Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas in action during the second practice session at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, southern France, on Friday. Agence France-Presse
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: Lewis Hamilton will feel the heat, literally at least, in Austria this weekend as Formula One champions Mercedes seek to equal McLaren’s modern-day record of 11 wins in a row and he returns to the scene of his most recent retirement. With temperatures set to soar in scenic Spielberg, the championship
Hockenheim: Max Verstappen wrote off his own chances of a driver’s championship win on Monday despite his second victory for Red Bull in three races in the tumultuous German Grand Prix. The 21-year-old Dutchman said, despite a nightmare weekend, Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton, who is 63 points
Horse racing returned after more than two months in England on Monday, but was beaten to the chase by pigeon racing as the first sport to restart following the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Stefanos Tsitsipas set himself the target of claiming a Grand Slam title in 2020 after winning last year’s season-ending ATP Finals but the young Greek feels that in hindsight the statement was “too big” and burdened him with extra pressure.
Leicester City will hold practice matches at an empty King Power Stadium to prepare their players for games without fans when the Premier League resumes this month, manager Brendan Rodgers said.