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Bottas wins Russian GP after Hamilton hit by 'bull****' 10-second penalty
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# Fine Print

Bottas wins Russian GP after Hamilton hit by 'bull****' 10-second penalty

Sep 27th 2020, 2:49 PM 9,626 Views 3 Comments

The Finn claimed his second win of the campaign ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Mercedes team-mate Hamilton.

Lewis Hamilton survives scare to qualify on pole at Russian Grand Prix
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Lewis Hamilton survives scare to qualify on pole at Russian Grand Prix

Sep 26th 2020, 2:53 PM 6,813 Views 4 Comments

Hamilton will join Michael Schumacher with the most number of victories in Formula One history should he triumph for a 91st time tomorrow.

Lewis Hamilton’s claim safety sacrificed for entertainment is ‘offensive’ – FIA
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# Hitting Back

Lewis Hamilton’s claim safety sacrificed for entertainment is ‘offensive’ – FIA

Sep 14th 2020, 5:16 PM 5,827 Views 1 Comment

Hamilton is also being investigated by the FIA because of the T-shirt he wore before and after Sunday’s race.

Vettel contemplated retirement amidst Ferrari failure before Aston Martin switch
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# Clean Slate

Vettel contemplated retirement amidst Ferrari failure before Aston Martin switch

Sep 10th 2020, 6:47 PM 3,542 Views 0 Comments

The quadruple world champion is starting afresh.

Formula One adds four more races to revamped 2020 season
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Formula One adds four more races to revamped 2020 season

Aug 25th 2020, 1:15 PM 4,970 Views 3 Comments

Formula One confirms revised 17-race schedule ending on 13 December.

Lewis Hamilton sweeps to record-breaking win in Spain
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# Success

Lewis Hamilton sweeps to record-breaking win in Spain

Aug 16th 2020, 4:38 PM 6,706 Views 8 Comments

The British star came home 24 seconds ahead of nearest title race rival Max Verstappen.

Lewis Hamilton pips Bottas to pole position for Spanish Grand Prix
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Lewis Hamilton pips Bottas to pole position for Spanish Grand Prix

Aug 15th 2020, 4:40 PM 2,802 Views 3 Comments

The six-time world champion delivered the goods to put his Mercedes at the front of the grid.

Valtteri Bottas snatches pole from Lewis Hamilton at 70th Anniversary Grand Prix
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# Boost

Valtteri Bottas snatches pole from Lewis Hamilton at 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

Aug 8th 2020, 5:34 PM 4,450 Views 6 Comments

Nico Hulkenberg took an impressive third in his role as Sergio Perez’s replacement at Racing Point.

Lewis Hamilton grabs record seventh British Grand Prix pole
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# Silverstone Star

Lewis Hamilton grabs record seventh British Grand Prix pole

Aug 1st 2020, 4:14 PM 3,586 Views 5 Comments

The Englishman seeks another massive Silverstone victory tomorrow.

F1 driver Sergio Perez ruled out of British GP after testing positive for Covid-19
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# Covid-19

F1 driver Sergio Perez ruled out of British GP after testing positive for Covid-19

Jul 30th 2020, 9:15 PM 5,347 Views 2 Comments

The Racing Point driver is now in quarantine.

Lewis Hamilton says he was 'misinterpreted' over Bill Gates anti-vax post
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# Covid-19

Lewis Hamilton says he was 'misinterpreted' over Bill Gates anti-vax post

Jul 28th 2020, 8:33 AM 6,490 Views 7 Comments

Hamilton shared a post on social media that accused Gates of lying about a coronavirus vaccine.

Lewis Hamilton eases to eighth Hungarian Grand Prix victory
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Lewis Hamilton eases to eighth Hungarian Grand Prix victory

Jul 19th 2020, 4:17 PM 4,158 Views 9 Comments

The Briton dominated from start to finish.

Verstappen hits back after Russell claims Red Bull are making Albon 'look like an idiot'
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Verstappen hits back after Russell claims Red Bull are making Albon 'look like an idiot'

Jul 18th 2020, 7:37 PM 7,308 Views 1 Comment

‘George doesn’t know anything about the team so I think it’s better if he focuses on his car and his performance.’

Formula One confirms its first two positive Covid-19 results
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Formula One confirms its first two positive Covid-19 results

Jul 17th 2020, 4:37 PM 3,813 Views 0 Comments

It is understood that the individuals were involved in setting up this week’s race and are not employed by the 10 teams.

Formula 1 drivers may not all take a knee at tomorrow's Austrian Grand Prix
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# Division

Formula 1 drivers may not all take a knee at tomorrow's Austrian Grand Prix

Jul 4th 2020, 9:07 PM 5,250 Views 1 Comment

Lewis Hamilton has spoken out about racism and the Black Lives Matter campaign.

Bottas upsets the odds to pip Mercedes team-mate and champion Hamilton to Austrian Grand Prix pole
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# Finnish Strong

Bottas upsets the odds to pip Mercedes team-mate and champion Hamilton to Austrian Grand Prix pole

Jul 4th 2020, 4:10 PM 2,694 Views 6 Comments

F1 Austrian GP qualifying took place today.

'I was 20 years old... I thought my talent was all I needed to get by'
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# EXTRACT

'I was 20 years old... I thought my talent was all I needed to get by'

Jun 30th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,269 Views 0 Comments

Jenson Button on his early days partying in Formula One.

A horrific accident left him on the brink of death. One year later, he was champion of the world
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# Resilience

A horrific accident left him on the brink of death. One year later, he was champion of the world

Jun 21st 2020, 9:00 AM 89,064 Views 19 Comments

Maurice Hamilton chats to The42 about the extraordinary life and career of Niki Lauda.

Formula One unveils 8-race schedule in Europe from 5 July
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# Start Your Engines

Formula One unveils 8-race schedule in Europe from 5 July

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:58 AM 3,344 Views 2 Comments

The season is now scheduled to finish in December.

Austria to stage Formula 1 season opener in July
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# Green Light

Austria to stage Formula 1 season opener in July

May 30th 2020, 2:32 PM 2,867 Views 5 Comments

The race will take place without spectators.

Lockdown left Lewis Hamilton questioning his Formula One future
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# Doubt

Lockdown left Lewis Hamilton questioning his Formula One future

May 24th 2020, 7:58 PM 3,986 Views 3 Comments

The star admitted to struggling for motivation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Sainz and Ricciardo on the move as Ferrari and McLaren make changes for 2021
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# Musical Chairs

Sainz and Ricciardo on the move as Ferrari and McLaren make changes for 2021

May 14th 2020, 12:14 PM 5,332 Views 7 Comments

Daniel Ricciardo comes in at McLaren for Carlos Sainz, who heads to Ferrari to replace Sebastian Vettel.

Ferrari to split with four-time world champion Vettel but 'financial matters played no part'
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# Arrivaderci

Ferrari to split with four-time world champion Vettel but 'financial matters played no part'

May 12th 2020, 10:02 AM 5,778 Views 10 Comments

The German has been largely overshadowed by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton since joining Ferrari in 2015.

Hamilton feeling 'fresher than ever' after sabbatical, while Ricciardo braced for 'chaos' when Formula One starts
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Hamilton feeling 'fresher than ever' after sabbatical, while Ricciardo braced for 'chaos' when Formula One starts

May 9th 2020, 3:26 PM 4,638 Views 0 Comments

The start of the 2020 Grand Prix season has been delayed until July.

'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'
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# EXTRACT

'I raced the entire year with that broken foot, and had no surgery until after the season'

May 7th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,071 Views 1 Comment

In an extract from his book, Formula One legend Nigel Mansell recalls winning the World Championship.

F1 plan to start season in Austria on 5 July after French GP is called off
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# Go Go Go

F1 plan to start season in Austria on 5 July after French GP is called off

Apr 27th 2020, 12:11 PM 2,116 Views 1 Comment

This year’s British Grand Prix is set to be held behind closed doors in July.

'For him, dark glasses were invented to protect a man from other people’s eyes'
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# Elusive

'For him, dark glasses were invented to protect a man from other people’s eyes'

Apr 21st 2020, 7:15 AM 9,663 Views 4 Comments

Read this extract from ‘The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen.’

Red Bull motorsport advisor suggested drivers should deliberately catch Covid-19
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Red Bull motorsport advisor suggested drivers should deliberately catch Covid-19

Mar 30th 2020, 1:53 PM 6,101 Views 3 Comments

The idea ‘has not been well received’.

Hamilton self-isolating following contact with Idris Elba
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Hamilton self-isolating following contact with Idris Elba

Mar 21st 2020, 7:54 PM 7,045 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old had been at a function with Idris Elba and Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, who both later tested positive for coronavirus.

Monaco Grand Prix cancelled - and prestigious race will not take place in 2020
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Monaco Grand Prix cancelled - and prestigious race will not take place in 2020

Mar 19th 2020, 9:20 PM 3,859 Views 4 Comments

The Dutch and Spanish Grands Prix have also been postponed due to the global coronavirus.

Verstappen wins crazy Brazilian Grand Prix as both Ferraris crash out
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# Destruction Derby

Verstappen wins crazy Brazilian Grand Prix as both Ferraris crash out

Nov 17th 2019, 7:44 PM 5,868 Views 8 Comments

The Dutch youngster came home a dominant victor ahead of his former team-mate Pierre Gasly of Toro Rosso.

'Overwhelmed' Lewis Hamilton wins sixth world title, closes in on Schumacher record
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# Champion

'Overwhelmed' Lewis Hamilton wins sixth world title, closes in on Schumacher record

Nov 3rd 2019, 10:48 PM 4,296 Views 7 Comments

The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid.

'My fault, not car,' says Hamilton after US Grand Prix qualifying setback
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# Review

'My fault, not car,' says Hamilton after US Grand Prix qualifying setback

Nov 2nd 2019, 8:46 PM 3,700 Views 2 Comments

Disappointed in his own performance after struggling to produce a complete lap at his best, the world champion-elect said he had no-one to blame, but himself.

Hamilton wins Mexican Grand Prix but must wait for sixth title
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# Inevitable

Hamilton wins Mexican Grand Prix but must wait for sixth title

Oct 27th 2019, 9:10 PM 5,098 Views 2 Comments

It was an 83rd race win for the Briton while Ferrari’s four-time champion Sebastian Vettel took second place.

Lewis Hamilton scarred for life by childhood racial abuse, says team chief
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# Problems

Lewis Hamilton scarred for life by childhood racial abuse, says team chief

Oct 25th 2019, 10:42 PM 3,913 Views 5 Comments

The 34-year-old will secure his sixth world title and third in successive years if he outscores Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 14 points on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton subjected to another social media backlash after controversial comments
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# Trouble

Lewis Hamilton subjected to another social media backlash after controversial comments

Oct 16th 2019, 6:41 PM 18,520 Views 21 Comments

Formula One legend Damon Hill defended the star, after his pro-vegan post on Instagram.

Mercedes equal record with sixth straight constructors' championship
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# Japan Gp

Mercedes equal record with sixth straight constructors' championship

Oct 13th 2019, 8:11 AM 5,316 Views 1 Comment

Valterri Bottas won the Japanese Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton third.

Leclerc claims maiden win as Formula One pays tribute to Hubert
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Leclerc claims maiden win as Formula One pays tribute to Hubert

Sep 1st 2019, 4:24 PM 5,075 Views 7 Comments

The Belgian Grand Prix was overshadowed by the death of a Formula Two driver

Manchester City 'a sportswashing instrument,' and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Essential Reading

Manchester City 'a sportswashing instrument,' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 11th 2019, 8:30 AM 7,864 Views 7 Comments

Also featuring a fascinating piece on the unique craft of the hurley maker.

Lewis Hamilton powers to French Grand Prix pole
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Lewis Hamilton powers to French Grand Prix pole

Jun 22nd 2019, 3:58 PM 3,102 Views 4 Comments

Mercedes dominated French GP qualifying today.