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Arise Sir Lewis; Formula One champion Hamilton gets his knighthood

Hamilton year became the most successful F1 driver of all time after equalling Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s record seven titles and beating the German’s 91 race wins.
Lewis Hamilton acknowledges the crowd.(Getty Images)
Lewis Hamilton acknowledges the crowd.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 07:50 AM IST
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London | ByReuters

Sergio Perez to race with Red Bull in 2021 season

Perez, who will replace Alexander Albon, became Mexico’s first F1 winner in 50 years with his victory this month at the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain.
File image of Sergio Perez(Getty Images)
File image of Sergio Perez(Getty Images)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 08:33 PM IST
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MILTON KEYNES, England | ByAssociated Press

Lewis Hamilton sees bright and diverse future for changing F1

The Mercedes racer, Formula One’s first Black driver and champion, told Reuters Television in an interview that he also looked forward to more success with a team that has dominated the past seven years.
FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium with a trophy after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Ozan Kose/File Photo(Pool via REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium with a trophy after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Ozan Kose/File Photo(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 05:32 PM IST
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LONDON | ByReuters

News updates from Hindustan Times: Covid-19 free certificate mandatory at Sabarimala and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala opened for the two-month-long annual pilgrimage season on Sunday evening.(ANI photo)
The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala opened for the two-month-long annual pilgrimage season on Sunday evening.(ANI photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 09:07 PM IST
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Verstappen fastest in slippery 1st practice for Turkish GP

The Istanbul Park circuit has been resurfaced with new asphalt and is very low on grip. Cool conditions made it even more awkward and drivers were very cautious as they lapped about 10 seconds slower than expected.
Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 13, 2020 Red Bull's Max Verstappen during practice Pool via REUTERS/Clive Mason(REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 13, 2020 Red Bull's Max Verstappen during practice Pool via REUTERS/Clive Mason(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 04:06 PM IST
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ISTANBUL | ByAssociated Press

Bottas edges teammate Hamilton for pole in F1’s Imola return

Racing on the track where his childhood idol Ayrton Senna lost his life, Hamilton finished 0.097 seconds behind Bottas’ time of 1 minute, 13.609 seconds.
Formula One F1 - Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy - October 31, 2020 Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas celebrates after qualifying in pole position Pool via REUTERS/Luca Bruno(Pool via REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Emilia Romagna Grand Prix - Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, Italy - October 31, 2020 Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas celebrates after qualifying in pole position Pool via REUTERS/Luca Bruno(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 07:56 PM IST
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IMOLA | ByAssociated Press

Bottas fastest in Russian Grand Prix practice

Bottas was quickest in both sessions, with Hamilton ending the day second overall - 0.267 slower - after tyre problems in the morning left him 19th.
File image of Valtteri Bottas.(Getty Images)
File image of Valtteri Bottas.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 12:18 AM IST
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Hamilton aims to match Schumacher’s F1 win record in Sochi

Victory for Hamilton at the Sochi Olympic Park would see him draw level with Michael Schumacher on 91 career wins, more than any other driver in the 70-year history of F1.
File image of Lewis HamiltonSochi, Russia(Getty Images)
File image of Lewis HamiltonSochi, Russia(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 10:13 PM IST
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Sochi, Russia | ByAssociated Press

Lewis Hamilton takes a knee in ‘Arrest the Cops’ T-shirt

The Mercedes driver, the sport’s only Black competitor who has previously worn a “Black Lives Matter” T-shirt in such occasions, won the race at Italy’s Mugello circuit.
Formula One F1 - Tuscan Grand Prix - Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy - September 13, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini(Pool via REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Tuscan Grand Prix - Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy - September 13, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race Pool via REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 07:40 AM IST
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Ferrari mark 1,000th race with pride, pain and a Schumacher

Schumacher senior brought them five titles in a row from 2000-04, with most of his record 91 wins secured in red overalls.
Formula One F1 - Tuscan Grand Prix - Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy - September 13, 2020 Mick Schumacher drives the Ferrari F2004 of his father Michael Schumacher during a display run before the race Pool via REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini(Pool via REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Tuscan Grand Prix - Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy - September 13, 2020 Mick Schumacher drives the Ferrari F2004 of his father Michael Schumacher during a display run before the race Pool via REUTERS/Jennifer Lorenzini(Pool via REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 06:21 AM IST
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Tuscan GP halted after crashes and two safety cars

Debris was scattered across the straight after Alfa Romeo’s Antonio Giovinazzi, McLaren’s Carlos Sainz, Haas’s Kevin Magnussen and Williams’ Nicholas Latifi collided as the race re-started following a first safety car period.
Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing climbs out of his car after a collision during the F1 Grand Prix of Tuscany(Getty Images)
Max Verstappen of Netherlands and Red Bull Racing climbs out of his car after a collision during the F1 Grand Prix of Tuscany(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 08:02 PM IST
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Scarperia, Italy | ByReuters

Ferrari celebrate 1000th race with pride, pain and a Schumacher

Ferrari, the only team to have competed in every season since the first in 1950, have won more races and championships than any other.
General view of a Ferrari flag being displayed in the sky before the race.(Reuters)
General view of a Ferrari flag being displayed in the sky before the race.(Reuters)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 07:16 PM IST
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Vettel reveals he came close to retirement before Aston deal

Asked on Thursday ahead of the Tuscan Grand Prix at Italy’s Mugello circuit how close he was to walking away, the four-times world champion replied: “Close”.
File image of Sebastian Vettel(Reuters Image)
File image of Sebastian Vettel(Reuters Image)
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 07:47 AM IST
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Even Lewis Hamilton sympathises with fans over his F1 dominance

With yet another pole-to-flag procession in his Mercedes, even Hamilton was reminded of the days between 2000 and 2004 when he would watch Michael Schumacher dominate with Ferrari.
Race winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speaks during a media conference after the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (Lars Baron, Pool via AP)(AP)
Race winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speaks during a media conference after the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (Lars Baron, Pool via AP)(AP)
Published on Aug 31, 2020 11:27 AM IST
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Hamilton dedicates F1 pole position to Chadwick Boseman

The British driver dedicated his latest exceptional drive at the Belgian Grand Prix to American actor Chadwick Boseman, who died of cancer on Friday at the age of 43.
Lewis Hamilton dedicated his win to Chadwick Boseman, who died of cancer on Saturday.(Twitter/Lewis Hamilton)
Lewis Hamilton dedicated his win to Chadwick Boseman, who died of cancer on Saturday.(Twitter/Lewis Hamilton)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 02:26 AM IST
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Belgium | ByAssociated Press

Formula One adds four more races to revised 2020 calendar

Races in Turkey, Abu Dhabi and two in Bahrain will take place in November and December, completing the heavily reshaped calendar. It takes the number of races in the season to 17.
F1 did not specify which races would be open to spectators.(Getty Images)
F1 did not specify which races would be open to spectators.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 06:01 PM IST
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Max Verstappen storms to victory, ends Mercedes’ winning streak

Hamilton and Bottas struggled with their tires to clear the way for Verstappen to take an unlikely win.
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates his win on the podium after the race.(Reuters)
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates his win on the podium after the race.(Reuters)
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 09:23 PM IST
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Hulkenberg fails to start British Grand Prix

The experienced German was standing in for Sergio Perez after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19 and went into quarantine.
Racing Point driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany steers his car during the qualifying session for the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP)(AP)
Racing Point driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany steers his car during the qualifying session for the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. The British Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP)(AP)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 08:01 PM IST
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SILVERSTONE | ByReuters

F1’s pandemic pause spurs Hamilton to race on for 2-3 years

“The COVID-19 lockdown, whilst it was a negative, in some ways it gave a lot of life, a lot of energy to focus on some other things,” Hamilton said Thursday, “and that time off was a bit of breathing space, and provided a bit of energy to perhaps go longer.”
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton talks to the media as he wears a protective face mask in the paddock ahead of the British Grand Prix.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton talks to the media as he wears a protective face mask in the paddock ahead of the British Grand Prix.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 11:48 AM IST
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Silverstone | ByPress Trust of India

F1 expanding in Europe, not reaching the Americas in 2020

F1 still hopes to complete 15-18 races by mid-December. Vietnam will reportedly host its inaugural race in Hanoi and the season is still planning on ending in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi.
Drivers race during the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit.(REUTERS)
Drivers race during the German F1 Grand Prix at the Nuerburgring circuit.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 08:00 AM IST
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PARIS | ByAssociated Press

F1 cancels 4 more races for 2020, adds 3 to calendar

The three new races take this season’s total to 13 — all of them in Europe — with F1 still hoping to have 15-18 races and end the season by mid-December after races in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi.
Formula One F1 - Hungarian Grand Prix - Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary - July 19, 2020 Red Bull's Max Verstappen in action during the race Joe Klamar/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Hungarian Grand Prix - Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary - July 19, 2020 Red Bull's Max Verstappen in action during the race Joe Klamar/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 08:20 PM IST
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Paris | ByAssociated Press

Ferrari restructure F1 technical department

Ferrari said in a statement the team would have a more focused and simplified chain of command, with the heads of each department given “the necessary powers to achieve their objectives.”
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and mechanics during practice.(Reuters)
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and mechanics during practice.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 11:56 PM IST
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‘They need to do more’: Lewis Hamilton criticises F1 after ‘rushed’ anti-racism gesture

Hamilton, who won from pole position to take the championship lead after three races, again took a knee while wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt, but some drivers were either too late or remained standing.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton kneels in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign before the race.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton kneels in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign before the race.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 08:31 AM IST
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F1 proving to be a bruising experience for Lando Norris

He flew back home to Britain for checks earlier this week after feeling chest pains at last weekend’s Styrian Grand Prix in Austria, where he finished fifth to move up to third in the overall standings.
McLaren's Lando Norris wears a protective face mask during a press conference.(REUTERS)
McLaren's Lando Norris wears a protective face mask during a press conference.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 10:22 AM IST
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Budapest | ByPress Trust of India

Hamilton takes pole position at F1’s rain-soaked Styrian GP

It was the Mercedes driver’s record-extending 89th career pole and particularly impressive as he first beat Red Bull driver Max Verstappen’s mark and then his own leading mark on his final lap.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates with his team after clocking a fastest time during the qualifying session for the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria, Saturday, July 11, 2020.(AP)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates with his team after clocking a fastest time during the qualifying session for the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria, Saturday, July 11, 2020.(AP)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 09:25 PM IST
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Spielberg | ByPress Trust of India

Styrian GP qualifying could be postponed to Sunday

Stewards said the session had been cancelled on the recommendation of the governing FIA’s safety delegate.
Formula One has held qualifying on Sundays before due to bad weather, most recently in Japan last year.(Getty Images)
Formula One has held qualifying on Sundays before due to bad weather, most recently in Japan last year.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 06:21 PM IST
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Perez fastest in 1st practice for F1 Styrian GP in Austria

World champion Lewis Hamilton for Mercedes was fourth quickest in sunny conditions at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
Racing Point driver Sergio Perez of Mexico steers his car during the first practice session for the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria, Friday, July 10, 2020. The Styrian F1 Grand Prix will be held on Sunday.(AP)
Racing Point driver Sergio Perez of Mexico steers his car during the first practice session for the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria, Friday, July 10, 2020. The Styrian F1 Grand Prix will be held on Sunday.(AP)
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 06:17 PM IST
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Spielberg | ByPress Trust of India

Fernando Alonso returning to F1 next season with Renault

Renault, which struggled in F1 last season, did not say how many seasons Alonso has signed for. He won both of his world titles with Renault in 2005 and ‘06.
Fernando Alonso during a press conference(REUTERS)
Fernando Alonso during a press conference(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 05:12 PM IST
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SPIELBERG, Austria | ByAgence France-Presse

More than 4,000 coronavirus tests in F1 prove negative

Everyone entering the track at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg had to have tested negative before travelling and all — from drivers to team members, track staff and media — are being tested every five days by private medical teams on site.
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas leads Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the first corner of the race.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas leads Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton at the first corner of the race.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 05:35 PM IST
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SPIELBERG, Austria | ByAssociated Press

News updates from Hindustan Times: Remdesivir dosage revised, now to be taken for five days and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
A lab technician loads bright stock filled vials of investigational coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment drug remdesivir.(Reuters)
A lab technician loads bright stock filled vials of investigational coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment drug remdesivir.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 09:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
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