# F1

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November 2023
Verstappen completes majestic season with record-breaking triumph
The three-time world champion came home 17.993 seconds ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.
Verstappen overcomes penalty and collision to claim 18th season win in Las Vegas
Verstappen was victorious after he had been highly critical of the return of Formula One to Vegas.
'Monaco is Champions League and Las Vegas is National League' - Verstappen
Verstappen will start from second place for Saturday’s 50-lap race on the strip.
Leclerc claims pole position for Ferrari in Las Vegas
Leclerc finished ahead of Carlos Sainz who will start in 12th after a loose drain cover destroyed his car in practice.
Loose manhole cover causes cancellation of first Las Vegas Grand Prix practice
Television replays showed Carlos Sainz being jolted in his cockpit as the cover struck the underneath of his machine.
Emphatic win for Verstappen in Brazil as Ricciardo escapes injury after car struck by tyre
Lando Norris finished second for McLaren, with Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso finishing third.
Verstappen beats Leclerc - and storm - to claim pole for Brazilian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton was fifth in a rain-curtailed qualifying session that ended in wild thunderstorms.
October 2023
Verstappen claims record victory at Mexican Grand Prix to draw level with Prost
The Dutchman crossed the line well clear of second-placed Lewis Hamilton.
Charles Leclerc leads Ferrari front row at Mexican Grand Prix
Max Verstappen improved on his final run at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez but could not usurp the Ferrari drivers, finishing 0.097 sec adrift.
Lewis Hamilton disqualified after finishing second in US Grand Prix
Hamilton and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc were disqualified found too much wear on plank underneath car.
Rory McIlroy among sports stars to invest in F1's Alpine
Golfer joins the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Patrick Mahomes in the venture.
Ex-F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone spared jail for failing to declare €463m of overseas assets
The billionaire failed to declare a trust in Singapore with a bank account containing around $650 million, worth about €463 million at the time.
Ex-F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone escapes jail in court fraud case
The 92-year-old admitted culpability over funds held in Singapore.
Max Verstappen takes pole in Qatar as he closes in on third world title
The Dutchman will wrap up the title with a sixth-placed finish or better in Saturday’s sprint race.
This year
Verstappen wins Japanese Grand Prix, Red Bull clinch title
The runaway championship leader is on the verge of a hat-trick of world titles.
Verstappen sets blistering pace to take pole at Japanese Grand Prix
Verstappen blew away the challenge of Oscar Piastri and Lando Norris.
Carlos Sainz wins Singapore Grand Prix
Lando Norris was second in a McLaren with Lewis Hamilton crossing the line in third.
Sainz takes pole position as Stroll survives 110mph crash at Singapore Grand Prix
Red Bull’s Sergio Perez failed to make it into final qualifying.
Max Verstappen wins Dutch GP for record-equalling ninth successive victory
Fernando Alonso takes second for Aston Martin.
Max Verstappen sees off Oscar Piastri to win sprint race at Belgian Grand Prix
Verstappen extended his championship lead from 110 points to 118 ahead of tomorrow’s 44-lap Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen fastest for Belgian GP despite row with race engineer
Verstappen was embroiled in a squabble with Gianpiero Lambiase after he only just made it through to Q3 during a wet-dry session.
Max Verstappen wins Austrian Grand Prix sprint race
World champion was joined on the podium by teammate Sergio Perez.
Max Verstappen continues dominant form to claim pole for Austrian Grand Prix
Charles Leclerc qualified in second spot with Carlos Sainz third.
Verstappen claims sixth pole position of the season at Canadian Grand Prix
Fernando Alonso will start Sunday’s race from the second row.
Verstappen claims Miami fans only booed him because of his success
The back-to-back world champion was heckled before and after his latest victory as Red Bull dominated again.
Leclerc secures double pole position in Azerbaijan despite late crash
Leclerc broke his front wing after thudding into the wall during his final run.
Max Verstappen sees off Mercedes to take Australian Grand Prix pole position
George Russell and Lewis Hamilton will take the next two spots on the grid.
'Till my last days' - Hamilton plans to finish career at Mercedes
There were claims that he was set to seek a move elsewhere.
Lewis Hamilton will need to leave Mercedes if we do not improve – Toto Wolff
Hamilton’s £40million-a-year contract with the Silver Arrows expires at the end of the season.
Charles Leclerc to serve 10-place grid penalty at Saudi Arabian Grand Prix
Leclerc’s torrid start to the season has been dealt a further blow with this penalty.
'It’s about accountability' - Hamilton claims Mercedes ignored his concerns about car
Hamilton complained before the Bahrain Grand Prix that Mercedes are on the ‘wrong track.’
Reigning champion Max Verstappen takes pole for season-opening Bahrain GP
Red Bull locked out the front row of the grid in the desert.
Lewis Hamilton receives medical exemption allowing him to wear nose studs
Hamilton and Formula One’s governing body spent much of last season at loggerheads over the jewellery ban.
Chinese Grand Prix will not be replaced as F1 confirms record 23 races for 2023
The race in Shanghai – which had been due to take place on April 16 – was cancelled last month amid ongoing coronavirus restrictions in the country.
Last year
Ferrari name Vasseur as new Formula One team boss
McLaren also announced Andrea Stella will take over as team principal, with Andreas Seidl leaving to join the Sauber Group as chief executive.
Williams team principal and chief executive to step aside
The 64-year-old German has led the British team for the past two years.
Formula One cancels 2023 Chinese Grand Prix due to Covid-19 restrictions
The race in Shanghai was due to take place on 16 April.
Ferrari boss Binotto to step down
Rumours had been swirling about Binotto’s future.
Verstappen caps fine year with Abu Dhabi glory as Hamilton limps home
Hamilton’s record of winning in every season of his career went up in smoke when he retired with three laps remaining.
Daniel Ricciardo set for Red Bull return
Ricciardo has been dropped by McLaren after an underwhelming two-season spell, and is in line to rejoin Red Bull as reserve driver.