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BUTTON WANTS TOP-CAT STATUS IN MONACO

Thu, 2014-10-30 15:01
World championship leader Jenson Button is ready to tame the mean streets of Monaco.
Categories: F1 Grand Prix

The Hungarian Grand Prix - did you know?

Thu, 2013-07-25 14:33
Did you know that, at 4.381 kilometres long, Budapest's Hungaroring circuit is the third shortest track on the calendar after Monaco and Canada? As Hungary prepares to host the Formula 1 Magyar Nagydij 2013, we present a myriad of other interesting facts and figures about the race
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Rookie diary - with Marussia's Max Chilton

Wed, 2013-07-10 10:26
He may be a rookie, but Marussia's Max Chilton is proving to be one of the most consistent drivers on the 2013 grid, with nine finishes from nine races so far, including an eventful 14th place in Monaco. In the latest of our series charting the personal and professional progress of this year's newcomers, the 22-year-old Briton reflects on his development over the first half of the season
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Massa slams Monaco medical response

Tue, 2013-06-11 13:46
Felipe Massa has called for an overhaul in the Monaco medical facilities after being left deeply unimpressed by the treatment he received after crashing at this year's race
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FIA sets June date for Mercedes-Pirelli test hearing

Mon, 2013-06-10 16:09
The FIA's International Tribunal (IT) is to meet in Paris on June 20 to hear the case against Mercedes and Pirelli concerning their recent tyre test, it was announced on Monday. It follows the protest lodged by Red Bull and Ferrari at the Monaco Grand Prix. The IT will consider whether the three-day test, conducted in Spain last month using a 2013 car, broke Formula One regulations
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Mercedes tyre issues not cured - Hamilton

Mon, 2013-06-10 12:55
Lewis Hamilton does not think Mercedes has cured its tyre degradation issues after following up on its Monaco victory with a podium in Canada
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Vergne joins race for Webber's Red Bull seat

Mon, 2013-06-10 10:02
Jean-Eric Vergne has joined the race to replace Mark Webber at Red Bull next year, after putting in eye-catching performances for the energy drink company's junior team Toro Rosso in Monaco and Canada.
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Paddock Postcard from Montreal

Sun, 2013-06-09 17:00
The Formula One bandwagon may have left glamorous Monaco far behind, but crossing the Atlantic to Canada wasn't a difficult proposition with the city of Montreal a well-loved haunt for most in the paddock. Red Bull's Mark Webber started the race weekend on two wheels instead of four, mountain biking with alpine skiing world champion Erik Guay on Mont Rigaud.
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Massa criticises F1 medical response after Monaco crash

Sun, 2013-06-09 16:00
Felipe Massa criticised the reaction to his Monaco grand prix crash during the drivers' briefing ahead of this weekend's race in Canada.
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Sergio Perez Q&A: We are racers, not Sunday drivers

Fri, 2013-06-07 23:55
It seems Sergio Perez just can't win. First he is told by his new team boss that he is not being aggressive enough, and then when he puts in some strong passing moves in Monaco his fellow drivers complain he is being too aggressive. Will the criticism change Perez's approach in Montreal this weekend? Definitely not says the McLaren star
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No Monaco criticism from within Ferrari

Fri, 2013-06-07 13:29
Fernando Alonso on Thursday hit back at suggestions Ferrari might have been unhappy with his lacklustre performance recently at Monaco.
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Massa had medical checks after Monaco

Fri, 2013-06-07 13:26
Felipe Massa and Pastor Maldonado on Thursday announced they are fighting fit for this weekend's F1 action in Canada.
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Nico Rosberg Q&A: tyre test played no role in Monaco win

Thu, 2013-06-06 23:12
Nico Rosberg had a dream weekend in Monaco, topping every session before winning the classic street race 30 years after his father's triumph in the Principality. Since then, however, his Mercedes team have been engulfed in the controversy surrounding their Pirelli tyre test just prior to the Monte Carlo round. Did the test play a role in Rosberg's victory? Will it help Mercedes' performance in Canada this weekend?
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McLaren backing Perez amid criticism

Thu, 2013-06-06 13:53
McLaren is standing firmly behind Sergio Perez, despite fierce criticism from his rivals in the wake of the Monaco grand prix.
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Canada preview - can Mercedes maintain momentum?

Thu, 2013-06-06 11:57
Can Lewis Hamilton rediscover his mojo and give Mercedes a second consecutive victory to follow up on team mate Nico Rosberg's triumph in Monaco? Will Red Bull get back on track on a circuit that historically hasn't suited them? Or can Ferrari or Lotus reassert themselves? This weekend's Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada 2013 poses plenty of questions that make for an exciting and unpredictable encounter
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Exclusive Q&A with Force India's Vijay Mallya

Tue, 2013-05-28 13:52
Force India left Monaco with a haul of 12 points, equalling their best result of the year, as the team continue to enjoy their strongest ever start to a world championship campaign. And that was despite one car starting 17th on the grid. With the VJM06 proving competitive on all types of circuit, and both their drivers seemingly at the top of their games, it's no surprise team principal and managing director Vijay Mallya is upbeat
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Monaco analysis - Mercedes finally hit the jackpot

Mon, 2013-05-27 14:28
For just under two hours and 18 minutes on Sunday afternoon talk of protests and 'secret' tyre tests was forgotten, as the Monaco Grand Prix did what it does best - serve up drama, excitement, tension and emotion. And no one was more emotional at the end of it all than race winner and Monte Carlo resident Nico Rosberg, as Mercedes finally converted their supreme qualifying speed into unbeatable race pace
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Paddock Postcard from Monte Carlo

Sun, 2013-05-26 11:51
Motorsport obviously owns the limelight this weekend in Monaco, but proceedings traditionally open with a charity football match on Tuesday night. This year the annual game - the 20th to be held - raised money for the Princess Charlene Foundation in the Stade Louis II. Ferrari team mates Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa and McLaren's Sergio Perez were amongst the Formula One stars in action
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Jenson Button Q&A: Qualifying a lost opportunity

Sat, 2013-05-25 20:04
P9 on the grid is not the ideal starting position in Monaco. Jenson Button had been hoping for much better after what had been a promising weekend so far for McLaren. Then technical gremlins struck his MP4-28 at just the wrong time in Q3. Button knows he now has a lot of work to do on Sunday
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Exclusive Q&A with Mercedes' Ross Brawn

Sat, 2013-05-25 19:41
Sunday's Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco 2013 will feature two Mercedes on the front row of the grid. But their experienced team principal Ross Brawn knows that even in Monte Carlo that is no guarantee of victory. In an exclusive interview with Formula1.com, Brawn discusses Mercedes' race prospects, their struggle with the 2013 tyres, Paddy Lowe's early arrival from McLaren and more
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