• Sebastian Vettel smashes Sepang lap record during practice

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    Hamilton, now top of the drivers' standings with 263 points after 14 rounds wants to redeem himself as he did not achieve a great result in Sepang a year ago. I am very happy to have this opportunity". Speaking about the issue ahead of this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix , Hamilton said he supports the National Football League players and believes athletes should feel free to use their sports to express political beliefs.
  • Fernando Alonso says Lewis Hamilton now big F1 title favourite

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    Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene vowed to keep the pressure on Mercedes. "Having said that, I'm pretty sure I can't say to you now what will be in my mind when I leave the grid - I never thought about the last race and I'm pretty sure I will be focused on seeing what I can do from that start on Sunday".
  • Fernando Alonso says Lewis Hamilton now big F1 title favourite

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    Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene vowed to keep the pressure on Mercedes. "Having said that, I'm pretty sure I can't say to you now what will be in my mind when I leave the grid - I never thought about the last race and I'm pretty sure I will be focused on seeing what I can do from that start on Sunday".
  • Mercedes left seeking answers after 'difficult' Malaysia F1 practice

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    Race time is 5pm Sunday. "I thought my auto was not too bad but we didn't do too many timed laps and we can go an terrible lot faster". "We're hoping that we're able to find our bearings overnight and regroup for tomorrow". As the teams prepare for the challenge in the searing heat of Sepang , we take a look at the talk emanating from the paddock ahead of the final Malaysian Grand Prix .
  • Mercedes left seeking answers after 'difficult' Malaysia F1 practice

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    Race time is 5pm Sunday. "I thought my auto was not too bad but we didn't do too many timed laps and we can go an terrible lot faster". "We're hoping that we're able to find our bearings overnight and regroup for tomorrow". As the teams prepare for the challenge in the searing heat of Sepang , we take a look at the talk emanating from the paddock ahead of the final Malaysian Grand Prix .
  • Malaysia wouldn't want to host F1, even for free - SIC

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    Speaking to Sky Sports F1 after the second session, Wolff called it a "very hard session and said the team "struggled from the get-go - in the wet, in the dry, on all tyres". They've probably been welded for a long time I expect and have got a bit tired. Now the hunter rather than the hunted in the championship race, Vettel doesn't feel under any less pressure to produce results, choosing to focus on each of the six remaining Grands Prix one at a time.
  • Hamilton and Bottas hoping for 1-2 finish at M'sian GP

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    Understandably, given that it has not won a driver's championship since Raikkonen's title in 2007, Ferrari was not impressed. When's the Malaysia GP on Sky Sports? "Having said that, as I try to answer, I'm pretty sure I can't say to you now what will be in my mind when I leave the grid - I never thought about the last race, and I'm pretty sure I will be focused on seeing what I can do from that start on Sunday".
  • Bottas still refusing to give up on 2017 F1 title hopes

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    Hamilton started last year's race in Malaysia on pole position and led before the engine expired. As a result, Hamilton now has a comfortable lead in the drivers championship . His victory less than 300 miles south in Singapore a fortnight ago could yet prove vital as Vettel retired following an opening-lap shunt. "We are going to feel it on Sunday afternoon, but that's I guess what we prepare for.it's a painful one, but it's a good pain and you deal with it and I feel I definitely ...
  • Formula 1 Racing Odds: Malaysian Grand Prix 9/29/17

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    World championship leader Lewis Hamilton was 2.5sec off the pace in sixth, behind Fernando Alonso , Kimi Raikkonen and championship rival Sebastian Vettel , who took advantage of a drying track to vault up the order in the closing stages.
  • Mercedes suffering from fundamental gremlins in Malaysia

    Mercedes suffering from fundamental gremlins in Malaysia

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    They have been such great supporters and had great success and we hope we can bring home victory this weekend", said the two-time world champion with Mercedes AMG Petronas in 2014 and 2015. "Well it just means that we have to get it fixed for tomorrow, of course". The balance didn't feel too bad, it's just a question of overall grip. "We tried several different configurations, and they proved all positive, so we need to go through the data tonight to decide what to do".
  • Sebastian Vettel fastest, drain cover crash halts session

    Sebastian Vettel fastest, drain cover crash halts session

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    Vettel lost ground in the championship duel after crashing out at the start in Singapore last time out. The champion will be the driver with the lowest score. "So we're looking very carefully at the set-up and the configuration of the auto just to try and understand what's gone wrong", he continued. When he did re-emerge with 40 minutes of the session remaining his vehicle appeared still to be handling erratically, and his first timed lap was fully 1.4 seconds down on Vettel.