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FIA tests cockpit canopyupdated: Fri Oct 21 2011 13:20:00

A high-power cannon is used to fire tires at a cockpit canopy during an FIA test.

Hot Hamilton scorches to Abu Dhabi poleupdated: Sat Oct 31 2009 11:59:00

Last year's world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for Sunday's inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix while his successor as Formula One's top driver, Jenson Button, qualified fifth.

F1: Driver standings after 16 roundsupdated: Sun Oct 18 2009 17:52:00

Brawn GP's Jenson Button has won the 2009 Formula One drivers championship after finishing fifth in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.

Alonso quickest in Brazil Grand Prix practiceupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 15:21:00

Fernando Alonso topped the times for Renault in Friday's second free practice session ahead of Sunday's potentially decisive Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos.

Ferrari rule out Massa return this seasonupdated: Mon Oct 12 2009 11:48:00

Felipe Massa will not be returning to Formula One this season, his Ferrari team have officially announced.

Massa gets green light from medics to test Ferrariupdated: Sat Oct 10 2009 15:58:00

Felipe Massa has been cleared to return to the wheel of a Ferrari following medical tests in Paris which confirmed his continuing successful recovery from a serious skull injury.

Sutil fastest as rain ruins Japan F1 practiceupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 13:24:00

Adrian Sutil posted the fastest time as the second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix was disrupted by poor weather at Suzuka on Friday.

Massa takes the wheel after horror crashupdated: Wed Sep 30 2009 11:19:00

Felipe Massa is back in the fast lane after his life-threatening crash at the Hungarian Grand Prix just nine weeks ago which placed his Formula One future in doubt.

F1: Driver standings after 14 roundsupdated: Sun Sep 27 2009 11:44:00

Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish to win the Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. It was the Briton's second win of the season and the eleventh of his career.

Vettel fends off Alonso in Singapore practiceupdated: Fri Sep 25 2009 14:09:00

Germany's Sebastian Vettel fended off a late charge by Fernando Alonso to top the timesheet in the second session of free practice for this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.

Hamilton edges Sutil to snatch pole at Monzaupdated: Sat Sep 12 2009 11:49:00

Lewis Hamilton gave McLaren Mercedes pole position in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza with a dramatic late lap to beat Force India's Adrian Sutil by just two-tenths of a second on Saturday.

Sutil fastest as Force India maintain progressupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 12:49:00

Adrian Sutil was the surprise name on top of the first day timesheets as Force India threatened another shock result in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Injured Massa aims to be at Interlagosupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 10:37:00

Felipe Massa has revealed that he hopes to be at his home Brazilian Grand Prix -- but he won't be behind the wheel of his Ferrari.

Fisichella joins Ferrari from Force Indiaupdated: Thu Sep 03 2009 12:07:00

Giancarlo Fisichella has signed for Ferrari for the remainder of the Formula One season after being released from his current contract with the Force India team.

Hamilton tops timesheets in Belgium practiceupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 13:43:00

Lewis Hamilton's recent resurgence continued on his favorite track as the reigning world champion topped practice ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa on Sunday.

Raikkonen triumphs as Force India on podiumupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 13:40:00

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen claimed his fourth Belgian Formula One Grand Prix victory in five years at Spa to end an astonishing run of 26 races without a win for the 2007 world champion.

Fisichella claims Force India's first pole in F1updated: Sat Aug 29 2009 12:06:00

Giancarlo Fisichella earned Force India's first pole position in Formula One on Saturday as series leader Jenson Button and world champion Lewis Hamilton failed to make final qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix.

Rejuvenated Hamilton leads McLaren one-twoupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 10:04:00

World champion Lewis Hamilton claimed his first pole position of the season as McLaren locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday's European Formula One Grand Prix in Valencia.

Massa pips Hamilton for Singapore poleupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 11:59:00

Felipe Massa boosted his challenge for the drivers' world championship title when he claimed pole position ahead of Lewis Hamilton in the final qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix.

Vettel is youngest Formula One winnerupdated: Sun Sep 14 2008 10:17:00

Sebastian Vettel became the youngest Formula One winner with an impeccable start to finish victory in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Alonso is fastest in Belgian GP practiceupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 13:33:00

Fernando Alonso returned the fastest time in Friday's practice for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps.

Kovalainen secures maiden pole positionupdated: Sat Jul 05 2008 12:58:00

Heikki Kovalainen secured the first pole position of his Formula One career to put McLaren teammate and home favorite Lewis Hamilton in the shade at the British Grand Prix.

Raikkonen on pole for French Grand Prixupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 11:27:00

Defending world champion Kimi Raikkonen claimed pole position for the French Grand Prix at Magny Cours with a lap of one minute 16.449 seconds.

Fisichella given Force India driveupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 15:20:00

Giancarlo Fisichella will partner Adrian Sutil when Force India make their Formula One debut this season.

Final Standingsupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 05:56:00

Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first world title by one point after previous overall leader Lewis Hamilton suffered a nightmare end to his rookie season at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton on top but McLaren finedupdated: Fri Oct 19 2007 17:07:00

Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time of the day in practice for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix -- but his McLaren team were fined $15,000 by race stewards after using two sets of wet-weather tyres, which is in breach of F1 regulations that state only one is permitted.

McLarens on top in second practiceupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 22:22:00

McLaren and Ferrari shared the honors after Friday's two practice sessions at Monza ahead of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.

Alonso stripped of pole in Hungaryupdated: Sun Aug 05 2007 05:18:00

Race stewards stripped Fernando Alonso of his Hungarian Grand Prix pole position on Saturday and barred his championship-leading McLaren team from scoring constructors' points in Sunday's race.

Of Montrealupdated: Fri Jun 08 2007 01:28:00

The first European leg of the season over and done with and it's over to north America, for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal and next weekend's United States Grand Prix in Indianapolis.

Fisichella doubts podium prospectsupdated: Wed May 09 2007 11:49:00

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella doubts he will stand on the Formula One podium this year despite starting the season with high hopes at a team that won both championships in 2005 and 2006.

Massa sees off Hamilton in Bahrainupdated: Sun Apr 15 2007 11:25:00

Ferrari's Felipe Massa won the Bahrain Grand Prix in Manama on Sunday but McLaren rookie Lewis Hamilton drove into the Formula One record books with another stunning second place.

Massa resists Hamilton in Bahrainupdated: Sun Apr 15 2007 09:15:00

Ferrari's Felipe Massa won the Bahrain Grand Prix in Manama on Sunday but McLaren rookie Lewis Hamilton drove into the Formula One record books with another stunning second place.

On the lap of luxury in Monte Carloupdated: Wed Apr 11 2007 10:50:00

Where else but Monaco are you likely to find billion dollar yachts, Paris Hilton and a swimming pool within meters of cars traveling at nearly 200 mph?

Massa dominates in Sepang practiceupdated: Fri Apr 06 2007 04:17:00

Ferrari's Felipe Massa dominated Malaysian Grand Prix practice on Friday to leave his Formula One rivals feeling the heat.

Kovalainen escapes accident unhurtupdated: Tue Feb 27 2007 13:59:00

Renault rookie Heikki Kovalainen has escaped unhurt after a 200kph crash in Formula One testing in Bahrain.

Kovalainen heads Jerez timesheetsupdated: Wed Dec 13 2006 14:48:00

Renault rookie Heikki Kovalainen topped the timesheets on the first full day of the final Formula One test session of the year on Wednesday.

Hamilton quickest in Jerez testingupdated: Thu Dec 07 2006 14:09:00

McLaren rookie Lewis Hamilton topped the test timesheets for the first time in his Formula One career on Thursday while Kimi Raikkonen made a surprise appearance with Ferrari at the Jerez circuit, Spain.

Alonso secures second world title updated: Sun Oct 22 2006 14:05:00

Spain's Fernando Alonso claimed the Formula One world championship for the second successive year as closest rival Michael Schumacher punctured in his final race and finished fourth in the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Fisichella keeps Ferraris off topupdated: Fri Oct 06 2006 02:36:00

Italian Giancarlo Fisichella kept Renault's title rivals Ferrari off the top of the timesheets with the fastest time in practice for the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka on Friday.

Under-pressure Alonso feels aloneupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 05:52:00

Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso spoke out about his loneliness on Thursday, accusing Renault of twice abandoning him at crucial times this season.

Schumacher heads Alonso on F1 winsupdated: Sun Oct 01 2006 03:47:00

Ferrari's Michael Schumacher swept to a sensational victory at a rain-soaked Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday to seize the Formula One championship lead by the slimmest of margins.

Alonso secures pole for Chinese GPupdated: Sat Sep 30 2006 06:13:00

World champion Fernando Alonso boosted his Formula One title chances by seizing pole position on an all-Renault front row at a rain-swept Chinese Grand Prix.

Massa roars to first Formula 1 winupdated: Sun Aug 27 2006 10:02:00

Brazilian Felipe Massa roared to his first Formula One victory, in Turkey on Sunday, as Ferrari team mate Michael Schumacher failed to find a way past championship leader Fernando Alonso.

Massa secures maiden pole positionupdated: Sat Aug 26 2006 06:55:00

Brazilian Felipe Massa took the first pole position of his Formula One career on an all-Ferrari front row at the Turkish Grand Prix.

Schumacher speeds to home victoryupdated: Sun Jul 30 2006 09:37:00

Michael Schumacher blasted the Formula One title race wide open on Sunday with a commanding victory in his home German Grand Prix as Ferrari scored a one-two triumph.

Schumacher wins after early mayhemupdated: Sun Jul 02 2006 15:09:00

Michael Schumacher won the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday in a Ferrari one-two that slammed the brakes on Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso's run of success.

Schumacher ends Alonso's pole runupdated: Sat Jul 01 2006 15:26:00

Michael Schumacher showed that Ferrari are back on form by storming to pole position for Sunday's United States Grand Prix.

Davidson fastest at Indianapolisupdated: Fri Jun 30 2006 16:01:00

Formula One made an incident-free return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday with Honda test driver Anthony Davidson dominating free practice for the U.S. Grand Prix.

Alonso makes it four straight winsupdated: Sun Jun 25 2006 14:21:00

World champion Fernando Alonso further strengthened his grip on the 2006 title race with victory in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.

Alonso storms to Canadian GP poleupdated: Sat Jun 24 2006 14:10:00

Defending world drivers' champion Fernando Alonso stormed to pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal on Saturday.

Kubica fastest in low-key practiceupdated: Fri Jun 09 2006 10:55:00

BMW Sauber's Polish test driver Robert Kubica enjoyed a moment of glory with the quickest time in Friday's low-key British Grand Prix free practice.

Alonso delights crowd with victoryupdated: Sat May 13 2006 10:30:00

World champion Fernando Alonso became the first Spaniard to win his home grand prix on Sunday to the screaming adulation of a 130,000-strong crowd.

Schumacher powers to Euro GP winupdated: Sun May 07 2006 09:20:00

Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher produced another flawless and tactically astute drive to win the European Grand Prix at Nuerburgring on Sunday.

Alonso triumphant in chaotic raceupdated: Sun Apr 02 2006 04:55:00

Renault's Fernando Alonso won an incident-packed Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne to take a 14-point lead in the Formula One standings.

Button on pole for Australian raceupdated: Sat Apr 01 2006 05:43:00

Britain's Jenson Button survived a crazy final qualifying session to snatch pole position for the Australian Grand Prix.

Test drivers quickest in Melbourneupdated: Fri Mar 31 2006 08:20:00

World champion Fernando Alonso settled for fifth spot as the top drivers all took it easy in Friday's practise session for the Australian Grand Prix.

Fisichella snatches Malaysian poleupdated: Sat Mar 18 2006 06:40:00

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella took pole position with a flying late lap in qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday.

Alonso crowned new world championupdated: Sun Sep 25 2005 14:01:00

Spain's Fernando Alonso became Formula One's youngest world champion with a solid third place in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos on Sunday.

Raikkonen quickest at rain-hit Spaupdated: Fri Sep 09 2005 09:28:00

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen lapped fastest in a rain-hit first day of practice for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

Montoya's day as Raikkonen suffersupdated: Sun Sep 04 2005 09:31:00

Renault's Fernando Alonso could be crowned F1's youngest champion next weekend after finishing second to Juan Pablo Montoya of McLaren in the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Raikkonen takes first Turkey poleupdated: Sat Aug 20 2005 07:03:00

Title challenger Kimi Raikkonen claimed pole place at the Istanbul Park circuit Saturday when he finished fastest in qualifying for Sunday's inaugural Turkish Grand Prix.

Raikkonen pole as Montoya blundersupdated: Sat Jul 23 2005 08:03:00

It was bitter-sweet for McLaren in qualifying for the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim as Kimi Raikkonen secured pole position while teammate Juan Pablo Montoya slid off on the final corner.

Superb Alonso on Silverstone poleupdated: Sat Jul 09 2005 06:25:00

Championship leader Fernando Alonso claimed his second consecutive pole position, as race favorite Kimi Raikkonen suffered a second successive engine failure, at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Raikkonen closes championship gapupdated: Sun Jun 12 2005 14:32:00

Finn Kimi Raikkonen gave his title hopes a huge boost when he won the Canadian Grand Prix after championship leader Fernando Alonso crashed out in Montreal.

Button on pole for revitalised BARupdated: Sat Jun 11 2005 13:58:00

Britain's Jenson Button rebounded from his BAR team's controversial two-race ban to claim pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.

Impressive Alonso sets Monaco paceupdated: Thu May 19 2005 07:23:00

Renault's championship leader Fernando Alonso looked every bit the Monaco Grand Prix favorite after setting the pace in practice for Sunday's race.

Raikkonen ends Alonso's win streakupdated: Sun May 08 2005 09:41:00

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen flew from pole position to the chequered flag to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, the Finn's third Formula One victory.

Alonso, Briatore stay at Renault updated: Sat Apr 23 2005 13:09:00

Formula One leader Fernando Alonso and team boss Flavio Briatore will stay at Renault next year after the team moved to end speculation about their future.

Button fires warning shot at Imolaupdated: Fri Apr 22 2005 10:32:00

Briton Jenson Button fired a warning shot to BAR's rivals in San Marino Grand Prix practice on Friday.

Alonso completes back to back winsupdated: Sun Apr 03 2005 08:18:00

Renault's Fernando Alonso increased his lead in the world championship with a dominating drive in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix -- his second victory in three races this season.

Italian sport pays respect to popeupdated: Sat Apr 02 2005 07:22:00

All weekend sport in Italy, including Serie A football matches, has been cancelled as a mark of respect for the late pope John Paul II, the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) announced.

Schumacher pins faith in new F2005updated: Thu Mar 31 2005 05:32:00

World champion Michael Schumacher hopes to challenge at the front of the grid for the first time this season at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, where Ferrari will introduce their new F2005 car.

Spain's Alonso on provisional poleupdated: Sat Mar 19 2005 08:50:00

Spain's Fernando Alonso seized provisional pole for Renault at the Malaysian Grand Prix with a blistering lap in first qualifying.

Fisichella fastest in rain lotteryupdated: Sat Mar 05 2005 09:56:00

Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella took provisional pole for Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix after the weather turned first qualifying into a lottery on Saturday.

Another Australian possible in F1updated: Tue Aug 24 2004 04:32:00

Australians Will Power and Will Davison will test for the Minardi Formula One team before November, a team spokesman said on Monday.

Schumacher claims record 12th win updated: Sun Aug 15 2004 09:18:00

Michael Schumacher claimed a record 12th win of the season as the Hungarian GP saw another start-to-finish triumph for the Ferrari team.

Fisichella set for rivals Renaultupdated: Tue Jul 27 2004 08:47:00

Sauber driver Giancarlo Fisichella is close to joining Formula One rivals Renault, the Italian's manager said on Tuesday.

Raikkonen is quickest in practiceupdated: Fri Jul 09 2004 13:05:00

McLaren set their sights on a first podium finish of the season after Kimi Raikkonen led British Grand Prix practice.

Raikkonen sets Nuerburgring paceupdated: Fri May 28 2004 10:52:00

Kimi Raikkonen enjoyed a rare moment of success in a difficult season by topping Friday's practice times ahead of the European Grand Prix.

Trulli wins as Schumacher crashesupdated: Sun May 23 2004 10:07:00

Italian Jarno Trulli won a drama-filled Monaco Grand Prix, turning his first ever pole spot into his first GP triumph by leading all the way.

Schumacher crashes out in Monacoupdated: Sun May 23 2004 09:31:00

World champion Michael Schumacher missed a sixth straight victory after a crash in the tunnel at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Fisichella escapes in early crashupdated: Sun May 23 2004 08:45:00

Italian Giancarlo Fisichella escaped unhurt from a dramatic third lap collision in the Monaco Grand Prix.

Schumacher hails mind-blowing lapupdated: Sat Mar 20 2004 05:20:00

World champion Michael Schumacher boasted he had driven the perfect lap on Saturday in sweeping to pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Schumacher grabs pole in Australiaupdated: Sat Mar 06 2004 02:47:00

Six-times world champion Michael Schumacher broke the lap record as he grabbed pole position for the Formula One season-opener in Australia.

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