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    F1 Fans!!!!
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    Here is the Timing Schedule for this weekend's Season Finale AbuDhabi GP:
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    AbuDhabi GP
    Friday
    Practice Session 1   14:00 To 15:30
    Practice Session 2   18:00 To 19:30
    
    Saturday
    Practice Session 3   15:00 To 16:00
    Qualifying Session   18:00 To 19:00
    
    Sunday
    Race                 18:00 To 20:00
    Here is the Final Championship Standings after Abu Dhabi GP:
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    World Championship Standings
    Drivers Standings
    Pos  Driver             Points
     1   Lewis Hamilton       384
     2   Nico Rosberg         317
     3   Daniel Ricciardo     238
     4   Valtteri Bottas      186
     5   Sebastian Vettel     167
     6   Fernando Alonso      161
     7   Felipe Massa         134
     8   Jenson Button        126
     9   Nico Hulkenberg       96
    10   Sergio Perez          59
    11   Kevin Magnussen       55
    12   Kimi Raikkonen        55
    13   Jean-Eric Vergne      22
    14   Romain Grosjean        8
    15   Daniil Kvyat           8
    16   Pastor Maldonado       2
    17   Jules Bianchi          2
    18   Adrian Sutil           0
    19   Marcus Ericsson        0
    20   Esteban Gutierrez      0
    21   Max Chilton            0
    22   Kamui Kobayashi        0
    23   Will Stevens           0
    
    
    Constructors Standings
    Pos  Constructor         Points
    1   Mercedes              701
    2   Red Bull/Renault      405
    3   Williams/Mercedes     320
    4   Ferrari               216
    5   McLaren/Mercedes      181
    6   Force India/Mercedes  155
    7   Toro Rosso/Renault     30
    8   Lotus/Renault          10
    9   Marussia/Ferrari        2
    10   Sauber/Ferrari          0
    11   Caterham/Renault        0
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    Quote Originally Posted by genius83 View Post
    Raikkonen fumes he is Ferrari's 'second choice'
    Kimi Raikkonen wants an explanation from Ferrari on its pit stop strategy after he finished behind team-mate Fernando Alonso in Spain.
    LOL
    What did he expect?
    Ferrari is Nando's backyard. His rules. And I don't blame Nando for that. He has made himself the number one driver with his efforts and skills and kudos to him.
    Iceman should've pondered over it before joining the Reds.
    Every time someone refers to Honda Civic as 'reborn', a puppy dies! Oh and I hate increasing my post count.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aref View Post
    LOL
    What did he expect?
    Ferrari is Nando's backyard. His rules. And I don't blame Nando for that. He has made himself the number one driver with his efforts and skills and kudos to him.
    Iceman should've pondered over it before joining the Reds.
    I have a question, both drivers have their own race engineers?
    Almost everyone in Pakistan is doing corruption to the extent they can. Our leaders are doing at the level they can do. So why should we complain?

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    Montezemolo had no time to consider anyone but Mattiacci
    Luca di Montezemolo says Marco Mattiacci was the only man considered for the team principal role at Ferrari once Stefano Domenicali decided to stand down.

    Horner confident Newey will stay
    Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is confident Ferrari will not be able to lure away his star designer Adrian Newey.

    No reason to cancel Russian GP - FIA
    The FIA currently has no plans to cancel the Russian Grand Prix, despite the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

    Marussia's Chilton fastest at Barcelona test
    Marussia's Max Chilton set a surprise fastest time on the first day of the in-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya.

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    Barcelona InSeason Testing
    Day 1
    Pos Driver                 Team                    Time       Gap
     1. Max Chilton            Marussia-Ferrari        1m26.434s
     2. Charles Pic            Lotus-Renault           1m26.661s  +0.227s
     3. Lewis Hamilton         Mercedes                1m26.674s  +0.240s
     4. Kimi Raikkonen         Ferrari                 1m26.965s  +0.531s
     5. Jean-Eric Vergne       Toro Rosso-Renault      1m27.724s  +1.290s
     6. Nico Hulkenberg        Force India-Mercedes    1m27.727s  +1.293s
     7. Felipe Massa           Williams-Mercedes       1m27.756s  +1.322s
     8. Jenson Button          McLaren-Mercedes        1m28.333s  +1.899s
     9. Kamui Kobayashi        Caterham-Renault        1m30.101s  +3.667s
    10. Sebastien Buemi        Red Bull-Renault        1m31.440s  +5.006s
    11. Giedo van der Garde    Sauber-Ferrari          1m31.783s  +5.349s
    Fastest lap bodes well for Monaco - Chilton
    Max Chilton said his fastest time at Tuesday's Barcelona test day was not completely down to the super-soft tyres his Marussia was running and could be a good omen for Monaco in two weeks' time.

    Hamilton tests solutions for Rosberg's start issues
    Part of Lewis Hamilton's testing programme at Barcelona on Tuesday was focused on solving a clutch issue team-mate Nico Rosberg has been struggling with at the start of recent races.

    Improvement despite shunt - Kobayashi
    Kamui Kobayashi thinks Caterham has made progress during Tuesday's testing at the Circuit de Catalunya despite a crash towards the end of the session.

    Caterham pulls out of second day of testing
    Caterham has decided to pull out of the second day of testing after Kamui Kobayashi's crash late on Tuesday afternoon.

    McLaren's season will hinge on Silverstone
    McLaren says its season will hinge on its performances at the Austrian and British Grands Prix and that it may go "radical" with its car if results do not improve.

    Mercedes trials 'megaphone' exhaust
    Mercedes has trialled its new 'megaphone' exhaust at Wednesday's in-season test at Barcelona.

    Maldonado fastest, Mercedes tests exhaust and Wolff returns
    Pastor Maldonado set the fastest time on the second day of testing at Barcelona, using super-soft tyres to top the timesheets ahead of Mercedes' Nico Rosberg.

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    Barcelona InSeason Testing
    Day 2
    Pos  Driver             Team/Car              Time       Gap     Laps
     1.  Pastor Maldonado   Lotus-Renault         1m24.871s           102
     2.  Nico Rosberg       Mercedes              1m25.805s  +0.934s  102
     3.  Kimi Raikkonen     Ferrari               1m26.480s  +1.609s   93
     4.  Esteban Gutierrez  Sauber-Ferrari        1m26.972s  +2.101s   84
     5.  Susie Wolff        Williams-Mercedes     1m27.280s  +2.409s   55
     6.  Jules Bianchi      Marussia-Ferrari      1m27.718s  +2.847s   55
     7.  Sebastian Vettel   Red Bull-Renault      1m27.973s  +3.102s   72
     8.  Daniel Juncadella  Force India-Mercedes  1m28.278s  +3.407s   91
     9.  Stoffel Vandoorne  McLaren-Mercedes      1m28.441s  +3.570s  135
    10.  Daniil Kvyat       Toro Rosso-Renault    1m28.910s  +4.039s   21
    'Megaphone' exhaust didn't work - Rosberg
    Nico Rosberg says Formula One needs to go back to the drawing board if it wants to make the cars louder this year, after a trial exhaust system failed to produce the desired effect at Wednesday's in-season test.

    2014 a chance to prove myself - Wolff
    Susie Wolff sees her outings for Williams this year as her chance to prove herself as a Formula One racing driver.

    Monaco Red Bull's opportunity to beat Mercedes - Vettel
    Sebastian Vettel thinks Monaco is a good opportunity for Red Bull to beat Mercedes for the first time this year.

    Vettel 'has got his mojo back' - Horner
    Christian Horner thinks Sebastian Vettel's performance in Spain shows the world champion is getting his 2013 confidence back after a challenging start to the current season.

    Another 'big step forward' from Lotus - Maldonado
    Pastor Maldonado believes Lotus has made another significant improvement after he topped the timesheets at the second day of the in-season Barcelona test on Wednesday.

    Tyre issues from Spain solved - Massa
    Felipe Massa is confident he will not suffer a repeat of the tyre issues he had at the Spanish Grand Prix in Monaco after a positive test for Williams in Barcelona.

    Wolff: Recent success at Monaco irrelevant
    Toto Wolff believes Mercedes' recent dominance at Monaco counts for nothing in 2014 despite the huge advantage it holds over the rest of the field.

    Ricciardo has earned 2015 drive - Horner
    Christian Horner says Daniel Ricciardo has already done enough to ensure he will stay at Red Bull next season.

    Hamilton may be 'almost impossible to beat' - Hill
    Former world champion Damon Hill thinks Lewis Hamilton is yet to hit his best this season, despite winning four of the first five races of 2014.

    Rosberg confident of progress with race starts
    Nico Rosberg believes he should have put his start-line problems behind him in Monaco as he looks to wrestle the championship initiative back from Lewis Hamilton.

    Pirelli happy not to be the focus
    Pirelli believes its progress from last year is highlighted by the fact its tyre compounds have not been the subject of major news stories in 2014 as they have been in previous seasons.
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    Hamilton reveals key areas of progress since 2013
    Lewis Hamilton says he has made progress in several areas this year to get the Mercedes' handling to his liking.

    'What we need is power' - Grosjean
    Romain Grosjean believes Lotus main deficiency is now power after the team made a significant step forward with the chassis at the last round in Spain.

    Rosberg letting title 'slip through his fingers' - Hill
    Former world champion Damon Hill thinks Lewis Hamilton is yet to hit his best form this season and Nico Rosberg needs to up his game significantly to beat him.
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    Sir Jack Brabham dies aged 88
    Three-time world champion Sir Jack Brabham "passed away peacefully" at his Gold Coast home in Australia on Monday aged 88, his family has confirmed.

    Hamilton named world's most marketable athlete
    Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has been named the world's most marketable athlete by SportsPro magazine, with Toro Rosso rookie Daniil Kvyat and Sauber test driver Simona de Silvestro also named in the top 50.

    Button: Mercedes power key to turnaround in Monaco
    Jenson Button hopes McLaren's Mercedes engine will power the team back up the pecking order in Monaco at a circuit where aerodynamics play less of a role than previous rounds.

    Force India not expecting to peak in Monaco
    Vijay Mallya admits Force India may not optimise its upgrades fully in Monaco but wants to see the team continue to mix it in the points at F1's most iconic race.
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    Rivals need to pressure Mercedes into a mistake - Alonso
    Fernando Alonso says Red Bull and Ferrari need to start pressuring Mercedes into mistakes, starting this weekend in Monaco.

    Renault sure it hasn't missed a trick
    Renault is confident it has not "missed a trick" under the V6 turbo regulations and believes an evolution of its current power unit is capable of beating Mercedes.

    Beating Rosberg should be easier - Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton says he should be finding it easier to beat Nico Rosberg after his Mercedes team-mate finished on his coat tails at the last race in Spain.

    Russian GP tickets set to go on sale at end of May
    Tickets for the inaugural Russian Grand Prix will go on sale on May 30, with a total of 45,000 available.
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    Here is the Timing Schedule for this weekend's Monaco GP:
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    Thursday
    Practice Session 1   13:00 To 14:30
    Practice Session 2   17:00 To 18:30
    
    Saturday
    Practice Session 3   14:00 To 15:00
    Qualifying Session   17:00 To 18:00
    
    Sunday
    Race                 17:00 To 19:00
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    Raikkonen regrets limited racing opportunities
    Kimi Raikkonen admits he would jump at the chance of racing in other series' alongside his commitments in Formula One if it was a viable option to today's drivers.

    Ferrari still waiting for Mattiacci lift - Alonso
    Fernando Alonso says Ferrari is still waiting for a lift from the arrival of Marco Mattiacci as the new team principal continues to adapt to life at Maranello.

    Rosberg not changing approach in Monaco
    Nico Rosberg says he sees no reason to adapt his mentality in Monaco despite relinquishing the championship lead to team-mate Lewis Hamilton last time out.

    Maldonado shrugs off mounting penalty points
    Pastor Maldonado insists he will not take a more cautious approach to this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, despite racking up his fourth penalty point of the season at the Spanish Grand Prix two weeks ago.

    Monaco harder than ever in 2014 - Perez
    Sergio Perez thinks the characteristics of the 2014 generation of F1 cars means there is more room than ever before for driver error at the Monaco Grand Prix.

    Sauber still struggling despite weight reduction - Sutil
    Adrian Sutil says Sauber still has issues with its car despite shedding 10 kilos in chassis weight ahead of the last race in Spain, making 2014 one of the most difficult starts to a season he has experienced in his F1 career.

    Limited scope for making cars louder - Renault
    Renault has warned that there is limited scope for making the latest generation of Formula One cars louder.

    Red Bull never had advantage as big as Mercedes' - Vettel
    Sebastian Vettel says Red Bull never enjoyed the level of domination Mercedes currently has while he was winning in Formula One.

    Ricciardo senses opportunity in Monaco
    Daniel Ricciardo senses an opportunity to fight with Mercedes this weekend in Monaco, but is under no illusions as to how tough it will be.

    Change of mentality necessary in Monaco - Grosjean
    Romain Grosjean is determined to put his recent reputation for crashing at Monaco behind him this weekend by changing his mentality in the cockpit.

    Hamilton confident of finding another level
    Lewis Hamilton insists he still has work to do to extract the maximum from both himself and his Mercedes in his pursuit of a second world title.
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    Hamilton tops Rosberg in first practice
    Lewis Hamilton topped the first practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, just beating Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to the fastest time by 0.032s.

    Code:
    Monaco GP
    Practice Session 1
    Pos Driver                Team                     Time      Gap      Laps 1. Lewis Hamilton        Mercedes                 1m18.271s           32
     2. Nico Rosberg          Mercedes                 1m18.303s  +0.032s  31
     3. Daniel Ricciardo      Red Bull-Renault         1m18.506s  +0.235s  37
     4. Fernando Alonso       Ferrari                  1m18.930s  +0.659s  31
     5. Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault         1m19.043s  +0.772s  33
     6. Kimi Raikkonen        Ferrari                  1m19.467s  +1.196s  31
     7. Valtteri Bottas       Williams-Mercedes        1m19.494s  +1.223s  31
     8. Sergio Perez          Force India-Mercedes     1m19.666s  +1.395s  29
     9. Kevin Magnussen       McLaren-Mercedes         1m19.789s  +1.518s  29
    10. Nico Hulkenberg       Force India-Mercedes     1m19.856s  +1.585s  38
    11. Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes         1m20.033s  +1.762s  35
    12. Esteban Gutierrez     Sauber-Ferrari           1m20.118s  +1.847s  33
    13. Romain Grosjean       Lotus-Renault            1m20.207s  +1.936s  33
    14. Pastor Maldonado      Lotus-Renault            1m20.241s  +1.970s  38
    15. Jean-Eric Vergne      Toro Rosso-Renault       1m20.260s  +1.989s  36
    16. Felipe Massa          Williams-Mercedes        1m20.517s  +2.246s  25
    17. Adrian Sutil          Sauber-Ferrari           1m20.736s  +2.465s  18
    18. Daniil Kvyat          Toro Rosso-Renault       1m20.914s  +2.643s  37
    19. Jules Bianchi         Marussia-Ferrari         1m21.310s  +3.039s  27
    20. Marcus Ericsson       Caterham-Renault         1m22.063s  +3.792s  40
    21. Kamui Kobayashi       Caterham-Renault         1m22.492s  +4.221s  38
    22. Max Chilton           Marussia-Ferrari         1m25.817s  +7.546s   7
    Alonso fastest in frantic FP2 finish
    Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in a wet/dry second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix, getting the most from his car during a ten minute window of slick-tyre running at the end of the 90 minutes.

    Code:
    Monaco GP
    Practice Session 2
    Pos Driver                Team                     Time        Gap    Laps
     1. Fernando Alonso       Ferrari                  1m18.482s           15
     2. Lewis Hamilton        Mercedes                 1m18.901s  +0.419s  12
     3. Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault         1m19.017s  +0.535s  15
     4. Jean-Eric Vergne      Toro Rosso-Renault       1m19.351s  +0.869s  14
     5. Valtteri Bottas       Williams-Mercedes        1m19.421s  +0.939s   9
     6. Sergio Perez          Force India-Mercedes     1m19.668s  +1.186s   9
     7. Nico Hulkenberg       Force India-Mercedes     1m19.712s  +1.230s  10
     8. Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes         1m19.721s  +1.239s  16
     9. Daniel Ricciardo      Red Bull-Renault         1m19.779s  +1.297s  11
    10. Kevin Magnussen       McLaren-Mercedes         1m20.230s  +1.748s  16
    11. Felipe Massa          Williams-Mercedes        1m20.394s  +1.912s   8
    12. Daniil Kvyat          Toro Rosso-Renault       1m20.622s  +2.140s  13
    13. Adrian Sutil          Sauber-Ferrari           1m20.811s  +2.329s   8
    14. Pastor Maldonado      Lotus-Renault            1m20.977s  +2.495s   7
    15. Esteban Gutierrez     Sauber-Ferrari           1m21.467s  +2.985s   8
    16. Romain Grosjean       Lotus-Renault            1m21.700s  +3.218s   6
    17. Kamui Kobayashi       Caterham-Renault         1m21.924s  +3.442s   6
    18. Jules Bianchi         Marussia-Ferrari         1m21.937s  +3.455s  13
    19. Max Chilton           Marussia-Ferrari         1m22.683s  +4.201s  13
    20. Nico Rosberg          Mercedes                 1m22.862s  +4.380s  11
    21. Marcus Ericsson       Caterham-Renault         1m23.164s  +4.682s   6
    22. Kimi Raikkonen        Ferrari                  1m45.509s  +27.027s  4
    Positive day despite oversleeping - Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton admits not even a delayed start due to missing his wake-up call could hinder a Thursday practice session which he admits took even him by surprise.

    Vettel: Pole still a long shot for Red Bull
    Sebastian Vettel feels pole position is still unlikely for Red Bull at Monaco despite seeing the gap to Mercedes in FP1 comes down to under half a second.

    Rosberg opted not to set FP2 hot lap
    Nico Rosberg opted not to push hard for a quick time in second practice for the Monaco Grand Prix due to damp conditions around the track.

    Friday tweaks could be the difference - Ricciardo
    Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull is just a few small changes away from having the pace to genuinely challenge Mercedes around the streets of Monaco.

    Lotus a long way off top ten - Grosjean
    Romain Grosjean thinks Lotus needs a change in the weather on Saturday if it is to get itself back into contention for a top ten finish in Monaco after struggling to find grip on the opening day of practice.

    Adrian Newey rejects Ferrari overtures
    Adrian Newey has rejected overtures to move to Ferrari, saying he remains "committed to Red Bull for the foreseeable future".

    Red Bull forced to change camera slot
    Red Bull have had to change the design of the front camera pods on its RB10 from this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix onwards following clarification from the FIA.

    Montezemolo reiterates praise of Alonso
    Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has issued a statement praising Fernando Alonso and ruling out the possibility of a divide in the Ferrari camp.
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    Alonso prepared for 'crucial' qualifying
    Fernando Alonso managed to complete a trouble-free day during Thursday practice for the Monaco Grand Prix and is looking forward to the "crucial" qualifying session on Saturday.

    Gearbox issue limits Raikkonen in FP2
    Kimi Raikkonen says Saturday will be even more crucial after sitting out most of FP2 with a gearbox issue, though it will not result in a grid penalty for the Finn.
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    Rosberg signs two-year contract extension
    Mercedes has put an end to speculation linking it with a move for Fernando Alonso by handing a two-year contract extension to Nico Rosberg, according to a BBC report.

    Upbringing makes me hungrier than Rosberg - Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton thinks his more humble upbringing makes him hungrier for world title success in 2014 than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg.

    Alonso has edge but Raikkonen is closing - Allison
    Ferrari technical director James Allison says the gap in pace between Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen is closing, but that currently Alonso has the edge.

    Rules and regulations have 'gone too far' - Prost
    Alain Prost thinks Formula One is struggling to attract new fans because the scale of new rules and regulations introduced in the last few years make races seem like they are "written in advance".

    Mattiacci 'categorically' denies Newey approach
    Marco Mattiacci insists he made no approach for Red Bull's chief technical officer Adrian Newey and says he is "not aware" of an offer being made by Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo.
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    Hamilton fastest as Ricciardo splits Mercedes
    Lewis Hamilton topped the third and final practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix as Daniel Ricciardo split the two Mercedes and got within 0.050s of Hamilton's best effort.

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    Monaco GP
    Practice Session 3
    Pos Driver                Team                  Time       Gap     Laps
     1. Lewis Hamilton        Mercedes              1m16.758s           27
     2. Daniel Ricciardo      Red Bull-Renault      1m16.808s  +0.050s  26
     3. Nico Rosberg          Mercedes              1m16.874s  +0.116s  24
     4. Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault      1m17.184s  +0.426s  23
     5. Fernando Alonso       Ferrari               1m17.428s  +0.670s  22
     6. Kimi Raikkonen        Ferrari               1m17.448s  +0.690s  24
     7. Sergio Perez          Force India-Mercedes  1m17.725s  +0.967s  23
     8. Nico Hulkenberg       Force India-Mercedes  1m18.074s  +1.316s  21
     9. Jean-Eric Vergne      Toro Rosso-Renault    1m18.136s  +1.378s  19
    10. Daniil Kvyat          Toro Rosso-Renault    1m18.166s  +1.408s  26
    11. Kevin Magnussen       McLaren-Mercedes      1m18.249s  +1.491s  28
    12. Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes      1m18.262s  +1.504s  21
    13. Valtteri Bottas       Williams-Renault      1m18.430s  +1.672s  31
    14. Felipe Massa          Williams-Renault      1m18.542s  +1.784s  30
    15. Adrian Sutil          Sauber-Ferrari        1m18.598s  +1.840s  24
    16. Romain Grosjean       Lotus-Renault         1m18.776s  +2.018s  26
    17. Jules Bianchi         Marussia-Cosworth     1m18.872s  +2.114s  23
    18. Pastor Maldonado      Lotus-Renault         1m19.118s  +2.360s  28
    19. Esteban Gutierrez     Sauber-Ferrari        1m19.149s  +2.391s  28
    20. Kamui Kobayashi       Caterham-Renault      1m20.271s  +3.513s  32
    21. Max Chilton           Marussia-Cosworth     1m20.394s  +3.636s  25
    22. Marcus Ericsson       Caterham-Renault      1m20.589s  +3.831s  30
    Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole in Monaco
    Nico Rosberg took pole position at the Monaco Grand Prix by less than a tenth of a second from team-mate Lewis Hamilton after a mistake on Rosberg's final run brought out yellow flags and scuppered any chance of a last-minute improvement from Hamilton.

    Code:
    Monaco GP
    Qualifying Session
    Pos Driver                Team                  Time       Gap
     1. Nico Rosberg          Mercedes              1m15.989s         
     2. Lewis Hamilton        Mercedes              1m16.048s  +0.059s
     3. Daniel Ricciardo      Red Bull-Renault      1m16.384s  +0.395s
     4. Sebastian Vettel      Red Bull-Renault      1m16.547s  +0.558s
     5. Fernando Alonso       Ferrari               1m16.686s  +0.697s
     6. Kimi Raikkonen        Ferrari               1m17.389s  +1.400s
     7. Jean-Eric Vergne      Toro Rosso-Renault    1m17.540s  +1.551s
     8. Kevin Magnussen       McLaren-Mercedes      1m17.555s  +1.566s
     9. Daniil Kvyat          Toro Rosso-Renault    1m18.090s  +2.101s
    10. Sergio Perez          Force India-Mercedes  1m18.327s  +2.338s
    Q2 cut-off time:      1m17.755s**
    11. Nico Hulkenberg       Force India-Mercedes  1m17.846s  +1.492s
    12. Jenson Button         McLaren-Mercedes      1m17.988s  +1.634s
    13. Valtteri Bottas       Williams-Mercedes     1m18.082s  +1.728s
    14. Romain Grosjean       Lotus-Renault         1m18.196s  +1.842s
    15. Pastor Maldonado      Lotus-Renault         1m18.356s  +2.002s
    16. Felipe Massa          Williams-Mercedes                        
    Q1 cut-off time:      1m18.616s*
    17. Esteban Gutierrez     Sauber-Ferrari        1m18.741s  +1.184s
    18. Adrian Sutil          Sauber-Ferrari        1m18.745s  +1.188s
    19. Jules Bianchi         Marussia-Cosworth     1m19.332s  +1.775s
    20. Max Chilton           Marussia-Cosworth     1m19.928s  +2.371s
    21. Kamui Kobayashi       Caterham-Renault      1m20.133s  +2.576s
    22. Marcus Ericsson       Caterham-Renault      1m21.732s  +4.175s
    107 per cent time: 1m22.985s 
    * Gap to fastest in Q1 ** Gap to fastest in Q2
    Rosberg keeps pole position after stewards' investigation
    Nico Rosberg will keep his pole position at Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix after the stewards decided to take no further action against his off-track excursion at Mirabeau.

    It was an honest mistake - Rosberg
    Nico Rosberg insists there was nothing deliberate about the mistake which compromised Lewis Hamilton's final qualifying run and therefore put him on pole in Monaco for the second year running.

    'I was on the pole lap' - Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton insists pole position would have been his at Monaco were it not for Nico Rosberg's error in Q3, though he refused to comment on whether he thought it was a deliberate error from his team-mate.

    Alonso wants to take fight to Red Bulls
    Fernando Alonso expects a close fight with Red Bull in Monaco on Sunday after qualifying in fifth, just 0.2s off Sebastian Vettel.

    Frustrated Ricciardo 'left a bit on the table'
    Daniel Ricciardo admits he is frustrated not to have taken the fight to Mercedes in qualifying after seeing Red Bull's performance drop off in Monaco qualifying.

    Ericsson penalised for Massa shunt
    Marcus Ericsson has been forced to start the Monaco Grand Prix from the pit lane and given two penalty points in punishment for the accident he caused in Q1.

    Success more valuable after four-year struggle - Mercedes
    Daimler boss Dieter Zetsche says Mercedes' success this year has been made sweeter by the four years of struggling the team went through since returning to the sport in 2010.

    Mercedes extends Petronas deal
    Mercedes has signed a new multi-year contract with fuel supplier and title sponsor Petronas, extending the partnership into the future.

    Ferrari plans engine boost for Canada
    Ferrari hopes to achieve a step forward with its engine in Canada as part of an aggressive development push.
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    Rosberg rivalry approaching Senna/Prost levels - Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg is becoming as heated as the one between Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

    Raikkonen 'fighting with the car all the time'
    Kimi Raikkonen says he is still struggling to feel at ease behind the F14 T after seeing his pace drop off in qualifying and putting himself sixth on the grid behind team-mate Fernando Alonso.

    Button: Magnussen was just quicker
    Jenson Button says he has no excuses for dropping out of Q2 in Monaco and that Kevin Magnussen just did a better job by getting into the final qualifying session.

    ERS issue slows Vettel
    An Energy Recovery System (ERS) issue hampered Sebastian Vettel's qualifying lap at the Monaco Grand Prix, which he estimated was worth around 0.4s in lap time during part of the session.

    So a first lap first corner incident is possible making this GP a bit more interesting, thanks Hamilton.
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    Quote Originally Posted by genius83 View Post
    Rosberg rivalry approaching Senna/Prost levels - Hamilton
    Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg is becoming as heated as the one between Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

    So a first lap first corner incident is possible making this GP a bit more interesting, thanks Hamilton.
    LOL @ Senna/Prost rivalry.
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    Rosberg wins hectic Monaco Grand Prix
    Nico Rosberg won a crash-riddled Monaco Grand Prix from team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who came under intense pressure in the final laps from Daniel Ricciardo as he struggled with dirt in his eye.

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    Monaco GP
    Race Results
    Pos  Driver             Team/Car                  Time/Gap
     1.  Nico Rosberg       Mercedes              1h49m27.661s
     2.  Lewis Hamilton     Mercedes                   +9.210s
     3.  Daniel Ricciardo   Red Bull-Renault           +9.614s
     4.  Fernando Alonso    Ferrari                   +32.452s
     5.  Nico Hulkenberg    Force India-Mercedes        -1 lap
     6.  Jenson Button      McLaren-Mercedes            -1 lap
     7.  Felipe Massa       Williams-Mercedes           -1 lap
     8.  Romain Grosjean    Lotus-Renault               -1 lap
     9.  Jules Bianchi      Marussia-Ferrari            -1 lap
    10.  Kevin Magnussen    McLaren-Mercedes            -1 lap
    11.  Marcus Ericsson    Caterham-Renault            -1 lap
    12.  Kimi Raikkonen     Ferrari                     -1 lap
    13.  Kamui Kobayashi    Caterham-Renault           -3 laps
    14.  Max Chilton        Marussia-Ferrari           -3 laps
    
    Retirements:
         Esteban Gutierrez  Sauber-Ferrari             59 laps
         Valtteri Bottas    Williams-Mercedes          55 laps
         Jean-Eric Vergne   Toro Rosso-Renault         50 laps
         Adrian Sutil       Sauber-Ferrari             23 laps
         Daniil Kvyat       Toro Rosso-Renault         10 laps
         Sebastian Vettel   Red Bull-Renault            5 laps
         Sergio Perez       Force India-Mercedes        0 laps
         Pastor Maldonado   Lotus-Renault               0 laps
    Here is the World Championships Standings after Monaco GP:
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    World Championships Standings
    Drivers' Championship:
     1.  Nico Rosberg       122
     2.  Lewis Hamilton     118
     3.  Fernando Alonso     61
     4.  Daniel Ricciardo    54
     5.  Nico Hulkenberg     47
     6.  Sebastian Vettel    45
     7.  Valtteri Bottas     34
     8.  Jenson Button       31
     9.  Kevin Magnussen     21
    10.  Sergio Perez        20
    11.  Felipe Massa        18
    12.  Kimi Raikkonen      17
    13.  Romain Grosjean      8
    14.  Jean-Eric Vergne     4
    15.  Daniil Kvyat         4
    16.  Jules Bianchi        2
    
    Constructors' Championship:
     1.  Mercedes              240
     2.  Red Bull-Renault       99
     3.  Ferrari                78
     4.  Force India-Mercedes   67
     5.  McLaren-Mercedes       52
     6.  Williams-Mercedes      52
     7.  Lotus-Renault           8
     8.  Toro Rosso-Renault      8
     9.  Marussia-Ferrari        2
    10.  Sauber-Ferrari          0
    11.  Caterham-Renault        0
    Hamilton critical of Mercedes pit strategy
    Lewis Hamilton thinks he would have been called in for an earlier pit stop after Adrian Sutil's crash if he was still at McLaren, adding that he and team-mate Nico Rosberg are colleagues rather than friends.

    Rosberg: No feud with Lewis
    After ending Lewis Hamilton's run of victories in Monaco, Nico Rosberg has played down the extent of his growing rivalry with his Mercedes team-mate - saying they are "always friends".

    Ricciardo unhappy to settle for third
    Daniel Ricciardo says he is disappointed to have finished just third after his late charge at Monaco meant he crossed the line just four tenths behind Lewis Hamilton.
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    No more 'little fouls' between drivers - Mercedes
    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has reassured his drivers that their championship battle will be a fair fight after a controversial weekend in Monaco saw tensions flare between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

    Raikkonen questions stewards' priorities
    Kimi Raikkonen has questioned why the stewards at the Monaco Grand Prix did not make a bigger deal about his incident with Max Chilton that ruined his race.

    Red Bull apologises to Vettel for turbo issue
    Red Bull has apologised to Sebastian Vettel for the turbo failure that brought his Monaco Grand Prix to a premature end.

    Fourth was the maximum possible - Alonso
    Fernando Alonso thinks fourth is as high as he could have finished Monaco after overcoming MGU-K and brake issues at either end of the race to bring his Ferrari home 23 seconds off the podium.
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    Mercedes drivers 'a little bit like teenagers' - Wolff
    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are like teenagers pushing boundaries as they try to get the upper hand in their growing rivalry.

    Red Bull competitiveness 'very much in Renault's hands'
    Red Bull says its competitiveness at upcoming races is in the hands of engine supplier Renault as Formula One heads to more power-dependent tracks.

    Caterham issues denial of sale speculation
    The Caterham Group has denied widespread reports that it is up for sale, dismissing speculation as "factually incorrect". A press release said instead that the group was "actively searching for additional investment as it seeks to fulfil ambitious plans to develop".

    Raikkonen a 'super-cool guy' - Mattiacci
    New Ferrari team principal Marco Mattiacci has called Kimi Raikkonen a "super-cool guy" and says he is enjoying working with his driver.

    Mercedes war should fuel Ferrari development - Alonso
    Fernando Alonso has called on Ferrari to step up its development push to put itself in a position to capitalise on the simmering war at Mercedes.

    Caterham unveils special Kobayashi-styled Seven
    Caterham has built a special Kamui Kobayashi-edition Seven road car, complete with styling tweaks from the man himself.

    Hamilton more naturally talented than Rosberg - Lauda
    Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda says Lewis Hamilton is the more naturally talented driver at his team, but that tension with Nico Rosberg has now ratcheted up a level after the Monaco Grand Prix weekend.

    Rosberg keen to avoid Prost/Senna ending
    Nico Rosberg says he is humbled by comparisons between his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton and that of Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna but is determined to avoid it ending in the same way.

    Marussia will not rest on its laurels
    Marussia sporting director Graeme Lowdon says the memory of heartbreak in 2012 will keep the team "pushing all season" after recording its first points finish in Monaco.
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    Felt really bad for Kobayash, that move from bianchi was totally unfair and Maurissia were celebrating as if the won it fair and square

    Btw what cable are you guys watching f1 on? worldcall doesnt have skysportsF1
    I am sick of downloading races.....

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    @ovais909
    Is StarSports 4 (Former ESPN) available on World Call? If it is then its the channel that is broadcasting F1 races so far this season in Pakistan.
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