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Paul di Resta admits that ending his eight-race point-less streak with seventh place in the Hungarian Grand Prix has relieved the pressure that was building on him. The Force India driver prevailed in a tight midfield battle with the Toro Rossos, Nico Rosberg and Kamui Kobayashi to claim the best result of his 11-race F1 career
Sebastien Loeb has clinched the second Rally Finland victory of his career and stretched his points lead with a superb drive on the 2011 event. The world champion spent the whole weekend battling with his Citroen team-mate Sebastien Ogier and Ford’s Jari-Matti Latvala, but made a crucial break on the final morning. All three used various tactics to try and ensure that they were not running first on the road on Saturday, with Loeb seeming to luck out and end up leading overnight.
Paul Hembery: “This qualifying session was one of the most tense of the season, with the final outcome hanging in the balance until the closing seconds. It’s interesting to note that Lewis Hamilton has saved himself a set of supersoft tyres, so we’ll see if he is trying a slightly different strategy tomorrow
By Brian Citino Special to Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service LEBANON, Tenn. (July 23, 2011) ? Carl Edwards did not let a penalty for speeding on pit road slow him down Saturday night, as he regained position quickly and dominated the field en route to a victory at Nashville Superspeedway in the Federated Auto Parts […]
Sebastien Loeb holds a 12.5-second advantage going into the final three stages of Rally Finland after maintaining his lead through the first part of the final afternoon. The world champion made a break from rivals Sebastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala this morning, giving him a cushion to maintain during the remaining six-stage loop.
Mark Webber says Red Bull will not be forced into a knee-jerk reaction following its defeat by McLaren and Ferrari at last weekend’s German Grand Prix. Drivers Webber and Sebastian Vettel, who have dominated the season so far, could only finish third and fourth at the Nurburgring after overworking their tyres and causing them to degrade quicker than their rivals’ rubber at the end of each race stint. This, coupled with Fernando Alonso’s British Grand Prix victory, means Red Bull has gone two races without a win for the first time since September last year