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FIA Friday press conference - Indian GP, Buddh

Team representatives: Jean Francois Caubet (Renault F1 Sport), Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber), Vijay Mallya (Force India), Adam Parr (Williams), Franz Tost (Toro Rosso)
Q: A question to you all about your initial thoughts about India and the circuit...

FIA post-race press conference - Korean GP, Yeongam

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull); 2 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren); 3 - Mark Webber (Red Bull).
Q: Sebastian, a 10th win of the season and any thoughts that after last week’s celebrations you’d start taking things easy now quickly dispersed?
Sebastian Vettel: Well, I think it is good to see that the whole team keeps on pushing. In terms of preparation it wasn’t ideal, as I think most of us were a bit tipsy after the last race after the Sunday night...

FIA post-qualifying press conference - Korean GP, Yeongam

Drivers: 1 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), 2 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), 3 - Jenson Button (McLaren)
Q: Lewis, congratulations, your first pole position in over a year. I would have thought that you’d have had a smile as wide as the sea between here and Japan. But you don’t seem to be too happy? Is everything okay?
Lewis Hamilton: No, I am happy. I am very happy...

FIA Friday press conference - Korean GP, Yeongam

Team Principals: John Booth (Virgin Racing), Ross Brawn (Mercedes GP), Paul Hembery (Pirelli), Christian Horner (Red Bull), Martin Whitmarsh (McLaren).
Q: Paul, can you tell us what is the thinking about the tyre choice here and in India as well?
Paul Hembery: Here we have come with the soft and super soft...

FIA post-race press conference - Japanese GP, Suzuka

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Drivers: 1 - Jenson Button (McLaren); 2 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari); 3 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
Q: Jenson, coming into this weekend you said all you wanted from the rest of the season was to take another Grand Prix victory. Job done. Congratulations.
Jenson Button: Thank you very much...

FIA post-qualifying press conference - Japanese GP, Suzuka

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), 2 - Jenson Button (McLaren), 3 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren).
Q: Sebastian, your 15th consecutive front-row start of 2011 and continuing your 100 per cent pole record here. What a lap!
Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, what a qualifying!

FIA Friday press conference - Japanese GP, Suzuka

Team Representatives: Giorgio Ascanelli (Toro Rosso), Pat Fry (Ferrari), James Key (Sauber), Paddy Lowe (McLaren), Adrian Newey (Red Bull), Naoki Tokunaga (Renault).
Q: Naoki, do you regard this as a home race?
Naoki Tokunaga: Yes of course. Coming back to Suzuka is always quite a good feeling...

FIA Thursday press conference - Japanese GP

Drivers: Jerome d’Ambrosio (Virgin), Jenson Button (McLaren), Paul di Resta (Force India), Kamui Kobayashi (Sauber), Heikki Kovalainen (Team Lotus), Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull).
Q: Jerome, this is quite a challenging circuit but at least you have some experience of it.
Jerome d’Ambrosio: Yeah, definitely. It is a challenging circuit...

FIA post-qualifying press conference - Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), 2 - Mark Webber (Red Bull) and 3 - Jenson Button (McLaren)
Q: Sebastian: a fantastic performance and another pole position, your 11th of the season. How was it from where you were sitting?
Sebastian Vettel: The circuit ramped up in the end a little bit. I think it was possible to go faster but, all in all, a perfect session and I am very happy, especially around here as it is a fun track...

FIA Friday press conference - Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street

Team representatives: Riad Asmat (Team Lotus), Jean Francois Caubet (Renault Sport F1), Robert Fernley (Force India), Norbert Haug (Mercedes), Gerard Lopez (Lotus Renault), Sam Michael (Williams).
Q: Bob, first of all, what happened to Paul di Resta today?
Robert Fernley: We had a problem with the brakes, the machining of the brakes and the hydraulics. Paul has a lot of steel, he’ll bounce back tomorrow.

FIA Thursday press conference - Singapore GP, Marina Bay Street

Drivers: Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso), Timo Glock (Virgin), Sergio Perez (Sauber), Daniel Ricciardo (HRT), Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) and Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull). 
Q: Timo, this is probably a circuit that you quite like giving that you finished second here in 2009.

FIA post-race press conference - Italian GP, Monza

Drivers: 1 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull Racing); 2 - Jenson Button (McLaren); 3 - Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
Q: Sebastian, a great win made possible by that overtake on Fernando early on, and then some tears from you on the podium as well?
Sebastian Vettel: Yeah, very emotional. I mean this circuit means a lot to me and has been very special...

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Flash news

Dakar 2010 begins in Buenos Aires

The 2010 Dakar Rally officially began today, amid Argentina's bicentennial celebrations, with a total of 362 competitors leaving the Buenos Aires start this afternoon.
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2012 Race Drivers

Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Lewis Hamilton
Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Michael Schumacher
Nico Rosberg
Kimi Räikkönen
Romain Grosjean
Paul di Resta
Nico Hulkenberg
Kamui Kobayashi
Sergio Perez
Daniel Ricciardo
Jean-Eric Vergne
Pastor Maldonado
Bruno Senna
Heikki Kovalainen
Vitaly Petrov
Pedro de la Rosa
Narain Karthikeyan
Timo Glock
Charles Pic

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