Hamilton, Vettel and Raikkonen match up on Mexico tyres

Title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel have made identical tyre selections for the Mexico Grand Prix. Both men have opted for eight sets of the pink hypersoft tyres for the race weekend at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez on Sunday October 28, along with three sets of purple ultrasofts. The remainder of their respective 13-set allocations…

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Steady as he goes, Lauda is making progress

Niki Lauda, who underwent lung transplant surgery last week in Austria, is making steady progress according to a statement released on Monday by the AHK Vienna hospital. The F1 legend fell ill while on holiday in Ibiza last month, with a chronic cough compelling the Mercedes non-executive chairman to seem medical help in his home…

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‘Beep’ confusion hands Ocon three-place grid penalty

Force India’s Esteban Ocon has been handed a three-place grid drop by the Japanese Grand Prix stewards, after having been reported for speeding under red flag conditions during final practice. Ocon finished qualifying in eighth place, so the penalty will drop him out of the top ten and he will line-up in 11th position instead.…

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Israel Makes Arrests Following Arson Attack in West Bank

Israeli police on Sunday arrested several people in connection with the deadly arson attack on July 31 which killed an 18-month-old baby and his father and severely wounded his mother and brother in the West Bank neighborhood of Duma. Among those taken into custody were two well-known “ultranationalists,” Meir Ettinger and Eviatar Slonim, who were…

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