Tag Archives: Vettel

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 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 »

I am hoping I will get to battle with at least one of them (Vettel, Max): Hamilton

DRIVERS at Saturday FIA Press Conference after qualifying: 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari); 2 – Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull Racing); 3 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) TRACK INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Damon Hill) Sebastian, what a great lap, tell us all about it? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, it was quite a lap I have to say, I’m really, really happy. It’s very difficult… 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 »

Hamilton moves closer to 4th world championship with a facile win: US GP

Lewis Hamilton moved one step closer to a fourth Drivers’ Championship title with a convincing sixth career US Grand Prix win at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas. The win, ahead of the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen, allied to a fifth place for Valtteri Bottas also handed Mercedes their fourth Constructors’ Championship crown… Read More »

Mentally its exactly the same for me as going into the last race: Lewis Hamilton

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Brendon HARTLEY (Toro Rosso), Carlos SAINZ (Renault), Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Lewis, five-time US Grand Prix winner, three-time F1 world champion, US Grand Prix always a big one for your, personally and for the team, no doubt many commitments in the run-up to the event, but I just… Read More »