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HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014

circuit facts


circuit profile


The site of the very first F1 world championship race has come a long way since comprising of the runways on an airfield. One of the fastest circuits on the F1 calendar is a favourite for drivers due to its challenging layout.

circuit news

Force India do well in British GP practice

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Force India's Adrian Sutil finished a creditable sixth while Paul Di Resta occupied the seventh place in the free practice ahead of Sunday's British Grand Prix.

Webber secures British GP pole

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circuit race records

Year Winner Team Time
2013 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:32:59.456
2012 Mark Webber Red Bull 1:25:11.288
2011 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 88:41.199
2010 Mark Webber Red Bull 84:38.200
2009 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 83:49.328
2008 Lewis Hamilton McLaren 99:09.440
2007 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 81:43.074
2006 Fernando Alonso Renault 85:51.927
2005 Juan Pablo Montoya McLaren 84:29.588
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 84:42.700
2003 Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 88:37.544
2002 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 91:45.015
2001 Mika Hakkinen McLaren 85:33.77

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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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