Massa: Turkey further proof that we're catching

Massa: Turkey further proof that we're catching

Felipe Massa is as equally optimistic as Ferrari team-mate Fernando Alonso that the Maranello outfit can get on terms with Red Bull this year. Despite finishing out of the points in Istanbul, the Brazilian is staying upbeat heading to back-to-back Mediterranean events in Barcelona and Monte-Carlo.
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2011 Turkish Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Wednesday 11 May 2011

  2. Massa: Turkey further proof that we’re catching 15:24

    Massa: Turkey further proof that we’re catching

    Felipe Massa is as equally optimistic as Ferrari team-mate Fernando Alonso that the Maranello outfit can get on terms with Red Bull this year. Despite...

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  3. Overtaking isn’t too easy, says Alonso 09:42

    Overtaking isn’t too easy, says Alonso

    Fernando Alonso has denied the general feeling that passing is now too easy in Formula 1, thanks to the new the Drag Reduction System (DRS). Although the...

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  4. Tuesday 10 May 2011

  5. Whitmarsh thanks lollipop man for reactions 11:02

    Whitmarsh thanks lollipop man for reactions

    McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has issued an official ‘thank you’ to McLaren Chief Mechanic Pete Vale, whose rapid reactions were tested to their li...

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  6. Ferrari on right road now, says Domenicali 10:32

    Ferrari on right road now, says Domenicali

    Stefano Domenicali is relieved that Ferrari has now picked up its first rostrum result for half a year, with Fernando Alonso’s top three result in Turkey b...

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  7. Michael admits to Williams strategy error 10:08

    Michael admits to Williams strategy error

    Sam Michael acknowledges that Williams adopted the wrong strategy in Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix. Rubens Barrichello and Pastor Maldonado both raced on t...

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  8. Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael 09:43

    Interview with Williams’ Sam Michael

    Williams’ disappointing start the 2011 season continued in Istanbul, with Rubens Barrichello and Pastor Maldonado still unable to score points. Team T...

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  9. Monday 9 May 2011

  10. Interview with Force India’s Adrian Sutil 15:35

    Interview with Force India’s Adrian Sutil

    Adrian Sutil is confident that a three-stop strategy was the correct choice in Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix, despite managing to finish no higher up than in 1...

    F1
  11. Turkey: We're doing all we can to keep F1 14:10

    Turkey: We're doing all we can to keep F1

    Organisers of the Turkish Grand Prix are now more upbeat about retaining their Formula 1 race, having spoken with Bernie Ecclestone at the weekend. Prior to...

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  12. Schumacher: Joy of racing not there now 13:57

    Schumacher: Joy of racing not there now

    Michael Schumacher admits that he is not enjoying Formula 1 at present, having endured another difficult race in Turkey on Sunday. The seven-time World...

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  13. Di Resta retirement due to loose wheel 09:59

    Di Resta retirement due to loose wheel

    GPUpdate.net has learned that a loose wheel was the issue for Paul di Resta in Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix. The Scot’s first Formula 1 retirement was not...

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  14. Sunday 8 May 2011

  15. Todt pushing to bring back in-season testing 17:50

    Todt pushing to bring back in-season testing

    FIA President Jean Todt says that in-season F1 tests will be back in place by the 2013 season at the latest. Labelling the current ban as ‘stupid’, the Fre...

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  16. 17:45

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Istanbul Park

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  17. Massa looking for pit-stop improvement 17:44

    Massa looking for pit-stop improvement

    Felipe Massa believes that Ferrari must improve its pit-stops in future races if it is to fully capitalise on the improving pace shown by its 2011...

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  18. Glock irritated by Turkish non-start 17:13

    Glock irritated by Turkish non-start

    Timo Glock was unable to contribute to the passing action in Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix, having been stranded in the garage as the red lights went out. H...

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  19. Ultimately we didn’t have the pace, Sutil concedes 17:09

    Ultimately we didn’t have the pace, Sutil concedes

    Force India driver Adrian Sutil has admitted that Force India lacked fundamental pace during the 58-lap Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday, with the squad failing...

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  20. Schumacher takes blame for clash with Petrov 17:01

    Schumacher takes blame for clash with Petrov

    Michael Schumacher has accepted responsibility for his collision with Renault's Vitaly Petrov in the Turkish Grand Prix. The contact, which caused an...

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  21. Rosberg ‘reasonably satisfied’ with fifth place 16:53

    Rosberg ‘reasonably satisfied’ with fifth place

    Nico Rosberg’s was one of the best starts in Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix, making the most of Mark Webber starting on the grid’s dirty side to seize second pl...

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  22. Heidfeld criticises Petrov for contact 16:35

    Heidfeld criticises Petrov for contact

    Nick Heidfeld has hit out at Renault team-mate Vitaly Petrov after the duo came into contact during Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix. Although the German e...

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  23. Barrichello suffers from more KERS problems 16:27

    Barrichello suffers from more KERS problems

    Yet more issues with the Kinetic Energy Recovery System infected Rubens Barrichello’s Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday. After making a strong start from 11th, t...

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  24. Kovalainen laments hydraulic problems 16:24

    Kovalainen laments hydraulic problems

    Heikki Kovalainen was left feeling disappointed after Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix, with the Team Lotus driver the victim of technical problems en route to 1...

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  25. Buemi pleased despite late-race vibration 16:16

    Buemi pleased despite late-race vibration

    Sébastien Buemi had already stated after Turkish Grand Prix qualifying that points scoring was possible on Sunday, although the Toro Rosso driver regrets a...

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  26. Kobayashi: I promised Peter Sauber I would score 16:08

    Kobayashi: I promised Peter Sauber I would score

    Kamui Kobayashi has revealed that he made a pledge to team boss Peter Sauber to score points in this afternoon’s Turkish Grand Prix – a pledge which became t...

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  27. Alonso pleased to fight with Red Bull 16:07

    Alonso pleased to fight with Red Bull

    Fernando Alonso was left in a positive mood after the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday, with the Ferrari driver enjoying a long-term battle with Red Bull’s Mark...

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  28. Button: Passing too easy with DRS 15:58

    Button: Passing too easy with DRS

    Jenson Button believes that a quicker strategy in Istanbul would have been to make a later first pit-stop in order to allow for a short final stint. From...

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  29. I got the maximum I could, says Webber 15:45

    I got the maximum I could, says Webber

    Mark Webber believes he got the best result possible during the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon, claiming that he could do no more than second place....

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  30. I could have done better, Hamilton admits 15:43

    I could have done better, Hamilton admits

    Despite losing significant time with a sticking right-front wheel in the pits, Lewis Hamilton has admitted that his Turkish Grand Prix could have featured a...

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  31. Horner hails ‘very sweet' victory 15:29

    Horner hails ‘very sweet' victory

    Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner was delighted with the performance of his drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber during this afternoon’s Turkish G...

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  32. Vettel aims to keep momentum after Turkey win 15:11

    Vettel aims to keep momentum after Turkey win

    Sebastian Vettel is eager to maintain the strong form he has demonstrated during the early stages of the 2011 season, with the German driver taking his...

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  33. 15:08

    Full Turkish Grand Prix results

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  34. Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Istanbul 14:41

    Vettel leads Red Bull 1-2 in Istanbul

    Sebastian Vettel has led home Red Bull’s first 1-2 result of the 2011 season at Istanbul Park. Behind the German and team-mate Mark Webber, Fernando Alonso p...

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  35. 00:00

    Turkish Grand Prix: Starting grid

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  36. Saturday 7 May 2011

  37. Buemi puzzled over lack of pace 16:07

    Buemi puzzled over lack of pace

    Switzerland’s Sébastien Buemi led the way for Toro Rosso on Saturday, out-qualifying Spanish team-mate Jaime Alguersuari for the fourth time from as many ra...

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  38. Petrov: We’re capable of more than seventh 16:01

    Petrov: We’re capable of more than seventh

    Vitaly Petrov says that he should have qualified higher up the Turkish Grand Prix grid, having managed no more than the seventh best lap time in Q3. The...

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  39. First light at end of tunnel, says Alonso 15:49

    First light at end of tunnel, says Alonso

    Ferrari will line up fifth and tenth on the Istanbul grid, with Fernando Alonso leading the way. The Spaniard, who has not started in any other position so...

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  40. Schumacher: I’m not happy at all 15:14

    Schumacher: I’m not happy at all

    Michael Schumacher was as surprised as he was disappointed in Istanbul on Saturday, having managed no more than eighth place as Mercedes team-mate Nico...

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  41. 15:06

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Istanbul Park

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  42. Barrichello quietly optimistic ahead of race 15:05

    Barrichello quietly optimistic ahead of race

    Courtesy of Nick Heidfeld’s final Q2 effort, Rubens Barrichello was narrowly denied a place in the top ten of the Turkish Grand Prix grid. However, with h...

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  43. Di Resta makes ‘sacrifice’ to boost race pace 14:53

    Di Resta makes ‘sacrifice’ to boost race pace

    Turkey marks the first time that Adrian Sutil has out-qualified Force India team-mate Paul di Resta, whose Istanbul weekend began with learning the track in...

    F1
  44. Kobayashi hoping to battle through from back 14:37

    Kobayashi hoping to battle through from back

    Known for his daring overtaking, Kamui Kobayashi will be coming from the back of the grid in Sunday’s Turkish Grand Prix. First out on-track for Saturday’s q...

    F1
  45. Rosberg delighted with Mercedes’ progress 14:29

    Rosberg delighted with Mercedes’ progress

    Nico Rosberg was left feeling upbeat after qualifying at Istanbul Park on Saturday afternoon, claiming his best grid spot since Malaysia last year. The...

    F1
  46. Button lamenting second Q3 lap 14:26

    Button lamenting second Q3 lap

    Jenson Button admits that the decision to perform two flying laps in Turkish Grand Prix qualifying could be a mistake. The 2009 Champion, who won the...

    F1
  47. Hamilton fearing dirty side of grid 14:16

    Hamilton fearing dirty side of grid

    Lewis Hamilton was pushed down to third place as the chequered flag flew in Turkey’s Q3 qualifying period on Saturday. Demoted by Nico Rosberg, the McLaren d...

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  48. Webber praises team for tyre strategy 14:04

    Webber praises team for tyre strategy

    Mark Webber has praised his Red Bull squad for opting to use a single set of tyres in the final phase of qualifying on Saturday, with the squad basing its...

    F1
  49. Drivers will give each other room, says Horner 13:47

    Drivers will give each other room, says Horner

    Red Bull boss Christian Horner is confident that his drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber will "give each other room" while battling for victory during...

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  50. Vettel thrilled with single Q3 effort 13:27

    Vettel thrilled with single Q3 effort

    Sebastian Vettel was delighted with his one and only Q3 lap at Turkey’s Istanbul Park on Saturday afternoon, outpacing team-mate Mark Webber by over four t...

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  51. Kovalainen: We are nearly there 13:10

    Kovalainen: We are nearly there

    Heikki Kovalainen was left buoyed by another strong qualifying performance at Istanbul Park on Saturday afternoon, with the Finn leading the way out of the...

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  52. 13:08

    Turkish GP: Full Qualifying results

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  53. Vettel maintains pole position run in Turkey 13:07

    Vettel maintains pole position run in Turkey

    Sebastian Vettel has sealed his fourth pole position from as many qualifying sessions so far in 2011, bouncing back from his Friday practice crash in...

    F1
  54. Vettel tops final Istanbul practice 10:08

    Vettel tops final Istanbul practice

    Sebastian Vettel was able to bounce back from the critical error he made yesterday to set the fastest time during the third and final practice session at...

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  55. Friday 6 May 2011

  56. 20:30

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Istanbul Park

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  57. D’Ambrosio hit with grid penalty 20:27

    D’Ambrosio hit with grid penalty

    Jérôme d'Ambrosio has been given a 5-place grid penalty for this weekend’s Turkish Grand Prix, with the Belgian driver falling foul of yellow flag rules dur...

    F1
  58. Vettel ‘still confident’ after heavy crash 17:05

    Vettel ‘still confident’ after heavy crash

    Sebastian Vettel sustained a sizeable impact in Friday’s wet first practice session for the Turkish Grand Prix. Having been caught out initially at Turn 11,...

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  59. Various teams are quicker than us, says Alonso 16:47

    Various teams are quicker than us, says Alonso

    Fernando Alonso has admitted that Ferrari continue to remain under pressure as the European season begins in Turkey this weekend. After being eliminated in...

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  60. I’ll be up there tomorrow, vows Maldonado 16:19

    I’ll be up there tomorrow, vows Maldonado

    Williams were frustrated by a selection of complications in Turkey on Friday, with Pastor Maldonado suffering some three spins as team-mate Rubens...

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  61. Heidfeld enjoyed tyre comparisons 16:09

    Heidfeld enjoyed tyre comparisons

    Like compatriot Michael Schumacher, Nick Heidfeld was pleased to make use of Pirelli’s Wet tyre compound in Turkey on Friday. Although the Renault driver w...

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  62. Schumacher pleased to examine Wet tyres 16:01

    Schumacher pleased to examine Wet tyres

    Michael Schumacher enjoyed his first proper run on Pirelli’s new-for-2011 Wet tyres in Turkey on Friday, which are recognised by their red markings. The day...

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  63. McLaren drivers confident after Friday practice 15:25

    McLaren drivers confident after Friday practice

    McLaren enjoyed first and third positions on the Practice 2 timesheets as Istanbul Park finally dried out on Friday afternoon. Although Jenson Button is...

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  64. Pérez happy after first wet F1 session 15:14

    Pérez happy after first wet F1 session

    Although Istanbul Park is a track which Sergio Pérez knows well from his GP2 days, the feeder series runner-up of 2010 was presented with a new challenge on...

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  65. Alguersuari: We have a lot of work to do 14:36

    Alguersuari: We have a lot of work to do

    Jaime Alguersuari fears that Toro Rosso could face a tough time as the Turkish Grand Prix weekend continues. Following this morning's rain, he and team-mate...

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  66. 13:38

    Turkish GP: Full Practice 2 results

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