Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas steers his car during the qualifying session for the Chinese F1 Grand Prix in Shanghai on Saturday. Associated Press
Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc is gunning for his first win this week in China after cruelly missing out in Bahrain as Formula One’s 1,000th race coincides with the emergence of a bright new star.
Championship leader Valtteri Bottas pushed Sebastian Vettel off the top of Friday’s timesheets to end the opening day of practice for the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix with the fastest time for Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton said that he “redeemed” himself with a lightning start to win the 1,000th Formula One grand prix on Sunday in a blustery Shanghai.
A second grand prix — most likely on the streets — would complement the existing one on the $450 million Shanghai International Circuit. No country currently has two Formula One races, although F1 officials are negotiating for a second grand prix in the United States.
Rishabh Pant’s swashbuckling unbeaten knock 78 off 36 balls peppered by 6 fours and 4 sixes and a fine 54 off 27 balls by opener Shikhar Dhawan gave Delhi Capitals an easy six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in match 40 of the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday.
Leonardo was the star of the show, netting all four goals for Al Wahda as they came from behind to defeat Al Rayyan 4-3 on Matchday Four of the 2019 AFC Champions League Group B on Monday.
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s school programme is a stupendous success, and now the formula is headed across the border into neighbouring Saudi Arabia, disclosed former World Champion Jose Junior on the sidelines of the ongoing Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019 at the Mubadala Arena in the capital.