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  • Hamilton makes wrong call, Rosberg on pole

    Hamilton makes wrong call, Rosberg on pole

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg made the right call to take pole position while Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton got it all wrong at the British Grand Prix yesterday. As Hamilton aborted his last lap, assuming he could not improve on...

  • Updated: Rosberg claims Silverstone pole

    Updated: Rosberg claims Silverstone pole

    Championship leader Nico Rosberg grabbed pole position for the British Grand Prix from a crazy qualifying session at Silverstone to again put Lewis Hamilton in the shade. Hamilton was on course for top spot on the grid approaching the dying stages...

  • Hamilton out to make country proud

    Hamilton out to make country proud

    Lewis Hamilton is hoping the only high he enjoys this weekend will be that of a British Grand Prix victory. Hamilton arrived at Silverstone on Thursday plagued by a severe bout of hayfever and dosed up on medication. The 29-year-old even took a...

  • Mixed fortunes for Hamilton at Silverstone

    Lewis Hamilton may have finished top of the timesheet in practice for tomorrow’s British GP but the home hero was left to ponder the latest failure to his Mercedes. Two retirements this season – in the opening race in Australia and again in Canada...

  • Hamilton hopes to ‘home’ in on Rosberg’s 29-point lead

    Hamilton hopes to ‘home’ in on Rosberg’s 29-point lead

    Silverstone celebrates its 50th grand prix this weekend with all eyes on Lewis Hamilton as the home favourite with a real chance of winning a race he cannot afford to lose. It has been six years since Lewis Hamilton won at home in Britain and the...

  • Struggling Renault ring the changes

    Struggling Renault ring the changes

    Renault Sport have announced a series of changes in a bid to turn around their ailing season. After 29 years with Renault, Jean-Michel Jalinier has decided to retire for personal reasons, relinquishing his roles as president and managing director...

  • Fernandes sells Caterham team and quits Formula One

    Malaysian aviation entrepreneur Tony Fernandes ended an unhappy Formula One adventure yesterday by selling his struggling Caterham team to a group of Swiss and Middle Eastern investors with former driver Christijan Albers at the helm. The team...

  • Ecclestone casts doubt on Monza’s F1 future

    Monza, home of the Italian Formula One Grand Prix since the first championship in 1950, risks being dropped from the calendar after 2016, according to Bernie Ecclestone. The sport’s 83-year-old commercial supremo, who is facing bribery charges at...

  • F1 to use standing race restarts from grid in 2015

    Safety car periods will be followed by standing race restarts from the grid next season, Formula One’s governing body announced yesterday. The measure, which replaces rolling restarts, is aimed at making grands prix more exciting but has been...

  • Duo dubious about restarts

    Jenson Button and Nico Rosberg have voiced their concerns with regard to standing restarts during F1 grands prix from next year. The F1 Commission last week passed a proposal that will now go before the World Motor Sport Council for approval it...

  • Lauda expects Hamilton response at British GP

    Niki Lauda has told Lewis Hamilton fans to expect their hero to come out fighting at next month’s British Grand Prix. Hamilton heads into his home race at Silverstone on July 6 29 points adrift of Mercedes rival Nico Rosberg in their battle for...

  • Rosberg wins to stretch F1 lead

    Rosberg wins to stretch F1 lead

    Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two finish yesterday to stretch his championship lead over team-mate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points after eight races. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, who had...

  • Rosberg wins in Austria to stretch F1 lead

    Rosberg wins in Austria to stretch F1 lead

    Germany's Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two today to stretch his championship lead over team mate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, who had started on the front...

  • Massa puts Williams on pole

    Massa puts Williams on pole

    Brazilian Felipe Massa seized his first Formula One pole position since 2008 as a resurgent Williams swept the front row of the starting grid yesterday in qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix. Finnish team-mate Valtteri Bottas took second place...

  • Hamilton quickest in practice

    Hamilton quickest in practice

    Lewis Hamilton's maiden visit to the Red Bull Ring culminated with the Briton emerging top dog in practice on Friday. Situated in the Styrian mountains, the circuit - owned by billionaire energy drinks magnate Dietrich Mateschitz - is an...

  • Marquez success inspires Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton heads into this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix using reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez as his inspiration. Hamilton has now fallen 22 points adrift of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the race for this season's Formula One...

  • Chilton clears the air with Bianchi

    Max Chilton has cleared the air with Marussia team-mate Jules Bianchi following their shunt in Canada which he concedes left him “upset” for a number of days. Both men blamed the other for the lap-one accident that unfolded at the turn three-four...

  • Hamilton must take Bull by the horns

    Hamilton must take Bull by the horns

    Lewis Hamilton is ready to take an unfamiliar bull by the horns this weekend as Austria’s revamped Red Bull Ring returns to the Formula One calendar after an 11-year absence. The Mercedes driver, a teenager when Austria last hosted a grand prix in...

  • Force India seek to overturn Perez penalty

    Force India have presented new evidence to Formula One’s governing body in a bid to have Mexican Sergio Perez’s five-place grid penalty overturned for Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix. Perez picked up the punishment after he and Brazilian Felipe...

  • Red Bull playing catch-up – Horner

    Christian Horner appreciates Red Bull still have a mountain to climb in their bid to catch Mercedes this season ahead of Formula One’s return to Austria this weekend. Daniel Ricciardo’s maiden F1 victory last time out in Canada owed as much to...

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