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In itself a challenging circuit from a driver's perspective but a pale shadow of the 22 km long circuit of the same name that sits just to the north of the modern day circuit.

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Webber grabs pole position for German GP

Australian driver Mark Webber
Mark Webber will start from pole position at the German Grand Prix after narrowly beating McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel in qualifying on Saturday.

McLaren's Hamilton wins German GP

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circuit race records

Year Winner Team Time
2011 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 97:30.334
2009 Mark Webber Red Bull 96:43.310
2007 Fernando Alonso McLaren 96:26.358
2005 Fernando Alonso Renault 91:46.64
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 92:35.101
2003 Ralf Schumacher Williams 94:43.622
2002 Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 95:7.426
2001 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 89:42.724
2000 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 102:307
1999 Johnny Herbert Stewart 101:54.314
1998 Mika Hakkinen McLaren 92:14.789

F1 car vrooms on Rajpath
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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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