Austrian GP
Jun 26

F1: Red Bull And Mateschitz Deserve Credit For Austrian GP, Says Horner

Red Bull Racing did not enjoy success on track at the Austrian GP, but excelled when it came to putting on the event. (Photo: Getty Images)

did not enjoy success on track at the , but excelled when it came to putting on the event. (Photo: Getty Images)

Last weekend’s Austrain GP proved to be a huge success, and Red Bull Racing’s says his boss Dietrich Matechitz deserves full credit for reviving the event after an 11-year hiatus.

Red Bull bought the former A1 Ring years ago, although it took some time before the track was rebuilt and Bernie Ecclestone agreed to an F1 date.

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Jun 23

F1: Tempers reach boiling point as Ferrari’s struggles continue

Scuderia Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen  makes a pitstop during the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on June 22, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / POOL / HANS KLAUS TECHT        (Photo credit should read HANS KLAUS TECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

Scuderia ’s makes a pitstop during the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Hans Klaus Techt/Getty Images)

When told on Sunday to push up to his nearest rival, the radio answer from Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen was immediate.

“Well, give me more power!” the Finn told his engineer.

Raikkonen has notably struggled since returning to the Italian team in 2014, but so too has Ferrari with its newly V6-powered F14-T.

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Jun 23

F1: Frustrated Horner calls for changes at Renault

Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Friday 20 June 2014. Christian Horner, Team Principal, Red Bull Racing. World Copyright: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _N7T8721

, Team Principal of , watches on at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria on Friday 20 June 2014. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has made clear his frustration at by insisting that the French manufacturer has to change the way it does things.

His comments came after ’s was ruined by an early glitch that put him a lap down.

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Jun 22

F1: Hamilton Frustrated Despite Successful Damage Limitation

Lewis Hamilton is seen in parc ferme after finishing second in the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

is seen in parc ferme after finishing second in the Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton managed to convert ninth on the grid to second at the flag in Austria, but despite the successful damage limitation the Mercedes driver was clearly frustrated to lose out to teammate Nico Rosberg once again.

Hamilton had a superb first lap and was in fourth place – behind Rosberg – by the end of it.

“We’ve been working very hard on our starts throughout the year,” said Hamilton. “And the team have done a great job to help out with that, and so I got one of the best starts I’ve ever had really and positioned the car in the correct places.

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Jun 22

F1: Williams Racing Ends Positive Weekend In Third And Fourth

The Williams Racing duo put pressure on Mercedes throughout the race, but had to settle for a 3-4 finish. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Williams Racing duo put pressure on Mercedes throughout the race, but had to settle for a 3-4 finish. (Photo: Getty Images)

Even locking the front row on the grid of the Austrian Grand Prix wasn’t enough for Williams to challenge Mercedes’ dominance in Formula One.

and started 1-2 for Sunday’s race but, past the halfway mark, the Mercedes pair of eventual winner Nico Rosberg and took the lead and stayed there.

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