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Sebastian Vettel triumphs in Bahrain ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean
Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel wins the 2013 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix after a dominant performance.
Rosberg on pole but not favourite in Bahrain
The German acknowledged that while his Mercedes is quick over a single lap, it might burn through Pirelli’s heavily-degrading tyres faster than his rivals in the race.
“We have social lives too!”
Mark Webber, Fernando Alonso and even Sebastian Vettel were all busy in Bahrain playing down the “dinner with friends” photo posted on Twitter this week.
“We are more stoic, more phlegmatic (than last year).”
Fernando Alonso has played down the significance of this weekend’s Bahrain grand prix, suggesting the sport should not be picking which of its host countries’ controversies to weight into.
“I signed with Ross being here and I’m very happy working with him”
Lewis Hamilton has backed Ross Brawn, amid speculation the Mercedes team boss is set to be replaced by McLaren’s Paddy Lowe.
“Nonsense. There’s nothing to it”
Dr Helmut Marko has scoffed at reports Red Bull could quit formula one over the ‘Multi-21′ team orders affair.
“Lewis has also confirmed it, otherwise I wouldn’t say”
New Ferrari tester Pedro de la Rosa has revealed he could also have signed for Mercedes or McLaren for 2013.
Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber have rekindled the ‘Multi-21′ controversy.
When the pair sat down for dinner in Dubai on Tuesday, Spaniard Alonso captured the moment on his phone and posted the photo on Twitter.
Fernando Alonso is the best driver in formula one today.
That is the claim of Willi Weber, the former manager of F1′s great Michael Schumacher, the seven time world champion and winner of a record 91 grands prix.
“It’s quite excruciating”
Some members of F1′s travelling circus admitted their frustration at the end of the Chinese grand prix.
“At moment I think Ferrari, Red Bull, Lotus and Mercedes are similar” – Alonso
Fernando Alonso put his championship campaign right back on track in China, while Mark Webber’s spectacular woes continued.
“To be honest, I want to be faster than him in every race”
Felipe Massa has played down being outqualified by his teammate Fernando Alonso in China.
Bernie Ecclestone has tipped Ferrari to win the 2013 title.
“I think they are much better this year,” the F1 chief executive told Italy’s Sky broadcaster.
Then he became sarcastic.
Fernando Alonso eased the heat on Sebastian Vettel in China by driving away from his theory the German might have been to blame for their Sepang clash.
“My options, of course, are still intact.”
Fernando Alonso thinks his 2013 title challenge is still on track, despite a difficult start to the new season.
Fernando Alonso on Wednesday said he intends to retire as a Ferrari driver.
The double world champion, and former Minardi, Renault and McLaren driver, is now comfortably Ferrari’s ‘number 1′ and regarded as perhaps the very best driver on the grid.
Felipe Massa is sure he has found the road back to F1 success.
Behind Red Bull and Mercedes’ ‘team orders’ in Malaysia, Brazilian Massa continued his solid return to full form, finishing fifth.
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