In relaxed and dominant form throughout the weekend – fastest in two of the three practice sessions, on pole by a reasonable margin – Hamilton finally proved the worth of McLaren’s recent update package by leading all the way at the Hungaroring.
Where do you start with a race like this? Ferrari wins; Sauber finish second; Red Bull struggle; Mercedes, having threatened to take pole, scrape a single point; Bruno Senna, dead last at one stage, finishes sixth for Williams and Jenson Button, the winner in Australia, has a nightmare on his way to 14th. Just who would have believed any of that?
The Formula One circus heads back to Europe this weekend
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Formula One fanatics are going to have to wait an extra two weeks for the season to start, as organizers of the Bahrain GP cancel the race that was due to kick off the season on March 11. The first race will be the Australian GP on March 27.
As the Formula One circus makes a belated return to Montreal, Red Bull needs to refocus itself and prepare for an onslaught from the so-called F-duct brigade, led by McLaren-Mercedes.
According to the 11th annual KPMG survey, global automotive executives see a stabilised industry, new investment and growth over the next five years, although they also remain cautious as profitability is still a concern.
We’re sure there’s been many an office dispute and bar-room brawl about just how fast the Nissan GT-R is, especially where lap times and zero to 100 km/h sprints are concerned, but California-based tuner Stillen was determined to improve on factory figures with its latest project.
The tiresome, drawn-out procedures have only just begun, as GM entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday. Unlike fellow Detroit automotive giant Chrysler’s bankruptcy filing, GM’s is estimated to take up to three times longer (as much as 90 days), to complete due to the sheer size of the fallen General’s operations, though business will continue as normal in all regions of GM’s operations.
Things are rapidly changing within the global motoring industry. Hardly a day goes by now without news breaking about a sale or buyout. Today both GM and Chrysler had announcements to make.