F1 & Motor Sport

Hungarian Grand Prix: Hamilton praised for ‘keeping his promise’

Lewis Hamilton’S championship hopes were dented as rival Sebastian Vettel held off Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen to win the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Knaresborough superbikes rider Dan Linfoot

British Superbikes: Dan Linfoot disappointed despite getting off mark for 2017 at Brands Hatch

Dan Linfoot clinched his first podium of the British Superbikes calendar at Brands Hatch but was left frustrated his weekend’s work had not heralded more.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his victory in the 2017 British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Picture: David Davies/PA

Hamilton closes gap on Vettel with home triumph

Lewis Hamilton believes his crushing victory at the British Grand Prix is proof that his off-track demeanour should not be questioned.

BACK ON FAMILIAR TERRITORY: Mercedes Lewis Hamilton trailed in behind team-mate Valtteri Bottas during second practice of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone yesterday. Inset, the Mercedes garage team get to work on Hamiltons car.  (Pictures: Tim Goode/PA)

Bottas penalty boosts Hamilton’s pursuit of record Silverstone win

Lewis Hamilton received a championship boost ahead of his home race of the Formula 1 season after Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was dealt a five-place grid penalty for the British Grand Prix.

Eventual winner Daniel Ricciardo steers his Red Bull car around the Baku circuit during yesterdays Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Picture: Efrem Lukatsky/AP).

Hamilton invites Vettel to clash ‘face-to-face’ out of their cars

Lewis Hamilton has accused Sebastian Vettel of “disgracing himself” after he was deemed to have deliberately crashed into his title rival during a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Dean Harrison

Oliver’s Mount: Dean Harrison out to retain Cock O’ the North title

Bradford-based road racer Dean Harrison will be looking to retain his title as the ‘Cock O’ the North’ at this weekend’s Oliver’s Mount meeting.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain signs autographs in Monaco. Picture: AP/Claude Paris

Lewis Hamilton ‘part of the team’ as he gets set to stay with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton’s boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula 1 career with Mercedes.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates.

This is why I race, raves Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has said his titanic victory over Sebastian Vettel at the Spanish Grand Prix felt like the first of his motor racing career.

Leeds driver Ollie Wilkinson.

Rookie racer Wilkinson earns double podium finishes at Rockingham

Leeds driver Ollie Wilkinson continued his impressive debut Protyre Motorsport Ginetta GT5 Challenge season with his first two podium finishes at Rockingham over the weekend.


Bottas adds to Hamilton’s worries

A dejected Lewis Hamilton admitted that he needs to rediscover his speed after an abject display in Russia saw him fall further behind rival Sebastian Vettel in the championship race.

Ollie Wilkinson.

Leeds driver Wilkinson revelling in cut and thrust of Ginetta GT5

Ollie Wilkinson, a young Yorkshireman racing with a top Yorkshire motorsport team, continues his first full season of competition this weekend as the Ginetta GT5 Challenge heads to Rockingham on the British GT support bill.

James Cowton leads the way at last year's Spring Cup

McGuinness set to make his mark at Oliver’s Mount

The second most successful TT rider of all time will be making his mark at the first Scarborough round of the road racing season.

Response: Lewis Hamilton takes the adulation after his start-to-finish victory in the Chinese Grand Prix. (Picture: AP)

Hamilton strikes back in ultimate battle of wills with Vettel

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated his prediction that this will be the closest title battle of his career after he joined Sebastian Vettel at the summit of the Formula One world championship following a crushing victory in China.

Williams driver Lance Stroll of Canada steers his car during the first practice session for the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Lewis Hamilton fears wet weather in China

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton fears a swift return to the Formula One winners’ circle could be scuppered by the heavy rain forecast to hit Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.

New rivalry? Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, right, and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain spray champagne at each other following the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

F1’s new rivalry: Defeat to Vettel fuels Lewis Hamilton’s desire to regain the world crown

A determined Lewis Hamilton says he wants to win the world title more than ever before and claims his hunger has doubled as he prepares for a battle royale with Sebastian Vettel.

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany sprays champagne as confetti falls around him after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton relishing battle as Sebastian Vettel wins opener

Lewis Hamilton is braced for a tougher rivalry with Sebastian Vettel than Nico Rosberg in what he believes will be the “best against the best” battling it out for this year’s Formula 1 crown.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory at the 2016 British Grand Prix (Photo: PA)

Formula One: Guide to the 2017 season and Australian Grand Prix

The new Formula One calendar is upon us with more thrills and spills anticipated over the coming 20 races in 2017.

Britains Lewis Hamilton steers his Mercedes down the pit lane yesterday as he dominated the first practice session for the Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne (Picture: Andrew Brownbill/AP).

Car exactly where it should be, enthuses Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton hailed the perfect start to his new Formula 1 season after he completed a dominant practice double and laid down an ominous marker to his rivals ahead of the Australian Grand Prix.

Bring it on: Lewis Hamilton with the new Mercedes W08 Formula 1 car he plans to regain the title in. (Picture: David Davies/PA)

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton up for challenge as Ferrari look set to roar back

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have each labelled the other’s team favourite for this year’s Formula 1 crown.

Nigel Mansell in 1994. (Picture: Karin Sturn)

Bygones: When Mansell was tempted out of retirement to claim the world F1 crown

It has been 25 years since Nigel Mansell won the Formula 1 World Championship, ending a wait of 16 years for a British winner.

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