Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton says he was trying to “do qualifying laps every lap” to keep pace with Ferrari in the first phase of the Russian Grand Prix
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SOCHI: Sebastian Vettel has been told by the man who discovered him that his Ferrari career is over. Helmut Marko handed the German his debut with Toro Rosso in 2007.
Ferrari became embroiled in a team orders controversy in Formula 1’s Russian Grand Prix after Sebastian Vettel failed to let Charles Leclerc past when asked by his team
Haas Formula 1 team principal Gunther Steiner may face further scrutiny from the championship’s rulemakers after criticising the Russian Grand Prix stewards
Nico Hulkenberg says his Russian Grand Prix result feels “bitter” and was not what the pace of his Renault RS19 car deserved
Ferrari Formula 1 boss Mattia Binotto says the call for Sebastian Vettel to stop on track after an MGU-K failure, causing a costly virtual safety car, was for safety reasons
Sebastian Vettel defied multiple orders to move aside for Charles Leclerc as Ferrari came unstuck in Sochi
Simona de Silvestro has landed a test and development driver role with Porsche’s Formula E squad for the 2019/20 season
Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team have sacked four staff for racist bullying. They dismissed the men last month for breaching their diversity policy after an investigation.
JONATHAN MCEVOY IN SOCHI: Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix, as fortune favoured him and Ferrari floundered.