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15:00  31 august  2019
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Hamilton: No plans to retire soon Lewis Hamilton says he still loves driving and doesn't intend to retire from Formula 1 any time soon.

Lewis Hamilton & Sebastian Vettel Ferrari . Written by Melanie van de Brug. Ferrari is far from giving up on the 2019 season, according to boss Mattia Fair comment from Lewis but deep down he knows he still have advantage over Ferrari and I am sure he will do his best to stay ahead of Seb and

Despite his dominant win at the Canadian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton insists Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari are still the favourites to win this year's title. Hamilton slashed Vettel's championship lead by 13 points in Canada after securing pole position and taking victory by 20 seconds. Vettel still leads the

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Lewis Hamilton's preparations for Belgian GP qualifying have been compromised after he crashed out of Practice Three - in a session Ferrari underlined their status as favourites for pole position.

Hamilton hit the barriers at the Fagnes corner and damaged the front-left of his Mercedes after losing control as he ran over the kerb.

Mercedes have not yet confirmed the extent of the W10's damage, but they have just two hours to get the car repaired for qualifying.

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"I wonder if that damage will require a chassis change. If they need to change it, that'd be a pit lane start," pondered Sky F1's David Croft. "If the chassis is in tact, the team will be mightily be relieved on that one."

Dominant Leclerc on pole in Spa as Ferrari claim qualifying one-two

Dominant Leclerc on pole in Spa as Ferrari claim qualifying one-two Sebastian Vettel edged out Lewis Hamilton for second place on the grid in Spa, where pole-sitter Charles Leclerc was dominant.

The Ferrari SF70H is a Formula One racing car designed and constructed by Scuderia Ferrari to compete during the 2017 Formula One season. The car was driven by Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton still considers Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to be the Formula One favorite. Vettel's previous title came in 2013, the last of four straight with the once- dominant Red Bull, and there are clearly shades of the confident Vettel of old this season.

Further complicating the world champions' weekend is the pace of Ferrari, with the Scuderia finishing first and second for the third consecutive session.

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Charles Leclerc finished ahead of Sebastian Vettel again with his best lap of 1:44.206 nearly half a second quicker than his team-mate.

Valtteri Bottas was close behind Vettel in third place for Mercedes, with Renault's Daniel Ricciardo unexpectedly ahead of Max Verstappen in fourth.

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