Six days after suffering the shock of Jules Bianchi`s life-threatening accident in Japan, Formula One`s drivers welcomed the high-speed challenge of the new Sochi Autodrom, venue for this weekend`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton maintained his stunning speed and supremacy with another sizzling lap in Saturday`s qualifying session when he took pole position for Sunday`s inaugural Russian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton edged his Mercedes team mate on his final flying lap to secure pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday, the Briton crossing the line just 0.007 seconds ahead of the German.
Chennai-based 21-year-old Vishnu Prasad, winner of FMSCI Driver of the Year award last season, underlined his credentials by winning the first race in the FB02 class in the first round of the JK Racing India Series here Saturday.
Reigning world champion Marc Marquez clinched his third pole position of the season and 12th of his career when he qualified fastest for Sunday`s Argentina MotoGP, the first in the South American country for 15 years.
Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position from Australia`s Daniel Ricciardo in the dying seconds of a thrilling Australian Grand Prix qualifying session Saturday, as world champion Sebastian Vettel failed to make the top 10.
Championship leader Tio Ellinas grabbed the pole position ahead of the concluding round of the MRF Challenge 2013 even as India`s Narain Karthikeyan qualified third behind Rupert Svendsen-Cook here Friday.
A rousing performance by world pairs champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov put hosts Russia in pole position to win the first ever figure skating team event gold medal at the Winter Olympics on Thursday.