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Lewis Hamilton crowned F1 champion at royal palace

Lewis Hamilton crowned F1 champion at royal palace

Hamilton won nine of 20 races in 2017 and set an all-time record of 72 career pole positions as well as scoring points in every Grand Prix.

Dec 09, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Valtteri Bottas holds off Lewis Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas holds off Lewis Hamilton to win Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel finished a lonely third for Ferrari, as the two Mercedes men delivered celebratory 'doughnuts' for the crowd.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:54 PM IST
Williams denies Robert Kubica deal is done

Williams denies Robert Kubica deal is done

Sunday's race at Yas Marina is the last of the season, with Brazilian Massa saying farewell to the sport he entered in 2002.

Nov 22, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton offers glimpse of future in Brazil

Lewis Hamilton offers glimpse of future in Brazil

Lewis Hamilton`s performance in Sunday`s Brazilian Grand Prix was "the best fourth place I have ever seen" according to his Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff.

Nov 13, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Brazilian Grand Prix security tightened after armed robbery

Brazilian Grand Prix security tightened after armed robbery

Britain`s Jenson Button was the victim of an attempted robbery in 2010, the year after he won the title with Brawn GP, but the police driver smashed his way through traffic to escape when the gunmen were seen approaching.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:11 AM IST
Valtteri Bottas on Brazil pole as Lewis Hamilton crashes out

Valtteri Bottas on Brazil pole as Lewis Hamilton crashes out

Hamilton, who clinched his fourth title in Mexico two weeks ago, lost control and hit the barriers on his first flying lap after only two minutes.

Nov 11, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton 'one of greatest', deserves success: Fernando Alonso

Lewis Hamilton 'one of greatest', deserves success: Fernando Alonso

Alonso`s positive comments followed a similarly generous assessment from Brazilian Massa who said that Hamilton deserved his place alongside other illustrious multiple champions like Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:29 AM IST
Felipe Massa to retire from Formula One for second time

Felipe Massa to retire from Formula One for second time

Massa won 11 races with Ferrari and finished runner-up to Lewis Hamilton, now a four-times world champion, by a single point in the 2008 season.

Nov 04, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
Red Bull to remain Renault benchmark, says Christian Horner

Red Bull to remain Renault benchmark, says Christian Horner

Renault's own works team are currently seventh in the 10 team constructors' championship with two races remaining while McLaren are ninth.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
Formula One to have louder and simpler engine in 2021

Formula One to have louder and simpler engine in 2021

Formula One changed owners in January when U.S.-based Liberty Media took over and ousted former commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone.

Oct 31, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
 The best man won, says beaten Sebastian Vettel

The best man won, says beaten Sebastian Vettel

Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene also congratulated Hamilton but said the race had not reflected the true potential of his team's car.

Oct 30, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
'Super-annoyed' Max Verstappen escapes Mexico penalty

'Super-annoyed' Max Verstappen escapes Mexico penalty

Bottas abandoned his lap and said afterwards that the Dutchman had "ruined my lap."

Oct 29, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Mexico Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel on pole, Lewis Hamilton starts third

Mexico Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel on pole, Lewis Hamilton starts third

Sebastian Vettel boosted his slim hopes of keeping alive his world championship challenge on Saturday when he claimed the 50th pole of his career for this weekend`s Mexican Grand Prix.

Oct 29, 2017, 00:55 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton open to having Daniel Ricciardo as a teammate

Lewis Hamilton open to having Daniel Ricciardo as a teammate

Finland`s Valtteri Bottas currently has a contract at Mercedes for 2018.

Oct 28, 2017, 00:38 AM IST
Four titles would not make me better than Ayrton Senna: Lewis Hamilton

Four titles would not make me better than Ayrton Senna: Lewis Hamilton

Senna was 34 when he died in the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola.

Oct 27, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Max Verstappen unapologetic after Austin outburst

Max Verstappen unapologetic after Austin outburst

The 20-year-old Red Bull driver was demoted from third to fourth at last weekend's U.S. Grand Prix after stewards ruled he gained an advantage by exceeding track limits while passing Ferrari`s Kimi Raikkonen on the last lap.

Oct 27, 2017, 10:52 AM IST
McLaren drivers face hefty penalties in Mexico

McLaren drivers face hefty penalties in Mexico

Former champions McLaren are ninth in the championship and 20 points adrift of eighth-placed Haas with three races remaining.

Oct 27, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Mexican Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel wants Ferrari to sign off in style

Mexican Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel wants Ferrari to sign off in style

The four-time world champion also said that Ferrari should stick with team boss Maurizio Arrivabene who, he said, had revitalised them.

Oct 27, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
Livid Max Verstappen says stewards decisions 'kill sport'

Livid Max Verstappen says stewards decisions 'kill sport'

The 20-year-old Dutchman, who on Friday announced he had signed a new contract to stay with Red Bull until 2020, was livid as he branded one steward an "idiot".

Oct 23, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton is close and has smoked the cigar

Lewis Hamilton is close and has smoked the cigar

With a 66-point advantage over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, and three races remaining, Hamilton looks sure to become Britain's first four-times world champion in Mexico City next Sunday.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:42 PM IST