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  • Red Bull duo set the pace

    Max Verstappen led a surprise Red Bull one-two in second practice for tomorrow’s Belgian Grand Prix as Formula One roared back into life following its summer shutdown. Nico Rosberg set the pace in the morning ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who will...

  • Hamilton to take hefty grid penalty in Belgian GP

    Hamilton to take hefty grid penalty in Belgian GP

    Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix from near the back of the grid due to an engine-related penalty, but the championship leader is confident the setback will not halt his momentum. The Mercedes driver is set to take...

  • Hamilton set for Belgian GP grid penalty

    Hamilton set for Belgian GP grid penalty

    World champion Lewis Hamilton faces starting the second half of the Formula One season on the backfoot after his Mercedes team confirmed it is “likely” he will suffer a grid penalty for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. The penalty, which would see...

  • Hamilton in a class of his own – Wolff

    Hamilton in a class of his own – Wolff

    Lewis Hamilton has been hailed as “unbeatable” by his Mercedes team after winning the German GP and moving 19 points clear of his championship rival and team-mate Nico Rosberg. Hamilton became the first driver to win four races in a calender month...

  • Hamilton powers to victory in German Grand Prix

    Hamilton powers to victory in German Grand Prix

    Britain's Lewis Hamilton eased his Mercedes to a dominant victory in the German Formula One Grand Prix and secured his fourth victory in a row. World championship leader Hamilton overtook his team mate Nico Rosberg, who was in pole position, at...

  • Ferrari will miss technical chief Allison – Clear

    Ferrari will miss technical chief Allison – Clear

    Former Ferrari technical director James Allison, whose sudden departure was an-nounced by the team on Wednesday, will be missed by the Maranello-based squad, its track operations head Jock Clear said. “Someone of his calibre is not going to go...

  • Nico Rosberg thrills Hockenheim crowds to take German Grand Prix pole position

    Nico Rosberg thrills Hockenheim crowds to take German Grand Prix pole position

    Home favourite Nico Rosberg will start on pole for tomorrow's German Grand Prix after edging out his title rival Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg, six points behind Hamilton in the championship, had been fastest in all three practice sessions at...

  • F1 tightens flag rules for qualifying

    F1 tightens flag rules for qualifying

    Formula One qualifying will be halted under “double-yellow” conditions starting during this weekend’s German GP in a tightening of rules aimed at avoiding a repeat of the controversy surrounding Nico Rosberg’s pole in Hungary. “The procedure now...

  • Rosberg hoping to get back on top in Germany race

    Rosberg hoping to get back on top in Germany race

    Nico Rosberg can banish the disappointment of losing to Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton in Hungary last weekend by winning in Germany on Sunday and taking back the overall points lead. The German, who had a 43-point lead after...

  • Alonso pessimistic about F1 podium finishes this year

    Alonso pessimistic about F1 podium finishes this year

    Former world champion Fernando Alonso doubts he will make it onto the Formula One podium this season after also enduring his worst points tally last year, but has no immediate plans to retire. The Spaniard is 13th in the 2016 driver standings on...

  • F1 drivers call for clearer rules

    F1 drivers call for clearer rules

    Formula One drivers have called for the sport’s rules to be made clearer after several high-profile incidents over the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend triggered debate on how they should be applied. Nico Rosberg was allowed to keep pole position for...

  • Hamilton feels more hunter than hunted

    Hamilton feels more hunter than hunted

    Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton still sees himself as hunter rather than hunted in the Formula One title race despite victory in Hungary putting him in the overall lead for the first time this season. The Briton seized the lead from Mercedes...

  • Hamilton wins in Hungary and takes championship lead

    Hamilton wins in Hungary and takes championship lead

    Lewis Hamilton won the Hungary grand prix this afternoon and took the championship lead from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg who came second. Red Bull's Ricciardo came third ahead of Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari. Verstappen in the second Red Bull...

  • Manor’s Haryanto still sweating on his Formula 1 future

    Manor driver Rio Haryanto’s manager does not yet know if Indonesia’s first Formula One driver will be racing in the German Grand Prix next weekend. “I don’t know,” Piers Hunnisett told Reuters at the Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday. “We’ve got to...

  • Ferrari’s Vettel slams radio rules as a ‘joke’

    Former world champion Sebastian Vettel has slammed Formula One’s decision to tighten radio rules, saying that drivers and teams should be free to say whatever they want to each other during a race. “All the radio issues we’ve had, I think it’s a...

  • Hamilton crashes out in Hungary practice

    Hamilton crashes out in Hungary practice

    Nico Rosberg ended the opening day of practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix fastest after Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton crashed out yesterday. The World Championship leader, fresh from signing a two-year contract extension...

  • Rosberg fastest in practice as Hamilton crashes

    Rosberg fastest in practice as Hamilton crashes

    Nico Rosberg ended the opening day of practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix fastest after Mercedes team mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton crashed out this afternoon. The world championship leader, fresh from signing a two-year contract...

  • F1 drivers must return to pit under new radio rules

    Formula One has clarified the rules on radio communication between teams and drivers during World Championship races in the wake of incidents that have cost competitors points this season. The clarification from the International Automobile...

  • Red Bull would vote against the ‘halo’ safety device

    Red Bull would vote against the ‘halo’ safety device

    Red Bull would oppose the introduction of a proposed ‘halo’ cockpit protection device in Formula One next season if it comes to a vote, team principal Christian Horner has said. Former champions Red Bull had the device installed on their car at...

  • Mercedes will not appeal Rosberg penalty

    Mercedes have decided to accept a British Grand Prix penalty that leaves Nico Rosberg just one point clear of team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the top of the Formula One world championship, the team said yesterday. The champions had given notice at...

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