HindustanTimes Fri,19 Dec 2014

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circuit profile

The first of the circuits designed by Herman Tilke also set the trend of modern circuits far from F1's European base built with the aid of governments eager to benefit from the media spotlight and tourism boost provided to the country with the staging of a race.

circuit news

HRT will take wings at Sepang: Karthikeyan

Narain Karthikeyan's first weekend back in Formula One was a huge let down but the Indian is confident he will finally go racing at next month's Malaysian Grand Prix.

Hamilton tops final Malaysian practice

Ferrari laying low for Malaysian GP

Vettel sneaks to pole, rivals close in

Vettel cruises to a Malaysian win

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circuit race records

Year Winner Team Time
2013 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:38:56.681
2012 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 2:44:51.812
2011 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 97:39.832
2010 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 93:48.412
2009 Jenson Button Brawn GP 2:00.00
2008 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 91:18.555
2007 Fernando Alonso McLaren 92:14.93
2006 Giancarlo Fisichella Renault 90:40.529
2005 Fernando Alonso Renault 91:33.736
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 0:00.000
2003 Kimi Raikkonen McLaren 92:22.195
2002 Ralf Schumacher Williams 94:12.912
2001 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 107:34.801

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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