Alonso plays down back-marker problems

Alonso plays down back-marker problems

Fernando Alonso is now more relaxed over of being held up behind lapped traffic at the Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve, having lost both first and second places to the McLaren drivers after being slowed by back-markers last time out in Canada.
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2010 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Friday 25 June 2010

  2. Alonso plays down back-marker problems 13:54

    Alonso plays down back-marker problems

    Fernando Alonso is now more relaxed over of being held up behind lapped traffic at the Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve, having lost both first and second...

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  3. Friday 18 June 2010

  4. Lewis Hamilton Q&A 13:36

    Lewis Hamilton Q&A

    Lewis Hamilton, courtesy of his win in last weekend's Canadian Grand Prix, now heads the championship for the first time since clinching his dramatic title...

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  5. Thursday 17 June 2010

  6. 'GP2 cars are for GP2 races' - di Montezemolo 13:58

    'GP2 cars are for GP2 races' - di Montezemolo

    Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo has once again condemned Formula 1's new teams, claiming that the cars in question are both too slow for the sport and...

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  7. Buemi: I'm still smiling 11:22

    Buemi: I'm still smiling

    Sébastien Buemi was delighted with his eighth place finish in Montreal on Sunday but admits that Toro Rosso must improve its qualifying performances in...

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  8. Wednesday 16 June 2010

  9. Force India unimpressed with 'ridiculous' driving 15:54

    Force India unimpressed with 'ridiculous' driving

    Force India was able to pick up three points in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix despite both Vitantonio Liuzzi and Adrian Sutil being victim to incidents...

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  10. Canada attracts most ever foreign visitors 05:00

    Canada attracts most ever foreign visitors

    This year's Canadian Grand Prix drew in a larger number of spectators from overseas than ever before, delighting new race promoter Francois Dumontier. With...

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  11. Tuesday 15 June 2010

  12. Sam Michael interview: New parts working as expected 14:28

    Sam Michael interview: New parts working as expected

    Williams Technical Director Sam Michael has confirmed that several new pieces on the cars of Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hülkenberg ran as planned in...

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  13. De la Rosa 'available for the future' 12:43

    De la Rosa 'available for the future'

    Pedro de la Rosa has hinted that his time with Sauber may come to an end after this season, suggesting that he could return to a reserve role after recently...

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  14. Renault still confident about beating Mercedes 12:08

    Renault still confident about beating Mercedes

    Renault remain upbeat with regards to overhauling the Mercedes-Benz works team, with over half of the 2010 season still to go. Despite losing two points to...

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  15. Steve Nielsen interview: Renault still after Mercedes 11:48

    Steve Nielsen interview: Renault still after Mercedes

    Steve Nielsen remains confident that Robert Kubica and Vitaly Petrov can help Renault overhaul Mercedes for fourth place in this year's Constructors'...

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  16. 'Worst Grand Prix ever' - Brundle on Schumacher 10:49

    'Worst Grand Prix ever' - Brundle on Schumacher

    Former driver and BBC television pundit Martin Brundle has criticised ex team-mate Michael Schumacher's on-track conduct in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix,...

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  17. Domenicali: Minute details change the picture 05:00

    Domenicali: Minute details change the picture

    Stefano Domenicali has stressed that Ferrari modified only small parts of its car between the Turkish and Canadian Grand Prix, despite enjoying a seemingly...

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  18. Monday 14 June 2010

  19. Vettel: No need to panic 17:38

    Vettel: No need to panic

    Sebastian Vettel remains relaxed after coming home fourth in Montreal on Sunday. Having started from the front row, the German was overhauled by both Jenson...

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  20. All-Champion podium: First since '91 16:15

    All-Champion podium: First since '91

    One has to go back almost two decades to the last time three World Champions locked out a Formula 1 podium although that's what happened on Sunday as Lewis...

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  21. McLaren not writing off Red Bull 15:11

    McLaren not writing off Red Bull

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has vowed not to discount Red Bull Racing despite the two teams' varying performances in Sunday's Canadian Grand...

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  22. Hamilton surprised not to see Safety Car 12:32

    Hamilton surprised not to see Safety Car

    Canadian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton admits that he was taken aback by the lack of a Safety Car in Sunday's race. With McLaren having factored the...

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  23. We shouldn't be disappointed, says Horner 12:15

    We shouldn't be disappointed, says Horner

    Christian Horner is confident that Red Bull will be able to bounce back, having been able to achieve only fourth and fifth places on their way to losing the...

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  24. Dennis hails McLaren development rate 10:00

    Dennis hails McLaren development rate

    Ex McLaren Team Principal Ron Dennis was delighted to witness a 1-2 for his team in Montreal, having made the journey to watch the race trackside. Now head...

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  25. Senna sidelined by gearbox problem 08:00

    Senna sidelined by gearbox problem

    Hispania Racing has noted that it was a gearbox issue which put Bruno Senna out of action on the fifteenth lap of the Canadian Grand Prix. However, the day...

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  26. Crash and hydraulics hamper Virgin 06:00

    Crash and hydraulics hamper Virgin

    Virgin Racing experienced various emotions in Montreal although the Canadian Grand Prix was ultimately a disappointing race for the black and red cars, one...

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  27. Gascoyne 'very happy' with Lotus race 04:00

    Gascoyne 'very happy' with Lotus race

    Mike Gascoyne remains pleased with Lotus Racing's performance in the Canadian Grand Prix, despite Jarno Trulli having stopped with a brake problem on the...

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  28. Whitmarsh: A lot of people doubted the strategy 02:00

    Whitmarsh: A lot of people doubted the strategy

    Martin Whitmarsh was naturally over the moon with McLaren's second consecutive 1-2 result in Canada, as Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button shoot to the top of...

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  29. 00:56

    Photos: Sunday at the Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve

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  30. 'Deeply disappointing' day for Sauber drivers 00:52

    'Deeply disappointing' day for Sauber drivers

    After scoring their first point of the year last time out in Turkey, Sauber literally came back down to earth with a bang in an unfortunately short Canadian...

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  31. 'He hit me with a big impact' - Barrichello 00:44

    'He hit me with a big impact' - Barrichello

    Rubens Barrichello was reasonably disgruntled with the behaviour of Jaime Alguersuari after the Spaniard slammed into the Brazilian's Williams off the start...

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  32. Kubica: Toughest points of the year 00:37

    Kubica: Toughest points of the year

    After finishing seventh in Canada, Robert Kubica echoed the sentiments of race winner Lewis Hamilton by describing the race as one of the hardest so far in...

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  33. Mixed Mallya feelings despite points 00:30

    Mixed Mallya feelings despite points

    Force India picked up its second double points finish of the season in Canada, having first done so on another street circuit - Monte-Carlo - just under a...

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  34. Buemi 'super happy' with points finish 00:15

    Buemi 'super happy' with points finish

    Sébastien Buemi was delighted to have enjoyed a top ten finish in Montreal which saw him and Toro Rosso collect four points for eighth place on Sunday. The...

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  35. Massa: This was a horrible race 00:04

    Massa: This was a horrible race

    Felipe Massa was unsurprisingly disappointed later on Sunday afternoon in Canada after he was the victim of several dark moments in the Canadian Grand Prix....

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  36. Sunday 13 June 2010

  37. Webber: We did the best we could 23:55

    Webber: We did the best we could

    Red Bull Racing walked away from the Canadian Grand Prix with fourth and fifth places after failing to overhaul the quicker McLarens as well as Fernando...

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  38. Vettel slowed by gearbox problem 23:46

    Vettel slowed by gearbox problem

    Red Bull Racing have confirmed that it was a gearbox problem which slowed Sebastian Vettel in the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. Having been part of a...

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  39. Kubica and Alguersuari receive reprimands 23:36

    Kubica and Alguersuari receive reprimands

    Robert Kubica and Jaime Alguersuari have both received official warnings from FIA race stewards following Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. With the four race...

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  40. No action taken over Schumacher/Massa incident 23:20

    No action taken over Schumacher/Massa incident

    FIA race stewards have elected to take no action over the incident involving Michael Schumacher's Mercedes and Felipe Massa's Ferrari in the closing stages...

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  41. Defending hardly possible, says Schumacher 23:13

    Defending hardly possible, says Schumacher

    Michael Schumacher endured a highly challenging Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday as he, having won seven times at the Gilles Villeneuve circuit, crossed the...

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  42. 20 seconds added to Massa race time 23:04

    20 seconds added to Massa race time

    Following a miserable Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, which saw him fight his way into the points prior to a collision with Michael Schumacher's Mercedes,...

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  43. Alonso annoyed with lapped cars 21:37

    Alonso annoyed with lapped cars

    Despite being pleased with Ferrari's return to the podium in Montreal, Fernando Alonso could not help but feel irritated in the immediate aftermath of the...

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  44. Button pleased to be on podium again 21:27

    Button pleased to be on podium again

    Jenson Button was content to have registered a second podium finish in a row as he crossed the line second to McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Canada. On...

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  45. Hamilton: One of my toughest races so far 21:20

    Hamilton: One of my toughest races so far

    Lewis Hamilton was overjoyed with McLaren's Canadian Grand Prix result on Sunday as the Woking outfit registered its second consecutive 1-2 finish. The 2008...

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  46. 20:46

    Canadian Grand Prix: Full results

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  47. Hamilton and McLaren win dramatic Canadian Grand Prix 20:32

    Hamilton and McLaren win dramatic Canadian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton has picked up his second consecutive Grand Prix victory following a highly entertaining afternoon in Montreal on Sunday. The 2008 World...

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  48. Gearbox change for Webber 17:32

    Gearbox change for Webber

    Mark Webber will not be allowed to start Sunday's race from P2 as the Red Bull driver saw his gearbox being changed by his team on Sunday morning. Webber...

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  49. Whitmarsh: We have complied with the regulations 16:55

    Whitmarsh: We have complied with the regulations

    After scoring pole position in Montreal on Saturday Lewis Hamilton was told to stop his car due to a low level of fuel. The team now will have to pay the...

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  50. 12:50

    Hamilton enjoyed pushing his car

    As Lewis Hamilton completed his flying lap that will place him on pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix the Briton had to slow down and stop his...

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  51. Virgin struggling with Montreal kerbs 09:00

    Virgin struggling with Montreal kerbs

    The key to a quick lap in Montreal is the ability to ride the kerbs, something pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton demonstrated perfectly on Saturday. However,...

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  52. Chandhok: It was very frustrating today 07:00

    Chandhok: It was very frustrating today

    Karun Chandhok was unsurprisingly irritated at the Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday as he qualified 24th and last for the Canadian Grand Prix. After...

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  53. Williams pleased with Row 6 positions 05:00

    Williams pleased with Row 6 positions

    The two Williams cars of Rubens Barrichello and Nico Hülkenberg will be the first to start the Canadian Grand Prix with fresh tyres, having just qualified...

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  54. 'I can be happy with this performance' - Alguersuari 03:00

    'I can be happy with this performance' - Alguersuari

    Jaime Alguersuari is pleased to have placed his Toro Rosso 16th on the Canadian Grand Prix starting grid as both he and team-mate Sébastien Buemi visit the...

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  55. 01:00

    Canadian Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  56. 00:36

    Photos: Saturday at the Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve

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  57. Kobayashi's worst fears confirmed 00:35

    Kobayashi's worst fears confirmed

    Kamui Kobayashi described his lack of grip as 'a major problem' following Friday practice in Canada and the Japanese driver's pessimism was confirmed on...

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  58. Lotus continues to close gap 00:08

    Lotus continues to close gap

    Lotus Racing enjoyed what the team described as a 'superb' qualifying session at the Circuit de Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday, with the ever-optimistic...

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  59. Saturday 12 June 2010

  60. Hamilton fined over on-track stoppage (+ video) 23:48

    Hamilton fined over on-track stoppage (+ video)

    Canadian Grand Prix pole winner Lewis Hamilton has been handed an official reprimand plus a fine of $10,000 (£6,900) for failing to return to the pits in...

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  61. Alonso: It would take something special to win 23:32

    Alonso: It would take something special to win

    Fernando Alonso believes that a rostrum result is the most Ferrari can ask for on Sunday after he placed his car fourth on the grid ahead of the Canadian...

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  62. Kubica also starting on harder tyres 23:07

    Kubica also starting on harder tyres

    Like Red Bull Racing, Robert Kubica also elected to complete qualifying on the harder, 'Prime' tyre compound in Canada. As he qualified in the top ten, the...

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  63. Button: Lewis did a phenomenal job 22:45

    Button: Lewis did a phenomenal job

    Jenson Button was left in awe of team-mate Lewis Hamilton after the latter's McLaren stormed to a third consecutive Canadian Grand Prix pole position on...

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  64. Liuzzi thrilled with third row grid slot 22:34

    Liuzzi thrilled with third row grid slot

    Vitantonio Liuzzi was delighted to have silenced his critics by qualifying sixth for Force India in Montreal. Three places ahead of team-mate Adrian Sutil,...

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  65. Difficult to understand pace, says Schumacher 22:26

    Difficult to understand pace, says Schumacher

    'A below par qualifying performance' is how Mercedes GP's press release describes its Montreal grid-deciding session after Nico Rosberg and Michael...

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  66. Whitmarsh praying for early Safety Car 22:19

    Whitmarsh praying for early Safety Car

    Martin Whitmarsh has admitted that McLaren hopes for a Safety Car intervention in the early stages of the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday. Lewis Hamilton will...

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  67. Vettel pleased to post quick lap 21:40

    Vettel pleased to post quick lap

    Sebastian Vettel was thankful to have managed a quick enough lap in Canadian Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday after making a mistake and missing the final...

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  68. Webber hoping tyre strategy pays off 21:32

    Webber hoping tyre strategy pays off

    Mark Webber out-qualified Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel for the fourth consecutive time in Canada on Saturday although the championship leader is now...

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