Valentino Rossi will be bringing the curtain down on his 15-year factory Yamaha MotoGP career in the final race of the season in Portugal on Sunday.
After leading Friday's two practice sessions, the Mercedes driver was .03 seconds quicker than teammate Lewis Hamilton and .16 ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen.
Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas says he needs a miracle to stop Lewis Hamilton, but will 'never give up'
It was Hamilton’s seventh win in 11 races this season and, remarkably, extended his record run of consecutive finishes in the points to 44, a statistic that will probably cause more dismay for the Finn.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton chases Michael Schumacher’s record as action returns to Nurburgring after seven years
Lewis Hamilton will be seeking, at the second attempt, to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 wins while the seven-time champion German's son Mick is set to make his F1 debut in Friday's opening practice with Alfa Romeo.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton's time penalties at Russian GP was in line with regulations, says FIA's Michael Masi
Race director Michael Masi has hit back at Lewis Hamilton’s claim that Formula One’s rulers are trying to stop him winning races — and said Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix stewards acted fairly by penalising him.
Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas wins Russian GP as time penalties stop Lewis Hamilton from equalling win record
Lewis Hamilton had been looking to match Michael Schumacher's record of 91 wins in Formula One but had to settle for third behind Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen due to time penalties.
Jordan, who also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team, said he hoped his ownership could bring new audiences to the white-dominated world of NASCAR and boost involvement of minorities.
Lewis Hamilton, the only black driver in his sport, produced not only a perfectly measured drive, but also another clear message in his fight for equality and justice.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton grabs 95th career pole in Tuscan GP qualifying as Mercedes lock front row out
Bottas had been fastest in all three practice sessions, but he was unable to maintain his superiority over Hamilton in the decisive hour.
Formula 1 2020: Drivers brace for white-knuckle weekend in Tuscany as Mugello circuit readies for debut
The spectacular Mugello circuit is normally used for MotoGP and some junior categories of single-seat car racing – but has never before hosted an F1 Grand Prix.
It will be Hamilton's first foray into motorsport team ownership, although he will not drive or be involved in the day-to-day operation of his X44 team -- named after his car number at Mercedes.
Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton aims to break records and Ferrari's heart at their home race in Monza
Lewis Hamilton will be favourite to claim his sixth victory in the old royal park, moving him one clear of the record five he now shares with Michael Schumacher – and leaving him on 90 wins overall ahead of the Tuscany Grand Prix a week later.
Formula 1 2020: Ferrari's Mattia Binotto admits he considered future with team after disappointing start to season
Mattia Binotto said he believed he retained the support of Ferrari's board and in particular chairman John Elkann and CEO Louis Camilleri.
After six races in 2020 season, Valtteri Bottas is already 43 points behind Lewis Hamilton, and Red Bull's Max Verstappen has leapfrogged him into second place in the standings.
Formula 1 2020: Sebastian Vettel says he has been 'happier' but quashes rumours of not completing season with Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel rejected the idea that Ferrari may ease him out of the team earlier than expected.
The Racing Point car has been dubbed the "pink Mercedes" because the team is accused of copying the part from Mercedes.
Antonio Felix da Costa has a 76-point advantage over team-mate Jean-Eric Vergne with only 60 points left to play for.
It was the 24-year-old Binder's first MotoGP win in only his third race in the elite division, it was also a first victory at this level by a South African and for the KTM team.
Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas seizes pole position for 70th Anniversary Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton
This is Valtteri Bottas' first pole since the opening race of the pandemic-delayed season in Austria, which he went on to win.
Formula 1 2020: Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton fastest ahead of 70th Anniversary Grand Prix qualifying at Silverstone
Lewis Hamilton holds a 30-point championship lead over teammate Bottas in his quest for a record-equaling seventh world title.