How does Bottas win the 2019 Formula 1 championship?

by Jake Williams-Smith on 14th October 2019

The win in Japan was Bottas’ first since Baku, but how can the Finn turn the tables on Hamilton in the Formula 1 title race? Photo: Motorsport Images Valtteri Bottas’ race victory in Japan and Lewis Hamilton’s third place and fastest lap was enough for Mercedes to secure its sixth-straight...

Motor Sport video highlights, October 14

14th October 2019

Watch highlights from this weekend's racing including an incredible final round of the British Touring Car Championship, the Bathurst 1000 and NASCAR Truck Series action at Talladega

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2019 Japanese Grand Prix report: Cool Bottas seals Mercedes championship

by Mark Hughes on 14th October 2019

An error-strewn start by Ferrari that handed Valtteri Bottas victory: the full story of the 2019 F1 Japanese Grand Prix Photo: Motorsport Images Sebastian Vettel probably still had the adrenaline of qualifying running through him as he sat on pole, awaiting the gantry lights to change. They were...

In-form Vettel takes pole position: 2019 F1 Japanese Grand Prix qualifying

by Tony Dodgins on 13th October 2019

Ferrari secures a 1-2 in Sunday morning qualifying for the F1 Japanese Grand Prix, with Sebastian Vettel ahead of team-mate Leclerc Photo: Motorsport Images There is a lot more to Ferrari’s 2019 resurgence than pure grunt. If anyone still had any doubts that Maranello had solved the innate...

MPH: Could Honda's F1 future hinge on Verstappen victory in Japan?

by Mark Hughes on 11th October 2019

Red Bull sacrificed its chances in Sochi to focus on the Japanese Grand Prix. It may mean that a home F1 victory for Honda is on the cards, as Mark Hughes explains Verstappen could be a threat to Mercedes at Honda's home event Photo: Motorsport Images There’s a lot of excitement inside the Honda...

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11th October 2019

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Japanese Grand Prix qualifying delayed until Sunday as F1 prepares for typhoon

11th October 2019

Arrival of Typhoon Hagibis forces F1 officials to cancel Japanese Grand Prix qualifying until Sunday morning — four hours before the race

Lewis Hamilton leads during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix

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Ciao Stirling – the inside story of a motor racing legend

by Gordon Cruickshank on 10th October 2019

Ciao Stirling is a revealing insight into Sir Stirling Moss throughout his career, from his secretary turned confidante, Valerie Pirie. Gordon Cruickshank reviews the book Photo: Motorsport Images When you’re 17 and your very first secretarial job is working for the great Stirling Moss at the...

BTCC back to its best: why Brands Hatch showdown is unmissable

by Rob Ladbrook on 10th October 2019

The BTCC is once again providing uninterrupted entertainment, with four drivers in serious contention for the championship at the Brands Hatch season finale Fan-favourite Tom Ingram is fifth in the championship Photo: BTCC It’s been referred to as “the only show in town” by its own maestro, Alan...

Vettel admits he was wrong over Russian GP team orders

10th October 2019

Ferrari to blame for 'unclear situation' in Russian Grand Prix team orders row but Sebastian Vettel admits he was the driver in the wrong

Sebastian Vettel leads during the 2019 Russian Grand Prix

Vettel leads the Russian Grand Prix after disobeying team orders Photo: Motorsport Images

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