F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds remaining. GPUpdate.net looks back at some of the biggest title turnarounds in F1 history, referencing the deficits with the same number of races left to run. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  2. F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope 15:12

    F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds…

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  3. Tuesday 19 September 2017

  4. Hamilton: No reason to change approach 07:46

    Hamilton: No reason to change approach

    Lewis Hamilton says he will not change his approach to his title battle with Sebastian Vettel after opening a 28-point advantage through victory in…

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  5. Monday 18 September 2017

  6. Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:00

    Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton took a giant leap towards the title with victory on a circuit expected to favour Ferrari, after a dramatic first lap. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  7. Sunday 17 September 2017

  8. Hamilton wanted to race Vettel for win 15:47

    Hamilton wanted to race Vettel for win

    Lewis Hamilton says he wanted to race Sebastian Vettel for the win in Singapore, in the wake of the start melee, before realising that his title rival had…

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  9. Hamilton wins, Vettel out after start drama 15:08

    Hamilton wins, Vettel out after start drama

    Lewis Hamilton delivered a huge blow to Sebastian Vettel's title ambitions as he opened a 28-point advantage in the championship with victory in Singapore…

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  10. Saturday 16 September 2017

  11. Hamilton says he 'threw the sink' at Q3 effort 16:08

    Hamilton says he 'threw the sink' at Q3 effort

    Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he "threw the sink" at his Q3 effort and admitted surprise at Ferrari's pace, after qualifying in fifth position for the Singapore…

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  12. Hamilton pole shirt to aid Schumacher charity 07:34

    Hamilton pole shirt to aid Schumacher charity

    A t-shirt to celebrate Lewis Hamilton's pole position record has been put on sale, with all royalties to go to the Keep Fighting Foundation, the charity…

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  13. Friday 15 September 2017

  14. 'Nothing out of reach for Mercedes' - Hamilton 16:58

    'Nothing out of reach for Mercedes' - Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton insists "nothing is out of reach" for Mercedes at the Singapore Grand Prix, despite Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo displaying emphatic pace during…

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  15. Wednesday 13 September 2017

  16. Opinion: Decision time for Mercedes chiefs 10:36

    Opinion: Decision time for Mercedes chiefs

    Mercedes has admirably given equal treatment to Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas in 2017, but it risks losing out to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel if it does not…

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  17. Thursday 7 September 2017

  18. Hamilton completes Pirelli test in France 16:15

    Hamilton completes Pirelli test in France

    Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has completed running with Pirelli as part of the company's tyre testing programme for the 2018 Formula 1 season. Unlike…

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  19. Wednesday 6 September 2017

  20. Hamilton to do 'due diligence' for Singapore 13:14

    Hamilton to do 'due diligence' for Singapore

    Lewis Hamilton says he will do all of the necessary "due diligence" in the build up to this year's Singapore Grand Prix in a bid to limit Mercedes' previous…

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  21. Tuesday 5 September 2017

  22. Video: Hamilton, Bottas reflect on Monza 1-2 11:49

    Video: Hamilton, Bottas reflect on Monza 1-2

    Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas share their thoughts after securing a Mercedes 1-2 finish on Ferrari's home soil at the Italian Grand Prix.

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  23. Sunday 3 September 2017

  24. Hamilton praises 'dream' car after victory 15:05

    Hamilton praises 'dream' car after victory

    Lewis Hamilton labelled his Mercedes W08 as "a dream to drive" during the Italian Grand Prix as he claimed the title lead for the first time this season with an…

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  25. Hamilton wins, Mercedes dominates at Monza 14:21

    Hamilton wins, Mercedes dominates at Monza

    Lewis Hamilton captured the lead of the championship as Mercedes crushed Ferrari at the Italian Grand Prix, leading home team-mate Valtteri Bottas for a 1-2…

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  26. Saturday 2 September 2017

  27. Video: Hamilton on breaking F1 pole record 19:59

    Video: Hamilton on breaking F1 pole record

    How does it feel to break the all-time Formula 1 pole record? Lewis Hamilton explains...

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  28. Hamilton elated by record-breaking pole 17:13

    Hamilton elated by record-breaking pole

    Lewis Hamilton admitted he had a "lot of pressure" on his final qualifying lap as he broke the all-time pole position record during a delayed wet qualifying…

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  29. Hamilton takes record 69th pole at Monza 16:43

    Hamilton takes record 69th pole at Monza

    Lewis Hamilton took a record 69th pole position during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix, which was delayed several times amid persistent rain, with Lance…

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  30. Friday 1 September 2017

  31. Hamilton expects repeat of Belgian GP battle 15:32

    Hamilton expects repeat of Belgian GP battle

    Lewis Hamilton says he expects another close scrap between Mercedes and Ferrari off the back of the performance displayed by both teams during practice for the…

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  32. Hamilton, Mercedes comfortably top FP1 10:31

    Hamilton, Mercedes comfortably top FP1

    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes comfortably topped the timesheets during Friday morning's first free practice session for the Italian Grand Prix, with nearest rival…

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  33. Hamilton planning to extend Mercedes stay 08:12

    Hamilton planning to extend Mercedes stay

    Lewis Hamilton says that he is planning to extend his stay at Mercedes beyond 2018, when his current contract with the team expires. Hamilton joined Mercedes…

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  34. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  35. Video: Lewis Hamilton vs Super Fans 17:22

    Video: Lewis Hamilton vs Super Fans

    Some of Lewis Hamilton's greatest fans try and answer questions about the three-time Formula 1 champion and get a nasty surprise if they don't succeed, courtesy…

    F1
  36. Tuesday 29 August 2017

  37. Bottas would understand Hamilton backing 13:30

    Bottas would understand Hamilton backing

    Valtteri Bottas has not ruled himself out of this year's title fight, after a tough Belgian Grand Prix, but would understand if Mercedes ultimately backs Lewis…

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  38. Monday 28 August 2017

  39. Hamilton aided by wrong PU mode at restart 16:22

    Hamilton aided by wrong PU mode at restart

    Lewis Hamilton has explained how selecting the wrong power unit mode actually helped him beat Sebastian Vettel to victory in Belgium, following a late Safety…

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  40. Belgian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 14:11

    Belgian Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton resisted pressure from Sebastian Vettel to close the gap in an enthralling title race, while Max Verstappen's race went up in smoke. GPUpdate.net…

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  41. Sunday 27 August 2017

  42. Hamilton critical of 'NASCAR' caution phase 15:21

    Hamilton critical of 'NASCAR' caution phase

    Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has criticised Race Control's decision to use the Safety Car, rather than the Virtual Safety Car, in order to clear debris at the…

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  43. Hamilton fends off Vettel for Spa victory 14:31

    Hamilton fends off Vettel for Spa victory

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton kept Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel at bay throughout the Belgian Grand Prix to record his fifth victory of the season and move…

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  44. Saturday 26 August 2017

  45. Bottas 'confused' by deficit to Hamilton at Spa 14:51

    Bottas 'confused' by deficit to Hamilton at Spa

    Valtteri Bottas admits he is "slightly confused" by his deficit to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton after he qualified in third position for the Belgian Grand…

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  46. Hamilton 'humbled' to equal Schumacher tally 14:43

    Hamilton 'humbled' to equal Schumacher tally

    Lewis Hamilton described equalling Michael Schumacher's all-time record of pole positions as "very humbling" after he led the way during qualifying for the…

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  47. Hamilton equals Schumacher record with pole 14:05

    Hamilton equals Schumacher record with pole

    Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's record of 68 pole positions as he stormed to top spot during qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, as Ferrari…

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  48. Friday 25 August 2017

  49. Spa one of Mercedes' 'strongest' Fridays 16:48

    Spa one of Mercedes' 'strongest' Fridays

    Lewis Hamilton labelled the opening pair of practice sessions for the Belgian Grand Prix as one of Mercedes' strongest Fridays so far in 2017, as he led the…

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  50. Hamilton quickest in FP2 before downpour 14:32

    Hamilton quickest in FP2 before downpour

    Lewis Hamilton set the pace during Friday afternoon's second free practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix, with Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen slotting between…

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  51. Hamilton, Bottas get new engines for Spa 11:06

    Hamilton, Bottas get new engines for Spa

    Mercedes has fitted new power unit components to the W08s of both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas at the Belgian Grand Prix, putting the pair one step away…

    F1
  52. Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend 09:11

    Halo gets first run at 2017 race weekend

    Three drivers have given the 'halo' device its first run at a Grand Prix this season after trialling the system during practice at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday…

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  53. Thursday 24 August 2017

  54. Hamilton: Vettel doesn't want to partner me 16:46

    Hamilton: Vettel doesn't want to partner me

    Sebastian Vettel is "highly unlikely" to switch to Mercedes for 2018, as rumours swirl over his future in Formula 1, amid delays, according to Lewis Hamilton…

    F1
  55. In photos: Hamilton's 10 best Formula 1 drives 08:32

    In photos: Hamilton's 10 best Formula 1 drives

    Lewis Hamilton will make his 200th start in Formula 1 at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix. As he reaches the major milestone, GPUpdate.net decides on his 10…

    F1
  56. Wednesday 23 August 2017

  57. Video: Fans spend day with Lewis Hamilton 17:06

    Video: Fans spend day with Lewis Hamilton

    Watch as competition winners spend the day with Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes-Benz World.

    F1
  58. Video: Hamilton let loose on a skid pan 05:32

    Video: Hamilton let loose on a skid pan

    What happens when you let a multiple Formula 1 World Champion loose in a Mercedes-AMG beast on a damp skid pan at Mercedes-Benz World?

    F1
  59. Saturday 19 August 2017

  60. Hamilton: Mercedes in 'good place' with tyres 16:33

    Hamilton: Mercedes in 'good place' with tyres

    Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes is in a "good place" with its understanding of Pirelli's tyres, after problems during the early stages of the…

    F1
  61. Monday 31 July 2017

  62. Wolff: Mercedes showed values in Hungary 09:02

    Wolff: Mercedes showed values in Hungary

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the manufacturer "showed the values that we hold high" as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas swapped places in the Hungarian Grand…

    F1
  63. Sunday 30 July 2017

  64. Hamilton 'nervous' handing back third place 17:14

    Hamilton 'nervous' handing back third place

    Lewis Hamilton says he was "nervous" when he handed back third place to Valtteri Bottas on the final lap of the Hungarian Grand Prix, as Max Verstappen…

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  65. Bottas thanks Hamilton for keeping promise 15:46

    Bottas thanks Hamilton for keeping promise

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas expressed his gratitude to team-mate Lewis Hamilton after the Briton honoured a promise during the closing stages of the Hungarian…

    F1
  66. Saturday 29 July 2017

  67. Hamilton fears procession at Hungaroring 15:06

    Hamilton fears procession at Hungaroring

    Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton reckons a different strategy will be needed if he is to make progress from his grid spot at the Hungarian Grand Prix, fearing a…

    F1
  68. Hamilton wants 'special' Kubica to return 07:42

    Hamilton wants 'special' Kubica to return

    Lewis Hamilton says that he wants to see Robert Kubica make a full-time return to Formula 1 in 2018, describing him as a "real special" driver and "natural…

    F1
  69. Friday 28 July 2017

  70. Hamilton sure 'pace is there' for Mercedes 16:34

    Hamilton sure 'pace is there' for Mercedes

    Lewis Hamilton is confident that Mercedes will get stronger as the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend develops, after trailing Red Bull and Ferrari in…

    F1
  71. Hamilton: F1 moving towards closed cockpit 08:15

    Hamilton: F1 moving towards closed cockpit

    Lewis Hamilton reckons Formula 1 is moving towards being a closed cockpit sport, following the FIA's decision to make the halo head protection device mandatory…

    F1
  72. Wednesday 26 July 2017

  73. 68 poles: Hamilton on verge of F1 record 14:18

    68 poles: Hamilton on verge of F1 record

    Lewis Hamilton will match Michael Schumacher's pole position record if he tops qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net puts his Formula 1…

    F1
  74. Thursday 20 July 2017

  75. Hamilton certain British GP will be saved 10:02

    Hamilton certain British GP will be saved

    Lewis Hamilton says he "doesn't believe for a second" that the British Grand Prix will fall off the Formula 1 calendar, despite Silverstone's owners triggering…

    F1
  76. Wednesday 19 July 2017

  77. Feature: Hamilton hits back at his critics 16:06

    Feature: Hamilton hits back at his critics

    Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton put in one of the most dominant displays of his Formula 1 career in Britain, silencing those who had questioned his approach to his…

    F1
  78. Video: Hamilton's British GP celebrations 11:12

    Video: Hamilton's British GP celebrations

    Go behind-the-scenes with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton as he celebrates his British Grand Prix victory at Silverstone.

    F1
  79. Monday 17 July 2017

  80. British Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:44

    British Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton's spiritual ownership of Silverstone continued with a dominant display, while title rival Sebastian Vettel was left deflated. GPUpdate.net…

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  81. Sunday 16 July 2017

  82. Hamilton revels in 'faultless' weekend 15:23

    Hamilton revels in 'faultless' weekend

    Lewis Hamilton revelled in victory at the British Grand Prix as he dominated proceedings to rack up a fifth home win, slicing his deficit in the title race to…

    F1
  83. Hamilton wins, Ferrari hits late trouble 14:32

    Hamilton wins, Ferrari hits late trouble

    Lewis Hamilton took a dominant home win at the British Grand Prix, as Valtteri Bottas snatched the second part of a Mercedes 1-2, after Ferrari pair Kimi…

    F1
  84. Saturday 15 July 2017

  85. Hamilton avoids penalty after investigation 14:57

    Hamilton avoids penalty after investigation

    Lewis Hamilton has avoided a penalty, and held onto his pole position, after being investigated for potentially impeding Romain Grosjean during British Grand…

    F1
  86. Vettel sure Ferrari can pressure Hamilton 14:50

    Vettel sure Ferrari can pressure Hamilton

    Sebastian Vettel hopes he and Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen can use the advantage of two cars at the sharp end of the grid to put pole-sitter Lewis…

    F1
  87. Hamilton brushes off Grosjean incident 14:49

    Hamilton brushes off Grosjean incident

    Lewis Hamilton is hopeful that he will avoid a penalty after being placed under investigation for potentially impeding Romain Grosjean during British Grand Prix…

    F1
  88. Hamilton storms to pole for British GP 14:10

    Hamilton storms to pole for British GP

    Lewis Hamilton stormed to his fifth British Grand Prix pole position with a stunning final qualifying effort, finishing over half a second clear of the field…

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  89. Hamilton edges Vettel in FP3 before rain 11:03

    Hamilton edges Vettel in FP3 before rain

    Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest ever lap around the new Silverstone circuit en route to topping Saturday's final practice session at the British Grand Prix…

    F1
  90. Video: Hamilton on how he stays focused 05:38

    Video: Hamilton on how he stays focused

    Lewis Hamilton explains how he stays focused, ahead of his home Grand Prix at the Silverstone circuit.

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  91. Friday 14 July 2017

  92. Hamilton enjoys 'greatest rollercoaster ride' 16:20

    Hamilton enjoys 'greatest rollercoaster ride'

    Lewis Hamilton labelled tackling Silverstone in 2017-specification Formula 1 cars as "the greatest rollercoaster ride ever", following the conclusion of…

    F1
  93. F1 title contenders take on fresh engines 12:00

    F1 title contenders take on fresh engines

    Both Mercedes and Ferrari drivers have had new engines fitted to their respective cars for this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Lewis Hamilton…

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