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Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for tomorrow's German Grand Prix

Britain's Lewis Hamilton took pole position for home team Mercedes on Saturday for Sunday's German Formula One Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for his home British Formula One grand prix on Saturday

Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton secures pole at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

Lewis Hamilton stormed to pole position for his home British Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with German team mate Nico Rosberg qualifying alongside him in an all-Mercedes front row.

Mercedes lead the pre-qualifying practice laps as Lewis Hamilton seeks home victory

Nico Rosberg pipped Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two at Silverstone on Saturday as the heat raced up for the British Grand Prix.

The Sport Matrix: Monday 10 June 2013

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Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel leads Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in Montreal

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Hamilton and Alonso fight a heroic battle but it was only ever  to be called second best

Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix

F1: Sebastien Vettel takes pole at the Canadian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel put his Red Bull on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix, ending Mercedes' hopes of a fifth successive start from the top slot.

The Sport Matrix: Monday 27 May 2013

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Nico Rosberg takes pole position in Monaco Grand Prix qualifying

Nico Rosberg scored his third successive pole position as Mercedes locked out the front row for the second consecutive race.

Fernando Alonso after winning the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, with a battered front tyre clearly visible

Track rage: Why the paddock’s glitterati are losing their grip and calling for tyre change

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Jenson Button: The McLaren driver was praised for being a ‘great team player’ by his principal

McLaren put their faith in a new wing to help Jenson Button at Spanish Grand Prix

Jenson Button’s chances in the Spanish Grand Prix could rest on the outcome of a race from England between a van and an aeroplane which left Southend at three o’clock this morning. The precious cargo in each will be a very different new front wing that Button and his whole team fervently hope will turn around their fortunes after a bruising day here in Barcelona.

Kimi Raikkonen’s Lotus was fastest in the second practice

F1: James Allison's departure from Lotus hits Kimi Raikkonen's title chances

Kimi Raikkonen's bid to win the World Championship for a second time has been dented by the shock announcement that Lotus's highly rated technical director James Allison is leaving the team.

Sebastian Vettel enjoyed one of his more comfortable days in the sunshine as the reigning world champion cruised to the 28th win of his remarkable career

Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel reigns as civil war strikes McLaren

While anti-government protesters battled with police outside the circuit and blocked roads into the Bahraini capital Manama, on the track inside Sebastian Vettel utterly dominated the Bahrain Grand Prix. Indeed, such is the supremacy of the Red Bull driver, who won by nearly 10 seconds from Kimi Raikkonen and Lotus team-mate Romain Grosjean, that interest centred on the good, old-fashioned racing that went on in the leaders' wake.

The Sport Matrix: Monday 22 April 2013

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Paul di Resta is confident that his most recent was also his ‘strongest grand prix’

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Scot is happy to settle for fourth place after leading, while Hamilton is glad of fifth

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Bahrain Grand Prix motors on as Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says: 'What human rights? – I don't know what they are'

A heavy police presence on the streets of Bahrain ensured that pro-democracy protests did not disrupt the country’s controversial Grand Prix today – which activists had argued should not have taken place due to widespread human rights abuses by the ruling monarchy.

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