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Where Next for Ricciardo?
Roy Brindley
The Sportsman Reporter
The Chinese Grand Prix was the most entertaining Formula 1 race since Baku in June of last year.  And while Sebastian Vettel looked likely to…
WATCH: Vettel Steps In To Defend Hamilton From 'Stupid Question'
Simon Lillicrap
The Sportsman Reporter
Sebastian Vettel has got off to a flying start this F1 campaign with two wins from the opening two races, but he is now also…
WATCH: Moto3 Rider Causes Deliberate Crash!
Simon Lillicrap
The Sportsman Reporter
This is one of the shocking sporting moments of the year so far. In the first practice run at the Argentinian Grand Prix, Aron Canet…
Duel In The Desert
Roy Brindley
The Sportsman Reporter
The 2015 Monaco Grand Prix marked the very first time a ‘Virtual Safety Car’ was used in Formula 1.  An over exuberant Max Verstappen rear-ended…
Vettel Wins The First Grand Prix Of The Season

Sebastian Vettel pipped Lewis Hamilton to the first Grand Prix of the Formula 1 season in Melbourne.

The German took an advantage of the safety car to leapfrog Lewis Hamilton who would finish in second position, with Kimi Raikkonen back in third.

Hamilton Secures Pole Position Ahead Of F1 Curtain Raiser

Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton finished fastest in qualifying for tomorrow's Australian Grand Prix.

He'll line up at the top of the grid for the first race of the F1 calendar as he begins his defence of his driver's title.

His teammate Valtteri Bottas, meanwhile, had a less enjoyable day at the office, he crashed during his qualifying and will line up tenth. 

Mercedes Expected To Come Out On Top Down Under
Roy Brindley
The Sportsman Reporter
Remarkably the start of the 2018 F1 season is now just a few days away. Winter testing really was ‘winter testing’ this year this year…
Valtteri Bottas Wins The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The final race of the Formula One season turned out to be something of a procession as Valtteri Bottas signed off with victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The Mercedes driver started on pole position at Las Marinas and he finished ahead of his teammate Lewis Hamilton, who had already wrapped up the F1 Drivers Championship title a few weeks ago.

Sebastian Vettel could only finish third, with Kimi Raikkonen taking fourth and Max Verstappen fifth.

Valtteri Bottas Takes Pole Position At The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The final race of the Formula One season takes place in Abu Dhabi this weekend and Valtteri Bottas will start on pole position following a hugely impressive performance in today's qualifying.

Lewis Hamilton has already won the Drivers' Championship title but it was his Mercedes teammate, Bottas, who starred in qualifying on Saturday, taking a fourth career pole.

The Finnish driver will start on the front of the grid in Sunday's race, alongside Hamilton, while the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel starts third and Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo is fourth.

Talking Points Ahead Of The Final Race Of The Season
Roy Brindley
The Sportsman Reporter
Lewis Hamilton has the World Championship in the bag, sealing the deal in Mexico when finishing ninth after suffering from a puncture on the opening…
Hamilton Crashes Out Of Practice In Brazil
Mark Taylor
The Sportsman Reporter
There has been drama involving Lewis Hamilton in the qualifying at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton crashed on his first lap of qualifying and will…
A Touching Tale From This Year's Poppy Appeal
David Irwin
The Sportsman Reporter
Army veteran turned racing driver Mike Close is supporting this year’s Poppy Appeal launch in Newcastle. Mike, 30, and fiancée Lyndsay from Northumberland run their…
Speculating On What Lewis Hamilton Will Do Next
David Irwin
The Sportsman Reporter
Lewis Hamilton became the most successful British Formula One driver of all time yesterday when he claimed his fourth Driver's Championship title at the Mexico GP.…
Hamilton Closing In On Fantastic Four
Roy Brindley
The Sportsman Reporter
Mercedes clinched their fourth consecutive Constructor’s Title in Texas last week and Lewis Hamilton will probably take his fourth World Drivers Championship this Sunday in…
Hamilton Should Win The Title Next Weekend After US Win
Simon Lillicrap
The Sportsman Reporter
British driver Lewis Hamilton is on the verge of scooping his fourth world title after winning the United States Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver has…
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