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Thailand's Alexander Albon to race for Toro Rosso in 2019

Alexander Albon, who joins Daniil Kvyat in the lineup, finished third in this year's Formula Two championship and had been due to compete for Nissan in the all-electric Formula E series.

Recovering Nicki Lauda hopes to be back working with Mercedes soon

The 69-year-old Nicki Lauda, who received a new lung on August 2, is non-executive chairman of Mercedes


Daniel Ricciardo beats Max Verstappen to pole at Mexican Grand Prix 

Daniel Ricciardo snatched the pole position from Verstappen at the end of a sizzling round of qualifying at the Mexican Grand Prix on Saturday.

US Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen puts Lewis Hamilton's fifth title on hold

Lewis Hamilton, on 346 points, has a lead of 70 over his Sebastian Vettel with a total of 75 remaining to be won from the last three races.

Japanese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton storms to 80th pole at Suzuka, Sebastian Vettel ninth

Valtteri Bottas in the Mercedes made it one-two at the top of the grid with Max Verstappen third for Red Bull. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen qualified fourth.

Formula One mulling changes to qualifying

Deliberated four stages to qualifying would see four drivers eliminated in the first three phases with eight competing for pole in the final one.


I'd rather be bad guy now than idiot later, says Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff after Russian GP controversy

Valtteri Bottas was told to move aside for Lewis Hamilton at the halfway point, allowing him to stretch his championship lead over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

Formula 1 fraternity divided over proposed three-car teams

The other Mercedes-backed drivers whose future is uncertain is Pascal Wehrlein and Formula 2 Championship lead George Russell.

Valtteri Bottas edges Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes takes front row in Austria

Valtteri Bottas led Lewis Hamilton by 0.019 seconds to get his first pole of the season. The Finnish driver also started in front last year and went on to win the race.

Monaco Grand Prix most boring ever, say Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton

The top six finishers remained in grid position, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo winning for Red Bull from pole.