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Nick Heidfeld is to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Renault for the foreseeable future. Kubica is potentially out for the entire forthcoming Formula One season after undergoing a series of operations at the Santa Corona hospital in Pietra Ligure, following the serious injuries he suffered in an accident in the Ronde di Andora rally 10 days ago.

Nick Heidfeld replaces the injured Robert Kubica

Nick Heidfeld is to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Renault for the foreseeable future.

Heidfeld given chance to revive career as cover for Kubica

Renault gave Nick Heidfeld's stalled Formula One career a jump start yesterday by calling up the German as a possible replacement for injured Polish driver Robert Kubica.

Rally crash leaves Kubica's F1 season in doubt

Formula One driver Robert Kubica was injured in a rally crash yesterday, fracturing his right arm, leg and hand. He underwent surgery and is unlikely to be able to drive for Renault for the start of the 2011 season, which begins with the Bahrain Grand Prix on 13 March.

Vettel, boy prince of Red Bull, is crowned king in Abu Dhabi

German eclipses Hamilton as youngest champion, aged 23 / Alonso angry after mistimed Ferrari pitstop ends his chances

Red Bull refuse to use team orders leaving Alonso in pole to take title

If Mark Webber does not win the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix next weekend from team-mate Sebastian Vettel, Red Bull will not win the drivers' world championship to go with the constructors' title that they clinched at Interlagos.

Alonso eyes third world title after commanding performance in Korea

Rain nearly forces first Grand Prix in Yeongam to be cancelled before former champion's main challengers Webber and Vettel fail to finish

Red Bull tighten grip as Vettel and Webber secure one-two

Sebastian Vettel desperately needed a victory in Japan. Not just to help boost his world championship chances, but also his credibility after eight pole positions this season had yielded just two wins. And at the end of a gripping race he duly delivered, having controlled it throughout, even when Jenson Button had a 12-lap spell in the lead. Making it a good day for Red Bull, Mark Webber steered to second place, boosting his leading points tally to 220 as Vettel's success brought him level on 206 with third-placed Fernando Alonso.

Hamilton spins out on opening lap as Alonso holds off Button

Lewis Hamilton's grasp on a second World Championship title slipped yesterday after the British driver crashed out on the opening lap of the Italian Grand Prix, leaving Fernando Alonso to give Ferrari their first win on home soil for four years.

Happy Hamilton reigns in Belgium as weather takes its toll on rivals

Briton holds off Webber to reclaim championship lead after Vettel and Alonso suffer in the heavy rain

Hamilton vows to strike back after Webber's brave gamble pays off

Australian takes championship lead as intervention of safety car decides Hungary GP

Red faces at Red Bull as 'No 2 driver' Webber puts Vettel in his place

Mark Webber could have been forgiven had he said to the Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner, on his slow-down lap yesterday: "If Vettel wants my front wing, he can have it now."

Webber survives incredible crash as cool Vettel revitalises title bid

In a processional European Grand Prix where one of the few outstanding moments was the spectacular backflip accident that befell his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel bounced back into contention for the world championship with an easy win.

Home boy Alonso tames rampaging Red Bulls as Ferrari ring the changes

Spaniard praises his team's new aerodynamic package after reeling in McLaren's advantage at Valencia Grand Prix

Webber and Vettel friends again and setting the pace in Canada

Red Bull vow to ‘move on’ from crash but McLaren look to build on Istanbul win

Hamilton holds off Button burst to seal victory after crash of the Red Bulls

McLarens take advantage of collision between leaders Webber and Vettel to finish 1-2 in dramatic Turkish Grand Prix
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