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Hamilton critical of British GP fixture clashes

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton hopes the British Grand Prix will stand out among the Cricket World Cup and Wimbledon finals, as all three events will occur on the same day.

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP

The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race.

Leclerc on top in Austria as Bottas, Verstappen crash

The Spielberg circuit delivered the busiest and most chaotic free practice of the season with two red flag interruptions.

Vettel: Burn the rule book!

Ferrari team chief Mattia Binotto says the decision marked a day of disappointment for Formula One.

Ferrari summoned over Vettel appeal

The meeting is expected to be with the stewards of the French event acting as replacements on behalf of the Canadian stewards.

Future of Brazilian GP becomes political

Interlagos in Sao Paulo hosted the first Brazilian Grand Prix in 1973 and has been home for every edition since 1990.

Thousands expected in Vienna to pay respects to F1 legend Lauda

The body of the three-time world champion, clad in a race suit, will be in a close casket top with his race helmet in the centre of the cathedral.

Dutch F1 Grand Prix returns at Zandvoort next season

A deal has been signed for the Dutch Grand Prix to be staged at beach resort town Zandvoort, Amsterdam for at least three years. The town has not hosted the race for 35 years.

Hamilton seeks hat-trick as Ferrari aim for revival

Hamilton is looking for his third consecutive Spanish GP win on Sunday.

Ferrari are ‘credible contender’ for F1 title

Ferrari dominated winter testing in Barcelona in February but have been outraced by great rivals Mercedes in the first four Grands Prix of the season.

Hosting F1 will be an act of escapism

Given Malaysia’s current financial situation, hosting this multi-million ringgit project will only paint the government as being short-sighted and hoping to distract from the real issues with fancy fast cars.

Petronas youngster outshines Yamaha veterans to take pole

Frenchman Quartararo is the youngest rider to take pole in the premier class.

F1 in talks over second China GP, road race on cards

Liberty Media, which took over Formula One in early 2017, is also eyeing a second race in the United States.

Ferrari grope for answers as China challenge flops

Mercedes have taken first and second in all three races so far in a run that has surprised even Lewis Hamilton.

Raikkonen says partying made him a better driver

A 21-time record breaking Grand Prix winner, Kimi Raikkonen, also known as 'Iceman' will race in Melbourne's F1 Grand Prix.

Vettel says first day of testing was close to perfection

Ferrari driver says car worked excellently and thanks factory for a perfect drive.

Injured Hanyu pulls out of skating Grand Prix finale

The 23-year-old Japanese will be replaced by Canadian skater Keegan Messing.

Shocking Macau racing car accident rings safety alarm bells

Raced over a temporary circuit at Guia, the 6.2-kilometre track is dotted with long straights where speeds of 275 km/h are the norm, which are then coupled with tight, blind corners.

F1 race director sees Vietnam on track for 2020 debut

Charlie Whiting expects a Formula One Grand Prix to be held in Vietnam in 2020.

Ferrari “door open” for Schumacher’s son Mick

Haas team principal Guenther Steiner felt it was too early to make a call on the young driver without knowing what his future plans were.

Hamilton regains title lead after stunning German win

The defending four-time champion took full advantage of a heavy downpour during which title rival and fellow-four-time champion Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari crashed out of contention.

Vettel sees a silver lining in Germany’s World Cup failure

The championship leader, racing on home soil for the first time in two years, painted a gloomy picture of the future, however.

Miami delays decision on Formula One race

Despite the delay, there are still tentative plans to hold a Formula One race in Miami in October 2019.

Mercedes still fastest despite lost points, Wolff says

Mercedes made mistakes in the last three back-to-back races but they still have the fastest car, according to team boss Toto Wolff.