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Hamilton takes pole in Mercedes lockout

Vettel 4th for Ferrari BUDAPEST, July 28, (AFP): Lewis Hamilton danced in the rain on his way to a memorable pole Saturday ahead of his team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes secured a front row lockout for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The championship leading Briton, who is battling with Ferrari’s Sebastian …

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Verstappen wins Austria GP as Vettel grabs lead in standings

Mercedes’ Hamilton fails to finish SPIELBERG, Austria, July 1, (AFP): Max Verstappen made the most of a rare Mercedes double retirement on Sunday by claiming his first win this year, and Red Bull’s first at “home”, in an incident-packed Austrian Grand Prix. The Dutch tyro grabbed victory after both Lewis …

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Hamilton wins Singapore GP as title rival Vettel crashes – Ricciardo 2nd for third year in a row

SINGAPORE, Sept 17, (AP): Lewis Hamilton profited from the chaos to win the Singapore Grand Prix and extend his championship lead on Sunday, while title rival Sebastian Vettel lost huge ground after crashing out on the first lap. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo prevented a Mercedes 1-2 by finishing ahead of …

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Stunning Vettel grabs Singapore GPrix pole – Hamilton qualifies 5th for Mercedes

SINGAPORE, Sept 16, (AFP): Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel came from nowhere to seize pole position at the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday, creating a golden opportunity to reclaim the world championship lead from Lewis Hamilton. Vettel, who had struggled in practice, timed a record 1min 39.491sec at the floodlit Marina Bay …

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Hamilton runs away with Monza pole – Brit equals records, Ferrari duo fill second row

MONZA, Italy, Sept 3, (AFP): A happy Lewis Hamilton humbled his rivals on Saturday as he joined two of motor racing’s legendary drivers in the record books by securing a dominant pole position for Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix. The series leader and three-time defending champion was in untouchable form during …

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Brazilian F1 driver Massa to retire at end of season

MONZA, Italy Sept 1, (AFP): Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa announced on Thursday he will retire at the end of the 2016 season. The 35-year-old, who began his Grand Prix career in 2002, confirmed his long-expected departure during a news conference ahead of this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix at …

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Kuwait’s Ashkanani one step closer to championship glory – Schmidt wins as Al-Faisal finishes second in Dubai

DUBAI, Feb 19: Kuwait’s Zaid Ashkanani put in skilful display at the 4.29km Dubai Autodrome track in Race 1 of Round 5 to claim a third place finish which sees him move up to second position in the overall Championship standings. After posting the second fastest time in morning qualifying, Ashkanani …

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Hamilton storms to third world ‘crown’ – Mercedes win both titles for 2nd yr in a row

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 26, (RTRS): Lewis Hamilton joined the elite group of triple Formula One world champions on Sunday after winning a thrilling U.S. Grand Prix that kept the crowd on tenterhooks right to the very end. “That’s the greatest moment of my life,” he gasped over the team radio, …

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