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  • Hamilton secures record 34th pole

    Hamilton secures record 34th pole

    Lewis Hamilton cemented his place in British Formula One history by claiming the 34th pole position of his Formula One career ahead of Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. In miserable conditions at the Shanghai International Circuit as rain and leaden...

  • Ricciardo fastest in final practice

    Ricciardo fastest in final practice

    The three quickest drivers in practice on Friday ahead of tomorrow's Chinese Grand Prix barely ventured out of the garage for the final hour-long session. Heavy overnight rain, and with constant drizzle in the air, led to a wet final practice run...

  • Hamilton tops practice

    Hamilton tops practice

    Lewis Hamilton overcame problems with his car’s handling to return Mercedes to the top of the timesheets in the second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix yesterday. Hamilton completed 25 laps of the 5.4 km Shanghai International Circuit...

  • I have a lot to prove says Mattiacci

    I have a lot to prove says Mattiacci

    Marco Mattiacci has vowed to win over the sceptics following his appointment as Ferrari’s new team principal this week. Mattiacci has confirmed he was approached last Friday by president Luca Di Montezemolo to take over from Stefano Domenicali,...

  • Hamilton expects Shanghai showdown

    Hamilton expects Shanghai showdown

    Lewis Hamilton is steeling himself for more of a fight from his title rivals this weekend as he bids to win three grands prix in a row for the first time in his Formula One career. Although Hamilton was left grumbling about his Mercedes towards...

  • Hamilton hoping to seize the edge in Shanghai race

    Hamilton hoping to seize the edge in Shanghai race

    Lewis Hamilton is hoping his recent victory in Bahrain has delivered a psychological blow to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as they scrap over this year’s Formula One world title. Three grands prix into the new campaign and the Mercedes duo...

  • Red Bull lose appeal

    Red Bull lose appeal

    Formula One team Red Bull’s appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix has been rejected by the International Court of Appeal, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said yesterday. “The Court, after...

  • Domenicali resigns as Ferrari F1 team boss

    Domenicali resigns as Ferrari F1 team boss

    Stefano Domenicali resigned as Ferrari’s Formula One team principal yesterday with the company’s North America president and chief executive Marco Mattiacci appointed as his replacement. Ferrari, the oldest and most successful in the sport, have...

  • Bell resigns as Mercedes technical director

    Bob Bell has resigned as technical director of the championship-leading Mercedes Formula One team, with executive director Paddy Lowe taking on his duties. Mercedes said in a statement that Bell had resigned his position last December and would...

  • Red Bull appeal is first test of F1’s new era

    Red Bull appeal is first test of F1’s new era

    The first big technical controversy of Formula One’s new engine era has its day in court tomorrow with champions Red Bull confident they have a strong case in appealing Daniel Ricciardo’s Australian Grand Prix exclusion. Ricciardo finished second...

  • Haas F1 entry accepted

    Formula One could have an American constructor on the starting grid next year after the governing FIA approved an entry for NASCAR team owner Gene Haas. The International Automobile Federation said it was also considering another application made...

  • Lowe argues against further changes

    Mercedes executive technical director Paddy Lowe has described as “absurd” the possibility of changes being made to the latest regulations for the 2015 Formula One season. Despite the initial criticism of the new 1.6-litre V6 turbo-charged power...

  • Red Bull F1 team replaces Prodromou as head of aero

    Dan Fallows has been appointed head of aerodynamics at Formula One champions Red Bull with McLaren-bound Peter Prodromou now on 'gardening leave', the team said. Red Bull said Fallows, who left the team last year after working as aerodynamics team...

  • F1 supremo Ecclestone dismisses dispute talk

    F1 supremo Ecclestone dismisses dispute talk

    Bernie Ecclestone has dismissed suggestions a war is looming on the horizon with the FIA and president Jean Todt. The two men were at the heart of the politicking that unfolded in the paddock at the Bahrain International Circuit over the recent...

  • Mercedes duel thrills Lowe

    Mercedes duel thrills Lowe

    Mercedes executive technical director Paddy Lowe claims the team owed it to Formula One to allow Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to engage in a thrilling wheel-to-wheel duel in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix. The Mercedes duo were involved in some...

  • Dennis rebukes Vettel for swearing

    McLaren head Ron Dennis criticised quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday after the Red Bull driver described the sound of the sport’s new V6 turbo engines as ‘shit’. The German driver had made his opinion clear at the...

  • Hamilton wins thriller for Mercedes

    Hamilton wins thriller for Mercedes

    Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix yesterday after a duel with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in a floodlit night race full of overtaking and wheel-to-wheel battles. The win was the Briton’s second in a row, the 24th of...

  • Rosberg claims Bahrain pole to deny Hamilton

    Rosberg claims Bahrain pole to deny Hamilton

    Nico Rosberg denied Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton a hat-trick of successive pole positions to clinch top spot on the grid for today’s night-time Bahrain Grand Prix (start: 17.00 Malta time). After clinching victory in last Sunday’s race in...

  • Rosberg on pole

    Nico Rosberg will start tomorrow afternoon's Bahrain grand prix on pole in his Mercedes, with team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the second slot. Ricciardo (Red Bull) qualified third followed by Bottas (Williams), Perez (Force India), Raikkonen...

  • Hamilton shines in Bahrain practice

    Hamilton shines in Bahrain practice

    Lewis Hamilton led Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a shimmering one-two in floodlit practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix yesterday. The 2008 world champion, winner in steamy Malaysia last weekend ahead of championship leader Rosberg, picked up...

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