F1

Sirotkin completes F1 2018 grid

Sergey Sirotkin has beaten Robert Kubica to the final seat on the 2018 Formula 1 grid at Williams. But Kubica has been handed an F1 lifeline after being appointed the Grove team’s reserve and development driver. 22-year-old Sirotkin, who is thought to bring considerable sponsorship money to the team, completes the 20-driver field for next ...

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'Hamilton hot favourite for 2018'

Lewis Hamilton is the “hot favourite” to win another F1 world title in 2018, according to former world champion Nigel Mansell. But the 1992 champion believes Max Verstappen is ready to challenge for his maiden crown as Red Bull aim to make the 20-year-old F1’s youngest-ever champion. Hamilton and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel are tied on four championships apiece heading ...

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US F1 legend Gurney dies

Former American Formula One driver Dan Gurney has died following complications with pneumonia. Gurney, who won four grands prix and began the tradition of celebrating a victory by spraying champagne, passed away on Sunday, aged 86. He was regarded as one of the finest drivers of his era and raced for Ferrari, Porsche and Brabham during an F1 career which ...

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