Juan Manuel Fangio

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Hamilton wins, Ricciardo 4th in Bahrain F1

Australian Daniel Ricciardo overcame a 10-place grid penalty to narrowly miss a podium finish as Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a thrilling duel.

Lewis Hamilton wins Bahrain Grand Prix thriller for Mercedes

Second win in a row: Lewis Hamilton celebrates victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a duel with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a floodlit night race full of overtaking and wheel-to-wheel battles.

Ayrton Senna's legacy is a fatality-free F1

Mark Fogarty.

Mark Fogarty Two decades after his death shocked motor racing out of its complacency, Ayrton Senna's legacy is the longest fatality-free period in formula one history.

Ayrton Senna's legend - then and now

People visit Ayrton Senna's grave in Sao Paulo on May 1 on the 20th anniversary of his death.

Brad Spurgeon Twenty years ago last week, on May 1, 1994, formula one's biggest star at the time, Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna, was killed in a racing accident at the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola, Italy.

Keeping Schumacher in mind at the Australian Grand Prix

Michael Schumacher.

This weekend in Melbourne, the Formula One circus of thousands - team personnel, journalists, logistics people, track doctors, sponsors - is meeting in its traveling office, the paddock, for the...


Sebastian Vettel says boring jibe is compliment

Alastair Himmer Sebastian Vettel has brushed off suggestions that his dominance is putting formula one fans to sleep, calling the claim a "compliment" and playing down comparisons to the Michael Schumacher era.

The manual, according to Daniel

Daniel Ricciardo

Matthew Clayton Daniel Ricciardo's first base in Europe and his latest locale are a world apart.

Daniel Ricciardo: Old head on a young bull

Matthew Clayton There's just 280 kilometres - less than a formula one grand prix distance - between the Italian town of Vidigulfo and Monaco, but Daniel Ricciardo's first base in Europe and his latest locale are a...

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Vettel on pole for Indian GP

Sebastian Vettel

German looks odds-on to win his fourth straight world title after snaring pole position.

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Vettel roars into history as youngest four-time champion

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany holds his trophy aloft after winning the Indian GP and, with it, the world championship. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany (left) finished second and Lotus driver Romain Grosjean of France (right) third.

Delhi German wins Indian GP in superlative style and, with it, his fourth world title.

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Sebastian Vettel claims fourth successive F1 world title after Indian Grand Prix victory

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel claimed his fourth successive world title and the constructors’ trophy for Red Bull with a superlative victory in the Indian Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Vettel still has bullish years out in front

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Peter McKay Sebastian Vettel has joined Alain Prost with four formula one drivers' titles, leaving him behind only Juan Manuel Fangio (5) and Michael Schumacher (7).

Title race hots up as Vettel wins, Alonso spins

Sebastian Vettel

Suzuka, Japan Defending world champion throws battle for formula one title wide open.

Hamilton's win in US forces F1 title race to the wire

Motor Sport The 2012 world drivers' championship will go down to the wire at next weekend's season-ending formula one race in Brazil, with Lewis Hamilton spoiling Sebastian Vettel's title party by winning a...


Vettel claims third F1 title as Button wins Brazilian GP


Sebastian Vettel became the youngest triple champion in Formula One history on Sunday when he finished sixth behind the victorious Jenson Button in a tumultuous Brazilian Grand Prix.


Ferrari bitter over Vettel's sweet success

Fernando Alonso.

Ferrari gatecrashed Sebastian Vettel's triple world title party by insisting that Spaniard Fernando Alonso should have been crowned champion in an acrimonious, season-finale parting shot.

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Vettel joins triple winners

Sebastian Vettel.

Tom Cary, Sao Paulo Somewhere in the middle of all the chaos, the drama and the tears a quite extraordinary race took place at Interlagos.


Vettel pulls off great escape for title

Sebastian Vettel

Tom Cary SAO PAULO: Somewhere in the middle of all the chaos, the drama and the tears a quite extraordinary race took place at Interlagos on Sunday.

Webber win awaits right time and place


Alan Jones One of the crucial skill sets required to become the formula one world drivers' champion is being in the right place at the right time.


Vettel shows his true nature: hunter-racer

Australian Grand Prix 2013 RedBull team mates Sebastian  Vettel and Mark Webber 17th of March 2013 The Age news Picture by JOE ARMAO

Merciless treatment of Red Bull and Webber shows champion is genuine heir to Senna and Schumacher, writes Oliver Brown