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Sebastian Vettel says Pirelli tyre failure unacceptable

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Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was furious with Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli following a 200mph failure at the Belgian Grand Prix.

The four-time world champion described the failure, just after the 180mph Eau Rouge swerves, as "unacceptable".

It was the second tyre failure of the weekend after another on Nico Rosberg's Mercedes in Friday practice.

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Lewis Hamilton eases to Belgian GP win ahead of Nico Rosberg

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Lewis Hamilton beat Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to take a dominant win at the Belgian Grand Prix to extend his championship lead.

The world champion converted pole position into a lead on the first lap and was in control throughout, taking his sixth win and extending his lead to 28 points.

Lotus's Romain Grosjean took third after a rear tyre failure on Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari with two laps to go.

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Kimi Raikkonen: Ferrari retain Finn to partner Sebastian Vettel

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Ferrari have decided to retain Kimi Raikkonen as Sebastian Vettel's team-mate for the 2016 Formula 1 season.

The team had been considering whether to drop the 2007 world champion following concerns about his form and had explored other driver options.

But on Wednesday Ferrari said they had renewed their "technical and racing agreement with Kimi Raikkonen".

Read more: Kimi Raikkonen: Ferrari retain Finn to partner Sebastian Vettel

Mercedes: Toto Wolff demands focus from championship leaders

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Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has warned his team they could can still end the season without a title, despite leading both championships.

Lewis Hamilton heads team-mate Nico Rosberg by 21 points, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel third, 42 points back.

Mercedes lead Ferrari by 147 points in the constructors' championship going into this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix.

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MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo takes victory in Czech Republic

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Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo moved level with Italian Valentino Rossi at the top of the championship after winning the Czech MotoGP in Brno.

The 28-year-old Yamaha rider got a good start from pole position and won in a time of 42 minutes, 53.042 seconds.

Honda's Marc Marquez was 4.462 seconds behind to finish second with Rossi taking third to join his team-mate on 211 points in the standings.

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