Tag Archives: US Grand Prix

Racing driver Verstappen fastest despite Mexico practice problem

10 October, 2018 8:55 am 8:55 am

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Max Verstappen left Formula One title contenders Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel trailing on Friday by dominating Mexican Grand Prix practice before his Red Bull was halted by an hydraulics problem. Last year’s race winner looked a good bet to become the youngest driver on pole position in Saturday’s qualifying with … Read More

Racing driver Raikkonen puts Hamilton’s fifth title on hold

10 October, 2018 9:33 am 9:33 am

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton was made to wait for his fifth Formula One world championship after the Mercedes driver finished only third in a US Grand Prix won by Ferrari veteran Kimi Raikkonen. The victory was the 21st of the 39-year-old Finn’s career and first since the Australian Grand Prix of March 2013, … Read More

Hamilton takes US pole with fifth title in sight

10 October, 2018 9:31 am 9:31 am

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton took a big step towards clinching his fifth Formula One title after putting his Mercedes on pole position at the US Grand Prix with Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel starting fifth. The Briton, who will be only the third driver to win at least five titles if he scores eight … Read More

Hamilton’s title hopes boosted by Vettel’s grid drop

10 October, 2018 9:36 am 9:36 am

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton’s hopes of clinching his fifth Formula One world championship at the US Grand Prix were boosted  when Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel was handed a three-place grid penalty for a practice infringement. Hamilton had already dominated both rainswept practice sessions for Mercedes when the German’s penalty was confirmed by race … Read More