Hamilton Avoids Chaos, Increases Points Lead With Win In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — After championship contender Sebastian Vettel crashed on the first lap, Lewis Hamilton drove a methodical, metronomic race to dominate Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix. Hamilton led every lap, helping him to pad his Championship lead. The win was Hamilton’s 60th win, and he said he hadn’t registered the milestone. “Oh jeez, I hadn’t even realised,” Hamilton said. …

After Struggles, Vettel Wins Pole In Singapore

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — Despite the best efforts of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, Sebastian Vettel won his 49th pole position on Saturday for the Singapore Grand Prix. “Yeah, it’s a long lap,” Vettel said. “There are a lot of corner – a lot of things to get right, and equally a lot of things you can get wrong. No, I’m …

F1: Despite Ferrari Dominance, Hamilton Steals Pole in China

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JIADING, Shanghai, China — Despite the best efforts of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton was able to grab pole for Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix, setting the all-time fastest lap of 1:31.678 on his way to his 64th pole position, just one away from his hero Ayrton Senna, and joined Senna and Michael Schumacher as the only drivers to …

F1: Vettel Hoping to Take Down Mercedes in 2016; Ferrari Driver Paces Preseason Testing

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BARCELONA, Spain — Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — Mark Thompson/Getty Images Europe photo — Sebastian Vettel, entering his second season driving Ferrari’s No. 5 SF16-H machine, paced the first day of pre-season testing for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship at Circuit de Catalyuna (Barcelona, Spain) on Monday, leaving the four-time champion energetic for …

F1: Singapore Surprise; Vettel Tops Ricciardo for Marina Bay Pole as Mercedes Lacks Pace

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MARINA BAY, Singapore — official series release — Clive Mason/Getty Images AsiaPac photo — For the first time since June of last year, a Formula One Grand Prix will start without a Mercedes on pole position, after Sebastian Vettel clocked the fastest time in Saturday’s qualifying at Marina Bay. Vettel won the Ferrari-Red Bull battle with a lap of 1:43.885, beating …