2013 Spain Grand Prix – Free Practice 1 Times

2013 Spain Grand Prix – Free Practice 1 Times
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1 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:25.252
2 Felipe Massa Ferrari 1:25.455 +0.20
3 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1:25.667 +0.415
4 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1:26.042 +0.790
5 Adrian Sutil Force India 1:26.212 +0.960
6 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:26.374 +1.122
7 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:26.456 +1.204
8 Kimi Räikkönen Lotus 1:26.614 +1.362
9 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:26.621 +1.369
10 Paul di Resta Force India 1:26.755 +1.503
11 Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso 1:26.940 +1.688
12 Nico Hülkenberg Sauber 1:27.061 +1.809
13 Sergio Pérez McLaren 1:27.135 +1.883
14 Esteban Gutiérrez Sauber 1:27.250 +1.998
15 Pastor Maldonado Williams 1:27.576 +2.324
16 Heikki Kovalainen Caterham 1:28.373 +3.121
17 Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1:28.600 +3.348
18 Jules Bianchi Marussia 1:28.887 +3.635
19 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:29.457 +4.205
20 Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:29.473 +4.221
21 Rodolfo González Marussia 1:30.314 +5.062
22 Jenson Button McLaren No time

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2013 Chinese Grand Prix – Preview

2013 Chinese Grand Prix – Preview

After a two-week hiatus, Formula One fires up again as China and the Shanghai International Circuit play host to the third round of the 2013 FIA F1 World Championship.

The tenth year of the Chinese Grand Prix sees teams arriving at the expansive SIC paddock with as many questions as answers generated by the first two grands prix of 2013.

Uppermost in many minds is the perennial early-season issue of tyre degradation. In recent years race strategies here have been on the cusp between two and three stops, leading to out-of-sequence racing and grands prix that remain tense right up until the closing laps.

2013 Chinese Grand Prix circuit map

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Interesting Facts About Formula 1 Racing

Interesting Facts About Formula 1 Racing

Formula One (Formula 1) or F1 is officially referred as the FIA Formula One World Championship. Formula One represents the highest class of single seat auto racing sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Here are some interesting facts about Formula One cars, drivers and races: The Formula One series originated with the European Grand Prix Motor Racing of the 1920s and 1930s. The “formula” is a set of rules which all participants’ cars must meet. The first Formula One World Championship was won by Italian Giuseppe “Nino” Farina who…

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