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Lewis Hamilton wins in Singapore

Lewis Hamilton wins in Singapore

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the Singapore Grand Prix to strengthen his hold on this year’s World Championship. Hamilton’s controlled drive from a pole position won brilliantly on Saturday was helped by the latest in a series of questionable strategy calls from Ferrari. It dropped Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel from second […]

Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula 1

Fernando Alonso to retire from Formula 1

Spanish two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has announced he is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season. The McLaren driver will end a career that began with a debut for Minardi at the Australian Grand Prix of 2001. Alonso, 37, who is competing in his 17th F1 season, won the 2005 […]

Red Bull star Ricciardo joins Renault

Red Bull star Ricciardo joins Renault

The Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team have confirmed Daniel Ricciardo will leave the team at the end of the 2018 Formula 1 season, where it is understood the Australian will join Renault as the lead driver for 2019. Daniel Ricciardo is to leave Red Bull at the end of this season for Renault after […]

Vettel takes Chinese Grand Prix pole for Ferrari

Vettel takes Chinese Grand Prix pole for Ferrari

SEBASTIAN Vettel barely pipped Kimi Raikkonen to pole position for the Chinese Grand Prix. The Ferraris locked out the front row, the world championship leader’s final lap undercutting the Finn’s by just 0.087 of a second. Neither of the Mercedes had the pace to catch the red cars in the chilly conditions, Valtteri Bottas beating […]

Sebastian Vettel takes pole in Bahrain

Sebastian Vettel takes pole in Bahrain

Sebastian Vettel clinched pole ahead of the 200th race start of his career after Max Verstappen crashed out in Q1 in Bahrain. An error from Vettel put team-mate Kimi Raikkonen on provisional pole, but the German responded well with his final attacking lap to secure his 51st career pole and first since Mexico last year […]

Raikkonen tops Bahrain second practice

Raikkonen tops Bahrain second practice

Kimi Raikkonen topped the second practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Ferrari emerged as the fastest team under the floodlights on Friday evening. Raikkonen was 0.11s clear of teammate Sebastian Vettel at the top of the timesheets and over 0.5s faster than the two Mercedes drivers. Raikkonen hooked up a relatively clean lap […]

Hamilton claims Melbourne pole

Hamilton claims Melbourne pole

Lewis Hamilton smashed the all-time lap record of the Albert Park circuit to put his Mercedes on pole for the Formula 1 season opener. The Friday pacesetter looked to be under stiff competition from Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari and Max Verstappen’s Red Bull, with the three drivers split by six-hundredths-of-a-second following the first runs in Q3. […]

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