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HindustanTimes Fri,29 Aug 2014

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The home of the Canadian GP since 1978 is not the most technical of circuits on the F1 calendar but is notorious for placing high amounts of stress on an F1 car's brakes due to various chicanes and hairpins.

circuit news

Button looks to ignite title challenge

After six races without a win during which he has watched runaway leader Sebastian Vettel lead the way, Briton Jenson Button is ready to fight back - and hopes to register his first Formula One victory on North American soil next weekend, which would also be his first win of 2011.

Vettel grabs pole, Narain last

Rain halts Canadian GP after 24 laps

Button reigns in rain

Narain, Massa caught in a war of words

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circuit race records

Year Winner Team Time
2013 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:32:09.143
2012 LEWIS HAMILTON McLaren 1:32:29:586
2011 Jenson Button McLaren 244:39.537
2010 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 90:53.456
2008 Robert Kubica BMW-Sauber 96:24.447
2007 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 104:11.292
2006 Fernando Alonso Renault 94:37.308
2005 Kimi Raikkonen McLaren 92:09.290
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 88:24.803
2003 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 91:13.591
2002 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 93:36.111
2001 Ralf Schumacher Williams 94:31.522
2000 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 101:12.313

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In the know
Every racer's first step

In this week's column, I thought I would look at the most basic form of motorsport  - Go-Karting. When I was 6 year's old, my parents gave me a small cadet kart as a birthday present. Karun Chandhok writes.

In The Know
One for the road...

As I write on board the flight to Singapore for the Grand Prix, I thought it's a good time to go slightly off track with this week's column and talk about the travel in F1! Karun Chandhok writes. Going the distance
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Never thought I'd race in an Indian GP, says Narain

Narain Karthikeyan
"Since the day I started racing, I dreamt of being in the Formula One," said Narain Karthikeyan. "But never in my wildest dream did I think of racing in an Indian GP." That's how the country's first F1 racer wants to sum up his excitement about the upcoming event next month. "It's going to be the most special thing in my life," he added.

Formula One driver regimen

It’s not all glamour for the Formula One drivers who endure demanding conditions while in the cockpit. They’re subjected to incredible wear-and-tear. HT reveals their fitness regimens.

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