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  • Vettel takes pole as Hamilton starts third

    Vettel takes pole as Hamilton starts third

    Lewis Hamilton was made to settle for third on the grid in Mexico as Sebastian Vettel kept his slim world championship hopes alive by storming to pole position. Max Verstappen appeared on course to become Formula One’s youngest ever pole sitter...

  • Bottas fastest in first Mexican GP practice

    Bottas fastest in first Mexican GP practice

    Finland's Valtteri Bottas kept team mate and title favourite Lewis Hamilton off the top of the first-practice timesheets on Friday as champions Mercedes made a quick start to the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Bottas was 0.466 quicker than Hamilton,...

  • Kvyat will not return to Toro Rosso, says Marko

    Kvyat will not return to Toro Rosso, says Marko

    Toro Rosso will continue with rookies Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly for the rest of the Formula One season after deciding there is no way back for Russian driver Daniil Kvyat. Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko, a key figure at the two...

  • Williams say age not the key factor in driver choice

    Williams say age not the key factor in driver choice

    Williams, sponsored by drinks company Martini, say age considerations will not be key to deciding who races for them next season after their 18-year-old driver Lance Stroll had to wear team kit without alcohol branding in Japan this month. It has...

  • What we learned from the United States Grand Prix

    What we learned from the United States Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to winning a fourth Formula One World Championship after he stormed to victory at the United States Grand Prix. Hamilton will wrap up the title in Mexico on Sunday if he finishes fifth or higher after moving 66...

  • Hamilton wins US Grand Prix, Mercedes take title

    Hamilton wins US Grand Prix, Mercedes take title

    Mercedes won the Formula One constructors' title for the fourth year in a row on Sunday but Lewis Hamilton must wait another week at least to become Britain's first four times world champion. The Mercedes driver won the US. Grand Prix for the...

  • Hamilton blasts to US Grand Prix pole

    Hamilton blasts to US Grand Prix pole

    Lewis Hamilton pulverised the track record to claim pole position on Saturday ahead of a U.S. Grand Prix that could secure the Mercedes driver's fourth Formula One world championship. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, the Briton's closest rival but 59...

  • UPDATED: Hamilton completes US Grand Prix practice sweep

    UPDATED: Hamilton completes US Grand Prix practice sweep

    Formula One title favourite Lewis Hamilton was fastest in final practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel closing the gap after putting the previous day's problems behind him. Hamilton, who can secure a fourth...

  • Ferrari replace Vettel's chassis

    Ferrari replace Vettel's chassis

    Ferrari changed the chassis of Sebastian Vettel's car on Friday after failing to get to the bottom of problems he experienced in practice for what could be a title-deciding U.S. Formula One Grand Prix. A team spokesman said mechanics had found...

  • Verstappen signs new contract with Red Bull

    Verstappen signs new contract with Red Bull

    Max Verstappen has signed a new contract with Red Bull which keeps him with the team until 2020. The 20-year-old has impressed since moving into Formula One for the 2016 season, and became the youngest grand prix winner with his victory in Spain...

  • Alonso signs news McLaren contract

    Alonso signs news McLaren contract

    Fernando Alonso will remain at McLaren next season after signing a new contract with the British team. Two-time world champion Alonso, who is in the midst of his worst campaign in Formula One, has penned a one-year extension. The 36-year-old, who...

  • Bolt, Hamilton part of the ceremonies for Sunday's US Grand Prix

    Bolt, Hamilton part of the ceremonies for Sunday's US Grand Prix

    Usain Bolt is set to trade the running track for the race track after he was confirmed as the official starter for the United States Grand Prix. The eight-time Olympic champion, who hung up his running spikes following August's World Championships...

  • New Zealander Hartley to race for Toro Rosso in Austin

    New Zealander Hartley to race for Toro Rosso in Austin

    New Zealander Brendon Hartley will make his Formula One debut for Toro Rosso at next week's US Grand Prix in Austin in place of Frenchman Pierre Gasly, the Red Bull-owned team said on Friday. Gasly will be trying to win the Super Formula...

  • Team by team analysis of the Japanese Grand Prix

    Team by team analysis of the Japanese Grand Prix

    MERCEDES (Lewis Hamilton 1, Valtteri Bottas 4) Hamilton's 71st career pole was his first at Suzuka, but 10th of the season. The victory was his eighth in 2017, 61st of his career, 40th for Mercedes and fourth in Japan. He has a 59 point lead in...

  • Hamilton wins in Japan to take 59 point lead over Vettel

    Hamilton wins in Japan to take 59 point lead over Vettel

    Lewis Hamilton took a major step towards a fourth world title with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix as championship rival Sebastian Vettel retired. The Briton started on pole and his Mercedes performed in the Suzuka heat - although he was pushed...

  • Hamilton takes pole in Japan

    Hamilton takes pole in Japan

    Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix as title rival Sebastian Vettel could not get close to the Mercedes. After out-scoring Vettel with an under-performing car in the last two races, Mercedes were back to their...

  • Watch: Hamilton fastest in rain-hit second practice for Japanese GP

    Watch: Hamilton fastest in rain-hit second practice for Japanese GP

    Lewis Hamilton was fastest in second practice for Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix but torrential rain meant the session was all-but a washout. While rain threatened during first practice, there was enough time for Sebastian Vettel to set the pace on...

  • Watch: Verstappen wins in Malaysia

    Watch: Verstappen wins in Malaysia

    Red Bull's Max Verstappen sealed victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton finished second to extend his lead in the championship standings. Hamilton had started on pole for Mercedes but was passed by Verstappen early on and had no...

  • Hamilton storms to Malaysia pole, Vettel last on grid

    Hamilton storms to Malaysia pole, Vettel last on grid

    Championship leader Lewis Hamilton put on a stunning display to seal pole position for the Malaysian Grand Prix on Saturday as his Formula One title rival Sebastian Vettel suffered a disastrous qualifying session and will start last on the...

  • Vettel, Ferrari off to strong start in Malaysia

    Vettel, Ferrari off to strong start in Malaysia

      Sebastian Vettel and his Ferrari team enjoyed a strong showing in a curtailed second practice ahead of Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix but it was a frustrating Friday for championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari took the top two places after...