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F2 driver Anthoine Hubert dies after crash in Belgium GP

September 1, 2019 8:14:33 am

Formula Two driver Anthoine Hubert has died after a crash during the Belgium Grand Prix. He was 22.

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Charles Leclerc leads Ferrari front row lockout in Belgian GP qualifying

August 31, 2019 9:45:34 pm

The 21-year-old, in his first season with Ferrari and only his second in Formula One, had looked favourite to seize it after topping the first two phases of qualifying building up to the pole-position shootout.

Jehan Daruvala on pole at Spa Francorchamps circuit

August 31, 2019 3:21:15 pm

Jehan Daruvala bagged a sensational pole position at the famed Spa Francorchamps circuit in the FIA F3 Championship, part of the Belgian F1 Grand Prix weekend.

Formula One: Valtteri Bottas to stay at Mercedes in 2020

August 29, 2019 7:13:08 pm

Valtteri Bottas, who joined the team in 2017 after Nico Rosberg’s sudden retirement, was confirmed ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix.

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Arjuna-winner Gaurav Gill hopes becoming “certified by govt” will get motorsport recognition

August 20, 2019 6:57:07 pm

Gaurav Gill does not expect his performance to improve drastically after being nominated for the Arjuna award but he is confident that becoming a "government-certified" athlete will give motorsport the recognition it craves in the country.

Aishwarya Pissay’s long ride from reality television to winning a world title in motorsports

August 14, 2019 11:39:23 am

Aishwarya Pissay is a 23-year old biker from Bengaluru who put India on the global map in motorsports, by winning the FIM World Cup.

Aishwarya Pissay becomes first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports

August 14, 2019 8:46:59 am

Aishwarya Pissay became the first Indian to claim a world title in motorsports, annexing the FIM World Cup in the women's category after the final round of the championship.

Saudi Arabia and Formula One discussing F1 race

August 6, 2019 7:45:00 pm

Saudi Arabia and Formula One are discussing the possibility of holding a race in the country, and team bosses have been asked for an opinion, sources said on Tuesday.

Lewis Hamilton hunts down Max Verstappen to win Hungarian Grand Prix

August 5, 2019 12:54:48 am

Lewis Hamilton is more used to other drivers chasing him but he turned predator to successfully hunt down Max Verstappen and win the Hungarian Grand Prix

Formula 1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020

August 4, 2019 3:38:31 pm

Next year's calendar could have 22 races with Vietnam and the Netherlands added to the current 21 and Germany looking likely to drop off.

Max Verstappen takes his first F1 pole in Hungary

August 3, 2019 8:38:09 pm

Already the only Dutch driver ever to win a championship grand prix, he became the first to take a pole -- which was also a first for a Honda-powered car since Australia 2006 with Britain's now-retired Jenson Button.

Germany likely to drop off F1 calendar despite crazy race

July 29, 2019 8:22:07 pm

The German Grand Prix looks likely to drop off next year's Formula One calendar, despite having served up a thriller for the second straight year on Sunday.

German Grand Prix: Nerveless Max Verstappen excels in the rain; Mercedes struggles

July 29, 2019 4:30:06 am

The wetter and wilder the German Grand Prix became, the more it suited Max Verstappen's nerveless driving.

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Mercedes had Esteban Ocon on standby to replace unwell Lewis Hamilton

July 28, 2019 10:30:28 am

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has said he expects Ocon to be back in a Formula One race seat next year and are evaluating all options to help that to happen.

Mick Schumacher drives father Michael’s car before German GP

July 28, 2019 1:11:51 am

The current F1 season moves to Hockenheim for the German GP on Sunday. Michael Schumacher had won the German GP four times. His son Mick, who races in Formula Two, was one of the stars of the show during qualifying on Saturday.

Sebastian Vettel says he is his own biggest critic

July 26, 2019 8:59:18 am

Vettel's lacklustre form has been under intense scrutiny this season, with his on-form 21-year-old Monegasque teammate Charles Leclerc providing hot competition, and the pressure is mounting.

Formula 1: Valtteri Bottas looking to the man in the mirror after British Grand Prix

July 15, 2019 4:31:42 pm

The gap between the Fin and his Lewis Hamilton is now 39 points, after his teammate also bagged an extra point for the fastest lap despite having tyres that had already done more than half the race, with 11 of 21 rounds remaining.

Lewis Hamilton takes record sixth British GP win

July 14, 2019 8:56:19 pm

Lewis Hamilton stretched his lead for the season over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas to 39 points.

Formula 1: Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to British GP pole

July 13, 2019 9:19:21 pm

Bottas was a mere 0.006 of a second quicker than the five times world champion, Hamilton as the two Silver Arrows once again locked out the front row of the grid on a cloudy afternoon at Silverstone.

Lewis Hamilton vexed home race clashes with World Cup, Wimbledon finals

July 11, 2019 11:38:43 pm

Lewis Hamilton isn't happy that the British Grand Prix has to compete for attention with two other big sporting events in England on Sunday.