Webber catches Alonso for British GP win

SILVERSTONE, England, July 8 (UPI) -- Red Bull's Mark Webber passed Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in the late going Sunday and went on to claim the British Grand Prix.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 3, 2012.
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Alonso claims Euro GP, first in F1 table

VALENCIA, Spain, June 24 (UPI) -- Fernando Alonso moved atop the championship points list Sunday with his second victory of the year at the European Grand Prix.
Hamilton's surge wins Canadian Grand Prix

Hamilton's surge wins Canadian Grand Prix

MONTREAL, June 10 (UPI) -- Lewis Hamilton took a late lead Sunday and held on to win the Canadian Grand Prix, becoming the seventh driver to win in seven Formula One races this season.

Red Bull's Webber wins Monaco GP

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, May 27 (UPI) -- Mark Webber claimed the Grand Prix of Monaco Sunday, becoming the sixth driver to win a Formula One race to begin the season.

Maldonado gives Williams rare F1 win

BARCELONA, Spain, May 13 (UPI) -- Pastor Maldonado gave Williams F1 its first win since 2004 Sunday, holding off Fernando Alonso to lock down the Spanish Grand Prix.
Hamilton takes Spanish Grand Prix pole

Hamilton takes Spanish Grand Prix pole

BARCELONA, Spain, May 12 (UPI) -- Lewis Hamilton of McLaren won the pole position at the Spanish Grand Prix during Saturday's qualifying.

Vettel back in Grand Prix winner's circle

SAKHIR, Bahrain, April 22 (UPI) -- Two-time Formula 1 defending driving champion Sebastian Vettel collected his first race victory of the year at Sunday's Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

Vettel wins first pole of F1 season

SAKHIR, Bahrain, April 21 (UPI) -- Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull claimed the pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix Saturday by nearly 1 second over Lewis Hamilton.

Rosberg gets first Formula 1 win

SHANGHAI, April 15 (UPI) -- Nico Rosberg won his first Formula 1 race Sunday with a 20.6-second margin of victory at the UBS Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Alonso wins soggy Malaysian Grand Prix

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 25 (UPI) -- Fernando Alonso held off Sergio Perez, who had a late slip, and won Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix for his 28th Formula 1 title.

McLaren wins Malaysia Grand Prix pole

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 24 (UPI) -- McLaren claimed the top two spots in Formula One qualifying Saturday for the second week in a row.

Button opens Formula 1 season with win

MELBOURNE, March 18 (UPI) -- Jenson Button edged Sebastian Vettel by 2.1 seconds Sunday in opening the 2012 Formula 1 season with a victory at the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

McLaren wins Aussie GP qualifying

MELBOURNE, March 17 (UPI) -- McLaren took the top two pole positions Saturday in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix.

Webber passes Vettel for Brazil victory

SAO PAULO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Mark Webber took advantage of the mechanical problems of teammate Sebastian Vettel Sunday, besting him to win the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix.
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Sebastian Vettel (German pronunciation: ; born 3 July 1987) is a German Formula One racing driver, currently driving for Red Bull Racing. He is the current World Champion, having won in the 2010 season.

In his first year driving for Red Bull in 2009, Vettel finished the season as the youngest-ever championship runner-up. He also secured Red Bull's first pole position and race win in the team's history. The following year he went on to become the youngest driver ever to win the World Drivers' Championship. In the same year he helped Red Bull win the team's first World Constructors' Championship, along with teammate Mark Webber.

Vettel is the youngest Formula One driver to drive at a Grand Prix meeting, at 19 years and 53 days, and on his race debut at the 2007 United States Grand Prix he also became the youngest driver to score championship points. While racing for Toro Rosso, Vettel became the youngest driver to lead a race, at the 2007 Japanese Grand Prix. During qualifying for the 2008 Italian Grand Prix, Vettel became the youngest Formula One driver to secure pole position. He went on to win the race, making him the youngest F1 race winner by nearly a year.

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