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Rins edges Marquez for stunning British GP win

Alex Rins wins the British MotoGP in dramatic fashion catching world champion Marc Marquez to the finish by 0.013 seconds at Silverstone.

Guintoli in for injured Mir for Suzuki at Silverstone MotoGP

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.

Ducati’s Dovizioso wins thrilling Austrian Grand Prix

Andrea Dovizioso's victory for Ducati trims Spanish MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez's runaway lead to 58 points.

McLaren to make full-time IndyCar return in 2020

The decision was influenced by the failure of Fernando Alonso to qualify for this year's Indianapolis 500.

Bottas and Gasly go into F1 break feeling the pace

Neither men did themselves any favours in the Hungarian Grand Prix and both face uncertain futures at Mercedes and Red Bull respectively.

Hamilton will meditate on his success to come back stronger

Hamilton has a 62 point lead over teammate Valtteri Bottas with 9 races remaining.

Rested Hamilton hoping to be fighting fit for Hungary

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 says F1 stewards were wrong to let off Leclerc

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 drivers play down future fears after track clashes

Haas have yet to confirm their 2020 driver lineup.

Hamilton wants to edit himself out of Netflix series

Netflix was previously barred from filming behind-the-scenes at Mercedes in 2018.

Verstappen hopes to continue the party in Hungary

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.

Verstappen wins chaotic German Grand Prix

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.

Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari a perfect fit for son Mick

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 on pole in German Grand Prix, disaster for Ferrari

Hamilton improved to clock a best lap in one minute and 11.767 and outpace Max Verstappen of Red Bull by 0.346 seconds.

Vettel says he is his own biggest critic

Driving for Ferrari despite the weight of expectation that goes with it, he says, is a privilege and not a burden.

Hulkenberg says he is ‘quite likely’ to stay at Renault

The 31-year-old is in his third season at Renault and ends his contract at the end of 2019.

Mercedes mark 125 years of racing with retro look

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 facing his demons on return to Hockenheim

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.

Verstappen better than Hamilton on current form, says Horner

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen is the best F1 driver on current form, ahead even of Lewis Hamilton.

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.

Crutchlow fractures tibia in cycling slip

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.

Hamilton says he ‘totally deserved’ grid penalty

Lewis Hamilton says he 'totally deserved' an Austrian Grand Prix penalty dropping him from the front row of the grid to fourth.

Bottas crashes in Austrian GP practice, Ferrari fastest

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.

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.