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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

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

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

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

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: Ferrari's Charles Leclerc completes domination of Baku practice

The 21-year-old Monegasque lapped the Baku street circuit with a benchmark time of one minute 41.604 seconds on a sunny afternoon.

Apr 27, 2019, 18:41 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

Lewis Hamilton pips Valtteri Bottas to seal sixth Chinese Grand Prix title

Meanwhile, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was third fastest in his Ferrari after finishing 13.744 seconds slower than Hamilton. 

Apr 14, 2019, 14:10 PM IST

Formula 1: Mercedes wary of Ferrari threat despite front row lockout

Bottas, who leads five-times world champion Hamilton by a point in the standings, narrowly pipped the Briton to pole position for Formula One`s 1,000th world championship race.

Apr 13, 2019, 18:21 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

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

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

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas determined to hang on to winning feeling

The 29-year-old Mercedes driver took a crushing victory in Melbourne two weeks ago to finish more than 20 seconds clear of teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Mar 29, 2019, 10:22 AM 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: Valtteri Bottas capitalises on late pitstop to register 4th career win

Starting second behind pole-sitter Hamilton, Bottas got the jump on the Briton during a typically messy start at Albert Park and ended up cruising to his fourth win by some 20.80 seconds after delaying a tyre-change.

Mar 17, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Australian GP qualifying: Lewis Hamilton in 'shock' over Mercedes pace

Hamilton`s lap was more than seven-tenths of a second quicker than chief rival Sebastian Vettel, a year after the Briton left a similar gap to Ferrari when taking pole at the season-opener.

Mar 17, 2019, 09:37 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

Mercedes have plenty of work to do, says Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton`s path to his fifth championship started slowly last year, with his first win not coming until the fourth race in Azerbaijan.

Mar 14, 2019, 13:07 PM IST

Formula One mourns sudden death of race director Charlie Whiting

Whiting, who started his career working for the Hesketh team in 1977, died in Melbourne of a pulmonary embolism just three days before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Mar 14, 2019, 11:00 AM IST