver is determined to end the year on a high and feels some good results in the remaining four races would augur well for the Italian outfit in 2013. After a poor start to...