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.
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 07:50 AM IST
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.
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 08:33 PM IST
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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.
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 05:32 PM IST
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Updated on Nov 15, 2020 09:07 PM IST
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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.
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 04:06 PM IST
ISTANBUL |Associated Press
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.
Updated on Oct 31, 2020 07:56 PM IST
IMOLA |Associated Press
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.
Updated on Sep 26, 2020 12:18 AM IST
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.
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 10:13 PM IST
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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.
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 07:40 AM IST
Schumacher senior brought them five titles in a row from 2000-04, with most of his record 91 wins secured in red overalls.
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 06:21 AM IST
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.
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Scarperia, Italy |Reuters
Ferrari, the only team to have competed in every season since the first in 1950, have won more races and championships than any other.
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 07:16 PM IST
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”.
Updated on Sep 11, 2020 07:47 AM IST
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.
Published on Aug 31, 2020 11:27 AM IST
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.
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 02:26 AM IST
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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.
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 06:01 PM IST
Hamilton and Bottas struggled with their tires to clear the way for Verstappen to take an unlikely win.
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 09:23 PM IST
The experienced German was standing in for Sergio Perez after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19 and went into quarantine.
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 08:01 PM IST
“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.”
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 11:48 AM IST
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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.
Updated on Jul 25, 2020 08:00 AM IST
PARIS |Associated Press
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.
Updated on Jul 24, 2020 08:20 PM IST
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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.”
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 11:56 PM IST
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.
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 08:31 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jul 17, 2020 10:22 AM IST
Budapest |Press Trust of India
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.
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 09:25 PM IST
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Stewards said the session had been cancelled on the recommendation of the governing FIA’s safety delegate.
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 06:21 PM IST
World champion Lewis Hamilton for Mercedes was fourth quickest in sunny conditions at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 06:17 PM IST
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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.
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 05:12 PM IST
SPIELBERG, Austria |Agence France-Presse
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.
Updated on Jul 04, 2020 05:35 PM IST
SPIELBERG, Austria |Associated Press
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Updated on Jul 04, 2020 09:05 AM IST
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