Articles tagged Vitaly Petrov

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Ferrari’s 20 greatest F1 drivers

Ferrari will have two crowned champions at the helm when it wheels its cars to the grid for the 2014 Australian Grand Prix – a first in world championship terms since Italy 1953, when Alberto Ascari and Nino Farina formed part of a six-strong line-up at Monza. The team has hired many illustrious names before and since, but which are Ferrari's 20 greatest F1 drivers? Writer Simon Arron A curious...

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Rookies Senna and Hulkenberg join the grid for 2010

Bruno Senna will drive for the Campos Meta team in 2010, having signed a two-year deal with the Spanish outfit. He is the first driver to have been named by any of the four new teams due to enter Formula 1 next season. The 26-year-old (pictured on the left) is the nephew of F1 legend Ayrton Senna. He was runner-up in the 2008 GP2 Series but his hopes of landing a drive with Honda/Brawn for this...

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This month on the Motor Sport website

Forum Focus Within a few minutes of posting the Hungarian GP report online, the comments flowed in. A few lauded Mark Webber for his drive, and a few praised Vitaly Petrov for out-qualifying team-mate Robert Kubica for the first time. But the majority focused on the driving of a certain M Schumacher and his move on Rubens Barrichello. “Schumacher is back to his old self,” said Paal Hanson. “He...

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Race of Champions

Düsseldorf, Germany With the ink on his new Volkswagen World Rally Championship contract barely dry, Sébastien Ogier held off Audi legend Tom Kristensen in the final to claim victory in the 2011 Race of Champions. Inside the ESPRIT Arena, with its roof firmly shut to keep out the December weather, Ogier disposed of current DTM champion Martin Tomczyk and World Touring Car star Andy Priaulx en...

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Variety Suits: Drag Racing Pro's

It's not unusual for drag racers to contest several classes a year, as American ace Melanie Troxel explains It’s a shame that modern Formula 1 drivers don’t regularly race in other series. Some of them compete in the Race of Champions, and this year Vitaly Petrov very nearly took part in the Goodwood Revival. However, as a rule it doesn’t happen, thanks to contracts forbidding anything that...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – The return of Räikkönen, the decline of Massa – How the party turned sour for Ireland at Lotus Save that the order was different – and unique in 2011 – with Mark Webber winning and Sebastian Vettel finishing second, the Grand Prix season finale in Brazil was pretty much a reflection of the whole year: the Red Bulls away on their own, with McLaren next up and then Ferrari (or, to be...

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Nigel Roebuck

Will the new F1 regulations destabilise Red Bull? When will one of the top teams see sense and sign Nico Hülkenberg? And has F1’s safety crusade taken a step too far? It is the evening of Sunday, November 17, as I write, and a few minutes ago a Texan lady in my hotel asked me what seemed to her a very reasonable question. “Is anyone else,” she said, “ever going to win another Grand Prix? I mean,...

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Newsfeed

MotoGP Kawasaki has reversed its decision to leave the series, announcing that it will run a single bike for ex-Ducati rider Marco Melandri. n British Eurosport has signed a deal with Dorna to continue screening Friday and Saturday practice, plus the 125cc and 250cc races. The BBC will continue to air races live. Casey Stoner led the Qatar test with a time of 1min 55.744sec. Yamaha’s Jorge...

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The Motor Sport Month - Formula 1 News

New kids on the block The late confirmations of Giedo Van der Garde and Luiz Razia by Caterham and Marussia respectively have ensured that the Australian GP will feature a bumper crop of at least five rookies. Van der Garde and Razia join fellow newcomers Valtteri Bottas, Max Chilton and Esteban Gutierrez. As Motor Sport went to press Force India had yet to confirm whether Jules Bianchi would...

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Best seats in the house

So close is the battle for the Formula 1 World Championship that team orders will – like it or not – become increasingly important. It occurs to me that Ferrari might be well served by borrowing a phrase from its fuel supplier. “Thank you for using Fuel-Save,” says the forecourt cashier as you present your payment. From pits to car this is surely both sufficiently ambiguous and a clear...

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