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F1 gossip: Vettel, Raikkonen, Aston Martin, Rosberg, Hamilton, Mercedes, Ecclestone

Monday 16 October Sebastian Vettel says Kimi Raikkonen is the best team-mate he has ever had in Formula 1 because the Finn does not try to play political games. (Autosport) Aston Martin has recruited staff with Formula 1 experience as ...

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F1 gossip: Mercedes, Monza, Haas, McLaren, Vandoorne

Monday, 4 September Team principal Gunther Steiner believes Haas have been treated inconsistently by stewards this season. (Motorsport.com) Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne was frustrated again after an issue with his Honda power unit at the Italian Grand Prix forced the ...

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Mercedes have 'edge' after 'bad day' – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel said losing the drivers’ championship lead to Lewis Hamilton was a “bad day” but remained optimistic about his title hopes. The Ferrari driver was third in the Italian Grand Prix as race winner Hamilton took a three-point lead. ...

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Italian GP: Valtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes set Monza pace

Mercedes dominated Friday practice at the Italian Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas topping the second session and Lewis Hamilton quickest in the first. Bottas beat the Briton by 0.056 seconds in the afternoon, when Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel of ...

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Italian Grand Prix: Dominant Mercedes top Monza practice

Lewis Hamilton headed Valtteri Bottas to a Mercedes one-two in first practice at the Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton was 0.435 seconds quicker than the Finn – and more than a second in front of title rival Sebastian Vettel, who is ...

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Hamilton expects to stay at Mercedes beyond 2018

Lewis Hamilton says he expects to sign a new contract at Mercedes to keep him at the Formula 1 team beyond 2018. Title rival Sebastian Vettel signed a new three-year deal this month to keep him at Ferrari until the ...

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Lewis Hamilton rules out Sebastian Vettel joining Mercedes from Ferrari

Belgian Grand Prix on the BBC Date: 25-27 August Venue: Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Coverage: Practice sessions and qualifying on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra (BBC Sport website only). Race live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Live text ...

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Lewis Hamilton in 'best place' since joining Mercedes, says Toto Wolff

Lewis Hamilton is in the best mental shape he has been in since joining Mercedes, says team boss Toto Wolff. Hamilton cut Sebastian Vettel’s lead in the title race to 12 points with victory in Canada, a fortnight after his ...

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Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares win Mercedes Cup doubles title

Jamie Murray and partner Bruno Soares have won the Mercedes Cup doubles title in Stuttgart, beating Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic in the final. The Scottish-Brazilian partnership, seeded second, prevailed 6-7 7-5 10-5 against the number four seeds. It is ...

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Valtteri Bottas: Mercedes driver targets win in every race

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas says he will be going to every race this year aiming to win, following his first grand prix victory in Russia last month. Bottas’ win moved him to within 10 points of team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the ...

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