Sep 10

Vettel Well Clear Of F1 Rivals After Monza Win

Vettel Well Clear Of F1 Rivals After Monza Win

of Germany and Infiniti . (Photo: Getty Images)

It’s now more a question of when, rather than if, Sebastian Vettel will win a fourth straight championship.

Before the midseason break a few weeks ago, there was talk that the Red Bull driver could be still be caught by rival and a resurgent of Mercedes.

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Sep 8

Vettel wins Italian Grand Prix ahead of Alonso

Red Bull Racing's German driver Sebastian Vettel celebrates on the podium at the Autodromo Nazionale circuit in Monza on September 8, 2013 after the Italian Formula One Grand Prix.       AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN

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withstood a tricky start from pole position to win the on Sunday and extend his hefty championship lead over driver , who finished second.

Vettel locked his tires on the first turn as the Ferrari of pressured him from behind, but after that the German consolidated his advantage to beat Alonso and Red Bull teammate , who finished third.

With seven races remaining, it looks increasingly likely that Vettel will clinch a fourth straight title — unless he has an alarming drop in form or Ferrari finds a way to get faster.

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Sep 7

Lewis Hamilton Apologizes After Poor Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

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Lewis Hamilton called himself an idiot after his worst qualifying drive this season left him starting 12th for the on Sunday.

Hamilton, who won at last year, was chasing a fifth successive pole position in but he failed to even make Q3 on Saturday.

“I just drove like an idiot,” he said. “That’s the worst I’ve driven for a long, long time. I’m sorry to the team.”

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Sep 7

Vettel Stays In Fine Form With Italian GP Pole

(L-R)  Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel and Nico Hulkenberg. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

(L-R) , and Nico Hulkenberg. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Sebastian Vettel is odds on to extend his big lead over after qualifying for the in pole position.

Vettel already leads Alonso by 46 points and will be confident of moving further clear of his rivals, given that Alonso starts Sunday’s race from fifth on the grid and — who is third overall in the title race — from a lowly 12th.

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Sep 6

IndyCar Driver Dixon Fined, Placed On Probation

IndyCar Driver Dixon Fined, Placed On Probation

of New Zealand, driver of the #9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Honda (Photo: Getty Images)

fined Scott Dixon $30,000 on Friday and placed him on probation through the end of the year for disparaging comments after the .

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