• Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton during the second practice session at the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix on 3 July 2020 in Spielberg, Austria. Picture: AFP

    Red Bull lodge protest over Mercedes steering

    Just hours after seeing Mercedes duo of six-time champion Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas top the times with a resounding one-two in their newly-painted ‘black arrows’ cars, it was confirmed that Red Bull had made a formal protest against them.

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton steers his car during the second practice session at the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix on 3 July 2020 in Spielberg, Austria. Picture: AFP

    Mercedes one-two as F1 gets back on track in Austria

    Sunday’s race, the first of two in Austria on successive weekends, will be the latest start to a championship after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the scheduled Australian opener on 15 March before a wheel had turned.