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Silverstone shows its class with a little help from sensible stewarding | Giles Richards

The track drew praise from several drivers after Sunday’s British GP for encouraging competitive racing and it also benefited from the stewards allowing hard but fair racingWith the signing of a new contract to host F1 for a further five years there wa…

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Lewis Hamilton fires warning to F1 rivals as championship lead extends

• British Grand Prix winner increasingly comfortable with car• ‘Every year you get a bit more comfortable within yourself’Lewis Hamilton has expressed how at ease he is with himself and his driving after taking his seventh win of the season at the Brit…

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McLaren arrive at Silverstone with talented team driving their resurgence

Performance engineer Amelia Lewis is at the heart of the team’s rebuilding process and their mission to be a force once moreFine weather or foul McLaren have done little but ride out storms at recent British Grand Prix meetings. The team return to the …

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Verstappen would beat Hamilton in straight track fight: Red Bull’s Horner

• ‘From what I see I would absolutely back Max,’ says Horner• Horner says ‘elements are starting to come into place’ for teamThe Red Bull team principal, Christian Horner, believes his driver Max Verstappen would beat Lewis Hamilton in a straight fight…

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Lando Norris signs new McLaren contract after superb start to F1 career

• Briton, 19, extends deal by three years before British Grand Prix• McLaren also re-sign Carlos Sainz ‘to end speculation’Lando Norris has had his contract with McLaren extended to continue racing for the team for a further three years.McLaren have sh…

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Lando Norris signs new McLaren contract after superb start to F1 career

• Briton, 19, extends deal by three years before British Grand Prix• McLaren also re-sign Carlos Sainz ‘to end speculation’Lando Norris has had his contract with McLaren extended to continue racing for the team for a further three years.McLaren have sh…

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Sebastian Vettel calls for drivers to be the judges after F1’s longest day | Giles Richards

Max Verstappen won the Austrian GP but by the time he was declared the victor there was almost nobody left at the circuitFor a sport in which speed and quick reaction time go hand in hand, the torturously slow wait for the winner of the Austrian Grand …

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Rocky of the Rovers: success of Roy’s sister a sign of changing times | Giles Richards

Rocky’s adventures at the Women’s World Cup have unfolded in real time, with readers voting on where the story goesWhatever happens to the Lionesses against Norway on Thursday night, a dramatic finale will follow for one Englishwoman at the World Cup –…

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Lewis Hamilton looks unassailable while George Russell shows his class | Giles Richards

Title leader underlines dominance at French Grand Prix, while fellow Briton takes the eye with slick manoeuvre and McLaren put Renault to the swordLewis Hamilton may have been almost apologetic after his dominant French Grand Prix win as he appealed fo…

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Lewis Hamilton: F1 governance must change after ‘ugh’ French Grand Prix

• British driver says teams must not be allowed to shape rules• Hamilton admits race in France was not exciting to watchLewis Hamilton has revealed he is unimpressed with how Formula One is being run and says its governance must change.Speaking after h…

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Lewis Hamilton insists rule makers should ask drivers to help improve F1

• Hamilton: ‘When you say it’s boring – I totally understand’• ‘It’s important to realise it is not the fault of the drivers’Leading the Formula One world championship with another easy win from the front at the French Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton critic…

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Fernando Alonso bows out unbeaten as Le Mans looks to the future | Giles Richards

Spaniard joins an illustrious list but leaves endurance racing as organisers are eager to revitalise and level playing fieldAfter victory on Sunday at the Le Mans 24 hours Fernando Alonso left the Circuit de la Sarthe having joined a very select club. …

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Lewis Hamilton says Canadian GP decision was right after Vettel error

• ‘He did block me, it’s the rules,’ says Mercedes driver• Vettel has until Thursday to decide whether to appealLewis Hamilton has said Sebastian Vettel knew what he was doing when he incurred the penalty that cost the Ferrari driver first place at the…

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Lewis Hamilton handed Canadian Grand Prix win after Vettel’s penalty pain

• Ferrari finishes first but five-second penalty puts him second • Vettel penalised for forcing Hamilton off track earlier in raceOptimistic that finally he might claim Ferrari’s first victory this season, Sebastian Vettel’s hopes turned to bitter ashe…

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Sebastian Vettel snatches dramatic Canadian GP pole from Lewis Hamilton

• Vettel outdoes championship leader Hamilton on final lap in Q3• Max Verstappen out in Q2 after Kevin Magnussen crashA long time coming, Sebastian Vettel was finally able to climb from his car and revel in once more being at the front of the grid afte…

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Jackie Stewart and his struggle to make F1 a safer sport for all | Giles Richards

The three-times world champion witnessed the death of more than 50 of his fellow drivers and campaigned successfully to reduce the chance of such events happening againTwo days after Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix, Sir Jackie Stewart, the driver who was …

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Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’

• World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing the …

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Lewis Hamilton confident he can remain a power in Canadian Grand Prix

• Mercedes have new upgraded engine• Briton’s team still 55 points ahead of FerrariLewis Hamilton has expressed his confidence going into the Canadian Grand Prix, as Mercedes bring their first upgraded engine to the race. The British driver, who leads …

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Renault must improve quickly to keep Daniel Ricciardo smiling | Giles Richards

The next two F1 races in Canada and France will be key for a team hoping to break the monopoly at the topDaniel Ricciardo knew the scale of the task he was taking on when he left Red Bull for Renault last year and he did it, as ever, with a beaming smi…

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Ferrari face reality while McLaren’s progress is starting to be noted | Giles Richards

Scuderia admit risks need to be taken in Montreal, it’s looking good for Carlos Sainz and Charles Leclerc’s season is becoming a fast track of learning experiencesMercedes came within a whisker of losing a win that was in their hands in Monaco. Having …