Vettel in limbo

Vettel in limbo

Sebastian Vettel has revealed that it will be difficult going back to being a test driver for the BMW Sauber team after his impressive debut last weekend at the American Grand Prix. The 19-year-old faces another anxious wait before finding out if he will race again at the next grand prix at Magny-Cours after BMW motorsport director Mario Theissen said that Robert Kubica will definitely return as soon as he is declared fit.
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2007 American Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Tuesday 19 June 2007

  2. Vettel in limbo 16:42

    Vettel in limbo

    Sebastian Vettel has revealed that it will be difficult going back to being a test driver for the BMW Sauber team after his impressive debut last weekend at...

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  3. No deal yet on US GP future 09:30

    No deal yet on US GP future

    Despite meetings during the course of the US Grand Prix weekend between Bernie Ecclestone and Tony George from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the two...

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  4. Monday 18 June 2007

  5. Too early for championship talks - Hamilton 11:52

    Too early for championship talks - Hamilton

    McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton is currently leading the championship with ten points on his team-mate Fernando Alonso. But the 22-year-old Briton is not...

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  6. Todt keen to spark Ferrari revival 08:00

    Todt keen to spark Ferrari revival

    Jean Todt says there was not much Ferrari could do to prevent McLaren's race day of dominance at the American Grand Prix and is disappointed to have found...

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  7. Renault directors pleased with progress 07:00

    Renault directors pleased with progress

    The 2007 US Grand Prix saw the ING Renault F1 Team out-score championship rivals BMW Sauber for the first time this season, cancelling out the three point...

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  8. Dennis proud of 'sporting' duo 06:00

    Dennis proud of 'sporting' duo

    McLaren team principal Ron Dennis praised the manner in which his two drivers handled the one-two victory at the American Grand Prix. Speculation over the...

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  9. Fisi rues missed chance after mistake 01:05

    Fisi rues missed chance after mistake

    Giancarlo Fisichella has apologised for finishing ninth in the American Grand Prix after a spin early on cost him dear. Fisichella's one-stop strategy was...

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  10. Heikki enjoying 'good momentum' 00:51

    Heikki enjoying 'good momentum'

    Heikki Kovalainen raced aggressively from sixth on the grid to a fifth place finish at the American Grand Prix. After making up a position at the start, and...

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  11. Ferrari leave unsatisfied 00:37

    Ferrari leave unsatisfied

    The Ferrari Formula 1 drivers were unhappy with their performance in Indianapolis. Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen started and finished the race in third...

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  12. Williams missed out on points 00:33

    Williams missed out on points

    The Williams F1 drivers missed out on points today in the US Grand Prix. Alexander Wurz finished the race in tenth position while Nico Rosberg had to end...

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  13. 00:22

    Photos - Sunday in Indianapolis

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  14. Alonso: Race was decided at first corner 00:12

    Alonso: Race was decided at first corner

    Fernando Alonso decided to look on the bright side of being beaten by his team-mate Lewis Hamilton to first place in today's race at Indianapolis. He says...

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  15. Sunday 17 June 2007

  16. Vettel savours solo point for BMW 23:58

    Vettel savours solo point for BMW

    The BMW Sauber Formula 1 team scored only one single point in Sunday's US Grand Prix. Due to a hydraulic leak Nick Heidfeld's race ended early, while...

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  17. Steady race for Spyker F1 drivers 23:38

    Steady race for Spyker F1 drivers

    Spyker F1 drivers Adrian Sutil and Christijan Albers finished in 14th and 15th position. Adrian Sutil showed a very strong performance and for a long time...

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  18. Disappointing race for Honda 23:35

    Disappointing race for Honda

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Jenson Button ended today's United States Grand Prix in 12th position. His team-mate Rubens Barrichello's race ended after a...

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  19. First points for Webber, DC taken out 23:30

    First points for Webber, DC taken out

    The Red Bull Racing team saw David Coulthard finish his race early when the Scotsman collided with Toyota driver Ralf Schumacher. Mark Webber though enjoyed...

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  20. Trulli makes up for Ralf nightmare 23:11

    Trulli makes up for Ralf nightmare

    Ralf Schumacher faced another difficult weekend. In a season where the German scored only two points so far he crashed out of the US Grand Prix in the first...

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  21. Mixed result at Super Aguri 22:59

    Mixed result at Super Aguri

    Super Aguri driver Anthony Davidson drove a fantastic race in the Indianapolis heat to take the chequered flag in 11th place, five positions higher than his...

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  22. Tough race for Toro Rosso 22:44

    Tough race for Toro Rosso

    A difficult weekend came to an end for Scott Speed and Tonio Liuzzi. The Toro Rosso drivers had to start Sunday's US Grand Prix from tenth row. Speed...

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  23. Sato suffers grid penalty for next race 22:14

    Sato suffers grid penalty for next race

    Takuma Sato has been given a grid penalty after passing under a yellow flag during the American Grand Prix. The Super Aguri driver will now have to drop ten...

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  24. Hamilton 'very emotional' after second win 21:53

    Hamilton 'very emotional' after second win

    Lewis Hamilton was delighted with his second win at Indianapolis after driving a faultless race.  The 22-year-old also said that there was no animosity...

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  25. Hamilton wins Indianapolis 21:34

    Hamilton wins Indianapolis

    Lewis Hamilton won his second succesive grand prix as he led Fernando Alonso to a dominant McLaren one-two at the American Grand Prix. The 22-year-old drove...

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  26. Hamilton: 'Nice' to be compared to Tiger Woods 17:05

    Hamilton: 'Nice' to be compared to Tiger Woods

    The media has compared Lewis Hamilton's impact on Formula One to that of Tiger Woods on golf in the mid-to-late nineties. The 22-year-old has taken the...

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  27. Vettel looking forward to 'special' debut 16:44

    Vettel looking forward to 'special' debut

    Whilst everyone is excited about Lewis Hamilton starting from pole position for the second time in a row, another dream story is unravelling a few rows...

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  28. Ecclestone not impressed with Indy promotions 13:31

    Ecclestone not impressed with Indy promotions

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said the organisers of the US Grand Prix are not doing enough to promote their race. The US Grand Prix has a contract...

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  29. Vettel impresses BMW Sauber bosses 06:00

    Vettel impresses BMW Sauber bosses

    BMW Sauber praised the debut qualifying performance of Sebastian Vettel for the American Grand Prix. The 19-year-old made it into the top ten in his first...

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  30. Saturday 16 June 2007

  31. Ferrari satisfied with second row 23:59

    Ferrari satisfied with second row

    Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen are happy with securing the second row behind the two McLarens. The two Ferrari drivers have accepted that over the last few...

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  32. 23:48

    Photos - Saturday in Indianapolis

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  33. Williams disappointed with qualifying 23:33

    Williams disappointed with qualifying

    Today's qualifying for the United States Grand Prix delivered an unsatisfactory result for the Williams team with Alex Wurz knocked out in round one and...

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  34. McLaren pleased with qualifying form 23:21

    McLaren pleased with qualifying form

    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso will start Sunday's United States Grand Prix in Indianapolis from the front row. Lewis...

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  35. Alonso enthusiastic despite pole blow 23:16

    Alonso enthusiastic despite pole blow

    Fernando Alonso is confident for tomorrow's race despite losing out on pole to team-mate Lewis Hamilton. The Spaniard could feel annoyed having gone fastest...

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  36. Heidfeld content as Vettel impresses on debut 22:54

    Heidfeld content as Vettel impresses on debut

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team has kept up its 2007 record by qualifying in the top ten with both cars for the US Grand Prix. Nick Heidfeld will start from fifth,...

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  37. Renault happy as Heikki shines 22:36

    Renault happy as Heikki shines

    After making steady improvements to the R27 throughout the weekend, both drivers made it through to the third part of qualifying for just the second time...

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  38. Toyota qualifies in tenth and twelfth 22:30

    Toyota qualifies in tenth and twelfth

    The Toyota drivers qualified themselves in tenth and twelfth. After two bad qualifying runs for Ralf Schumacher the German managed to show what he is...

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  39. Difficult day for Aguri 22:25

    Difficult day for Aguri

    The 'Brickyard' produced an exciting and close Qualifying session in Indianapolis today. The Super Aguri team experienced a difficult day in the garage...

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  40. Tough qualfying for Honda 22:25

    Tough qualfying for Honda

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello will line up for the start of tomorrow's United States Grand Prix from the 7th and 8th rows...

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  41. Tenth row for Toro Rosso 22:22

    Tenth row for Toro Rosso

    The Scuderia Toro Rosso drivers will have to start Sunday's US Grand Prix from tenth row. Scott Speed hoped he could do something special in his home Grand...

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  42. Solid qualifying for Red Bull 22:07

    Solid qualifying for Red Bull

    Red Bull's qualifying session for the American Grand Prix went well with Mark Webber getting into Q3 and ending up ninth and with David Coulthard just...

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  43. Spyker to start from last row again 22:03

    Spyker to start from last row again

    The Spyker Formula 1 team will once again start Sunday's race from the last row. Adrian Sutil and Christijan Albers completed six and seven laps...

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  44. Hamilton 'ecstatic' with pole 21:52

    Hamilton 'ecstatic' with pole

    Lewis Hamilton exclaimed that he is surprised to have snatched pole from Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard has been quickest around the Indianapolis circuit all...

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  45. Hamilton steals pole from Alonso 20:08

    Hamilton steals pole from Alonso

    Lewis Hamilton claimed his second pole of the season in sensational style during qualifying for the American Grand Prix. The 22-year-old surprisingly beat...

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  46. Alonso remains first in final practice - Vettel in second 18:11

    Alonso remains first in final practice - Vettel in second

    After being fastest in Friday's first and second practice McLaren driver Fernando Alonso was also fastest in Saturday's free practice. Biggest surprise...

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  47. Williams on track despite Wurz problem 01:43

    Williams on track despite Wurz problem

    Hot off the heels of Montreal's podium, AT&T Williams opened their United States Grand Prix weekend with two positive free practice sessions today at the...

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  48. 00:52

    Photos - Friday in Indianapolis

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  49. Ferrari drivers expect to be competitive 00:47

    Ferrari drivers expect to be competitive

    After a disappointing race in Canada the Ferrari drivers are positive about the upcoming US Grand Prix race. On Friday both Felipe Massa and Kimi Raikkonen...

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  50. Alonso fastest as Hamilton learns track 00:40

    Alonso fastest as Hamilton learns track

    Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Fernando Alonso emerged fastest from both of Friday's free practice sessions for the United States Grand Prix in...

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  51. Trouble free day for Renault 00:33

    Trouble free day for Renault

    The ING Renault F1 Team enjoyed a solid opening day of practice for the 2007 United States GP at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The circuit was quite...

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  52. Solid start for Spyker 00:19

    Solid start for Spyker

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team has completed a productive first day of the US Grand Prix, with no major mechanical problems in either free...

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  53. Super Aguri drivers satisfied 00:14

    Super Aguri drivers satisfied

    The Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson completely their planned testing programmes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway today. Following an...

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  54. Vettel and Heidfeld on the pace at Indy 00:13

    Vettel and Heidfeld on the pace at Indy

    Sebastian Vettel showed he is ready and well on the pace in his first outing as Formula 1 racing driver. The 19-year-old German ended fourth in the first...

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  55. 'Good start' to weekend for Button and Honda 00:03

    'Good start' to weekend for Button and Honda

    Hot and sunny weather prevailed during the two 90-minute sessions at the end of which the Honda Racing F1 Team's Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button held...

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  56. Toyota focused on race pace 00:00

    Toyota focused on race pace

    Panasonic Toyota Racing hit the track in preparation for the United States Grand Prix with two free practice sessions on another hot and sunny day at the...

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  57. Friday 15 June 2007

  58. Encouraging start for Red Bull drivers 23:57

    Encouraging start for Red Bull drivers

    Red Bull Racing drivers David Coulthard and Mark Webber both ended near the top ten in Friday's free practice session. In the first practice session both...

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  59. Problems for Toro Rosso 23:31

    Problems for Toro Rosso

    Toro Rosso suffered with a few problems today which made their two practice sessions difficult as they prepare for the American Grand Prix. Sorting out the...

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  60. Alonso stays top in second practice 22:29

    Alonso stays top in second practice

    Fernando Alonso went fastest in the second practice session for the American Grand Prix with a best time of 1:12.156s. The Spaniard just edged out McLaren...

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  61. Alonso fastest in first practice 18:40

    Alonso fastest in first practice

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso was the fastest driver in Friday's first free practice session. He was just ahead of BMW driver Nick Heidfeld, Lewis Hamilton...

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  62. Vettel looking forward to debut race 10:40

    Vettel looking forward to debut race

    After Robert Kubica did not get the green light from the FIA Medical Delegate and the race's Director of Medical Services to compete in the 2007 U.S. Grand...

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  63. Kubica disappointed with doctor's decision 10:38

    Kubica disappointed with doctor's decision

    The FIA Medical delegate and the race's director of medical services decided on Thursday that Robert Kubica was not allowed after his heavy crash in...

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  64. Indianapolis technical preview 07:00

    Indianapolis technical preview

    The Formula 1 circuit constructed within the boundaries of the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway  has a tight, technical infield layout combined with...

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  65. Thursday 14 June 2007

  66. Vettel to replace Kubica 22:59

    Vettel to replace Kubica

    The FIA doctors in Indianapolis have not given Robret Kubica permission to race at Sunday's US Grand Prix. The BMW Sauber F1 driver will be replaced by the...

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