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Oct 27, 2013

Beaten Alonso congratulates Vettel

GREATER NOIDA, India (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso congratulated Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel on his fourth successive Formula One world title on Sunday but reserved judgement on where the German stood among the greats.

Alonso saw his faint chances of keeping the championship battle alive evaporate when Vettel completed an Indian Grand Prix hat-trick to become Formula One’s youngest quadruple champion.

Oct 27, 2013

Motor racing-Beaten Alonso congratulates Vettel

GREATER NOIDA, India, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso congratulated Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel on his fourth successive Formula One world title on Sunday but reserved judgement on where the German stood among the greats.

Alonso saw his faint chances of keeping the championship battle alive evaporate when Vettel completed an Indian Grand Prix hat-trick to become Formula One’s youngest quadruple champion.

Oct 26, 2013

Vettel no fan of Formula E

GREATER NOIDA, India (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel gave a planned new electric series a firm thumbs-down on Saturday, saying silent motor racing left him cold.

The FIA-sanctioned Formula E championship is due to start next year with 10 teams racing in 10 city centers around the world.

Oct 26, 2013

Motor racing-Vettel no fan of Formula E

GREATER NOIDA, India, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel gave a planned new electric series a firm thumbs-down on Saturday, saying silent motor racing left him cold.

The FIA-sanctioned Formula E championship is due to start next year with 10 teams racing in 10 city centres around the world.

Oct 26, 2013

Mallya tips Mumbai teen as next Indian F1 driver

GREATER NOIDA (Reuters) – India has no Formula One driver and there will be no grand prix here next year but Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya believes he has unearthed the country’s next driving talent in a Mumbai teenager.

There is a clear lack of buzz around Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix, which stares at an uncertain future after Sunday’s race.

Oct 26, 2013

Motor racing-Mallya tips Mumbai teen as next Indian F1 driver

GREATER NOIDA, India, Oct 26 (Reuters) – India has no Formula One driver and there will be no grand prix here next year but Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya believes he has unearthed the country’s next driving talent in a Mumbai teenager.

There is a clear lack of buzz around Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix, which stares at an uncertain future after Sunday’s race.

Oct 25, 2013

Pirelli warn of possible 2014 tire crisis

GREATER NOIDA, India (Reuters) – Pirelli warned on Friday they will not be able to supply tires for next year’s Formula One season unless they are allowed to do more winter testing with an up-to-date car.

A spate of blowouts earlier this season and the criticism that followed led to a change in tire compounds and structure, but even that could not satisfy drivers including Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Red Bull’s Mark Webber.

Oct 25, 2013

Motor racing-Pirelli warn of possible 2014 tyre crisis

GREATER NOIDA, India, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Pirelli warned on Friday they will not be able to supply tyres for next year’s Formula One season unless they are allowed to do more winter testing with an up-to-date car.

A spate of blowouts earlier this season and the criticism that followed led to a change in tyre compounds and structure, but even that could not satisfy drivers including Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Red Bull’s Mark Webber.

Oct 24, 2013

Alonso goes to bed ‘proud’ even in ‘Vettel era’

GREATER NOIDA, India (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso may have conceded the Formula One world title but the Ferrari driver is not losing any sleep over Sebastian Vettel’s domination on the track.

Red Bull’s Vettel is on the cusp of his fourth successive world title and second-placed Alonso, who trails the German by 90 points ahead of Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix, admitted it was merely a formality.

Oct 24, 2013

Motor racing-Alonso goes to bed ‘proud’ even in ‘Vettel era’

GREATER NOIDA, India, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso may have conceded the Formula One world title but the Ferrari driver is not losing any sleep over Sebastian Vettel’s domination on the track.

Red Bull’s Vettel is on the cusp of his fourth successive world title and second-placed Alonso, who trails the German by 90 points ahead of Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix, admitted it was merely a formality.