Preview round 16 of the FIA Formula One World Championship, the Japanese Grand Prix.
Sebastian Vettel is clear to race Lewis Hamilton at the Japanese Grand Prix after Ferrari cleared his Malaysia Grand Prix gearbox of any damage from the post-race shunt with Lance Stroll that cost the Prancing Horse a wheel. Meaning no grid-penalties are guaranteed for the title-chasing German, as he looks to begin a sizeable turnaround at the only figure of eight circuit on the F1 calendar.
Preview round 15 of the 2017 Formula One season, the Malaysian Grand Prix.
For the 19th and, for now at least, final time Formula One travels to Kuala Lumpur for the Malaysian Grand Prix. Home to Mercedes’ sponsor Petronas, but only ever home to a Hamilton victory on one occasion. While title-rival Sebastian Vettel has clinched victory on 4 occasions, the most by any driver in a Formula One championship Grand Prix.
Preview Round 14 of the FIA Formula One World Championship, the Singapore Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton holds the championship lead for the very first time in 2017, as Formula One flies away from Europe once more and the calendar edges towards the Abu Dhabi closer. Still to go, though, are trips to Asia and the Americas with Singapore’s Marina Bay Street Circuit the first to welcome the mechanical circus that brings drama both on and off the track.
Preview the 2017 Formula One Italian Grand Prix, the final European race of the year.
Lewis Hamilton’s Belgian Grand Prix victory tightened the gap at the top of the standings back down to seven points, cutting into Sebastian Vettel’s margin ahead of his team’s home Grand Prix. Leaving Vettel with the pride of a nation to retain his lead, while Hamilton searches for his 69th career pole. Enough to be top of the list outright, having matched Michael Schumacher’s record on his last outing.
Preview the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix as F1 returns from its summer break.
Sun, sea and relaxation. They’re all in the past as Formula One heads to Belgian for its annual Spa treatment, marking an end to the summer break and re-engaging the Hamilton versus Vettel title fight. At least the sun is expected to still be shining as F1 returns, although that can never be guaranteed at Spa-Francorchamps.
Preview the final round before the summer shutdown, the Hungarian Grand Prix.
The summer break is nearing and the Championship lead is down to a single point. But can Sebastian Vettel stretch his advantage into his holidays or will Lewis Hamilton continue his charge to snatch the top spot at the Hungaroring? A track that has been a happy hunting ground for the British racer, with five wins to his name.
Preview the 2017 British Grand Prix, potentially one of the last.
With year-on-year losses continuing to mount, Silverstone & the BRDC have formally triggered their break clause to host the British Grand Prix. Giving the race just two more years of certainty, and placing pressure on Liberty Media to keep one of F1’s key Grand Prix. A race taking place this weekend, with home favourite Lewis Hamilton falling further back to title rival Vettel after a podium-less Austrian GP.