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It was a horror show, admits world beater Hamilton

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP | A relieved, if happy, Lewis Hamilton admitted clinching his fourth drivers’ world title in a tense and dramatic Mexican Grand Prix was something of a horror show. The 32-year-old Briton, who thrilled an enthusiastic crowd with celebratory ‘donuts’ after completing his slow-down lap with …

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F1: Hamilton claims 4th world title, Verstappen wins in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico | AFP |  Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth drivers’ world championship in unexpected but dramatic fashion on Sunday when, after a first lap collision with title rival Sebastian Vettel, he finished ninth in the Mexican Grand Prix. The 32-year-old Briton, who needed to finish in the top …

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Hamilton turns tables on Vettel in Malaysia

Sepang, Malaysia | AFP | World championship leader Lewis Hamilton hailed an amazing turnaround Saturday after taking pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix with title rival Sebastian Vettel condemned to the back of the grid. Hamilton had been off the pace all weekend in practice but his Mercedes stormed back in …

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Hamilton, loving life, seeks last hurrah in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | AFP | Lewis Hamilton says he is “loving” his world championship battle with Sebastian Vettel so much that he has banished any thoughts of retirement as he heads into Sunday’s last-ever Malaysian Grand Prix. At Sepang a year ago Hamilton thought the world was against him, spouting …

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Formula One: Steering wheel of fortune for Vettel

Budapest, Hungary | AFP |  Sebastian Vettel admitted he was glad that it is so difficult to overtake around the tight Hungaroring circuit after nursing his Ferrari car, with steering problems, to victory in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The four-time world champion, whose victory lifted him 14 points clear of …

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Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

San Francisco, United States | AFP |  Apple has joined the list of companies with permits to test self-driving cars in California, according to an updated roster released by state officials. The iPhone maker has disclosed little about its ambitions when it comes to self-driving vehicles, with chief Tim Cook …

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The future of car tech: getting to know you

Las Vegas, United States | AFP | The car of the future doesn’t just want to drive you. It wants to know you. The automotive technology showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show over the past week was in part about self-driving vehicles, but also about personalizing the driving experience. Artificial …

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Year 2016: New stars, shocks and tears in F1 year

London, United Kingdom | AFP | In Formula One, it was the year that had everything and more. From the arrival of a precocious teenage star to the abrupt retirement of a first-time champion, 2016 will be remembered as a roller-coaster of surprises, accidents, rivalries and farewells. Dutchman Max Verstappen, …

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