Fernando Alonso
Nov 19

F1: 2013 USGP In-Depth Analysis And Recap

F1: 2013 USGP In-Depth Analysis And Recap

Infiniti Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany drives during qualifying for the United States GP at Austin. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel won the 2013 United States Grand Prix, with Romain Grosjean taking second from Mark Webber on the start. They remained in that order to the end, despite Webber’s late charge on Grosjean, though further down the order the scrapping was often briefly intense among many drivers.

Nov 16

F1: Alonso Suffered With Headaches After Abu Dhabi Incident, But Is OK

Fernando Alonso sits in his car before taking to the track for practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso sits in his car before taking to the track for practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso says he suffered with headaches in the days after his off-track incident in Abu Dhabi – but he no longer has a problem and is not in pain in the car.

Alonso went to hospital for a checkup after the Abu Dhabi race, before being allowed to fly home. He has avoided media commitments all weekend in order to rest.

Nov 15

F1: Vettel Leads Red Bull Racing 1-2 In Second USGP Practice

Sebastian Vettel drives during practice for the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel drives during practice for the United States Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel served notice Friday he has every intention of going after a victory that eluded him last year and perhaps set a couple of records are still within reach during his remarkable season.

Vettel posted the fastest time in the day’s two practice sessions at the U.S. Grand Prix, driving the Circuit of the Americas in 1 minute, 37.305 seconds, topping teammate Mark Webber for a 1-2 start for Red Bull on the first day of driving.

It was quite a turnaround from the morning for Vettel, who finished a leisurely 18th in the first practice that was delayed by fog, then stopped and ultimately shortened to about half of its scheduled 90 minutes.

Nov 15

F1: Alonso Fastest In First USGP Practice

Fernando Alonso drives during first practice at Circuit of The Americas. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso drives during first practice at Circuit of The Americas. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso posted the fastest time in the first practice session at the United States Grand Prix, followed closely by McLaren’s Jenson Button in a session first delayed by fog and then interrupted and shortened because the medical helicopter was late to arrive.

Alonso drove the Circuit of the Americas in 1 minute, 38.343 seconds. That was 0.0028 seconds faster than Button.

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel, who is chasing a record eighth consecutive victory in a single season, was 18th at 1:40.662.

Nov 7

F1: German Report Suggests Raikkonen May Regret Ferrari Return

F1: German Report Suggests Raikkonen May Regret Return To Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Lotus retires from the race on lap one of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen might already be regretting his impending return to Ferrari, according to a pundit.

The Finn had a particularly bad-tempered weekend in Abu Dhabi, starting with his no-show on Thursday and ending with a rare first-lap crash and rapid return to the airport in flip-flops.