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Mercedes duo continue domination in Bahrain free practice

The Mercedes duo have continued their domination by topping the times in the first two practice sessions ahead of this weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton topped both free practice sessions leading team-mate Nico Rosberg by two and three tenths … Continue reading

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Mercedes dominate final practice session in Sepang

Mercedes sent a commanding message to their rivals in the third and final free practice session in Malaysia by topping the times by over a second to their nearest rival. Once again Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen was the closest driver to … Continue reading

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Mercedes set the early pace in Malaysia

Mercedes have set the early pace in Malaysia with their drivers topping one Friday practice session apiece. It wasn’t all straightforward for the team however as both of their drivers had moments, including a trip across the gravel for Lewis … Continue reading

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Nico Rosberg shows intent in Australia with fastest FP3 time

Nico Rosberg has shown just what Mercedes can do by going 1.3 seconds faster than anyone else. Jenson Button ended the session in second place with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso going third fastest. A stream of cars led by Jean-Eric Vergne … Continue reading

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First blood for Ferrari and Mercedes in Australia

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton have topped the first two practice sessions in Australia. It was a busy start to the new Formula One season as teams shook down their cars in race trim for the first time. … Continue reading

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2013: Australian GP: FP1 + FP2 Round-Up

Reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel has fired a warning shot to his rivals by topping both the first and second free practice sessions. Felipe Massa ended free practice one just 0.078s off the Red Bull’s pace, but the gap increased … Continue reading

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2012: Brazilian GP: FP3

  McLaren continued to lead the way with Jenson Button topping the times in the third and final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Brazilian GP. He went just 0.057s faster than Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel, with Red Bull … Continue reading

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2012: Brazilian GP: FP2

Morning pacesetter Lewis Hamilton continued his form into Free Practice 2, going just under three tenths clear of Sebastian Vettel. As had been the case in Free Practice 1 Mark Webber ended the session in third as drivers swapped to … Continue reading

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2012: Brazilian GP: FP1

*denotes drivers who set their fastest laps on 2012 Pirelli hard tyres Lewis Hamilton topped the times in the final first free practice session of the year, going just 0.009s faster than Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton was on the experimental 2013 … Continue reading

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2012: US GP: FP3

Free Practice 3 Sebastian Vettel made it three out of three by topping the third and final practice session ahead of qualifying for the US GP at Austin. He finished the session two tenths ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who had … Continue reading

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