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Mercedes driver Bottas claims pole in Russia

Mercedes driver Bottas claims pole in Russia

The Mercedes driver pipped team-mate Lewis Hamilton to provisional pole after the first round of laps in Q3, setting a lap just 0.004s faster than the championship leader. Both looked set to improve with their final laps of the session, but a wide moment at turn 7 lost Hamilton valuable time. He came into the […]

WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona 4-0PSV, Messi scores a hat-trick

WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Barcelona 4-0PSV, Messi scores a hat-trick

Another year, another Champions League record for the irrepressible Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star scored the first goal in this season’s competition with a sublime free-kick against PSV, in the process becoming only the second player in history to score in 14 consecutive Champions League seasons. Only Real Madrid legend Raul can match Messi for […]

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 […]