Lewis Hamilton’s F1 vision suggests bid to match Michael Schumacher | Sport

Lewis Hamilton believes Formula One should be looking to the European heartland if it is to add new races. It is an understandable viewpoint given he takes huge pleasure in racing on classic circuits packed with fans but much less so in front of empty grandstands. Yet that he should express his feelings having recently […]

F1 finally admits concern over woman jailed for Bahrain Grand Prix protests | Sport

Formula One chiefs have admitted for the first time that they are “concerned” that an activist who protested against the Bahrain Grand Prix on Facebook was jailed for three years by the country’s authorities. F1 has traditionally been reluctant to intervene on politics and human rights cases but has made a rare exception in the […]

Mercedes tribute to ‘exceptional’ Lewis Hamilton after F1 constructors’ title win | Sport

The Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, has said that without Lewis Hamilton they would not have enjoyed the remarkable success that culminated in a record-equalling fifth constructors’ championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton’s win at Interlagos, having already secured his fifth drivers’ title, ensured Mercedes continued its complete dominance as a manufacturer, unbeaten since […]

Lewis Hamilton takes Brazilian F1 GP pole as he bids for 10th race win | Sport

Lewis Hamilton followed his title-sealing win in Mexico with a further statement of authority by taking pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix thanks to a peerless lap at Interlagos. Sebastian Vettel in the Ferrari was in second, keeping his place after a two-hour delay as stewards investigated him for a breach of regulations. Hamilton’s Mercedes […]

Brazilian GP: Lewis Hamilton gears up to deliver definitive blow to Ferrari | Sport

With the drivers’ championship wrapped up by Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes, the Brazilian Grand Prix presents the chance for a final, definitive blow to Ferrari. If they take the constructors’ title at Interlagos it would be a fifth consecutive drivers’ and constructors’ double for Mercedes, equalling the record held by the Scuderia. It would be […]

Sports quiz of the week: Wayne Rooney, City v United and Formula 1

Who scored? Who stripped? Who is out of action? Wayne Rooney is likely to win his final England cap later this month. His first game for England ended in a 3-1 defeat to Australia. Which other young striker made his international debut that night, scored England’s only goal of the game and never played for […]

Lewis Hamilton unimpressed by plans to add more races to F1 calendar | Sport

Lewis Hamilton has expressed his concern over the expansion of the Formula One calendar after the announcement of a race in Vietnam in 2020. The newly crowned world champion, who took his fifth title at the last round in Mexico, also said he had no plans to concede a victory to his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri […]