Austrian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian opener, Charles Leclerc, Lando Norris also share F1's first podium of 2020

The race, on a sunny afternoon at the scenic Red Bull Ring, was held in front of empty grandstands and no fans for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 05, 2020, 22:36 PM IST

Austrian Grand Prix: Masks, remote-control trolleys for Formula 1's new-look podium

The drivers will also require to wear facemasks before stepping up onto socially-distanced individual rostrums placed in front of their cars on the start-finish line due to strict anti-pandemic measures.

Jul 05, 2020, 18:07 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton makes a statement as F1 gets back on track

Hamilton and team mate Valtteri Bottas responded to the `new normal` resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic by finishing one-two in both free practice sessions on the latest start to a campaign.

Jul 04, 2020, 09:18 AM IST

Looking at new ways to present trophies to winners, says Formula 1 chief

F1, earlier this week, confirmed that the 2020 season will begin in Austria next month and also revealed details on the first eight races of a new calendar in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 13, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

Motor racing: Renault warn Red Bull time expiring on engine decision

 Renault have warned Red Bull that they are running out of time to take up the French manufacturer`s offer of a Formula One engine for next season and cannot wait until next month`s Austrian Grand

Jun 11, 2018, 17:01 PM IST

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

Sports schedule for the day – From one-off T20I match for Men in Blue to Austrian Grand Prix 2017

It is more of a day for the cricket lovers. But not to forget, you also have the Austrian Grand Prix 2017

Jul 09, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel fastest in final Austrian GP practice

Vettel's time was the fastest lap yet of the Red Bull Ring, with a time of one minute 05.092 seconds on ultrasoft tyres. Hamilton had held the previous record, set on Friday.

Jul 08, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Sports Schedule for the day: From ICC Women's World Cup to Wimbledon

Indian eves will take on South Africa women's with the aim to extend their winning streak to five in a row. 

Jul 08, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

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

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton breaks lap record, tops both practice sessions

Mercedes have won every year since Austria returned to the calendar in 2014, after being absent for a decade, with Hamilton triumphant in 2016.

Jul 07, 2017, 21:37 PM IST

Sebastian Vettel set to face more trials of temperament at Austrian Grand Prix

A tight fight between Vettel`s Ferrari team and three-time champion Hamilton`s Mercedes outfit is in prospect in the Styrian Alps in the 30th running of the Austrian event.

Jul 06, 2017, 11:14 AM IST

Austrian Grand Prix: Triumphant Lewis Hamilton booed after collision with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff described the collision as "brainless", without singling out either of his drivers for blame, and told reporters he might have to consider imposing so-called `team orders` in future.

Jul 04, 2016, 04:34 AM IST

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins after last lap Nico Rosberg crash

Hamilton`s win ended Rosberg`s hopes of a third consecutive victory and cut the German`s lead in the title race from 24 points to 11.

Jul 03, 2016, 20:47 PM IST

Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole again, Nico Rosberg seventh

It was Hamilton's second successive pole in Austria, his fifth of 2016 and the 54th of his career.

Jul 02, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

Austrian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg sets record pace at Red Bull Ring during Friday practice

Since Austria returned to the calendar in 2014, after an 11-year absence, Rosberg has won both races and Mercedes-engined cars have swept the podium.

Jul 01, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton seeks to halt charging Nico Rosberg

World champion Lewis Hamilton is seeking a return to his most dominant form on home soil this weekend when he bids to beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the British Grand Prix.

Jul 02, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Nico Hulkenberg looking forward to British GP

Force India's Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg on Monday said he is looking forward to the weekend's British Grand Prix following a strong performance in Austria.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Mercedes top in Austria testing

Dominant Mercedes topped the times on Monday`s first of two days of private testing at the Red Bull Ring where 24 hours earlier the team enjoyed a 1-2 in the Austrian Grand Prix.

Jun 24, 2015, 08:10 AM IST

Lewis Hamilton warns Nico Rosberg of tough British GP challenge

 Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has warned his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg that carrying forward the winning momentum would not be easy at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

Jun 23, 2015, 17:45 PM IST