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Italian GP: Lewis Hamilton passes Kimi Raikkonen to win thriller, Vettel fourth


Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Italian GP



Lewis Hamilton took a thrilling and controversial victory in the Italian Grand Prix following a first-lap clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel.

The Mercedes driver fought a cat-and-mouse battle with Vettel's team-mate Kimi Raikkonen throughout the race and eventually passed him around the outside of the first corner with nine laps to go.

Read more: Italian GP: Lewis Hamilton passes Kimi Raikkonen to win thriller, Vettel fourth

F1 halo: Charles Leclerc 'could have been saved' by protection at Belgian GP

Impact marks show where Alonso's car made contact with Leclerc's car



Fernando Alonso said F1's 'halo' head protection may have saved Charles Leclerc in their huge crash in Belgium.

Alonso's McLaren landed on top of Leclerc's Sauber after being launched into the air by Renault's Nico Hulkenberg, who missed his braking point at the first corner at Spa.

Read more: F1 halo: Charles Leclerc 'could have been saved' by protection at Belgian GP


British Grand Prix: MotoGP boss blames new Silverstone track for cancellation

Intermittent downpours disrupted Saturday's qualifying sessions, after earlier track flooding led to several riders crashing in practice

 

Sunday's British GP at Silverstone was cancelled as "a direct result" of a new track surface laid in February, MotoGP race director Mike Webb has claimed.

The race, scheduled for 11:30 BST, was called off just after 16:00 because of heavy rain and standing water.

Read more: British Grand Prix: MotoGP boss blames new Silverstone track for cancellation

British MotoGP: Marc Marquez prepares for wet weather at Silverstone

Marquez finished second and third in the last two races



Marc Marquez is preparing for bad weather at Silverstone as he looks to extend his MotoGP lead at the British Grand Prix this weekend.

The Spaniard, 25, is bidding for a third consecutive title and leads by 59 points with eight races to go.

Read more: British MotoGP: Marc Marquez prepares for wet weather at Silverstone


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