Mexico GP | Vettel snatches pole from Verstappen, Hamilton P3

Sebastian Vettel snatches pole position at the Mexico Grand Prix.

Doing all he can do to keep the F1 title fight going, Sebastian Vettel set the pace in qualifying to seize pole from Verstappen after the Red Bull driver leapt to the front in Q2. But, Lewis Hamilton remains in a title-clinching position with third place. 

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Mexico GP | Verstappen narrowly beats Hamilton in FP3

Max Verstappen fastest in final practice at the Mexico Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton P2 for the third successive session.

Red Bull rule the roost in Formula One at the Mexican Grand Prix, with Max Verstappen following Ricciardo by topping final practice. Lowering the pace towards a 1:16 lap, and keeping the championship-chasing Mercedes second best. While Pierre Gasly’s session ended early with another Renault power unit failure.

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Mexico GP | Ricciardo edges Hamilton in FP2 with absolute track record

Daniel Ricciardo betters Lewis Hamilton to top second practice at the Mexico Grand Prix.

As Hamilton spun, Vettel burnt and Grosjean’s Pirelli shreaded, Daniel Ricciardo set the pace at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriquez. Topping the red-flagged second¬†practice at the Mexican Grand Prix with an absolute track record, the third race weekend in a row Formula One has done so.

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Mexico GP | Bottas leads Hamilton in red-flagged FP1

Valtteri Bottas fastest in first practice for the Mexico Grand Prix.

As the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez handed low levels of grip, Valtteri Bottas out-paced championship-chasing Lewis Hamilton to top the opening practice session at the Mexican Grand Prix. While the Mexican racer Alfonso Celis understudied for Esteban Ocon, but took the shine of his home session with a red-flag inducing crash.

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Mexico GP Preview | Fifth is all Hamilton needs

Preview how Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fourth title at the Mexico Grand Prix, round 18 of the FIA Formula One World Championship.

With another win under his belt in America, Lewis Hamilton pulled further away from title-rival Sebastian Vettel and arrives in Mexico City knowing fifth place is now all he needs to clinch his fourth drivers’ title. Pulling level with Vettel and Alain Prost as the joint-third most successful driver in F1 history.

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8 things we learnt from the Mexico GP

Recap the Mexico GP with eight talking points from the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriquez.

Hamilton won but Rosberg moved within a victory of the title. Verstappen finished in third, was demoted to fifth and then promoted to fourth. While Vettel thought he had a deserved podium before a post-race pen took it away.
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Mexico GP | Hamilton wins as Vettel fumes at Verstappen

Mexico GP victory for Lewis Hamilton.

The Autodromo Hermanos Rodriquez, the 23rd different circuit Hamilton has won at after cruising in Mexico for victory. But as Hamilton lapped his way through the field, Vettel was behind Verstappen despite the Red Bull cutting a corner. Much to the German’s frustration, but a post-race pen handed the podium position to the Ferrari at first. With it later snatched away when Sebastian received a penalty of his own.

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