Daniel Ricciardo gives Lewis Hamilton a dose of reality

Daniel Ricciardo believes Lewis Hamilton has enjoyed not having the “strongest competition” during his dominance of Formula One. Hamilton, 36, is aiming to break the world titles record he shares with Michael Schumacher this season. McLaren ace Ricciardo, 31, aimed something of a diplomatic dig at the reigning champion and suggested a number of other drivers could also win races if handed the keys to the all-powerful Mercedes. Stream Every Practice, Qualifier & Race of the 2021 FIA Formula One […]

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Lewis Hamilton ‘agreed pay cut’ to sign one-year Mercedes contract but he may not lose out

F1: Lewis Hamilton extends Mercedes contract When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton signed a new contract with Mercedes at the start of the season, ensuring he would race with them for another year. There was much […]

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A grandfather clock? A gladiator sword? A live lobster? NASCAR’s top-14 novelty trophies, ranked

It’s undeniable: NASCAR and the tracks it competes at deliver some pretty spectacular trophies to Cup Series race winners. Sure, there are plenty of traditional-looking trophies that are treasured and will surely be part of drivers’ display cases and trophy rooms. But many of those are also subject to change — in name and design — based on the race sponsor, and other than signifying another tally in the win column, they might not mean much. Instead, we’re talking about […]

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Silverstone joins major UK sporting bodies and venues in writing to Government to back vaccine passports review

Silverstone has joined other UK sporting bodies and organisations in writing to Boris Johnson to give its backing to a review of Covid certificates as an option for helping major events such as the British GP run with capacity crowds this summer. As Silverstone boss Stuart Pringle revealed to Sky Sports in February, the motorsport venue has been in discussion with other sports bodies and the Government about exploring options for capacity attendances at major events later this year and […]

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Mercedes: James Allison to step back as technical director in July as F1’s world champions reshuffle

Mercedes F1 technical director James Allison will step back from his role this July, the team have confirmed. In a significant reshuffle for the sport’s world champions, Allison – the highly-respected designer and engineer who has helped Mercedes onto unprecedented success since joining from Ferrari in 2017 – will discontinue his day-to-day technical operations and step into a more strategic, and newly-created, role of chief technical officer. He will be replaced as technical director by Mike Elliott from July 1. […]

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Red Bull chief picks out crucial advantage Lewis Hamilton has over Max Verstappen

F1: Can Lewis Hamilton do it again? When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has declared that Lewis Hamilton’s unrivalled ability to perform at the very highest level on a consistent basis sets him apart […]

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Yuki Tsunoda: Formula 1’s ‘best rookie in years’ recalls ’emotional’ Fernando Alonso battle in Bahrain

Yuki Tsunoda says an “emotional” overtake on hero Fernando Alonso was the highlight from his Bahrain GP – a swashbuckling and eye-catching debut which has led to the young Japanese driver being hailed as the “best F1 rookie in years”. After impressing through the junior ranks and the much-lauded Red Bull driver programme, Tsunoda, just 20, burst onto the scene at the 2021 season-opener in his AlphaTauri car, flirting with the top of timesheets in qualifying before coming through from […]

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Michael Schumacher’s fiercest rivals to give son Mick rude awakening to F1 life

Nine years after the legendary Michael Schumacher called time on his glittering Formula One career, one of the most famous names in motorosport returns to the grid this weekend. Mick, the 22-year-old son of the seven-time world champion, will make his eagerly-awaited F1 bow at the Bahrain Grand Prix, having signed a multi-year agreement with American team Haas. The German youngster is signed up to Ferrari's famed Driver Academy and will eventually hope to emulate his father's success with the […]

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Extreme E qualifying: Lewis Hamilton’s X44 beat Nico Rosberg’s team on absorbing debut

Extreme E made its debut as a new motorsport series on Saturday as drivers took on a brutally challenging circuit in the Saudi Arabian desert and put on a show which suggested Sunday’s wheel-to-wheel racing will be a compelling watch. This is the first of five races across the globe as electric SUVs race in extreme environments from the Arctic to the Amazon, aiming to raise awareness of the climate crisis as they go. Nine teams comprised of one male […]

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Daniel Ricciardo warns ‘don’t confuse comfort for complacency’ at McLaren

Austrian Grand Prix: Daniel Ricciardo admits he 'struggled' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Daniel Ricciardo believes McLaren can be up there fighting for the Formula One world championship ‘as soon as next year’ in his debut season with the team. Ricciardo […]

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