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Lewis Hamilton: I won’t miss Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he will not miss Nico Rosberg and has drawn a line under last season’s championship defeat to his long-term rival.

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Sahara Force India drivers Sergio Perez, right, and Esteban Ocon unveil their new VJM10 car at Silverstone. Picture: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton slams ‘outdated’ F1 and fears less overtaking

Lewis Hamilton has accused Formula One of being “outdated” and has called on its new owners to breathe fresh life into the sport.

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Chase Carey, left, and Bernie Ecclestone in the paddock during the Singapore Grand Prix weekend in September. Picture: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Chase Carey vows to change Formula One ‘one-man show’

Formula One’s new ruler Chase Carey has resurrected hopes of staging a spectacular grand prix on the streets of London.

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The Manor F1 team collapsed into administration earlier this month. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Manor F1 team in race against clock to stay on track

The Manor Formula 1 team is facing a race against the clock to secure its survival as the cash available to pay its 200 staff is set to run out within days.

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Felipe Massa is rejoining Williams after coming out of retirement. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Felipe Massa set for Williams return after coming out of retirement

Williams have confirmed that Felipe Massa will come out of retirement to re-join the British team for the upcoming Formula One season with Valtteri Bottas completing a move to Mercedes.

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Nico Rosberg's shock retirement gives Mercedes a dilemma. Picture: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images

No outpouring of emotion over Nico Rosberg retirement

It’s a marvel that in the modern era of Formula One that a World Champion could be so diminished in talent by fans and media alike. But that is exactly what Nico Rosberg has had to deal with since he won the 2016 Drivers Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix last week.

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Mercedes' Nico Rosberg celebrates winning the World Championship with his wife Vivian after the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

New world champion Nico Rosberg retires from Formula One

New Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg has announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect.

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Nico Rosberg, left, celebrates as his despondent  team-mate Lewis Hamilton looks on. Picture: Kamran Jebreili/AP

Lewis Hamilton did nothing wrong says Red Bull chief

Mercedes have been branded “naive” by Christian Horner, the Red Bull team principal, as they weigh up whether to punish Lewis Hamilton for defying team orders.

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Nico Rosberg celebrates with his Mercedes team after finishing second and securing the Formula 1 title at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Picture: Lars Baron/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg clinches F1 title despite Lewis Hamilton tricks

With Lewis Hamilton purposefully slowing him down, two other drivers hard on his tail and the title on the line, Nico Rosberg held his nerve to win the Formula 1 championship for the first time yesterday.

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Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates qualifying in pole position at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Lewis Hamilton clinches Abu Dhabi pole ahead of Nico Rosberg

A dominant Lewis Hamilton delivered another crushing display over his title rival Nico Rosberg to secure pole position for the championship-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton during practice at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Lewis Hamilton dominates practice for Abu Dhabi decider

Lewis Hamilton maintained his recent scintillating form to complete a practice double over Nico Rosberg at the season-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Lewis Hamilton has won nine grands prix this season but admits he's unlikely to retain the championship.  Picture: Clive Mason/Getty

Lewis Hamilton admits he’s ‘unlikely’ to catch Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton has conceded it is now unlikely he will stop Nico Rosberg from winning the Formula One title after claiming his rival is “doing all he has to do” to get over the finish line and seal his maiden championship.

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Lewis Hamilton leads Max Verstappen on his way to victory at a rain-soaked Interlagos. Picture: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton wins Brazilian Grand Prix to maintain title bid

Lewis Hamilton delivered a wet-weather masterclass at a chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix to take the championship 
battle into the final race of the season.

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Lewis Hamilton gives a thumbs up after he clocking the fastest time in qualifying Brazilian Grand Prix. Picture: AP

Lewis Hamilton sure of fair Brazil duel with Nico Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton is expecting a fair fight with Nico Rosberg as the two championship rivals go head-to-head in today’s pivotal Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Jeremy Clarkson will be in Scotland with new show. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Jeremy Clarkson’s new Amazon show headed for Loch Ness

THE Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is coming to Scotland.

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Teenager Lance Stroll is unveiled as the Williams driver for the 2017 Formula One season.  Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Billionaire’s son Lance Stroll claims he’s earned F1 drive

Lance Stroll insists he has earned his shot in Formula One after the Canadian teenager was unveiled by Williams for the 2017 campaign.

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Marc Priestley helped McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to his first world title in 2008. Picture: Jose Luis Roca/AFP/Getty Images

Putting pit lane lessons to work in the boardroom

He was once a key member of McLaren’s record-breaking Formula One pit crew, but now he wants to drive home the benefits that businesses can reap from tapping into “big data”.

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Mexican Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton, left, of Mercedes celebrate on the podium with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, who was third but later stripped of his podium place. Picture: Rebecca Blackwell/AP

Christian Horner: Sebastian Vettel should be disciplined

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has heaped 
pressure on Formula One’s governing body to sanction Sebastian Vettel for his expletive-fuelled outburst against race director Charlie Whiting on Sunday.

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the Mexico Grand Prix at the Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack in Mexico City. Picture: AP

Lewis Hamilton victory keeps Formula One title alive

Lewis Hamilton kept his slim world championship hopes alive with a crushing victory over his rival Nico Rosberg in the Mexican Grand Prix.

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Lewis Hamilton was fastest in qualifying in Mexico.  Picture: Mark Thompson/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton on pole for Mexican stand-off with Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton kept his slim championship hopes alive by claiming pole position for today’s Mexican Grand Prix ahead of his title rival Nico Rosberg.

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