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Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to top British GP first practice

Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to top British GP first practice

Formula One champions Mercedes made a statement of intent in British Grand Prix practice on Friday with Valtteri Bottas leading home favourite Lewis Hamilton at the top of the timesheets as Ferrari were left far behind.

Jul 14, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
British Grand Prix: Home hero Lewis Hamilton defends London no-show

British Grand Prix: Home hero Lewis Hamilton defends London no-show

The Briton, who will be chasing a fourth successive home win at Silverstone on Sunday, was the only driver to miss the F1 Live event on Wednesday.

Jul 14, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton aims to match Jim Clark's record four wins in a row at Silverstone

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton aims to match Jim Clark's record four wins in a row at Silverstone

The triple world champion is in need of home comforts after setbacks beyond his control in Azerbaijan and Austria left him 20 points behind Ferrari`s championship leader Sebastian Vettel as the season approaches the halfway stage.

Jul 13, 2017, 00:26 AM IST
British Grand Prix: Future of Formula One racing at Silverstone in doubt as owners activate break clause

British Grand Prix: Future of Formula One racing at Silverstone in doubt as owners activate break clause

Silverstone hosted the first world championship grand prix in 1950 and Britain, home to seven of the 10 teams as well as triple world champion Lewis Hamilton, has been on the calendar every year since.

Jul 11, 2017, 22:45 PM IST
Formula One to test 'shield' device at Silverstone

Formula One to test 'shield' device at Silverstone

The shield is an open canopy in front of the driver and made from polycarbonate, a tough but see-through thermoplastic polymer.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:25 PM IST
Have become a political football between two major Indian political parties as evident in election speeches: Vijay Mallya

Have become a political football between two major Indian political parties as evident in election speeches: Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya, the beleaguered liquor baron who co-owns the Force India Formula One team, said on Wednesday that Indian authorities had no grounds to extradite him from Britain and he would not be leaving.

Feb 23, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
Wanted Vijay Mallya appears in UK for launch of Force India F1 car

Wanted Vijay Mallya appears in UK for launch of Force India F1 car

Businessman Vijay Mallya, who is wanted in India for Rs 9,000 crore loan default, was on Wednesday seen at an event in UK promoting a new Formula One car launched by his team Sahara Force India.

Feb 22, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
Force India returns with double points finish from 'home' race

Force India returns with double points finish from 'home' race

Perez collected eight points and Hulkenberg six as the team took its tally to 73.

Jul 10, 2016, 21:59 PM IST
Sebastian Vettel: Gearbox a certain weakness, Ferrari must take steps to fix

Sebastian Vettel: Gearbox a certain weakness, Ferrari must take steps to fix

The four-times world champion, Sebastian Vettel had gearbox problems on Friday and again on Saturday at Silverstone.

Jul 10, 2016, 09:14 AM IST
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Mercedes one-two

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes pole in Mercedes one-two

The Mercedes one-two was followed up by Red Bull`s Max Verstappen.

Jul 09, 2016, 18:51 PM IST
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fastest as Nico Rosberg hits trouble on Friday sessions

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton fastest as Nico Rosberg hits trouble on Friday sessions

Triple world champion Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions.

Jul 08, 2016, 23:05 PM IST
Life must go on, says Vijay Mallya in rare public appearance

Life must go on, says Vijay Mallya in rare public appearance

Embattled Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya, declared a proclaimed offender by a Mumbai court in a money laundering case, on Friday said that "life must go on" as he made a rare public appearance on the Formula 1 racing track here.

Jul 08, 2016, 20:03 PM IST
'Wanted in India' Vijay Mallya spotted during British GP in Silverstone

'Wanted in India' Vijay Mallya spotted during British GP in Silverstone

It is the first time this season that Force India boss is attending an F1 race

Jul 08, 2016, 18:25 PM IST
Vijay Mallya makes rare public appearance in Silverstone

Vijay Mallya makes rare public appearance in Silverstone

Embattled Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya today made a rare public appearance in the United Kingdom as he attended the Free Practice sessions ahead of Sunday's British Grand Prix, here.

Jul 08, 2016, 18:03 PM IST
Valentino Rossi wins British MotoGP

Valentino Rossi wins British MotoGP

Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship standings with his fourth victory of the season when he triumphed in the British MotoGP at Silverstone on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2015, 23:40 PM IST
Home-made hero Lewis Hamilton 'living a dream'

Home-made hero Lewis Hamilton 'living a dream'

Lewis Hamilton is the British Grand Prix`s most modern home-made hero.

This was clear when he claimed his third British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

Jul 06, 2015, 08:57 AM IST
F1 ditches plan to bring back refuelling

F1 ditches plan to bring back refuelling

Formula One has abandoned controversial plans to reintroduce refuelling from 2017 after teams decided it would not be a good move, Force India deputy principal Bob Fernley said on Friday.

Jul 03, 2015, 19:28 PM IST
Reigning F1 champion Lewis Hamilton receives Hawthorn Memorial Trophy

Reigning F1 champion Lewis Hamilton receives Hawthorn Memorial Trophy

Double world champion Lewis Hamilton was handed one of the sport`s most prestigious trophies on Thursday, only days after moaning about the poor quality of some of Formula One`s podium prizes.

Jul 02, 2015, 23:33 PM IST
British Grand Prix: Embattled Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso hope for turnaround in fortunes

British Grand Prix: Embattled Jenson Button, Fernando Alonso hope for turnaround in fortunes

After accumulating a total of more than 500 Grand Prix starts, 47 wins and three drivers` world championships, Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button deserve the respect of being genuine race-winning contenders at this weekend`s British Grand Prix.

Jul 02, 2015, 21:49 PM IST
British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton determined to dominate home race

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton determined to dominate home race

Lewis Hamilton may not be feeling the years just yet but the double Formula One world champion still senses time is ticking by as he gears up for the ninth British Grand Prix of his career.

Jul 01, 2015, 20:15 PM IST