Mercedes “made it hard for ourselves” in US GP – Hamilton

Hamilton started the Austin race on pole with the chance of clinching the 2018 drivers' title early, but lost out to Kimi Raikkonen at the start – and also dropped behind Max Verstappen, who like Raikkonen made a single stop to Hamilton's two. The championship leader caught the pair at the end of the race on fresher tyres, but could not make any further progress as Verstappen held his ... Keep reading