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F1’s Sebastian Vettel won’t race in Russia after attack on Ukraine

February 25, 2022 2:00:49 pm

Four-time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel says he will not race in the Russian Grand Prix in September after Russia launched a wide-ranging attack on Ukraine earlier Thursday.

Michael Masi

Ferrari drivers back FIA race control overhaul

February 18, 2022 9:17:52 am

The federation's newly-elected president Mohammed Ben Sulayem said in a video posted online on Thursday that Michael Masi will be replaced by Niels Wittich and Eduardo Freitas who will alternate as race directors.

Vettel surprised by F1 decision to discontinue ‘taking the knee’

February 10, 2022 9:57:49 pm

Sebastian Vettel said Formula One drivers had not been consulted about the sport’s plans to do away with the pre-race slot for taking the knee, and suggested the decision may have been taken for business reasons.

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Dakar Rally: Lone Indian in fray Noah finishes 29th, Hero’s Rodrigues wins stage 3

January 4, 2022 7:28:55 pm

Noah successfully completed stage 3 in 2 hours, 49 minutes and 11 seconds.

Nicholas Latifi received death threats after chaotic F1 season finale

December 22, 2021 10:02:30 am

Nicholas Latifi's crash in the Abu Dhabi GP with five laps remaining brought out the safety car and helped Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton for the F1 title.

Max Verstappen collects F1 trophy, says life goal achieved

December 17, 2021 9:48:52 am

"It's my life goal achieved. It's been an incredible battle with Lewis [Hamilton]... I think we really pushed each other to the limit, sometimes over the limit," said Max Verstappen.

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Mercedes withdraws appeal of Formula 1 season finale

December 16, 2021 6:25:47 pm

Verstappen pitted for fresh tires while Hamilton stayed on track. The race resumed with one lap remaining.

Lewis Hamilton

Watch: Lewis Hamilton receives knighthood after Formula 1 heartbreak

December 15, 2021 7:02:16 pm

Lewis Hamilton was awarded his knighthood in the 2021 New Year Honours list.

Lewis Hamilton

What happened in Abu Dhabi yesterday wasn’t fair, it was Hamilton’s race: Karthikeyan

December 13, 2021 2:53:07 pm

Hamilton was cruising to victory when Nicholas Latifi's crash on lap 53 of the 58-lap race brought the safety car on to the track.

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Team by team analysis of season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

December 13, 2021 11:54:01 am

Heartbreak for Hamilton after Red Bull title rival Max Verstappen beat him to the win and the title in a safety-car aided last-lap pass.

Mercedes loses both its protests after Hamilton loses title

December 13, 2021 10:45:26 am

Mercedes lost both of its protests after Lewis Hamilton lost the world title to Max Verstappen on the final lap of the last race at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Mercedes files 2 protests after Hamilton loses F1 title

December 12, 2021 10:52:48 pm

Verstappen overtook Hamilton on Lap 58 in thrilling style after a crash involving Nicholas Latifi brought out the safety car with just a few laps left and confusion surrounded the restart.

Going Dutch: World reacts to Max Verstappen’s 1st F1 title victory

December 12, 2021 9:56:38 pm

Hamilton was five laps away from passing Michael Schumacher in the record books with an eighth championship Sunday until a crash gave Verstappen and Red Bull one final chance.

Miracle in Marina: Max Verstappen wins first Formula One title in dramatic ending at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Miracle in Marina: Max Verstappen wins first Formula One title in dramatic ending at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

December 13, 2021 8:23:56 am

🔴 Max Verstappen won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the Formula One world championship for Red Bull on Sunday.

Mazepin to miss F1 finale after positive Covid-19 test

December 12, 2021 4:45:26 pm

Mazepin tested positive on-site at Yas Marina Circuit. A second test for the Russian also returned positive.

Verstappen beats Hamilton for pole ahead of F1 season finale

December 11, 2021 8:23:13 pm

Verstappen and Hamilton head into Sunday's finale tied in the championship standings, the first time the title contenders are even going into the deciding race since 1974.

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Jehan Daruvala produces solid drive under pressure to win second race of 2021

December 11, 2021 6:36:15 pm

For Jehan, it was a much needed win after the disappointment in Saudi Arabia last week. He is looking retain his seat on the Red Bull junior driver program and do a third season in Formula 2 to have a shot at a Formula 1 drive in 2023.

Hamilton leads Verstappen in final practice of Abu Dhabi GP

December 11, 2021 6:09:32 pm

Hamilton and Verstappen are tied ahead of Sunday's title-deciding season finale. It's the first time since 1974 the championship contenders have been even going into the final race of the season.

Verstappen lays down benchmark in opening practice ahead of title showdown

December 10, 2021 6:35:38 pm

The Dutchman lapped the revised 5.2-km long Yas Marina track in 1 minute and 25.009 seconds - 0.196 seconds quicker than the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas with Hamilton third.

Abu Dhabi GP: F1 title contenders mellow headed into dramatic conclusion

December 11, 2021 11:11:14 am

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull's Max Verstappen are tied in the standings — the first time since 1974 the title contenders entered the deciding race equal in points.

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Lewis Hamilton wins crazy Saudi Grand Prix to level with Max Verstappen

December 6, 2021 9:35:38 am

That played into the hands of Verstappen, who stayed out while Hamilton pitted from the lead for fresh tyres to take advantage of the safety car deployment.

Saudi Arabia GP: How many points does Hamilton need to deny Verstappen first F1 title?

December 4, 2021 11:00:49 am

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton's thrilling championship battle could be settled at the Saudi Arabian GP this weekend.

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Sister of man imprisoned in Saudi Arabia writes to Lewis Hamilton

December 3, 2021 10:02:44 am

With her younger brother jailed nearly 6,000 miles (about 9,700 kilometers) away in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, Abu Al-Kheir said she hopes Hamilton might become a connection to powerful Saudis.

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Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79; tributes pour in

November 28, 2021 9:33:07 pm

Frank Williams was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1999 but his team was never able to replicate its heyday of the 1980s and 1990s.

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton wins in Qatar with Max Verstappen second

November 21, 2021 10:46:05 pm

The win was Lewis Hamilton's seventh from 20 races this season and the record-extending 102nd of his career also continued his record of being first to win at new circuits on the calendar.