Chinese Grand Prix (2010)

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Lotus Racing Race Ahead Home

April 22, 2010

Sometimes it pays to be owned by someone that also controls an Airline. With all the commercial carriers grounded throughout Europe up until yesterday and the resultant log jam of stranded passengers choking the Air traffic system many of the Formula One teams were wondering just how they were going to get back home from […]

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HRT Racing F1 Team Proving Persistence Pays

April 21, 2010

HRT Racing F1 Team, the last team to join the 2010 Formula One World Championship is slowly but surely improving. The team that almost failed to make the grid in the first race of the season, only being saved by a last minute cash infusion from one of the original investors. The team that has […]

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Renault – Best of the Rest

April 20, 2010

This season the Formula One World Championship seems to have three distinct groups of competitors. The “Contenders” McLaren, Ferrari, Red Bull Racing and Mercedes GP. The “Mid Field”, Renault F1, Force India, Williams, Torro Rosso and BMW Sauber and the “Newbies” Lotus Racing, VIrgin Racing and HRT F1 Team. After a disappointing season in 2009 […]

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Chinese Grand Prix – Post Race Press Conference

April 19, 2010

Following the end of the Chinese Grand Prix the three podium finishers take part in the official FIA press conference, part of which is televised. This year Jenson Button crossed the line in first place just 1.53 seconds in front of his team mate Lewis Hamilton, followed by Nico Rosberg in third another 4.954 seconds […]

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Chinese Grand Prix – One Epic Race!!!

April 19, 2010

Just how to describe the Chinese Grand Prix? What Title to use? I ended up trying to describe the race, but a whole bunch of other titles would be equally good: Changeable Weather Makes Race VIrgin Racing Out Before Start Jumped Start Costs Alonso Podium Finish Liuzzi Takes Out Buemi and Kobayashi on First Lap […]

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Chinese Grand Prix – Post Qualifying Press Conference

April 17, 2010

Following the conclusion of the Saturday Qualifying sesssion at the Chinese Grand Prix the top three drivers take part in an official FIA sponsored press conference. Today it was again the turn of Sebastian Vettel (Pole), Mark Webber (2nd) and Fernando Alonso (3rd). Making this the fourth time this year that Red Bull has had […]

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Chinese Grand Prix Qualifying – Red Bull Lock Up Front Row

April 17, 2010

Red Bull locked up the front row in qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix today with Vettel on Pole and Webber along side. During Q1 and Q2 it looked like Lewis Hamilton was going to claim pole position, setting fastest lap of the weekend during Q2 but it was not to be, In Q3 both […]

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Chinese Grand Prix – Post Practice Press Conference

April 16, 2010

The Post Practice Press conference is usually reserved for a number of team principals and the Chinese Grand Prix was no exception. Today it was the turn of Renaults team principal Eric Boullier, the new HRT F1 Team, Colin Kolles, Adam Par for Williams F1 and Peter Sauber for the team carrying his own name […]

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Chinese Grand Prix – Friday Practice

April 16, 2010

Friday Practice at the Chinese Grand Prix had an unusually high number of incidents, during the morning session the Ferrari of Fernando Alonso gave up the ghost with another engine failure and Sebatian Buemi had a massive off after catastrophic front suspension failure. The afternoon session saw Lewis Hamilton’s Mclaren set fastest lap, followed by […]

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Buemi Suffers Reduced Braking Force

April 16, 2010

Usually there is not much exciting action in the morning session of Friday practice, that was not the case at the Shanghai International Circuit in China earlier today. First Fernando Alonso has another engine expire in his F10 Ferrari, and then at the end of the straight this happened to the Toro Rosso of Sebastien […]

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Chinese Grand Prix – Thursday Press Conference With Sebastien Buemi

April 15, 2010

The Chinese Grand Prix kicked off today, with the first FIA sponsored Press conference of the race weekend. The participants attending the afternnon press conference were Sebastien Buemi, Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, and Adrian Sutil representing Toro Rosso, Mercedes GP, McLaren and Force India. If you re a Torro Rosso or Sebastien Buemi supporter here […]

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