Team Abu Dhabi’s Faleh Al Mansoori and Shaun Torrente know a victory in the Grand Prix of Italy will give them a huge advantage in their XCAT title defence.
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has defended his victory in the British Grand Prix, saying the triumph was down to strategy rather than a favourable Safety Car intervention.
MONACO: Lewis Hamilton withstood lap after lap of intense pressure on worn tyres to win a nail-biting Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday in a triumphant tribute to his Mercedes team’s late Formula One great Niki Lauda. The Briton, who now has 77 career wins and a 17-point lead over team mate Valtteri Bottas
London: Formula One champions Mercedes can stretch their unbeaten run into double figures in France on Sunday while rivals Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel still chafe at being denied victory in Canada two weeks ago. Lewis Hamilton, winner last year at Le Castellet’s Paul Ricard circuit from pole position
Le Castellet: Valtteri Bottas outpaced his team-mate Lewis Hamilton to top the times in second free practice at the French Grand Prix on Friday, as Ferrari’s bid to be granted a review of Sebastian Vettel’s penalty in Montreal was rejected. Finn Bottas, who is 29 points behind defending world champion Hamilton
The first Test will take place at Southampton's Ageas Bowl from July 8-12, with the second and third Tests at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester on July 16-20 and July 24-28.
The curtailed Formula One season will start with two races behind closed doors in Austria on July 5 and July 12 followed by six other grands prix in Europe, the organisers said on Tuesday.
Serie A will return after a three-month coronavirus-enforced absence on June 20 with Torino hosting Parma in the first of four postponed matches on the opening weekend, the Italian league confirmed on Monday.