Hamilton takes pole at rain-hit, crash-marred French GP

2018-06-23 17:58

Lewis Hamilton will start on pole for the French Grand Prix, with his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas joining the world champion on the front row


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As it happened: French GP - Qualifying

2018-06-23 15:55

The French Grand Prix returns to the Formula 1 calendar after a 10 year hiatus, follow our coverage of all the action from the Paul Ricard circuit near Marseille.


Hamilton heats up French Grand Prix

2018-06-22 21:06

Lewis Hamilton outpaced his rivals in an eventful second practice at this weekend's French Grand Prix.

Racing News

MotoGP: 'There is nothing better than seeing it in real ife'

2018-06-22 16:00

There are some things you’ll never really understand about MotoGP if you only ever watch it on TV, writes Angus Powers.

Formula 1

Magnussen not focusing on court case

2018-06-22 11:42

'I know very little about it. I concentrate on my job - driving a race,' said Danish driver Kevin Magnussen.

Formula 1

New Mercedes engine facing further delay

2018-06-22 10:51

Lewis Hamilton may be facing the next several grands prix without Mercedes' new specification engine.

Formula 1

Vettel aiming for consecutive wins, Alonso thinking of Indycar: Here's your daily F1 wrap

2018-06-21 18:00

Will Sebastian Vettel record consecutive wins or will Lewis Hamilton have something to say or do about it. Catch all the latest F1 stories - Here's your F1 daily wrap.


VW makes statement of intent with its I.D R ahead of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb

2018-06-21 12:29

'I have never experienced acceleration and power like that in a racing car. I am noticing how the car and I are becoming more and more of a unit with every kilometer," Romain Dumas said of the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak.

Formula 1

Michael Schumacher still holds a record at the French GP

2018-06-21 10:57

The French Grand Prix, one of the oldest motor races in the world, returns to the calendar this weekend after 10 years. We found an interesting statistic on who has the most wins.

Formula 1

Abiteboul 'happy' about Red Bull-Honda deal

2018-06-21 09:55

Cyril Abiteboul says he understands why Red Bull decided to drop its supply of Renault engines.

Formula 1

Vettel not worried about thinner Pirelli tyres

2018-06-21 09:21

New world championship leader Sebastian Vettel says he is confident ahead of the first French grand prix in a decade.

Formula 1

Heavy rain restricts French GP 3rd practice, Bottas fastest

2018-06-23 14:36

Heavy rain kept drivers in the garage for most of the final practice of the French Grand Prix on Saturday with Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes ending up fastest in the washed-out third session

Formula 1

Ricciardo 'offered' $20 million, Mercedes faces engine delays: Here's your F1 top stories

2018-06-22 21:00

Catch up on all the latest Formula One news before the start of qualifying in the French Grand Prix. Here is your daily F1 wrap.


Hamilton happy to take criticism in team meetings

2018-06-22 14:45

Lewis Hamilton said he is happy with Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff's "open and critical" approach to team meetings - and admitted he was "very average" at the Canadian Grand Prix.

Formula 1

Raikkonen not denying Ferrari-Leclerc rumours

2018-06-22 11:35

'We have to expect that Charles doesn't drive for us for long. That's why we enjoy every good result with him,' according to Sauber chief Frederic Vasseur.

Formula 1

Whiting plays down Paul Ricard surface concerns

2018-06-22 10:46

Charlie Whiting has played down concerns about Paul Ricard's 'patchwork' track surface.


Verstappen entourage absence played down

2018-06-21 16:08

Max Verstappen's manager, Raymond Vermeulen, has said the lack of an entourage was not behind the improved performance in Canada.

Formula 1

Alonso, Brown defend current McLaren era

2018-06-21 12:13

'I believe this year is a transition year for us but we are moving in the right direction.' according to McLaren driver Fernando Alonso.

Formula 1

Esteban Ocon on standby for Mercedes future

2018-06-21 10:55

Esteban Ocon is still on standby for a future at the Mercedes works team.

Formula 1

Alonso's manager plays down Indycar talk

2018-06-21 09:53

Fernando Alonso's manager has played down speculation the Spaniard is weighing up between Formula One or Indycar for 2019.


Dakar in crisis? Cash-strapped Peru admits battle to save 2019 Rally

2018-06-21 07:45

Hard-up Peru admitted Wednesday that they could cancel the 2019 Dakar Rally because of financial constraints which have already forced Chile and Argentina to back out of co-hosting the gruelling event.

Formula 1

Alonso Indycar rumours swirl, Vettel ready for France: Your full week F1 wrap

2018-06-23 11:57

Formula 1 news comes and goes in the blink of an eye - pretty much the same as the real thing. Here are all the top stories of this past week if you missed anything.

Formula 1

Hamilton tops charts on first day of French GP practice

2018-06-22 18:25

Defending Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton topped the charts during the first two practice sessions for the French Grand Prix.

Formula 1

French GP: Hamilton fastest in first practice

2018-06-22 14:03

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas posted the top two times during the opening practice for Formula 1's French Grand Prix.


Sasol GTC championship Round 4: East London round of racing doesn't disappoint

2018-06-22 07:17

Round 4 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship saw a large East London crowd entertained by close racing on Saturday, June 16.

Formula 1

McLaren willing to triple Ricciardo's salary in monster F1 offer

2018-06-21 13:21

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo's contract is due to run out at the end of the 2018 season, with the Australian yet to indicate which team he's keen to join despite lots of interest.

Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton says he still loves racing: 'My desire is to win this championship'

2018-06-21 11:46

Lewis Hamilton has given a strong sign that he is motivated not only to win this year's world championship, but then keep racing beyond 2018.

Formula 1

F1 French GP returns after 3 decades: Slavica Ecclestone happy with Paul Ricard track

2018-06-21 10:15

'I am very impressed with everything that has been done. It's completely different and I'm very happy. It's unique and more impressive than other circuits,' according to Paul Ricard owner Slavica Ecclestone.

Formula 1

Daniel Ricciardo drawn to Nascar (and even NFL)

2018-06-21 09:23

Daniel Ricciardo drove go-karts while growing up in Australia and found himself drawn to stock car racing and the big personalities behind the wheels.


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