Hamilton extends title lead as Vettel crashes out in Singapore

Hamilton extends title lead as Vettel crashes out in Singapore

Hamilton, who started fifth on the grid after a lackluster qualifying on Saturday, profited after chaos reigned at the start of the night race as both Ferrari’s crashed out. Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen collided on the run down to Turn One before the Finn plowed into the side of pole-sitter Vettel. The German continued only to spin off moments later at Turn Five, his car smashing into the barriers, coolant spewing from its rear. Both Verstappen’s and Raikkonen’s race was also over — so too was Fernando…

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Golovkin, Alvarez held to controversial draw in middleweight world title fight

Golovkin, Alvarez held to controversial draw in middleweight world title fight

Updated September 17, 2017 14:37:11 Photo: Canelo Alvarez (R) and Gennady Golovkin both raise their arms after thinking they had won the bout. (AP: Isaac Brekken) The rematch is on and controversy has reigned as Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin’s world middleweight title bout with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has ended in a draw. One judge scored it 115-113 in favour of Golovkin, another 118-110 to Alvarez, and the other 114 apiece, prompting boos in the Las Vegas arena. An expert’s take By Alex McClintock The fight was as good as advertised; one of…

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F1 team looks for va-va-voom in Renault deal

F1 team looks for va-va-voom in Renault deal

McLaren and the Japanese manufacturer joined forces in 2015, renewing a partnership that had yielded four consecutive constructors’ titles in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but the team has struggled to compete with an engine that has lacked power and reliability. Star driver Fernando Alonso has suffered eight retirements this season to date, and the team currently lies second to last in the 2017 constructors’ championship. “For a combination of reasons our partnership has not flourished as any of us would have wished,” McLaren’s executive director Zak Brown said…

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McLaren looks for va-va-voom in Renault deal

McLaren looks for va-va-voom in Renault deal

McLaren and the Japanese manufacturer joined forces in 2015, renewing a partnership that had yielded four consecutive constructors’ titles in the late 1980s and early 1990s, but the team has struggled to compete with an engine that has lacked power and reliability. Star driver Fernando Alonso has suffered eight retirements this season to date, and the team currently lies second to last in the 2017 constructors’ championship. “For a combination of reasons our partnership has not flourished as any of us would have wished,” McLaren’s executive director Zak Brown said…

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