Formula

Formula 1: Williams finalising Sergey Sirotkin 2018 drive

Sirotkin would be the third Russian to compete in F1 Williams are closing on a deal to sign Russian Sergey Sirotkin as the final piece of the 2018 grid falls into place. The team are in the process of finalising a contract with the 22-year-old, who established his credentials in a test in Abu Dhabi […]

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Sauber: F2 champion Charles Leclerc to drive alongside Marcus Ericsson

Charles Leclerc (right) and Marcus Ericsson at the official launch of the Alfa Romeo and Sauber partnership Formula 2 champion Charles Leclerc will drive for the Alfa Romeo-backed Sauber team next season alongside Sweden’s Marcus Ericsson. Ericsson retains his seat despite failing to score a point in 2017. The promotion of 20-year-old Ferrari protege Leclerc, […]

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Brendon Hartley & Pierre Gasly set to drive for Toro Rosso in 2018

Brendon Hartley (right) made his Formula 1 debut at last weekend’s American Grand Prix Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley are poised to form the Toro Rosso driver line-up in Formula 1 in 2018. Team boss Franz Tost said there was a “high possibility” the Frenchman and New Zealander would stay on next year after being […]

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Belgium Grand Prix: Michael Schumacher’s son to drive at Spa

Michael Schumacher claimed the first of his 91 grand prix wins at Spa in 1992 Michael Schumacher’s son will mark the 25th anniversary of his father’s first Formula 1 win by driving at Spa before Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. Mick Schumacher, 18, will drive demonstration laps in a 1994 Benetton car, a family spokeswoman said. […]

Basketball

Isaiah Thomas says underdog status will drive Celtics vs. Cavaliers

BOSTON — Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas knows his top-seeded team will be considered the underdog against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals, but he believes Boston will continue to use that as motivation. “They didn’t give us a chance [against the Wizards]. They didn’t give us a chance when we were down 2-0 […]

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Bahrain Grand Prix: Pascal Wehrlein returns to drive for Sauber after injury

Pascal Wehrlein crashed during the Race of Champions event in January Bahrian Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 14-16 Apr Venue: Bahrain International Circuit Coverage: Practice, qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (second practice online only). Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Pascal Wehrlein will […]