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Hamilton takes charge in title race with record win in Hungary

Two-time defending World champion Lewis Hamilton maintained his recent winning ways with a record-breaking victory today at the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes ace made it three race wins in a row and fifth overall midway through this ongoing Formula 1 season. The result finally put him in the lead in the drivers’ championship standings after leapfrogging teammate Nico Rosberg to first. Hamilton started the Grand Prix from the front row alongside pole-sitter Rosberg. He took over as (...)

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Hamilton wins at home in style

There’s no place like home for Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton. The Mercedes ace triumphed in this year’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone to claim his fourth win of the season and 47th of his career. . An eventful final lap saw the reigning world champion capture the lead in the race’s closing stages after trailing teammate Nico Rosberg by a mere half-a-second. Hamilton enjoyed yet another comfortable drive, winning from pole in a race held in mixed conditions and eventually in a (...)

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Hamilton claims dramatic late win in Austria

Lewis Hamilton won the 2016 Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix in dramatic fashion on Sunday at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg. An eventful final lap saw the reigning world champion capture the lead in the race’s closing stages after trailing teammate Nico Rosberg by a mere half-a-second. Hamilton made a move for the lead on the inside line into turn one and looked to be cleanly past, but Rosberg turned into him and caused a collision. Hamilton commented after the race: "I was surprised to (...)

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Exciting Burnout finale to light up BIC Friday night

Motorsport fans will have a final chance to catch Burnout this Friday as BIC hosts the hugely popular event one last time this season in Sakhir. The meeting is the culmination of nearly two months of non-stop Burnout action at “The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East”. In past years, it was held throughout the holy month of Ramadan and it was a huge draw for fans. This past season, the Burnout calendar was doubled and the response was great, with supporters and participants coming from (...)

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Alsaie claims a tight victory in SWS round two at BIKC

Khaled Alsaie came away with the narrowest of victories in the second round of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship. The event was hosted last Thursday by Bahrain International Karting Circuit (BIKC) in Sakhir. Alsaie outduelled fellow title hopeful Mohammed Mattar by a mere 0.008 seconds to clinch his maiden victory of the new season. Alsaie completed the 15-lap sprint around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre track in a total time of 18 minutes 38.554 seconds. Mattar claimed his second podium in as (...)

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BIKC to host second round of SWS sprints Thursday night

We’re back in action Thursday night with the second round of the Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship. The SWS is an arrive-and-drive series, open to karters of all skill levels and experience. Competitors race in identical Sodi RT8 390cc karts, which are provided for by BIKC. Thursday’s action will be held under floodlights. Event Timetable Start TimeSessionDuration10.15pmQualifying15 minutes11pmPre-Final11 laps11.45pmFinal15 laps All are invited to attend and watch the karters (...)

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Rosberg cruises to impressive victory in Baku

Nico Rosberg put in a flawless drive en route to winning the 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe on Sunday, held for the first time in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Mercedes ace won from pole position and enjoyed a comfortable lead, all alone and unchallenged in front for the majority of the race. Rosberg registered a total winning time of one hour 32 minutes 52.366 seconds. With the result, the German came away with his fifth win of the 2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship and 19th overall of (...)

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Porsche claim dramatic late victory at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Champions Porsche won the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans in dramatic fashion on Sunday, after rivals Toyota suffered a heartbreaking car failure that gave away their lead on the very last lap at Circuit de la Sarthe in France. Holding first place for much of the race, the no. 5 TS050 Hybrid with Kazuki Nakajima at the wheel had a sudden loss of power. Nakajima was set to start his penultimate lap en route to a famous victory, but was helpless as he struggled round the 13.6-kilometre track in a (...)

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Bahraini officials receive high praise for Baku support role

Bahrain’s motorsport officials have received high praise for the support they have provided local organisers at this year’s Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe, held Sunday in Baku, Azerbaijan. Bahrain International Circuit Chief Executive Shaikh Salman bin Isa Al Khalifa said that it makes him proud to see Bahraini marshals and race officials showcasing the best of Bahraini motorsport at new Formula One events around the world. Baku is not the first time Bahrain is assisting in the organisation (...)

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Baslar kicks off karting season with fine victory

Ali Baslar made a winning start to the new national karting season last week. He claimed a resounding victory in round one of the 2016/2017 Bahrain SWS Sprint Championship at BIKC. Baslar was one of 23 competitors in the meeting. They each raced on identical RT8 390cc karts provided by BIKC. Baslar took home the honours after winning the event’s Final race, held over a total of 15 laps around BIKC’s 1.414-kilometre Commission Internationale de Karting (CIK) Track. He completed the sprint in (...)

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Resurgent Hamilton claims brilliant win in Canada

Lewis Hamilton continued the resurgence of his Formula 1 season on Sunday with a fine victory at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. The Mercedes ace opted for a single-stop strategy and that proved to be the difference-maker in the end, allowing him to take the chequered flag in a total race time of 1hour 31mins 05.263secs. Hamilton had earlier needed to recover from a poor start after he lost his lead to Ferrari’s hard-charging Sebastian Vettel heading into turn one. It was then during (...)

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