Pirelli said on Tuesday that problems with its tyres late in the British Grand Prix, which saw Lewis Hamilton cross the line on three wheels, was due to unusually long use of the second set of tyres.
British Grand Prix’s flat note drama
These incidents led to tyre supplier Pirelli launching an investigation into the tyre failures.
Lewis Hamilton said he feared he may not have made it home when a last lap puncture almost derailed his charge to a record seventh British Grand Prix victory on Sunday.
World championship leader Lewis Hamilton survived a tense last lap drama with a deflated and shredded tyre to clinch a record seventh victory in Sunday’s British Grand Prix, claiming “my heart almost stopped”.
Formula One drivers delivered a more cohesive demonstration of the sport’s stance against racism on Sunday when they all lined up on the start-finish line ahead of the British Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton smashed the track record twice on Saturday to grab a record seventh British Grand Prix pole position with a stunning performance in a tense qualifying session.

Formula 1 Bottas beats Hamilton in Mercedes one-two in final practice

Valtteri Bottas outpaced championship leader Lewis Hamilton to top the times as Mercedes led the way in Saturday’s final free practice for Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

Formula 1 Hamilton eyes ‘super weird’ seventh Silverstone triumph

Fresh from two dominant triumphs, Lewis Hamilton will seek to complete an early-season hat-trick and extend his home wins record to seven without his usual impassioned supporters in “super weird” circumstances at this weekend’s British Grand Prix.

‘Pink Mercedes’ debacle: Does Renault have a Point?

Formula 1 ‘Pink Mercedes’ debacle: Does Renault have a Point?

F1 teams should continue as independent manufacturers and not move in the direction of the ill-fated A1 series.

Formula 1 Formula One scraps US, Brazil, Mexico and Canada races

The Grands Prix in the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Canada have been scrapped this year but three races in Europe have been added to the coronavirus-affected season, Formula One said Friday.

Wet Hungaroring fails to stem Hamilton tide

Formula 1 Wet Hungaroring fails to stem Hamilton tide

It was a day of mixed fortunes for many. Particularly the Haas team.

Formula 1 Formula One bosses reject Hamilton’s criticism of anti-racism effort

Formula One bosses reacted to Lewis Hamilton’s stinging criticism of their confused anti-racism efforts by saying that the sport is on course to make lasting changes.

Formula 1 Hamilton claims record win and top spot in title race

Lewis Hamilton equalled one of Michael Schumacher’s many records on Sunday when he delivered a classic drive to become the first driver to complete a hat-trick of Hungarian Grand Prix victories.

Formula 1 Hamilton breaks records as Mercedes lock out front row

Lewis Hamilton broke the circuit lap record and drew level with Michael Schumacher for another feat on Saturday as he claimed a record-increasing 90th pole position of his career for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Formula 1 Bottas tops Hamilton in Mercedes one-two in final practice

Championship leader Valtteri Bottas topped the times ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in Saturday morning’s final free practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Formula 1 Hamilton on top as Mercedes dominate in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton topped the times ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominated Friday’s opening practice for this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Formula 1 Russell and Latifi staying at Williams while Bottas to remain at Mercedes

George Russell said on Thursday that Williams have refused to allow him to leave next season, ending speculation that he might replace Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes.

Formula 1 Hamilton wants racing records, racial justice ahead of Hungarian GP

Four days after one of his most consummate and memorable triumphs, Lewis Hamilton returns to one of his favourite circuits this weekend with more than another Formula One record in his sights.

Make some noise for Mercedes F1

Formula 1 Make some noise for Mercedes F1

“This electrical noise affected many different things. Austria’s just a really horrible circuit for the cars”.

Formula 1 Hamilton calls for better anti-racism focus and unity in F1

Lewis Hamilton has called on Formula One and his fellow drivers to stay focused on the sport’s anti-racism stance and present a less chaotic image before next Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix.




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