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  • Mansell is backing Hamilton to challenge Schumi’s haul of F1 titles

    Lewis Hamilton will get “very close” to matching Michael Schumacher’s record haul of seven Formula One titles, according to Nigel Mansell. Hamilton joined the pantheon of all-time grand prix greats by winning his third championship in Austin on...

  • Perez ready for career highlight

    Perez ready for career highlight

    Some F1 drivers never experience the pride and passion of racing in a home grand prix, their countries unlikely ever to appear on the calendar, but Mexican Sergio Perez will not be one of them after this weekend. His country is making its return...

  • Hamilton just wants to have fun now

    Hamilton just wants to have fun now

    Lewis Hamilton will be in it to win it this weekend as Mexico makes its return to the Formula One calendar after a 23-year absence. With his third world championship secured in Texas last weekend, along with his 10th victory of the season, the...

  • Ferrari vetoed engine cost proposal – FIA

    Ferrari vetoed Formula One cost reduction measures that in-cluded a proposal to set a maximum price for the engines and gearboxes manufacturers supply to customer teams, the governing FIA said. The International Automobile Federation said it had...

  • Hamilton reveals pride at equalling Senna’s tally

    Hamilton reveals pride at equalling Senna’s tally

    Lewis Hamilton has no burning desire to emulate any other driver in Formula One’s glittering history after he matched Ayrton Senna’s haul of three world championships on Sunday. Hamilton, who has spoken of his admiration for the great Brazilian...

  • Hamilton wraps up third world crown

    Hamilton wraps up third world crown

    Lewis Hamilton was crowned Formula One world champion after winning the United States Grand Prix in the most dramatic of circumstances last night. Nico Rosberg appeared on course to postpone his team-mate’s title celebrations for one more race,...

  • Hamilton wins third F1 title

    Hamilton wins third F1 title

    Britain's Lewis Hamilton clinched his third Formula One world championship after winning a thrilling and unpredictable US Grand Prix for Mercedes. The 30-year-old became the first British driver to win back to back titles and also the first to win...

  • US GP qualifying postponed after torrential rain

    Qualifying for the US Formula One Grand Prix was rescheduled for this morning after bad weather made yesterday’s session impossible. After five half-hour delays at the Circuit of the Americas, and the rain and wind only intensifying, organisers...

  • Vettel penalty boosts Hamilton’s title hopes

    Vettel penalty boosts Hamilton’s title hopes

    Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of winning his third Formula One World Championship at the US Grand Prix were boosted when closest rival Sebastian Vettel said he would have a 10-place penalty on the starting grid. Vettel’s Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen...

  • Third title is Hamilton’s American dream

    Third title is Hamilton’s American dream

    Lewis Hamilton can live his own American dream by becoming a triple Formula One world champion in Texas on Sunday. If the Briton scores two points more than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, and nine more than Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, at the...

  • Renault taking an upgraded engine to the US Grand Prix

    Renault taking an upgraded engine to the US Grand Prix

    Renault will be taking an upgraded, more powerful engine to Austin for this weekend’s US Formula One Grand Prix but Red Bull and Toro Rosso will have to accept grid penalties if they want to use it. “We will have our new specification of power...

  • Formula One teams must agree on calendar

    Formula One teams must agree on calendar

    Formula One teams will have to reach unanimous agreement in the coming weeks if the sport is to expand to 21 races next year and manufacturers are to be allowed to supply customer teams with older engines. The latest draft calendar has 21 races,...

  • Reliability still a concern for triumphant Mercedes

    Reliability still a concern for triumphant Mercedes

    The F1 constructors’ champion-ship is won for the second year in a row, and Lewis Hamilton is on the brink of his third world title, but lack of reliability is still giving Mercedes plenty to worry about. The champions have suffered three...

  • Mercedes take the title as Hamilton wins in Russia

    Mercedes take the title as Hamilton wins in Russia

    Mercedes clinched their second successive Formula One constructors’ championship yesterday and Lewis Hamilton took a huge stride towards his third drivers’ title with victory in Russia. Congratulated on the podium by President Vladimir Putin,...

  • Pirelli to stay as F1 tyre supplier

    Pirelli will stay as Formula One’s tyre supplier until at least 2019, the Italian company said at the Russian Grand Prix yesterday. “A commercial agreement has been found with FOM (Formula One Management),” Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery...

  • Hamilton wins dramatic Russian Grand Prix

    Hamilton wins dramatic Russian Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton won a dramatic Russian Formula One Grand Prix to take a huge step towards his third world championship after Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg retired with throttle failure. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finished runner-up to overtake...

  • Rosberg denies Hamilton 50th pole

    Rosberg denies Hamilton 50th pole

    Nico Rosberg seized pole position for the Russian Formula One Grand Prix yesterday with world champion Lewis Hamilton joining his teammate on the front row in a perfect qualifying for Mercedes. The pole was Rosberg’s third of the season with...

  • Rain and diesel spillage hit Russian practice

    Rain and diesel spillage hit Russian practice

    Formula One fans endured more spills than thrills at the Russian Grand Prix yesterday after a cleaning truck leaked diesel across the circuit before first practice and rain washed out the afternoon session. Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg eventually...

  • Ecclestone says Red Bull engine supply is ‘sorted’

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone played down fears yesterday that former champions Red Bull could walk away from the sport by saying he was confident their engine supply problems were ‘sorted’. Without giving any details, and despite reports...

  • Lauda wary as Mercedes aim for title repeat in Sochi

    Lauda wary as Mercedes aim for title repeat in Sochi

    Mercedes can celebrate their second successive Formula One constructors’ title in Russia on Sunday but Niki Lauda fears they could be forced to wait. Mercedes chalked up a dominant one-two at the Suzuka circuit in Japan last month, with Lewis...

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