Peerless Vettel emulates Senna’s pole mark
Monza, September 10, 2011
First Published: 22:09 IST(10/9/2011)
Last Updated: 16:27 IST(24/10/2011)
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Sebastian Vettel became the first driver since the late great Ayrton Senna to take pole on 10 occasions in different seasons when he posted the fastest qualifying time for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix here Saturday. The 24-year-old defending world champion in his Red Bull grabbed the 25th pole of his career.
Tax row over India GP
McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has played down fears that a tax wrangle could jeopardise the inaugural Indian GP. The 12 teams are concerned that they and their drivers could be hit by hefty tax demands, potentially on 1/19th of their incomes because of India being one of 19 races.