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Lewis Hamilton targets win at Abu Dhabi GP as pack scrambles for points

Lewis Hamilton targets win at Abu Dhabi GP as pack scrambles for points

Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team will be aiming to end an already triumphant season on a high while the chasing pack scrap for points, positions and prize money at this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Nov 23, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Bragging rights, money at stake in F1 finale

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Bragging rights, money at stake in F1 finale

The Formula One season winds up in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with both titles won, Lewis Hamilton aiming to close the year on a winning note and big money still at stake for those further down the paddock pecking order.

Nov 22, 2017, 15:50 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
Four-star Lewis Hamilton on record pace in Brazil

Four-star Lewis Hamilton on record pace in Brazil

British driver George Russell, the 19-year-old GP3 champion, made his Grand Prix weekend debut with Force India and was an impressive 12th fastest.

Nov 11, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton dismisses tax 'dodge' row

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton dismisses tax 'dodge' row

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton on Wednesday dismissed a row over his avoidance of taxes on a luxury jet, saying he's only thinking about this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
Red Bull, Ferrari eager to wrap up F1 season on a high

Red Bull, Ferrari eager to wrap up F1 season on a high

Resurgent Red Bull believe they can win the last two races, in Brazil this weekend and Abu Dhabi at the end of November, while Ferrari are also eager to wrap up 2017 with a flourish.

Nov 08, 2017, 15:05 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
Four F1 titles won, Lewis Hamilton has more to come

Four F1 titles won, Lewis Hamilton has more to come

Lewis Hamilton's fourth Formula One title lifts the Briton to another level, a great who now ranks as the most successful driver from a country that has provided more champions than any other.

Oct 30, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton claims 4th F1 title, Max Verstappen wins in Mexico

Lewis Hamilton claims 4th F1 title, Max Verstappen wins in Mexico

 Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth drivers' world championship in unexpected but dramatic fashion on Sunday when, after a first lap collision with title rival Sebastian Vettel, he finished ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix.

Oct 30, 2017, 10:11 AM 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
Daniel Ricciardo beats Lewis Hamilton in Mexican GP practice

Daniel Ricciardo beats Lewis Hamilton in Mexican GP practice

Hamilton is on the brink of becoming Britain's first four times world champion but he wants to do it with a victory on Sunday.

Oct 28, 2017, 10:17 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
Lewis Hamilton set to join Senna, Schumacher as F1 great

Lewis Hamilton set to join Senna, Schumacher as F1 great

Lewis Hamilton has no intention of easing up this weekend as he seeks a mere top-five finish in the Mexican Grand Prix to clinch his fourth drivers' world title and a place among the greatest drive

Oct 26, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
How Lewis Hamilton can win fourth F1 Championship

How Lewis Hamilton can win fourth F1 Championship

Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fourth world drivers' championship title at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix.

AFP Sport looks at how the British driver can seal the deal:

Oct 26, 2017, 08:52 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
Formula One: Lewis Hamilton wins US Grand Prix but made to wait for title

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton wins US Grand Prix but made to wait for title

Hamilton, presented with the winner`s trophy by former U.S. president Bill Clinton, now looks sure to finish off the job and become Britain`s first four times world champion in Mexico next weekend.

Oct 23, 2017, 08:45 AM IST
US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton roars to 72nd pole, Sebastian Vettel to start from 2nd

US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton roars to 72nd pole, Sebastian Vettel to start from 2nd

The 32-year-old Briton, who can take the championship if he wins for Mercedes and title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari fails to finish in the top five, claimed his 11th pole of the season with a crushing display of pure speed.

Oct 22, 2017, 07:43 AM IST
Formula One: Lewis Hamilton smashes track record at US Grand Prix

Formula One: Lewis Hamilton smashes track record at US Grand Prix

His storming time of one minute 34.668 seconds was the fastest ever at the Texas track and the Briton, winner of four out of five races to date there, was the only driver on the timesheets below the 1:35 mark.

Oct 21, 2017, 09:24 AM IST