Archive for March, 2012

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Valentino Rossi has warned that Ducati cannot expect miracles in the 2012 MotoGP season opener in Qatar. In the wake of a troubled pre-season – in which Rossi feels the team took the wrong direction initially – the Italian says Ducati will enter Doha neither ‘too excited’ nor ‘too depressed’. He also drew parallels between […]

The sun came out for us.

Posted: 27th March 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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Luca di Montezemolo is relishing Fernando Alonso’s first win of the season, saying it confirms his status as an “extraordinary” driver. Alonso overcame the deficits of his F2012, his lowly P8 on the grid and the tying wet conditions to claim a massive and much-needed victory for the beleaguered Ferrari team. The Spaniard, who leads […]

Button: It was totally my fault

Posted: 27th March 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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Jenson Button has absolved Narain Karthikeyan of all blame, saying only he is responsible for their lap 15 tangle at Sepang. Second at the restart after a 50-minute rain delay, Button pitted for intermediate tyres and found himself behind Narain Karthikeyan on the track. The Brit, quicker than the HRT driver, closed the gap only […]

Button was unbeatable

Posted: 20th March 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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Sebastian Vettel says he was happy to come away with second in the Australian GP after a disappointing qualifying for Red Bull Racing. Having dominated Saturday afternoons for most of last season, Vettel found himself down in sixth place on the Melbourne starting grid alongside his team-mate Mark Webber. However, the defending World Champ seemed […]

Iceman unlucky in Q1.

Posted: 17th March 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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Kimi Raikkonen was the surprise victim of the opening qualifying session of the 2012 F1 season, as a wild moment cost him a last chance effort to progress to part two of Saturday’s timed session. The Finn, taking part in his first qualifying session since 2009, was among the earliest drivers to take a shot […]