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Hamilton Remains Positive, Aims For The Podium In Australia

Despite having a tough time with his car in Jerez, like experiencing mechanical problems during the tests, Lewis Hamilton remains positive that he will make it to the podium. This was revealed by UK’s The Independent before the season-opening grand prix in Australia started. However, Hamilton said that he is realistic with his goals. The young Briton stated in his interview that he will do his best to at least finish third in the races. But of course, this does not mean that he does not want to win the championship either. The Mercedes team driver admitted that if an opportunity is present for the top prize, then he would… Continue Reading »


A Monaco Story: Mika and Nico Chats in Monte Carlo

Surely you have already seen two or more people bumping at each other in a random place, maybe in a coffee shop or an elevator, and it is not unusual anymore. In this video, it shows how Mika Hakkinen and Nico Rosberg sort of bumped into each other in Monte Carlo. You shouldn’t be surprised, as they live just a few floors apart. Mika Hakkinen has long history with Mercedes-Benz. In 1998 and 1999, he won the world title riding the McLaren Mercedes. Nico Rosberg is driving for the third season since Silver Arrows returned. In the video, you will see how long they’ve been ‘together’, it was long before… Continue Reading »


Rumor: Michael Schumacher, Retiring?

As David Coulthard commented on Mika Hakkinen’s return to racing, “a true racer never loses the speed, only the need to race,” this may be a statement that Mercedes Petronas’ Michael Schumacher can also use. That is, if the rumors are true that he is retiring after the next season. In an interview with Autosport, a British magazine, he said, “ I need a little bit more time to see about myself and how we are heading, and some input to see if that is what I want or not.” This sparked the issue in the world wide web that he might be retiring after. Also, he didn’t renew his… Continue Reading »


Grand Prix at the Singapore Track

The round 14 of the 2011 F1 Season will take place on September 25 at the streets of Singapore’s Marina Bay area. The race starts at 20:00 local time, this is the only night race of the season, so the 5.073 km circuit will be lit up by 1500 special light projectors. In the Singapore GP, Safety Car deployments are featured at an average of 6.7 laps per race. The driver change gears twice more than in Spa, 71 times per lap or a total of 4331. And there are 26 braking events per lap, the same number as Monaco’s at eight corners below 100kph. Here are what the stars… Continue Reading »


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