British driver Justin Wilson was declared dead after suffering a severe head injury during an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania, plunging the sport into mourning and triggering calls for a review of safety measures. Photograph: Getty Images

The Formula One community awoke with heavy hearts on Tuesday after British racer Justin Wilson, a friend to many in the grand prix paddock, died becau(...)

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel  celebrates after winning the   Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel scored a marvellous and not-a-little surprising win in an incident packed, fast, furious and absorbing Grand Prix in Hungar(...)

Lewis Hamilton drives during the qualifying session at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest on July 25, 2015 Photo: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday with a blistering lap more than half a second fa(...)

 Lewis Hamilton  celebrates winning the British  Grand Prix at  Silverstone, his third success in his home race. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix in a race that was like a transfusion of fresh blood for the much-criticised sport. It was Hamilton’s third (...)

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg  on the podium after the Austrian grand prix in Spielberg. Photograph: Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images

Nico Rosberg not only defeated Lewis Hamilton in the Austrian grand prix but also inflicted a level of damage on the world champion that was not so(...)

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the Austrian F1 Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring circuit in Spielberg. Photo: Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Nico Rosberg won Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix to narrow the gap between himself and Lewis Hamilton at the top of the Formula One world championship to(...)

  Lewis Hamilton steers his Mercedes through a corner  during qualifying for the Austrian F1 Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring circuit in Spielberg. Photo:  Leonhard Foeger/Reuters

Lewis Hamilton turned it on at the right time to qualify on pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix. The reigning champion had not topped a session (...)

 Nico Rosberg of Mercedes AMG GP in action during the first training session for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria in Spielberg. Photo: EPA

Mercedes set the pace in first practice for the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday while Ferrari principal Maurizio Arrivabene risked being run over in the(...)

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates a victory in the  Canadian F1 Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Photo: Chris Wattie/Reuters

Certainly Lewis Hamilton will already have counted the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as a happy hunting ground, but it has doubtless been confirmed with h(...)

 Lewis Hamilton on the way to pole position in his Mercedes  during qualifying for the Canadian  Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve  in Montreal. Photo: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position in Canada as his quest to move on from his Monaco heartbreak continues. The reigning world champion beat team-(...)