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Vettel canters home to sixth win of the season in Valencia

June 26, 2011

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Sebastian Vettel cantered to one of the most straightforward victories of his career in Valencia, claiming his sixth win in eight races this year. The European Grand Prix was always likely to be a let down after the thrills and spills of Canada two weeks ago. But today most of the passing was done in […]

Vettel cruises to his usual position at the front of the grid

June 25, 2011

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Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull dominated qualifying yet again, defying predictions that engine mapping rule changes would break their grip on Saturday sessions. The reigning world champion was peerless again, firing in a 1m 36.975s on his first Q3 run – and he was going even faster on the second run before calling it quits […]

Will engine changes in Valencia rein in Vettel’s charging Red Bull?

June 24, 2011

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Formula One has arrived at the traditional snooze fest venue that is Valencia, with all the talk surrounding engines and mapping. The only truly memorable incident from the 2010 race was Mark Webber’s spectacular accident, which saw the Australian fly through the air, land upside and spin into the barriers – before walking away from […]

Vettel takes easy victory after Webber’s horror crash in Valencia

June 27, 2010

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Sebastian Vettel cruised to victory in Valencia in a race marked almost exclusively by a horrific crash. Mark Webber crashed into the back of Heikki Kovaleinen’s Lotus, after the Australian apparently missed his breaking point, firing his Red Bull up into the air, landing upside down before spinning into the barriers. Fortunately both drivers walked […]

Lots of useful news ahead of the Valencia Grand Prix

June 25, 2010

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Formula One has had a busy week, which is good news ahead of what is likely to be a dull weekend of racing. Valencia has never produced a decent race and there’s little to suggest it will this weekend. It’s presumably a decent enough cash cow for Bernie but that’s not a good reason to […]