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Front row starter Maldonado confident that overtaking will be “possible” in Singapore


Pastor Maldonado was the surprise of the day with his superb qualifying effort seeing the Williams driver set the second fastest time of the session. The Venezuelan admitted that “at the beginning of the weekend we were struggling for pace. … Continue reading

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Williams-Impressive pace but need to iron out mistakes to make most of a superb start to the season


It has been a season of highs and lows for Williams and their season can be perfectly encapsulated by two hours in May. After Pastor Maldonado won the team’s first Grand Prix in almost eight years Williams shot back to … Continue reading

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Malaysian GP: Pre race quotes from technical personnel


As a new addition for each race in 2012 here are the thoughts of the leading engineers and team bosses ahead of this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix: Martin Whitmarsh, McLaren-Mercedes (Team Principal): “Everybody within Vodafone McLaren Mercedes was tremendously buoyed … Continue reading

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The changing face of a pay driver…..


The struggle of Formula 1 teams to raise sponsorship in recent years has seen an increase in the number of “pay drivers” on the grid. In the recent past when the sport was awash with factory teams the driver development … Continue reading

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Barrichello eyes Indy Car race seat for 2012


Rubens Barrichello, the most experienced Formula 1 driver in history, embarked on a new career direction yesterday with the opening day of a two day Indy Car test session. Prior to the test the Brazilian commented that he was only … Continue reading

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Bruno Senna speaks of joy at joining Williams


After spending much of 2011 as a reserve driver before replacing Nick Heidfeld at Renault Bruno Senna is clearly happy to have his race seat lined up early in 2012 following his move to Williams in place of Rubens Barrichello. … Continue reading

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Senna to Williams all but confirmed


Williams will today announce that Bruno Senna will race for the squad in 2012. The Brazilian has raced for HRT and Renault in the past and had a particularly impressive end to last season for the Enstone squad. The news … Continue reading

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