HindustanTimes Sun,30 Aug 2015

Lotus extends Renault engine deal

Anglo-Malaysian Formula One outfit Team Lotus confirmed on Sunday it was extending its Renault engine deal through to the end of 2013 and said its aim was to continue to work together when new engine regulations come into force the following year.

Alesi to race in Indy 500 aged 47

A decade after quitting Formula One, Jean Alesi will make his Indianapolis 500 debut in next year's race, backed by Group Lotus.

Narain to practice at Singapore

In a welcome move ahead of next month's Indian Grand Prix, HRT announced that Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan will be back in the hot seat for Friday's practice session at next weekend's Singapore GP - his first outing in the car since he lost his race seat following the European Grand Prix.

Hamilton takes pole as race extends F1 deal

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton continued his surge in the second half of the season by nailing down pole position for the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix with a stirring drive around the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Saturday. Classification and track debrief

Hamilton out of Singapore GP with gearbox problems

Lewis Hamilton's Formula One title challenge took a massive hit today after the McLaren driver was forced to retire when leading the Singapore Grand Prix. He started on pole and was ahead of Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in second when a gearbox issue left his McLaren stuck in neutral at the start of lap 23.

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.

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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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