Formula 1

3:33 AM ET Reuters and ESPN Staff Five-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has apologised to residents of Stevenage, his boyhood home town, for suggesting he grew up in a slum. The Briton, his country’s most successful racing driver, was speaking on national television at Sunday’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Talking about
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11:37 AM ET Maurice Hamilton Close • Veteran F1 journalist, covering the sport since 1977• Motor racing correspondent for the Observer for 20 years• Has written several books and covered F1 for BBC Radio 5 Live Watching the opening round of the fifth Formula E series in Saudi Arabia at the weekend, and taking on board the accompanying
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7:28 AM ET By his own admission, the 2018 season was the worst of Valtteri Bottas’ career. Driving an identical car to the one that secured the drivers’ championship and 11 race wins with Lewis Hamilton at the wheel, he failed to score a single victory. But, for next year at least, Mercedes is standing
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5:33 AM ET ESPN staff Formula One is hoping to attract new engine manufacturers to the grid by introducing rules that require existing manufacturers to share technology with new entrants. The idea is essentially a compromise solution after the sport’s bosses backed down on plans to overhaul Formula One’s engine regulations in 2021. At the
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9:05 AM ET The fifth Formula E season gets underway in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, but will it be worth watching? Since its inception in 2014, the all-electric racing series Formula E has split opinion. For motorsport purists, the absence of an exhaust note and the relatively slow speeds has left plenty to be desired,
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