Sebastian Vettel
Jul 5

F1: Rosberg Takes Pole In Wild Qualifying Session At Silverstone

Nico Rosberg mastered tricky conditions on Saturday to take pole for the British GP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

mastered tricky conditions on Saturday to take pole for the . (Photo: LAT Photographic)

championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix on Saturday, capitalizing on a critical error of judgment by his Mercedes teammate on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session.

The German secured pole by persevering on his final lap in drying conditions as Hamilton — who had the fastest time up to that point — aborted his lap and pulled into the pits, believing that the his time could not be bettered.

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Jun 23

F1: Frustrated Horner calls for changes at Renault

Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Friday 20 June 2014. Christian Horner, Team Principal, Red Bull Racing. World Copyright: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _N7T8721

, Team Principal of , watches on at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria on Friday 20 June 2014. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has made clear his frustration at by insisting that the French manufacturer has to change the way it does things.

His comments came after ’s was ruined by an early glitch that put him a lap down.

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Jun 21

F1: Red Bull’s Home Track Fails To Solve Vettel’s Problems

Sebastian Vettel failed to make it to the final round of qualifying on Saturday in Austria. (Photo: Getty Images)

failed to make it to the final round of qualifying on Saturday in Austria. (Photo: Getty Images)

After his all-conquering four-year reign over , Sebastian Vettel this season has become used to getting beaten.

The four-time world champion from Germany was eliminated Saturday in the second round of qualifying on his team’s home track and missed out on a top-10 start position in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix.

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Jun 20

F1: Hamilton Quickest In Second Practice At Austrian GP

Lewis Hamilton drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

drives during second practice at the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull’s hopes for a triumph on its home circuit were dampened Friday as Mercedes regained its dominance in Formula One, clearly setting the pace on the opening day of practice for the Austrian Grand Prix.

With ’s maiden victory in Canada two weeks ago, Red Bull ended a six-race winning streak by Mercedes but the Australian driver and his teammate did not come close to matching their rival’s speed on the Red Bull Ring.

Lewis Hamilton beat teammate to the fastest time in the second practice. Hamilton completed his best lap on the 4.3-kilometer (2.7-mile) track in 1 minute, 9.542 seconds, topping Rosberg by 0.377. Ferrari’s was almost a second off the lead in third.

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Jun 19

F1: Ricciardo looks to carry momentum from maiden win into Austria

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada. Sunday 8 June 2014. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, 1st Position, celebrates his maiden win with his team. World Copyright: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _ONZ3763

celebrates his maiden win at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada onSunday 8 June 2014. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo insists that is fully motivated in its chase of Mercedes, despite the huge performance gulf between the silver cars and their opposition.

The Australian says that his Canadian GP was a useful boost for the whole team.

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