Briatore praises strong team performance

Briatore praises strong team performance

Renault Formula 1 team boss Flavio Briatore was glad the team completed the Turkish Grand Prix without any problems. The team showed a steady performance, made no mistakes and clinched three points in Sunday's race.
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  1. Monday 27 August 2007

  2. Briatore praises strong team performance 11:15

    Briatore praises strong team performance

    Renault Formula 1 team boss Flavio Briatore was glad the team completed the Turkish Grand Prix without any problems. The team showed a steady performance, made…

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  3. Sunday 26 August 2007

  4. McLaren not too disappointed 21:01

    McLaren not too disappointed

    McLaren driver Fernando Alonso finished the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul in third place achieving his 45th podium finish in his 100th Grand Prix. Hamilton…

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  5. Ferrari celebrates perfect comeback 20:35

    Ferrari celebrates perfect comeback

    Ferrari took its sixth win of the season today, the third for Felipe Massa. It brings Ferrari's race win total to 198 from 753 Grands Prix. Felipe Massa and…

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  6. No break yet for Toro Rosso 19:26

    No break yet for Toro Rosso

    Neither Toro Rosso was able to make an impact during today's Turkish Grand Prix with just one retirement hardly helping. Vitantonio Liuzzi managed to improve on…

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  7. Button in playful mood despite poor Honda pace 19:16

    Button in playful mood despite poor Honda pace

    The Honda Racing F1 Team's Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello ended today's Turkish Grand Prix in 13th and 17th positions at the Istanbul Park circuit. After…

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  8. Renault welcomes return to form 19:08

    Renault welcomes return to form

    The ING Renault F1 Team enjoyed a strong performance during the 2007 Turkish Grand Prix. After frustrating races at the European and Hungarian Grands Prix…

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  9. Mixed feelings at Spyker 18:15

    Mixed feelings at Spyker

    Today's Turkish Grand Prix brought mixed results for the Spyker team. New recruit Sakon Yamamoto secured his first-ever finish for the team in 20th position…

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  10. Pointless afternoon for Toyota 18:07

    Pointless afternoon for Toyota

    Toyota suffered a disappointing result in the Turkish Grand Prix with Ralf Schumacher finishing 12th and Jarno Trulli 16th at Istanbul Park. The team is in…

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  11. Disappointing day for Red Bull 17:59

    Disappointing day for Red Bull

    Red Bull Racing suffered a fruitless afternoon at Istanbul as David Coulthard limped home in thirteenth and Mark Webber retired with a hydraulics failure early…

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  12. Unlucky Super Aguri caught up in first corner action 17:50

    Unlucky Super Aguri caught up in first corner action

    A first corner incident on lap one of the 2007 Turkish Grand Prix affected both Super Aguri drivers. A spin by Trulli's Toyota ahead of Anthony Davidson and…

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  13. Split strategy gives BMW mixed feelings 17:42

    Split strategy gives BMW mixed feelings

    For the seventh time this season and the fifth time in a row the BMW Sauber F1 Team finished with both cars in the points. Nick Heidfeld was fourth in the…

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  14. Rosberg scoops unexpected points 17:31

    Rosberg scoops unexpected points

    Williams team had a points-scoring finish to the Turkish GP in Istanbul today, with Nico Rosberg proving highly competitive in the tightly contested rivalry…

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  15. It's not over yet - Hamilton 17:13

    It's not over yet - Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton insisted his Turkish Grand Prix puncture was just a minor setback in the championship, that was to be expected. The McLaren driver saw his…

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  16. Alonso prayed for a miracle 17:05

    Alonso prayed for a miracle

    Fernando Alonso revealed he was left praying for a miracle after he finally managed to clear both the BMWs which beat him off the line into the first corner of…

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  17. Massa delights in 'amazing' win 16:56

    Massa delights in 'amazing' win

    Felipe Massa was clearly delighted with his dominant lights-to-flag victory in the Turkish Grand Prix, the venue of his maiden F1 victory in 2006. "It's…

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  18. Raikkonen says race was decided by qualifying 16:45

    Raikkonen says race was decided by qualifying

    Kimi Raikkonen claimed that the Turkish Grand Prix result was decided in qualifying on Saturday after he couldn't do anything to get ahead of team mate Felipe…

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  19. Massa leads Ferrari one-two 16:31

    Massa leads Ferrari one-two

    Felipe Massa took a dominant fifth career win in the Turkish Grand Prix as he led home a Ferrari one-two with Kimi Raikkonen second. Fernando Alonso recovered…

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  20. Engine change for Barrichello 12:46

    Engine change for Barrichello

    The Honda Formula 1 team revealed on Sunday morning it had to change Rubens Barrichello's engine ahead of this afternoon's Turkish Grand Prix. On Saturday the…

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  21. 11:09

    Photos: Sunday at Istanbul Park

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  22. Saturday 25 August 2007

  23. 18:35

    Photos: Saturday at Istanbul Park

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  24. McLaren confident in race strategy 17:18

    McLaren confident in race strategy

    McLaren Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso will start Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul second and fourth on the grid respectively. In an…

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  25. Ferari fights back with pole 17:14

    Ferari fights back with pole

    Today brought the seventh pole for Ferrari out of twelve qualifying sessions held to date in this championship and for the fifth time, courtesy of Felipe Massa.…

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  26. Engine change blows Honda chances 17:05

    Engine change blows Honda chances

    In today's qualifying session for the Turkish Grand Prix Honda's Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button made it through to Q2 where they ended the session in 14th…

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  27. Qualifying step forward for Renault 16:42

    Qualifying step forward for Renault

    Renault enjoyed its best qualifying session since last month's British Grand Prix, this afternoon in Istanbul. After making steady progress improving the car's…

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  28. BMW locks out third row 16:38

    BMW locks out third row

    The BMW Sauber F1 Team continued its strong performance by qualifying both cars in the top ten. Robert Kubica will start from fifth in Sunday's Turkish Grand…

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  29. Rosberg keeps Williams in contention 16:21

    Rosberg keeps Williams in contention

    Williams will take to the grid for tomorrow's Turkish Grand Prix in eighth and 16th place, with today's qualifying outcome, while a little less competitive than…

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  30. Spyker looks on the bright side 16:14

    Spyker looks on the bright side

    Spyker will start tomorrow's 58-lap Turkish Grand Prix with Adrian Sutil and Sakon Yamamoto in 21st and 22nd positions respectively after a searingly hot…

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  31. Davidson gives Super Aguri hope 15:53

    Davidson gives Super Aguri hope

    Super Aguri driver Anthony Davidson drove an astonishing lap to glide through into the second session of Qualifying today at Istanbul Park. Knocking on the door…

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  32. Red Bulls miss out on top ten 15:39

    Red Bulls miss out on top ten

    Red Bull Racing saw its hopes of qualifying in the top ten fly out of the window at Istanbul this afternoon as Mark Webber and David Coulthard ended the day in…

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  33. Toro Rosso hoped for more from qualifying 15:29

    Toro Rosso hoped for more from qualifying

    Scuderia Toro Rosso was left hoping for much more from qualifying that it achieved. Tonio Liuzzi and Sebastian Vettel qualified seventeenth and twentieth…

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  34. Hamilton happy despite mistake 15:20

    Hamilton happy despite mistake

    Lewis Hamilton insisted he was happy to be second on the grid for the Turkish Grand Prix despite making a mistake in the final corner of his flying lap which…

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  35. Massa relishes comeback pole 15:14

    Massa relishes comeback pole

    Felipe Massa was relishing his comeback pole position at Istanbul after suffering such a dismal result in Hungary when Ferrari failed to refuel him correctly in…

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  36. Massa steals pole in dying seconds 15:04

    Massa steals pole in dying seconds

    Felipe Massa stole pole position from Lewis Hamilton in the final moments of qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix by less than half a tenth of a second. In a…

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  37. Hamilton also fastest in final free practice session 12:09

    Hamilton also fastest in final free practice session

    McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton seems ready for Saturday's qualifying session. The championship leader completed the fastest lap in this morning's free practice…

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  38. Alonso feeling unrewarded by McLaren 08:00

    Alonso feeling unrewarded by McLaren

    Fernando Alonso believes he is due more appreciation for his role in turning McLaren into a front-running team this season. The double world champion arrived…

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  39. Friday 24 August 2007

  40. McLaren upbeat after first day practice 18:25

    McLaren upbeat after first day practice

    McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso finished Friday's second free practice for the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul first and sixth fastest…

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  41. 18:08

    Photos: Friday at Istanbul park

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  42. Ferrari on the pace in Turkey 18:07

    Ferrari on the pace in Turkey

    Ferrari was on good pace in practice for the Turkish Grand Prix today with Kimi Raikkonen finishing the day in second place and Massa not far behind in…

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  43. Renault satisfied with practice pace 17:55

    Renault satisfied with practice pace

    In practice today Renault focused on basic race set-up work, as well as conducting a comparison of the two types of Bridgestone tyre available this weekend.…

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  44. Honda struggles in opening practice 17:51

    Honda struggles in opening practice

    This morning, the Honda team spent the session setting-up the car to suit the fast, flowing characteristics of this anti-clockwise circuit. Jenson Button and…

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  45. BMW on back foot in Turkey 17:42

    BMW on back foot in Turkey

    Despite the intense heat on the undulating and challenging Istanbul Park track, both of the day's practice sessions were trouble-free for the BMW Sauber F1…

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  46. Super Aguri encouraged by practice 17:35

    Super Aguri encouraged by practice

    Super Aguri drivers Takuma Sato and Anthony Davidson made an encouraging start to the 2007 Turkish Grand Prix weekend, with both drivers completing their…

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  47. Toro Rossos struggle for prace 17:29

    Toro Rossos struggle for prace

    Scuderia Toro Rosso enjoyed an uneventful first day of practice in Istanbul today with Liuzzi finishing eighteenth and Vettel recovering from a sensor problem…

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  48. Toyota flying high in practice 17:20

    Toyota flying high in practice

    Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli were among several to suffer spins on a green track but no damage was done and the team's programme continued as planned. Ralf…

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  49. Encouraging early pace for Williams 17:13

    Encouraging early pace for Williams

    Williams team had a productive start to the Turkish GP weekend despite a curtailed second practice session caused by a loose drain cover on the circuit, costing…

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  50. Spyker pushes on in Turkey with old car 17:05

    Spyker pushes on in Turkey with old car

    The Turkish Grand Prix kicked off today with two free practice sessions at the Istanbul Park Circuit on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Istanbul. The…

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  51. Red Bull welcomes Willis to Friday practice 16:57

    Red Bull welcomes Willis to Friday practice

    Geoffrey Willis joined Red Bull last month. This is the first race he has attended with the team as he watched Coulthard finish the day in Istanbul in eleventh…

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  52. Hamilton quickest in second practice 15:46

    Hamilton quickest in second practice

    McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton completed the fastest lap in Friday's second free practice. The Briton was three tenths of a second ahead of championship rival…

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  53. Raikkonen fastest - Coulthard on fire 11:38

    Raikkonen fastest - Coulthard on fire

    Kimi Raikkonen was the fastest driver in Friday's first free practice session ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix. The Finn was right ahead of teammate Felipe Massa…

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  54. Thursday 23 August 2007

  55. 14:46

    Photos: Thursday at Istanbul park

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  56. Spyker B-car debut delayed 12:59

    Spyker B-car debut delayed

    The Spyker Formula 1 team planned to race their new B-spec car at this weekend's Turkish Grand Prix but the team has now revealed they are unable to compete…

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  57. Wednesday 22 August 2007

  58. McLaren wants to sit down with Alonso and Hamilton 13:08

    McLaren wants to sit down with Alonso and Hamilton

    The McLaren Formula 1 team wants to sit down with both of its drivers ahead of the Turkish Grand Prix this weekend. A lot has been said about the duo after the…

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  59. Raikkonen: I don't have much to lose 12:07

    Raikkonen: I don't have much to lose

    Kimi Raikkonen will do all he can to get the best performance out of his Ferrari in the final six races. The Finn is extremely motivated and realises the top…

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  60. Tuesday 21 August 2007

  61. Turkish GP chassis preview 05:00

    Turkish GP chassis preview

    The 14-turn Istanbul Park circuit is typical of the modern layouts, typified by the circuits in Bahrain and Shanghai, in that it features an extremely long…

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  62. Monday 20 August 2007

  63. Rosberg aims for points in Turkey 18:29

    Rosberg aims for points in Turkey

    Nico Rosberg has a clear target for the upcoming Turkish Grand Prix. The German Williams driver is hoping to score more points for the Formula 1 championship.…

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  64. Turkish Grand Prix engine preview 15:01

    Turkish Grand Prix engine preview

    In common with the more modern circuits, Istanbul Park is a demanding and varied challenge for the engine. Approximately 67 per cent of the lap is spent at…

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  65. Saturday 21 April 2007

  66. Ecclestone guarantees Turkish GP future 10:50

    Ecclestone guarantees Turkish GP future

    Bernie Ecclestone has guaranteed the future of the Turkish Grand Prix for at least the next 15 years after revealing he had acquired the Istanbul Park circuit.…

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