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Aug 24

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Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: Getty Images)

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Hamilton surprises with brilliant pole

Lewis Hamilton surprised even himself with by taking a superb pole position in tricky conditions at Spa.

Hamilton, who only just scraped into Q3, was the last car across the line as the track began to dry. Belgium is his fourth pole in a row.

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Aug 21

Infiniti Offers Budding Engineers Chance To Work At Red Bull

Infiniti Red Bull Racing Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey. (Photo: Getty Images)

Infiniti Chief Technical Officer . (Photo: Getty Images)

If you’ve dreamed of working for an F1 team your chance may have arrived, courtesy of Infiniti and Red Bull Racing.

They are jointly offering engineering graduates a chance to work at RBR via what they call “a new global talent search initiative.”

The Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy will see two winning candidates complete a 12-month assignment with RBR, working alongside Infiniti engineers, while also spending time at the company’s UK road car technical center.

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Aug 19

Raikkonen not going to Red Bull – manager confirms

Kimi Raikkonen (left) and Sebastian Vettel (right) won't be teammates. (Photo: Getty Images)

(left) and (right) won’t be teammates. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen’s manager on Monday confirmed reports the 2007 world champion is no longer in the race to move to Red Bull in 2014.

Earlier, amid reports has been signed to replace the Le Mans-bound , Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko insisted he is “not nervous” Ferrari seems to have won the race for Raikkonen’s services next year.

“I’m not nervous,” the Austrian told Bild newspaper. “Don’t forget that we still have Sebastian Vettel.”

Speaking to Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat on Monday, Raikkonen’s manager Steve Robertson admitted the current Lotus driver is not moving to Red Bull.

“The negotiations with Red Bull were not successful and ended some time ago,” he is quoted as saying.

Robertson did not mention whether Raikkonen would stay at Lotus in 2014 or return to Ferrari, but he admitted it is 99.9 per cent sure the 33-year-old will still be on the grid next year.

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Aug 19

Red Bull to announce Ricciardo at Spa – Report

Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Scuderia Toro Rosso.

of Australia and . (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Red Bull has signed Daniel Ricciardo to replace his departing Australian countryman in 2014.

That is the claim of Germany’s Sport Bild, whose correspondents Bianca Garloff and Ralf Bach said the news about ’s new teammate will be announced at the Belgian Grand Prix in a week.

“Unfortunately, I cannot say any more than that we will make an announcement at Spa,” said the energy drink-owned outfit’s Dr Helmut Marko.

23-year-old Ricciardo’s move to Red Bull ties in with reports is returning to Ferrari.

Australian Ricciardo told Sport Bild just before the summer break that, if selected to race alongside Vettel in 2014, he expects to get along with the reigning world champion.

“I know Seb quite well,” he said, “as I was the reserve driver in 2010. I was out for dinner with him a few times and we get on really well.”

Ricciardo admitted, however, that he is not immediately expecting equal status with his German stablemate.

“Of course not at the start of the season,” he said, “but I’m in Formula One to be the best.”

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Aug 6

Will Mark Webber Miss Sebastian Vettel?

Photo Credit: LAT Photographic

Photo Credit: LAT Photographic

, retiring from Formula One at the end of the season, has admitted he will not miss his teammate .

The Australian appeared on the BBC’s highly popular British motoring program Top Gear this week, where he admitted the sport is now “very different” to when he debuted over 200 Grands Prix ago.

Asked about the era of heavily-degrading Pirelli tires, Webber told presenter Jeremy Clarkson: “But that’s the way it is.

“We’ve got to learn and get on with it, but you’ve got to be able to push. In Formula One it’s about us boys being absolutely on the limit all the time. Or it should be.”

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