Alex Albon will move from Toro Rosso to replace Pierre Gasly at the main Red Bull Formula 1 team from the Belgian Grand Prix onwards. Gasly, who has struggled to match Max Verstappen since being drafted into Red Bull as replacement for Daniel Ricciardo, will return to Toro Rosso in a straight swap. Red Bull […]

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Lewis Hamilton took his seventh Hungarian Grand Prix victory at the Hungaroring, edging a nail-biting strategic battle with Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen that saw the Mercedes driver make up a 19-second gap to the Dutchman and claim the lead four laps from home after gambling on a second pit stop. Starting from pole, Verstappen […]

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Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly topped the second Formula 1 free practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, setting the fastest time before the rain came. The 90-minute session started with rain widely anticipated, meaning teams were eager to get on track to capitalise on the dry conditions. But they were interrupted by the session […]

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Max Verstappen mastered both wet and dry conditions to win the 2019 Formula 1 German Grand Prix for Red Bull as Mercedes faltered badly at its home race. Rain before the start and during the race made for an incident-packed event in which polesitter Lewis Hamilton spun twice on his way to an eventual 11th […]

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William Storey is no longer associated with Rich Energy, UK government documents have confirmed – and in addition the company has been renamed Lightning Volt. Storey had been in dispute with shareholders of the company since last Wednesday, when he announced on Twitter that the sponsorship with the Haas F1 team has been terminated. Those […]

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Lewis Hamilton benefited from a mid-race safety car period to overhaul team-mate and early race leader Valtteri Bottas to claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory at the end of a race that further back was characterised by a race-long duel between Ferrari and Red Bull. Hamilton’s eclipse of the benchmark he shared with […]

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Valtteri Bottas beat Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the British Grand Prix by six thousandths of a second. Bottas set the pace on the first runs in Q3, although Hamilton’s time was compromised by the rear of his car stepping out at Brooklands, which meant he ran wide at the […]

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McLaren has confirmed it will retain both of its current Formula 1 drivers, Carlos Sainz and Lando Norris, for the 2020 season. Sainz joined McLaren from Renault this year on what was billed as a multi-year agreement, while Norris graduated to the Woking-based team after finishing runner-up in Formula 2 in 2018. Ahead of this […]

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Lewis Hamilton scored a dominant second consecutive French Grand Prix win, finishing 18 seconds ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes sealed its sixth 1-2 finish in eight races. Charles Leclerc took third place for Ferrari ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Polesitter Hamilton made a good start to take P1 ahead of Bottas, Leclerc […]

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Lewis Hamilton secured a record-breaking seventh win at the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix, after a penalty for Sebastian Vettel, who finished first on the road, demoted the German to second in the standings. A race-long battle between the pair came to a head on Lap 48 of 70 when race leader Vettel, under pressure from […]

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