Reuters Formula One correspondent. Any views expressed are my own, not those of my employer.

F1 summer break? Time to get the learner plates on

in.reuters.com — LONDON While Formula One rivals head to the sea or mountains at the start of the August break, Max Verstappen has some driving lessons on the horizon. The Dutch 17-year-old, fourth for Toro Rosso in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, will have to wait for his 18th birthday in September before he can pass his test but he can at least get the tuition in.

F1 summer break? Time to get the learner plates on

reuters.com — The Dutch 17-year-old, fourth for Toro Rosso in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix, will have to wait for his 18th birthday in September before he can pass his test but he can at least get the tuition in. "I'm doing my lessons in the summer break," the youngest ever grand prix driver said as the season reached the halfway point in Hungary.

Hungarian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton laughs off nightmare race but Toto Wolff wants answers to Mercedes' start

independent.co.uk — "We just had another crappy start, which was the root cause of all the other stuff that came afterwards," the Mercedes executive director, Toto Wolff, said in a frank assessment of Sunday's debacle in Hungary.

Mercedes need to sort out their starts

reuters.com — "We just had another crappy start, which was the root cause of all the other stuff that came afterwards," Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff said in a frank assessment of Sunday's debacle. Mercedes have started all 10 races this season on pole position, and have won eight of them, but for the first time this year they had no drivers on the podium.

Revenge comes hot and spicy for Ferrari's Arrivabene

in.reuters.com — BUDAPEST Revenge may be a dish best served cold, but hot and spicy is tastier for Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene. Sebastian Vettel's stirring victory in Hungary, the land of paprika, on Sunday gave Arrivabene the chance he had been waiting for.

Motor racing-Hamilton gets it wrong but still stretches lead

in.reuters.com — BUDAPEST, July 26 Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton made a string of errors at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday but still stretched his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg to 21 points. "Today was one of the worst performances I've put in for a long, long time.

Motor racing-Ricciardo wanted the win but happy with podium

dailymail.co.uk — BUDAPEST, July 26 (Reuters) - Former champions Red Bull were back on the Formula One podium for the first time this season in Hungary on Sunday but Daniel Ricciardo felt he could have won.

Motor racing-Ricciardo wanted the win but happy with podium

in.reuters.com — BUDAPEST, July 26 Former champions Red Bull were back on the Formula One podium for the first time this season in Hungary on Sunday but Daniel Ricciardo felt he could have won. The Australian finished third with team mate Daniil Kvyat second -- and becoming the most successful Russian driver with only the country's second podium finish -- but a victory was definitely on the cards.

Hungary serves up a race worthy of Bianchi's memory

uk.reuters.com — BUDAPEST As if by divine intervention, or some force of fate, Formula One and Ferrari honoured Jules Bianchi on Sunday with a Hungarian Grand Prix worthy of the late French driver's memory. With the family in attendance, only days after most of the starting grid had attended his funeral in Nice, the Hungaroring served up a thrilling race and the Ferrari victory the 25-year-old would have wished for.

Bianchi family in Hungary for F1 silent tribute

reuters.com — Formula One sources said eight members of the family -- including Bianchi's mother, father, brother and sister -- were attending the race after the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone sent a plane to collect them from Nice. The governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) and organizers said a minute's silence would be held on the grid 15 minutes before the start.
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Aug 01, 2015

@benjhunt Is that another exclusive? I'm sure it was over my back garden too.

Jul 29, 2015

@EliGP Yes, but what does Michele think about what Carmen thinks? Can we have an update?

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