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Lauda lays into ‘stupid’ Ferrari

F1 legend Niki Lauda has hit out at Ferrari for imposing team orders during the German GP at Hockenheim.

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Ferrari: in the wrong?

“Fernando is faster than you. Can you confirm you understand?” Those were the words Felipe Massa heard from his engineer Rob Smedley, moments before Fernando Alonso passed his Brazilian teammate to take victory at Hockenheim yesterday.

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Alonso wins German GP

Fernando Alonso claimed the second victory of his debut season with Ferrari at Hockenheim, but only after the Scuderia told long-time leader Felipe Massa to make way for the Spaniard.

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dan read potentially causing a gigantic fireball in Germany,
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UPDATE: TopGear does an actual F1 pit stop

Today, I was given a job in a real, live, F1 pitstop. The days of graft paid off and the lads at Lotus gave me a set of overalls, a space-age helmet, and a fire extinguisher.

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UPDATE: TopGear does qualifying

When I arrived on Thursday, I fully expected to become Chief Kettle Technician. To avoid this, I decided to make horrible tea so that, after 16 nasty cups, the team would find me something else to do.

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UPDATE: Our man Dan is on the Lotus pit crew in Hockenheim. And it’s a very rainy practice session…

Friday was all about tyres. For both free practice sessions I was armed with a pressure gauge, then shoved towards Heikki’s car as it was still rolling into the garage. The first thing I learned? Do NOT touch an F1 car’s wheel when it’s just done six flying laps. It’s hot… 100 degrees hot. And […]

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Lewis smashes into tyre wall

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton became the biggest victim of a wet opening practice session at the German GP, binning his car against the tyre wall exiting turn three.

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Dan drives a Lotus F1 car… slowly

Ever wondered what it’s like to sit in a Formula 1 car? I’m now lucky enough to tell you.

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