Hamilton Avoids Chaos, Increases Points Lead With Win In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — After championship contender Sebastian Vettel crashed on the first lap, Lewis Hamilton drove a methodical, metronomic race to dominate Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton led every lap, helping him to pad his Championship lead. The win was Hamilton’s 60th win, and he said he hadn’t registered the milestone. “Oh jeez, I hadn’t even realised,” Hamilton said. …

After Struggles, Vettel Wins Pole In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — Despite the best efforts of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel won his 49th pole position on Saturday for the Singapore Grand Prix. “Yeah, it’s a long lap,” Vettel said. “There are a lot of corner – a lot of things to get right, and equally a lot of things you can get wrong. No, I’m …

F1: Hulkenberg, Massa Head Friday Practice in Russia; Soaked Sochi Circuit Produces Challenges

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SOCHI, Russia — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Lars Baron/Getty Images Europe photo — A bizarre day for Formula One teams at the Sochi Autodrom lead to two surprising faces atop the speed charts at the end of Friday practice for the Russian Grand Prix. Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg (1:44.355) topped the opening session, which was …

F1: Hulkenberg Signs Two-Year Extension; Will Remain at Sahara Force India Through 2017

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SILVERSTONE, U.K. — official team release — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Nico Hulkenberg has agreed to and signed a two-year contract extension with Sahara Force India, keeping him with the team until at least the end of the 2017 season. The German’s future was highly speculated throughout the summer, with his name tossed around as a possibility for both …

F1: Nico Hulkenberg Inks Contract Extension With Sahara Force India

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SILVERSTONE, England – official release — Force India photo — Nico Hulkenberg will remain with the Sahara Force India Formula One operation through the 2015 season after signing a contract extension on Monday. The 27-year-old German returned to Sahara Force India at the start of 2014 season after last racing for the team in 2012. This year has been Hulkenberg’s …