HindustanTimes Mon,25 May 2015

Narain hoping for better outing in Malaysia

HRT's Narain Karthikeyan is confident of a better show in the second round of the Formula One season in Sepang following a no-show in Australia.

Hamilton steals the show in free practice

Britain's Lewis Hamilton hogged the limelight on Friday as he topped both practice sessions at the Malaysian Grand Prix, making up in small part for his bitter disappointment in Melbourne.

Red Bull continues challenge to Merc design

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says he is not yet ready to drop his complaints about Mercedes' wing design, despite it being deemed legal by Formula One officials.

Hamilton leads McLaren sweep

2008 champion takes second consecutive pole position as Schumacher seals third place on the grid. Follow the Indian | Debrief

Ferrari pushing hard to fix car but no magic wand

Ferrari are working flat out to fix their new car but have no magic wand to improve performance for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix, team principal Stefano Domenicali said on Friday.

Rosberg sets week's fastest time

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg outshone his more celebrated rivals as he set the quickest pace of the week in final free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix today.

Raikkonen tops second practice at F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

Formula 1 championship leader Kimi Raikkonen put his stamp on the Malaysian Grand Prix today when he outstripped the field on a rain-hit first day of free practice.

Red Bull fume as Lotus and Kimi take charge

Pirelli defended their tyres today after Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull team mate Mark Webber said tyre wear was becoming too dominant a factor in racing this season.

Nick Fry steps down as CEO at Mercedes AMG F1

Mercedes says chief executive officer Nick Fry will step down in the latest personnel change to hit the Formula 1 team in the past several months.

Lotus F1 put Raikkonen one step ahead of Grosjean

Lotus F1 have been giving Formula One championship leader Kimi Raikkonen preferential treatment over his French team mate Romain Grosjean, technical director James Allison said on Friday.

Vettel leads final F1 Malaysian Grand Prix practice as field bunches up

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel led the way in final practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix today but Mercedes and Force India set fast enough times to suggest the battle for pole could be waged by as many as five teams.

Vettel secures F1 Malaysian Grand Prix pole at rain-hit Sepang

Red Bull's Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel made the most of a well-timed change of tyres in a rainy qualifying session to seize pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix today.

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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