Formula 1

Ferrari, McLaren and Renault intend to appeal the decision to punish Racing Point in Formula 1’s “copying” row. Racing Point were docked 15 constructors’ championship points and fined 400,000 euros (£361,000) after being found guilty of illegally copying Mercedes parts. However, Racing Point can continue running those parts. BBC Sport understands the three teams are
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Lewis Hamilton headed team-mate Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes in second practice at the 70th Anniversary GP. Hamilton was 0.176 seconds ahead of Bottas but on different tyres. Mercedes were assessing which tyres might be most suitable for qualifying as teams struggled with durability in high temperatures at Silverstone. Renault’s Daniel Ricciardo was third, from Red
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Racing Point driver Sergio Perez could race in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend if he tests negative for coronavirus. The Mexican, 30, missed last weekend’s British Grand Prix after a positive test but avoided the now-required 10-day isolation period on a technicality. A Racing Point statement said Public Health England (PHE)
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Motorsport boss Jean Todt says he “admires” and “respects” Lewis Hamilton for promoting anti-racism. Hamilton has been at the forefront of F1’s decision this year to promote a pro-diversity campaign, including pre-race anti-racism demonstrations. FIA president Todt said: “I respect somebody who has belief and who tries to use his image, his voice, his leadership
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Lewis Hamilton set the fastest ever lap around Silverstone to beat Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the British Grand Prix. Hamilton, faster on both runs in the final session, was 0.313 seconds clear of Bottas while Red Bull’s Max Verstappen pipped Charles Leclerc’s improved Ferrari to third. McLaren’s Lando Norris starred with
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