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Raikkonen is the 2008 Formula 1 Champion

Raikkonen is the 2008 Formula 1 Champion

No one could predict such a spectacular race and such a result. The driver with the less chance to the title won. Ferrari fans all over the world are celebrating a fantastic season for their favorite Formula One team.
After winning the Constructor Championship after the McLaren’s disqualification – the big espionage scandal in which McLaren was accused to spy Ferrari – now Kimi Raikkonen has won with 110 points the Drivers’ Championship after a race lead until lap 50 by Felipe Massa, his team (...)

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Ferrari considers Massa to be important for the team

Ferrari considers Massa to be important for the team

Ferrari has announced that they have extended their contract with Felipe Massa until the end of the 2010 season. This announcement ends the speculation that the 26 years Brazilian driver could move to Toyota next season to make room for Fernando Alonso if the Spaniard split with McLaren after this year.
Jean Todt dismissed all this speculations last month and insisted that the team were committed to Massa and Kimi Raikkonen, and now he proved it by extending Massa’s contract.
Massa, has (...)

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One title, one race, three drives – who will be the champion?

One title, one race, three drives – who will be the champion?

One race: the “Formula 1™ Grande Prêmio do Brasil 2007”, maybe the most important race of the year for Hamilton, Alonso and Raikkonen. On 21 October they will do their best to finish 71 laps, those infernal 305.909 km (190,083.04 miles) that keeps them away from the Title. Maybe one of them will even break the lap record established in 2004 by Montoya: 1:11.473. Definitely Alonso and Raikkonen will try to a better position than last year – Alonso finished second last year and Kimi was the (...)

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1-2 victory for Ferrari at Istanbul Park

1-2 victory for Ferrari at Istanbul Park

Felipe Massa did it again! After he took the pole position, the Brazilian driver won the Turkish Grand Prix repeating in this way the performance from last year when he won his first Formula 1 race. Massa was followed by his team mate, Kimi Raikkonen, who took the 2nd place.
Fernando Alonso finished the race on the 3rd place. Lewis Hamilton had a very bad day here at Istanbul Park.After he lead the race Hamilton’s front tyre puncture dropped him on the 5th place.Bmw Sauber’s Nick Heidfeld (...)

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Massa takes the pole position at Istanbul Park

Massa takes the pole position at Istanbul Park

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa took the pole position at Istanbul Park as he did last year when he obtained his first win. Massa overtook Lewis Hamilton with just 0.044 s. The two drivers were followed by their team mates as follows: Kimi Raikkonen on the 3rd position and Fernando Alonso on the 4th.
Bmw Sauber had a glorious day due to the fact that their monoposts finished close to Ferrari and McLaren. Robert Kubica finished on the 5th position with 1m 27.722s while Nick Heidfeld got the 6th (...)

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Renault Weighs in on Ferrari vs. McLaren

Renault Weighs in on Ferrari vs. McLaren

Flavio Briatore has become particularly outspoken about McLaren’s claim that it did not use documents stolen from Ferrari to benefit the McLaren team and better their race results.
"I don’t believe Ron Dennis’s denials,” he said. “In a team everyone knows everything.” (Dennis is the McLaren team manager.)
Briatore also pointed to specific information which he believes helped McLaren: knowing the weight distribution of the Ferrari cars. Renault, like McLaren, was forced to switch to (...)

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No penalty for McLaren F1 team

No penalty for McLaren F1 team

McLaren fans are now happy! The team will not be punished for the possession of the confidential data of the Italian team, Scuderia Ferrari, after the FIA decided that there was no proof that the team made use of the information.FIA gave McLaren only a warning that they could face exclusion from the championship if they are found to have used the materials.
Mike Coughlan - McLaren’s suspended chief designer and Nigel Stepney, the sacked Ferrari engineer were not so lucky because FIA is (...)

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Kimi Raikkonen takes the pole position at the European Granp Prix

Kimi Raikkonen takes the pole position at the European Granp Prix

The Finn did it again! Kimi Raikkonen took the lead into the qualifying session and tomorrow will start the European Grand Prix from the pole position.
Lewis Hamilton had a terrible accident.He got a front-right wheel failure and at scarcely diminished speed the McLaren bounced over the gravel trap before impacting hard into the tyre wall.
McLaren Mercedes are very happy to confirm that Lewis Hamilton is completely uninjured following his accident during today’s qualifying at the (...)

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Ferrari leads in the second practice session at Nurburgring

Ferrari leads in the second practice session at Nurburgring

In the second practice session the battle for supremacy was, like in the first session, between Ferrari and Mclaren.Kimi Raikkonen was the fastes with 1m 33.339s while the big surprise of the season, Lewis Hamilton placed second with 1m 33.478s. Felipe Massa followed them closely with 1m 33.590s. On the fourth place was Hamilton’s teammate, Fernando Alonso with 1m 33.637s.
In this second session Ralf Schumacher forced and got closer to McLaren and Ferrari cars.He placed 5th with 1m (...)

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Kimi Raikkonen tops final testing at Spa-Francorchamps

Kimi Raikkonen tops final testing at Spa-Francorchamps

The Ferrari driver topped the timesheets at 1:47.042s, with two-tenths of a second in front of Bmw Sauber’s Robert Kubica.
McLaren’s driver, Fernando Alonso set the 3rd fastest time being ahead of the Mark Webber’s Red Bull monopost.Giancarlo Fisichella was overtaken by the Red Bull monopost, setting a time of 1:47.724.
Alex Wurz was next up for the Wiliams team and ahead of Toyota monopost driven by Jarno Trulli.
Sebastien Bourdais set quite a good time in this 3rd session of testing.He (...)

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Ferrari F2007 review

Ferrari F2007 review

The F2007 is the 53rd single-seater built by Ferrari specifically to compete in the Formula 1 World Championship.
The project, known internally as the 658, represents the Scuderia’s interpretation of the technical regulations that apply for 2007, with changes principally concerning safety, through the introduction of more stringent front and rear crash tests and the addition of a composite material structure to provide lateral protection to the sides of the driver. These modifications have (...)

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Kimi Raikkonen wins the British Grand Prix

A perfect start for Lewis Hamilton.The young driver managed to keep the lead in front of Kimi Raikkonen and his team-mate Fernando Alonso. Felipe Massa was not so lucky, the Italian driver lost his 4th position in the starting grid becase he had some problems with the car.
First pit stop was with probems for Hamilton who lost the lead in front of Kimi Raikkonen.After a misunderstanding with a McLaren engineer, Hamilton lost almost 10 seconds at the first stop.
Alonso’s stopped for 6.3 (...)

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