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The Fast Lane - Vettel loses the battle, but wins the war in Suzuka

After a dominant season, Sebastien Vettel came to to Japan needing only one point to secure the 2011 Formula One World Championship. But he was determined that he was not playing the percentages game and instead wanted the glory of another race victory. 984 more words

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The Fast Lane - Supreme Singapore Vettel, But No Championship Yet!

It was with an air of anticipation that the Formula One World moved to Singapore for the fourth time racing in the night. Through a series of complicated and convoluted calculations, Sebastien Vettel has the chance to win the world championship today, six races before the end. 829 more words

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The Fast Lane - Red Bull back in front, Hamilton back in the wall

After a long summer break Formula One finally returned this weekend to a track which has consistently produced enthralling racing. From the first corner pile-up in 1998 to Giancarlo Fisichella’s stunning drive in 2009, Spa-Francorchamps has hosted many of the sports greatest moments and makes the Belgian Grand Prix one of the most anticipated races of any season. 1,180 more words

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Formula One UK enters Pay TV market with BBC/Sky deal

After weeks of speculation, we finally know the outcome of how F1 will be broadcast in the UK for future years. It’s not back off to ITV, Channel 4 won’t be nabbing it, it’s not even leaving the BBC entirely. 835 more words

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The Fast Lane - Canadian GP Part One: Lewis Storms Out!

Thought I’d write an impromtu blog post in this period of race stoppage. So we’ve had 25 laps of the Candian Grand Prix and we’ve had enough incidents to pack an entire race in previous years – love the 2011 season! 487 more words

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The Fast Lane - Glitz, Glamour and overtaking in Monaco

I remember saying earlier this week that the real test for F1 2011 would be at Monaco this weekend. This season has produced an immense amount of action and tension (all be it with the same person winning most races), but is it really possible to keep that excitement up around the tight, twisty and notoriously overtaking-lite Monte Carlo streets. 1,159 more words

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The Fast Lane - Overtakes galore, but Red Bull still take the crown

The last three weeks since China have been rather long. Perhaps it was the great nature of the race with all it’s countless overtakes, or maybe the hope that McLaren could genuinely take the battle to Red Bull this year. 800 more words

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