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'It was a super-unexciting' – Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' Monaco GP

'It was a super-unexciting' – Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' Monaco GP

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Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso criticised the Monaco Grand Prix - saying it was "not really racing" and "the most boring race ever".Drivers were lapping several seconds off the pace as they managed tyres to ensure they were able to do only one pit stop.Hamilton said: "We were just cruising around from lap six, literally cruising. So it wasn't really racing. "If that was exciting for you to watch, no problem."Alonso, giving his reaction to the race, said: "Extremely boring. This is probably the most boring race ever."'I don't know how you did that, mate!' - Ricciardo stuns Red BullListen: Ricciardo encounters engine issuesListen: Chequered Flag - Monaco Grand Prix ReviewMonaco can often b...
Johnny Manziel must earn Hamilton Tiger-Cats' starting job

Johnny Manziel must earn Hamilton Tiger-Cats' starting job

Sports
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is officially a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, but the Canadian Football League's most high-profile player might not even be the team's starter. "I'm humbled to be here," Manziel said in his introductory press conference Saturday in Hamilton, Ontario. "I'm very excited to be here, and this isn't just a pit stop for me. I'm not just coming here to get what I need and go back down to the NFL." Former Oregon Ducks quarterback Jeremiah Masoli is the incumbent for the Tiger-Cats. Coach June Jones said Manziel has a ways to go if he wants to beat out Masoli as the starter. "Let me tell you something right now, he's got his work ahead of him to beat out Jeremiah," Jones said. "He's got a lot to catch up on, but he'll spend the time to ge...
Lewis Hamilton given five-place penalty for Bahrain Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton given five-place penalty for Bahrain Grand Prix

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Hamilton finished second behind Sebastian Vettel in the first Grand Prix of the season in AustraliaFriday, April 6, 2018Lewis Hamilton will start the Bahrain Grand Prix with a five-place grid penalty for breaching rules over gearbox changes.The rules stated by F1 governing body the FIA says that drivers are not allowed to change their gearboxes within a six-race period.The Mercedes driver has said Hamilton needs a new gearbox after problems in the opening race in Australia, his team said."We had an hydraulic leak in the Melbourne race and were fortunate to finish the race," Mercedes said."Unfortunately we couldn't repair it within the six-race cycle."The defending champion finished second in Melbourne, behind Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel with the second race taking place this weekend.Let's b
Lin-Manuel Miranda 'frustrated' by Hamilton delay

Lin-Manuel Miranda 'frustrated' by Hamilton delay

Entertainment
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of hit hip-hop musical Hamilton, has spoken about the "frustrating" delay in bringing the show to London.The opening has been put back by two weeks to because of delays in restoring the Victoria Palace Theatre.That has meant thousands of ticket-holders had to be re-seated.Miranda said: "It's frustrating. I share the frustration of everyone who had to get re-seated." The first preview will now be on 6 December.Previews had originally been due to start on 21 November. The official opening night will now take place on 21 December.Miranda told the Press Association: "This was an unprecedented renovation, I'm anxious to see it."The show is one of the biggest Broadway successes for years, winning 11 Tony Awards in 2016. The musical uses hip-hop and rap to tell the lif...
Paradise Papers: Lewis Hamilton and Apple named

Paradise Papers: Lewis Hamilton and Apple named

Business
Tech company Apple and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton are alleged to have avoided tax, the so-called Paradise Papers suggest.The documents appear to show that Hamilton avoided tax on a private jet worth £16.5m, which he imported into the Isle of Man.Hamilton's advisers set up a leasing deal which entitled the 32-year-old Mercedes driver to receive a £3.3m VAT refund on the red Bombardier Challenger 605, on the basis that the jet was for business use.:: Why your money is probably invested in tax havens tooHowever, there are allegations it was used by Hamilton for personal use.Hamilton's lawyers have said the tax structure was reviewed by a barrister and was found to be lawful.They deny he has done anything illegal and have said it is not correct to say no VAT has been paid on any of th