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  • 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...

  • Hamilton takes pole at Hungary GP

    Hamilton takes pole at Hungary GP

    Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday after a qualifying session with thunder, lightning and plumes of spray. The Briton's Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas will...

  • Updated: Vettel puts mourning Ferrari ahead of Red Bull

    Updated: Vettel puts mourning Ferrari ahead of Red Bull

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel kept Red Bull off the top of the Hungarian Grand Prix practice timesheets on Friday with Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton only fifth fastest for Mercedes. Vettel, his team mourning the death of former chairman Sergio...

  • Hamilton retakes F1 lead with 'miracle' victory in Germany

    Hamilton retakes F1 lead with 'miracle' victory in Germany

    Lewis Hamilton went from 14th to first to seize a "miracle" German Grand Prix victory for Mercedes on Sunday and retake the Formula One championship lead from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who crashed. Vettel, now 17 points behind the Briton after...

  • Vettel on pole for home German Grand Prix

    Vettel on pole for home German Grand Prix

    Formula One world championship leader Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on pole position for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday after title rival Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes broke down on track. The pole, in a track record time of one minute 11.212...

  • Ricciardo fastest in first German GP practice

    Ricciardo fastest in first German GP practice

    Australian Daniel Ricciardo kept Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton off the top of the German Grand Prix practice timesheets by four thousandths of a second on Friday. The early pace on a hot morning at Hockenheim will have provided some...

  • Hamilton signs new Mercedes contract

    Hamilton signs new Mercedes contract

    Four-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton ended months of speculation about his future on Thursday by signing a new two-year deal keeping him at his Mercedes team until the end of 2020. The 33-year-old Briton would have been out of...

  • Watch: Vettel wins British GP at Silverstone

    Watch: Vettel wins British GP at Silverstone

    Lewis Hamilton battled back from last to second as his championship rival Sebastian Vettel won a dramatic British Grand Prix. Hamilton was spun round at the first corner by Vettel's Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen, but turned in a masterful...

  • Hamilton takes pole for home British Grand Prix

    Hamilton takes pole for home British Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for his home British Grand Prix on Saturday with Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel alongside on the front row. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen will line up third with Hamilton's...

  • Watch: Vettel ends with a flourish at Silverstone

    Watch: Vettel ends with a flourish at Silverstone

    Lewis Hamilton was left trailing in second practice for the British Grand Prix as Max Verstappen crashed out. Hamilton, who is bidding for a record sixth win at his home race, had it all his only way in the opening session after he led Valtteri...

  • Hamilton fastest in first practice at Silverstone

    Hamilton fastest in first practice at Silverstone

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker with the fastest lap in Friday’s first practice for his home British Grand Prix, with Mercedes one-two at the top of the timesheets. The 33-year-old, who will be chasing his fifth...

  • Verstappen wins in Austria as Hamilton retires

    Verstappen wins in Austria as Hamilton retires

    Lewis Hamilton dramatically retired from the Austrian Grand Prix as Formula One's title race was thrown wide open. A furious Hamilton had already accused Mercedes of costing him victory after they failed to react to a Virtual Safety Car (VSC)...

  • Bottas on pole in Austria with Hamilton second

    Bottas on pole in Austria with Hamilton second

    Valtteri Bottas seized his first pole position of the Formula One season in Austria on Saturday with Mercedes team mate and world championship leader Lewis Hamilton having to settle for second. Bottas, who has had four second places but is yet to...

  • Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in first Austrian GP practice

    Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in first Austrian GP practice

    Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes one-two in an overcast first practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday. The Briton, who has a 14 point lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel after eight races, lapped the Red Bull Ring...

  • Hamilton wins in France to retake F1 lead

    Hamilton wins in France to retake F1 lead

    Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton won the French Grand Prix from pole position for Mercedes on Sunday to retake the overall lead from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who finished fifth after a first lap collision. The victory was the 65th of...

  • Watch: Schumi's genius pushed me to the limit, says Hakkinen

    Watch: Schumi's genius pushed me to the limit, says Hakkinen

    Mika Hakkinen has caught the imagination of many Formula One fans as he was the protagonist of many enticing duels with Michael Schumacher. The ‘Flying Finn’ is one of the few drivers to have beaten the legendary German driver to a world...

  • Hamilton takes pole for French GP

    Hamilton takes pole for French GP

    Lewis Hamilton put his Mercedes on pole position for the French Grand Prix as the crisis at his former team McLaren took another miserable twist. Hamilton stormed to the 75th pole of his career on Formula One's first visit to France in a decade...