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  • The European Grand Prix in Valencia

    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 2011 Formula 1 season, the European Grand Prix taking place in Valencia, Spain. The Hermann Tilke designed course runs past the city’s famous harbor and stretches for some 3.4-miles. The current lap record of 1 minute and 37.587 seconds was set by none other than Red Bull Racing’s...

  • McLaren driver Jenson Button at 2011 Canadian Grand Prix
    Button Edges Past Vettel On Final Lap Of Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

    As we predicted, yesterday’s 2011 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix turned out to be a rain sodden affair, with the very wet conditions proving arduous to even the most seasoned of drivers. McLaren’s Jenson Button fought tooth and nail to hold on the Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel...

  • Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, home of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix Weather Forecast

    With Sebastian Vettel on pole and Ferrari at the front of the grid too, today’s 2011 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix is set to be one of the most thrilling races of the year. Vettel is poised to take his sixth victory from seven starts but Ferrari, desperate for a win, will definitely be...

  • Sebastian Vettel qualifying at 2011 Canadian Grand Prix
    Perez Out, Vettel Qualifies For Pole At Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix

    Ferrari will have its best chance to secure its first victory in this year’s Formula 1 season, with Fernando Alonso managing to post the second fastest time at qualifying today at the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix. Fellow Ferrari driver Felipe Massa, meanwhile, is third on the grid, firming the...

  • Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, home of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend the Formula 1 circus heads to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal for the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix, and coming as no surprise the odds are already favoring Red Bull Racing champ Sebastian Vettel to take the checkered flag at the conclusion of Sunday’s race. The race is the only...

  • Sebastian Vettel taking the checkered flag at the 2011 Monaco Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead At Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

    Sebastian Vettel secured his first ever victory in Monaco, taking the checkered flag yesterday at the 2011 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix after starting on pole. The German’s youngster’s lead over closest rival McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton in the 2011 Formula 1 Drivers’...

  • Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

    Monaco’s favorable Mediterranean climate seems to have taken leave for today’s Formula 1 Grand Prix, with predictions of rain looking to dull the day’s racing. A lovely high of 77 degrees is forecast, with only a very mild easterly wind of 7 mph, but the rainfall radar for Europe shows some cloud scatter nearby. Also expected to dull today’s race is the sanctioning of McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton who had his best Q3 time deleted by race stewards for jumping a chicane during yesterday’s qualifying. Hamilton had only managed to secure seventh on the grid for the...

  • Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix Preview

    This weekend the spectacle that is Formula 1 heads to the luxury playground of Monte Carlo for the 2011 Monaco Grand Prix, one of the most important and prestigious races, not only on the F1 calendar, but in the whole world. The narrow roads of the famous street circuit, with all its elevation...

  • Infiniti's Simon Sproule and Sebastian Vettel
    Infiniti Signs Formula 1 Star Sebastian Vettel As Global Brand Ambassador

    Infiniti is fully cashing in on its sponsorship deal with the championship-leading Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team and its star driver Sebastian Vettel. Today the automaker announced that 23-year old Vettel will be its first ever Global Brand Ambassador, with the German youngster set to take an...

  • Vettel barely ahead of Hamilon at 2011 Spanish Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel Barely Holds Off Lewis Hamilton At Spanish Grand Prix

    German youngster Sebastian Vettel managed to extend his lead in the 2011 Formula 1 Championship by clenching victory at yesterday’s 2011 Spanish Grand Prix, though his closest rival, McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton, kept on his tail from the 20th to the final 66th lap. In the end, only 0.63...

  • 2011 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix
    Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix: Weather Report

    Spain’s tradition of great weather has rung true for today’s race at Circuit de Catalunya, the site of the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix, with forecasters predicting dry conditions and just a slightly patchy sky. Temperatures should peak at around 78 degrees, which should guarantee plenty of...

  • Force India driver Adrian Sutil
    Adrian Sutil Tight Lipped Over Shanghai Incident Ahead Of Spanish Grand Prix

    To no great surprise, Formula 1 Championship leader Sebastian Vettel dominated practice today ahead of the 2011 Spanish Grand Prix though it was his Red Bull Racing teammate, Mark Webber, who was fastest at the Circuit de Catalunya. However, all eyes were on Force India driver Adrian Sutil who is...

  • 2011 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix

    Two weeks seems like an eternity in the fast paced world of Formula 1, with Sebastian Vettel’s dominant win at the 2011 Turkish Grand Prix now only a distant memory. Since then we’ve heard news of an alleged glassing incident involving Force India’s Adrian Sutil and Renault co-owner Eric Lux at a nightclub in Shanghai, as well as news breaking today that Fernando Alonso has signed up with Ferrari until 2016. Going into this weekend’s 2011 Spanish Grand Prix, the first leg of Formula 1’s European tour, teams will be keen to experience the full effects of the 2011...

  • Sebastian Vettel wins 2011 Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel Cruises To Victory At Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel extended his lead from 21 to 34 points following yesterday’s 2011 Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix, leading the race from start to finish and securing his position as the current top driver. This represents the German youngster’s third victory from four...

  • Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel
    F1 Champ Sebastian Vettel Crashes During Practice At Wet Turkish GP

    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...

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