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Italian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 69th pole in Monza to break Michael Schumacher's long standing world record

Italian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton claims 69th pole in Monza to break Michael Schumacher's long standing world record

Schumacher had set the record back in July 2006 at Magny-Cours, France. However, his record of 91 victories and seven world titles is still a distant dream for Hamilton.

Sep 02, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton sees some tough battles ahead

Lewis Hamilton sees some tough battles ahead

Ferrari`s championship leader Sebastian Vettel was always right on Hamilton`s tail, unable to pass but waiting for a mistake that might give him a chance, and Monza will be another flat out blast.

Aug 29, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Belgian Grand Prix 2017: Lewis Hamilton marks 200th race with victory in Belgium

Belgian Grand Prix 2017: Lewis Hamilton marks 200th race with victory in Belgium

The Briton`s fifth success in 12 races this season, and 58th of his career, came a day after he equalled Michael Schumacher`s all-time record of 68 pole positions.

Aug 28, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Lewis Hamilton proud to rank among Formula One greats after record-equaling British GP win

Lewis Hamilton proud to rank among Formula One greats after record-equaling British GP win

Hamilton led from pole position to win his home grand prix for a record-equaling fifth time at the Silverstone Circuit.Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas finished in second place.

Jul 17, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Sports Schedule for the day: July 16, 2017

Sports Schedule for the day: July 16, 2017

A blockbuster Sunday indeed for all the sports enthusiasts. Don't forget to miss any of the sporting actions.

Jul 16, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
New contract is up to Sebastian Vettel, says Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne

New contract is up to Sebastian Vettel, says Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne

Vettel has delayed contract talks to focus on the championship battle, saying there will be plenty of time over the summer, and any haggling is likely to be about money and the number of years.

Jul 10, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Austrian Grand Prix 2017: Lewis Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for gearbox change

Austrian Grand Prix 2017: Lewis Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for gearbox change

The drop means the Mercedes driver, second in the championship behind Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel, cannot equal Michael Schumacher`s pole position record of 68 at his home British Grand Prix next week.

Jul 08, 2017, 08:40 AM IST

Formula One needs two races in China, says McLaren boss Zak Brown

The American also suggested the calendar should feature an updated `Asian Tour` grouping the key races in the region -- Japan, Singapore, China and other venues to be determined such as Thailand.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
Vijay Mallya paves way to remove 'India' from F1 team name

Vijay Mallya paves way to remove 'India' from F1 team name

The only named official for the companies -- Force One Grand Prix, Force One Racing, Force One Team, Force One Technology, Force One Hospitality and Force One Brand -- was Force India director Thiruvannamalai Ventkatesan Lakshmi Kanthan.

Jun 28, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas

Canadian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton cruises to sixth victory ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas

It was the three-time champion`s sixth victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve -- where he claimed his maiden triumph in 2007 -- as well as his third this season and the 56th win of his career.

Jun 12, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Kimi Raikkonen clocked fastest lap in Practice 2 at Canadian Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen clocked fastest lap in Practice 2 at Canadian Grand Prix

Mercedes three-times world champion Lewis Hamilton was quickest in the morning session but could not match Raikkonen`s pace in the afternoon, posting 1:13.150 ahead of arch-rival and championship leader Sebastian Vettel in the other Ferrari.

Jun 10, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Arjun Maini bags development driver role with Haas F1 Team; third Indian to do so

Arjun Maini bags development driver role with Haas F1 Team; third Indian to do so

Haas signed Bengaluru-based Maini along with American Santino Ferucci as development drivers for the team that made its Formula One debut last season.

May 11, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Formula One World Championship: Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Chinese Grand Prix of F1 career

Formula One World Championship: Lewis Hamilton wins fifth Chinese Grand Prix of F1 career

It was the 54th F1 victory for Hamilton, who beat German Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) into second place, and Dutchman Max Verstappen (Red Bull), who took third place.

Apr 09, 2017, 15:46 PM IST
Setting new benchmarks, Milind Soman turns Ironman at 49

Setting new benchmarks, Milind Soman turns Ironman at 49

Setting a new benchmark for fitness freaks across the world, model-turned-actor Milind Soman successfully completed the 'Ironman Triathlon' held in Zurich in Switzerland on Sunday. 

Jul 21, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

100-mile ultra trail race starts in northern Greece

More than 100 ultra trail runners from eight countries have started their 100-mile journey across the northern Greek mountain of Rodopi.

Oct 18, 2014, 14:09 PM IST

Top Indian athletes to be volunteers at Salwan Marathon

Indian athletes Khushbir Kaur, Mandeep Jangra and Arpinder Singh will be seen running as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run at the Army Equestrian Centre in Delhi Cantt, Nov 2.

Oct 17, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Hyderabad monsoon races to begin tomorrow

The stage is set for the 28-day Hyderabad monsoon races scheduled to commence at the Malakpet race course here from Thursday.

Jul 23, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

Queen`s Gold Cup winner horse fails drug test

A horse owned by Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II which won one of England`s most prestigious races has failed a drugs test, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday.

Jul 23, 2014, 09:51 AM IST

Australia delivers historic Derby win for O`Brien

Aidan O`Brien became the first trainer to win three successive Epsom Derby`s on Saturday as favourite Australia prevailed in a thrilling race.

Jun 07, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

California Chrome strong in key Belmont workout

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome produced a strong showing Saturday in his final workout ahead of his Triple Crown sweep bid at next week`s 146th Belmont Stakes.

Jun 01, 2014, 00:36 AM IST