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European Grand Prix

  • Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg after winning the 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix

    Mercedes AMG’s Nico Rosberg was in full control yesterday at the first ever Formula One race held on the Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan's capital. The eighth round of the 2016 World Championship marked the return of the European Grand Prix to the calendar and saw quite a few surprises. Rosberg led into Turn 1 and was never really unsettled from there on. Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] Sebastian Vettel finished second, almost 17.0 seconds behind Rosberg, and then it was Force India’s Sergio Perez who secured third, a little over 25.0 seconds behind the race winner. Perez took...

  • Baku City Circuit, site of the 2016 Formula One European Grand Prix - Image via Red Bull Racing
    2016 Formula One European Grand Prix preview

    The European Grand Prix has had an erratic history on the Formula One calendar, held sporadically and shuffled between a number of circuits over the years. The last time a European Grand Prix was held was in 2012 and back then it was in Valencia, Spain. The event has now returned as round eight of...

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    2016 Formula One Calendar Confirmed, Azerbaijan Added

    The calendar for the 2016 Formula One World Championship has been confirmed, and as expected there are 21 races including a new event in Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani race will mark the return of the European Grand Prix; it will be run on the planned Baku City Circuit, a street circuit in...

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    Azerbaijan Added To 2016 Formula One Provisional Calendar

    At its World Motor Sport Council meeting held in Mexico City on Friday, motorsports governing body the FIA announced a provisional calendar for the 2016 Formula One World Championship, and included for the first time is a race at Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. The calendar also sees the...

  • McLaren at the 2012 Formula 1 European Grand Prix
    Formula 1 European Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Conditions are looking near-on perfect for the 2012 Formula 1 European Grand Prix taking place in Valencia, Spain today, which should come as no surprise considering we haven’t seen rain during the event since its inception back in 2008. The predicted temperature for today is a high of 86...

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    Vettel Tops Qualifying At Formula 1 European Grand Prix

    Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel will start at pole position tomorrow at the 2012 Formula 1 European Grand Prix. After being the fastest around the Valencia Street Circuit in Spain during the practice sessions yesterday and earlier today, the German youngster confirmed his dominance by...

  • Spain’s Valencia Street Circuit

    Formula 1 is back in Europe this weekend for the 2012 European Grand Prix taking place once again in Valencia, Spain. The Valencia Street Circuit where the race is being held has been home to the European Grand Prix since 2008, using public roads around the city’s America’s Cup marina. Its semi-permanent 3.37-mile surface is fairly untypical of any other urban circuit on the calendar; it is smooth and quick, with a high percentage of the lap taken at full throttle. However, the high speed sections, where the cars often exceed 186 mph, are tempered by the high number of corners...

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    Sebastian Vettel Unstoppable At Formula 1 European Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel is on track for the second Formula 1 Championship of his very short career, securing victory yet again at this past weekend’s 2011 Formula 1 European Grand Prix. Additionally, the German youngster has set a new record for the first ever F1 driver to take out one of the top...

  • Red Bull Racing at the 2011 Formula 1 European GP
    Formula 1 European Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    Conditions are looking near on perfect for the 2011 Formula 1 European Grand Prix taking place in Valencia, Spain today. Predicted temperatures are a high of 88 degrees, with the thermometer currently hovering around 75 degrees. The skies are also expected to remain clear blue, with the current...

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    Formula 1 European Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend is shaping up to be another thriller for race fans, with three major international events taking place over the next 48 hours. They include the arduous Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance race in Germany, the 12.42-mile Pikes Peak Hill Climb in Colorado and of course, the eighth race of the...

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