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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

Sebastian Vettel seeking Belgian break at happy hunting ground

Vettel, the winner of 52 races, has gone more than a year since he tasted victory at last year`s Belgian race.

Aug 28, 2019, 19:12 PM IST

Motor racing: Lewis Hamilton first, Valtteri Bottas last in Hungarian GP practice

Hamilton had said he could not wait to be back in the car after recovering from a bug that laid him low in Germany last weekend and he wasted no time in getting back up to speed.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:08 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

Sebastian Vettel penalty gives Lewis Hamilton Canada Formula 1 GP title

Under pressure from Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel threw away the race on lap 48 when he went too hard into the turn-three chicane and ran on to the grass, returning to the circuit just ahead of the Briton who was forced to brake sharply or face being pushed into the wall.

Jun 10, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco Grand Prix in the spirit of Niki Lauda

Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel was runner-up, ending Mercedes`s run of five successive one-two finishes, with Hamilton`s teammate Valtteri Bottas third.

May 26, 2019, 21:59 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

Lewis Hamilton back on top with victory in Spain Grand Prix

The 76th victory of the five times world champion`s career, and third of the season, sent the Briton seven points clear of Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas.

May 13, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Spanish Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas pips Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to grab pole position

Bottas clocked the fastest lap of one minute and 15.406 seconds to finish 0.634 seconds quicker than his Mercedes team-mate Hamilton.

May 11, 2019, 21:16 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: Ferrari defend use of team orders to help Sebastian Vettel

The German`s teammate Charles Leclerc had made a better start and was in third place, with Vettel close behind, when the team gave instructions for the Monegasque to let his teammate through early on.

Apr 14, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

Valtteri Bottas on pole for Formula One's 1,000th race

Ferrari`s Sebastian Vettel qualified third, ahead of 21-year-old Monegasque teammate Charles Leclerc who was unable to repeat his Bahrain Grand Prix pole of two weeks ago.

Apr 13, 2019, 14:48 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

Mercedes strategist hails Lewis Hamilton for finishing with damaged car in Australia

The five times world champion started on pole position but finished second in Melbourne last Sunday after Finnish team-mate Valtteri Bottas seized the lead off the line and went on to win by 20 seconds.

Mar 21, 2019, 07:35 AM IST

Australian GP qualifying: Puzzled Sebastian Vettel admits Ferrari 'should be better'

Third-fastest Vettel was more than seven-tenths of a second slower than top-placed Hamilton during Australian Grand Prix qualifying.

Mar 16, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Sebastian Vettel's 5th season with Ferrari draws comparisons to Michael Schumacher

The comparisons with great compatriot Michael Schumacher, who had to wait until his fifth year at Maranello in 2000 before ending a long title drought, are being ramped up again.

Mar 06, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

Ferrari, Mercedes neck-and-neck as Formula 1 testing ends

Vettel`s best effort of one minute 16.221 seconds on Friday morning was faster than anyone else went in Spain but Hamilton ended the final day only 0.003 slower on the same C5 tyres.

Mar 02, 2019, 07:44 AM IST