Formula 1 - Alonso wins Chinese GP
Sebastian Vettel pole position Malaysian Grand Prix
Australian Grand Prix - Raikkonen wins in Melbourne
Formula 1 - Vettel on pole for dominant Red Bull in Melbourne.
Mystery race added to 2013 F1 calendar
Vettel becomes F1's youngest triple champion.
Fernando Alonso gave Ferrari its first victory of the 2013 Formula 1 season as his tactic of starting on soft tyres proved the right one in a strategy-defined Chinese Grand Prix.
Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton used the same strategy to fill the podium, as Sebastian Vettel's tactics could only give him fourth place, just inches behind Hamilton in a ...
Sebastian Vettel tip-toed through the early stages of qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday before blasting to pole position at a rain-hit Sepang Circuit with a well-timed change of tyres.
Red Bull's triple world champion secured the 38th pole of his Formula One career after opting for a new set of intermediates on a drying track to hold ...
Kimi Raikkonen drove a brilliant race to win the Australian Grand Prix for Lotus as the new Formula One season opened with an absolute thriller at Albert Park.
Finland's 2007 world champion made the most of having to make just two pit stops and was pulling away from his rivals, having just set the fastest lap time of the race, when he crossed the line ...
World champion Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix from pole position after setting the fastest time in the rain-delayed qualifying session
Damp conditions for the delayed remainder of qualifying raised hopes of a mixed-up grid, but in the end the pole shootout took place on slicks on a nearly-dry ...
Formula One could have 20 races again next season after the governing FIA penciled in a mystery European round in July to fill a space left by the postponed Grand Prix of America in New Jersey.
The International Automobile Federation said on Wednesday that the German Grand Prix would switch from July 14 to July 7 with July 21 now "reserved for ...
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel became Formula One's youngest triple world champion at the age of 25 after a wet and wild Brazilian Grand Prix rollercoaster won by McLaren's Jenson Button behind the safety car on Sunday.
The German, who needed only a fourth place to be sure of becoming the first driver to win his first three titles consecutively, finished ...
Hamilton on pole as Vettel and Alonso struggle.
Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position in his last race for McLaren in Brazil on Saturday while Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel qualified well ahead of Ferrari title rival Fernando Alonso.
Vettel will start the season-ending race in fourth place, a position good enough to secure his third title in a row if he keeps it in what promises to ...
Hamilton wins U.S. Grand Prix for McLaren
AUSTIN, TEXAS - McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday while Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel failed to clinch his third consecutive drivers' title on his 100th career start.
Red Bull did celebrate another victory, however, securing the constructors' title for a third straight year with Vettel finishing second in ...
US GP - Sebastian Vettel beats Hamilton to Austin pole position
Sebastian Vettel converted his domination of United States Grand Prix practice into the anticipated pole position at Austin.
In a Q3 battle that saw everyone hammer round on long runs trying to bring their tyres to life, Vettel put in a 1m35.877s with two minutes to spare.
He nearly got a surprise from Lewis Hamilton, who closed to within 0.051 seconds ...
ABU DHABI - Hamilton on pole while Vettel starts last.
Red Bull's championship leader Sebastian Vettel will start Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand prix from the pit lane as punishment for a fuel irregularity that could blow the Formula One title battle wide open.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, the Spaniard who is 13 points adrift of Vettel with three races remaining, to sixth place for the floodlit day-to-night race at ...
SUZUKA, JAPAN - Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix in this Sunday.
Alonso's pre-race lead over reigning champion Vettel, chalking up his second win in a row and third of the season, was cut to four points from 29 with the Spaniard in danger of falling behind in South Korea next weekend.
"It was an important step today but there's still a long way," said Vettel after holding aloft the winner's trophy and ...
Sebastian Vettel took pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix.
SUZUKA, JAPAN - 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.
Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Fernando Alonso, who is 29 points clear of Vettel with six races to go, will ...
Sebastian Vettel wins in the Singapore Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel finally scored the second victory of his latest Formula 1 title defence in the Singapore Grand Prix.
The Red Bull driver benefited from Lewis Hamilton's McLaren suffering a gearbox failure while holding a narrow lead.
Jenson Button claimed second in the other McLaren, with Fernando Alonso's third place maintaining the Ferrari driver's ...
Lewis Hamilton on pole in Singapore.
It was the 24th pole of the McLaren driver's Formula 1 career, and the third in four races, as he put down the rising challenge of Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull, who had set the pace throughout the weekend until qualifying.
It wasn't all plain sailing for the Briton, who brushed the wall on his quick lap - though apparently without damage.
But it won't ...
Sebastian Vettel fastest again in final practice - Singapore GP
Sebastian Vettel maintained his advantage over the field in Singapore, setting the fastest time again in an eventful final free practice session on the Marina Bay circuit.
The German, who was quickest in both Friday sessions - having won from pole here last year - ended the hour more than three tenths faster than Lewis Hamilton's McLaren.
Singapore GP: Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says scoring big points in next three races is crucial for F1 title hopes
Maximising Ferrari's potential over the next three races will be key to Fernando Alonso's world title challenge, according to the Spaniard who believes Ferrari will be at its strongest before the season's climax.
Alonso arrives in Singapore for this weekend's race with a 37-point lead over McLaren's Lewis Hamilton, who has won two of the past three grands ...
Hamilton eases to victory in Italian GP.
Hamilton refused to be drawn on his future in the build-up to the race weekend, but turned in one of his best performances of the campaign - dominating the practice sessions, taking top spot in qualifying then wrapping up the victory.
It would have been better still for McLaren had Jenson Button not suffered a mechanical fault when running comfortably in ...
Belgian Grand Prix - Button takes first pole since 2009
Jenson Button blew away the field in claiming pole for the Belgian Grand Prix while world champion Sebastian Vettel will start from 10th after dropping out in Q2 at Spa.
The Briton, world champion in 2009, set two times good enough for pole in the McLaren with his latter effort of a minute 47.573 seconds almost three-tenths of a second faster than ...
Hamilton holds off Raikkonen to win the Hungarian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton fended off Kimi Raikkonen to claim victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix and revitalise a title campaign that had begun to drift since McLaren's last win in Canada.
Hamilton led the majority of the race, but had a Lotus on his tail nearly all of the way.
Initially it was Romain Grosjean, who dismissed a strong challenge from Sebastian ...
Fernando Alonso holds off Vettel and Button to take third win of 2012 in the German GP.
Fernando Alonso extended his Formula 1 world championship lead by fending off Sebastian Vettel and a resurgent Jenson Button to win the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim.
Alonso never had a huge lead in his Ferrari, but did enough to keep the chasing Red Bull and McLaren at bay. In the end he was helped by Vettel and Button battling to the finish, their ...
Fernando Alonso grabs pole at wet Hockenheim ahead of German Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso secured his second straight pole position as German Grand Prix qualifying at Hockenheim became a last-minute scramble on a wet track.
The 10 drivers in the pole shoot-out were all delivering quicker and quicker times as they acclimatised to the circuit conditions in the final moments, and it was Alonso who handled it best, putting in a ...
Mark Webber charges to superb British Grand Prix victory
Red Bull's Mark Webber trimmed Fernando Alonso's Formula 1 championship lead to 13 points by hunting down and passing the Ferrari in a dramatic conclusion to a totally dry British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Sebastian Vettel completed the podium and almost managed to make it a Red Bull one-two as he gained on Alonso's tyre-troubled car at the ...
Webber wins Monaco GP
Mark Webber's win at the Monaco GP sees him move to joint second position in the drivers' championship with Sebastian Vettel. Australian Mark Webber won the showcase Monaco Grand Prix for champions Red Bull on Sunday as Formula One celebrated an unprecedented six different winners in six races so far this season.
Webber led a processional but ...
Nico Rosberg fastest in second practice.
Rosberg followed up his Shanghai victory with another commanding performance in the second free practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The German set that time just over half an hour into the afternoon, ending a busy spell in which the two Mercedes and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel had been swapping the top spot.
When he set that lap, Rosberg went ...
Fernando Alonso holds off Perez to win sensational Malaysian Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso held off Sergio Perez to take victory in a remarkable Malaysian Grand Prix, that saw changing weather, a long red flag, and a sensational lead battle between two unlikely contenders.
Alonso's victory took the Ferrari driver into the world championship lead, despite the team's tough start to the season, but only a late error prevented Perez ...
Malaysian Grand Prix - Lewis Hamilton beats Jenson Button to pole position at Sepang.
Hamilton beat team-mate Jenson Button at the Malaysian Grand Prix to take his second pole position in two races this year. Hamilton was 0.149 seconds quicker than Button, who nudged Mercedes' Michael Schumacher down to third. Red Bull's Mark Webber starts fourth ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel, who used the harder tyre in an attempt to boost his race ...
Lewis Hamilton stays on top in second practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton completed a perfect day's work as he continued to lead the way after the second free practice session at Sepang on Friday.
The 2008 world champion appeared to have put the disappointment of Melbourne behind him as he ended the day more than 0.3s ahead of the chasing pack, his leading pursuers Michael Schumacher and Jenson ...
Brilliant Button wins the Australian GP
Jenson Button delivered a supreme drive to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne after an incident-packed race.
Bet on Formula 1 There was drama all over the track except at the very front, where Button remained from the first corner where he passed team-mate Lewis Hamilton, until the chequered flag.
Sebastian Vettel demonstrated ...
Mark Webber wins Brazilian Grand Prix.
Webber led a Red Bull one-two in the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to celebrate his first victory of the year in the last race of the Formula One season.
The Australian, second on the starting grid, passed world champion Sebastian Vettel for the lead after 30 of the 71 laps when his team mate was apparently wrestling with a gearbox problem.
Hamilton capitalises as Vettel retires
Lewis Hamilton clinched a clinical victory for McLaren in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after a puncture ended Sebastian Vettel's race on the opening lap.
Hamilton ended a victory drought stretching back to July by prevailing at the Yas Marina in what was a faultless drive after world champion Vettel retired on the very first lap due to tyre ...
GP de Abu Dhabi - Vettel crashes, Hamilton on top.
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix while double world champion Sebastian Vettel crunched into the barriers.
Vettel, returning to the Yas Marina circuit a year on from becoming Formula One's youngest champion, skidded off at turn one with more than half an hour remaining of the second floodlit session.
The Red Bull ...
Sebastian Vettel wins inaugural Indian Grand Prix
Vettel strolled to his 11th victory of the season at the Buddh International Circuit to become the winner of Formula 1's first ever Indian Grand Prix.
The Red Bull driver's latest triumph was one of his most straightforward of his ultra-successful year. As his front row partner and team-mate Mark Webber was attacked by Jenson Button's McLaren and ...
Lewis Hamilton was fastest in second practice for the Korean Grand Prix at Yeongam - Coreia
Hamilton and Button were split by 0.104 seconds, but the pair were 1.7s quicker than the rest of the field - headed by new double world champion Sebastian Vettel.
The second session exploded into life as soon as the pitlane opened with all the vivacity the first practice had lacked. None of the teams had achieved any worthwhile running in the first one, ...
Vettel clinches title, Button wins race.
Sebastian Vettel clinched back-to-back Formula One world titles with third place in the Japanese Grand Prix, while Jenson Button won the race.
Bet on Formula 1 The 24-year-old German, who had started from pole position for the 12th time this season, had needed only a point at Suzuka to clinch his second successive crown with four races to spare, becoming ...
Vettel pinches pole in Suzuka.
Sebastian Vettel put himself on pole position for a second successive Formula One title after Red Bull won a race against time to get his car up to speed at the Japanese Grand Prix.
The pole on a sunny afternoon at Suzuka was Vettel's 12th from 15 races this season, and fifth in succession, and Red Bull's 16th in a row dating back to the end of last ...
Button on top in Suzuka practice.
Sebastian Vettel crashed while Jenson Button, the only man standing between the Red Bull driver and a second Formula One title, was quickest in both practice sessions at the Japanese Grand Prix.
Bet on Formula 1..Vettel, who needs only a point on Sunday to be the sport's youngest double champion at the age of 24, made a rare error on the exit to the ...
Sebastian Vettel won the Italian Grand Prix from pole position Sunday, fighting off an audacious challenge from ...
Vettel’s eighth victory of the year gives the Red Bull driver an opportunity to clinch his second Formula One title in the next race in Singapore later this month.
“It has been an incredible year so far, having progressed so much as a team,” Vettel said. “We’ve got ourselves in a very good position.”
Vettel clocked 1 hour, 20 minute, 46.172 seconds ...
Button celebrates 'best career win'
Jenson Button labelled his Canadian Grand Prix win as the best of his career after a sensational charge to beat Sebastian Vettel on the final lap.
Button took the lead of the race with half a lap to go after Vettel lost control of his car when under pressure from the Briton.
The McLaren driver finished first despite a crash with team-mate Lewis ...
Fernando Alonso led Lewis Hamilton of McLaren in second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg was again third with Jenson Button fourth ahead of world champion Sebastian Vettel, fastest in the morning.
The session started with a flurry of P1s as the track filled up while Mark Webber, ultimately eighth behind Felipe Massa and Michael Schumacher, had put his gearbox issues behind him.
"It was an electrical issue, ...
Monaco Grand Prix - Sebastian Vettel said he was relieved to take victory in the Spanish Grand Prix after being ...
Monaco Grand Prix - Sebastian Vettel said he was relieved to take victory in the Spanish Grand Prix after being pushed hard by McLaren rival Lewis Hamilton.
..The Red Bull driver crossed the finish line just six tenths ahead of the Briton, after fending off his attacks for several laps despite not having KERS working properly.
Vettel, who took his ...
Button sets Turkey pace
Jenson Button took advantage of drier conditions to set the pace in Friday's second practice ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix.
The McLaren racer was half a second quicker than team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who ended third, Nico Rosberg splitting the English pair.
Championship leader Sebastian Vettel sat out second practice after damaging his Red Bull in a ...
Brilliant Hamilton sparkles in Shanghai
Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Chinese Grand Prix to deny Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel a fifth triumph in a row.
Germany's Vettel finished runner-up and 5.1 seconds behind the Briton, who narrowly avoided starting from the pit lane due to a pre-race engine scare, with his Australian Red Bull team mate Mark Webber taking third after ...
Button fastest in second session
Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton put the misery of winter testing behind them with the quickest times on the first day of practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
The duo of British former world champions, who between them have won the Melbourne race for the last three years, had been expected to struggle after reliability problems dogged ...
Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 to seal constructors' title
Sebastian Vettel led home team-mate Mark Webber for a Red Bull 1-2 as their team wrapped up the constructers' championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
More importantly for the drivers, it keeps both of their title hopes very much alive heading to the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with Fernando Alonso finishing third ahead of Lewis Hamilton.
Sebastian Vettel celebrates victory
Sebastian Vettel was almost lost for words after winning the Brazilian Grand Prix and helping his Red Bull team clinch its first constructors' title having led home team-mate Mark Webber for a dominant 1-2.
After passing pole-sitter Nico Hulkenberg at the start, Vettel pulled away into the distance and was never troubled despite a late safety car period. ...
Korean GP - Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso wins in rain
Fernando is the new World Championship leader after winning a heavily weather-affected South Korean Grand Prix which saw neither Red Bull driver finish.
The Spanish double world champion capitalised on Mark Webber crashing out on a drying track and Sebastian Vettel, who led from the start, being forced out with an engine problem.
Briton Lewis ...
Vettel takes Korean pole
Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the inaugural South Korean Grand Prix with Red Bull team-mate and championship leader Mark Webber alongside him on the front row.
Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton will line up together on the second row of the grid in third and fourth places respectively for what could be a wet race on ...
Webber sets pace in Korea practice
Championship leader Mark Webber led two of his title rivals in the second free practice session for the South Korean GP at a slippery new Yeongam circuit.
The Australian spun his Red Bull off at turn 12 before returning to the track and immediately setting the fastest lap of the day, a minute 37.942 seconds, in the afternoon session.
Ferrari's Fernando ...
Drivers question Korea safety
Team bosses and drivers have expressed concern about the safety of the pit lane entrance after the first day of practice in South Korea.
Lotus driver Jarno Trulli said the issue of the entrance, with pitting cars having to slow down abruptly to leave the track off a very high speed corner, would be taken up with race director Charlie Whiting, saying: ...
Red Bull flying at Suzuka
Sebastian Vettel led championship leader Mark Webber in a dominant Red Bull one-two in both practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka.
While they flaunted an advantage of more than half a second over their title rivals, McLaren's Lewis Hamilton could only watch impotently from the sidelines after crashing in the morning.
When the 2008 ...
Alonso holds off Vettel for Singapore win
Fernando Alonso held off the charging Red Bull of Sebastian Vettel to win an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday.
Championship leader Mark Webber finished third in the second Red Bull to increase his advantage from five to 11 points in the standings after the Australian had collided with McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and forced the Briton to ...
Monza, Italia - Alonso beats Button to ignite title challenge.
Fernando Alonso won from Jenson Button, while Lewis Hamilton's retirement and Mark Webber's sixth tightened the drivers' championship in an enthralling Italian Grand Prix in Monza.
Ferrari desperately needed a strong showing after a tough weekend in Belgium last time around and took heart from their qualifying pace which put both men in the top three on the ...
Monza - Alonso gives Ferrari home pole
Fernando Alonso put Ferrari on pole position for their home Italian Grand Prix on Saturday to end a Formula One drought extending back to the end of 2008.
The sport's oldest and most successful team last occupied the top slot 31 races ago when Brazilian Felipe Massa took pole position in front of his home fans at the Sao Paulo season-ender.
Monza afternoon sees Vettel finish top
Sebastian Vettel produced the quickest lap-time in second practice for the Italian Grand Prix with McLaren beaten to second and third by Ferrari.
Vettel's time of a minute 22.839 seconds was set with 21 minutes remaining in the 90-minute session, barely a minute after Fernando Alonso had taken over from Felipe Massa in the sister Ferrari at the ...
Mark Webber on Spa-Francorchamps pole ahead of Hamilton
Championship leader Mark Webber took pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa ahead of Briton Lewis Hamilton, who is second in the standings.
Webber's Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel, third in the title fight, will start on the front row - but Renault's Robert Kubica pipped him to third place on the grid.
Jenson Button, team-mate of ...
Alonso leads controversial Ferrari one-two
Fernando Alonso led a controversial one-two for Ferrari in the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim with the Scuderia seeming to instruct Felipe Massa to let him past.
..Massa leapt from third to first at the start of the race, with Alonso slotting in behind him as poleman Sebastian Vettel - who finished on the podium - fell back to third.
The Brazilian ...
Webber victorious at Silverstone.
Mark Webber won the British Grand Prix for Red Bull at Silverstone after a storming start that turned the tables on team mate Sebastian Vettel.
..The victory put a smile on the Australian's face after having to give his car's front wing to the German on Saturday in a controversy that left Red Bull facing accusations of favouritism.
Webber, stony-faced ...
Vettel holds off Hamilton for victory.
Sebastian Vettel held off Lewis Hamilton at the start and end of the race.
The results may yet change subject to a post-race investigation involving Button, Barrichello, Hulkenberg, Petrov and a whole host of other cars for going too fast under safety car conditions.
Hamilton got the jump on Mark Webber at the start as the Australian opened ...
Fernando Alonso tops second practice in Valencia
Fernando Alonso raised the home crowd's hopes by leading the way in second practice for the European Grand Prix in Valencia.
The Spanish hero's 1m39.283s heading into the final half hour put him on top by just 0.056 seconds over Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull.
It was a good session for the latter team at a track it had low expectations for. Vettel and ...
Hamilton wins as Red Bulls collide.
Lewis Hamilton led a dramatic one-two for McLaren with Jenson Button at the Turkish Grand Prix after Red Bull drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel collided while leading.
..Hamilton and Button remained in a close-knit front group until lap 41 of 58, when Vettel - level on 78 points with his team-mate heading into the weekend - pulled alongside ...