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Charles Leclerc sparks Ferrari celebrations with Italian Grand Prix win

Valtteri Bottas was second for Mercedes with five-times world champion Lewis Hamilton a distant third after tyre wear took its toll in a thrilling battle with the 21-year-old Monegasque.

Sep 08, 2019, 21:08 PM IST

Charles Leclerc puts Ferrari on pole at Monza amid last lap farce

Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton joined the 21-year-old Monegasque on the front row for Mercedes, with Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas third and Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel fourth.

Sep 07, 2019, 21:06 PM IST

Charles Leclerc leads Ferrari front-row lockout on tragic day

Leclerc stormed to pole position ahead of Sebastian Vettel as Ferrari dominated qualifying but celebrations were curtailed as the sport was rocked by Frenchman`s Hubert`s death after a high-speed crash on the same track later in the day. 

Sep 01, 2019, 19:05 PM IST

German Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel facing his demons on return to Hockenheim

Last year’s race at the 4.5km circuit, just half an hour away from Vettel’s home town Heppenheim, is where it all began to go wrong for the four-times world champion.

Jul 24, 2019, 11:26 AM IST

Lewis Hamilton expects struggling Sebastian Vettel to come back stronger

While Mercedes driver Hamilton took his record sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday, Vettel rear-ended Red Bull`s Max Verstappen, was handed a 10-second penalty for causing a collision and finished 16th.

Jul 15, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Monaco Grand Prix: We got our sums wrong, admits Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto

Leclerc had been told he did not need to do another lap in the first phase of qualifying, Ferrari believing his time was good enough for him to go through and that they could save a set of tyres.

May 26, 2019, 18:50 PM IST

Monaco Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc fastest as Sebastian Vettel hits the wall

Leclerc lapped the tight street circuit with a best lap of one minute 11.265 seconds, 0.053 faster than Mercedes` Valtteri Bottas.

May 25, 2019, 22:12 PM IST

Charles Leclerc ready to follow in the footsteps of Louis Chiron

On Sunday the Ferrari driver could become the first Monegasque to stand on the podium at his home race since Chiron finished third in the inaugural 1950 world championship for Maserati.

May 24, 2019, 22:30 PM IST

Kimi Raikkonen joins Pierre Gasly and Robert Kubica in Baku pitlane start

The Alfa Romeo driver had been eighth on the provisional starting grid and his demotion means Ferrari`s Charles Leclerc, who crashed in the second phase of qualifying, will move up from ninth.

Apr 28, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

Formula 1: Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas out for Baku revenge

The Finn was leading around the streets of Baku last year when a puncture three laps from the end handed victory to Hamilton instead.

Apr 24, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Ferrari wrong to use team orders so early, says Gerhard Berger

The Austrian, who won 10 Grand Prix for three different teams between 1986 and 1997, told reporters it was too early in the season to favour Vettel over his young Monegasque teammate.

Apr 19, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Formula 1: Max Verstappen lets rip after missing out on final qualifying lap

The 21-year-old Red Bull driver qualified fifth but felt he could have been higher had he not slowed due to Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel and the two Renaults overtaking as he was teeing up a final effort.

Apr 13, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Formula 1: Charles Leclerc aiming for a first in a thousand

Sunday`s race is the 1,000th in world championship history and the Ferrari driver, who took pole position and set the fastest race lap at Sakhir two weeks ago, can write his name on it with a first victory.

Apr 10, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Bahrain Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel targets third successive win

Tipped as pre-season favourites, the German and new teammate Charles Leclerc finished fourth and fifth in Melbourne, nearly a minute behind the dominant race-winning Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas.

Mar 27, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Mick Schumacher happy to be compared to father ahead of Formula 2 debut

The 19-year-old German is already part of the seven-times world champion`s old Formula One team Ferrari, having joined their driver academy in January.

Mar 22, 2019, 09:06 AM IST

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton tops timesheets in first free practice for Australian Grand Prix

Vettel`s rookie teammate Charles Leclerc was third fastest, 0.074 seconds slower than Hamilton, raising hopes of a proper battle between the championship`s leading teams.

Mar 15, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

F1: Charles Leclerc flays ''stupid'' Kevin Magnussen after collision

Haas team boss Guenther Steiner defended his driver, however, and said Magnussen had moved over beforehand. 

Oct 07, 2018, 16:22 PM IST