Home » Sport

Lewis Hamilton wins Japan Grand Prix; Brendon Hartley 13th

08 October, 2018, 13:36 | Author: Drew Briggs
  • Mika Hakkinen in his MP4/13

Just how has Hamilton been so good. "I considered Vettel to be the favourite for the title, but he made a lot of mistakes which upsets me", Marko told Austria's Laola1. For the brilliance of Hamilton across the year and the increasingly frequent mistakes made by Vettel, the tactical brains outside of the cars have a couple of times changed the shape of the race.

That means Hamilton only needs to outscore Vettel by eight points at the next race in the United States to clinch a fifth world championship. The Finn finished second in a Mercedes 1-2 and while there were no team orders on the radio, he confirmed there was a pre-plan.

"I can't wait to unleash this beast in Austin", he added, pointing at his auto.

"We've gone from strength to strength as a team this year".

Max Verstappen completed the podium as Vettel endured yet another miserable afternoon following his crash with the Red Bull driver in the early stages of Sunday's Suzuka race.

Vettel was left wondering what might have been after a ruining an electric start with an ill-advised attempt to duck inside Verstappen at turn 13. He said: "You can't overtake on that corner".

'I don't even want to think about him breaking a finger.

"You say almost (done), so obviously there is still a chance", he said. "That's probably the end of his championship".

"I had the speed".

Standing over his auto, the Briton said: "Austin is usually a good track for us, so I can't wait to unleash this beast there". Esteban Ocon finished ninth behind Romain Grosjean of Haas and Renault's Carlos Sainz Jr. beat Pierre Gasly of Torro Rosso to take 10th.

South African aid group arrives in Indonesia
Landslides, severely damaged roads and other challenges have made it hard to assess the full extent of the disaster. Inhabitants of more remote, rural areas have complained of a lack of aid and support since the tragedy.

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel was in the wrong against Max Verstappen.

Having quickly progressed from eighth on the grid following his poor qualifying, Vettel was attacking Verstappen for third at Spoon corner on the first lap after an early safety vehicle at Suzuka when they tangled and the Ferrari spun.

Vettel recovered to finish sixth at Suzuka but now trails Lewis Hamilton by a whopping 67 points with four races left this season after his Mercedes rival roared to victory.

Asked if he felt he could claim credit for "breaking" Ferrari, Hamilton said it has been a team effort: "I think together we can claim credit for applying the pressure, and ultimately maybe that's what happens in head-to-head battles with top competitors - eventually someone has to, even though they're still performing great, one of them can't always be performing the same".

"The gap was there, I had the inside". And as soon as he realises somebody is close or next to him he tries to, in my opinion, push when you shouldn't push any more.

Raikkonen tried to clear him round the outside of the second part of the chicane, only to be forced off by the rejoining Red Bull, which was subsequently assessed a five-second time penalty.

"I knew he had a penalty", insisted Vettel. "I am grateful to have also delivered when the time has been to deliver". "But I don't think there was an bad big gap".

Verstappen saw it differently, naturally.

However, Verstappen defended, the pair touched and Vettel spun off the track.


  • Kavanaugh shouldn’t be confirmed, retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens says

    Kavanaugh shouldn’t be confirmed, retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens says

    Following the Parkland high school shooting, Stevens, a Broward County resident, called for the repeal of the Second Amendment. And with a confirmation vote coming as soon as this weekend, they're running out of time to change their minds.
    US Vice President to attack China in major speech as ties worsen

    US Vice President to attack China in major speech as ties worsen

    The proposal, which comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and China, has yet to be approved. China also canceled a scheduled port call by the USS Wasp Amphibious Ready Group to Hong Kong .

    Melania Trump feeds baby elephants in Kenya to highlight conservation efforts

    First Lady Melania Trump (L) and the first lady of Malawi Gertrude Maseko walk at the State House in Lilongwe, on October 4. The convoy of the US First Lady however passed by without any incident and Mrs Trump might have seen the protests.
  • Centre challenges non-BJP states to cut Value-Added Tax  on fuel

    Centre challenges non-BJP states to cut Value-Added Tax on fuel

    The government of India has finally pitched in to cut down the prices of fuel in India by cutting the excise on petrol and diesel. This year alone, petrol and diesel prices have been hiked by Rs 13.91 and Rs 15.59 respectively in the national capital.
    Liverpool Vs Manchester City

    Liverpool Vs Manchester City

    We've recommended a long period of recovery so that he won't play in Liverpool-Napoli. "I don't know what's going to happen".
    Putin lands in Delhi with his arms bazaar

    Putin lands in Delhi with his arms bazaar

    This deal may attract economic sanctions from the US under CAATSA, since US President Donald Trump is yet to certify the deal. They are also likely to discuss certain issues of crucial importance, especially Russia's proximity to Pakistan.
  • Mourinho Reveals Halftime Talk For Big Comeback Win

    Mourinho Reveals Halftime Talk For Big Comeback Win

    I go to London now and if it rains tomorrow in London then it is my fault. I think opponents with much more potential than us finished behind us.
    Teenager Prithvi Shaw roars at Rajkot with Test century on debut

    Teenager Prithvi Shaw roars at Rajkot with Test century on debut

    Meanwhile, Pujara poked at a wide ball and fell for 86 off 130 balls, giving fast bowler Sherman Lewis his first test wicket . India's Prithvi Shaw celebrates after scoring fifty runs on the first day of the first cricket test against West Indies .
    Messi Brace And Rakitic Rocket Lift Barca Over Spurs

    Messi Brace And Rakitic Rocket Lift Barca Over Spurs

    Had Spurs had a fully fit squad to choose from, they could have nicked a point against Barcelona, or maybe even more. Messi twice hit the post after mesmerizing runs, then finished calmly for Barca's third as they looked to be it.
  • Panthers' Reid returns, kneels during national anthem

    Panthers' Reid returns, kneels during national anthem

    It has been said often but it's worth repeating: Cam Newton is a large man. "I don't regret anything", Beckham said. ". Center Ryan Kalil was shaken up late in the fourth quarter and did not return as Tyler Larsen finished the game.
    Shahbaz Sharif sent to 10-day NAB remand in housing scam case

    Shahbaz Sharif sent to 10-day NAB remand in housing scam case

    They were holding placards and banners inscribed with slogans against the arrest of party president Shahbaz Sharif. Nawaz Sharif was released from prison last month pending an appeal against his conviction.
    Brewers Beat Chicago, Become NL Central Division Champions

    Brewers Beat Chicago, Become NL Central Division Champions

    With the win, Milwaukee gets a few days off before they play Thursday at home against the victor of the NL Wild Card Game. The Chicago Cubs host the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, October 1st at 1:05 p.m.


Aaron Ramsey wonder goal stuns Fulham, Chelsea beat Southampton
Aubameyang and Ramsey had both been left on the bench, but Emery introduced them for the final half hour in a bid to kill off Fulham .

China accuses former Interpol chief of taking bribes
Grace Meng told reporters that Meng messaged her an emoji of knife that day, which she interpreted as a warning he was in danger. Meng, who also is vice-minister of China's police apparatus, was reported missing after traveling from France to China.

Pompeo: 'Progress on agreements' after meeting Kim in N. Korea
Nauert also said she could not comment much further on the goal of Pompeo's time in China. Both Koreas have differed with the United States on North Korea's nuclear program.

SpaceX Rocket Seen Across California
PT from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base, leaving a post-sunset contrail glowing in the cloudless skies above . After a trouble-free countdown, the two-stage rocket blasted off right on time at 7:21 p.m.

Triumphant Trump tweets his support for a Kavanagh victory
Trump watched the vote on a large-screen television tuned to Fox News in a wood-paneled cabin on the plane. Brett Kavanaugh's partisan outburst in response to allegations that he sexually assaulted Dr.

Toyota Recalls More Than 2 Million Vehicles Over Hybrid-System Fault
Toyota did not say if owners would see an airbag warning light on the instrument panel or if it knew of any reported accidents. Toyota is recalling 2.43 million hybrid vehicles for potential problems with stalling, including some Prius automobiles.

Rupee Dips Below 74 For First Time Against Dollar
It was further boosted when Fed chairman Jerome Powell suggested that moving beyond neutral interest rates was a possibility. It has fallen more than 14 percent since January, making it the worst performing major Asian emerging market currency.

Wife of former Malaysian leader arrested in graft scandal
She reportedly arrived at the MACC headquarters at 10.40am this morning, and this marks her third (and possibly final) visit. In a biography in 2013, Rosmah said it was common for a prime minister's wife to receive expensive jewelry and gifts.

Melania Trump visits ex-slave holding facility in Ghana
The ceremony took place in Obama Hall at the Emintsimadze Palace, which was renamed in Obama's honor after his visit in 2009. On Wednesday, Trump departs Ghana, continuing her solo tour of Africa - next stops include Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.

Microsoft is working on a game and app streaming service codenamed ‘Arcadia’
Microsoft is now rolling out the all-new "Your Phone" app for all Windows 10 users with the new Windows 10 October update . However it started downloading the update and I am now being prompted to schedule a restart to install it...