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Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton edges Max Verstappen in first practice
May23

Monaco Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton edges Max Verstappen in first practice

Lewis Hamilton edged out Max Verstappen by just 0.059 seconds to head first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix.Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was 0.072secs off the pace as the top three drivers were closely matched around the street circuit.Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was fourth, 0.361secs off the pace but 0.356secs ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel. Mercedes and other teams carried tributes to the late Niki...

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Hamilton excused media duties in Monaco following Lauda's death
May22

Hamilton excused media duties in Monaco following Lauda's death

Lewis Hamilton was excused from his media duties before the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday following the death of Niki Lauda.Hamilton was set to attend the official news conference but his Mercedes team asked for him to be excused. Lauda was the non-executive chairman of the Mercedes team and was close to Hamilton, having been instrumental in persuading him to join in 2013. Mercedes are planning a tribute to Lauda on their cars during...

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Monaco Grand Prix: Can Mercedes be stopped in Monte Carlo?
May22

Monaco Grand Prix: Can Mercedes be stopped in Monte Carlo?

It seems the other 18 drivers and nine teams on the grid will have to pull out something special to stop Mercedes this season. The Spanish Grand Prix saw Lewis Hamilton pass pole-sitter and team-mate Valtteri Bottas into the first corner and stride away for a comfortable victory and a fifth consecutive Silver Arrows one-two finish. “This is history in the making to have five one-twos,” Hamilton said. “I’m proud...

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Niki Lauda obituary: 'A remarkable life lived in Technicolor'
May21

Niki Lauda obituary: 'A remarkable life lived in Technicolor'

Niki Lauda, who has died aged 70, was a three-time Formula 1 world champion, non-executive chairman of the world champion Mercedes team, and one of the biggest names in motorsport.He was also a pilot and successful businessman, who set up two airlines and continued to occasionally captain their planes into his late 60s.But he will be remembered most for the remarkable bravery and resilience he showed in recovering from a fiery crash...

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Dutch Grand Prix: Zandvoort to stage first Formula 1 race since 1985
May14

Dutch Grand Prix: Zandvoort to stage first Formula 1 race since 1985

The Dutch Grand Prix will return to the Formula 1 calendar in 2020 for the first time since 1985.The race will be held on the weekend of 8-10 May at the historic Zandvoort circuit and effectively takes the place of the Spanish Grand Prix.F1 bosses are hoping to benefit from the surge in interest in Red Bull’s Dutch driver Max Verstappen. “A Dutch Grand Prix, with Max’s popularity, will be immense,” said Red...

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