Formula One

'I just need a faster car': Max Verstappen after losing to Lewis Hamilton in Spanish GP

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are in a two-way battle for the Formula One title, with the pair separated by 14 points after the Brit won Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix.

May 10, 2021, 11:58 AM IST

Portuguese GP: Lewis Hamilton stretches Formula 1 lead with victory in Portugal

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to stretch his Formula One lead over Red Bull`s Max Verstappen to eight points after three races.

May 02, 2021, 22:04 PM IST

Portuguese GP: Valtteri Bottas keeps Lewis Hamilton waiting for 100th pole

Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix on Saturday and denied Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton a record-extending 100th by a mere 0.007 of a second. 

May 02, 2021, 00:50 AM IST

Formula One: Turkey replaces Canada on F1 calendar in COVID-19 pandemic year

The race had been scheduled for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on the weekend after the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and Turkey’s Istanbul circuit will be logistically convenient for air freight coming from Baku.

Apr 29, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

Emilia Romagna GP: Max Verstappen wins at Imola but Lewis Hamilton stays ahead

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point. 

Apr 18, 2021, 22:00 PM IST

Formula One: Red Bull's Max Verstappen completes practice sweep in Bahrain

Mercedes’ seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton was second-quickest, but a hefty 0.739 second slower, with AlphaTauri’s French driver Pierre Gasly third and more than a second off the pace in nearly 50 degree temperatures. 

Mar 27, 2021, 23:46 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton signs new one-year contract with Mercedes

The confirmation of Lewis Hamilton’s deal means the 2021 Formula One grid is now complete, with the Briton targeting an unprecedented eighth world championship – and what would be a seventh in eight years. Hamilton will partner Valtteri Bottas, whose one-year deal extension was announced last August, for a fifth successive campaign.    

Feb 08, 2021, 17:03 PM IST

Australian Grand Prix postponed over quarantine: Minister

Formula One postponed the Australian Grand Prix from March to November because it would not have been possible for hundreds of team staff to quarantine for 14 days upon their arrival. 

Jan 13, 2021, 18:41 PM IST

Sakhir Grand Prix: Mercedes fined 20,000 euros for tyre mix up

Mercedes mistakenly put tyres reserved for teammate Valtteri Bottas onto George Russell's car.

Dec 07, 2020, 23:09 PM IST

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton takes 98th career pole after record lap at Bahrain Grand Prix

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed the pole with a record lap of 1 min and 27.264 seconds at the qualifying session on Saturday. The pole was Hamilton's tenth of the season.

Nov 28, 2020, 23:17 PM IST

Mercedes clinch seventh consecutive constructors' title after Lewis Hamilton's win at Imola

Mercedes on Sunday (November 1), became the first team to win seven consecutive Formula One titles. Lewis Hamilton, too, moved closer to Schumacher's record of seven drivers' titles.

Nov 02, 2020, 00:41 AM IST

Lewis Hamilton's future comes more into focus after record 92nd Formula 1 win

Hamilton will be out of contract at the end of the year, by which time the Mercedes driver is likely to have won a record-equalling seventh championship and rank as the most successful driver in the history of the sport.

Oct 26, 2020, 15:12 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas completes sweep of Portuguese Grand Prix practice

The Finn, quickest in both Friday`s sessions at the Algarve circuit near the southern city of Portimao, lapped with a best effort of one minute 16.654 seconds.

Oct 24, 2020, 18:32 PM IST

Equalling Michael Schumacher's record of 91 wins was beyond my wildest dream: Lewis Hamilton

The Briton, heading for a seventh title and set to become the sport`s most successful driver of all time after his Eifel Grand Prix victory at the Nuerburgring, said his achievement would take time to sink in.

Oct 12, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton beaten to Eifel Grand Prix pole by Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas

Valtteri Bottas earned his third pole of 2020 after a pacy last lap saw him topple teammate Lewis Hamilton for the pole position 

Oct 10, 2020, 21:48 PM IST

Sebastian Vettel to join Aston Martin from Ferrari in 2021

33-year-old German Vettel replaces Mexican Sergio Perez, whose departure at the end of the 2020 season was announced on Wednesday.

Sep 10, 2020, 15:38 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton fastest in final Belgian GP practice, Sebastian Vettel finishes last

The Briton vaulted to the top with a time of one minute 43.255 seconds on a cool afternoon at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit

Aug 29, 2020, 18:12 PM IST

Motor racing: Racing Point F1 row heading to court after rivals appeal

The row over Racing Point`s Formula One car is heading for court after rivals Ferrari and Renault confirmed on Tuesday that they would appeal a stewards` decision.

Aug 12, 2020, 13:18 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton aiming for record seventh British Grand Prix win on Sunday

Hamilton is five points clear of Mercedes teammate Bottas and 30 ahead of third-placed Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.

Jul 29, 2020, 19:38 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton criticises Formula 1 after 'rushed' anti-racism gesture

Hamilton, who won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, again took a knee while wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt, but some drivers were either too late or remained standing.

Jul 20, 2020, 16:09 PM IST