Chinese Grand Prix


Lewis Hamilton pips Daniel Ricciardo for pole for Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed his mastery in the wet to chalk up his third pole position in four races in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix

Britain's Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix but was denied the Formula One world championship by title rival Felipe Massa, who finished second.

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Red Bull looks to reverse Ricciardo penalty

Daniel Ricciardo.

Red Bull believes it can overturn Daniel Ricciardo's Australian Grand Prix disqualification on Monday and reinvigorate its 2014 challenge.


Red Bull no longer F1's benchmark: Webber

Former Red Bull F1 driver Mark Webber.

Mark Webber believes his former team Red Bull is no longer the benchmark in formula one, but is confident it will bounce back from its early season woes.

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Daniel Ricciardo warns F1 rivals Red Bull 'are coming'

Eyes on the prize: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo sounded a warning to Mercedes after the first practice sessions for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix, declaring that they should watch out as Red Bull "are coming".

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Daniel Ricciardo puts Red Bull on top in wet final practice in China

Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull on top of the timesheets for the first time this season with the fastest time in final practice for the Chinese Grand Prix in a damp session that limited running with...

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Lewis Hamilton wins China GP, Daniel Ricciardo fourth

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix comfortably ahead of his teammate Nico Rosberg on Sunday as Mercedes tightened their grip on the season with their third one-two finish in a row.

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Daniel Ricciardo plays down rift after teammate Sebastian Vettel's reluctance to yield

Sebastian Vettel

Shanghai Daniel Ricciardo has played down suggestions of a rift with Sebastian Vettel after the formula one world champion appeared to ignore team orders during Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

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Sebastian Vettel denies ignoring Red Bull team orders

Sebastian Vettel

World champion Sebastian Vettel has denied sparking another Red Bull team row after appearing to ignore an instruction during Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

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Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone denies bribery at German trial

Bernie Ecclestone, the 83-year-old controlling business magnate in Formula One racing, waits for the first day of his trial for bribery to start in Munich.

Ryland James Munich, Germany: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany on Thursday, denying bribery charges that threaten to land the British billionaire in jail.

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Daniel Ricciardo is playing all the right cards in F1

Rising star: Daniel Ricciardo has made a huge impression at Red Bull this season.

Mark Fogarty While it is too soon to declare that Australia's new Formula 1 star Daniel Ricciardo has the measure of his world champion teammate Sebastian Vettel, he has certainly given the previously...

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Our job is to obey team orders, says Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo.

Australia's Daniel Ricciardo believes it's the responsibility of formula one drivers to respect and obey team orders, whether they like it or not.

Ayrton Senna's legend - then and now

People visit Ayrton Senna's grave in Sao Paulo on May 1 on the 20th anniversary of his death.

Brad Spurgeon Twenty years ago last week, on May 1, 1994, formula one's biggest star at the time, Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna, was killed in a racing accident at the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy.

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Jones backs Webber to race off with title

Mark Webber

David Polkinghorne Former world champion Alan Jones says Mark Webber is ''stronger'' than Sebastian Vettel.

No doubting there will be a right time for wrong-time Webber

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Peter McKay When Mark Webber turns up to next weekend's Chinese Grand Prix, let's hope he keeps his raging thoughts within and elects to get square with his nemesis on the other side of the Red Bull garage at a...

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All eyes on Webber and Vettel after row

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - MARCH 24:  Mark Webber of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing prepares to drive during the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit on March 24, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber will be under fierce scrutiny as they return to the Red Bull team garage at this week's Chinese Grand Prix following a furious team row in Malaysia.

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Vettel not sorry for beating Webber


Three-time Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel says he feels no need to apologise for winning following his controversial victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix.


Quitting never on my mind: Webber

Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber

Red Bull driver Mark Webber Thursday denied suggestions he had been on the verge of quitting the team and said he was looking forward to moving on from the team orders controversy in Malaysia.

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'Mark didn't deserve to win': Vettel says defying team orders was an act of revenge

Sebastian Vettel.

Oliver Brown in Shanghai With astonishing candour, Sebastian Vettel admitted on Thursday night that his decision to overtake Mark Webber, his Red Bull teammate, for victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix had been an act of pure...

'Payback' in Vettel victory

Sebastian Vettel talks to Red Bull team adviser Helmut Marko.

Oliver Brown, Shanghai Red Bull driver says decision to overtake teammate an act of pure retribution.