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Formula 1 2012: United States Grand Prix - Hamilton wins; Vettel, Alonso carry fight to Brazil

The front two rows of the starting grid for the inaugural US Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas (also the first event at the track itself) consisted of Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), Mark Webber (Red Bull), and Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus) in positions 1-4 respectively. Webber jumped into P2 at the start, with Alonso moving into P4. Niko Hulkenberg (Force India) ran fifth during Lap 2. Hamilton and Webber battled for P2 throughout Lap 3 and 4, with Hamilton eventually secu...

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Formula 1 2012: Indian Grand Prix - Vettel goes wire -to-wire for third straight race

Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel are poised to pull away from the pack as the 2012 Formula 1 season nears its climax. The Grand Prix of India marks the third straight race in which Vettel and his teammate Mark Webber start 1-2 on the grid, with Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) holding down third. Vettel won the inaugural Indian Grand Prix last year, leading start-to-finish and setting fastest lap. To win again in 2012 would mark a fourth consecutive victory for the first time in the young German’s al...

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Formula 1 2012: Japanese Grand Prix - Vettel wins, but Kobayashi steals the show

Just when it looked like Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) was going to make a run at Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Red Bull had a return to 2011 form, with Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber locking down the first two spots on the grid, unveiling a new double-DRS system in the process. It was Vettel’s fourth pole in four starts at Suzuka. As bad as this might be for Hamilton’s driver’s championship prospects, it’s even worse for McLaren constructor’s hopes, Red Bull entering the...

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Formula 1 2012: Singapore Grand Prix – Role reversal; Vettel wins, Hamilton DNF

McLaren and Williams, two of the great marquees of modern Formula 1, yet two names not often said in the same breath over the past few years. Qualifying for the 2012 Singapore Grand Prix bracketed the two perfectly, however, Lewis Hamilton taking poll for McLaren while Pastor Maldonado drove his Williams to P2. Hamilton’s run was consistent with his recent performances, including both poll and the victory at the Italian Grand Prix two weeks ago. Maldonado’s stood out a little bit mor...

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Formula 1 2012: Italian Grand Prix - Hamilton bests Ferrari, Red Bull DNF

  Photo: Vodafone McLaren Mercedes McLaren vs. Ferrari. It is one of the greatest continuous rivalries in sport, right up there with Yankess vs. Dodgers, Michigan vs. Ohio State, or any of the other greats. Monza, site of the Italian Grand Prix, is Ferrari’s home circuit. But that didn’t stop Lewis Hamilton from taking pole, with his McLaren teammate Jenson Button joining him on the front row in P2. Right behind them on the starting grid was the first Ferrari, piloted not by...

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Formula 1 2012: Lotus' Grosjean suspended one race for Spa crash

Photo: Lotus F1 Team www.formula1.com reports: Lotus’s Romain Grosjean has been given a one-race ban after the stewards at Spa-Francorchamps judged him to be responsible for causing the first-corner accident at the start of Sunday’s 2012 Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. The ban means Grosjean will miss next weekend’s Italian event, which takes place at Monza from September 7-9. He has also been fined 50,000 Euros. “The stewards regard this incident as an ex...

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Formula 1 2012:  Belgian Grand Prix - Button start-to-finish

Photo: Getty Images. Qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps showed that the month-long summer break hadn’t done a thing to dampen the 2012 Formula 1 season’s competitiveness. Bottom, middle, and top; surprises were evident everywhere. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) failed to make it out of Q1, while Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) mired in Q2. And at the top? Jenson Button (McLaren) won his first pole in 61 races (Monaco 2009). Kamui Kobayashi (Sauber) became the first ...

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Formula 1 2012: Hungarian Grand Prix - Hamilton start-to-finish

The Formula 1 series moved from Germany to Hungary, running on back-to-back weekends heading into its month-long summer break. Practice and qualifying in Hockenheim was marked by rain, with the race occurring in dry weather. This situation was reversed in Budapest, with dust making the track slippery during qualifying and a 100% chance of rain forecast for the race. Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) snagged the pole, with Romain Grosjean (Lotus) qualifying on the front row for the first time in P2 and S...

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Formula 1 2012: European Grand Prix - Alonso Wins!

Qualifying on the street circuit in Valencia, Spain, for Round 8 of the 2012 Formula 1 season kept nearly all of the hallmarks of the year intact, offering both the expected and the not-so-much in equal measure. On the expected side was a front row of Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) and Lewis Hamilton (McLaren). Vettel has won both the pole and the race in Valencia the past 2 years as well as the last two polls in succession. This particular run to the top of the time charts tied him for third on th...

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Formula 1 2012: Canadian Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing looked increasingly ready to take the 2012 season by the horns heading into the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. Mark Webber’s victory in Monaco made the team the first two-time winner of the year (Sebastian Vettel, Bahrain), and Vettel followed up this performance by taking the pole in Montreal. Vettel’s pole, his 32nd, also tied him with Nigel Mansell at fifth on the all-time career list. Webber doubled down on the Red Bull might by qualifying P4. That said, Red Bul...

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