Lewis Hamilton puts Austria setback behind him and focuses on British GP | Sport

Toto Wolff, the Mercedes team principal, has revealed that Lewis Hamilton immediately reassured his team of his confidence in them after he was forced to retire from the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday. Despite the disappointment, Wolff said the Briton had already psychologically reset in order to be best prepared for this weekend’s British Grand […]

Christian Horner questions Mercedes tactics at Austrian Grand Prix | Sport

The Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner, has described Mercedes’s decision to have their chief strategist, James Vowles, publicly apologise for a strategy error at the Austrian Grand Prix as Vowles throwing himself under the bus to motivate Lewis Hamilton. Speaking before this weekend’s British Grand Prix, Horner was also optimistic Silverstone would remain on […]

McLaren racing director Éric Boullier resigns days before British Grand Prix | Sport

McLaren’s racing director, Éric Boullier, has resigned from the team on the eve of the British Grand Prix. Boullier had been under huge pressure this season as McLaren’s hopes of improvement disappeared with an uncompetitive car and reports of open dissent and dissatisfaction within the team. Boullier joined McLaren in 2014 from Lotus, appointed by Ron Dennis […]

Lewis Hamilton guided by faith and perspective for new F1 challenges | Sport

Lewis Hamilton knows that risk is part of his business but has revealed that while his passion for Formula One is as strong as ever, he believes it is not worth dying for. As he prepares for this weekend’s British Grand Prix, the four-time world champion also emphasised the importance of his faith and despite […]

Lewis Hamilton makes plans for World Cup final with England on his mind | Sport

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is already planning ahead to ensure he will be able to attend the World Cup final, should England make it. The Mercedes driver is passionate in his support for the team and even jokingly broached the possibility of taking a fine rather than attending the post-qualifying press conference at the […]

Sebastian Vettel: ‘I don’t feel special because of what I do as a job’ | Sport

Smiling, relaxed and visibly at ease from the moment he sits down, Sebastian Vettel’s demeanour betrays no hint of a driver engaged in a mighty struggle with Lewis Hamilton for the Formula One world championship. Their rivalry may well become the defining battle of this generation but it clearly does not weigh heavily with Vettel. […]

Tough decisions lie ahead for McLaren in scramble for past F1 glories | Sport

This year’s British Grand Prix was never going to be a celebratory affair for McLaren. In their 52 years, the once mighty team have no experience of a slump of these proportions. At no point was Silverstone going to offer an unexpected return to form. But that it was here that they chose to instigate […]