Tag: motor racing
Alex Rins wins the British MotoGP in dramatic fashion catching world champion Marc Marquez to the finish by 0.013 seconds at Silverstone.
Spain's Joan Mir, injured in a test ride at the beginning of the month, was unable to ride but not replaced by the works team for the Austrian GP.
Andrea Dovizioso's victory for Ducati trims Spanish MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez's runaway lead to 58 points.
The decision was influenced by the failure of Fernando Alonso to qualify for this year's Indianapolis 500.
Neither men did themselves any favours in the Hungarian Grand Prix and both face uncertain futures at Mercedes and Red Bull respectively.
Hamilton has a 62 point lead over teammate Valtteri Bottas with 9 races remaining.
The Mercedes driver won from pole position last year at the Hungaroring, a track he has triumphed on a record 6 times in total.
Verstappen was handed a 5-second penalty for an unsafe release in May after he collided with Mercedes rival Valtteri Bottas in the Monaco pitlane.
Haas have yet to confirm their 2020 driver lineup.
Netflix was previously barred from filming behind-the-scenes at Mercedes in 2018.
The Hungaroring, narrow and technical and sometimes described as 'Monaco without walls' because of the difficulty of overtaking, is a circuit that should play to Red Bull's strengths.
The Dutchman secures his second win of the season and seventh of his career, finishing ahead of four-time world champion Vettel, who had started 20th and last on the grid.
The 20-year-old, who races in Formula Two, did a demonstration run at Hockenheim in the F2004 car which carried his father to 13 wins from 18 races and his seventh and last title.
Hamilton improved to clock a best lap in one minute and 11.767 and outpace Max Verstappen of Red Bull by 0.346 seconds.
Driving for Ferrari despite the weight of expectation that goes with it, he says, is a privilege and not a burden.
The 31-year-old is in his third season at Renault and ends his contract at the end of 2019.
The front end of the W10 cars has been re-worked as a tribute to Mercedes' original colours and includes not only the white paintwork but also red numbers and old-fashioned logos.
Vettel now risks being upstaged by younger teammate Charles Leclerc, who has already had more podiums, poles and fastest laps this season and is only 3 points adrift.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen is the best F1 driver on current form, ahead even of Lewis Hamilton.
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.
LCR Honda MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow says he will try and compete in the German Grand Prix despite fracturing a tibia after he slipped while out cycling on a cobbled road.
Lewis Hamilton says he 'totally deserved' an Austrian Grand Prix penalty dropping him from the front row of the grid to fourth.
Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen crash in an accident-strewn Austrian Grand Prix practice while Charles Leclerc stays out of trouble and sends Ferrari back to the top of the timesheets.
Lewis Hamilton will seek to stretch his lead and extend Mercedes's unbeaten run to 10 races with a victory unaided by fortune at this weekend’s French Grand Prix.