Lewis Hamilton slashed title rival Sebastian Vettel’s Formula 1 championship lead with a dominant victory in the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. Hamilton led away from pole and remained unchallenged for most of the 70-lap race to cross the line 19.7 seconds clear of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo completed the podium, […]

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Lewis Hamilton convincingly beat Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel to pole position for the Canadian Grand Prix, as Mercedes finally came to life in qualifying at the Montreal circuit. Ferrari had set the pace in Friday practice and was well ahead in Saturday morning’s final session too, but Hamilton lapped below 1m12.9s for the […]

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Kimi Raikkonen set the pace in the second Formula 1 practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix. The Finn clocked a 1m12.935s at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal to finish 0.215 seconds clear of Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes. Championship leader Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas were third and fourth respectively with the top four separated […]

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McLaren CEO Zak Brown says the team has alternative plans in mind for the 2018 Formula 1 season if Honda’s struggles continue. Two days after expressing “serious concerns” about the situation McLaren and its engine partner are in, and amid rumours the team could switch to Mercedes or Renault power next year, Brown said during […]

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Fernando Alonso says he is excited to return to his day job as he rejoins McLaren-Honda for Formula 1’s Canadian Grand Prix following his Indianapolis 500 trip. The two-time F1 world champion missed the Monaco GP to compete in IndyCar’s showpiece event, with Jenson Button standing in for him. Driving a McLaren Honda Andretti entry, […]

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Pirelli would welcome a return to ‘tyre war’ competition in Formula 1, says its chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera. The Italian manufacturer has been F1’s sole tyre supplier since it returned to the championship in 2011 and currently has a deal that runs up until the end of ’19. In F1’s recent Global Fan Survey, run […]

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Gene Haas believes the “teams at the top deserve more” income than smaller outfits like his, as Formula 1’s new owners evaluate the redistribution of funds. With F1’s Concorde Agreement running out in 2020, new owner Liberty has made it clear that it wants to change the payment structure, which currently favours Ferrari, Mercedes and […]

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Sebastian Vettel handed Ferrari it’s first Monaco victory in 16 years and his second in the principality with a win scored after passing team-mate and early leader Kimi Raikkonen during their one and only pit stop. Räikkönen managed to hold onto second place despite pressure from Daniel Ricciardo, with the Red Bull driver taking his […]

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Sebastian Vettel set the pace for Ferrari in second practice for Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix. Vettel clocked the fastest ever lap in Monte Carlo with a 1m12.720s to finish 0.487 seconds clear of Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas could not replicate the pace shown in first practice and […]

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