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Hamilton-Verstappen battle promises thrilling F1 season

Monday, 3 May 2021, 07:11 Last update: about 5 days ago Associated Press

Three intense wheel-to-wheel races with dogged defending and aggressive overtaking have made the Formula One season a thrilling battle so far, with veteran Lewis Hamilton chasing a record eighth title...

Bottas takes pole for Portuguese GP, denies Hamilton 100th

Saturday, 1 May 2021, 19:26 Last update: about 7 days ago Associated Press

Valtteri Bottas took pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix and denied Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton a record-extending 100th Formula One pole on Saturday. Bottas clinched the 17th of his...

Verstappen beats Hamilton in dramatic Emilia-Romagna GP

Monday, 19 April 2021, 07:28 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

Max Verstappen eased to victory in an incident-packed Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix on Sunday as he comfortably beat Lewis Hamilton, who almost crashed out after a rare error from the world...

F1: Hamilton takes pole for Emilia-Romagna GP ahead of Red Bulls

Saturday, 17 April 2021, 19:13 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

World champion Lewis Hamilton edged out the Red Bull duo to claim pole position for the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix on Saturday. It was Hamilton’s 99th career pole and although there is a Red...

Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win tense F1 season-opener

Sunday, 28 March 2021, 21:17 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

World champion Lewis Hamilton just managed to hold off Max Verstappen to win the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix and clinch the 96th Formula One win of his career on Sunday. The race was...

Redemption beckons for Vettel after miserable end at Ferrari

Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 13:54 Last update: about 3 months ago

Sebastian Vettel is feeling optimistic about his new Formula One career with Aston Martin after turning the page on a miserable last season with Ferrari. Things went from bad to awful for the...

Hamilton ready to chase 8th F1 title

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 11:57 Last update: about 3 months ago

If Lewis Hamilton wins an eighth Formula One title, he will stand alone among the sport's greats. And that might be the perfect time to walk away from the track for good. Hamilton's decision to...

Max Verstappen fastest in F1 testing as Mercedes struggles

Friday, 12 March 2021, 20:14 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was fastest on the first of three days of Formula One testing on Friday, while unexpected reliability issues restricted Mercedes' time on track and offered its...

F1 season to start in Bahrain after Australian GP postponed

Wednesday, 13 January 2021, 07:55 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

The start of the Formula One season was delayed by one week on Tuesday after the Australian Grand Prix was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the race in Melbourne moved from March...

Perez stays calm to win chaotic Sakhir GP for 1st F1 win

Monday, 7 December 2020, 06:49 Last update: about 6 months ago Associated Press

Sergio Perez waited 190 races to finally stand on the podium as a Formula One winner and end a 50-year wait of its own for Mexico. Perez's win at a chaotic Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain was the...

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