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Vettel takes Chinese Grand Prix pole for Ferrari

Vettel takes Chinese Grand Prix pole for Ferrari

SEBASTIAN Vettel barely pipped Kimi Raikkonen to pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferraris locked out the front row, the world championship leader’s final lap undercutting the Finn’s by just 0.087 of a second. Neither of the Mercedes had the pace to catch the red cars in the chilly conditions, Valtteri Bottas beating […]

Sebastian Vettel takes pole in Bahrain

Sebastian Vettel takes pole in Bahrain

Sebastian Vettel clinched pole ahead of the 200th race start of his career after Max Verstappen crashed out in Q1 in Bahrain. An error from Vettel put team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on provisional pole, but the German responded well with his final attacking lap to secure his 51st career pole and first since Mexico last year […]

Messi is the most talented player, says Vettel

Messi is the most talented player, says Vettel

F1 star Vettel took time out from his schedule to visit FIFA’s headquarters. The German is an avid football fan and was asked the eternal question of who is better. And Vettel, who sits second in the F1 Drivers’ Championship and who has won the world title four times, sat on the fence. “There are […]

Sebastian Vettel takes pole for Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel takes pole for Hungarian GP

Sebastian Vettel put a Ferrari on pole position at the Hungaroring for the first time since 2005, denying Lewis Hamilton the opportunity to equal Michael Schumacher’s pole record. Qualifying runs with low fuel and fresh supersoft rubber saw the Hungaroring’s lap record slashed several times during qualifying on Saturday. The record was broken twice in […]

Bottas takes Austrian pole

Bottas takes Austrian pole

Valtteri Bottas will start the Austrian Grand Prix from pole position having edged title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in qualifying. Going into qualifying aware that he is facing a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change, Hamilton put his race strategy into play as he used the supersofts in Q2. He was […]

Vettel: I want to apologise to Lewis

Vettel: I want to apologise to Lewis

After a meeting with FIA officials led by president Jean Todt, including Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene, Sebastian Vettel has issued an apology for his action during the ‘road rage’ incident during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. F1 championship leader Vettel will not face any further sanction for his collision with Lewis Hamilton in Baku. The […]

Russian GP: Vettel takes 47th pole position in F1

Russian GP: Vettel takes 47th pole position in F1

Sebastian Vettel scored pole position at Sochi for the Russian Grand Prix, leading the first Ferrari front row lock-out since 2008. Vettel beat teammate Kimi Raikkonen by 0.059s with his final run of the top-10 shootout with a laptime of 1m33.194s. Raikkonen managed a 1m33.253s on his first attempt, which was fastest after the first […]