Slick Jason Plato takes his 50th poll

Double champion Jason Plato bagged his 50th career pole position for the opening race in today’s British Touring Car Championship triple-header at Knockhill in Fife.

Lewis Hamilton, right,  gave up third place to Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hamilton feels ready to recharge his batteries ahead of tough title run-in

Lewis Hamilton believes Formula One’s summer break has arrived at the right time after conceding that his championship battle against Sebastian Vettel is proving to be the most difficult of his decade-long career.

Scotlands Paul Di Resta takes a bend followed by Pascal Wehrlein. Picture: AP.

Selfless Lewis Hamilton hands third place to Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton let his heart rule his head in a remarkable moment of sportsmanship at the Hungarian Grand Prix which could ultimately cost him the championship.

Williams reserve driver Paul di Resta earned praise for a commendable showing after not racing in Formula One for 1,343 days. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Scotland’s Paul Di Resta ‘nervous’ after 11th hour call-up

Scotland’s Paul Di Resta admitted he was “scared, nervous and anxious” following his dramatic 11th hour call-up to the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Paul Di Resta will replace Felipe Massa in Hungary. Picture: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Paul Di Resta to make shock Formula One return

Scotland’s Paul Di Resta will make a shock return to Formula One at the Hungarian Grand Prix after Felipe Massa was ruled out through sickness.

Sebastian Vettel sits in his Ferrari fitted with the cockpit safety device known as the halo. Picture: Getty.

Halo must be used in Formula One says Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel cited the death of British driver Justin Wilson as reason why the halo, Formula One’s controversial cockpit safety device which will become mandatory next year, must be introduced.

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Race winner Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the fans after the British Grand Prix. Picture: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton drops another hint about shock retirement

Lewis Hamilton roared to glory
at the British Grand Prix – and then cast his future into doubt by dropping another hint that he could walk away from 
Formula One at the end of the season.

Mercedes' driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his trophy on the podium after the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone. Picture: Getty

Lewis Hamilton wins British GP to cut lead in Formula One

Lewis Hamilton slashed the deficit to Sebastian Vettel at the summit of the Formula One championship after a crushing performance at Silverstone to win the British Grand Prix for a record-equalling fifth time.

Time could be up for Silverstone.  Picture: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Demise of Silverstone could be exactly what British GP needs

Not a surprise. That was the consensus surrounding the British Racing Drivers’ Club decision to activate the break clause in Silverstone’s deal to host the British Grand Prix which has cast doubt over the race’s future beyond 2019.

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Lewis Hamilton is clearly delighted after leaving the field trailing in final qualifying.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

Hamilton jumps for joy as he flies to pole position

Lewis Hamilton survived a stewards’ investigation to retain a quite brilliant pole position after he delivered a crushing performance in qualifying for today’s British Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas impressed during practice for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Picture: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton boosted by Valtteri Bottas penalty

Lewis Hamilton received a boost ahead of his home race of the Formula One season after Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas was dealt a five-place grid penalty for the British Grand Prix.

Rising costs have put the future of the British Grand Prix into jeopardy. Picture: PA.

Silverstone Grand Prix in doubt as costs soar

The future of the British Grand Prix could be thrown into uncertainty today with Silverstone’s owners expected to announce that they have activated a break-out clause to cease Formula One racing after 2019.

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Lewis Hamilton now has a 20-point gap to close on leader  Sebastian Vettel. Picture: Getty.

Valtteri Bottas’ flying start turns up heat on Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton insists he need not change anything in his approach despite heading to Silverstone on the back of another average result at the Austrian Grand Prix.

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Valtteri Bottas outshone team-mate Lewis Hamilton to take pole for todays Austrian Grand Prix. Photograph: Darko Bandic/AP

Ferrari in the driving seat for Austrian Grand Prix

On a track that has brought him success, Lewis Hamilton will be hard pushed to repeat last year’s win and close the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel at the Austrian Grand Prix today.

Berwick star Jye Etheridge, left, loses control of his bike as Monarchs No.4 Max Clegg races through. Picture: Ron MacNeill.

Gold Star for Erik Riss as Monarchs shoot down Bandits

Edinburgh MONARCHS powered their way to an 
emphatic 53-39 Championship victory which pulls the Capital side four points clear at the top of the table ahead of second-placed Ipswich Witches.

Lewis Hamilton was furious that Sebastian Vettel only received a ten-second stop-go penalty. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton vows to win drivers championship ‘the right way’

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has promised to win this year’s Formula One championship “the right way” after his clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Unlikely winner Daniel Ricciardo cant believe his luck following the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton hit by bitter rival Sebastian Vettel in Azerbaijan

The new owners of Formula 1 might want to throw a cage around Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton and rebrand the sport as an alternative Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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Winner Daniel Ricciardo and third placed William' driver Lance Stroll celebrate on the podium. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel clash at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel was accused of deliberately driving into his title rival Lewis Hamilton as this year’s Formula One championship burst into life during a dramatic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, a troubled man during Fridays practice, turned things around in Baku to take pole in the dying seconds of qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Photograph: Darko Bandic/AP

Lewis Hamilton leaves it late to snatch pole in Baku

Lewis Hamilton took pole position from Valtteri Bottas with a brilliant last-gasp drive for a Mercedes 1-2 followed by Ferrari on the Azerbaijan Grand Prix grid.

Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap ever recorded at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to make sure he was first on the grid in Montreal. Photograph: Graham Hughes/AP

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.

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