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A key year for Lewis

London: Four-time Formula One (F1) World Champion Lewis Hamilton said the 2017 season was a key year for him and he worked hard to raise the bar against arch rival and Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel. The Briton won the championship with … Continue reading

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New-look Sauber sign rookie Leclerc

Arese, Italy: Formula Two champion Charles Leclerc will move up to Formula One (F1) with Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber next season while Swede Marcus Ericcson will stay in the line-up despite failing to score a point in 2017. The announcement was … Continue reading

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F1 cars to lose their ‘shark fins’

Abu Dhabi: Formula One (F1) cars are set to lose their prominent engine cover ‘shark fins’ next season after McLaren failed to back other teams hoping to retain them. The removal of the aerodynamic features was agreed earlier this year … Continue reading

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Vettel grabs 50th pole position

Mexico City: Lewis Hamilton will be chasing his fourth Formula One season championship from behind Sebastian Vettel, who won his 50th career pole position. Blistering late laps by Vettel and Max Verstappen will have Ferrari and Red Bull starting 1-2 … Continue reading

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Hamilton all for glitzy shows

Austin, (Texas): Triple World Champion Lewis Hamilton would like to see Formula One (F1) throw more American showmanship into the mix after the sport’s new owners jazzed up Sunday’s US Grand Prix presentations here. The extended pre-race show saw drivers … Continue reading

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Lewis about to be F1 king again

Austin (Texas): Mercedes won the Formula One (F1) constructors’ title for the fourth year in a row here Sunday but Lewis Hamilton was made to wait for the drivers’ title despite cruising to a US Grand Prix victory at one … Continue reading

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Hamilton claims US GP pole

Austin: Lewis Hamilton pulverised the track record to claim pole position Saturday ahead of a US Grand Prix that could secure the Mercedes driver’s fourth Formula One (F1) World Championship. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, the Briton’s closest rival but 59 points … Continue reading

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Hamilton roars to Japan GP win

Suzuka: Lewis Hamilton romped to victory at the Japanese Grand Prix Sunday to close in on a fourth world title after Sebastian Vettel retired with engine failure on the fourth lap. The Briton dominated from pole, steering his Mercedes to … Continue reading

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Hamilton takes pole in Suzuka

Suzuka: Championship leader Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix, leading a 1-2 finish for Mercedes drivers here Saturday. However, teammate Valtteri Bottas will start seventh on the grid after being handed a five-place penalty for unscheduled … Continue reading

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Verstappen claims Malaysian GP title  

Sepang (Malaysia): Red Bull’s Max Verstappen gave himself a perfect 20th birthday present by winning the last Malaysian Grand Prix Sunday, while Lewis Hamilton stretched his Formula One (F1) World Championship lead to 34 points. Hamilton, who had started on … Continue reading

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