HindustanTimes Wed,17 Sep 2014


Pre Race 2013

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.
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Australia Grand Prix: 2013

Date : 3/17/2013
Circuit : Albert Park
Scheduled No. of Laps : 58
Revised No. of Laps :
Status : End Of Session



Driver Team Pos Laps Time
S.Vettel Red Bull 1 16 1:27.211
F.Massa Ferrari 2 17 1:27.289
F.Alonso Ferrari 3 16 1:27.547
L.Hamilton Mercedes 4 18 1:27.552
M.Webber Red Bull 5 18 1:27.668
K.Raikkonen Lotus 6 17 1:27.877
N.Rosberg Mercedes 7 17 1:28.013
A.Sutil Force India 8 19 1:28.426
J.Button McLaren 9 19 1:28.440
R.Grosjean Lotus 10 15 1:28.520
S.Perez McLaren 11 19 1:28.597
N.Hulkenberg Sauber 12 19 1:28.786
P.di Resta Force India 13 18 1:28.910
P.Maldonado Williams 14 20 1:29.443
V.Bottas Williams 15 19 1:29.928
E. Gutierrez Sauber 16 17 1:30.203
J.Vergne Toro Rosso 17 17 1:30.729
D.Ricciardo Toro Rosso 18 19 1:30.969
J. Bianchi Marussia 19 24 1:31.263
M.Chilton Marussia 20 23 1:32.176
C.Pic Caterham 21 21 1:32.274
G.Garde Caterham 22 18 1:32.388

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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