Interview with Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi

Interview with Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi

Spain saw Kamui Kobayashi rack up Sauber’s second best race finish of the 2012 F1 season, coming home in a highly respectable fifth place at the Circuit de Catalunya. The result has only been matched this season by team-mate Sergio Pérez, when the Mexican just missed out on the Malaysian Grand Prix victory to Fernando Alonso. Read more…

2012 Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Thursday 17 May 2012

  2. Interview with Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi 09:13

    Interview with Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi

    Spain saw Kamui Kobayashi rack up Sauber’s second best race finish of the 2012 F1 season, coming home in a highly respectable fifth place at the Circuit de…

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  3. Wednesday 16 May 2012

  4. Final Williams member returns to UK 09:44

    Final Williams member returns to UK

    All members of the Williams team are now safely back at home in the United Kingdom. Following the frightening garage fire after the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday…

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  5. Interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan 09:32

    Interview with Williams’ Mark Gillan

    Victory in Barcelona marked, not only Pastor Maldonado’s maiden win in Formula 1 and the first for Williams since 2004, but the first time the team had…

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  6. 08:14

    Video of the Day: Schumacher blames Senna

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  7. Tuesday 15 May 2012

  8. Barcelona Williams garage close to repair 14:31

    Barcelona Williams garage close to repair

    Just two days after the dramatic fire which brought the curtain down on the Spanish Grand Prix weekend, repair work is already almost complete on the Williams…

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  9. Ferrari ‘expecting’ Massa improvement in Monaco 10:40

    Ferrari ‘expecting’ Massa improvement in Monaco

    Felipe Massa has suffered a miserable start to the 2012 season, having collected just a pair of points in comparison with his team-mate’s 61 over the opening…

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  10. Coulthard: Not a surprise that Williams is back 10:25

    Coulthard: Not a surprise that Williams is back

    David Coulthard was particularly delighted that Williams finally returned to winning ways in Barcelona on Sunday, having previously not celebrated a Formula 1…

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  11. McLaren offers to help Williams in Monaco 09:00

    McLaren offers to help Williams in Monaco

    McLaren is prepared to do all it can to help Williams enjoy a normal Grand Prix weekend in Monaco. In Barcelona on Sunday, the winning Grove-based team lost…

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  12. One Williams member remains in hospital 08:47

    One Williams member remains in hospital

    Sir Frank Williams has thanked the entire Formula 1 community, which together helped to recover the situation when his team’s garage caught fire in Barcelona…

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  13. Monday 14 May 2012

  14. Domenicali: Not fast enough for regular podiums 15:43

    Domenicali: Not fast enough for regular podiums

    They may have been bitter rivals ten years ago, when Michael Schumacher and Juan Pablo Montoya were going wheel-to-wheel, but Ferrari was one of the first teams…

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  15. Maldonado spoke with President by telephone 12:20

    Maldonado spoke with President by telephone

    Following on from his maiden Formula 1 victory in the Spanish Grand Prix, Pastor Maldonado conversed with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. A telephone…

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  16. Insight: Venezuela becomes winning F1 nation 11:27

    Insight: Venezuela becomes winning F1 nation

    Thanks to Pastor Maldonado, Venezuela has become the 21st country to celebrate victory in a Formula 1 race. The success in Barcelona on Sunday also marked the…

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  17. Never a moment to relax, says Hülkenberg 11:10

    Never a moment to relax, says Hülkenberg

    Nico Hülkenberg won a non-stop battle to secure the final point in the Spanish Grand Prix and his first top ten finish since Malaysia. Having moved up the…

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  18. Grosjean pleased to make up lost ground 10:16

    Grosjean pleased to make up lost ground

    After demonstrating very promising pace on Friday before losing almost the whole of Saturday’s final practice session in Spain, Romain Grosjean was content…

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  19. Gillan hails ‘stunning drive’ by Maldonado 10:01

    Gillan hails ‘stunning drive’ by Maldonado

    Not only did the Barcelona race result mark a maiden career victory for Pastor Maldonado and Williams’ first Formula 1 win since 2004, but the first since…

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  20. Button: I need to solve setup problems 09:51

    Button: I need to solve setup problems

    Jenson Button is striving to solve car setup difficulties when F1 continues in Monaco next weekend. In Barcelona, the McLaren driver was knocked out in Q2…

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  21. ‘I did nothing wrong’ – Massa on penalty 09:11

    ‘I did nothing wrong’ – Massa on penalty

    Felipe Massa is adamant that he committed no crime and therefore deserved no punishment in the Spanish Grand Prix. On Lap 28, both himself and Sebastian Vettel…

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  22. Kobayashi: Qualifying problem lost us a podium 08:51

    Kobayashi: Qualifying problem lost us a podium

    Sauber collected another ten points in Spain on Sunday, with Kamui Kobayashi justifying his belief that the team was capable of managing a top five result.…

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  23. Authorities investigate cause of Williams fire 05:00

    Authorities investigate cause of Williams fire

    Heading into Monday, the precise origin of the dramatic Circuit de Catalunya fire remains unknown. Around an hour and a half after Pastor Maldonado had won the…

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  24. 02:00

    Video of the Day: Chaos as fire breaks out

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  25. Sunday 13 May 2012

  26. 23:59

    After Spain: Full championship standings

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  27. 18:39

    F1 video: Interview with Sir Frank Williams

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  28. 18:15

    Latest F1 photos: Sunday at Circuit de Catalunya

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  29. Schumacher docked five places on Monaco grid 18:14

    Schumacher docked five places on Monaco grid

    Michael Schumacher was fully responsible for the crash which removed both himself and Bruno Senna from Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. This is the ruling from…

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  30. Williams fire update: People treated for injuries 18:01

    Williams fire update: People treated for injuries

    Podium music and cheering crowds turned into fire engine sirens and a general feeling of panic as the Williams garage caught fire after the Spanish Grand Prix.…

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  31. Hamilton: I proved I can make tyres last 17:51

    Hamilton: I proved I can make tyres last

    Lewis Hamilton fought back through the field to eighth place in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. Having qualified on pole before being disqualified last night…

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  32. Red Bull drivers questioning nose changes 17:41

    Red Bull drivers questioning nose changes

    Both Red Bull drivers pitted for new nose cones in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday afternoon. Mark Webber was the first, dropping way down the field before…

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  33. I needed a few more laps, says Räikkönen 17:36

    I needed a few more laps, says Räikkönen

    Kimi Räikkönen eventually finished the Spanish Grand Prix 3.8 seconds behind winner Pastor Maldonado and just six tenths of a second in arrears of second…

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  34. Alonso: Back-markers need to respect the rules 16:58

    Alonso: Back-markers need to respect the rules

    Fernando Alonso remains irritated to have been held up by Charles Pic when leading in Barcelona on Sunday afternoon. Shortly before Pastor Maldonado leapfrogged…

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  35. Huge fire breaks out in Williams garage 16:18

    Huge fire breaks out in Williams garage

    Celebrations of Pastor Maldonado’s victory have been affected by a fire in the Williams garage at the Circuit de Catalunya. Track officials are now attempting…

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  36. Giovanni Minardi congratulates victorious Maldonado 16:02

    Giovanni Minardi congratulates victorious Maldonado

    Shortly after Pastor Maldonado won the Spanish Grand Prix, a press release was issued by Minardi from Italy. The Formula 1 minnows, who competed in the sport…

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  37. ‘A wonderful and unbelievable day’ – Maldonado 15:54

    ‘A wonderful and unbelievable day’ – Maldonado

    Before today, sixth place had been the best result for a Venezuelan in a Formula 1 Grand Prix. Now 27-year-old Pastor Maldonado has banished that statistic and…

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  38. Schumacher and Senna at odds after crash 15:38

    Schumacher and Senna at odds after crash

    Michael Schumacher was furious after slamming into the back of Bruno Senna and removing both men from Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. The incident occurred at…

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  39. 14:59

    Full Spanish Grand Prix results

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  40. Maldonado ends Williams drought in Barcelona 14:49

    Maldonado ends Williams drought in Barcelona

    Extending the remarkable start to the 2012 season, Pastor Maldonado has triumphed for Williams in the Spanish Grand Prix. He becomes the first Venezuelan to win…

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  41. Saturday 12 May 2012

  42. 19:19

    Latest F1 photos: Saturday at Circuit de Catalunya

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  43. Full stewards’ report on Hamilton penalty 19:18

    Full stewards’ report on Hamilton penalty

    The Circuit de Catalunya has been rocked on Saturday evening, to the delight of many Spanish Formula 1 fans, as Lewis Hamilton was thrown out of pole position.…

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  44. 19:08

    Spanish Grand Prix: Revised starting grid

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  45. Hamilton sent to back as Maldonado takes pole 18:49

    Hamilton sent to back as Maldonado takes pole

    Pastor Maldonado has been promoted to a career-first pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. Following a lengthy and tense stewards’ investigation on…

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  46. Alonso: Weather could throw up more surprises 18:12

    Alonso: Weather could throw up more surprises

    As if the F1 community had not been surprised enough on Saturday, Fernando Alonso believes mother nature will play more of a role when the Spanish Grand Prix…

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  47. Lotus drivers know more was possible 17:37

    Lotus drivers know more was possible

    Both Romain Grosjean and Kimi Räikkönen are positive that they could have been higher up than fourth and fifth on the Spanish Grand Prix grid this afternoon.…

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  48. Karthikeyan allowed to race on Sunday 16:55

    Karthikeyan allowed to race on Sunday

    Narain Karthikeyan has been granted special dispensation to compete in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix, having failed to make the 107 percent threshold in…

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  49. Webber saves four sets of tyres 16:34

    Webber saves four sets of tyres

    Mark Webber may have seen his Barcelona pole run end with a lowly 12th place on Saturday, but the Australian carries no less than four sets of new tyres into…

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  50. Kobayashi believed top five was possible 16:21

    Kobayashi believed top five was possible

    A hydraulic leak was the reason for Kamui Kobayashi’s absence from Q3 qualifying in Barcelona on Saturday. Although the Japanese driver had done enough to…

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  51. Hamilton waiting to know what caused stoppage 16:06

    Hamilton waiting to know what caused stoppage

    Shortly before posing for photographs after claiming pole position in Spain, Lewis Hamilton could be seen receiving a message from McLaren press officer Steve…

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  52. Official: Spanish races to alternate from 2013 15:43

    Official: Spanish races to alternate from 2013

    FOM head Bernie Ecclestone has verified that Spain’s pair of Formula 1 races will take it in turns to host their events from next season onwards. In 2013…

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  53. Vergne: Mixed feelings after qualifying 15:20

    Vergne: Mixed feelings after qualifying

    Toro Rosso’s Jean-Éric Vergne found himself indecisive, despite out-qualifying his team-mate Daniel Ricciardo for the first time this season. The…

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  54. Maldonado: Front row is a great feeling! 15:12

    Maldonado: Front row is a great feeling!

    Pastor Maldonado surprised everybody on Saturday by planting his Williams second on the grid for the Spanish Grand Prix. After also finishing second in the…

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  55. Button baffled by handling issues 15:02

    Button baffled by handling issues

    Jenson Button will start Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix from 11th on the grid, having been left frustrated and confused as his car would not respond properly in…

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  56. Schumacher given reprimand for Hamilton incident 14:37

    Schumacher given reprimand for Hamilton incident

    Michael Schumacher has been issued with a reprimand from the FIA race stewards for his incident with Lewis Hamilton during the final practice session in…

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  57. 14:15

    Spanish GP: Full Qualifying results

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  58. Hamilton beats Maldonado to Barcelona pole 14:08

    Hamilton beats Maldonado to Barcelona pole

    Lewis Hamilton has sealed McLaren’s 150th Formula 1 pole position in Spain on Saturday afternoon. The Englishman, on his first Barcelona pole after a…

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  59. Hülkenberg fined for pit lane speeding 13:08

    Hülkenberg fined for pit lane speeding

    Force India's Nico Hülkenberg has been fined 7,200 euros (£5,800) by the FIA Stewards for speeding in the pit lane during the third free practice session for…

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  60. Schumacher-Hamilton incident under investigation 12:42

    Schumacher-Hamilton incident under investigation

    Michael Schumacher is being investigated for an incident which took place in the final Barcelona practice session on Saturday morning. Both the Mercedes driver…

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  61. 11:13

    Spanish GP: Full Practice 3 results

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  62. Vettel quickest but question marks remain 11:05

    Vettel quickest but question marks remain

    Sebastian Vettel moved atop the timesheets in final practice for the Spanish Grand Prix but it remains to be seen how much fuel his rivals were carrying on…

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  63. Blow for Grosjean as Lotus breaks down 10:37

    Blow for Grosjean as Lotus breaks down

    Lotus are tipped by many for success in Barcelona this weekend, although Romain Grosjean’s chances took a knock when he stopped in the opening minutes of…

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  64. Button aims to solve Prime tyre issues 09:10

    Button aims to solve Prime tyre issues

    Heading into the third and final Spanish Grand Prix practice session on Saturday morning, Jenson Button hopes to rectify problems with the harder compound tyre…

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  65. Friday 11 May 2012

  66. 16:36

    Latest F1 photos: Friday at Circuit de Catalunya

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  67. Alonso: Still work to do for Ferrari 16:35

    Alonso: Still work to do for Ferrari

    He may have been pleased that Ferrari’s wind tunnel readings have transferred to a boosted on-track performance, but Fernando Alonso is still fully aware that…

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