HindustanTimes Wed,02 Sep 2015

Button content, but chases more pace

Britain's Jenson Button says McLaren still need to search for pace despite topping the timesheets.

Alonso hopeful of improved showing at Suzuka

Fernando Alonso was encouraged by Ferrari's improved showing in practice .

Vettel says crash will sharpen focus

The German's afternoon session was slightly compromised by the shunt

Narain to practice at Japanese GP

As part of his preparations to take the wheel at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix, Narain Karthikeyan will drive in the first practice session of next week's Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.

‘He’s still good enough’

Rob Wilson is a man who should have every reason to join in the criticism of Michael Schumacher’s less than stellar comeback to F1 in 2010 (he first retired in 2006). Vinayak Pande reports. Putting it all in perspective | Truckload of bad PR

Webber sets pace at Japanese GP practice, blasts Hamilton

Red Bull's Mark Webber blasted Lewis Hamilton's "mind games" after leading practice at the Japanese Grand Prix Friday, while Formula One great Michael Schumacher crashed heavily one day after announcing his retirement.

Vettel takes pole for Japanese GP

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel has claimed pole position for the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix, qualifying ahead of teammate Mark Webber today.

Kimi spin catches out title contenders

Dominant double world champion Sebastian Vettel took pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix for the fourth year in succession on Saturday, with Mark Webber to start alongside the German on an all-Red Bull front row.

Boos, snooze but Sebastian Vettel poised for greatness

Sebastian Vettel has endured boos and his dominance has been called boring but he stands on the verge of true Formula One greatness by sealing his fourth straight world title this week in Japan.

Hamilton tops Japan practice, Vettel third

Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheets in Friday's first free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix with runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel third fastest amid spins, run-offs and a flying wheel.

Title-seeking Vettel tops Japan practice

Formula One leader Sebastian Vettel avoided a rash of spins and crashes Friday to ominously time quickest in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix as he hunts his fourth successive world title.

Formula One: Vettel title bid hit by mechanical woes

Sebastian Vettel will battle mechanical problems as he tries to become the youngest driver to win four successive Formula One world titles at an emotional Japanese Grand Prix Sunday where a minute's silence for Maria de Villota was held.

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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