Hamilton's Singapore win does not change our approach – Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton's suddenly sizeable championship lead will not affect Mercedes' approach to the rest of the season, says team boss Toto Wolff.The Briton's win after rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out at the last race in Singapore gave him a 28-point lead.With 25 points available for a win, there is a

Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018

Valtteri Bottas has signed a new contract with Mercedes to race for the Formula 1 world champions in 2018.The Finnish driver joined Mercedes on a one-year deal in January 2017, as a replacement for retired world champion Nico Rosberg.The 28-year-old is third in this year's drivers' championship with two wins

F1 gossip: Mercedes, Monza, Haas, McLaren, Vandoorne

Monday, 4 SeptemberTeam principal Gunther Steiner believes Haas have been treated inconsistently by stewards this season. (Motorsport.com)Belgian driver Stoffel Vandoorne was frustrated again after an issue with his Honda power unit at the Italian Grand Prix forced the McLaren driver into his fourth retirement of the season. (Crash)Mercedes chief Toto

Mercedes have 'edge' after 'bad day' – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel said losing the drivers' championship lead to Lewis Hamilton was a "bad day" but remained optimistic about his title hopes.The Ferrari driver was third in the Italian Grand Prix as race winner Hamilton took a three-point lead.Vettel, who had led the standings all season, said: "You could say

Italian GP: Valtteri Bottas leads Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes set Monza pace

Mercedes dominated Friday practice at the Italian Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas topping the second session and Lewis Hamilton quickest in the first.Bottas beat the Briton by 0.056 seconds in the afternoon, when Hamilton's title rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari was just 0.14secs off the pace. Hamilton led Bottas by

Hamilton expects to stay at Mercedes beyond 2018

Lewis Hamilton says he expects to sign a new contract at Mercedes to keep him at the Formula 1 team beyond 2018.Title rival Sebastian Vettel signed a new three-year deal this month to keep him at Ferrari until the end of 2020."I don't know if everyone expected him [Vettel] to