Webber: I could have beaten Montoya

Webber: I could have beaten Montoya

Before Webber's Cosworth engine left him in the dark the Australian looked strong at Sepang. He was steady in fourth position, but right after his first pitstop he had to park his Williams with an engine failure besides the track. Webber believes he could have finished in front of Montoya, who finished fourth in the end.
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2006 Malaysian Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 20 March 2006

  2. Webber: I could have beaten Montoya 17:06

    Webber: I could have beaten Montoya

    Before Webber's Cosworth engine left him in the dark the Australian looked strong at Sepang. He was steady in fourth position, but right after his first pitstop…

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  3. No team orders says Brawn 12:23

    No team orders says Brawn

    During the Malaysian Grand Prix Michael Schumacher was closing in on Felipe Massa at the finishing stage of the race. Ferrari didn't order Massa to move over…

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  4. Fairytale start over for Rosberg 04:30

    Fairytale start over for Rosberg

    Nico Rosberg saw his fairytale start to the season go up in smoke when his Cosworth engine let go early in Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix. Rosberg had qualified…

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  5. Renault nursed Alonso to flag 04:00

    Renault nursed Alonso to flag

    Renault nursed Fernando Alonso's car to the finish line, engineering director Pat Symonds revealed. After his final pit stop Alonso put in some very hot laps…

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  6. Sunday 19 March 2006

  7. Williams hopes go up in smoke 12:34

    Williams hopes go up in smoke

    The WilliamsF1 team saw its hopes of a big points haul go up in smoke today - Rosberg suffering an engine failure and Webber's hydraulics went. The drivers…

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  8. Ferrari accepts fifth and sixth 12:13

    Ferrari accepts fifth and sixth

    Ferrari's Felipe Massa drove from the back of the field to finish fifth while Michael Schumacher made his way up from fourteenth to finish the race in…

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  9. McLaren takes knock in Malaysia 12:09

    McLaren takes knock in Malaysia

    McLaren's Juan Pablo Montoya finished today's 56 lap Malaysian Grand Prix in fourth place. Kimi Raikkonen was hit by Christian Klien's Red Bull on the opening…

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  10. Honda back on the podium 12:01

    Honda back on the podium

    Honda was back on the podium today after Jenson Button finished the Malaysian Grand Prix in third position. From second on the grid he was embroiled in a…

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  11. Renault savours second ever one-two 11:49

    Renault savours second ever one-two

    The 2006 Malaysian GP was an historic race for the Renault F1 Team, as drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Fernando Alonso took the team's first ever one-two since…

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  12. 11:46

    Photos - Sunday in Malaysia

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  13. Midland happy with double finish 11:18

    Midland happy with double finish

    MF1 Racing made an encouraging return to form in Sepang on Sunday. Both cars took the chequered flag - in 12th and 13th positions, respectively - and displayed…

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  14. Ralf battles through field to make point for Toyota 11:15

    Ralf battles through field to make point for Toyota

    Toyota capped off a better weekend with its first point from 2006 in today's Malaysian Grand Prix under the sweltering skies of Sepang. After showing strong…

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  15. Villeneuve gets BMW off the mark 11:08

    Villeneuve gets BMW off the mark

    It was a strong race and first championship points for the new BMW Sauber F1 Team today in Malaysia. Nick Heidfeld drove an impressive race before an engine…

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  16. Super Aguri happy with second race 10:59

    Super Aguri happy with second race

    Takuma Sato and Yuji Ide drove a solid race for the Super Aguri in Sepang today. During what was only the team's second grand prix, they were able to challenge…

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  17. No joy for Red Bulls 10:48

    No joy for Red Bulls

    The Malaysian Grand Prix was the first time that neither Red Bull car made it to the finish since last year's Hungarian Grand Prix. Just one lap into the race…

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  18. Toro Rosso out of luck in Malaysia 10:31

    Toro Rosso out of luck in Malaysia

    Suderia Toro Rosso saw Liuzzi bring his car home in eleventh while Scot Speed's car let him down and prevented the American making it to the finish. "It was a…

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  19. Button blasts backmarker 10:07

    Button blasts backmarker

    Jenson Button blasted Scuderia Toro Rosso's Scot Speed for holding him up in a crucial part of the Malaysian Grand Prix after he brought the Honda home…

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  20. Alonso sets sights on Australian win 09:57

    Alonso sets sights on Australian win

    Fernando Alonso has set his sights on winning the Australian Grand Prix after finishing second to team mate Giancarlo Fisichella in Malaysia. Alonso made a…

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  21. Fisichella's perfect race 09:45

    Fisichella's perfect race

    Giancarlo Fisichella bounced back from his Bahrain Grand Prix disappointment to win the Malaysian Grand Prix and hailed it as a perfect race. Fisichella was…

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  22. Fisichella leads Renault one-two 09:38

    Fisichella leads Renault one-two

    Giancarlo Fisichella kept his cool to lead home Fernando Alonso in a Renault one-two. Honda's Jenson Button took third while McLaren and pre-race favourite Kimi…

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  23. Saturday 18 March 2006

  24. Clearing up the engine confusion 18:08

    Clearing up the engine confusion

    Unless their respective teams discover engine problems after today's qualifying session, it seems certain that Renault's Giancarlo Fisichella has secured the…

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  25. McLaren comfortable with qualifying result 10:38

    McLaren comfortable with qualifying result

    Juan Pablo Montoya and Kimi Raikkonen finished qualifying for tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix in sixth and seventh position respectively after setting times of…

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  26. Button poised to fight for win 10:26

    Button poised to fight for win

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Jenson Button will start tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix from the front row of the grid after posting the 2nd fastest time in today's…

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  27. 10:25

    Photos - Saturday in Malaysia

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  28. BMW hopeful of first points 10:15

    BMW hopeful of first points

    BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers Jacques Villeneuve and Nick Heidfeld qualified 14 and 15th respectively for the Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang. Because some…

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  29. Red Bull hopes rest with Klien 10:11

    Red Bull hopes rest with Klien

    Despite collecting a ten-place grid penalty for an engine change, David Coulthard was on the pace in the first part of today's qualifying. With just seconds of…

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  30. Fisichella delighted, Alonso disappointed 09:59

    Fisichella delighted, Alonso disappointed

    The second 'super-pole' style qualifying session of the 2006 Formula 1 season, held in sweltering conditions this afternoon at the Sepang circuit in Malaysia…

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  31. Bittersweet qualifying for Toyota 09:54

    Bittersweet qualifying for Toyota

    Toyota goes into tomorrow's Malaysian Grand Prix with hope of a strong performance despite a disappointing result in today's qualifying. At a sweltering Sepang…

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  32. Super Aguri happy with qualifying 09:47

    Super Aguri happy with qualifying

    Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Yuji Ide will be starting the 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix amongst the big guns in the sport. Honda engine reliability has…

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  33. Both Williams to start from second row 09:40

    Both Williams to start from second row

    WilliamsF1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Mark Webber qualified third and fifth fastest in Malaysia today, but will start third and fourth in the race tomorrow after…

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  34. MF1 Racing drivers happy with current progress 09:32

    MF1 Racing drivers happy with current progress

    MF1 drivers Christijan Albers and Tiago Monteiro qualified themselves in 19th and 20th position but will take places 15 and 16 at the grid on Sunday. Both…

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  35. Disappointment at Toro Rosso 09:20

    Disappointment at Toro Rosso

    Scuderia Toro Rosso drivers Scott Speed and Vitantonio Liuzzi qualified themselves in a seventeenth and eighteenth position for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix.…

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  36. Fisichella snatches Malaysian pole 08:07

    Fisichella snatches Malaysian pole

    Giancarlo Fisichella snatched the pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang. The Italian will be joined on the front row by Honda driver Jenson…

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  37. Schumacher to change engine 06:47

    Schumacher to change engine

    Michael Schumacher will be changing his Ferrari V8 engine after all. Ferrari expects his Ferrari engine will not make it until the end of the race on Sunday in…

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  38. Schumi nudges Alonso in final practice 05:02

    Schumi nudges Alonso in final practice

    Michael Schumacher nudged Fernando Alonso out to second place on the timing sheets and recoreded the fastest lap in final practice for this weekend's Malaysian…

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  39. Friday 17 March 2006

  40. 17:10

    Photos - Friday in Malaysia

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  41. Fisichella: All I need is a bit of luck 17:08

    Fisichella: All I need is a bit of luck

    Last year Giancarlo Fisichella had hoped he could stay closer to his team mate Fernando Alonso. The Italian had a number of car failures and saw his 2006 season…

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  42. Schumacher to change engine? 12:15

    Schumacher to change engine?

    Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher was expecting his engine to be completely fine. His team mate, Felipe Massa, had to change his engine already as it would…

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  43. Wurz does the donkey work for Williams 10:53

    Wurz does the donkey work for Williams

    Williams made good use of third driver Alex Wurz today while conserving the engines of Mark Webber and Nico Rosberg. Wurz completed 30 laps of the Sepang…

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  44. McLaren reports good progress on Friday 10:49

    McLaren reports good progress on Friday

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Juan Pablo Montoya ended Friday afternoon's free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang circuit in…

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  45. Ferrari finds groove in Malaysian heat 10:43

    Ferrari finds groove in Malaysian heat

    Ferrari was in competitive shape at Sepang today. Felipe Massa finished fourth fastest and Michael Schumacher was not far behind in seventh.  "I am happy to…

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  46. Red Bull happier with balance 10:39

    Red Bull happier with balance

    Red Bull Racing's David Coulthard finished Friday practice in 16th position, Christian Klien in 23rd and third driver Robert Doornbos in 25th. "A normal Friday…

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  47. Step forward for Toyota 10:36

    Step forward for Toyota

    After its disappointing performance last week in Bahrain, Toyota today began its quest for improvement during free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix. On a…

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  48. Toro Rosso tames rear end 10:29

    Toro Rosso tames rear end

    In the early stages of the first day of practice Scuderia Toro Rosso's drivers all fought with controlling the rear end of their car. Liuzzi finished fifteenth…

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  49. Good start for BMW at Sepang 10:21

    Good start for BMW at Sepang

    A good start for the BMW Sauber F1 Team to the Malaysian Grand Prix in the sauna of Sepang. All three drivers ran well as the team concentrated on tyre…

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  50. Renault on the pace in Malaysia 10:15

    Renault on the pace in Malaysia

    Renault completed a trouble-free opening day of practice for the 2006 Malaysian Grand Prix in the humid heat of Sepang today. As will become the norm in 2006…

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  51. Midland - 'heading in right direction' 10:08

    Midland - 'heading in right direction'

    Midland's Christijan Albers and Tiago Montiero finished 24th and 26th respectively in free practice today. Third driver Giorgio Mondini ended the day 22nd on…

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  52. Honda strong at Sepang 10:01

    Honda strong at Sepang

    For the second race weekend in succession, Honda's Anthony Davidson ended Friday free practice as the fastest driver on the track. Jenson Button and Rubens…

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  53. Super Aguri happy with first day in Malaysia 09:54

    Super Aguri happy with first day in Malaysia

    Following its debut race in Bahrain, the Super Aguri F1 team, Takuma Sato and team-mate Yuji Ide were able to complete their planned practice programmes in the…

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  54. Davidson on the pace in Malaysia 08:15

    Davidson on the pace in Malaysia

    In Friday's final free practice session Honda test driver Anthony Davidson was the fastest driver out on track at the 'Sepang International Circuit'. Williams…

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  55. Wurz fastest in Malaysia 05:21

    Wurz fastest in Malaysia

    Williams test driver Alexander Wurz was the fastest man out on track in the first free practice session of the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. He was over…

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  56. Schumacher expect happy ending in Malaysia 04:00

    Schumacher expect happy ending in Malaysia

    According to Michael Schumacher he will be leaving Malaysia with a happy feeling. His manager Willi Weber already said earlier this week he is confident…

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  57. Thursday 16 March 2006

  58. Toyota doesn't under stand lack of performance 22:20

    Toyota doesn't under stand lack of performance

    At Toyota they still haven't figured out what was wrong with their cars during the first Grand Prix weekend of the season in Bahrain. "I think it's pretty…

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  59. High hopes for Bridgestone teams in Malaysia 09:24

    High hopes for Bridgestone teams in Malaysia

    After the encouraging start to this season's FIA Formula One World Championship in Bahrain last weekend which saw Bridgestone's teams come away with pole…

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  60. 08:14

    Photos - Thursday in Malaysia

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  61. Wednesday 15 March 2006

  62. Engine change for Massa 18:03

    Engine change for Massa

    Just like David Coulthard Felipe Massa will also lose ten positions at the grid this coming weekend in Malaysia. Ferrari has decided I will change Massa's…

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  63. 04:30

    Malaysia engine preview

    With 72% of the lap spent at full throttle, Sepang is now one of the most demanding engine circuits of the year - this is the third highest value encountered…

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  64. Friday 3 March 2006

  65. FIA inspect Malaysian F1 track 08:33

    FIA inspect Malaysian F1 track

    In Sepang the Grand Prix track was checked on Thursday by FIA's Safety Delegate and race directory Charlie Whiting. According to Whiting a few areas needed to…

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