Nov 21

F1: Departing Webber says Brazil just a normal race

AUSTIN, TX - NOVEMBER 14: Mark Webber of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing talks to the media during previews to the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 14, 2013 in Austin, United States.

’s tenure with Red Bull concludes in Brazil. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mark Webber says that for the moment the is just a normal weekend – although he concedes that will change as his final start approaches.

“I think on Sunday it will be a little bit different,” Webber said Thursday. “But it still feels like a normal race at the moment, so looking forward to Sunday in many ways, in terms of obviously pushing for a good result, but also I’m ready to stop and looking forward to the extended winter that I’ll have, and the new challenges around the corner. Getting out of the car Sunday, there will be a few things that will be for the last obviously in terms of , but I’m pretty relaxed at the moment and looking forward to the race.”

Webber admits that he’ll miss driving in at the most historic circuits.

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Aug 23

Symonds Focusing On Processes At Williams

 Pat Symonds, now with Williams. (Photo: Getty Images)

, now with . (Photo: Getty Images)

 New Williams chief technical officer Pat Symonds enjoyed his first day of track action with his new employer at today, as he begins the process of trying to help the team get back on track.

He says his priority is to look at how the organization operates.

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Aug 20

Ferrari Can Still Win F1 Title, Boss Tells Team

NORTHAMPTON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 08: Fernando Alonso (R) of Spain and Ferrari is seen with his Team Principal Stefano Domenicali as he prepares to drive during practice for the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit on July 8, 2011 in Northampton, England.

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team principal gave his crew a pep talk at Maranello team headquarters on Tuesday, and insisted that can still win the 2013 World Championship.

Domenicali’s speech, recounted on the Ferrari website, comes after some tension was created in the camp by Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo’s reaction to Alonso’s comments. Alonso has been frustrated by the team’s drop-off in form in recent weeks.

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Aug 16

Raikkonen Upbeat On Belgian GP Prospects

Lotus F1 Team's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen  drives during the third practice session at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest on July 27, 2013 ahead of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix.  AFP PHOTO / TOM GANDOLFINI        (Photo credit should read Tom Gandolfini/AFP/Getty Images)

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calls his favorite circuit, and the Finn has a great record in the Belgian GP. In order to get his title challenge back on track, he really needs to finish ahead of Sebastian Vettel when action resumes. Can he do it? Here’s a Q&A provided by .

You were second in Budapest before the summer break. How good would it be to go one step better at Spa?

“Usually I’ve achieved a good result at the Belgian Grand Prix, but what has happened there before doesn’t help me right now. Of course, it doesn’t cause any harm either and it would be great to win at Spa for a fifth time. Extra points are always good and if you win the race no-one scores more points than you.”

How has your history been at the circuit?

“For me there have only been good memories from Spa and it’s great to go racing there. You can’t get the same kind of a feeling anywhere else. It’s great to race with a modern racing car at a proper circuit which has such a great tradition.”

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