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The real reason Hamilton didn't win the title in Austin

Why was Lewis Hamilton unable to wrap up the drivers' championship at the U.S. Grand Prix? Laurence Edmondson analyses Mercedes' strategic decisions in Austin to why it didn't win on Sunday.

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Kimi talks kids and Pirelli caps after ending victory drought

Kimi Raikkonen's U.S. Grand Prix win was his first in Formula One as a family man.

Lewis didn't fight Max hard due to championship lead

Lewis Hamilton thinks he gave Max Verstappen "too much space" in their late fight for second position at the U.S. Grand Prix because of his position in the championship.

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Raikkonen wins in Austin, Lewis misses chance to clinch title

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen won an enthralling U.S. Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton missed out on an opportunity to clinch the title.

Kimi and Max steal Lewis' thunder in Austin

ESPN rounds up the main talking points from an entertaining U.S. Grand Prix, where Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first Formula One win since 2013.

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Breaking down Ferrari's 'perfect' race tactics

Paul Di Resta breaks down the crucial battles in the first turns of the United States Grand Prix and how Kimi Raikkonen beat Lewis Hamilton to first place.


Hamilton can't get past Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton was unable to get past Max Verstappen at the US Grand Prix.


Vettel spins out in opening lap

Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo collided in the opening lap and for the second race in a row, Vettel spun out.


Ricciardo forced to retire on lap nine

Daniel Ricciardo is forced to retire in lap nine in the US Grand Prix due to a power failure.


Vettel passes Bottas for fourth

Sebastian Vettel maintains pressure on Lewis Hamilton following his overtake of Valterri Bottas.


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Hamilton edges out Ferraris for U.S. Grand Prix pole

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position at the U.S. Grand Prix in an incredibly tight qualifying session that saw both Ferraris set times within 0.070s of the lead Mercedes driver.

Ferrari offers another reminder of what might have been

ESPN rounds up the main talking points from qualifying for the U.S. Grand Prix.

Vettel fumes at falling just short of Hamilton's pole lap

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel wasn't best pleased to learn just how close he'd come to topping Lewis Hamilton's Q3 time.


Onboard with Hamilton's Austin pole position lap

Ride onboard with Lewis Hamilton as he edges the Ferrari drivers out for the fastest lap in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix.


Verstappen's qualifying ended by rear suspension break

Max Verstappen fell victim to the sausage kerbs at the Circuit of the Americas and had his qualifying ended in Q1.


Hamilton 'adamant' he'd step up and take pole in Austin

Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen react to their qualifying runs at the United States Grand Prix.



Friday Practice

Vettel hit with grid penalty for U.S. Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel has been dealt what could be the knock-out blow to his fading Formula One championship hopes after incurring a three-place grid penalty for the U.S. Grand Prix.

Hamilton fastest again in wet second practice

Lewis Hamilton went quickest in the second practice session for the U.S. Grand Prix, which saw running restricted by rain.

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Alonso: Lewis is one of the greatest of all time

Fernando Alonso has rated Lewis Hamilton among the best Formula One drivers of all time, alongside the likes of Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna.

Lewis '100 percent' sure Mick Schumacher will make it to F1

Lewis Hamilton has no doubt that Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time world champion Michael, will make it to Formula One in the near future.

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