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Alonso's victory to order revives bad old ways from Ferrari

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Fernando Alonso led home a one-two finish for Ferrari in today's German Grand Prix, albeit with the whiff of team orders hanging in the air.

Mixed feelings for Massa a year on from accident

Felipe Massa will start today's Germany Grand Prix in third place. A year ago, his life was initially thought to hang in the balance after he was struck in the face by a spring from Rubens Barrichello's Brawn during qualifying for the Hungarian GP.

Vettel pole delights home fans

Sebastian Vettel claimed Red Bull's 10th pole position of the year following an electrifying shootout with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.

Hamilton's crash leaves McLaren to play catch-up

British team face race against time to get car ready after wet track gets better of championship leader

Massa signs with Ferrari until 2012

Felipe Massa has signed a two-year contract extension with Ferrari which will see the Brazilian remain at the team until the end of the 2012 season. Massa has driven for Ferrari since 2006, famously missing out on the championship by a single point to Lewis Hamilton two years later.

Ferrari boss issues rallying cry

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali is demanding an immediate response from his struggling team this weekend.

Hamilton hangs on but blown radiator puts heat on down Button

As Red Bull Racing's dominant 1-2 result put their drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel on top of the world championship for drivers and the team in first place in the constructors' standings – at the expense of Jenson Button and McLaren – the Woking-based outfit was left to draw meagre comfort from Lewis Hamilton's hard-won fifth place and to pick up the pieces after a particular galling day at the office for Button.

Schumacher: I am still in the title race

Michael Schumacher has brushed off criticism of his performance since he came out of retirement, saying he is still in the Formula One title race.

Alonso looking forward to F1 break

Fernando Alonso already has his sights set on Formula One's first mini-break of the new season.

Schumacher insists he remains in title race

Michael Schumacher has brushed off criticism of his performance since he came out of retirement, saying he is still in the Formula One title race.

Vettel predicts tight F1 title battle

Sebastian Vettel is convinced this year's Formula One world title race will be a dogfight down to the wire.

Vettel finds change of luck in 1-2 for Red Bull

German shakes off previous technological problems to post crushing victory

Hamilton delighted by early charge

Nico Rosberg's race was, like Robert Kubica's behind him, so unobtrusive that neither stood out. But third place earned the Mercedes team their first podium of the season on sponsor Petronas' home ground.

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