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McLaren split with Honda: When F1 partnerships go wrong

Just about the only occasion Michael Andretti was in front of Ayrton Senna during the 1993 season After three seasons of repeated blown engines and numerous Fernando Alonso radio rants, McLaren’s second marriage with engine suppliers Honda has ended in divorce. They say never go back and that proved to be the case for two […]

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Singapore Grand Prix: Max Verstappen blames Sebastian Vettel for crash

The crash cost Vettel valuable points in the title race Red Bull’s Max Verstappen blamed Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel for the first-lap crash which took three cars out of the Singapore Grand Prix. The Dutchman and the German came together with Vettel’s team-mate Kimi Raikkonen off the start line. Verstappen said: “Mainly Sebastian started squeezing me. […]

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Lewis Hamilton surprised at ‘crazy’ Singapore Grand Prix win

Hamilton claimed his seventh win of the season and his 60th career victory Lewis Hamilton said he was struggling to believe his victory in a “crazy” Singapore Grand Prix that put him in control of the title race. The Mercedes driver leads rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by 28 points with 125 remaining after the […]

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Lewis Hamilton wins in Singapore after Ferrari crash

Lewis Hamilton drove a masterful race to win the Singapore Grand Prix and take a stranglehold on the title as rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out. Hamilton, who started fifth after struggling in qualifying, was leading by the first corner after Vettel collided with Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen at the start. […]

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Sergio Perez: Force India retain Mexican driver for 2018 season

Sergio Perez is seventh in the drivers’ standings – one place ahead of team-mate Esteban Ocon Sergio Perez is to stay at Force India for a fifth consecutive season in 2018. The 27-year-old, who had been in the frame for a Renault drive before the French team committed to Carlos Sainz, said staying was an […]

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Lewis Hamilton: F1 driver on going vegan and his fears for the planet

Title race leader Hamilton is competing in Singapore this weekend Lewis Hamilton says he is is aiming to become a vegan in an attempt to pursue the healthiest possible lifestyle and avoid damaging the planet. The Mercedes Formula 1 driver said: “It is something I have been going towards anyway. I stopped eating red meat […]

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Singapore Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton needs ‘a miracle’ from fifth on grid

Hamilton has a three-point advantage over Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Drivers’ Championship Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he is looking for a “miracle” to limit the damage to his title hopes in Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton has qualified fifth, while championship rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari is on pole, giving the […]

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Singapore Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel storms to stunning pole position

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to a stunning pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Lewis Hamilton managed only fifth. Vettel was 0.323 seconds quicker than Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, who edged out team-mate Daniel Ricciardo. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen was 0.578secs slower than the German, with Hamilton 0.635s adrift of Vettel. The result […]