That is all Lewis Hamilton needs to clinch a fifth world title, and he has three races to do it. Many expected it would be in the bag by now, and on Sunday morning at the United States Grand Prix it looked a good bet, with the Mercedes driver starting on pole and title rival Sebastian Vettel fifth, but needing to finish second if Hamilton won to keep the championship alive. It is hard to imagine Hamilton, who has won...
The Mercedes driver starts from pole position, won in a much tighter battle against Ferrari than was expected, and championship rival Sebastian Vettel will be fifth on the grid, a penalty dropping him from second, where he qualified. For Hamilton to tie things up, he needs to score eight more points than Vettel - and one way to do that is to win the race, with Vettel lower than second. Heading into this weekend, Hamilton's task had appeared relatively easy...
Lewis Hamilton started his US Grand Prix weekend as he means to go on with an imposing fastest time in a wet first practice session. Hamilton will be champion if he scores eight points more than Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who was fifth, nearly two seconds off the pace. Red Bull set the early pace, before Bottas displaced them, only for Hamilton to move the goalposts on only his second flying lap. The Ferraris did a lot more running than Mercedes...
You wouldn't think that starting a family would necessarily be helpful for an elite athlete - but, for one man at least, fatherhood went almost hand-in-tiny-hand with an unprecedented level of dominance. Jonathan Rea has smashed records on his way to four consecutive World Superbike titles, which all came after the birth of his first child. The 31-year-old - who secured his latest championship just days before the release of his autobiography - tells BBC Sport his secrets for hitting...
Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes boss says the Briton is "a class act" performing at the highest level as he closes on a fifth Formula 1 world title. Hamilton, 33, has taken six victories in the last seven races and heads to this weekend's race in Austin, Texas, with a 67-point lead with only a maximum of 100 points available over the remaining four races this season. The British driver has won five of the six races held in Austin since the...
George Russell will become the third British driver in Formula 1 next year after signing to race for Williams. Russell said he would remain a Mercedes young driver but added: "As of 2019, I am fully contracted to Williams and that is my 100% full focus." Russell said he felt "extremely well prepared" for F1 after two years in the Mercedes young driver programme, including a series of test outings and two appearances in practice sessions for Force India last...
Sebastian Vettel admitted after the Japanese Grand Prix that he and Ferrari had helped Lewis Hamilton to the verge of a fifth world title by their own failings. Yet Hamilton now has a 67-point lead and can tie up the championship if he wins the US Grand Prix on 21 October and Vettel is lower than second. In other words, just how "easy" have Ferrari and Vettel made it for Hamilton? The first major error of the season came in...
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