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Formula 1 – F1: Bottas hoped Hamilton would seal title after playing team game

Formula 1 – F1: Bottas hoped Hamilton would seal title after playing team game

Valtteri Bottas says he hoped teammate Lewis Hamilton would wrap up the 2018 Formula 1 world championship at the United States Grand Prix after Mercedes once again used team orders. Bottas was told to allow Hamilton past on two separate occasions during Sunday’s race in a bid to help his teammate get into a position to…

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Formula 1 – F1: Mercedes committed Hamilton to two-stop after pitting under VSC

Formula 1 – F1: Mercedes committed Hamilton to two-stop after pitting under VSC

Mercedes always planned to bring Lewis Hamilton in for a second pit stop during Sunday’s United States Grand Prix after pitting him under the Virtual Safety Car early in the race, only to be caught out by the tyre blistering experienced on the Soft compound. After losing the lead at the start to Kimi Raikkonen,…

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Formula 1 – F1: Kimi Raikkonen takes US GP victory as Hamilton fails to clinch title

Formula 1 – F1: Kimi Raikkonen takes US GP victory as Hamilton fails to clinch title

Kimi Raikkonen charged to his first Formula 1 victory in over five years in Sunday’s United States Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton was forced to postpone celebrations for a fifth world championship after finishing only third in Austin. Raikkonen managed to covert a front row start into his first F1 win since the 2013 Australian…

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Formula 1 – F1 Qualifying Analysis: Signs of life at Ferrari, too little too late

Formula 1 – F1 Qualifying Analysis: Signs of life at Ferrari, too little too late

Saturday’s qualifying for the United States Grand Prix saw some long-awaited positive signs of life from Ferrari in the fight with Mercedes for the Formula 1 championships in 2018. Sure, it may have come when Lewis Hamilton is at match point in the drivers’ title race, but there is at least the hope that we…

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Formula 1 – F1: Hamilton says ‘different headspace’ helped him to US GP F1 pole

Formula 1 – F1: Hamilton says ‘different headspace’ helped him to US GP F1 pole

Lewis Hamilton believes being in a “different headspace” heading into qualifying for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix helped him achieve his latest pole position. Hamilton beat the Ferrari duo headed by Sebastian Vettel to pole in Austin with a lap that was just 0.061s quicker than his chief title rival, who will be…

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Formula 1 – F1: Lewis Hamilton edges Vettel, Raikkonen for United States GP pole

Formula 1 – F1: Lewis Hamilton edges Vettel, Raikkonen for United States GP pole

Lewis Hamilton edged out Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix to grab his third consecutive Formula 1 pole position at the Circuit of The Americas on Saturday. On a weekend that could see him become F1’s third five-time world champion, Hamilton managed to come out on…

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Formula 1 – F1: Vettel appreciates ‘respectful’ F1 rivalry with Hamilton

Formula 1 – F1: Vettel appreciates ‘respectful’ F1 rivalry with Hamilton

Sebastian Vettel says he appreciates the “mutual respect” that exists between himself and Formula 1 title rival Lewis Hamilton. While their on-track battle for world championships across the past two seasons has often been intense, the relationship between Hamilton and Vettel have remained relatively harmonious throughout. The only major flashpoint between the pair came following…

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Formula 1 – F1: Lewis Hamilton leads United States GP FP2 as rain limits running

Formula 1 – F1: Lewis Hamilton leads United States GP FP2 as rain limits running

Lewis Hamilton needed just one flying lap to finish at the top of the timesheets in the second Formula 1 practice session for this weekend’s United States Grand Prix on Friday afternoon, gapping the field by over a second. After finishing 1.3 seconds clear of the pack in FP1, Hamilton once again eased to top…

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Formula 1 – F1 2018: F1 United States Grand Prix – Free Practice 2 Results

Formula 1 – F1 2018: F1 United States Grand Prix – Free Practice 2 Results

Full results from Free Practice 2 for the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas, round 18 of the 2018 Formula 1 season. 2018 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix – Free Practice 2 Results 1. Lewis Hamilton GBR Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 1m48.716s 2. Pierre Gasly FRA Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda + 1.012s 3. Max Verstappen NED Aston Martin Red Bull…

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Formula 1 – How Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes built an F1 dynasty to rival that of the great Michael Schumacher

Formula 1 – How Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes built an F1 dynasty to rival that of the great Michael Schumacher

At a touch past 3pm Texan time on Sunday, on a swathe of scruffy, reclaimed grassland once known as Wandering Creek, Lewis Hamilton stands ready to light his name in the Formula One firmament. A fifth world title: it is a moment savoured by a driver only twice before, when Juan Manuel Fangio sliced through…

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Formula 1 – F1: Lewis Hamilton finishes one 2nd clear in damp 1st US GP practice

Formula 1 – F1: Lewis Hamilton finishes one 2nd clear in damp 1st US GP practice

Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in a damp first practice for the United States Grand Prix on Friday in Austin, lapping over a second faster than the rest of the pack at the Circuit of The Americas. Heavy rain overnight and throughout the morning at COTA forced drivers to fit full…

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Formula 1 – F1 Vettel: ‘Obvious’ that Hamilton and Mercedes have done a better job

Formula 1 – F1 Vettel: ‘Obvious’ that Hamilton and Mercedes have done a better job

Sebastian Vettel admits it is “obvious” that Formula 1 title rival Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team have done a better job than Ferrari so far this season. Vettel looked well-placed to end Ferrari’s long wait for a world championship but a series of self-inflicted errors and missed opportunities have all but ended his title…

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Formula 1 – F1: Hamilton not focusing on title, expects Ferrari to ‘punch back hard’

Formula 1 – F1: Hamilton not focusing on title, expects Ferrari to ‘punch back hard’

Lewis Hamilton says he is not getting carried away with thoughts of winning the 2018 Formula 1 world championship and will approach this weekend’s United States Grand Prix like any other race. The Mercedes driver heads to Austin – the scene of his 2015 title triumph – with a 67-point advantage over Sebastian Vettel knowing…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1 2019 testing at Barcelona

Formula 1 – Formula 1 2019 testing at Barcelona

Testing to take place February 18-21 and February 26-March 1 Last Updated: 18/10/18 2:48pm F1 pre-season testing in 2019 will take place at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya with two four-day meetings. The first on-track outings for next year’s new cars will take place on Monday February 18 with the first test finishing on Thursday February…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1 Brings the Speed and the Hits: Hamilton hopes to win it all, Spears and Mars look to get you dancing – Chron Events

Formula 1 – Formula 1 Brings the Speed and the Hits: Hamilton hopes to win it all, Spears and Mars look to get you dancing – Chron Events

Arguably the most exciting race of the year, Formula 1 is returning to Austin for a jam-packed weekend full of racing, car shows, and live music! Taking place Oct. 18 to Oct. 21, F1 promises to entertain with performances from Bruno Mars and Britney Spears. Lewis Hamilton, winner of the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix…

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Formula 1 – F1: How Lewis Hamilton can be crowned F1 world champion in Austin

Formula 1 – F1: How Lewis Hamilton can be crowned F1 world champion in Austin

Lewis Hamilton could win the 2018 Formula 1 drivers’ world championship at this weekend’s United States Grand Prix in Austin. A commanding victory at the Japanese Grand Prix last time out has moved Hamilton to the verge of clinching his fifth world title, having opened up a 67-point gap to nearest rival Sebastian Vettel after…

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Formula 1 – F1 Arrivabene: Vettel will win title with Ferrari sooner or later

Formula 1 – F1 Arrivabene: Vettel will win title with Ferrari sooner or later

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene is confident Sebastian Vettel will win a Formula 1 world championship with the Scuderia “sooner or later”. Vettel’s 2018 title hopes have all but ended with rival Lewis Hamilton on the brink of claiming the world championship. Hamilton can seal his fifth drivers’ title at this weekend’s United States Grand…

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Formula 1 – Deep in heart of Texas is heart of Formula 1 in US

Formula 1 – Deep in heart of Texas is heart of Formula 1 in US

AUSTIN, Texas — The Circuit of the Americas was cut out of the rocky soil just outside of the state capital of Texas. Getting there requires a drive from Austin’s glowing and growing urban core past trailer parks, a landfill, flea markets and miles of rolling hills dotted with goats and horses. But once there,…

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Formula 1 – F1 FIA: ‘No link’ between battery sensors and Ferrari F1 form slump

Formula 1 – F1 FIA: ‘No link’ between battery sensors and Ferrari F1 form slump

The FIA says there is “no link at all” to suggest Ferrari’s performance has been impacted by its monitoring of the Scuderia’s Formula 1 power unit. Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene confirmed at last weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix that a second sensor had been added to the Italian team’s engine battery following a request from…

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