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Force India mechanics return home after team vehicle is petrol bombed

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Hamilton plays it cool as heat of Hungary set to favour Red Bull

Despite a dominant victory in Germany on Sunday, Lewis Hamilton insists that he will let the pace of his McLaren do the talking rather than predict his chances of beating Sebastian Vettel to the world championship.

Hamilton happy to push pole-grabber Webber all the way

It's been a tough road for Lewis Hamilton recently, speed-trapped by criticism from sectors of the media and retired F1 drivers of varying skill and charisma.

Hamilton rules out making a run for pole as Webber excels

Red Bull's Mark Webber edged out Fernando Alonso and got his own back on world champion team-mate Sebastian Vettel by going quickest in the second practice session yesterday for the German Grand Prix.

Vettel all fired up for home grand prix after sparks at Silverstone

Germany's defending champion Sebastian Vettel said he will be extra motivated for his home Formula One grand prix this weekend, but so will his seething Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.

Ferrari remaining calm despite victory

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo is refusing to get carried away in the wake of his team's first victory for almost eight months.

Superleague driver Craig Dolby takes the long road toward Formula One dream

Sitting in one of the vast temporary grandstands overlooking Silverstone, a few days after Fernando Alonso's dramatic victory, the scene is very much one of 'after the Lord Mayors show'. There is not much noticeable activity happening anywhere on the old WW2 airfield.

McLaren must lift game or drivers will wander

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