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Hamilton told team on radio race was 'manipulated'

Hamilton told team on radio race was ‘manipulated’

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton said on his team radio, "This has been manipulated," after the Briton was passed by Max Verstappen on the final lap of Sunday's controversial season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The message was not broadcast on the world TV feed but was audible on seven-times champion Hamilton's onboard channel on F1TV, multiple media outlets reported. Reuters has requested comment from Mercedes and the governing FIA. Red Bull's Verstappen overtook Hamilton on the last lap to win the Abu Dhabi GP and
Verstappen is back on top but Hamilton picking up speed

Verstappen is back on top but Hamilton picking up…

Max Verstappen took back the Formula One world championship lead from Lewis Hamilton at Sunday's Turkish Grand Prix but champions Mercedes have got faster and alarm bells are ringing at Red Bull. The 24-year-old Dutch driver finished second to Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas at the Istanbul Park circuit to move six points clear of seven-times world champion Hamilton, who ended up fifth. At the same time Red Bull fell further behind Mercedes in the constructors' standings, the gap now 36 points, and team boss
Qatar Added to 2021 F1 Calendar on November 19-21

Qatar Added to 2021 F1 Calendar on November 19-21

The deal has taken months to be finalized, with rumors speculating the addition to the F1 calendar. However, due to commercial arrangements being completed, they could not announce the track earlier.  The race will take place from November 19-21, 2021, in the Losail Internation Circuit. The two parties agreed on a long-term 10-year deal from 2023 to 2032. The deal will start in 2023 since they will not race in 2022 due to the World Cup. For this year, the event will occur
Marquez storms to victory for seventh win at Austin GP

Marquez storms to victory for seventh win at Austin…

Six-times world champion Marc Marquez led from start to finish to secure a seventh win at the Grand Prix of the Americas on Sunday as Fabio Quartararo finished in second to strengthen his grip on the MotoGP world championship race. Repsol Honda's Marquez, who was third on the grid, made an impressive start as he charged through the first turn to grab the lead ahead of pole sitter Francesco Bagnaia and Quartararo, eventually opening a gap of more than four seconds with five

Lewis Hamilton v Max Verstappen: Uncertainty hangs over intense…

The Formula 1 season restarts at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend with the title fight finely poised and an air of uncertainty hanging over the second half of the championship on many different levels. Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are locked together in one of the most intense and bitter campaigns for years, their Mercedes and Red Bull teams slugging it out both on and off the track with no quarter asked or given. But how long will their contest last? The

Marquez nervous about return to MotoGP after crash

LONDON: Marc Marquez is a six-times MotoGP world champion but he admitted he had butterflies in his stomach ahead of this weekend's Portuguese Grand Prix when he returns to the track for the first time since last year's season-ending crash. Marquez fractured his upper arm in the season-opening Spanish Grand Prix in July and did not race again all year. The 28-year-old Repsol Honda rider also missed the opening two races of this season in Qatar. "My confidence is not high, I have
TISSOT to title sponsor Grand Prix of Doha

TISSOT to title sponsor Grand Prix of Doha

The Official Timekeeper of MotoGP™️ will take top billing at the second event at Losail International Circuit in 2021 Friday, 19 March 2021 Dorna Sports is happy to announce that TISSOT, the Official Timekeeper of the FIM MotoGP™️ World Championship, will be the title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Doha in 2021. The event, which is the second to be held at Losail International Circuit this season, takes place from the 2nd to the 4th of April and will be named the