• Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel

    Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel suffered a setback today on day one of practice at the very wet 2011 Turkish Grand Prix, crashing at high speed into a barrier at Istanbul Park Circuit’s dreaded Turn Eight, a sharp left-hand corner with no less than three apexes. Fortunately the German youngster was unhurt in the crash, though it caused the initial practice session to be red-flagged with just over 17 minutes to run. Vettel also lost practice time for the rest of the day as his RB7 race car was repaired. Where Vettel lucked out, others gained, such as Ferrari’s...

  • 2011 Turkish Grand Prix
    2011 Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend the spectacular that is Formula 1 is in Istanbul for the 2011 Turkish Grand Prix, where wet weather is proving daunting for drivers and should ensure some exciting racing come Sunday. It seems like wet weather is the norm this year, with rain affecting nearly every race so far this...

  • Onuk Sazan supercar prototype
    First Look At Turkey’s Onuk Sazan Supercar Prototype

    Engineers of the Onuk Sazan are hoping for a top speed around the 186 mph mark.

  • 2009 Hungarian GP grid
    Incident packed start to Turkish GP

    Sunday’s Turkish GP started off with an incident packed first lap that saw Renault’s Fernando Alonso strike Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari and Felipe Massa passed by a hard charging Nico Rosberg. Starting with a heavily fuelled car, last year’s world champion Lewis Hamilton...

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