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Hamilton seeks to stretch Mercedes unbeaten run, unaided

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.

Haas F1 title sponsor loses court case over stag logo

The stag head-shaped insignia of the Haas Formula One team may have to be altered due to its title sponsor Rich Energy losing a copyright infringement court case.

Winless Bottas hoping to start over in Abu Dhabi

Valtteri Bottas will attempt to win his first race of the season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

British racer King aims for oval debut at 2019 Indy 500

Jordan King will drive for the Rahal Letterman Lanigan team in next year's Indianapolis 500.

Hamilton finally gets to celebrate in style

Although Lewis Hamilton had clinched the world championship title after the Mexican Grand Prix, he opted not to indulge in celebrations until after the Brazilian Grand Prix.

‘Sitting ducks’ to top of the world for Hamilton and Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton was extremely complimentary about his Mercedes team after winning the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Hamilton blasts ‘disrespectful’ Sirotkin

Lewis Hamilton criticised Sergey Sirotkin for jeopardising his pole-position chances.

Family affair as Fittipaldi returns to Formula One

Pietro Fittipaldi, grandson of two-time world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, will join the Haas team as a test driver next year.

Turbo swap hands Ricciardo a grid penalty in Brazil

Daniel Ricciardo will suffer a five-place grid penalty for the Brazilian Grand Prix after Red Bull replaced the turbocharger on his car's power unit.after Red Bull replaced the turbocharger on his car's power unit.

It’s been a survival year, says Williams driver Stroll

Williams' Lance Stroll lambasted his team's lack of progress throughout the Formula One season.

Alonso sees Brazil as his last chance of points in F1

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso believes Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix may be his last chance to score points in his Formula One career.

Former Indy Speedway chief Hulman George dead at 83

Former Indianapolis Motor Speedway chairwoman Mari Hulman George died at the age of 83.

Zarco moves up to pole position in Malaysia after Marquez penalty

Marquez was hit with a hefty six-place grid penalty, meaning he will start in seventh.

Alonso, Johnson to swap cars at end of F1 season

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso and seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will drive each other's race cars for a day at the end of the F1 season.

Marquez grabs pole for Malaysian MotoGP in rain-hit race

He is currently in second position in the standings.

Hamilton takes fifth title as Verstappen wins in Mexico

Lewis Hamilton matched the achievement of Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher by winning the Formula One world championship for the fifth time, despite the fact that Max Verstappen won the Mexican Grand Prix.

Force India chose strategy over grid position

Sergio Pérez intentionally qualified with a low grid position for the Mexican Grand Prix due to his team's tactics.

Tänak title hopes in tatters at rain-soaked Rally de Catalunya

Ott Tänak's poor performance in the most recent portion of the Rally de Catalunya has all but ruined his chances of winning the world title.

Wolff says Ocon’s chances of 2019 race seat ‘pretty grim’

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff does not expect Esteban Ocon to have a spot on a Formula One team next year.

Ogier takes early lead in Catalonia

Sébastien Ogier claimed the early lead in the Rallye de Catalunya, finishing ahead of Thierry Neuville.

Mexico is Red Bull’s best remaining chance, says Verstappen

Max Verstappen is optimistic about Red Bull's chances at the upcoming Mexican Grand Prix.

Vettel wonders about ‘weird’ spate of spins

Sebastian Vettel believes his recent series of spins may have been caused by aerodynamics rather than driver error.

Hamilton heading for another Mexican coronation

Lewis Hamilton is likely to clinch the Formula One championship at the upcoming Mexican Grand Prix.

Grosjean handed grid penalty for Mexico

Stewards ruled that Haas driver Romain Grosjean had caused a collision with Sauber's Charles Leclerc at the United States Grand Prix, and therefore received a grid penalty for the Mexican Grand Prix.