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British Formula 1 fan arrested in Netherlands after being mistaken for Italian mafia boss

A Formula 1 fan from Liverpool was arrested at gunpoint in the Netherlands after being mistaken for a mafia boss. Police believed the 54-year-old, known as Mark L, was Sicilian crime lord Matteo Messina Denaro and he was blindfolded and led away by officers in The Hague on Wednesday. Prosecutors said the man, who was […]

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Ricciardo wins Italian GP; Hamilton and Verstappen crash out after nasty accident

Daniel Ricciardo produced a calm and collected performance to win his first race at Autodromo Nazionale Monza after a day full of drama. Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen collided and were both subsequently ruled out of the remainder of the Italian Grand Prix. The pair, who sit atop the Formula 1 driver’s championship standings, were […]

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Belgian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen declared winner as rain plays havoc

Max Verstappen was declared the winner of a Belgian Grand Prix after heavy rain prevented any competitive racing at the Spa-Francorchamps track. The start was delayed by half an hour before two attempts were made to start the race, with a gap of nearly three hours between them. The conditions were deemed too dangerous and […]

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Japanese Formula One Grand Prix cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic

The 2021 Japanese Formula One Grand Prix has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic for the second successive year, race organizers said on Wednesday. The cancellation of the race, scheduled for the weekend of October 8-10 at the Suzuka circuit, follows the abandonment of Singapore’s October 1-3 night race. “Following ongoing discussions with the […]

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British Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton wins after crashing Max Verstappen, beats 10-second penalty

Lewis Hamilton fought back from a 10-second penalty for a crash with title rival Max Verstappen to pass Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and claim a dramatic British Grand Prix victory. Hamilton was blamed for a collision with Verstappen’s Red Bull at Copse corner on the first lap of the race, which led to the Dutchman crashing […]

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Australian Grand Prix and Moto GP cancelled due to Covid-19 quarantine rules

The Australian annual F1 Grand Prix for the second year in a row because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian round of the MotoGP world championship, scheduled for 24 October was also cancelled. The Formula 1 event was due to take place from 19-21 November but has been abandoned because of tight border controls in […]

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Sergio Perez wins Azerbaijan Grand Prix after Max Verstappen suffers punctured tyre

Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez experienced extremely opposite emotions at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday. Verstappen had been four points clear of reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton at the start of Sunday’s race and had looked on course to win the 13th win of his career but suffered a dramatic tire […]

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point. The win, by a commanding 22 seconds at the chequered flag, was the 11th of the Dutch youngster’s career. “It was […]

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British racer Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula 1 title equalling Michael Schumacher’s achievement

Lewis Hamilton clinched a seventh World Championship and became the most successful racing driver ever with a masterful victory in the Turkish Grand Prix on Sunday. The Mercedes driver equalled Michael Schumacher’s achievement in terms of titles, after already surpassing the German’s number of race wins last month. Victory at a treacherously wet and slippery […]

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German driver Sebastian Vettel to quit Ferrari by the end of 2020

Four-time Formula One Champion Sebastian Vettel will be quitting Ferrari at the end of 2020 after contract talks between the two broke down. Germany’s tabloid Bild and Auto Motor und Sport reported regarding this on Monday. According to these media reports, the German has rejected the terms offered in the new deal. Team Ferrari has […]

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Bahrain F1 Grand Prix to be held without spectators amid coronavirus outbreak

Fans will not be allowed to attend this month’s Bahrain Grand Prix because of the coronavirus outbreak. Organisers said the race – scheduled for 20-22 March – would be “participants only” because allowing spectators at the event “would not be the right thing to do”. The Chinese Grand Prix from 17-19 April was postponed last […]