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May 6

F1: Ferrari technical director confident good results are ahead

James Allison, Technical Director at Ferrari, during pre-season testing in Jerez. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

James Allison, Technical Director at , during pre-season testing in Jerez.
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Ferrari chassis technical director James Allison says that the team is still learning about the new regulations, and will improve the 4 T by the race.

“We are learning how to get performance out of this new set of regulations and hopefully to make this car more competitive,” said Allison on the team’s website.

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Apr 6

Bahrain Grand Prix Notebook: Mercedes Sweeps Weekend

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg celebrate with their team after finishing one-two in the Bahrain GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

and celebrate with their team after finishing one-two in the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Hamilton Savors Fabulous Bahrain GP Win

Lewis Hamilton called his brilliant Bahrain GP win one of the best of his career after he just managed to outfox teammate Nico Rosberg.

Hamilton snuck past the pole man at the start, and survived a series of attacks from Rosberg, who was handed a second chance when the safety car cut the gap before the final sprint to the flag.

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Apr 4

F1: Bahrain GP Notebook – Mercedes Leads Ferrari After Opening Day

Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

topped both practice sessions on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hamilton On Top As Action Kicks Off In Bahrain

Lewis Hamilton continued where he left off in Malaysia by dominating the first day of practice in Bahrain.

Hamilton headed teammate in both sessions, by margins of 0.231s and 0.365s respectively.

“Generally the car has been feeling good this weekend,” said Hamilton. “We’ve just been trying to get a feeling for the tires, the soft tire is quite a lot better than the tires we’ve been using, so quite a big difference. There’s lots to learn.

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Mar 29

F1: Mercedes Dominates Free Practice Sessions In Malaysia

Nico Rosberg drives during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at . (Photo: Getty Images)

Mercedes drivers set the two fastest times in Saturday’s pre-qualifying practice session at the Malaysian Grand Prix, showing they are the team to beat again for pole position and in Sunday’s race.

Nico Rosberg, who won the season-opener in Australia, led the way with a time of 1 minute, 39.008 seconds at the Sepang International Circuit, a quarter of a second ahead of teammate .

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Mar 27

Ferrari can still challenge for title, says Alonso

Fernando Alonso leading teammate Kimi Raikkonen at the Australian GP. (Photo:  Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images)

leading teammate at the Australian GP. (Photo: Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso says that can still fight for the World Championship this year, despite the impressive form shown by rivals in Australia.

In recent years, Alonso has had to fight with what was often the third or fourth best car in the field, but this time he sees the possibility to catch up.

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