2008 Chinese Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Monday 20 October 2008

  2. Bridgestone to investigate Kovalainen's flat tyre 14:39

    Bridgestone to investigate Kovalainen's flat tyre

    Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has said it will start a full investigation to Heikki Kovalainen's flat tyre. The Finn was racing for points in Sunday's...

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  3. Smedley: It's not over yet 07:00

    Smedley: It's not over yet

    Felipe Massa and his team will fight until the chequered flag in Brazil according to Massa's race engineer Rob Smedley. The Briton insists there is still a...

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  4. Sunday 19 October 2008

  5. Mixed championship story for Ferrari 18:05

    Mixed championship story for Ferrari

    Ferrari got both its drivers onto the podium of the Chinese Grand Prix, collecting a total of fourteen points: Felipe Massa finished second, with Kimi...

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  6. Williams blames poor grid slots for pointless race 14:13

    Williams blames poor grid slots for pointless race

    Williams team's race prospects in the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today were tempered by a poor qualifying outcome on Saturday which gave the team...

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  7. McLaren celebrates 'tremendous' victory 14:06

    McLaren celebrates 'tremendous' victory

    McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai and heads to the seasonal finale in Brazil with a seven-point advantage over...

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  8. Renault celebrates clinching fourth 13:44

    Renault celebrates clinching fourth

    Renault enjoyed another strong afternoon at the Shanghai International Circuit as Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet finished in 4th and 8th places in the...

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  9. Heidfeld leads recovering Kubica home 13:35

    Heidfeld leads recovering Kubica home

    Both BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers put in strong race performances in the Chinese Grand Prix. Nick Heidfeld started ninth and improved to fifth, while Robert...

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  10. Toro Rossos miss out on points 13:24

    Toro Rossos miss out on points

    Scuderia Toro Rosso missed out on points despite starting sixth and eighth on the grid as Sebastian Vettel came home in ninth and Bourdais ended up...

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  11. Pointless race for Force India 13:15

    Pointless race for Force India

    The Force India Formula One Team's Giancarlo Fisichella has finished a clean if uneventful Chinese Grand Prix in 17th position. The Italian gained three...

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  12. Honda encouraged by Barrichello run 13:01

    Honda encouraged by Barrichello run

    The Honda team's Rubens Barrichello and Jenson Button ended this afternoon's Chinese Grand Prix in 11th and 16th positions respectively. Both drivers were...

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  13. Fruitless afternoon for Red Bull 12:53

    Fruitless afternoon for Red Bull

    Red Bull Racing had a fruitless race at Shanghai as David Coulthard finished tenth and Mark Webber ended up fourteenth. "I had a reasonable start and...

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  14. Glock salvages two points for Toyota 12:20

    Glock salvages two points for Toyota

    Timo Glock salvaged two points for Toyota today in the Chinese Grand Prix as the team saw its chances of finishing fourth in the constructors championship...

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  15. Calmer Hamilton savours key victory 12:13

    Calmer Hamilton savours key victory

    A markedly more calm Lewis Hamilton hailed his dominant Chinese Grand Prix victory as a major step forward in his bid to become Formula One's youngest ever...

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  16. Massa - Hamilton had better car today 11:56

    Massa - Hamilton had better car today

    Felipe Massa could hardly disguise his disappointment on the podium in Shanghai today after he saw rival Lewis Hamilton increase his lead in the...

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  17. Raikkonen - I knew what was expected of me 11:41

    Raikkonen - I knew what was expected of me

    Kimi Raikkonen did his best to avoid any controversy after the Chinese Grand Prix in which he gave second place to team mate Felipe Massa in the final...

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  18. Hamilton moves step closer with dominant win 11:22

    Hamilton moves step closer with dominant win

    Lewis Hamilton moved a major step closer to winning the drivers' championship with a dominant victory in the Chinese Grand Prix. Felipe Massa ended up...

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  19. 10:27

    Photos: Sunday in Shanghai

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  20. Saturday 18 October 2008

  21. Toro Rossos both back in top ten 13:11

    Toro Rossos both back in top ten

    Both Toro Rossos made it back into the top ten again today at Shanghai with Vettel qualifying eighth and Bourdais tenth. "A difficult day yesterday and...

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  22. Ferrari confident from second and third 13:02

    Ferrari confident from second and third

    One car on the front row and one on the second: that's the outcome of the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying session for Ferrari. Kimi Raikkonen posted the...

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  23. Below-par qualifying for Williams 12:48

    Below-par qualifying for Williams

    Williams team endured a difficult qualifying session, with neither Nico Rosberg nor Kazuki Nakajima progressing into Q3. With one sector on the circuit...

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  24. BMW drivers expected more from Chinese qualifying 12:29

    BMW drivers expected more from Chinese qualifying

    Mixed feelings for the BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers in qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai. Nick Heidfeld was rather happy with his car and took...

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  25. Second row for Alonso 12:03

    Second row for Alonso

    Fernando Alonso continued his strong performance in China as the Spaniard will start Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix from second row. Alonso will line up right...

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  26. Honda F1 reasonably happy with performance in qualifying 11:35

    Honda F1 reasonably happy with performance in qualifying

    The Honda Racing F1 Team qualified its RA108s in 14th and 18th positions for the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai this afternoon. Rubens Barrichello was the...

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  27. Force India struggle with car balance 11:22

    Force India struggle with car balance

    The Force India F1 drivers will once again have to start a Grand Prix from the last row. Both Adrian Sutil and Giancarlo Fisichella, who were confirmed for...

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  28. Coulthard slams Heidfeld 11:16

    Coulthard slams Heidfeld

    David Coulthard was not amused after Saturday's qualifying session. The Scot was held up by Nick Heidfeld going into his final flying lap in order to try...

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  29. Toyota drivers not happy with qualifying result 11:02

    Toyota drivers not happy with qualifying result

    Both Toyota drivers complained after Saturday's qualifying session that they had hoped for a better result. Jarno Trulli will start Sunday's Chinese Grand...

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  30. Hamilton's lap was almost perfect 10:58

    Hamilton's lap was almost perfect

    According to Lewis Hamilton his lap that scored him pole position was almost perfect. The Briton can win the championship on Sunday already depending on...

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  31. Hamilton on pole for Chinese Grand Prix 10:03

    Hamilton on pole for Chinese Grand Prix

    McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix from pole position. The Briton will be joined on the front row by reigning champion...

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  32. Engine change for Webber 09:05

    Engine change for Webber

    Red Bull Racing has changed Mark Webber's engine ahead of today's qualifying session. The Australian blew up his engine in Saturday morning's free practice...

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  33. 08:16

    Photos: Saturday in Shanghai

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  34. Heidfeld sets surprise final practice pace 07:02

    Heidfeld sets surprise final practice pace

    Nick Heidfeld set the surprise pace in final practice at Shanghai in a session where the BMWs showed some threatening pace with Kubica third. Lewis Hamilton...

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  35. Friday 17 October 2008

  36. Trulli sets strong pace for Toyota 13:26

    Trulli sets strong pace for Toyota

    Toyota's Jarno Trulli finished Friday practice in a strong fourth place while team mate Timo Glock ended up eleventh at Shanghai. "It was a good,...

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  37. Bourdais shines for Toro Rosso 13:17

    Bourdais shines for Toro Rosso

    Sébastien Bourdais shone for Scuderia Toro Rosso in today's free practice finishing the day seventh fastest while team mate Vettel was fifteenth. "It's my f...

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  38. Hamilton enjoys positive start in China 13:14

    Hamilton enjoys positive start in China

    Championship leader Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a positive start of the weekend in Shanghai. The Briton completed the fastest lap in both session and was pleased...

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  39. Webber gives Red Bull hope 13:09

    Webber gives Red Bull hope

    Mark Webber gave Red Bull Racing hope of a strong weekend with the fifth fastest time at the end of Friday practice while team mate David Coulthard ended...

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  40. Force India ahead of Honda 13:01

    Force India ahead of Honda

    The Force India team today started its preparations for the penultimate round of the 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship. Giancarlo Fisichella and...

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  41. Ferrari drivers enjoy solid start 12:56

    Ferrari drivers enjoy solid start

    Ferrari drivers Felipe Massa might not have completed the fastest lap on Friday, both drivers were reasonably satisfied with the car's performance at the...

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  42. Williams looking for improvement 12:28

    Williams looking for improvement

    After three hours of intensive homework at the Shanghai circuit today, the Williams team completed much of the groundwork in preparation for tomorrow's...

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  43. Renault strong at Shanghai 12:05

    Renault strong at Shanghai

    Renault began its preparations for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix today as Fernando Alonso and Nelson Piquet completed productive free practice programmes...

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  44. Heidfeld ahead of Kubica after practice 12:03

    Heidfeld ahead of Kubica after practice

    On what was a technically trouble free Friday with two 90 minutes sessions, both BMW Sauber F1 Team drivers worked hard to improve the balance of their...

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  45. Honda struggles on Friday 11:59

    Honda struggles on Friday

    The Honda team was back in action today at the Shanghai International Circuit, just five days after its home Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway in Japan. Button...

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  46. Hamilton fastest on Friday 10:39

    Hamilton fastest on Friday

    Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheets in both the first and second free practice session on Friday at the Shanghai International Circuit. The Briton was...

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  47. Hamilton ahead of Massa in first practice 06:35

    Hamilton ahead of Massa in first practice

    Lewis Hamilton completed the fastest lap in Friday morning's first free practice session. The Briton ended ahead of championship rival Felipe Massa....

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  48. 05:51

    Photos: Friday in Shanghai

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  49. Thursday 16 October 2008

  50. Massa: I can handle the pressure 18:07

    Massa: I can handle the pressure

    Felipe Massa has said he does not feel any extra pressure for the final two races in the season as the Brazilian is in the middle of the championship fight...

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  51. Kubica: Consistency is the key to this year's success 13:33

    Kubica: Consistency is the key to this year's success

    In theory Robert Kubica still has a chance to win the Formula 1 championship title. With two races to go and a gap of twelve points Kubica still has a small...

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  52. 10:13

    Photos: Thursday in Shanghai

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  53. Renault chief plans aggressive Shanghai strategy 05:00

    Renault chief plans aggressive Shanghai strategy

    After two wins in the last two races, Renault engineering director Pat Symonds says his team now has the confidence to be more aggressive in its approach to...

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  54. Wednesday 15 October 2008

  55. Raikkonen targets one-two for Ferrari in China 14:57

    Raikkonen targets one-two for Ferrari in China

    Even though his championship chances are over reining world champion Kimi Raikkonen is determined to score the best possible result in the final two rounds...

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  56. Fisichella keen to score points again 10:55

    Fisichella keen to score points again

    Giancarlo Fisichella is in his thirteenths season in Formula 1. The Italian scored 267 points in the F1 championship but this season could be his first...

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  57. Shanghai circuit snapshot 08:00

    Shanghai circuit snapshot

    Resembling the Chinese symbol for "high", Shanghai's track layout is a demanding mix of straights, turns and hairpins. Over the 5.4km lap, the drivers will...

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  58. Tuesday 14 October 2008

  59. BMW to support Kubica in his championship battle 11:15

    BMW to support Kubica in his championship battle

    With two races to go in the 2008 Formula One season Robert Kubica is twelve points down on championship leader Lewis Hamilton. The BMW Sauber F1 driver...

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  60. Bridgestone to bring its hardest compounds to China 10:30

    Bridgestone to bring its hardest compounds to China

    Formula One's tyre manufacturer Bridgestone will bring its two hardest compounds to this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. The track is known for its high...

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  61. Monday 13 October 2008

  62. Brawn: China won't be any different 15:08

    Brawn: China won't be any different

    The Honda Formula 1 team had a disappointing race weekend in Japan. In front of their home crowd the team struggled with their cars and finished in...

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