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  • 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...

  • Hamilton on pole despite late spin

    Hamilton on pole despite late spin

    Lewis Hamilton turned it on at the right time to qualify on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix. The reigning champion had not topped a session all weekend at the Red Bull Ring but tuned in perfectly to beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg...

  • Vettel quickest in Austria practice

    Vettel quickest in Austria practice

    Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was first and last in Austrian Grand Prix practice on a day that team principal Maurizio Arrivabene will not forget in a hurry after nearly being run over by Felipe Massa. Vettel completed only four laps in the morning...

  • Red Bull have plenty to beef about

    Red Bull have plenty to beef about

    However good the party turns out to be, Red Bull are feeling far from bullish as F1 descends on their home Austrian circuit in search of excitement this weekend. Last season, when Austria’s scenic Spielberg circuit returned to the calendar after...

  • Michelin enter the bidding for Formula One tyre contract

    Michelin have made a bid to supply tyres to Formula One from 2017, providing the sport agrees to them being bigger and longer-lasting. The French tyre maker announced on its Twitter feed that it had entered a tender, launched by the governing...

  • Mansell yearns for good old days of F1

    Mansell yearns for good old days of F1

    Nigel Mansell says the titanium screws in his left shoulder are a reminder of Formula One’s “good old days” when drivers were not pampered with electronic aids. The 1992 world champion believes gadgets like Drag Reduction Technology (DRS) and...

  • Hamilton resolute to stay on track

    Hamilton resolute to stay on track

    Lewis Hamilton insists his self-professed rock and roll lifestyle away from Formula One will not lead to him falling off the rails. The two-time world champion remains on course to add a third crown after easing to victory in Sunday’s Canadian...

  • Honda receive McLaren backing despite poor race in Canadian GP

    McLaren continue to publicly back engine partner Honda despite another dismal showing at the Canadian Grand Prix. Both Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button were forced to retire in Montreal with unrelated exhaust problems as the team’s season lurches...

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