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  • Williams left stinging in the rain at Silverstone

    Williams left stinging in the rain at Silverstone

    Williams were left stinging in the rain on Sunday after what might have been a sensational home grand prix for the British Formula One team ended up as a damp squib. “I think at the end of any race where you were leading and then don’t finish in...

  • Alonso ends miserable run with a point at last

    Fernando Alonso scored a morale-boosting first point of the Formula One season at the ninth attempt on Sunday but neither the double world champion nor his McLaren team were about to celebrate. “I hope there are many more to come,” the Spaniard...

  • Hamilton a home winner again

    Hamilton a home winner again

    F1 champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row yesterday and forge 17 points clear of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. Sebastian Vettel finished third for Ferrari,...

  • Ecclestone has more talks with Monza

    F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says he is still hoping to keep Monza on the calendar after 2016 following further discussions with Italian Grand Prix officials but the situation remains open. “Nothing at the moment,” the 84-year-old told Reuters at...

  • Hamilton wins British Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

    Hamilton wins British Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix for the second year in a row with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg finishing second. Germany's Sebastian Vettel took third place for Ferrari, with Williams driver...

  • Hamilton the home hero

    Hamilton the home hero

    Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton gave the British Grand Prix crowd what they wanted by powering to pole position in a one-two with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg yesterday. The pole was Hamilton’s eighth in nine races and the...

  • Niki Lauda washed hands of ugly trophies

    Niki Lauda washed hands of ugly trophies

    Niki Lauda agrees with reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton when it comes to “ugly” trophies handed out to Formula One race winners, revealing he traded his silverware for free car washes for life at his local garage. Last week, Mercedes driver...

  • Hamilton on pole for British Grand Prix

    Hamilton on pole for British Grand Prix

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Grand Prix today in a Mercedes one-two with team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg. The pole was Hamilton's eighth in nine races this season and the 46th of his...

  • Rosberg fastest in British GP practice

    Rosberg fastest in British GP practice

    The home crowd were cheering for Lewis Hamilton but Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg was the man on top of the timesheets in both free practice sessions for the British Grand Prix yesterday. The German was a mere 0.070 faster than the double...

  • Formula 1 ditches plan to bring back refuelling

    Formula One has abandoned controversial plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 after teams decided it would not be a good move, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said yesterday. “The view collectively was that it’s not going to improve...

  • Mercedes champ Hamilton wants to dominate home race

    Mercedes champ Hamilton wants to dominate home race

    Lewis Hamilton may not be feeling the years just yet but the double Formula One world champion still senses time is ticking by as he gears up for the ninth British Grand Prix of his career. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is determined to dominate...

  • Strategy meeting must be decisive, says Horner

    Formula One needs to make real strategic decisions at a meeting today after talking a lot about change and delivering little, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said. “I think it’s a crucial meeting. Really some actions need to come out of...

  • Jordan calls for Ecclestone to quit F1

    Bernie Ecclestone should step down as Formula One’s chief executive, according to former team boss Eddie Jordan. CVC Capital Partners, the private equity firm which has owned F1 for the last 10 years, is in talks with a US-Qatari bid to sell its...

  • RSE, Qatar teaming up to buy stake in F1

    RSE, Qatar teaming up to buy stake in F1

    RSE Ventures, which owns the Miami Dolphins NFL team, is joining forces with Qatar to buy a controlling stake in Formula One in a deal worth $7-8 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters yesterday. RSE is looking to acquire the 35.5...

  • Horner shocked by rumours about future

    Horner shocked by rumours about future

    Red Bull principal Christian Horner has shrugged off speculation about his future and said he is determined to stay on to help the troubled Formula One team resolve their problems. The Times newspaper reported yesterday that one of Horner’s rival...

  • Arrivabene sticks to his Ferrari target

    Arrivabene sticks to his Ferrari target

    Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene is sticking to his target of three wins this season despite the halfway point looming and Mercedes chalking up their fifth one-two finish in eight races. “I said we want to win three races and I’m still...

  • Rosberg triumphs in Spielberg

    Rosberg triumphs in Spielberg

    Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix for the second year in a row in a Mercedes one-two finish with team-mate Lewis Hamilton, in Spielberg, yesterday. Hamilton’s overall championship lead was cut to 10 points, after eight of the 19...

  • Ecclestone moots return of Imola to F1 calendar

    Ecclestone moots return of Imola to F1 calendar

    Bernie Ecclestone has raised the prospect of Imola returning to Formula One as he seeks to keep Ferrari’s home Italian Grand Prix on the calendar after Monza’s contract runs out next year. “Yeah, yeah. Maybe we will be back to Imola, let’s see,”...

  • Rosberg triumphs in Austria

    Rosberg triumphs in Austria

    Nico Rosberg once again proved he is the Daddy of the Red Bull Ring after leading home Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to win the Austrian Grand Prix. The German, who is awaiting the birth of his first child, won here 12 months ago during a...

  • Hamilton makes it a year of Mercedes poles

    Hamilton makes it a year of Mercedes poles

    Lewis Hamilton seized pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix yesterday in a damp qualifying session that saw both the Formula One world champion and his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg skid off on their final laps. The pole was Hamilton’s...

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