Lewis Hamilton smashes track record to take Singapore F1 GP pole | Sport

If there was a shadow of doubt that Lewis Hamilton is in the form of his life, he surely banished it under the floodlights of Singapore’s Marina Bay circuit on Saturday. His lap to take pole must rank not only as one of his best but perhaps one of the best of his generation. Such […]

Factors that will determine the destiny of the Formula One title | Sport

The difference maker Lewis Hamilton leads Sebastian Vettel by 30 points going into the final seven races of the season, a somewhat unlikely advantage given the strength of Ferrari’s car and hence far from insurmountable. There are 175 points remaining and as things stand the Scuderia still hold the cards in performance. However the difference […]

Lewis Hamilton says F1 title remains his priority after fashion diversion | Sport

Lewis Hamilton has insisted he is as focused as ever on his task of winning a fifth Formula One world championship. The Mercedes driver arrived for this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix after an exceptionally busy two weeks launching his new fashion line with Tommy Hilfiger. Hamilton, who has a 30-point advantage over his title rival […]

Pressure on Lewis Hamilton in F1 duel the ‘highest I can ever remember’ | Sport

Lewis Hamilton believes the intensity of his Formula One fight with Sebastian Vettel is the greatest he has ever experienced. The pair clashed at the Italian Grand Prix, with Hamilton going on to win, while Vettel’s misjudgment in hitting the Mercedes driver meant he could finish only fourth. Hamilton also said his mental preparation is […]

Lewis Hamilton wins the Italian Grand Prix – as it happened | Sport

4.07pm BST16:07 And that’s all from me in what was a very pleasing Italian GP, which is how it should be. Thank you all for your company. Before I go, here’s Giles Richards’ report from Monza. 4.04pm BST16:04 A pretty unhappy Sebastian Vettel has been speaking, not blaming as such (well, he is, but obviously […]

Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen on Italian GP pole with fastest ever F1 lap | Sport

The roar of approval from the swathes of fans strung as a scarlet ribbon on the edge of Monza’s sweeping thrill-ride heralded a result these tifosi have long waited to celebrate. Ferrari had pole position for the Italian Grand Prix after an eight-year absence from the top spot and the new fastest ever lap in F1. […]