HindustanTimes Fri,04 Sep 2015

Ferrari's Alonso awaits 'truth' of the race

Fernando Alonso resonated positivity on his first public appearance in Australia on Thursday, maintaining Ferrari would be title contenders this year despite a disappointing winter testing.

Not quite bullish: Vettel coy about hattrick bid

World champion Sebastian Vettel on Thursday insisted he wasn't motivated by the prospect of joining Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher by winning his third straight Formula One title this year.

McLaren 'there or thereabouts' says happy Hamilton

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton fought hard to avoid giving any hostages to fortune on Thursday but was clearly more bullish about his chances of challenging for the Formula One world title this year than last.

Hamilton fastest in final practice as Vettel spins out

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest time in the third and final practice for tomorrow's season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, but there was trouble for Sebastian Vettel.

Hamilton takes pole as Grosjean throws up first surprise of season

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton took his 20th career pole position for the season opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne ahead of his teammate Jenson Button as defending champion Sebastian Vettel struggled with just the sixth fastest time.

Fan power may lead to ban on new noses

Fan power may lead to a ban on the ugly new "stepped noses" on this year's Formula One cars, the sport's ruling body has conceded.

Vettel fastest in opening practice for F1 Australian Grand Prix

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel began his quest for a fourth successive Formula One world title by setting the quickest time in first free practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Friday.

Red Bull and Vettel dominate F1 Friday at Australian Grand Prix

World champion Sebastian Vettel took up where he left off last season as Red Bull dominated opening practice on Friday ahead of the weekend's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Second practice times

Rain, mechanical failure disrupt F1 Australian Grand Prix third practice

Lotus driver Romain Grosjean topped the times in third practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix today after a rain storm descended on the circuit 20 minutes into the session.

Heavy rain, poor light cause F1 Australian Grand Prix qualifying postponement

Race officials postponed the final two sessions of qualifying at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix until tomorrow's race day after heavy rain led to treacherous track conditions. Q1 top ten times | Motor sport washouts

Vettel on F1 Australian Grand Prix pole for dominant Red Bull in Melbourne

World champion Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix from pole position after setting the fastest time in the rain-delayed qualifying session.

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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