Vettel was disqualified from Sunday's race after failing to provide a sufficient fuel sample, moving Mercedes star Hamilton up to second, with Aston Martin set to appeal the ruling Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton believes Sebastian Vettel was handed a “tough outcome” after the German was disqualified from the Hungarian Grand Prix.
George Russell will test drive for Mercedes on Tuesday amid speculation he could replace Valtteri Bottas for the team. George Russell will test drive a Mercedes with 2022-spec tyres in Hungary on Tuesday amid speculation that the Briton will displace Valtteri Bottas as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate for the world champions from next year.
He left the car in the middle of the road A sweaty man abandoned his car in the middle of a busy road and ran away after spotting police in a South Derbyshire village. The man simply abandoned his B-class Mercedes in the middle of the road with the engine still running in Newton Solney, leaving police baffled.
Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen are battling to be champion. Formula One heads for its traditional mid-season hibernation with the championship battle perfectly poised. Lewis Hamilton holds a slender eight-point advantage over title rival Max Verstappen ahead of the scheduled concluding 12 rounds. Here, the PA news agency looks at what to expect when the campaign gets back under way in Belgium on August 29.
Piers Morgan has backed Lewis Hamilton after the seven-time F1 champ has suggests he has long COVID. Piers Morgan defends Lewis Hamilton amid the F1 champion’s suggestions he has long COVID. The seven-time world champion visited the team doctor after yesterday’s gruelling Hungarian GP, as Mercedes confirmed he was suffering from fatigue and dizziness.
A burglar who carried out nighttime raids on homes in the Hyde Park area of Leeds has been returned to prison. Kailum Paterson was part of a gang which targeted properties on Brudenell Road and William Street in June this year. Leeds Crown Court heard Paterson was arrested after he was recognised from CCTV footage as he loitered outside the house on Brudenell Road on June 26.
Formula One heads for its traditional mid-season hibernation with the championship battle perfectly poised. Lewis Hamilton holds a slender eight-point advantage over title rival Max Verstappen ahead of the scheduled concluding 12 rounds. Here, the PA news agency looks at what to expect when the campaign gets back under way in Belgium on August 29.
Ferrari have suggested Formula 1 and the FIA should consider introducing a system that would see the guilty driver's team pay for repairs. Ferrari have suggested Formula 1 and the FIA should consider introducing a system that would see the guilty driver's team pay for repairs after Charles Leclerc's race was ruined during the Hungarian Grand Prix due to contact.
A man has died in hospital after being injured in a collision in Birmingham. The 24-year-old man was a passenger in a Mercedes which was hit by a BMW just before 04:00 BST on Saturday, police said. He died in hospital that evening. "Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this very distressing time," West Midlands Police said.
The Hungarian Grand Prix weekend was full of drama all the way until Monday. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was booed by fans throughout the weekend, while his championship rival Max Verstappen had his Red Bull "taken out" in the opening lap for the second race in a row.
Max Verstappen has seen his championship lead disappear after a dismal two rounds despite Mercedes mistakes – where do they go from here? In a matter of weeks, Red Bull's and Max Verstappen’s assault on both Formula One championships has gone from looking assured to being in danger of being derailed.
Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he may have symptoms of long COVID after he was struggling following the Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday afternoon. The seven-time Formula One champion put in a stellar effort to finish in third place before being upgraded to second due to Sebastian Vettel's disqualification.
Lando Norris has said that apologies are nice from Valtteri Bottas but that it doesn't count for much after a 'stupid' accident at turn one of the Hungarian Grand Prix. Slippery conditions were provided by a shower just before the start of the race at the Hungaroring on Sunday afternoon, and it was Finnish driver Bottas who misjudged them most of all, with him sliding into the back of Norris and setting off a chain reaction that would eventually end both of their races as well as that of Sergio Perez, whilst Max Verstappen was heavily compromised.
The Stevenage-born F1 racer contracted Covid-19 last December Lewis Hamilton believes he may be suffering from 'long Covid' after experiencing dizziness, fatigue and blurred vision after the weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix. The seven-time F1 world champion saw his Mercedes team doctor following the race after he came close to collapsing and had to be helped onto the podium.
Formula 1 can be a cruel game at times and we saw that again on Sunday evening as Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin were stripped of their second-place finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix, being disqualified for a fuel infringement. Wet conditions at the beginning of the Grand Prix yesterday afternoon provided an opportunity for an unlikely result, with a number of front runners either retiring after a first-lap accident caused by Valtteri Bottas or suffering too much damage to be really competitive at the restart (see Max Verstappen.)
"Taken out by a Mercedes - again." That was how Max Verstappen reacted on Sunday after losing the lead of the world championship to Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in Hungary. Some publications published post-race comments by the Red Bull driver that were strewn with expletives. "What kind of reaction do you expect?"
The seven-time world champion needed help to get to the podium and appeared too weak to hold the celebratory bottle of champagne. Monday 2 August 2021 00:41, UK Lewis Hamilton has said he has symptoms of long COVID after requiring medical help following Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.