British driver  Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in the drivers’ press conference of the Formula One US Grand Prix. Photograph: Mark Sutton/EPA

They could hardly be closer at the top of the Formula One standings, but as Lewis Hamilton prepares for a race he always describes in the warmest ter(...)

Sergio Pérez has become the sport’s first driver to contract the virus.

Formula One may consider tightening further its Covid-19 code of conduct to impose a season-long restrictive bubble on personnel after Sergio Pérez be(...)

Finnish Formula One driver Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes  in action during the second practice session of the British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in practice for the Formula One leader’s home British Grand Prix (...)

Lewis Hamilton  celebrates in  after winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit. Photograph: Dan Istitene/Getty Images

“Now let’s party!” Lewis Hamilton told the 140,000 capacity crowd after his victory in a thrilling British Grand Prix. But they had already started. (...)