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  • Mercedes duo wary of threat posed by improving Ferrari

    Mercedes duo wary of threat posed by improving Ferrari

    Two of the top names at Mercedes have insisted they are aware of the threat posed by Ferrari this season. Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has dominated the opening four rounds of the year with three wins and one second-place finish to his...

  • McLaren reveal car changes

    McLaren reveal car changes

    McLaren have revealed a change to the colour scheme of their cars ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. The Woking-based team have endured a torrid start to 2015 and remain without a Formula One World Championship point as Jenson Button and...

  • F1 to get later start to the 2016 season

    F1 to get later start to the 2016 season

    Formula One’s 2016 season will see the latest start to a championship since 1988, with the opening Australian Grand Prix scheduled for April 3. Melbourne’s Albert Park street circuit has usually hosted the opener in March, though it was pushed...

  • Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

    Williams still suffering hangover from 2013

    The Williams Formula One team made a loss of 42.5 million pounds in 2014 but said yesterday they expected a significant improvement next year once they are over the lingering ‘hangover’ of past failure. “What we are reporting today is essentially...

  • No short-term fixes for Red Bull, says Horner

    No short-term fixes for Red Bull, says Horner

    Staying with Renault represents Red Bull’s best hope of Formula One success but there will be no short-term fixes for the team’s current woes, according to principal Christian Horner. The former world champions have been plagued with reliability...

  • ‘You’re going to catch me’, Stewart tells Hamilton

    ‘You’re going to catch me’, Stewart tells Hamilton

    Jackie Stewart, Britain’s only triple Formula One world champion, knows his record is on borrowed time after Lewis Hamilton’s storming victory in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix. Forty two years have passed since the Scot, now 75, won his third and...

  • Ferrari to play ‘carrot and stick’ with Raikkonen

    Ferrari to play ‘carrot and stick’ with Raikkonen

    Ferrari are prepared to play a game of ‘carrot and stick’ with Kimi Raikkonen to keep Formula One’s top Finn performing at his best. The 2007 world champion, still Ferrari’s most recent title winner, is out of contract at the end of the year...

  • Hamilton wins again under Bahrain floodlights

    Hamilton wins again under Bahrain floodlights

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row yesterday with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen back on the podium to deny Mercedes another one-two finish under the floodlights. The Briton’s flying...

  • Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear

    Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said yesterday. “Baku? No problem. That’s going to be another good race,”...

  • Hamilton on pole, Rosberg slips up

    Hamilton on pole, Rosberg slips up

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his ‘beast’ of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position yesterday while team-mate Nico Rosberg failed to make the front row at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Briton will have Sebastian Vettel’s...

  • Vettel not expecting any gifts from Mercedes duo

    Vettel not expecting any gifts from Mercedes duo

    Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is not expecting any gifts from Mercedes even if tensions between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg spill over on to the track in Bahrain this weekend. “Both of them are professional enough to handle the situation,” the...

  • Too slow? Bahrain can settle Mercedes argument

    Too slow? Bahrain can settle Mercedes argument

    Bahrain Grand Prix organisers will be rubbing their hands in delight at the prospect of Mercedes team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg renewing battle at their desert circuit this weekend. Last year, the pair served up a thriller under the...

  • Renault offer no reliability guarantees

    Renault say they have done their best to fix the engine problems that blighted last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix but offered no guarantee yesterday that Sunday’s race in Bahrain would be trouble free. “In the short time since the Chinese Grand...

  • Rosberg should have tried harder – Hamilton

    Rosberg should have tried harder – Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton has suggested he is mentally tougher than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and questioned how hard the German driver really tried to beat him in last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix. In comments that will do little to ease tensions...

  • ‘Full house’ for Hamilton

    ‘Full house’ for Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton helped Mercedes reassert their authority over Ferrari by leading home team-mate Nico Rosberg in a dominant display for the German outfit at the F1 Chinese Grand Prix yesterday. The race had a slightly anti-climatic feel to its...

  • Rosberg accuses Hamilton of selfishness

    Nico Rosberg accused Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton of selfishly compromising his race as old tensions between the Mercedes team-mates flared up at the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday. Hamilton led from start to finish, with Rosberg...

  • Hamilton hat-trick

    Hamilton hat-trick

    Lewis Hamilton stormed to his third successive pole position of the season, and third in a row in China, after edging team-mate Nico Rosberg in a front-row lockout for Mercedes yesterday. Hamilton, unbeaten in qualifying this year, lapped the...

  • Hamilton edges Raikkonen in China practice session

    Hamilton edges Raikkonen in China practice session

    Lewis Hamilton fended off Kimi Raikkonen to claim the bragging rights over his rivals in both free practice sessions for the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday but the Finn’s Ferrari showed enough pace to worry Mercedes. Hamilton, who edged out...

  • Wounded Mercedes keen to bite back in China

    Wounded Mercedes keen to bite back in China

    Mercedes will be looking to reassert their Formula One dominance at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend after the team received the loudest of wake-up calls in Malaysia by Sebastian Vettel’s revitalised Ferrari Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes...

  • Vettel cautious as milestone beckons

    Vettel cautious as milestone beckons

    Sebastian Vettel is playing down the prospect of repeating his shock Malaysian Grand Prix victory in Shanghai this weekend, despite standing on the brink of emulating a feat achieved by one of Formula One’s most revered drivers. Vettel recorded an...

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