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  • Hamilton opens 40-point lead with Singapore victory

    Hamilton opens 40-point lead with Singapore victory

    Britain's Lewis Hamilton eased to victory from pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix on Sunday as the Mercedes driver extended his championship lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel to 40 points with six rounds remaining. Hamilton held off a...

  • Hamilton storms to stunning pole in Singapore

    Hamilton storms to stunning pole in Singapore

    Lewis Hamilton tightened his grip on securing a fifth Formula One world title by coming from nowhere to claim a stunning pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix in his Mercedes on Saturday. The Briton, 30 points clear of closest rival Sebastian...

  • Vettel leads Ferrari domination of final Singapore practice

    Vettel leads Ferrari domination of final Singapore practice

    Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest time ever recorded at the Marina Bay Street Circuit as Ferrari dominated the third and final practice session for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday. Vettel endured a frustrating Friday when a hydraulic fluid...

  • Updated: Raikkonen tops Singapore practice as Vettel toils

    Updated: Raikkonen tops Singapore practice as Vettel toils

    Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen set the fastest practice time for the Singapore Grand Prix on Friday but the Finn's team mate Sebastian Vettel suffered a frustrating start to the weekend in his bid to overhaul championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton...

  • Leclerc to replace Raikkonen at Ferrari

    Leclerc to replace Raikkonen at Ferrari

    Finland's 2007 Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkonen will leave Ferrari at the end of the season in a swap with Sauber's Charles Leclerc, both teams announced on Tuesday. Monegasque rookie Leclerc, a 20-year-old Ferrari protege, made his debut...

  • Fans urge Ferrari to keep Raikkonen as decision awaited

    Fans urge Ferrari to keep Raikkonen as decision awaited

    More than 20,000 Kimi Raikkonen fans have signed an online petition urging Ferrari to keep the Finnish Formula One driver for another year rather than replace him with rookie Charles Leclerc. The petition, on change.org, argued that replacing the...

  • Updated: Teenager Norris to replace Vandoorne at McLaren F1 next season

    Updated: Teenager Norris to replace Vandoorne at McLaren F1 next season

    British teenager Lando Norris will race for McLaren in Formula One next year, with Stoffel Vandoorne leaving at the end of the season, the team said on Monday. The move means McLaren will start next season with an all-new line-up. Double world...

  • Hamilton wins as Vettel spins in Ferrari's backyard

    Hamilton wins as Vettel spins in Ferrari's backyard

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's record of five Italian Grand Prix wins on Sunday and left Ferrari feeling the pain once again in their own backyard. The Briton and Sebastian Vettel, his closest title rival...

  • Record lap puts Raikkonen on pole in Italy

    Record lap puts Raikkonen on pole in Italy

    Kimi Raikkonen put Ferrari on pole position for their home Italian Grand Prix with Formula One’s fastest lap ever on Saturday. Unhappy team mate Sebastian Vettel completed the front-row sweep for Sunday’s race, with championship leader and 2018...

  • Vettel sets the pace at Monza after big Ericsson crash

    Vettel sets the pace at Monza after big Ericsson crash

    Sebastian Vettel suffered a spin but still put Ferrari on top of the practice timesheets for their home Italian Grand Prix on Friday while Sauber's Marcus Ericsson walked away from a spectacular crash. Vettel, hoping to make further inroads into...

  • Perez leads the way in wet first practice at Monza

    Perez leads the way in wet first practice at Monza

    Force India's Sergio Perez led the way in a wet first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday with Formula One title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel giving the fans only glimpses of their cars. It was the first time this...

  • Watch: Vettel, Raikkonen take dual challenge

    Watch: Vettel, Raikkonen take dual challenge

    Shell took Scuderia Ferrari drivers, Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel back to basics straight after the mid-season break, as they drove together in a dual-controlled car. In a challenge that put their teamwork and communication to the test, the...

  • Vettel wins in Belgium to rein in Hamilton

    Vettel wins in Belgium to rein in Hamilton

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sped away from first corner carnage to celebrate a commanding Belgian Grand Prix victory on Sunday and trim Lewis Hamilton's Formula One lead to 17 points with eight races remaining. Hamilton, last year's winner in...

  • Hamilton takes pole in wet conditions at Spa

    Hamilton takes pole in wet conditions at Spa

    Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton made the most of the changeable conditions to seize pole position for the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari title rival Sebastian Vettel on Saturday. French driver Esteban Ocon qualified a remarkable third for...

  • Watch: Vettel completes Ferrari sweep of Belgian practice

    Watch: Vettel completes Ferrari sweep of Belgian practice

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel closed out Belgian Grand Prix practice with the fastest lap on Saturday ahead of team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was third quickest for Mercedes, 0.137 slower than his German rival's best of...

  • Updated: Raikkonen keeps Ferrari on top in Belgian GP practice

    Updated: Raikkonen keeps Ferrari on top in Belgian GP practice

    Spa veteran Kimi Raikkonen kept Ferrari on top of the Belgian Grand Prix practice timesheets on Friday with Mercedes' Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton hot on his heels. Finnish driver Raikkonen, four times a winner at one of...

  • Sainz to replace Alonso at McLaren next year

    Sainz to replace Alonso at McLaren next year

    Carlos Sainz has signed a multi-year deal to replace Fernando Alonso at McLaren from the 2019 Formula One season, the team confirmed on Thursday. Double world champion Alonso announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday, ending months of...

  • Former champion Alonso to retire from Formula One

    Former champion Alonso to retire from Formula One

    Former world champion Fernando Alonso is to retire from formula one at the end of the current season, the McLaren formula one team announced on Tuesday. Alonso, who turned 37 in July, is competing in his 17th F1 season, his fifth with McLaren, and...

  • Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for Renault

    Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for Renault

    Australian Daniel Ricciardo will end his long relationship with Red Bull and join Renault on a two-year deal next season in a surprise announcement that jolted Formula One ahead of its August shutdown. The move, just when it looked a done deal...

  • Hamilton wins in Hungary to stretch F1 title lead

    Hamilton wins in Hungary to stretch F1 title lead

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position for Mercedes on Sunday to go into the August break with a 24-point lead over Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel. Vettel was runner-up, 17.1 seconds behind, and...