Fernando Alonso: F1 races ‘more emotional’ since announcing retirement

(CNN)Now that his Formula One career is coming to an end, Fernando Alonso admits he’s starting to get a little sentimental. “I’ve never done that in my life, but now it’s like I want to record everything.” “I want to have that last memory of each race.” Alonso won two…

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Japanese GP: Hamilton wins as title rival Vettel slips up again

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton may have been ‘allowed to win’ last week in Russia but needed no help to take victory Sunday in the Japanese Grand Prix to close on a fifth world championship crown with a virtually unassailable 67-point lead over Sebastian Vettel. But it proved another sorry afternoon for Hamilton’s…

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Japanese MotoGP: Marc Marquez clinches world championship with stunning victory

(CNN)Spain’s Marc Marquez was crowned MotoGP world champion for the fifth time in six years with a stunning victory in the Japanese MotoGP Sunday. Follow @cnnsport Ducati’s Dovizioso, who started from pole and needed to win to keep his slim championship hopes alive, subsequently crashed out on the penultimate lap…

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Lewis Hamilton wants ‘more respect’ shown to Sebastian Vettel

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton says arch rival Sebastian Vettel deserves “more respect” instead of the criticism he has received for his faltering F1 championship bid over the last few weeks. Vettel’s sixth-place finish at Suzuka, after fighting back from an early collision with Max Verstappen, led some observers to suggest he had…

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Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton extends world title lead with ‘beautiful’ win

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton will go into Formula One’s summer break with a season-high 24-point advantage in the title race over his arch-rival Sebastian Vettel after winning the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday. Follow @cnnsport It was Hamilton’s second straight win after his unlikely triumph from 14th on the grid in Germany last…

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