Category: FORMULA 1

Sebastian Vettel: ‘I don’t feel special because of what I do as a job’ | Sport

Smiling, relaxed and visibly at ease from the moment he sits down, Sebastian Vettel’s demeanour betrays no hint of a driver engaged in a mighty struggle with Lewis Hamilton for the Formula One world championship. Their rivalry may well become the defining battle of this generation but it clearly does not weigh heavily with Vettel….



Lewis Hamilton set to ride wave and chase records at British Grand Prix | Giles Richards | Sport

He may now be considered one of the elder statesmen of Formula One but for Lewis Hamilton some moments retain their magic even 12 years into a remarkably successful career. The British Grand Prix is one of them and the driver who wears his heart on his sleeve returns to Silverstone once more revelling in…



Tough decisions lie ahead for McLaren in scramble for past F1 glories | Sport

This year’s British Grand Prix was never going to be a celebratory affair for McLaren. In their 52 years, the once mighty team have no experience of a slump of these proportions. At no point was Silverstone going to offer an unexpected return to form. But that it was here that they chose to instigate…



Lewis Hamilton sets track record to beat Sebastian Vettel for British F1 GP pole | Sport

If ever Lewis Hamilton needed a lift, it was here, in the cauldron of qualifying for the British Grand Prix. Pushed to produce one of his best ever laps to take pole from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who will start second, the four-times world champion once again found inspiration from the huge crowd at Silverstone. They,…



Mark Webber on the epic Lewis Hamilton-Sebastian Vettel rivalry | Sport

‘Epic’ is Mark Webber’s typically pithy assessment of the battle for this year’s Formula One world championship between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. The former driver is well placed to judge. He has no little experience with both of them, racing alongside Vettel at Red Bull for five years and against Hamilton since the Briton’s debut in 2007 until…



Sebastian Vettel wins British Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton’s early stutter | Sport

A day at the British Grand Prix that had begun with such great expectation and a celebratory air ended with an unlikely podium place for Lewis Hamilton but it was far from the champagne moment the four-times world champion had imagined. Indeed Hamilton’s disappointment at his second place to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was writ large…



Sebastian Vettel wins the British GP with Hamilton second – as it happened | Sport

4.13pm BST16:13 How about that, then? Here’s the drivers’ championship: Vettel (Ferrari) 171 Hamilton (Mercedes) 163 Raikkonen (Ferrari) 116 Ricciardo (Red Bull) 106 Bottas (Mercedes) 104 Toto Wolff talks. “I’m not happy,” says the Mercedes executive director. “It’s the second time we were taken out.” Mercedes seem to think some underhand Ferrari thinking was at…



Vettel dismisses Hamilton’s ‘silly’ suggestion Ferrari deliberately targeted Mercedes | Sport

Lewis Hamilton made a pointed attack on Ferrari after the British Grand Prix in which the Mercedes driver was able to finish only second having been hit by Kimi Raikkonen on the opening lap. It is the second time in three races the teams have clashed while racing and Hamilton suggested they had not been…



British Grand Prix: Kimi Räikkönen’s wife weighs in on Lewis Hamilton spat | Sport

What had been a thrilling race to the end was still disappointing for Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes and they closed it with what felt like sour grapes. The suggestion that Ferrari were deliberately targeting their cars and that Kimi Räikkönen had intentionally hit Hamilton was farcical on many levels, not least that planning to do…