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Alonso wins in Malaysia as Perez lays a marker for the future

March 25, 2012

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Fernando Alonso defied all expectations and carried his Ferrari to victory in Malaysia today in a rain interrupted Grand Prix. But driver of the day was Sergio Perez who drove his Sauber to a heroic second place. He should have won but for an error three laps from the close when he was hunting the […]

Button dominates to take simple, emphatic victory in Australia.

March 18, 2012

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Jenson Button cruised to a dominant season opening victory in Australia today, calmly underlining his title credentials at the earliest opportunity. The 2009 world champion snatched the lead off the line from team mate Lewis Hamilton and never looked threatened, at one stage building a 10 second lead. After a safety car period, Button was […]

Farewell to 2011, all hail the conquerors at Red Bull

November 28, 2011

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And so the 2011 season ended with another dominant performance from the team at Milton Keynes, albeit with a gearbox problem relegating champion Sebastian Vettel to second place. It was a typically controlled victory for Red Bull and sends them into the winter rightly underlined as the fastest, most effective outfit on the grid. Vettel […]

Hamilton gets back to the top in the Abu Dhabi twilight

November 13, 2011

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Lewis Hamilton today seized on a rare failure for Sebastian Vettel’s Red Bull to claim victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The McLaren driver was gifted the lead on the second corner of the first lap after Vettel’s Red Bull appeared to suffer a rear wheel puncture with no warning, throwing the previously invincible […]

Vettel coasts to easy win in Monza to tighten his grip on the title

September 11, 2011

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Sebastian Vettel claimed one of the most straightforward victories of his career in Monza cantering home more than 10 seconds ahead of Jenson Button. The champion elect is 112 points clear at the top of the table and looked every inch the champion today. After losing the lead off the line, he pulled a magnificent […]

Vettel claims Spa victory as the championship moves ever nearer

August 28, 2011

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Sebastian Vettel overcame tyre troubles to claim victory in Spa and take another giant step to his second title. The world champion extended his lead at the top of the driver’s championship, leading home team mate Mark Webber for the first Red Bull 1-2 since Turkey. It was far from straightforward for Vettel. The Red […]

Button masters the weather again to claim tense Hungarian Grand Prix

July 31, 2011

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Jenson Button triumphed in damp conditions at a tense Hungarian Grand Prix. The Briton read the conditions perfectly to seize victory in the wake of mistakes from several rivals, not least team mate Lewis Hamilton. McLaren had been dominating proceedings for most phases of the race and looked set for a one-two until a late […]