F1: Despite Ferrari Dominance, Hamilton Steals Pole in China

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JIADING, Shanghai, China — Despite the best efforts of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton was able to grab pole for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix, setting the all-time fastest lap of 1:31.678 on his way to his 64th pole position, just one away from his hero Ayrton Senna, and joined Senna and Michael Schumacher as the only drivers to …

F1: Vettel Hoping to Take Down Mercedes in 2016; Ferrari Driver Paces Preseason Testing

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BARCELONA, Spain — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Sebastian Vettel, entering his second season driving Ferrari’s No. 5 SF16-H machine, paced the first day of pre-season testing for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit de Catalyuna (Barcelona, Spain) on Monday, leaving the four-time champion energetic for …

F1: Singapore Surprise; Vettel Tops Ricciardo for Marina Bay Pole as Mercedes Lacks Pace

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — official series release — Clive Mason/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — For the first time since June of last year, a Formula One Grand Prix will start without a Mercedes on pole position, after Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest time in Saturday’s qualifying at Marina Bay. Vettel won the Ferrari-Red Bull battle with a lap of 1:43.885, beating …

ROC: Four-Time Formula One Champion Sebastian Vettel Added to 2015 Race of Champions Field

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LONDON – official series release — ROC photo — Four-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel has signed up for the Race Of Champions on Nov. 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Vettel became the youngest driver ever to win the Formula One World Championship when he took his first title in a last-race thriller in 2010. He …

F1: Upping the Ante; Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Paces Friday Practice in Austria

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SPIELBERG, Austria — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Charles Coates/Getty Images Europe photo — Mercedes, meet Ferrari. This weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg looks set to be the most competitive race of the 2015 Formula One World Championship to date, after Sebastian Vettel took the fight to the Silver Arrows …

F1: Sebastian Vettel Takes Down Mercedes, Wins His First Race Since 2013 With New Team

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – official series release — Lars Baron/Getty Images AsiaPac — Sebastian Vettel scored his and Ferrari’s first win since 2013 on Sunday after a strategic drive helped him defeated the Mercedes duo of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg during the Malaysian Grand Prix. Behind the fleet German – who poignantly lapped both Red Bulls four laps from …

F1: Lewis Hamilton Splashes to Pole Position for Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang Int’l Circuit

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SEPANG, Malaysia — official series release —  Lars Baron/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — Lewis Hamilton splashed his way through a downpour to earn his second pole in as many Formula One races during qualifying Saturday for Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang Int’l Circuit. Hamilton’s Mercedes held off the Ferrari of four-time world champion Sebastien Vettel by a mere .074 …