Tag Archives: Formula One

Vettel beats Bottas at the start, wins 47th career Grand Prix; Hamilton recovers to 4th

Sebastian Vettel took his 47th career grand prix win in a tight Brazilian Grand Prix that saw him  finish just 2.7s ahead of Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas. Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen took the final podium position after fending off Lewis Hamilton in the closing laps, the Briton having charged through the field after a pitlane start. At the… Read More »

Hamilton continues to set pace at Sao Paulo

After dominating opening practice at Interlagos, Lewis Hamilton doubled up by topping the afternoon timesheets at the São Paulo circuit, edging team-mate Valtteri Bottas by just under five hundredths of a second. However, whereas Hamilton enjoyed a half second advantage over Ferrari’s third-placed Kimi Räikkönen in the morning session, afternoon practice was tighter, with Red… Read More »

We are motivated to make some significant changes to 2018 car: Paddy Lowe

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Yusuke HASEGAWA (Honda), Franz TOST (Toro Rosso), Paddy LOWE (Williams), Frédéric VASSEUR (Sauber) Q: Paddy, let’s begin with you. Felipe was in the conference here yesterday with us, saying the team needs to make some changes for next season to its approach to the car and the 2018 car will essentially be… Read More »

I am here to challenge Sergio for sure: Esteban Ocon at Thursday press meet

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Lance STROLL (Williams), Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Felipe, here we are again, and once again we know this is a swansong. Do you mean it this time? Felipe MASSA: Yeah! Actually this is my second retirement race in Brazil, but this time it’s the last one for sure in… Read More »

Having won the 4th place in team championship, Sahara Force India looks to experiment

Indian outfit Sahara Force India is in a strong position after having won the constructor’s 4th place for a second year in a row and look to Brazil, the penultimate round, with a lot more freedom and confidence: A team preview follow… Sergio Perez: “I like Interlagos and it’s always one of the special races of… Read More »

Hamilton bags Formula One World Championship; Max Verstappen wins Mexican GP

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth FIA Formula One World Drivers’ Championship title with a ninth-placed finish in a Mexican Grand Prix won by Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen. Mercedes driver Hamilton had to battle from the back of the field after an opening lap collision with title rival Sebastian Vettel dropped both men to the… Read More »

Vettel takes 50th pole; Hamilton P3: Mexican F1 GP

Mexico City: Sebastian Vettel took a superb 50th career pole position in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen and championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Vettel must win tomorrow’s race and hope that things go wrong for Hamilton in the race, but should Hamilton finish fifth or better, even victory for… Read More »

At the moment, I am just focussed on winning (the title): Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari);  3 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari). PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Usain Bolt) Lewis, so this right here, is your fifth win in Austin, how are you feeling about the championship?  Lewis HAMILTON: I feel amazing. Firstly, look at this crowd. It’s brilliant. LH: These guys have been amazing. Since 2012 this… Read More »