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Apr 18

F1: Ricciardo Fastest In Rainy Final Practice At Chinese GP

Daniel Ricciardo drives during third practice at the Shanghai International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Daniel Ricciardo drives during third practice at the Shanghai International Circuit. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time on a slippery track in the final practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday as the other top drivers limited their running due to the wet weather.

Ricciardo completed his lap around the Shanghai International Circuit in 1 minute, 53.958 seconds, about 0.5 seconds faster than Felipe Massa of Williams in second. Lotus driver Romain Grosjean set the third-fastest time of the morning.

Apr 4

F1: Bahrain GP Notebook – Mercedes Leads Ferrari After Opening Day

Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions on Friday. (Photo: Getty Images)

Hamilton On Top As Action Kicks Off In Bahrain

Lewis Hamilton continued where he left off in Malaysia by dominating the first day of practice in Bahrain.

Hamilton headed teammate Nico Rosberg in both sessions, by margins of 0.231s and 0.365s respectively.

“Generally the car has been feeling good this weekend,” said Hamilton. “We’ve just been trying to get a feeling for the tires, the soft tire is quite a lot better than the tires we’ve been using, so quite a big difference. There’s lots to learn.

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Apr 3

Bahrain Notebook: Hamilton relaxed; others ready to chase

Lewis Hamilton still smiling Thursday, four days after his Malaysian GP win. (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton still smiling Thursday, four days after his Malaysian GP win. (Photo: Getty Images)

Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso and Romain Grosjean provide their perspectives heading into round three of the 2014 Formula 1 season at Bahrain and how they think their seasons have been progressing so far.

Mar 28

Lotus Endures Disastrous First Day In Malaysia

Romain Grosjean's Lotus is removed from the track after breaking down during practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Romain Grosjean’s Lotus is removed from the track after breaking down during practice. (Photo: Getty Images)

 

Lotus endured another disastrous day in Sepang as Pastor Maldonado failed to log a lap time.

Maldonado did only two installation laps in the morning before he was forced to park the car, and a power unit change – including key components such as the V6, the turbo and the motor generator units – meant that he could not run in the afternoon.

Feb 20

F1: Magnussen On Top For McLaren In Bahrain — Testing Update

Kevin Magnussen of McLaren pilots the 2014 MP4-29. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Kevin Magnussen of McLaren pilots the 2014 MP4-29.
(Photo: Glenn Dunbar/LAT Photographic)

Kevin Magnussen and McLaren were fastest on the second day in Bahrain today as the teams gradually began to pick up the pace.

However, they are still far from the sort of lap times they are likely to achieve in full qualifying form come April.