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  • Hamilton getting on well with Rosberg

    Hamilton getting on well with Rosberg

    Lewis Hamilton says his relationship with Mercedes team-mate and Formula One leader Nico Rosberg has become ‘surprisingly’ good, thanks in part to a shared swimming pool at their Monaco apartment block. “It’s actually really good with Nico at the...

  • Force India expect Perez to stay in 2017

    Force India expect Perez to stay in 2017

    Force India are confident Sergio Perez will stay with them next season, despite rumoured Ferrari interest, after another stand-out performance by the Mexican at Sunday’s European Grand Prix in Baku. “I think he’ll be with us next year,” Force...

  • Team radio ban in the spotlight

    Team radio ban in the spotlight

    Formula One is facing calls to lift the team radio ban which world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed has made the sport more dangerous. Hamilton spent a large portion of Sunday’s inaugural European Grand Prix on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital...

  • Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

    Rosberg cruises to victory in Azerbaijan

    Nico Rosberg won the first Formula One race held in Azerbaijan to turn the championship tide and stretch his lead over Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to 24 points. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished as runner-up, 16.6 seconds behind, with...

  • Lewis Hamilton on top after practice double at European Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton proved he is the man to beat on Formula One's first visit to Azerbaijan after completing a practice double at the Baku Street Circuit on Friday. The triple world champion, who chose not to walk the track on Thursday and completed...

  • F1 has a clear conscience in Baku, says Ecclestone

    F1 has a clear conscience in Baku, says Ecclestone

    Formula One will race in Baku with a clear conscience this weekend, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said yesterday in response to questions about human rights in Azerbaijan. “Absolutely. 100 per cent,” Bernie Ecclestone told...

  • Deal triggers new call for alcohol ban

    Deal triggers new call for alcohol ban

    Dutch brewer Heineken’s sponsorship deal with Formula One, announced last week, has led to renewed calls from European campaigners for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in the sport. European Alcohol Policy Alliance network Eurocare, which groups...

  • Hamilton back in the hunt as F1 heads to Baku

    Hamilton back in the hunt as F1 heads to Baku

    Lewis Hamilton would not have put money on his title fortunes turning around so quickly but the Mercedes driver could be back on top of the Formula One world championship as early as this weekend. Victory in Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix, following...

  • Hamilton wary of ‘potholes’ ahead

    Hamilton wary of ‘potholes’ ahead

    Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow’s Canadian Grand Prix (start: 20.00) as favourite for another win but Formula One’s triple world champion remains wary of potential potholes ahead. The Mercedes driver has won four times at the Circuit Gilles...

  • Recharged Ricciardo can be a handful for Hamilton

    Recharged Ricciardo can be a handful for Hamilton

    Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has put his Monaco misery behind him and is hoping for another epic battle with Lewis Hamilton in Montreal this weekend. Two weeks after taking a first Formula One pole position, only to lose out on victory for the...

  • F1 plans to add biometric driver data to safety mix

    F1 plans to add biometric driver data to safety mix

    Formula One is planning to add more cockpit cameras and gather biometric data from champion-ship drivers, possibly as early as this season, to provide a better understanding of accidents and improve safety. High-speed cameras, pointed at the...

  • Hamilton victory also a boost for his mechanics at Mercedes

    Hamilton victory also a boost for his mechanics at Mercedes

    Winning the Monaco Grand Prix transformed Lewis Hamilton’s Formula One season and also provided a timely boost for those working on the triple world champion’s side of the Mercedes garage. The reigning champions switched the group of engineers and...

  • Rossi’s Formula 1 dream on hold after Indy 500 win

    Rossi’s Formula 1 dream on hold after Indy 500 win

    Only three men have ever won both the Indianapolis 500 and Monaco GP and Alexander Rossi is halfway to becoming the fourth after the rookie scored an unlikely win at the Brickyard on Sunday. Better known in F1 circles than the IndyCar circuit...

  • Moss is backing Hamilton to party his way back to the top in Formula 1

    Moss is backing Hamilton to party his way back to the top in Formula 1

    Lewis Hamilton “is not stupid” and does not need to change his hectic lifestyle in order to get his championship challenge back on track, Sir Stirling Moss has claimed. Moss, the 86-year-old motor racing legend, who once confessed to celebrating...

  • Ricciardo fastest in Monaco

    Ricciardo fastest in Monaco

    Australian Daniel Ricciardo set the pace for Red Bull in Monaco Grand Prix practice yesterday, with crashes and a loose drain cover putting safety back in the spotlight at Formula One’s showcase race. Ricciardo lapped the twisty harbourside...

  • McLaren will replace Mercedes as champions, predicts Dennis

    McLaren will be the team that topples dominant Mercedes as Formula One world champions, chairman Ron Dennis predicted yesterday. Honda-powered McLaren have not won a grand prix since 2012 while Mercedes, with triple champion Lewis Hamilton and...

  • Rosberg says Spanish crash is history now

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has drawn a line under his Spanish Grand Prix collision with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, saying their relationship will not be affected. The two started on the front row of the grid at the...

  • Mercedes bring in Wehrlein for second Formula 1 test day

    Formula One world champions Mercedes made a surprise switch to their test arrangements yesterday, bringing in Manor driver Pascal Wehrlein for the second day in Barcelona instead of French youngster Esteban Ocon. Ocon, who will have to wait until...

  • Young Verstappen gives Ricciardo less to smile about after Spain victory

    Young Verstappen gives Ricciardo less to smile about after Spain victory

    Max Verstappen’s stunning victory on his Red Bull debut has given team-mate Daniel Ricciardo a taste of his own medicine, according to 1997 champion Jacques Villeneuve. The 18-year-old Verstappen became Formula One’s youngest race winner at...

  • Rosberg ponders clear-the-air talks with Hamilton following crash

    Nico Rosberg will decide in the coming days whether he needs to hold clear-the-air talks with Lewis Hamilton following their spectacular collision in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix. Both Mercedes cars failed to progress beyond the fourth turn of a...

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