Daily Archive: November 14, 2010

Nov 14

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report (+ results, + standings)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One race report  

2010-11-14 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 7

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina. 

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Nov 14

Young Vettel wins race and title in Abu Dhabi (+ photos, updated)

The 23-year-old German had entered the race as the underdog
Team orders for Webber would have cost Vettel title – Marko

2010-11-14 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 12010-11-14 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 3Sebastian Vettel cried into his radio under the Abu Dhabi lights on Sunday as he crossed the finish line and became F1’s youngest ever world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

No holiday ahead for new champion Vettel

“Vettel should not be grateful to me” – Petrov

2010-11-14 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 92010-11-14 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 2He is F1’s new world champion, the youngest in the sport’s history, and his name will soon be engraved on a trophy also hailing the likes of Senna and Fangio. But for Sebastian Vettel, there will be no holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Italian minister says Montezemolo should quit over title loss

“Sometimes winners lose, but we do not give up.” -di Montezemolo

Luca di Montezemolo2010-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 8Luca di Montezemolo should resign immediately as Ferrari president after the Italian marque blew Fernando Alonso’s title hopes in Abi Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

The DTM safety concept

Audi driver Alexandre Prémat experienced a moment of horror

During the penultimate race of the season at the Adria International Raceway, the Frenchman’s car hit the crash barrier, flew into the air, somersaulted, and then landed at the side of the track, as a complete write-off. After his accident, the Audi driver was able to climb out of his car unaided and uninjured. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

‘Tables turn’ in Red Bull title strategy – Vettel

“It is funny how the tables turn” – Vettel

2010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 42010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 7With Sebastian Vettel tipped for a supporting role in the build-up to the 2010 finale, the shoe is now on the other foot ahead of Sunday’s decisive race. Although with fewer points than both his Red Bull teammate Mark Webber and leader Fernando Alonso, Vettel is starting the Abu Dhabi decider from pole. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Webber had concussion after Valencia crash

“There were things which happened after Valencia that surprised me.”

2010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber 42010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber 5Mark Webber has revealed he suffered “delayed concussion” after spectacularly crashing in Valencia earlier this season. Before the Australian fights on Sunday for the 2010 championship in Abu Dhabi, he recalled his backwards flip in June when he ran into the back of Heikki Kovalainen’s Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Fiat buys back Ferrari stake from Abu Dhabi company

The buy-back of the Mubadala is costing Fiat EUR 122 million

Fiat2010-11-13 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Felipa Massa 5Fiat has bought back a 5 per cent stake in Ferrari that was sold five years ago to Abu Dhabi investment company Mubadala. It is believed the move ties in with recent rumours the Italian carmaker is considering later selling a significant part of its majority stake in the famous Maranello based marque and formula one team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Hulkenberg leaving Williams announces manager Weber

Sunday is Nico Hulkenberg’s last grand prix for Williams, his manager has announced.

2010-11-13 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 012010-11-13 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 03“Nico is leaving Williams,” the Cologne tabloid Express quoted Willi Weber as saying on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. German Weber, however, promised that the 23-year-old will return to the formula one grid in 2011 with another team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Ecclestone hints at Abu Dhabi calendar tweak for 2011

Rain threat looms for Abu Dhabi finale

2010-11-13 - Renault F1 Team - Abu Dhabi Yas MarinaBernie Ecclestone-11-2010There is a chance the 2011 calendar could be tweaked to reinstate Abu Dhabi as the scene of next year’s championship finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Valsecchi hangs on for final 2010 victory (+ results)

Italian leads all the way for sprint win

GP2 SeriesRally Abu Dhabi 091218Davide Valsecchi jumped his rivals at the start to take the lead after the first corner of this afternoon’s sprint race in Abu Dhabi, leading all the way to the flag for his first win of the season by absorbing race long pressure from Luiz Razia and Romain Grosjean. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

The final Sunday of the season is the shortest day of Wales Rally GB

Drivers will cover 76.14km in total across two stages, Resolfen and Margam Park

After leaving Cardiff from 0615hrs, drivers tackle two loops of the stages located north-west of the city, split by a 30-minute service. Crews return to Cardiff after second loop for the finish podium at 1525hrs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Red Bull Rally Great Britain day two report (+photos)

Kimi: The next big Welsh Superstar

Kimi Raikkonen may have won 18 Grands Prix and a Formula One World Championship, but one thing that the Red Bull driver hasn’t done yet is sell 100 million records worldwide. The route during day two of the Rally Great Britain ran close to Pontypridd, the hometown of legendary Welsh crooner Tom Jones. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Tatiana Calderon selected as JOWT’s “Unsung Hero”

Of 2010 Star Mazda Championship

Juncos Racing’s Tatiana Calderon has been selected as Junior Open Wheel Talent’s “Unsung Hero” of the 2010 Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Singapore set to join MotoGP calendar

Ready to build a new circuit in Changi

Singapore looks set to become the latest country to join the MotoGP calendar as it gets ready to build a new circuit in Changi. Singapore has moved one step closer to securing a spot on the MotoGP calendar following the news that its proposed venue is likely to receive FIM approval. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Renault to sell 25pc F1 team stake on Wednesday – report

 “We’ll be there next year and in future seasons.” – Carlos Ghosn

2010-11-13 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 04Carlos GhosnA contract formalising the sale of French carmaker Renault SA’s minority shareholding in the Enstone based formula one team will be signed on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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