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

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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 Bull team boss Christian Horner.Could Mercedes be Formula 1’s very first invincibles?Lewis Hamilton’s...

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F1 car flown to home of terminally ill boy who inspired Hamilton's Spanish GP win

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F1 car flown to home of terminally ill boy who inspired Hamilton's Spanish GP win

A Formula One car was sent to the home of a five-year-old boy with a rare form of terminal cancer after he inspired Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the Spanish Grand Prix.Harry Shaw, from Redhill, Surrey, sent Hamilton a good luck message on Instagram from his hospital bed.The youngster has since moved back to his home for his final days.Hamilton described Harry as his “spirit angel” as he dedicated his victory to him on Sunday.Mercedes later arranged for one of its cars to be flown to Harry’s home, where he is also...

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Silverstone's £20m museum set to open ahead of British GP

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Silverstone's £20m museum set to open ahead of British GP

The UK’s first museum dedicated to motorsport is an “absolute labour of love”, according to its CEO.The Silverstone Experience will open just days before the British Grand Prix at the Northamptonshire circuit.Displays include items such as Nigel Mansell’s British Grand Prix-winning Williams from 1992 and Barry Sheene’s 1979 Suzuki motorbike.Sally Reynolds, CEO of the Silverstone Experience, said she would be “relieved” when it opened on 9 July.She said they had been working on the attraction since...

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Dutch Grand Prix: Zandvoort set to return to the calendar for 2020

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Dutch Grand Prix: Zandvoort set to return to the calendar for 2020

The Dutch Grand Prix is set to return in 2020 after an absence of 35 years.Confirmation of the return of the historic Zandvoort circuit, which last hosted the race in 1985, is expected on Tuesday.The race is set to be held on the weekend of 8-10 May, effectively taking the place of the Spanish Grand Prix. Asked to confirm the deal, F1 boss Chase Carey told BBC Sport: “I don’t preview announcements. We’ll announce it when we announce it on Tuesday.”F1 bosses are hoping to benefit from the surge in interest in Red Bull...

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Spanish Grand Prix: Best five images from Barcelona

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Spanish Grand Prix: Best five images from Barcelona

Check out five of the best pictures from the Spanish Grand Prix where Lewis Hamilton beat his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas for his fourth victory in Barcelona.You can read Andrew Benson’s full report here. This article is from the BBC Sport website / bbc.co.uk - Spanish Grand Prix: Best five images from Barcelona

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Mercedes continue to create history

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Mercedes continue to create history

Lewis Hamilton re-gained the championship lead in yet another Mercedes one-two, with Ferrari no where to be seen for the Silver Arrows. Despite starting second on the grid, it was a dominant race start to finish for Hamilton, as he came out on top in a three-way battle heading into the opening chicane on lap one. With Hamilton opting for the inside line and a storming Sebastian Vettel on the outside, it was an edge-of-the-seat start as Bottas was sandwiched in the middle. However, Vettel locked up and both Mercedes drivers got away despite...

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Spanish GP – Race Result

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Spanish GP – Race Result

1. Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 2. Valtteri Bottas Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport 3. Max Verstappen Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Honda 4. Sebastian Vettel Scuderia Ferrari 5. Charles Leclerc Scuderia Ferrari 6. Pierre Gasly Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Honda 7. Kevin Magnussen Rich Energy Haas F1 Team 8. Carlos Sainz McLaren F1 Team 9. Daniil Kvyat Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda 10. Romain Grosjean Rich Energy Haas F1 Team 11. Alexander Albon Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda 12. Daniel Ricciardo Renault F1 Team 13. Nico Hulkenberg...

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Spanish GP: Hamilton beats Bottas in Spain

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Spanish GP: Hamilton beats Bottas in Spain

Lewis Hamilton led Valtteri Bottas to the fifth consecutive Mercedes one-two at the start of this season after dominating the Spanish Grand Prix.The world champion, who started second, passed Bottas into the first corner and eased away to an ultimately comfortable win, despite a late safety car.A long way behind, Ferrari used team tactics yet again but lost out to Red Bull’s Max Verstappen for third. But a disheartening performance for the Italian team on a weekend they hoped would make a step forward only emphasised the sense that...

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All you need to know: Ferrari worried about their speed, Mercedes about their driver rivalry

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All you need to know: Ferrari worried about their speed, Mercedes about their driver rivalry

The Spanish Grand Prix has so far been a chastening weekend for Ferrari – and for everyone else hoping for a championship battle that involves more than the two Mercedes drivers.Ferrari threw a huge effort into improving for this race, in the attempt to close the gap on a team that might have scored four consecutive one-twos to start the season but still seemed tantalisingly within reach.Ferrari not only brought the traditional aerodynamic upgrade to their car for the first European race of the season but also unusually introduced a new...

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Spanish GP: Bottas beats Hamilton to pole

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Spanish GP: Bottas beats Hamilton to pole

Valtteri Bottas beat Lewis Hamilton to take his third pole position in a row and lead a Mercedes one-two in qualifying at the Spanish Grand Prix.The Finn was 0.634 seconds ahead of Hamilton, who made a series of errors on his first lap before a slower track meant an improvement was impossible on the next.Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was third, but his hopes of closing on Mercedes were dashed by a 0.866secs gap to Bottas. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was fourth ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.More to follow Media playback is...

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