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FORMULA ONE

SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX

Verstappen mistake hands Hamilton pole

Max Verstappen misses out on pole position after he hits the wall on his final lap.

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Hamilton takes pole after Verstappen crashes on final lap

Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix after his title rival Max Verstappen crashed into the barriers on the final corner of his final attempt in qualifying.

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TOP HEADLINES

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

Inside the incredible world of Sam Schmidt, quadriplegic racer

It's a small wonder Sam Schmidt is still alive, let alone back driving and racing. Now, having helped develop a car he can control without arms or legs, he wants others to experience the same freedom.

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Racing at 201 mph - without using hands or feet

In 2000, IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt was paralyzed from the neck down in a horrendous crash. Twenty-one years later, he's driving again.

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FORMULA 1

RACING PRIDE

Racing proud: How motorsport is slowly changing for LGBTQ+ staff

Formula 1, and motorsport in general, has traditionally been aimed at straight men for decades, but with organisations like Racing Pride championing diversity, LGBTQ+ staff and drivers are starting to feel more comfortable being out.

Emmanouilides: There are people in F1 who are afraid to come out

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FRANK WILLIAMS 1942-2021

Legendary F1 team founder Williams dies at 79

Frank Williams, the founder of one of Formula One's most successful and popular teams, has died at the age of 79.

Ecclestone: F1 owes its success to men like Williams

Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone paid tribute to the late Frank Williams as a pioneer who helped to build the modern sport and without whom it might have ceased to exist.

As Hamilton rises, Horner & Red Bull fall from grace

Max Verstappen looked like he was cruising to the F1 title at the Mexican GP, but two races later Lewis Hamilton has blown the fight wide open. The mounting pressure on Red Bull was clear to see in Qatar.

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F1 title picture: Momentum with Hamilton, points lead with Verstappen

Back-to-back victories for Lewis Hamilton have completely changed the feel around his championship battle with Max Verstappen.

QATAR GRAND PRIX

Hamilton beats Verstappen in Qatar, Alonso scores podium

Lewis Hamilton claimed a comfortable win over title rival Max Verstappen at the Qatar Grand Prix to cut his championship lead to just eight points with two races left.

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