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 …

VASC: Sam Michael Joins Triple Eight Race Engineering

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SOUTHPORT, Australia — Former Formula 1 engineer Sam Michael is to lend his experience and knowhow to Triple Eight Race Engineering Australia with immediate effect. Taking a part-time mentoring role with the Team, Michael joins Triple Eight as the team rolls out a number of new engineering appointments over the next three months. Michael has enjoyed a highly successful, 21-year …

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: Williams Announces 2016 Driver Lineup; Retains Massa and Bottas for Third Straight Season

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OXFORDSHIRE, U.K. — official team release — Getty Images Europe photo — Williams Martini Racing has announced that drivers Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas will be retained by the team for a third season in the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship. Massa joined Williams for the 2014 season and has scored four podium finishes and one pole position with the …

F1: Substitute Job; Adrian Sutil Named Reserved Driver for Williams Martini Racing

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STARNBERG, Germany — official team release —  Dan Istitene/Getty Images Europe photo — Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Adrian Sutil as its official Reserve Driver for the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Sutil made his Formula One debut in 2007 with the Spyker F1 team before continuing to race with the team under their new guise of …

F1: Williams Unveils 2015 FW37 Ahead of Jerez Testing Session

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JEREZ, Spain – official team release — Williams Martini Racing photo — The new Williams Mercedes FW37 was unveiled Sunday ahead of the first Formula One preseason test in Jerez, Spain. The F-1 grid will once again be adorned with the red and blue stripes that have grown to be so iconic in motorsports as Williams Martini Racing will be looking …

F1: Williams Unveils 2015 Mercedes-Powered FW37 Machine

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OXFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom – official team release – Williams Martini Racing photo – Williams has become the first team to reveal images of their 2015 Formula One car, the Mercedes-powered FW37. The new machine, which will again be raced by Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, is an evolution of last year’s FW36 which carried Williams to nine podiums and third …

F1: Massa Grabs Austrian Pole for Williams; Bottas Helps Give U.K.-Based Team First Front-Row Sweep Since 2003

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SPIELBERG, Austria – official release — Williams F-1 photo — Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas delivered a stunning sweep of the Austrian Grand Prix front row for the Williams F-1 team Saturday at the Red Bull Ring. Massa claimed his first pole position since 2008, jumping to the top of the timesheets in his final qualifying attempt Saturday afternoon. Bottas …

F1: 2014 Preview – Williams Martini Racing

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Welcome back to Race Chaser Online’s preview of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship! We continue our 11-day journey through the field today with a look at the Williams team as we continue to lead up to this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix! Make sure to check Race Chaser Online all season long for all of your stateside-based news …