22 de marzo de 2019
ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS:
Hispanic World

Hamilton secures 10th pole of F1 season at Brazilian GP

Sao Paulo, Nov 10 (efe-epa).- British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on Saturday secured pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix, the second-to-last race of the 2018 Formula One season.

Sao Paulo, Nov 10 (efe-epa).- British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton on Saturday secured pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix, the second-to-last race of the 2018 Formula One season.

Hamilton, who clinched his fifth F1 drivers' title two weeks ago at the Mexican GP, snagged the top spot on the grid for the 10th time this season and did so in record-breaking fashion.

Earlier Saturday, German Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest-ever lap at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace - a 4.309-kilometer circuit in Sao Paulo's Interlagos neighborhood - during the third and final practice session.

That mark of one minute and 7.948 seconds was eclipsed, however, before the end of the second phase of qualifying, in which Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas recorded the fastest lap of 1:07.727.

The drivers only got quicker in the third phase of qualifying, with Hamilton completing the circuit in a best-lap time of 1:07.281 and three other drivers - Vettel, Bottas and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen - all beating the best time in Q2.

Hamilton will be joined on the front row by Vettel in Sunday's 71-lap, 306-km Brazilian GP, while Bottas and Raikkonen will start on the second row.

Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen will be in the fifth spot on the grid and Swedish Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson will start sixth.

Verstappen's teammate, Australia's Daniel Ricciardo, finished sixth in Q3 but will start 11th because a new turbocharger installed in his car exceeded his limit for the season and cost him a five-spot grid penalty.

Bottas and Hamilton are expected to clinch a fifth consecutive constructors' title on Sunday for Mercedes (585 points), which leads Ferrari by 55 points.

Vettel and Raikkonen need to garner at least 13 points more than their Mercedes counterparts on Sunday to keep the constructors' race alive until the season's final race - the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Nov. 25.

The last time that happened was at the Austrian Grand Prix on July 1, when Raikkonen and Vettel finished second (18 points) and third (15 points), respectively, and Hamilton and Bottas were both forced to retire due to car failure and were not awarded any points.

Histórico de noticias
South America seeks integration, not ideologies, Chile foreign minister says

Santiago, Mar 22 (efe-epa).- Chilean Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero said that this Friday's summit in Santiago of the presidents of seven South American...

Panama's new head coach looks to instill order, tactical discipline

Porto, Portugal, Mar 22 (efe-epa).- The new head coach of Panama's national soccer team said here ahead of the first match of his second stint with Los...

LatAm needs more creators of "serious video games"

Guadalajara, Mexico, Mar 21 (efe-epa).- The use of "serious video games" for health and sports preparation is increasing in Latin America, but the region...

Venezuela arrests, accuses Guaido's chief of staff of leading terrorist cell

Caracas, Mar 21 (efe-epa).- Venezuela's interior minister on Thursday accused the detained chief of staff of opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim...

Rio de Janeiro shantytown is oasis in sea of violence

Rio de Janeiro, Mar 21 (efe-epa).- A far cry from the image of violence and lack of security in Rio de Janeiro's poor neighborhoods, the "favela" or...

Guaido envoy asks Spain to press for tougher EU sanctions on Maduro

Washington, Mar 21 (epa-efe).- The man representing Venezuelan self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido in the United States is urging Spanish Prime...

Trump Hotel correspondent, new journalistic job in Washington

Washington, Mar 21 (efe-epa).- The Trump International Hotel in Washington isn't just any hotel. Things happen there that might pass unnoticed in the...

"Roma" receives 9 Platino Prize nominations

Los Angeles, March 21 (EFE).- Award-winning Mexican film "Roma" stands out as the favorite among the nominees at the sixth edition of the Platino Prizes of...

Trump ready to recognize Israel's annexation of Golan Heights

Washington, Mar 21 (efe-epa).- US President Donald Trump said Thursday that Washington is disposed to accept Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights, a...

Mexican president seeks to reassure teachers on education bill

Mexico City, Mar 21 (epa-efe).- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that his administration is committed to abolishing the...

Brazilian ex-President Temer arrested on corruption charges

Rio de Janeiro, Mar 21 (epa-efe).- Former President Michel Temer was arrested Thursday by Brazil's Federal Police on charges arising from the massive...

Messi raises Argentina's hopes against Venezuela ahead of Copa America

Madrid, Mar 21 (efe-epa).- Barcelona star Lionel Messi returns to the Argentina national squad for the first time since the team tumbled out of the 2018...

Venezuela accuses Guaido's chief of staff of leading terrorist cell

Caracas, Mar 21 (efe-epa).-Venezuela's interior minister on Thursday accused the detained chief of staff of opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim...

Jhon Viafara joins long list of soccer players marred by drug trafficking

Bogota, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- One year, seven months and ten days after the US Treasury Department linked Mexican defender Rafael Marquez 'El Kaiser' to drug...

'Soul of a Nation' black art exhibit at The Broad Museum in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, USA, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- The cultural legacy left behind by the protests and demands of "black power" is the protagonist of "Soul of a Nation",...

Brazil says terrorists threaten Venezuela, doctors lambaste Maduro regime

Caracas, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said Wednesday that "concern" exists about "the presence of terrorist elements in...

Protesting teachers besiege Mexican Congress

Mexico City, Mar 20 (epa-efe).- The lower house of Mexico's Congress suspended a session scheduled for Wednesday after members of the militant CNTE teachers...

Fed leaves rates unchanged, expects no hikes in 2019

Washington, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- The United States' Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a target range of between 2.25...

Cardiovascular events cause 58 pct. of deaths among diabetics

Mexico City, Mar 20 (epa-efe).- Fifty-eight percent of deaths of people with type 2 diabetes are due to cardiovascular events, a leader Mexican expert said...

Trump: It's OK with me if Russia probe report is made public

Washington, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it doesn't matter to him if the public sees the report that will be issued by...

Study: Gun deaths of minors in Brazil average 1 an hour

Sao Paulo, Mar 20 (epa-efe).- A person 19 or under dies every 60 minutes due to firearms in Brazil, according to a study by the Brazilian Society of...

Entrepreneur with Down syndrome looks to spread happiness through crazy socks

Melville, New York, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- John Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome from the northeastern United States, is living out his dream as co-owner...

Lopez Obrador, Kushner meet to evaluate Mexico-US relations

Mexico City, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador met earlier this week with Jared Kushner, the adviser and son-in-law to US...

Bolivia allows planting of GM soy to make biodiesel

Cuatro Cañadas, Bolivia, Mar 20 (efe-epa).- Soy producers in eastern Bolivia's Santa Cruz region welcome the government's decision to allow cultivation of...