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Monday, August 02, 2021

Formula 1


Explained: Why awarding a Formula One race to Saudi Arabia is controversial

November 16, 2020 10:09 am

The conservative kingdom's record on human rights is poor, and critics say high-profile events allow autocratic regimes to 'sportswash' their reputations.

Lewis Hamilton wins at Imola as Mercedes clinch F1 constructors' title

November 02, 2020 7:53 am

Lewis Hamilton took the chequered flag at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 5.783 seconds ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas, who had started on pole position.

Lance Stroll reveals he tested positive for COVID-19 after Eifel GP

October 21, 2020 6:38 pm

Lance Stroll, 21, is the second Formula 1 driver to contract the coronavirus, the other being his Mexican teammate Sergio Perez who missed two races in August.

Fernando Alonso sees 'new beginning' with Renault F1 test

October 14, 2020 9:47 am

Fernando Alonso has not competed in a Grand Prix since he left McLaren at the end of 2018 but is returning next year to Renault as a replacement for departing Daniel Ricciardo.

'Records are there to be broken': Hamilton presented with Schumacher's helmet

October 13, 2020 8:50 am

After the end of the Eifel GP, Lewis Hamilton became the proud recipient of a revered gift to mark the occasion -- one of Michael Schumacher's helmets, presented by his 21-year-old son, Mick.

Mercedes F1 team member tests positive for COVID-19, drivers clear

October 08, 2020 8:14 pm

Formula 1 last week reported 10 positive COVID-19 tests over the Russian Grand Prix weekend, the most yet but all ancillary personnel, and said the teams were unaffected in that batch.

Lewis Hamilton takes 90th F1 win in red-flagged Tuscan Grand Prix

September 13, 2020 10:22 pm

Lewis Hamilton celebrated the 90th win of his F1 career, one short of Michael Schumacher’s all-time record, after a crash-strewn Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday that was twice stopped and re-started.

Pierre Gasly of AlphaTauri wins maiden F1 race in Italian Grand Prix

September 06, 2020 9:29 pm

While Pierre Gasly won his first-ever F1 race, Carlos Sainz finished second with Lance Stroll third and Lewis Hamilton finishing seventh after starting on pole position and dropping to last.

Renault to be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021 season

September 06, 2020 6:13 pm

Alpine has a strong motorsport pedigree, but has not previously featured in Formula One as a constructor. The Renault name will remain on the car as the engine provider.

Max Verstappen wins 70th Anniversary Grand Prix to end Mercedes' streak

August 09, 2020 9:36 pm

Lewis Hamilton, who finished second place in Formula One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, equalled Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s record of 155 career podium finishes.