Hamilton scorches to equal Senna’s pole position tally

Lewis Hamilton blew away championship rival Sebastian Vettel with a phenomenal lap to secure pole position for today’s Canadian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton says he can still win the drivers title despite being 25 points behind Sebastian Vettel. Picture: Getty

Lewis Hamilton to meet with Mercedes team over car problems

Lewis Hamilton will sit down with his Mercedes team in the coming days as he attempts to get on top of the car problems which are threatening to derail his challenge for a fourth world drivers’ title.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates with the Ferrari team after his win at the Monaco Grand Prix. Picture: Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton blasts Ferrari ‘favouritism’ after Vettel win

Lewis Hamilton believes Sebastian Vettel’s victory at the Monaco Grand Prix has provided the clearest indicator yet that his championship rival is being afforded preferential treatment by Ferrari.

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McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne of Belgium crashes into a wall during the qualification at the Monaco Grand Prix. Picture: AP

Chips are down for Lewis Hamilton in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he was left so devastated by his performance in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix he was unable to get out of his Mercedes.

Lewis Hamilton does a burnout on his motorbike for fans during practice for the Monaco Grand Prix. Picture: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Toto Wolff: Lewis Hamilton will end career at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton’s boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula One career with Mercedes.

Lewis Hamilton is six points behind Sebastian Vettel. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton trails as Sebastian Vettel sets pace in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton is uncertain whether he will be able to challenge championship rival Sebastian Vettel for pole position in Monaco.

Dario Franchitti was robbed in the US. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Scots racing star Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium following his victory in the Spanish Grand Prix. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton passes Sebatian Vettel to win Spanish Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has moved to within six points of Sebastian Vettel after beating his championship rival in a titanic tussle at the Spanish Grand Prix.

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Lewis Hamilton aims to be first to turn one in the Spanish Grand Prix. Picture: Mark Thompson/Getty

Start is key as Hamilton takes pole in Barcelona

Lewis Hamilton will draw inspiration from his fast-starting Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in today’s Spanish Grand Prix as he bids to catch Sebastian Vettel at the summit of the championship.

Lewis Hamilton walks with his dog Roscoe in the paddock at Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo, Spain. Picture: David Ramos/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton needs bulldog spirit to rise to challenges

With his pet bulldog in tow and sparkling gold chains draped over his Mercedes shirt, Lewis Hamilton struck a confident pose the day before practice starts at Formula One’s Spanish Grand Prix.

Chase Carey, left, walks with Bernie Ecclestone in the paddock at last Septembers Singapore Grand Prix. Picture Lars Baron/Getty Images

Chase Carey says Bernie Ecclestone put brakes on Formula 1

Formula One chairman Chase Carey has accused his predecessor Bernie Ecclestone of stunting the sport’s growth in the final years of his 
four-decade reign.

Britain's Lewis Hamilton, right, congratulates his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas on winning the Russian Grand Prix. Picture: Alexander Demianchuk\TASS

Valtteri Bottas hints at tension with pal Lewis Hamilton

Valtteri Bottas has hinted that his good-natured relationship with Lewis Hamilton could come under threat after he slashed the deficit to his Mercedes team-mate in the championship.

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Lewis Hamilton could only finish fourth in the Russian Grand Prix. Picture: AP/Sergei Grits

‘I can’t explain it’ says dejected Lewis Hamilton

A dejected Lewis Hamilton admitted that he needs to rediscover his speed after an abject display in Russia saw him fall further behind rival Sebastian Vettel in the championship race.

Valtteri Bottas celebrates after leading almost every lap at the Sochi Autodrom on his way to becoming the fifth Finn to win a Grand Prix. Photograph: Getty Images

Valtteri Bottas claims first Grand Prix victory as Lewis Hamilton has race to forget

Valtteri Bottas held his nerve to claim the first victory of his Formula 1 career as a frustrated
Lewis Hamilton finished only fourth at yesterday’s 
Russian Grand Prix.

Sebastian Vettel on his way to pole position in a picturesque Sochi.  Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton faces uphill struggle in Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton will have it all to do to win today’s Russian Grand Prix as he qualified only fourth while title rival Sebastian Vettel secured his first pole position in nearly two years.

Sebastian Vettel celebrates victory with a dance on the podium. Picture: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Sebastian Vettel holds off Lewis Hamilton to win in Bahrain

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel held off a tremendous late charge from Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton to win the Bahrain Grand Prix yesterday and take the overall lead in the Formula One title race.

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Mercedes' Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas celebrates after taking the pole position at the end of the qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Picture: Getty Images

Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to the pole

Valtteri Bottas sprung the biggest surprise of the season so far after he beat Lewis Hamilton in Bahrain to secure the first pole position of his career. Hamilton appeared set to claim his seventh pole on the spin, and 64th of his career, before Bottas – the man who has replaced champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes this season – edged out his teammate with the final throw of the dice.

Fernando Alonso will miss this year's Monaco Grand Prix after it was confirmed by McLaren that he will compete at the blue-riband Indianapolis 500 event instead. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Fernando Alonso to miss Monaco Grand Prix for Indy 500

Fernando Alonso will miss this year’s Monaco Grand Prix after it was confirmed by McLaren that he will compete at the blue-riband Indianapolis 500 event instead.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his first victory of the new season. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton in complete control at Chinese Grand Prix

A dominant Lewis Hamilton delivered a crushing victory at the Chinese Grand Prix to join title rival Sebastian Vettel at the summit of the Formula One championship.

Lewis Hamilton at Shanghai International Circuit, where heavy rain is forecast to hit Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. Picture: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton fears China downpour will rain on his parade

Lewis Hamilton fears a swift return to the Formula One winners’ circle could be 
scuppered by the heavy rain forecast to hit Sunday’s 
Chinese Grand Prix.

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