News from Formula One

News from Formula One

Lewis Hamilton says he does not know whether he is loved at home as much as he loves his country. Ahead of the British Grand Prix, the triple world champion says he hopes people are starting to see his patriotism as he chases another title with Mercedes. (The Independent)

 

Meanwhile, F1's owners, Liberty Media, are unhappy that Hamilton snubbed the sport's live showpiece event in London on Wednesday. The British driver chose to go on holiday to Greece instead. (The Telegraph)

 

F1 is considering using gamers to try out new rules in a virtual world before deciding whether to introduce changes to the sport. (Autosport)

 

Nico Rosberg has admitted he lost his F1 Drivers' Championship trophy - in the post. It was being delivered to the Goodwood Festival of Speed to be put on display, but turned up five days later. (Autosport)

 

Max Verstappen has been told that he will not be forced to play a supporting role for Daniel Ricciardo at Red Bull. Ricciardo is 64 points adrift of championship leader Sebastian Vettel, while Verstappen is a further 62 points off. (Planet F1)

 

Ricciardo defied orders at F1 Live in London after being told not to do doughnuts on the streets of the capital. The Red Bull driver won over the crowd with his 360-degree turnsand then put out a cheeky response on social media.

 

Watch the video above for more insights into this week in Formula One.

 

source: bbc.com

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