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  • Watch: Alonso keen for step forward as McLaren break cover with new car

    Watch: Alonso keen for step forward as McLaren break cover with new car

    Double world champion Fernando Alonso expects McLaren to take a step forward this year after the British outfit became Formula One’s last major team to unveil their car for the new campaign. McLaren have endured a miserable run in recent years but...

  • Watch: New Ferrari looks a big step up, says Vettel

    Watch: New Ferrari looks a big step up, says Vettel

    Ferrari's new SF71H Formula One car already looks a big step up from last year's before it has turned a wheel in anger, four times world champion Sebastian Vettel said at Thursday's unveiling. The sport's oldest and most successful team are hoping...

  • Watch: Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

    Watch: Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done

    Four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes hope to have a new long-term deal wrapped up before the season starts in Australia next month, both parties said on Thursday. Speaking at the launch of the champions' new W09 car at...

  • Watch: Young Aitken lands Renault reserve role

    Watch: Young Aitken lands Renault reserve role

    Britain's Jack Aitken has been announced as Renault's reserve driver after the French team took the wraps off their 2018 challenger. Aitken, 22, from London, makes the step up from the GP3 championship - in which he finished runner-up to...

  • Watch: Sauber take wraps off new car following Alfa Romeo tie-up

    Watch: Sauber take wraps off new car following Alfa Romeo tie-up

    The Formula One launch season continued on Tuesday as Sauber unveiled their first car following its new partnership with Alfa Romeo. Italian manufacturer Alfa Romeo is back in the sport following an absence of more than three decades and its...

  • Watch: Red Bull Racing launch 2018 car

    Watch: Red Bull Racing launch 2018 car

    Red Bull has become the first of Formula One's front-running teams to break cover with their new car for the forthcoming season. The team from Milton Keynes - which boasts one of the best driver pairings on the grid in Max Verstappen and Daniel...

  • Watch: Williams look to Lowe with launch of new F1 car

    Watch: Williams look to Lowe with launch of new F1 car

    Williams showed off their 2018 Formula One car on Thursday, with technical head Paddy Lowe signalling a change of direction as the former world champions seek to get back among the frontrunners. Images of the Mercedes-powered FW41 were shown on a...

  • Todt re-elected as FIA president

    Todt re-elected as FIA president

    Jean Todt has been re-elected unopposed for a third term as president of motor racing's governing body the FIA. Todt, 71, served as team principal for Ferrari and oversaw the Italian constructor's remarkable run of success which culminated in...

  • Alfa Romeo to become Sauber title sponsor

    Alfa Romeo to become Sauber title sponsor

    Alfa Romeo will become title sponsor of the Sauber Formula One team next season as part of a multi-year technical and commercial partnership, both sides announced on Wednesday. "This agreement with the Sauber F1 Team is a significant step in the...

  • Bottas denies Hamilton season-ending win

    Bottas denies Hamilton season-ending win

    World champion Lewis Hamilton fell short in his quest to end his title-winning campaign on top after Valtteri Bottas won the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Bottas led virtually every lap under the thousands of floodlights at the Yas Marina...

  • Bottas beats Hamilton for Abu Dhabi pole

    Bottas beats Hamilton for Abu Dhabi pole

      Lewis Hamilton was beaten to pole position by his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas for Sunday's final race of the year in Abu Dhabi. World champion Hamilton, who had appeared in ominous form for much of the weekend, was on course to steal pole...

  • Updated: Hamilton goes faster than Vettel edges Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice

    Lewis Hamilton moved to the top of the order in second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after trading blows with Sebastian Vettel in the final round of the season. Hamilton finished behind Vettel in the day's first running at the Yas Marina...

  • Vettel wins in Brazil, Hamilton fourth

    Vettel wins in Brazil, Hamilton fourth

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday while Lewis Hamilton fought from the back of the field to finish fourth for champions Mercedes. Hamilton, who clinched his fourth world championship in Mexico two weeks ago, started...

  • WATCH: Bottas takes pole as Hamilton crashes out

    WATCH: Bottas takes pole as Hamilton crashes out

    Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday after Mercedes team mate and newly-crowned four-times world champion Lewis Hamilton crashed without setting a lap time. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will join...

  • Mercedes team robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

    Mercedes team robbed at gunpoint in Brazil

      Members of Lewis Hamilton's world-championship winning Mercedes team were robbed at gunpoint as they left the Interlagos circuit on Friday night. A minibus, transporting Mercedes staff back to their team hotel, was held up at 2200 local time.

  • Four-star Hamilton dominates Brazil free practice

    Four-star Hamilton dominates Brazil free practice

    Lewis Hamilton, with four world championship stars freshly painted on his race helmet, smashed the Interlagos track record as Mercedes dominated Brazilian Grand Prix practice on Friday. Showing no let up after clinching his fourth world title in...

  • Five talking points ahead of the Brazilian GP

    Five talking points ahead of the Brazilian GP

    Lewis Hamilton begins the opening lap of his championship-winning parade at this week's Brazilian Grand Prix after he clinched the title in Mexico. Britain's new quadruple champion finished ninth at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez to seal an...

  • Hamilton takes fourth title despite collision

    Hamilton takes fourth title despite collision

    Lewis Hamilton became Britain's first four-times Formula One world champion at the Mexican Grand Prix on Sunday despite a first corner collision with title rival Sebastian Vettel that dropped both to the back of the field. In a race won by Red...

  • 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,...