Dakar 2020: Giniel de Villiers is looking forward to new challenges in Saudi Arabia

2019-12-06 09:00

Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa driver Giniel de Villiers says the Dakar Rally isn’t called the world’s toughest race for nothing as he prepares for the next installment, taking place for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

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Wolff: Mercedes not walking away from F1

2019-12-05 11:05

Despite having not confirmed their participation beyond 2020, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the brand is not going to walk away from Formula One.

 
Motorsport

6 things we learned from the 2019 F1 season

2019-12-02 18:48

Lewis Hamilton left no room for doubt that he deserved his sixth drivers' world championship title with a dominant victory in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Motorsport

Leclerc keeps Abu Dhabi podium spot, Ferrari fined €50 000

2019-12-02 06:57

Charles Leclerc retained his podium finish in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after a post-race stewards investigation, but his Ferrari team were fined €50 000.

 
Motorsport

'I must do better,' admits Vettel as Leclerc shines for Ferrari

2019-12-01 19:19

Sebastian Vettel admitted he needs to improve his individual performances next year after being outperformed by Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc this season.

 
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WRAP: Abu Dhabi GP

2019-12-01 14:56

The Formula 1 season comes to an end under the lights in the United Arab Emirates this weekend for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
 
Motorsport

Hamilton ends 'long slog' for pole in Abu Dhabi

2019-11-30 17:33

Lewis Hamilton claimed his first pole position in four months with a scorching record lap at the Yas Marina circuit for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
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WRAP | Abu Dhabi GP - Third practice

2019-11-30 11:45

The Formula 1 season comes to an end under the lights in the United Arab Emirates this weekend for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Formula 1

Valtteri Bottas splits from his wife in an emotional announcement on Twitter

2019-11-29 09:00

In an emotional announcement made on Twitter, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas announced the news that he and his beautiful wife, Emilia, will be getting a divorce.

 
Motorsport

F1 stars share private joy, sorrow

2019-11-28 16:56

Two of Formula One's biggest stars, Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel, have made contrasting announcements about their private lives.

 
Motorsport

F1 to reintroduce chequered flag

2019-12-05 11:02

The World Motor Sport Council has voted to use the chequered flag to signal the definitive end of a grand prix.

 
Motorsport

Hamilton to be torn between loyalty and novelty

2019-12-02 16:48

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he will be torn between loyalty to Mercedes and the novelty of a new challenge at Ferrari as he considers his Formula One options.

 
Motorsport

Verstappen wants more in 2020

2019-12-02 06:53

Max Verstappen said he was pleased to seal third place in the world championship after finishing second in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but wanted more next season.

 
Motorsport

Catch me if you can: Hamilton lays down 2020 marker to next generation

2019-12-01 19:23

Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker to the young pretenders to his crown with a masterful triumph at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his 11th win this year and the 84th of his career.

 
Motorsport

Leclerc faces post-race probe on Ferrari fuel irregularity

2019-12-01 15:29

Charles Leclerc was at risk of a post-race penalty at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after a fuel irregularity was discovered in his Ferrari during pre-race checks.

 
Motorsport

Feels like 'first time' as Hamilton ends pole drought in Abu Dhabi

2019-12-01 06:54

Lewis Hamilton smiled with relief after grabbing his record-extending 88th pole position and revealed it felt like his first ahead of the Abu Dhabi GP.

 
Formula 1

Abu Dhabi GP | Hamilton on pole for first time in nine races

2019-11-30 16:25

Lewis Hamilton secured pole in the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Mercedes driver topping the times in qualifying for the first time since Germany nine races ago.

 
Motorsport

Bottas tops practice times for Abu Dhabi GP

2019-11-29 15:56

Valtteri Bottas topped the times for Mercedes in Friday's opening free practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
 
 
Motorsport

Verstappen 'is now ready to challenge Hamilton'

2019-12-04 19:53

Max Verstappen is now ready to challenge Lewis Hamilton after making big strides in 2019, according to F1 managing director Ross Brawn.

 
Formula 1

Hulkenberg 'relieved' latest Formula 1 spell over

2019-12-02 09:57

Nico Hulkenberg bade farewell to Formula 1, at least for now, with a smile of relief when he finished 12th for Renault at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Motorsport

Hulkenberg 'relieved' latest F1 spell over

2019-12-01 21:06

Nico Hulkenberg bade farewell to Formula One, at least for now, with a smile of relief when he finished 12th for Renault at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Formula 1

Hamilton wraps up season with 'master-class' in Abu Dhabi

2019-12-01 17:19

Lewis Hamilton delivered sumptuous confirmation of his title-winning supremacy when he claimed his 84th career victory and 11th in 21 races this year by dominating the season-ending 'twilight' Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Motorsport

Hamilton stunned by 'first Ferrari compliment in 13 years'

2019-12-01 12:52

Lewis Hamilton says that Mattia Binotto's glowing comments about him represented the first time in 13 years that anyone from Ferrari had paid him a compliment.

 
 
Live

WRAP | Abu Dhabi GP - Qualifying

2019-11-30 14:45

The Formula 1 season comes to an end under the lights in the United Arab Emirates this weekend for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Live

As it happened: First practice - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

2019-11-29 10:21

The Formula 1 season comes to an end under the lights in the United Arab Emirates this weekend for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

 
Motorsport

'Lewis isn't all to blame for Brazil crash,' says Albon

2019-11-28 19:41

Lewis Hamilton sent Red Bull new boy Alex Albon a private message that helped to console him after their collision in Brazil cost him his maiden Formula One podium finish.

 
Motorsport

Marquez has 'successful' shoulder surgery

2019-11-28 06:23

World MotoGP champion Marc Marquez underwent his second shoulder operation in the space of a year with the surgery described as "successful" by his Honda team.

 
 

 
 
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