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Red Bull and Ferrari set to battle for British win

July 9, 2011

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Silverstone looks set to be a fight between Red Bull and Ferrari with home favourites McLaren struggling. After a sodden opening day in Northamptonshire, Sebastian Vettel assumed his familiar position at the top of the time sheets in third practice. The championship leaders have not yet been obviously hurt by changes to the diffuser rules. […]

Vettel is already the fastest on the streets of Monaco

May 26, 2011

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We could be in for a lively weekend in Monaco as the Formula One circus arrives on the streets of the principality. Sebastian Vettel has already laid a marker by topping the times in practice one but, as we saw with Fernando Alonso’s bad error last year, a whole weekend can be undone with a […]

Vettel comfortable leading from the front in Shanghai

April 15, 2011

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Sebastian Vettel eased to his familiar position at the top of the time sheets in free practice for the Chinese Grand Prix. The German Red Bull driver was ahead in both sessions, leaving his McLaren rivals behind in a cloud of Shanghai dust. It’s hard to see past the world champion for a third consecutive […]

Just over five hours until The Chain plays for 2011’s first qualifying

March 25, 2011

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Qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix gets underway in just a few hours and little is clear beyond the fact it is all very exciting. Like many others, I see little outcome other than the Red Bull cars pummeling the opposition though hopefully it will be closer than that. Like last season, especially over one […]

Hungary looks like being Vettel’s to lose

July 30, 2010

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Sebastian Vettel has destroyed the field in practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix, laying down the strongest possible marker of his intent. The Red Bull cars were clearly quickest today, though the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso is not far behind. McLaren look set to struggle as they still do not have their blown diffuser package […]

McLaren take diffuser blow ahead of British Grand Prix

July 9, 2010

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McLaren has abandoned its blown diffuser set up for the rest of the British Grand Prix weekend, Autosport is reporting. Aside from being a long night for the mechanics – this will require huge changes to the rear of the car and possibly the floor – it’s a very bad sign for the prospects of […]

McLaren look to finally control a weekend in Canada

June 12, 2010

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McLaren have probably their best chance of the season to dominate a Grand Prix weekend in Canada. But it was the Red Bull of Sebastian Vettel which topped the time sheets in second practice, against expectations. Red Bull are clearly keen to show they have put Turkey behind them and dragging a result out of […]